Tue Nov 27, 2018 AT 12:35 PM EST
President Donald Trump confirmed Monday that he is considering a possible shakeup of his Cabinet officials, but defended the current members of his administration as “incredible people” when questioned by reporters.
Trump said during a roundtable discussion on the Senate’s criminal justice reform package that he was looking at changes to “a few positions,” but declined to discuss any specifics.
“Let me start off by saying, I have a fantastic Cabinet,” Trump said. “We have incredible people. You know it’s a lot of people. There are a few positions that I’m thinking about, but I could leave it the way things are now and be very happy with it, or make changes and maybe be even happier with those positions.” Read More at The Hill
Tue Nov 20, 2018 AT 11:13 AM EST
President Donald Trump is praising the man he appointed to serve as acting attorney general, privately telling associates that Matthew Whitaker has shown “courage” in the face of legal challenges posed by Democrats to his appointment, according to a report in Axios.
Citing a source close to the president, Axios reports that Trump likes that Whitaker is standing up for himself.
“Clearly what he likes about him is he’s holding his ground, not running for the tall grass,” the source close to the president told Axios. “You can’t be attorney general if you have to walk away from really important work that an attorney general should be doing.” …Read More at The Hill
Fri Nov 16, 2018 AT 11:37 AM EST
Exhausted migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers napped on mattresses in a converted municipal gymnasium, while men played soccer and exchanged banter on a crowded, adjoining courtyard. A woman dabbed her crying, naked toddler with a moist cloth.
Nearly 2,000 caravan migrants had reached the U.S. border in Mexico’s northwestern corner by Thursday, with more coming in a steady trickle of buses. The city of Tijuana, with its privately run shelters operating well above their capacity of 700, opened the gymnasium and gated sport complex for up to 1,000 migrants, with a potential to expand to 3,000.
With U.S. border inspectors processing only about 100 asylum claims a day at the main border crossing with San Diego, prospects grew that migrants would be stuck waiting in Tijuana for months… Read More at The Washington Times