Category: Tom Whalen

Experts see risks as Trump keeps allies, enemies in suspense

Sinclair Broadcast Group Tom Whalen, College of General Studies “President Donald Trump has made clear that he wants to keep America’s enemies guessing, but some experts on international relations fear his strategy of suspense will damage valuable alliances as well…” Expert quote: “I think it’s more an outgrowth of the overall unpredictability and chaos of […]

2013 Senate candidate ponders challenging Dem darling Warren

Boston Herald Tom Whalen, College of General Studies “Ex-Navy SEAL and erstwhile U.S. Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez says he is seriously weighing a repeat run, this time against U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who he called beatable — just as Warren publicly touted an impressive $5.2 million fundraising haul for the year so far…” Expert quote: […]

Trump executive branch clashes with judiciary but talk of crisis premature

Sinclair Broadcast Group Tom Whalen, College of General Studies While the states suing President Donald Trump over his controversial immigration executive order are eager to move on to discovery and a trial, government lawyers want to postpone further proceedings pending another decision on their appeal… Expert quote: “Tom Whalen, a professor of social sciences at […]

Prez-elect’s call for fed aid to ease Chicago murder woes could rankle GOP

Boston Herald Tom Whalen, College of General Studies President-elect Donald Trump’s call for Chicago officials to ask for federal assistance to deal with the city’s skyrocketing murder rate is more in line with big government Democratic thinking than that of his own party — and could get him in trouble with rank-and-file Republicans, a political […]

Trump’s selection of former generals for Cabinet posts draws mixed reactions

Sinclair Broadcast Group Tom Whalen, College of General Studies President-elect Donald Trump has selected retired generals for three top Cabinet posts, with other former military leaders still under consideration for other roles, sparking concerns over military authority creeping into civilian government… Expert quote: “The problem is that the more that you put retired military officials […]