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John Kelly Gone

And so the other shoe has dropped. After months of expectation, Trump has announced that Chief of Staff John Kelly will be leaving his position by the end of this year. The Washington Post is reporting that the parting could be disastrous for Trump. Notes the paper, “… the departure of Kelly — a four-star…

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Trump Team Loses An Honest Man

Jonathan Swan of Axios is reporting that Josh Raffel, a senior communications official at the Whitehouse, is leaving to return to the private sector. This is a blow to the administration in general, and to Ivanka and Jared Kushner in particular. Raffel was seen as a clean, competent, and trustworthy individual who could be relied…

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Kushner Loses Security Clearance

In what could be the beginning of a major shake up in the Trump Whitehouse, Jared Kushner has reportedly been denied a high-level security clearance by Chief of Staff, John Kelly. This comes after weeks of wrangling between Kelly and the president’s son-in-law. This could be a fatal blow to Kushner’s career. He has been…

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Jared At Kelly’s Mercy?

The Washington Post is reporting that Donald Trump will leave son-in-law Jared Kushner’s security clearance to John Kelly. If true, it would mean a potentially crushing defeat for Kushner, who has been wrangling with Kelly for months. As LR Net noted on 22 Feb, Kushner has taken on a senior role in the Trump White…

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Jared Kushner: Security Risk?

Here’s a question, why isn’t anybody concerned about the fact Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, can’t seem to get his security clearance? He’s been working at the White House, probably seeing a lot of classified material, but as of press time, he still doesn’t have the security rating that ought to go with his position. In…

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Sympathy For The Devil

To my immense surprise, not to say outright shock, I seem to be feeling a little sorry for Steve Bannon. Oh, don’t get me wrong. I don’t agree with a single word he says. In fact, I think many of his opinions are downright detestable. And, worse, he’s done a lot to legitimize ideas that…

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We’re Looking For A Few Good Reads

Just once, we’d like to start this column by saying that there hadn’t been anything alarming or terrifying on the web lately. Unfortunately, so long as the Orange One is in office, it just ain’t gonna happen. For example, The Washington Post is reporting that for the last year, Trump has declined to read the…

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