The White House physician’s nomination to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs was already facing scrutiny from veterans groups and lawmakers who questioned his management experience. Then came the accusations of professional misconduct on several fronts.
President Trump’s controversial picks to run the CIA and Veterans Affairs are a perfectly timed gift to Democrats, who point to the choices as a reason to take as much time as possible, not less, to review the selections.
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The interim head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau told a crowd of banking executives that as a congressman, he only met with lobbyists who gave money.
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They say reporting requirements included to keep Congress in the loop could be a potential Trojan horse, but Republicans reject the notion.
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Democratic candidates have outperformed expectations in six of six special congressional elections in the Trump era.
A panel chaired by Condoleeza Rice did not recommend that college basketball players be paid, but says players should be permitted to speak with agents and those undrafted should be allowed to return to school.
The findings — that black students faced greater rates of suspension, expulsion and arrest than their white classmates — come as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is considering curbing her department’s role in investigating racial disparities in discipline.
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