Tag: Sean Spicer

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…

Anti-Defamation League Offers to Teach Spicer About Holocaust

Following White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s spreading of “alternative facts” about the Holocaust, the Anti-Defamation League has offered to provide him with a little education. On Tuesday, when comparing Syrian President Bashar Assad to Adolf Hitler, Spicer described Hitler as someone “who didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons”…

Adolf Hitler 'Didn't Even Sink to Using Chemical Weapons,' Says Sean Spicer

As the Trump administration receives backlash from anti-Semitic alt-right supporters over Stephen Bannon’s removal from the National Security Council and the political rise of President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, who is Jewish, White House spokesman Sean Spicer minimizes the crimes of Adolf Hitler. During the Jewish holiday of Passover, Spicer…

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…

Trump's 'Sad' Donation to National Parks 'Publicity Stunt'

President Donald Trump’s donation to the National Park Service has been recognized by at least one organization for what it is: a “publicity stunt.” During his daily White House briefing, press secretary Sean Spicer presented Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke a check for $78,333 — the president’s salary for his first…

Republicans, Leaders to Trump: Apologize to Obama for Wiretapping Claim

President Donald Trump’s unfounded claims that former President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower have drawn ire from many people, including members of his own party. FBI Director James Comey on Monday said he has “no information that supports” Trump’s tweets accusing Obama of wiretapping him. Richard Burr and Mark Warner,…