Wednesday , July 26 2017
Home / Politics


Trump announces ban on transgender people in U.S. military


President Trump ducks his head as he steps off Marine One after arriving on the South Lawn of the White House, on  Tuesday. (Alex Brandon/AP) President Trump said he will ban transgender people from serving in the military in any capacity, a reversal of the Obama administration decision that would have …

Read More »

White House purge: ‘I’m going to fire everybody,’ says Scaramucci


Anthony Scaramucci, White House communications director, says he is prepared to fire any communications staffer he suspects of disloyalty. (Tasos Katopodis/AFP/Getty Images) Anthony Scaramucci, the new White House communications director, threatened on Tuesday to fire his entire staff in an effort to stem the leaking that has plagued President Trump’s administration …

Read More »

Kushner: ‘Let me be very clear: I did not collude with Russia, nor do I know of anyone else in the campaign who did so.’


White House senior adviser Jared Kushner arrives on Capitol Hill on Monday to meet behind closed doors with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee on the investigation into possible collusion between Russian officials and the Trump campaign. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner forcefully told reporters on Monday …

Read More »

Trump labels Attorney General Jeff Sessions ‘beleaguered’


President Trump greeted Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a swearing-in ceremony in the Oval Office on Feb. 9. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) President Trump has labeled his own attorney general as “beleaguered.” “So why aren’t the Committees and investigators, and of course our beleaguered A.G., looking into Crooked Hillarys crimes & …

Read More »

White House offers muddled message on Russia sanctions legislation


White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Sunday that the White House supports a new Russia sanctions bill; White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, however, said the president has not made a decision. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP) White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Sunday that the Trump administration supports new legislation …

Read More »