The White House insists that only “good genes” and a clear powder are behind President Trump’s glow, but mysteries about his grooming routine abound.
Philip Bump"He has complained that his skin and hair appear too yellow or orange on the screen, according to one person familiar with his views. As a result, events in the White House are now more dimly lit than in previous administrations."
In this exclusive excerpt from Team of Vipers: My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House, a former Trump aide recalls the leaking, the gossiping, and the infighting that made Kellyanne Conway such a formidable player in the White House.
Philip BumpPerhaps as unflattering a portrait of any White House staffer as I've ever seen, regardless of White House.
The low number contradicts statements by Trump administration officials.
Philip BumpSarah Sanders: We caught 4,000 terrorists last year, so we need a wall on the border!
Reality: Six non-Americans on the terror watch list were stopped on the border with Mexico -- a sixth of the number stopped on the border with Canada.
New Jersey prosecutors have collected evidence that supervisors at President Trump’s Garden State golf club may have committed federal immigration crimes — and the FBI as well as special counsel Robert Mueller have played part in the inquiry, the...
Philip Bump"...handed over fraudulent green cards and Social Security numbers that management at the club allegedly procured and gave his clients"
August 15, 2015: Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump Holds A Press Conference And Gives Helicopter Rides To Kids at The Iowa State Fair. Subscribe...
Philip BumpI keep thinking about this exchange this week. In August 2015 I asked Trump how he'd get Congress to pass his legislation.
He waved it off. After all, he had for years managed to get projects zoned in NYC.
President Trump's son told the Senate that negotiations over a Trump Tower in Moscow concluded before his father's campaign took off. The president's former attorney said otherwise in court Thursday.
Philip BumpThis NPR story appears to be wrong. It notes that Trump Jr. told a Senate committee that a deal in Moscow died of "deal fatigue" by 2014.
But that was a deal with the Agalarovs. He was also asked if a deal was in the works in 2015/2016 and said yes.