Tag Archives: Marc Short

REVENGE: Trump Bans Pence’s Chief Of Staff From WH

Mediaite reports: Marc Short, the chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, said that President Donald Trump banned him from the White House grounds on Wednesday. Short said the ban was retaliation for advising the vice president, who announced on Wednesday that he was not empowered by the Constitution to overturn the results of the 2020 election. Pence announced …

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Multiple Aides To Mike Pence Have Tested COVID+

The New York Times reports: Several members of Vice President Mike Pence’s inner circle, including at least four members of his staff, have tested positive for the coronavirus in the past few days, people briefed on the matter said, raising new questions about the safety protocols at the White House, where masks are not routinely worn. Devin O’Malley, a spokesman …

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Pence Chief Of Staff Has Not Divested From Companies Affected By COVID Pandemic, Keeps Meeting With Them

From the government watchdog group CREW: New evidence has emerged that suggests Vice President Pence’s Chief of Staff Marc Short appears to have participated in three additional meetings with companies whose stock he held, which could violate criminal conflict of interest law, according to a letter sent today to the FBI by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW). …

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Pence Staffer Confronted On Trump’s Ukraine Claims

Mediaite reports: Fox News’ Chris Wallace confronted Mike Pence chief of staff Marc Short this morning and asked him if President Donald Trump really still thinks that Ukraine election interference is something that should be looked into. “I know there were separation of power issues there,” Wallace said. “But does President Trump still believe that it was Ukraine, not Russia, …

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Top Pence Aide Apologizes For Old Column Attacking The “Perverted Lifestyles” Of People With HIV/AIDS

The Daily Beast reports: Vice President Mike Pence’s incoming chief of staff Marc Short disparaged people living with HIV and AIDS and claimed that the transmission of the disease was largely the result of “repugnant” homosexual intercourse in an early ’90s column for his college newspaper. Writing in a conservative publication at Washington & Lee University, Short criticized what he …

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Senior WH Aide Marc Short To Quit On July 20th

Rachel’s wall keeps growing and growing: President Donald Trump’s legislative affairs director is heading for the exits just as the White House gears up for a major Supreme Court nomination battle and approaches a daunting midterm election landscape. Marc Short, one of the administration’s longest-serving senior aides and a frequent spokesperson for the president on television, is planning to depart …

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Senior White House Staffer Marc Short Hits The Exit

Politico reports: White House legislative affairs director Marc Short told his colleagues Friday that he’s resigning, according to current and former administration officials. He is expected to leave the White House in mid-July, but it was unclear whether he has accepted a new position. Short, the top White House liaison to Capitol Hill, did not respond to several requests for …

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White House: Trump Has Full Confidence In Scott Pruitt

The Hill reports: White House legislative director Marc Short said on Sunday that President Trump has full confidence in embattled Environmental Protection Administrator (EPA) Scott Pruitt. “Scott Pruitt is doing a phenomenal job and the president is happy with him,” Short told NBC’s Chuck Todd on “Meet the Press.” Short refused to say what it would take for Trump to …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

CBS News reports: Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney and White House legislative director Marc Short are holding an on-camera briefing at the White House regarding a possible government shutdown. If Congress doesn’t pass new funding by Friday night, the government will shut down early Saturday morning. So far, the House passed a short-term spending bill Thursday night, …

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White House: Trump Doesn’t See NFL Players’ Protests Against Police Brutality “Through A Racial Lens”

Newsweek reports: The White House legislative affairs director has insisted President Donald Trump does not see the issue of NFL players kneeling to protest police brutality towards African Americans “through a racial lens.” Speaking in an interview with Fox News Sunday, Short was asked whether or not Trump was once again on shaky ground over race, following the backlash against …

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