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WH: SCOTUS Ruling Upholding Criminal Subpoena For Trump Taxes Is ‘A Big Win’

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Thursday argued the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance’s criminal subpoena for President Trump tax returns is a “win” for the President.  On Thursday morning, the Supreme Court ruled in a striking 7-2 decision to back the subpoena issued by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office for the President’s financial records as part of a wide-ranging probe into the Trump organization. Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett...
Tags: New York, News, Supreme Court, Scotus, White House, Manhattan, Trump, Cyrus Vance, Roberts, Oval Office, WH, Kavanaugh, Gorsuch, Kayleigh McEnany, McEnany, Brett Kavanaugh


How SCOTUS Let Trump Win — For Now — In The Financial Records Cases

Thursday’s dual Supreme Court decisions on Trump’s financial records were both, in one sense, a loss for the President. But, in another way, they were a victory: Trump may have won a crucial battle in his bid to stop anyone from gaining access to information about his financial past before the November election. In deciding a case about a congressional subpoena for records from Trump’s accounting firm and a criminal subpoena obtained by the Manhattan District Attorney, the Supreme Court likel...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Scotus, Congress, White House, House, Iowa, Manhattan, Deutsche Bank, Fifth Avenue, Ucla, Trump, Cyrus Vance, John Roberts, Wright, Vance


WH Won’t Say What Authority Trump Has To Cut Funding To Schools That Don’t Reopen

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Wednesday wouldn’t specify what authority President Trump has to cut funding for schools that won’t reopen as cases of the coronavirus continue surging across the country. On Tuesday, the President threatened that the White House is “very much going to put pressure on governors and everybody else” to reopen schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Trump doubled down on his threat the following morning in a tweet that accused Democrats of believing tha...
Tags: News, White House, Schools, Trump, Mike Pence, American Academy of Pediatrics, Kayleigh McEnany, McEnany, WH Won, Summer Concepcion, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Mississippi GOP Sen. Applauds Removal Of ‘Divisive’ Confederate Emblem From State Flag

Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) on Monday praised his state’s move to officially erase the Confederate battle emblem, which is a symbol of white supremacy, from the Mississippi flag. “It’s a symbol that more and more represents a day in the past that we don’t want to celebrate,” the GOP senator told CNN, describing the emblem as “divisive.” Wicker argued that Mississippi’s decision came about in part because of NASCAR’s new ban on Confederate flags, which was “absolutely the right thing to do” and “...
Tags: News, Mississippi, White House, Cnn, Gop, Donald Trump, Nascar, Confederate Flag, Trump, Confederate, Roger Wicker, Bubba Wallace, Wicker, Kayleigh McEnany, Confederacy, McEnany


WH Struggles To Explain Trump’s Tweet Seemingly Defending Confederate Flag

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Monday attempted to defend President Trump’s tweet that baselessly accused NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace of creating a “hoax” following the controversy that ensued over a noose found in his garage stall last month.  In a Monday morning tweet, the President demanded that Wallace, the only Black competitor in the top-level Cup Series, apologize to NASCAR drivers and officials after an FBI investigation found that the noose had been in his garage stal...
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McEnany defends Trump’s tweet about Bubba Wallace and Confederate flag

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany was asked on Monday about the president's tweet saying  NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace should have apologized for his handling of an incident in which a noose-like rope appeared in his garage.
Tags: News, White House, Nascar, Trump, Bubba Wallace, Kayleigh McEnany, McEnany


White House press secretary says Trump doesn't have a position on the Confederate flag but is against 'cancel culture'

McEnany kept avoiding Trump's criticism of NASCAR banning the Confederate flag at races, instead pivoting to things like "cancel culture" and Gandhi.
Tags: News, White House, Nascar, Trump, McEnany


Trump Uses Mount Rushmore Speech to Deliver Divisive Culture War Message

Down in the polls and failing to control a raging pandemic, the president cast himself as waging battle against a “new far-left fascism” that imperils American values and seeks to erase history.
Tags: News, Secret Service, Biden, Fox News Channel, National Park Service, Trump, Mike, Pence, Kayleigh, Kristi, Ingraham, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, McEnany, Joseph R Jr, Presidential Election of 2020


Trump’s Mount Rushmore Trip Highlights Disconnect With Virus’s Surge

The president’s insistence on celebratory gatherings — and his focus on the culture wars — is jarring as health officials stress the dangers of a raging pandemic.
Tags: News, Secret Service, Biden, Fox News Channel, National Park Service, Trump, Mike, Pence, Kayleigh, Kristi, Ingraham, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, McEnany, Joseph R Jr, Presidential Election of 2020


WH Doubles Down On Trump Fantasy That COVID-19 Will Just ‘Disappear’

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany defended President Trump’s remarks earlier Wednesday that the coronavirus will “just disappear” as several states continue experiencing significant spikes in infection rates. During a Fox Business interview earlier Wednesday, the President was asked whether he maintains his belief that the coronavirus will disappear, which he has repeatedly insisted in recent months. “I do. Yeah, sure,” Trump told Fox Business on Wednesday. “At some point, and I thi...
Tags: Texas, News, White House, Arizona, Pfizer, Anthony Fauci, Fox Business, Trump, Florida Texas, Kayleigh McEnany, McEnany, Summer Concepcion, TV Clip, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Mulvaney Says Trump ‘Certainly Could’ Urge The Public To Wear Masks

Former acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Wednesday joined growing calls from Republicans to wear masks despite President Trump’s reluctance to do so as coronavirus cases surge in several states. When asked during an interview on CNBC about why the President hasn’t been more publicly aggressive about wearing masks in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, Mulvaney explained that the public was initially told at the beginning of the pandemic in February to be worried about ...
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Masks, Treasury, Mitch McConnell, Cnbc, Trump, Mike Pence, Federal Reserve Chair, Jerome Powell, Liz Cheney, Mick Mulvaney, Kayleigh McEnany, McEnany, Mulvaney


Russian Bounty Suspicions Were Supported by Financial Data

Analysts have used other evidence to conclude that the transfers were most likely part of an effort to offer payments to Taliban-linked militants to kill American and coalition troops in Afghanistan.
Tags: News, Russia, Afghanistan, Taliban, Terrorism, National Security Council, Defense Department, Trump, Kayleigh, Ratcliffe, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States International Relations, Espionage and Intelligence Services, McEnany, United States Defense and Military Forces


Suspicions of Russian Bounties Were Bolstered by Data on Financial Transfers

Analysts have used other evidence to conclude that the transfers were likely part of an effort to offer payments to Taliban-linked militants to kill American and coalition troops in Afghanistan.
Tags: News, Russia, Afghanistan, Taliban, Terrorism, National Security Council, Defense Department, Trump, Kayleigh, Ratcliffe, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States International Relations, Espionage and Intelligence Services, McEnany, United States Defense and Military Forces


McEnany on the PDB: ‘The president does read’

At a press briefing on Tuesday, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said President Trump reads the President’s Daily Brief, and added that he is “the most informed person on planet earth when it comes to the threats that we face.”
Tags: News, White House, Trump, Kayleigh McEnany, McEnany


Data on Financial Transfers Bolstered Suspicions That Russia Offered Bounties

Analysts have used other evidence to conclude that the transfers were likely part of an effort to offer payments to Taliban-linked militants to kill American and coalition troops in Afghanistan.
Tags: News, Russia, Afghanistan, Taliban, Terrorism, National Security Council, Defense Department, Trump, Kayleigh, Ratcliffe, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States International Relations, Espionage and Intelligence Services, McEnany, United States Defense and Military Forces


Trump’s ‘White Power’ Vid RT Stayed Up For Hours Because Aides Couldn’t Reach Him

Senior White House aides reportedly scrambled to convince President Donald Trump to take down his retweet of a video in which one of his supporters yelled “White power!” on Sunday. NBC News reported on Monday night that White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany and Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law,” and other top officials unsuccessfully tried to contact Trump for hours about the post. However, the President reportedly could not be reached because he was out golfing and had not taken his ...
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White House: 'Dissenting opinions' from intelligence community on Russian bounty reports – video

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany says there are dissenting opinions within the intelligence community on reports Russia offered a bounty for attacks on coalition forces in Afghanistan. US President Donald Trump denied being briefed on the alleged bounty program from Russia, later adding intelligence officials told him the threat was not ‘credible’. He has since by contradicted by McEnany, who said there was no consensus among the intelligence community in a media briefing on MondayWh...
Tags: White House, Russia, Afghanistan, US politics, House, Donald Trump, Afghanistan US, Kayleigh McEnany, McEnany, MondayWhite House


McEnany: No intel community consensus on bounty report

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said there was "no consensus" among the intelligence community regarding reports Russia offered bounties to Taliban fighters to kill US troops in Afghanistan. CNN's Kaitlan Collins has more.
Tags: News, White House, Russia, US, Afghanistan, Taliban, Stories, Kayleigh McEnany, McEnany, Kaitlan Collins


WH Still Won’t Explicitly Recommend Masks Even After Pence Encourages Wearing Them

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Monday continued deferring to local officials on mask-wearing requirements, even after Vice President Mike Pence finally encouraged people to wear facial coverings to slow the spread of COVID-19. When pressed on whether President Trump’s view on mask wearing has changed in light of increased coronavirus cases and city officials in Jacksonville, Florida — the site of the Republican National Convention in late August — announcing a new policy requi...
Tags: News, Cdc, White House, Masks, Cnn, Mitt Romney, Trump, Mike Pence, Alexander, Jacksonville Florida, HHS, Pence, Liz Cheney, Kayleigh McEnany, McEnany, Lamar Alexander R TN


WH Says Trump Retweeted ‘White Power’ Video To Stand With ‘Demonized’ Supporters

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Monday defended President Trump’s now-deleted retweet of a video showing a supporter in Florida chanting “white power.” On Sunday morning, the President went on a tweet-storm that included retweeting a video showing his supporters at a retirement community in Florida on golf carts shouting back at anti-Trump critics. A Trump supporter is seen agreeing that he’s a racist and screaming “white power” at the start of the video. The President deleted ...
Tags: Florida, News, White House, Fox, Trump, Deere, Kayleigh McEnany, McEnany, Trump Tweets, Judd Deere, Summer Concepcion, TV Clip


Kayleigh McEnany: Trump ‘Didn’t Hear’ White Power Clip but Shared It to Stand With ‘Demonized’ Supporters

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Monday morning told Fox News that the reason why President Donald Trump tweeted a video featuring one of his supporters chanting “white power” is that he was trying to voice support for his “demonized” supporters.The president sparked intense backlash on Sunday morning when he shared a clip of residents of Central Florida senior community The Villages confronting protesters. At the beginning of the clip, one of the residents repeatedly shouts out t...
Tags: Florida, News, White House, Cnn, Jon Stewart, Fox News, Donald Trump, Trump, Nixon, Scott, Sen Tim Scott R SC, Kayleigh McEnany, Ainsley Earhardt, Earhardt, McEnany, Judd Deere


Trump Pick To Replace Berman Won’t Vow To Recuse From POTUS-Linked Probes

President Trump’s nominee to replace U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman after his messy firing wouldn’t commit to recusing himself from pending investigations involving Trump’s interests and associates upon his potential confirmation. During a House Financial Services subcommittee hearing on Thursday, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton dodged when pressed by Democrats regarding the President’s selection for him to take over the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District o...
Tags: New York, News, White House, New York City, New Jersey, Manhattan, SEC, Securities And Exchange Commission, Trump, Berman, Clayton, Barr, House Financial Services, Kayleigh McEnany, McEnany, Carolyn Maloney D NY


Brad Parscale, Other Trump Staff in Quasi-Quarantine After Tulsa COVID Cases

Donald Trump’s reelection campaign manager, Brad Parscale, is one of a group of campaign staffers in quasi-quarantine after he attended a rally in Oklahoma last weekend where eight campaign aides tested positive for the novel coronavirus.Trump campaign spokesman Tim Murtaugh announced on a conference call Thursday that, “as a precaution,” staff who made the trip to Tulsa were “working remotely” and would be tested for COVID before returning to work. Asked by The Daily Beast in a follow up email ...
Tags: Florida, News, White House, Cnn, Oklahoma, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, Trump, Mike Pence, Tulsa, Eric, Daily Beast, Tim Murtaugh, Kayleigh McEnany, Murtaugh, McEnany


Kellyanne Conway Defends Trump’s Use of ‘Kung Flu’ by Attacking Asian-American Reporter

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway flip-flopped on her previous position that the use of the racist term “Kung Flu” is “highly offensive,” defending President Donald Trump’s use of it on Wednesday while bizarrely attacking an Asian-American reporter for not having the “courage” to out a White House official who said the phrase months ago.During a White House driveway gaggle with reporters on Wednesday morning, Conway was immediately confronted by NBC News reporter Monica Alba over the presid...
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Health Care Industry Frets That Trump Will End COVID-19 Emergency Declaration

Health care industry officials are reportedly worried about the Trump administration considering scaling back the national emergency declaration for COVID-19. According to an LA Times report on Tuesday, health care industry officials are worried about the spread of the novel coronavirus if the emergency declaration is scaled back. The officials fret over the difficulty that state and local governments and health systems would experience in trying to control the outbreak without the emergency d...
Tags: News, White House, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Tulsa, Benjamin, LA Times, American Public Health Association, Kayleigh McEnany, McEnany, Georges Benjamin, Meg Murray, House Energy Commerce Committee, Summer Concepcion, National Emergency, Coronavirus


Birx Privately Urges Guvs To Ramp Up Testing As Trump Attempts To Muzzle It

White House COVID-19 task force member Dr. Deborah Birx urged governors to increase testing for COVID-19 during a private call on Monday, even as President Donald Trump moves to pull the plug on federally funded local testing sites. “Hopefully I have left you with the impression that increased testing is good,” Birx told the governors, per the Daily Beast. “We would like to even see it even more.” The doctor stressed the importance of identifying asymptomatic COVID-19 cases, saying that doing...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Testing, Donald Trump, Trump, Fauci, Kayleigh McEnany, McEnany, Cristina Cabrera, COVID-19, Deborah Birx, Birx, Anthony Fauci Birx


Gidley Is Moving To The Trump Campaign After Nearly Three Years At WH

Top White House spokesperson Hogan Gidley will depart his role to become the national press secretary for President Trump’s re-election campaign. Gidley is set to fill the vacancy left in the Trump campaign after Kayleigh McEnany moved to the White House in April to become its press secretary. Trump aides told Politico in a report published Tuesday that they were seeking someone who could help coordinate between the White House and campaign. Trump campaign communications director Tim Murtaugh ...
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Trump Says He Wasn’t Joking About Slowing Down COVID-19 Testing: ‘I Don’t Kid’

President Trump on Tuesday insisted that he wasn’t kidding when he told attendees at his campaign rally over the weekend in Tulsa that he asked his administration to “slow the testing down, please” on the novel coronavirus. Speaking to reporters outside the White House on Tuesday morning, Trump was pressed on whether he was kidding when he made the claim at his poorly attended rally. “I don’t kid, let me make it clear,” Trump said. “We have got the greatest testing program anywhere in the worl...
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Testing, Trump, Trump Rally, Peter Navarro, Tulsa, Kayleigh McEnany, McEnany, Summer Concepcion, TV Clip, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Scripps Trump


McEnany defends Trump using racist term to refer to coronavirus

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany is defending President Donald Trump's recent use of the term "kung flu" to refer to the coronavirus at a rally over the weekend, insisting that it isn't racist.
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WH Says Berman Was Canned Because His Replacement Wants To Live In NYC

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany claimed on Monday that now-former U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of New York Geoffrey Berman was removed because his replacement, current Security and Exchange Commission chair Jay Clayton, wanted to live in the Big Apple. “Mr. Clayton wanted to go back to New York City. We wanted to keep him in government and therefore he was given the position at SDNY,” McEnany told reporters during a White House press briefing. President Donald Trump hol...
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