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White House communications director Alyssa Farah resigns

White House communications director Alyssa Farah resigns

Alyssa Farah has resigned from her role as the White House communications director. In a statement, Farah said she will be “leaving the White House to pursue new opportunities.” “It’s been the honor of a lifetime to serve in the Trump administration over the last three and a half years,” the statement said. The Washington…MORE

Congress moves to block Trump’s Germany troop cuts in defense bill

Congress moves to block Trump’s Germany troop cuts in defense bill

The final version of the National Defense Authorization Act has a provision that would effectively block President Donald Trump’s attempt to significantly reduce US troops in Germany, a move the President said was because of Berlin’s failure to spend adequate amounts on defense. The bill “prevents reduction in the number of U.S. forces stationed in…MORE

Democratic concerns over Morell and torture scramble Biden’s CIA decision

Democratic concerns over Morell and torture scramble Biden’s CIA decision

One of President-elect Joe Biden’s initial frontrunners to be CIA director, Mike Morell, is facing increasingly complicated prospects as his potential nomination faces growing opposition, according to multiple sources familiar with transition discussions. Morell, who was deputy CIA director under President Barack Obama, now faces a steeper climb in the face of Democratic opposition to…MORE

The White House liaison to the Justice Department was banned from the building

The White House liaison to the Justice Department was banned from the building

The White House liaison to the Justice Department has been barred from entering the building after she attempted to access sensitive information about possible election fraud, CNN has learned. Heidi Stirrup was put in the position after chief of staff Mark Meadows informed federal agencies in September the White House was replacing all of their…MORE

Capitol Hill talks intensify over Covid-19 relief deal but major sticking points remain

Capitol Hill talks intensify over Covid-19 relief deal but major sticking points remain

High-level negotiations over an economic stimulus package are intensifying as congressional leaders and top senators are pushing to reach a major agreement that has eluded Washington for months. For much of the year there has been partisan bickering and negotiations that have broken down repeatedly, but momentum is finally building — as Senate Majority Leader…MORE

Talk to your kids about Kamala Harris and other elected women

Talk to your kids about Kamala Harris and other elected women

In her acceptance speech, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris made a request of America’s children. “Because every little girl watching tonight sees that this is a country of possibilities, and to the children of our country, regardless of your gender, our country has sent you a clear message: Dream with ambition, lead with conviction and see…MORE

White House has held multiple pardon meetings since the election

White House has held multiple pardon meetings since the election

With a rush of pardons expected before President Donald Trump leaves office, the White House has been holding multiple pardon meetings since the election, involving the White House counsel’s office and other staff, two senior administration officials told CNN. The meetings include a list of potential pardon cases to be considered and ideas of who…MORE

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Pearl Jam unite for Georgia Senate runoffs fundraiser

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Pearl Jam unite for Georgia Senate runoffs fundraiser

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Pearl Jam are teaming up to host a virtual fundraiser ahead of January’s Senate runoffs in Georgia. Miranda, creator of the musical “Hamilton,” and the Seattle rock legends will come together to host the event on Wednesday, December 16, at 8:30 p.m. ET. It will be the first time the artists have…MORE