Tag: Bill Clinton

Another Week, Another Lawyer

The Office of White House Counsel is losing mustachioed wonder Ty Cobb to retirement and adding Emmet T. Flood, veteran lawyer who was part of President Clinton’s legal team during his impeachment hearings. Apparently, Mr. Flood was in talks to join the WH legal team as early as last summer but couldn’t stand idea of…

Trump Signs The Johnson Amendment Religious-Liberty Executive Order

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order that loosens the restrictions on political activity for religious groups. “We will not allow people of faith to be targeted, bullied, or silenced anymore, and we will never ever stand for religious discrimination,” Trump said in the White House Rose Garden. “No American should be forced…

Susan Rice Denies ‘Unmasking’ Trump Officials

Former national security adviser Susan Rice denied on Tuesday that she was responsible for “unmasking” the names of top Trump officials, as was claimed in reports on Monday. “I leaked nothing to nobody, and never have and never would,” Rice said on MSNBC. Rice denied that she or any Obama administration official “used intelligence for…

Trump’s First Budget Seeks Deep Cuts To Everything But Military, Border

President Trump unveiled his 2018 budget proposal Thursday, providing the clearest view yet of the policies he wants to use to deliver on his campaign promises. The plan includes a $54 billion increase in defense spending and a substantial bump for border security, while calling for deep cuts to most federal agencies, including roughly 30…

Trump Block Free Press From WH: CNN, Buzzfeed, NYT, Politico & LA Times

Several major news outlets found themselves blocked from attending a Friday White House press briefing with Sean Spicer, the Press Secretary, the latest sign of worsening relations between the Trump administration and the media attempting to cover it. The New York Times, CNN, the Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post, Buzzfeed and Politico were among the…

WH To FBI: Request To Knock Down Trump/Russia Stories

Trump administration officials asked intelligence officials and members of Congress to help them downplay and speak out against news reports about the Trump campaign’s connections to Russian intelligence, according to a Washington Post report. These individuals reportedly called journalists attempting to “challenge” stories in the New York Times, CNN and elsewhere about top Trump advisers’…

Obama To Deliver Farewell Address Tonight

President Obama is scheduled to deliver a farewell address Tuesday night at McCormick Place, a lakefront convention center in his adopted hometown of Chicago. Aides said the speech would be a call to action for a new generation of leaders. “It’s a passing of the baton,” White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said. Senior adviser Valerie…

Trump To Be Briefed On Russian Hacking Report Friday [VIDEO]

On Friday, the heads of the CIA and FBI, plus Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, are scheduled to brief President-elect Donald Trump on a 50-page classified report on Russian hacking, a day after President Obama was presented with the same findings from the U.S. intelligence community. Trump has publicly questioned the intelligence community’s findings…

Janet Reno, Attorney General Under Bill Clinton, Dies

The first woman to serve as America’s attorney general, Janet Reno, died early Monday at the age of 78. She passed away in her Miami home after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Reno served in the White House under Bill Clinton from 1993 to 2001. During her tenure, she oversaw the conviction of Sheik…

Trump Doubts Hillary Clinton Is ‘Loyal’ To Bill [VIDEO]

Donald Trump speech at a Pennsylvania rally included doubts about Clinton’s marital fidelity, an impression of her being sick from pneumonia and opinions about the state of movies in America. “Hillary Clinton’s only loyalty is to her financial contributors and to herself…I don’t even think she’s loyal to Bill, if you want to know the…

Bill Clinton Gets Personal in DNC Speech- Watch Full VIDEO

… speeches like this are fun. Actually doing the work is hard. So people say, “well we need a change; she’s been around a long time; and she’s sure been worth every single year she’s put into making people’s lives better… …You don’t know any of these …3.4 million people…but I’ll guarantee you they know…

Bill Clinton’s Brother Roger Clinton Arrested in CA

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton’s brother-in-law, Roger Clinton, was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence in California on Sunday night, TMZ reports. Clinton was reportedly arrested in Redondo Beach and remained in police custody Monday morning in lieu of a $15,000 bond. He was arrested on the same charge in 2001.

Obama Lifts US Embargo On Lethal Arms Sales To Vietnam [VIDEO]

President Barack Obama has announced the US is fully lifting its embargo on sales of lethal weapons to Vietnam, its one-time enemy. Speaking during a visit to communist Vietnam and talks with its leaders, Mr Obama said the move removed a “lingering vestige of the Cold War”. The US is trying to bolster its relationship…

Trump Accuses Bill Clinton of Rape [VIDEO]

During another interview with Sean Hannity, Donald Trump accused former President Bill Clinton of rape. “For example, I looked at The New York Times. Are they going to interview Juanita Broaddrick? Are they going to interview Paula Jones? Are they going to interview Kathleen Willey?” Hannity asked Trump, per the transcript of the show. “In…

Bill Clinton ‘Encouraged’ Trump to Run [VIDEO]

Bill Clinton called Donald Trump this spring and “encouraged Trump’s efforts to play a larger role in the Republican Party,” The Washington Post reported Wednesday, citing five people familiar with the exchange. Clinton’s personal office confirmed the call occurred. Trump aides claim their boss was “candid about his political ambitions and his potential interest in…

George Stephanopoulos Gave Clintons $75K [VIDEO]

George Stephanopoulos has revealed that he gave the Clinton Foundation $25,000 in 2012, 2013 and 2014—while continuing to report on the Clintons, their foundation, and related fields. The ABC News chief anchor also did not disclose those donations last month while interviewing the author of Clinton Cash, a book critical of the foundation’s disclosure issues.…

Monica Lewinsky On President Clinton: ‘I Deeply Regret What Happened’

Monica Lewinsky – She’s back! Breaking years of silence, the former White House intern at the center of the scandal that led to President Bill Clinton’s impeachment writes in Vanity Fair that her affair was “consensual.” Lewinsky, now 40 and with a master’s degree in social psychology, writes that it’s “time to burn the beret…

Bill Clinton To Give Speech Defending Obamacare

Bill Clinton To Give Speech Defending Obamacare Bill Clinton will go to bat for President Barack Obama next week when the former president delivers a speech in defense of the new federal health care law, MSNBC’s Chuck Todd reported on-air Wednesday. Clinton will deliver the speech next Wednesday at his presidential library in Little Rock,…

Bill Clinton Breaks With Obama On Syria

Bill Clinton said Tuesday that President Barack Obama should do more to aid rebels in the Syrian civil war and that he risks looking like “a total fool” if he allows public opinion polls to govern U.S. policy on that front, according to audio obtained by Politico. The former president made his remarks to Sen.…

O’Reilly And Carville Clash Over Whether Clinton Cared More About Economy, Debt Than Obama Does

Bill O’Reilly continued his theme of what the biggest problem facing the country today is with James Carville. Carville cited a general economic trend downward since the 1970s and unemployment. After a brief clash, O’Reilly brought up Carville’s former boss, Bill Clinton, and challenged him on the difference in economic outlook between Clinton and President…

Jodi Arias Compares Dead Boyfriend’s Definition Of Sex To ‘Bill Clinton Version’

Jodi Arias, the 32-year-old woman on trial for killing her boyfriend Travis Alexander, opened up during her testimony today about the sexual relationship between her and Alexander. Arias told the courtroom that Alexander’s definition of what constituted sex was very limited, likening his definition of sex to the “Bill Clinton version” infamously provided by the…