Rick's Home Page. Tom Price, Obamacare Critic, Is Trump’s Choice for Health Secretary. While some Republicans have attacked the Affordable Care Act without proposing an alternative, Mr.
Price has introduced bills offering a detailed, comprehensive replacement plan in every Congress since 2009, when Democrats started work on the legislation. Many of his ideas are included in the “Better Way” agenda issued several months ago by House Republicans. Trump Hire is Hazardous to Your Health (And Not Just Your Medicare) Facts about the voter fraud case that sank Jeff Sessions’s bid for a judgeship. (Jewel Samad/AFP via Getty Images) “Look, he’s going to need a very thorough vetting.
Many of those statements, they’re old, but they’re still troubling. . . . There are lots of questions that have to be asked. Let me give you one that relates to the old statements: What does he intend to do with the Civil Rights Division? In Sotomayor Hearings, Jeff Sessions Was Fixated on Discrimination Against White People. Charles Dharapak/AP With Sen.
Jeff Sessions of Alabama set to face his Senate colleagues in confirmation hearings after being tapped by Donald Trump as attorney general, many comparisons are being made to the last time he sought confirmation, in 1986, when his nomination to a federal judgeship was derailed by numerous allegations that he had made racist remarks.
But another instructive precedent on Sessions' views on race comes from a much more recent set of confirmation hearings, when Sessions challenged the Supreme Court nomination of Sonia Sotomayor. Republicans pushed back on President Barack Obama's 2009 nomination of Sotomayor by zeroing in on comments she had made about her Latina heritage. Steve Bannon’s disturbing views on ‘genetic superiority’ are shared by Trump. Former Breitbart head Steve Bannon has been a national lightning rod ever since he was appointed CEO of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.
At-issue: Bannon’s deep ties to the growing white nationalist movement, which provided some of Trump’s earliest and most fervent supporters. On Sunday the New York Times published a profile on Bannon, casting him as a “combative populist.” Buried deep within the profile is an account of Bannon talking about his belief in the “genetic superiority” of certain people and his support for restricting voting rights to only property owners. A former colleague of Bannon’s, Julia Jones, recounted her interactions with Bannon to reporter Scott Shane: Elaine Chao - Wikipedia. Elaine Lan Chao (趙小蘭; born March 26, 1953) is an American who served as the 24th United States Secretary of Labor under President George W.
Bush from 2001 to 2009, and Deputy Secretary of Transportation under President George H. W. Bush. Born in Taipei, Taiwan, she was the first Asian American woman and the first Taiwanese American in U.S. history to be appointed to a U.S. president's cabinet. Chao is married to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. Trump Taps Hollywood’s Mnuchin for Treasury and Dines With Romney. The selection of Mr.
Mnuchin (pronounced mi-NEW-chin) came as Mr. Trump moved on Tuesday to fill the ranks of his domestic policy team with seasoned Washington insiders chosen to help smooth the way in Congress for his two marquee campaign promises: the repeal of Mr. Donald Trump, Champion of the Working Class, Is Filling His Cabinet With Billionaires. On Tuesday, Donald Trump and his possible choice for secretary of state Mitt Romney were photographed dining at Jean-Georges, a three-star Michelin restaurant located inside the president-elect's Manhattan hotel property.
The two men, accompanied by Reince Priebus, reportedly feasted on frog legs, lamb chops, and chocolate cake: During the campaign, such images of the two would have seemed inconceivable.