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17 Mar 2017 – White House cites satire column to tout budget in official newsletter

The White House included a satirical column in its list of news stories meant to promote Trump agenda — apparently ignoring the fact that the column actually [attacks] Trump’s new budget. Friday’s edition of the “1600 Daily” highlighted a Washington Post article by humorist Alexandra Petri with a deceptively positive title: “Trump’s budget makes perfect sense and will

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06 Mar 2017 – The White House copies and pastes a paragraph from an ExxonMobil press release into a Trump statement

A White House press release sent to reporters today contained a paragraph identical to a paragraph in an ExxonMobil press release, published an hour before. The White House release, titled “President Trump Congratulates Exxon Mobil for Job-Creating Investment Program,” applauded the company for new oil refining and chemical manufacturing developments along the coasts of Louisiana

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25 Jan 2017 – Trump White House Senior Staff Have Private RNC Email Accounts

Senior Trump administration staffers, including Kellyanne Conway, Jared Kushner, Sean Spicer and Steve Bannon, had until Wednesday active accounts on a Republican National Committee (RNC) email system, Newsweek has learned. The system (rnchq.org) is the same one the George W. Bush administration was accused of using to evade transparency rules after claiming to have “lost” 22

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