White House chief economic advisor Gary Cohn has resigned from President Donald Trump's administration. The former Goldman Sachs president and free trade advocate Cohn, whose depature has yet to be announced, departs after Trump announced he would impose stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. "Gary has been my chief economic advisor and did a superb job in driving our agenda, helping to deliver historic tax cuts and reforms and unleashing the American economy once again," Trump said. "He is a rare talent, and I thank him for his dedicated service to the American people."
Hope Hicks, The White House Communications Director, resigned one day after she refused to answer many questions from the House Intelligence Committee and admitted to telling "white lies" on behalf on the White House. Hicks said that she had been considering exiting for months but the timing comes when some observers have claimed Hicks is close to or already has cut a deal with Robert Mueller and less than a month after her romantic interest, Rob Porter, left the White House after allegations of abuse from his ex-wives came to light.
A 17 year old Whittier, Ca. High School student has been arrested after threatening to shoot up his school. The student previously faced disciplinary action at the school when he said he wanted a school administrator dead. In the recent incident security guard Marino Chavez reported the teenager to police after he overheard him saying that he was "going to shoot up the school sometime in the next three weeks." The sheriff said the boy's mother told police her son had issues but was not a threat. The boy said he was joking when he made the comment. Two AR-15's and nearly 90 high-capacity magazines and 2 handguns including one stored in a laundry hamper were discovered at the home of the boy. One of the AR's was registered to his brother. The other was unregistered. The 28 year old brother said he bought the weapons while in the military in Texas. He was arrested for felony possession of an unregistered rifle and for importing high capacity magazines as well as other violations.
Missouri Governor Eric Greitens was indicted in St. Louis for felony invasion of privacy. The indictment comes after Greitens was accused of restraining and taking an unauthorized nude photo of his mistress and threatening her that he would spread the image if she told anyone about the affair. Greitens has admitted to the affair occuring while he was running for Governor in 2015 but denies threatening her or that he ever photographed her without her permission.
It's been a full year since the the Coward in Chief held a solo press conference. How is this avoidance of accountability acceptable to anyone who still supports him?