US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis have served under Donald Trump for just under a year, and in that time had to adapt to, and sometimes rein in, a president elected to dramatically upset the status quo.
Tillerson and Mattis “never go to a national security council meeting or to the president without being in agreement in advance themselves,” said Sen. Bob Corker, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman, according to the Associated Press. “So they’re always on the same page.”
WASHINGTON, Jan 21 (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the chamber’s Democratic leader, Chuck Schumer, plan to talk on Sunday about the government shutdown that began a day ago, Senate Republican whip John Cornyn said.
Cornyn provided no details about whether the two would speak by phone or in person. “I know they’re planning on having a conversation, which would be good,” Cornyn told reporters in a Capitol hallway. “That strikes me as constructive.”
A tiny Silicon Valley company just made an announcement that shocked the tech world…
They reported that they recently received FCC approval for a revolutionary new device that does something many people had previously thought impossible – something that, until now, only existed in science fiction.
But this new device is real, and it will blow your mind.
The Washington Times says the technology behind the device “will change the world on a scale hardly seen in human history.”
David Pogue, the award-winning tech journalist from Scientific American, says, “We’re looking at the future of technology.”
JERUSALEM, Jan 21 (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence began a visit to Israel on Sunday after being praised as a “great friend” by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and shunned by the Palestinians over U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
It is the highest-level U.S. visit to the region since President Donald Trump made his declaration on Dec. 6 and promised to begin the process of moving the American embassy to the city, whose status is at the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Adulthood does not begin until 24, scientists have concluded because young people are continuing their education for longer and delaying marriage and parenthood.
The traditional definition for adolescence is currently between and the ages of 10 and 19, which marked the beginnings of puberty and the perceived end of biological growth.
The number of children who have died from the flu is now up to 30 as public health officials attempt to manage a busy flu season.
Last week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 20 pediatric deaths as a result of the flu, which is considered widespread in 49 states and Puerto Rico.
Legislators at the Iowa Statehouse have introduced a bill that would allow or require schools to teach the Bible as an elective course, but some are opposing it as an “extreme piece of legislation.”
State Rep. Dean Fisher and 11 other Republicans this week introduced House File 2031, which would direct the state Department of Education to prepare material and teacher training for a high school elective course that focuses on the Hebrew Scriptures and the Bible’s New Testament.