Watchdog: GSA ignored clause of Constitution on gifts with Trump hotel lease

The General Services Administration improperly "ignored" the U.S. Constitution's emoluments provision outlawing foreign gifts when it green-lit President Donald Trump's management of his Washington hotel, the agency's inspector general said.
A bartender poured a beer at Indeed Brewing Company Taproom on Tuesday January 15, 2019, in Minneapolis.
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A bartender poured a beer at the Indeed Brewing Company taproom. Indeed says its plans to open a new taproom in Milwaukee are in limbo.

Minnesota breweries facing delays because of shutdown

In Minnesota, where the thriving craft beer industry's estimated annual economic impact is roughly $2 billion, the uncertainty has some brewers on edge and making plans in case there's no breakthrough.
The USDA ordered the temporary opening of about 2,500 Farm Service Agency offices on Thursday, Friday and next Tuesday to handle transactions that kee

With farmers unable to cash checks, one agency is ordered back open

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