Tag: Jen Psaki


Jen Psaki: Trump Has ‘Misogyny in His DNA’

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” while discussing the back-and-forth between President Donald Trump and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), former Obama administration White House communications director Jen Psaki said Trump had “misogyny in his DNA.” Psaki said, “This is a guy


James Comey’s Democrat Critics Now See Russian Conspiracy In Trump’s Firing

While former aides to President Obama and members of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign predictably panned President Donald Trump for firing James Comey as FBI director, it was only a few months ago that Clinton’s campaign repeatedly alleged wrongdoing by Comey over his investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email server.

UNITED STATES, Washington : State Department Spokesman John Kirby speaks during the daily briefing at the State Department on January 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. Even as world powers work to implement the Iran nuclear deal, North Korea's apparent detonation of a new bomb marks a stark setback for global anti-proliferation efforts. Kirby's message to Pyongyang was clear -- "we have consistently made clear that we will not accept it as a nuclear state" -- but not new. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN

State Dept. Admits 2013 Iran Briefing Footage Was Intentionally Deleted

The State Department has been insisting for months that footage of a 2013 press briefing on the Iran nuclear deal was wiped out by a “technical glitch.” On Wednesday, State Dept. spokesman John Kirby admitted the glitch excuse was untrue, and the footage was deliberately deleted, but the State Dept. allegedly doesn’t know who did it or why.

Jen Psaki, Obama Backed Harry Reid’s Lie About Romney

Now that Harry Reid has admitted he was lying about Mitt Romney failing to pay taxes in order to help Barack Obama win re-election, the media are pretending to be shocked. But they were complicit, too, giving Reid’s claim more air time than it possibly deserved. And the Obama campaign backed Reid’s efforts, pushing his lies in their own words. The worst offender was Jen Psaki, who was later rewarded with plum communications posts at the State Department and the White House.

Yemen Houthis Loot U.S. Counterterror Intel from Captured Computers

“Secret files held by Yemeni security forces that contain details of American intelligence operations in the country have been looted by Iran-backed militia leaders, exposing names of confidential informants and plans for U.S.-backed counter-terrorism strikes,” reports the L.A. Times.


Psaki: Bergdahl Swap ‘Absolutely’ ‘Worth It’

State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki said that the prisoner swap for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was “absolutely” “worth it” and that Bergdahl “served his country as many men and women have” on Wednesday’s “Kelly File” on the Fox News Channel. “Was


Levin: St. Dept. Admits Iran Letter Isn’t a Problem

Talk radio host and author of “The Liberty Amendments” Mark Levin argued that the State Department has admitted the letter written by 47 Republican Senators to Iran is not a problem on Friday. Levin played a clip of State Department


Psaki: St. Dept. Email Archiving ‘Isn’t Perfect’

State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki said that the State Department e-mail archiving process that Hillary Clinton said saved many of her e-mails “isn’t perfect” on Friday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” on MSNBC. Psaki was asked whether a State Department IG report about problems


Russia, Rebels Attack Ukraine Over 250 Times Since Sunday

Germany, France, Ukraine, and Russia can deny it, but the alleged ceasefire between Ukraine and Russia collapsed before it even began. The Russian soldiers and pro-Russian rebels in east Ukraine broke it 250 times since it was supposed to go into effect on February 15.

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Psaki and Harf: The Clueless, Defending the Hopeless

The State Department spokesperson has the task of defending the president’s foreign policy more often than any other government official. During President Barack Obama’s first term, that unenviable task fell to the opaque Victoria Nuland, whose redeeming feature was that there was a spine behind the smokescreen. (“F*** the E.U.,” she famously said, albeit in private, on Russia and the Ukraine.) Not so with successors Jen Psaki and Marie Harf, the clueless defending the hopeless.


Psaki: We Messed Up Our Libya Policy

State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki admitted that the US’ policy in Libya has not succeeded in an interview broadcast on Thursday’s “Kelly File” on the Fox News Channel. After she was asked “the problem that the United States has now

Kelly Grills State Dept Spox Psaki on Yemen

Monday on Fox News Channel’s “The Kelly File,” host Megyn Kelly grilled State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki on various topics including the “hot mess,” in Yeman, Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) Netanyahu invite, and if Secretary John Kerry “is just a


Psaki Won’t Call Sony Hack ‘Cyberterrorism’

State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki declined to dub the hacking of Sony as “cyberterrorism” terming it a “cyberhack” and arguing that there isn’t any point in “putting new labels on it” on Thursday’s “The Lead” on CNN. She added, “I