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Trump reportedly tried to block Pence pick for national security adviser.

President Trump tried to block his vice president’s choice for national security adviser because the appointee had worked on “Never Trump” advertisements during the Republican primary race, according to a report on Sunday. “Why would Mike do that,” Trump reacted on Friday after learning that Vice President Pence planned on naming Jon Lerner, who is...
Time: 18:31     Date: 15.04.2018
Last US News: Trump reportedly tried to block Pence pick for national security adviser. NY Post 24 - US News

“Why would Mike do that,” Trump reacted on Friday after learning that Vice President Pence planned on naming Jon Lerner, who is the deputy to United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, to lead his foreign policy team, Axios reported.

The president believed Lerner, a longtime Republican strategist, was a card-carrying member of the “Never Trump” movement because he helped the conservative Club for Growth create ads as part of a multi-million dollar offensive against Trump during the GOP primaries.

Trump reached out to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and told him to block the move.

As the drama unfolded in the White House on Friday, Pence was traveling to Peru to attend the Summit of the Americas, the website reported.

The plan was for Lerner to split his time between Pence and Haley.

White House Counsel Don McGahn grew concerned about Lerner dividing his time between the two and other West Wingers questioned the appointment because Lerner’s strength was as a political strategist rather than as a foreign policy adviser.

And Kelly told colleagues in the White House that Pence’s chief of staff, Nick Ayers, who worked with Lerner and Haley before, never informed him about Lerner’s involvement in anti-Trump campaigns.

Pence’s team finally got wind of the controversy and after his plane landed, the vice president called Trump to plead Lerner’s case.

Trump then relented.

Metro

Metro News: Off-duty cop injured in car crash: officials. NY Post 24 - US News
Off-duty cop injured in car crash: officials.
An off-duty NYPD officer was seriously injured when he was hit by a car on a Long Island highway early Sunday morning, authorities...
Metro News: 2-year-old in critical condition after being struck by car. NY Post 24 - US News
2-year-old in critical condition after being struck by car.
A two-year-boy walking with his mother Saturday night scooted away and was hit by a car exiting a parking lot at Staten Island’s...
Metro News: CUNY ‘integrity expert’ is using shady tactics to boost his salary. NY Post 24 - US News
CUNY ‘integrity expert’ is using shady tactics to boost his salary.
A CUNY honcho hired as an integrity expert is collecting both a pension and a taxpayer salary, with his paychecks funneled...
Metro News: Sister, widow of Christmas figurines mogul fight over $54M estate. NY Post 24 - US News
Sister, widow of Christmas figurines mogul fight over $54M estate.
In the end, it wasn’t a wonderful life for a Manhattan Christmas-ceramics mogul whose family is now sparring with his much...
Metro News: De Blasio puts donors in charge of campaign-finance reform. NY Post 24 - US News
De Blasio puts donors in charge of campaign-finance reform.
Mayor de Blasio has appointed his own donors to examine and reform the city’s campaign-finance laws. Seven of the 15 people...
Metro News: How a church destroyed on 9/11 became mired in controversy. NY Post 24 - US News
How a church destroyed on 9/11 became mired in controversy.
St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church was to be a “beacon of hope” at the World Trade Center site, glowing at night as a...

Opinion

Last US News - Opinion: Democrats are getting desperate as Mueller stalls. NY Post 24 - US News
Democrats are getting desperate as Mueller stalls.
It’s not just Hillary Clinton who can’t quit Russia. The whole Democratic Party keeps going back to 2016. In a move that...
Last US News - Opinion: Facebook is actually stalking everyone. NY Post 24 - US News
Facebook is actually stalking everyone.
Facebook is stalking you, even if you’re not signed up — and it really, really doesn’t want to stop. The latest proof,...
Last US News - Opinion: Andrew Cuomo’s ‘undocumented’ imagination. NY Post 24 - US News
Andrew Cuomo’s ‘undocumented’ imagination.
Count Gov. Cuomo among the many gullible people who apparently believe everything they read on the Internet. And also among...
Last US News - Opinion: Medical research has a woman problem. NY Post 24 - US News
Medical research has a woman problem.
Before approving “female Viagra” in 2015, the FDA asked for a study to see if it was safe when taken with alcohol. The...
Last US News - Opinion: Obama bureaucracy left our private data more vulnerable than ever. NY Post 24 - US News
Obama bureaucracy left our private data more vulnerable than ever.
Without your knowledge or permission, the Obama administration collected and warehoused your most private bank records and...

Living

US Living News: Does being late to work really matter to an employer?. NY Post 24 - US News
Does being late to work really matter to an employer?.
I have a difficult, long commute that is unpredictable, so I am often late to work. However, I am a hard worker who produces...
US Living News: Man bitten by shark, bear, snake in less than 4 years. NY Post 24 - US News
Man bitten by shark, bear, snake in less than 4 years.
A Colorado man achieved a distinction last week that few people would probably want to match. When Dylan McWilliams was bitten...
US Living News: You can sink your chances of getting hired by freezing up at the interview. NY Post 24 - US News
You can sink your chances of getting hired by freezing up at the interview.
Most people bring copies of their resumes to interviews, but one woman showed up at the Lower East Side offices of Finder.com...
US Living News: American who went to war for Israel, lost an arm and went back. NY Post 24 - US News
American who went to war for Israel, lost an arm and went back.
On January 8, 2009, Miami native Izzy Ezagui was sitting in a tent about a mile from the Gaza Strip. A soldier in the Israel...
US Living News: These ladies share the secret to living for a century. NY Post 24 - US News
These ladies share the secret to living for a century.
Her secret to living to 100 is simple: Stay single. Lucille Watson, who becomes a centenarian Sunday, believes living fancy-free...
US Living News: My 30-year-old husband had a stroke on our babymoon. NY Post 24 - US News
My 30-year-old husband had a stroke on our babymoon.
Dave Levy turned to his wife midflight, en route to their Hawaiian babymoon — one last getaway before the birth of...
US Living News: Medical research has a woman problem. NY Post 24 - US News
Medical research has a woman problem.
Before approving “female Viagra” in 2015, the FDA asked for a study to see if it was safe when taken with alcohol. The...
US Living News: From Akron to Youngstown, this is life in the Rust Belt. NY Post 24 - US News
From Akron to Youngstown, this is life in the Rust Belt.
The Rust Belt has no specific borders and is less a geographic region than a term used to describe the country’s once-proud...

Business

Last US Business News: Walmart’s milk production hits farmers hard. NY Post 24 - US News
Walmart’s milk production hits farmers hard.
Being a dairy farmer is an utterly tough slog in the best of times. Now they have plenty more beef. Declining consumption,...
Last US Business News: Why are cars so much harder to repair these days?. NY Post 24 - US News
Why are cars so much harder to repair these days?.
Dear John: I’ve been writing to politicians for decades about car companies that have design engineers who burn the midnight...
Last US Business News: Corporate diversity is latest trend in activist investing. NY Post 24 - US News
Corporate diversity is latest trend in activist investing.
Achieving diversity on corporate boards is quickly becoming the next hot spot in activist investing. At least that was the...
Last US Business News: Hedge funders’ lavish gala raises $1.5M for Lincoln Center. NY Post 24 - US News
Hedge funders’ lavish gala raises $1.5M for Lincoln Center.
For the hedge funders in attendance at Monday’s Alternative Investment Industry Gala, it looked as though Wall Street’s...
Last US Business News: Huge college endowments too rich for my taste. NY Post 24 - US News
Huge college endowments too rich for my taste.
Nothing better demonstrates the utter gall of ultra-liberal socioeconomics these days than the sheer nerviness of large university...
Last US Business News: Americans owe more than $930B in credit debt. NY Post 24 - US News
Americans owe more than $930B in credit debt.
Americans, in good times and bad, love debt — especially the plastic kind, despite its steep price. Those are some of the...
Last US Business News: Can you recover funds from old savings passbook?. NY Post 24 - US News
Can you recover funds from old savings passbook?.
Dear John: I’m a longtime reader of your column and a big fan of your common-sense answers. To solve my problem I believe...
Last US Business News: Celeb wavered on letter to Cuomo urging minimum wage hike for tipped workers. NY Post 24 - US News
Celeb wavered on letter to Cuomo urging minimum wage hike for tipped workers.
At least one small-screen actress had second thoughts about signing a letter to Gov. Cuomo — 16 Hollywood actresses including...

Metro

Metro News: Off-duty cop injured in car crash: officials. NY Post 24 - US News
Off-duty cop injured in car crash: officials.
An off-duty NYPD officer was seriously injured when he was hit by a car on a Long Island highway early Sunday morning, authorities...
Metro News: 2-year-old in critical condition after being struck by car. NY Post 24 - US News
2-year-old in critical condition after being struck by car.
A two-year-boy walking with his mother Saturday night scooted away and was hit by a car exiting a parking lot at Staten Island’s...
Metro News: CUNY ‘integrity expert’ is using shady tactics to boost his salary. NY Post 24 - US News
CUNY ‘integrity expert’ is using shady tactics to boost his salary.
A CUNY honcho hired as an integrity expert is collecting both a pension and a taxpayer salary, with his paychecks funneled...
Metro News: Sister, widow of Christmas figurines mogul fight over $54M estate. NY Post 24 - US News
Sister, widow of Christmas figurines mogul fight over $54M estate.
In the end, it wasn’t a wonderful life for a Manhattan Christmas-ceramics mogul whose family is now sparring with his much...
Metro News: De Blasio puts donors in charge of campaign-finance reform. NY Post 24 - US News
De Blasio puts donors in charge of campaign-finance reform.
Mayor de Blasio has appointed his own donors to examine and reform the city’s campaign-finance laws. Seven of the 15 people...
Metro News: How a church destroyed on 9/11 became mired in controversy. NY Post 24 - US News
How a church destroyed on 9/11 became mired in controversy.
St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church was to be a “beacon of hope” at the World Trade Center site, glowing at night as a...
Metro News: Students attacked, threatened thousands of school employees last year. NY Post 24 - US News
Students attacked, threatened thousands of school employees last year.
City school kids aren’t just hitting the books, they’re smacking their teachers. More than 10,000 city school employees,...
Metro News: Cops save elderly tourist who suffered heart attack in Times Square. NY Post 24 - US News
Cops save elderly tourist who suffered heart attack in Times Square.
These cops are all heart. Five heroic officers came to the rescue of an elderly man who suffered a cardiac arrest as he celebrated...

Sport

Last US Sport News: The ironic weakness during the Mets’ hot start. NY Post 24 - US News
The ironic weakness during the Mets’ hot start.
ATLANTA — Now it’s time to get the big boys hitting. As manager Mickey Callaway evaluates the Mets’ fast...
Last US Sport News: Greg Hardy is getting a chance to be a pro athlete again. NY Post 24 - US News
Greg Hardy is getting a chance to be a pro athlete again.
Former Carolina Panthers and Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy is set to make his MMA debut as part of the “Dana...
Last US Sport News: Mets-Braves game gets rained out. NY Post 24 - US News
Mets-Braves game gets rained out.
The Mets can catch their breath and enjoy a few days off. The Mets-Braves game in Atlanta was postponed due to rain on Sunday,...
Last US Sport News: Derek Jeter interview gets awkward with ‘mentally weak’ rip. NY Post 24 - US News
Derek Jeter interview gets awkward with ‘mentally weak’ rip.
If only Derek Jeter could trade Bryant Gumbel. An interview with the Marlins CEO and Yankees legend got somewhat heated —...
Last US Sport News: Gleyber Torres says he’s ready for this as the moment arrives. NY Post 24 - US News
Gleyber Torres says he’s ready for this as the moment arrives.
The question heading into spring training for Gleyber Torres was whether he was ready to break through to the majors. On...