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Trump, Transgenders, Military

Supreme Court Allows Military Transgender Ban to Continue—for Now

WASHINGTON, DC – The Supreme Court voted 5-4 on Tuesday to block lower court orders that had prevented President Donald Trump’s policy on transgender military troops from taking effect. The matter is now expected to go back before the justices for final judgment in the next year.

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CNN’s Mike Rogers: Mattis’ Resignation Will ‘Leave a Mark’ on Trump

Monday on CNN’s “New Day,”a former Republican House Intelligence Committee chairman and network national security commentator Mike Rogers said the resignation of Defense Secretary James Mattis will leave a “mark” on President Donald Trump. Rogers said, “I think this one is

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Pollak: In Praise of the Principled Resignation

The principled resignation, a staple of British politics, has been dormant in the U.S. for far too long. Its return heralds a restoration of character and credibility in American democracy.

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MSNBC’s Wallace on Mattis Exit: ‘The World is Less Safe Today’

Friday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” host Nicolle Wallace said the world was “less safe today after the dramatic resignation of the last human guardrail,” referring to outgoing Secretary of Defense James Mattis. Wallace said, “Donald Trump wags the dog as the investigations

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NYT’s Haberman: Mattis Resignation an ‘Astonishing Rebuke of Trumpism’

Friday on CNN’s “New Day,” New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman discussed Secretary of Defense James Mattis’ resignation set for February, calling it an “astonishing rebuke of Trumpism” because he differed with President Donald Trump’s foreign policy. Haberman praised Mattis’

A U.S. flag is unfurled at sunrise on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at the Pentagon on the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Watch Live: 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at the Pentagon

Vice President Mike Pence joins Defense Secretary James Mattis and Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, for a commemoration ceremony at the Pentagon’s 9/11 Memorial.

The Space Shuttle Discovery is the back drop as Vice President Mike Pence speaks during the inaugural meeting of the National Space Council on 'Leading the Next Frontier' at the National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, October 5, 2017 in Chantilly, Virginia. Originally established in 1958, this …

Mike Pence to Make Space Force Push at Pentagon

Vice President Mike Pence will deliver a message Thursday at the Pentagon, where he is expected to lay out a plan for the Space Force for which President Donald Trump has been pushing.

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Delingpole: Who Will Succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May?

James Delingpole and British MP Daniel Kawczynski discuss potential successors to British Prime Minister Theresa May. Among their favorites are MPs Jacob Rees Mogg and Priti Patel. Also, James and Kawczynski weigh in on Brexit, Poland, and the changes in Saudi Arabia.

Sealing the Border

Trump Tweets: ‘Sealing Border,’ Mattis and Nielsen Send Troops, Sessions Prosecutes

Secretaries James Mattis and Kirstjen Nielsen announced on Friday that the first troops are moving to the Mexican border after Attorney General Jeff Sessions declared “zero tolerance” for illegal crossings, followed on Saturday by a tweet from President Trump making clear that these actions an interagency response to seal the border.