A new candidate was needed after the White House withdrew its previous nominee, who had drawn criticism for calling carbon dioxide the “gas of life.”
Oprah Winfrey has revealed how she felt about Donald Trump‘s tweet criticizing her 60 Minutes segment on his presidency, even calling her “very insecure.” During a chat with Ellen DeGeneres on her daytime talk show, airing Thursday, the A Wrinkle in Time star, 64, said her initial reaction to the tweet was confusion. “I woke up and I just thought,” Winfrey says as she raises her hands in the air and shrugs. “I don’t like giving negativity power, so I just thought, ‘What?'” On Sunday, 60 Minutes aired Winfrey’s segment that featured a diverse group of voters from Grand Rapids, Michigan, in a discussion with 14 pro- and anti-Trump voters. “Just watched a very insecure Oprah Winfrey, who at one point I knew very well, interview a panel of people on 60 Minutes. The questions were biased and sl
The withdrawal of the nominee, Robert Weaver, follows reports that said he had inaccurately represented his qualifications to a Senate committee after his nomination in October.
It is unclear how or when Viktor and Amalija Knavs got green cards, but immigration experts said the most likely way would have been a program the president has railed against.
As students across the country continue to advocate for gun control in the wake of last week’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would consider a proposal allowing teachers and other school staff to be armed. At a White House listening session that featured students and parents of shooting victims, the president said arming teachers would allow them to stop school shooters before there were significant casualties, despite there being zero evidence to show that more armed personnel in schools helps with safety. “If [football coach Aaron Feis] had a firearm he wouldn’t have had to run [at the shooter], he would have shot him and that would have been the end of it,” Trump said. “This would only obvious...
President Trump invited student survivors of the Parkland shooting to discuss solutions and change to make schools safe again in a listening session at the White House -- and yes, he did have to listen to arguments for stronger gun control laws.
Democrats are demanding White House documents on the ambush that killed four Special Forces members in Niger. Here is the letter from ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) to House Oversight Committee chair Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC): Cummings wrote to Gowdy that he can at least request documents from the White House, “It is now […] The post Democrats Demand Documents On Niger Ambush As Trump’s Benghazi Just Got Real appeared first on Politicus USA.
Their hopes for a détente with Mr. Trump, who effectively staged a hostile takeover of a party he joined only in 2012, reflect the realization that rank-and-file Republicans have come to embrace the president.
Jake Sullivan who served as Director of Policy Planning in the Obama administration State Department destroyed Trump’s claim that he is tougher on Russia than Obama. Sullivan said on MSNBC’s All In With Chris Hayes, “That would be very difficult to do under any circumstances because as you laid out at the top of the […] The post Former Obama Official Destroys Trump’s Claim That He’s Tougher on Russia Than Obama appeared first on Politicus USA.
"I would say is that this is an impeachable offense because Donald Trump has not lived up to his constitutional duty to protect America. And we have a real threat to democracy with the interference in our elections." The post Former Watergate Prosecutor Calls Trump’s Refusal To Punish Russia An ‘Impeachable Offense’ appeared first on Politicus USA.