The pain of the partial government shutdown bit into all corners of America — even the White House, where there is often very little sympathy for those whose job it is to keep Washington running.www.nytimes.com
Trump administration officials are considering cancelling the president's visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos as the shutdown continues, theTheHill
Senate confirms meteorologist Kelvin Droegemeier to lead the White House Office of Science and Technology PolicyScientific American
President Donald Trump hosted the national champion Clemson football team at the White House on Monday, but he needed an unconventional solution to the issue of what to feed them. The government has been shut down for more than three weeks now, and furloughs have affected the White House as well. The staff that normally handles catering for events is not working. So, Trump decided to pay for the meal himself, ordering a variety of fast food favorites to serve his guests. The...TheBlaze
A former White House attorney said Monday on MSNBC that there were no innocent explanations for President Donald Trump ordering the destruction of notes taken during his private meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Two stories broke over the weekend revealing the FBI had launched a counterintelligence investigation of Trump as a possible Russian agent and that he confiscated a translator’s notes following his one-on-one meeting with Putin in Helsinki. “I can’t imagine an innocent explanationRaw Story
President Donald Trump's advisers would recommend he veto two bills being considered by the House of Representatives that would end the partial U.S. government shutdown, the White House said in a statement on Thursday.U.S.
Before the national champion Clemson University Tigers' football team visited the White House Monday evening, the media echo chamber questioned whether the event should even take place during a government shutdown. After the champs had visited with the president and eaten fast food, the media lemmings transformed themselves into food critics. Sports Illustrated created a "BurgerGate" controversy by claiming the president had lied about how many hamburgers were catered. Yes, the media was that...NewsBusters