Tag Archives: Congress

White House Press Corps, Press Secretary Talk Trump at GWU

An all-star cast gathered in George Washington University’s Jack Morton Auditorium on Monday evening to talk about the Trump presidency with (almost) one year in the history books. What has happened within the first year? What were some of the big moments? What’s in store

The Women in Media: Paula Reed Ward

It’s not every day a local newspaper’s reporting results in the national shaming and subsequent resignation of a congressman. But that is exactly what the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette accomplished last week after publishing a story revealing that now-former Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., an outspoken anti-abortion advocate,

When Propaganda Turns “Presidential”

Last Tuesday, Donald Trump gave a joint address to Congress to discuss his progress so far as president and his plans going forward. Most of the mainstream media reacted quite positively to the speech, deeming Trump “presidential,” and saying his speech was even “inspirational.” But,

Is the President too Powerful? Ask the Media

Although the founding fathers, who denounced monarchy, intended for the Congress to be the most powerful institution in government, the executive branch has since taken that title for itself. Especially in the modern political era – the latter half of the 20th century to now