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The House and Senate Appropriations and Armed Services committees, which have jurisdiction over Defense Department monies and how they are spent, would have to sign off on such a "reprogramming action." Aides for those committees say they haven't heard anything from the White House ... Military

"I think this was really just being used in a political context to try to make sure that I wasn't as effective as a leader moving forward," he added. The Hill has reached out to the White House for comment. Shulkin also speculated to NPR that he was removed from his post because he was against privatizing ...
When I spoke to Cobb Wednesday, he told me he expects to stay in his job and insisted that the White House had no plans to fire Mueller. Instead, he said the White House would continue to work with Mueller and his team -- and laid out a detailed case for why that's a smarter approach than trying to ...
And it's why, as the White House clarified later on Wednesday, Jackson will also be separating from the Navy before he is confirmed. Otherwise, his confirmation as secretary of veterans affairs would have terminated his military commission. (In contrast, the national-security adviser can be an active-duty officer because ...

Conway, a Washington lawyer who was considered for multiple Justice Department posts early in Trump's tenure, has become a subtle yet frequent, critic of the President, using his Twitter account to weigh in on Trump's decisions and retweet articles that are less than flattering for the White House. He ...
As of this morning, Hope Hicks is no longer working in the White House, depriving Donald Trump of whatever glue was holding his West Wing together. The 29-year-old former communications director had been like "a security blanket for the boss," a person close to the president told my colleague ...
The White House plans to announce a package of tariffs Thursday penalizing China for intellectual property theft. "Tomorrow the President will announce the actions he has decided to take based on USTR's 301 investigation into China's state-led, market-distorting efforts to force, pressure, and steal U.S. ...
Republicans are deeply concerned that Chris McDaniel, an anti-establishment conservative state senator who is running for the seat, will use Hyde-Smith's past party affiliation against her in the race. In recent days, the White House and other senior Republicans reviewed polling conducted by the National ...
Schlapp could still get the job, but sources say momentum is growing within the White House and on Capitol Hill for Tony Sayegh, the assistant secretary ... There is no urgency at the White House to replace Hicks, with officials acknowledging that her special standing in Trump World as a confidante of the ...
The White House has demanded $1.6 billion in funding for the president's proposed border wall, a fight that had thrown a wrench into the spending negotiations in the days leading up to the deadline. A massive rail tunnel project in the New York area is also expected to receive $541 million, over Trump's ...
The White House on Wednesday said that leaking President Trump · Donald John TrumpKoch-backed group launches six-figure ad buy against Heitkamp Anti-abortion Dem wins primary fight Lipinski holds slim lead in tough Illinois primary fight MORE's briefing materials could be a “fireable offense,” ...
A cooperating witness in the special counsel investigation worked for more than a year to turn a top Trump fund-raiser into an instrument of influence at the White House for the rulers of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, according to interviews and previously undisclosed documents. Hundreds of ...
The White House is looking for a few good Navy officers for a part-time — and unpaid — job that often comes with free food, free entertainment and a ... helping to “manage guests who attend social functions at the White House, facilitate interactions with the president and first lady and escort dignitaries,” the ...

The White House is being called "the most toxic working environment on the planet" by some staffers as rumors of another wave of firings have circulated, Axios reported Wednesday. "Usually tough times bring people together," a White House official told Axios. "But right now this atmosphere is ripping people apart. "There's ...
Felten also served as deputy chief technology officer in the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy during the Obama administration, as well as chief technologist at the Federal Trade Commission. Nitze was a law clerk both to Justice Neil Gorsuch when he was on the Tenth Circuit Court of ...
The White House said Wednesday that Democrat Conor Lamb, who appears headed for an upset special election victory in Pennsylvania's 18th District, won by embracing President Trump · Donald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page ...
Per Politico, Heritage Foundation President Kay Coles James said in the interview that she had been blocked from working in the White House by Omarosa. James, who has worked on the Republican administrations of Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and George W. Bush, said she was looking ...
"The White House initially provided a partial response last week," Foy said. "We have yet to receive any response from the FBI. Sen. Grassley's oversight staff has made clear to the White House on no uncertain terms that the chairman expects to get full responses to each of the questions in his bipartisan ...
House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady is talking to the White House about a possible "phase two" of the Republican tax plan. President Donald Trump has repeatedly hinted at a second part of the tax proposal to follow the law passed in December. Brady wants to bring forward further changes to ...
The students criticized the Trump administration's response to the shooting by turning their backs to the White House for 17 minutes — one for each of the students and staff members killed in Parkland. Marches also took place in Louisville, Kentucky; New York; Boston; Chicago; Baltimore; Littleton, ...
In honor of Women's History Month, the Republican National Committee's Instagram account is setting the record straight about the number of women in the Trump administration. How could we possibly be one of the most male-dominated administrations in recent history? the GOP seemed to ask in its ...
... is going back to his comfort zone as chaos grips the White House. Allan Smith. 8h. 24,442. facebook linkedin twitter email copy link. Donald Trump. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. President Donald Trump is reviving many themes of his presidential campaign as his administration is in turmoil. He's delivering freewheeling ...
That's left outside advisers to ruminate and float their own choices -- often directly to Trump himself, either over the phone or during in-person conversations at the White House and his club in Florida. This has resulted in a clash between hard-right conservatives and more moderate voices, creating what ...
Thursday, in fact, contained two big subjects at the White House for the government in Seoul: the developments on North Korea and the tariffs on steel, which South Korea exports by millions of tons per year. Trump clarified. "North Korea," he said, before ducking back into West Wing. The brief appearance ...
Washington The White House released a statement from President Donald Trump on Thursday for International Women's Day. Read Trump's statement. On International Women's Day, we celebrate the many incredible contributions made by women of all ages in the United States and around the world.
The White House counsel's office sent a memo Wednesday night to staff highlighting the new Hatch Act guidance issued Monday by the Office of Special Counsel -- which is separate from the Justice Department's special counsel's office. President Donald Trump's legal team cautioned staff to remove all ...
Washington (CNN) There is pervasive anxiety inside the walls of the White House over the fallout around allegations leveled against President Donald Trump by porn actress Stormy Daniels, multiple sources tell CNN, with some officials worried that the salacious accusations and tangled legal fight could ...
The president has been campaigning for reelection since he arrived at the White House — Trump filed the paperwork for his reelection campaign the same day he was inaugurated as president on January 20, 2017. He has been fundraising for the past year, ending 2017 with $22 million in cash, and has ...
The policy process is broken and incoherent, with the White House lurching from one position to another. Factions are warring. Top aides are embroiled in scandal and bailing out. President Trump is escalating his attacks on his own advisers, especially his attorney general, and is increasingly isolated and ...
'Pure madness': Dark days inside the White House as Trump shocks and rages: Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker and Josh Dawsey of the Washington Post write: Inside the White House, aides over the past week have described an air of anxiety and volatility — with an uncontrollable commander in chief at its ...
"The culture in the White House now is that if they go after one of us, they go after all of us. We're a team together. The president is doing a great job," he said. Trump announced tariffs of 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum imports Thursday without consulting key departments first, ...
“I can tell you that the State Department works very closely with Mr. Kushner and others at the White House to advance one of the president's top priorities, and that is Middle East peace,” said spokeswoman Heather Nauert said. “That's a top priority for us and we expect Mr. Kushner to continue his work on ...
WASHINGTON — Inside the White House, aides over the past week have described an air of anxiety and volatility — with an uncontrollable commander in chief at its center. These are the darkest days in at least half a year, they say, and they worry just how much farther President Donald Trump and his ...
The man approached the fence line, removed a concealed handgun and fired several rounds, none of which appear to have been aimed at the White House, a Secret Service spokesperson said. A law enforcement source told CNN the shooter shot his phone before shooting himself. No suicide note was ...
Updated at 9:43 a.m. ET. In the annals of tumultuous weeks for the still-young Trump presidency, there may not have been a more chaotic one than this, outside of his reaction to and the fallout from the summer's racist violence in Charlottesville, Va. "The chaos at the White House seems to be getting worse ...
I have decided that sections of the Wall that California wants built NOW will not be built until the whole Wall is approved. Big victory yesterday with ruling from the courts that allows us to proceed. OUR COUNTRY MUST HAVE BORDER SECURITY! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 28, ...
Trump has reportedly taken to calling Sessions ''Mr. Magoo'' at the White House. Coming from a president known for throwing derisive nicknames at enemies and allies, the dig could be a comment on anything from Sessions's mental prowess to his age to physical appearance. Trump only knows.
Each day, the opioid epidemic claims more than 115 lives. David Greene talks to Surgeon General Jerome Adams about the administration's strategy for fighting addiction. The summit convenes Thursday. Facebook; Twitter; Flipboard; Email ...
WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — President Donald Trump will hold a school safety meeting at the White House on Thursday. Trump held a freewheeling, televised meeting with lawmakers at the White House Wednesday that stretched for an hour and he rejected both his party's incremental approach ...
The news didn't just take media organizations, business, and interest groups by surprise: It also came as a shock to many in the White House. Post reporter Damian Paletta says tariff backers kept the news completely under wraps, even omitting it from a high-level trade meeting on Wednesday.
A tearful Hicks announced her departure to the White House communications team Wednesday afternoon, a source inside the room told CNN. She referenced how many years she had worked for Trump, said she has always wanted the best for him and that she felt like now was the right time to go -- which ...
Washington (CNN) The tumult of the past week has fueled a deep and seething anger within President Donald Trump -- not an uncommon emotion for the insolent commander in chief -- but one that allies and aides say has escalated as he faces a new gauntlet of problems, including the encroaching ...
... is standing by his calls to raise the age limit to buy the type of high-powered rifle used in the Parkland, Fla., school shooting, the White House said Tuesday. "The president still supports raising the age limit to 21 for the purchase of certain firearms,” press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters.
A second official said the White House is instead focused on prison reform legislation like Rep. Doug Collin's (R-Ga.) bipartisan Prison Reform and Redemption Act. That bill, co-sponsored by nine Democrats and seven Republicans, allows prisoners to serve the final days of their sentences in halfway ...
U.S. President Donald Trump discussed Iran's “destabilizing activities” and other security and economic issues in separate telephone calls with senior Saudi and Emirati leaders Tuesday, the White House said. In calls with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh ...
According to Salon.com, Trump is now surrounded with far-right Christians like Paul Begley, who earlier this month, claimed that the First Lady made sure that the White House was 'completely exorcised' before she would move into the presidential residence, since former president Barack Obama had left ...


 

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