The more Republican leaders try to salvage their agenda - and their reputations - from the shoot-from-the-lip presidency of Donald Trump , the deeper the hole gets. Now that reporters are pointing out that obvious change in rhetoric, the best the White House can muster is the delicious double negative that Trump hasn't not said Mexico is paying for the wall.
One White House official said that Gorka spoke with Kelly on Friday to discuss his exit and asked to visit Trump in person on Monday to hand him a departure letter, but was not granted that permission. Politico also reported that while the resignation letter was genuine, Kelly in fact ousted Gorka from the White House . He was a favorite, even before his White House appointment, on conservative talk radio and cable news for his critiques of Obama-era efforts to fight ...
The White House's first news break on Friday evening was the announcement President Trump signed a presidential memorandum officially instructing the Defense Department to stop accepting transgender individuals from joining the armed forces.
Trump claimed once again that "few, if any, Administrations have done more " than his so quickly, which may result in him having 'the best presidency ever'. Fanning the flames of GOP discord, President Donald Trump is accusing Republican congressional leaders botching efforts to avoid an unprecedented default on the national debt.
The president signed and transmitted his directive to the Department of Defense , which includes the Army, Navy and Air Force, as well as the Department of Homeland Security , which oversees the Coast Guard. The memo gives Mattis six months to implement the ban, by 23 March 2018. It's not immediately clear whether this policy means dependents of US service members are also ineligible for USA government funds for gender reassignment surgery.
In occupied Kashmir , four Indian soldiers and four policemen have been killed and seven others injured in an attack on district Police Lines in Pulwama . "There is no hostage situation in the ongoing encounter at the DPL ( Pulwama )", a brief statement issued to the media by the Jammu and Kashmir police said.