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Trump’s Dump Of Ethics Waivers Ends The “Drain the Swamp Illusion” By
Candidate Donald Trump’s pledge to “drain the swamp” was apparently made with a slew of caveats, which were exposed late Wednesday when the White House posted details of ethics waivers granted to at least 16 senior...
Trump Threatens Comey: “Better Hope There Are No Tapes” By
In the most Nixonian-sounding comment yet during this week’s craziness, President Trump, clearly angry about the leaking sieves that are the White House and the US intelligence community, just issued a cryptic threat to former FBI Director Comey, warning in no uncertain...
“Corruption, Plain And Simple”: Kushner ‘Golden Visa’ Scandal Snowballs By
The latest White House scandal over the president’s son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner benefiting from the recent extension of the so-called “golden visa” program continues to dog the administration, despite its best efforts to brush it aside. The...
NYT’s 100 Day Apologism Shows Danger Of ‘Both Sides’ Reporting By
(Opinion) — New York Times White House reporter Peter Baker (4/29/16) appears to have set out in earnest to write a “balanced” review of Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office. In doing so, he exposed the futility of such an exercise. Baker spins some of Trump’s...
Trump, White House Give Opposing Messages On Turkey Referndum By
President Donald Trump yesterday congratulated Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan following his victory in Sunday’s referendum. The White House released a brief readout of the phone call between the two leaders in which they also discussed the recent US airstrike...
Previously Public Information, Trump Makes White House Visitor Logs Secret By
WASHINGTON — Breaking with the practice of President Donald Trump’s predecessor, the White House is keeping secret the lists of visitors to the building. The Trump administration cited privacy and national security concerns on Friday, but the decision angered government...
China Warns North Korea War “Could Break Out At Any Moment” By
“North Korea is a problem,” Trump told reporters at the White House on Thursday. “The problem will be taken care of.” JUST IN: Trump says "North Korea is a problem. The problem will be taken care of". https://t.co/qUerjlvzRB pic.twitter.com/9lbR7yUyIj —...
White House: ‘The Clock Has Now Run Out’ On North Korea By
The US has been talking up the idea of “all options” being on the table against North Korea, unilateral military attacks in particular, for weeks now, and appears to be stepping up that narrative again today, declaring that “the clock has now run out” on North Korea. It’s...
Trump Embeds ‘Loyalty Monitors & Enforcers’ Across Cabinet Agencies By
In an Orwellian-sounding step, The White House has planted politically appointed aides in government agencies to monitor President Trump’s Cabinet secretaries’ loyalty (according to The Washington Post). Barry Bennett, a former Trump campaign adviser, encouraged...
White House Tries To Distance Itself Rep. Steve King Comments On Immigration By
WASHINGTON — The White House on Tuesday distanced itself from Republican Rep. Steve King’s inflammatory comments about immigrants, as Democrats pressed House GOP leaders to punish the Iowa lawmaker by stripping him of a chairmanship. King said this weekend that...