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Ross Gianfortune

Engagement Editor Prior to joining Government Executive’s staff, Ross Gianfortune worked at The Washington Post, The Gazette Newspapers, WXRT Radio and The Columbia Missourian. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from University of Missouri and a master's in communications from the American University.
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Play of the Day: Gaining Access To The President Is Not Hard

May 10, 2018 President Donald Trump greeted recently released American prisoners from North Korea early Thursday morning after his administration secured their release. Conan O'Brien joked about the news, saying that Trump's wife is eyeing a similar release. Reports said this week that Michael Cohen, one of Trump's lawyers, received money from corporations...

Play of the Day: President Trump Says He Keeps His Promises

May 9, 2018 According to reports, President Donald Trump is unhappy with Rudy Giuliani's appearances on TV recently. The Tonight Show's Jimmy Fallon joked about the news, implying Trump saw too much of himself in Giuliani's unhinged, off-script and damning appearances. Trump pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal on...

Play of the Day: Melania Trump Wants Children to 'Be Best'

May 8, 2018 President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani went on TV over the past week and, despite some gaffes, recovered and said that Trump might take the fifth in the Mueller probe. The Tonight Show's Jimmy Fallon joked about Giuliani's appearances, saying that Trump wants Giuliani himself to take the fifth, so...

Play of the Day: Donald Trump the Slam Poet

May 7, 2018 A member of President Donald Trump's legal team, the unique-looking Ty Cobb, is retiring soon and will leave Trump's legal employ. Saturday Night Live's Colin Jost joked about Cobb's look, saying he'll now go back to his job "challenging you to a hot air balloon race around the world." Trump...

Play of the Day: Rudy Giuliani Goes Off The Script

May 4, 2018 Upon being named Chief of Staff to President Donald Trump, John Kelly reportedly received a note from the Secret Service chief that said "Congratulations, I think." The Tonight Show's Jimmy Fallon joked about the news, saying that's what everyone told Melania Trump on her wedding day. Trump's lawyer and friend...

Play of the Day: Trump's Former Doctor and Former Lawyer

May 3, 2018 President Donald Trump's former doctor Dr. Harold Bornstein spoke to news outlets this week about his office being raided of Trump health records by Trump officials. Late Night's Seth Meyers joked about Bornstein's unique look, saying he looks like a roadie, a Guitar Center manager and a cross between Bruce...

Play of the Day: Dr. Harold Bornstein is Back in the News

May 2, 2018 The New York Times obtained a list of questions that Special Counsel Robert Mueller reportedly wants to ask President Donald Trump in a potential interview. Late night hosts joked about the leak, with Late Night's Seth Meyers playing a clip of Trump's reaction to "stupid questions" and Jimmy Kimmel joking...

Play of the Day: John Kelly May Have Some Things to Say

May 1, 2018 At a rally in Michigan over the weekend, President Donald Trump told a crowd that he may have to "close down the country" without funding for his border wall. Jimmy Kimmel joked about the shutdown threat, saying "nothing better for business than closing down. Look at Blockbuster." NBC News reported...

Play of the Day: Donald Trump Working on His Diplomatic Skills

April 30, 2018 Bloomberg recently reported that staffers working in the administration of President Donald Trump may have trouble getting conventional work, saying that some aides will "never shake off Trump." Late Night's Seth Meyers joked about the news, noting that some may even have trouble working at Banana Republic. Trump spent part...

Play of the Day: Melania Trump's Birthday Gift

April 27, 2018 President Donald Trump called into Fox & Friends on Thursday to talk about a variety of topics, going on for thirty minutes. Late Show's Stephen Colbert joked about Trump's rambling conversation, joking that Trump might have put a to-go order in there somewhere after he forgot how he was talking...