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Trump Army secretary nominee withdraws amid fierce opposition

Mark Green withdraws name from nominationArmy Secretary nominee Mark Green has withdrawn from consideration amid fierce opposition from Democrats and advocacy groups, he announced Friday.

Green blamed “false and misleading attacks” against him and said he was stepping aside so as not to be a distraction.

“It is with deep regret I am withdrawing my nomination to be the secretary of the Army,” he said in a statement.


Carter Page rebukes Senate Russia investigators in letter

Carter Page rebukes SenateCarter Page brushed back the Senate intelligence committee in a letter Thursday, telling members that if they want details about his communications with Russians, they'll need to ask former President Barack Obama.

The former foreign policy adviser for Donald Trump's campaign, who is being scrutinized by both congressional and FBI investigators, berated the Senate intelligence committee's requests in an April 28 letter provided to CNN for details about his communications and schedule a time to be interviewed by Senate investigators.


Flynn was warned by Trump transition officials about contacts with Russian ambassador

Flynn was warned about contacts with Russian ambassadorrFormer national security adviser Michael Flynn was warned by senior members of then President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team about the risks of his contacts with the Russian ambassador weeks before the December call that led to Flynn’s forced resignation, current and former U.S. officials said.

Flynn was told during a late November meeting that Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak’s conversations were almost certainly being monitored by U.S. intelligence agencies, officials said, a caution that came a month before Flynn was recorded discussing U.S. sanctions against Russia with Kislyak, suggesting that the Trump administration would reevaluate the issue.


Donald Trump Praises Australia’s Universal Health Care System

Trump and Turnbull: Austrialia health care better than USHours after he celebrated a vote in the House of Representatives to get rid of the Affordable Care Act, President Donald Trump praised Australia’s publicly funded, universal health care system.

The bill that Trump and congressional Republicans were celebrating Thursday afternoon dramatically scales back government assistance that helps Americans pay for health care. The 2010 law, also known as Obamacare, had expanded coverage to 20 million more Americans, and an analysis of an earlier version of the GOP bill passed Thursday estimated it would cause 24 million Americans to lose coverage.


Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski quits job at controversial firm he founded

Lewndowski quits his own firmPresident Donald Trump's former campaign manager has resigned from the Washington influence firm he founded just after the election.

Corey Lewandowski says he was troubled by recent reports about firm-related projects that he says he had not sanctioned. Other people tied to his Avenue Strategies firm started a firm of their own and had pitched Eastern European clients with promises of access to Trump and high-ranking White House officials. Politico reported on that recently and also reported that Lewandowski's now-former partner, Barry Bennett, had inked a deal without him to lobby on behalf of Citgo.


Trump eases ban on political activity by churches

Trump eases rulee on church politicsPresident Trump signed an executive order Thursday making it easier for churches and other religious groups to engage in politics without endangering their tax-exempt status.

Trump approved the measure in the Rose Garden at the White House surrounded by clergy and leaders of faith organizations during a National Day of Prayer event.

“Today my administration is leading by example as we take historic steps to protect religious liberty in the United States of America,” the president said. “We will not allow people of faith to be targeted, bullied or silenced anymore.”


Dr. Jane Goodall Has Words Of Advice For Ivanka, After Being Quoted In Her Book. Observes Donald.

Jane GoodallSo Ivanka has published her second book, ‘Women Who Work’...which is full of advice that successful people, people, celebrities, etc.. have to impart about making a difference in the world, leadership and success. Lots of inspirational quotes and short stories ala ‘Chicken Soup From The Soul’, with people that especially have inspired Ivanka.

Ivanka included an inspirational quote from Jane Goodall, the conservationist and animal behavior expert, anthropologist. primatologist, and trail blazer. She also holds the title of Messenger Of Peace for the United Nations and is a leading advocate for conservation and wildlife.

The quote that Ivanka uses is, “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make”.


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