sábado, 19 de novembro de 2016

THE WASHINGTON POST-Trump meets with once-fierce critic Romney


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Vice President-elect Mike Pence was greeted by boos — and some cheers — when he arrived. During the curtain call, one cast member singled out the politician: "We truly hope this show has inspired you to uphold our American values and work on behalf of all of us."
The president had to reassure not only his staff but Malia, 18, and Sasha, 15: "Your job as a decent human being is to constantly affirm and lift up and fight for treating people with kindness and respect and understandings."
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The Pentagon chief and the director of national intelligence recommended that the president remove Adm. Michael Rogers from his positions. News of their counsel comes as Rogers is being considered for a post in the Trump administration.
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