Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary and a devout Catholic, was left out of the president's meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday. For a president whose inner circle often shifts, Spicer's absence from the meeting was seen as an intentional snub, a source close to the White House told CNN. Show More Summary
Every election cycle the major candidates for the White house have a major theme for their campaigns. These are often even a mantra that they repeat over and over again. This has gone back, at least, since the dawn of the modern media age of politics. Show More Summary
Barack Obama’s former photographer is trolling Donald Trump with pictures of the Obamas holding hands and looking like a happy couple. Pete Souza, who was the chief official White House photographer for President Obama and the director of the White House photo office, posted a picture of Barack and...
Democratic legislators pressed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in her first public testimony since a contentious confirmation process. DeVos was answering questions on the White House budget proposal in front of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education. Show More Summary
ConvergEx's Nicholas Colas asks "Can the US economy get back to the 3% GDP growth it enjoyed in the 1980s – mid 2000s?" White House economic policy makers say “Yes”. Most professional economists say “No”. History says, “Worker productivity drives economic growth, not politicians or economists. Show More Summary
(Harvard Medical School) As the White House moves forward with its efforts to repeal Obamacare, it should strive to preserve -- and further boost -- these important advances, according to an introduction penned by Harvard Medical School professor health care policy expert Nancy Keating, who served as guest editor for the issue.
So often in recent coverage of the Donald Trump White House, the Watergate scandal is invoked as a point of comparison.
It appears that the Trump administration is warming up to a tricky procedural move that might let the Senate pass permanent tax cuts without bothering to pay for them. While the White House still doesn't have a formal tax plan yet, it's...Show More Summary
While neither President Trump nor Pope Francis has said what the two talked about during their short private meeting Wednesday, White House and Vatican sources state the topics included terrorism, climate change, and peace, CNN reports. A statement from the Vatican states the pope talked about "the promotion of peace...
All the evidence suggests that our world is going bonkers: there’s an unpleasant toddler in the White House, the planet is slowly but inexorably heating up, lunatics are blowing up children in the name of incoherent political and/or religious beliefs, and people are taking Louise Mensch seriously. But if nothing else, we can console ourselves […]
In what some are taking as an ominous sign regarding his job security, President Donald Trump’s White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was not asked to attend Wednesday’s meeting between the president’s delegation and Pope Francis. Politico.com reported that the entourage was...
The White House yesterday released President Trump’s budget for Fiscal Year 2018, providing more detail on the spending proposals for federal agencies than what was forecast earlier this year. One of the most troubling aspects of the package is the... Show More Summary
The White House wants unmitigated power to capture your drones. The Trump administration is asking members of Congress to consider legislation that would allow officials to do whatever the fck they want to any drone they deem a threat to a "covered facility," according to a document published by The New York Times. Show More Summary
Mitch McConnell, the top Republican in the U.S. Senate, says he could live without the drama surrounding President Donald Trump’s White House, but from a policy standpoint sees the new commander-in-chief as a solid ally in the mode of any president from his party. McConnell told Reuters that...
Another former Trump aide has jumped into the swamp with both feet.
With a simple two words and picture on Instagram, former White House Photographer Pete Souza did the trick. “Holding hands,” Mr Souza wrote next to a photo of former President Barack Obama holding hands with his wife Michelle. Mr Souza has been on something of a roll when it comes to trolling President Donald Trump.
President Trump’s entourage at the Vatican “included his wife, his daughter, and an array of staffers—but not White House press secretary Sean Spicer, a devout Catholic who told reporters earlier this year that he gave up alcohol for Lent,” Politico [...]
Move over Kanye. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is coming for the White House in 2020. Or so we hear. We also hear that none other than the Tom Hanks will be his running mate. We don't think it matters what party they run under, a ballot with those names is hard to beat. Show More Summary
The Seth Rich conspiracy theory just took another strange turn with reports that the now-debunked story claiming the DNC staffer leaked the organization’s emails to WikiLeaks has a direct link to White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon. Rich...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON ? Citing the Bible and expressing his sympathies in advance, Republican South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford savaged President Donald Trump’s budget proposal Wednesday as a “myth” and a “lie,” hammering the White House’s spending...Show More Summary