Kushner spoke with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak about creating that line of communication to facilitate sensitive discussions aimed at exploring the incoming administration’s options with Russia as it was developing its Syria policy, a person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press
“Last night, I made a mistake. I took an action I can’t take back and I am not proud of what happened,” he said.
“Donald Trump ran as a populist, but he is a governing as an elitist and this budget is a clear indication of that,” said Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers.
As Melania Trump approached and shook hands with the pontiff on Wednesday, Francis asked in Spanish through his interpreter and pointed toward President Donald Trump: “What do you give him to eat? Potica?”
THE FACTS: Former President Barack Obama’s expectations for growth were in line with accepted economic views at the time. Here’s why:
“My heart, my soul, my prayers, everything goes out to them in this very difficult time,” he said.
“We can use peace,” said the president, concurring with the symbolism.
Mulvaney told the House Budget Committee that he went “line by line” through the federal budget and asked “Can we justify this to the folks who are actually paying for it?”
Aurora Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Aurora) and Democrat Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Denver) are sponsors of a bill that would protect a state’s right to legalize marijuana while the federal government classifies it as a Schedule 1 drug. The “Respect States and Citizens’ Rights Act of 2017” bill is a rehash of a similar bill Coffman and DeGette sponsored in 2012 after Colorado voted to legalize marijuana.