Trump Adviser Who Advocated Violence Visits White House

We've seen what is normally on camera daily briefings become a relatively infrequent exercise. In a May posting, the president said former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey, whom he'd recently fired, "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press". While they can spend more money on certain areas, they still have to hit the $133 billion marker.

His call for unity, however, was rather incongruent with his tweet just hours before, when he ripped into House and Senate Minority Leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, even derisively nicknaming the latter "Cryin' Chuck". By June 21 of his first year, Obama's White House had held 108 briefings, compared to Trump's 73.

The United States has always been a leader in the use of military drones, and a multi-billion-dollar drone sale is reported to be up for discussion early next week when India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays a visit to the White House.

The lawsuit points to a tweet Trump posted on May 12 that suggested he had recordings of his conversations with Comey.

President Donald Trump has swapped traditional forms of White House transparency for direct but one-way communication through Twitter and speeches to friendly audiences. Spicer explained that on days when Trump speaks publicly, his will be the only voice coming out of the White House.

President Donald Trump's Washington has become more secretive in recent months.

So far, the White House's embrace of Senate strategy shows some growth from the five-month-old administration.

There is no guarantee that a new press secretary would alleviate the current pressure on White House-media relations or lead to any consistency in the daily press briefing. I mean, tell me what's the White House's explanation?

According to Politico, four sources said Trump gave attorney Don McGahn, one of his earliest supporters in Washington, D.C., "a dressing down in the Oval Office for not doing more to squash the Russian Federation probe early on", although McGahn is no longer directly involved with the case.

Past administrations sometimes held similar off-camera sessions, colloquially known as "gaggles", but usually as a supplement to on-camera briefings. Now there are reports that press secretary Sean Spicer will eventually leave the podium, but there's no word on who will replace him.

"We will never be intimidated by the dishonest media corporations who will say anything and do anything to get people to watch their screens or to get people to pay their failing papers", Trump said at a campaign rally in Iowa on Wednesday night.

Prior to working at Mr. Trump's hotel, Mr. Harleth served in various management positions at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington and NY, including director of rooms and director of front office operations. In fact, the overwhelming majority of news media outlets are the eyes and ears of the taxpaying public, and without their questions, video and recordings, many Americans would be left completely in the dark about how their elected representatives are conducting public business, and how their tax dollars are being spent.