Kate Bennett

Kate is White House Correspondent for Independent Journal Review. She has covered politics, lifestyle, personalities and popular culture for more than a decade....

Sunny Obama Bites White House Visitor
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
A White House visit turned ugly on Monday, when a family friend of the Obamas was bitten on the face by Sunny Obama, the four-year-old
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President Obama Cautions Democracy is Fragile, Gets Emotional in Farewell Speech to America
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
He's been known for his unflappability, his cool, at times aloof, demeanor—but in his final speech to America, President Obama got emo
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President Obama Played the Role of Groomsman at Aide's Weekend Wedding
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
If the President of the United States agrees to stand up for you at your wedding, you know you have a good relationship with your boss
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President Obama To Take One Last Ride Out of Town Aboard 'Air Force One'
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
It's (literally) one of the biggest perks of being President of the United States: Air Force One.US Secret Service Uniformed Divis
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If You're Willing to Pay Thousands of Dollars, You Too Can Rent Obama's Hawaiian Vacation Home
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
The sprawling beachside estate in Kailua, Hawaii, where President Obama and his family have spent several winter vacations—including o
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Hillary (and Bill) Clinton Will Be Front And Center at Trump's Inauguration
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
In perhaps a shocking twist to President-elect Donald Trump's Inaugural festivities, it was reported today that Hillary and Bill Clint
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NEW: Here's the House Ivanka Trump and Her Family Have Reportedly Purchased in Washington
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
While rumors of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's pending move to Washington, D.C., have been swirling for the past several weeks, ther
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Another Fashion Designer Jumps to Melania Trump's Defense
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
Melania Trump wore a classic, black cocktail dress to the New Year's Eve party at Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida. The knee-length d
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Obama's Lengthy Swan Song: A "Farewell" Speech Now Planned for Chicago
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
In a series of self-congratulatory New Year's Day tweets, President Obama listed the ways he feels his administration accomplished its
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White House Shows Lots of Obama 'Playtime' with Best of 2016 Photos
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
For the final time of the Obama presidency, chief official White House photographer Pete Souza has released a list of his favorite pho
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Report: After Vacation, Obama Will Make Last-Ditch Effort to Save Affordable Care Act
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
Following an almost two-week Hawaiian vacation, President Obama will re-enter Washington with a bang. According to a report in Politic
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Russian Embassy Blows Off Obama's Retaliation with "Lame Duck" Tweet
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
When the White House this afternoon released a litany of retaliatory punishments against the Russians for the alleged hacking into U.S
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BREAKING: US 'Retaliates' Against Russia: Imposes Sanctions, Ousts Russians
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
This afternoon the White House announced anticipated punishment against Russia for its role in cyber-hacking during the U.S. election
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Obama "Escapes" on Christmas Eve in Hawaii
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
On Saturday, day eight of his Hawaiian vacation, President Obama skipped golf and the beach, and instead went to Breakout: Waikiki, a
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Donald Trump Announces His Communications Team
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
After much speculation, President-elect Donald Trump has announced his communications team, an integral arm of his administration, tas
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Trumps Selects Trusted Advisor For Top Job Inside White House
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
After turning down the job of White House press secretary and playing coy as to whether she would work inside the West Wing at all wit
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President Obama Commuted More Prison Sentences Today, and Shattered a Presidential Record
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
Vacation in Hawaii didn't stop President Obama from announcing today that he had commuted the sentences of 153 federal prisoners and p
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Ivanka Trump is Taking a Unique Approach to Moving To Georgetown
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
It's been reported that Ivanka Trump is house-hunting in Washington, D.C. with her husband, Jared Kushner. The couple has apparently d
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Michelle Obama to Oprah: "We Are Feeling What Not Having Hope Feels Like"
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
In an interview scheduled to air Monday on CBS, Michelle Obama shares her disappointment about Donald Trump's win with everyone's talk
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Obama Will Hold Final Press Conference of 2016 ... And Then It's "Aloha" DC
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
On Friday, President Obama is scheduled to speak to the press in the White House briefing room. It's part of an annual tradition of hi
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Trump's Former Campaign Manager Says 'No' to High-Profile White House Job
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
President-elect Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, this morning told radio host Hugh Hewitt that she said “no”
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Obama To Lease Office in One of the "Greenest" Buildings in DC, Says Report
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
If President Obama wanted to throw shade at President-elect Donald Trump's beliefs on climate change, one subtle way would be to go to
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Obama Calls For "Full Review" of Whether Russian Hackers Influenced the Election
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
In a bold move with just weeks left in Obama's presidency, the White House announced it wants an in-depth review of the cyberattacks t
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President Obama's New DC Home Is a Selling Point for One Real Estate Agent
By Kate Bennett - a year ago
While New York real estate agents attempt to put a positive spin on Secret Service presence at Trump Tower, proclaiming it a bonus ame
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