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  • Trump will be re-elected in 2020, but you might not hear it in the national media

    09/15/2017 10:11:57 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    The Deseret News ^ | September 15, 2017 | Larry Pressler
    Some of my reports from Washington might be different from what you generally hear in the national media, so here it goes! President Donald Trump has been doing very well. I didn’t vote for him, but I have to give him a lot of credit for his accomplishments over the last few weeks. Here are just a few: 1. Public administration experts are acknowledging that Trump has done a superb job of managing the hurricanes and other natural disasters we are experiencing. He sent his entire Cabinet out into the field. The president himself visited flood areas but kept out...
  • Drudge siren: US created 209,000 jobs in July, vs 183,000 job expected

    08/04/2017 5:34:17 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 54 replies
    Drudge/CNBC ^ | 04 AUG 17 | Jeff Cox | @JeffCoxCNBCcom
    Non-farm payrolls were expected to have increased by 183,000 last month after surging by an initially reported 222,000 in June, according to a Reuters survey of economists. The unemployment rate was expected to fall one-tenth to 4.3 percent.
  • Patience folks, Trump is just getting warmed up

    07/31/2017 7:00:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Huntsville Times ^ | July 31, 2017 | John Robb
    Whether you voted red or blue, clearly you can see that Team Trump had a rough launch. Failure (so far) to replace Obamacare, daily Russian probe distractions and West Wing infighting are three most notable examples. But, I believe all three are rooted in one simple and temporary cause: Donald Trump didn't expect to be elected President. Please know my source here is not some anonymous bureaucrat or wishful-thinking Liberal pundit. Mr. Trump said that. Those who attended his final victory rally in December at Ladd Stadium might remember he told us that he rented a relatively small Manhattan ballroom...
  • The U.S. Is Inches From A War With North Korea In Which Millions Could Die

    07/31/2017 5:05:33 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 163 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | July 31, 2017 | Michael Snyder
    We are just inches away from the outbreak of World War III, and yet most Americans seem completely oblivious to what is happening. On Friday, North Korea conducted a missile test which proved that it now has the capability of hitting major U.S. cities in the western half of the country.Every diplomatic effort to end North KoreaÂ’s nuclear program has completely failed, the Chinese have shown that they do not intend to do much of anything to intervene in this crisis, and the United Nations is a dead end. Given enough time, the North Koreans will build hundreds of ICBMs...
  • Forget Breitbart: the White House has a new favorite rightwing media outlet

    07/31/2017 12:48:04 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | July 30, 2017 | Lois Beckett in Washington
    Fox News has such an influence on Donald Trump that US journalists now react to the president’s proclamations on Twitter by searching for the Fox and Friends segment that inspired them. This intimate feedback loop between the Fox morning show and the president has made it “the most powerful TV show in America”, in the words of a New York Times critic. For Rupert Murdoch, a ruthless player in conservative politics across continents, such influence is striking. But it’s not new. Liberal critics of the administration, however, are now turning the spotlight on what they see as a troubling new...
  • Trump Is Winning On Judges

    07/31/2017 3:41:58 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 39 replies ^ | 7/31/17 | Zoe Tillman
    The health care push collapsed. The White House is the scene of a frantic game of musical chairs. And the looming specter of the Russia investigation has plagued President Trump since he took office. But amid the chaos, the Trump administration is steadily making progress on a campaign promise that will outlast this administration for decades: the confirmation of federal judges to lifetime positions on the bench. Trump wooed wary Republicans last year with pledges to appoint conservative judges. His administration so far has delivered. The White House has announced more than two dozen lower court nominees to date, and...
  • All White House Staff go through Gen John Kelly (even Ivanka and Jared-officially) [vanity]

    07/31/2017 1:39:42 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 34 replies
    Having just watched the WH presser led by Sarah Huckabee Sanders (who is doing an outstanding job BTW) and having watched John Roberts report to Neil Cavuto on Fox about said presser, it appears that ALL White House personnel report to General Kelly.I think this is a wonderful development.
  • How Melania Trump Is Defining First Lady Style

    07/31/2017 7:02:23 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 55 replies
    Vogue ^ | 7/31/2017 | Edward Barsamian
    Melania Trump is approaching her 200th day as First Lady (it’s on Monday, August 7 to be precise), and in her short time at the White House, one that has been plagued by turmoil and scandal, she has redefined the politics of fashion. She laid the foundation with a classic, Camelot-inspired aesthetic on Inauguration Day, working with Ralph Lauren to create a powder blue jacket and coordinating dress that garnered comparisons to Jackie Kennedy’s Inauguration outfit by Oleg Cassini. In codesigning her Inaugural Ball gown with dresser-in-chief Hervé Pierre, Trump seemed to be following Kennedy’s lead again—she often worked with...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 30 July 2017

    07/30/2017 4:10:14 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 285 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 30 July 2017 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows July 30th, 2017 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): President Trump’s counselor, Kellyanne Conway; Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.; Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio. MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price; Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine; Corey Lewandowski, former manager of President Trump's presidential campaign. FACE THE NATION (CBS): Sens. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. THIS WEEK (ABC): Price; John Podesta, chairman of Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign; Deputy Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Mick Mulvaney, director of White House budget...
  • Anthony Scaramucci 'removed by Donald Trump

    07/31/2017 12:05:18 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 113 replies
    Telegraph ^ | July 31, 2017 | Barney Henderson
    Anthony Scaramucci 'removed by Donald Trump as communications director after request from John Kelly' [The Telegraph] Barney Henderson ,The Telegraph•July 31, 2017
  • Trump Removes Anthony Scaramucci From Communications Director Role

    07/31/2017 11:44:17 AM PDT · by abb · 301 replies
    The New York Times ^ | July 31, 2017 | By MAGGIE HABERMAN, MICHAEL D. SHEAR and GLENN THRUSH
    WASHINGTON — President Trump has decided to remove Anthony Scaramucci from his position as communications director, three people close to the decision said Monday, relieving him just days after Mr. Scaramucci unloaded a crude verbal tirade against other senior members of the president’s senior staff. The decision to remove Mr. Scaramucci, who had boasted about reporting directly to the president not the chief of staff, John F. Kelly, came at Mr. Kelly’s request, the people said. Mr. Kelly made clear to members of the White House staff at a meeting Monday morning that he is in charge.
  • Anthony Scaramucci RESIGNS as White House Communications Director

    07/31/2017 11:44:10 AM PDT · by johnk · 211 replies
    WBEN Buffalo ^ | JULY 31, 2017 | WBEN Buffalo
    07.31.17 Anthony Scaramucci RESIGNS as White House Communications Director Comes less than a week after hiring JULY 31, 2017 Washington, DC (ABC/WBEN) Anthony Scaramucci resigns as White House Communications Director. This comes the same day John Kelly was sworn in as Chief of Staff. Sources tell ABC Scaramucci resigned, asking to be redeployed at the Export Import Bank as chief strategy officer. Scaramucci had not been on the job less than a week. It may be most memorable for an expletive-laden conversation with a New Yorker reporter that disparaged other members of the Trump team.
  • Top Trump Adviser on Middle East Fired From National Security Council

    07/31/2017 11:12:19 AM PDT · by SJackson · 21 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 07/27/2017 | Charles Fain Lehman
    Derek Harvey, a top adviser on the Middle East to President Donald Trump, was fired from the National Security Council on Thursday. Harvey's departure comes amid speculation about major shake-ups at the White House, the Weekly Standard reports. These shake-ups include possible conflicts between Trump and both Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Two sources told the Standard that Harvey's departure was not a direct product of staff fighting, but that several top administration members saw Harvey as too close to White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon. Harvey was apparently a strong advocate of Trump's decision...
  • McMaster declares war on Trump loyalists, continues NSC purge

    07/31/2017 11:15:05 AM PDT · by SJackson · 50 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 7-27-17 | Jordan Schachtel
    National security adviser H.R. McMaster continues to purge conservatives from the ranks of the National Security Council.On Thursday, McMaster fired Col. Derek Harvey, a renowned Middle East expert who served under Gen. David Petraeus. Neither the White House nor the National Security Council gave a reason for Harvey’s firing.Harvey is recognized in national security circles as a brilliant Middle East strategist. The Weekly Standard (which first reported Harvey’s firing) describes him as an “out-of-the-box thinker who has shown a keen knack for identifying threats before they’ve matured.” The report then cites a passage from Bob Woodward’s 2008 book “The War...
  • The Big Story: Corporate Profitability at Six-Year High

    07/31/2017 11:15:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Rush ^ | July 31, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I want to start with a couple of stories that may not move mountains in the daily perusal of the news. The first one here in the Wall Street Journal: “U.S. Companies Post Profit Growth Not Seen in Six Years.” Now, the reason I want to focus on this, folks, is because if you pay attention to the news, which I have often advised and suggested you not, then you would be forgiven for concluding the country is falling apart. You would seem to be perfectly logical if, after a daily diet of news, you think everything is coming...
  • Gen. John Kelly Takes Command of White House Staff

    07/31/2017 9:34:23 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 30 replies ^ | 7-31-2017 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    Gen. John Kelly was sworn into office at the White House Monday morning, taking the position of White House chief of staff. The ceremony was closed to the press, but photographers were called in afterward to mark the occasion. When asked for comment, President Trump said Kelly was “fantastic” and would do a “spectacular job” in his new position. Later in the morning, Kelly and Trump met with the president’s entire cabinet. Trump praised Kelly’s six month leadership of the Department of Homeland Security, calling the results “nothing short of miraculous.” He also predicted that Kelly would be “one of...
  • Army: Time is Running Out to Stop North Korean ICBM

    07/31/2017 7:04:34 AM PDT · by Carbonsteel · 18 replies ^ | 7/27/17 | Dave Majumdar
    North Korea is the single most dangerous threat facing the international community according to the U.S. Army’s top uniformed official and matters are coming to a head. Pyongyang is advancing far more quickly with its nuclear and ballistic missile programs than was expected by the United States. Indeed, the United States is at point where it must make some tough policy choices on how to deal with the North Korean threat/
  • The Military Coup Against Donald Trump of 2018, Part 1

    07/31/2017 4:27:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 86 replies ^ | July 31, 2017 | Kurt Schlichter
    “We cannot tolerate this any longer,” said the former CIA Director at the head of the table. “We have to forcibly retake the government from Donald Trump. It is the only way save our democracy.”His audience nodded solemnly. The men and women gathered at that secret February meeting on the top floor of 241 West 41st Street, the New York Times building, were Democrat politicians, media figures, retired and active members of the federal security bureaucracy, and several Establishment Republicans, and they were at wit’s end. There simply was no other choice. Donald Trump must be replaced, and it no...
  • Trump threatens to end health care 'bailouts' for insurers, lawmakers

    07/29/2017 1:39:00 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 41 replies ^ | 7/29/17 | Alex Pappas
    President Trump on Saturday threatened to end health care “bailouts” for insurers and lawmakers in Washington as he continues to push Congress to pass legislation repealing ObamaCare. “If a new HealthCare Bill is not approved quickly, BAILOUTS for Insurance Companies and BAILOUTS for Members of Congress will end very soon!” Trump tweeted Saturday afternoon.
  • Trump and his never-give-up-strategy continue the fight on Obamacare

    07/30/2017 7:51:17 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 30,2017 | Howard J. Warner
    The shakeup in the White House now allows Trump to pursue his version of swamp clean-up. He is creative and does not like to lose. He wants people who get things done. General Kelly will likely reorient the effort; with a unified message under Scaramucci perhaps the Trump tweets will reinforce the White House policies. After six months of an establishment approach to the swamp under Reince Priebus, a frustrated Trump has decided to put on the heavy breathing gear, go into the swamp and pull down “resistance” swimmers. Trump supporters will see his effort favorably, but the establishment will...