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Trump to Skip Kennedy Center Arts Awards

The White House has announced that President Donald Trump and the first lady have decided not to participate in events honoring recipients of this year’s Kennedy Center arts awards. The statement says the decision to break with tradition was made to “allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction.” Past presidents and first ladies Read More…

Trump Thanks Bannon For His 'Service'

After Steve Bannon was ousted from his position as chief strategist Friday, President Donald Trump took to Twitter early Saturday morning thanking him for his service.  “I want to thank Steve Bannon for his service. He came to the campaign during my run against Crooked Hillary Clinton – it was great! Thanks S,” Trump tweeted. I Read More…

Limbaugh: No Bannon, But at Least 'Stephen Miller Is Still There'

For those lamenting Friday’s departure of White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh sees the continuing presence of policy adviser Stephen Miller and Vice President Mike Pence as silver linings. “Well, of course, Mike Pence is still there — he’s the vice president,” Limbaugh said on Friday’s radio show, according to audio Read More…

Hispanic Chamber Leader Hails Bannon's Departure

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Javier Palomarez Friday hailed President Donald Trump’s decision to remove chief strategist Steve Bannon, saying his organization is happy the president “decided to heed our call to action.” “Bannon has been complicit in the indefensible — lending White House support to neo-Nazis and white supremacy groups,” Palomarez Read More…

Axios: Bannon Met Wednesday With Mercer to Plot Future

Before his White House departure became official Friday, fired chief strategist Steve Bannon met with billionaire Republican donor Robert Mercer for five hours Wednesday, plotting their path forward, Axios reported Friday. The Mercers, longtime supporters of both President Donald Trump and Breitbart News, share Bannon’s views on “the evils of big government,” according to Business Read More…

Mark Cuban Floats Idea of Serving as Trump's 'Entrepreneurial Czar'

Billionaire businessman and star of ABC’s “Shark Tank” Mark Cuban told Business Insider he was interested in serving as “entrepreneurial czar” for President Donald Trump following the president’s disbanding this week of two business councils.  Cuban, who has often criticized the president, said his interest in serving in such a capacity was because of a Read More…