From Nixon to Trump, a history of the White House gingerbread home

“The problem with this kind of tradition is you sort of feel like you have to top yourself every year,” Bill Yosses, the former White House executive pastry chef, said.


Mic Daily: White House reportedly backs away from challenging Jim Acosta’s White House access

Mic Daily is a cross section of our most vital stories of the day.

What Melania Trump wore her 94th week as first lady — the one time we saw her

The first lady wore a Burberry raincoat and Louboutin boots on her way to Paris.

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about pipe bombs

Here are five stories you might have missed this week.

Trump administration proposes new restrictions, fees for protesters in Washington

The proposed rule would impose fees on protesters and limit where they can gather in front of the White House, among other changes.

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about Kanye West

Here are five stories you might have missed this week.

Food and Politics: Trump and Kanye West’s lunch; White House french fries are the “best”

President Donald Trump and Kanye West had a power lunch, Donald Trump Jr. met Salt Bae, Beto O'Rourke has a burger mural and more.

Congress has reserved funds to pay its interns for the first time in decades

Previous investigations from Mic revealed that roughly 90% of House members and more than half of Senate members don’t pay their interns.

“We have a president that likes us”: Anti-Islam group brags about weekly meetings at White House

Members of one of the biggest grassroots hate groups in the country is bragging about how much President Donald Trump likes them.

Mike Pence, Kellyanne Conway deny they’ve discussed invoking the 25th Amendment against Trump

Questions about removing the president from office have intensified in the wake of the anonymous 'New York Times' piece.

Barack Obama steps into the arena to criticize Trump: “This is not normal”

"We don’t need a messiah," Obama said. "All we need are decent, honest, hard-working people who are accountable and who have America’s best interest at heart, and they’ll step up.”

Omarosa says Trump is a racist, admits she was “complicit” in deceiving the nation

Manigault doubled down Sunday on claims that Trump used a racial slur and said she "failed miserably" by defending the president in the past.

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about Space Force

The death toll in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria has surged, a shadowy triumvirate is reportedly running the show at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and asbestos is back, baby.

Trump administration reportedly eyeing tent cities to house migrant children

Department of Health and Human Services officials will reportedly scout the Fort Bliss Army base near El Paso, Texas, as a potential location to temporarily house between 1,000 and 5,000 children.

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about football

A White House national security contractor arrested on an outstanding warrant for attempted murder, Trump seeks to consolidate social safety net programs and Scott Pruitt's list of grifts gets longer.

Kim Kardashian West wears controversial designer to her meeting with Trump

The oversized suit was Vetements and the shoes were possibly courtesy of her husband.

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about Mueller’s probe

The Trump administration may have tried to cover up a major water contamination crisis and Homeland Security is preparing a plan to separate immigrant families.

Trump and French President Macron will meet Monday amid tension over Iran and Syria

The largely ceremonial visit will also include conversations about climate change and the Middle East.

Stormy Daniels hangs over the White House after ’60 Minutes’ interview

The White House will be on the defense over the ‘60 Minutes’ interview with Stormy Daniels, the March for Our Lives marches and Trump’s new transgender military ban.

Teens against gun violence organize protest outside White House

Youths in Washington D.C. are banding together for better gun control.

Amid Rob Porter scandal, House launches investigation into White House security clearances

The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday launched an investigation into how former White House staff secretary Rob Porter was allowed to handle classified information in the White House.

The FBI is poking holes in the White House’s account of information on Rob Porter’s alleged abuse

More holes were poked in the White House’s account about how long its known of now former White House aide Rob Porter’s alleged domestic abuse.

Another White House staffer has resigned over domestic abuse allegations

Speechwriter David Sorensen suddenly stepped down Friday — two days after Rob Porter resigned over abuse allegations.

White House backpedals on Porter support: “We all could’ve done better”

“You’ve got to take allegations seriously. You’ve got to take denials seriously.”

One year in, the Trump administration still has hundreds of positions left to fill

Here are just 10 of the hundreds of critical government positions the Trump administration has yet to fill.


A brief look at the credibility of ‘Fire and Fury’ author Michael Wolff

The author of the explosive new book about Trump's White House has had his credibility questioned — and this isn't the first time.

White House will take down Obama’s ‘We the People’ petition site on Tuesday

Don't worry, it's coming back in January (or so they say).

‘Apprentice’ star turned White House staffer Omarosa Manigault leaving Trump administration

The former 'Apprentice' contestant's tumultuous tenure in the White House has come to an end.

With a government shutdown looming, Democrats are now poised to gain the upper hand

A group of House conservatives could thwart a funding deal, setting the stage for a potential government shutdown.