The White House's communications team of Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Anthony Scaramucci made contradictory statements during the morning talk shows on whether President Trump supported new legislation to punish Russia for its meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Various Trump allies also offered competing opinions on Trump and his legal team's effort to undermine the special counsel's Russia investigation.
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.
Federal immigration authorities said the dead and injured were victims of a “smuggling venture gone horribly wrong.” The truck had no working air conditioning or signs of water as it sat in a Walmart parking lot south of San Antonio with at least 38 people locked inside, police said.
When the Islamic State overran Mosul in 2014, it laid claim to a bonanza of weapons, but the most fearsome ones were never used. Why the terrorist group failed to use them is not clear, but some risk remains.
Germany brought in McKinsey & Co. to help streamline its procedures for asylum cases. But experts say that while decisions come faster, they are leaving an increasing number of migrants with fewer rights, triggering appeals.
The circumstances of the death are being investigated, but officials at a Bradenton museum said the manatee was found “in an underwater area only used to access plumbing for the exhibit life support system.”