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Trump cancels visit for the few Philadelphia Eagles who actually wanted to visit the White House

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President Donald Trump didn’t want to play with the Philadelphia Eagles, anyway. He canceled the White House visit from the Super Bowl champs — after most of the team said they weren’t going to show up.

The sudden, perplexing cancellation follows a proposed boycott from some members of the team over the president’s insistence that players and coaches stand during the national anthem.

According to The New York Times, White House officials noted that fewer than 10 team members were locked in to attend the event on the South Lawn on Tuesday. So, Trump decided to ditch the whole thing. Read more…

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Michelle Wolf’s White House roast denounced by the people who booked her

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As you’d expect, comedian Michelle Wolf was hired to deliver some provocative jokes at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

Wolf roasted everyone from Trump, to the administration, and the media in her searing address on Saturday night. 

Wolf’s roast was shortly met with criticism, particularly for its jabs at White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ physical appearance, which attracted the ire of pundits who said the comments were too mean.

“Watching a wife and mother be humiliated on national television for her looks is deplorable,” MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski wrote on Twitter.  Read more…

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A Trump aide perfectly captured the FBI disaster by texting 2 emoji

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It looks like White House was in total chaos following the news that Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey.

How bad was it? Too crazy for words. 

“When asked Tuesday night for an update on the unfolding situation, one top White House aide simply texted a reporter two fireworks emoji,” according to a juicy story from Washington Post. The piece claims the White House was totally unprepared for the fallout and had to scramble to put together a response. 

The president was “irate” as he watched coverage of the firing on TV, the Post reported. Here’s a “West Wing official” on how it went down: Read more…

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Leonardo DiCaprio used a standard, office file folder for his climate march sign, lol

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Look, let me start by saying Leonardo DiCaprio has done a lot to combat climate change. 

He produced a climate change documentary titled Before the Flood that dropped in 2016. He has a foundation “dedicated to the long-term health and wellbeing of all Earth’s inhabitants.” The foundation has given $61 million to causes that align with that mission statement. He talks about climate change all the time. And, also, he was among the ~200,000 people in Washington, D.C. on Saturday to protest a White House that very much does not share his (scientifically valid) concern for the damage people are doing to the climate. Read more…

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This resistance group is sending Trump notes on toilet paper

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If Trump toilet paper isn’t enough for you, sending the new president a pertinent message on TP and other bathroom items might do the trick.

A group of activist friends based out of New York City frustrated with the results of November’s election are facilitating a sh*tshow of sorts straight to Donald Trump’s mailbox at the White House.

If you write a message on toilet paper, a pad or a tampon, the group will mail it to D.C. as part of their “Million Mile Message” campaign. For $10, it’s act of resistance that’s a bit different to sending a postcard or letter.  

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Melissa McCarthy is back and super mad as Sean Spicer on 'SNL'

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Melissa McCarthy returned to Saturday Night Live to bring us the gift that is her impression of White House Press Secretary Sean “Spicy” Spicer — and things got physical. 

McCarthy opened the night’s briefing by assuring the press corps that they needn’t worry: This was going to be the “new Spicy.” A calm Spicy. One that definitely wouldn’t throw wads of chewed gum at reporters and attack them with a leaf blower. 

Cutting back on the gum to just one piece this week#SNL pic.twitter.com/E6XjzLunFs

— Saturday Night Live (@nbcsnl) February 12, 2017 Read more…

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Elon Musk defends meeting with Trump: 'Does not mean I agree'

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Elon Musk, one of the tech leaders that joined President Donald Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum in December 2016, will not be leaving just yet, despite not being too happy with some of the Trump administration’s decisions. 

On Friday, Musk posted a public note explaining why he didn’t quit the council. 

“Advisory councils simply provide advice and attending does not mean that I agree with actions by the administration,” he wrote in the note that he shared on Twitter. 

Musk also said he would express his objections to Trump’s recent executive order on immigration — or so-called the “Muslim ban” — at the scheduled council meeting on Friday.  Read more…

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The White House is adding four ‘Skype Seats’ to its press briefings

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Among the revelations at Sean Spicer’s first official White House briefing as press secretary was the newly minted administration’s plans to add a quartet of so-called “Skype Seats” to the room beginning this week. The addition is an attempt to open the traditionally closed-off briefing up to reporters outside of the White House walls. According to Spicer, the… Read More

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Kellyanne Conway: lies are “alternative facts” and if the press says otherwise, there's gonna be trouble

Donald Trump’s press secretary Sean Spicer inaugurated his first day on the job by telling easily falsifiable lies about the relative sizes of the Trump inauguration crowds and those of the Obama administration.
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