With Steve Bannon officially removed from the White House inner circle, Republicans are hoping the bloodletting can nurse the administration’s agenda back to life before Congress gets back in session, McClatchy reported Friday.
Billionaire businessman and star of ABC’s “Shark Tank” Mark Cuban told Business Insider he was interested in serving as “entrepreneurial czar” for President Donald Trump following the president’s disbanding this week of two business councils.
Gen. Joe Dunford denounced racism and bigotry, joining other senior officers who made similar pronouncements in the wake of violence in Virginia and President Donald Trump’s claim that both sides were to blame.
President Donald Trump’s specific attacks on about a half-dozen U.S. senators, all but one of whom are fellow Republicans, in just the past four weeks are prompting senators to protect their own while casting a wary eye at an unpredictable White House.
Vice President Mike Pence, in Panama to conclude his Latin American tour, said the U.S. appreciates its strong trade ties to the region and is still interested in bilateral deals.
President Donald Trump defended the “beautiful” statues commemorating Confederate leaders and lamented efforts to remove them, weighing in on an issue central to the weekend’s deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va.
Steve Bannon’s standing as White House chief strategist took a hit after a liberal political magazine published an extended interview in which he said President Donald Trump’s pro-business advisers were “wetting themselves” and dismissed the potential for military action in North Korea.