On the heels of Donald Trump's extraordinarily combative news conference last week came word over the weekend that the incoming administration might relocate the press corps outside of the White House's West Wing. News outlets, understandably...Show More Summary
President Obama gives his final press conference. Most of the West Wing staff is will move out tomorrow. Obama's approval ratings are now very high. The UnPresident Elect's are the lowest of an incoming President in 4 decades. The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda is enough of a West Wing fan that the musical’s orchestra used the theme music from Aaron Sorkin’s TV series to give him a sendoff after his final stage performance. So it’s on fitting that he returned the...Show More Summary
“Damn, Mrs. Landingham.”
Tomorrow, President Barack Obama will hold the final press conference of his Presidency. The event will take place in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room, just steps from the Oval Office. The cramped space in the West Wing, with seven rows of seven seats apiece, has served as the main theatre of conflict between Presidents and reporters since the Nixon era.
Hamilton mastermind Lin-Manuel Miranda and Aaron Sorkin, the creator of The West Wing, have a lot in common. They're both fiery wordsmiths, well-known for their ability to write spellbinding swathes of dialogue, not to mention their shared fascination with American politics. Given those similarities, it seemed inevitable that their minds would meet. Show More Summary
“Hamilton” creator and “West Wing” fanboy Lin-Manuel Miranda released a new rap Monday in honor of Aaron Sorkin’s famous characters.
"What's next?" That was the oft-repeated catchphrase on Aaron Sorkin's political drama series The West Wing and now, West Wing superfan Lin-Manuel Miranda (also known as the creator and star of Hamilton), has penned a tribute rap by the same name. Miranda released the song on Monday as part of a... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Lin-Manuel Miranda The West Wing
Eight years ago, when our kids were 7, 4 and 1, their dad started work in the West Wing of the White House. They are now high school, middle school, and elementary aged kids. None of them have clear memories of their dad’s professional life prior to these eight years. Show More Summary
I'm not saying what the world needs at this very moment is a Lin-Manuel Miranda rap about The West Wing, but when one's offered to you in a time of strife, you might as well go with it. Indeed, Sir Hamilton himself penned a little ditty...Show More Summary
Besides explaining how the WHCA would find it "inappropriate" for the press to be moved out of the West Wing and lose immediate access to senior officials, Mason also addressed the possibility of Spicer throwing out reporters from a briefing or press conference, stating that the WHCA "would object" to these actions.
The many loves of the always enthusiastic Lin-Manuel Miranda include rap and The West Wing. Just as he fused the former with historic American politics in Hamilton, he has now combined it with Aaron Sorkin’s beloved drama in the newly...Show More Summary
Trump's latest idea to evict the White House press corps from the White House came from the TV show "West Wing."
"What's Next?" is the Jed Bartlet rap song we've long been waiting for.
Swap your walk-and-talk for a sit-quietly-and-smile-like-an-idiot. Well-known West Wing fanatic and the world's most creatively realized human being Lin-Manuel Miranda took his love of the Bartlet administration to its most obvious, most Lin-Manuel Miranda conclusion: recording an ode to the Aaron Sorkin drama entitled "What's Next?" The West Wing Weekly ... More »
The relationship between the West Wing and the news outlets Americans count on to scrutinize the White House is about to change, and not for the better.
Yesterday, Esquire posted an exclusive that The Trump Administration may evict the press from the White House." Specifically, there is "serious consideration" to move the press corp from the White House press room to the White House Conference Center or...
HEH: Trump Team May Move Press Briefing Room Out of White House: Reince Priebus. President-elect Donald Trump’s team is considering moving the press briefing room out of the White House West Wing, according to incoming White House chief of staff Reince Priebus. When asked about an Esquire magazine report that the incoming Trump administration plans […]
President-elect Donald Trump’s team could move the White House press briefing room from the West Wing to another location that accommodates more media from around the country and the world, senior officials in the incoming administration said on Sunday. Esquire magazine reported on Saturday...