White House Defends Trump's Congratulatory Call To Putin
13:40, Mar 24, 2018
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Shortly after he was elected, President Trump required his White House staff members to sign nondisclosure agreements that last past his presidency, a new report says.
The draft agreement says staffers could be fined as much as $10 million for unauthorized release of confidential information.
News of the NDA came as the White House fended off reports of senior staff shakeups.
Mark Zaid, who co-founded the nonprofit law firm Whistleblower Aid, announced via Twitter on Monday that his firm would represent any White House staffer who signed Trump's nondisclosure agreement. "Those so-called NDAs are unconstitutional and unenforceable".
"What's happened is that a lot of these prominent evangelical Christians have gone from making a prudential judgment to being the sword and shield for Donald Trump".
The president has suggested it was done by "the deep state", they said.
Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, told CNN, "I wouldn't have a conversation with a criminal". There are some important caveats to point out. Sources familiar with the final document do not remember a similarly large penalty, she said.
I understand that the United States Government or, upon completion of the term (s) of Mr. Donald J. Trump, an authorized representative of Mr. Trump, may seek any remedy available to enforce this Agreement including, but not limited to, application for a court order prohibiting disclosure of information in breach of this Agreement.
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Miley Cyrus and Sony Music sued over 'We Can't Stop'
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But that original figure was most likely lowered, according to the Post.
Trump: "I think they should".
"This is insane", said attorney Debra Katz, who has represented numerous government whistleblowers and negotiated nondisclosure agreements.
Update: Updated with White House denial.
In his 21-page ruling, Cooper concluded the White House isn't a federal agency subject to the Federal Administrative Procedures Act, as CREW claimed, and that the actions it sought to compel - such as issuance of guidelines barring the use of Confide and Signal - were too discretionary to satisfy applicable legal standards. Putting a gag order on these officials would leave the public in the dark about how the government works, preventing the kind of informed debate that is critical to democratic accountability.
Rather what Trump is trying to prevent is people talking about him after they leave the White House or he leaves office. When we have a normal president again, this situation will hopefully not persist.
The president, whose unorthodox governing style has included the use of Twitter as a primary means of communicating with the public, also defeated a NY federal court lawsuit asserting he's allowed foreign governments to enrich him, in violation of the U.S. Constitution.
"This is the way Trump is", the official said. "But it's just not going to happen".
No small accomplishment for a team that struggled for decades following a Sweet 16 loss to Patrick Ewing and Georgetown in 1985. There has been no reason it can't be Loyola through an entire MVC season, Arch Madness and three NCAA tournament opponents.
But he got off to a quick start against Federer, breaking the 36-year-old in the fifth game on his way to claiming the first set. Federer's five Indian Wells titles included previous year , when he beat fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka.
The decision to cut Nelson creates $10.2 million in cap space for the Packers and leaves just $2.3 million in dead money. Over his eight year National Football League career, Graham has tallied 556 receptions for 6,800 yards and 69 touchdowns.
Zervos said in a January 2017 lawsuit that Trump "ambushed" her and, among other things, pressed his genitals against her. Trump had also argued that he's immune from lawsuits in state court, citing the Supremacy Clause of the U.S.
Rescue workers survey the wreckage of the plane which crashed attempting to land at Kathmandu airport , Nepal , March 12, 2018. In early 2016, a Twin Otter turboprop aircraft slammed into a mountainside in Nepal killing all 23 people on board.
The EU secured agreement that Britain would offer residence rights to EU citizens who arrive after Brexit but before 2021. However, he described the agreements as a "decisive" moment for efforts to avoid Britain crashing out without a deal.
The old map was an egregious attempt to predetermine congressional elections, which is why they ruled the map as unconstitutional. Monday's decision comes in a federal case brought a month ago by eight sitting Republican congressmen and two GOP state senators.
Labor officials say New Mexico recorded aggregate gains in the private sector that resulted in 8,000 jobs, or 1.3 percent growth. North Carolina's unemployment rate in January didn't move from the 4.5 percent mark where it's been for three previous months.
Osaka grasped her opportunity, another powerful backhand sealing the opening set in 39 minutes on a sunny day in California. Using her explosive power, Osaka delivered 23 winners to Kasatkina's 10 and won 79 percent on her first serve.
Qualcomm has confirmed it has received the notice, while Broadcom has yet to respond to TechRadar Pro's requests for comment. But Huawei is still the reason why Trump's administration intervened to block the purchase.
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FSU avenges last year's loss against Xavier, 75-70
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Shoes protest for child gun victims
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Dembele 'took a step forward' for Barca vs. Malaga - Valverde
The second half was a virtual non-event as Barca conserved their energy for next week's Champions League tie at home to Chelsea . This was, of course, little deterrent for the Barca buzzsaw, as Ernesto Valverde's side remained unbeaten on the league season.