Category: Tom Whalen

Tillerson Meets Trump, Pence Amid Speculation of Impending Exit

Voice of America quoting Tom Whalen, College of General Studies “Speculation is rife in Washington that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may soon leave the administration, following comments he and an aide made to reporters over the past two days…” Expert quote: “…shows contempt for Trump’s authoritarian style of presidential management.” View full article. 

Trump aide on hurricane response: ‘This is right up President Trump’s alley’

Sinclair Broadcast Group quoting Tom Whalen, College of General Studies “Federal officials expressed confidence Friday as Hurricane Harvey grew to a Category 3 storm that President Donald Trump and his agency heads are thoroughly prepared to aid state and local governments, but critics remain skeptical that this White House is ready to cope with its first major natural […]

Trump Team Attempting to Undercut Mueller Probe, Reports Say

Voice of America quoting Tom Whalen, College of General Studies “President Donald Trump’s legal advisers are looking into possible conflicts of interest within special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative team that they could use to discredit Mueller’s inquiry into Russian election meddling, according to multiple sources and news reports…” Expert quote: “It appears obvious that Trump […]

White House Mounts Counteroffensive Against Fresh Russia Collusion Allegations

Voice of America quoting Tom Whalen, College of General Studies “The New York Times reported late Monday that the man who set up a meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian attorney last year indicated in an email to Trump that the Russian government was the source of information that might hurt Hillary Clinton’s campaign for […]

Is Trump A Carbon Copy Of Nixon? We Should Be So Lucky

WBUR Cognoscenti by Tom Whalen, College of General Studies “President Trump’s controversial firing of FBI Director James Comey and an ongoing special counsel’s probe into his presidential campaign’s alleged ties to Russia have led many to conclude that the former casino mogul and reality television star has become a latter-day version of Richard Nixon…” View […]