MELBOURNE, United States—First Lady Melania Trump, usually a demure and soft-spoken presence at her husband’s side, broke with form Saturday, reciting the Lord’s Prayer before issuing a scathing rebuke of his enemies and her critics at a campaign-style stop in Florida. Preceding her husband on the dais at a rally in the city of Melbourne, the first lady started her remarks with the words “let us pray,” “Our Father, who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy Kingdom come, thy will be done, on Earth as it is in Heaven,” Mrs Trump read from the lectern, wrapping up the roughly half-minute-long prayer with an “Amen.” MELBOURNE, United States—First Lady Melania Trump, usually a demure and soft-spoken presence at her husband’s side, broke with form Saturday, reciting
Donald Trump has expressed concern about a “tremendous increase” in autism rates – an argument commonly made by anti-vaccine campaigners, but disputed by autism experts. At a White House meeting, the President asked the principal of a special education centre in Virginia whether she had seen an increase in autism cases at her school. “What’s going on with autism? When you look at the tremendous increase, it’s really, it’s such an incredible… it’s a really horrible thing to watch, the tremendous amount of increase.” he said. Jane Quenneville, the principal, replied that one in 66 children are diagnosed with autism, figures in line with the most recent government report on the matter. “It’s gotta be even lower than that, which is just amazing,” said Mr Trump, adding: “well, m
Color me wrong. I thought sanity regarding a US-Mexican wall would prevail after the election. Not only will we have a wall, but the US will add 5,000 border agents, crack down on “sanctuary cities”, and suspend our refugee program. Coming right up, Trump Will Sign Two Executive Orders on Immigration. President Donald Trump will sign two executive orders on Wednesday, including one calling for a “large physical barrier” on the border with Mexico, the White House announced. Press secretary Sean Spicer said the second order would tighten immigration enforcement inside the U.S., in part by trying to compel local law-enforcement agencies to turn over undocumented immigrants to federal authorities. To do that, the new administration would restore the controversial Secure Co
Vice President-elect Mike Pence told Fox News Sunday’s Chris Wallace Sunday morning that he’s “deeply disappointed” that civil rights hero Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) doesn’t consider Donald Trump to be a legitimate president and won’t be attending the inauguration. Lewis made the comments in an interview airing this weekend on Meet The Press, saying he believes “the Russians participated in helping this man get elected.” Pence proceeded to defend Trump’s critiques of Lewis, seeming to agree that Lewis, a prominent civil rights leader who worked closely with Martin Luther King, Jr., hasn’t been good for black people, but Trump will be. “I think Donald Trump has the right to defend himself,” Pence explained, referring to the President-elect’s tweets that Lewis should focus on his own district “
Former CIA Director Michael Hayden, who initially opposed a Trump presidency, along with other top GOP National Security officials, said Sunday he was pleased with President-elect Donald Trump's pick of Mike Pompeo to lead the CIA. "I actually am aware that the broader intelligence community was heartened by that pick," Hayden said in an interview with Martha Raddatz on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos." Hayden, like others Republicans in the national security community, had not been supportive of Trump's candidacy. When asked whether he thought Pompeo had enough experience, Hayden said he believes Pompeo has as much experience as Leon Panetta did. "I think Leon did a wonderful job and he's highly regarded at the agency," Hayden said of Panetta, who served under Presid...