vrijdag 27 april 2018

Senate Confirms Mike Pompeo as President Trump's Secretary of State

Senate Confirms Mike Pompeo as President Trump's Secretary of State

“The Senate on Thursday confirmed Mike Pompeo to serve as secretary of state,” the Washington Examiner reports. “Pompeo was approved in a 57-42 vote that cleared him to start work a day ahead of a critical NATO summit scheduled for Friday,” Susan Ferrechio writes.


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“President Trump greeted riders in the Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride at the White House on Thursday. The four-day ride is an adaptive cycling program that accommodates wounded veterans of varying degrees in their cycling journey,” CBS News reports. President Trump said that the families of America’s service members are “the foundation of our military might.”
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Vice President Mike Pence writes in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that “tax cuts are working for Wisconsin.” The Vice President also offered his assurances that the Trump Administration will keep delivering for working people across the United States: “You can take that promise to the bank — and come tax day next year, you can cash it.”
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The Hill reports that “first-time claims for unemployment benefits fell to a 48-year low last week,” according to the Labor Department. Vicki Needham writes that “jobless claims remained below 300,000 — a level that signals a healthy job market — for a record 164th straight week.”