Evangelicals who see the president as a successor to an ancient Persian king, Cyrus, are part of an old American tradition. [Source]
Facing withering criticism from a Senate subcommittee, the secretary of housing and urban development followed the advice of his aides, who in recent days have urged him to apologize for the purchase.
Two embattled cabinet secretaries — Ben Carson and David Shulkin — remained in their jobs Friday. The absence of any formal announcements suggested an effort to tamp down the anxiety in the West Wing.
In his first visit as president to California, President Trump attacked the Democratic governor and called on Congress to punish jurisdictions that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities.
Rex Tillerson is out, but Ben Carson, for now, is still in. So are Betsy DeVos, Scott Pruitt and a handful of other Cabinet secretaries causing the White House and the Trump administration public relations headaches at the moment.