White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that President Trump was saying “no” to whether he would take further questions from reporters. Earlier, Trump had said, "Thank you very much, no,” in response to a question about whether Russia is still targeting the United States.
Ahead of Robert Wilkie’s likely confirmation to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, more than a dozen career civil servants have been moved from the headquarters' leadership suite and reassigned to lower-profile roles. The VA’s acting secretary said he is trying to improve “efficiency and effectiveness.”
The 2008 Batman sequel garnered eight Oscar nominations, winning two, and became the first comic-book movie to earn more than $1 billion in worldwide gross. But some critics dismissed it as “a pretty-boy faceoff” that “plods toward predictability” and is “a grim commentary on a grimmer reality.”
A Democratic senator says Brett Kavanaugh, who served as associate White House counsel, was “not accurate” on the issue in testimony he gave under oath in a 2006 confirmation hearing to be an appeals court judge.
Longtime Washingtonians hoped the former president and first lady would become unofficial ambassadors for the nation’s capital, embracing their adopted city. Instead, they’ve embraced their new lives as private citizens, emphasis on “private.”