Tag: White House

Donald Trump on Caravan Migrants: If They Hate Their Country, Why Are They Waving Their Flags?

President Donald Trump expressed skepticism on Saturday about the conditions of the migrants traveling with caravans through Mexico to get to the United States. “They’re talking about all their great fear, all their problems with their country, but they’re all waving their country’s flag. What is that all about?” Trump commented about the caravans as […]

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Donald Trump Surprises Audience with Elvis Presley Song During Medal of Freedom Ceremony

President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to seven prominent civilians on Friday but surprised the audience with a special tribute to rock and roll singer Elvis Presley. The president called Elvis the “True King” of Rock and Roll and paused his speech while Presley’s version of “How Great Thou Art” played on the […]

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‘People Have to Behave’: Donald Trump Demands Reporters ‘Practice Decorum’ at White House

President Donald Trump reacted to an order from a federal judge to reinstate CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s press credentials on Friday, demanding decorum from reporters at the White House. “People have to behave. We’re writing up rules and regulations,” Trump said, referring to how he wants reporters to conduct themselves in the White House. The […]

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Judge Orders White House to Immediately Restore CNN Reporter Jim Acosta’s Press Pass

A judge on Friday ordered the White House to immediately restore the hard pass press credential of CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta after it was temporarily suspended following a tense exchange with President Donald Trump. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly, citing the Under Sherrill precedent, said the White House did not provide Acosta “due […]

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Fox News Backing CNN’s Lawsuit Against White House

Fox News Channel announced Wednesday it will support CNN’s lawsuit against the White House over the temporary suspension of White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s “hard pass” press credential, revealing the company will file an amicus brief in defense of the partisan network. Fox News issued a statement accusing the White House of “weaponizing” Secret Service passes […]

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Klukowski: Donald Trump Will Win CNN Lawsuit; Constitution on His Side

President Donald Trump will win the lawsuit that CNN filed against him on Tuesday after the White House revoked Jim Acosta’s press pass, both because the Constitution does not allow a federal court to issue this kind of order to the White House and because the First Amendment does not protect what Acosta did. Americans […]

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Full Document: CNN’s Lawsuit to Restore Jim Acosta’s White House Credentials

CNN on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit against President Donald Trump and various White House aides following the temporary suspension of Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s “hard pass” media credential. The administration stripped Acosta of his pass to enter the White House following President Donald Trump’s contentious news conference last week, where Acosta refused to give up a […]

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White House: Jim Acosta Lawsuit ‘Just More Grandstanding from CNN’

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders responded to a lawsuit filed by CNN after Jim Acosta’s press pass was suspended. “This is just more grandstanding from CNN, and we will vigorously defend against this lawsuit,” Sanders said in a statement to reporters. Sanders noted that CNN had nearly 50 additional White House reporting, producing, and […]

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Soros-Tied Hillary Alumni Group Helping to Organize Volunteers for Florida Recount

Demand Justice, an organization founded by former members of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and associated with a “social welfare organization” financed by billionaire activist George Soros, is helping to organize volunteers to aid Senator Bill Nelson’s campaign with the Florida recount. Demand Justice sent out a blast email asking for “volunteers to help out […]

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‘We could subpoena Mueller’ if the administration restricts Russia investigation: Incoming House Judiciary chairman

(WASHINGTON) — The incoming chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said that if the Trump administration restricts special counsel Robert Mueller or refuses to release a final report from the investigation into Russian meddling during the 2016 election, then the committee could wield its subpoena power. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., told ABC News Chief Anchor […]

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Incoming House Dem committee chairs say they will investigate Trump, within limits

(NEW YORK) — Two incoming Democratic congressional committee chairs say they plan on investigating President Trump, but that there will be limits on how they use the power of their newfound majority. Incoming House Oversight Committee Chair Rep. Elijah Cummings and incoming House Judiciary Committee Chair Rep. Jerrold Nadler told ABC News Chief Anchor George […]

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Marc Elias, Lawyer Tied to Clinton Campaign & ‘Pee Dossier,’ Leads Dems’ Florida Recount Efforts

Marc Elias, the attorney who infamously retained Fusion GPS to produce the largely discredited anti-Trump dossier on behalf of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, has been retained to represent Sen. Bill Nelson’s recount efforts in Florida. The Florida Senate race is likely headed to a recount after late reporting from Broward County lowered Gov. Rick […]

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The White House Suspended CNN Correspondent Jim Acosta on a Lie and Shared Doctored Video Because They’re Trash

President Donald Trump gets into an exchange with Jim Acosta of CNN after giving remarks a day after the midterm elections on Nov. 7, 2018, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Republicans kept the Senate majority but lost control of the House to the Democrats.Photo: […]

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White House bans CNN reporter after confrontation with Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — The White House has suspended the press pass of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta after he and President Donald Trump had a heated confrontation during a news conference. They began sparring Wednesday after Acosta asked Trump about the caravan of migrants heading from Latin America to the southern U.S. border. When Acosta […]

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Newly empowered Dems take aim at Trump business conflicts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beyond trying to get their hands on the Holy Grail of President Donald Trump’s business dealings — his tax returns — House Democrats are prepared to use their newfound majority and subpoena power to go after all manner of financial records that could back up their claims that he’s using his presidency […]

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CNN Analyst Calls for Briefing Boycott After Jim Acosta’s WH Pass Revoked

CNN national security and legal analyst Susan Hennessey is calling on White House press corp members to boycott future briefings after Jim Acosta, the network’s chief White House correspondent, had his press credentials revoked Wednesday evening. The suspension comes after a heated confrontation earlier between President Donald Trump and Acosta during a news conference. Reacting to reports of Acosta’s […]

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White House Suspends Jim Acosta’s Press Pass After Combative Briefing

The White House on Wednesday evening suspended CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s White House press room pass after a combative exchange with President Trump in which he refused to give up the microphone and wrangled with a female intern trying to take it back. “President Trump believes in a free press and expects and welcomes tough […]

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Donald Trump Calls for Unity and Bipartisanship During White House Press Conference

President Donald Trump discussed the results of the midterm elections during a press conference at the White House on Wednesday. “I would like to see bipartisanship. I would like to see unity,” he said, referring to the new power structure in Washington, DC, with Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives.” He also noted […]

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WATCH: President Trump holds news conference after midterm elections

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is holding a news conference Wednesday morning following the 2018 midterm elections. The event is set to start at 11:30 a.m. A livestream will appear below when it is available. Listen to Trump’s news conference at WTOP’s audio events page. Like WTOP on Facebook and follow @WTOP on Twitter to […]

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Donald Trump Defends ‘Big Victory’ for Republicans in Midterm Elections

President Donald Trump defended his assertion that the results of the midterm elections were a “big victory” for Republicans. “To any of the pundits or talking heads that do not give us proper credit for this great Midterm Election, just remember two words – FAKE NEWS!” he wrote on Twitter. Despite losing Republican House seats, […]

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