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 announces a short-term deal has been reached with congressional leaders to temporarily reopen the federal government after a partial shutdown that has lasted for 35 days. The stop-gap agreement will last three weeks, until February 15, and will allow for talks to continue over security on the Mexico-United States border. The temporary deal includes no money for President Trump's planned border barrier with Mexico.