Tag Archives: White House

Fox Host Shep Smith Rips Into White House: Actually, Journalists Are Not The Enemy Of The People [VIDEO]

“For those of you at home, if I may, journalists are not the enemies of the people. It’s quite the opposite. Our profession is enshrined in the Constitution and the fourth estate holds the essential job of being your eyes and often ears and, when appropriate, your voice. It’s a cornerstone of our republic. Over 22 years at this network, …

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WH Cites Bad Weather As Trump Ducks Media On Way To Airport, Reporters Note Current Clear Skies Over DC

Trump rarely misses a chance to bloviate: President Trump departed the White House on Thursday for a trip to Iowa and Illinois without facing the news media, citing bad weather despite clear skies in the nation’s capital. The president typically reaches Air Force One by taking a helicopter from the White House to Joint Base Andrews, a setting that allows …

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Fox Host Celebrates WH Banning Of CNN Reporter

“Wow, today, the White House blocked a CNN reporter, Kaitlan Collins from President Trump’s trade announcement with the European Union today, for shouting what they called inappropriate questions at the president. CNN issued a statement saying in part, quote: ‘This decision to bar a member of the press is retaliatory in nature and not indicative of an open and free …

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WH Bans CNN Reporter For Asking Trump About Putin

CNN reports: The White House took retaliatory action against Kaitlan Collins, a White House reporter for CNN, after Collins asked President Trump questions at an Oval Office photo op on Wednesday. Collins was representing all the television networks as the “pool reporter” in the room during the early afternoon meeting between Trump and Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European …

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John Bolton: We Won’t Meet With Vladimir Putin Again Until Mueller’s “Russia Witch Hunt” Is Finally Over

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, said Wednesday that any meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin would be put off until 2019 because of special counsel Robert Mueller’s “witch hunt.” “The President believes that the next bilateral meeting with President Putin should take place after the Russia witch hunt is over, so we’ve agreed that …

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White House Edits Official Video To Remove Question About Whether Putin Wanted Trump To Win [VIDEO]

The Atlantic reports: It was perhaps the most explosive exchange in an incendiary press conference: Russian President Vladimir Putin appearing to frankly admit to a motive for, and maybe even to the act of, meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, despite repeatedly denying Russian interference in American politics during the rest of his appearance with Donald Trump in Finland …

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White House: We’re Not Trolling On Those Clearances

“The president finds it extremely inappropriate for somebody to go on television under the perception of legitimacy, integrity and level false and baseless claims against another person without any evidence whatsoever. He finds that to be somewhat troublesome and concerning and so he has begun the mechanism to remove security clearances from certain individuals. The names were listed yesterday. And …

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White House Guests Dine With Chinese-Made Flatware At Trump’s “Made In America Product Showcase”

Syracuse.com reports: Matt Roberts stood in a corner of the State Dining Room at the White House on Monday, showing samples of his company’s Liberty Tabletop stainless steel silverware, when Rep. Claudia Tenney rushed over with a spoon in her hand. Roberts, president of Sherrill Manufacturing, the Upstate New York firm that’s America’s last flatware maker, looked closely at the …

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REPORT: Multiple Former Fox Personalities Are Under Consideration To Succeed Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Politico reports: Bill Shine, the newly appointed White House deputy chief of staff for communications, has quietly begun asking friends and associates for their opinions about who could succeed Sanders if she leaves in the coming months, according to two people familiar with those conversations. At the top of the list is Heather Nauert, the current State Department spokeswoman and …

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Trump Seeks To Yank Security Clearance Of His Critics

The Washington Post reports: Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said that he plans to meet with President Trump on Monday and ask him to revoke the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan, who has been a harsh critic of Trump on Russia and other issues. Brennan, who served under President Barack Obama, last week used the word “treasonous” to …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Reuters reports: The White House will hold a press briefing Monday afternoon with press secretary Sarah Sanders. The White House on Monday blamed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for inciting a war of words with President Donald Trump, who warned that verbal threats could escalate into military conflict with the U.S. Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, echoed Trump’s rhetoric in …

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Sanders: Trump Is Not Inciting Iran To War [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: The White House says President Donald Trump’s threatening tweet shows he’s not going to tolerate critical rhetoric from Iran, but claims the U.S. leader isn’t escalating tensions between the two countries. Press secretary Sarah Sanders says that “if anybody’s inciting anything, look no further than to Iran.” Sanders said on Monday that Trump has been “very …

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National Intelligence Director Shocked To Hear Trump Just Invited Vladimir Putin To White House [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: President Trump plans to invite President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia to Washington for another meeting in the fall, officials said Thursday, even as Mr. Trump’s top advisers groped for details of what the two leaders discussed in their last meeting in Helsinki, Finland. Mr. Trump’s director of national intelligence, Dan Coats, acknowledged frustration at …

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18-Piece Mariachi Band Plays At WH Protest [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: A former adviser to Hillary Clinton hired a Mariachi band to play outside of the White House in an effort to disrupt President Trump’s sleep on Wednesday night. Adam Parkhomenko organized the performance as part of a multi-day protest over Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Hundreds of people came to “welcome” Trump back from Helsinki …

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Sean Spicer Breaks With Trump: It’s Not A Witch Hunt

NBC News reports: Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer said that he does not believe special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation is a witch hunt, contradicting a claim often repeated by President Donald Trump. “As of now, I see no evidence that is it,” Spicer said during an exclusive interview on “Today” when asked if Mueller’s probe is a …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

CNN reports: The White House has only held three on-camera briefings in the past 30 days, according to the administration’s own records on WhiteHouse.gov. Press secretary Sarah Sanders’ most recent briefing was on July 2, more than two weeks ago. Since that time, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned; Bill Shine has started working as Trump’s new communications chief; Trump …

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Trump Blows Off Intel Briefing For Second Straight Day

Roll Call reports: For the second consecutive day since he broke with America’s spy agencies over Russia’s election meddling, President Donald Trump on Wednesday will not get an intelligence briefing. The daily presidential guidance email sent out each evening by the White House initially featured only one item, an 11:30 a.m. Cabinet meeting. Trump’s public schedule typically begins with a …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Comments On Helsinki Summit

According to the White House, Glorious Leader will deliver comments about the Helsinki summit at 2PM. If his earlier “fake news” screech is any indication, there will be no backtracking or apology. Instead, expect to hear about Hillary Clinton, witch hunts, 13 angry Democrats, missing servers, and how everybody in the world who doesn’t love him is a total loser. …

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Protesters Chant “Traitor” Outside White House [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Protesters greeted President Trump as he returned from his summit with Russia’s Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday, with dozens gathering outside the White House and yelling “traitor” late into the night. The impromptu protest, dubbed #OccupyLafayettePark, came after Trump’s controversial press conference with Putin. During the joint presser, Trump refused to denounce Russia’s 2016 election meddling …

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Top National Security Council Official Ousted After Clashes With Miller Over False Immigration Reports

Politico reports: A top National Security Council official was forced out this week, the latest staffing change at the White House-based group since President Donald Trump named John Bolton his national security adviser in March. Jennifer Arangio, a senior director in the NSC division that deals with international organizations, was let go Thursday, according to a former White House official …

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