While most of her career as a CIA operative remains secret, newly available documents shed light on a pivotal moment in the career of President Donald Trump's choice to head the nation’s spy agency, Gina Haspel.
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A puppet of Donald Trump with missiles takes part in an antiwar parade in Turin, Italy, May 1, 2017. (Photo: MikeDotta / Shutterstock.com)
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When Mandy Manning received her 2018 Teacher of the Year award at the White House Wednesday, the press was barred from her speech, and President Trump did not mention who she teaches: immigrant and refugee children. While she was at the White House, Manning handed President Donald Trump a stack of letters from her refugee and immigrant students, while billionaire Education Secretary Betsy DeVos looked on.
UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters fly over armored vehicles that have been loaded onto trucks for transport on February 9, 2018, at the Kuwait Naval Base. (Photo: The US Army)
The United States may have declared its independence from Britain in 1776, but it was from England and other European powers that the breakaway colonies inherited an evil that was of fundamental significance to its future: slavery.