White House Spokesperson Alyssa Farah Admits Dr. Sean Conley Lied to Make Trump Feel Better on Fox News

White House Communications Director Alyssa Farah faced some unexpectedly tough questions about President Donald Trump’s medical condition during an interview on Fox News Sunday afternoon. And in the process, she admitted that the president’s physician Dr. Sean Conley deliberately misled the American people to make his patient feel better.

Fox anchor Trace Gallagher highlighted the “confusion” and “mixed messaging coming from the White House and coming from the doctors,” asking Farah, “Why hasn’t the White House come out and just cleared the deck, cleared up all this stuff and said, you know, this is the way it is, here’s what happened and kind of given everybody a tick-tock of what happened from the beginning when he was confirmed with coronavirus until today?”

Farah said the administration was “striving to be as transparent” as they can and claimed Dr. Conley’s comments have been “accurate” throughout. But as Gallagher pointed out, the confusion has more to do with the information Conley has “omitted” from his briefings.

“And even today, he kind of came out and he acknowledged, well, he was doing that because he was trying to put on a brave face,” the anchor said.

In his latest comments to the press, the doctor said, “I was trying to reflect the upbeat attitude that the team, the president over the course of his illness, has had,” adding, “I didn’t want to give any information that might steer the course of illness in another direction, and in doing so, you know, it came off that we were trying to hide something, which wasn’t necessarily true.”

“It’s a very common medical practice that you want to convey confidence,” Farah claimed. “And you want to raise the spirits of the person you are treating. I know this president. I don’t know that he needs his spirits raised but I think it’s actually a very common medical practice to do that.”

“But is it also a common medical practice to put the proper information out there, put all the information out there, and to let people make up their own minds?” Gallagher shot back.

After brushing that question aside, Farah pivoted to boast about how hard the president is supposedly working through his illness from Walter Reed hospital.

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Value City Furniture Announces Partnership with Interior Design Celebrity Farah Merhi

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — American Signature, Inc.’s Value City Furniture (VCF) announced today that interior design guru, online content creator and author, Farah Merhi, will serve as its first-ever Designer Looks Style Expert. Through the partnership, Merhi will share her professional design tips and tricks for creating beautiful spaces using the brand’s designer-inspired and affordable Designer Looks collection.

Farah Merhi is a Grand Rapids, Michigan-based interior designer and founder of Inspire Me! Home Decor. Since 2012, she has amassed over 6 million Instagram followers on her Inspire Me! Home Décor account, making it the most-followed home décor page on the social platform. Merhi has since become a go-to source for interior design expertise with a vast audience ranging from self-proclaimed DIYers to designers and young professionals.

Merhi’s style and philosophy of bringing fabulous design ideas to life at an affordable price aligns with VCF’s Designer Looks Collection, which offers on-trend, high-end styles made with incredible quality details like hand-stenciled finishes, solid wood surfaces or 100-percent feathers, but without the high-end price.

“I own Designer Looks pieces in my own home – they are beautiful and budget-friendly!” Merhi said. “I appreciate that Designer Looks is completely focused on style and quality, above all, at a good price. That is what every homeowner deserves. I am so proud to represent Designer Looks as its Style Expert!”

Merhi has served as a leading source of advice for designers of all ages and levels of expertise for years. In late 2019, she released her first book, Inspire Your Home, to share easy and affordable ideas for creating beautiful, glamorous spaces in any home.

Jonathan Schottenstein, President, American Signature, Inc. said, “Farah’s sharp eye for design and dedication to bringing her followers quality styles at affordable prices makes her a perfect partner as our Designer Looks Style Expert and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to work with her.”

Customers can shop Merhi’s favorite Designer Looks pieces online at DesignerLooks.com/Farah or in VCF stores nationwide, as well as through VCF’s sister brand, American Signature Furniture, online at ASFurniture.com/Farah and in stores. 

About American Signature, Inc.
Founded in 1948, American Signature, Inc. is a family-owned and -operated furniture retailer based in Columbus, Ohio. It is the parent company of Value City Furniture and American Signature Furniture, with 117 stores across the U.S. The business believes everyone has the right to a well-furnished life and is known for its quality made Designer Looks Collection, which offers high-end styles at affordable prices. 

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Interior designer, founder of ‘Chestnut Storeys’ Farah Agarwal believes in mixing subtlety with dram- The New Indian Express

“I like my design world to constantly be in a state of flow, without pausing in the confines of any city,” says Farah Agarwal, the Chennai-based founder and chief designer of the interior design company, Chestnut Storeys. From sprawling villas to compact apartments as well as vibrant work zones, her signature dynamism runs through the spaces that she so evocatively designs.

Replete with natural light, vivid shades and soft pastels in textured contrasts, there is in every project an edgy vivacity knitted to a sense of contained calm. “My travel powers me immensely,” says Farah, “directly influencing my creativity when I engage in different cultures to take back home anecdotes to weave into my projects.” 

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According to Farah, nature is a rich ensemble of colours, textures, smells, variations and sensations that collectively play a part in her designs. “It has a very soothing and calming effect, making me feel happier and more optimistic. I bring the outside inside in many ways  for nature to wield its positive effects on everyone,” she says.

Ushering in sunshine always visually opens up the spaces. Clever use of glass makes way for seamless views and engagement with the outside world. The strategic placement of mirrors also heightens the impact of available light and creates magic indoors, in addition to plants, wooden flooring, natural stones as ground work or wall cladding adding up to a natural, organic feel.

It is a pulsating mix of energies—from the modish yet breezy Beach House inspired by nautical elements to the 25-year-old Boat House, a treasured expanse of 7,000 sq ft in uptown Chennai that breathes global flavours, to the vibrant themes cupping the kidspace in PlaySchool. Farah describes her own sense of style as “classic yet edgy, soft yet dramatic. I feel my personal sense of style is eclectic, avant garde yet with a strong cosmopolitan stance. I possess the love for bold and challenging palettes built on the belief of quiet luxury.”  

Clearly, the innately refined perspectives have led to the remarkable growth of Chestnut Storeys since its inception six years ago. Challenges abound, of course. “On the work front, it is a constant challenge dealing with the lack of discipline in our labourers. It is a learning for me in many ways,” confesses Farah. “As a mother, it is often a big toss-up, balancing time between work and my family. Often, work calls elongate into hours and spill into family time, travel schedules thicken and get a little crazy, and procuring details for multiple projects becomes a bit sapping. But as I always believe, there is a lesson to learn from everything and over the years I have learnt to divide and manage my time more efficiently,” she says.

Up next is international turf. “We bagged our first global project at the beginning of the year and have netted in a second project as well,” she says, building further on the pan-Indian presence of Chestnut Storeys. Clearly, the sky is the limit for Farah’s

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