Trump honours GOP donor, 6 others with presidential award
01:47, Nov 19, 2018
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"Some real fine people have been selected and [the medal is] for giving service to the country, those who have really excelled as Americans and gave back to the country", says Lynch, now executive chairman of NewDay USA, a mortgage lending company for veterans.
After asking the Adelson family to stand, he said, "They were very happy to see the embassy move to Jerusalem". Yeah, you know the Chuck D line I'm talking about: "Elvis was a hero to most, but he never meant s- to me".
Trump also honored Sen.
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The Adelsons donated $30 million towards the president's 2016 campaign effort.
Presley's velvety voice filled the White House briefly on Friday when a recording of one his songs was played at a ceremony hosted by the president to honour the king of rock 'n roll.
Other honorees include Hall of Fame baseball player Babe Ruth, late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach.
The president called Senator Hatch "a great friend", saying: "He liked me right from the beginning and therefore I like him". Sheldon Adelson was with Trump on midterm election night last week.
Some questioned Trump's decision to recognize Miriam Adelson so soon after the November 6 election.
"Wow", the president said as he pondered the nine offspring.
Clarifying the choices, the White House claimed it had followed the example of previous administrations' processes.
The views of "the public, advisory bodies, the cabinet and senior staff" were all taken into account in making the decision, White House Deputy Press Secretary Lindsay Walters said.
President Donald Trump for the first time awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Friday, adding to a tradition in which the leader of the USA honors individuals who have made significant positive impacts on American life.
Butler told the Timberwolves in September he wanted to be traded, and it took weeks for the team to find a deal it would accept. The 76ers are shipping Dario Saric , Jerryd Bayless , Robert Covington and a 2022 2nd round pick in exchange.
Today was a awful match. "I just didn't feel the ball". "He played well, but something was wrong". "I try to forget about today". It was a landmark moment for Anderson, who has set a new career-high of 47 victories in a calender year.
Manchester United finds itself nine points behind Manchester City amid an overall shaky start to the season. Lukaku forced a penalty not long after coming on and Martial scored for the fifth consecutive matchday.
Trump spoke to reporters hours after a judge ruled that the White House must reinstate the hard pass for CNN reporter Jim Acosta . After knocking Acosta for shouting out, the President said, "Nobody believes in the First Amendment more than I do".
The agency said it would take further action if results of the investigation into the Lion Air crash warrant it. Body parts are still being recovered and searchers are continuing to hunt for the cockpit voice recorder.
As a result, Foxconn will build 100,000 fewer units every single day than would have happened under Apple's original order. Apple has informed several of its suppliers that expectations should be tempered for orders of the Apple iPhone XR .
The Pixel Slate most people will choose is the $800 Core m3 variant, which also has 8GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. However, the APK version is available for Pixel series users to get a taste of what the Night Sight mode brings.
ADP said the economy had added 227,000 jobs in October, with employers reporting they are now struggling to fill positions. As Americans become more confident about their job prospects, they are coming off the sidelines and looking for work.
Divers were searching an area about 25-35 metres deep, but have been finding fewer body parts than earlier in the week. The search team has the location coordinates but still must confirm that it is the fuselage, he continued.
Federer, Djokovic clash over ATP Finals future
Following this, the top two from each group qualify to Saturday's semi-finals, with the final scheduled for Sunday. It was guaranteed as soon as Rafael Nadal withdrew from the last Masters of the season in Paris.
Boeing issues advice over sensors after Indonesia crash
Boeing Russia declined RT's request to comment on the matter, referring to an earlier statement Boeing made following the crash. The Lion Air crash was the first involving the type of plane, which airlines introduced into service past year .
Sri Lanka president summons Parliament after PM turmoil
Some 120 lawmakers were expected by Sunday to support a no-confidence vote against Rajapaksa , according to AP count. Details of the alleged plot have not been disclosed and Wickremesinghe has repeatedly denied the accusation.