Priebus, McCain react after Trump calls media ‘enemy of the American People’

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and lawmakers of both political parties weigh in on President Trump’s Feb. 17 tweet calling several news outlets “the enemy of the American People.”

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"I’m here because I want to be among my friends and among the people,” the president said.

The White House effort comes after four weeks of contoversy and declining popularity.

Changes have been slowed by the complexity of the system and the president’s vagueness on how to change it.

Trump has been at 50 percent approval or higher in only one-third of polls conducted since Jan. 20.

In the interview with Tim Alberta, Sanford said that “at some level,” Trump “represents the antithesis, or the undoing, of everything I thought I knew about politics, preparation and life.”

"Mike is not interested in being a public face,” according to his business partner.

SCL Group, the parent company of British data firm Cambridge Analytica, is increasing its pursuit of government contracts. The company has ties to people in Trump’s inner circle, including White House senior strategist Stephen K. Bannon, who until recently was on the board of Cambridge Analytica.

President Trump promised to work to keep manufacturing companies in the U.S., and to lower taxes for businesses, speaking at the unveiling of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on Feb. 17 in North Charleston, S.C.

The appointment could provide relief for press secretary Sean Spicer, who's been holding two jobs.

Voters who backed Trump reluctantly will define how his presidency goes.

Obama, in his first time on the survey, ranks 12th best in history.

Despite infighting and other stumbles, he argued his administration is “running like a fine-tuned machine.”

The Washington Post sat down with Ezekiel J. Emanuel, one of the main architects of the Affordable Care Act, to discuss the difficulties that the Trump administration may run into trying to repeal and replace the law.

At a White House event, Feb. 16, President Trump vowed to find the sources of leaked information regarding his administration.

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