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Chaffetz investigating security protocols at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort

House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz on Tuesday sent a letter to the White House in response to multiple reports that President Trump discussed sensitive information about a North Korean missile test in a public setting at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. In a letter to White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Chaffetz asks

BuzzFeed sued over publication of Trump dossier

Buzzfeed was sued by the Russia-tied tech firm named in the dossier that contained unsubstantiated allegations against President Trump for including “libelous, unverified” information about the company, McClatchy reported Friday, citing the lawsuits. The defamation suits were brought by XBT Holdings. Company lawyers reportedly filed complaints against BuzzFeed and its editor Ben Smith. A former

Pentagon strikes new F-35 deal with Lockheed after Trump involvement

The Trump administration announced Friday that the Pentagon has reached a tentative deal with Lockheed Martin for the purchase of 90 F-35 jets at the lowest price in the program’s history – saving the government millions, officials said. Trump, as president-elect, made headlines in December when he tweeted that the costs for the F-35 program

Donald Trump Pays Respects to Navy SEAL Slain in Yemen

Charlie Spiering, President Donald Trump traveled to Dover military base to pay his respects to the Navy SEAL who was killed in action during a military raid in Yemen. The president boarded Marine One at the White House White House with his daughter Ivanka Trump, as Vice President Michael Pence, his son-in-law and senior adviser

Press Secretary Denies There’s Going To Be An Executive Order Regarding LGBT Rights

Christine Rousselle, Earlier on Monday, there were rumors swirling that President Donald Trump was going to issue an executive order regarding LGBT rights. The executive order was reportedly going to concern adoption or benefits for federal employees. It was reportedly “pretty bad.” ✔ @joshrogin I’m told reliably there is a draft Executive order on LGBT

Sanctuary cities dig in after Trump executive order

The leaders of “sanctuary cities” across the country vowed Wednesday to stand firm on their policies offering protection to illegal immigrants, in the wake of an executive order signed by President Trump threatening to cut off federal funding. “These jurisdictions have caused immeasurable harm to the American people and to the very fabric of our

Spicer accuses media of ‘false reporting’ in fiery briefing

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer angrily accused the media Saturday of “false reporting” on the inauguration as part of what he called a “shameful” attempt to minimize enthusiasm for President Trump, beginning his tenure as the administration’s top spokesman on a combative note. Spicer summoned the press to the briefing room at the end

Trump makes rounds in DC, after completing Cabinet line-up

Donald Trump made the rounds in Washington on Thursday during his final hours as president-elect, thanking his congressional allies during a luncheon at his namesake hotel – after completing his Cabinet line-up by tapping former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to lead the Agriculture Department. The incoming president arrived in the Washington area shortly after noon

A ‘Big Flurry of Action’ from President Trump Immediately After Inauguration

Charlie Spiering, Incoming White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer previewed that Donald Trump would hit the ground running as soon as he was inaugurated as president of the United States. “He is eager to get to work,” Spicer said. “He truly is eager to get down to the White House, get in the Oval Office

President Trump to Shut Out Mainstream Media

Kit Daniels | Infowars, The official death of establishment media control. Incoming President Donald Trump will go around the mainstream media by making public policy announcements directly on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The move, which is unprecedented for a president, is designed to limit the mainstream media’s role as an information filter by reaching the

Some federal agencies rush to make new hires ahead of Trump, vowed hiring freeze

Federal agencies are speeding up hiring in the last days of the Obama administration, ahead of President-elect Donald Trump entering the White House and imposing the hiring freeze he has promised, according to The Washington Post. Several agencies are filling vacant positions with new hires and transfers before Trump, a Republican, takes office January 20,

Obama is rushing to Trump-proof the White House

Anita Kumar, McClatchy Obama is trying to put the people and policies in place that he wants to outlast his presidency in the final weeks before Donald Trump takes over. And his supporters want more, way more. Every president tries to push through last-minute policies before their time in office comes to a close. But