Reince Priebus - updates

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Scaramucci out as Trump's new chief of staff takes reins

Aug 01, 2017 - 6:48 AM

Scaramucci s firing after John Kelly became White House chief of staff are the latest in a series of personal shifts that have made Trump s White House feel more like a soap opera than a presidential administration

Anthony Scaramucci speaks during a press briefing at the White House in Washington,  DC on July 21, 2017. Jim Watson/AFP

Embattled Trump replaces chief of staff

Jul 29, 2017 - 10:59 AM

Reince Priebus has been under fire for months seeing one White House ally after another resign or leave culminating in the departure of press secretary Sean Spicer a week ago

REPLACED. US President Donald Trump has ousted his beleaguered chief of staff Reince Priebus on Friday, July 28. AFP file photos

Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russia

May 29, 2017 - 8:05 AM

Trump: It is my opinion that many of the leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the FakeNews media

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE. This file photo taken on May 23, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump's senior advisor Jared Kushner during a welcome ceremony at the presidential palace in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Thomas Coex/AFP

Trump reassures base in fiery campaign-style speech

Feb 19, 2017 - 8:43 AM

UPDATED At the end of a stormy first month in office the populist billionaire takes the power of the presidency on the road revisiting the style and substance of the campaign trail

COMFORT ZONE. US President Donald Trump addresses a rally at the Orlando Melbourne International Airport on February 18, 2017 in Melbourne, Florida. Gregg Newton/AFP

Trump vows to put aside doubts over business empire

Dec 01, 2016 - 7:25 AM

In one of his trademark pre dawn tweetstorms the Manhattan real estate mogul promises that he will reveal a plan next month to put aside his great business in total in order to fully focus on running the country

EMPIRE. In this file photo, then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the SNHU Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire on November 7, 2016. From left: daughter-in-law Lara Yunaska, son Eric Trump, daughter in law Vanessa Trump, Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, son-in-law Jared Kushner, and Tiffany Trump. Mandel Ngan/AFP

Signs of infighting as Trump weighs key posts

Nov 16, 2016 - 11:05 AM

The high stakes process of filling more than a dozen cabinet posts has been tumultuous by many accounts

US President-elect Donald Trump walks with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) at the Capitol in Washington, DC, on November 10, 2016. Yuri Gripas/AFP

Obama says Trump soon to face sobering 'reality' check

Nov 15, 2016 - 8:11 AM

UPDATED Regardless of what experience or assumptions he brought to the office this office has a way of waking you up

'REALITY CHECK' US President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, November 14, 2016. Saul Loeb/AFP

Trump names media firebrand, top Republican to key posts

Nov 14, 2016 - 7:31 AM

Trump s two sides – the practical dealmaker and the anti establishment provocateur – are on display in his appointments of Steve Bannon and Reince Priebus

TOP POSTS. This combination of pictures created on November 11, 2016 shows Republican National Convention Chairman Reince Priebus (L) and Donald Trump's campaign Chief Executive Officer Stephen K. Bannon. AFP photos

Republicans, in revolt, urge party to de-fund Trump – report

Aug 12, 2016 - 3:45 PM

In a draft letter more than 70 influential Republicans call for an immediate shift of party funding to Senate and House races to aid down ballot Republicans whose own election prospects have been harmed by Trump s unpopularity

FUNDING TRUMP'S CAMPAIGN. The 2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida, USA, August 10, 2016. Photo by Cristobal Herrera/EPA

Republicans mull Clinton amid repeated Trump stumbles

Aug 04, 2016 - 8:35 AM

It is unclear whether the trickle of defections to Clinton s camp will become a flood after a series of bad stumbles by Trump

In this photo, Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton looks on during a campaign rally with democratic vice presidential nominee U.S. Sen Tim Kaine (D-VA) at East High School on July 30, 2016 in Youngstown, Pennsylvania.  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Trump meets with Republican party boss in Washington

Apr 01, 2016 - 1:00 PM

The meeting comes after Donald Trump announced two days ago that he would refuse to support any candidate but himself as nominee in the race for the White House

SURPRISE. Donald Trump, the frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination, meets Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee. File photos from Facebook, EPA

US Republican convention set for mid-July, 2016

Jan 15, 2015 - 10:15 AM

RNC chairman Reince Priebus: A convention in July is a historic success for our party and future nominee

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION. A view of downtown Cleveland, which has been chosen for the 2016 Republican National Convention, on July 8, 2014 in Clevland, Ohio. The 2016 event will be held at the Quicken Loans Arena. Jeff Swensen/Getty Images/AFP

Obama bares executive action on immigration

Nov 21, 2014 - 10:06 AM

UPDATED The immigration plan which the US President says is lawful is expected to shield from deportation up to 5 million of the estimated 11 million undocumented migrants in the US

EXECUTIVE POWER. Obama renewes his vow to use his executive powers to make changes to the immigration system – unless Republicans approve legislation by the end of the year. File photo by AFP/Saul Loeb

Republicans fulfill threat to networks over Hillary

Aug 18, 2013 - 12:39 PM

GOP denies CNN NBC rights to carry presidential primary debates

ELECTION JITTERS. GOP's pre-planning anticipates Clinton run in 2016. In this file photo, US Secretary Hillary Clinton speaks about North Africa, at the Center for Strategic & International Studies, on October 12, 2012 in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP

Republicans blast TV networks for Hillary shows

Aug 07, 2013 - 6:24 PM

GOP committee urges CNN and NBC to abandon film projects on former secretary of state

FRONT RUNNER. Mrs. Clinton has not yet made an announcement

Entertainment wRap: Daft Punk, Cannes, more

Apr 15, 2013 - 7:52 AM

Here is the Entertainment wRap for April 8 to 13

DAFT PUNK. After 8 years, Daft Punk launch their newest album in the small town of Wee Waa. Photo from the Daft Punk Facebook page

US Republicans reboot in bid to close 'digital gap'

Mar 19, 2013 - 8:08 AM

The party s new digital strategy was unveiled as it released its analysis of the November campaign defeat and proposed new strategies for the 2016 presidential election

Photo courtesy of the Republican National Committee.