Eugene Scott, The Washington Post Published 1:49 pm PDT, Wednesday, July 18, 2018 Photo: Photo For The Washington Post By Mary F. Calvert Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Paula White, one of Trump's main evangelical advisers, previously pushed back on those who favor more liberal immigration policies by dismissing the claim that Jesus Christ himself was a refugee. Paula White, one of Trump's main evangelical advisers, previously pushed back on those who favor more liberal immigration policies by dismissing the claim that Jesus Christ himself was a refugee. Photo: Photo For The Washington Post By Mary F. Calvert More than half of white evangelicals say America's declining white population is a negative thing 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Few demographic groups consistently poll more conservatively than white … [Read more...] about More than half of white evangelicals say America’s declining white population is a negative thing
Valdez, White to face off in debate at Austin church By Peggy Fikac May 8, 2018 Updated: May 8, 2018 1:17pm Photo: Jon Shapley /Houston Chronicle Gubernatorial candidates Andrew White, center-left, and Lupe Valdez, center-right, listen to other speakers at a reception for Democratic run-off candidates April 25 in Houston. White and Valdez have agreed to debate Friday at 7 p.m. at the St. James Episcopal Church in Austin. Gubernatorial candidates Andrew White, center-left, and Lupe... AUSTIN — Lupe Valdez and Andrew White will debate at an Austin Episcopal church at 7 p.m. Friday in their battle for the Democratic nomination for governor, according to organizers of the event. For those who want to attend, tickets will be available via a link on Facebook starting Tuesday at 6 p.m. Seating capacity is 250. Express Newsletters Get the latest news, sports and food features sent directly to your inbox. Sign up … [Read more...] about Valdez, White to face off in debate at Austin church
DAVID Petraeus is the decorated general who revolutionised the US military's approach to fighting terrorism and insurgencies. He was credited with turning the tide in Iraq and even touted as potential president - but a sex scandal saw him fall from grace. Who is David Petraeus? The retired four star general was one of the best-known commanders of his generation after commanding forces in Afghanistan and Iraq. and remains a respected among security and defence circles. He was forced to step down from the CIA in 2012 after admitting to an extramarital affair which turned into a scandal at the time. Now he is working in the private sector and warns the biggest security threat to nations like the UK was a cyber-attack. What was the Paula Broadwell scandal? Married mum-of-two Paula Broadwell, 40, began sleeping with the Petraeus after writing his biography. The scandal broke six months ago after the FBI probed threatening emails busty Broadwell allegedly sent to glamorous … [Read more...] about Who is David Petraeus, what was the Paula Broadwell scandal and when was he Director of the CIA?
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Politics As special counsel to President George W. Bush in 2007, Emmet T. Flood, left, consults with White House Deputy Director of Political Affairs Scott Jennings during a Senate committee hearing titled "Preserving Prosecutorial Independence: Is the Department of Justice Politicizing the Hiring and Firing of U.S. Attorneys?” (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) by Rosalind S. Helderman by Rosalind S. Helderman Email the author May 2 at 6:28 PM Email the author As Congress prepared to impeach former president Bill Clinton in 1998, the president’s lawyers had a question: How exactly would this little-used, high-stakes … [Read more...] about ‘A very steady hand’: New White House lawyer brings deep experience as he enters fray of Russia investigation
The Trump administration plans to nominate Paula Dobriansky, a senior diplomatic official under President George W. Bush, to the top policy job at the State Department, according to three people familiar with the decision. Dobriansky, a former special envoy for Northern Ireland and undersecretary of state for global affairs, will replace career diplomat Thomas Shannon, who announced his retirement earlier this year, according to the people, who asked not to be identified ahead of the public announcement. The decision underscores how quickly President Donald Trump and CIA Director Mike Pompeo, his nominee to be secretary of state, are moving to fill jobs at the State Department even with Pompeo still awaiting Senate confirmation. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved Pompeo’s nomination on a party-line vote April 23, and he’s expected to be confirmed by the Senate this week. The State Department referred questions on Dobriansky to the White House, and officials … [Read more...] about Trump to Pick Paula Dobriansky for Top State Department Job, Sources Say