A State Department envoy signed a document pledging to pay for the American college student's care, a decision that was authorized by President Trump, two people familiar with the incident told The Post — but it remains unclear whether the money was ever transferred.
Other budget discussions have broken down, leaving lawmakers struggling to avoid a pileup of dangerous deadlines in September. Financial experts believe an economic crisis would occur if the debt ceiling isn’t raised.
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Malia Weedon, 14, has a short walk from her home to Eliot-Hine Middle School in Washington. (J. Lawler Duggan for The Post)
Malia gets ready to walk to school. She was accepted to a selective public high school across the city. (J. Lawler Duggan for The Post)
Amy Weedon, right, said that "people looked at us like we were crazy” when Malia started at a local preschool. (J. Lawler Duggan for The Post)
Joe and Amy Weedon must decide between their local high school, which they worry might not be rigorous enough, and a selective application school — the kind of institution that goes against their academic convictions.
The woman detonated her bomb when officers entered her father-in-law's house. On Thursday night, officials said the death toll had been revised downward from more than 350 to at least 250, though an exact figure was still unavailable.
On his first day as secretary of state, Mike Pompeo promised to restore the department’s “swagger.” A year in, he's credited with pulling State Department morale out of the abyss — but is sometimes seen as an explainer in chief for an unorthodox president.