White House attacks CNN’s Acosta lawsuit

White House attacks CNN’s Acosta lawsuit

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Jim Acosta lost his White House access after a fiery exchange with President Trump The White House has filed a memo opposing CNN’s suit against the Trump administration, saying no journalist has a constitutional right to access. It states the president and his staff have „absolute discretion” over journalist access…

White House suspends CNN reporter’s access

White House suspends CNN reporter’s access

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A White House staff member tried to grab the microphone from Jim Acosta at a press conference on Wednesday The White House has suspended the credentials of a CNN journalist hours after a testy exchange with US President Donald Trump. Press secretary Sarah Sanders says a reporter’s access was removed…

White House rejects blame for shooting

White House rejects blame for shooting

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSanders: „The President adores Jewish Americans as part of his own family”The White House has rejected suggestions that President Donald Trump’s rhetoric could be to blame for a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue. Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said on Monday it was „outrageous” to suggest that…

White nationalist’s wife says he abused her

White nationalist’s wife says he abused her

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Richard Spencer popularised the term „alt-right” The wife of US white nationalist Richard Spencer has accused him of being „physically, verbally and emotionally abusive”, US media report. In papers filing for divorce, Nina Koupriianova said on one occasion in 2011 Mr Spencer dragged her down the stairs, resulting in…

White House counsel Don McGahn is reportedly out after tumultuous tenure in the Trump administration

White House counsel Don McGahn is reportedly out after tumultuous tenure in the Trump administration

White House counsel Don McGahn left the Trump administration on Wednesday, a source with knowledge of the situation said to Business Insider. McGahn was said to be on his way out of the White House, which was expected to happen after the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. McGahn reportedly had a 20-minute farewell…

The White House is considering an an antitrust investigation into ‚online platform bias’ at Google and Facebook — read the leaked document here

The White House is considering an an antitrust investigation into ‚online platform bias’ at Google and Facebook — read the leaked document here

The White House has drafted a text of a proposed executive order for President Donald Trump that would trigger an antitrust investigation into Google and Facebook, according to a copy of the document obtained by Business Insider. The existence of the draft was first reported by Bloomberg. The proposed text focuses on „bias” at the…

Bob Woodward says a White House official told him his book was ‚1,000% true’ but has said the opposite in public

Bob Woodward says a White House official told him his book was ‚1,000% true’ but has said the opposite in public

Bob Woodward’s book „Fear: Trump in the White House” was released Tuesday.Wikimedia/Bektour Bob Woodward says a White House official told him his new, explosive book about the Trump administration is „1,000% true,” only to say the opposite in public. Woodward was interviewed on Tuesday’s episode of the New York Times podcast „The Daily” about his…

White supremacists celebrate Trump’s promotion of false claims of white persecution in South Africa

White supremacists celebrate Trump’s promotion of false claims of white persecution in South Africa

President Donald Trump excited white nationalists on Wednesday when he unexpectedly announced that his administration would look into farm seizures and the „large-scale killing” of white farmers in South Africa — a disputed claim promoted by some right-wing and white supremacist groups in the country. Trump’s tweet was prompted by Fox News host Tucker Carlson,…

White House lawyer co-operating with probe

White House lawyer co-operating with probe

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Don McGahn had answered the questions „fulsomely and honestly”, his lawyer said The top lawyer in the White House is „co-operating extensively” with the Russia inquiry into election meddling, the New York Times reports. Donald McGahn has spent 30 hours sharing detailed accounts of episodes at the heart of the…

White House clash over Trump media attacks

White House clash over Trump media attacks

Ivanka Trump has said that she does not think the media are the „enemy of the people”. Her comments came hours before the UN’s special rapporteur on press freedom said her father, US president Donald Trump, increased the risk of journalists being attacked through his comments about the media. David Kaye and Edison Lanza of…