Aide to Ukrainian President Addresses Bill Taylor Testimony

In his testimony before the impeachment inquiry last month, U.S. Volodymyr Zelensky on April 21. Now, one of the Ukrainians in that conversation is indicating that Taylors testimony didnt capture the full story. Taylor, Americas top diplomat in Kyiv, is a key witness in Democrats investigation of President Donald Trump and his policy toward Ukraine. In his testimony, Taylor said two Zelensky aides, Andriy Yermak and Igor Novikov, reacted strongly after Taylor and resigned over the news and efforts by members of the Trump administration to pressure Kyiv to announce investigations into alleged Ukrainian interference in the U.S. 2016 election and a company linked to former Vice President Joe Biden. Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The …

Trump Wants a Witch Huntto Burn the Whistleblowers

This week, a sitting United States senator and the president of the United States shouted and demanded that a Whistleblowers: Honesty in America from Washington to Trump, put it: protecting whistleblowers is in our American DNA. The bottom line is that identity of or even the motives Trumps whistleblower are moot. What we know now is that everything he said has been corroborated through the testimony of people with direct knowledge of the call between president Trump and the president of Ukraine. Thats the reality the president and his allies simply do not want to deal with. Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Don Jr. Distances Dad From Kentucky Governors Race: This Has Nothing to Do With Trump

With the Laura Ingraham absolved President Trump of any blame for incumbent Republican Gov. Matt Bevins potential loss. Noting that only a few thousand votes separated Bevin from challenger Andy Beshear and the Associated Press had yet to call the race, Ingraham took issue with other cable news networks tying the results to the president, who heldwhere Democrats took over the state legislature. Towards the end of her show, Ingraham would remind Fox News viewers that Bevin was highly unpopular and Trump was the only reason the race was as close as it was. Trump comes into town, and Trump gets this thing tied up at 49-49, she asserted. Thats who brought the race this close. If Trump hadnt come …

Seth Meyers Goes Off on Laura Ingraham for Smearing Vindman

On Monday, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a National Security Council official who sounded the alarm on the Trump administrations concerted efforts to push Ukrainian officials to investigate political rival Joe Biden and his son Hunter, paint Vindman as having dual loyalty to America and Ukraine given his Ukrainian backgroundeven though Vindman is an Iraq War hero, Purple Heart recipient, active military, and American citizen whos lived in the States since he was 3 years old. Here we have a U.S. national security official who is advising Ukraine while working inside the White House apparently against the presidents interests and usually they spoke in English. Isnt that kind of an interesting angle on this story? exclaimed Fox News Laura Ingraham, oozing …

SNLs Kellyanne Conway and the Hero Dog Mock Trump

After a brief hiatus, took aim at Trump for his bizarre Twitter obsession with herand musical guest Coldplay, who performed one of the most cursed woo-woo songs Ive heard in a long time. And, after a cold open featuring Kate McKinnons Elizabeth Warren (one of her better impressions, though the bit lacked any bite), struggling to explain to Iowans how she plans to pay for Medicare for All, the late-night show aired a White House press briefing featuring none other than Kellyanne Conway (again McKinnon). It is I, Kellyanne Conway, and if youre watching this you are going to die in seven days, she announced. Mmkay. As youve probably noticed, the White House has not held a formal press briefing …

Russia Prepares the Way for Bashar al-Assads Brutal Endgame

GAZIANTEP, TurkeyAfter eight years of Syrian civil war, the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people, and the displacement of half the Syrian population, U.S. President Donald J. Trumps decisions have created conditions for Bashar al-Assads regime to re-assert control over nearly one-third of the country that had been outside its grip since 2012. Far from reining in U.S. adversaries, Trumps presidency will likely be remembered as one through which Assad, this centurys greatest mass murderer, managed finally to claw his way back to a position of undisputed authority. This is the way thats playing out on the ground in what is, admittedly, still a complicated situation. The news began Tuesday morning with Russian pro-Kremlin journalist Oleg Blokhin A second …

North Koreans Think Trump Admin Talks Are Sickening. So Should You.

If President Donald Trump is thinking a deal with his friend Kim Jong Un might distract from his troubles at home, hed better think again. The abrupt end of working-level firing of the hawkish John Bolton as Trumps national security adviser helped Kim think he could get what he wants, said Maxwell, the North Koreans at Stockholm yet again confirmed that Kim is not about to give up his precious nukes. The nuclear program was initiated by his grandfather, Kim Il Sung, perpetuated by his father, Kim Jong Il, and is now the centerpiece of Kims defense policy. North Koreas foreign ministry left no doubt about the failure of the talks. We have no intention to hold such sickening negotiations …

Trump Tells His Team to Tone Down the Tough Talk on Iran

President Donald Trump has privately pushed his representatives to walk back their tough talk on Iranand reiterate that the administration is not aiming to go to war with Tehran. Two senior officials and three other individuals with direct knowledge of the administrations strategy in the region tell The Daily Beast that the president has asked officials to tone down their heated rhetoric on Iran, despite the attacks on tanker ships in the Gulf of Oman that Washington has blamed on Tehran. The president has previously said he is less hawkish on Iran than some of his advisers and this week, in a Time magazine said in New York last year. In contrast, State Department Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook …