Washington D.C., Jan 15, 2019 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general William Barr said Tuesday that he does not think his Catholic faith is an impediment to leading.. CNA - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee William Barr will pledge at his confirmation hearing to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe and stress his independence from the..
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*1. Jeff Bezos is reportedly dating former TV anchor Lauren Sanchez. *Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos announced that they were divorcing after 25 years.. Business Insider - Published
Samuel L. Jackson is on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter‘s latest issue, out now. Here’s what the 70-year-old star had to say… On 2019 politics: “When I hear ‘Make America Great Again,’.. Just Jared - Published
Season 44 of “SNL” is now in full swing. In the most recent new episode, on Dec. 15, we got Matt Damon hosting for only the second time, and his first time since 2002. Despite the lengthy hosting.. The Wrap - Published
It's 2019 now, and among the many things we're leaving behind in the new year—negative energy, Jeff Sessions, etc.—there are a few new products on the city's ban list. Starting today, certain foam.. Gothamist - Published
· President Donald Trump, Republicans, and administration officials have responded to a second December death of a migrant child in US custody.
· In an interview, outgoing White House chief of staff.. Business Insider - Published
William Barr previously served as late President George H. W. Bush’s attorney general. Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions was forced out by Mr. Trump in November. Christian Science Monitor - Published
Matthew Whitaker will take over as acting attorney general after Jeff Sessions announced his resignation from the position Wednesday — hours after Election Day races rocked the country. FOXNews.com - Published
In June, then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a ban on asylum seekers fleeing gang violence or domestic abuse. A federal judge on Wednesday blocked that ban, saying it had "no legal basis." NPR - Published
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has blocked restrictive Trump administration policies that prevented some immigrants from seeking asylum due to domestic and gang violence in their home countries... Seattle Times - Published
President Donald Trump unloaded on former attorney general Jeff Sessions Sunday, writing he “should be ashamed of himself” for allowing the special counsel investigation into Russian election.. Mediaite - Published
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is praising what he calls President Donald Trump policy accomplishments while adding that he doesn’t “follow tweets as closely” as.. Seattle Times - Published
Alec Baldwin did not return as Donald Trump in this week’s “SNL” cold open, though he did appear in a photo on the wall of Eric Trump’s bedroom. But we did get a celebrity appearance in the.. The Wrap - Published
· US companies are paying more than ever before in tariff duties: $6.2 billion in October.
· The October tariff collections represented a 104% jump from October 2017.
· The sudden spike came due.. Business Insider - Published
Washington D.C., Dec 7, 2018 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- President Donald Trump announced Friday his nominations for the positions of U.S. Attorney General and Ambassador to the United Nations.
Trump will.. CNA - Published
President Donald Trump‘s announcement of former Attorney General William Barr‘s nomination to replace ousted Attorney General Jeff Sessions drew some over-the-top praise from frequent Fox News.. Mediaite - Published
· Despite better political signals on the trade front, US businesses are reporting pain from President Donald Trump's tariffs.
· According to the Federal Reserve's Beige Book, more US industries are.. Business Insider - Published
President Donald Trump indicated Friday that he plans to nominate former Attorney General William Barr to succeed Jeff Sessions as head of the Justice Department and State Department spokesperson.. CNSNews.com - Published
President Trump confirmed he's made his choices for attorney general and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. The president says he will nominate former Attorney General William Barr to replace Jeff.. CBS News - Published
President Trump said on Friday that he would move to nominate Heather Nauert to serve as the United States’ next ambassador to the United Nations.
Nauert, a former host of Trump’s favorite.. The Wrap - Published
· Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, the CFO of Chinese tech giant Huawei, was arrested in Canada on Wednesday.
· He is expected to be extradited to the US to face charges related to violations of US sanctions.. Business Insider - Published