June 26, 2022

Sri Lanka: Cabinet Resigns en Masse After Food and Fuel Shortages, Protests

Almost all of the Sri Lankan government’s Cabinet — apart from the nation’s president and prime minister — resigned from their posts on Sunday amid Sri Lanka’s worsening economic crisis, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported on Monday. “All 26 ministers in the Cabinet aside from President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and his elder brother Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa…

Alastair Campbell brands Cabinet ministers ‘utterly spineless craven bunch’

Mary Trump: Donald’s Entire Cabinet in ‘Dereliction of Its Duty’ for Not Invoking 25th Amendment

Former President Donald Trump’s niece, Mary Trump, said Wednesday on CNN’s “Cuomo Prime Time” that her uncle’s “entire Cabinet” was in dereliction of its duty for not invoking the 25th Amendment. Anchor Chris Cuomo said, “They’re trying to have a reckoning here on Milley, but, you know, his mental state is the subject of this book.…

GOP Senator Asks Two Biden Cabinet Members Whether ‘High Ranking’ Officials Are Using Encrypted Apps To ‘Cloak’ Communications

A top GOP senator is demanding answers after hearing allegations of high-ranking Biden administration officials cloaking communications using encrypted apps, potentially blocking conversations from public information requests. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member John Barrasso sent letters to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland and Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm on Monday, expressing his concerns about the…

Neera Tanden Was ‘Proud To Fight’ Against Trump Cabinet Picks, Now She’s Battling To Save Her Own Nomination

Neera Tanden’s nomination to serve as White House budget director is in jeopardy after Sen. Joe Manchin came out against her confirmation.  Opposition to Senate-confirmed positions is nothing new for Tanden, who said in early 2017 that she was “fighting hard” against Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Education.  Tanden, the president of the…

The Numbers Don’t Lie: Comparing Trump’s Cabinet Confirmations With Obama’s

Donald Trump began his presidency with fewer Cabinet nominations confirmed than any other president in almost 30 years. Both George W. Bush and Barack Obama had seven of their nominees confirmed by their first day in office in 2001 and 2009. Bill Clinton had three confirmed the day he was sworn in. Trump had two. By this time […]

Trump Assembles a War Cabinet to Meet Foreign Threats

With the selections of General James N. “Mad Dog” Mattis as Secretary of Defense and Lt. General Michael T. Flynn as national security adviser, President-elect Donald J. Trump has indicated that he is prepared to meet foreign threats from Russia, China, and global Islam. Indeed, Flynn argues in his book, The Field of Fight, that […]

Israeli Cabinet Minister Miri Regev: Nuke agreement gives Iran a “license to kill.”

“Iran will get a jackpot, a cash bonanza of hundreds of billions of dollars, which will enable it to continue to pursue its aggression and terror in the region and in the world,” said Netanyahu. “A dark day for the free world,” said Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett. Yes, that it is, and one that […]

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