Chris Baldridge, the father of Army Cpl. Dillon Baldridge, told The Post that President Trump called him at home and offered him $25,000 out of his personal account a few weeks after his son and two fellow soldiers were killed in Afghanistan in June. He also directed his staff to establish an online fundraiser for the family, the father said. The White House said late Wednesday that the check has been sent.
The mother of Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson, who was killed in the Niger attack, stood by a Florida congresswoman’s account that President Trump said that Johnson “must have known what he signed up for.” Trump disputed that version of the conversation, saying it was “totally fabricated.”
President Trump, in his latest conflicting statement about a proposal to temporarily restore Affordable Care Act subsidies, warned lawmakers against “bailing out” insurance companies. Trump ended the payments last week.
Jeff Sessions told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he would not discuss his conversations with the president as he fielded questions on fired FBI director James B. Comey, Trump and the probe into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election.
In gathering dozens of works, the National Gallery of Art’s “Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting” exhibition shows how a relative paucity of subject matter inspired a profusion of imitations, variations and adaptations.
After reaching the second round of the playoffs in three of the past four seasons, the Wizards will enter the prime of their roster’s era when their season starts tonight. But to go from good to great, they must master the little details.
The Letterman who will receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor this month looks a lot different from the guy you remember from television. But even as he gears up for a new Netflix show, Letterman focuses on his main gig: Being a father.