After “Bizarre” and “Pointless” Briefings, Is Spicer Out?

The White House barred journalists from recording video or audio footage during Monday afternoon’s White House press briefing. Jim Acosta, CNN’s Senior White House Correspondent, condemned the White House’s action in statements to his Twitter followers and rebuked White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer for ignoring his questions. Acosta later called the briefing “bizarre.” At off camera … Continued

Rage, Frustration, Miscalculation Led to Comey’s Sacking

Late afternoon on Tuesday, the news came out of Washington that Donald Trump had unceremoniously fired FBI Director James Comey. Comey himself was in the Los Angeles FBI field office at the time and discovered the news as many of us did: on television. Comey’s firing was a culmination of Trump’s deep frustration at the persistence of … Continued

Spicer Sprung a Trap on His Own Staff to Stem White House Leaks

On Friday, Sean Spicer, the White House Press Secretary and current Communications Director, called an emergency meeting for his staff. When they arrived they were told to place all their phones on a table. The phones were then searched for evidence that any staff members were involved in the leaks that have been plaguing the … Continued

Fox News’ Chris Wallace Blasts White House over Press Comments

President Donald Trump has been roundly criticized by pundits and media alike for his tweet calling the New York Times, NBC, ABC, CBS, and CNN  “the enemy of the American people.” Fox News, on the other hand, has been mentioned positively by Trump. Given that, Trump’s chief of staff, Reince Priebus, probably did not expect … Continued

Even Fox News Blasted Trump Over ‘Crazy’ Press Conference

Yesterday, FOX News anchor Shepard Smith admonished President Donald Trump for chiding members of the press and discrediting news outlets during an impromptu press conference. Smith defended CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta after Trump singled him out for ridicule and told him he had downgraded CNN from “fake news” to “very fake news.” Smith also … Continued

Flynn Is Out, But More Damning Questions Now Plague Trump White House

On the heels of the abrupt resignation of Mike Flynn as National Security Advisor, two Democratic lawmakers have issued calls for a classified briefing for Congress, saying there are still many questions left unanswered, and there is increasing pressure from investigative journalists for answers. Representatives John Conyers, Jr. (D-Michigan) and Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland), the ranking members … Continued

Kellyanne Conway Gets Key White House Role

President-elect Donald Trump has appointed Kellyanne Conway, his former campaign manager, as “counselor to the president,” his transition team announced yesterday. In a statement, the transition team said that Conway, the first female campaign manager to win a presidential race, “will continue her role as a close adviser to the President and will work with … Continued

Obama To Help Coach Trump, Who Was Surprised By Scope of Job

President-elect Donald Trump plans to spend more time with President Barack Obama learning how to assimilate into his new role after winning the most volatile election in decades. According to one report, Trump seemed “surprised by the scope” of his new responsibilities as Commander-in-Chief. He and his team also apparently were unaware that they would … Continued

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