(Steven Hayward) So Julia Pierson, the first female head of the Secret Service, is falling on her service revolver today and resigning as a result of the recent fiasco at the White House, in which an intruder got far further into the presidential mansion than any sensible person would think possible. Show More Summary
On the day that the head of the Secret Service resigned for amazing lapses in security around the President, it seems fitting that Everest Wilhelmsen would reappear with a renewed call to 'remove the usurper' from the White House. Yes, he's a nut. Show More Summary
An Obama cartoon published by The Boston Herald Wednesday has been criticized by social media users as being racist and offensive. The cartoon, shown below, is a satire on the recent news that an intruder got farther the White House than was previously known last month. Show More Summary
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson offered her resignation today "in light of recent and accumulating reports about the agency," according to White House spokesman Josh Earnest. That is, those times the Secret Service let a guy with a knife get into the White House and a guy with a gun ride an elevator with Obama. Read more...
Image credit: White House Down, 2013 Columbia Pictures No, Channing Tatum has never broken into The White House. At least not to my knowledge. Well, okay, he may have, I really don't know. The investigation is still ongoing, but that picture does hint toward something fishy going on. Show More Summary
Speaking to reporters Wednesday, Press Secretary Josh Earnest was asked by Fox News' Ed Henry about the level of concern the White House had for...
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has captured international attention as the world witnesses in horror its brutality. Notwithstanding that most of ISIL's victims are Muslim, its atrocities are reinforcing false stereotypes that something is inherently violent about Islam. Show More Summary
TALK RADIO NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters Wednesday that the White House was only made aware of the fact that the President shared an elevator earlier this month with an armed felon on Tuesday evening, two weeks after the incident took place. According to a Washington Post report, a […]
Incredible. And the Tina Turner Press continues to take it. The White House's contempt for the news-gathering process extends to the most petty incidents. On Monday, Michelle Obama came to Milwaukee to campaign for Democrat Mary Burke, who is challenging...
The first-ever Ebola diagnosis in the US was confirmed on Tuesday, prompting new conversations about the virus and how it may affect Americans. Following the diagnosis news, the White House tweeted facts about Ebola, assuring, "America...Show More Summary
Wednesday at the White House daily briefing, press secretary Josh Earnest was "deeply concerned" about the announcement today by Israeli officials that new settlements were being built in a "sensitive area of East Jerusalem," sayingShow More Summary
The Wisconsin governor hails himself as the antidote to cynicism in politics. But it's pols like Walker who feed it
White House spokesman Josh Earnest expressed gratitude Wednesday for now-former Secret Service Director Julia Pierson shortly after she resigned from her post. CNN’s Jake Tapper thought that was a little uncouth.
The Iraq war veteran accused in the September 19 breach of the White House pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in federal court. The court ordered a mental competency review for Omar Gonzalez, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, but defense lawyers opposed the evaluation. Gonzalez’s...
Speaking from the White House Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest dodged questions about why flights from countries with Ebola...
In the wake of the apparent competency gap at the Secret Service, Director Julia Pierson is stepping down. Meanwhile, the man charged with jumping the fence in the White House and making it inside before being stopped has pleaded not...Show More Summary
If you want to know what is wrong with Washington, here is the perfect story, by way of the New York Times: [S]ome Democratic officeholders and strategists have complained that the [Secret Service] episode contributes to a broader impression that the Obama administration’s competence has come under fire on a variety of fronts, including last […]
It’s a good time to be a Kansas City athlete and fan. The Chiefs thumped the Patriots, the Royals won an epic playoff game and Sporting Kansas City dropped by the White House on Wednesday for a ceremony with President Obama honoring the club’s MLS Cup title last year. The squad flew into Washington in […]
White House spokesman Josh Earnest read out a condemnation of Israel's latest plans for construction in East Jerusalem, just hours after President Barack Obama had received a visit from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday. Show More Summary
On Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with President Barack Obama at the White House, where Netanyahu lectured Obama on the need to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. Actually, Netanyahu went further,Show More Summary