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Trump dictated statement for son on Russia meeting: report

Trump dictated adoption statemeetPresident Trump reportedly dictated a misleading statement about his son's meeting with a Russian lawyer that was ultimately issued to the New York Times by Donald Trump Jr., The Washington Post reported Monday evening.

Trump dictated the statement on July 8, while he was en route back to the United States from the G-20 summit in Germany, to director of strategic communications Hope Hicks, the Post said.


West Wing Chaos: Scaramucci Abruptly Fired as White House Communications Director

Mooch fired after ten daysnthony Scaramucci, the crass New Yorker financier whose appointment as White House communications director prompted the resignation of press secretary Sean Spicer, was abruptly fired Monday after only 10 days on the job.

The announcement was made just hours after former Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly was sworn in as chief of staff. “Mr. Scaramucci felt it was best to give Chief of Staff John Kelly a clean slate and the ability to build his own team,” White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement. “We wish him all the best.”


Kelly sworn in as Trump's second chief of staff

Kelly sworn in as Chief of StaffJohn Kelly was sworn in as President Donald Trump's new chief of staff Monday, tasked with bringing order to an often chaotic White House and jump-starting the President's stalled legislative agenda.

"We look forward to, if it is possible, even a better job as chief of staff," Trump said of his former secretary of homeland security.

Trump told reporters in the Oval Office that his administration has "done very well," noting the stock market, unemployment and business confidence.


Scaramucci Friend Taunts ‘Unemployed’ Reince, Threatens to Leak Dirt

Scaramucci friend as ugly as he isArthur Schwartz, a friend of newly minted White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, tweeted threats on Sunday morning directed at outgoing Chief of Staff Reince Priebus.

“Hey @Reince. Remember when people told you that it was me that was trashing you in the press? They were right. Happy to start again,” Schwartz wrote on Twitter. In a separate tweet, Schwartz continued his threats, writing: “@Reince - you're unemployed now. Keep pushing this crap & I'll start dropping oppo on you.”

TVNL Comment:  Birds of a feather and thugs of a feather.  Trump's cronies are all bottom feeders.  How ugly can they get?


Anthony Scaramucci’s wife files for divorce

Scaramucci wife files for divorceAnthony Scaramucci, the White House’s potty-mouthed new communications director, has been dumped by his beautiful blond wife because of his “naked political ambition,” multiple sources exclusively tell Page Six.

Deidre Ball, who worked as a vice president in investor relations for SkyBridge Capital, the firm he founded in 2005 and sold to ascend to the White House, has filed for divorce from “The Mooch” after three years of marriage after getting fed up with his ruthless quest to get close to President Trump, whom she despises.


Trump Hints at Killing Subsidy Giving Health Care to Poor

Trup may cut health care for poor President Donald Trump hinted that he may end a key Affordable Care Act subsidy that makes insurance accessible to poorer Americans, a move that may critically destabilize health-insurance exchanges.

The administration has previously floated the idea to halt subsidies that help insurers offset health-care costs for low-income Americans, called a cost-sharing reduction, or CSR. In a tweet on Saturday, Trump hinted at ending that program.


The president is a pyromaniac': the week Trump set fire to the White House

The President is a PyromaniacDonald Trump began the week by turning a national scout jamboree into something resembling a youth rally. He ended it in front of more massed ranks in uniform, telling police officers “please don’t be too nice” to suspects they arrest in what sounded to many like an endorsement of police brutality.

And then, amid a blizzard of stories about White House infighting, chief of staff Reince Priebus resigned, becoming the shortest-serving occupant of the post in history. Though he seemed blithely unaware of it, it was a fitting finale to the worst week of Trump’s short political career.


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