Category Archives: Trump administration

Trump is not Putin’s bride; Putin is not Trump’s groom

The Washington Post’s deeply researched story about President Trump’s attitude toward Russia┬ádemands your attention. The story details how Trump, even before he was sworn in, was unwilling to hear anything that would suggest the Kremlin had assisted in his election … Continue reading

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The New York Times’ story about Trump and self-preservation…

…a fascinating read. As I read the story, which included interviews with nearly 60 people, a few thoughts came to mind: This president seems to do less work than his four most recent predecessors. We’re told that the president’s current … Continue reading

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It’s a great day to be a rich American

The Guardian has the details. The Senate passed their tax plan in a 51-49 vote early on Saturday morning after a frantic rewrite of the legislation. Senator Bob Corker was the sole Republican to vote against the bill, which would … Continue reading

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Reports: Tillerson soon to be dumped as Secretary of State

It appears that Rex Tillerson will be out as Secretary of State. And soon. According to the Washington Post, The White House has prepared a plan to oust embattled Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replace him with CIA Director … Continue reading

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Jared “Hedgehog” Kushner

The Washington Post examines how Jared Kushner’s role in the Trump administration has changed. The journey revealed Kushner as a figure who seems both near the center of power and increasingly marginalized at the same time. His once-sprawling White House … Continue reading

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Jeff Sessions, operating under the radar…

…is making substantive changes to U.S. law. The Washington Post has the details. From his crackdown on illegal immigration to his reversal of Obama administration policies on criminal justice and policing, Sessions is methodically reshaping the Justice Department to reflect … Continue reading

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President Trump: Hammer the NCAA, secure your legacy

Sally Jenkins of the Washington Post is one of the most astute chroniclers of college sports. And she argues that President Trump has a perfect opportunity to rein in the money-lusting NCAA and provide some fairness to college sports. The … Continue reading

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