Tag: white house

Church of the Redeemer VOICES Series Returns with April Ryan on Tuesday, September 11



April Ryan

In partnership with the Pratt Library, Church of the Redeemer will host an evening with April Ryan, author of Under Fire: Reporting from the Front Lines of the Trump White House.

April Ryan is White House reporter for American Urban Radio Networks, CNN political analyst, is the only black female covering urban issues from the White House since the Clinton era. Ms. Ryan will be discussing her latest book, Under Fire: Reporting from the Front Lines of the Trump White House. Presented in partnership with the Pratt Library’s “Writers Live” Series.

The Church of the Redeemer is located at 5603 N. Charles St. The event is free and open to the public and begins at 7:30 p.m. For more information, click here.

Cummings Says He May Move to Subpoena White House Over Private Email Use


Baltimore Rep. Elijah Cummings is continuing to press White House officials and his Republican counterpart on the House Oversight Committee to bring to light Trump administration employees’ illegal use of private email.

Md. Gubernatorial Candidate Ben Jealous Arrested Outside White House

Photo by Gage Skidmore, via Wikimedia Commons

Ben Jealous knows how to appeal to his progressive base, even if it means getting handcuffed and booked.

Kevin Plank Leaves President Trump’s Manufacturing Advisory Council


Baltimore’s most prominent businessman has severed ties with the Trump administration.

Cummings: Never Told Trump He’ll Be ‘One of the Great Presidents’


Baltimore’s own Elijah Cummings was recently quoted by none other than Donald Trump as saying the president will be among the finest heads of state the country has ever seen. One big problem: Cummings says that never happened.

Transforming Narratives: Wednesday Lenten Speaker Series Featuring April Ryan


Wednesday Evening Lenten Series: April Ryan

April Ryan, 30-year journalism veteran, is White House correspondent and Washington Bureau Chief for American Urban Radio Networks.

Baltimore Education Advocate Jason Botel Reportedly Joining Trump’s White House as Senior Adviser



Photo courtesy 50CAN.org

Another Marylander has been named a top-level adviser to President Donald Trump.

Kevin Plank Among Executives Who Met With President Trump Today

An old photo of Plank, via Wikimedia Commons

Under Armour founder Kevin Plank was one of the first to sit down with Donald Trump on what the president called the official “Day One” of his presidency.

Obama Administration Wraps Up 18 Months of Helping Out Baltimore

President Obama at the Islamic Society of Baltimore mosque and Al-Rahmah School in February, Courtesy White House, photo by Pete Souza

After unrest spread across Baltimore in the form of riots, protests and eventually general brooding after the death of Freddie Gray, President Obama’s administration took a special interest in the city. Eighteen months later, the outgoing president’s administration has published a report summarizing its work here and recommending ways for ways for the next wave of federal elected officials and bureaucrats to keep their eye on helping the city move forward.

Former Governor Bob Ehrlich: I’m Not Being Considered for Trump’s Cabinet



Both of Maryland’s most recent ex-governors have made headlines this week for news relating to top political positions. The first was Martin O’Malley, who today removed himself from contention to lead the Democratic Party. The second was his predecessor, Republican Bob Ehrlich, whose name has popped up in coverage of President-elect Donald Trump gradually forming cabinet.