Tag Archives: White House

White House Continues To Dodge Roy Moore Scandal (And Trump’s Accusers Are Still Total Liars) [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday once again refused to say whether President Donald Trump believed the accusations against U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore. Asked about Moore, Sanders pointed to a statement the White House released last week, when revelations of sexual misconduct against Moore were first published in the Washington Post. When ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Mediaite reports: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders takes the podium for the daily briefing on Friday afternoon. And based upon the events of the past 24 hours, one can pretty well guess the dominant line of inquiry from the White House press corps. Late Thursday night, President Donald Trump — apparently unable to help himself — weighed in ...

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Chris Christie: Kushner Got Me Fired From Trump Gig

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in the final flailing days of his term and Politico has published a lengthy exit interview of sorts. This might be the most interesting bit: Christie’s generous interpretation of Trump’s treatment of him even extends to his own ouster. Two days after Trump’s surprise win, Steve Bannon and Christie were seen arguing for several ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

CBS News reports: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders updates the press and takes questions at the White House Thursday at 3:30 p.m. Earlier Thursday, in response to the House’s passage of a GOP tax overhaul bill, Sanders said in a statement that “President Donald J. Trump applauds the House of Representatives for passing the Tax Cuts and Jobs ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks (About Roy Moore?)

TIME Magazine reports: President Donald Trump is making his first public statement since his return from his trip to Asia. The speech is schedule for 3:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, though the White House did not disclose the topic of the president’s speech. It is unclear whether Trump will weigh in on embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has come ...

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Two Birds, One Stone: White House Ponders Way To Return Sessions To His Senate Seat If Moore Wins

The New York Times reports: Anxious Republican officials spent much of the weekend trying to determine what, if anything, they could do to halt Mr. Moore without simply turning over the seat. If Doug Jones, the Democratic nominee, wins, it would narrow the Republican advantage in the Senate to a single seat. But if Mr. Moore stays in and goes ...

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Far-Right Trump Nominee To Federal Bench Failed To Disclose Being Married To Senior White House Lawyer

The New York Times reports: One of President Trump’s most controversial judicial nominees did not disclose on publicly available congressional documents that he is married to a senior lawyer in the White House Counsel’s Office. The nominee, Brett J. Talley, is awaiting a Senate confirmation vote that could come as early as Monday to become a federal district judge in ...

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Trump: It’s Fake News That I Watch A Lot Of Television, I’m Actually Too Busy Reading “A Lot Of Documents”

The Hill reports: President Trump told reporters Saturday that he doesn’t watch much television while at the White House because he’s busy “reading documents.” “Believe it or not, even when I’m in Washington or New York, I do not watch much television,” Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One. “People that don’t know me, they like to say I watch ...

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Sen. Tom Carper On How To Get Bloviating Trump Off The Phone: Tell Him He’s Brilliant And Just Hang Up

The Hill reports: A key Democratic senator who attended Tuesday’s meeting on tax reform with Trump administration officials recounted to The Hill trying to get off the phone with President Trump. Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) said National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn and White House legislative affairs director Marc Short came ready to listen; the president – who joined by ...

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That Time Omarasa Brought Her Rowdy 39-Person Uninvited Bridal Party To The White House For Photos

Standard reality show behavior: One Saturday in early April, Omarosa Manigault caused a stir in the White House. The Apprentice villain turned senior White House official brought members of her 39-person bridal party to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue for an extended wedding photo shoot, catching fellow senior aides and some security officials by surprise in her bridal attire. They loudly wandered ...

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Trump Sometimes Sends Bodyguard To McDonald’s Because White House Chefs Don’t Get Burgers Right

Politico reports: When senior White House officials wanted to know what mood the president was in before a meeting, they used to look for guidance from Keith Schiller, a man with a hangdog face who sat in a small, shared office off the Oval. When friends and advisers outside the West Wing wanted to share a news article, gossip or ...

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Alarm Raised After Twitter Staffer Screws With Trump’s Account: What If That Guy Tried To Start A War?

The Washington Post reports: President Trump boasted Friday of his social media influence after his personal Twitter account was briefly deactivated by a departing company employee, raising serious questions about the security of tweets the president wields to set major policy agendas, connect with his voter base and lash out at his adversaries. The deactivation Thursday sparked deep and troubling ...

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Jared Kushner Turns Over Documents To Mueller

CNN reports: Jared Kushner has turned over documents in recent weeks to special counsel Robert Mueller as investigators have begun asking in witness interviews about Kushner’s role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey, CNN has learned. Mueller’s investigators have expressed interest in Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and a White House senior adviser, as part of its probe ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

The Hill reports: National security adviser H.R. McMaster joins White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders at the White House for a briefing with reporters on Thursday. McMaster will likely address the federal government’s response to the deadly terror attack in New York City on Tuesday, in which 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov allegedly drove a truck on to a bicycle path, ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Via Mediate: Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will hold a briefing today to discuss the White House’s latest plans and administrative agenda. Today’s briefing is bound to revolve around the terror attack in New York which left eight people dead and others injured last night. President Donald Trump has reacted to the attack by issuing new calls for “extreme vetting” ...

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REPORT: Impeachment Buzz Rattles WH Insiders

Vanity Fair reports: Until now, Robert Mueller has haunted Donald Trump’s White House as a hovering, mostly unseen menace. But by securing indictments of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, and a surprise guilty plea from foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos, Mueller announced loudly that the Russia investigation poses an existential threat to the president. “Here’s what Manafort’s indictment tells me: ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is scheduled to deliver today’s lies at 2PM. Yesterday she opened with a rambling, bizarre math problem that generated widespread mockery. Today she is likely to continue to attack Robert Mueller’s investigation and pretend that federal prison-bound Paul Manafort was really just a temp and had nothing to do with the Trump campaign.

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Soon To Be Seen In Federal Buildings Nationwide

The Hill reports: President Trump is seen smiling broadly in his official portrait that will hang in federal buildings across the country. The White House released the official photographs of Trump and Vice President Pence on Tuesday. Trump’s grinning portrait is a departure from his usual stone-faced expression — his Twitter profile picture features a shot of himself with a ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Get out your popcorn. UPI reports: The White House will have a response Monday afternoon to charges announced against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort. Press secretary Sarah Sanders is scheduled to hold a news briefing at 1 p.m. Sanders will be asked about a 12-count indictment Monday naming Manafort and former business associate Rick Gates. Separately, George Papadopoulos, a ...

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Trump Goes Golfing For 76th Time Since Inauguration

The Hill reports: President Trump traveled to his Virginia golf club on Saturday for the fourth consecutive weekend. Trump left the White House shortly after 10 a.m. Saturday wearing a white hat, a dark jacket, a white shirt and golf shoes, according to pool reports. Trump’s motorcade arrived at Trump National Golf Club in Virginia shortly after 10:50 a.m. One ...

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