There are so many questions raised by the disclosure, by the Prime Minister’s Office no less, that the Chief of Staff cut a personal cheque to cover Mike Duffy’s illegitimate claims for a housing allowance in the place where he has been...Show More Summary
(CNN) – President Barack Obama will deliver long-promised remarks Thursday on the administration's counterterrorism policy and explain the legal framework behind the use of drones against terrorist threats, according to a White House official. In his speech at the National Defense University, the president also plans to review the state of threats the country currently […]
Housing will dominate the sparse calendar this week. The meager offering of data will allow investors to focus on speeches by Federal Reserve officials as well as the release of policy minutes Wednesday.
Republicans are ripping White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer this morning for referring to the legality of the IRS' inappropriate targeting of conservative groups as "irrelevant." But Pfeiffer said that to reinforce the White House's assertion that the IRS' behavior is inexcusable. Show More Summary
One piece of housing information that warrants a deeper analysis is the continually falling home ownership rate. Since the recession hit over 5,000,000 Americans have gone through the process of foreclosure. Yet for over a year now, the housing market has been recovering with lower interest rates, higher home prices, and a record low amount [...]
Top White House official Dan Pfeiffer on Face the Nation this morning said “It’s largely irrelevant” on whoever doctored the Benghazi memo. “You’re right. It’s an absolute tragedy what happened. The question isn’t ‘Who edited what talking points/’ That’s largely … Continue reading ?
(CNN) – Jonathan Karl, chief White House correspondent for ABC News, addressed criticism of his reporting on the Benghazi talking points controversy, saying in a statement to CNN that he regrets the inaccuracy of his report. “Clearly, I regret the email was quoted incorrectly and I regret that it’s become a distraction from the story, […]
Appearing on CBS’ Face the Nation, White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer said that it was “largely irrelevant” who edited the talking points the Obama administration trotted out in the aftermath of the terrorist attack in Benghazi on September 11, 2012. Show More Summary
Guest post by Kevin Walsh on behalf of Sainsbury’s The bedroom has to be one of the most important rooms in any house. It’s certainly the room where you spend the most time. Most of us spend about a third of our lives in bed. If you add that up over the course of an average lifetime, that’s about 25 years. Show More Summary
Given the battering President Obama took this past week on a trio of political scandals, any public opinion survey results that aren’t dreadful probably are viewed with some relief at the White House.
White House aide Dan Pfeiffer may have pulled off the "full Ginsburg" on the Sunday shows, but his performance was more like the "full Monty"--Monty Python, that is. "Irrelevant" was Pfeiffer's refrain: "The law is irrelevant" on the...Show More Summary
More crazy talk from a state backbencher: On Wednesday night, Minnesota State Representative Glenn Gruenhagen (R-Glencoe) took to the House floor to talk about climate change and renewable energy. Using sources such as the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Rep. Gruenhagen told his colleagues that climate change is a “complete United Nations fraud and lie…. [...]
White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer said Republicans are trying to make political hay with the scandals.
Going on the offensive about President Obama’s mysterious whereabouts during the Benghazi terrorist attacks of September 11, 2012 that resulted in the deaths of four Americans including Ambassador Chris Stevens, White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer said it was “offensive” for anyone to question whether the White House could have done more. Show More Summary
White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer took to ABC’s This Week to defend the Obama administration’s actions in the aftermath of the Benghazi terrorist attack of September 11, 2012. In the process of doing so, he came out in full-fledged battle mode for UN Ambassador Susan Rice. Show More Summary
Former Obama insiders, including David Axelrod, believe Obama can trump the GOP’s silly season of so-called “scandals” by getting back on message: The former White House insiders, including [Axelrod], say Obama needs to make his case anew for government’s role in expanding education and innovation and to give, as Obama put it in one of [...]
What would it look like if your favorite Houses in Game of Thrones are turned into big corporations? What would the Starks, the Lannisters and … Read more posts by Patrick Jude Ilagan
By virtually any measure, with three scandals exploding on the White House, last week had to be the worst of Barack Obama's presidency. Despite this, CNN - the self-described most trusted name in news - released a poll Sunday finding the current White House resident's job approval rose two points since April and a full six points since March. read more
White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer battled with Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday in a contentious three-minute segment over President Barack Obama's whereabouts on the night of last September's terrorist attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. Show More Summary
Last week, ABC World News Tonight ran a story using White House e-mails that had been doctored by the GOP. Should ABC name the source? There’s a strong argument in favor of doing so: [T]he bigger scandal here is not a process matter, not a press matter. There’s a very stark fact that somebody in [...]