John Kelly Is Burned Out and Wants to Quit as W.H. Chief of Staff

Back in March we reported that President Trump had considered serving as his own chief of staff so he could have “unfettered access to outsiders and fewer roadblocks to decision making.” Now  The New York Times has reported that White House chief of staff John Kelly is burned out by his job and is questioning how long he can remain in the pressure-packed west wing post. read more

Speaker Ryan: No Evidence of an FBI Spy in the Trump Campaign

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said Wednesday there is “no evidence” to support President Trump’s claims that the FBI inserted a spy into Trump’s 2016 campaign. 

Ryan spoke to reporters at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday afternoon, and said he agreed with an “initial assessment” by Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), who maintained publicly last week that the FBI’s use of an informant to obtain information about Russia’s involvement in the Trump campaign was “appropriate.” read more

United Nations to Trump: Stop Separating Families At the Border

On Tuesday the United Nations called on the Trump administration to “immediately halt” its policy of separating children from their parents at the U.S. border with Mexico. The request came from the United Nations human rights office which has heavily criticized the administration for their actions of taking children away from their parents after they cross into the United States from Mexico. read more

June 12 Summit May Be a “Go” As Korean Leaders Meet

North and South Korea’s leaders held a hastily arranged secret meeting on Saturday in their attempts to salvage the June 12 summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump.

Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in talked for two hours and afterwards they were hopeful they had a plan to convince America’s president that the summit should still take place in order to bring peace to the Korean peninsula.  They also said that they plan additional talks this week to work out more details. read more