The anti-terror finance meeting that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will take part in is separate from the “Davos in the Desert” summit that he withdrew from after the suspected murder of journalist and Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi.
A cadre of conservative House lawmakers has been privately exchanging articles from right-wing outlets that depict the missing journalist as allied with terrorists — claims that are false and distorted.
The president’s demands that his aides enact more extreme policies are causing tensions to flare, including a shouting match between national security adviser John Bolton and Chief of Staff John F. Kelly.
The Republican National Committee’s rapid-response team has about 60 researchers, bookers and attack dogs ready to leap into action to knock President Trump's opponents — including Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) — off their stride.