Amid Vitriol, Can Trump, State's US Senators Come To Terms On Coveted Appointments? - Hartford Courant

There always are obstacles to navigate for those in pursuit of a patronage job, but few involve the political hazards confronting applicants for the plum that just opened in Hartford — a federal judgeship. One one hand, there is President Donald J ...

Why some inside the White House see Trump's media feud as 'winning' - Washington Post

To President Trump, no place is more comfortable than the middle of a fight. This week had it all: Vicious tweets, nasty nicknames, an entrenched foe in the mainstream media and the reprisal by Trump of one of his favorite roles — the victim. Sure ...

Rex Huppke: The president's insensitive claims about Chicago and about “Morning Joe” - WGN Radio

White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, June 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). × ...

Quickly - Chicago Tribune

What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at 312-222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com. Nearly a year ago, Trump publicly threatened to release a personal secret about Morning ...

White House: Chicago crime 'driven more by morality' than guns - Chicago Sun-Times

WASHINGTON – In the wake of the White House sending 20 ATF agents to Chicago, deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday crime in Chicago is fueled by “morality” more than access to guns. “I think that the problem there is pretty clear ...

How Trump Became the GOP's Ideological Prisoner - Vanity Fair

When Donald Trump took office, he owed Republicans nothing. He had defied the party all the way to the White House and gotten only grudging support even after winning the nomination. As soon as Trump stepped into the Oval Office, though, he became a ...

Chicago's Violent Crime Is 'Driven By Morality,' Says White House Spokeswoman - Chicagoist

But when White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked on Friday about another commonly cited cause—easy access to illegal guns—she said "morality" was the driving factor. "I think that the problem there is that it's a crime problem.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Suggests Chicago Has Crime Problems Because Of 'Morality' - HuffPost

Her comments came hours after President Donald Trump said he was sending the feds into the Windy City. By Nick Wing. 5.4k. 550. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders suggested Friday that crime in Chicago is a result of the city's lack of ...

White House has no answer for 74 million Americans they're trying to force off Medicaid - Shareblue Media

The Trump White House continues to respond with empty platitudes to concerns about the millions of Americans who stand to lose health insurance under the GOP plan currently making its way through the Senate. Jess McIntosh | Shareblue. The Trump ...

White House addresses Trump endorsement of full Obamacare repeal - CBS News

June 30, 2017, 3:57 PM | The White House has held another off-camera press briefing. It only lasted 16 minutes but covered President Trump's meeting with the leader of South Korea and Mr. Trump's latest tweet on the GOP health care plan. CBS News chief ...

Sanders: Defying 'Election Integrity' Commission Is A 'Political Stunt' - TPM

Deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday that the many states who have refused to cooperate with the bogus “election integrity” commission's request for sensitive voter data were carrying out a “political stunt.” “Does the ...

Trump spokeswoman: Chicago crime 'driven by morality' - WCYB

White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said crime in Chicago is "driven by morality more than anything else." Trump spokeswoman: Chicago crime 'driven by morality' Mark Wilson/Getty Images. White House deputy press secretary ...

White House: Chicago gun violence 'driven by morality' - The Hill

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday that rampant gun violence in Chicago is “driven more by morality than anything else.” Sanders was pushing back on the notion that easy access to guns contributes to violent crime in the ...

The most important stories of the week, explained - Vox

Television news this week was largely obsessed with Donald Trump's vicious tweets about MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski and the subsequent fallout, aligning both the Trump administration and its most severe critics in annoyance at the consequent scant ...

White House denies moving to 'plan B' on healthcare after Trump tweet - Washington Examiner

The White House is denying that they've moved to "plan B" on healthcare after President Trump suggested repealing and replacing Obamacare separately, instead of simultaneously, on Friday. "The president hasn't changed his thinking at all," deputy White ...

WH accuses states bucking voter-fraud commission of 'political stunt' - The Hill

The White House on Friday bashed a number of state governments for refusing to turn over voter data to President Trump's commission on voter fraud. “I think that's mostly a political stunt,” White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters ...

The Latest: WH says Trump supports Senate health care bill - Houston Chronicle

White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, June 30, 2017. Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta, AP. Image 2 of 8. President Donald Trump speaks during an energy ...

White House falsely claims Trump has never 'encouraged violence' - MSNBC

In light of Donald Trump's controversial tweets yesterday, there was an interesting exchange at the press briefing between CBS News' Major Garrett and Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. GARRETT: Some have suggested in ...

As Trump Sends More Nominees to Senate, a Backlog Is Starting to Grow - Roll Call

President Donald Trump speaks on the phone in the Oval Office on Tuesday. (Alex Wong/Getty Images). Sean McMinn · @Sean McMinn. Posted Jun 30, 2017 2:55 PM. Save for later. BY SEAN MCMINN and JINGNAN HUO. The White House has picked up its ...

Sarah Huckabee Sanders raised eyebrows with the claim that Trump has never 'encouraged violence' - Yahoo News

Sanders made the comments while addressing a question about Trump's vicious Thursday-morning tweet aimed at MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski, who he said was "bleeding badly from a face-lift" during a trip to the president's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.