Ex-Trump aide Hicks to testify behind closed doors to U.S. House investigators

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hope Hicks, once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump, will become on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a probe into possible obstruction of … Continue reading Ex-Trump aide Hicks to testify behind closed doors to U.S. House investigators

California governor apologizes to Native Americans, cites ‘genocide’

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday apologized to Native Americans for violence and other wrongdoings they suffered during the state’s history and called their mistreatment genocide. FILE PHOTO: California’s Governor Gavin Newsom speaks during the California … Continue reading California governor apologizes to Native Americans, cites ‘genocide’

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military as reports of domestic violence in his family surfaced, stoking uncertainty about the leadership of the Pentagon as tensions … Continue reading Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge