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Team Trump Excuses for the Don Jr. Meeting Go From Bad to Worse
According to a source familiar with the situation, speaking to The Daily Beast on the condition of anonymity to discuss the matter, Kushner claims that he did not ...

Daily Beast — July 22, 2017


How 'Calculating and Methodical' R. Kelly Groomed A 'Naive' Young ...
It was DeRogatis, who, having received the tape from an anonymous source in 2000, turned it over to police. TMZ's sources, say the unidentified 20-year-old met  ...

Daily Beast — July 22, 2017


As Syria Rebels Learn from Media the CIA Cut Them Off, Al Qaeda ...
A fourth commander, who asked to remain anonymous, told The Daily Beast U.S. officials had not said anything about a cut-off of aid or what would follow.

Daily Beast — July 22, 2017


The John McCain I Know Will Make the Most of This Moment
When he launched his 2000 presidential campaign, I spoke on background to several of his Republican colleagues who disliked him intensely, in part because  ...

Daily Beast — July 22, 2017


Trump Team Met Russian Accused of International Hacking ...
The private investigator, though, said he recovered a copy of the data on a thumb drive provided by an anonymous source, and found it consisted of gigabytes of ...

Daily Beast — July 15, 2017


You May Have To Wait For Tamron Hall and Megyn Kelly's Daytime ...
... asked not to be named so as not to antagonize Hall or her pugnacious business partners, Harvey Weinstein and his brother Bob. “But look at the landscape of ...

Daily Beast — July 15, 2017


Fox News Revels in CNN's Pain Over Reddit User's 'Blackmail'
According to a source familiar with the situation, Kaczynski's wife and parents are scared after receiving more than 50 telephone calls each in the past two days, ...

Daily Beast — July 8, 2017


Trump Aides on Podesta Tweet: 'No Idea What He Is Talking About'
Officials spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not cleared to discuss the bizarre tweet. According to those present, the only world leader at the  ...

Daily Beast — July 8, 2017


How the Trump Administration Undercuts Its Heavyweights
... interjects his concern over Qatar's alleged misdeeds at low-level meetings of National Security Council staff, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Daily Beast — July 1, 2017


Meet Jeff Tutorials, the 16-Year-Old 'Grand Theft Auto' Glitch ...
Jeff, who declined to give his last name and claimed to be 16 years old, told The Daily Beast that he's set to become a senior in high school and runs a YouTube ...

Daily Beast — July 1, 2017


Spies Fear Trump's First Meeting With Putin
The official insisted on anonymity as a condition of denying the allegations. But Trump has remained diffident in his public comments about Moscow, even after ...

Daily Beast — July 1, 2017


State Department Offers Last-Minute Reversal on Travel-Ban Policy ...
“Upon further review, fiancés would now be included as close family members,” the official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, was quoted as saying.

Daily Beast — July 1, 2017


Does Trump Know the First Thing About Health Care? Aide: 'He ...
The president's close aides and political advisers, six of whom spoke to The Daily Beast on the condition of anonymity in order to speak freely, would beg to ...

Daily Beast — July 1, 2017


White House Threatened Syria While Trump Yawned, Insiders Say
One of the senior administration officials said Trump himself helped craft the statement and was instrumental in sending it out and letting it stand on its own for  ...

Daily Beast — July 1, 2017


Mitch McConnell's Plan to Hide Trumpcare's Pain Until After Midterms
Senate Democratic aides who spoke on background were not sure that the steps the bill takes to shore up markets for the next two elections would work when ...

Daily Beast — July 1, 2017


Report: Shooter at GOP Baseball Practice Had List of Names - The ...
The source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, did not reveal the names of the other lawmakers but said they had been briefed on the situation. Scalise ...

Daily Beast — June 18, 2017


Is This American Ally Backing Torture and Forced Disappearances?
One man who has been following the situation in al Riyyan closely, and asked to remain anonymous, said that the abuses start with a “welcoming ceremony” in ...

Daily Beast — June 12, 2017


Top U.S. Diplomat in China Resigns Over Trump's Climate Stance ...
The official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Rank announced his decision Monday and was promptly told he'd have to leave his post immediately ...

Daily Beast — June 8, 2017


The Obscene Memes That Dashed These Harvard Students' Dreams
One incoming freshman and member of the official Class of 2021 Facebook group, who asked to remain anonymous, told the Daily Beast that “everyone started ...

Daily Beast — June 6, 2017


Report: Manchester Bomber Met With ISIS Unit in Libya - The Daily ...
... communications with members of the group after returning to Manchester, a European intelligence chief said, speaking on the condition of anonymity.

Daily Beast — June 4, 2017


Trump Aides 'Dreading' a Return of 'Trainwreck' Corey Lewandowski
Officials spoke on the condition of anonymity so as to speak freely. No formal announcement has been made yet, and White House press secretary Sean Spicer ...

Daily Beast — June 3, 2017


The Secret Sorority at Penn State's Deadly Hazing Party
“Obviously, no one died,” said one alumni, who asked not to be named. The national office also refused to elaborate on details of the alleged hazing, but ...

Daily Beast — May 30, 2017


Who Killed Sister Cathy? All Your 'The Keepers' Unanswered ...
... space that people could come to and give more information, then people who had been afraid to talk or spoke off-the-record were willing to go on-the-record.

Daily Beast — May 22, 2017


Donald Trump Talked Michael Flynn Into White House Job—and ...
... him absolutely should not happen. Those sources said Trump didn't believe Flynn should be under investigation in the first place. Get The Beast In Your Inbox !

Daily Beast — May 19, 2017


Is Lawrence O'Donnell Facing The Chop at MSNBC?
... from Griffin or Lack on whether they want to keep his 6 -year-old program on the outlet's prime-time schedule, according to a source familiar with the situation.

Daily Beast — May 17, 2017


Report: Callista Gingrich Top Choice for Vatican Ambassador - The ...
An administration official said the White House is awaiting a review from the Office of Government Ethics. Gingrich is a devout Catholic and is credited with ...

Daily Beast — May 17, 2017


Is Lawrence O'Donnell Facing the Chop at MSNBC?
... from Griffin or Lack on whether they want to keep his six-year-old program on the outlet's prime-time schedule, according to a source familiar with the situation.

Daily Beast — May 17, 2017


The Daily Beast
... appropriate to reach out to the fired National Security Adviser, according to a source close to Flynn and a Trump administration official with direct knowledge of  ...

Daily Beast — May 11, 2017


This Beer Company Tried To Use LeBron James To Market Their ...
A source close to James said his camp may consider legal action against the brewing company's use of the basketball All-Star. There are personal reasons for  ...

Daily Beast — May 9, 2017


Report: US Looking to Boost Presence in Afghanistan for Taliban Fight
Citing U.S. officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity, the Post reported the plan would give the Pentagon more power in dealing with the Taliban, both in  ...

Daily Beast — May 9, 2017


Trump and Bannon 'Personally Intervened' to Save Seb Gorka
... but he isn't part of the [National Security Council] policy making process,” a senior administration official said of Gorka last month, adding that his contributions ...

Daily Beast — May 8, 2017


ICE Boss To Take Private Prison Gig - The Daily Beast
“Dan is a person of great honor and a strong ethical code,” said a source close to Ragsdale. “I have no doubt he will bring great deal of integrity to the process to ...

Daily Beast — May 8, 2017


DeMint Loyalists Purged in Heritage Foundation 'Bloodletting'
Less than an hour later, all four were removed from the Heritage website's staff list. A source familiar with the situation said they tendered their resignations at the  ...

Daily Beast — May 8, 2017


Trump Joins Saudi Arabia, Arab Leaders for Potential Anti-Iran ...
Senior administration officials said Saudi Arabia has invited leaders who “who share the values and the ideas and the visions… President Trump shares,” to ...

Daily Beast — May 8, 2017


Trump to Visit Saudi Arabia, Israel, Vatican on First Foreign Trip ...
The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the president's travel. The officials said it's a message to Iran that countries in the region are unified ...

Daily Beast — May 8, 2017


Web's Worst Job? Facebook Hires 3,000 to Watch for Murders So ...
A Facebook spokesperson, speaking on background, wouldn't say if any of the 3,000 new content screeners would enjoy full employee status, or if they would ...

Daily Beast — May 8, 2017


White House Weighs Kicking Out Sebastian Gorka - The Daily Beast
... him as a good spokesperson for the administration, but he isn't part of the NSC policy making process,” a senior administration official said of Gorka.

Daily Beast — April 29, 2017


Trump's Only Playing the Madman With North Korea - The Daily Beast
“That was deliberate,” a senior administration official said, a prominent mention that the Trump administration would be willing to help Pyongyang feed its ...

Daily Beast — April 29, 2017


Amber Heard and Elon Musk Launch Their Relationship on Instagram
They are making plans for that.” The comments were swiftly dismissed by sources close to the couple, who are both recently divorced. Heard's split from the actor ...

Daily Beast — April 25, 2017


White House Vows New Zombie-Trumpcare 'Showdown' - The Daily ...
"'Zombie Trumpcare' is exactly that: a zombie,” a House Republican aide vented to The Daily Beast earlier this month. “Slow-moving, [and] disintegrating.” ...

Daily Beast — April 22, 2017


Report: Russian Think Tank Made Plan to Sway 2016 U.S. Election ...
But one official who spoke on the condition of anonymity said it was these documents that prompted Obama to warn of a “fake news” campaign by Russia ahead ...

Daily Beast — April 22, 2017


Border Trip Reveals Homeland Sec. Kelly—Attorney General ...
The source said many of his childhood acquaintances died in their teens from drug overdoses—including overdoses on opioids—and that made the issue ...

Daily Beast — April 22, 2017


Love Drove This Mom to Selling Meth and Then Death - The Daily ...
“Monique started getting fronted meth to where she could support her own habit and went on to sell it,” the source said. “She was like the runner girl for the white ...

Daily Beast — April 22, 2017


Is Bill O'Reilly Out at Fox? - The Daily Beast
“Fox News is preparing to cut ties with star anchor Bill O'Reilly, according to people close to the situation, after revelations that he and Fox parent 21st Century ...

Daily Beast — April 19, 2017


British Reality TV Star's Boyfriend Wanted For Questioning Over ...
The 25-year-old, who asked not to be named, told the London Evening Standard: “It was very, very packed in there. All of a sudden down at the back bit of the ...

Daily Beast — April 19, 2017


The Racists, the Arabs, and the Appalled in Marine Le Pen's ...
“You have to always stay calm,” said Abdelhamid, who did not want his last name used. “Before us, our prophet Mohamed suffered much more than we do.

Daily Beast — April 19, 2017


New Power Center in Trumpland: The 'Axis of Adults' - The Daily Beast
But she told CNN that she talks regularly with the president, and one of the senior administration officials said her views are melded into the developing ...

Daily Beast — April 19, 2017


Sources Shoot Down Report That Kylie Minogue Is Dating Prince ...
Sources close to Prince Andrew have told The Daily Beast that rumors he is dating singer Kylie Minogue are a “load of rubbish” after an Australian magazine  ...

Daily Beast — April 19, 2017


Despite Bombings, Egypt's Martyred Christian Church Celebrates ...
“The metal detector was working but we were not stopped anyway,” said David's father, who did not want his name used. The policemen were not paying ...

Daily Beast — April 16, 2017


Hillary Clinton's Back, and She's Speaking for the Majority - The ...
It's a powerful juxtaposition,” says the former aide, who did not want to be identified getting too far out front of where the ever-cautious Clinton is in her thinking.

Daily Beast — April 14, 2017


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