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

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President Snowflake - MTV.com

Donald Trump's administration couldn't conduct its first appearance in the White House press briefing room without props. The president reportedly loves them. When new press secretary Sean Spicer arrived, two large stands displaying poster-sized images ...

Trump to hang photo of inauguration crowd in front of White House reporters - Politico

A panoramic photo of Donald Trump's inauguration crowd will hang in the West Wing, the president announced Tuesday afternoon on Twitter, where reporters skeptical of his “unbelievable, perhaps record-setting turnout” will see it every day. Trump made ...

Trump hangs portrait of inauguration crowd in WH press hall - The Hill

President Trump on Tuesday shared an image of a panoramic portrait illustrating the size of his inauguration crowd that has been put on display in the White House press hall. Trump tweeted a photo of the portrait, which was taken by Washington-based ...

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 ...

Trump Acts On Promise To Withdraw From Trans-Pacific Partnership - NPR

Donald Trump on Monday signed a memorandum withdrawing from the TPP. He also wants to renegotiate NAFTA. Rachel Martin talks to Stephen Moore, who advised Trump during the presidential campaign. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: President Donald ...

Axios AM - Axios

​1 big thing … The Trump Show: A new drama. This West Wing is a tough neighborhood. Even AFTER Sean Spicer's successful get-back-on-the-horse presser yesterday, I'm told that a top White House official was discussing his possible replacement.

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 ...

Trump makes his priorities clearer, and deportation of young immigrants has fallen off the list - Los Angeles Times

President Trump signaled Monday through a flurry of directives and pronouncements that he will put a priority on remaking U.S. trade and tax policy, even as he quietly backed away from a pledge to end protections for nearly 750,000 immigrants brought ...

President Trump's slow start: Is that a problem? - Christian Science Monitor

A lot of attention is placed on a president's first 100 days in office, but historians say legacies are built by slower processes like coalition- and consensus-building. Monitor's Best: Top 5. As controversy swirls around Trump, Russia watches ...

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 ...

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.” ...

George Takei says White House removed pages about climate change, civil rights from website - PolitiFact

A petition on the White House website asking for President Donald Trump to release his tax returns garnered more than 200,000 signatures in the four days since his inauguration. (Inform video). Barack Obama was the first president to have a robust ...

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 ...

Watch ABC News' Jonathan Karl Wilt In The Face Of Sean Spicer - Huffington Post

In an appearance in the White House Briefing Room on Saturday, Press Secretary Sean Spicer participated in a strange sort of interaction for which New York University journalism professor Jay Rosen struggled to find a name. Was it a briefing?

10 Things You Didn't Know About Sean Spicer - U.S. News & World Report

In his first appearance at the podium, the newly minted White House press secretary tore into the media for its reporting on the crowd size at Trump's inauguration. By Rachel Dicker, Associate Editor, Social Media | Jan. 23, 2017, at 4:26 p.m.. MORE.

'Alternative Facts' and the Costs of Trump-Branded Reality - New York Times

Kellyanne Conway, a Trump adviser, referred to “alternative facts” when she appeared on “Meet the Press” on Sunday. Credit Carlos Barria/Reuters. When Donald J. Trump swore the presidential oath on Friday, he assumed responsibility not only for the ...

Matters of Size - snopes.com

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said that Donald Trump's inauguration was the most viewed in history, but that claim is unsubstantiated. Wikimedia. 7K. CLAIM. Donald Trump's 2017 swearing-in was the most viewed presidential inauguration in ...