President Trump and his political team plan to make his years-long quest for a border wall one of the primary thrusts of his reelection effort. Though he has yet to build an inch of the concrete or steel wall he promised, he and and his campaign have begun relying on a rhetorical sleight of hand: speaking the wall into existence.
The withdrawal is related to employment of a nanny who was in the country illegally, three people familiar with the matter said. The State Department spokeswoman and former Fox News reporter had been tapped to succeed Nikki Haley at the United Nations.
We follow novelists across hundreds of thousands of words, but the final line can ultimately make or break a book. Will parting be sweet sorrow or a thudding disappointment? These are the last lines that have stuck with our critic.
The obsession with Hillary Clinton’s voice (shrill), her laugh (witch-like), her purported lack of stamina — combined with the constant analysis of how voters simply couldn’t warm up to her — is still all too fresh. Early coverage of Sens. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) show that the sins of 2016 live on.
Though Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has lost his luster in the West, fighter jets escorted his plane through Pakistani airspace, a 21-gun salute greeted him upon landing and banners welcomed him to his “second home.”
Theodore McCarrick is believed to be the first cardinal — a title he held until sexual abuse allegations surfaced — laicized for sexual misconduct. But experts predict that many Catholics won’t see defrocking as sufficient justice.
Amid heightened concern about economic inequality and excessive corporate power, it’s not enough to promise to create jobs to win public support for new investments in cities already facing growth pains, analysts said.