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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will hold an on-camera press briefing at 3:30 p.m. ET on Monday, the White House announced in an update to its press schedule. An earlier update scheduled the briefing for 3:00 p.m.
Right-wing provocateur Ann Coulter attacked former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on Monday after Gingrich advised the President not to listen to Coulter and said she was preventing Trump from making progress on immigration legislation.
In a widely-covered and well-attended speech that focused on her “for the people” campaign slogan, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) captioned a campaign launch event Sunday with a simple message: “America, we are better than this.”
On the heels of caving to Democrats over his demands for border wall money — which did not bear fruit, aside from a record-breaking partial government shutdown — Donald Trump bombarded Twitter on Sunday with waves of presidential misinformation.
Roger Stone on Sunday attempted to defend himself against charges that he lied to Congress, saying that “any failure of memory on my part was without intent and would be immaterial” to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.
Julian Castro, the former secretary of Housing and Urban Development and a candidate for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, urged former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz on Sunday to “think about the negative impact” of running for president as an independent candidate.