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Trump lawyer Marc Kasowitz is stepping aside from the president’s legal team

Marc Kasowitz, the head of President Donald Trump’s outside legal team representing him in the Russia investigation is reportedly stepping aside, according to multiple reports published Thursday night. CBS News White House correspondent Major Garret first tweetedKasowitz was “out” as Trump’s attorney, while New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman tweeted he was “not gone,” but had a “lesser role.” The news comes amid reports of Trump reshuffling his circle of attorneys as the Trump-Russia probe looms over his presidency. Kasowitz received criticism for a series of profanity-laced email exchanges he had with what…

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President Trump Proclaims the Start of National Small Business Week 2017

National Small Business Week is here once again! The week started off as it has since the early 1960s, with a Presidential proclamation. This year, President Donald Trump heralded the beginning of National Small Business Week with the following statement: “During Small Business Week, we celebrate our Nation’s small business owners, whose entrepreneurship and hard work bring jobs and prosperity to our communities. Small business owners embody the American pioneering spirit and remind us that determination can turn aspiration into achievement. This week, we affirm our commitment to removing government…

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Trump: Slash the health research budget. Congress: No.

Budget appropriators have rejected Trump’s vision for a slimmer NIH — at least for now.Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images It has been a jittery couple of months for the health research community, as the Trump administration has been casting about for spending to cut from the federal budget. In March, the White House threatened the National Institutes of Health with a $1.2 billion budget cut this year, followed by another $5.8 billion cut in 2018. Some of that anxiety was just allayed — at least temporarily. In an agreement reached…

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