White House press secretary avoiding on-camera briefings, barred from Air Force One


He was among a group of US President Donald Trump's closest aides who were barred from Air Force One, after Trump erupted in frustration at his staff during an Oval Office meeting, the New York Times reports.

USA companies added a solid 235,000 workers to their payrolls in February, the Department of Labor reported Friday morning, while the unemployment and labor force participation rates remained little changed. In January, the US added 238,000 jobs; in September it tacked on 249,000.

Trump campaigned as a political outsider during the 2016 presidential election, repeatedly vowing he would "drain the swamp" in Washington, D.C. and end government corruption.

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Office for Humanitarian Coordination, OCHA, said in a statement that 13,350 people fled to government-run areas in one day alone. Brigadier General Haider Fadhil said at the time: "We know that they were using this place to experiment with chemical weapons".

Although this report was circulated by many social media users as if it were an actual news article, it originated with The Bulletin, whose tagline notes that the site presents "The News, In Satire Form".

Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton attributed the job growth to Trump's "sensible regulatory reforms and rollbacks".

The incident is another in a monthly cycle of politicization that has taken over the DOL jobs report.

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The home side continued to press and Son grabbed his hat-trick at the death after a howler from King in the Millwall net. Steve Wilson: " Tottenham go into what will be the last ever FA Cup tie played at White Hart Lane in great spirits".

The rule, Spicer said, was a throwback to a time when the White House could spark "market fluctuations" by broadcasting economic news before Wall Street could digest them. "5.3 per cent unemployment - that is the biggest joke there is in this country". The unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage points, from 4.8 percent in January to 4.7 percent in February. Those increases could lead eventually to higher loan rates for homes and cars as the economy further solidifies its gains.

On Wednesday, President Trump tweeted out ADP's jobs numbers, which showed that jobs grew by 298,000 instead of the 190,000 originally projected.

Twitter, for its part, was quick to point out that this month's jobs numbers were almost identical to those under Obama.

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Real Betis could come up with a defensive set up against Madrid, who have world-class players, capable of scoring goals for fun. This is a very important factor, as Madrid have a deep squad capable of replacing their big stars against weaker teams at home.

Of course the "joke", only works if all involved acknowledge the very fact that Trump has outright lied and misled his supporters concerning past reports.