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After multiple frustrations, U.S. strategists are asking if the North Korean leader is capable of making the nuclear deal the Trump administration wants.
“It’s in the greater public interest to allow the administration to carry out its immigration policy,” U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Kelly of Washington, D.C., said from the bench.
Former special counsel Robert Mueller didn’t want to appear, but lawmakers insisted that he tell his story in public to the House judiciary and intelligence committees.
The administration wants to close what it calls a “loophole” that allows states to give benefits to those would not otherwise be eligible by raising or eliminating income and asset limits.
After a series of pilots, the administration says it will roll out the updated version by December 2020 or early 2021.
Spy world veteran Shelby Pierson will attempt to centralize election security efforts across the intelligence community with soon-to-be-designated agency leads.
The president offered the Washington attorney the job, and he accepted. He’s 55 and a partner at a firm where he handles labor and employment cases.
President Trump had been expected to nominate Tomas Philipson as permanent chair of his Council of Economic Advisers. Philipson, an expert on health economics, succeeds Kevin Hassett.
The departure follows scrutiny over his role in a plea deal as a U.S. attorney in 2008. The agreement eased punishment for multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein for alleged sex crimes.
After the Supreme Court ruled to keep a citizenship question off forms for the upcoming national head count, the Trump administration is now trying to add the question by taking executive action.