Trump has consistently given Saudi control of oil prices as the reason he doesn’t want to sanction the Saudi crown prince for Jamal Khashoggi's death.
The Shanghai futures market is trading in the Chinese currency, the yuan, rather than in dollars. The move will allow China to buy Iranian crude till the cows come home, evading U.S. sanctions.
How did the two presumptive presidential nominees react to Thursday's Supreme Court ruling that Guantanamo Bay prisoners have a constitutional right to challenge their detention in court? Find out on "Left Right & Center," KCRW's weekly radio show on current events and politics, featuring Matt Miller, Arianna Huffington, Robert Scheer and guest host Amity Shlaes filling in this week for right-leaning regular Tony Blankley.