on economic boom under @POTUS: "The last time we had four straight quarters of above 3 percent economic growth was 13 years ago." TheStory
_Petkanas on booming economy under @POTUS: "It is great that the stock market is is doing well. It is not doing as well as it was in terms of growth under the first year of Obama." TheStory
: Thank you to the great Republican Senators who showed up to our mtg on immigration reform. We must BUILD THE WALL, stop illegal immigration, end chain migration and cancel the visa lottery. The current system is unsafe and unfair to the great people of our country - time for change!
Publisher of "Fire and Fury," the hotly-debated book on the Trump administration, moves publication date from Tuesday to tomorrow, citing "unprecedented demand."
Sean Spicer, former White House Press Secretary for Donald Trump, says on HLN that he "screwed up" in comments about the inauguration crowd size and Hilter. He says that he tried to go out and "do the best job I could" though
Atty. Mark Geragos tells @CNN that he has it on "good authority" that Steve Bannon may file a defamation suit against Trump for is "he lost his mind" comment.
: "We would like to make sure we have responsible immigration reform."
: "It is absolutely laughable to think that somebody like [@POTUS] would run for office with the purpose of losing."
: "If you guys know anything, you know that Donald Trump is a winner, and he's not going do something for the purpose of not coming out on top."
"There are probably more than 30 requests for access to information to Michael Wolff that were repeatedly denied," says @PressSec on reported wide @WhiteHouse access for author. "We saw him for what he was."
Sarah Sanders says Breitbart should consider firing Steve Bannon in wake of #FireAndFury
: "The @POTUS absolutely believes in the First Amendment, but as we've said before, the president also believes in making sure that information is accurate before pushing it out as fact when it certainly and clearly is not."
Most people in the country could "probably could care less about a book full of lies," says @PressSec, calling it trash and something "a fired employee wanted to peddle."
"This is practice he is used to doing," says @PressSec, accusing @MichaelWolffNYC of misquoting or making up quotes for his book.
: "There are numerous examples of falsehoods that take place in the book."
2 month ago
Press Sec. Sanders calls insinuations President Trump is mentally unfit for presidency "disgraceful and laughable": "If he was unfit, he probably wouldn't be sitting there."
"This book is mistake after mistake after mistake." - Sarah Huckabee Sanders description of Wolff's book could be interpreted two ways here
: "The President wants all Americans' support. He hopes that every American in this country wants to see us do bigger and better things."
"Absolutely laughable to think somebody like this president would run for office for the purpose of losing," says @PressSec. "One of the most ridiculous claims" in @MichaelWolffNYC,
@PressSec "There are numerous examples of falsehoods in the book," says @PressSec of @MichaelWolffNYC 'Fire and Fury.' "There are numerous mistakes. Complete fantasy, full of tabloid gossip."
@WhiteHouse "Thank you Mr. President," says @PressSec at conclusion of pre-recorded message.
Trump administration to open most US waters to offshore oil drilling
: "We need the wall and frankly I think a lot of Democrats agree with us."
: "[Steve Bannon] called me a great man last night so, you know, he obviously changed his tune pretty quick. I don't talk to him."
: Dow just crashes through 25,000. Congrats! Big cuts in unnecessary regulations continuing.
Sessions investigating Clinton
Lawyer representing President Trump has sent a letter to Michael Wolff and his publisher demanding they "immediately cease and desist from any further publication, release or dissemination" of his book
U.S. Justice Department to rescind Obama-era marijuana policy easing enforcement of federal laws
From next week "the use of all personal devices for both guests and staff will no longer be allowed in the West Wing," says @PressSec. "Staff will be able to conduct business on their government-issued devices."
WH official confirms that the WH is implementing a ban on personal cell phones at work for staffers. WH is citing security concerns, but it will also make leaking to the media more difficult.
Trump calls talks between North and South Korea 'a good thing'
2 month ago [email protected]
on @POTUS: "We've got a sitting president, unlike President Obama, who is supporting the protesters in Iran." @foxandfriends
: With all of the failed "experts" weighing in, does anybody really believe that talks and dialogue would be going on between North and South Korea right if I wasn't firm, strong and willing to commit our total "might" against the North. Fools, but talks are a good thing!
: As Americans, you need identification, sometimes in a very strong and accurate form, for almost everything you do..except when it comes to the most important thing, VOTING for the people that run your country. Push hard for Voter Identification!
: Many mostly Democrat States refused to hand over data from the 2016 Election to the Commission On Voter Fraud. They fought hard that the Commission not see their records or methods because they know that many people are voting illegally. System is rigged, must go to Voter I.D.
on @washingtonpost: @potus and I call on leaders of freedom-loving nations across the world to condemn Iran's unelected dictators and defend the Iranian people's unalienable right to chart their own future and determine their own destiny
D.C. Police are investigating whether the deaths of two friends whose bodies were found about an hour apart last week are connected, sources said. Kerrice “KK” Lewis, 23, of Hyattsville, Maryland, was shot multiple times and stuffed in the trunk of her car, which was set on fire in an alley in the 800 block of Adrian Place SE Thursday.
: Stock Market had another good day but, that the Tax Cut Bill has passed, we have tremendous upward potential. Dow just short of 25,000, a number that few thought would be possible this soon into my administration. Also, unemployment went down to 4.1%. Only getting better!
: "Some 40 U.S. companies have responded to President Trump's tax cut and reform victory in Congress last year by handing out bonuses up to $2,000, increases in 401k matches and spending on charity, a much higher number than previously known."
: Melania and I are deeply saddened by the death of Thomas S. Monson, a beloved President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Donald Trump Jr: Steve had the honor of working in the White House and serving the country. Unfortunately, he squandered that privilege and turned that opportunity into a nightmare of backstabbing, harassing, leaking, lying and undermining the President. Steve is not a strategist, he is an opportunist
2 month ago
In phone call @POTUS congratulates Chile President-elect @sebastianpinera.
Rosenstein is meeting with Ryan about Russia investigation, aide says
Reporter to @PressSec: Will Press Corps Be Invited to the Fake News Awards?
Author Michael Wolff—Who Interviewed Scores of White House Staff and Trump Himself—Says Trump Wasn't Trying to Win the 2016 Election, But to Make Money Via New Business Deals (Including, Per Steve Bannon's Comments on Trump and Putin, in Russia)
"Furious and disgusted would probably fit" to describe @POTUS reaction to Bannon comments in new book, says @PressSec.
@WhiteHouse @PressSec "It might be hard to present trophies if you guys aren't there," says @PressSec when asked about details of Bad Media awards announced for next Monday on Twitter by @realDonaldTrump.
White House says Trump did not meet with Russian attorney and others who visited Donald Trump Jr. at Trump Tower in 2016
American people "should be concerned about the mental fitness of the leader of North Korea," says @PressSec when asked about mental state of @POTUS.
Paul Manafort sues special counsel Robert Mueller saying he exceeded authority in Russia probe.
@POTUS @PressSec "I think the base is extremely excited and happy" with the job @POTUS has done, says @PressSec. "The president's base is very solid. It hasn't changed because the president hasn't changed."
2 month ago [email protected]
on @POTUS talking to Bannon: "I believe the last conversation took place at the first part of December."
"There's not much to clarify or to add" to @POTUS statement on Steve Bannon, says @PressSec.
"The presidents statement is extremely clear, what his position on Mr. Bannon is," per @PressSec
Trump administration to announce as soon as Wednesday or Thursday plans to cut off security assistance to Pakistan - congressional sources
Former Trump campaign aide Manafort sues Justice Department - court filing
Manafort sues Mueller, Rosenstein, U.S. justice department
2 month ago
Trump Jr. torches Bannon: Andrew Breitbart would be "ashamed of the division and lies" he's spreading
President nominates William Roper to be an Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition. Dr. Roper serves as the founding Director of the Strategic Capabilities Office in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
Steve Bannon on Trump's Russia connection: "This is all about money launderingTheir path to f--- Trump goes right through Paul Manafort, Don Jr. and Jared Kushner It's as plain as a hair on your face."
"This book is filled with false and misleading accounts from individuals who have no access or influence with the White House," says @PressSec."Participating in a book that can only be described as trashy tabloid fiction exposes their sad desperate attempts at relevancy."
2 month ago
Trump statement on Steve Bannon: "When he was fired, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind."
Ann Coulter urged Trump not to hire Jared Kushner as chief of staff: book
Trump on Bannon: "Steve Bannon has nothing to do with me or my Presidency. When he was fired, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind. "