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Former White House butler who served 11 presidents dies after contracting coronavirus

May 28, 2020

Wilson Roosevelt Jerman, a former White House butler who worked under 11 US Presidents, has died after contracting coronavirus. He was 91 years old. His granddaughter, Shanta Taylor Gay, told CNN. Jerman died on May 16, 2020. “He was authentic. He was a quiet but stern man. Very giving, never fussed or complained. Always said… [Read More]

Obama’s budget puts Medicare and Social Security on the chopping block

April 15, 2013

By Yvette Carnell You had to know it was coming. Just last month White House aide Gene Sperling said on CNN’s “State of the Union” that Obama was “reaching out to Democrats who understand we have to make serious progress on long-term entitlement reform and Republicans who realize that if we had that type of… [Read More]