Exclusive: ‘I’m just not going to leave’: New book reveals Trump sworn to stay in White House

CNN — Former President Donald Trump repeatedly told his aides in the days following his 2020 election defeat that he would stay in the White House rather than let in President Joe Biden take over, according to information provided to CNN from an upcoming book by New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman. “I’m just not … Read more

Karine Jean-Pierre speechless in the face of the death of Queen Elizabeth II

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre momentarily lost her words on Thursday when news broke that Queen Elizabeth II had died at the 96 years old. Jean-Pierre was answering a question about the Inflation Reduction Act when reporters in the White House press briefing room broke the news to him. “OK, okay, well, uh…”, began … Read more

Things to watch for at Thursday’s hearing on documents seized at Mar-a-Lago

West Palm Beach, Florida CNN — After an explosive report and photo of classified documents of Mar-a-Lago earlier this week, the Justice Department will argue in court Thursday against a request by former President Donald Trump that a so-called special master be appointed to review evidence the FBI has seized at his Florida resort last … Read more

White House struggles to answer questions about student debt plan costs

CNN — The White House in trouble for a second consecutive day to answer questions about President Joe Biden student loan cancellation plansimultaneously claiming that the president waited until the plan was ‘fiscally balanced’ before unveiling it and that there was no way of knowing how much would the plan cost. During a press briefing … Read more

Records show documents not returned even though White House attorney says Trump should turn them over, reports The Washington Post

CNN — The Trump-era files were not returned to the government during the final days of Donald Trump’s presidency despite one of his attorneys’ ruling that they should be, a National Archives attorney says in an email reviewed by The Washington Post. “We also understand that approximately two dozen boxes of original presidential records were … Read more

Trump legal team asks ‘special master’ to review Mar-a-Lago evidence and determine if any should be fired

CNN — Former president donald trumpThe legal team of has asked a federal judge to appoint a “special master” to ensure that the Department of Justice returns all of its private documents seized during the search for Mar-a-Lago two weeks ago. Trump is asking for a special master — a third-party attorney — to oversee … Read more

Biden Officials Accelerate Monkeypox Vaccine Effort with 1.8 Million More Doses and Other Milestones

CNN — Top Biden administration officials on Thursday announced new measures to accelerate the U.S. response to the spread of monkey pox among high demand for vaccines and treatments. This includes increasing supply with an additional 1.8 million doses of the Jynneos Monkeypox Vaccine, accelerating the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ vaccine distribution … Read more

Biden ‘rejects’ FBI funding amid appeals from some Republicans

CNN — The White House strongly condemns calls by some members of the Republican Party, including some elected lawmakers, to ‘defund the FBI’ following last week’s raid of the former president’s Mar-a-Lago estate Donald Trump. The pushback marks the White House’s most aggressive response to the FBI’s search to date and comes as other Republicans, … Read more

Salman Rushdie is awake and ‘articulated’ after knife attack in New York, official says

CNN — Prime author Salman Rushdie is awake and “articulate” in his conversations with investigators as he remains hospitalized with serious injuries following a stabbing attack in western New York on Friday, an agency official told CNN on Monday. law enforcement with direct knowledge of the investigation. Rushdie, 75, underwent emergency surgery after a the … Read more

EXCLUSIVE: Prosecutors brace for court battle to force former White House officials to testify about Trump’s January 6 conversations

Washington CNN — Justice Department prosecutors are preparing to fight in court to force former White House officials to testify about the conversations and actions of then-President Donald Trump. January 6according to knowledgeable people. At issue are claims of executive privilege that prosecutors expect the former president to make in order to shield certain information … Read more