Trump's Defense Secretary Succinctly Explains Why He Will Not Follow Through on Trump's Threat to Attack Iranian Cultural Sites
President Donald Trump disturbed Americans across the country when he threatened to bomb Iranian cultural sites if the country retaliated against Trump's recent airstrike, which resulted in the death of Qasem Soleimani, Iran's top general.
Trump made the threat in a tweet at first, before doubling down on the stance to reporters.
Former Navy Secretary Forced to Resign Shames Donald Trump for His Intervention in Accused War Criminal's Case
Navy Secretary Richard Spencer resigned on Sunday after President Donald Trump intervened in the case of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher.
Gallagher was found guilty in a military court after he unlawfully posed with the dead body of a teenage ISIS fighter, among other misconduct reported by his fellow SEALs. Gallagher was set to lose his Trident pin—meaning he'd be demoted from a Navy SEAL. Gallagher's guilt was found by a jury of his peers: fellow Navy SEALs.
People Can't Stop Mocking the White House's New Video of a Small Section of the Border Wall Being Built
The news broke recently that $6.1 billion of Defense Department funds would be diverted—under the authority of Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and made possible through President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency and deployment of military resources—to pay for Trump's border wall project. To show the progress being made with the money originally slated for military construction projects, the White House Twitter account shared a video.
The clip of a single section of bollard fencing being raised was captioned: