House investigators demand details from White staff private emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House Republican is demanding details on the use of private emails by some of President Donald Trump’s closest advisers. Rep. Trey Gowdy, a South Carolina conservative who chairs the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and the top Democrat on that panel, Rep. Elijah Cummings, cited a recent Politico report […]

Trump pushes out Priebus, names DHS’ Kelly WH chief of staff

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Gen. John F. Kelly is his new White House chief of staff. That means Reince Priebus is out. Trump tweeted: “I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff. He is a Great American.” Kelly is […]

Scaramucci tirades ignite smoldering White House tensions

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s new communications director exploded the smoldering tensions at the White House into a full-fledged conflagration Thursday, angrily daring Trump’s chief of staff to deny he’s a “leaker” and exposing West Wing backstabbing in language more suitable to a mobster movie than a seat of presidential stability. In a pull-no-punches, […]