White House orders agencies to ignore Democrats’ oversight requests

 Posted by on 2017-06-02 at 14:17  corruption, democracy, donald trump, federal government, News, Politics, Reblog, republican party, trump, usa  Comments Off on White House orders agencies to ignore Democrats’ oversight requests
Jun 022017
 

The White House is telling federal agencies to blow off Democratic lawmakers’ oversight requests, as Republicans fear the information could be weaponized against President Donald Trump.

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White House furious after being trolled with Russia Oval Office photos

 Posted by on 2017-05-11 at 17:30  donald trump, News, Politics, Reblog, russia, trump  Comments Off on White House furious after being trolled with Russia Oval Office photos
May 112017
 

Washington (CNN)The White House did not anticipate that the Russian government would allow its state news agency to post photographs of an Oval Office meeting between President Donald Trump, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russia’s ambassador to the US, a White House official said.

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‘I Never Realized How Big It Was’

 Posted by on 2017-04-24 at 17:01  donald trump, federal government, government, News, Politics, Reblog, trump, united states  Comments Off on ‘I Never Realized How Big It Was’
Apr 242017
 

An interview with the Associated Press shows President Trump slowly coming to terms with the size of the government he now runs, and the challenges he must tackle. Every president faces a steep learning curve when he enters the presidency. There is, as John F.

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Why scientists are fighting back. We’ve had enough of Trump’s war on facts

 Posted by on 2017-04-15 at 21:29  donald trump, facts, Politics, Reblog, resist, science, trump, truth  Comments Off on Why scientists are fighting back. We’ve had enough of Trump’s war on facts
Apr 152017
 

Next Saturday, in Washington, DC, and in hundreds of rallies around the world, scientists and their supporters will stage what is likely to be the largest gathering of its kind in history.

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FBI obtained FISA warrant to monitor former Trump adviser Carter Page

 Posted by on 2017-04-11 at 21:38  donald trump, espionage, fisa, nsa, Politics, putin, Reblog, russia, treason, trump  Comments Off on FBI obtained FISA warrant to monitor former Trump adviser Carter Page
Apr 112017
 

The FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of an adviser to presidential candidate Donald Trump, part of an investigation into possible links between Russia and the campaign, law enforcement and other U.S. officials said.

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Will Trump Benefit From A ‘Rally Around The Flag’ Effect After The Syria Airstrike?

 Posted by on 2017-04-10 at 00:34  donald trump, Politics, Reblog, syria, trump, war  Comments Off on Will Trump Benefit From A ‘Rally Around The Flag’ Effect After The Syria Airstrike?
Apr 102017
 

Most foreign policy entanglements do not result in a “rally around the flag” event — when a president’s popularity jumps because Americans rally behind their commander-in-chief.

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59 Missiles Don’t Equal a Foreign Policy

 Posted by on 2017-04-08 at 16:36  assad, donald trump, News, opinion, Politics, putin, Reblog, russia, syria, trump, war, war crimes  Comments Off on 59 Missiles Don’t Equal a Foreign Policy
Apr 082017
 

It has been a head-spinning week watching the Trump administration stumble into its first international crisis only to emerge with a transformed policy on the use of force in the Middle East, announced on Thursday with the unlea

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