Over 30 months, about two-thirds of President Trump’s top aides have left his administration, many amid scandals or conflicts with Trump—a rate far higher than for previous presidents. Trump has had six communications directors, three chiefs of staff, three national security advisers, four secretaries of homeland security, and he currently has nine acting directors running Cabinet departments or major agencies.
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The U.S. government estimates that police departments in the U.S. have warehoused more than 200,000 untested sexual assault kits, although some estimates are far higher. About 125,000 rapes are reported in the U.S. annually—with the alleged assailant going free 49 out of 50 times.
President Trump’s July 4 celebration cost an estimated $5.4 million—with some funds diverted from a special account used to protect the nation’s capital from terrorist attacks. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said that fund was already depleted by the $7.3 million cost of Trump’s 2017 inauguration—money which has not yet been paid back.
San Francisco now has about 10,000 homeless people—a 30 percent jump from 2017, according to a new report issued by the city. Of the homeless people surveyed, 63 percent said they could not afford the rent in a city where the median one-bedroom apartment now goes for $3,700 a month.