A northern New Mexico city and its police chief are locked in a public battle over funding, staffing levels and allowing officers to coach at area schools. The Las Vegas … Click to Continue »
‘I’m just a couple of haircuts away from equaling the number of staff departures by your WH colleagues.’
Uncle Sam can be a good boss in many ways, but his board of directors, a.k.a. Congress, and his chief executive, a.k.a. the president, can make life difficult for his staff, particularly those at the top of the civil service. A recently released Office of Personnel Management survey shows that work environment issues are “the […]
Jeremy Bash, a former chief of staff at the Department of Defense and CIA, questioned President Donald Trump’s vague remarks on the United States’ strategy in Afghanistan.
Right to Work Founder Was a Klan Fan AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka didn’t pull punches when he announced Aug. 15 that he and Thea Lee, former AFL-CIO deputy chief of staff, were exiting President Donald Trump’s American Manufacturing...Show More Summary
BAGHDAD, Aug 22 (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis said on Tuesday he was waiting for a plan from the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff that follows President Donald Trump's South Asia strategy before he makes a decision on how many additional troops to send to Afghanistan. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
President Donald Trump’s beachhead team member at the Department of Transportation has moved to the federal agency that regulates the nation’s electric power and natural gas industries where he will be serving as chief of staff. Former Pennsylvania lobbyist Anthony Pugliese was selected to fill the chief of staff position at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission […]
Not sure if I'm reading this right, not sure of accounting principles which might (or might not) make this a routine bit of paperwork. Not sure of the motive for doing this. But It does seem to raise some questions...
Steve Bannon was all set to get a graceful boot in the ass back in July as new Chief of Staff John Kelly made Trump’s most special adviser an offer he couldn’t refuse. John F. Kelly, the new White House chief of staff, told Stephen K. Show More Summary
New York Times: “John Kelly, the new White House chief of staff, told Stephen Bannon in late July that he needed to go: No need for it to get messy, Mr. Kelly told Mr. Bannon, according to several people with [...]
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey and Iran have discussed possible joint military action against Kurdish militant groups, after talks in Ankara last week between the chief of staff of Iran's armed forces and Turkish leaders, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday.
WASHINGTON – John Kelly led tens of thousands of Marines in Iraq’s treacherous Anbar Province, was in charge of the entire U.S. military presence in Central and South America, yet now may have come across someone even he cannot manage: The guy in the West Wing office a few steps away from his, the president of the United States.
WASHINGTON ? Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has one piece of advice if White House chief of staff John Kelly or Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis want to resign: Don’t do it.
Politico: “The departures from Trump’s White House have come at a dizzying pace in recent weeks: multiple communications directors, the chief of staff and the press secretary have all left, along with top aides on the national security council and [...]
The White House has had a tumultuous few weeks. As CNN noted on Friday, in the last four weeks alone, President Trump has fired chief strategist Steve Bannon, fired Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, hired and fired communications director Anthony Scaramucci, publicly shamed his own attorney general and Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, banned […]
America's 45th President has been in post for just over six months, but in that short space of time Donald Trump's turbulent style has resulted in the loss of his National Security Adviser (Mike Flynn), Chief of Staff, (Reince Priebus), Press Secretary (Sean Spicer) and Chief Strategist (Steve Bannon). Show More Summary
A large cull of employees at the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has provoked an uprising against chairman Atif Mashal and chief executive Shafiqullah Stanikzai
Rachel Maddow pursues reporting on the departure of former FBI counter-espionage chief Peter Strzok from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Trump Russia investigation team, questioning the reason and what it might mean for Mueller's effort.
Rachel Maddow pursues reporting on the departure of former FBI counter-espionage chief Peter Strzok from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Trump Russia...
[guest post by Dana] Late to this: Steve Bannon is out, or as the NY Post puts it: Top presidential adviser and nationalist bomb-thrower Steve Bannon is out of a job, the White House said Friday. “Chief of Staff John Kelly and Steve Bannon have mutually agreed today would be Steve’s last day. We are […]