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Valerie Jarrett: I 'Encouraged' Kellyanne Conway to Work in the White House
Kellyanne Conway, the political pollster who became the first Republican woman to run a presidential campaign, said Wednesday she might not continue to advise President-elect Donald Trump from inside the White House because of her four young children. “My children are 12, 12, 8 and 7, which is bad
The Note: A Universe of Controversy
NOTABLES --FORMER MISS UNIVERSE 'VERY WORRIED' ABOUT A TRUMP PRESIDENCY: Alicia Machado was 19 years old when she won the Miss Universe contest in 1996, the same year Donald Trump took over the pageant. She said Trump publicly humiliated her when she started putting on weight. He allegedly called
Daughter of Sandy Hook Victim Among Swift Twitter Reaction to Trump's 2nd Amendment Comment
Donald Trump is under fire on social media after suggesting "nothing" can be done to stop Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton 's Supreme Court picks except "maybe" the " Second Amendment people." "Hillary wants to abolish, essentially abolish the Second Amendment,” the Republican
Airbnb Hires Former US Attorney General Eric Holder to Combat Discrimination
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has a new job: He's been hired by Airbnb to develop a "world-class anti-discrimination policy," the San Francisco-based company said today. "We are honored that former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has agreed to join our team to help craft a world-class
Where All of President Obama's Top Aides Have Ended Up
President Barack Obama's former press secretary Robert Gibbs is far from the first high profile staffer to leave the White House for a plum private sector gig. The announcement that Gibbs will be headed to work in the corporate offices of McDonald's Golden Arches makes his just one of the latest
ABC News Announces Coverage of the 2014 Midterm Election Across All Programs and Platforms
On Tuesday, November 4 Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos Leads Live Coverage on the ABC Network and Digital Platforms Two Live One-Hour “Your Voice, Your Vote” Programs Air on ABC at 10:00 PM ET and 10 PM PT Uninterrupted Coverage Online from 7:00 PM – 2:00...
‘This Week’ Transcript: Rep. Michael McCaul on ISIS Threat
Below is the rush transcript of "This Week" on August 24th, 2014. It may contain errors. ANNOUNCER: Today on This Week, imminent ISIS threat -- American families fearing for kidnapped loved ones, urgent warnings to police about a threat to the homeland and the U.S. considering a massive military
Sunday on 'This Week': The Latest on the Threat from ISIS
This Sunday, House Homeland Security Committee Chair Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, discusses the latest on the threat from ISIS and the execution of American journalist James Foley, only on “This Week.” Plus, Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-Missouri, who represents Ferguson in Congress, discusses the ...
The Note: Rick Perry on the Road Again
By CHRIS GOOD (@c_good) NOTABLES RICK PERRY IS ON TO NEW HAMPSHIRE: Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been defiant in the face of his recent indictment, and he’s taking laps around the nation’s major political destinations. Having visited D.C. for a speech at Heritage yesterday,...
Uber Hires ex-Obama Aide David Plouffe
Morning Money Memo: When you have a controversial product to sell, it may be time to call in a heavy-hitting public relations and crisis consultant to pilot your way through a mass of objections. David Plouffe, President’s Obama’s former campaign manager and White House aide,...