Trump team preps ‘war room’ to defend against Russia probe

May 26, 2017

(CNN)The White House is preparing to establish an internal, war room-like operation aimed at developing a rapid-response and communications strategy in an attempt to keep up with the special counsel’s Russia investigation. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsVIRALOO – Viral Traffic Software OTO1 Twitworkz Agency 2.0 (month) Twitworkz Following Builder is an amazing tool for auto-building your Twitter following. Agency license provides the ability to manage …

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U.S. Stocks Advance, Bonds Mixed as Oil Tops $51: Markets Wrap

May 25, 2017

… and France’s is gathering momentum, adding to evidence that the European economy is on firm footing. That’s bolstering the case for investing in the region. With President Trump overseas, renewed political turmoil in Washington did little to capture investor attention Tuesday as the White House delivered a budget that seeks steep cuts to social programs. Read our Markets Live blog here. Here are some key upcoming events: Trump’s tour will headed to Group of Seven and NATO …

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White House gears up for prolonged Russia fight

May 24, 2017

(CNN)Donald Trump and his senior White House aides are preparing for what they expect to be a prolonged and trying fight over whether the President, his campaign or his ring of associates had inappropriate contacts with Russian operatives during the 2016 election. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsFree Smart Pages Plugin Free Smart Pages Plugin. Create optimize pages in secondsProfitMozo Pro Plan Amazingly Easy and Fast, 1 Click Landing Page builder …

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Trump Administrations Womens Rights Lip Service Turns Irony Up to 11

May 24, 2017

Today, White House press secretary Sean Spicer announced to a room of incredulous reporters that President Donald Trump made womens empowerment a priority during his campaign. But that wasnt even the emptiest gesture the Trump administration made for womens rights today. After civilization collapses and humans are all but wiped from Earths memory, all that will be left are cockroaches and the echoes of bitter guffaws of feminists who watched this years International Women of Courage Awards. …

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P.C. Trump Abandons Radical Islamic Terror

May 23, 2017

… exhorted them to DRIVE THEM OUT of your places of worship. DRIVE THEM OUT of your communities. DRIVE THEM OUT of your holy land, and DRIVE THEM OUT OF THIS EARTH, capitalized as per the White House transcript of the speech. The hodgepodge nature of the remarks shows Trump is still trying to feed his base, but also understands hes got major fence-mending to do with the Arab allies Trump needs to prosecute the war on terrorism. It appears that Trump, or possibly his son-in-law Jared Kushner, has …

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More die in bathtubs than in terrorism. It’s still worth spending billions to fight it

May 22, 2017

… It’s partly the randomness. It’s partly the viciousness. It’s partly the media attention that makes all of us relive each attack over and over. But whatever the reasons, people simply fixate on, and in turn react to, terrorism to a degree unmatched by other violence. Join us on Twitter and Facebook In our time working on counterterrorism policy at the White House, we helped to ensure that President Obama prepared the American public for what could happen, and …

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Tips for dealing with a toddler and also Donald Trump

May 21, 2017

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Donald Trump is a man whose behavior follows the whim of his impulses and tantrums, much like a toddler, and the world is scrambling to accommodate it. Officials in the White House and from governments around the globe have tailored aspects of governance to the new president to fit his notoriously short attention span and need for praise. SEE ALSO: Trump’s fave …

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President’s fiscal 2018 budget would slash EPA spending by 30%

May 21, 2017

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2018 budget request would slash EPA spending by almost a third, according to a copy of the President’s proposal obtained by CNN. The budget blueprint, which the White House plans to submit to Congress next week, would cut the EPA’s total budget by more than 30% and its operational budget by 35% compared to current funding levels. Some of the biggest cuts would go to categorical grants for science and technology and environmental …

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Biden isn’t ruling out 2020 run for president

May 20, 2017

Las Vegas (CNN)Joe Biden isn’t ruling out making another run for the White House. Biden, who would be nearly 78 years old next election, emphasized that right now his focus is on his family being “put back together” following the 2015 death of his son Beau to brain cancer. Long known as the poorest man in the US Senate, Biden also said he needs to fulfill several financial promises to his wife, including paying off their mortgage. …

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Mueller and Comey have a history

May 19, 2017

… years since Comey gave his bombshell testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the showdown with President George W. Bush’s White House. It began in 2004, when Comey refused to reauthorize an NSA spying program. …

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This is what Obama told his friend about Donald Trump

May 18, 2017

… memoirs, for which the couple will pocket a reported $60 million. Another fun fact in the People story has to do with Malia, 18, and Sasha, 15, both of whom were apparently “sentimental” about their White House bedrooms to the point they each moved the beds into the multi-million dollar Washington home their parents are renting while Sasha completes high school at Sidwell Friends. The issue of People with the Obamas on the cover is out Friday. More From this publisher : HERE …

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Amid chaos, couple gets engaged at White House

May 17, 2017

(CNN)It took Tommy Schultz months to plan, but amid the chaos at the White House on Tuesday afternoon, he’s finally engaged to Ashley Harvey. The two have dated for two years, after meeting in Nashville. When Schultz moved to Washington for work, Harvey soon followed. “I knew I needed to do something special like that,” said Schultz. When he finally got the White House tour, he quickly called Harvey’s parents and her three best friends. They soon were on …

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Dershowitz: Most serious charge ever against a sitting US president

May 16, 2017

(CNN)Defense attorney and constitutional law scholar Alan Dershowitz said Monday that President Donald Trump is now facing “the most serious charge ever made against a sitting president” after reports that he shared highly classified information with Russia’s foreign minister and ambassador during a White House visit last week. “I get great intel. I have people brief me on great intel every day,” one official with knowledge told the Post Trump said, before the …

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Trump again reveals his dangerous incompetence

May 16, 2017

… “reverse engineer” the information to find its source and the methods used to obtain it, such as the city where the information was obtained, and other details. In addition, critics say that reports of the White House rushing to inform the CIA and the National Security Agency about the revelations to the Russians confirm they realized the President committed a major mistake. Of course, much remains unclear about what happened inside the Oval Office and how far-reaching its effects …

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State Dept. left in the dark about Tillerson statement on Post’s Trump report

May 16, 2017

Washington (CNN)Confusion at the upper levels of US government was on display Monday as the White House scrambled to respond to a report that President Donald Trump disclosed highly classified information to Russian officials last week. The only issue: State Department officials had no idea the statement had come out, learning about it only from CNN. It was more than 20 minutes later before Tillerson’s agency released the same terse 44-word statement that echoed the phrasing other …

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