Top White House aides Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner met at the request of White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and agreed to “bury the hatchet” over their differences, says a senior administration official, in a bid to stop infighting that has distracted from President Donald Trump’s message.
The White House excluded several major U.S. news organizations, including some it has openly criticized, from an off-camera briefing held by the White House press secretary on Friday (February 24), representatives of the organizations said.
The White House defended President Donald Trump’s criticism of the Nordstrom retail chain on Wednesday, saying the firm’s decision to drop his daughter Ivanka’s clothing line for the coming season was a politically motivated attack. Continue reading
White House spokesman Sean Spicer defends the actions that led to a 5-year-old boy being detained following President Trump’s immigration ban saying, “to assume that just because of someone’s age and gender that they don’t pose a threat would be misguided and wrong.” Continue reading
Protesters gather at the White House to condemn President Donald Trump’s executive orders to clear the way for the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines. Continue reading
Vice President-elect Mike Pence responds to reports that the incoming Trump administration is thinking about moving the press out of the White House. Continue reading
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says Obama administration officials went through great lengths to comply with strict ethical requirements of working in the White House. Continue reading
Supercharging the bluster, hyperbole and media mastery that made him one of the world’s best-known businessmen, Donald Trump upended the U.S. democratic traditions on a headline-making quest that ultimately led him to the White House.
U.S. intelligence agencies have assessed that as the 2016 presidential campaign drew on, Russian government officials devoted increasing attention to assisting Donald Trump’s effort to win the election, the U.S. official familiar with the finding told Reuters on condition of anonymity.
U.S. President Barack Obama called on Ohio voters to “choose hope” as he made the case for electing Democrat Hillary Clinton as his successor at the White House. Continue reading