In the fifth day of a controversy that has raged since President Trump attempted to deflect criticism of his handling of the deaths of four service members in Niger, the White House stood by the statements by Chief of Staff John Kelly in an effort to discredit Rep. Frederica Wilson.
The former White House chief strategist said the 43rd president — who on Thursday derided a political system corrupted by “conspiracy theories and outright fabrication” — didn’t understand what he was saying. “He embarrassed himself,” Bannon told California Republicans.
Residents of a flood-ravaged Houston neighborhood illustrate a divide over how much support the government should give to the U.S. territory, sometimes mistakenly viewed as a separate nation. “They should stay where they are and fix their own country up,” one resident said, adding that Puerto Ricans’ “lack of responsibility is not an emergency on my part.”
One final batch of papers related to the assassination of John F. Kennedy remains unseen by the public. The president suggested that if a strong case were made to keep the documents in the archives, he would reconsider.
Maryland gave conditional approval for a tunnel under state roads from Baltimore to Washington, giving a boost — or hype depending on the viewpoint — to the entrepreneur’s plan for a super-high-speed transportation system.
There’s a valid debate over whether such laws are a vehicle to suppress Democratic votes. But it’s very hard to say, given the data at hand, that Hillary Clinton would have won the state without such a law, much less the presidency.
In the face of a disaster that could have far-reaching implications, it remains extremely difficult, if not impossible, for most of the marijuana businesses affected by the fire to access insurance, mortgages and loans to rebuild.
In the past, consumers were auto-enrolled and then sent notices encouraging them to check for better or more affordable coverage. This time, the automatic enrollment will take place after it is too late to make changes.
Another individual had just punched Randy Furniss, who was wearing a white T-shirt emblazoned with swastikas, when the protester went up to Furniss, wrapped his arms around him and asked, “Why don’t you like me, dog?”