Trump On Verge Of Making Big Changes To Communications Team
Trump On Verge Of Making Big Changes To Communications Team
02 June, 2017, 10:46
Mike Dubke, President Trump's communications director, is leaving the White House - the start of a wave of changes as the West Wing struggles to cope with burgeoning scandals and a stalled agenda.
"It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media", Trump wrote on Twitter on Sunday. "This White House if filled with some of the finest and hardest working men and women in American government".
"Jared is doing a great job for the country. And it's much easier, I think, if you have people who have a pre-existing relationship with him".
The intent was to connect Trump's chief national security adviser at the time, Michael Flynn, with Russian military leaders, a person familiar with the discussions told the AP.
There has been speculation that Trump will change several White House staffers.
The Timesreported that Trump recently became "more open in discussing" Priebus' possible departure from his top White House post, with the president joking that he would send him off to Athens if such a move is made.
"I don't think so", Spicer responded.
Mr. Trump was rebutting reports that Mr. Kushner had talked about setting up a secret communications channel to Moscow during the transition after the election.
Trump tweeted Tuesday: "Russian officials must be laughing at the US & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News".
They could be part of a new rapid response team. "#FakeNews is the enemy!"
15-inch MacBook Pro Shipping Estimates Slip
If any, the advantages of the Touch Bar are far outweighed by the compromises that Apple took when designing the 2016 MacBook Pro. MacBook Pro 2017 official release date has not been announced yet, including the specs and price.
He is expected to conduct Tuesday's White House briefing, though.
"Back channels like this are the regular course of business, and that's really all that we know", Conway said.
"It's both normal, in my opinion, and acceptable", Kelly said on ABC News' "This Week".
Fox News may be standing by the story, but for now, it exists alone amongst a number of other reports as the sole defense of Murdoch's ally in the White House.
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner in Bethlehem, Israel, on May 23.
"Sorry, I'm sorry", the source said between stifled laughter.
"The Germans are bad, very bad".
And he said, "You're asking if he approves of an action that is not a confirmed action". But he declined to say whether he's been contacted by Trump or anyone else about a return engagement.
The Fox story leaned on an anonymous source who said that the topic did come up, but it was the Russians, not Kushner, who suggested a back channel and the objective of the private talk would have been to talk about Syria.
Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham told CNN he doubted the Kushner reports were accurate. Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, noted that Mr Kushner has been willing to answer questions. Look at the millions of cars they sell in the US.
No team in the West has been able to contain their high-paced juggernaut thus far, as they have yet to lose in the postseason. This one is the tiebreaker, after the Warriors won two years ago and the Cavaliers knocked off Golden State last June.
Sources said the Jeter-Bush group approached prospective buyers from other groups about joining forces with them. The potential sale of the Miami Marlins took a step back Tuesday with former Florida Gov.
The animal was not put down after her family said Ms McClay "would not have wanted it harmed" and it eventually died in 2016. Rosa was declared dead at the zoo, Cambridgeshire Police later confirmed, in what has been dubbed a "freak accident".
British and Irish Lions rugby captain Sam Warburton receives a "hongi" from the welcoming cultural group. So far, so good but on Saturday the Lions get their first taste of New Zealand hospitality on the field.
Intel is facing off with AMD in the battle for share of the high-end computing market, and it has a new weapon in the fight. Based of an improved version of Skylake (called Skylake-X), the chips will come in 16, 14, 12 and 10 core variants.
The defending Cup champions then didn't have a shot for exactly 37 minutes as the Predators roared back to tie the score at 3. To the Predators' credit, they demonstrated plenty of resilience and dictated play throughout the final two periods.
Despite being outclassed, Haase was able to see the amusing side: "At the beginning I was way better", the Dutchman said. Seven-time grand slam victor Venus Williams cruised past Kurumi Nara with a 6-3 6-1 win to book a third round spot.
The Lions survived an onslaught in the first test in Dunedin before snatching a 9-3 win with a charge-down try. New Zealand are 1/4 on to win the series, while the Lions are 9/2 against and I know which odds tempt me more.
The shooting was one of several involving police and unarmed black males, which led to mass protests across the US. City officials said Officer Loehmann was sacked for giving false information during his application process.
Employers will now be required to pay an employee three hours' wages if their shift is cancelled with less than 48 hours notice. The Ontario Chamber of Commerce said it is concerned about the impact the wage hike will have on businesses and the economy.
Capsule preview of the Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals matchup
In other words, if another Warrior shook loose, it wouldn't be so easy for James to help off of Durant, who would can open shots. Green is also an x-factor because of his potential for losing his self-control and pushing himself off the court.
Portland train stabbing suspect has courtroom outburst
Christian served prison time after holding up employees at a convenience store with a gun in 2002, court records show. Last Friday, Christian allegedly stabbed two men to death and injured another man badly aboard a Portland metro train.
Circus owner says final show is a 'celebration'
The final shows of what was billed as " The Greatest Show on Earth " was held at the Nassau Coliseum in suburban NY . The big top came down in NY in front of a sold-out crowd at Nassau Coliseum after 146 years, NBC News reported .
Illinois House Approves Minimum-Wage Hike To $15
Ontario's minimum wage increase will be phased-in gradually. "If you flip a burger, you should make a decent wage too", he said. Benzinga looked at how this minimum wage would affect the restaurant sector, which employs the bulk of private-sector workers.
Hunter Strickland suspended 6 games, Bryce Harper 4
Not where some expected to find the Giants team leader with his pitcher, Hunter Strickland , exchanging head shots with Harper. And then when Strickland's teammates are trying to get him off the field he's basically fighting them like a mad animal.
Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics
Irving said he was driven by the thought of the Cavs seeing their series lead vanish. "We can't go back to Boston tied 2-2". The Celtics used their third different starting lineup in four games against Cleveland .
As Crisis Grows, White House Eyes Big Shakeups
Representative Adam Schiff of California said he does see an issue, if Kushner sought those discussions and didn't disclose them. That could include Corey Lewandowski, David Bossie, and Sam Nunberg.
Germany detains Syrian allegedly planning Berlin attack
Police say the boy, whom they did not name, migrated to Germany illegally in 2015 before registering as an asylum seeker. German security officials have repeatedly warned that the country is in the crosshairs of global terrorism groups.
'Animaniacs' Reboot Is In Development
As of now, there's no announcement on where the show will call home since it's still in the "early stages of development". And, guess what; the lesson we all should learn is the Animaniacs states and capitals song!