Tag Archives: White House

Kanye In The Oval Office: Trump Might Not Expect A “Crazy Motherfucker” Like Me Supporting Him [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: President Trump isn’t one to be upstaged — but that wasn’t the case Thursday when rapper Kanye West sat across from him in the Oval Office, and the president was left nearly speechless. “That was quite something. That was quite something,” Mr. Trump said at the end of West’s speech. West, launching into a roughly 10-minute statement, …

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Trump Seeks To Restrict Protests Near White House

Posted last night to the ACLU’s blog: President Trump has a record of attacking the rights of protesters, from suggesting that protest be illegal to praising dictators who crush any kind of dissent. Now, the Trump administration proposes to dramatically limit the right to demonstrate near the White House and on the National Mall, including in ways that would violate …

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Fox News Hires Former Trump Advisor Hope Hicks

Deadline Hollywood reports: Fox has named former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks as its chief communications officer, in a move that underscores its closeness with the Trump Administration. Hicks will lead communications for ‘New’ Fox, a media company whose assets include Fox broadcasting and Fox News, following the sale of 21st Century Fox to the Walt Disney Co. The …

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No Mention Of Indigenous Peoples In Columbus Day Proclamation From Trump (Because Obama Did That)

Via press release from the White House: Columbus’s spirit of determination and adventure has provided inspiration to generations of Americans. On Columbus Day, we honor his remarkable accomplishments as a navigator, and celebrate his voyage into the unknown expanse of the Atlantic Ocean. His expedition formed the initial bond between Europe and the Americas, and changed the world forever. Today, …

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Joe Biden Appears To Ramp Up 2020 Bid Efforts

Politico reports: By the time Joe Biden decided not to run for president in 2016, many Biden loyalists had become convinced that weak fundraising and his lack of infrastructure in early primary states would have doomed him if he ran. What a difference now. One month before the 2020 presidential primary begins in earnest, Biden continues to lead in early …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

CNN reports: White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will soon take reporters’ questions. It’ll be the first White House press briefing she has held since Sept. 10. Here are some question that could come up: Several Republican senators are pushing back on President Trump’s comments last night about Christine Blasey Ford. Does the President think his comments will hurtSupreme Court …

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White House Denounces “Misleading” NYT Exposé

Via press release from Aunt Lydia: Fred Trump has been gone for nearly twenty years and it’s sad to witness this misleading attack against the Trump family by the failing New York Times. Many decades ago the IRS reviewed and signed off on these transactions. The New York Times’ and other media outlets‘ credibility with the American people is at …

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Conway: I Won’t Share Details Of My Sexual Assault

Talking Points Memo reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Tuesday that she doesn’t plan to share any additional details from her recently revealed past sexual assault, calling the disclosure on Sunday unplanned. Speaking at The Atlantic’s Festival in Washington, D.C., the senior Trump White House aide shared that she has received negative comments since she revealed the assault during …

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Damage Control: White House Issues Statements By Kavanaugh Pals Saying They Never Saw Him Black Out

Earlier today Glorious Leader disputed Brett Kavanaugh’s own sworn testimony before Congress by saying that the nominee has had “a little bit of difficulty with drinking.” Now comes the damage control: The White House on Monday blasted out two statements from men who attended college with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, both of whom claim they never saw Kavanaugh black …

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Conway: “I’m A Victim Of Sexual Assault” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: White House adviser Kellyanne Conway startled CNN host Jake Tapper on Sunday by saying she herself was a victim of sexual assault. “I’m a victim of sexual assault,” Conway said on “State of the Union” as part of an extended statement in defense of both Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the rights of those who have been …

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Sanders: Dems Are Exploiting Christine Ford [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Sunday blasted Democrats for their “disgraceful” and “disgusting” handling of the sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Sanders asserted on “Fox News Sunday” that Senate Republicans will dictate the terms of the FBI investigation into Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations that Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed …

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Kellyanne Conway: Brett Kavanaugh Will Drop His Bias Once He Gets Seated On The Supreme Court [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Top White House officials took to television Friday morning to defend Kavanaugh and urge his swift confirmation to the highest court. Kellyanne Conway, appearing on “CBS This Morning,” was pressed how Kavanaugh could be a neutral figure on the court when he berated the accusations against him as political. Conway claimed that once Kavanaugh is on the …

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Sanders Dodges On Future Of Mueller Probe [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: White House press secretary Sarah Sanders would not offer any assurances that President Trump will allow the special counsel investigation to continue without delay if Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein exits the Justice Department, telling “Good Morning America” Tuesday that she doesn’t want to get ahead of the process. Asked by ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos …

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White House: Rod Rosenstein To Keep Job For Now

The Washington Post reports: Rod Rosenstein will stay in his job for now and will meet with Trump on Thursday, the White House says. Rosenstein’s future was a matter of considerable confusion Monday morning following reports that he had offered to resign. Rosenstein has been overseeing the investigation of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, who is looking into Russian …

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REPORT: Rod Rosenstein Suggested Secretly Taping Trump, Discussed Invoking The 25th Amendment

The New York Times reports: The deputy attorney general, Rod J. Rosenstein, suggested last year that he secretly record President Trump in the White House to expose the chaos consuming the administration, and he discussed recruiting cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Mr. Trump from office for being unfit. Mr. Rosenstein made these suggestions in the spring …

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Melania’s Spox Found In Violation Of Hatch Act

Newsweek reports: Melania Trump’s spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham violated the Hatch Act, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel confirmed on Thursday. The affirmation comes two months after Senator Tom Carper filed a complaint that Grisham was in violation of the ethics law when she used her official Twitter account to post a message that included Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign slogan “Make …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Holds Presser With Polish President

CBS News reports: President Trump is meeting with Poland’s President Andrzej Duda at the White House Tuesday. This is Duda’s first official visit to the White House since Trump took office. The two are expected to discuss trade, the military and security, according to the White House. Poland’s First Lady Agata Kornhauser-Duda is also visiting the White House. The two …

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Woodward Book Breaks Simon & Schuster Record

CNBC reports: Bob Woodward’s Trump administration tell-all “Fear: Trump in the White House” had the highest first-week sales of any book in Simon & Schuster’s 94-year history, the publisher said on Tuesday. “Fear” sold 1.1 million copies in its first week in print, e-book and audio formats. The book also broke records for pre-orders and first-day sales at Simon & …

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Conway: Brett Kavanaugh’s Accuser Should Be Heard

Reuters reports: White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Monday the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct will be heard as part of sworn testimony before the committee weighing his nomination. “This woman should not be insulted and she should not be ignored,” Conway said in an interview with Fox News. She said she had …

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White House: Manafort Deal Is “Unrelated” To Trump

ABC News reports: Both the White House and the Trump legal team stressed that the plea had nothing to do with the president or his campaign with Rudy Giuliani, counsel to the president, saying: “The reason: the President did nothing wrong and Paul Manafort will tell the truth.” White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told ABC News: “This had absolutely …

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