President Donald Trump is finding it hard to recruit staff to fill the vacancies, several people close to the West Wing say, as he faces the second year of his administration with daunting political odds and an ongoing Russian Federation investigation.
On Friday, Trump is due at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland for a medical exam conducted by the White House physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson, who performed President Barack Obama's last several physicals while he was in office.
President Trump's aides had previously been told they shouldn't use their personal phones for official government business.
The policy isn't without precedent in federal buildings.
"For the purposes of this memorandum, the West Wing means the facility generally located between the President's Executive Residence and West Executive Drive", a footnote of the memo reads.
Bangladeshi man indicted for NY bomb attack
He faces six counts related to the detonation of a bomb in a subway walkway near the Port Authority bus terminal. Ullah was scheduled for arraignment Thursday in Manhattan federal court.
A former senior White House official familiar with the decision tells ABC News that this has been a discussion since the early stages of the administration with a focus on protecting national security.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanderswas not having it when CNN's Jim Acosta continuously pressed her on President Trump's potential future immigration policies during Tuesday's press briefing.
Kelly's edict bans personal electronic devices with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or cellular capabilities from the West Wing complex, with staff warned of disciplinary action of they violate the policy, which is set to come into effect in mid-January.
"Absolutely not. That's a ridiculous characterization".
The White House said after the meeting that lawmakers had agreed to narrow the scope of the negotiations to four areas: border security, family-based "chain migration", the visa lottery, and the DACA policy, winning nods from Democrats.
In a whirlwind knock, Short hammered eight boundaries and eight sixes to register the highest individual score in BBL. Short backed up his innings with tidy figures of 1-20 from four overs, including the key wicket of Sam Heazlett.
This makes the Switch port all the more important, as it means that a much bigger audience has a chance to give it a shot. Wii U games Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze and Hyrule Warriors are both getting enhanced versions for Nintendo Switch.
The program allows the National Security Agency to intercept calls or emails from suspected foreign terrorists outside the U.S. Still, the bill was expected to pass the House of Representatives today with a combination of Democratic and Republican votes .
For India and the US, Indo-Pacific is vital for the security and prosperity of our people as well as others. The US-India Strategic Energy Partnership will convene early this year at the ministerial level, he added.
Douglas admitted he often used profanities in front of his former employee - but had never directed any salty language at her. After hesitating for a while, Franco finally answered."If there's restitution to be made, I will make it".
Thursday's announced store closures come almost two years to the day after the announced closures of 269 Walmart stores in 2016. Business Insider reports some stores were closed Thursday and employees were not told of the closings ahead of time.
Modi was the first Indian Prime Minister to have visited Israel after the two countries established diplomatic ties in 1992. Modi had visited the Jewish state in July a year ago , becoming the first Indian premier to do so.
The fourth stage engine of the rocket will ignite, for the first time, eight minutes into its flight and shut eight minutes after. It will also launch thirty other satellites having a combined weight of around 613 kg at lift-off.
Crooner Seal slams Oprah Winfrey for her speech
Meanwhile those closest to the media mogul are sending mixed messages about her political intentions. As noted by Metro UK , Winfrey has denounced Weinstein's actions and termed it " hideous behavior".
US Sends 3 B-2 Spirit Stealth Bombers to Guam
Pacific Air Forces celebrated the arrival of the stealth bombers in a Facebook post, writing, " Don't they look awesome! ". The Air Force has rotated bombers in the Pacific for 15 years in a show of support for its allies in the region.
Camila Cabello 'hurt' by Fifth Harmony dig
The "Tiny Dancer" hitmaker heaped praise on the 20-year-old beauty, calling her "gorgeous" and complimenting her "great attitude". I have never met her. "I'd just say congratulations", said Elton.
China orders probe into Marriott for listing Tibet as country
Another said that while Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong are sometimes listed separately, "it is the first time to list Tibet as such". Marriott now has more than 100 properties in China. "Totally disgusting Marriott behavior in the whole process".