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Growing list of defense industry executives tapped for Pentagon ...
A source close to the White House noted Esper's nomination could create a "very interesting" situation given that his position would require him to sit on the ...

Washington Examiner — July 20, 2017


House Democrats re-introduce Senate Russia sanctions bill in push ...
... in the House to move on a resolution of disapproval to block the administration from lifting sanctions," a senior Republican aide told the Washington Examiner.

Washington Examiner — July 15, 2017


West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey to announce Senate ...
A source close to the attorney general confirmed that it would be to launch his race for the U.S. Senate. An election video he later put up said, "Morrisey's got grit.

Washington Examiner — July 15, 2017


Trump personal attorney Marc Kasowitz lashes out at critic in email ...
ProPublica, which published a critical story Tuesday of Kasowitz said that a retired public relations professional who asked not to be identified saw a segment on ...

Washington Examiner — July 15, 2017


Senate to examine Trump workplace policy team
"We're expecting fireworks," said one trade association lobbyist who requested anonymity. Republicans are hoping to use the hearing to make the case that ...

Washington Examiner — July 15, 2017


Rachel Maddow reveals 'red hot' Trump-Russia document likely a ...
... that a similar pattern of dots on the document sent to her by an anonymous source matches that of an NSA document published last month by the Intercept in a ...

Washington Examiner — July 8, 2017


Obama working behind the scenes to rebuild Democratic Party
According to an anonymous source in the DNC, Obama jokingly told Perez, "Hey man, it's only the future of the world in your hands." Working out of his D.C. ...

Washington Examiner — July 3, 2017


Pro-Trump group to pull ads attacking Sen. Dean Heller
A senior Republican aide said Heller has always been open to negotiating aspects of the bill, which he has criticized due to the cuts it imposes on Medicaid.

Washington Examiner — July 1, 2017


Senate leadership scrambles to lock down healthcare votes
A senior Republican aide told the Washington Examiner that talks are continuing with the Republican conference and with the Congressional Budget Office on ...

Washington Examiner — July 1, 2017


Trump legal team delays filing complaints against Comey until 'the ...
"The complaint and other submissions will be filed at the appropriate time," a source close to the legal team told the Washington Examiner on Wednesday.

Washington Examiner — July 1, 2017


Pro-Trump group 'not giving' Sen. Dean Heller 'a second chance' on ...
... highlight Heller's stance on the healthcare bill this week regardless of whether he ultimately embraces the bill, according to two people familiar with the plan.

Washington Examiner — July 1, 2017


LCS loses out in Senate panel's defense bill
"We found that testimony compelling," said the aide who briefed the details of the committee's National Defense Authorization Act on the condition of anonymity.

Washington Examiner — July 1, 2017


Toronto hotel to shed Trump brand after buyout deal
Trump Hotel signage may come down as early as August 1, and sources familiar with the situation told Bloomberg that the hotel will likely become one of Marriott ...

Washington Examiner — July 1, 2017


James Comey visits the New York Times building for charity event
A person close to him said he and wife went to ceremony for CASA at Covington & Burling in NYT building.— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) June 23, 2017.

Washington Examiner — June 23, 2017


Rep. Steve Scalise out of ICU after baseball shooting, remains ...
According to a source familiar with the situation, Scalise has been moved out of the ICU and remains in fair condition. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said ...

Washington Examiner — June 23, 2017


Insurance penalties excluded from GOP healthcare bill
"Everybody wants insurance," a senior Republican aide said on a call with reporters shortly after the bill was released to the public. "The benefit of what we are ...

Washington Examiner — June 22, 2017


House moves to boost aircraft carrier fleet
... way to get to 12 and stay at 12 is three-year centers," said a committee staff member, who spoke about the legislation details on the condition of anonymity.

Washington Examiner — June 20, 2017


Russia's new cyber weapon turns up the heat on US efforts
This, the source said, "is Phase 1: Panic Mode. Which leads shortly to Phase 2: Assurance mode. This is when the owners and operators explain how they are ...

Washington Examiner — June 19, 2017


Daily on Healthcare, presented by Coalition for Contact Lens ...
According to a senior Democratic aide, a number of Senators plan to make a series of unanimous consent requests to attempt to force the House-passed ...

Washington Examiner — June 19, 2017


Sheriff David Clarke won't take a role with DHS
A person close to the matter told the Post that delays in appointing Clarke were part of the reason why he opted out. Trump met with Clarke in Wisconsin last ...

Washington Examiner — June 18, 2017


Trump legal team denies president's tweet confirmed investigation
... Russian collusion had expanded his probe to include obstruction of justice claims levied at the president, a source close to Trump's legal team said on Friday.

Washington Examiner — June 18, 2017


Trump tweets against Russia investigation make even friendly ...
Both Republicans requested anonymity because they did not want to be publicly critical of the president. Trump since before being inaugurated in January has ...

Washington Examiner — June 17, 2017


Tillerson warns lawmakers about Russia sanctions
The legislation is designed to give President Trump minimal flexibility in deciding if the sanctions must be imposed, according to a Senate Democratic aide ...

Washington Examiner — June 15, 2017


Sen. Dianne Feinstein is right: We need an investigation into Loretta ...
Laughably, "a person close to" Lynch told the New York Times that "use of the bland term [matter] was intended to neither confirm nor deny that the investigation  ...

Washington Examiner — June 12, 2017


Trump attorney to file complaint against James Comey for leaking ...
Marc Kasowitz, Trump's outside counsel, will file the first complaint with the Department of Justice inspector general early next week, a source close to the legal ...

Washington Examiner — June 12, 2017


Hold fire on that story about Trump supposedly not knowing ...
MSNBC's Brian Williams and Nicole Wallace reported Thursday that an anonymous source told them it's unclear if Trump knew about Qatar-based U.S. troops.

Washington Examiner — June 12, 2017


Trump a factor in Democrat's surge in Georgia
I'm done with it," complained one middle-aged man who declined to give his name or discuss his views on the race. The individual commented outside his home ...

Washington Examiner — June 12, 2017


Rep. Eliot Engel: Trump plotting to 'pay back the Kremlin' for 2016 ...
... would not be barred to entry by U.S. law enforcement, according to people who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive diplomatic matters.".

Washington Examiner — June 3, 2017


Trump claims anonymous sources 'made up' by 'fake news writers'
Members of Trump's White House have regularly requested anonymity when speaking to the press. Trump continued his media critique by saying, "Does anyone ...

Washington Examiner — June 3, 2017


The RNC: The newest arm of Trump's counterattack machine
... who like the more than a half-dozen Republican insiders interviewed for this story requested anonymity to avoid publicly criticizing the president or the RNC.

Washington Examiner — June 3, 2017


You're subsidizing a 'five-star' empty shell in Kabul and a failing ...
"At least three of its five solar projects," Reuters reported, "have started restructuring their debt, according to two people familiar with the projects' finances.

Washington Examiner — June 1, 2017


GOP's controversial import tax plan gets a hearing
When the White House introduced a tax reform outline last month, border adjustment was not included, and administration officials said that the concept needed ...

Washington Examiner — May 17, 2017


No sign of an impending 'wave' election
... caused, I think, most people to lose trust in him," said Ellen, who declined to give her last name but described herself as a staunch Hillary Clinton supporter.

Washington Examiner — May 17, 2017


Trump denies Roger Stone told him to fire James Comey
6, 2016. CNN cited an anonymous source that Stone told Trump to get rid of Comey after he appeared at a Senate hearing last week. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ...

Washington Examiner — May 11, 2017


White House fires chief usher, first woman to hold post
Two White House officials confirmed that Reid, hired in late 2011, had been let go. The officials requested anonymity because they were not authorized to ...

Washington Examiner — May 9, 2017


What's going on with the new Comey reports?
According to two sources familiar with the matter — including one in law enforcement — Abedin forwarded only a handful of Clinton emails to her husband for ...

Washington Examiner — May 9, 2017


Heritage Foundation sources say Mike Needham didn't want Jim ...
And while that makes for bloody and compelling theater, according to a person close to Heritage Action, it's an incomplete picture of the conflict. The Washington  ...

Washington Examiner — May 8, 2017


Trump administration plans religious liberty executive action
... sign an executive action on Thursday aimed at removing regulations that apply to religious organizations, a senior administration official said on Wednesday.

Washington Examiner — May 8, 2017


Trump will travel to Israel, the Vatican and Saudi Arabia on first ...
We pray for peace. A senior administration official said the White House had not yet settled on exact dates or cities. But officials said the travel, slated for later this  ...

Washington Examiner — May 8, 2017


Watch: Yates, Clapper say they never leaked information to media ...
Yates and Clapper both deny ever being an anonymous source an anonymous source involving Trump or ...

Washington Examiner — May 8, 2017


Nigerian official: 83 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls have been released
"The location of the girls kept changing since yesterday when the operation to rescue them commenced," said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity  ...

Washington Examiner — May 8, 2017


Trump's Army secretary nominee could withdraw this week, report says
Sources close to the nomination process believe Tennessee state Sen. Mark Green may not have enough support from Republicans and Democrats to be ...

Washington Examiner — May 8, 2017


White House open to healthcare bill changes to woo centrist ...
"Any changes to the substance of the bill at this stage would risk losing a large block of voters," the source said. "The votes are close. Now is the time to whip ...

Washington Examiner — May 8, 2017


Sebastian Gorka to accept role outside White House
Gorka's new role will deal with the "war of ideas" involved in countering radical Islamic extremism, a senior administration official said,...

Washington Examiner — May 1, 2017


Will Steve Bannon take over Heritage after Jim DeMint leaves? Mike ...
A source close to the situation explains that DeMint tried "running the place like a Senate office rather than a think tank." There was frustration that research ...

Washington Examiner — May 1, 2017


Centrist Republicans face growing pressure on Obamacare repeal
But a senior Republican aide said that while the movement was encouraging, they are still looking to lock down the requisite number of votes. Collins said that  ...

Washington Examiner — April 27, 2017


Trump's tax plan faces hurdles on Capitol Hill, even from Republicans
"It's not a plan, it's phony," a veteran House Republican told the Examiner, on condition of anonymity in order to speak candidly. "They're going to lower the rate  ...

Washington Examiner — April 27, 2017


Vulnerable House Republicans caught in Obamacare crossfire
"The issue is on the table but currently under negotiation," a House Republican aide said. Robert King and Kimberly Leonard contributed to this report. American  ...

Washington Examiner — April 25, 2017


The wall is out: Latest GOP offer to avoid shutdown excludes money ...
According to a senior Democratic aide, the latest offer from the GOP "doesn't include any money for a wall." The offer follows signals from the Trump ...

Washington Examiner — April 25, 2017


The wall is out: the latest GOP offer excludes money for a border wall
According to a senior Democratic aide, the latest offer from the GOP "doesn't include money for a wall." But GOP lawmakers said the deal is likely to include ...

Washington Examiner — April 25, 2017


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