The White House announces that Deputy National Security Advisor Dina Powell will leave the Trump administration early 2018.
Deputy national security adviser Dina Powell will step down from her position early next year, the White House said Friday.
- The Hill
- Days ahead of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India, scheduled to be attended by Ivanka Trump per Prime Minister Narendra Modi's June invitation, reports indicate the United States Department of State, led by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, will not be sending a high-level delegation to support her amid reports of tensions between Tillerson and the White House.
- The White House releases unredacted emails of people concerned about the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. Sensitive information revealed in the emails prompts immediate backlash and privacy concerns.
- The White House releases a proposed budget that includes an increase in spending for the military but a decrease in healthcare and welfare.
- U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly denies a Trump administration request to enforce the ban on transgender troops while this case is under appeal, thereby reaffirming her order that requires the U.S. military to accept transgender recruits effective January 1, 2018.
- U.S. federal prosecutors subpoena Carl Icahn over his role as an adviser on biofuels in the Trump administration.