Tag: April Ryan

Trump Official Calls April Ryan 'Miss Piggy'

Lynne Patton, former aide to Eric Trump turned United States Housing and Urban Development (HUD) official, has followed the lead of President Donald Trump in using Twitter to bash people especially journalists. Patton instigated a Twitter feud with veteran journalist April Ryan, calling her “Miss Piggy.” The head of HUD’s…

April Ryan Snubbed By White House for Christmas Party

The Trump administration handpicked invitees to the White House Christmas party for news media on Friday at 2 p.m. Several journalists didn’t receive an invitation, including April Ryan for the first time in 20 years of covering the White House. “I don’t think I was overlooked,” Ryan told The Washington…

Trump Administration's 'Attack on Black Women' Evident, Says Congresswoman

Michelle Obama has spoken candidly about her experience as the nation’s first African American first lady, including the racist and sexist insults hurled at her by Republican politicians and pundits. During her 2015 commencement address at Tuskegee University in Alabama, she said: “Over the years, folks have used plenty of…

Is Rep. King the Biggest Bigot in Congress

U.S. Congressman Steve King of Iowa on Monday night said that white people contributed more to civilization than any other category or “sub-group of people.” During a live broadcast from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, panelists led by MSNBC moderator Chris Hayes were discussing the racial makeup of the…