Furor Forces Backpedal over Mar-a-Lago

Yesterday, reporter Amy Westervelt noticed an April 4 State Department blog post promoting Mar-a-Lago, the country club owned by President Donald Trump. The ensuing uproar forced the State Department to remove the post, which was on the department’s ShareAmerica website and was shared on websites and Facebook pages for multiple US embassies. Westervelt was blunt … Continued

So the Entire State Department Management Just Stuck it to Trump

The State Department’s entire senior level management officials have turned in their resignations. The mass exodus began earlier this afternoon when Patrick Kennedy, the agency’s long-serving undersecretary for management who’d worked in the role for nine years, resigned unexpectedly. According to officials within the State Department, Kennedy played an active role in the transition and sought … Continued

Trump To Sign Immigration Ban, Blocking Most Refugees

President Donald Trump is expected to sign executive orders today that would halt admissions from Syria and suspend visas from Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. In doing so, Trump’s administration can reduce the number of refugees resettled on American soil and bar the entry of refugees into the United States (except for religious … Continued

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