The White House Office of American Innovation, which will report directly to President Trump, will be staffed by former business executives and is designed to infuse fresh thinking into Washington, and create a lasting legacy for a president still searching for signature achievements. The office represents an expansion of the far-reaching influence of Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser.
The defense secretary’s request to lift Obama-era restrictions on aid to Persian Gulf states would mark a significant shift in U.S. policy, and also be a clear signal of the Trump administration’s intention to move more aggressively against Iran.
The president’s attack on conservative interest groups and the GOP’s right flank serves as a warning shot that he will not hesitate to publicly pressure on those in his party he views as standing in the way.
One of the president’s most tenacious defenders, the California Republican at the head of an impartial probe into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election has at times used his position as chair of the intelligence committee in ways that seem aligned with the interests of the White House.
In his first comments since the general manager’s abrupt ouster, the team president said that McCloughan “just didn’t work out” and dismissed reports that the two team officials’ relationship had deteriorated over time.
The ads are aimed at highlighting Egyptian human rights abuses and were timed to coincide with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi’s upcoming visit to Washington, but Metro says the signs violate policy because they are “issues-oriented.”
By Sunday evening, riot police had hauled in more than 700 demonstrators in central Moscow. Alexei Navalny, one of the first to be detained, had called for the protests in the wake of allegations that the prime minister has amassed goods worth more than $1 billion.
The president has made 13 visits to his own golf courses since the inauguration, likely playing golf on at least 12 of those occasions. He’s also dined at the Trump International Hotel in Washington and stayed at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.