Recent condemnations of the president by GOP leaders have been harsher, more frequent and sometimes more personal. They are caught between disgust over his failure to unequivocally condemn neo-Nazism, a desire to advance a conservative agenda and fears of rupturing the Trump-GOP coalition ahead of the 2018 elections.
Administration officials said President Trump’s empowered new chief of staff, John F. Kelly, moved to fire Bannon in an effort to tame warring factions and bring stability to a White House at risk of caving under self-destructive tendencies.
Before he was accused of an act of automotive fury that killed a woman and injured 19 others, James A. Fields Jr.’s turbulent formative years were marked by reports of abusive behavior toward his disabled mother and a marginal existence since graduating high school.
Inside St. Paul’s Memorial Church, some 600 people gathered to sing hymns and pray. Less than a mile away, about 300 white nationalists gathered for a march they intended to be seen as a show of force.
East Oaks in Poolesville, Md., was built in 1829 and despite additions over the years, possesses a high degree of historic integrity and sophistication with original moldings, floors, doors and mantels.
In a first for the council, New York City pastor A.R. Bernard announced that he had stepped down from the unofficial board of evangelical advisers on Tuesday, the day the president made controversial comments about Charlottesville.