Donald Trump’s presidential campaign announced Thursday that Steven Mnuchin, a former partner at Goldman Sachs who has donated to Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, will serve as his national finance chairman.
White House national security adviser Ben Rhodes is profiled in a New York Times Magazine feature about how Rhodes, who holds a master’s degree in creative writing, became President Obama’s “foreign policy guru.” Here are seven takeaways.
The White House is hoping to use local reporters to advance the prospects of Democratic Senate candidates running against Republican incumbents.
Two local news reporters who interviewed President Obama Monday about the White House campaign to get Merrick Garland on the Supreme Court seemed to treat the occasion like wide-eyed tourists rather than journalists.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest led off his briefing Tuesday with an announcement about President Obama’s impending visit to Flint, Michigan, but he made no mention of the the U.S. Navy SEAL killed by Islamic State militants in Iraq until questioned on the matter.
For the first time in nearly 40 years, a U.S. cruise ship docked in Havana Monday despite protest from Cuban dissidents upon its departure.