The US president nominates William Barr to run the Justice Department and supervise the Russia investigation.
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U.S. President Donald Trump announces former United States Ambassador to the United Nations John R. Bolton will become his National Security Advisor, succeeding the outgoing H. R. McMaster.
U.S. President Donald Trump names former NASA astronaut James F. Reilly as leader of the U.S. Geological Survey.
Steve Bannon resigns as President Donald Trump's White House Chief Strategist.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani demands clarification after U.S. President Donald Trump said yesterday that the Soviet Union was "right to be there", referring to the 1979–1989 Soviet–Afghan War.
U.S. President Donald Trump postpones House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's upcoming diplomatic trip to Europe, Afghanistan and Egypt after she urged the President to postpone his upcoming State of the Union Address over the ongoing government shutdown.