Washington Update - March 5, 2018

Billy Moore

Appropriations negotiators are working to complete deal making by the end of next week on a $1.2 trillion bill to fund government for the balance of fiscal 2018, clearing the legislation for completion before the March 23 shutdown deadline. Congress is also looking to President Donald Trump to clarify his contradictory positions on firearms and to detail his plan to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.

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Vianovo Launches ‘Philanthropy & Causes’ Practice

Vianovo, a strategic advisory firm that specializes in high-stakes brand, policy and crisis issues, today announced the formation of a Philanthropy & Causes consulting practice. The new practice formalizes and builds upon the firm’s pioneering work with some the world’s most well known philanthropies, foundations, charities, and causes.

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5 Crisis Concepts Every CEO Should Know

Mike Shannon

The Vianovo team has counseled CEOs, management teams, boards, and public figures through some of this century’s most intense public crises and biggest reputational threats. Along the way, we’ve found five basic concepts invaluable as our clients prepare for and respond to crises.

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James Comey fails to follow Justice Department rules yet again

Matthew Miller

FBI Director James B. Comey’s stunning announcement that he has directed investigators to begin reviewing new evidence in the Clinton email investigation was yet another troubling violation of long-standing Justice Department rules or precedent, conduct that raises serious questions about his judgment and ability to serve as the nation’s chief investigative official.