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Reactions to Anthony Scaramucci's White House departure
In the hours following Anthony Scaramucci’s abrupt resignation from his post, legislators, officials and celebrities are speaking out about the New Yorker ’s short-lived, yet highly-publicized, stint as White House communications director. Scaramucci’s departure comes just days after former White
Politicians react to chief of staff shake-up as John Kelly replaces Reince Priebus
Following President Donald Trump ’s announcement on Friday that Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly would replace Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff, members of the administration, lawmakers and other politicians offered their thoughts on the West Wing shake-up. In a statement,
Trump administration, politicians and celebrities react to Sean Spicer’s resignation
Sean Spicer resigned as White House press secretary today, and members of the Trump administration, lawmakers, celebrities and Spicer himself quickly took to Twitter to comment on the move. Spicer called it "an honor and a privilege" to serve the president and said he would stay on through August.
Senior Obama adviser David Axelrod talks wiretapping claims, Russia ties and more
Axelrod calls President Trump's claims of wiretapping by then-President Obama "ludicrous" and "an astonishing claim."
What we know about Trump's unsubstantiated wiretapping allegations against Obama
President Trump has sparked a firestorm by accusing former President Obama of wiretapping communications in Trump Tower during the 2016 campaign without providing any evidence for his claim. But former Obama administration officials are hitting back, saying Obama did not order any wiretap. The
Steve Bannon Becomes Major Force in Trump Administration
Bannon, who previously ran alt-right website Breitbart, was named by Trump to the National Security Council and has called for a "fight in the Republican Party for the soul of the conservative movement."
Inside Trump's Controversial National Security Council Changes
When Donald Trump signed a memo last Friday outlining the structure of his National Security Council -- something that is generally pro forma -- eyebrows were immediately raised at some of the moves. The biggest change: Trump decided to make his chief strategist and former Breitbart executive,
Presidential Holocaust Statement Didn't Refer to Jews
The 6 million Jews who were killed in the Holocaust were not mentioned by President Trump on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
President Trump Says Media Lied About Size of Inauguration Crowd
"The View" co-hosts discuss the president's and the White House press secretary's comments following the inauguration.
Donald Trump Can't Stop Talking About the Election
Donald Trump is known for using his Twitter account to rehash issues he feels are important, and one that he continues to bring up are the election results. Trump's Electoral College victory hasn't stopped him from musing about the outcome and criticizing President Obama and his former rival