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Spicer refers Russia questions to Trump's outside attorney - Wayne County Journal Banner;

Spicer refers Russia questions to Trump's outside attorney - Wayne County Journal Banner

Wayne County Journal BannerSpicer refers Russia questions to Trump's outside attorneyWayne County Journal BannerWhite House Press Secretary Sean Spicer declined to respond to questions today about the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, instead referring reporters to the president's newly-appointed outside counsel, Marc Kasowitz. Spicer's ...and more »

Spicer addresses confusion around 'covfefe' tweet from Trump - KOAT Albuquerque;

Spicer addresses confusion around 'covfefe' tweet from Trump - KOAT Albuquerque

KOAT AlbuquerqueSpicer addresses confusion around 'covfefe' tweet from TrumpKOAT AlbuquerqueFifteen hours after Donald Trump typed the now-infamous words "Despite the constant negative press covfefe" into his Twitter account, White House press secretary Sean Spicer was asked about the incident. Advertisement ...and more »

White House seeks to wall off Russia questions - KEYT;

White House seeks to wall off Russia questions - KEYT

KEYTWhite House seeks to wall off Russia questionsKEYTWASHINGTON (CNN) - The White House on Wednesday took its first public steps to cordon off response efforts to the Russia probe from the day-to-day work of the administration, acknowledging openly that President Donald Trump had hired an outside ...and more »

Trump finds it hard to recruit new staff for a shake-up - The Straits Times

Trump finds it hard to recruit new staff for a shake-upThe Straits TimesWASHINGTON • Back from overseas and confronting an unforgiving political environment, President Donald Trump appears increasingly isolated inside the White House, according to advisers, venting frustration over the performance of his staff and openly ...and more »

5 things to know about Jared Kushner, Donald Trump's son-in-law, senior adviser - Springfield News Sun;

5 things to know about Jared Kushner, Donald Trump's son-in-law, senior adviser - Springfield News Sun

Springfield News Sun5 things to know about Jared Kushner, Donald Trump's son-in-law, senior adviserSpringfield News SunPresident Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has come under increased scrutiny after reports surfaced last week claiming that he discussed setting up a secret communications channel with Russian officials late last year. >> Read more trending news.and more »

White House: No more answers to Russia questions at daily briefings - KRMG (blog)

White House: No more answers to Russia questions at daily briefingsKRMG (blog)After tangling with reporters for the past few months about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer set out new guidelines on Wednesday, telling news organizations that questions about ...and more »

The Latest: Romania's president to visit White House - Tri-City Herald;

The Latest: Romania's president to visit White House - Tri-City Herald

Tri-City HeraldThe Latest: Romania's president to visit White HouseTri-City HeraldThe White House says President Donald Trump will welcome the president of Romania to the White House next week. White House press secretary Sean Spicer says Trump will meet with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on June 9 for "a working visit.".and more »

Donald Trump And “Small Group Of People” Know “Exactly” What “Covfefe” Means, Sean Spicer Insists - Yahoo Parenting;

Donald Trump And “Small Group Of People” Know “Exactly” What “Covfefe” Means, Sean Spicer Insists - Yahoo Parenting

Yahoo ParentingDonald Trump And “Small Group Of People” Know “Exactly” What “Covfefe” Means, Sean Spicer InsistsYahoo Parenting“Do you think people should be concerned that the President posted somewhat of an incoherent tweet last night and that it then stayed up for hours?” a reporter asked Spicer. The reporter was, of course, referencing Trump's pre-dawn tweet: “Despite the ...and more »

Sean Spicer Claims Covfefe Is A Secret Trump Code Word Then Abruptly Ends Briefing - PoliticusUSA;

Sean Spicer Claims Covfefe Is A Secret Trump Code Word Then Abruptly Ends Briefing - PoliticusUSA

PoliticusUSASean Spicer Claims Covfefe Is A Secret Trump Code Word Then Abruptly Ends BriefingPoliticusUSAAs the nation tries to figure out Trump meant when he tweeted covfefe, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer claimed that it was code word understood by Trump and a few people. Share on Twitter Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Share on ...and more »

White House says will refer questions about Russia probes to Trump's attorney - Daily News & Analysis

White House says will refer questions about Russia probes to Trump's attorneyDaily News & AnalysisThe White House will said on Wednesday it would refer all questions about investigations into Russia's contacts with President Donald Trump's aides to the president's outside attorney. "Going forward all questions on these matters will be referred to ...and more »

Poll: Trump, spokespeople 'do more harm than good' - Asbury Park Press;

Poll: Trump, spokespeople 'do more harm than good' - Asbury Park Press

Asbury Park PressPoll: Trump, spokespeople 'do more harm than good'Asbury Park PressWEST LONG BRANCH — President Donald Trump and his usual stand-ins tend to do "more harm than good" when speaking publicly, according to a new Monmouth University poll. About 61 percent of Americans said Trump "does more to hurt his own cause" ...and more »

Trump likes to speak for himself. But most Americans say someone else is better at it - Island Packet

Trump likes to speak for himself. But most Americans say someone else is better at itIsland PacketPresident Donald Trump has said it's difficult for his communications people to speak for him, and has shown interest in wanting to speak more directly with the American people. Monmouth University released a new poll of 1,000 people that shows that ...and more »

Trump aides strain to explain how Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! their Dear Leader is - Daily Kos;

Trump aides strain to explain how Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! their Dear Leader is - Daily Kos

Daily KosTrump aides strain to explain how Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! their Dear Leader isDaily KosThere's no room for nuance let alone reality for anyone hoping to keep a job in Donald Trump's White House anymore. Sean Spicer, whose head has been on the chopping block since his first rocky debut back in January, simply abandoned any shred of ...and more »

Kushner Revelations Offer Fresh Leads For Investigators - But Will Any Of This Sink Team Trump? - The National Memo (blog);

Kushner Revelations Offer Fresh Leads For Investigators - But Will Any Of This Sink Team Trump? - The National Memo (blog)

The National Memo (blog)Kushner Revelations Offer Fresh Leads For Investigators - But Will Any Of This Sink Team Trump?The National Memo (blog)Converging revelations about President Trump's dealings with Russia are propelling three investigations that seemed stalled and thwarted just a few weeks ago. While speculation that Trump will be impeached because of his Russia dealings is surely ...and more »

Poll: President Trump is his own worst spokesman, Pence does better job - USA TODAY;

Poll: President Trump is his own worst spokesman, Pence does better job - USA TODAY

USA TODAYPoll: President Trump is his own worst spokesman, Pence does better jobUSA TODAYLook out, President Trump. Your No. 2 is a more effective spokesman for you than you are, a new poll suggests. Vice President Pence was the only Trump administration official tested in a Monmouth University Poll who has a net positive impact when he ...and more »

The Latest: Melania Trump says Griffin video 'simply wrong' - Boston Herald;

The Latest: Melania Trump says Griffin video 'simply wrong' - Boston Herald

Boston HeraldThe Latest: Melania Trump says Griffin video 'simply wrong'Boston HeraldWhite House press secretary Sean Spicer calls on a member of the media during the daily press briefing at the White House, Tuesday, May 30, 2017, in Washington. Spicer discussed ongoing possible connections to Jared Kushner and Russians, the ...and more »

The White House's Contradictory Message on Kushner - Patheos (blog);

The White House's Contradictory Message on Kushner - Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)The White House's Contradictory Message on KushnerPatheos (blog)It's been fascinating watching the White House try to respond to the revelation that Jared Kushner tried to set up a secret backchannel to the Russians using secure facilities at their embassy. Sean Spicer and Trump himself just keep screaming about ...and more »

The White House Mess: A Shakeup Needs to Start with Some Self-Reflection By Trump - Fox News;

The White House Mess: A Shakeup Needs to Start with Some Self-Reflection By Trump - Fox News

Fox NewsThe White House Mess: A Shakeup Needs to Start with Some Self-Reflection By TrumpFox NewsWhite House aides are leaking that President Trump is considering a staff shakeup to stop them from leaking, and the casualty on Monday was communications director Mike Dubke. Mr. Trump certainly needs to fix his White House mess, but staff changes ...and more »

Explainer: Was Jared Kushner's attempted 'back-channel' with Russia treasonous -- or typical? - PBS NewsHour;

Explainer: Was Jared Kushner's attempted 'back-channel' with Russia treasonous -- or typical? - PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHourExplainer: Was Jared Kushner's attempted 'back-channel' with Russia treasonous -- or typical?PBS NewsHourShould Jared Kushner be lauded for reaching out to improve relations with Russia, or suspected of something more nefarious? Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters. WASHINGTON — Smart diplomacy or inappropriate — and possibly illegal? Jared Kushner's ...and more »

Trump reportedly trolls his chief of staff by talking about demoting him and sending him to Greece - Business Insider UK;

Trump reportedly trolls his chief of staff by talking about demoting him and sending him to Greece - Business Insider UK

Business Insider UKTrump reportedly trolls his chief of staff by talking about demoting him and sending him to GreeceBusiness Insider UKAmid swirling rumors of a staff shakeup, President Donald Trump reportedly jokes with White House chief of staff Reince Priebus that he will make him ambassador to Greece if he's removed from his top post, The New York Times reported Monday. The Times ...and more »