Trump Launches Attack on Media as His Approval Ratings Hit Historic Low

At the Pennsylvania rally held April 29, US President Donald Trump launched a ferocious attack on US media, dismissing criticism as ‘fake news’.  In front of a cheering crowd, Trump stated that he was keeping his promises, saying the media should be given “a big, fat, failing grade” over their coverage of his accomplishments during his first 100 days in office. Donald J. Trump […] The post Trump Launches At

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“We’re not Fake News!”

The 2017 White House Correspondents’ Dinner – the first in decades without a keynote by a sitting President – was a response by the media to the charge that they, as a whole, are fake news. “The Media is not Fake News,” said Woodward and Bernstein, the two celebrated journalists who uncovered the Watergate Scandal. […] The post “We’re not Fake News!” appeared first on Focus Washington - Sourcing the Swamp.

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“We’re not Fake News!”

The 2017 White House Correspondents’ Dinner – the first in decades without a keynote by a sitting President – was a response by the media to the charge that they, as a whole, are fake news. “The Media is not Fake News,” said Woodward and Bernstein, the two celebrated journalists who uncovered the Watergate Scandal. […] The post “We’re not Fake News!” appeared first on Focus Washington - Sourcing the Swamp.

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Coal Country: A Dying Land

By Chuck Conconi When President Trump, surrounded by representatives of the coal mining industry, signed his photo-op executive order cutting President Obama’s environmental regulations that had impacted the industry, he boasted: “My action today is the latest in a series to create American jobs … We will put our miners back to work.” It was […] The post Coal Country: A Dying Land appeared first on Focus Wa

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Kellyanne Conway, Influential Women in Washington Discuss Working in the Public, Private Sectors

Young women gathered on March 30th at the Washington Examiner’s Women Who Lead event to hear from some of the most influential women in Washington. Kellyanne Conway kicked off the event with an interview with Salena Zito, national correspondent for the Washington Examiner. Conway discussed the path that led her to her position at the […] The post Kellyanne Conway, Influential Women in Washington Discuss Wor

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The Irrational Behavior of Politicians

By Chuck Conconi There is an unavoidable level of cynicism that comes from watching politicians who have traded insults with Donald Trump during a campaign rush to the White House seeking the president’s blessing and, just maybe, an impressive appointment. How else could anyone explain Sen. Ted Cruz with his wife and children dining at the […] The post The Irrational Behavior of Politicians appeared first o

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The Irrational Behavior of Politicians

By Chuck Conconi There is an unavoidable level of cynicism that comes from watching politicians who have traded insults with Donald Trump during a campaign rush to the White House seeking the president’s blessing and, just maybe, an impressive appointment. How else could anyone explain Sen. Ted Cruz with his wife and children dining at the […] The post The Irrational Behavior of Politicians appeared first o

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Trump, DC Journalism, and the Annual Correspondents’ Dinner

It certainly isn’t important in the present scheme of things that President Trump has made a petulant decision not to attend the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner. His decision upset some of the dinner planners, but he may have inadvertently accomplished a good thing for Washington journalism. Over the years, presidents have found time, often […] The post Trump, DC Journalism, and the Annual Corresp

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Trump, DC Journalism, and the Annual Correspondents’ Dinner

It certainly isn’t important in the present scheme of things that President Trump has made a petulant decision not to attend the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner. His decision upset some of the dinner planners, but he may have inadvertently accomplished a good thing for Washington journalism. Over the years, presidents have found time, often […] The post Trump, DC Journalism, and the Annual Corresp

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Trump, DC Journalism, and the Annual Correspondents’ Dinner

It certainly isn’t important in the present scheme of things that President Trump has made a petulant decision not to attend the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner. His decision upset some of the dinner planners, but he may have inadvertently accomplished a good thing for Washington journalism. Over the years, presidents have found time, often […] The post Trump, DC Journalism, and the Annual Corresp

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