National security adviser John Bolton extended the invitation, for which “discussions are already underway,” the White House said. But Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats was clearly surprised when he was told about the news.
The effort is designed to foil covert operations such as the one Russia undertook in 2016 to disrupt the presidential election.
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The British prime minister is set to denounce the “backstop” that was supposed to support peace in Northern Ireland.
House Speaker Paul Ryan has said he generally does not believe in having public clashes with the president. (Epa-Efe/Rex/Shutterstock)
House Speaker Paul Ryan has said he generally does not believe in having public clashes with the president. (Epa-Efe/Rex/Shutterstock)
The House speaker hasn’t made concrete progress on his key legislative priorities and has shied away from publicly confronting President Trump. Instead, Ryan has been spending his final months in office trying to help Republicans keep their majority.
While the U.S. government scrambles to reunify migrant families separated at the border, some parents think the best option might be the thing they most dread — remaining apart.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a vote for Monday on Robert Wilkie’s confirmation as the Veterans Affairs secretary. The rapidly scheduled vote came after revelations of a politically motivated purge of employees by the interim leadership.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) told a local news station that he has plenty of questions about the 2016 hack of the Democratic National Committee, and that it might have been an “inside job,” followed by a years-long coverup.
A group traverses the rapids at a $45.2 million white-water rafting and kayaking center that was paid for by a 1-cent sales tax increase in Oklahoma City. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
A group traverses the rapids at a $45.2 million white-water rafting and kayaking center that was paid for by a 1-cent sales tax increase in Oklahoma City. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
Former Oklahoma City mayor Mick Cornett in downtown Oklahoma City. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
Former Oklahoma City mayor Mick Cornett in downtown Oklahoma City. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
The Devon Boathouse, along the Oklahoma River, was renovated using tax funds in Oklahoma City. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
The Devon Boathouse, along the Oklahoma River, was renovated using tax funds in Oklahoma City. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
Cyclists ride on a tax-financed bike path along the Oklahoma River in Oklahoma City. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
Cyclists ride on a tax-financed bike path along the Oklahoma River in Oklahoma City. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
A multistory ropes course and slide is a feature in the Riversport District along the Oklahoma River that was renovated using funds from a 1-cent sales tax increase. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
A multistory ropes course and slide is a feature in the Riversport District along the Oklahoma River that was renovated using funds from a 1-cent sales tax increase. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
In his campaign for governor, former Oklahoma City mayor Mick Cornett is being helped by voters who have changed their views on some tax hikes. “The whole city has been transformed,” said one resident, who lauded the public projects paid for by taxpayers.
Stewart said in a statement that “the fake news media will stop at nothing to destroy Republicans.” A spokeswoman for the Times said a houseguest answered the door and the journalist left a note without entering the premises.
The storm towered to an incredible 55,000 feet as it swept into Marshalltown, about 50 miles northeast of Des Moines, causing “catastrophic damage.”
A grievance filed by the players union over the anthem policy also will not move forward, giving both sides time to work out a resolution.
The person died from an infection involving Vibrio, a waterborne bacteria that eats flesh. So far this year, 23 people in the state have contracted illnesses tied to Vibrio, according to health officials, which is up slightly from last year.
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