The president's allies on Capitol Hill have described the dynamic between the White House and GOP lawmakers as a “disconnect” between Republicans who are finding it difficult to accept that he is the leader of the party that they have long controlled.
The debut of the president’s retooled communications team on the Sunday political talk shows was a rough one. At one point, one of Trump’s lawyers appeared to contradict his new top spokesman Anthony Scaramucci on whether the president has been discussing his power to issue pardons.
Nine are dead among dozens of people whom authorities found packed into a sweltering tractor-trailer in a suspected immigrant smuggling operation. It is not known how long the victims, who were as young as 15, had been in the trailer. The truck’s driver was arrested and is expected to be charged.
The General Services Administration removed Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab from its list of approved vendors on July 11, but it offered no additional information to local and state government agencies from coast to coast about the risks of sticking with the company.
Some new showers and storms are flaring up in the region and could continue intermittently through the pre-dawn hours. Downpours, lightning, and some gusty winds are possible in the more intense activity.