President Trump’s dressing down of his attorney general at a meeting in May was the beginning of a tumultuous summer for the two men.
Hope Hicks, one of President Trump’s most trusted and longest serving aides, was named communications director, among several personnel announcements.
The chief executive, Lonnie Carter, announced his retirement less than a month after the utility, Santee Cooper, halted the project, plagued by cost overruns.
President Trump must soon decide whether to nominate Janet Yellen for a second term as Fed chairwoman, or to put a conservative in her place.
What was supposed to be an amicable departure for the president’s chief strategist became a messy exit after public furor over the president’s response to a race-fueled melee.