Tag Archives: White House

Tom Steyer Posts Job Openings For 2020 WH Campaign

Buzzfeed News reports: Tom Steyer posted a job listing on LinkedIn last week for several high-ranking positions on his potential 2020 presidential campaign, a spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday afternoon. Steyer, a San Francisco–based billionaire and the Democratic donor behind the national “Need to Impeach” effort aimed at President Donald Trump, published the job openings under an anonymous account. The listing …

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Sarah Sanders: I Hope I’m Remembered As Honest

I literally laughed out loud at this. Scared the cat. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Tuesday that she hopes to be remembered as being “transparent and honest” when her tenure in the role comes to an end. Sanders’ remarks came while speaking at Politico’s “Women Rule” event on Tuesday with reporter Eliana Johnson about what she …

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Frothy Mix: I Don’t Want To Be Trump’s Chief Of Staff

CNN reports: Former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum said he will not take the soon to be vacant White House chief of staff job. The Washington Post reported Tuesday night that some of President Trump’s aides thought that Santorum was a contender after he was spotted with the president at Saturday’s Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia. However, Santorum confirmed he would …

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Sarah Sanders: I Cope With Coffee And A Little Wine

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders during an event Tuesday revealed how she copes with her workload: “Lots of coffee and a little wine in the evening.” “That’ll probably also get me in trouble, I’m sure in some way, particularly given my dad was a Southern Baptist minister,” Sanders added during a panel at Politico’s “Women …

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Pelosi Questions Trump’s “Manhood” Over Border Wall

The Washington Post reports: Moments after returning to Capitol Hill after an Oval Office standoff with President Trump, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi questioned Trump’s manhood and said the border wall was a matter of masculine pride. “It’s like a manhood thing for him. As if manhood could ever be associated with him. This wall thing,” said the California congresswoman. …

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REPORT: Mark Meadows On Chief Of Staff Shortlist

Axios reports: Over the past 24 hours, President Trump has been privately asking many people who they think should be his new chief of staff, according to three sources with direct knowledge. What’s happening: Trump has asked confidants what they think about the idea of installing Rep. Mark Meadows, the chairman of the ultra-conservative House Freedom Caucus, as John Kelly’s …

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Trump Tells Reporters: John Kelly Is Out By Year’s End

Vox reports: John Kelly will depart as White House chief of staff near the end of this year, President Trump told reporters Saturday. The president said he would announce Kelly’s replacement in the next few days. Kelly’s exit comes after several months of relative personnel stability in an infamously tumultuous White House. But with the midterm elections now over and …

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John Kelly Expected To Resign, Not Speaking To Trump

We’ve heard this before, but multiple outlets are saying so. Axios reports: West Wing officials widely believe that chief of staff John Kelly’s departure is imminent and that Nick Ayers, chief of staff to Vice President Pence, will replace him. As we reported right after the midterms, Ayers’ backers have been telling the president he has the sharp political instincts …

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REPORT: WH Has No Response Plan For Mueller Report

The Atlantic reports: Nobody knows how the White House plans to respond to the Mueller report—including the people who work at the White House. The special counsel is reportedly nearing the end of his probe. Sentencing memos are dropping. Plea deals are being struck. The president’s legal team expects a response to his written interview “soon.” But while most organizations, …

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Former MA Gov. Deval Patrick Announces He Won’t Run For WH In 2020, Cites “Cruelty Of Elections Process”

Just posted to his Facebook page: After a lot of conversation, reflection and prayer, I’ve decided that a 2020 campaign for president is not for me. I’ve been overwhelmed by advice and encouragement from people from all over the country, known and unknown. Humbled, in fact. But knowing that the cruelty of our elections process would ultimately splash back on …

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Bloomberg: I’ll Sell My Company If I Run For President

Axios reports: Billionaire and media mogul Michael Bloomberg said in an interview with Radio Iowa that he will likely sell his media company, or put it in a blind trust if he runs for president in 2020. Bloomberg cited his age as one of the prevailing reasons why selling the company makes sense. In doing so, he would also be …

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Michael Avenatti Drops 2020 Presidential Run

CNBC reports: Controversial lawyer Michael Avenatti announced Tuesday he will not run for president in 2020. Avenatti, who first gained fame and infamy for his representation of porn star Stormy Daniels in multiple legal cases involving President Donald Trump, said, “I do not make this decision lightly — I make it out of respect for my family.” “But for their …

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Biden: I’m The Most Qualified Person To Be President

“I’ll be as straight with you as I can. I think I’m the most qualified person in the country to be president. The issues that we face as a country today are the issues that have been in my wheelhouse, that I’ve worked on my whole life. No one should run for the job unless they believe that they would …

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AP: Bernie 2020 Is “Almost A Foregone Conclusion”

The Associated Press reports: An insurgent underdog no more, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is laying the groundwork to launch a bigger presidential campaign than his first, as advisers predict he would open the 2020 Democratic presidential primary season as a political powerhouse. A final decision has not been made, but those closest to the 77-year-old self-described democratic socialist suggest that …

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Harris To Decide On 2020 WH Bid “Over The Holiday”

The San Francisco Chronicle reports: California Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris has long been rumored to be considering running a presidential campaign in 2020, but on Sunday, the first-term senator finally gave a timeline as to when she’ll make her decision. Harris took part in the Know Your Value conference in San Francisco, and in an onstage talk with “Morning Joe” …

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White House: Trump Will Attend Funeral For GHWB

The Hill reports: President Trump and first lady Melania Trump plan to attend funeral services for former President George H.W. Bush, who died on Friday at the age of 94, the White House announced. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement Saturday that a state funeral is being arranged with accompanying honors for Bush at the …

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Trump Hails “Authenticity” Of George H.W. Bush

Via White House press release: Melania and I join with a grieving Nation to mourn the loss of former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away last night. Through his essential authenticity, disarming wit, and unwavering commitment to faith, family, and country, President Bush inspired generations of his fellow Americans to public service—to be, in his words, “a thousand points …

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Trump Tweets Meme Calling For Treason Trials For Obama, Hillary, Mueller, Comey, Holder, Bill Clinton

The Daily Beast reports: Donald Trump has stepped up his attacks on the Mueller investigation by sharing an image of figures such as Barack Obama, the Clintons, and special counsel Robert Mueller himself behind bars for “treason.” The image, posted by a Trump fan page called the Trump Train, was retweeted by the president Wednesday morning. It’s captioned “Now that …

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Trump Slams His Own Financial Advisors: “My Gut Tells Me More Than Anybody Else’s Brain Can Ever Tell Me”

The Washington Post reports: In a wide-ranging and sometimes discordant 20-minute interview with The Washington Post, Trump complained at length about Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome H. “Jay” Powell, whom he nominated earlier this year. When asked about declines on Wall Street and GM’s announcement that it was laying off 15 percent of its workforce, Trump responded by criticizing higher interest …

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White House Denies Federal Government’s Climate Change Report: “It’s Just Not Based On Facts” [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: Sarah Huckabee Sanders says that the federal government’s latest climate change report, which outlined how global warming will cost the United States hundreds of billions of dollars in damage, is “not based on facts.” “The president is certainly leading on what matters most in this process and that’s on having clean air and clean water. In fact, the …

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