Trump tweeted the news Thursday evening, less than a week after his previous secretary, Alexander Acosta, resigned amid renewed criticism of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein.
Donald Trump, during a rally on Wednesday in North Carolina, defended his remarks against Democratic lawmakers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib, accusing them of hating the country and that they should just "go back" to where they came from.
"Chinese President Xi Jinping pushed the U.S side to show flexibility and meet the North Koreans halfway, including easing sanctions in due course," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said.
In an unusual procedural move, the Senate will have a separate vote on Friday on an amendment that would ban Republican President Donald Trump from attacking Iran without first obtaining congressional approval.
The decisions being made over whether or not to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump are personal, gut-wrenching and, at times, starkly political, with fallout in 2020 and beyond
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are on their maiden official visit to France where they are scheduled to meet French President Emmanuel Macron and First Lady Brigitte Trogneux. The Trumps are scheduled to dine with Macron and Trogneux at the Eiffel Tower.