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  • Never-Before-Seen Photos of Hillary Clinton

    02/22/2017 8:35:16 AM PST · by simpson96 · 70 replies ^ | 1/31/2017 | Lena Rawley
    In January of 1993, two weeks before Bill Clinton’s first presidential inauguration, Hillary Clinton asked Robert McNeely to be their official White House photographer. McNeely captured the family’s public and private moments for the next six years. In 100 previously unseen photographs now showcased in the collection The Making of Hillary Clinton: The White House Years, published this month by University of Texas Press, we see the former First Lady host Princess Diana and Anna Wintour, decorate the White House Christmas tree, and pose in a stylish fur headpiece in Moscow. “Despite having been in the public eye for so...
  • The River of Life flows from Grace not works[Charismatic Caucus]

    02/20/2017 2:28:16 PM PST · by Jedediah · 12 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles, Bible ^ | 2-17-17 | Jedediah
    My River flows for you my children and not by any works of your hands but it is by my Grace , if nothing else was done by you " Behold I AM complete in my sacrifice for all " ,therefore die to self and just allow Me to be your first fruit in and through all for I AM your very breath and spirit ! Now just abide in Me " The Vine" and allow Me to love on you where you are right now by just releasing your yoke of works to Me for I AM your Glory...
  • REPORT: White House Deputy Chief of Staff and #NeverTrumper Source of LEAKS

    02/20/2017 9:53:03 AM PST · by AmericanPride76 · 34 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Feb 19th, 2017 | Lucian Wintrich
    GotNews reported Sunday that one of the primary sources of the series of leaks that were designed to undermine the Trump Administration and his presidency have been coming from none other than #NeverTrumper Kate Walsh. She is being investigated as one of the primary persons of interest that have been distributing highly confidential information to sources such as The (Failing) New York Times, and others.
  • Six White House staffers fired after failing security test

    02/16/2017 6:14:29 PM PST · by markomalley · 63 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/16/17 | Anna Giaritelli
    The White House dismissed six aides on Thursday after the staffers failed FBI background checks. Some of the aides were physically "walked out of the building by security" a day earlier. Those affected had failed the SF86, a Questionnaire for National Security Positions used to determine whether a government employee is eligible for a security clearance. The test takes into consideration a person's credit score, substance use and various personal subjects. Caroline Wiles was among the six escorted off the property. Wiles worked as Trump's scheduling director and is the daughter of Susan Wiles, who managed Trump's Florida campaign. Wiles...
  • Obama installed new WH computers/internet Jan 1, 2017

    02/15/2017 6:53:00 PM PST · by Right-wing Librarian · 107 replies
    TruNews ^ | February 15, 2017 | Rick Wiles
    Within today's TruNews Daily News broadcast, Rick Wiles discusses reports that Obama had all old White House computers and software systems removed, and replaced with all new computers/internet. The program is very interesting in its entirety, but particularly at around the 16:00 marker, he speaks to this specific information. It is suspected that Obama has the old computers/system up and running at his Sedition Headquarters just a few blocks away. --------------------------------------------------- Today's TruNews broadcast is entitled: "TRUNEWS Launches Christian Prayer Movement to Uphold President Trump"
  • The White House Will Be Open For Public Tours Starting March 7

    02/14/2017 7:41:28 PM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies ^ | February 14, 2017 | Christine Rousselle
    First Lady Melania Trump announced on Tuesday that the White House would re-open for public tours beginning on March 7. The White House had been closed to tours for the past seven weeks, which is an "unusually long" spell between administrations. In the past, the White House has re-opened to the public within days after the inauguration. .@FLOTUS Melania Trump is pleased to announce the White House Visitors Office will resume public tours on March 7th— The White House (@WhiteHouse) February 14, 2017 “I am excited to reopen the White House to the hundreds of thousands of visitors...
  • America Is Tired of Hypocrisy – Conway Comment in Perspective

    02/14/2017 7:08:14 PM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies ^ | February 14, 2017 | Robert Charles
    Is there no end to the political hypocrisy elected officials will throw at us? No sense of decency or patriotism in the media? No sense that re-publication of baseless attacks is actually complicity, and damages their own credibility? Is there no understanding that one-sided stories undermine civic dialogue? Two dozen stories over the past three weeks hit the Trump White House and cabinet. So many of these have so little truth, perspective or proportion that observers are left speechless. A “removed bust” of Martin Luther King was not removed. “Bad faith” averred on executive orders was not bad faith. Smears...
  • Melania Trump Announces White House Visitor Office Will Reopen

    02/14/2017 6:39:48 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    News 18 ^ | February 15, 2017 | CNN Wire
    The president gets to live there, but the White House actually belongs to the American people and starting March 7, they can start to take tours for the first time during Donald Trump's presidency. First lady Melania Trump said in a statement Tuesday she's looking forward to welcoming visitors. "I am excited to reopen the White House to the hundreds of thousands of visitors who come each year. The White House is a remarkable and historic site and we are excited to share its beauty and history. I am committed to the restoration and preservation of our Nation's most recognizable...
  • VANITY : could "leaks" be from renovations?

    02/14/2017 4:39:04 PM PST · by 4got10 man · 48 replies
    It was reported during the transition that renovations were done on the White House. Could establishment have bugged the White House and be the source for the leaks?
  • More Patriots players refusing to visit the White House; it could change a great tradition forever

    02/14/2017 12:28:18 PM PST · by Zakeet · 62 replies
    Yahoo ^ | February 12, 2017
    Six Patriots ... will not partake in the tradition. [Snip] In the past, most players avoided controversy by saying their decision was based on other factors, such as a scheduling conflict or family commitments. But with Trump in the White House, that tone seems to be changing. And now that the door to openly challenge the White House is open, more athletes could follow suit, just as some did when Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers took a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality. If declined White House visits become more common, it would be a...
  • Meanwhile, Obama Promotes Death-To-U.S.-Troops Cleric

    06/04/2014 4:16:56 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 15 replies ^ | June 4, 2014 | IBD Editorial
    Quislings: At the same time our president springs dangerous terrorists from prison, he has quietly promoted an Islamic cleric who has issued fatwas calling for the death of U.S. troops with "child bombs." The State Department last week had to apologize for singing the praises of the creep — Sheik Abdallah Bin Bayyah — in a Tweeted message promoting his Muslim Brotherhood organization. But officials there are only sorry they got caught. The same bunch last year issued a visa for the radical cleric so he could visit, of all places, the White House. That's right, the administration knew full...
  • Kellyanne Conway expands White House influence by hiring her own chief of staff

    02/10/2017 10:04:40 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | February 10, 2017 | Philip Rucker and Ashley Parker, The Washington Post
    Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump and one of the most visible figures in the administration, is expanding her operation inside the White House by hiring a veteran congressional staffer as her chief of staff. Conway has recruited Renee Hudson, who has been serving as chief of staff to Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., to work for her in the West Wing as her chief of staff, according to two Republican officials. Conway confirmed the hiring in an email late Friday and said that Hudson plans to begin work next week. By hiring a chief of staff of her own,...
  • Trump’s surprise cost-cutting target: The first lady’s staff

    02/10/2017 7:57:33 PM PST · by EveningStar · 59 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | February 10, 2017 | Anita Kumar
    As President Donald Trump searches for ways to cut costs at the White House, he has set his sights on the first lady’s office. Trump is considering reducing the number of jobs in that office, which has grown to up to 20 employees in recent administrations, according to three people with knowledge of the situation who were not authorized to speak publicly about the deliberations. Anita McBride, who served in the last three Republican White Houses, including as chief of staff to former first lady Laura Bush, said any potential cutbacks might be consistent with the limited number of projects...
  • Establishment Republicans peddle growth-killing carbon tax at White House

    02/09/2017 8:45:21 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/09/17 | Matthew Vadum
    But President Trump’s “default position” on climate change is that “most of it is a bunch of bunk” A group of Republican insiders was scheduled to meet at the White House today to push the Trump administration to embrace slapping carbon taxes on the nation’s floundering economy, Sean Moran reports at Breitbart News. On the campaign trail President Trump came out against enacting a carbon tax. “I will not support or endorse a carbon tax!” he tweeted May 13, 2016. White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus previously said that Trump’s “default position” on climate change is that “most of...
  • White House Releases Secret List of 24 Refugees Charged With Terrorism from Targeted Regimes

    02/09/2017 4:25:34 AM PST · by davikkm · 35 replies
    FOX Business revealed a federal list of 24 refugees charged with terrorism from the seven nations listed as terror states in the recent executive order. Senator Jeff Sessions compiled a list of refugees-turned-jihadists in 2016 while Obama was pushing to dramatically increase the amount of so-called “refugees” allowed into the United States.
  • Sean Spicer Taking Questions from LOCAL TV stations via Skype. Brilliant!

    02/08/2017 11:24:11 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 23 replies
    Sat down today to watch my first live briefing of Sean Spicer with media. Very surprised and pleased to see him take live questions via SKYPE with local reporters. One from Cincinnati, one from Texas, one from Virginia.... so far. Great idea. Goes beyond the sleazy Beltway fake news outlets.... and gives way for more specific questions about what "flyover" country cares about. Big Media losing again.
  • White House Shuts Down Democrat Calls for Impeachment

    02/08/2017 5:54:39 AM PST · by davikkm · 37 replies
    breitbart ^ | CHARLIE SPIERING
    The White House dismissed Democrats calling impeachment for President Donald Trump even as he has just begun his presidential term. “I think whether it’s the Democrats in the Senate who are trying to stall these nominees or these little political stunts on the House side, the bottom line is I think by and large you see the support that the president’s receiving for his policies throughout the country,” replied White House press secretary Sean Spicer during the White House press briefing in response to a question from Breitbart News.
  • LIVE THREAD: THE SPICE IS RIGHT (Sean Spicer Briefs Reporters; CSPAN)

    02/07/2017 10:35:54 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 40 replies
    White House Daily Briefing Press Secretary Sean Spicer briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of topics.
  • Trump Says White House Leaks Coming From Obama Admin Holdovers

    02/06/2017 9:15:19 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 71 replies ^ | Kerry Picket
    President Donald Trump pointed the finger at Obama administration holdovers at the White House and National Security Council for leaking information about private phone conversations he had with leaders of Australia and Mexico. “It’s a disgrace that they leaked because it’s very much against our country,” Trump told Fox News Sunday, accusing “Obama people” in civil service positions for the leaks. “It’s a very dangerous thing for this country,” he added noting that these individuals were still being sought out and replaced. Trump described the media stories of what seemed to be contentious interactions between him and the two foreign...
  • FBI raid target invited to White House in April

    10/02/2010 2:38:05 PM PDT · by Flavius · 8 replies
    abc ^ | Friday, October 01, 2010 | Chuck Goudie
    A man targeted in an FBI counterterrorism raid was an invited guest at the White House complex five months ago. It has been one week since teams of federal agents executed search warrants on locations in Chicago and Minneapolis looking for evidence of financial support to foreign terrorist groups.
  • ALERT: House IT staffers abruptly FIRED for bone-chilling reason…

    02/05/2017 11:22:05 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 119 replies
    Allen ^ | 2/4/2017 | Matt Palumbo
    It goes without saying that Democrats have had a number of problems with computer security over the past few years, whether it be the controversy that arose through Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server, or the following hacks into the DNC. Most blamed Russia for the hack, and they quite well could be responsible, but while their eyes were on Russia, they forgot about any threats to their security from inside. According to the Daily Caller; Three brothers who managed office information technology for members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and other lawmakers were abruptly...
  • Trump’s blunt style throws foreign leaders into a tizzy—and has them rushing to meet with him

    02/03/2017 5:46:10 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/03/17 | Dan Calabrese
    In other words, it's working perfectly One of the biggest mistakes of the political establishment - one they show no sign of grasping - is that when they constantly complain about how Trump is violating all the norms of politics, the presidency and international relations, they totally miss that this is exactly what the people who voted for him wanted him to do. And they totally miss that he is doing it intentionally and with purpose.
  • Issue an International Arrest Warrant for George Soros

    02/02/2017 6:52:15 AM PST · by ThinkingBuddha · 33 replies ^ | 01/27/2017 | A.B
    George Soros is a menace to the free world and stands in the way of making America great again. He is guilty of the following crimes: 1) Financially supports open sedition in major American cities resulting in millions of dollars of property damage as well as loss of life. 2) Attempts to manipulate democratic elections by donating millions of dollars to his preferred candidates. 3) Seeks to curtail American sovereignty. In his own words: "The main obstacle to a stable and just world order is the United States ... Changing [the] attitude and policies of the United States remains my...
  • White House Blackballs CNN; Refuses To Send Surrogates On "Fake News" Network (Ices Out CNN)

    02/01/2017 10:08:33 AM PST · by blam · 51 replies
    Zero Hedge - Politico ^ | 2-1-2017 | Tyler Durden
    Well, it's official...according to a note from Politico (White House Ices Out CNN), the White House has confirmed that surrogates of the Trump administration will no longer appear on CNN and will instead go to "places where we think it makes sense to promote our agenda." “We’re sending surrogates to places where we think it makes sense to promote our agenda,” said a White House official, acknowledging that CNN is not such a place, but adding that the ban is not permanent. A CNN reporter, speaking on background, was more blunt: The White House is trying to punish the network...
  • WHITE HOUSE: Extreme Makeover! Trump ERASES Obama!

    01/31/2017 9:45:07 AM PST · by Rebelbase · 28 replies

    01/31/2017 10:59:02 AM PST · by fivecatsandadog · 31 replies
    YouTube ^ | January 31, 2017 | "Barry Sotero"
    Trump and Melania redecorate the White House, scrubbing all traces of Barack and Michelle. Starting with Obama’s heinous taste in third-world sofas, trump chucks Obama’s trinkets in a cardboard box and leaves them out back with the rest of the garbage. Trump found reminders of the Obamas around the white house private residence -- but quickly changed the decor to be more presidential and less vomit-inducing. Of the Obama trinkets, Trump only kept a few Obama family photos to remind schoolkids on the white house tour what Obama was truly like.
  • BREAKING: POTUS has named Dana Boente, US Attorney ... as Acting Attorney General.

    01/30/2017 6:22:34 PM PST · by Enchante · 292 replies
    White House Press Office ^ | January 30, 2017 | Sean Spicer
    Sean Spicer Verified account ‏@PressSec .@POTUS has named Dana Boente, US Attorney for the Eastern District of VA as Acting Attorney General. Sally Yates has been relieved.
  • Surprise: Obama is Already Back And He's Supporting People Protesting Trump's Policies

    01/30/2017 2:33:58 PM PST · by Kaslin · 61 replies ^ | January 30, 2017 | Katie Pavlich
    When President Obama left the White House for the final time on January 20, he tweeted the following. Hi everybody! Back to the original handle. Is this thing still on? Michelle and I are off on a quick vacation, then we’ll get back to work. — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) January 20, 2017 It was a short trip. In light of President Trump's recent executive order freezing refugee admission from seven different countries, countries originally identified by the Obama administration as terror hot spots, former President Obama is chiming in. From POLITICO: Kevin Lewis, spokesman for Obama in his post-presidency, said...
  • More 'Rules' Sean Spicer Can Change for the Press Pool

    01/29/2017 7:24:18 AM PST · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 29, 2017 | Ned Barnett
    As Miami-Dade Mayor proved by abandoning his city’s long-standing status as a Sanctuary City demonstrates, President Trump is a broom that is sweeping clean. He’s dramatically changing how government is “supposed" to work, focusing instead on making government work better for all Americans. After what some considered a “false start,” Press Secretary Sean Spicer has emulated the President, imposing new procedures on a reluctant, self-focused press corps. Kudos. This transformation began when Spicer – abandoning tradition – began his very first press Q&A by calling on less well-known reporters, instead of deferring to favored, “front row” media. He then doubled...
  • Americana Roadshow LEGO Washington Monument/ Statue of Liberty/ White House

    01/29/2017 8:22:28 AM PST · by Trumpnation · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1-29-17 | JR
    Here's a patriotic, positive event on display now at the Americana Roadshow in Birmingham, AL. According to their website "The Americana Roadshow is a highly visual, educational traveling display of large scale LEGO® models replicating some of our nation’s most well known landmarks." And their models prove it. Kudos to LEGO for valuing our American national landmarks. Their are no protests here, I guarantee it.
  • Weekly Address (from President Donald J. Trump)

    01/28/2017 10:15:35 AM PST · by monkapotamus · 9 replies
    The White House YouTube ^ | January 28, 2017 | President Donald J. Trump
    My fellow Americans, One week ago, our administration assumed the enormous responsibilities that you, the American people, have placed in us. There is much work to do in the days ahead. But I wanted to give you an update on what we have accomplished already...
  • PRESIDENT Trump Is Removing All Islamic Symbols Out The White House! Thank You Jesus [hoax?]

    01/26/2017 12:31:08 PM PST · by Morgana · 36 replies
    The Doctor Of Common Sense ^ | January 26, 2017 | ET WILLIAMS
    PRESIDENT Trump Is Removing All Islamic Symbols Out The White House! Thank You Jesus
  • Turnaround Time in America

    01/24/2017 10:51:30 AM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies ^ | January 24, 2017 | Bill Murchison
    Like him or not -- and I can argue it both ways -- established constitutional processes have hoisted Donald J. Trump atop the presidential plinth, where he stands now, getting ready to run things, insofar as anybody runs anything anymore. The latter point -- the semi-chaotic nature of 21st century social and political life -- is one we might fix on as we figure out what we're in for these next four years. Here is my guess: We are "in for" market-driven reforms led by an entrepreneur who will show us, as all entrepreneurs must in due course, whether...
  • Trump: A Man of Action Gazes Pensively Out the White House Window

    01/24/2017 10:23:36 AM PST · by poconopundit · 60 replies
    Observations on Trump's Twitter Photo ^ | 1/24/2017 | Pocono Pundit
    The mark of a great portrait is its power to reveal the soul of the man or woman being captured. To me, the large banner photo of Trump (below) shown on Trump's current Twitter page is an artful portrait of the man.   Here are some things it conveys to me: Amid the whirlwind of political fighting and legal overthrow of a corrupt government, Trump can also retreat into the calmness and repose of a man comfortable with who he is. Though he's comfortable in his Versailles-like apartment at Trump Tower, he notices that the White House, too, has some...
  • White House removes LGBT, climate change, Spanish webpage

    01/24/2017 6:46:21 AM PST · by oh8eleven · 49 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 24 January 2017 | Jason Silverstein
    In the first few days of the Trump administration, lost its Spanish pages and content about civil rights, LGBT rights, global warming and regulations — while adding a new statement about America’s “dangerous anti-police atmosphere.”
  • President Trump, home alone, puts out the White House welcome mat

    01/24/2017 2:51:56 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 67 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | January 24, 2017 | By Jeff Zeleny, Senior White House Correspondent
    President Donald Trump is home alone, so suddenly one of the hottest new tickets in town is an invitation to the White House. The President is going to start hitting the Washington dinner party circuit. In most cases, actually, his guests will come to him as he tries building bridges in a city that he has spent years railing against. "It's very good -- a beautiful relationship," said Trump, all smiles Monday as he hosted congressional leaders at the White House for his first round of evening visitors. A piano played Billy Joel's "New York State of Mind," as the...
  • Trump White House Magazine would be Great!

    01/23/2017 10:01:47 PM PST · by ShivaFan · 12 replies
    opinion | 01-23-2017 | ShivaFan
    I would like to see a Trump White House magazine, which is released and available for subscription by the Trump White House. Do not think this sounds like a strange idea, many other countries have such a magazine available for subscription by the executive branch of that nation. I have no doubt that many would subscribe to such a magazine which could be released monthly or quarterly, and include insights from President Trump and VP Pence, as well as photos from the White House and of our leaders. I sent such a request in via the White Houst website
  • President Trump is having an EXCELLENT first working day!

    01/23/2017 9:52:00 PM PST · by vannrox · 15 replies
    Above Top Secret ^ | 22JAN17 | unknown
    Think about what has happened in just one day. You had all this doom and gloom about crowd size from the media and today: President Trump met with Executives like Elon Musk and talked about tax reform. President Trump made liberals look silly by meeting with union bosses. Obama was supposed to be a friend to workers but barely met with these people. Trump had them in the Oval office clapping and then coming out and praising Trump. THINK ABOUT THE OPTICS! These people represent millions of workers in places like Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania. The Democrats are in deep...
  • First press briefing leaves media feeling just a tad bit decapitated

    01/23/2017 7:10:52 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/23/17 | Dan Calabrese
    Because Sean Spicer ripped their heads off We’ll have two pieces on this today, with the upcoming one dealing with the subsequent media meltdown over it. My criticism of Spicer’s performance here would be this: He had a point about the fixation on the crowd size, but the actual facts are arguable. On the MLK bust question, Spicer had the media dead to rights. He could have ripped them a new one on that issue and that issue alone, letting them know that from now on they would pay a very high price for such malfeasance and incompetence, then dropped...
  • I didn't really mean 'blow up the White House', says Madonna: Singer claims...

    01/22/2017 11:39:42 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 72 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 1-22-17 | Anna Hopkins
    Madonna took to Instagram to say she was using a 'metaphor' when she said during the Women's March on Washington that she thought about 'blowing up the White House'.  On Sunday she shared a photo with her 8.6million followers of her wearing in the same furry black coat she wore to the march, overlain with white lettering that stated: 'I choose love! Are you with me?' She captioned the snap: 'Yesterday's Rally. was an amazing and beautiful experience. I came and performed Express Yourself and thats exactly what i did. 'However I want to clarify some very important things. I...
  • Stand Up for the Revolution!

    01/22/2017 7:14:19 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/22/17 | Jim O'Neill
    In President Trump “we the people” are fortunate (perhaps blessed is the better word) to have a working model of positive thinking and derring-do to emulate. Time to stand up. President Trumps “Inaugural Address” was America’s second “shot heard round the world,” and like that musket ball fired at Concord in 1775, the effects of President Trump’s speech will have immediate, revolutionary, and long lasting repercussions.
  • Amid packing boxes and tears, staffers leaving White House

    01/18/2017 5:23:53 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 87 replies
    AP ^ | 1/18/2017 | Josh Lederman
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) — They line up near the Oval Office, down the hallway toward the Cabinet Room, trailed by their spouses and young kids in their finest clothes. When it's their turn, the White House staffers enter for a few private moments with President Barack Obama, a photo and a farewell hug from the boss.</p>
  • Setting the cat among the pigeons in the White House Press Corps

    01/16/2017 8:22:45 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 21 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/16/17 | Judi McLeod
    How much more clarity is needed than the one that finally decrees mainstream media’s presence in the on-site White House press corps is not a birthright? That the Trump administration may invite talk show radio hosts and bloggers into official White House briefings has spawned a new visible minority, the NIOBEs (Not in OUR Backyard Elites). Not along ago the snobs, the White House media elite are now festering NIOBEs. It becomes joyfully hilarious to think of the possible results from radio talk show hosts and bloggers infiltrating the ranks of the snooty latté sippers in the press corps.
  • White House press corps objects 'strenuously' to being booted out

    01/16/2017 5:03:44 AM PST · by kevcol · 100 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | January 15, 2017 | Kyle Feldscher
    The White House press corps is "strenuously" objecting to any attempt to eject it from its West Wing digs, a move reportedly being considering by President-elect Trump's communications team. . . . "The WHCA will fight to keep the briefing room and West Wing access to senior administration officials open. We object strenuously to any move that would shield the president and his advisers from the scrutiny of an on-site White House press corps."
  • Priebus: ‘Hasn’t Been Determined’ if Reporters Will Be Working Inside the White House

    01/15/2017 8:30:22 AM PST · by monkapotamus · 56 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 15, 2017 | Pam Key
    TODD: There was a new report out from “Esquire” magazine... that seemed to indicate that it is your intent to remove the White House press corps from the White House. is that true? PRIEBUS: Well, look, first of all — let me explain. No, because the White House obviously is 18 acres, right, Chuck? No. the technical answer is no, But what we have is you saw the news conference the other day, and I would have to quarrel with you. I don’t think it was a bizarre news conference. I don’t think it’s a fair characterization, but there was...
  • Obama White House Refuses to Call Trump ‘Legitimate’ President

    01/15/2017 8:21:20 AM PST · by Cold War Veteran - Submarines · 98 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/15/2017 | Joel B. Pollak
    Outgoing White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough declined to call President-elect Donald Trump “legitimate” when questioned by CNN’s Jake Tapper on State of the Union on Sunday morning.
  • Obama Dog Sunny Bites White House Guest

    01/12/2017 10:54:20 AM PST · by blueyon · 149 replies
    TMZ ^ | 1/12/17 | ???TMZ???
    President Obama had to deal with a small domestic crisis at the White House -- a family friend was bitten by Sunny, the First Family's 4-year-old dog. We're told the incident occurred Monday when the 18-year-old was visiting the White House. Sources connected to the girl tell us she went to pet and kiss Sunny, and the dog bit her on the face. Sunny -- a female Portuguese Water Dog -- left a nasty gash under the girl's eye. We're told the Obamas' family physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson, checked her out and decided she needed stitches.
  • Cubs choose to visit White House in President Obama's final days in office

    01/11/2017 9:19:02 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 45 replies
    The Chicago Cubs will be the final pro sports team to celebrate a championship with President Obama at the White House before he leaves office. It turns out, the Cubs have reportedly decided to take Obama up on his offer to visit before Donald Trump is sworn in as our 45th president. They’ll visit Monday, four days before the inauguration. After the Cubs won the World Series in November, Obama — a White Sox fan from the Southside of Chicago — invited the Cubs to take part in the traditional presidential celebration earlier than normal. Usually, these visits happen during...
  • Top White House Official Under Fire Over Denial of Security Clearance

    01/10/2017 6:41:40 AM PST · by Cheerio · 27 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | January 10, 2017 | Adam Kredo
    Lawmakers and congressional insiders continue to raise questions about a senior Obama administration official and proponent of its Iran diplomacy following revelations he was denied interim security clearance before being given a senior role in the White House, according to conversations with multiple sources. The Washington Free Beacon first disclosed last week that Ben Rhodes, a White House deputy national security adviser who handled the administration’s efforts to mislead the public about the terms of the Iran nuclear agreement, is being probed by Congress following disclosures the FBI may have denied him top-level security clearances. Lawmakers told the Free Beacon...
  • Spicer: Media doesn’t treat Trump with respect, cheers on Democrats

    01/08/2017 4:47:31 AM PST · by onyx · 50 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/08/17 06:00 AM EST | Joe Concha
    Spicer: Media doesn’t treat Trump with respect, cheers on Democrats MORE with the proper respect, the man set to be the next White House spokesman says in an interview with The Hill.Sean Spicer, the longtime GOP operative and strategist for the Republican National Committee, criticized a media landscape that he said mocked Trump even as it cheers on Democrats. While he said the media seems to understand that Trump represents a larger movement after his presidential win, his remarks reflected longstanding antipathy on the part of the Trump team on how the businessman has been treated.“There's some positive aspects...