Trump Today: Trump announces new collect for Labor secretary

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The headlines


President Donald J. Trump named former US profession Alexander Acosta as his subsequent collect for labor secretary during a midday news conference. Watch it live here.

Trump skeleton to ask a New York billionaire to lead a broad review of US comprehension agencies, a New York Times reports. The pierce is lifting concerns among agencies already on corner given of his criticisms of them, that have enclosed bashing leaks during a liaison over contacts between his debate and Russia.

Intelligence agencies have withheld supportive information from him given of concerns it could be compromised, underscoring a tragedy between them, a Wall Street Journal reports.

In a scarcely 4 thespian weeks given Trump was inaugurated — with a oath from a lectern that “now arrives a hour of action” — his administration has reached a impulse of crisis, a Globe’s Matt Viser reports.

Congressional Democrats are redoubling final for tough investigations of a Trump administration’s ties to Russia, and Republicans are on a defensive, a Globe’s Victoria McGrane and Astead W. Herndon report.


The report

Trump met with supporters in Congress and was slated to pronounce with Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi. He was also scheduled to accommodate with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and fasten his weekly address.

What’s he been tweeting?

Trump began a morning by hailing a swell in a batch market.

He afterwards lambasted leaks again, observant it has been a use in Washington for many years. He continued his indignant tweetburst with swipes during a New York Times, a media in general, and Democrats.

In his final twitter of a morning, he referred to a series of Electoral College votes he had perceived in a election, a favorite topic.

More headlines

Trump pronounced Wednesday in a news discussion with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that a United States would no longer insist on a Palestinian state as partial of an Israeli-Palestinian assent deal, a seismic shift in US policy.

Congress Wednesday sent President Trump legislation to block an Obama-era order that denied guns to a mentally impaired.

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey slammed Trump’s ungrounded claims of voter rascal in New Hampshire, job his administration’s steady lies unpropitious to a country, a Globe’s Laura Krantz reports.

Andrew Puzder, Trump’s collect to run a Labor Department, withdrew, only a day before he was set to seem in front of a Senate cabinet for a acknowledgment hearing, Globe match Tyler Pager reports.

Trump once desired leaks. Now he doesn’t, a New York Times observes.

The news conference

Numerous headlines were generated by Trump’s White House news discussion Wednesday with Netanyahu. Trump announced a change in US process in a Middle East; shielded Michael Flynn, a inhabitant confidence confidant he had asked to renounce given he didn’t trust him anymore; mentioned his Electoral College opinion tally; and betrothed a nation would “see a lot of love.”

Here’s a video. The Q and A starts during 8:05.