Tag Archives: White House

What? No way! Guess what Secret Service blames for WH fence jumper foul-up

http://twitter.com/#!/iowahawkblog/status/516963742806859776 Hey, so, remember that time the Secret Service let a crazy man jump a fence and run around inside the White House? Well, according to Secret Service director Julia Pierson, that whole headache could’ve been managed much better … if only they’d had more money! You caught that right? She just blamed "funding constraints" — S.M (@redsteeze) September 30, 2014 @JonahNRO "funding constraints" —- drink! — pinecohen (@pinecohen) September 30, 2014 Am I reading this right? The Secret […]

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‘Awkward’: White House reporters get sent to their room

http://twitter.com/#!/beddog3310/status/468525529592004608 President Obama didn’t want any press around while he was hitting up the one-percenters for big bucks, so he sent them to their room. No word on whether they got supper beforehand. http://twitter.com/#!/BethDeFalco/status/468526290727759873 Careful, you might get a “time out” on top of everything. A picture says a thousand words. http://twitter.com/#!/MenaH18/status/468526678843465728 http://twitter.com/#!/SarcasticBull/status/468527210660261888 http://twitter.com/#!/n8sebaka/status/468529167529938944 Heh. Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/05/19/awkward-white-house-press-gets-sent-to-its-room-while-obama-fundraises/

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‘Hold me closer, tiny dancer’: Obama-Carney hug breaks new awkwardness mold [pics]

http://twitter.com/#!/BethanyBowra/status/472447103487057920 Well, kids, it’s the end of an era. As Twitchy reported, Jay Carney is stepping down as White House press secretary. Dan Pfeiffer is pretty upset about it, but nobody’s sadder than President Obama (he’s sadder than hell, dontcha know), who clung to Carney in a tender embrace: http://twitter.com/#!/RickSheridan/status/472444494596411392 Uhhhh … http://twitter.com/#!/senatorshoshana/status/472446986688688129 http://twitter.com/#!/seanagnew/status/472443571602456576 A few tweeters couldn’t help but be reminded of another famous awkward moment: http://twitter.com/#!/TheBrandonMorse/status/472444102324142080 Shudder. Hopefully these clever captions will help you purge […]

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‘Let them wear Spanx!’ Fashionistas gush over FLOTUS at WH design workshop

http://twitter.com/#!/NoahCRothman/status/519914465526296576 First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a “fashion education” event at the White House today: Watch live: The First Lady encourages students at the #FashionEdu Workshop to #ReachHigher for a college degree → http://t.co/3YOBxGAiN9 — The First Lady (@FLOTUS) October 8, 2014 "In these dresses…we see the incredible promise that lies within our next generation." —The First Lady at the #FashionEdu Workshop — The First Lady (@FLOTUS) October 8, 2014 Anna Wintour, Eva Chen, Jenna Lyons, DVF […]

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‘Admin is pissed off beyond belief’: Time for Wasserman Schultz to ‘say bye’?

http://twitter.com/#!/Tark31/status/512359011300032512 We’re guessing … not all that great. Politico’s Edward-Isaac Dovere has a new post up suggesting that there’s trouble in prog paradise: Dems turn on DWS – my exclusive inside story on how the party lost confidence in DNC chair http://t.co/tRnxUcfOST — Edward-Isaac Dovere (@IsaacDovere) September 17, 2014 From Politico: Long-simmering doubts about her have reached a peak after two recent public flubs: criticizing the White House’s handling of the border crisis and comparing the tea party […]

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‘The Ego Has Landed’: White House’s ‘game day’ tweet is just what you’d expect [photo]

The White House would like to remind you that the president doesn’t spend all of his time playing golf. Everything is always about him. https://t.co/rSVeqnxs97 — Dan McLaughlin (@baseballcrank) February 7, 2016 Indeed it is. Where would we be without a president who understands that the citizens need to see a picture of him at every event, on every occasion? https://twitter.com/citizenhelms/status/696389863436902400 .@WhiteHouse I am reminded of Uncle Rico, except Uncle Rico actually played football once pic.twitter.com/tSH7lrl3NA — […]

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‘I’d Kick Bigtime Ass!’: Cher outraged at White House security lapses

Secret Service suffers from budget cuts & mismanagement.I have Bullet Proof glass in my house, HOW CAN THE PRES & FAM. NOT HAVE IT. OUTRAGES — Cher (@cher) September 30, 2014 During today’s House Oversight Committee hearing with Secret Service director Julia Pierson, GOP Rep. John Mica encouraged the White House to install an inexpensive ADT security system. Singer Cher has chimed in as well, calling it outrageous that the White House doesn’t have bulletproof glass. Even […]

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‘That’ll teach them’: Jay Carney says White House is ‘appalled’ by deadly violence in Kiev [pics, video]

http://twitter.com/#!/E4Hotel/status/435854657827921920 Kiev is literally on fire: http://twitter.com/#!/AP/status/435841178094026753 http://twitter.com/#!/Interpreter_Mag/status/435845557077024768 http://twitter.com/#!/AP/status/435846008560689153 http://twitter.com/#!/fieldproducer/status/435851833316507648 http://twitter.com/#!/WilliamsJon/status/435852568468938752 http://twitter.com/#!/lev_poliakov/status/435855101962752000 http://twitter.com/#!/RBPundit/status/435858561839529984 http://twitter.com/#!/jpodhoretz/status/435859955006963712 And what’s the White House doing while this is all going on? http://twitter.com/#!/stephenkruiser/status/435843980132376576 President Obama speech earlier today certainly suggests that his priorities are fuel efficiency and climate change. But Jay Carney assures us that the White House is paying attention to Ukraine. In fact, it’s appalled: http://twitter.com/#!/TheRickWilson/status/435853470420455424 http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/435853620542574592 “Appalled.” That’s just the sort of strong language we’ve come to expect from the Obama […]

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‘Never his fault!’ Can you guess who WH blames for Obama’s missing remarks?

http://twitter.com/#!/CaptYonah/status/524616637841162240 In Chicago last night for a DNC fundraiser, President Obama told his audience what happened when he went back to his pre-White-House pad: President Barack Obama had a chance to visit his house in Chicago, Illinois when he was in the city for a some campaign appearances on Monday and he was apparently greeted by a stack of “unpaid bills.” … “One of the nice things about being home is actually that it’s a little bit like […]

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