Critics say Trump is comfortable making Congress the fall guy. “He sees Congress’s public approval ratings lower than his. So he feels he has an advantage over Congress,” said Douglas Brinkley, a presidential historian at Rice University. “Whenever there’s a policy issue that’s thorny or undoable, he boots it to Congress to figure it out.
US President Donald Trump’s daughter and advisor, Ivanka Trump extended her greetings in a tweet saying, “Wishing Hindus, Sikhs & Jains around the world a joyful Diwali.”
Sessions advised the Senate Judiciary Committee at the outset of his first oversight hearing as attorney general that he would not answer any questions about conversations with the president that he considered confidential.
Hurricane Maria struck on September 20, causing widespread flooding and damaging homes, roads and other infrastructure.
Ivanka Trump attended Diwali celebrations in the Oval Office two days ago with President Trump and other senior dignitaries, including US Ambassador to the UN Indian-American Nikki Haley.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scheduled to travel to India next week. He would also visit Pakistan.
Donald Trump has an interview scheduled on Thursday with current Fed Chair Janet Yellen, whose term expires in February.
No council members have proposed taking any action against Iran. Diplomats say veto-powers Russia and China were unlikely to agree to more measures.
It cannot be news that President Trump shoots from the hip on Twitter, and his tweets can and sometimes do contradict declared US policy. Just look at his tweets on North Korea.
His willingness to be won over by baubles offered by Pakistan’s generals will have significant consequences for the region
Sargent La David Johnson was one of four American military personnel killed nearly two weeks ago. Republican Frederica Wilson said that President Donald Trump told the Sargent Johnson widow that he “knew what he signed up for.”
The routine oversight hearing is Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ first before the committee since his January confirmation, and it comes as has worked quickly to reshape the department with an intense focus on immigration, drugs, gangs and violent crime.
President Donald Trump’s ban would have taken effect on Wednesday but was blocked on Tuesday by a US federal judge in Hawaii in a separate challenge.
US Secretary of State says Pakistan needs to take decisive action against home-grown terror groups, slams China for provocative actions in South China Sea
President Donald Trump denied making the comments, tweeting Wednesday: “Democrat Congresswoman totally fabricated what I said to the wife of a soldier who died in action (and I have proof). Sad!”