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In case you missed it, the next White House Correspondents' Association dinner won't feature a comedian, circumventing tradition. It comes after Michelle Wolf's utter roasting of the Trump administration and White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders at this year's event, which they didn't likeAt all. SEE ALSO: Michelle Wolf blasts WHCA for not booking comedian at annual dinner Instead, the WHCA announced historian and author Ron Chernow will be speaking at the event, and he presumably won't be teasing anyone.  It's a decision that's clearly pleased Trump, who tweeted that he's now maaaaybe thinking of going, instead of ditching the dinner as he did this year. And last year.  Read more...More about Politics, Donald Trump, White House Correspondents Dinner, Michelle Wolf, and Culture
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Spending five minutes in the press briefing room, the pardoned turkey has easily outpaced the press secretary.
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Instead of a comedian, the White House Correspondents' Association enlisted a historian to headline the event. From Chevy Chase to Wanda Sykes to Stephen Colbert, comedy has been a long-time tradition at the White House Correspondents Dinner. But on November 19, the White House Correspondents Association (WHCA) announced that there would be no comedian at the 2019 White House Correspondents Dinner. Instead, the Association will be featuring historian Ron Chernow—and comedians are not happy about it.One of them is Michelle Wolf, who was featured at the 2018 White House Correspondents Dinner and had some laughs at the expense of White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders—inspiring a lot of whiny faux-outrage from Trumpistas.Visiting Twitter on November 19, Wolf posted, “The @whca are cowards. The media is complicit. And I couldn’t be prouder.”“Daily Show” correspondent Roy Wood, Jr. was equally outspoken about the decision, telling The Daily Beast it was...
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The White House on Monday restored press access for CNN reporter Jim Acosta, ending a legal fight that had so far gone against the Trump administration. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement the press pass for Acosta, which was revoked after a contentious Nov. 7 news conference with President Donald Trump, was restored but reporters who ignored new rules for news conferences could have their credentials taken away. The White House Correspondents' Association said it had not helped craft the White House's list of rules for news conferences.
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A call from US senators to vote against the Russian candidate for the position of the head of Interpol is an act of interference in the electoral process, Kremlin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. The Kremlin responded to the publication of an open letter from US senators, in which they urged  the administration of the US President and members of the Interpol General Assembly to vote against Alexander Prokopchuk, a Russian candidate, for the position of the head of the International Criminal Police Organisation. According to Putin's press secretary Dmitry Peskov, the Kremlin saw the letter. "Perhaps, this is a kind of interference in the electoral process," Peskov said adding that one should wait for the results of the election to be exposed. The letter from US senators was published on the website of one of its authors - US Senator Roger Wicker. In the letter, Wicker, as well as Democrats Jen Sahin, Chris Koons and Republican Marco Rubio, wrote that the election of Alexander P...
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Trump is stepping up the attacks on the free press. CNN reporter Jim Acosta had his press credentials for the White House fully restored Monday after they had been pulled in response to his critical questioning of President Donald Trump about his anti-immigrant smears.A court had already ordered the credentials to be restored, issuing a preliminary finding that the White House had violated Acosta's right to due process. The White House had considered only restoring the pass temporarily for the time required by the judge, but it caved and issued a full restoration Monday. However, in addition to the restoration of Acosta's pass, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders issued new draconian rules for the press corps: A journalist called upon to ask a question will ask a single question and then will yield the floor to other journalists;At the discretion of the President or other White House official taking questions, a follow-up question or questions may be permitted; and where a follow up...
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"The White House is continuing to violate the First and 5th Amendments of the Constitution." CNN requested an emergency hearing Monday after the White House warned reporter Jim Acosta that it would again suspend his press pass after a two-week restraining order expires.Three days after a federal judge ordered the administration to restore Acosta's press pass allowing him to attend briefings and report on the White House, officials sent the reporter a letter warning that his rights would soon be suspended again."The White House is continuing to violate the First and 5th Amendments of the Constitution," CNN said in a statement after Acosta received the letter. "These actions threaten all journalists and news organizations. Jim Acosta and CNN will continue to report the news about the White House and the president."Acosta has been on the receiving end of much of the Trump administration's crusade against the free press, but other critics joined the network in sayi...
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WASHINGTON – They’ll be no comedy act at the next White House Correspondents’ Dinner, with historian Ron Chernow booked as the featured speaker instead. The last dinner created quite a a ruckus when comedian Michelle Wolf went after White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who was seated near her on the rostrum. “I actually...
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The press room at the White House, according to Saunders, only seats 49 reporters. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Saunders claims she is working on "standard practices" for reports in an interview on Fox News on Friday."We'll work with our team on that and certainly moving into Thanksgiving holiday we'll see how long that process takes, but I think there are some just standard practices," said Saunders while being interviewed by her father Mike Huckabee. Huckabee was filling in for Sean Hannity.The interview also included a clip of Chris Wallace's interview with the President that aired today. In it, the president re-iterated what Saunders said, stating that the White House has "to create rules and regulations for conduct, etc., etc." for reporters, and that should Acosta or presumably other reports violate those rules, "we'll throw him out or we'll stop the news conference."Jim Acosta of CNN has been regularly criticized by the administration, which led to a heated confrontation...
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A future Trumpian world, including possibly a shattered and increasingly “nationalist” Europe, is no laughing matter. Whatever you may think of President Trump, it’s important to be fair to him. You might have noticed that, on his recent trip to France (“five days of fury”), officially to mourn and praise America’s war dead on the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, he managed to miss his first scheduled ceremony. It was at a cemetery where some of those American war dead were buried. He skipped it, thanks to a little uncomfortable rain, and came late for the second of those events at the Suresnes American Cemetery just outside Paris (this time complaining publicly about the rain). As TomDispatch regular Rajan Menon reminds us today, such acts brought a good deal of derision upon the president in Europe and here (or rather in the world of everywhere that we know as the Internet). What went unreported amid the mockery and the presidential excuses (the preside...
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While being interviewed by her dad on Fox News, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked about revoking Jim Acosta's press pass.
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tore into CNN’s chief White House reporter on Saturday, saying, “if certain reporters like Jim Acosta can’t be adults, then CNN needs to send somebody in there who can be.” The diss came after a judge ordered the White House to return press credentials to Acosta. The executive...
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said late Friday that her team is working on establishing "standard practices" for reporters for future press briefings, adding that "if certain reporters like [CNN's] Ji...
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If you keep up with Oprah's Book Club — or at the very least, have been online recently — then you know Michelle Obama finally released her memoir, Becoming, on Nov. 13.  In it, the former first lady opens up in ways she never has before, revealing intimate details about marriage counseling, her miscarriage, and the reason why she'll "never forgive" Donald Trump. Obama will undoubtedly continue these candid conversations in the coming weeks, as she travels across the country for her book tour.  SEE ALSO: Michelle Obama says she can 'never forgive' Donald Trump She's not the only woman trailblazer to share her story. In 2018 alone, we've heard from the cofounder of Black Lives Matter, Patrisse Cullors; journalist Asha Bandele; Sarah McBride, the national press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign; and Ibtihaj Muhammad, the first U.S. Olympian to wear a hijab while competing. Read more...More about Books, Michelle Obama, Female Empowerment, Memoir, and Femal...
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The White House withdrew Acosta's credentials on Nov. 7 in an escalation of the Republican president's attacks on news organizations, who he has called enemies of the people. U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly, who is hearing CNN's lawsuit challenging the revocation, said Acosta's credentials must be restored while the network's case is pending. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement that Acosta's credentials would be temporarily restored.
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Nearly every media outlet repeats this idea constantly, but it's just not true. With unemployment near record lows, President Donald Trump deserves substantial credit for the strength of the economy, right?This is a common refrain — and not just from Trump's allies. Many in the media point to the economy as a sign of Trump's strength, though these claims are often vague and unsupported.And the voters seem to believe it, too, despite the GOP's poor performance in the 2018 midterm elections. According to new polling from Pew Research Center, the American public largely prefers Democrats' positions and views on national issues to Trump's views — except when it comes to jobs and the economy.But there's a big problem with crediting the president with the success of the "Trump economy" — and it's that there's no such thing.Critics of the president often argue, when this topic comes up, that the success of the Trump economy is actually the success of the Obama economy. Presid...
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This was a particularly bad week for Republicans in federal court. One of the only major accomplishments Republicans can claim in the past two years was their transformation of the federal judiciary.In addition to two Supreme Court justices, President Donald Trump got a huge slew of judges confirmed to district and appellate courts, with the help of now-departed White House Counsel Don McGahn. One of every six appeals court judges in America has now been appointed by Trump, and several of these judges are terrifyingly extreme.So it had to have stung that this week, Republicans were humiliated no fewer than three times in federal court, by Trump-appointed judges.The Mueller investigation was allowed to move forward.On Thursday, Trump-appointed D.C. District Court Judge Dabney Friedrich denied Concord Management and Consulting's motion to dismiss an indictment against them by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in connection with the investigation of Russia. Concord is a Russian company...
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The attempt to silence Jim Acosta was decisively blocked. CNN thoroughly and fittingly embarrassed the White House Friday when a federal judge ruled that it must return reporter Jim Acosta's press pass after it was summarily taken away last week following a combative press conference with President Donald Trump.Acosta had pressed Trump about his lies about Central American immigrants, prompting the president to become angry and to try to move on to another reporter. When Acosta refused to pass the microphone on, a White House intern tried to grab it out of his hands. The White House later revoked Acosta's press pass, and Press Secretary Sarah Sanders claimed he had "placed his hands" on the young woman, sharing distorted video in an attempt to bolster this claim. (Even this altered footage showed that the brief contact between the two occurred because of the intern's grab, not Acosta.)After U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly ruled Friday that the White House must return Acosta's...
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The White House has been ordered to reinstate the press pass it stripped from CNN reporter Jim Acosta by a federal judge, handing a broadcaster frequently criticised by Donald Trump a legal victory.  Timothy Kelly, a US district court judge, announced on Friday that Mr Acosta should have his credentials reinstated immediately so he can enter the White House and carry out his job.  The temporary restraining order requires the reporter’s access be restored until a full hearing on the case is made. The judge was appointed to the bench by Mr Trump last year.  The press pass had been stripped from Mr Acosta after a heated exchange with Mr Trump at a press conference, which saw the US president called the reporter a “rude, terrible person”.  CNN sued the White House over its move, citing both America’s first amendment right protecting freedom of the press and the fifth amendment, which addresses the right to due process. The judge found that taking the pass from Mr Acosta, the...
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Revelations that a brutal Russian gang lord, convicted of organizing murders and extortion, turned his prison cell into a hotel room with cellphone, delicacies and parties, are “outrageous,” the presidential press-secretary said. Read Full Article at RT.com
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From the first day of Donald Trump's presidency, with outsized claims and edited photos of his inauguration's crowd size to the recent tweet by White House press secretary Sarah Sanders of a doctored video showing a "karate chop" by CNN reporter Jim Acosta on an intern, propaganda is on the rise.
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US President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser John Bolton's top deputy will leave the White House, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has said.
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One of America’s most senior national security officials has been forced out of the White House after Melania Trump, the US president’s wife, publicly called for her departure through a spokesman.  Mira Ricardel, the US deputy national security adviser, only took up the post six months ago but will now be moved to a new role in the Trump administration. Widespread US media reports cited a row between Ms Ricardel and Mrs Trump’s team about the First Lady’s trip to Africa last month as a contributing factor. The New York Times reported that Ms Ricardel was frustrated she had not been allocated a seat on Mrs Trump’s plane and threatened to withhold resources for the trip as a result. Clashes with other key officials were also reported.  Ms Ricardel, 58, was appointed by John Bolton, the US national security adviser who took up the role in April, and moved into the position from the Commerce Department.  First lady Melania Trump pauses as she speaks to media during a visit to...
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He felt the statement backed him into a corner. First Lady Melania Trump issued a stunning statement this week, directly calling on her husband to oust top national security aide Mira Ricardel. And according to a new report from CNN, President Donald Trump is not happy about it.“It is the position of the Office of the First Lady that she no longer deserves the honor of serving in this White House,” Stephanie Grisham, a spokeswoman for the first lady, said of Ricardel in a statement Tuesday. Animosity between two reportedly arose over a dispute about Melania Trump's visit to Africa. But issuing a statement calling for an administration official to be fired before any such announcement has been made by the White House was an extraordinary move, regardless of personal tensions.CNN reported that the first lady's statement caught the president off guard and that he was "furious" she put him in this position. He thought it "made him look like a bossed-around husband," Jake Tapper r...
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Media critic: Trump and Acosta — a Love Story The White House war with CNN’s Jim Acosta is actually “the fakest news in town,” according to Politico’s Jack Shafer. After all, why have President Trump and Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders repeatedly called on him to ask questions instead of “treating him like a ghost”?...
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Donald Trump's administration has argued in legal documents that it does have a constitutional right to ban CNN reporter Jim Acosta from the White House. Lawyers for the US justice department contended that the administration has "broad discretion" to regulate press access to the White House complex. It was a response to CNN's legal request for a temporary restraining order restoring Acosta's access. A judge is due to hold a hearing on Wednesday on CNN's complaint. Responding in court documents the justice department said: "The President and White House possess the same broad discretion to regulate access to the White House for journalists (and other members of the public) that they possess to select which journalists receive interviews, or which journalists they acknowledge at press conferences." Acosta was banished following a particularly contentious press conference with the president last week. He has repeatedly clashed with Mr Trump and pre...
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The White House responded Tuesday to CNN’s lawsuit objecting to the revocation of White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s press credentials by accusing the network of engaging in a shameless publicity stunt. In a suit filed Tuesday in a Washington, D.C. district court alleging the White House violated Acosta’s First Amendment rights when it revoked his “hard pass” after he disrupted a press conference last week by refusing to surrender his microphone. The White House cannot run an orderly and fair press conference when a reporter acts this way,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement.
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White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders responded to a lawsuit filed by CNN after Jim Acosta's press pass was suspended.
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US network CNN has filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump and his aides after its reporter had his press pass revoked by the administration. Jim Acosta, the broadcaster's chief White House correspondent, found his entry to the White House barred after a heated exchange with Mr Trump during a press conference last week. The White House said it had revoked Mr Acosta's pass because he placed his hands on a White House intern, a claim he denied. In a statement, CNN said it had filed a "lawsuit against the Trump administration this morning in DC District Court" demanding the return of their journalist's White House credentials. The court filing accused Mr Trump of violating CNN and Mr Acosta's constitutional rights which protect freedom of the press and the right to due process. The lawsuit names six defendants: Mr Trump, his chief of staff John Kelly, press secretary Sarah Sanders, deputy chief of staff for communications Bill Shine, Secret Service dir...
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CNN is suing President Donald Trump and various White House aides over the administration's ban on chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta. CNN's lawsuit alleges that Acosta and CNN's First and Fifth amendment rights are being violated by the ban. Named in CNN's lawsuit against the White House are Donald Trump, John Kelly, Sarah Sanders, Bill Shine, Joseph Clancy, and the Secret Service officer who took Acosta's hard pass away. "While the suit is specific to CNN and Acosta, this could have happened to anyone," the network said today. "If left unchallenged, the actions of the White House would create a dangerous chilling effect for any journalist who covers our elected officials." The lawsuit seeks the immediate restoration of Acosta's access to the White House. CNN sues President Trump and top White House aides for barring Jim Acostahttps://t.co/5GsAmQOZDF — Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) November 13, 2018 Bulletin: @CNN is filing a lawsuit against President Trump and sever...
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The “debate” over the Jim Acosta video shows the right has no use for facts. Is there any way to talk to them? Last week, Donald Trump's administration pulled off another of the routine stunts it uses to hijack the media narrative, whip up the right-wing base, and distract both journalists and pundits from more important news stories. On Wednesday, Trump used a press conference to create a reality TV-style beef with CNN reporter Jim Acosta. First he got testy with Acosta for asking pointed questions, and then he directed a White House intern to try to confiscate Acosta's microphone. Acosta's efforts to hold onto the microphone resulted in incidentally touching the female intern's arm.White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders immediately pretended to believe that a brief brush-off was the equivalent of deliberate gendered violence, using a doctored video created by a conspiracy theory website to back up her obvious bad-faith claims. This lie became the pretense for...
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Well, the definition of the word "altered" now seems to be up for debate — at least if you work for the Trump administration. After last week's testy exchange at the White House between CNN reporter Jim Acosta and President Trump, Kellyanne Conway weighed in Sunday on the controversial video shared by the White House press secretary. Appearing on Fox News, Conway conjured up some alternative facts by saying that the video shared by Sarah Huckabee Sanders (after it had been tweeted out by an InfoWars editor) wasn't altered but, rather, like a sports highlight: “Oh, well that’s not altered. That’s sped up. They do it all the time in sports to see if there’s actually a first down or a touchdown.” Read more...More about Donald Trump, Kellyanne Conway, Jim Acosta, Culture, and Politics
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President Trump discussed "key issues" with Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and others during a luncheon Sunday in Paris, White House press secretary Sar...
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Earlier in the day, Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov said no final agreement on the Putin-Trump meeting in Argentina has been reached by now
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President Donald Trump discussed several key issues with Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a lunch at Élysée Palace, according to White House press secretary Sarah Sanders.
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders offered the world an internet sourced doctored video demonstrating CNN's Jim Acosta physically chopping at the arm of a White House intern. The White House then used that video as an excuse to take away Acosta's press pass. Acosta was repeating a question that President Trump did not like, however Acosta felt important to get answered. Journalists try to push the President to answer questions at every press conference. It is their job. Multiple sources have confirmed source video of the actual event, played at normal speed, shows Acosta to be a professional who regarded the intern with respect, while continuing to push the President. The video shared by Sanders is a sham. Meanwhile, back at the White House, damage control was whimpering and hiding in a corner. Things became desperate enough to release the Conway. Be prepared to marvel in Kellyanne's logic free-zone. From Politico: "Oh, well, that's not altered, it's sped up. They do it all the time in spo...
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United in the rain, world leaders walked slowly up the Champs-Elysees in Paris to mark a century since the end of World War I -- but there were two notable absences, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. The line of black-clad leaders was reminiscent of another moment of unity: after the 2015 Charlie Hebdo jihadist attack, when senior officials from more than 40 countries marched through Paris to denounce terrorism. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump, who wore a cornflower -- France's war remembrance flower -- in his lapel, had arrived separately "due to security protocols".
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On this weekend’s broadcast of on “Fox News Sunday,” White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said a video press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted of the interaction between CNN’s Jim Acosta and an administration intern was not altered. Conway said, “Do you mean by edited or, as others are saying, ‘doctored’ video? He either put his hands on her and grabbed the mic or he did not, and he clearly did.” She continued, “Well that’s not altered. That’s sped up. They do it all the time in sports to see if there’s actually a first down or a touchdown. So I have to disagree with them, I think, overwrought description of this video as being doctored as if we put somebody else’s arm in there.” She added, “He should have apologized to that young aide. As a woman who’s had people put their hands on me, thinking they have a right to get in my personal space. I don’t like him pulling that mike back...
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Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov told journalists the Russian president had no opportunity to speak substantially with Trump during the working breakfast
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White House counsel Kellyanne Conway on Sunday pushed back on accusations that press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted a video of an exchange between CNN's Jim Acosta and an administration intern that was altered t...
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To the editor: White House reporter Jim Acosta of CNN is not rude and he did not touch the intern in the manner claimed by Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. This is pure Orwellian manipulation of the truth. What the White House is trying but failing to do is to make people question what is...
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On this weekend’s broadcast of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” show cast member Kate McKinnon got at least one more chance to showcase her Jeff Sessions impersonation. Sessions resigned from the attorney general post of the Trump administration’s Department of Justice earlier this week. McKinnon’s Sessions was forced to relinquish his White House badge to Aidy Bryant’s Sarah Sanders, the White House press secretary. Also making appearances in the cold open were Beck Bennett’s Vice President Mike Pence, Alex Moffat’s Eric Trump, Mike Day’s Donald Trump Jr. and Robert De Niro’s Robert Mueller. Follow Jeff Poor on Twitter @jeff_poor
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NEW YORK (AP) — Before hopping on a plane to Paris on Friday, President Trump insulted some more reporters, threatened that others may have their White House credentials pulled like CNN’s Jim Acosta and disputed reports that his press secretary spread a doctored video of Acosta’s encounter with a White House intern. During a brief […]
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Late night host Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday said White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders should be fired for tweeting out "doctored video footage to discredit" CNN's Jim Acosta."She in...
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In the latest Trump press gaggle, the president spent a lot of time lashing out at critics of his decision to appoint loyalist Matthew Whitaker as his new acting attorney general -- including the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway. President Donald Trump on Friday had an angry meltdown in front of reporters on the White House lawn, as he angrily ranted about his political foes, the media and the Mueller probe.Trump's latest rant comes just two days after he delivered a similarly unhinged performance after his party lost the House of Representatives in the 2018 midterm elections, in which he attacked members of his own party who lost their seats because they didn't "embrace" him enough.In the latest Trump press gaggle, the president spent a lot of time lashing out at critics of his decision to appoint loyalist Matthew Whitaker as his new acting attorney general -- including the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway.Here are the seven craziest moments fro...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is claiming that a video the White House released depicting contact between a White House staffer and a CNN reporter wasn’t altered. Trump tells reporters that the video distributed by White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was simply a “close up” and “was not doctored.” But a frame-by-frame […]
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“The fact that the White House press secretary is promoting this doctored video is reprehensible, and grounds for dismissal,” Stephen Colbert said.
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Late show hosts Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel have both referred to Sarah Huckabee Sanders' decision to share a doctored video as a fireable offence. Colbert tore into the White House press secretary on The Late Show Thursday for tweeting the doctored video of the moment during Trump's "press tantrum," when CNN's Jim Acosta held onto the microphone when an intern was dispatched to try and take it from him. Acosta's press pass was revoked, with Huckabee Sanders accusing the reporter of "placing his hands" on a White House intern during Trump's press conference. Acosta called it a blatant lie, as did CNN, and Colbert. Read more...More about Donald Trump, Stephen Colbert, Trump Administration, Jim Acosta, and Sarah Huckabee Sanders
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The White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, posted a clip from a contributor to Infowars, the far-right site banned by YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.
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White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders seized on a misleading video apparently first posted by a far-right personality associated with fringe media organization InfoWars as a basis for indefinitely suspending the press credentials of CNN's chief White House correspondent.
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has been accused of sharing a video doctored to make a journalist appear more aggressive.
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The White House News Photographers Association on Thursday voiced outrage over the possibility that White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders shared a "manipulated" video to justify the Trump administration's sus...
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A CNN executive accused White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders of posting a “doctored” video online to defend yanking network reporter Jim Acosta’s credentials following his microphone tussle with an intern at President Trump’s news conference. “Absolutely shameful, @PressSec. You released a doctored video – actual fake news. History will not be kind to...
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Meghan McCain refused to listen to Sunny Hostin's explanation for why it was a White House intern, not Jim Acosta, who committed battery. The two conservative co-hosts on “The View” blamed CNN’s Jim Acosta for a tussle over a microphone that got him banned from White House press briefings — but former prosecutor Sunny Hostin explained why they’re wrong.President Donald Trump called Acosta a “rude, nasty person” for asking questions during a news conference, and a White House intern tried to grab the microphone from his hand — and press secretary Sarah Sanders accused the reporter of inappropriately touching the young woman.“I don’t like it when men touch me, in general, without asking for permission,” said co-host Meghan McCain. “If I were handing that and some man went like this, I wouldn’t like it. Is it assault? I don’t think it goes to the level of assault. Is it inappropriate — 100 percent.”Co-host Joy Behar said the video shows Acosta pu...
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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Wednesday night shared a video of CNN reporter Jim Acosta that appeared to have been altered to make his actions at a news conference look more aggressive toward a White House intern. The edited video looks authentic: Acosta appeared to swiftly chop down on the arm of an […]
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White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders has been accused of sharing a "doctored" video of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta’s interaction with a White House intern that resulted in the reporter’s press pass being revoked.
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Conservative writer Ben Shapiro on Thursday criticized White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders after she ...
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Trump on Wednesday called Jim Acosta a "rude, terrible person" for questions during a press briefing. A former FBI special agent says White House press secretary Sarah Sanders libeled CNN reporter Jim Acosta by sharing an altered video of his interaction with an intern during a presidential news conference.Asha Rangappa, a CNN contributor and former counterintelligence agent, said Sanders had met the standard of proof for libel — publishing a false statement to damage a person’s reputation.“.@PressSec you are seriously tweeting out an obviously doctored video – from InfoWars no less – to substantiate a false accusation of assault against a journalist???” Rangappa tweeted.“The standard for libel against a public figure is acting with ‘actual malice,’ and your tweet is Exhibit A,” she added.The White House revoked Acosta’s access to the White House after President Donald Trump called him a “rude, terrible person” for asking questions during the...
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The White House is spreading fake news. On Wednesday, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted out an apparently doctored video of a testy interchange between President Trump and CNN reporter Jim Acosta during a post-election press conference. The video she tweeted originated from an editor at InfoWars, Alex Jones' much-maligned far-right publication known for trading in outlandish conspiracy theories and outright lies.  Sanders shared the video late Wednesday night in an attempt to justify the White House's decision to revoke CNN reporter Jim Acosta's press credentials after he sparred with Trump. It purportedly shows the moment a White House intern attempted to take a microphone from Acosta during a heated exchange with the president. Sanders alleged that the video showed Acosta acting in an "unacceptable" manner toward the young woman. Read more...More about Donald Trump, White House, Jim Acosta, Infowars, and Sarah Huckabee Sanders
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