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White House Memo: This Just In! Waiting for Mueller, Trump Passes Time Commenting on the News

In speeches, in interviews and on Twitter this week, the president has been a kind of town crier as he opines on the day’s news developments.
Tags: Twitter, Television, News, White House, Social Media, Tiger, Nancy, Anthony, Woods, Trump, Sanders, Bernard, Donna, Pelosi, Brazile, United States Politics and Government


Critic’s Pick: ‘The Brink’ Review: Considering the Unlikely Charm of Stephen Bannon

This documentary trails the former White House adviser as he tours Europe and America promoting right-wing populist nationalism.
Tags: Europe, News, White House, America, Demonstrations, Alison, Bannon, Klayman, United States Politics and Government, Stephen Bannon, Protests and Riots, Stephen K, Fringe Groups and Movements, Documentary Films and Programs, The Brink (Movie


White House Memo: Some Presidents Felt Trapped in the White House Bubble. Trump Thrives in It.

President Trump’s calendars show a clear pattern. He travels to states he won in 2016, speaks to crowds that are predisposed to like him and relies on Twitter for personal connection.
Tags: Twitter, News, White House, United States, Calendars, Trump, Timothy, Naftali, Zelizer, Presidential Election of 2016, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Presidential Election of 2020, Julian Emmanuel, White House Bubble Trump Thrives


In Divided White House, Trump Sided With Mulvaney in Push to Nullify Health Law

President Trump decided to press courts to overturn the Affordable Care Act despite concerns from the attorney general, the White House counsel and the vice president.
Tags: News, White House, Trump, Mick, Barr, Law and Legislation, Health Insurance and Managed Care, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Mulvaney, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010, William P


White House Memo: For Trump’s Aides, Celebratory Dinners and a Hunger for Revenge

With the Mueller inquiry over, a less playful theme emerged alongside the wisecracks at the White House: Once the party ends, the president’s perceived enemies should pay.
Tags: News, White House, Giuliani, Trump, Sanders, Conway, Mueller, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, SARAH HUCKABEE, Kellyanne, Rudolph W, Robert S III, Parscale, Brad (1976-, Trump 's Aides Celebratory Dinners


Trump to Meet Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House, Reinforcing Close Ties

President Trump is fresh off news that an inquiry did not find evidence of a conspiracy with Russia, while Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel faces indictment on charges of bribery and fraud.
Tags: News, White House, Russia, Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, Trump, Netanyahu, Benjamin, American Israel Public Affairs Committee, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States International Relations


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


Lobbying Case Against Democrat With Ties to Manafort Reaches Key Stage

The investigation of Gregory B. Craig, who served as White House counsel in the Obama administration, comes amid a growing crackdown by the Justice Department on illegal foreign lobbying.
Tags: News, Obama, White House, Ukraine, Justice Department, Craig, Slate, Mueller, Skadden, United States Politics and Government, Lobbying and Lobbyists, Gregory B Craig, Mercury Public Affairs, Manafort, Arps, Paul J


E.P.A., Scaling Back Proposed Ban, Plans Limits on Deadly Chemical in Paint Strippers

The rule, which scales back a ban proposed under President Barack Obama, would prohibit the consumer use of products containing methylene chloride but allow commercial use.
Tags: News, Environment, Barack Obama, Chemicals, Environmental Protection Agency, United States Politics and Government, Deaths (Fatalities, Methylene Chloride


EPA, Scaling Back Obama Proposal, Plans Partial Ban of a Deadly Chemical

The rule, which scales back a ban proposed under President Barack Obama, would prohibit the consumer use of products containing methylene chloride but allow commercial use.
Tags: News, Environment, Barack Obama, Epa, Chemicals, Environmental Protection Agency, United States Politics and Government, Deaths (Fatalities, Methylene Chloride


EPA Imposes Limits on a Deadly Chemical in Paint Strippers

The rule, which scales back a ban proposed under President Barack Obama, would prohibit the consumer use of products containing methylene chloride but allow commercial use.
Tags: News, Environment, Barack Obama, Epa, Chemicals, Environmental Protection Agency, United States Politics and Government, Deaths (Fatalities, Methylene Chloride


White House Memo: Trump on Tech: Planes Are ‘Too Complex to Fly,’ and ‘What Is Digital?’

Experts cite the need to bolster the nation’s infrastructure and science initiatives, but President Trump has often embraced a 1950s approach to technology.
Tags: News, White House, Science and Technology, Trump, United States Navy, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Computers and the Internet, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Airlines and Airplanes, Infrastructure (Public Works


Senate Confirms Neomi Rao to Replace Brett Kavanaugh on Key Appeals Court

Ms. Rao, who heads a White House office on regulatory affairs, was confirmed, 53-46, for a seat on the United States Court of Appeals in Washington.
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Kavanaugh, Rao, United States Court of Appeals, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Courts and the Judiciary, Brett Kavanaugh, Neomi Rao, Washington (DC, Appeals Courts (US, Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Ms Rao, Neomi


Bill Shine Resigns as White House Message Chief

Mr. Shine, a former co-president of Fox News, had joined the White House staff to manage President Trump’s communication operation.
Tags: News, White House, Fox News, Fox News Channel, Shine, Trump, United States Politics and Government, William J (1963-, Bill Shine Resigns, Mr Shine


Bill Shine to Resign as White House Message Chief

Mr. Shine, a former co-president of Fox News, had joined the White House staff to manage President Trump’s communication operation.
Tags: News, White House, Fox News, Fox News Channel, Shine, Trump, Bill Shine, United States Politics and Government, William J (1963-, Mr Shine


Lens: Our White House Photographer on Covering President Trump

Having covered the White House for over three decades, Doug Mills discusses the challenges of his job.
Tags: Photography, News, White House, Kim Jong-un, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, News and News Media, White House Correspondents Assn, DOUG MILLS


The White House and Congress Are Heading for a Collision. Who Will Win?

The law provides no simple answer — which is why investigators should proceed thoughtfully.
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Trump, Nixon, Executive Privilege, Law and Legislation, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Constitution (US, Richard Milhous, Doctrine of


Eric Holder Won’t Run for President, Saying He’ll Fight Gerrymandering Instead

Mr. Holder, who served as attorney general for six years under President Barack Obama, said he would work to end gerrymandering instead of running for office.
Tags: News, Eric Holder, Washington Post, Barack Obama, Trump, Holder, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, State Legislatures, Eric H Jr, Presidential Election of 2020, Redistricting and Reapportionment, National Democratic Redistricting Committee




White House Memo: Mark Penn, Ex-Clinton Loyalist, Visits Trump, and Democrats Are Not Pleased

As the Democratic Party has moved to the left, Mr. Penn, with his centrist politics, has become alienated from the party in which he once reigned as a winning pollster.
Tags: News, White House, Bill, Dick, Clinton, Penn, Trump, Democratic Party, Morris, Mueller, Schoen, Gingrich, Stagwell Group LLC, Reines, Newt, United States Politics and Government


White House Bars 4 U.S. Journalists From Trump’s Dinner With Kim in Hanoi

The Associated Press and the White House Correspondents’ Association denounced the restriction on journalists’ access to a meeting between the president and North Korea’s autocratic leader.
Tags: News, North Korea, White House, Cnn, New York Times, Kim Jong-un, Associated Press, Kim, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Hanoi, Trump, Sanders, Bloomberg News, United States Politics and Government, Donald J




White House Says 200 Troops Will Stay in Syria, Retreating From a Full Withdrawal

The move was a concession to allies and Pentagon officials who have argued that a complete American withdrawal risks returning key areas in Syria to the Islamic State.
Tags: News, White House, Syria, Graham, Pentagon, Defense Department, Trump, Sanders, Lindsey, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States International Relations, SARAH HUCKABEE, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS, United States Defense and Military Forces


White House Memo: Trump Cultivates a Kindred Spirit From a Continent He Often Antagonizes

President Trump hosted Chancellor Sebastian Kurz of Austria on Wednesday at the White House. They have a shared appeal to nationalism and determination to crack down on immigration.
Tags: News, White House, European Union, Austria, Trump, Sebastian Kurz, Kurz, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States International Relations, Sebastian (1986-


Obama Quietly Gives Advice to 2020 Democrats, but No Endorsement

Former President Barack Obama has been counseling Democratic candidates on how to win the White House in 2020. But he has no plans to pick a favorite.
Tags: News, Obama, White House, Barack Obama, David, Barack, Democratic Party, Endorsements, Axelrod, United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020


Patrick Caddell, Self-Taught Pollster Who Helped Carter to White House, Dies at 68

Decades after aiding the Democratic presidential campaigns of George McGovern and Jimmy Carter, Patrick Caddell began to advise conservatives including Stephen Bannon.
Tags: News, White House, Reagan, Trump, Carter, Jimmy, George McGovern, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Ronald Wilson, Deaths (Obituaries, Speeches and Statements, Patrick Caddell, Presidential Election of 1976, Patrick Caddell Self, Jimmy Carter Patrick Caddell


White House Memo: Trump Follows Familiar Playbook When Confronted by a Loss: Distract and Digress

“So, I’m going to be signing a national emergency,” the president said, almost as an afterthought at the news conference whose purpose was ostensibly to announce that news.
Tags: News, White House, Kim Jong-un, Nielsen, ANN, Rush, Trump, Ryan, Jim, Limbaugh, Abe, Coulter, Acosta, Law and Legislation, United States Politics and Government, Donald J


At 243 Pounds, Trump Tips the Scale Into Obesity

The president gained four pounds since last year, pushing his body mass index into the obese category, but the White House physician otherwise declared him in “very good health.”
Tags: News, Obesity, White House, Cholesterol, Jackson, Weight, Trump, Sean, Conley, Diet And Nutrition, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Ronny L, Scale Into Obesity


News Analysis: Trump Puts Best Face on Border Deal, as Aides Try to Assuage an Angry Right

It was arguably the most punishing defeat President Trump has experienced in office, and it left the White House scrounging for other ways to pay for a wall.
Tags: News, Media, White House, Fox News Channel, Trump, Sean, Dobbs, HANNITY, Lou, House Freedom Caucus, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers


White House Memo: Without Pelosi as a Foil, Trump Tries Out Some Alternatives

The larger question is whether a strategy of personal attacks that helped lift President Trump in 2016 will work when there’s no clear political opponent who rises above the rest.
Tags: News, White House, Biden, Republican National Committee, Booker, Clinton, Trump, Fallon, Amy, Clark, Pelosi, Klobuchar, Hillary Rodham, Presidential Election of 2016, United States Politics and Government, Joseph R Jr



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