Tag Archives: White House

Biden White House Will Restart Release Of Visitor Logs

Politico reports: The White House will restart the release of its visitor logs once President-elect Joe Biden takes office, Biden transition spokesperson Jen Psaki announced Friday. The move is a shift from President Donald Trump’s White House, which kept visitor logs to core offices of the White House, including the West Wing, private. The Trump administration faced legal challenges to …

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Kudlow Disappointed With Trump’s Treatment Of Pence

Axios reports: White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow criticized President Trump’s response to last week’s U.S. Capitol siege and his treatment of Vice President Mike Pence in the aftermath of the 2020 election, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal on Friday. Kudlow said he considered resigning after the Capitol violence, but spoke with other senior White House officials …

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Trump To Leave DC On Morning Of Biden Inauguration

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump now plans to leave Washington on the morning of Inauguration Day next Wednesday after considering a departure on Tuesday, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday. Trump, who had already announced plans not to attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, is planning a farewell event at Joint Base Andrews, the base outside Washington where …

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Movers Pick Up Their Pace At The White House [VIDEO]

The New York Post reports: Four movers were seen unloading pallets of flatpack cardboard boxes outside the Executive Office Building on the White House grounds as the Trump family prepares to leave the executive residence and decamp to Florida. Furious preparations are underway with just one week until President-elect Joe Biden takes the oath of office and moves into 1600 …

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REPORT: White House Intimidating Republicans Who “Fear For Their Lives” If They Vote For Impeachment

And not one of us is surprised: A Republican source said they expect about 10-20 House Republicans to vote for impeachment. The source went on to say that the White House is putting huge pressure on members, and that members are saying “they want to vote to impeach but they legitimately fear for their lives and their families’ lives.” This …

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Trump And Pence Speak For First Time Since Riots

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence had a “good conversation” at the White House on Monday evening, a senior administration official said, marking the end of a silent period in their relationship after the riot at the Capitol last week. The conversation was their first since the Republican president lambasted Pence on Wednesday for not seeking …

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Statement From Melania: “My Heart Goes Out” To Dead Rioters, Also Stop All Your “Salacious Gossip” About Me

Via press release from Melania Trump: As your First Lady, it has been inspiring to witness firsthand what the people of our great Nation will do for one another, especially when we are at our most vulnerable. With nearly every experience I have had, I found myself carrying many individual’s stories home with me in my heart. Most recently, my …

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WH Forced Out Federal Prosecutor Over GA Election

The Wall Street Journal reports: White House officials pushed Atlanta’s top federal prosecutor to resign before Georgia’s U.S. Senate runoffs because President Trump was upset he wasn’t doing enough to investigate the president’s allegations of election fraud, people familiar with the matter said. A senior Justice Department official, at the behest of the White House, called Trump-appointed U.S. Attorney Byung …

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Birx Behind False Reports Of New US COVID Strain

The New York Times reports: Reports of a highly contagious new coronavirus variant in the United States, published on Friday by multiple news outlets, are based on speculative statements made by Dr. Deborah Birx and are inaccurate, according to several government officials. The erroneous report originated at a recent meeting where Dr. Birx, a member of the White House coronavirus …

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WH Officials Discuss Need To Resist Unlawful Orders

Axios reports: Some top remaining administration officials are preparing to resist any unlawful or dangerous orders in the closing days of Trump’s presidency, senior administration officials with direct knowledge of the sensitive conversations tell Axios. Why it matters: After Trump incited protesters to storm the Capitol on Wednesday, there’s a near universal view among top officials that he is unfit …

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Melania’s Chief Of Staff Quits Over Today’s Rioting

CNN reports: Stephanie Grisham, the former White House communications director and press secretary and current chief of staff for first lady Melania Trump, submitted her resignation Wednesday afternoon, effective immediately, in the wake of the violent protests, a White House official says. Grisham was one of the longest-serving Trump administration officials, having begun her tenure working for then-candidate Donald Trump …

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WH Doesn’t Deny Report On “Escape” To Scotland

Fox News reports: Scotland’s Sunday Post, citing unnamed sources at the country’s Prestwick airport, reported that U.S. military surveillance planes have been in place there for a week. The source told the paper that there has also been a booking of an “American military version of the Boeing 757 on January 19.” The source told the paper that the plane …

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Joe Biden To Forgo Traditional Inauguration Parade

USA Today reports: President-elect Joe Biden won’t get a traditional inaugural parade down Pennsylvania Avenue after he takes the oath of office, but he will get a presidential escort to the White House. Biden and incoming first lady Jill Biden will forgo the traditional inaugural parade on Jan. 20, the Presidential Inaugural Committee announced Sunday. Instead, the Bidens will receive …

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Secret Service To Transfer Cultists Ahead Of Biden

The Washington Post reports: The Secret Service is making some staff changes in the presidential detail that will guard President-elect Joe Biden, amid concerns from Biden allies that some current members were politically aligned with President Trump, according to two people familiar with the changes. Some in the Secret Service also came under criticism during Trump’s tenure for appearing to …

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Covidiot GOP Pol Sorry For “Naysaying” Face Masks After Being Hospitalized Following White House Party

The Washington Post reports: Earlier this month, Tom Mountain, a Massachusetts Republican Party leader, posed for a maskless photo in front of a silver menorah as dozens of other guests without face coverings mingled nearby at a White House Hanukkah party. Three days later, the vice chairman of the Massachusetts Republican State Committee was rushed to the hospital with a …

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The Kraken: Trump Verbally Offered Me Special Counsel Post, But I’m Since Blocked From Speaking With Him

The Hill reports: Pro-Trump attorney Sidney Powell said Thursday that the president’s aides are preventing her from being in contact with President Trump and coordinating his efforts to overturn election results. “I’ve been blocked from speaking to or communicating with the president since I left the Oval Office on Friday night,” Powell told Zenger’s David Martsoko, “by apparently everyone around …

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Trump Golfs In FL As White House Claims He’s Working

Talking Points Memo reports: The President was golfing again in South Florida Thursday, a couple days after throwing Congress into chaos. Trump’s golf outing in Florida came despite an unusual note on the otherwise-blank public White House schedule for Thursday. “As the Holiday season approaches, President Trump will continue to work tirelessly for the American People,” the White House said. …

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White House Staffers Receive Departure Instructions

Politico reports: Staffers in the Executive Office of the President were informed Tuesday that they “will start departing” on the week of Jan. 4, according to an email from the White House Management Office. Staffers were notified that they would receive a “comprehensive checklist” in the coming days and directed to “take inventory of your office space.” Other bullet points …

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Secret Service Has No Set Plan If Trump Won’t Go

The Daily Beast reports: If there are any checklists or plans, procedures or guidelines for the Secret Service to follow in the event of an autogolpe—a Latin American-style crisis where a sitting president refuses to transfer power—a half-dozen former officials privy to the government’s most sensitive contingency plans aren’t aware of them. None would speak for the record, owing to …

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Axios: Trump Is “Turning Bitterly” On Everyone At WH

Axios reports: President Trump, in his final days, is turning bitterly on virtually every person around him, griping about anyone who refuses to indulge conspiracy theories or hopeless bids to overturn the election, several top officials tell Axios. Targets of his outrage include Vice President Pence, chief of staff Mark Meadows, White House counsel Pat Cipollone, Secretary of State Pompeo …

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