Joe Biden and the Democratic party had a great month of August. There was a successful convention and a jaw dropping amount of money raised. Biden has also maintained a healthy position in national polls.
By Lesley Wroughton and Patricia Zengerle
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Congress rejected President Donald Trump‘s proposed cuts to diplomacy and foreign aid budgets as dangerous to national security on Wednesday, setting the stage for a budget battle with the White House.
Donald Trump is abusing presidential power again. This time he threatened, via Sarah Sanders, to strip several people of their national security clearances. In short, he tried to weaponize security clearances. If you meet the standards for a clearance but are a critic of Trump, he wants to silence you by taking your security clearance.
In April we reported that the FBI could be listening to Donald Trump’s cell phone calls. Now it appears that China and other countries could be listening to his phone calls also.
Politico has reported that the president uses unsecured iPhones. This means that Trump may be exposing himself to hacking or surveillance due to his use of an iPhone that he doesn’t swap out regularly.
Trump national security spokesman Michael Anton said he "can't say" whether the commander-in-chief of the world's most powerful military has read the 55-page document.
People don't just disapprove of the job he's doing or believe his policies are bad for the country. They consider him a clear and present danger to the safety of the United States of America.
Trump isn't just leaking classified info, but he doesn't seem to know what is and isn't classified to begin with. Perhaps he should read his one-page briefings.
A little over a year ago some high-level person in ISIS penned a treatise explaining precisely what Western nations (America) should do to aid in the terror group’s recruitment efforts. As sure as the Sun rises in the East, Donald Trump took the terror organization’s pleas for help to heart and has religiously followed every instruction to the letter. Now it turns out that Trump’s rejection of science, particularly climate science, is yet another means of “strengthening recruitment efforts” of groups like ISIS and Boko Haram.
Given Trump’s refusal to acknowledge the threat to national security, it is essential that Congress discover the truth about Russia’s activities and stop colluding with Trump.
An administration that cared about taxpayer dollars would not maliciously cut from the smallest areas of discretionary spending and call it compassionate.
"Glad you think it was great, @POTUS. Would have been greater if you didn't treat NATO like protection racket, or allies like deadbeats"
Trump's budget directs dollars away from the people who need it most, vulnerable children and the elderly, to fill the swamp he promised to drain
Who needs counter-terrorism patrols and national security efforts to keep out terrorists when there is a desert wall to keep migrant workers from planting and harvesting fields.
Petitioners say: "As the leaders of the free world, we cannot allow an adversary to invade our territory and subvert our republican form of government."
It is beyond comprehension that the intelligence community would ever distrust the White House to the extent that it withholds critical intelligence.
The swipe comes after Trump spent the weekend compromising America's security by turning an unexpected national security challenge into "dinner theater."
Even though Barack Obama will not be president after Jan. 20, 2017, it's clear he wants to hold the world together after he's gone.
"Russia has perfected political warfare using cyber assets and apparently decided to apply these tactics so American democracy itself was hacked."
The Defense Authorization bill should be about making our country safe; not about codifying evangelical Republican hatred and intolerance.
Donald Trump is having a hard time staffing intelligence and homeland security positions because so many Republican experts refuse to work for him.