Tag Archives: Presidential transition of Donald Trump

08May/17

White House shifts blame to Obama over Flynn

White House spokesman Sean Spicer confirms then-President Barack Obama made his concerns known about Michael Flynn to then President-elect Donald Trump, but says Obama could have acted on Flynn while still in office. Continue reading

15Jan/17

Pence says no decision yet on moving White House press room

Vice President-elect Mike Pence responds to reports that the incoming Trump administration is thinking about moving the press out of the White House. Continue reading

09Jan/17

WH declines to comment on Kushner appointment, points to own ethical standards

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says Obama administration officials went through great lengths to comply with strict ethical requirements of working in the White House. Continue reading

09Jan/17

Jared Kushner to be named Trump senior adviser -media

President-elect Donald Trump to appoint son-in-law Jared Kushner as senior adviser.

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05Jan/17

Trump picks former U.S. Senator Coats as director of national intelligence

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump picks former U.S. Senator Dan Coats as his Director of National Intelligence, according to a senior transition official.

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21Nov/16

“Hamilton” actor: No apology needed over Pence remarks

Actor Brandon Victor Dixon from the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” says he will not apologize for his remarks to Vice President-elect Mike Pence in which he asked the incoming administration to respect all Americans. Continue reading

10Nov/16

Obama-Trump meeting ‘less awkward’: White House

U.S. President Barack Obama’s Oval Office meeting with his elected successor, Donald Trump, was “less awkward” than some might have expected, according to White House spokesman Josh Earnest. Continue reading