The attorney general made his position known in a phone call to White House Counsel Donald McGahn last weekend, as President Trump’s fury at Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein peaked after he approved the FBI’s raid on the president’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen.
President Trump went on Twitter to again decry what he calls a “witch hunt” against him, avowing that his attorney won’t “flip.” He appeared to be angered by an article that examined his relationship with Cohen, whose office was raided last week.
The previously belligerent nation has acted to unequivocally set the proper tone for the upcoming high-level meeting. Conservative circles praised President Trump’s “maximum pressure” approach to dealing with Pyongyang even as critics remained skeptical that Kim Jong Un would abandon his hard-won nuclear program.
First lady Melania Trump is attending the service in Houston on behalf of the president’s family. Other former presidents and first ladies also arrived to pay their respects. The selection of Jeb Bush as a eulogist is notable in part because of his antagonistic relationship with Donald Trump.
Of the 238 cities and counties that applied for consideration, plenty have the population, the pleasant environs and the basic infrastructure that the retail giant seeks. But if they don’t also have an exceptional art museum — and preferably more than one — those places didn’t make the cut.
Lawsuits and arrests, fundraising difficulties, tepid recruitment, widespread infighting, fierce counterprotests and banishment on social media platforms have exhausted even some of the staunchest members of the movement.
The Pences are the seventh family to live in the 33-room house on the grounds of the U.S. Naval Observatory. Making sure their pets — including Marlon Bundo the rabbit — feel at home was a priority for Karen Pence.