He was upset when shown reports of the abuse, which first emerged on Tuesday. Porter's ex-wives claim he was physically and emotionally abusive against them. But by the next day, it was evident the show of support wouldn't quiet the controversy. Senior staffers in the White House , including Mr Trump's chief of staff General John Kelly , reportedly knew for months about domestic violence claims against Mr Porter but continued to elevate him through the ranks.
Mr Porter resigned after his ex-wives' allegations became public. "I found out about it recently and I was surprised by it", Trump said in brief remarks from the White House . Porter did indeed deny the claims against him , despite a widely-circulated black-eye photo of ex-wife Colbie Holderness that was taken after an alleged early-2000s physical altercation between the pair.
Hicks and Porter were dating, and she reportedly drafted a statement defending him after allegations of physical abuse from his previous marriage surfaced. Trump has been privately complaining about Kelly and wondering whether to replace him, according to two sources familiar with the matter. "If he ( Mr Trump ) draws scrutiny to himself, he's OK with that".
The Dow is 10 percent below the record high it set just two weeks ago, putting it in what is known on Wall Street as a "correction ". What's unusual is that there hasn't been a correction in the stock market since 2016. His promises for big corporate tax cuts helped lift the Dow more than 8,000 points, though it has since given back about a fifth of that surge. "It would appear that the brief respite for stocks seen in the middle of the week turned out to be the eye of the storm ...
PEOPLE reports a 37-year-old man was arrested outside the model's New York City home on Thursday after he was allegedly seen standing near her apartment building. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star said that Gigi later thanked her for making her hold back because she would have struggled with her success at the age of 16.
So, the Senate has a bipartisan budget deal on its hands. It would increase domestic spending by $131 billion and defense spending by $165 billion over the next two years, provide almost $90 billion in disaster aid and extend the debt limit for one year - until well after the midterm elections.
The president went on to say there are more Republicans needed: "Without more Republicans in Congress , we were forced to increase spending on things we do not like or want in order to finally, after many years of depletion, take care of our Military".
Donald Trump is the first president since Richard Nixon to not regularly read the President's Daily Brief-a comprehensive update on the world put together by U.S. In December, the Post reported that mentions of Russian Federation were omitted in the oral briefing so as not to anger the president. Which means, if President Trump is not reading the PDB, and if Russia-related intelligence that might anger Trump "is in some cases included only in the written assessment", the ...
But Mr Barnier, speaking after a week of technical discussions between civil servants on both sides, said that three "substantial" disagreements remained over the transition period. He said the next round of Brexit negotiations, which the European Union has pencilled in to start on February 26, would look again at the transition, as well as whether Britain would be covered by European Union deals with third countries during that time.
The British parliament members asked Twitter, Facebook and YouTube representatives pointed questions during a special US hearing over how hoax content disseminated from their websites may have swayed the 2016 British "Brexit" referendum on leaving the European Union .
The application refers to an incident in Shopian last month where a convoy of army personnel belonging to 10 Garhwal Rifles was attacked by a mob, which refused to disperse despite several warnings. The unruly behaviour of the "unlawful assembly" escalated and they got hold of a Junior Commissioned Officer and were in the process of lynching him when warning shots were fired to disperse the violent mob and protect public property, it submitted.
But Kim Yo-jong stands out among them as a notably stark contrast to the typical North Korean official. Pence, who will lead the US delegation to the opening ceremonies Friday evening, met Thursday with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to press for a more clear-eyed approach toward the nuclear-armed neighbor to the north.
Medical staff at the facility told Sarkar she needed an immediate appendectomy. She told Hindustan Times how he arranged for an appendicitis surgery for her in 2016. "I then understood why my husband implored me to keep quiet about the surgery", she continued. According to her father, the couple Wednesday in 2005.
Our action to suspend the permits associated with this project, and the collection of this penalty, are indicative of the strict oversight that DEP has consistently exercised over this project. The funds are earmarked for clean-up efforts in dams and nearby streams. But Food & Water Watch organizer Sam Rubin said DEP has made "an outrageous deal" that "sacrifices the health and safety of Pennsylvanians for mere pocket change from Sunoco".
Do not forget to park vehicles in a driveway or in an approved off-street parking lot. The city of Morrison would like to also ask residents to help postal carriers and neighbors by shoveling the sidewalks after the plows have finished clearing the streets.
Government, Feb. 9, 2018 in Washington, DC. The White House kept its distance from the quarreling on Capitol Hill . But it was not in time to avoid a second government shutdown this year. Paul brushed off pleas from Senate leaders. However, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has repeatedly promised to start Senate floor debate on immigration reform, including a fix for DACA recipients, after spending issues are resolved.
The overseas British territory had legalised same-sex marriage last May, after the country's Supreme Court made a decision, but the ruling party in the country's parliament has overturned it in a ruling on Wednesday. Despite the fact Bermuda is still a territory under the British Crown, it seems the United Kingdom won't step in to stop the legislation. "But that Bill has been democratically passed by the Parliament of Bermuda, and our relationship with the overseas territories is based on ...
Rain showers will approach from the south overnight, and become widespread by daybreak Saturday. In western North Carolina, Graham, Haywood, Macon, Northern Jackson, Southern Jackson, Swain, and Transylvania counties. However, a line of heavy rainfall and embedded thunderstorms will develop Sunday as the front moves into Middle Georgia. While I don't expect next week to be a washout, I do expect daily rain chances with more clouds than sunshine.
This is a prom night experience designed for people with special needs ages 14 and older, and sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation . "It's a big to-do", Lefevers said. He said he couldn't wait to get on the dance floor. For some, it was the prom night they never had. Referring to a little off-road motorsport fun, Trader said that past year, "I was out having fun mudding".
Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 13,598,678 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $329,911,000 after acquiring an additional 11,619,173 shares during the last quarter. Payden & Rygel has invested 1.41% of its portfolio in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC). Grimes reported 885 shares. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company lifted its position in shares of Bank of America by 27.8% during the 2nd quarter.
Jammu IGP SD Singh Jamwal said that around 4:55 am suspicious movement was noticed by the santri; santri bunker was sacked upon & they retaliated. So far, there were reports of three people injured. The attack comes a few days after terrorists carried out a strike at an Army Camp in Pulwama on February 5. On December 31, heavily armed Jaish-e-Mohammad fidayeens stormed the highly secured training facility of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) killing five soldiers including an ...
Raul Grijalva, an Arizona Democrat and Hispanic caucus member. "The chance to demonstrate fiscal discipline was on the tax vote", said Sen. The bill now moves to the House with the hopes to end the brief government shutdown. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) delayed a Senate vote past midnight Thursday to mark his opposition to an estimated $320 billion addition to the federal budget deficit - something he called Republicans out for supporting: "If you were against President Obama's deficits, and now ...
Since this case has raised serious questions about the independence of the judiciary, the MPs requested the president to intervene in the matter. "This can not be decided through public interest", senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal told reporters and demanded a Special Investigation Team of officers selected by the Supreme Court .
Mattis told reporters that extending DACA protections to military officers and enlisted personnel has 'always been the case, ' but he has taken actions to 'make certain we don't have any more problems'. Mattis said he's been on troop visits "where there are people there who were caught under the DACA concern". MAVNI is a special DOD recruitment program that selects legal immigrants who are deemed to have vital skills serve in the military.
The two-year agreement drives the wedge even deeper between the Republican congressional establishment, which wants to govern Washington in an orderly manner, and the party's right wing, which rails against spending bills to protest the size and reach of the federal government.
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Luger Erin Hamlin carried the flag for the United States' delegation - a day after Shani Davis slammed the coin flip process that picked her . Trump did not travel to South Korea as tension on the Korean peninsula mounts amid a standoff over nuclear power, sending Vice President Mike Pence in his place.
On the other hand, over the last winters, we haven't had a snow at this level. Later tonight as this front drops south, areas of drizzle will begin to develop and as temperatures fall below freezing, this will transition into freezing drizzle.
The handwritten note began as if written from the perspective of the baby boy , before the note's author pleaded for the child to be taken care of. 'I just want what's best for him, and it is not me, ' the note reads. Arizona is a "safe haven" state, therefore a person may surrender a child to authorities without being punished. "Please get me to the authorities so they can find a good home", the message said, scrawled on notebook paper in the voice of the newborn.
Howe said he canceled a charge for an October 26, 2016, stay at the Waldorf Astoria amid a series of nine sit-downs with authorities investigating Percoco's alleged "pay-to-play" scheme involving companies doing business with the state. "I do, looking at this, yes", said Howe, who had been shown a copy of the agreement. "You called your credit card company and lied about staying at the Waldorf the very night you were seeing the government?" During a break, Judge Valerie Caproni urged Gitner ...