The White House did little Friday to help clarify a cryptic comment by President Donald Trump that left many people in Washington wondering if he could be planning military action. Given the timing, Trump's comment sparked fears of impending USA military action. Great ratings. While you just never know with this unconventional commander-in-chief, the military display could be a hint.
The president then suggested the gathering could be "the calm before the storm".
"Could be the calm before the storm", he said a second time.
"What storm, Mr. President?" a reporter called out after Trump made his remark. "Have you guys seen any change in Pakistani behaviour in those six weeks?" she was asked. Thank you all for coming. "So if you're asking, is the president trying to do that?" (Because what else do you do when the leader of the most powerful country cracks a bad joke?) But the internet responded a little differently.
But despite what's happening in the world of politics, the people of Puerto Rico are still very much in need of lifesaving supplies.
Trump has made clear to both the American people and his closest advisers that he doesn't believe North Korea will respond favorably to further diplomatic efforts aimed at stalling its burgeoning nuclear program.
In the early days following Maria's passage into Puerto Rico, Trump was more focused on his dispute with NFL players that kneel during the performance of the national anthem.
The president went on to stress the importance of the Hispanic community, and specifically praised Hispanic business owners for their contribution to our economy. How seriously should the American adversaries take these comments? "I know that government bureaucracy is slow, but I am depending on you to overcome the obstacles of bureaucracy", he said during their cabinet room meeting. Reporter: Employers will no longer offer these insurance plans that cover birth control.
Top Republicans and Democrats in Congress have identified new curbs on the use of such accessories as the gun control measure most ripe for success in the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting.