Tags: "Secretary"

01 Dec

Trump says U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson not leaving post

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is not leaving, President Donald Trump tweeted on Friday, after U.S. officials on Thursday said the White House had a plan for CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace him. U.S. ...

30 Nov

Trump plans to replace Secretary of State Tillerson with CIA’s Pompeo

Asked Thursday whether Tillerson should stay in the job, Trump only said the secretary of state is “here.” In a statement later, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders did not deny the reports about a plan to replace Tillerson ...

17 Nov

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin sees tax bill to Trump to sign by Christmas

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Friday he expects a Republican tax reform bill to be sent to President Donald Trump to sign by Christmas. “We’re very excited about the timeline,” Mnuchin said on “Squawk Box.” “We’re going to ...

16 Nov

U.S. Interior Secretary fails to provide papers in travel probe: inspector

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Interior Department has failed to provide documentation needed for an internal probe of Secretary Ryan Zinke’s travels, the department’s inspector general said on Thursday. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke (C) talks to National Park ...

13 Nov

Trump taps ex-pharma executive Azar as U.S. health secretary

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Monday said he is nominating former pharmaceutical executive and industry lobbyist Alex Azar to serve as U.S. Health and Human Services secretary, saying Azar would push to lower the price of medicines. ...