Commentary: Trump's early war with the media will damage both - Reuters

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Was Donald Trump right about inauguration viewing figures? - New Zealand Herald

Donald Trump has been mercilessly mocked for claiming his inauguration was seen by a record number of people - but there's a chance his claim could be true. "I made a speech. I looked out, the field was, it looked like a million, million and a half ...

A day to remember: Trump tweets out panorama photograph of his inauguration to hang in 'press hall' – but it has the ... - Daily Mail

President Donald Trump has found a way to try to have the last word after a spat with reporters over the size of the crowd at his inauguration, hanging a panoramic swearing-in photograph in an area of the White House reporters travel frequently. But in ...

The Trump administration just told a whopper about the size of the federal workforce - Washington Post

President Trump on Monday signed an executive order instituting a hiring freeze on all nonmilitary federal employees. At a press briefing, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said that the move “counters the dramatic expansion of the federal ...

Fact check: The controversy over Trump's inauguration crowd size - USA TODAY

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway claimed that “alternative facts” were employed by Press Secretary Sean Spicer when he tried to make the case that “this was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period, both in person and around ...

The promises Trump broke on his first day - Channel 4 News

America's new president made a lot of promises on the campaign trail about what he would do on his very first day in office. Donald Trump has now been in the White House since Friday, but he said before taking office that he regarded Monday as the real ...

'Alternative facts' comment from Trump aide sparks mockery - The Boston Globe

NEW YORK — Down is up. The sky is red. Dogs are birthing kittens. Facts? Nope. Try ''alternative facts.'' The Internet went wild after a top Trump adviser, Kellyanne Conway, said the administration was supplying the media with ''alternative facts.

Why coal jobs aren't coming back, despite Trump's actions - CNNMoney

President Trump's "America First" energy plan makes clear that the White House is committed to "reviving" the country's long-suffering coal industry. It's part of Trump's effort to live up to his campaign pledge to coal miners, whom he has told: "Get ...

Has the US federal workforce really 'dramatically increased'? - BBC News

The White House has ordered a federal recruitment freeze because the number of government employees has grown "dramatically". Is that true? President Trump's press secretary was always going to face intense scrutiny in his first briefing to the White ...

Trump administration wastes no time in fighting the press over facts - PBS NewsHour

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Sean Spicer Must Be Taking His Suit Advice From Donald Trump - Racked

If there's one thing President Donald Trump and his staff are consistent about, it's ill-fitting suits. The president's loose inauguration suit and red tie as long as a Republican elephant's snout were just the opening act for White House Press ...

Trump moves to pull US out of big Asia trade deal - The Korea Herald

Charting a new American course abroad, President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday, using one of his first actions in office to reject a centerpiece of Barack Obama's attempts to counter China ...

Sean Spicer's Stalinist apparition - Washington Post

Sean Spicer is the appropriate face of the new Trump administration. He is the White House press secretary, the spokesman and all of that, and he came into the briefing room on Saturday wearing the blank expression of Laurence Harvey after turning over ...

Trump's White House cited a nonexistent reason for freezing federal hiring - Quartz

White House press secretary Sean Spicer referred to a recent "dramatic expansion of the federal workforce" in a press conference. (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque). Share. Written by. Dan Kopf. Obsession. 2016. January 23, 2017. One of Donald Trump's first ...

Trump's Press Secretary Tries For A Reset, But Goes On To Lament Negative Narrative - NPR

Like Rodney Dangerfield, the Trump administration apparently feels it gets no respect. White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Monday launched into a lengthy defense of statements made by him and President Trump, and of criticisms of the president.

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer Breaks With Briefing Room Tradition - Huffington Post

The New York Post landed the first question and “Skype seats” are coming. Will changes be more democratic or simply more Trump-friendly? By Michael Calderone. White House press secretary Sean Spicer has warned for weeks that he wouldn't hesitate to ...

Spicer, the new sheriff, shakes up the White House press room. How refreshing - Fox News

At his first White House briefing, Trump press secretary Sean Spicer drew nervous tweets from the liberal media for calling on sources outside their comfort zone. He didn't start with the usual alphabet: AP, ABC, CBS, NBC. He started with the New York ...

Spiced-up narrative: If the Trump administration lies about something as insignificant as inauguration attendance ... - Salon

Aggressive and confident, with a straight face and firm stare, White House press secretary Sean Spicer looked squarely into the TV cameras on Saturday and said, “Photographs of the inaugural proceedings were intentionally framed in a way, in one ...

Sean Spicer defends inauguration claim: 'Sometimes we can disagree with facts' - The Guardian

Donald Trump's spokesman, Sean Spicer, was unapologetic on Monday for making false assertions about the size of the crowd at his inauguration, declaring: “Sometimes we can disagree with the facts.” ...

The White House Can't Easily Repair Its Relationship With the Media - The Atlantic

Subscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. After harshly condemning the media over the weekend for its coverage of President Donald Trump's inauguration, White House Press Secretary Sean ...