Trump withdraws nomination of controversial figure to Pentagon post
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump has withdrawn the nomination of Anthony Tata, a retired Army brigadier general who has called former President Barack Obama a 'terrorist leader,' to be undersecretary of defense for policy, the White House said on Monday (Aug 3).. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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Divisive Trump nominee gets new Pentagon post, despite snub by CongressWASHINGTON (REUTERS) - After failing to secure a Senate confirmation hearing, US President Donald Trump's most divisive nominee for a Pentagon position so far has taken a different, less-senior policy role at the Defence Department, a spokesman said on Sunday (Aug 2).. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Media barred from US Republican convention when Trump will receive nominationWASHINGTON (AFP) - Media will be barred from the Republican National Convention (RNC) in North Carolina later this month, US news outlets reported, when President Donald Trump will formally receive his party's nomination.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Eastman Kodak top executive got Trump deal windfall on an 'understanding'Eastman Kodak Co on Monday granted its executive chairman options for 1.75 million shares as the result of what a person familiar with the ...
Exclusive: Trump to give TikTok's Chinese owner 45 days to agree sale - sourcesPresident Donald Trump has agreed to give China's ByteDance 45 days to negotiate a sale of popular short-video app TikTok to Microsoft Corp, three people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. U.S. officials have said TikTok under its Chinese parent poses a national risk because of the personal
Trump to give TikTok's Chinese owner 45 days to reach deal to sell: SourcesThe negotiations between ByteDance and Microsoft will be overseen by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, a U.S. government ...
Trump White House meets its match with barstool sportsWASHINGTON (NYTIMES) - During the Bill Clinton presidency, The New Republic billed itself as the in-flight magazine of Air Force One.. Read more at straitstimes.com.