The president said in a tweet that he was naming Bolton — a former U.N. ambassador, Fox News commentator and conservative firebrand — as his new national security adviser. Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, who is being replaced, came to the Trump administration with a reputation as one of the Army’s best thinkers, but he never forged the kind of bond that would allow him to speak honestly to the president.
President Trump announced the action as part of a response to Beijing’s history of forcing U.S. companies to surrender their trade secrets to do business in China.
Eight of the top 10 soybean- and pork-exporting states went for Donald Trump in the 2016 election. They are likely to get hit the hardest by China.
Congressional leaders muscled the 2,232-page bill through the chamber, tossing aside rules to ensure careful deliberation of legislation to meet Friday’s deadline to avoid a shutdown.
A sampling of plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. (The Ocean Cleanup)
A sampling of plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. (The Ocean Cleanup)
Researchers say the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” between California and Hawaii contains 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic.
Americans always wonder about the president’s marriage and have begun dissecting the Trumps’ partnership as his alleged infidelities make headlines.
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The chairman of the committee said the subpoena was necessary because Justice is taking too long to furnish documents; Justice said it is working as fast as it can.
Laurie Dhue, who worked for the cable news network from 2000 to 2008, was one of five women reported to have received settlements related to the former star host’s actions and behavior at Fox News.
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