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Reporters Tell Trump Ambassador, ‘You Have To Answer Questions’ (VIDEOS)

Reporters Tell Trump Ambassador, ‘You Have To Answer Questions’ (VIDEOS)

It’s not often when a newly appointed ambassador has a massive credibility gap with the country where he serves before he even takes his post. Yet, Pete Hoekstra, the United States’ new ambassador to the Netherlands, managed to pull that off–and bigly. Last month, Dutch reporter Wouter Zwart called out Hoekstra for claiming that Dutch […]

Busted! Trump Ambassador Caught Lying About Past Wingnuttery (VIDEOS/TWEETS)

Busted! Trump Ambassador Caught Lying About Past Wingnuttery (VIDEOS/TWEETS)

For years, Republican politicians have complained that the press is just mean to them. It’s as if they don’t like the idea of being held to account. But if they think American journalists are hard on them, they should see how foreign journalists respond to attempts to spew wingnuttery and alternative facts. Trump’s soon-to-be ambassador […]

Trump’s Pick For Ambassador To Austria? Experience Isn’t One Of His ‘Favorite Things’ (TWEETS)

Trump’s Pick For Ambassador To Austria? Experience Isn’t One Of His ‘Favorite Things’ (TWEETS)

By now, you know that most of our nation’s embassies have been without ambassadors since Donald Trump took office. He ordered all politically-appointed ambassadors to stand down the minute he was sworn in. Well, this weekend gave an indication of what Trump is looking for in their replacements–and it isn’t good. It looks like the […]