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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Saudi Arabia Vows to Acquire Nuclear Weapons If Iran Does

Saudi Arabia has vowed to develop nuclear weapons if Iran does, the country said this week. Saudi’s defense chief and heir apparent, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said that the Kingdom would pursue nuclear weapons if Iran restarts its program, in an interview with CBS’ 60 Minutes set to air tomorrow. “Saudi Arabia does not […]

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White House, State Department Officials, Along with Conservative Voices Discussed “Cleaning House” at the State Department

Democrats on the House Oversight Committee have written a letter to the White House and the State Department requesting documents they say relate to a concerted effort to rid the Department of career officials deemed to be insufficiently supportive of President Trump’s agenda. The letter refers to documents the Committee received from an informant showing […]

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Special Counsel Robert Muller Subpoenas Financial Records from the Trump Organization

Special counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed financial records from the Trump Organization it was learned yesterday.  The organization is the umbrella company for President Trump’s real estate holdings and other business ventures.  Some of the requested documents are said to be related to Russia. It’s not clear why Mr. Mueller subpoenaed the records or whether […]

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Senator Rand Paul Vows to Block Both Mike Pompeo and Gina Haspel Nominations for Secretary of State and CIA Director

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has vowed to block the nominations of Mike Pompeo to be the next Secretary of State and Gina Haspel to be the next CIA Director he announced today.  Pompeo is the current CIA Director and Haspel is the current Deputy CIA Director.  Haspel has been with the Agency since 1985. Pompeo […]

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President’s Decision on Tillerson Came Down to “Chemistry” He Says

President Donald Trump characterized his decision in making a change at the State Department today as being one of compatibility.  “For whatever reason, chemistry…for whatever reason, why do people get along?” the President asked rhetorically, in talking about CIA Director Mike Pompeo, whom the President nominated to the be the next Secretary of State. “We […]

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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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Breaking News: President Trump Fires Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

President Donald Trump has replaced Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with current CIA Director Mike Pompeo.  The President made the announcement on Twitter shortly before 9 a.m. this morning. “Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job! Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his […]

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Saudi Arabia Enters into Nuclear Talks with U.S. Pays Law Firm $450,000 to Lobby on its Behalf

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has entered into talks with the U.S. over the development of a nuclear program and retained a prominent Atlanta-based law firm to help lobby the government on its behalf according to Foreign Agent Registration Act filings.  The Kingdom’s Ministry of Energy will reportedly pay the law firm $450,000 per month […]

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Kremlin Reportedly Rejected Mitt Romney as Secretary of State, Possible Ties Between Christopher Steele and Russian Oligarch Revealed

According to Jane Mayer of The New Yorker, Christopher Steele, the former British intelligence officer and author of the now famous Steele dossier authored a second memo.  That second memo alleges that it was the Russian government that persuaded Donald Trump to not select former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney to be his Secretary of State […]

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