Even before the White House press corps was born—in 1896, when newspapers assigned reporters to a table outside the office of Grover Cleveland’s secretary—attentive reporters irritated occupants of the White House. To hide the fact that...Show More Summary
Kellyanne Conway could soon have a giant new audience, with a rumor that the camera-friendly Donald Trump adviser might be featured on a revival of Real Housewives of D.C. Conway made history as the first woman to lead a winning presidential...Show More Summary
A New York congresswoman has voiced outrage over the White House decision to block The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN, Politico and others from a press briefing. … Click to Continue »
Officials in President Trump's administration Friday downplayed an intelligence report by the Homeland Security Department that contradicts the White House's main argument for implementing a travel ban on seven predominantly Muslim countries. Show More Summary
Maine police want clarification about how President Donald Trump's administration will approach legal marijuana. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Thursday he expects states with legalized recreational pot to … Click to Continue »
Americans have strong opinions. And now with President Trump — who ran an antiestablishment and populist campaign to win the White House — set to give a speech to a joint session of Congress this Tuesday, we're taking a look at how they...Show More Summary
Last week, I re-watched All the President’s Men for the umpty-umpth time. I was deliberately trying to wash the taste of this Administration out of my mind. Former White House Counsel and reformed felon John Dean had been on television...Show More Summary
Last night CNN's John King said that if the Trump White House is going to make it harder for journalists to do their jobs, they should just keep working hard at it.
Click here for reuse options! The Republican congressman publicly breaks with the White House on "Real Time with Bill Maher" Bill Maher — after facing backlash last week for giving provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos a platform, then taking credit for Milo’s downfall — took a strong stance against Rep. Show More Summary
Until last month, Rumana Ahmed worked in the National Security Council. She is Muslim; she was hired on during the Obama years. Her plans to stay on during the new administration lasted eight days—which is all it took for Trump's team...Show More Summary
Another day, another symbolic 'mutiny' has broken out against president Trump in the US intel community, this time involving the Department of Homeland Security. Overnight, analysts at DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis found "insufficient...Show More Summary
The Department of Homeland Security appears to be at odds with the White House in regards to the justification for President Trump's temporary...
Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, the first Latin-American leader to visit President Donald Trump at the White House, told the latter Friday that he prefers “bridges to walls” and favors the free movement of people across borders, hinting at Trump’s proposal to build a...
After taking manufacturing’s message to the White House yesterday, NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons and NAM Board Chairman/Emerson Chairman and CEO David Farr took that same message to the...
Click here for reuse options! The New York Times, Los Angeles Times and several others were all denied access. The Trump administration continued its steep descent into authoritarianism Friday as several news outlets, including the New...Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! Bannon doesn't want to change the media. He wants to totally dismantle the media. On Thursday, during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon shockingly...Show More Summary
Good morning. I'm Paul Thornton, The Times' letters editor, and it is Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. The newsletter you are about to read was sent by an organization whose White House reporter was excluded from the daily White House press briefing on Friday. Here's a look back at the week in Opinion....
“Just two weeks ago, President Donald Trump was a man in a hurry — itching to move forward with a revised version of his travel ban executive order because, he said, the security of the nation depended on it. But [...]
Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and the heir to a family real estate empire, has emerged as perhaps Donald Trump’s closest adviser. A near-constant presence by Trump’s side, his portfolio includes business, tax, political, and foreign policy matters. Last month his lawyers outlined a plan...
In October 2009, as the Obama White House felt besieged by what it viewed as advocacy journalism masquerading as “fair and balanced” news coverage, top aides to the president declared a de facto war on Fox News. On the morning of Oct. Show More Summary