A Texas professor and lawyer reportedly has resigned from his firm after tweeting that he’d be “ok” with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos being sexually assaulted.
President Trump and his allies have clamored for months that Senate Democrats are stonewalling top-level appointees — but the president indicated Tuesday that hundreds of vacancies might just go unfilled.
The Justice Department is pushing back on a New York Times article that claimed officials were reshuffling resources in its civil rights division to go after colleges’ affirmative action policies. The story ignited a firestorm after it was published with civil rights groups and Obama education officials quickly condemning the DOJ for what they perceived as an “assault on affirmative action.”
News that the Justice Department is reshuffling resources in its civil rights division to go after colleges’ affirmative action policies ignited a firestorm Wednesday – with civil rights groups and Obama education officials quickly condemning the move, though it’s unclear what exactly the DOJ is planning.
Dr. Scott Gottlieb, President Trump’s nominee for Food & Drug Administration commissioner, did well at his hearing before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions this week.
The former Obama administration official who admitted earlier this month that her former colleagues tried to secretly gather intelligence on President Trump’s team was no low-level staffer.
Now that Betsy DeVos is settled in as America’s new Secretary of Education she holds the reins of the U.S. Department of Education and, with it, the future of America’s 55.6 million students.
Agriculture secretary nominee Sonny Perdue says he will step down from several positions at companies bearing his name and restructure several family trusts to avoid a conflict of interest if he is confirmed. In a written agreement with a government …
Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and the Democrats continue to snub President Trump by slowing down Senate confirmation of his Cabinet appointments.
The Republican leadership of the House Intelligence Committee wants the FBI to do an assessment of recent media leaks that have revealed details of sensitive discussions involving key Trump administration officials.