Mike Pompeo has warned that any attack by Tehran or its proxies resulting in a single American casualty will generate a counterattack, U.S. officials said. The departure of acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan could further sideline the Pentagon, which has sought to reduce the potential for hostilities.
Bladder cancer patients are scouring clinics in search of a critical treatment. At a time of intense focus on escalating drug prices, the shortage shows a flip side: Prices can be too low to spur companies to produce urgently needed medications.
While the high drama and persistent controversies that have defined the Trump White House are a continuation of how he conducted his 2016 campaign, he is now an incumbent with a record of actions that have affected people’s lives.
The planes will include one of the jetliners used as Air Force One. The flyover reflects his interest in replicating a celebration he observed in France in 2017 and his desire to throw an extravagant patriotic event, three people briefed on the plans say.
The comments by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) came as the Democratic-controlled House is moving forward with plans to hold a hearing — and perhaps a floor vote — on D.C. statehood for the first time in decades.
The president refused to apologize Tuesday for the full-page ad he ran in 1989 calling for the execution of the Central Park Five and suggested the men might still be guilty, even though they were exonerated years ago.