White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney declared at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday (April 23) that faith drives the Trump administration’s policy proposals, arguing that “the principles of our faith (are) being manifest” under the president’s watch.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was under fire last week after members of a congressional subcommittee questioned the proposed elimination of funding for the Special Olympics. According to USA Today, DeVos shared that the budget will cut $17.6 million from the Special Olympics – the world’s largest sports organization for children and adults with disabilities.
President Trump promised to have the FBI and the Department of Justice look into the Jussie Smollett case in Chicago after Cook County prosecutors declined to move Smollett’s case forward. Instead, they allowed him to forfeit his $10,000 bond and perform community service instead.