White House reporter at @WSJ
Trump goes after the Oscars. “And the winner is a movie from South Korea. What the hell was that all about? We’ve got enough problems with South Korea, with trade. And after all that they give them best movie of the year?” Says ‘Gone with the Wind’ (1939) should’ve won instead.
"Mr. Trump grew irate after learning that the classified hearing, which took place on Feb. 13 and was attended by both Democrats and Republicans, occurred before his own meeting on election interference, which occurred the next day, those people said."
Trump refers to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt as a "nice, slim, beautiful-looking man."
Trump tells reporters on AF1 that he is considering Rep. Doug Collins among other candidates to serve as permanent director of national intelligence. Collins is running for Senate against sitting GOP Sen. Loeffler.
NEW: The White House wanted the USS John McCain “out of sight” for Trump’s visit to Japan. A tarp was hung over the ship’s name ahead of the trip, and sailors—who wear caps bearing the ship’s name—were given the day off for Trump’s visit. w @glubold
Trump arrived 30 minutes late to today’s NATO summit, missed his scheduled meetings with at least two world leaders, prompted the secretary general to call an emergency session, held an impromptu 35-minute news conference, and is now leaving for the airport go fly to London.
A software fix to the Boeing 737 MAX was delayed for months as discussions between regulators and Boeing dragged on—and U.S. officials said the government shutdown halted work on the fix for five weeks.
Trump won’t post WH visitor logs, citing “security risks,” & says move will save taxpayers $70K by 2020. One Mar-a-Lago trip costs $2M+.