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The Fox News opinionista preaches to her choir by calling an anonymous source “an enemy of the United States”. Angelo Young Tuesday, May 30, 2017 01:41 ...

Salon — June 17, 2017


“Fox & Friends” claims James Comey might be behind “deep state ...
To be clear, what Comey actually said in his testimony with Grassley was that he had never been “an anonymous source in news reports about matters relating ...

Salon — June 12, 2017


Catcalling is totally cool with Facebook: 5 highlights from the leaked ...
This month, an anonymous source leaked to the Guardian an internal Facebook manual that gives insight into how the social media site decides which posts ...

Salon — May 28, 2017


100 days of Sean Spicer: The White House's press strategy is more ...
“I'm not firing Sean Spicer,” he said, according to someone familiar with the encounter. “That guy gets great ratings. Everyone tunes in.” The Post then explained ...

Salon — April 29, 2017


Trump's White House reportedly feeds lies to the press for fun: “It's a ...
One White House correspondent told the magazine that a Trump transition team official warned him to be wary of White House aides speaking on background.

Salon — April 25, 2017


As the world burns - Salon.com
... and guidance documents that serve as obstacles or impediments to domestic energy production,” according to the official who spoke on background during a ...

Salon — April 3, 2017


Chaos in the West Wing: Donald Trump's management style is a ...
The team didn't put the windows in right,” an anonymous source close to the Trump White House told Axios. And when the lights are turned off, the backbiting  ...

Salon — April 1, 2017


Fox News backs up Devin Nunes, says there's “a smoking gun ...
On Thursday Fox News claimed that an anonymous source had said that “ Republican congressional investigators expect a potential 'smoking gun' establishing ...

Salon — March 29, 2017


Conservatives turn on pundit Tomi Lahren after she says she's pro ...
Also on Saturday, the Daily Caller, citing an anonymous source, reported that Lahren “will likely be leaving” the subscription TV service in September and ...

Salon — March 21, 2017


Trump's ruined credibility: What happens when the White House just ...
The British were understandably displeased that a senior White House official went before the cameras and roped their intelligence services into his defense of  ...

Salon — March 19, 2017


Here's the early climate context for Trump's budget - Salon.com
According to Axios, a senior administration official said the cuts at EPA would be “ transformational cuts, particularly to climate-change programs.” That lines up ...

Salon — March 9, 2017


The blame game: Reince Priebus is on the hot seat for West Wing ...
But White House officials who spoke on a condition of anonymity say that Priebus is taking all the blame. “There's a real frustration among many — including ...

Salon — March 9, 2017


Forget Kellyanne Conway's feet on the couch: Trump's Oval Office ...
... and universities, while having the college presidents serve as strategic partners to the president's “urban agenda,” a senior White House official told Politico.

Salon — March 3, 2017


Donald Trump acts as his own anonymous source in meeting with ...
... “make up stories and make up sources,” President Donald Trump is now depending on favorable coverage that use an anonymous source — namely, himself.

Salon — March 2, 2017


Justice Department warned White House that Gen. Flynn may have ...
... talks with Russia had not included sanctions, Flynn had put himself in a compromising position, according to an anonymous source that spoke with The Post.

Salon — February 18, 2017


Pakistan shuts key border crossing in wake of shrine attack - Salon ...
The Pakistani officials asked to remain anonymous because they are not authorized to brief the media on the record. Earlier, Pakistan closed a border crossing ...

Salon — February 18, 2017


Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns - Salon.com
... it was unclear whether Trump and Pence had been alerted. The people insisted on anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly.

Salon — February 18, 2017


Officials hate each other: 5 disturbing revelations about what's ...
Trump vetoed the idea, according to one person briefed on the matter.” 5. Administration officials can't stand each other, and they're all miserable. “Two visitors ...

Salon — February 18, 2017


President Trump disliked Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer ...
Conway's face “turned to stone,” according to a separate Politico report. A senior White House official later denied this when Politico tried to confirm. Watch the ...

Salon — February 12, 2017


White House for sale: Trump team openly flouts ethics rules in the ...
To review: This was a senior White House official using her taxpayer-funded position to exhort cable news viewers to purchase goods from a private business  ...

Salon — February 9, 2017


“On notice”: U.S. won't elaborate on Trump administration's warning ...
Senior Trump administration officials said they were actively considering a “range of options” including economic measures and increased support for Iran's ...

Salon — February 3, 2017


U.S. military botches online fight against Islamic State - Salon.com
The WebOps workers requested anonymity due to the sensitive nature of the work and because they weren't authorized to speak publicly. The information ...

Salon — February 3, 2017


Liberty acquire Vaughn and Hartley as part of 3-team trade - Salon ...
She's a restricted free agent with the Chicago Sky, but a deal is in the works to send her to Washington, according to two people familiar with the situation.

Salon — January 30, 2017


The future of Israel-U.S. relations may hinge on whether or not ...
The Jewish Week, a New York newspaper, quoted an anonymous source with ties to Trump's presidential transition team as saying high-ranking aides had ...

Salon — January 30, 2017


Trump's immigration curbs no surprise, those affected say - Salon.com
The man, who declined to give his last name for security concerns, said that although he has U.S. residency, he still suffers every time he travels to America.

Salon — January 28, 2017


Should unnamed sources and leaks be taken seriously? - Salon.com
For example, “A source with direct knowledge of the situation who did not want to be identified because she was not authorized to speak to the media” is better ...

Salon — January 28, 2017


Trump to move on border security, immigration enforcement - Salon ...
The officials insisted on anonymity in order to confirm the plans ahead of Trump's official announcement. The president is expected to sign the first actions ...

Salon — January 28, 2017


AP Source: US ends probe of fatal Tesla crash without recall - Salon ...
A person briefed on the matter person says Tesla won't be fined — but the agency will criticize Tesla for confusing customers by calling the semi- autonomous ...

Salon — January 26, 2017


Report: Andy Puzder, Donald Trump's pick for labor secretary, is ...
“He may be bailing,” an anonymous source “plugged into the Trump transition effort” told CNN. “He is not into the pounding he is taking, and the paperwork.”.

Salon — January 20, 2017


Tillerson irks Beijing, muddles policy on South China Sea - Salon.com
The individual was not authorized to speak on the record and demanded anonymity. Restricting Chinese access to contested islands and reefs in the South ...

Salon — January 16, 2017


From startling insight to random insult: A guide to the uses and ...
Another NNSA official, speaking on background to Gizmodo and Defense News, has disputed this report as “inaccurate” while confirming that “there have been ...

Salon — January 16, 2017


Top Trump aide in frequent contact with Russia's ambassador ...
The U.S. official who spoke to The Associated Press was not authorized to confirm the contacts publicly and insisted on anonymity. The Trump team's account of ...

Salon — January 14, 2017


AP source: 2nd VW employee arrested over emissions scheme ...
DETROIT (AP) — A person briefed on the matter says a second Volkswagen employee has been arrested in the company's emissions cheating scandal.

Salon — January 13, 2017


VW emissions-cheating deal could put employees in hot seat ...
... U.S. emissions regulations has been arrested in connection with the company's emissions-cheating scandal, a person briefed on the matter said Monday, Jan.

Salon — January 13, 2017


“Propaganda minister”: Carl Bernstein slams Kellyanne Conway ...
“She does it every day; she has been an anonymous source for the last 10 months particularly during this campaign when it suits her,” Bernstein said of Conway ...

Salon — January 13, 2017


House GOP quietly acknowledges that repealing Obamacare might ...
According to Hill and agency officials speaking on background, the provision does not mean that CBO is blocked from analyzing Obamacare measures but ...

Salon — January 13, 2017


No civil rights charges in police killing of paralyzed man - Salon.com
... officers involved in the fatal shooting of a black man in a wheelchair will not face criminal civil rights charges, U.S. Justice Department officials said Friday.

Salon — January 6, 2017


Trump expected to name lawyer Lighthizer as top trade rep - Salon ...
The transition official was not authorized to publicly confirm Trump's expected decision and insisted on anonymity. Trump returned to New York Monday after ...

Salon — January 5, 2017


Did anyone doubt Donald Trump would have a hand in writing his ...
... inaugural speech and is looking to presidents Ronald Reagan and John F. Kennedy for inspiration, according to three people familiar with the conversation.

Salon — January 2, 2017


Did fake news kill Alexander Hamilton? False information is nothing ...
We're talking about an anonymous source or sources that successfully drives the right content to the right eyeballs. Whether it is meant to discourage and ...

Salon — January 2, 2017


'Obamacare' holding its own: 6.4M signed up so far - Salon.com
Administration officials said they're going to focus on getting more new customers between now and the end of open enrollment Jan. 31. “There are zero signs ...

Salon — December 24, 2016


Trump Organization applies “political pressure” on foreign diplomats ...
According to an anonymous source with knowledge of the arrangements and documentary evidence reviewed by the news site, the decision to move the event  ...

Salon — December 24, 2016


Donald Trump goes to Louisiana to rally Republicans for Senate ...
John Kelly to head the Department of Homeland Security, according to people close to the transition; he officially picked Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt,  ...

Salon — December 15, 2016


Kanye West meets with Donald Trump as Inaugural Committee ...
Last week, an anonymous source — identified as a “Hollywood insider” — told The Wrap that Trump's camp “was in talks with Kid Rock, Ted Nugent, Lee ...

Salon — December 14, 2016


Under Islamic State, Mosul's people faced darkness, dread - Salon ...
Six months ago, it was the internet,” said the station's founder, who asked to be identified only by his first name, Mohammed, for his safety. IS “wanted people to ...

Salon — December 13, 2016


Donald Trump wants to “work something out” for immigrant kids, and ...
But a transition aide, demanding anonymity because he was not authorized to speak on the record, downplayed Trump's comments and said his original ...

Salon — December 13, 2016


Fake news is modern propaganda: In the Trump era, history repeats ...
Even the group's executive director asked to remain anonymous in The Washington Post report, citing fear of being targeted by Russian trolls. Tellingly, the ...

Salon — December 5, 2016


Inauguration to draw those ready to celebrate, commiserate - Salon ...
Another local Airbnb host, who asked that her name not be used to avoid getting in trouble for violating the company's nondiscrimination policy, says she ...

Salon — December 4, 2016


The Latest: Stein to seek presidential recount in Michigan - Salon.com
The former Democratic presidential candidate and her close aides see the recount drive largely as a waste of resources, according to people close to Clinton.

Salon — December 1, 2016


APNewsBreak: US overhauls public land use planning - Salon.com
Administration officials said the changes would improve public involvement and government transparency by adding additional steps to land-use planning.

Salon — December 1, 2016


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