Category: white house

White House Places All Blame for ‘Astonishingly Corrupt’ Whitefish Contract on Puerto Rico | Common Dreams

Amid growing outrage over the “astonishingly corrupt” $300 million no-bid contract given to Whitefish Energy to rebuild Puerto Rico’s electrical grid, the Trump White House on Friday denied that the federal government had “any role” in crafting the agreement and placed all responsibility for the deal on shoulders of local Puerto Rican officials—despite language in the contract saying the Federal Emergency Management Agency “reviewed and approved” the agreement.

Source: White House Places All Blame for ‘Astonishingly Corrupt’ Whitefish Contract on Puerto Rico | Common Dreams

Dennis Kucinich Questions White House’s Gas-Attack Narrative (Audio and Video) – Truthdig

The former U.S. Representative tells Jeremy Scahill of The Intercept that militarily and politically, it makes no sense “to engage in a chemical weapons attack.”

Source: Dennis Kucinich Questions White House’s Gas-Attack Narrative (Audio and Video) – Truthdig

Video: Donald Trump, Stephen Bannon, And The “Alt-Right”

The former head of Breitbart, Stephen Bannon, is the chief strategist to the president of the United States, Donald Trump. We are only starting to see how far-reaching the impacts of that relationship will be:John Kerr, Sarah Wasko, Dayanita Ramesh, and Alazar Moges contributed to this video.

Source: Video: Donald Trump, Stephen Bannon, And The “Alt-Right”

Donald Trump: Reince Priebus asked FBI to dispute Russia reports, White House official says – Donald Trump’s America – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Reince Priebus asked the FBI to dispute media reports that Donald Trump’s campaign advisers contacted Russian intelligence agents during the election, a White House official says.

Source: Donald Trump: Reince Priebus asked FBI to dispute Russia reports, White House official says – Donald Trump’s America – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)