Frustrated Dems say Obama botched Russia response
The Hill, 24 June at 00:48
The Obama administration is under fresh scrutiny for its response to Russian meddling in the election after new details emerged this week about how the White House weighed its actions against the 2016 political environment. Then-President Obama was too ...
'I'm glad he got shot': Nebraska Democrat caught on tape criticizing Rep. Steve Scalise
Washington Post, 24 June at 00:29
A Nebraska Democratic official has been removed from his chairman post after recordings emerged in which he said he was glad that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) was shot and that he wished he had died. In the recording, Phil Montag, who was ...
Nebraska Democrat removed from party post after allegedly wishing Scalise dead
CBS News, 24 June at 00:27
The chairwoman of the Nebraska Democratic Party ousted a party official after a recording emerged in which the official said he wished House Majority Whip Steve Scalise had died, according to the Omaha World-Herald. Nebraska Democratic Party Chair ...
Poll: Former AG Lynch should be investigated
The Hill, 23 June at 23:59
A majority of voters say former attorney general Loretta Lynch should be investigated for an election year meeting with former President Bill Clinton · Bill ClintonPoll: Former AG Lynch should be investigated Poll: Trump approval rating rebounds
Since cameras were banned, CNN sent its Supreme Court sketch artist to Sean Spicer's press briefing
Business Insider, 23 June at 23:08
In response to the White House's recent trend of prohibiting cameras at press briefings, CNN on Friday said it sent its in-house Supreme Court sketch artist, Bill Hennessy, to Sean Spicer's latest press briefing. CNN said it "equated press briefings to
First lady recruits Trump hotel employee to be White House chief usher
CBS News, 23 June at 22:59
Two months after the White House fired the first female White House Chief Usher, Angella Reid, First Lady Melania Trump announced the new chief usher would be Timothy Harleth, a former Trump International Hotel employee. Harleth, the director of rooms ...
Texas responds to California LGBT travel ban, saying Golden State firms 'fleeing over taxation and regulation'
Los Angeles Times, 23 June at 22:55
An aide to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, pictured in April 2017, responded to a ban on California state workers traveling to Texas. (Marie D. De Jesus / Associated Press). A day after California officials said they are banning state workers from traveling to
CNN sent a courtroom sketch artist to cover a White House press briefing
Washington Post, 23 June at 22:43
For the third time this week, the White House on Friday banned TV cameras from a news media briefing. Lacking footage and wanting some kind of visual element, CNN came up with a rather creative solution: a courtroom sketch artist. William J. Hennessy
Senate panel questions Lynch over 'political interference' in Clinton probe
Fox News, 23 June at 22:43
The Senate Judiciary Committee has formally asked ex-Attorney General Loretta Lynch and others to respond to allegations of “political interference” in the FBI's Hillary Clinton email probe, according to a letter released Friday. The inquiry was
Facing Putin, Trump will confront complex swirl of controversy
CNN, 23 June at 22:42
Washington (CNN) Inside the capacious Hamburg Messe conference hall next month, President Donald Trump will come face-to-face with the man whose shadow has darkened much of his presidency: Vladimir Putin. The two men have not met in person ...
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