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…

A senior White House aide is reportedly sharing fake stories with staffers to identify who’s leaking to the press

A senior White House aide is reportedly sharing fake stories with staffers to identify who’s leaking to the press

A senior White House official is feeding staffers inaccurate stories to try to identify who is leaking to the press, a New York Times report said.AP A senior White House aide is deliberately feeding inaccurate stories to White House staffers in an effort to weed out those who are speaking to reporters, according to a New…

White House defiant on Roseanne race row

White House defiant on Roseanne race row

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhite House defends Trump’s reaction to Roseanne firingThe White House has accused the entertainment industry of „hypocrisy” over its condemnation of Roseanne Barr following a racist tweet. Its press secretary suggested liberal TV stars suffered no consequences for saying „the most horrible things” about President Donald Trump.…

Why Kim Kardashian is at the White House

Why Kim Kardashian is at the White House

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kardashian arrives at the White House on an overcast afternoon Kim Kardashian West has met President Donald Trump to discuss a potential pardon for a 63-year-old great grandmother who is serving life in prison. Alice Marie Johnson has been behind bars for more than two decades for a first-time…

The White House sweeps the West Wing for banned personal cell phones to try and stop leaks

The White House sweeps the West Wing for banned personal cell phones to try and stop leaks

President Donald Trump takes a call in the Oval Office. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The White House is conducting sweeps to collect personal devices in order to cut down on leaks from West Wing staffers, CNN reported on Tuesday. After toying with the idea for months, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly imposed a ban…