TGP recently reported on the rumors that Deputy NatSec Advisor, Dina Powell is possibly behind the leaks to the press. New reports are coming out that Dina Powell is perhaps leaking to White House Correspondent for The New York Times, Maggie Haberman. (Snip) Dina Habib Powell is only the latest national security threat in the White House GotNews has exposed. In February, we revealed Deputy Chief of Staff Katie Walsh as a White House leaker to the Times’s Haberman, resulting in Walsh’s firing. On Tuesday, GotNews revealed Powell to be a leaker, and can now report Haberman received classified information
Comments: This is just stunning and outrageous. There have been articles that Powell is close to Valerie Jarrett. Her husband is also president of Teneo the business very closely linked to the Clintons and the business that hired Abedin while she worked at the State Dept.It´s even more disturbing that she is close to Jared Kushner. She was also an adviser to Jared and Ivanka Kushner. Link below. What a mess.
Contd. In the link below is states from the same source as in this article that McMaster is also one of the leakers. If this is accurate it is just chilling and very upsetting that those close to him are trying to bring down Trump and Jared and Ivanak Kushner are in the middle of it. Those two are nothing but negatives IMHO. I remember Laura Ingraham just railing about her appointment because she was a Bushie and a Never Trumper. Even worse, Powell is the one who will be advising Jared and Ivanka on the Saudia Arabia relationship. Link below.
He needs to do a complete house cleaning. Anyone with even a hint of a past needs to be removed and replaced with someone known to be a loyalist. The amount of leaks coming from this administration is disgraceful and I´ve suspected from the start it was from one of his staff. I guess his eyes are being opened in a big way...politics has no loyalty...and if it keeps on like this he won´t finish his term, and will get nothing else done. It´s his move and I hope he does a thorough house cleaning because they are destroying this presidency.
Prison for Powell, but it looks as if Mattis & McMaster need to go, too. Pres. Trump needs a real, loyal political operator in charge, someone like Gingrich. Every hint of Bush-McCain-Clinton-Obama should be cleaned out of the WH.
#9 - I am the most UN-rioty person I know. But I´m right there with you.
DT has a practice of having contrary views around him so he can make the best choice from all options. But in this case, what worked for business does not transfer well to politics/governing. I pray for him to have wisdom going forward.
Dina (Habib) Powell was born in Egypt, which makes it highly likely she is Muslim. That should be a really solid reason not to trust her in the Trump admin, actually any government position.
We are in a clash of civilizations that has been going on for 1400 years, any Muslim should never be entirely trusted. In they end, they will be loyal to Islam far too often.
She started as an Arab speaker for Kay Bailey Hutchinson....not a good recommendation, IMO.
A sleeper agent? They come here, work their way into positions of influence (like Huma) and retain their true fealty to the 7th century death cult. At minimum, she is probably on the side of the Deep State, but probably also a Muslim insider.
I have only known one Egyptian reasonably well, and he was a con man and thief. Raised here, nasty piece of work, finally got a flight back to Egypt with a hot check. That was way before I had much knowledge about Islam. He was the first person I knew named Mohammed. Should have been a sign.
She was born in Cairo to a middle-class Coptic Christian family, according to her official bio. The family immigrated to Texas when she was four, settling in a Coptic community where they had relatives.
It will be difficult to turn her into a villain:
Dina Habib helped pay for school by working as a legislative assistant for two Republican members of the Texas State Senate: O.H. "Ike" Harris and Jerry E. Patterson. With them, she worked on a number of policy matters, including juvenile justice reform. She had grown up in a family that strongly identified with the Republican Party and that had greatly admired Ronald Reagan. She adopted the same views, later recalling that "... when I started to work with Republicans I realised that I agree with the views of personal empowerment, of less government involvement, of having the ability to talk about things without the government necessarily being involved. And on the economic side I´m definitely a believer that people should spend more of their money and spend it the way they think so and invest it wisely."
Much more here:
It appears that the propaganda coming out of the NYT and being picked up by blogs like TGP is having the desired effect. It is making us question people who are probably loyal. Not everyone who ever worked at Goldman Sachs is a villain, I’m sure.
I am rapidly losing patience and sympathy for PDJT for failure to purge every Obama, Clinton and Bush person from the federal government. It is the first order of business, even before staffing up, you have to get rid of the holdovers. The "transition" consists of telling current occupants you have until the end of the day to clear out. Or else.
A federal district court judge has overturned the sentence of Lee Boyd Malvo, one of the two people convicted in D.C.-area Beltway sniper attacks nearly 15 years ago, according to a ruling released Friday. (Snip) Malvo appealed to the court saying he should not have been sentenced to life without parole because he was 17 years old at the time of the murders and he based his appeal on the Supreme Court ruling in Miller v. Alabama. The decision in the Supreme Court case ruled juveniles are constitutionally different from adults for the purposes of sentencing "because juveniles have diminished culpability
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) spoke Friday at an LGBT rights event at the Pride Center at Equality Park of South Florida, where she touted how liberals in the Democratic Party only voted for the nation´s defense spending bill for fiscal year 2011 so they could repeal "Don´t Ask, Don´t Tell." "Don´t tell anybody I told you this," Pelosi said, before explaining how she was able to get liberal Democrats onboard to support the National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, the annual federal law that specifies the Defense Department´s budget and expenditures. Pelosi described how in 2010 Democrats put an
The New York Times has been holding up the torch for truth in the age of fake news and alternative facts—but one of its political reporters, Jonathan Martin, has no qualms in weaving a few alternative facts of his own. After he lifted a photograph from another journalist and presented it without attribution, Martin doubled down on his lie and claimed he had no idea it was the other journalist’s photo. The New York Times has been holding up the torch for truth in the age of fake news and alternative facts—but one of its political reporters, Jonathan Martin, has
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A GoFundMe page was launched on Thursday to replace the glasses owned by Ben Jacobs, a reporter for the Guardian who was allegedly body slammed by then-candidate for Montana´s U.S. House seat Greg Gianforte on Wednesday. The GoFundMe page was originally titled: "Help Ben Jacobs buy new glasses" but has since changed to "Help Protect Journalists," after Jacobs responded to the fundraising page by saying he appreciated the gesture, but would like all donations to go to the Committee to Protest Journalists. (Snip) In just one day, the page has racked up just over $5,000 in donations as of press
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President Trump is still thinking through the arguments as he decides whether the United States should withdraw from the Paris Climate Accords, senior administration officials said Friday. "I think his views are evolving," White House national economic council director Gary Cohn told reporters in Sicily. "And he came here to learn and he came here to get smarter." "The president is thinking about what his options are and is taking in what he learned from world leaders today," Cohn said. "If he were standing here, he would tell you he feels much more knowledgable on the topic today, even though
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(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced it filed a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice and the National Security Agency (NSA) for information about Obama National Security Advisor Susan Rice’s communications with the two agencies concerning the alleged Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election, the hacking of DNC computers, the suspected communications between Russia and Trump campaign/transition officials, and the unmasking of the identities of any U.S. citizens associated with the Trump presidential campaign or transition team who were identified pursuant to intelligence collection activities (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice and
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A free-thinking group of eighth grades refused to pose with House Speaker Paul Ryan during a field trip to Washington DC on Thursday. Half of the students from South Orange Middle School in New Jersey stood on the other side of the street as their classmates had their photo taken with Ryan outside the United States Capitol. When he uploaded the image to Instagram, the ones who had refused to be in it flooded the comments section with insults and complaints. ´Half of us stood across the street including me because we hate you,´ said one. Another spoke to DailyMail.com
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I know it’s theoretically wrong for a Republican candidate to smack around an annoying liberal journalist, but that still doesn’t mean that I care. Our ability to care is a finite resource, and, in the vast scheme of things, millions of us have chosen to devote exactly none of it toward caring enough to engage in fussy self-flagellation because of what happened to Slappy La Brokenshades. Sorry, not sorry. Please split wide headlines