The Atlantic: “The request didn’t seem all that difficult: Could President Donald Trump’s spokeswoman say that he didn’t use the N word on tape?
Yet time after time during Tuesday’s briefing, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders parried the question, refusing to give a simple ‘yes’ or ‘no.'”
“Sanders’s equivocation Tuesday is remarkable because it shows the White House is unwilling to categorically deny the existence of a tape—and might even be concerned that one exists. The president’s avid tweeting about Manigault-Newman suggests that the speculation touches a nerve for him, too.”
NPR: “White House communications director Hope Hicks, President Trump’s longest-serving aide, is resigning and will depart in the next few weeks, the White House says.” “News of Hicks’ departure followed a day after she testified […]
Chicago Tribune: “President Donald Trump‘s use of the terms ‘fake news’ and ‘enemy of the people’ is ‘shameful’ and reminiscent of words infamously used by Russian dictator Josef Stalin to describe his enemies, Republican Sen. […]
“First lady Melania Trump’s parents, Viktor and Amalija Knavs, became U.S. citizens on Thursday, taking advantage of a program that President Trump has long railed against.” “Trump has decried ‘chain migration,’ where adult U.S. citizens […]