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A senior White House official tried to tamp down on speculation that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein would soon be fired by President Donald Trump, saying that his ... White House officials have started to hint that should Trump fire Rosenstein, the document issue would be the justification why.
Sunday shows preview: White House officials talk Syria strike. By Josh Delk - 04/14/18 05:19 PM EDT 0. 8. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook FacebookShare to Twitter TwitterShare to Google+ Google+. inShare ...

The Russian government's response to Syria's continuing use of chemical weapons is "extremely disconcerting," according to one of the White House officials. Pointing a finger at Russia for its role in Syrian chemical attacks has been among the key talking points in recent days by President Trump's ...
President Trump Officially Pardons Scooter Libby, The Former White House Official Convicted Of Perjury ... As the White House's official statement notes, “One of the key witnesses against Mr. Libby recanted her testimony” in 2015, which in turn convinced the District of Columbia Court of Appeals to ...
Ezra Cohen-Watnick, a controversial former national security aide to President Donald Trump who was pushed out of the White House by H.R. McMaster, is rejoining the Trump administration. In his new role he will serve as Attorney General Jeff Sessions's national security adviser. A 31-year-old former ...
As ABC reported in March 2017, Cohen-Watnick was one of two White House officials who played a role in surfacing the classified 'unmasking' documents viewed by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes. At the time, Nunes described the information as potential evidence of improper ...

Trump's homeland security adviser becomes latest White House official to resign. Donald Trump's homeland security adviser, Tom Bossert, has resigned, the U.S. president's spokesperson says — the latest in a string of senior advisers to leave the White House.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee is asking for new records from two current and former White House officials as part of its investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley and California Sen. Dianne Feinstein wrote a letter to a ...
The Palestinians have been stating for months that the administration is going to fully adopt Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's positions, and release a peace plan that will be unacceptable to any Palestinian leader who wishes to survive. The senior White House official who spoke with Haaretz said ...
Mississippi Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith, who was appointed to the seat longtime GOP Sen. Thad Cochran is vacating over objections from senior Republicans, met with top White House officials on Wednesday. The meeting, which according to two Republicans familiar with the visit included members of ...
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, center, arrives for a news conference at the Washington D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center on March 7, 2018. On Wednesday, following a month of controversies, Shulkin was fired by President Donald Trump. (Andrew Harnik/AP). WASHINGTON — Former ...
Officials plot infrastructure strategy ahead of Trump trip. Hannah Northey and Nick Sobczyk, E&E News reporters. Published: Wednesday, March 28, 2018. White House officials said today that President Trump's infrastructure plan is likely to move in bits and pieces, not the broad package that the president has been ...
John Bolton plans to fire dozens of White House officials: report. By Avery Anapol - 03/24/18 07:56 AM EDT. 8,036. AddThis Sharing Buttons ... “Bolton can and will clean house,” one former White House official told Foreign Policy. Another former official said any National Security Council officials appointed under former ...
White House official: President Trump frustrated by Dems blocking DACA. 10:16 AM ET Fri, 23 March 2018. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest on President Trump's threat to veto to the government spending bill over DACA and the border wall. Watch CNBC Live TV ...
On Tuesday evening, the Washington Post reported that Donald Trump ignored literally every one of his advisers in congratulating Russian President Vladimir Putin on winning what was clearly a farce of an election. Among the details reported was a section of the president's intelligence briefing consisting ...
President Donald Trump ordered senior staff after they joined the White House to sign non-disclosure agreements following several leaks in the early months of his administration, the Washington Post reported on Sunday. The agreements stipulated officials could face monetary penalties if they disclosed ...
According to the Washington Post, several White House officials confirmed on Friday that US President Donald Trump has decided to oust National Security Adviser General Herbert McMaster and is looking for potential replacements. Trump is reportedly comfortable with ousting McMaster and is willing to ...

If you had to point to a part of the relationship where you have the most friction, it certainly would be the trade side," a White House official who spoke on ... The US shares very strong ties with India and is in favour of free, fair and reciprocal trade with it, a senior White House official has said even as he ...
White House officials are weighing whether to rehire a personal aide to President Trump · Donald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out 'subversion' ...
Q&A: Ex-White House Official Says New Russia Sanctions Will Have 'Marginal, If Any, Impact'. March 15, 2018 19:53 GMT. RFE/RL. "This is duplicating what were already weak sanctions to begin with," says Michael Carpenter, former U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...
Political appointees at the State Department targeted career employees for their work during the Obama administration and discussed “cleaning” out civil servants not sufficiently supportive of the Trump administration, according to internal documents released by congressional Democrats. The documents ...
The U.S. can institute tariffs on foreign goods without sparking a global trade war, Peter Navarro, director of the White House National Trade Council, said in an interview. "He's firm but flexible," Navarro said of President Donald Trump. "We're working hard to restructure the trading environment that works ...
When he first joined the White House, President Trump's chief economic adviser was one of the most affluent members of the Trump administration. Now on his way out after announcing his impending resignation on Tuesday, Gary Cohn's net worth still remains a little ambiguous, but most reports indicate ...
WASHINGTON - A Virginia Tech professor is giving a presentation to a group of White House officials Tuesday, according to a university spokesperson. Dr. Warren Bickel is scheduled for a briefing Tuesday in Washington, D.C., on drug-addiction research, focusing on opioids. The meeting is confidential ...
As a result, White House officials were unable to conduct a background check on the executives to make sure they were appropriate for the president to ... to NBC News, another White House official said that the communications team "was well-prepared to support the president's announcement" and that ...
UPTON — Quentin Palfrey, a former Obama White House official and nonprofit leader running for lieutenant governor, spoke at Upton's Democratic Caucus recently. A longtime Democratic activist, announced his candidacy in September and topped the Democratic field of lieutenant governor's candidates ...
The White House chief of staff revealed to reporters Friday that it was determined months ago there was no need for dozens of officials to have top secret clearances. John Kelly said he made "immediate changes" after arriving as chief of staff when he noticed, in terms of the handling of classified material, ...
The U.S. Steel Corp. plant stands in the town of Clairton, Pa., a potential beneficiary of President Trump's tariffs on imported metals. (Spencer Platt / Getty Images). The White House scrambled Friday to deal with a flood of questions and criticisms from around the globe after President Trump's surprise ...
White House officials said Wednesday they would not comment, as is their policy, on the nature of security clearances. ... A White House official on Thursday, however, said that Steinman had full clearance all along and was erroneously on the list, and that Hill had received hers after the list was compiled.
White House officials say they have been left largely in the dark about how chief of staff John Kelly intends to address the interim clearance issue going forward. “The whole thing is just demoralizing,” a White House official told POLITICO, arguing that Banks was a victim of the Porter firestorm. “I think a lot of ...
Washington (CNN) Several White House officials have expressed confusion over President Donald Trump's conflicting remarks on the allegations made against his former staff secretary Rob Porter, who resigned last Wednesday after his two former spouses accused him of physical and verbal abuse.
The White House has faced pointed questions about why Porter remained in his role for months after senior White House officials knew of the allegations made by his two ex-wives. Porter has denied the allegations. Carroll's departure, in quick succession with Porter's, will leave a large hole to be filled in ...
WASHINGTON—White House officials are looking into whether $500 million (U.S.) in loans that went to Trump administration senior adviser Jared Kushner's family real estate company may have spurred ethics or criminal law violations, according to the head of the federal government's ethics agency.
The plans to oust Tillerson had been drawn up months ago, but the timing caught even senior White House officials unawares. The firing was just the latest in an exodus of administration officials, including those in Trump's inner circle, with the president already setting records for staff turnover and several ...
(CNN) -- White House officials were alarmed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' struggle to answer basic questions about the nation's schools and failure to defend the administration's newly proposed school safety measures during a tour of television interviews Sunday and Monday, according to two ...
WASHINGTON –A man shot himself in front of the White House on Saturday, a law enforcement source told CNN. “Secret Service personnel are responding to reports of a person who allegedly suffered a self-inflicted gun shot wound along the north fence line of @WhiteHouse,” the Secret Service tweeted.
"The White House is planning to make a major announcement today about whether it will impose new limits on steel and aluminum imports, ... following months of speculation about whether President Trump would follow through on trade threats and impose tariffs that could roil global markets," The Washington Post reports.
The "bloody nose" strike against North Korea that was reportedly proposed by White House officials appears to have brought about as much confusion now as it did shock when it was first reported. The term has been circulating around foreign policy circles after The Telegraph published an article that cited ...
As a White House official, Trump is an advocate and surrogate on the president's behalf; she's voluntarily politicized herself and is therefore not entitled to special treatment from the press. Any high-ranking presidential adviser, let alone one whose portfolio includes women's issues, would reasonably face ...
The White House official added that the “U.S. presidential delegation's attendance at the closing ceremonies was the culmination of a successful trip where we celebrated the Olympic Games, U.S. athletes and our strong alliance with South Korea.” The interaction between President Trump's daughter and ...
A White House official on Thursday anonymously attacked Sen. Lindsey Graham · Lindsey Olin GrahamMcConnell: 'Whoever gets to 60 wins' on immigration Overnight Tech: Uber exec says 'no justification' for covering up hack | Apple considers battery rebates | Regulators talk bitcoin | SpaceX launches ...
WASHINGTON — Top White House officials seeking security clearances are asked to disclose whether anything in their backgrounds — or those of family members — could pose a conflict of interest, be a source of embarrassment or be used to blackmail them, according to an excerpt of a questionnaire ...
White House officials in at least the previous administration have admitted to smoking marijuana, including President Obama and his National Security Advisor Susan Rice. The Trump administration has shifted gears on marijuana, making enforcement of the federal restrictions on the drug a priority.
A White House official said Wednesday Congress needs to limit "chain migration" as part of a deal to grant citizenship to young people living in the country illegally because not doing so could trigger the largest immigrant wave “in the history of the world.” The official, speaking on background with reporters, ...
Chief of Staff John Kelly's White House enemies are ready to use FBI Director Chris Wray's testimony as a weapon: "Wray's FBI timeline makes one thing clear: the Kelly coverup is unraveling right before our eyes," a White House official says. Kelly's allies insist he knew nothing about the domestic violence until the Daily ...
Washington (CNN) Several White House officials have expressed confusion over President Donald Trump's conflicting remarks on the allegations made against his former staff secretary Rob Porter, who resigned last Wednesday after his two former spouses accused him of physical and verbal abuse.
Donald Trump plans to unveil details of his plan to generate at least $1.5 trillion in infrastructure improvements over 10 years next Monday, according to a White House official. The official said that Trump will outline a plan to boost infrastructure and call for cutting regulatory earnings to speed approval for ...
White House officials are reportedly split over how to address North Korea's provocations. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly expressed concern that proposed US military options were too aggressive, according to sources cited by The New York Times. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster has favored a ...
A White House official on Friday told CNBC there were no talks about possibly firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. "There are no discussions or consideration of firing Rod Rosenstein," the official said, speaking on the condition of anonymity. Trump sparked concerns that Rosenstein's job would ...
According to two lawyers who have clients who have been swept up in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the Donald Trump administration, they believe that the president may be indicted for obstruction of justice within the next few months. In an interview with Politico, the lawyers — who ...


 

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