"On December 27, 2017, the current members of Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) received a letter informing them that the Administration was terminating their appointments", Hayes said in a statement. "The Trump Administration has no strategy to address the ongoing HIV/AIDS epidemic, seeks zero input from experts to formulate HIV policy, and - most concerning - pushes legislation that will harm people living with HIV and halt or reverse important gains made in the fight against this disease", he wrote in the column.
All 16 remaining members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS were fired earlier this week.
Schoettes said in Newsweek that much of the public is unaware that "only about 40 percent of people living with HIV in the United States are able to access the life-saving medications that have been available for more than 20 years". Fangerous that #Trump and Co. He took to Twitter to lambaste the president's decision, accusing it of being part of a strategy to bring back "abstinence-only" sex education, among other "harmful policies".
During the 2016 campaign, Trump called himself a "real friend" of the LGBT community.
Members of the council said they weren't given a reason for their removal, but acknowledge the fact many of them were Obama-Era appointees, and that administrations often want to appoint their own people. Councilmember Gabriel Maldonado told Newsweek the Trump HIV Council firing may have come purely from the president's desire to clear the Council of its remaining Obama appointees. "It is common for appointees to be terminated and for folks to kind of want their own people in", he told the paper. The Bladereported in October gay Republicans familiar with HIV/AIDS issues and LGBT issues have been among those contacted by a Trump administration official for possible appointments to PACHA.
Kaye Hayes, executive director of PACHA, affirmed the council members were terminated on Wednesday, but said there's more to the story.
Scott Schoettes, a senior attorney for Lambda Legal who resigned from the council in June, considers the firings "dangerous".
In June, six members of PACHA resigned in protest of what they felt was the Trump administration's inadequate response to treating Americans with HIV and AIDS.
Now, with the opioid epidemic continuing to rage, the number of those diagnosed with HIV and fighting AIDS may continue to surge, and it looks like there is no effective, concerted governmental effort to stem the tide. The Republican-controlled Congress has thus far continued to fund these programs at previous levels.
While being arrested, de Lesseps allegedly continued to yell, "I'm going to f-ing kill you" while police got her under control. De Lesseps' friend Olson told Page Six that the man who was in bed with the star was "a guy she had previously dated".
Bitcoin has soared to new highs this month as regulated USA derivatives exchanges in Chicago started trading futures in the unit. Coinbase said it would enable bitcoin cash trading for the first time Tuesday evening, and did so for about two minutes .
CHP confirmed Monday morning that one of the officers had died of his injuries. "Being a CHP officer is a calling", Pearson said. Sanchez, who declined to release the driver's name, said the driver may also have been under the influence of marijuana.
Trump's repeated efforts to impose a travel ban are causing "psychological harm and distress" among Muslims, who feel targeted. But the ban will remain fully in effect for the time being, however, because on December 4 the U.S.
McCabe's wife's campaign ended months before he become involved with the investigation, according to the FBI. Terry McAuliffe had donated $467,500 to his wife Jill McCabe's Democratic bid for the state's Senate.
Oceans and bodies of water - which take longer than land to heat up and cool down - keep temperatures from rising very fast. That means that December 21 will be the shortest day of the year, with the least amount of hours of sunlight.
The 20-year-old man in custody is a Green Bay resident and was contractor who was sacked from a job earlier this month. Smith also says they are not looking for any other suspects and no weapon was found.
Beloit's rate in November was down a full percentage point from November of 2016 when the jobless rate was 4.7 percent. Lewis County's rate rose from a record low of 5.5 percent in October to 5.9 percent in November.
The non-government body held an emergency meeting in Lucknow ahead of the tabling of the bill in Parliament next week. Nomani said that the bill was also against the spirit of the judgement of the supreme court in this regard.
However, Virat Kohli was not far behind and was equally complementing his bride, in a very subtle and elegant manner. Sharma's look was designed by Sabyasachi Mukherjee, who also created her couture for the wedding day.
Bitcoin drops below $14,000 in overnight trading on statement from South Korean government that trading is "overheated". South Korea's government said it plans to implement special measures to control virtual currency speculation.
It has been a record breaking journey for Tiger Zinda Hai and Bollywood couldn't have bargained for anything lesser from it. Tiger Zinda Hai has continued its great run at the Box Office even on its 6th day at the Box Office.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said Trudeau showed a lapse of judgment by not clearing the trips with Dawson ahead of time. Trudeau is subject in his role as an MP, and a number of provisions of the Conflict of Interest Act , which applies to Mr.
Assange's last tweet on December 22 was, "A knowledgeable public, is an empowered public, is a free public". Assange sought asylum in the embassy in June 2012 to escape rape charges in Sweden, which he has denied.
Other fans praised the bottle labels, while also relating to the OH couple's hilarious thoughts on parenthood. Mary Sommers said the wine bottles seemed like an appropriate gift. "Happy holidays", DJ wrote on Twitter .
Wenger sent on centre-back Shkodran Mustafi for Nacho Monreal, but the fault-lines in Arsenal's defence were still being exposed. But then Mesut Özil turned on the style, taking responsibility, and Arsenal hit three goals in five minutes.
The time travelling vehicle then span out of control with the Thirteenth doctor falling through its open doors into space. The episode is titled Twice Upon A Time , and will air on Christmas Day - that's Monday, December 25.
Skies will begin to cloud up as we head toward early Christmas Eve, so if you do have evening plans you should be fine. Seahawks win and snow falling on Christmas Eve?! Wind gusts piled snow four to eight feet high along the coast.
However, immediately after the firing stopped, security forces recovered dead body of a top JeM commander. Chhota Noora was granted 21-days parole in 2015, but he jumped the parole and never returned to jail.
The Feldstein family said in a statement that Jordan Feldstein called 911 after experiencing shortness of breath Friday. Feldstein also leaves behind his friends in the music world, who are reacting to his death on social media.
Since that time, he faced a brief scandal after his new wife, Louise Linton, bragged on Instagram about the couple's travels. The package was reported to police after it was discovered in the 900 block of Bel-Air Road, LAPD officials said.
The bulk are in the Phoenix metro area, but Coconino County also reports an increase this year with 77 confirmed cases. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends flu shots annually for everyone at least 6 months old.
Verizon placed a Facebook ad a few weeks ago to recruit applicants for its unit that focuses on financial analysis and planning. ProPublica bought job ads on Google and LinkedIn that excluded audiences older than 40 - and the ads were instantly approved.
In one scene, Debbie is seen sipping a martini while sitting in front of a grave that reads "Danny Ocean , 1961-2018". Katie Holmes plays herself in a cameo, and Olivia Munn revealed to EW that she ended up paying for an appearance.