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  • Trump isn't adjusting well to life in the White House — he's reportedly experiencing 'cabin fever'

    02/19/2017 9:36:07 PM PST · by Rennes Templar · 117 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | Feb. 19, 2017 | jeremy Berke
    President Donald Trump reportedly isn't adjusting well to life in the White House after his first month in office. That's according to Axios' Mike Allen's latest newsletter, in which he writes that a Trump adviser told him the president is experiencing "cabin fever" in the White House. Trump is reportedly experiencing headaches and frustration that he can't spend his evenings dining at restaurants like he could around Trump Tower in his old neighborhood in New York City. Trump's campaign-style rally in Melbourne, Florida, on Saturday — during which he castigated the news media and mentioned a nonexistent incident in Sweden...
  • Trump fires at least 2 aides

    08/01/2016 6:45:16 PM PDT · by oblomov · 128 replies
    Politico ^ | 1 Aug 2016 | ALEX ISENSTADT and KENNETH P. VOGEL
    At least two senior Donald Trump aides were fired by the campaign Monday in what three sources described as a shakeup. Both aides — Ed Brookover and Jimmy Stracner — had worked for the presidential campaign of former Trump rival Ben Carson, who endorsed Trump after dropping out of the race. Brookover, a longtime GOP strategist, had been working as a political adviser. He played a role in helping to organize this month's GOP convention. Stracner, had been working as the Trump campaign’s western regional political director.
  • GOP(e) elders want poorly performing candidates to quit

    02/20/2016 8:48:08 AM PST · by 20yearsofinternet · 22 replies
    Politico ^ | 2/20/2016 | ALEX ISENSTADT
    The South Carolina primary is poised to dramatically alter the Republican nomination contest, winnowing and clarifying the largest and most rambunctious GOP field in decades. Many in the party's upper echelons have grown impatient with their splintered field of center-right, mainstream contenders and say they intend to put pressure on whichever candidate falls short of third place on Saturday night to quit. "South Carolina will reshape the race," said Scott Reed, the chief political strategist at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. "Only the top three finishers will have a true narrative to continue down the road." South Carolina has a...
  • Politico Changes Headline On Carson Story, Pretends It Didn’t

    11/07/2015 10:27:48 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 22 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/06/2015 | Blake Neff
    Politico has already begun to backtrack its explosive story accusing Ben Carson of lying about an acceptance to West Point, deleting its claim that Carson had confessed to “fabricating” his admission.When it first published its story Friday morning, the Virginia-based blog aggressively declared that Carson had admitted to telling a big lie about his past.“Ben Carson’s campaign on Friday admitted … that a central point in his inspirational personal story was fabricated,” Politico’s story originally said.Just hours later, though, this opening line was removed entirely and Politico’s accusation significantly scaled back. “Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Friday conceded that he never applied...
  • Ben Carson admits fabricating West Point scholarship

    11/06/2015 8:33:42 AM PST · by GIdget2004 · 559 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/06/2015 | Kyle Cheney
    Ben Carson’s campaign on Friday admitted, in a response to an inquiry from POLITICO, that a central point in his inspirational personal story was fabricated: his application and acceptance into the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The academy has occupied a central place in Carson’s tale for years. According to a story told in Carson’s book, “Gifted Hands,” the then-17 year old was introduced in 1969 to Gen. William Westmoreland, who had just ended his command of U.S. forces in Vietnam, and the two dined together. That meeting, according to Carson’s telling, was followed by a “full scholarship” to...
  • Despicable Politico Lie Spreads Around the World as Media Attempts a Political Assassination

    11/06/2015 2:49:33 PM PST · by upsdriver · 57 replies
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | 11/6/15 | Rush Limbaugh
    http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2015/11/06/despicable_politico_lie_spreads_around_the_world_as_american_media_attempts_a_political_assassination_of_dr_carson
  • Ted Cruz's Worst Nightmare Is Coming True [Because Obamacare is working according to Politico]

    04/23/2014 2:08:13 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Politico Magazine ^ | 04/23/2014 | RICHARD KIRSCH
    Last August, as conservatives barnstormed the country seeking to build support for a cockamamie plan to shut down the U.S. federal government unless Congress voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican senator, said something surprisingly prescient about the president’s signature health-care law. “President Obama wants to get as many Americans addicted to the subsidies because he knows that in modern times, no major entitlement has ever been implemented and then unwound,” he said. The worry, according to Cruz, was that once the ACA went into effect, we’d all be “addicted to the sugar.” Then, it...
  • Was Barack Obama smart enough to make it as an Air Force pilot?

    08/31/2011 9:02:33 AM PDT · by opentalk · 69 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | August 31, 2011 | Douglas MacKinnon
    In their quest to widen the low-road and increase its rider-ship, the liberal Washington, D.C-based Politico just offered up this hackneyed but oh so predictable headline: “Is Rick Perry Dumb?” Really? While it’s no surprise to conservatives and independents that the liberal mainstream media would pull out the old “attack Ronald Reagan” hand-book, dust it off, and use its previously discredited assaults to go after the surging Perry, a better question to be asked is: “What are they all so afraid of?” First of all, something which must be highlighted and stressed by all who care about fairness and accuracy...
  • Sarah Palin team reaching out to Iowa activists for meetings

    06/27/2011 11:10:45 AM PDT · by free me · 116 replies
    politico ^ | 6/27/11 1:14 PM EDT Updated: 6/27/11 1:41 PM EDT | By MAGGIE HABERMAN
    Sarah Palin's camp is reaching out to activists and operatives in Iowa about setting up meetings while she's in the state Tuesday for the screening of a documentary about her - including with Chuck Laudner, a former Iowa GOP executive director and prominent conservative. Laudner confirmed to POLITICO he'd gotten a call from Palin's advisers either Friday or over the weekend asking about meeting with him while she's in Pella for the screening of "The Undefeated."
  • Politico Admits 'Error' in Attributing Bachmann Criticism to Palin

    06/10/2011 11:49:47 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 36 replies
    foxnews ^ | June 10, 2011
    News site Politico.com admitted Friday that it made an "error" in attributing a nasty quote about Rep. Michele Bachmann to former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. The article said: "Palin's bus tour had some of the hallmarks of a primal scream: 'I built this constituency, not Bachmann, not anyone else,' she said. Looking at it through her eyes, she has a point." However, Palin never said that. Her political action committee promptly issued a statement urging the media to "quit making stuff up." "An absurd opinion piece in Politico includes a quote attributed to Governor Palin that is a total fabrication...
  • Hurricane Sarah (Politico Hit Job)

    10/21/2010 7:59:09 AM PDT · by kristinn · 16 replies
    Politico ^ | Thursday, October 21, 2010 | Jonathan Martin
    The election is two weeks away, but the campaign trail reviews of Sarah Palin already are in, and they aren’t pretty. According to multiple Republican campaign sources, the former Alaska governor wreaks havoc on campaign logistics and planning. She offers little notice about her availability, refuses to do certain events, is obsessive about press coverage and sometimes backs out with as little lead time as she gave in the first place. In short, her seat-of-the-pants operation can be a nightmare to deal with, which, in part, explains why Palin doesn’t often do individual events for GOP hopefuls. It’s not that...
  • Sarah Palin is wreaking havoc on the campaign trail, GOP sources say

    10/21/2010 8:00:04 AM PDT · by Al B. · 155 replies
    Politico ^ | October 21, 2010 | Jonathan Martin
    The election is two weeks away, but the campaign trail reviews of Sarah Palin already are in, and they aren’t pretty. According to multiple Republican campaign sources, the former Alaska governor wreaks havoc on campaign logistics and planning. She offers little notice about her availability, refuses to do certain events, is obsessive about press coverage and sometimes backs out with as little lead time as she gave in the first place. In short, her seat-of-the-pants operation can be a nightmare to deal with, which, in part, explains why Palin doesn’t often do individual events for GOP hopefuls.