Tag Archives: Washington D.C.

18Aug/17

Trump fires adviser Bannon -source

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (FILE – JANUARY 20, 2017) (RESTRICTED POOL) – President Donald Trump has fired his chief strategist Steve Bannon, a person familiar with the decision told Reuters on Friday (August 18). Continue reading

15Aug/17

Intel CEO resigns from Trump Council over Charlottesville

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (FILE- FEBRUARY 8, 2017) (RESTRICTED POOL) – Intel CEO Brian Krzanich became the third CEO to resign, on Monday (August 14), from U.S. President Donald Trump’s American Manufacturing Council, following Trump’s initially tepid response to weekend violence at a rally of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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04Aug/17

Mueller convenes Washington grand jury in Russia probe – Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (FILE – JUNE 20, 2017) (NBC) – Special counsel Robert Mueller has convened a grand jury in Washington to investigate allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday (August 3), citing two unnamed people familiar with the matter. Continue reading

31Jul/17

Communications chief Scaramucci out in new White House upheaval

WASHINGTON, D.C. , UNITED STATES (RECENT-JULY 21, 2017) (NBC) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, is leaving the job after little over a week, the White House said on Monday (July 31), in the latest staff upheaval to hit the Republican’s six-month-old presidency. Continue reading

29Jul/17

Priebus says he offered to resign, was not asked to resign -FOX interview

WASHINGTON, D.C. AND UNKNOWN LOCATION, UNITED STATES (JULY 28, 2017) (FOX NEWS CHANNEL’S HANNITY) – Former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus in an interview on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity” show on Friday (July 28) said he offered to resign and that he was not asked to resign hours after President Donald Trump replaced him after only six months on the job, installing retired General John Kelly in his place in a major shake-up of his top team. Continue reading

28Jul/17

Scaramucci lashes White House colleagues in obscene rant

Open warfare erupts within the White House, as Donald Trump’s new communications director Anthony Scaramucci attacks senior Washington officials in a scathing rant published in The New Yorker. Matthew Larotonda reports. Continue reading

27Jul/17

Graham: Any effort to remove Mueller could be ‘beginning of end’ of Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (UNRESTRICTED POOL) — Republican U.S. Senator Lindsay Graham, speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill on Thursday (July 27), slammed any effort by U.S. President Donald Trump to get rid of Attorney General Jeff Sessions or Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Continue reading

24Jul/17

Kushner: ‘All of my actions were proper’

After speaking to lawmakers on Captiol Hill about his contacts with Russia, President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner makes a statement from the White House saying, “All of my actions were proper.”. Continue reading

23Jul/17

‘We are strong as our weakest leak’: Scaramucci

White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci called leaks coming from the White House as ‘un-American’ and ‘an injustice to the institution of the American presidency’, and he said those leakers will be fired. Continue reading

21Jul/17

Known for his turbulent exchanges with media, White House spokesman Sean Spicer resigns

WASHINGTON, D.C. , UNITED STATES (FILE – JUNE 22, 2017) ( RESTRICTED POOL) – White House spokesman Sean Spicer ended a brief, turbulent tenure on Friday (July 21) by resigning, a White House official said. Continue reading