As state after state lodges various complaints to block President Trump's immigration executive order, it appears he is following through on campaign promises in other ways. What seems to be the first detention of a so-called DREAMer, a 23-year-old illegal Mexican immigrant has been arrested in Seattle by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers.
"The Obama administration knew that Flynn was going to release the secret documents around the Iran deal, which would blow up their myth that it was a good deal...they all knew their little sacred agreement with Iran was going to go off the books. So they got rid of Flynn before any of the [secret] agreements even surfaced."
"President Trump has made it very clear that he expects the Russian government to de-escalate violence in the Ukraine and return Crimea," Spicer said at a daily news briefing. "At the same time, he fully expects to and wants to get along with Russia."
Russia has (not so) "secretly" deployed a new ground-launched intermediate-range cruise missile in alleged violation of a 1987 treasty with the US which helped end the Cold War, despite complaints from American officials. According to the NYT, the move presents a "major challenge for President Trump."
As many had expected, multiple sources have now confirmed that former General Mike Flynn has resigned from his role as President Trump's national security advisor. The White House has confirmed that Lt. General Joseph Keith Kellogg, Jr. has been appointed Acting National Security Advisor.
In a report that may have sealed the fate of Trump's National Security Advisor, the DOJ warned the White House that Mike Flynn was potentially vulnerable to Russian blackmail, the WaPo reports, and that the White House was aware of the matter.
Call it passive-aggressive currency war: the White House is exploring a ways to discourage China from devaluing its currency, without explicitly branding China a currency manipulator - the move move is the latest indication the Trump administration is softening its stance on China.
Back in 2009, the Obama administration drew a lot of fire from employers and labor unions over Obamacare's so-called "Cadillac Tax", a tax on healthcare premiums over a certain threshold. Fast forward eight years and a similar plan from Republicans seems to be holding up their completion of an ACA replacement bill.
The White House is reviewing whether to retain National Security Advisor Mike Flynn amid a furor over his contacts with Russian officials before President Donald Trump took office. Bannon’s view is to keep him in the position but “be ready” to let him go, the WSJ added.
"Did you know the Department of Homeland Security takes millions of your tax dollars and hands it over to Muslim organizations in America so they can try and convince their minions not to conduct a jihad against us? But now that they are turning down the money because of Trump, does that mean they will encourage their junior jihadists to violently oppose our society."
Having filled up his administration to the brim with former Goldman staffers, to the point where even President Trump realizes there may be too many "Goldman Guys" on his team, Bloomberg reports that in an attempt to branch out, Donald Trump plans to nominate David Malpass, 60, the former Bear Stearns economist, as U.S. Treasury undersecretary for international affairs.