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Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

'Steve Bannon can push his agenda more from outside the White House'

'Steve Bannon may now go to war with Ivanka Trump, says columnist

'Steve Bannon may now go to war with Ivanka Trump, says columnist

Andre Walker, who previously worked closely with Steve Bannon, says he's very single-minded and he struggled to connect with people in the White House

Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

Charlottesville: Heather Heyer's mother says 'I have not and will not talk to Donald Trump'

Charlottesville: Heather Heyer's mother says 'I have not and will not talk to Donald Trump'

Heather Heyer's mother says 'I have not and will not talk to Donald Trump'

Heather Heyer was killed during Charlottesville protests after a car drove into several people protesting against white supremacy

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Steve Bannon contradicts Donald Trump in unexpected interview, blasts far-right

Steve Bannon contradicts Donald Trump in unexpected interview, blasts far-right

Steve Bannon contradicts Donald Trump in unexpected interview, blasts far-right

The White House Chief Strategist made a series of remarks to a left-wing American magazine

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

James Mattis has said the ban on transgender individuals in the US military is not settled because the White House has not said anything further on it.   The ban, which was announced by Donald Trump on Twitter, has drawn high levels of criticism after it reversed progress made by his predecessor, Barack Obama.   But the Secretary of Defense may have fueled speculation of the ban remaining transient because he made clear the White House has not issued any further direction to the Pentagon in regard to it.

Donald Trump trans military ban: Defence chief James Mattis says White House hasn't issued direction

James Mattis says White House hasn't given direction on transgender military ban

The Secretary of Defense said nothing more had been said beyond the official announcement

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

Charlottesville: Julia Hartley-Brewer argues with Charlie Wolf over Donald Trump's statement

Donald Trump supporter blasts Charlottesville criticism: 'You'd think he'd driven the car'

Donald Trump supporter defends president over Charlottesville criticism

Charlie Wolf suggested Donald Trump was the victim of a media witchhunt

White House moves to stem fallout over Trump response to Virginia attack

Virginia chaos: White House tries to stem fallout from Donald Trump's Charlottesville message

White House tries to stem fallout from Trump's Charlottesville response

There are calls for the US president to issue a stronger message of condemnation after one woman died at a white supremacist rally

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Donald Trump suggests dismissal of US Afghanistan war commander

Donald Trump 'ready to fire US commander in Afghanistan'

Donald Trump 'ready to fire US commander in Afghanistan'

The US President is reportedly frustrated by the ongoing struggles in the region

Scaramucci said Trump's prowess as a golfer should be utilised

Anthony Scaramucci planned lottery to play golf with Donald Trump

Scaramucci planned lottery to play golf with Donald Trump

New memo shows Scaramucci's plans to 'humanise' Donald Trump's image

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Anthony Scaramucci removed from White House Communications role after ten days

Anthony Scaramucci removed from White House Communications role after just 10 days

Anthony Scaramucci removed from White House Communications role

Scaramucci had only been in the role for 10 days before a storm of publicity erupted around him

JK Rowling apologises for misconstruing Donald Trump in video of disabled boy

JK Rowling apologises for Donald Trump disabled boy tweet

JK Rowling apologises for Donald Trump disabled boy tweet

The Harry Potter author incorrectly assumed the US President had ignored a disabled boy in a video in the White House

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

Donald Trump praises new chief of staff for previously avoiding controversy

New White House chief of staff praised by Donald Trump - for avoiding controversy

New White House chief of staff praised by Donald Trump for avoiding controversy

Today Donald Trump swore in John Kelly to replace Reince Priebus

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

'Anthony Scaramucci's priority is settling scores with those who kept him from a job in January', says politics professor

Anthony Scaramucci 'pulled out a shotgun and he's brought the whole house down'

Anthony Scaramucci 'pulled out a shotgun and he's brought the whole house down'

Politics professor Scott Lucas says Donald Trump brought Anthony Scaramucci in because he’s going into the bunker because of the Russia investigation

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Rogue reporter livestreams closed White House press briefing

Rogue reporter livestreams closed White House press briefing

Rogue reporter livestreams closed White House press briefing

Ksenija Pavlovic used Periscope to capture audio of the closed press briefing and also tweeted a link to the feed

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

White House confirms Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had informal talk at G20 after their planned meeting

White House confirms Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had informal talk at G20 after scheduled meeting

White House confirms Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had informal talk at G20

Sean Spicer says the chat, which took place hours after formal meeting, was a 'brief conversation'

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Donald Trump Jr - A history of mistakes by Donald Trump's eldest son

Donald Trump Jr: A history of disasters

Donald Trump Jr: A history of disasters

The firstborn son of the US president has had an interesting history, to say the least

Donald Trump Jr not telling his father about Russia meeting is 'implausible', says commentator

Donald Trump Jr not telling his father about Russia meeting is 'implausible', says commentator

Donald Trump Jr not telling his father about Russia meeting is 'implausible'

Commentator Bill Barnard spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the latest firestorm to engulf the Trump presidency

White House weathering political storm over Donald Trump Jr Russia emails

White House in political firestorm over Donald Trump Jr Russia emails

White House in political firestorm over Donald Trump Jr Russia emails

The President's son disclosed a series of emails about a meeting with a lawyer with ties to the Kremlin

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Donald Trump to give 'major speech' at Krasinski Square in Poland

Donald Trump speaks in Poland - despite huge protests against country's right-wing government

Trump speaks in Poland - despite huge protests against its right-wing government

Donald Trump is expected to praise historic Polish courage and the emergence of Poland as a European power

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

'Donald Trump's CNN tweet could be part of a White House campaign to break US media', says politics professor

'Donald Trump WWE tweet could be part of White House campaign to break US media', says politics professor

'Donald Trump's CNN tweet could be part of an organised White House campaign'

Donald Trump's Twitter account posted a video showing him attacking a man during a wresting event, however a CNN logo has been edited on to the man's head

Donald Trump could 'hastily visit UK this month to avoid protests'

Donald Trump could 'hastily visit UK this month to avoid protests'

Donald Trump could 'hastily visit UK this month to avoid protests'

A White House source has claimed there is a 'window of opportunity' for the President to visit the UK

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

US warns Syrian government against chemical attack

US warns Syrian government against chemical attack

US warns Syrian government against chemical attack

A White House statement has said if a chemical attack takes place in Syria by President Bashar al-Assad, the country will pay a heavy price

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

United States calls for Gulf countries to iron out grievances with Qatar

United States calls for Gulf states to iron out grievances with Qatar

United States calls for Gulf states to iron out grievances with Qatar

Five countries in the Persian Gulf have cut ties with Doha over allegations it is bolstering instability in the region

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Sean Spicer claims he isn't stepping back from the public eye

Trump press chief Sean Spicer claims he isn't stepping back from the public eye

Sean Spicer claims he isn't stepping back from the public eye

Despite reports claiming White House press secretary would take a step back from his role, he has now said he won't be stepping back from the public eye

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Sean Spicer steps back from press secretary role

Sean Spicer steps back from press secretary role

Sean Spicer steps back from press secretary role

Sean Spicer will no longer give the daily press briefing as a replacement for his role is sought

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Man attempts to rob a bank near the White House and FBI headquarters

Man attempts to rob bank just yards from the White House and FBI headquarters

Man attempts to rob bank just yards from the White House and FBI headquarters

The man fled after the authorities were called to the Wells Fargo Bank on Pennsylvania Avenue

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

First Lady Melania Trump and her son move to the White House to join Donald Trump

First Lady Melania Trump and her son move to White House to join Donald Trump

Melania Trump and her son move to White House to join Donald

Melania and Barron Trump had been living in New York whilst the 11-year-old finished his school year at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Lawyers claim Donald Trump is violating first amendment by blocking users on Twitter

Lawyers claim Donald Trump is violating first amendment by blocking users on Twitter

Lawyers say Donald Trump is violating first amendment by blocking Twitter users

The Knight First Amendment Institute has sent a letter to the White House calling on the President to stop blocking users from his account

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Filmmaker Michael Moore launches Trumpileaks website for Trump administration whistleblowers

Filmmaker Michael Moore launches Trumpileaks website for Trump whistleblowers

Filmmaker Michael Moore launches Trumpileaks website for Trump whistleblowers

Filmmaker Michael Moore has claimed it is a patriotic duty to leak details from the White House

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Israeli officials express fear over Donald Trump allegedly sharing information with Russia

Israeli officials turn on Trump over Russia reports

Israeli officials turn on Trump over Russia reports

Two Israeli intelligence officials told Buzzfeed News the country had shared information with the US, and it appeared to match what Russia was told last week

'The press need to let Donald Trump get on with his job', says Charlie Wolf

Donald Trump supporter says Russia furore is all just a media conspiracy

Donald Trump supporter says Russia furore is all just a media conspiracy

Former communications director for Republicans Abroad Charlie Wolf tells Julia Hartley-Brewer the press must understand that Donald Trump works differently

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Donald Trump reportedly shared 'highly classified' Isis intelligence with Russian officials

Donald Trump admits sharing Isis intel with Russia: 'I have every right to do it'

Donald Trump admits sharing Isis intel with Russia: 'I have every right to do it

The information was supposedly shared when the US president met Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov with the ambassador last week

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Donald Trump reportedly considering 'purge' of high-ranking White House staff

Donald Trump reportedly considering 'purge' of high-ranking White House staff

Donald Trump reportedly considering 'purge' of high-ranking White House staff

The US President is still dealing with the fallout surrounding his dismissal of FBI director James Comey

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Abbas travelled to Washington to meet US President Donald Trump

Israeli press claims Palestinian leader Abbas 'has decided to sign peace deal'

Israeli press claims Palestinian leader Abbas 'has decided to sign peace deal'

Source close to the deal claim Abbas told Donald Trump he was ready to reach agreement

Kushner family pulls out of China business pitch after corruption allegations

Family of Trump's son-in-law pulls out of China business pitch after corruption allegations

Kushner family pulls out of China business trip after corruption claim

The family had allegedly been using Jared Kushner's connections in the White House to woo investors

Donald Trump's Air Force One plane risked catching fire, according to new report

Donald Trump's Air Force One plane risked catching fire, according to new report

Air Force investigators find shoddy repair work left $4 million of damage

Donald Trump admits 'made up' Russia story played a part in his decision to fire James Comey

Donald Trump admits 'made up' Russia story played a part in James Comey sacking

Donald Trump admits 'made up' Russia story played a part in James Comey sacking

Democrats have accused the US president of firing Comey to try to dampen the FBI inquiry into Russian conduct during US election

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Russia is not concerned about sacking of James Comey

Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Russia is not concerned about sacking of James Comey

Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Russia is not concerned over James Comey sacking

Dmitry Peskov has said Russia hopes the fact James Comey has been fired will not affect links between the US and Russia in any way

White House endangers Turkish ties by authorising arms deployment to kurdish forces

White House authorises arms deployment to Kurdish forces

White House authorises arms deployment to Kurdish forces

Donald Trump has authorised the weapons and military support of Kurdish forces fighting Isis in Syria

Donald Trump has dismissed FBI director James Comey because of his handling of the investigation pertaining to Hillary Clinton's emails.   The surprise move came from the White House overnight, making Comey the second FBI director to be fired from his position.   The former director was reported to have been addressing FBI agents in Los Angeles when the news was announced on television.   The 56-year-old is believed to have thought the news was a joke or prank at first, but then received an official letter

Donald Trump fires James Comey over his handling of Hillary Clinton email investigation

Donald Trump fires James Comey over his handling of Clinton email probe

This former FBI director is believed to have thought it was a prank when he saw it announced on TV

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Donald Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway tears into Hillary Clinton over election loss explanation

Donald Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway tears into Hillary Clinton

Conway ripped into Hillary Clinton over the former Democratic candidate attributing her loss to outside forces

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

'People aren't confident that Donald Trump has a coherent strategy on North Korea', says research fellow

'People aren't confident that Donald Trump has a coherent strategy on North Korea'

'People aren't confident that Trump has a coherent strategy on North Korea'

Senior research fellow Aidan Foster-Carter tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that after Trump's meeting there are no military options on the table

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

San Francisco judge blocks Donald Trump's executive order on 'sanctuary cities'

San Francisco judge blocks Donald Trump's executive order on 'sanctuary cities'

San Francisco judge blocks Donald Trump's executive order on 'sanctuary cities'

The order would have allowed the Trump administration to withhold funding for cities which help immigrants to remain in the United States

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Wikitribune - the plan and theory for Jimmy Wales's outlet to combat fake news

Wikitribune: How Jimmy Wales plans to take the fight to fake news

Wikitribune: How Jimmy Wales plans to take the fight to fake news

The American entrepreneur's initiative to fight fake news has been officially launched with a crowdfunding intiative

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales to launch news website to fight fake news

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales to launch news website to fight fake news

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales to launch news website to fight fake news

The new website is to be called 'Wikitribune', and will be a crowdfunded news outlet which will pair professional journalists with online volunteers

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

Donald Trump insists his first 100 days have been successful

Donald Trump hits back over 100-day approval ratings: 'Media will kill me whatever I do'

Donald Trump hits back over approval ratings: 'Media will kill me whatever I do'

Trump says he has achieved a lot and is victim of media bias

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Steve Bannon has had a difficult week, to say the least

#roastbannon: Twitter gives Steve Bannon some rather unfortunate dopplegangers

#roastbannon: Twitter gives Steve Bannon some rather unfortunate dopplegangers

Twitter has made Bannon's week even worse by bombarding him with a profusion of lookalikes. Here are some of the best ones:

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

President Xi Jinping calls on Donald Trump for peaceful resolution to North Korea tensions

Chinese leader urges Donald Trump to peacefully resolve North Korea tensions

Chinese leader urges Donald Trump to peacefully resolve North Korea tensions

President Xi Jinping and Donald Trump reportedly spoke on the phone about North Korea tensions, but an official account of the call has not yet been published

Twitter users blasts Sean Spicer over Hitler comments in Bashar al-Assad speech

Twitter users blasts Sean Spicer over Hitler comments in Bashar al-Assad speech

Twitter users blasts Sean Spicer over Hitler Assad comments

The White House Press Secretary caused a storm by saying Hitler didn't 'sink' to using chemical weapons on civilians

Monday, April 3, 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

White House cancelled meeting with Russian banker over suspected ties to the mob

White House cancelled meeting with Russian banker over suspected mob ties

White House cancelled meeting with Russian banker over suspected mob ties

Alexander Torshin's meeting with Donald Trump was cancelled after an aide reportedly discovered he'd been named by Spanish Police as a member of an organised crime ring

Friday, March 31, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

Jeff Sessions says cities must prove they aren't 'sanctuaries' for illegal immigrants to receive grants

Trump ally Sessions says cities must prove they aren't harbouring illegal immigrants to receive grants

Sessions vows to cut cash for cities harbouring illegal immigrants

The US Attorney General announced the measure as a move to combat the release of 'dangerous criminals'

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

White House in lockdown over bomb threat

White House in lockdown over bomb threat

Threat confirmed by US Secret Service which says it is 'investigating suspicious package near White House grounds'

Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

Melania Trump doesn't share a bed with Donald and doesn't hide her misery, family source claims

'Miserable' Melania Trump refuses to share a bed with Donald, claims gossip title

'Miserable' Melania Trump refuses to share bed with Donald, claims gossip title

A family source has claimed Melania Trump wants little to do with the President and is not interested in him at all

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

White House reportedly apologises to Britain in u-turn over GCHQ wiretapping claims

White House 'apologises to Britain in u-turn over GCHQ wiretapping claims'

White House 'apologises to Britain in u-turn over GCHQ wiretapping claims'

White House press secretary Sean Spicer claimed Barack Obama had used GCHQ to tap Donald Trump's phones

GCHQ dismisses Donald Trump wiretap allegations in rare statement

GCHQ dismisses Donald Trump wiretap allegations in rare statement

GCHQ dismisses Donald Trump wiretap allegations in rare statement

The President's press secretary, Sean Spicer, claimed Barack Obama used the listening post to eavesdrop on the President while he was campaigning for office

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Donald Trump: 2005 tax return partially leaks, shows President paid $38m bill

Donald Trump tax return: Journalist hits back at Trump by mocking 'POTUS fake tweet'

Donald Trump tax return: Journalist hits back at Trump by mocking 'fake tweet'

The White House has called MSNBC's publishing of the document a violation of the law

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