December 11, 2018

Actions Have Consequences – Red Hen Restaurant Refusal to Serve Press Secretary Leads To Drop in Town Tourism…

The Associated Press is reporting that a Virginia tourism board is initiating an emergency fund to compensate for a significant drop in business as a result of the Red Hen Restaurant refusing to serve White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Stephanie Wilkinson and family, owners of Red Hen restaurant. LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — A […]

USDA Secretary Perdue: President Trump Stands with American Farmers.

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue used a sports analogy in a USA Today op-ed last week to explain how President Donald Trump’s trade agenda supports American farmers. “In the Olympics, if opposing athletes continuously broke the rules while the officials let them get away with it, American fans would want our coaches to […]

Pompeo becomes U.S. secretary of state as North Korea, Middle East issues await.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate confirmed Mike Pompeo as President Donald Trump’s secretary of state on Thursday, and the former CIA director set off immediately on a trip to meet key allies in Europe and the Middle East. Pompeo, a former Army officer who was a Republican congressman, is regarded as a Trump loyalist […]

On Twitter, Donald Trump Announces Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State; Rex Tillerson Out.

President Donald Trump announced that CIA director Mike Pompeo would be the new Secretary of State, replacing former Exxon-Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson. “Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job!” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his service!” Pompeo has […]

BREAKING: Rex Tillerson OUT As Secretary of State, Replacement Named.

After a series of reported disagreements with President Donald Trump, former Exxon Mobil chief executive Rex Tillerson is out as Secretary of State. President Trump announced on Tuesday morning via Twitter that Tillerson would be replaced by Mike Pompeo, the current director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Heading the CIA will now be Gina Haspel, […]

Tom Price Out as HHS Secretary

After those embarrassing reports about his travel expenses, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price is exiting the Trump administration. "Secretary of Health and Human Services Thomas Price offered his resignation earlier today and the President accepted" — Burgess Everett (@burgessev) September 29, 2017 Price was outed this week as having used private jets for […]

Alexander Acosta Our New Secretary of Labor

The first Hispanic and Cuban American member of President Trump’s cabinet. Rene Alexander “Alex” Acosta, age 48, was confirmed by the Senate as Secretary of the Department of Labor. He is married to Jan, has two children, and lives in Coral Gables, Florida. On April 28, 2017, Alex Acosta was confirmed by the Senate as […]

Former HHS Secretary: Yes, There Is A Point In Saying That Obamacare Is Killing Rural America

Former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius agreed to two points made by NBC’s Chuck Todd: a) Americans in rural America are getting financially killed by Obamacare. Bill Clinton was not incorrect in saying that the law is the craziest thing in the world; and b) health care choice is a rare event outside […]

Senate confirms Perry for Energy secretary

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Rick Perry to lead the Energy Department — an agency he once pledged to eliminate. Perry, the former Texas governor and a two-time Republican presidential candidate, was confirmed on a 62-37 vote. The Senate confirmed Perry after only a few hours of debate on Thursday afternoon, moving unexpectedly quickly on […]

Senate Confirms DeVos As Education Secretary After Pence Casts Tie-Breaking Vote

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence cast the first tie-breaking vote ever for a Cabinet-level nominee Tuesday for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, confirming her as the next education secretary. The vote came after Democrats held the floor for more than 24 hours of debate criticizing DeVos over her qualifications for the job. Two Republicans, Lisa […]

Senate confirms Tillerson as secretary of State

The Senate on Wednesday approved Rex Tillerson to lead President Trump’s State Department, despite a late effort by Democrats to slow down the nomination. Tillerson was approved in a 56-43 vote. Though Democrats largely lined up against Tillerson, he got some Democratic support. Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin (W.Va.), Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.), Mark Warner (Va.) and […]

Senate Committee Approves DeVos for Education Secretary

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions approved Betsy DeVos for Education Secretary Tuesday morning, advancing her nomination to the full Senate for a final confirmation vote. DeVos, one of President Trump’s more controversial Cabinet picks, was confirmed along party lines, 12-11. Democrats have hammered the Michigan billionaire for her lack of experience […]

Gen. Mattis Confirmed in Senate Vote As Secretary of Defense

Gen. James Mattis has been confirmed by the Senate by an overwhelming margin to become our next Secretary of Defense. He is the first confirmed member of Trump’s cabinet. So far, the vote stands at 98-1, with Sen. Kirsten Gilliband (D-NY) voting against Mattis’ nomination. The first bill President Donald Trump signed into law was the […]

General John Kelly, the Future Secretary of Homeland Security

On December 12, 2016, President-elect Donald J. Trump nominated retired U.S. Marine Corps General John Kelly as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. John Kelly is a highly respected Marine Corps general, who served three tours in Iraq, and lost a son in combat in Afghanistan. Among his many assignments, General John Kelly served […]

BREAKING: DHS SECRETARY JEH JOHNSON ANNOUNCE TAKEOVER OF US ELECTORAL PROCESS

In a move that Georgia Secretary of State Brian P. Kemp and others are describing as a major federal overreach, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is designating U.S. election systems critical infrastructure, a process previously handled on a state-by-state basis. Johnson said Friday that “Given the vital role elections play in this country, it is […]

10 Lies Secretary of State Kerry Told During His Big Middle East Peace Speech

On Wednesday, Secretary of State John Kerry gave a speech on his proposed plan for peace between Israelis and Arabs. His plan: blame the Jews, pretend that Palestinian terrorism and incitement isn’t representative of the actual Palestinian government, and then blather for 69 more minutes. His speech razed facts to the ground in a fashion […]

What to Know About Rex Tillerson, Trump’s Pick to Be Secretary of State

President-elect Donald Trump made it official Tuesday in announcing his selection of Rex Tillerson, the CEO of Exxon Mobil Corp. who has been scrutinized for his relationship with Russia, to be the next secretary of state. “I am honored by President-elect Trump’s nomination and share his vision for restoring the credibility of the United States’ […]

Trump To Tap Rick Perry For Energy Secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) – President-elect Donald Trump has selected former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to lead the Energy Department. That’s according to two people with knowledge of the decision. The two-time presidential candidate had been a harsh critic of Trump during the 2016 race, calling him a “cancer to conservatism.” He later endorsed the Republican nominee and […]

Trump taps Exxon CEO as secretary of State

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Rex Tillerson as his nominee for secretary of State, despite deep skepticism in the Senate over the Exxon Mobil CEO’s ties to Russia. In a statement released by his transition team early Tuesday, Trump called Tillerson’s career “the embodiment of the American dream.” “Through hard work, dedication and smart deal […]

Rex Tillerson of ExxonMobil Expected to Be Named Trump’s Secretary of State: Sources

Chairman and CEO of US oil and gas corporation ExxonMobil, Rex Tillerson, speaks during the 2015 Oil and Money conference in central London on Oct. 7, 2015. Ben Stansall / AFP/Getty Images Donald Trump is expected to nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state, two sources close to the transition process told […]

Exxon CEO Is Now Trump’s Secretary Of State Favorite -Transition Official

Exxon Mobil Corp Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson emerged on Friday as President-elect Donald Trump’s leading candidate for U.S. secretary of state, a senior transition official said. Trump met Tillerson on Tuesday and may talk to him again over the weekend, the official said. Trump appears to be in the final days of deliberations over […]

Trump Nominates Ben Carson as HUD Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Dr. Ben Carson to serve as secretary of Housing and Urban Development “I am thrilled to nominate Dr. Ben Carson as our next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Ben Carson has a brilliant mind and is passionate about strengthening communities and families within those communities,” […]

Trump Names Retired Marine General Mattis as Defense Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump announced his selection of retired Marine four-star General James Mattis to be his Secretary of Defense on Thursday. Trump, on a post-election “thank you tour,” told an audience in Cincinnati that Mattis is “the closest thing to General George Patton that we have.” The comparison is apt: Mattis (shown) spent 43 years […]

Trump’s Treasury Secretary Nominee Wants to Sell Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

In an interview on FOX Business Network’s Mornings With Maria on Wednesday, Donald Trump’s nominee for treasury secretary, Steve Mnuchin, said one of Trump’s “top 10” priorities was to sell government-sponsored mortgage giants Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA) and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC). Referred to colloquially as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac respectively, […]

BREAKING: Trump picks Secretary of Defense (and here’s what I think…)

Though an announcement is not expected until early next week, people close to the process are reporting that President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. James N. Mattis to be secretary of defense. In doing so, Trump would be nominating a former senior military officer who led operations across the Middle East to run the […]

Obama’s Press Secretary Just Said Obama Deserved The Nobel Prize. Here Are 9 Reasons He’s Wrong.

On Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest claimed that President Obama deserved the Nobel Peace Prize he was awarded before he even took office: At today's briefing, @PressSec said despite US military actions ordered by Pres Obama, he lived up to the goals of the Nobel Peace Prize. — Mark Knoller (@markknoller) November 30, […]

Report: Obamacare Critic Tom Price To Be Trump’s Selection for Health Secretary

President-Elect Donald Trump is preparing to unveil his pick for Secretary of Health and Human Services, and a report says he will pick major Obamacare critic Tom Price, a six-term Congressman from Georgia. The announcement of Price’s appointment may come as soon as Tuesday, according to a Monday evening report by The New York Times. Price […]

Trump to nominate Betsy DeVos for Education secretary

President-elect Donald Trump is nominating Betsy DeVos for Education secretary. Trump in a statement Wednesday called DeVos a “brilliant and passionate education advocate.” “Under her leadership we will reform the U.S. education system and break the bureaucracy that is holding our children back so that we can deliver world-class education and school choice to all families. I […]

DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson Speaks at Convention of HAMAS-LINKED Group

It was bad enough that Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson spoke at the annual convention of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), a group with demonstrable ties to Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood. But what he said made it even worse. What is ISNA? According to Discover the Networks: [ISNA] was established in July […]

Shocker: A Lot Of Clinton Foundation Donors Met With Clinton While She Was Secretary Of State – VIDEO

We’ve known this for some time, but there’s more information being unearthed that shows how Hillary Clinton’s State Department became just another arm of the Clinton Foundation. First, Clinton said at her confirmation hearing that no special treatment would be granted to Clinton Foundations donors. She said this under oath. Yet, more than half of […]

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