Strikes Between Israel and Iran Along Syria’s Border

Iran and Israel have reportedly exchanged military strikes in the Golan Heights, an area on Israel’s eastern border with Syria. The Israeli military said that it had struck nearly seventy targets including an Iranian military compound north of Damascus, arms storage warehouses at Damascus International Airport and a logistics headquarters belonging to the Quds Force, […]

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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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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Submits Notice to Ban the Gun Accessory Known as the Bump Stock

The Department of Justice has submitted a notice to the Office of Management and Budget to expand the definition of “machinegun” to include any gun outfitted with “bump stocks.”  President Trump had pledged to make the accessory illegal in the wake of the deadly high school shooting in Parkland, FL, last month that killed seventeen […]

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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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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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White Van Attempts to Breach Security Perimeter of the White House but the Driver was Stopped and Apprehended

A white Chevrolet van attempted to breach the perimeter of the White House Friday afternoon, causing the building to go into lockdown the Secret Service said.  The van struck a security barrier around 3:30 p.m. at 17th St. NW and E St. NW, the Secret Service reported on Twitter. U.S. Secret Service on Twitter BREAKING: […]

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President Directs Jeff Sessions to Look into Banning the Bump Stock Assault Rifle Accessory

Updated 8:02 p.m. President Trump has directed his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, to explore ways to make the firearm accessory known as the “bump stock” illegal.  “Just a few moments ago I signed a memo directing the attorney general to propose regulations that ban all devices that turn legal weapons into machine guns,” Trump said […]

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