White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow says he doesn’t believe the Congressional Budget Office’s estimates that the government shutdown cost the U.S. economy between $8 and $11 billion.
The White House press secretary said the administration is not out to make "stars out of people that want to become contributors on CNN."
The president wrote on Twitter that "word gets out anyway," as support for fewer White House briefings.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders caught flak for leaving the podium after just 15 minutes. Her last briefing was 21 days ago.
According to press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House doesn’t consider police brutality a national issue, despite the shooting of Stephon Clark and absence of charges against both Alton Sterling and Eric Garner.
How many times can senior policy advisor Stephen Miller angrily say “Jim!” in a heated exchange with CNN’s Jim Acosta in the White House press briefing?
DC and Maryland attorneys general filed a suit against President Donald J. Trump for violating anti-corruption clauses by continuing to own his company and receive gifts from foreign governments while in office. Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the suit is motivated by “partisan politics.”
Deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders claims she’s spoken with “countless” members of the FBI who expressed gratitude for the firing of Donald Trump. However, Sanders also admitted she does not know many individuals at the FBI. This claim prompted the New York Times’ Michael Shear to ask, “really?”
On January 31, press secretary Sean Spicer said Donald Trump was simply quoting the media when using the phrase "muslim ban," and that the executive order on travel was in fact "extreme vetting." Today, Trump's campaign website still includes the phrase "Muslim ban," casting doubt on Spicer's claim that the administration has been consistent in its phrasing. TAGS: muslim ban, travel ban, sean spicer, donald trump, white house, press briefing
OMB director Mick Mulvaney says that despite the budget passed as a bipartisan spending bill, House Democrats are "spiking the football."
Press Secretary Sean Spicer defends the White House's decision not to release visitor logs.