Donald Trump Taps Lt. Gen H.R. McMaster for National Security Adviser

President Donald Trump announced his next National Security Adviser will be Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster. This is the best pick Donald Trump has made his entire presidency.  H.R. McMaster is a noted writer and intellectual and respected military leader. McMaster accepted the role after General Michael Flynn resigned after serving for less than a month. H.R. McMaster is a man who has a lengthy military … Continue reading Donald Trump Taps Lt. Gen H.R. McMaster for National Security Adviser

Donald Trump Fighting To Find White House Leakers

President Trump has vowed to find and punish officials who are leaking information about his presidency. Trump’s announcement comes after the House Intelligence Committee said they are investigating the sources behind the story that led to General Michael Flynn resigning. Flynn issued his resignation after White House aides decided that Mr. Flynn misled Vice President Pence about the conversation he had with the Russian ambassador … Continue reading Donald Trump Fighting To Find White House Leakers

Gen. Mike Flynn Resigns As National Security Adviser

Donald Trump faced his first administration loss after General Michael Flynn quit as his national security adviser, late Monday night. His resignation comes after the Department of Justice shared with the White House their belief that he could be subject to blackmail but questions also arose about whether he told Vice President Pence and President Donald Trump the truth. “Unfortunately, because of the fast pace of … Continue reading Gen. Mike Flynn Resigns As National Security Adviser

Mike Flynn Losing Influence Inside Trump’s National Security Council

Many have begun to question whether National Security Adviser Mike Flynn should remain at the White House, after reports surfaced that say he spoke to Russian officials about sanctions prior to Trump becoming president. Flynn issued a formal apology to his White House colleagues over this fiasco. Trump has begun looking into what Flynn told the Russians. However, he has also said he remains confident … Continue reading Mike Flynn Losing Influence Inside Trump’s National Security Council

Super PAC attempting to Convince Sheriff Clarke to Run for Senate

Wisconsin’s incumbent Senator Tammy Baldwin may have a formidable opponent in Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke. Nate Pendley, a North Carolina attorney who has long worked in conservative politics approached Clarke about a potential U.S. Senate bid saying in interviews that Clarke would “Represent a lot of the positive, conservative fighter, bare knuckles kind of politician who won’t take anything from the left.”  Campaign finance reports from the Milwaukee County … Continue reading Super PAC attempting to Convince Sheriff Clarke to Run for Senate

Congress Will Confirm DeVos and Sessions

President Trump is expecting Congress to confirm Jeff Sessions for Attorney General and Betsy DeVos for education secretary. All members of the Democratic caucus and two Republicans oppose DeVos but Vice President Mike Pence will give Republicans the tie breaking vote needed for her confirmation. Senator Jeff Sessions is expected to be confirmed later this week. Republicans want to confirm Sessions later in the week, … Continue reading Congress Will Confirm DeVos and Sessions

Senate Confirms Nikki Haley as Next UN Ambassador

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley was confirmed to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.  Despite her lack of any formal diplomatic experience she won major support from Democrats with a vote of 96-4. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved her nomination prior to the full confirmation by the Senate. During her confirmation hearing, she aired disagreements with Trump on certain policy issues … Continue reading Senate Confirms Nikki Haley as Next UN Ambassador

President Trump Pulls out of Trans Pacific Partnership Deal

President Donald Trump is beginning his presidency by withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal. His executive order comes days after a rough first weekend, where he feuded with the press and faced massive protests in response to his election. Former President Obama was a strong advocate for the trade deal, which was never ratified in the U.S. This is his first step in reshaping American … Continue reading President Trump Pulls out of Trans Pacific Partnership Deal