William Vaillancourt
Alexandria, VA
Areas of Expertise
American history
Political science
Hope Hicks and Former Staff Secretary Rob Porter Are Reportedly No Longer in a Relationship
White House communications director Hope Hicks and former staff secretary Rob Porter are reportedly no longer in a relationship, accor
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Veterans Affairs Secretary, Staff Misled Ethics Officials About Taxpayer-Funded Europe Trip: Report
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted Wimbledon tickets, and his chief of staff edited an email in order to rec
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MLK Jr.'s Niece Defends Mike Pence's Religious Views After Omarosa Calls Them 'Extreme'
Alveda King, niece of Martin Luther King Jr., defended Vice President Pence after former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman des
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Manhattan Bomber Sentenced to Life in Prison for 2016 Blast Injuring 30
Ahmad Khan Rahimi, who was convicted of detonating a bomb in New York City that injured 30 people, was sentenced Tuesday to two life t
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The White Powder Envelope Sent to Trump Jr. Had a Note — Here's What It Said
A letter sent to the New York City home of Donald Trump Jr.'s mother-in-law and opened by his wife, Vanessa Trump, included a note in
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Man Who Tried Attacking Larry Nassar in Court Won't Face Charges
The father of three victims of Larry Nassar who lunged at the former USA Gymnastics team doctor in court earlier in February will not
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Former Obama Adviser Resigned from Post After Being Arrested, Charged With Sex Crimes: Report
A senior adviser to President Barack Obama resigned from his position following his arrest for attempted voyeurism in November 2016, a
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Trump's Department of Education Will Not Investigate Transgender Students' Bathroom Complaints
The Department of Education will not take action on transgender students' claims regarding school bathrooms, BuzzFeed News reports.
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Boston Police Department Writes Tweet Honoring Black History Month ― People Weren't Having It
The Boston Police Department apologized early Monday morning for a tweet it posted over the weekend in honor of Black History Month.
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Rand Paul Pens Blistering Post-Shutdown Op-Ed: 'I Wasn't Elected to Be Anyone's Rubber Stamp'
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) defended his actions prior to the brief government shutdown early Friday morning in an op-ed for Time magazine.
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California Dem Assemblywoman and #MeToo Activist Facing Sexual Misconduct Allegations
California Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D) is facing a state legislative investigation after a report raised allegations of sexual m
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Mike Pence Sits Arm's Length from Kim Jong Un's Sister at Olympics Opening Ceremony
Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen Pence, sat in front of two members of the North Korean delegation during the opening cer
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US Olympic Committee Official Says Its 243-Member Team Isn't Diverse Enough
A top official at the U.S. Olympic Committee said there's more work to be done when it comes to achieving a satisfactory level of dive
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GOP Rep on Pelosi's 'Filibuster': Some Lawmakers Are Here to Make Speeches, Others to Make Laws
Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) on Wednesday evening shot back at House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) following her more than
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Former Jets Lineman Reportedly Eyeing New Jersey Congressional Seat
Former New York Jets center Nick Mangold may enter the GOP primary to replace Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-N.J.), Politico reports.
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George W. Bush Weighs In on Immigration: 'We Ought to Say Thank You and Welcome Them'
Speaking at a summit in Abu Dhabi, former President George W. Bush critiqued President Donald Trump's handling of the Deferred Action
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After Getting Slammed, Trudeau Says His PC 'Peoplekind' Comment Was Just a 'Dumb Joke'
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was widely criticized for a comment he made at a town hall in Edmonton, Alberta, which he now s
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VP Mike Pence Offers Meeting With Gay Olympic Figure Skater — Chances Are They Won't Be Speaking
Vice President Mike Pence's request to meet with an Olympic figure skater was turned down, USA Today reports.Pence's staff reporte
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Meghan McCain Says She Warned Trump About Not Attacking Her Father — Here's How That Went
Meghan McCain says President Donald Trump won't continue to physically mock her father, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), following a phone
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GOP Rep Claims Democrats Who Refused to Clap During Trump's SOTU 'Don't Love Our Country'
Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-N.Y.) on Tuesday echoed some of President Donald Trump's comments regarding the Democratic response to his Stat
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New Hampshire Woman Who Won $560 Million Jackpot Is Refusing to Cash In
A New Hampshire woman says she regrets signing the back of a Powerball ticket worth $560 million, calling it “a huge mistake,” accordi
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Anthem Employees to Receive $1,000 401(k) Contribution Due to New Tax Law
Health insurance company Anthem announced in a press release Monday that more than 58,000 employees and recent retirees will receive a
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Las Vegas Review-Journal Reportedly Buried 1998 Story on Steve Wynn's Alleged Sexual Misconduct
The Las Vegas Review-Journal in 1998 reportedly shelved a story on sexual harassment allegations made against casino mogul Steve Wynn,
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Some Eagles Players Planning to Decline WH Invitation — Kellyanne Conway Is Already Prepared
Several Philadelphia Eagles players have said they are planning on skipping the team's visit to the White House in a few months.De
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