James Mattis

Cities Sue Pentagon For Botched Gun Background Checks (VIDEO)

Cities Sue Pentagon For Botched Gun Background Checks (VIDEO)

It has been amply established that one of the worst mass shootings of 2017 was completely preventable. On November 5, Devin Kelley burst into the morning service at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas and killed 26 people before turning his gun on himself. As we now know, Kelley should have never been able […]

Sources: Trump’s Mood Is ‘The Worst It’s Ever Been’ Because Subordinates Are Fighting Him (VIDEO)

Sources: Trump’s Mood Is ‘The Worst It’s Ever Been’ Because Subordinates Are Fighting Him (VIDEO)

Poor President Donald Trump can’t get no respect. His staffers are fleeing the White House, and with the exception of outgoing New Jersey governor Chris Christie, no one’s in a hurry to apply for the positions, Raw Story reports. Trump Is Going Down For The Count Current Chief of Staff John Kelly doesn’t plan to […]

Smart Politics: How James Mattis Is Undermining Trump’s Transgender Ban

Smart Politics: How James Mattis Is Undermining Trump’s Transgender Ban

This week Defense Secretary James Mattis ordered a comprehensive study of transgender troops after President Donald Trump decided to ban them from serving in the military. In the meantime, transgender troops will still be allowed to serve in their current roles, a move that LGBT groups praised. While to the casual observer this just seems […]

Trump’s Cabinet Is Revolting–Against His War On AG Sessions (TWEET/VIDEO)

Trump’s Cabinet Is Revolting–Against His War On AG Sessions (TWEET/VIDEO)

Donald Trump has spent the last two weeks cutting the ground out from under the feet of his own attorney general, Jeff Sessions–140 characters at a time. To put it mildly, it’s not playing well on either side of the aisle. Besides the predictable outrage from Democrats, a number of Republicans are up in arms […]

Trump Appointee Stands Down–And Shows More Ethics Than His Would-Be Boss (VIDEO, TWEET)

Trump Appointee Stands Down–And Shows More Ethics Than His Would-Be Boss (VIDEO, TWEET)

When it became apparent that many of Donald Trump’s appointees were manifestly unfit and unqualified, it was only natural to gird ourselves to pop the champagne when one of them was either defeated in the Senate or bowed out. That occasion finally came when CKE CEO and Labor Secretary pick Andy Puzder stood down when […]