Less than a month into the new administration, President Trump security team has been plunged into "turmoil" following last night's unexpected resignation announcement by his now former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn.
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.
"What's going on today is complete insanity," said David Stockman. "The market is apparently pricing in a huge Trump stimulus. But if you just look at the real world out there, the only thing that's going to happen is a fiscal bloodbath and a White House train wreck like never before in U.S. history."
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.
"I saw [the wedding couple] out on the lawn today...I said to the Prime Minister of Japan, I said, 'C'mon Shinzo, let's go over and say hello.'They've been members of this club for a long time...They've paid me a fortune."
After nearly a full month has passed since his original confirmation hearing back in mid-January, the Senate has finally voted to confirm former Goldman Sachs banker, Steven Mnuchin, as Trump's Treasury Secretary, adding one more official former vampire squid to the team of Trump's "Goldman Guys."
Among the press conference highlights between President Trump and PM Trudeau, the two leaders agreed on the need for greater infrastructure investment, a joint council to benefit women entrepreneurs in North America, a fight against drugs crossing the border, as well as a focus on the US immigration policy.