Read time: 1 minute

War On Christmas: Trump Cancels White House Press Christmas Party

I thought he was bringing back "Merry Christmas"? Nevermind, Donald Trump cancels the White House Holiday Party for the press corps.

[Above, College Humor's 2015 "You're a mean one, Mr. Trump." Good times before he used criminal fraud to gain the White House.]

So much for bringing back "Merry Christmas." The story is a Fox News/Howie Kurtz "exclusive" so it must be true.

President Trump has canceled the White House holiday party for the media, making the decades-old tradition a victim of his increasingly contentious relationship with major news organizations.

The White House made no announcement that it was dropping the press party. [Except they let you know, Howie. How's it feel to work for him for no extra salary?] The president and first lady threw such a gathering last December but did not pose for pictures. Trump made a brief appearance with his wife and offered a few welcoming remarks.

The decision is hardly shocking, given Trump’s constant attacks on "fake news" and the overwhelmingly negative coverage of him and his administration.

In related news, Trump will be spending over two weeks at Mar A Lago at taxpayer expense. Wonder if his hotel gets paid if there's a government shutdown?

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $20 for 2020? Please consider a one time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare, or consider subscribing for an ad-free experience. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage

Discussion

New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team