Spicer gave no further clarity on Mr. Trump's confounding overnight "covfefe" tweet , which created an Internet sensation and caused people to speculate about why the president is tweeting - and what he is tweeting - in the middle of the night.
For all the grants announced Wednesday, the FAA covers 90 percent of the projects' cost, with the state paying 5 percent and the airport owner paying the other 5 percent. Carpenter said the FAA grant "comes at an opportune time", with last week's announcement that low-priced carrier Frontier Airlines would begin daily nonstop service to Orlando from Islip.
If, as Comey has testified to Congress when he was Federal Bureau of Investigation director, the truth matters more than any one person's political fortunes, then sharing what he knows with Congress could have upsides for Comey. Mr Mueller is now overseeing the Russian Federation investigation for the administration. The Senate Intelligence Committee has said publicly that Comey would testify publicly after Memorial Day - and the soonest that could happen is next week, since the Senate ...
China emits the highest levels of carbon dioxide in the world, with the United States ranking second. Trump had vowed during his campaign to "cancel" the Paris deal within 100 days of becoming president, as part of an effort to bolster United States oil and coal industries.
Conway declined to comment on a New York Times story published Sunday reporting that Kushner was seeking a line of communication to Vladimir Putin when he met in December with a Russian banker with close ties to the Russian president. "Mr. Kushner's responsibilities include Middle East peace, relations with Mexico and China, and modernizing government-along with serving as a sounding board and confidant of the president", the Journal reports.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday that reports that Jared Kushner asked Russian Federation about setting up a secret line of communication with Moscow were based on "facts that are not substantiated", but he did not explicitly deny the allegations.
A motion was also filed Tuesday over whether Philando Castile's permit to carry can be mentioned during the trial. Former St. Anthony, Minnesota, police officer Jeronimo Yanez's trial for fatally shooting 32-year-old Philando Castile begins today (May 30).
France's new President Emmanuel Macron also exchanged numbers with Trump after Macron's election victory, a French official told the AP. "It has also been my distinct pleasure to work side by side, day by day with the staff of the communications and press departments".
The press secretary cited a tweet from over the weekend, and reporters pushed back again. After a testy 20-minute question-and-answer session, Spicer told the jam-packed White House briefing room that President Donald Trump was frustrated with the number of "fake news" stories being reported, while news about his accomplishments during his just-completed foreign tour was downplayed.
Merkel last week had said that reliable ties forged since the end of World War II "are to some extent over". Both leaders also welcomed the regular holding of annual German-Indian cyber consultations since 2015, geared towards cooperation to strengthen the bilateral cyber relationship as laid out in the Joint Declaration of Intent on German-Indian Cooperation on Cyber Policy.
Last week, we brought you the story of Michael Doherty , a 20-year-old Duke University student who went missing in Massachusettes. "Our first thought is with Michael's family and friends; to them we extend our honest condolences", Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey said, according to the Boston Globe .
Garmback has been suspended for 10 days for a reason related to the shooting and must attend additional training, police said . Loehmann had mislead Cleveland officials about his past experience as a police officer, as ThinkProgress reported in 2014 .
But the Senate removed the language added by the House without offering any reasoning to the conference committee that was appointed to iron out a final bill, said state Rep. Texas" Republican House speaker says he won't work anymore on a "bathroom bill' targeting transgender people, putting the legislation in serious doubt.
Upon searching the vehicle, police say they found a Carbin 15 Bushmaster AR rifle, a Glock 0.23 in the glove box, along with 30 rounds of 7.62 mm ammunition and 60 rounds of 0.23 caliber ammunition. In this March 31, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with the National Association of Manufacturers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington .
About 16 workers were at the multi-level facility, although two of them made it out unharmed, Columbia County Sheriff Dennis Richards told reporters early Thursday. Village President Glen Williams said power went out after the first explosion and there was a second, smaller explosion about 20 minutes later. William says the three or four story structure doesn't exist anymore.
According to a statement from the committee, they're requesting " testimony, personal documents and business records". " We will continue to pursue this investigation wherever the facts may lead ", they said. In a series of early morning tweets, the Republican president quoted a Monday letter from Page in which he asked to address the House Intelligence Committee promptly and referred to faulty testimony from United States intelligence officials.
Griffin, who helped with CNN's New Year's Eve coverage, has apologized, saying that the brief video was "too disturbing" and wasn't amusing. "Honestly, I haven't asked him", Spicer said. The tweet - which many assumed misspelled "coverage" - remained online for approximately six hours, during which time Twitter users had a field day with it.
His policy agenda has run into road blocks. Mattis gave the interview as President Trump returned from his first trip overseas. The disclosures dogged the president during his first trip overseas since taking office and threaten to overwhelm and stall the agenda for his young administration.
Dubke's departure is the first of what could be a series of changes to the President's senior staff amid the growing Russian Federation scandal. Spicer discussed ongoing possible connections to Jared Kushner an. He has been issued a government cellphone, as well as access to secure lines inside the Oval Office, the White House Situation Room and the Presidential Limousine.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry protested to John Bass on Monday to object to the way the situation was handled by USA officials. According to police, 11 people were injured Tuesday, including a police officer. Although earlier reports suggested the detained officers had been Erdogan's guards, the statement said they were part of Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu's security detail.
When House Republicans narrowly passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) a few weeks ago, they did so without waiting for an analysis of the bill's impact by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office . Wisconsin families struggling with health care costs will see average premiums rise next year, older Wisconsinites will pay an age tax and those with pre-existing conditions will no longer be guaranteed protections.
FRIDAY . Partly cloudy. High in the upper 80s. Low 63F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 miles per hour. Thursday and Friday promise to be good looking days with some sunshine and high temperatures in the mid 70s. A weak upper level disturbance may bring a scattered shower Sunday and Monday , Sunnier hotter weather will follow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
The former CT senator flashed a thumbs up as he left the White House on Wednesday after meeting with Trump and said they had a "good meeting". Lieberman reportedly met with the president and acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Wednesday.
US President Jimmy Carter shakes hands with his national security adviser, Zbigniew Brzezinski , as he presents Brzezinski with the Medal of Freedom at a White House ceremony in Washington , DC, on January 17, 1981. He served on numerous foreign policy boards and in similar think tanks after leaving the White House. Later at Harvard, he received a doctorate in government, a fellowship and a publishing contract - for his thesis on Soviet purges as a permanent feature of totalitarianism.
Local participants among 291 competitors in the bee included Devesh Shah of Wheeling, an eighth-grader at The Linsly School; Andrew Masciarelli, an eighth-grader at Bellaire Middle School; and Grace McKeegan, a home-schooled seventh-grader from Steubenville.
The White House did not confirm those reports , and it was unclear whether Trump would fully scrap United States participation, merely water down U.S. "Eighty-three countries are in danger of disappearing from the face of the Earth if we do not begin combating climate change in a resolute way". "It gives the USA the ability to participate in future climate discussions to safeguard its economic and environmental best interests", company spokesman Daren Beaudo told Bloomberg in an email.
Flynn had previously invoked his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination in declining an earlier subpoena from the committee, which sought a wide array of documents and information related to his contacts with Russian Federation.
Tulsa community leaders say the acquittal of a white Oklahoma police officer who killed an unarmed black man ripped open a long-festering wound. In a statement after Betty Jo Shelby was acquitted of manslaughter in the death of Terence Crutcher , Fallin said: "Those who disagree with the verdict have the right to express their opinions".
The House intelligence committee has issued a subpoena for former national security adviser Michael Flynn. In addition to those four subpoenas, the committee issued three others - to the National Security Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the CIA - for information about requests government officials made to unmask the identities of U.S.
But at age 6, she has many years of eligibility left. She's an 8th grader at Manning Junior High School. His successful second-round attempt Wednesday followed an opening-round, written spelling and vocabulary test Tuesday before spellers took turns spelling words aloud in stage, and televised on ESPN3.
By early Wednesday morning and after repeated calls for CNN to cut ties with Griffin, the network announced its decision to end its relationship with Griffin who for many years had co-hosted a New Year's Eve program alongside host Anderson Cooper .
Griffin apologized profusely in a video message posted to her official Twitter account late on Tuesday, saying that as a comic she routinely seeks to "cross the line" but realized in this case, "I went too far". Kathy Griffin's scheduled performance at a Grass Valley theater has been canceled after organizers say they can not afford to provide security for the event in light of recent complaints and threats.
Trump is an entertainer, not a diplomat. But he never uttered the words "two-state solution", the longtime US policy plan that would create a separate homeland for Palestinians. Usually it was held in the prime minister's office. He returns to Washington now to find the USA capital much the same as he left it - engulfed in the latest revelations about the federal investigation into his campaign's contacts with Russian Federation and with questions about the future of his presidency ...
Stupid motherfucker. That's what liberalism gets you". Portland requires permits for rallies when they will be held on public property and could affect traffic and Wheeler said the city would not issue a permit for the event planned for Sunday.
Trump has not given any indication of which way he is leaning, saying he'd been "hearing from a lot of people, both ways". She described the discussion as "very hard, not to say very unsatisfactory". Climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable". Michael Brune, executive director of the environmentalist Sierra Club , denounced the decision.
The simple reason is America would join just two other countries in refusing to back the Paris agreement , Nicaragua and Syria. Trump's daughter, Ivanka, favors staying in, the official said, and has sought to ensure her father heard all sides in the debate.
States that haven't expanded medicaid coverage under Obamacare have done so because they aren't willing to expose their tax payers to an increasing liability that the federal government may try to distance itself from in the coming years.
Asked what would he would do if Mr Trump withdrew, Mr Musk said he would "have no choice but to depart councils". Zinke was appearing at a news conference in Anchorage, Alaska with Sen. European leaders pushed Trump to stay in the Paris pact during his recent overseas trip, and some of his advisers prefer the USA stays committed to the climate accord.
Epshteyn, a Trump campaign adviser who briefly served in the White House press office, confirmed to ABC News that he has received a lengthy list of questions from the House Intelligence Committee. Conway, on Fox News, also played down persistent rumors that Spicer , who has been pilloried on comedy shows, was on his way out. The Congressional investigation of Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election continues to grow, as yet another Trump associate, Boris Epshteyn, ...
A tweet by President Trump, which has been deleted, caused a stir with its mention of "negative press covfefe ". Nearly immediately, #covfefe began trending as the mirth-makers of the Internet had their fun. Was there no one in the White House to point it out? The incident left many of his 31 million Twitter followers pretty baffled, even by Trump's pretty high standards for random social media engagement.
While only Trudeau has been the one calling Trump directly on his turnball, it remains to be seen how the new "call me on my cellphone" drill works for Donald Trump as more world leaders are given his cellphone number. Those records are preserved and archived. Trump reportedly asked world leaders to contact him directly on his cellphone, raising questions about security.
The Taliban and Islamic State have carried large-scale assaults in the capital in the past, though a Taliban spokesman denied it was behind the latest atrocity and condemned the blast. Ismail Kawasi says it was not immediately known what the target of the attack was on Wednesday morning. Their injuries are said to be non-life-threatening, the official noted.
The addition of that provision was crucial in winning over support from more conservative members of the House to get the bill passed in that chamber. "I wish that we could repeal it fully and figure out a different way forward". Even after Senate Republicans announced they would be drafting their own health bill, though, it is unclear if the conference has the votes it needs to pass a bill.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), among other GOP leaders, has said in no uncertain terms that the legislative filibuster isn't going away, the president's pleas notwithstanding. That budget process is likely to be a challenging fight among defense hawks, spending cutters and tax-cut advocates. Grassley stressed that the Senate is not working off the House bill, which he said "doesn't do anything for the 70,000 Iowans that probably in a month won't be able to go to the ...
Police officers approach the auto and ask Woods where he is coming from and he says "LA". Woods told an officer he was taking a prescribed medication, the specific medication, however, was redacted in the police report . "Woods stated he didn't know where he was". According to the Probable Cause Affidavit, the 41-year-old Woods had to be woken up by an officer. "I fully cooperated with law enforcement, and I would like to personally thank the representatives of the Jupiter Police ...
Trump, along with Vice President Mike Pence , who was also at the service, visited Section 60 , where the military members who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan since 9/11 are buried chatting and shaking hands with the families of the fallen .
He met separately last December - after the election but before Trump assumed office - with Sergey Kislyak , the Russian ambassador to Washington , and Sergey Gorkov, the head of the government-owned Vnesheconombank, which has been subject to USA sanctions because of its role in Russia's occupation of a part of Ukraine.
That spot, SafeHouse Chicago, is located just off of the Magnificent Mile, and for patrons who visit the spy-themed restaurant between now and Friday, we have a special code word to use during your visit. And what was Trump trying to say, anyway? Do you know what Covfefe means yet? "The #covfefe stuff is amusing, but everyone gets that this is one way Trump will detract from some really bad news for him last night, yes?" she tweeted.
Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia sprained his left wrist in the first inning and exited in the second. But Sandoval, hampered by issues with his weight and injuries since he signed a $95 million, five-year contract with Boston before the 2015 season, deftly deflected questions about what his fourth multihit game of the season meant about the state of his game.
The Senate is hoping to kickstart negotiations on its own health care bill when lawmakers return from the Memorial Day recess next week. They are planning to use the same rules for a later tax overhaul. The GOP also is blocking amendments seeking to keep the state's expanded Medicaid program in place for two more years and to prevent money from being diverted from the state's alcohol abuse prevention and treatment fund.