WASHINGTON | Trump chooses Jeffrey Rosen for deputy attorney general

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he intends to nominate Jeffrey Rosen, a longtime litigator and deputy transportation secretary, to replace Rod Rosenstein as deputy attorney general. In his current post, the 60-year-old Rosen serves as the Transportation Department’s chief operating officer and is in charge of implementing the department’s safety and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump chooses Jeffrey Rosen for deputy attorney general

CHICAGO | The Latest: Smollett gave false information in 2007 case

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the attack reported by Jussie Smollett (all times local): 8:25 p.m. A California misdemeanor complaint against Jussie Smollett shows the actor was accused of identifying himself as his younger brother in 2007 when a Los Angeles police officer pulled him over on suspicion of driving under the influence. The … Continue reading CHICAGO | The Latest: Smollett gave false information in 2007 case

WASHINGTON | Trump nominates Jeffrey Rosen for deputy attorney general

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated Jeffrey Rosen to be the next deputy attorney general. Rosen is currently the deputy transportation secretary and oversees the department’s day-to-day operations. He also served as general counsel and a senior policy adviser at the White House Office of Management and Budget from 2006 to 2009. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump nominates Jeffrey Rosen for deputy attorney general

LAS VEGAS | Billionaire Icahn wants Caesars Entertainment to sell itself

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Billionaire investor Carl Icahn on Tuesday disclosed he has taken a 10 percent stake in Caesars Entertainment and is pushing the casino giant to sell itself. The activist investor said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that he wants representation on Caesars’ board and for the company to … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Billionaire Icahn wants Caesars Entertainment to sell itself

United States | Special Representative Biegun Travels to Vietnam

United States – Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun is traveling to Hanoi today in preparation for the President’s second summit with D.P.R.K. Chairman Kim Jong Un February 27-28. SOURCE: news provided by STATE.GOV on February 19, 2019.

United States | Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Call With Greek Foreign Minister George Katrougalos

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan spoke today with Greek Foreign Minister George Katrougalos to congratulate him on his appointment as Foreign Minister and to commend the Greek Parliament’s ratification of the Prespa Agreement and the NATO Accession Protocol for the Republic … Continue reading United States | Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Call With Greek Foreign Minister George Katrougalos

United States | Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Call With Prime Minister of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino: Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan spoke today with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and congratulated him on implementation of the historic Prespa Agreement. The Deputy Secretary commended the Prime Minister for his strong leadership in securing the Agreement, which will lead to … Continue reading United States | Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Call With Prime Minister of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev