As homeland security secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen became increasingly worried about Russian attempts to influence the 2020 election. But she couldn’t discuss it at high-level White House meetings.
Maggie HabermanBefore Nielsen was forced out, she tried to focus the White House on one of her highest priorities as DHS secretary: preparing for new and different Russian forms of interference in 2020. Mulvaney told her not to bring it up in front of the president.
Maggie Haberman“The White House did not provide comment after multiple requests on Tuesday.”
The windows at a boutique belonging to Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh were covered over with brown paper shopping bags over the weekend, and the city’s comptroller said that the shop had permanently closed.