Tag Archives: John Kelly

“Remember how I said what I said, and how everyone got so mad? Well, I actually meant the opposite.”

It’s being reported that we have White House Chief of Staff John Kelly to thank for today’s uncomfortable press event, during which Donald Trump tried to walk back the fact that he’d taken the side of Vladimir Putin over the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation. According to Vanity Fair, it was Kelly, who, after […]

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As more stories come to light about immigrant children being taken from parents at the border, Trump blames his administration’s policy on Democrats

About three weeks ago, on May 7, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new “zero tolerance” policy at southern border. “If you smuggle illegal aliens across our border, then we will prosecute you,” Sessions said at the time. “If you are smuggling a child, then we will prosecute you,” he continued. “And that child may […]

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Giuliani confirms that “Spygate” was never anything more than an effort on the part of Trump to find out what evidence Mueller has collected against him thus far

Remember how, yesterday, we were discussing the fact that Republican Congressman Devin Nunes, in spite of recusing himself from the Russian investigation this past April, when a House ethics investigation determined that he’d been sharing classified materials relating to the Mueller investigation with members the Trump administration, was attempting to get more information about the […]

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U.S. Intelligence chiefs warn that our government is lying to us, placing our democracy in peril. (At what point can we start using the word treason?)

For those of you who might have missed the Senate Intelligence Committee testimony of FBI Director Christopher Wray, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, NSA Director Mike Rogers, Defense Intelligence Agency Director Robert Ashley, and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo this afternoon, I can sum it up in three points… […]

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Largest trade imbalance in nine years, biggest stock market drop in a decade, government set to borrow nearly $1 trillion… Is this the “tidal wave” of good economic news Trump was talking about?

As I took last night off, there’s a lot that we could talk about today. We could talk about he fact that our president, standing before a terrifyingly representative sample of what’s left of his base announced that those who refuse to applaud him are “un-American” and likely “treasonous”. Or we could talk about the […]

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