The White House Is Making Ludicrous Excuses For John Kelly's Behavior

A video of President Donald Trump speaking about Germany, taken on his current Europe trip, caught the attention of reporters who said that his chief of staff, John Kelly, appeared “uncomfortable” in the background as Trump said completely normal, presidential things like “Germany is totally controlled by Russia.”

Trump Signing the Order Ending Family Separations He Kept Swearing He Couldn't Sign

After a week of stressing that the White House’s self-imposed policy of separating undocumented minors from their parents is a “law” (it’s not) that only Congress can fix, President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced plans to sign an executive action that would keep immigrant families together—albeit in prisons,…

The New York Times Silenced a Stephen Miller Interview at the White House's Request

Tuesday’s episode of The Daily, the New York Times’ mega-popular news podcast, threw listeners a curveball. In opening a show about the Trump administration’s policy of separating migrant families at the southern U.S. border, host Michael Barbaro and White House reporter Julie Hirschfeld Davis described to listeners…

The White House Is Taking Desperate Measures to Get Anyone to Work for Them

509 days into the Trump administration, virtually every joke about President Donald Trump hiring “the best people” has been exhausted. A Brookings analysis in January found that 34 percent of White House senior staffers had either left or switched roles in the administration’s first year—compared to 9 precent in…