Trump Administration Effectively Ends TPS Immigration Program

With the decision earlier this month to end TPS for 50,000 Hondurans living in the U.S., the Trump administration has basically terminated the TPS program. The Temporary Protected Status Program allows individuals to remain in the U.S. and grants them work authorization, whether they entered legally or not. TPS is granted to citizens from countries […]

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President, John Kelly Push Back on Claims on Strained Relationship

President Trump and his Chief of Staff, Gen. John Kelly, are pushing back on reports that Kelly has repeatedly referred to the President as an “idiot” and that he has characterized his role in the White House as one of a bulwark against would-be disaster wrought by an inexperienced president who makes erratic decisions. “I […]

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Tensions Reportedly Rise Between Trump and Kelly

The relationship between President Trump and Chief of Staff John Kelly has become strained according to sources within the White House. The source of the friction, according to officials, is Trump’s reluctance to adhere to restrictions imposed by Kelly on the Trump’s freewheeling, and border-line chaotic, management style. Kelly was originally hired as the Secretary […]

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President, Chief of Staff Furious Over Leak of “Do Not Congratulate” Instructions for Putin Call

President Trump and Chief of Staff John Kelly are furious over a leak of details of a recent phone call between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The President, according to briefing materials, was instructed not to congratulate Putin on a recent general election victory in which he won a fourth term as Russia’s […]

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State Department Aide Fired Over Conflicting Stories with White House Over Tillerson’s Dismissal

Undersecretary of State Steve Goldstein was fired today by the White House in the wake of a high-level shake up that saw Secretary of State Tillerson unceremoniously dismissed from his role as the nation’s top diplomat. The President made Tillerson’s dismissal public this morning on Twitter shortly before 9 a.m., writing “Mike Pompeo, Director of […]

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Wall Street Journal Editorial Board Calls on Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner to Leave Their Roles at the White House

The Wall Street Editorial Board has called on Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, President Trump’s daughter and son-in-law, to leave the White House, in an op-ed published this week.  “Mr. Kushner and Ivanka have to decide if they’d serve themselves and the President better by walking away from their formal White House roles,” they wrote. […]

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Hope Hicks has Racked Up Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Legal Bills According to Sources

Hope Hicks, the former White House Communications Director and President Trump’s “surrogate daughter” as she has been described, has racked up hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees according to a source close to the White House.  “This is a sign the Mueller investigation is a lot more serious than any one of us […]

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Ways to Manipulate Jared Kushner Subject of Discussion of Foreign Governments According to U.S. Officials

Officials from four different countries have discussed ways they could possibly manipulate President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, it was reported yesterday.  The discussions centered on taking advantage of complex business arrangements, financial difficulties and lack of foreign policy experience the young adviser has, according to U.S. officials.  Among the nations discussing ways to influence the […]

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Jared Kushner’s Security Clearance Revoked – Access to Top Secret Info Gets Downgraded

Presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner has had his security clearance level downgraded to Secret level, from Top Secret/SCI-level, the nation’s highest.  The downgrade is in accordance with new White House policies regarding personnel who have had their security clearances pending since June of last year. The move bars Kushner from viewing some of the U.S. intelligence […]

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Deputy Attorney General Raises Concerns About Jared Kushner’s Security Clearance, which is What Prompted John Kelly’s Change in Policy

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein raised concerns about new information discovered while conducting a background check into presidential son-in-law and top White House adviser Jared Kushner.  That, apparently, is what has caused Chief of Staff John Kelly to revise White House policies regarding security clearances. The concerns were raised in a phone call between Rosenstein […]

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