Tag: Appointments and Executive Changes

James Donovan Backs Out as Nominee for No. 2 Treasury Job

It also means that Goldman Sachs — derided by some as “Government Sachs” — will have less of a presence in Washington, even as high-ranking officials like Gary Cohn, director…
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How to Woo Chinese Investors: With Visa Offers and the Trump Name

They have helped find Chinese investors for many developers’ giant projects, including numerous luxury high-rises in Manhattan, a sprawling complex of apartment buildings in Brooklyn and a golf course in…
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Comey Replacement May Be Named Soon, Trump Says

Photo President Trump aboard Air Force One on Saturday. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times LYNCHBURG, Va. — President Trump said on Saturday that he would move quickly to appoint…
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A Look at the Candidates Trump Is Considering to Head the F.B.I.

Mr. Luttig would be a throwback pick. Judges were long selected to run the F.B.I. because they were seen as likely to keep agents within constitutional boundaries and were steeped…
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Trump to Announce Slate of Conservative Federal Court Nominees

But liberal groups expressed alarm at the prospect of a federal bench filled with Mr. Trump’s appointees. “The Trump administration has made clear its intention to benefit from Republican obstructionism…
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White House Fires Its Chief Usher

Photo Angella Reid in Lafayette Park near the White House in 2011, the year she was appointed chief usher. Credit Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press WASHINGTON — The chief usher at the…
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Sebastian Gorka Likely to Be Out of White House Role, Officials Say

Photo Sebastian Gorka, second from left, a White House adviser on national security, in February. Credit Alex Wong/Getty Images Sebastian Gorka, a West Wing adviser to President Trump who has…
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Trump Nominates Former Disaster Relief Manager to Lead FEMA

Photo Brock Long, a former director of the Alabama Emergency Management Agency, in January. Credit Sholten Singer/The Herald-Dispatch, via Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Trump nominated a former Alabama disaster…
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Nurse Replaces Surgeon General After Obama Appointee Resigns

Photo Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams, now the acting surgeon general. Credit United States Department of Health and Human Services Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, an Obama administration holdover, was asked…
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