News / Scotland by Press Association February 4, 2019, 12:04 am Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Policing Donald Trump’s four-day visit to the UK cost more than £14.2 million, according to figures obtained by the Press Association. The US president flew in to swathes of protests as he met the Queen at Windsor Castle, was hosted by Theresa May and played golf in Scotland. With thousands of officers drafted in from every force in Great Britain, policing July’s trip cost in excess of £14,258,966, according to police figures released under Freedom of Information laws. The Home Office reimbursed £7.9 million to cover the additional costs to the three forces in England that “hosted” Mr Trump – the Metropolitan Police, Thames Valley Police (TVP) and Essex Police. The Treasury was to refund Police Scotland. Before Air Force One touched down on July 12, the combined police and security bill had been estimated … [Read more...] about Donald Trump’s UK visit cost £14.2m in policing, figures show
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Speaker denies Donald Trump House stage for State Of The Union speech BelfastTelegraph.co.uk House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has served notice that President Donald Trump will not be allowed to deliver his State Of The Union address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday after the president said he was aiming to show up even though he was not welcome. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/speaker-denies-donald-trump-house-stage-for-state-of-the-union-speech-37743102.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/article37743099.ece/479b9/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_b633c275-28f4-4515-b371-04191ec1d346_1 Email House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has served notice that President Donald Trump will not be allowed to deliver his State Of The Union address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday after the president said he was aiming to show up even though he was not welcome. Ms Pelosi told Mr Trump on Wednesday that the House will not approve a resolution allowing him to come … [Read more...] about Speaker denies Donald Trump House stage for State Of The Union speech
David Jackson USA TODAY Published 8:32 PM EST Dec 14, 2018 WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump announced Friday that Mick Mulvaney, the administration's top budget official, will serve as acting White House chief of staff – taking over a daunting task of managing a president who doesn't like to be managed. Mulvaney, 51, director of the Office of Management and Budget, will take over the high-profile and difficult job from John Kelly, who is expected to leave by the end of the year. The president said in a tweet that Mulvaney will serve as acting chief of staff. "Mick has done an outstanding job while in the Administration," Trump said in a tweet on Friday, ending days of speculation about the position. "I look forward to working with him in this new capacity as we continue to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" Mulvaney, a lawyer and former South Carolina congressman, will have to accommodate a boss who likes to … [Read more...] about Donald Trump’s next chief of staff: Mick Mulvaney
President Donald Trump on Friday picked budget director Mick Mulvaney to be his next chief of staff, ending a chaotic search that had been inching forward with the feel of an unfolding reality TV show. Trump tweeted that Mr Mulvaney "will be named Acting White House Chief of Staff, replacing General John Kelly, who has served our Country with distinction." "Mick has done an outstanding job while in the Administration," Trump posted. "I look forward to working with him in this new capacity as we continue to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN! John will be staying until the end of the year. He is a GREAT PATRIOT and I want to personally thank him for his service!" Though deemed an "acting" chief of staff, Mr Mulvaney’s term will be open-ended, according to a senior White House official speaking on the condition of anonymity to discuss personnel matters. The position does not require confirmation. Mr Mulvaney, who will be Mr Trump’s third chief of staff, will now take on his third job … [Read more...] about Donald Trump names Mick Mulvaney as next chief of staff
News / UK and world by Press Association December 14, 2018, 10:46 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter President Donald Trump has announced that budget director Mick Mulvaney will be his next chief of staff. Mr Trump tweeted on Friday that Mr Mulvaney “has done an outstanding job” in his administration and would take over next year. Mr Trump deemed Mr Mulvaney his “acting chief of staff” but it was not immediately clear what that meant for the length of his tenure. He will replace John Kelly. Mr Trump praised Mr Kelly’s service and called him a “great patriot” in the tweet. Mr Trump announced last week that Mr Kelly, who served in the post for more than a year, would soon be departing. The president’s first choice was Nick Ayers, the vice president’s chief of staff, who bowed out after being unable to come to an agreement on how long he would serve in the post. Journalist and … [Read more...] about Who has Donald Trump named as his next White House chief of staff?