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Dubke resigns as White House communications director - Washington Post

Mike Dubke has resigned as White House communications director in the first of what could be a series of changes to President Trump's senior staff amid the growing Russia scandal. Dubke, who served in the post for three months, tendered his resignation ...and more »

Investigation Turns to Kushner's Motives in Meeting With a Putin Ally - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, was looking for a direct line to President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia — a search that in mid-December found him in a room with a Russian banker whose financial institution ...and more »

Just how bad are things really for Donald Trump? -

The panhandlers outside the White House hold signs saying: 'Trump is President — saving to leave the country.' Those signs will have to be updated if Trump's enemies are right and the 45th President is driven from office by a scandal called 'Putingate ...and more »

White House communications director Michael Dubke is out — and it could just be the start of a bigger shake-up - Business Insider

Donald Trump President Donald Trump at the Israel Museum last Tuesday in Jerusalem. AP Photo/Evan Vucci The White House communications director, Michael Dubke, has resigned, and that may just be the first of many changes to come. Kellyanne Conway, the ...and more »

The way Sean Spicer sees it - CNNMoney

For two days in a row, since returning from President Trump's trip abroad, the White House press secretary has held uncharacteristically short press briefings in which he claimed not to know the answer to questions, outsourced questions to other ...and more »

Leaks Aren't the Real Story, But They Shouldn't Be Ignored - Lawfare (blog)

Russian government officials discussed having potentially "derogatory" information about then-presidential candidate Donald Trump and some of his top aides in conversations intercepted by US intelligence during the 2016 election, according to two ...and more »

Jared Kushner's father sends cease-and-desist to his brother over use of Trump adviser for investment pitch - New York Daily News

Jared Kushner's uncle Murray's company KRE reportedly used the White House adviser's image in a pitch to investors. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images). BY Christopher Brennan. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Updated: Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 3:04 PM. Millionaire ...and more »

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

Jared Kushner's reported attempt to establish a “back-channel” line of communication between Russia and Donald Trump's presidential transition team is proving divisive, even if such talks aren't unusual. Supporters of the president say it's laudable ...and more »

WH communications director stepping down - CNN

Washington (CNN) White House communications director Mike Dubke is leaving the administration, he said Tuesday, amid swirling speculation about a possible Trump staff shakeup. He told CNN Tuesday he submitted his resignation on May 18 but offered to ...and more »

Mike Dubke, White House communications director, quits - BBC News

The White House communications director has resigned only three months after being hired by President Donald Trump. Mike Dubke, an experienced Republican strategist, was hired in March to revamp the White House media strategy. As part of the shake-up ...and more »