The former chief of staff explained, in the clearest terms yet, his misgivings with Trump’s behavior regarding North Korea, immigration, and Ukraine.
Peter NicholasIn speech Wednesday night, John Kelly, Pres. Trump's former chief of staff, gives a defense of Alexander Vindman, the impeachment witness Trump fired last week.
Peter NicholasJohn Kelly, Trump's former chief of staff, says North Korea is playing the U.S. and won't give up its nuclear weapons. Suggests that Trump's personal diplomacy and summitry with Kim have been futile.
Peter NicholasJohn Kelly, Trump's former chief of staff and ex-DHS secretary, says the press is not "the enemy of the people," and that migrants crossing the southern border are overwhelmingly good people who are looking for jobs.
After his acquittal in the Senate, the president may double down on the same behavior that led to his impeachment in the first place.
Peter NicholasThe president comes out of the ordeal emboldened, with a free hand to push the boundaries of executive propriety even further.
Peter NicholasRe-upping ... If Trump felt few restraints heading into impeachment, and if his acquittal reinforces his gut instincts, a reelection victory could sever whatever frayed thread still connects him to traditional standards of presidential behavior.
With his threats about impeachment, the president is following a well-worn pattern.
Peter NicholasFormer White House official gives example of how Trump makes personnel choices. In choosing a lawyer to defend him in impeachment, if Trump got a recommendation from a gas station attendant about a lawyer who quashed a subpoena once, he might well take it.
President Barack Obama and his successor Donald Trump are making moves that tread on each other’s turf and complicate the other’s agenda, creating one of the messiest White House transitions in recent years.
The nation will hear public testimony from House impeachment witnesses for the first time Wednesday morning, including from one whose description of President Trump’s pressure campaign on Ukraine gets at the heart of Democrats’ inquiry.
Among the president’s new picks: the actor Jon Voight—who’s a fan of his—and the U.S. military bands
Peter NicholasTrump is planning to give the National Medal of Arts to the MAGA-friendly actor Jon Voight and the U.S. military bands, @PeterAtlantic reports
Peter NicholasWhite House issues news release tonight that confirms The Atlantic scoop on Trump's National Medal of Arts winners: Jon Voight, the military bands, Sharon Percy Rockefeller, and Alison Krauss. In press release, the White House misspells Krauss's name.
Peter NicholasIn light of Pres. Trump's tweets today praising actor -- and MAGA enthusiast -- Jon Voight, re-upping our story about Trump giving Voight prestigious National Medal of Arts award.