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Author Archives: Keith Koffler

Trump Cancels White House Christmas Party for Press Corps

Well, there’s no Christmas party for the White House press corps this year. President Trump has nixed it. Every year, the press is invited to feast on White House delicacies, have cocktails, and then meet and get a photo with the first lady and the president. I’ve been to many of these parties – although… Continue Reading

Trump Schedule || Thursday, December 13, 2018

11:45 am || Meets with Secretary of State Pompeo2:00 pm || Meets with governors-elect; Cabinet Room2:30 pm || Participates in a signing event for an Executive Order establishing the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council; Roosevelt Room5:15 pm || Attends a White House Christmas party8:30 pm || Attends a White House Christmas party All times Eastern Continue Reading

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Sports Illustrated Selects Christine Blasey Ford to Deliver Anti-Sex Abuse Award

Why must sports outlets get into politics? ESPN has become the CNN of the sports world. Now Sports Illustrated is getting all “woke.” From the Washington Examiner: Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, was selected by Sports Illustrated to present an award honoring the first gymnast… Continue Reading

In Memory of Tom Harman

I want to tell you about a wonderful man who had a remarkable influence on my life, and on so many others. Thomas Hiser Harman of Centerville, Virginia, was my first editor. I didn’t go to journalism school. Tom Harman was my journalism school. He died last Thursday, December 6 at the age of only… Continue Reading

Steel Industry Soars on Wings of Trump’s Tariffs

Well what do you know? Level the playing field a bit, and American manufacturers can compete. According to the Washington Examiner: U.S. steel mills have seen almost a 5 percent jump in shipments so far this year, a sign that it’s benefiting from stiff 25 percent tariffs on imports the Trump administration imposed last year. … Continue Reading

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CNN’s Camerota Asks Hickenlooper if He’s Right for Dems in 2020 as a White Guy

Well, given the emphasis among Democrats of identity politics and “intersectionality,” it’s a fair question. Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper told Aliysn Camerota that he’s leaning toward running for president.  “Is it time to have somebody of color, and a woman, and somebody young, and somebody more establishment?” she wanted to know. “I think that… Continue Reading

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