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Stanley Cup champion Capitals to visit Trump at White House

AP Source: Washington Capitals will visit White House on Monday to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship            [Author: AP]
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The Washington Capitals Will Visit The White House On Monday

from Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post, The Washington Capitals will join President Trump on Monday to celebrate their 2018 Stanley Cup victory at the White House, according to a team spokesman. The visit will come nearly 10 months after the team won its first championship in franchise history, and the event is expected to be more low-key than some in the past, though plans are still being finalized. ...Russian captain Alex Ovechkin confirmed that he will attend after the te...
Tags: White House, Sport, New Jersey Devils, Trump, Nicklas Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin, Isabelle Khurshudyan, Washington Post The Washington Capitals


George Conway reveals why he tweets about Trump

George Conway, husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, said he often tweets about the President to "get it off [his] chest and move on," according to an interview published by the Washington Post.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Trump, Kellyanne Conway, George Conway


House oversight chair accuses White House of stonewalling

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House oversight committee says the White House is perpetrating “an unprecedented level of stonewalling, delay and obstruction” in response to congressional requests for documents and witnesses. Maryland Democrat Elijah Cummings writes in a Washington Post op-ed that he has sent 12 letters to the White House on a […]
Tags: News, Maryland, Washington Post, Washington, White House, Ap, Nation, House, Elijah Cummings


Trump Blockade of Huawei Fizzles In European 5G Rollout

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Last summer, the Trump administration started a campaign to convince its European allies to bar China's Huawei from their telecom networks. Bolstered by the success of similar efforts in Australia and New Zealand, the White House sent envoys to European capitals with warnings that Huawei's gear would open a backdoor for Chinese spies. The U.S. even threatened to cut off intelligence sharing if Europe ignored its advice. So far, not a single Eur...
Tags: Europe, Australia, White House, China, Germany, Nokia, Tech, Bloomberg, Edward Snowden, Italy, New Zealand, Huawei, National Security Agency, Ericsson, Trump, Samsung Electronics Co


Don't kill Electoral College. Make it better

Of the three American presidents who took office since the beginning of the 21st century, only Barack Obama won the support of a majority of voters when first elected. George W. Bush and Donald Trump both lost the popular vote but nevertheless emerged victorious in the Electoral College. As the 2020 election cycle dawns, it's no surprise that our ongoing national debate over the Electoral College has resumed once again.
Tags: News, Barack Obama, Stories, Donald Trump, George W Bush, Don, Electoral College, Electoral College Make


Trump picks ex-Delta exec to lead FAA amid questions over Boeing crash

President will nominate Stephen Dickson to head regulator facing concern over its approval of airliner involved in recent crashesPresident Donald Trump has tapped a former Delta Air Lines executive to lead the Federal Aviation Administration as the regulator deals with questions about its approval of a Boeing airliner involved in two deadly crashes within five months.The White House said Tuesday that Trump will nominate Stephen Dickson to head the FAA. The agency has been led by an acting admini...
Tags: White House, US news, US politics, Delta, Airline Industry, Donald Trump, Faa, Boeing, Federal Aviation Administration, Delta Air Lines, Trump, Stephen Dickson


President Trump chooses retired Delta executive to lead the Federal Aviation Administration

The White House says President Donald Trump will nominate former Delta Air Lines executive Steve Dickson to lead the Federal Aviation Administration.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump Dismisses Democratic Push to Pack Supreme Court

President Trump on Tuesday rejected the idea that has gained traction among Democrats of adding seats to the Supreme Court, saying it will "never happen.""I wouldn’t entertain that," the president said Tuesday at a press conference at the White House. "If they can’t catch up through the ballot box winning an election, they want to try a different way.""We would have no interest in that whatsoever. It will never happen." he added."“It won’t happen, I guarantee you, for six years."With two conserv...
Tags: Texas, News, Supreme Court, Obama, Senate, White House, Barack Obama, Gop, Iowa, Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand, Trump, El Paso, Antonin Scalia, HARRIS, Gillibrand


Former Obama White House counsel faces possible prosecution in Mueller-initiated probe

Greg Craig potentially engaged in oversees lobbying.
Tags: News, Obama, White House, Mueller, Greg Craig


Trump to meet with 5 Caribbean leaders at Mar-a-Lago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will meet with leaders of five Caribbean nations on Friday in an effort to strengthen cooperation on security and trade issues. The meeting at Mar-a-Lago, the president’s Florida resort, will feature the leaders of the Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica and Saint Lucia. Press […]
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U.S. bid to blockade Huawei fizzles in European 5G rollout

No European country has banned Huawei, despite a campaign by the Trump administration.
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Huawei, Trump, Nation & World Politics


Why George Conway tweets about Trump

George Conway, husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, said he often tweets about the President to "get it off [his] chest and move on," according to an interview published by the Washington Post.
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Opinion: Trump is turning his pardon power into a shield

President Donald Trump can't stop talking about pardons. Among other news stories last week were various, sometimes conflicting, accounts about whether and when Michael Cohen may have sought a pardon. And in the wake of Paul Manafort's second sentencing last week, the White House again refused to rule out a pardon for him; in fact, Sarah Sanders as much as said a pardon would be considered, when the President is ready.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Michael Cohen, Paul Manafort, Sarah Sanders


White House Interns are Superheroes

Martha Gimbel used to work at the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) and has noticed that a new report for the CEA has some unusual interns: The Economic Report of the President has revealed that the quality of interns at CEA is much better than it was when I was there….we never got cool ones like Steve Rogers, Bruce Wayne, Peter Parker, Aunt May, and John Cleese pic.twitter.com/qELM2729os — Martha Gimbel (@marthagimbel) March 19, 2019 This falls under the “Brown M&M” principle, whereby sm...
Tags: News, White House, John Cleese, Van Halen, CEA, Jeet Heer, Council of Economic Advisers CEA, Editor’s Blog, Martha Gimbel, Steve Rogers Bruce Wayne Peter Parker


Economic Report Of The President...And Some Superhero Friends

Pranksters added some whimsical credits in the fine print of an annual White House economic report.(Image credit: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
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Trump administration plays favorites with faith-based media

According to one account, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised that “people of all faiths will have ‘something to say’ about the Israeli-Palestinian peace plan the White House is expected to announce after Israel’s elections in two weeks.”
Tags: News, White House, Israel, Trump, State, Mike Pompeo


Trump Hosts Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro At White House

President Trump hosted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro at the White House Tuesday. Both leaders took questions from reporters.
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Jabba the Hutt, Bruce Wayne, John Cleese among interns praised in Trump's Economic Report of the President

The Economic Report of the President, just released today, includes some interesting intern names over there at Donald Trump's Council of Economic Advisers. Interns like Steve Rogers, Bruce Wayne, Peter Parker, Aunt May, and John Cleese. Also Jabba The Hutt. [PDF]. They may or may not change it. CNBC White House reporter Christina Wilkie and the CNBC.com news team figured out how to decode some of the odd names of interns who were called out by name for praise in the report, released ear...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Weird, John Cleese, Bruce Wayne, Jon Snow, Cnbc, Trump, CEA, Peter Parker, Steve Rogers, Christina Wilkie, Picks, Hutt Bruce Wayne John Cleese, Steve Rogers Bruce Wayne Peter Parker


Trump’s Tax Cut Won’t Power the Growth He Predicts, Officials Concede

White House forecasters say the economy would need more tax cuts, fewer regulations and an infrastructure plan to produce long-term 3 percent annual growth.
Tags: News, White House, Trump, White House Council of Economic Advisers, Economic Conditions and Trends, Hassett, United States Economy, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Federal Budget (US, Kevin A, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (2017


White House Nominates Former Delta Executive Stephen Dickson as F.A.A. Chief

Mr. Dickson will be nominated as the permanent head of the Federal Aviation Administration, the White House said.
Tags: News, White House, Dickson, Steve Dickson, Appointments and Executive Changes, Airlines and Airplanes, Stephen Dickson, Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters, Federal Aviation Administration the White House


House Democrats had requested the records as part of a sweeping investigation into whether Trump abused his power in office

The White House missed a House Judiciary Committee deadline to turn over scores of records as part of a sweeping Democratic-led investigation into whether President Donald Trump abused his power in office, according to a source familiar with the situation.
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White House slams 'Medicare for All' as bad for Americans' health and wallets

The Trump administration slammed "Medicare for All" in its annual economic review Tuesday, claiming that creating a new government-run health care program would be expensive, damage the economy and hurt Americans' health.
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Trump praises Bolsonaro's use of 'fake news' in mutual show of admiration – latest news

Brazilian president met with Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday, and the two men reveled in their similaritiesSign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 9.08pm GMT Hey all, Vivian Ho taking over for Ben Jacobs. In his lawsuit, California Congressman Devin Nunes claims to be a victim of Twitter trolls like “Devin Nunes’ Mom” and “Devin Nunes’ Cow,” but in taking legal action, he’s actually fallen victim to the Streisand Effect. Related: Goats, cows and Devin Nunes' mom: ho...
Tags: Republicans, California, White House, US, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump, Michael Cohen, Ben Jacobs, Devin Nunes, Bolsonaro, Vivian Ho


Trump names pick for FAA job as agency faces new scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is announcing the nomination of a permanent administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration as the agency faces new scrutiny over its oversight of industry in the wake of a pair of deadly crashes involving a new Boeing aircraft. The White House announced Trump has selected former Delta Air Lines […]
Tags: Business, News, Washington, White House, Ap, Nation, Donald Trump, Faa, Boeing, Federal Aviation Administration, Delta Air Lines, Trump


May asks EU for Brexit delay with cabinet in deadlock over 'crisis'

PM forced to seek extension of article 50 as No 10 admits it is too late to leave with a dealTheresa May will be forced to write to EU leaders on Wednesday and beg them to delay Brexit, with her cabinet deadlocked over the best way out of what Downing Street now concedes is a “crisis”.The government had maintained until the last possible moment that Brexit could go ahead as planned on 29 March or after a brief “technical extension”. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Article 50, Brexit, Conservative Leadership, Donald Tusk


White House takes economic victory lap, sets out case for 2020

The White House had a lot to brag about in its economic report card for 2018, a year that broke records for employment and corporate profits. But it's not clear that next year's edition will be so rosy.
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Dubious interns listed in White House economic report

This year's Economic Report of the President credits an unusual group of interns that includes the alter egos of Batman, Spider-Man and Captain America, Monty Python alumnus John Cleese, Kathryn Janeway from "Star Trek: Voyager" and the corpulent Star Wars villain Jabba the Hutt.
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White House Nominates Former Delta Air Lines Executive as F.A.A. Chief

Stephen Dickson was nominated as the permanent head of the Federal Aviation Administration, an agency currently facing scrutiny following two deadly crashes.
Tags: News, White House, Federal Aviation Administration, Steve Dickson, Appointments and Executive Changes, Airlines and Airplanes, Stephen Dickson, Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters, Delta Air Lines Executive



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