One Of The White House’s Biggest Obstacles Just May Be Itself






As President Donald Trump’s administration tries to push his agenda, one of its biggest stumbling blocks is turning out to be the White House’s own press office.
Trump is known to be obsessed with public perception and reportedly takes time every day to watch White House press secretary Sean Spicer give his daily briefing. Yet the first weeks of Trump’s administration have been filled with stunningly basic blunders that have distracted from the White House’s message.
There are growing pains whenever a new press operation takes over and new staffers get used to working with each other, said Stu Loeser, who served as press secretary to then-New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg for over six years. Still, he said, the new team needs to recognize that even the smallest errors Continue reading "One Of The White House’s Biggest Obstacles Just May Be Itself"

One Of The White House’s Biggest Obstacles Just May Be Itself






As President Donald Trump’s administration tries to push his agenda, one of its biggest stumbling blocks is turning out to be the White House’s own press office.
Trump is known to be obsessed with public perception and reportedly takes time every day to watch White House press secretary Sean Spicer give his daily briefing. Yet the first weeks of Trump’s administration have been filled with stunningly basic blunders that have distracted from the White House’s message.
There are growing pains whenever a new press operation takes over and new staffers get used to working with each other, said Stu Loeser, who served as press secretary to then-New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg for over six years. Still, he said, the new team needs to recognize that even the smallest errors Continue reading "One Of The White House’s Biggest Obstacles Just May Be Itself"

Carl’s Jr. And Hardee’s Shelve Ads Featuring Women In Bikinis








Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s are ditching advertisements featuring scantily-clad women.
Adweek reported that the new campaign will focus more on the quality of the food at the chain.



“They’ve never really gotten credit for their quality, and we want that message to land with consumers,” Jason Norcross, executive creative director and partner at 72andSunny, the agency behind the new ads, told Adweek. “We want to reclaim their bona fides.”




The new ads will reportedly feature a fictional Carl Hardee Sr. and includes a component on YouTube where he will push aside the company’s old ads.




“While the ‘bikinis and burgers’ approach did a lot to make eating fast-food burger seem sexy–which was a tall order–we needed an advertising vehicle that could allow us to tell our very compelling, but more Continue reading "Carl’s Jr. And Hardee’s Shelve Ads Featuring Women In Bikinis"

Sean Spicer Is ‘Astonished’ People Are Upset Over The Way He Treated April Ryan






White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer responded to accusations of sexism and racism after he repeatedly told senior journalist April Ryan to stop shaking her head during Tuesday’s press briefing.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton criticized Spicer’s actions Tuesday, labeling the incident an example of the kind of sexism that women encounter every day. But Spicer said that Ryan was a tough reporter and he was “astonished” at the accusation. He insisted that he treats the White House correspondent no different than male colleagues in the briefing room.
“I think if you ask April, both on and off camera during the briefings, she comes up here often, we have very spirited back and forth,” Spicer said in an interview on Hugh Hewitt’s radio show. “I think that’s what makes her Continue reading "Sean Spicer Is ‘Astonished’ People Are Upset Over The Way He Treated April Ryan"

Rex Tillerson Defends Not Taking Reporters On Foreign Trip, Says He Doesn’t ‘Need’ Them






Secretary of State Rex Tillerson defended the State Department decision not to bring the American press corps with him on his trip to Asia, saying he wasn’t “a big media press access person.”
In an interview with the conservative Independent Journal Review, the only outlet allowed on the trip, Tillerson said he would evaluate whether to take reporters with him on a case-by-case basis, depending on whether he needed them to communicate his message or not.
“First and foremost is what is my mission and why am I going? How can I best accomplish that mission? What’s the most effective way for me to do that? I’m not a big media press access person. I personally don’t need it,” said the former ExxonMobil CEO in the interview, published Saturday. Continue reading "Rex Tillerson Defends Not Taking Reporters On Foreign Trip, Says He Doesn’t ‘Need’ Them"

White House Press Secretary Rips Reporters In First Briefing Room Appearance

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer used his first appearance in the White House briefing room to unequivocally rebuke the press and accuse reporters of misreporting the size of the crowd at Donald Trump’s inauguration.


Spicer claimed that photos of the inaugural crowd on the National Mall did not accurately reflect the number of people who attended the event. However, photos of Trump’s inauguration showed that the crowd was significantly smaller than it was at Barack Obama’s inauguration in 2009.
Spicer also criticized a report from White House reporters saying Trump had removed a bust of Martin Luther King Jr. from the Oval Office. The report was later corrected. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

Watch Michael Moore Rip Up A Copy Of The Washington Post With Trump On The Front Page






Filmmaker Michael Moore ripped up Saturday’s copy of The Washington Post with a front page featuring President Donald Trump’s inauguration.
“So I woke up this morning, picked up The Washington Post and the headline read ‘Trump takes power,’” Moore said during remarks at the Women’s March on Washington. “I don’t think so! Here’s the power. Here’s the majority of America right here. We are the majority.
He then continued to read from the Post: “New president vows to end American carnage.”
“Mr. Trump, we are here to end the Trump carnage,” he said.
Then, he ripped the paper in half.
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