Tag Archives: John Kelly

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day in France with Donald Trump

There are a lot of reasons not to like Donald Trump. Some, admittedly, are better than others. Today, I have a really trivial one to add to the list… Given his antics in Europe right now, he’s forcing me to change my annual post about how I prefer Armistice Day to Veterans’ Day. Here’s what […]

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Fear

Now that Bob Woodward’s book about Donald Trump is just about a week away from hitting the shelves, we’re starting to get a little more insight as to what’s inside. Today, we got word that both Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly are quoted in the book. Mattis apparently […]

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Now that Omarosa is out, Kellyanne Conway cannot name a single other African-American working in the West Wing

On the first anniversary of last year’s deadly “Unite the Right” event Charlottesville, as white nationalists gathered across from the White House to bemoan their loss of agency in a changing America, Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway went on ABC’s This Week to discuss the new book by fired White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman. Well, […]

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“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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