White House press secretary backtracks minutes after suggesting US could skip 2018 Olympics, says US "looks forward to participating"

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday said "no official decision" had been made on whether the US would attend the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2017

After press conference comments, Sanders now says U.S. "looks forward" to participating in Winter Olympics

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Twitter Thursday the U.S. "looks forward" to participating in the Winter Olympics in South Korea, just minutes after leaving open the.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 7th, 2017

Sean Spicer once huddled near bushes to avoid answering questions about James Comey"s firing

Associated Press/Carolyn KasterOne of White House press secretary Sean Spicer's most colorful moments came in May, when he huddled behind bushes on the White House grounds for several minutes as staffers sought to respond to the frenzy .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 21st, 2017

White House "Weighing" Replacing Sean Spicer

Update: Spicer goes no bid, with Spicer's odd of being press sec crashing by 50% in minutes. * * * It's time to short SNL. According to Bloomberg, the White House is weighing "whether to move Press Secretary Sean Spicer into a more senior role .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 19th, 2017

Trump, Ryan discussing "way forward" as health vote still in flux

President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan were still meeting at the White House early Friday afternoon to discuss the "way forward" on the Republican health-care bill, press secretary Sean Spicer said. Spicer said a vote was still pl.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 24th, 2017

Quick White House Twitter Reaction on Jobs Report May Break a Rule

President Trump’s press secretary proclaimed “great news” 22 minutes after the Labor Department release. A federal rule bars comment for an hour......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMar 10th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: White House taps Chris Liddell to be deputy chief of staff

President Donald Trump has elevated Chris Liddell, who now serves in a White House office aimed at streamlining the federal government, to deputy chief of staff for policy coordination, the White House press secretary said Monday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 19th, 2018

Is H.R. McMaster Next? White House Denies National Security Advisor To Be Ousted

Multiple reports say Trump wants to fire McMaster, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders that's wrong......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 16th, 2018

White House "looking into" Carson"s $31,000 dining set for HUD, Sanders says

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the adm.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 15th, 2018

John Kelly Had Meltdown On Air Force One Over Tillerson Coverage

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly was reportedly so furious over the way the press was covering Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's T.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 15th, 2018

Blaming Russia? White House Refuses to Name State Actor Behind U.K. Nerve Agent Attack—Unlike State Department

Asked three times about Russia's involvement, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders repeatedly stated "We are standing with our ally.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 13th, 2018

Will Trump meet Kim? Uncertainty prevails as N Korea yet to accept invite

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the meeting wouldn't take place "until we see concrete actions that match the words and the rhetoric of North Korea".....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 13th, 2018

The White House already looks like it"s backtracking on Trump"s meeting with Kim Jong Un

REUTERS/Leah Millis White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 9th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Potential ‘carveouts’ on tariffs for Mexico and Canada, White House press secretary says

President Donald Trump will sign a proclamation to enact new tariffs on steel and aluminum this week, with “potential carveouts” for Mexico, Canada and possibly other countries, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 7th, 2018

The White House just hinted 2 of America"s biggest allies could be spared from Trump"s massive new tariffs

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said new tariffs on steel and aluminum will have carve outs for Canada and Mexico......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 7th, 2018

Mnuchin Says Tariffs Will Move Forward After Cohn Departs

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the White House will move forward with steel and aluminum tariffs despite strong pushback from congressional Republicans and business groups......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 7th, 2018

White House press secretary insists that Hope Hicks" departure is not a "scandal"

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters that Hope Hicks, the White House communications director who is resigning, thought about her decision "for a while." Sand.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 28th, 2018

Live video: White House daily press briefing resumes for first time since school shooting, Russian indictments

Press secretary Sarah Sanders is due to deliver the White House daily briefing for the first time since the shooting at a Parkland, Florida high school as well as the indictment of 13 Russians for interfering with the U.S. election.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 20th, 2018

White House says charges show "no collusion" between Russia, Trump campaign

The indictment of 13 Russians for breaking U.S. laws to interfere with the 2016 election show there was "no collusion" between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. Trump has been.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 16th, 2018

Female Republicans Blast Women of the White House for Failing to Speak Out Against Domestic Violence

Rob Porter's first wife said she "expected a woman to do better" after White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders stood by the president's defensive of her allegedly abusive ex-husband......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 13th, 2018

White House on the markets: Focused on long-term economic fundamentals

White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah weighs in on the markets and the U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 6th, 2018