He later confirmed to The Independent that all of the remaining advisers had been let go, citing three members who had received termination letters from the administration.
"I can only speculate", he said.
"With no explanation, the White House has terminated members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS amid widespread discontent with President Trump's approach to the epidemic", The Washington Blade's Chris Johnson reported late Thursday night. "I think where the discrepancy comes in is why a year later, number one? No respect for their service", Schoettes wrote on the social media site.
Ulysses Burley, a former Pacha member who left with Mr Schoettes in June, told The Independent that he had heard from other, Obama-era appointees who were suddenly dismissed this week.
Obama similarly cleared out George W. Bush's PACHA appointees upon taking office, but with the mission of revamping the council to take on a more active role after it was largely sidelined by Bush.
"To the best of my knowledge it's not a disbandment of the council altogether, but a dismissal of any pre-Trump nominees", he added, "which in my opinion might be more risky than not having a council at all". "I was an Obama appointee and my term was continuing until 2018". "In the fact of CDC projections that 1 in 2 black gay men and 1 in 13 D.C. residents will become HIV-positive within their lifetimes, it is unconscionable that we would have a President that would not only propose massive cuts to HIV programs but would also remove the entire PACHA membership".
The White House did not respond to requests for comment.
President Donald Trump waves as he visits first responders at West Palm Beach Fire Rescue in West Palm Beach, Florida, on December 27.
Almost a year into Trump's presidency, the White House has yet to appoint a director of the Office of National AIDS Policy.
The Trump administration has pursued cuts to AIDS-related programs at home and overseas, for instance at the Centers for Disease Control and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, respectively.
However, the Merseysiders would have to do without the Dutchman when Leicester City visit Anfield on Saturday. With title hopes looking dashed, Jurgen Klopp's men occupy fourth spot which is the more realistic target.
There was support from all sectoral indices, driven by technology and oil and gas, with gains of up to 0.90 per cent. Mid-cap and small-cap indices continued to be on investors' radar and they ended in the green.
Users have apparently been experiencing the inability to charge the device after the battery has fully drained out. In the video, he explains that he has tried a few things to see if the phone turns on, including a reset.
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 and D'Agostino are now divorced after tying the knot in Palm Beach on New Year's Eve last year.
He also said his painful childhood has affected who he is today, including how he behaves with women. In November, JAY-Z opened up about cheating on Beyonce in an intimate Q&A with The New York Times .
Am dying to build it, "stated Elon Musk in a tweet posted on 26 December replying to Twitter user Vancouver Seed Bank". He went on to note that he's had the concept for the pick-up truck done in his mind for almost five years.
Police later cordoned off the crime scene as onlookers crowded around the church, while a forensics team combed the area. Two gunmen opened fire on worshipers in a Coptic church in the Helwan City district south of Cairo on Friday.
JOSE MOURINHO , United manager, pointing out that his side are unable to compete with City's riches in the transfer market. However, he has proven to be an effective player for Jose Mourinho , scoring three goals already this season.
The team of makeup artists who worked on Will Smith's freakish buddy cop fantasy film Bright were mysteriously left uncredited. Will Smith's character gets paired up with the LAPD's first orc cop, played by Joel Edgerton .
He made headlines the same year for parking a tank outside of his home , causing a brief fight with his homeowner's association. The punishment for a felony criminal mischief conviction in Texas depends on the amount of damage the defendant caused.
Williams said police haven't shown the footage to her or her family and haven't spoken to them since her son was hospitalized. According to police, Troy officers saw the teen walk from behind a closed downtown business just before midnight on Saturday.
In November, Turkey signed a letter of intent with France and Italy to strengthen cooperation on joint defense projects. Turkish newspapers report Erdoğan plans to pay 45% up front and borrow the rest in loans from Russian Federation .
At that time, he mentioned being open to an empty-nest plotline, noting, "It's like that moment when you get married. Reiser, who was the co-creator of the original series, is spearheading efforts to revive the show for a limited run.
The women protesting Hollywood's culture of sexual harassment at the Golden Globes won't have to stand alone. It's not the only way awards hopes to address the conversation of sexual misconduct in Hollywood .
Researchers believe factors like marijuana legalization and morning sickness have contributed to the trend. Pot use among the study subjects climbed from 4.2 percent to 7.1 percent from 2009 through 2016.
Protesters also waved banners denouncing Iran's interference in the Arab region, chanting "forget about Syria, think about us". "But towards the end, baton-wielding police attacked the crowd from both sides of the street and arrested some people".
Authorities said firefighters rescued 12 people from the building and four people were in the hospital in critical condition. A dozen people are dead after a fearsome fire swept through an apartment block in Little Italy late Thursday night.
A rapidly developing flu season leaves experts predicting that the coming months will be tough for anyone in the line of fire. It also maintains that an annual flu vaccine is the the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses.
Finally, the supermoon, or second full moon of the month, will take place the night before the second full moon on January 30. January's supermoons will be just the latest in a spate of supermoon events taking place in close succession.
It increased, as 43 investors sold LMT shares while 356 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 136 raised stakes. Ameritas Ptnrs Inc has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSH ).
Indiana's unemployment rate stands at 3.7 percent for November and remains lower than the national rate of 4.1 percent. Much of the job growth over the past year was in manufacturing (+150 jobs) and leisure and hospitality (+60 jobs).
He insists there's only one fight for McGregor next, a defence of his lightweight belt. "And I still don't", White said. But White maintains that the UFC's interim lightweight champion will be next up for McGregor if and when he returns.
The Stafford deputy suffered a minor injury when a bullet penetrated the windshield, according to VSP officials. No additional law enforcement or other drivers were injured in the incident, which is under investigation.
However, the American Psychological Association counters this view, finding it to be controversial and perhaps too early to say. In 2014, a 27-year-old Chinese woman suffered sudden death after playing video games for over 10 consecutive hours.