white house communications

Defiant John Kelly continues to misrepresent his handling of Rob Porter scandal

White House chief of staff John Kelly continued to misrepresent his handling of the dismissal of former top aide Rob Porter on Friday, defiantly obfuscating on exactly what he knew -- and when -- about the extent of the abuse allegations against Porter's two ex-wives. In some instances, Kelly even directly contradicted some of the White House's public statements delivered last month.

Trump frustrated with Hicks' role in Porter scandal

President Donald Trump has grown increasingly frustrated with Hope Hicks, his communications director and one of his closest confidantes, amid the fallout from the Rob Porter scandal, people familiar with the matter say.

Why the White House has two press teams

A second, inner White House press team? How North Korea is on President Trump's agenda this week. And why we shouldn't underestimate the influence of the retired Harry Reid.