President-Elect spent 8 years with them... They'll be back...... And they will have to put things back together after Trump and Pompeo left American Foreign Policy and the State Dept. a mess.... Will McConnell stand in the way of Susan Rice....Again … [Read more...] about Biden admin Foreign Policy people will be mostly returning Obama people….
House Democratic Foreign Affairs Committee Chair has let it be known that the IG was looking into a possible illegal Trump admin arms sale to Saudi Arabia.... Early reports claimed that IG Steve Linick was just looking at Syaye Dept Sec Pompeo having government paid staff do … [Read more...] about Fired State Dept. Inspector General was investigating more than Pompeo staff walking his dog…
Despite Donald Trump's efforts to go around them and then hold them back from revealing the truth? Despite the two years of virtually excluding Democrats from the decision making of the American government... The long term people in the State, Defense , NSC and other … [Read more...] about The’ government’ of the people bite Donald Trump back…Open Thread for 11/13/19…
OMB chief Mick Mulvaney, is trying to cut billions out of the US State Department budget by freezing money authorized by Congress for the United Nations..... Trump and Republicans often chaff at the world busies criticism of actions by the United States... An earlier effort … [Read more...] about Trump Admin moves to go around Congress on Foreign Aid Appropriation
Politico is out with a piece that claims that Bolton is limiting access of the State Department and Pentagon to high level policy discussions . It appears that several hands of the government are being left out high level policy ..... This would fit with how Donald Trump … [Read more...] about Trump National Security Advisor Bolton is cutting back State and Defense Dept’s access to Trump…..
A New law ties the State Dept. to the IRS...... Hundreds of thousands of Americans stand to be denied new or renewed passports under a 2015 law requiring the IRS and State Department to deny passports to Americans with more than $51,000 in overdue tax debt. An IRS spokesman … [Read more...] about You may Not get a passport if you owe the Government back taxes….
Donald Trump made the above statement..... After he did in public? The people running the show in Syria have become confused? The American policy for Stria is to STAY engaged to counter ISIS, Iran and the Syrian Government and Russia from having the country for their … [Read more...] about Trump says the US will leave Syria ‘very soon’…His Defense and State Dept’s say huh?