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White House takes steps to plug staff leaks

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Kellyanne Conway has said President Donald Trump wants to make personnel changes to grapple with what he regards as a constant stream of leaks.
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White House staff brace for personnel moves after leak

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The leak of a White House press aide's flippant comments about John McCain's terminal cancer has uncorked long-simmering tensions in the communications and press offices, with staffers anticipating potential personnel changes to come as soon as Friday. The furor over White House aide Kelly Sadler's remarks set off jockeying within the West Wing and among former administration officials and close advisers to the White House to lay blame on others. Among officials, there's a sense that a few staffers will pay the price, even if there's no evidence they were involved in the Sadler leak. In...
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White House cancels daily press shop staff meeting following damaging McCain joke leak

White House cancels daily press shop staff meeting following damaging McCain joke leak

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The White House communications team canceled its large daily staff meeting following the recent leak of an offensive comment made about Sen. John McCain by a press shop aide.
A smaller group of top communications staffers, rather than the full group of approximately 30 employees, met on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, The New York Times reported.
On Wednesday, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called recent leaks "disgusting" and said she is prepared to fire the culprits.
The White House communications team canceled its large daily staff meeting following the recent leak of an...
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The White House Can't Shake John McCain Remark as It Hunts Leakers Instead of Apologizing

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A West Wing aide's morbid remark about gravely ill Sen. John McCain has not yielded widespread White House soul searching. Instead it has produced a push to fire those responsible for leaking that story and others that have bedeviled President Donald Trump's administration.
Nearly a week after Kelly Sadler dismissed McCain's opinion on Trump's CIA nominee during a closed-door meeting by saying “he's dying anyway,” a torrent of criticism has rained down upon the White House. The administration has repeatedly declined to publicly apologize, but the fallout has shaken the West Wing, where the...
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Responding to Leaks, White House Limits Number of Staff in Daily Meeting

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A joke about Senator John McCain's illness made at a meeting of White House communications staff last week was leaked, causing an uproar.
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Trump praises NFL's new rule against anthem protests, says protesters should...

Trump praises NFL's new rule against anthem protests, says protesters should 'maybe' leave the US

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