Tag: state department

Just One More Thing: Why Did Michael Flynn Pay This Ex-FBI Guy $28K?

Probably nothing, but it's just this whole thing where he accused the State Department of a Benghazi email quid pro quo, you know?

GOP Has A Hard Time Not Killing People. Wonkagenda for Fri., March 10, 2017

GOP doesn't 'get' healthcare, Rex Tillerson is MIA, and Schwarzenegger for Senate? Your morning news brief!

Rachel Maddow Would Like To Scare The Shit Out Of You Now

What is Russia doing RIGHT NOW to continue its campaign to undermine American democracy? That's what Rachel Maddow wants to know.

ANDREA MITCHELL WOULD LIKE SOME ANSWERS TO HER QUESTIONS, PLEASE, THANKS AND FUCK YOU

Hero journalist of the day, and also, your open thread!

Silly Rachel Maddow Thinks Leaked DHS Report Destroys Case For Trump Travel Ban

You might think this document weakens the case for the travel ban. But it was a weak case to start with, so why should another report hurt?

‘Obama People’ Just Shanked Jeff Sessions! Wonkagenda For Thurs., March 2, 2017

Obama squirreled away Russian intel, Jeff Sessions lied under oath, and will Trump kill the Easter Bunny? Your morning news brief!

Trump Demands Congressional Applause. Wonkagenda For Wed., March 1, 2017

Trump reads to Congress, and Democrats threaten blue-dogs. Your morning news brief!

Who’ll Leak The Leakers! Wonkagenda For Mon., Feb 27, 2016

Still no 'replace' in 'repeal and,' Sean Spicer's phone problems, and Little Marco explains why he's so damn spineless! Your morning news brief!

Mitch McConnell IS NOT A Cry Baby! Wonkagenda For Wed., Feb. 22, 2017

Trump starts mass deportations, DAPL protests are down to the wire, and drone-killing eagles! Your morning news brief!
OK, maybe not a room at the State Department...

Dammit, We Hoped Rex Tillerson Was One Of The Grown-Ups

Everything is fine, we're all gonna die.

Speaking Truth to Hair. Wonkagenda, Tues. Feb. 21, 2017

Trump finally finds someone to replace Mike Flynn, CPAC shitcans a scumbag, and Governor Joe Piscopo? Your morning news brief!

Federal Judge Orders Long Layover In Seattle For Trump’s Travel Ban

So here's a big setback for That Man In the White House. He'll probably react with grace and poise.
Gaul is supposed to be a big deal, but it's very disappointing. Terrible golf. Sad!

Hold On To That Refugee Nice Time, Because Trump Is Telling All Those Judges To F*ck Right Out Of Here

Is violating a federal court order really all that bad if you really think it's necessary?

War With Mexico? Ai Yi Yi! Wonkagenda For Thurs., Feb. 2, 2017

Trump insults Australia, Betsy DeVos might fail, and oh, we're going to war with Mexico? Caliente! Your morning news brief!

Everybody Hates Trump! Wonkagenda For Fri., Jan. 27, 2017

Mexico's president stays home, Republicans struggle to scheme, and Trump is going all Benghazi on HIS private emails. Your morning news brief!

Oh, The Top State Department Management Just Resigned. Did We Need Them?

As we all know from action movies, senior diplomats just get in the way.