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White House review nears end: Officials expect Bannon firing – Axios

Axios White House review nears end: Officials expect Bannon firingAxiosOne senior White House official said it seemed like Bannon was setting himself up to be a martyr — the nationalist hero fired by the “globalists.” He’d return to the outside world, a leader in the populist nationalist movement worldwide, with …

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White House officials express “great concern” about threats to NSC staff

Two White House officials, including one former official, say that there is “great concern” regarding the level of threats being made against U.S. officials who serve on the Trump Administration’s National Security Council, CBS News’ Margaret Brennan reports.  A White House official told CBS News that it is “disheartening” to …

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Russia probe counsel wants to interview senior White House officials: NYT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The special counsel investigating whether Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election and possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign wants to speak with current and former senior White House officials, the New York Times reported on Saturday. Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the investigation, …

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Mueller Is Said to Be in Talks With White House About Interviewing Officials

Ty Cobb, a special counsel to the president, declined to comment, saying only that the White House would “continue to fully cooperate” with Mr. Mueller’s inquiry. He has frequently said that the White House will cooperate with Mr. Mueller’s investigation and that he hopes it will be completed quickly. Mr. …

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Could White House Officials Talk Trump Into Resigning? That’s How Nixon Left Office

Newsweek published this story under the headline “The Final Days: Part Two” on April 12, 1976. In honor of Nixon resigning 43 years ago this week, Newsweek is republishing the story. Aug. 3, 1974: “Daddy’s No Quitter” [Richard Nixon’s world was caving in around him. The House Judiciary Committee had voted a three-count bill …

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White House officials hope to refocus Trump on issues that resonate with base

White House officials have been urging President Trump to double down on the platform that got him elected into the nation’s highest office, while he tries to re-energize his staunchest allies. Advisers have been urging Trump to refocus on immigration and other issues that resonate with the conservatives, evangelicals and …

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Top Trump administration officials flock to weekly Bible study classes at White House

The White House at dawn on Jan. 20, 2017. (Kevin Dietsch/Pool via Bloomberg)   Weekly Bible study classes are being held at the White House, and some Trump administration officials — including Vice President Pence, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos — join when they are in town, …

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White House officials tricked by email prankster

“Tom, we are arranging a bit of a soirée towards the end of August,” the fake Jared Kushner on an Outlook account wrote to the official White House email account of Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert. “It would be great if you could make it, I promise food of at …

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White House domestic advisers take lead on refugee decision: officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House Domestic Policy Council (DPC) is taking the lead on a decision about how many refugees to admit to the United States next year, two current and three former officials said, a move that may empower those who wish to reduce immigration. The council, which …

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RNC officials who followed Spicer, Priebus to White House worried about jobs, sources say

Multiple former Republican National Committee officials who followed Reince Priebus and Sean Spicer to the White House are “seriously concerned” about their jobs now that President Trump tapped Anthony Scaramucci as his new communications director, White House sources told Fox News. The sources said Scaramucci’s influence has skyrocketed inside the …

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