Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” host Tucker Carlson castigated the Washington, D.C. press corps for its handling of the Department of Justice special counsel probe headed by Robert Mueller on the heels of the release of the report generated by the probe.Carlson accused the media of lying to the American public and offered examples of reporters congratulating themselves for reporting despite the report claiming no collusion between President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign and Russia. He called the handling of the Mueller Report release “humiliating” for the White House press corps. “These are hysterical children,” Carlson said. “They should not be in journalism, but they are. In fact, they run journalism, and they have no plans on giving up their power. The Mueller Report is probably the single most humiliating thing that has ever happened to the White House press corps in the history of this country. So how … [Read more...] about Carlson: Mueller Report ‘Single Most Humiliating Thing’ to Happen to White House Press Corps in History of U.S.
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Philip Cheung/For The Washington Post Protesters rally against a sanctuary-city law outside the Los Alamitos City Hall in April 2018. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post Stephen Miller is a White House aide who advises President Donald Trump on immigration matters and reportedly pushed the plan to bus detained migrants to sanctuary cities and release them. Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Show Caption of Expand By The Washington Post | PUBLISHED: April 11, 2019 at 10:18 pm | UPDATED: April 12, 2019 at 5:32 am By Rachael Bade and Nick Miroff | The Washington Post WASHINGTON — White House officials have tried to pressure U.S. immigration authorities to release detainees onto the streets of “sanctuary cities” to retaliate against President Donald Trump’s political adversaries, according to Department of Homeland Security officials and email messages reviewed by The Washington Post. Trump administration officials have proposed … [Read more...] about White House proposed releasing immigrant detainees in sanctuary cities
Zeke Miller and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press Updated 9:13 pm PST, Tuesday, January 1, 2019 The Capitol is seen as New Year's Day comes to a close with the partial government shutdown in its second week, in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. The new House majority led by Democrat Nancy Pelosi gavels into session this week with legislation ready to end the government shutdown. less The Capitol is seen as New Year's Day comes to a close with the partial government shutdown in its second week, in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. The new House majority led by Democrat Nancy Pelosi gavels ... more Photo: J. Scott Applewhite, AP Photo: J. Scott Applewhite, AP Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 The Capitol is seen as New Year's Day comes to a close with the partial … [Read more...] about Hill leaders to attend White House briefing on border
WASHINGTON, Dec 14 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would name Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, as acting White House chief of staff."I am pleased to announce that Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management & Budget, will be named Acting White House Chief of Staff, replacing General John Kelly, who has served our Country with distinction," Trump wrote on Twitter. 16 PHOTOS White House budget director Mick Mulvaney See Gallery White House budget director Mick Mulvaney WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 08: White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks to members of the media after a House Republican Conference meeting September 8, 2017 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. Mulvaney was on the Hill to push for the Trump Administration's Hurricane Harvey relief and debt limit package. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), holds up … [Read more...] about Trump says budget director Mick Mulvaney to be named acting White House chief of staff
By The Associated Press | PUBLISHED: December 1, 2018 at 5:07 pm | UPDATED: December 1, 2018 at 5:10 pm By PAUL WISEMAN, ZEKE MILLER and CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Face-to-face for more than two hours, President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping engaged in dinner diplomacy Saturday aimed at resolving a trade dispute between the world’s two biggest economies that has rattled financial markets and threatens world economic growth. The top White House economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, said the talks went “very well,” but so far, the White House has released no further details. What they agreed on — or didn’t — will likely move markets up or down, determine whether the world economy gets some relief from destabilizing trade tensions and cast judgment on the wisdom of the American leader’s hard-nosed trade tactics. Before the dinner of grilled sirloin, red onions, goat ricotta and dates, Trump … [Read more...] about White House adviser: Trump-Xi trade talks went ‘very well’