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Sanders says it's laughable that White House is inaccessible

NEW YORK (AP) — Following the apparent demise of the traditional afternoon briefing of reporters, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told Fox News Channel on Wednesday that any notion the Trump administration is not accessible to the press is "absolutely laughable."
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WH On No Briefings: We’re ‘Not Making Stars’ Out Of Journos Who Want To Be On CNN

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was unapologetic on the scant number of daily briefings she’s held during her tenure, saying that she was “in the business of getting information to the American people, not making stars out of people that want to become contributors on CNN.” She added that she takes “thousands” of questions from reporters in alternate venues, but that the President feels there is a lack of “decorum” in the briefing room. The newfound questions about the offi...
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WH Bashes Media: ‘Never Seen People So Happy To Destroy A Kid’s Life’

During an interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity on Tuesday evening White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders doubled down on the White House’s support for the Covington Catholic student by slamming the media for its coverage of the incident. “I think what happened with BuzzFeed is a great lesson for the media,” she said. “Quit trying to be first and start trying to be right. We have seen time and time again where they run out here with outrageous, ridiculous stories. One person repor...
Tags: News, White House, Sanders, Sean Hannity, Covington, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Nicole Lafond, Covington Catholic

Sanders: We’re Not Listening To ‘Much Of Anything’ Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says

The press secretary suggested the congresswoman's recent climate change warning wasn't worth hearing.
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Sanders seeks to avoid another stumble with black SC voters

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Even before he announces whether he’s a 2020 presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders is working to avoid the drubbing the state’s African-American voters handed him in 2016. A day after speaking at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day rally in South Carolina’s capital on Monday, Sanders stayed through Tuesday for three […]
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Sanders: We will listen to a much high authority than Ocasio-Cortez on the world ending

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders responds to comments made by freshman congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez about climate change and the end of the world.
Tags: News, Sanders, White House Press, Sarah Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Ocasio Cortez

Trump says he told Sanders ‘not to bother’ with briefing

NEW YORK (AP) — President Trump says he directed White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders not to bother with the traditional briefing of reporters anymore. The last briefing took place on Dec. 18. In a tweet, the president said Tuesday that most of the press corps “will never cover us fairly.” The afternoon briefing […]
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Voters prefer seven top Democrats to Trump in 2020 race, survey finds – live

Trump trails Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Beto O’Rourke, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Kirsten GillibrandSign up for the Guardian’s daily morning briefing 6.23pm GMT In the first 24 hours after announcing she would run for president, Kamala Harris had raised $1.5m from 38,000 people, according to the Wall Street Journal: The California Democrat saw a burst of $1 million in contributions in the first 12 hours after her appearance on ABC’s “Good Morning America” and the simult...
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Bernie Sanders Flat-Out Calls Trump A ‘Racist’

Sanders blasted Trump during a speech commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day in South Carolina.
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Sanders: We have a racist president

During a speech at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event in South Carolina, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) told the crowd that "we now have a president who is a racist."
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Sanders returns to South Carolina with a bang amid questions over what a 2nd campaign would look like

Sen. Bernie Sanders thrashed President Donald Trump, calling him a "racist," and praised Martin Luther King Jr.'s "revolutionary spirit" in a speech here Monday honoring the civil rights leader on the holiday dedicated to his memory.
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White House tweets about Martin Luther King Jr. aren't going over well

Sarah Huckabee Sanders' tweet honoring Martin Luther King Jr. is not going over well.  In a tweet, the White House press secretary wrote that King "gave his life" for the civil rights movement, and that "our country is better thanks to his inspiration and sacrifice."  > Today we honor a great American who gave his life to right the wrong of racial inequality. Our country is better thanks to his inspiration and sacrifice #MLKDay > > -- Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) J...
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Trump lays wreath at Martin Luther King memorial amid criticism over lack of events – live

Democratic presidential hopefuls honor Martin Luther King JrSenator Kamala Harris officially enters 2020 presidential raceDemocratic hopefuls head south – where black voters hold the keyStart your day with our US morning briefing. Sign up. 6.00pm GMT Senator Bernie Sanders in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event in South Carolina called Donald Trump a racist who is looking to “divide us up by the color of our skin, by our gender, by the country we came from, by our religion.”Sanders, a Vermont...
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Kamala Harris launches 2020 White House bid

California senator Kamala Harris has launched her presidential campaign for 2020, adding to a crowded Democratic field dominated by a new generation of women and minority candidates. The 54-year-old former prosecutor announced her bid for the White House on Monday in an appearance on ABC's Good Morning America programme, saying "The future of our country depends on you and millions of others lifting our voices to fight for our American values. That's why I'm running for president of ...
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The Daily Beast calls this — from Bill Maher — a "sexual harassment meltdown."

I'm reading "UNBELIEVABLE/Bill Maher Has Sexual-Harassment Meltdown Over Bernie Sanders Story on ‘Real Time’/The HBO host appeared to minimize the allegations of sexual harassment in Bernie Sanders’ campaign, saying, 'It didn’t seem like it was the worst kind of sexual harassment'" — about this segment on last night's show:I hate the overuse of the term "meltdown," which I believe used to be more common. I don't like the implication that a person speaking with passion is becoming mentally incomp...
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Trump plans ‘major announcement’ on Saturday on shutdown, border  

By LISA MASCARO, ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and CATHERINE LUCEY WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he’ll make a “major announcement” on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues. The White House did not immediately provide details on Friday about what the president would be announcing, but a person familiar with the planning said Trump planned to outline a new deal with specific proposals that the administration bel...
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Denmark to American leftists: We’re not socialist

Denmark to American leftists: We’re not socialist Democratic Socialists have presented Denmark as the elusive nation where socialism has been successful, and thus a model for the policies they would implement in the United States. Bernie Sanders regularly invoked Denmark during the 2016 presidential campaign, and Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez reassured 60 Minutes viewers that her version of democratic socialism would veer more toward Denmark than Venezuela. Just ...
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Sanders Meeting With Campaign Harassment Victims Went ‘As Well As It Could Have’

After meeting with women who have alleged sexual harassment by staffers on Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) campaign, a person who participated in the discussion told Politico the conversation “went as well as it could have.” Several former female campaign staffers have come forward in recent weeks alleging they were sexually harassed or assaulted by male staffers while working on the senator’s 2016 presidential election campaign. Sanders apologized to the women, but was criticized for his brusquen...
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Trump’s EPA Nominee: Climate Change ‘A Huge Issue’ But Not ‘Greatest Crisis’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday called climate change “a huge issue” but not the “greatest crisis,” drawing fire from Democrats at his confirmation hearing over the regulatory rollbacks he’s made in six months as the agency’s acting administrator. Republicans on the GOP-majority Senate Environment and Public Works Committee mostly had praise for Andrew Wheeler, who has served as the agency’s acting head since Scott Pru...
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EPA nominee: Climate change huge issue, not greatest crisis

By ELLEN KNICKMEYER WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday called climate change “a huge issue” but not the “greatest crisis,” drawing fire from Democrats at his confirmation hearing over the regulatory rollbacks he’s made in six months as the agency’s acting administrator. Republicans on the GOP-majority Senate Environment and Public Works Committee mostly had praise for Andrew Wheeler, who has served as the agency’s acting head si...
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White House condemns Steve King ‘white supremacy’ comments as ‘abhorrent’

The White House has condemned embattled Republican Representative Steve King for questioning why terms like “white supremacy” and “white nationalist” have become offensive. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that the comments from Mr King, a politician from Iowa known for a history of controversial remarks over race and immigration were “outrageous” and “inappropriate”. “Steve King’s comments were abhorrent,” Ms Sanders told reporters outside of the White House.
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Deion Sanders to Kyler Murray: Pick up the bat, don't look back

There are few people in the world who have lived the choice Kyler Murray was and is up against: MLB or NFL. One of those people is Deion Sanders, the only athlete to play in both a Super Bowl and a World Series. Sanders gave his advice for the 2018 Heisman Trophy winning quarterback during an interview with ESPN's Cari Champion on Monday.
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Trump Gives College Football Champs ‘Great American’ Fast Food

Because the partial government shutdown has left “much of the residence staff at the White House” furloughed during the Clemson football team’s White House visit on Monday, President Donald Trump brought fast food for the national champions, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday. “The President wanted to host a fun event to celebrate the College Football National Champion Clemson Tigers,” Sanders said in a statement that blamed Democrats for the shutdown. She added: “...
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Sanders to meet with former campaign staffers about 2016 harassment issues

Sen. Bernie Sanders will meet on Wednesday with former staff members who alleged they faced harassment and sexism on his 2016 campaign.
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Sanders To Meet With Women Who Alleged Harassment, Sexism During Campaign

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) this week will meet with women who have alleged a culture of harassment and gender discrimination at his 2016 presidential campaign, Buzzfeed News reported. Sanders’ office arranged for the women to travel to Washington, D.C. to meet with the senator and members of his staff on Wednesday. The trip and hotels for the women were covered by Sanders’ campaign fund, according to sources with knowledge of the meeting who spoke to Buzzfeed. The meetings will be orchestrate...
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Bernie Sanders, Addressing Sexism Complaints, Will Meet With Former Staff Members

The Vermont senator, weighing another presidential bid, is trying to calm unease about reports of sexism and discrimination in his 2016 campaign.
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Brace Yourself: Waves Of 2020 Announcements Expected Soon

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After months of speculation and secrecy, the 2020 presidential primary season is about to explode. With several Democrats already in the race, a half dozen more are locking down final travel, staffing and strategy to launch White House bids in the coming weeks. While plans may change, the announcements are expected to come in waves, the first featuring a group of ambitious Senate Democrats including New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, California Sen. Kamala Harris and Ne...
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Emmanuel Sanders says Ben Roethlisberger needs to take responsibility for Antonio Brown issues

Sanders, who was with the Steelers from 2010-14, said Ben Roethlisberger wasn't being a leader by throwing Brown "under the bus."
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Emmanuel Sanders: Ben Roethlisberger needs to be a better leader

Former Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders says that if Ben Roethlisberger were a better leader, some of the issues with Antonio Brown wouldn't have arisen. Sanders said on NFL Network that Roethlisberger should have taken it upon himself to see to it that things never reached the point where Brown is now on the trade block. Brown said that he and other Steelers receivers have noticed that Roethlisberger will go on the radio and blame them for problems with the team's passing game,...
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US election 2020: The Democrat candidates who are running for president

Tulsi Gabbard, the Democratic US Representative of Hawaii, has become the latest Democrat to throw her hat in the ring for the US presidential election in 2020.  In remarks aired by CNN on Friday, Ms Gabbard said she intended to pursue a challenge to Republican President Donald Trump. "I have decided to run and will be making a formal announcement within the next week," Ms Gabbard said. She is the latest to join what is expected to be a crowded Democratic primary field before the November 2020 p...
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