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  • GOOD DEEDS IGNORED

    05/20/2018 8:08:31 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 2 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 5/20/18 | Unk
    Hat Tip: Kevin Collins Thought you’d like to be informed, since the media won’t let you know... The White House....short report..... it's called ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’ - as titled by Rush Limbaugh. Nothing Trump does - to the good - will ever make it on the national news. The media have their agenda and they're going to stick with it, no matter what. On Friday, the Trump administration released their annual report to Congress on White House Office Personnel. It includes the name, status, salary and position title of all 377 White House employees. The report also said that Trump...
  • Twitter Liberals Triggered by White House Laurel or Yanny Video

    05/19/2018 7:57:35 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 34 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | May 18, 2018 | P.J. Gladnick
    Laurel or Yanny? If you are scratching your head over that question then you probably haven't been on the Web for the past few days. During that time, a viral audio clip has been featured in which a listener will hear either "Laurel" or "Yanny." Two very different sounding words. Well, the White House entered this controversy with an amusing video featuring staffers who heard one or the other word. They also tweeted out the video and not unsurprisingly it triggered an angry reaction from liberals as we shall see.
  • Kellyanne Conway Tells Fox & Friends Some WH Leakers Are Senior Officials (personnel changes coming)

    05/17/2018 9:05:15 AM PDT · by ethom · 33 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | | 9:14 am, May 17th, 2018 | by Joe DePaolo
    Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway has been vocal in denouncing White House leakers over the past few days — following the controversy over the comments made by aide Kelly Sadler about Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) in a closed-door meeting. Conway has told Martha MacCallum that she expects the leaks will result in personnel changes. And now, Conway says she’s getting close to identifying those responsible. Thursday on the Fox & Friends morning program, guest host Abby Huntsman asked Conway if she’s pinpointed the leakers. “Somewhat, yes,” Conway said. The White House counselor went on to say that some higher-ups...
  • Joe DiGenova: Spy in the W.H., Grassley-Mueller, Huber (and more)

    05/14/2018 12:30:44 PM PDT · by Missouri gal · 92 replies
    Reasonable Insanity ^ | May 14, 2018 | WMAL The Mall
    In a wide ranging 15 minute interview, Joe DiGenova, attorney for President Trump, reveals that everybody knows who the spy in the White house is. Gave the initials "S.M." and some background. DiGenova says the Russia collusion angle is dead and so Mueller lacks basis for a subpoena of the President. Discusses possible avenues for Judge Ellis' ruling coming up late this week regarding Paul Manafort. Hints that Rosenstein may be fired soon.
  • Top Republican says White House should condemn aid who mocked McCain

    05/13/2018 12:04:56 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 95 replies
    Reuters ^ | 5/12/18 | Reuters Staff
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Republican has urged the White House to speak out against an aide who mocked Senator John McCain’s brain cancer during an internal meeting, but stopped short of calling on U.S. President Donald Trump to apologize. South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, a close friend of McCain, told CBS’s “Face the Nation” program in an interview to be aired on Sunday that he was not satisfied with the White House’s response to the controversy surrounding Kelly Sadler, a communications aid. “It’s (a) pretty disgusting thing to say, if it was a joke, it was a terrible...
  • First You Win the Debate

    05/13/2018 7:15:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 13, 2018 | Gil Gutknecht
    The barking and braying of the barnyard baboons in the elite media will continue until they are Trumped again. Exactly how and why they seem to be surprised by a President who is doing precisely what he promised to do remains a curiosity to me. They are shocked that this brute in the White House would actually pull out of the clever deal that the very smart and urbane Obama team carefully crafted with the Mullahs in Iran. Perhaps confronting the reality that the final threads of the Obama legacy are unraveling is just too much for them. It...
  • Lindsey Graham: 'I wish' the White House would apologize for 'disgusting' joke about John McCain

    05/12/2018 7:55:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 113 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | May 12, 2018 | Daniel Chaitin
    Sen. Lindsey Graham would like to see the White House apologize for a "disgusting" joke that was made about the health of his friend, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who is battling brain cancer. Last week, a White House press aide, Kelly Sadler, joked to colleagues during a closed-door meeting mocked McCain’s health after he called for his Senate colleagues to reject Gina Haspel’s nomination for CIA director. “It doesn’t matter, he’s dying anyway,” Sadler said. Graham, R-S.C., said if this was in fact a joke, "it was a terrible joke." "I just wish somebody from the White House would tell...
  • Sarah Sanders on WH Aide Reportedly Mocking McCain: 'Not Going to Validate a Leak'

    05/12/2018 5:55:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 11, 2018 | Lauretta Brown
    White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded Friday to a barrage of questions regarding Special Assistant to the President Kelly Sadler joking about Sen. John McCain’s death in an internal meeting which was leaked to the press. A reporter asked Sanders if Sadler still had a job. “I’m not going to comment on an internal staff meeting,” she replied. Another reporter pressed Sanders on the remarks and whether the White House planned to address them. “I’m not going to validate a leak out of an internal staff meeting one way or the other,” Sanders said. She did later confirm...
  • John Bolton is reportedly scrapping the White House cybersecurity chief position

    05/10/2018 11:26:19 AM PDT · by bitt · 18 replies
    theweek.com/ ^ | 5/10/2018 | ADMIN
    As part of National Security Adviser John Bolton's full overhaul of the National Security Council, he's "leading the push to abolish the role of special assistant to the president and cybersecurity coordinator," the top White House cybersecurity job, Politico reports, citing one current and two former U.S. officials. One of the former officials said there's a "60-40" chance the White House eliminates the job, potentially leaving the U.S. government rudderless heading into elections in which Russia is widely expected to meddle.
  • Obama Posts Long Lecture About Trump Destroying His Iran Legacy

    05/08/2018 4:47:20 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 86 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 8, 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    Earlier today President Trump announced the United States is leaving the "defective" and "terrible" Iran deal. Former President Obama, who signed the deal in 2015 after it was rejected as a treaty by Congress, isn't happy about it.  There are few issues more important to the security of the US than the potential spread of nuclear weapons or the potential for even more destructive war in the Middle East. Today’s decision to put the JCPOA at risk is a serious mistake. My full statement: https://t.co/4oTdXESbxe— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) May 8, 2018 A long lecture has been posted on Obama's Facebook page,...
  • Editorial: Media distortion hits new lows

    05/05/2018 5:38:53 AM PDT · by calvincaspian · 23 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | 05-05-18 | Herald Staff
    Another week has gone by in which the media covering the president of the United States has committed reckless malpractice more disgraceful than usual. Last Friday, President Trump hosted athletes from the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics at the White House. For 20 minutes he celebrated their accomplishments, often calling them to the podium and joking with them. It was a ceremony of pure goodwill, and the president, as any good hotelier would, made sure each one had a memorable experience. When he brought the gold medalists from the curling team up to the podium to great applause, one of...
  • Vice President's Doctor Who Helped Derail Ronny Jackson's Confirmation Has Resigned

    05/04/2018 1:48:57 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 4, 2018 | Lauretta Brown
    Vice President Mike Pence's physician, Dr. Jennifer Peña, resigned after derailing the nomination of White House physician Admiral Ronny Jackson to become secretary of Veterans Affairs with unsubstantiated allegations of professional misconduct on his part.“The vice president’s office was informed today by the White House Medical Unit of the resignation,” Pence spokeswoman Alyssa Farah commented Friday. “Physicians assigned to the vice president report to the White House Medical Unit and thus any resignation would go entirely through the Medical Unit, not the vice president’s office.”Dr. Peña was among those who claimed professional misconduct by Jackson. In memos obtained by CNN,...
  • Mike Pence's doctor resigns in wake of Ronny Jackson fiasco

    05/04/2018 10:50:27 AM PDT · by centurion316 · 66 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 5/4/2018 | Anna Giaritelli
    Vice President Mike Pence's physician, Dr. Jen Pena, resigned Friday following the failure of President Trump's nomination of White House physician Ronny Jackson to become secretary of Veterans Affairs. “The vice president’s office was informed today by the White House Medical Unit of the resignation. Physicians assigned to the vice president report to the White House Medical Unit and thus any resignation would go entirely through the Medical Unit, not the vice president’s office,” Pence spokeswoman Alyssa Farah said. Pena had raised concerns about Jackson's conduct, which was reported this week. Trump nominated Jackson in April to take over the...
  • White House replaces lawyer Ty Cobb with Clinton impeachment attorney [tr]

    05/02/2018 11:01:19 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 36 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 05/02/2018 | Robert Costa, Josh Dawsey, Rosalind S. Helderman and Philip Rucker
    From the article: In an interview with The Post, former New York mayor Rudolph W. Giulani — who is now serving as Trump’s lead personal attorney dealing with the special counsel — said the president did not force Cobb to leave. “It was just time for him to go, but he’s still going to be available to us,” Giuliani said. He added that Jay Sekulow, another member of Trump’s legal team, “had the most to do with it.” “Jay felt he need someone that more aggressive,” Giuliani said. “That’s not a criticism of Ty, but it’s just about how we’re...
  • Proof Positive White House Correspondents KNEW Who Michelle Wolf Was BEFORE Showcasing Her

    05/01/2018 10:51:10 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/01/18 | Judi McLeod
    Still, we should be eternally grateful to them for proving for once and for all how the journalistic elite will hide behind any ‘we-didn’t-know-that’ excuse when it comes to getting even with Donald Trump and staffers when it’s their big Dinner Night Don’t believe for a nano second that the ‘journalist’ elite were taken unaware by the vulgarity of ‘comedian’ Michelle Wolf at Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ dinner. Not only is the filthy-mouthed Wolf mean-spirited and vulgar, she is blatantly advertised as such by the talent agency promoting her.
  • Michelle Wolf 'very happy' with WHCA performance, despite backlash

    05/01/2018 8:42:49 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 38 replies
    CNN Money ^ | May 1, 2018 | Brian Stelter
    "I wouldn't change a single word that I said. I'm very happy with what I said, and I'm glad I stuck to my guns," Wolf told interviewer Terry Gross on Monday. By now you've surely heard all about Wolf's Saturday night performance at the correspondents dinner in Washington, D.C. All sorts of critics have weighed in. There's been a backlash and a backlash TO the backlash, with supporters defending Wolf's controversial jokes. Wolf's interview with Gross is her first in-depth response to all the hemming and hawing. In the interview, airing on Tuesday's "Fresh Air" radio broadcast, Wolf said "I...
  • Tree Gifted By France Goes Missing From White House

    04/29/2018 4:31:10 PM PDT · by cba123 · 51 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 5 hours ago | Benjamin Fearnow
    A tree taken from a World War I battlefield in France and planted during French President Emmanuel Macron’s state visit last week has disappeared from the White House lawn. President Donald Trump, Macron, his wife Brigitte and Melania Trump all posed for photo ops on the south portion of the White House lawn last Monday as they used shovels to unearth a setting for the sapling. The gifted sessile oak tree originated from the site of the Battle of Belleau Wood in Belleau, France, in which American, French and other allied troops fought the Germans during World War One. But...
  • Norm MacDonald Speech to Bill Clinton at WHC Dinner (1997)

    04/29/2018 1:52:21 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 16 replies
    Youtube ^ | Robert Carroll Youtube Channel
    Norm poked fun at the president and many of the famous persons present Maurice Harting 4 months ago Norm MacDonald is a comedian with perfect timing ... he leaves enough room to make himself look like a simple ignorant man while coming up with the most brilliant jokes. Some of his best was his joke about Alan Greenspan' s wedding to Andrea Mitchell, President Bill Clinton's parking spot, Martha Stewart fish bone birdhouse, and Larry King's table waitress joke was also brilliant.
  • The White House correspondents' dinner: Highlights

    04/29/2018 7:54:00 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 97 replies
    CNN (live updates) ^ | 11:08 p.m. ET, April 28, 2018 | Meg Wagner
    "We reject efforts by anyone, especially our elected leaders, to paint journalism as un-American," WHCA chief says Margaret Talev, president of the White House Correspondents' Association, opened the dinner with an address about the core of journalism. "Real news is sometimes happy, heart-warming, or heart-breaking and critical or makes you angry. But we reject efforts — be it anyone, especially our elected officials — to undermine journalism as un-American," Talev said.
  • WHCD – Keepin’ It Classy As Always

    04/29/2018 7:25:16 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 15 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 4-29-18 | MOTUS
    This is the White House Correspondents’ Dinner: The Reds,Roaster Red Comedian Michelle Wolf and would-be-presidential assassin, Kathy Griffinwhite and blue:Sarah Sanders and Kellyanne ConwayAnd this is the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Drugs: Griffin spoke with reporters just moments after the annual "nerd prom" wrapped on Saturday night. “I loved it. I thought she really did what she needed to do,” Griffin told reporters of Michelle Wolf’s set. “As a female, you’ve got to work harder, you’ve got to jump higher. And she did it. She went there - fearlessly.” If by “work harder” you mean trash talkin’ and by...