Tillerson is put out of his misery

The Post reports: President Trump has ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replaced him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, orchestrating a major change to his national security team amid delicate negotiations with North Korea, White…

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Mar 27

From George W. Bush to Donald Trump: A brief history of presidents dancing

On Tuesday, a video surfaced of former president George W. Bush being that fun uncle everyone wants at their wedding, tearing up the dance floor at the nuptials of his nephew over the weekend. Dubya gamely bobbed and gyrated along to the…

Mar 22

Why America cares about the state of Donald and Melania Trump’s union

Americans always wonder about the president’s marriage and have begun dissecting the Trumps’ partnership as his alleged infidelities make headlines.

Jan 31

President urges unity in State of the Union but offers no compromises


Immigration continues to be a sticking point with Democrats and some in his party.

Jan 22

The traditional way of reporting on a president is dead. Trump’s press secretary killed it.

Sean Spicer’s remarks about the audience for Trump’s inauguration were full of falsehoods, and they should inspire journalists to dig in and pay far more attention to actions than sensational tweets or briefing-room lies.

Jan 20

Donald Trump sworn in as 45th president of the United States


In a peaceful transition of power, Barack Obama passed the baton to his successor.

Nov 9

Donald Trump is elected president of the United States

The Republican candidate’s victory stunned many pollsters and political observers.

Sep 15

Author Jill Kargman gets a fancy grave thanks to Secretary of State John F. Kerry

There he is on page 10, in all his relative glory, in Kargman's new book "Sprinkle Glitter on my Grave."

Aug 3

Full Transcript: President Obama’s toast at the Singapore State Dinner

Good evening, everybody. Nearly 50 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson welcomed to the White House the first prime minister of a newly independent Singapore — a man he hailed as “a patriot, a brilliant political leader, and a statesman of…

May 14

Full transcript of President Obama’s toast at the Nordic State dinner


Now, we all know that our Nordic friends share a pride in their common Viking heritage, but I think we can all admit that the Vikings could be a little rough. They didn’t always have the best manners at the dining table. Throughout this,…

Apr 27

Donald Trump mispronounces Tanzania, prompting a burn from White House press secretary

Let’s get this out of the way first. It’s TAHN-zuh-nee-ah and not Tahn-ZAH-nee-uh. On Monday, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump gave a rare foreign policy speech at the Mayflower hotel in Washington. During the real estate…

Mar 11

Full Transcript: President Obama’s toast at the Canada state dinner


Good evening, everybody. Bonsoir. On behalf of Michelle and myself, we’d like to welcome you all to the White House as we host Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau, and the Canadian delegation for the first official visit…

Mar 2

Miley Cyrus swears she will leave the country if Donald Trump is president

Just when the GOP establishment was finally trying to take down Republican front-runner Donald Trump, leave it to Miley Cyrus to complicate things.The “Wrecking Ball” singer and prominent twerker has vowed to leave the country if The…

Jan 14

Edith Childs, the surprising star of President Obama's State of the Union address

She isn’t Dana Carvey’s church lady. Edith S. Childs, the 66-year-old Greenwood, South Carolina councilwoman who coined the 2008 Obama campaign slogan “Fired Up! Ready to Go!,” won the State of the Union meme contest last night. Didn’t…

Sep 26

Full Transcript: Chinese President Xi Jinping’s toast at the Chinese State dinner


Chinese President Xi Jinping through a translator. Mr. President and Mrs. Obama, ladies and gentlemen, dear friends, good evening. It gives me great pleasure to attend this grand dinner. On behalf of the Chinese delegation and in the name…

Sep 26

Complete guest list for the state dinner in honor of Chinese President Xi Jinping

The complete guest list as provided by the White House for the state dinner honoring the Chinese President Xi Jinping. The President and Mrs. Obama His Excellency Xi Jinping and Madame Peng Liyuan The Honorable Madeleine Albright, Former…

Sep 25

Tonight’s state dinner is the inaugural for social secretary Deesha Dyer

At a media preview on Thursday of the menu and place settings for Friday’s state dinner honoring Chinese President Xi Jinping, White House social secretary Deesha Dyer didn’t have time to linger. She greeted the reporters and photographers…

Sep 24

Ne-Yo will perform at the state dinner in honor of Chinese President Xi Jinping

Besides the glittery guest list and the sumptuous menu, one of the most intriguing details of a state dinner is the entertainment. Will the White House go sort of traditional (the cast of your pop-pop’s favorite musical, “Jersey Boys”) or…

Sep 23

‘Empire’ creator Lee Daniels is attending the state dinner for Chinese President Xi


Pen Lee Daniels, co-creator of the addictive Fox series “Empire” and director of the White House behind-the-scenes movie “The Butler,” into the list of celebs attending the state dinner in honor of Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday…

Apr 21

Waka Flocka Flame has announced that he’s running for president. Of the United States.


Watch out, Hillary. Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame has announced his candidacy for president of the United States. He’s running for office in 2016 and made his campaign public in a video interview with Rolling Stone released on 4/20. He…