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Barbara Bush: From finishing school to the First Ladies club, in photos

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Barbara Bush: From finishing school to the First Ladies club, in photos
Former first lady Barbara Bush, a source of guidance and love to both her husband and son during their White House stints, according to friends, has died at age 92, Her passing was announced on Twitter by a family spokesman. Bush held the rare distinction of having been both the wife of a US president, Read More

Top Trump aide Stephen Miller looked pretty sleepy at a meeting on school shootings

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Top Trump aide Stephen Miller looked pretty sleepy at a meeting on school shootings
Stephen Miller, a senior advisor to president Donald Trump and one of the most strident anti-immigration voices in his administration, was apparently caught mid-slumber during a meeting today at the White House. Photos from European Pressphoto Agency photographer Jim Lo Scalzo show Miller rubbing his eyes, yawning and tilting his head down with his eyes Read More

Trump is divorced from reality, but is he also being separated from his powers?

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Trump is divorced from reality, but is he also being separated from his powers?
This week in Washington, an excerpt from a new book on the Trump White House landed like a bombshell. The details were salacious, confirming the worst suspicions of his detractors: Trump is incurious, intellectually lazy, and a bully. He uses people to further his own ends and then discards them. He demands loyalty and fealty, Read More

Paul Ryan, the face of the new US tax bill, struggles to explain it

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Paul Ryan, the face of the new US tax bill, struggles to explain it
Paul Ryan, speaker of the US House of Representatives and long-time advocate of tax cuts for companies and the wealthy, was so thrilled when the Republican tax bill passed the House that his gavel bounced off the lectern. “I was very excited,” he told Fox & Friends later. “I have been working on this issue Read More

Michael Flynn may not have been the only rat in the White House this year

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Michael Flynn may not have been the only rat in the White House this year
Michael Flynn, president Donald Trump’s former national security advisor, plead guilty yesterday to lying to the FBI about his contact with Russia, suggesting he could have a cut a deal with investigator Robert Mueller to offer damaging information on the president in exchange for a lighter charge. In other words, Flynn may have ratted out Read More

Other photos Trump could’ve picked to say he won’t fire Rex Tillerson

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Other photos Trump could’ve picked to say he won’t fire Rex Tillerson
Yesterday, Donald Trump rebuffed reports that he was looking to oust Rex Tillerson, his secretary of state. The past few months have been filled with reports of Tillerson’s dissatisfaction with his role, reportedly calling Trump a “moron,” and considering resignation. But on Instagram and Twitter, Trump has stated that he will not fire Tillerson, using Read More

White House ”Monitoring the Situation” While Study Shows Illicit Bitcoin Use Has Dropped

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on White House ”Monitoring the Situation” While Study Shows Illicit Bitcoin Use Has Dropped
News To aging heads of state and conservative bankers, bitcoin is a tool for criminality. To those in the know, nothing could be further from the truth; most bitcoin transactions are for legitimate purposes. Proving this has always been difficult, but a new study adds weight to this argument. Its key finding? Bitcoin hit peak Read More

Melania Trump wishes you all an apocalyptic Christmas

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Melania Trump wishes you all an apocalyptic Christmas
US first lady Melania Trump is in the Christmas spirit, as she has extensively documented on social media. In videos posted on Twitter, she performs holiday tasks such as pointing at a tray of cookies, froofing a red bow on a wreath, marking a map of the White House’s decorations, and watching a dozen men Read More

US households are about to see a lot more of this Moscow-born former Trump spokesman

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on US households are about to see a lot more of this Moscow-born former Trump spokesman
The Federal Communications Commission, the US government office that regulates the media, voted today (Nov. 16) to roll back rules dating back to 1975 designed to make sure American citizens had diverse sources of news. After the FCC vote, companies that control a television broadcast station in one market can now own newspapers there as Read More

The woman standing between the White House and the mass deportation of 450,000 people

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on The woman standing between the White House and the mass deportation of 450,000 people
Elaine Duke had been retired for several years from a three-decade federal government career when she got a call last winter to come back to Washington D.C. After Donald Trump’s surprise presidential win, the campaign-turned-transition team was scrambling to find experts to staff the government. Duke, 58, had years of experience at the departments of Read More