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GeneralEdit

  1. (5/10/2017) With Comey finally out of the way and the FBI adrift at sea, Donald Trump can finally get back to the things that are truly important, like resuming his meetings with the Russians from the Steele Dossier Template:Wish


Open Position(s)Edit

Director of the FBIEdit

  1. (5/9/2017) We're in trouble / POTUS is crazy / We need a distraction / so Comey, maybe? Comey finds out he got fired by seeing it on TV; is stranded in Los Angeles; Live thread 1 of 2Template:FiredTemplate:Comey😺Template:Nixon
    1. (5/9/2017) β™« Comey comey comey comey comey coMEE is gone. You come and go, it's thread two oo oo oo β™« Comey finds out he got fired by seeing it on TV; is stranded in Los Angeles; Live thread 2 of 2Template:FiredTemplate:Comey😺Template:Nixon
  2. (5/10/2017) Mitch McConnell's most pressing concern after learning Comey got fired by President Trump? "We need a fair and timely confirmation process to fill the FBI director's position" Template:Acf
  3. (5/11/2017) There's trolling, and then there's trying to get Merrick Garland to replace Comey 
  4. (5/13/2017) Four people interviewed for FBI job. Let's see, there's Larry, Curly, Moe, and who's the fourth stooge? AG Sessions and deputy AG Rod Rosenstein will interview: Andrew McCabe, current acting FBI Director; Alice Fisher, former DoJ criminal division chief; Michael Garcia, a New York state appeals court judge; John Cornyn, GOP senator from TexasTemplate:ComeyTemplate:Crony
  5. (5/10/2017) Guess who's in the running for Comey's replacement? If you think it's a person who isn't insane, you may want to sit down a report from Reuters suggest Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke, Jr. and Rudy Giuliani for the positionTemplate:Horse

Director of the US Census BureauEdit

  1. (5/11/2017) Director of the US Census Bureau resigns. Surely it won't count for much John H. Thompson resigned Tuesdsy, May 9, 2017Template:XfedTemplate:Gerry

Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic SecurityEdit

CIA White House LiasonEdit

NomineesEdit

former Rep. Scott Garrett (R NJ 5th)Edit

nominee, Chairman and President of Export-Import Bank

  • co-founded House Freedom Caucus, twice voted against reauthorizing the bank while in Congress

former Rep. Spencer T. Bachus III (R AL 6th)Edit

nominee, Board of Directors of Export-Import Bank

  • former former chairman (2011–2013), House Financial Services Committee

state Senator Dr. Mark Green (R, TN, 22nd)Edit

nominee, Army Secretary; retired Army flight surgeon; insane religious zealot; West Point grad;

  1. (5/5/2017) Trump's pick for Army Secretary drops out after people find out that he's an insane religious zealot πŸ‘Template:Oot

Sam ClovisEdit

national co-chair, policy director, Trump campaign; nominee, Undersecretary of Research, Education and Economics, USDA; economics professor, Morningside College

  1. (5/13/2017) BUSTED: Trump's expected pick for top USDA scientist is not a scientist nominee Sam Clovis may have recruited Carter Page for Trump administration]Template:HorseTemplate:Denyβš—

Dr. Scott GottleibEdit

nominee, director of Food and Drug Administration

George ConwayEdit

nominee, director of Department of Justice, Civil Division

Alexander AcostaEdit

nominee, Secretary of Labor

Jay ClaytonEdit

nominee, Chairman of Securities and Exchange Commission

Dr. Heather WilsonEdit

nominee, Secretary of the Air Force

Scott BrownEdit

former nude model, for US Ambassador to New Zealand

Todd RickettsEdit

Chicago Cubs board member, for Deputy Commerce Secretary

Rod RosensteinEdit

former US Attorney for the District of Maryland, for Deputy Attorney General


New HiresEdit

appointments which do not require Senate confirmation

Director of the Selective Service SystemEdit

former state senator Don Benton (R, WA, 17th)

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office for Civil RightsEdit

Candice Jackson, nominee

Deputy Assistant for Population AffairsEdit

Teresa Manning, nominee; decides how health services get government funding

  1. (5/2/2017) Trump's likely Federal Family Planning pick is anti-contraception and believes that "family planning is what occurs between a husband and a wife and God" Template:Crackβš—

Assistant Secretary of Public AffairsEdit

Charmaine Yoest, senior fellow at American Values, nominee; inform the public about health issues

  1. (5/2/2017) Trump's likely Federal Family Planning pick is anti-contraception and believes that "family planning is what occurs between a husband and a wife and God" Template:Crackβš—

Administrator, Housing and Urban Development, Region 6Edit

Beth Van Duyne, former mayor, Irving, Texas

  1. (5/10/2017) Trump gives a job to a woman who believes in a vast conspiracy involving Sharia law claimed a Sharia law court had been established in the town where she served as mayorTemplate:HorseπŸ‘Template:CrackTemplate:Stigg


Department of Homeland SecurityEdit

  1. (5/9/2017) Flying over the Atlantic? Better bring a good book, because the carry-on electronics ban might be about to expand to cover ALL flights to the U.S. β”Template:Airban

Director of Homeland SecurityEdit

ICEEdit

Immigration and Customs Enforcement

  1. (5/10/2017) L.A. Unified entirely unified in keeping ICE off school grounds, not even letting them in with subpoenas. I'm sure this will go entirely unchallenged by our bully-in-chief Los Angeles Unified School District board member Ref Rodriguez: "LA Unified is basically saying fear stops at [our] door"; LA Unified Immigration Resolution of May 9, 2017 was developed by the ACLU
  2. (5/11/2017) Fark it. Nuke my state. We deserve it. OK Rep suggests turning 82k non-English speaking students to ICE to save money state Rep. Mike Ritze (R, OK, 80th) and his Republican Platform Caucus believe the state could save $60 millionTemplate:Goppol

VOICEEdit

Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement Office

Acting Director of ICEEdit

CBPEdit

Customs and Border Protection

  1. (5/12/2017) ICE agents detained a deaf woman at Honolulu International Airport, denied her a sign language interpreter during questioning and then...wait for it...they handcuffed her behind her back the woman was a Japanese tourist who was questioned regarding her time as an international student in the US; she requested that her name not be made public for fear of retaliation by immigration officialsTemplate:Ada

USCISEdit

US Citizenship and Immigration Services

Secret ServiceEdit

  1. (5/2/2017) Congress allocates an extra $120M to fund Trump's vacations over the next six months. Of course, imagine how much more it would cost if he were spending that time trying to govern Template:White

Workers and Visitors Entry SystemEdit

TSAEdit

Transportation Security Administration

Coast GuardEdit

NORADEdit

North American Aerospace Defense Command

FEMAEdit

Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • major disaster declaration through the FEMA could reimburse up to 75 percent of costs incurred over a 48-hour period
  1. (5/12/2017) PA: That epic March snowstorm caused $7M in damage. Can we get some help? Trump: No FEMA Acting Administrator Robert J. Fenton replied to Governor Wolf's request: "it has been determined that the damage from this event was not of such severity and magnitude as to be beyond the capabilities of the commonwealth and affected local governments"Template:DisrelTemplate:Goppol

Acting FEMA AdministratorEdit

Robert J. Fenton

  1. (5/12/2017) PA: That epic March snowstorm caused $7M in damage. Can we get some help? Trump: No FEMA Acting Administrator Robert J. Fenton replied to Governor Wolf's request: "it has been determined that the damage from this event was not of such severity and magnitude as to be beyond the capabilities of the commonwealth and affected local governments"Template:DisrelTemplate:Goppol


Department of DefenseEdit

(or Pentagon)

  1. (5/5/2017) New essay question for the FARK Law GED exam: Is it an emolument if a Trump tenant sublets to the DoD? Show your work/argument to the right Template:Trump
    finalizing a lease in Trump Tower, New York to use for supporting President Donald Trump without providing any benefit to Trump or his organization
    1. (5/6/2017) Taxpayers to pay over $1million/year to rent an apartment from Trump Tower NY for the "nuclear football." Bonus: DOD unaware how Trump might benefit Template:Trump
  2. (5/9/2017) During the signing of his religious "liberty" executive order, Trump cited the case of military vets who could not receive religious objects as a reason for his order. Pentagon: WTF are you talking about? πŸ‘Template:Blow

Troop DeploymentEdit

Department of Defense Inspector GeneralEdit

  1. (5/5/2017) Assistant and ally to Mike Flynn enacted a clandestine social media operation that focused on investigating something on behalf of Turkey while he was also assigned to the Trump campaign, feeding data to Flynn--and Bannon Template:ConflTemplate:Drip

Defense Intelligence AgencyEdit

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of StaffEdit

US Air ForceEdit

Air Force AcademyEdit

  1. (5/3/2017) Sometimes I need someone to explain what the President is saying. This in one of those times... x12 

Air Force Space CommandEdit

Vandenberg Air Force BaseEdit

US NavyEdit

  1. (5/11/2017) Trump wants "Goddamn steam" power for carrier catapults. Next up the US Navy will be switching back to coal Trump wants to replace the digital system, Electro-Magnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS), with the antiquated steam system after hearing about EMALS used aboard the USS Gerald R FordTemplate:MicroTemplate:ExprtTemplate:Micx

Carl Vinson Carrier GroupEdit

US 7th FleetEdit

USS MichiganEdit

US largest nuclear submarine

US Strategic CommandEdit

responsible for global command and control of all phases of deployment of wartime forces under one commander, including information and intelligence as well as the US nuclear arsenal

Secretary of DefenseEdit

  1. (5/5/2017) New essay question for the FARK Law GED exam: Is it an emolument if a Trump tenant sublets to the DoD? Show your work/argument to the right Template:Trump
    received letter from Rep. Jackie Speier (D CA 14th) regarding the appearance that the President would profit from the Pentago leasing space in Trump Tower
    1. (5/6/2017) Taxpayers to pay over $1million/year to rent an apartment from Trump Tower NY for the "nuclear football." Bonus: DOD unaware how Trump might benefit Template:Trump

Speier-Mattis-MacStravic lettersEdit

communications between Rep. Jackie Speier (D CA 14th), Defense Secretary James Mattis and acting Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, James MacStravic

  • in February, Speier wrote Mattis about the appearance that the President of the United States will financially benefit from this deal [the DoD leasing space in Trump Tower] with Mattis
  • on March 3, MacStravic wrote Speier that
    • the White House Military Office "requested approval to lease space in the Trump Tower for personnel assigned to support the President when at his private residence"
    • the residence in question was privately owned and negotiations "have been with the owner?s representatives only."
    • MacStravic was "temporarily performing the duties of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics"
      • as such he would have to approve "an annual rental in excess of $1 million"
  1. (5/5/2017) New essay question for the FARK Law GED exam: Is it an emolument if a Trump tenant sublets to the DoD? Show your work/argument to the right Template:Trump
    1. (5/6/2017) Taxpayers to pay over $1million/year to rent an apartment from Trump Tower NY for the "nuclear football." Bonus: DOD unaware how Trump might benefit Template:Trump

acting Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and LogisticsEdit

James MacStravic, approved, in consultation with the White House Military Office and other officials, the Pentagon leasing space in Trump Tower; reports to SecDef and Deputy SecDef

  1. (5/5/2017) New essay question for the FARK Law GED exam: Is it an emolument if a Trump tenant sublets to the DoD? Show your work/argument to the right Template:Trump
    1. (5/6/2017) Taxpayers to pay over $1million/year to rent an apartment from Trump Tower NY for the "nuclear football." Bonus: DOD unaware how Trump might benefit Template:Trump

Army SecretaryEdit

nominee, state Senator Dr. Mark Green (R, TN, 22nd)

  1. (5/5/2017) Trump's pick for Army Secretary drops out after people find out that he's an insane religious zealot πŸ‘Template:Oot

Joint Strike Fighter Joint Program OfficeEdit

Pentagon office assigned to negotiate with Lockheed Martin on a price for the F-35 fighter jet

  1. (5/6/2017) Do you remember when Donald Trump lowered the cost of the F-35? Funny thing about that Template:Micx

F-35 fighter jetEdit

assembled in Fort Worth, Texas, by Lockheed

  1. (5/6/2017) Do you remember when Donald Trump lowered the cost of the F-35? Funny thing about that Template:Micx

Defense ContractorEdit

Lockheed MartinEdit

builds F-35 fighter jet in Fort Worth, Texas

  1. (5/6/2017) Do you remember when Donald Trump lowered the cost of the F-35? Funny thing about that Template:Micx


Department of Veterans AffairsEdit

Department of JusticeEdit

  1. (5/5/2017) Uber's attempt to totally disrupt the legacy concept of obstruction of justice goes about as well as you might expect Template:EvadTemplate:Hack
  2. (5/6/2017) House Oversight Panel has nothing better to do than its job, will investigate the Iran deal Template:IrnTemplate:Ghazi😺
  3. (5/9/2017) Another shoe drops: Flynn associates receive grand jury subpoenas subpoenas issued by US Attorney Dana Boente's office in Alexandria, Virginia; received by Flynn associates on contracts after he was forced out as director of the Defense Intelligence Agency in 2014Template:BcfπŸͺ
  4. (5/10/2017) Spicer literally hides behind some bushes to avoid reporters Template:Apol

Office of the Inspector General for the Department of JusticeEdit

conducts independent investigations, audits, inspections, and special reviews of DoJ personnel and programs to detect and deter waste, fraud, abuse, and misconduct

  • appointed by the president and confirmed by the senate; can only be removed, or terminated, from their positions by the President; Congress must be notified of the termination, removal, or reassignment
  1. (5/11/2017) Man oh man oh Chaffetz House Oversight Committee chair, Rep. Chaffetz, requested the Department of Justice?s inspector general review Trump?s decision to fire ComeyTemplate:AcfTemplate:Noose

Civil Rights DivisionEdit

Criminal DivisionEdit

National Security Division (NSD)Edit

responsible for counterintelligence and counterterrorism investigations

Special Counsel For Religious Discrimination, Civil Rights DivisionEdit

  1. (5/3/2017) DOJ lawyer: We have no idea why hate crimes are spiking lately. Senator Franken: Gee, ya think maybe hiring Steve Bannon might have sent the wrong message? β”

Attorney GeneralEdit

  1. (5/2/2017) Do not taunt Happy Fun Jeff Sessions, because the Justice Department will prosecute you Code Pink activist Desiree Fairooz was arrested for laughing at Senator Shelby's claim that Sessions?s history of "treating all Americans equally under the law is clear and well-documented"πŸš“Template:Tyrant
  2. (5/6/2017) House Oversight Panel has nothing better to do than its job, will investigate the Iran deal Template:IrnTemplate:Ghazi😺
  3. (5/9/2017) We're in trouble / POTUS is crazy / We need a distraction / so Comey, maybe? Comey finds out he got fired by seeing it on TV; is stranded in Los Angeles; Live thread 1 of 2Template:FiredTemplate:Comey😺Template:Nixon
    1. (5/9/2017) ? Comey comey comey comey comey coMEE is gone. You come and go, it's thread two oo oo oo ? Comey finds out he got fired by seeing it on TV; is stranded in Los Angeles; Live thread 2 of 2Template:FiredTemplate:Comey😺Template:Nixon
    2. (5/10/2017) Remember when Democrats wanted Comey fired? Good times Template:ComeyTemplate:Acfbsabsvr}}β‰ 
  4. (5/10/2017) Sessions told to do it Trump White House released letters from both Attorney General Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein justifying the decisionTemplate:ComeyTemplate:Jfo
    1. (5/10/2017) Trump has been screaming at TVs, asking aides why the investigation isn't going away, demanding they go defend him πŸ’£πŸ‘‘πŸ†
    2. (5/10/2017) Elizabeth Warren laughs along with us at Trump's claim that Comey was fired because of Hillary Clinton "There?s nobody left in America who believes that Donald Trump fired James Comey ? because James Comey was mean to Hillary Clinton"Template:Comey
  5. (5/10/2017) Spicer literally hides behind some bushes to avoid reporters Template:Apol
  6. (5/11/2017) "Now I might not be a big-city lawyer, but I know how to orchestrate a fascistic consolidation of power into the tiny hands of a huge egomaniac" Politico headline: "Comey firing shows Sessions? growing clout"Template:Cozy
  7. (5/12/2017) Jeff Sessions must resign on "The Lead with Jake Tapper" Senator Kamala Harris (D CA) calls for Sessions' resignationTemplate:Comey
  8. (5/12/2017) AG Sessions tells prosecutors to charge suspects with the most severe crimes they can prove. Senate Intelligence Committee writes "treason" next to Trump's name on May 10, 2017, Attorney General Sessions released a "Memorandum for all Federal Prosecutors," Department Charging and Sentencing PolicyπŸš“Template:SentTemplate:TyrantTemplate:GoppolTemplate:Stigg
    1. (5/12/2017) And NOW, Former AG Holder to current AG Sessions on his new initiatives: "You mean dumb on crime" excerpts of former US Attorney General Eric Holder's statement on current AG Session's new sentencing policy: "It is an ideologically motivated, cookie-cutter approach that has only been proven to generate unfairly long sentences that are often applied indiscriminately and do little to achieve long-term public safety"; "dumb on crime"; "unwise and ill-informed"; "absurd"; "will take this nation back to a discredited past"
  9. (5/12/2017) Five myths about Jeff Sessions. Well, two are no longer myths 1. Sessions has an unusually poor record on civil rights: no less popular among African American voters than most other Republican; 2. champion of civil rights: involved in a handful of voting rights cases while he was a US attorney ... his role was relatively minor; 3. plans a crackdown on illegal immigration: his ability to do what his critics fear will be constrained by the federal bureaucracy, local law enforcement officials and even Republicans in Congress; 4. revive an ?80s-style war on drugs: more comprehensive enforcement of federal marijuana laws in these states is ?a problem of resources for the federal government? ? suggesting that it?s not worth the cost; 5. just wants to enforce the law (on gay rights): there is no evidence that he has softened his opposition to rights for gays and lesbians ... has a long history of opposing every important piece of legislation aimed at expanding such rightsπŸš“πŸŒ…Template:Apol
  10. (5/13/2017) Four people interviewed for FBI job. Let's see, there's Larry, Curly, Moe, and who's the fourth stooge? AG Sessions and deputy AG Rod Rosenstein will interview: Andrew McCabe, current acting FBI Director; Alice Fisher, former DoJ criminal division chief; Michael Garcia, a New York state appeals court judge; John Cornyn, GOP senator from TexasTemplate:ComeyTemplate:Crony
  11. (5/13/2017) "I was a Watergate prosecutor; I know obstruction when I see it. And Trump's firing of Comey was just that" Jill Wine-Banks, one of three assistant special prosecutors who tried Watergate's obstruction of justice caseTemplate:ComeyTemplate:Nixon

Deputy Attorney GeneralEdit

  1. (5/10/2017) Confirmed reports: Days before he was fired, Comey had met with Deputy AG Rosenstein and requested more funding and personnel for the Russia investigation Template:Bcf
  2. (5/11/2017) Dear Rod Rosenstein, you boast a 27-year career in the Justice Department under five administrations and the distinction of being the longest-serving United States attorney in history. Now don't be a dick. Love, the New York Times NYTimes published open letter to the Deputy Director of the FBITemplate:SopTemplate:Acf
    1. (5/11/2017) Rosenstein threatened to resign. No word on why he didn't β”
    2. (5/12/2017) Sacrificial lamb will address the Senate on Comey's retaliatory termination a Rosenstein briefing before the entire Senate will likely be closed and partially classified; "My caucus still believes that Attorney General Sessions must be made available to the Senate in a similar capacity ... I hope that the majority leader [McConnell] comes to the right decision and grants our request to question Mr. Sessions"Template:Comey
  3. (5/11/2017) Deputy Attorney General and Comey firing patsy Rod Rosenstein takes a trip to the Senate Intelligence Committee, asks to have a quick chat Template:DripTemplate:ComeyTemplate:Rlgpns
  4. (5/13/2017) Four people interviewed for FBI job. Let's see, there's Larry, Curly, Moe, and who's the fourth stooge? AG Sessions and deputy AG Rod Rosenstein will interview: Andrew McCabe, current acting FBI Director; Alice Fisher, former DoJ criminal division chief; Michael Garcia, a New York state appeals court judge; John Cornyn, GOP senator from TexasTemplate:ComeyTemplate:Crony

FBIEdit

Federal Bureau of Investigation

  1. (5/9/2017) Turns out James Comey misspoke when he said that Huma Abedin forwarded classified emails to Anthony Weiner. But only if you use "misspoke" to mean "totally made things up". But boy, it sure did take the focus off the real issue, didn't it? Template:2016e😺Template:Oops
  2. (5/9/2017) Is she indicted yet? Jane Sanders, wife of Senator Bernie Sanders (I VT), allegedly falsified loan documents when president of Burlington CollegeTemplate:Afraud
  3. (5/9/2017) Another shoe drops: Flynn associates receive grand jury subpoenas subpoenas issued by US Attorney Dana Boente's office in Alexandria, Virginia; received by Flynn associates on contracts after he was forced out as director of the Defense Intelligence Agency in 2014Template:BcfπŸͺ
  4. (5/11/2017) FBI makes a special visit to a GOP consulting firm in Annapolis- with a search warrant third-floor offices of Strategic Campaign Group at 191 Main St., Annapolis, MarylandTemplate:RaidTemplate:Noose
  5. (5/11/2017) Trump cancels visit to the FBI headquarters after FBI warns him he will not be greeted warmly. Dude, you poked the wrong hornet's nest 
  6. (5/11/2017) FBI agents change their Facebook profile pages to pictures of James Comey, a gesture usually reserved for slain comrades. Prepare for war 
  7. (5/12/2017) 5 very important questions regarding Comey's firing and the FBI investigation of Russiagate, answered bts{{}}Template:Comey

Director of the FBIEdit

  1. (5/4/2017) Internet searches for the word "nauseous" spiked after Comey used the word incorrectly in his testimony when he meant "nauseated" Template:2016e

Potential New Director of the FBIEdit

  1. (5/10/2017) Guess who's in the running for Comey's replacement? If you think it's a person who isn't insane, you may want to sit down a report from Reuters suggest Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke, Jr. and Rudy Giuliani for the positionTemplate:Horse
  2. (5/13/2017) Four people interviewed for FBI job. Let's see, there's Larry, Curly, Moe, and who's the fourth stooge? AG Sessions and deputy AG Rod Rosenstein will interview: Andrew McCabe, current acting FBI Director; Alice Fisher, former DoJ criminal division chief; Michael Garcia, a New York state appeals court judge; John Cornyn, GOP senator from TexasTemplate:ComeyTemplate:Crony

Acting Director of the FBIEdit

Andrew McCabe former deputy director, helped oversee the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server

  • wife, Jill McCabe, a Pediatric emergency physician ran as a Democrat for state senate for Virginia's 13th district in 2015 but lost
  1. (5/9/2017) Turns out James Comey misspoke when he said that Huma Abedin forwarded classified emails to Anthony Weiner. But only if you use "misspoke" to mean "totally made things up". But boy, it sure did take the focus off the real issue, didn't it? Template:2016e😺Template:Oops
  2. (5/10/2017) Just who is Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, and will he continue focusing on the Russia probe, or will he try to deflect? Priebus discussed with McCabe a New York Times report about the FBI examining contacts between Trump aides and Russians during the campaign
  3. (5/11/2017) Looks like Trump may be yelling at his TV again "Simply put, you cannot not stop the men and women of the FBI from doing the right thing"
  4. (5/13/2017) Four people interviewed for FBI job. Let's see, there's Larry, Curly, Moe, and who's the fourth stooge? AG Sessions and deputy AG Rod Rosenstein will interview: Andrew McCabe, current acting FBI Director; Alice Fisher, former DoJ criminal division chief; Michael Garcia, a New York state appeals court judge; John Cornyn, GOP senator from TexasTemplate:ComeyTemplate:Crony

former Director of the FBIEdit

  1. (5/9/2017) We're in trouble / POTUS is crazy / We need a distraction / so Comey, maybe? Comey finds out he got fired by seeing it on TV; is stranded in Los Angeles; Live thread 1 of 2Template:FiredTemplate:Comey😺Template:Nixon
    1. (5/9/2017) ? Comey comey comey comey comey coMEE is gone. You come and go, it's thread two oo oo oo ? Comey finds out he got fired by seeing it on TV; is stranded in Los Angeles; Live thread 2 of 2Template:FiredTemplate:Comey😺Template:Nixon
    2. (5/10/2017) Remember when Democrats wanted Comey fired? Good times Template:ComeyTemplate:Acfbsabsvr}}β‰ 
  2. (5/10/2017) Emerging from her crypt, Lich queen Kellyanne Conway defends the termination of Comey and says everyone is tired of hearing about Russia and Trump anyway Conway appeared twice on CNN; on Tuesday evening with Anderson Cooper, then Wednesday morning with Chris Cuomo; CNN @CNN tweeted: "Conway: "You want to question the timing of when [Trump] fires, when he hires... He?ll do it when he wants to."" (5:02 AM - 10 May 2017)Template:Acf
    1. (5/10/2017) Trump has been screaming at TVs, asking aides why the investigation isn't going away, demanding they go defend him πŸ’£πŸ‘‘πŸ†
    2. (5/10/2017) Remember when Democrats wanted Comey fired? Good times Template:ComeyTemplate:Acfbsabsvr}}β‰ 
  3. (5/10/2017) Sessions told to do it Trump White House released letters from both Attorney General Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein justifying the decisionTemplate:ComeyTemplate:Jfo
    1. (5/10/2017) Elizabeth Warren laughs along with us at Trump's claim that Comey was fired because of Hillary Clinton "There?s nobody left in America who believes that Donald Trump fired James Comey ? because James Comey was mean to Hillary Clinton"Template:Comey
  4. (5/10/2017) Let's see the score on how the GOP is reacting to news of Comey's termination. Livid: None Yet. Angry: 3 Skeptical: 6 Accepting: 6 Enthusiastic: 3 Angry: Flake (AZ), Comstock (VA), McCain (AZ), Curbelo (FL); Skeptical: Amash (MI), Sasse (NE), Lankford (OK), Burr (NC), Gowdy (SC), Corker (TN); Accepting: McConnell (KY), Tillis (NC), DeSantis (FL), Graham (SC), Banks (IN), Collins (ME), Rubio (FL); Enthusiastic: Roy Blunt (MO), Grassley (IA), Cornyn (TX)Template:ComeyTemplate:Svy
  5. (5/10/2017) Trump wanted a public execution to serve as a message to all of his enemies πŸ†
  6. (5/10/2017) Fox News' breaking news on James Comey's firing: "James Comey Resigns" Template:OrwellTemplate:Lit
  7. (5/10/2017) "FBI agents in tears as news of Comey's firing spread" Template:ComeyTemplate:ConsqTemplate:Awake
  8. (5/10/2017) How confident are the Russians that they have a friend in the Oval Office? Confident enough to openly mock reporters for questioning the firing of Comey Template:Ussrpup
  9. (5/10/2017) Rare sighting of a headline that asks a question and the answer is "Oh, hell yes"Headline asks: Is this a Constitutional Crisis? Politico asks legal experts to size up the Comey firing spec{{}}Template:ComeyTemplate:Constcrss
  10. (5/10/2017) McConnell rejects calls to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the administration in the wake of Comey's firing. At least we THINK that's what he said, he's kinda hard to understand when his head is tucked into his shell like that "Today we'll no doubt hear calls for a new investigation, which could only serve to impede the current work being done"Template:SopTemplate:Gopgov
  11. (5/11/2017) Sarah Huckabee Sanders 0wants America to "move on" from the Russia investigation. With bonus Baghdad Bob "nothing to see here" pic Sanders again claimed the letters Trump received from both Sessions and Rosenstein "outlined the basic atrocities in circumventing the chain of command and the Department of Justice"Template:MagicTemplate:Goat
  12. (5/11/2017) Man oh man oh Chaffetz House Oversight Committee chair, Rep. Chaffetz, requested the Department of Justice?s inspector general review Trump?s decision to fire ComeyTemplate:AcfTemplate:Noose
  13. (5/11/2017) FBI agents: We never thought the leopard would try to eat _our_ faces, but it has, and it's time to take the leopard out Template:AcfTemplate:Reac
  14. (5/11/2017) Mudd calls President a coward. This is not a repeat from 1865 CNN counterterrorism analyst Phil Mudd, "the President acted in a cowardly fashion; he's a coward ... the President can't pick up the phone to say 'thank you for your service, goodbye,' but he can shake the hands of someone who was involved in subverting an election!?"
  15. (5/11/2017) Dear Rod Rosenstein, you boast a 27-year career in the Justice Department under five administrations and the distinction of being the longest-serving United States attorney in history. Now don't be a dick. Love, the New York Times NYTimes published open letter to the Deputy Director of the FBITemplate:SopTemplate:Acf
    1. (5/11/2017) Rosenstein threatened to resign. No word on why he didn't β”
    2. (5/12/2017) Sacrificial lamb will address the Senate on Comey's retaliatory termination a Rosenstein briefing before the entire Senate will likely be closed and partially classified; "My caucus still believes that Attorney General Sessions must be made available to the Senate in a similar capacity ... I hope that the majority leader [McConnell] comes to the right decision and grants our request to question Mr. Sessions"Template:Comey
  16. (5/11/2017) Trump was going to fire Comey regardless, as "he's a showboat, he's a grand-stander" in an interview with NBC News' Lester Holt, Trump said of Comey: "Look, he's a showboat, he's a grandstander, the FBI has been in turmoil. You know that, I know that. Everybody knows that. You take a look at the FBI a year ago, it was in virtual turmoil, less than a year ago ? it hasn't recovered from that"Template:ComeyπŸ’£
    1. (5/11/2017) Not Sean Spicer tells the Press that removing Comey will help bring the Russia/Trump investigation to a conclusion first Huckabee Sanders said, "We want this to come to its conclusion ... with integrity ... And we think that we've actually, by removing Director Comey, taken steps to make that happen"; later that day, Trump tells NBC: "When I [fired Comey] now I said, I probably, maybe will confuse people ... [but did it anyway] to do the right thing for the American people"Template:ComeyπŸ’£Template:MagicTemplate:Goat
      1. (5/12/2017) You thought that Bullshiat Spice was bad at his job? Well, it looks like in Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the Trump administration has managed to find someone possibly even worse. So much for hiring the "best people" Template:RevTemplate:BestπŸŒ…Template:Goat
      2. (5/12/2017) Former FBI director James Comey is reported "furious" at the "lack of respect" being shown to him in comments made by Trump and White House officials. It remains to be seen whether he's gonna do something about it or just stand there and bleed no new direct quotes from Comey, only a quote from the letter to colleagues, previously released by CNN: "I have long believed that a President can fire an FBI Director for any reason, or for no reason at all ... I'm not going to spend time on the decision or the way it was executed. I hope you won't either. It is done, and I will be fine, although I will miss you and the mission deeply."Template:DefoppTemplate:Comey
    2. (5/12/2017) Trump: I want to be probed "so strong and so good. I want to get to the bottom." He wants it "absolutely done properly" Template:Slip
    3. (5/12/2017) HOLD EVERYTHING: Trump says he has a certified letter proving his innocence  the President told Lester Holt during the interview that, "I just sent a letter to Lindsey Graham from one of the most prestigious law firms in the country that I have nothing to do with Russia"Template:Magic
    4. (5/12/2017) After Trump's disastrous interview with Lester Holt last night, his aides retreated to their offices in dour moods. Trump spent the night fuming and rage tweeting Rosie O'Donnell. Dear Americans, this is not normal Template:RevTemplate:ComeyTemplate:EggTemplate:Dig
    5. (5/12/2017) The White Houses explanations for firing Comey keep crumbling due to their inability to keep their story straight and Trump not being able to shut up Template:ComeyTemplate:EggTemplate:Dig
    6. (5/12/2017) Trump forgets that there are things like audio and video recordings and the internet and states that he didn't know Michael Flynn in 2015 bus{{}}Template:Oc8.0Template:Magic
    7. (5/12/2017) A direct admission of obstruction of justice. Should I not have done that? Was that a bad thing? in his interview with Lester holt, the President said, "when I decided to just do it, I said to myself, I said 'you know, this Russia thing with Trump and Russia is a made-up story, it's an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election that they should have won'"Template:MagicTemplate:Comey
      1. (5/12/2017) Reporter: Is Trump secretly recording conversations? Sssspicy: "the president has nothing further to add on that." Another Reporter: So that's a Yes? Sssspicy: "nothing further to add to that." 3rd rep: so he's TOTALLY doing it? S: NOTHING. TO. ADD YouTube clipTemplate:Tapes
      2. (5/12/2017) Comey at me bro a source familiar with the matter told CNN: "if there is a tape, there's nothing [James Comey] is worried about"Template:ComeyTemplate:Bluff
      3. (5/12/2017) Wikileaks offers $100,000 bounty on the Trump-Comey tape Wikileaks tweeted, "WikiLeaks offers US$100k for the Trump-Comey tapes. To increase the reward send Bitcoin to reward address: 1FfzC3KrbrJ3CRbz4hqHnxSqvYfy9M5CT"Template:ComeyTemplate:Tapes
    8. (5/12/2017) NBC claims that Trump said something true during interview NBC fact checks Lester Holt interview of President TrumpTemplate:Dbunk
    9. (5/12/2017) Trump: "I think we're doing a great job," ignoring the latest poll numbers that place him in lame duck Bush year territory In the interview with NBC's Lester Holt, the President proclaimed, "[My poll numbers] were so good, so strong, that if the election were held today, I would win by a lot more than I did on November 8 ... And I think we're doing a great job."Template:Oot
  17. (5/11/2017) The New Yorker nails its cover yet again. This time addressing the Comey affair the cover is a cartoon of Attorney General dragging former FBI Director James Comey away like Dr. David Dao with Trump overseeing
  18. (5/12/2017) Jeff Sessions must resign on "The Lead with Jake Tapper" Senator Kamala Harris (D CA) calls for Sessions' resignationTemplate:Comey
  19. (5/12/2017) Fox reporter: So, what do you think about this Comey firing? Random Guy: It should have happened earlier, but I think it's to distract us from Russian inf- Fox reporter: OOPS, so sorry, gotta go when asked about Comey's firing, Pat Flagherty (sp), a customer at the Tastee Diner, Bethesda, Maryland told Fox & Friends correspondent Griff Jenkins, "I think it should have been done much earlier ... I think--not to be too Machiavellian about it--why does it take such a long time for these guys to arrive at this conclusion. Is it because we're getting too tight in finding out too much information linked to [Russian President Vladimir] Putin?"; Jenkins abruptly moved away and on to another customerTemplate:ComeyTemplate:Slap
  20. (5/12/2017) Comey claims Trump demanded loyalty from him at that dinner and he demurred Comey said he was summoned to have dinner at the White House with the President while there he was asked to pledge his loyalty to Donald Trump; Trump disputes Comey's account saying Comey was the one who requested the dinner and did so to ask to keep his jobTemplate:Comey
    1. (5/12/2017) Huh. Apparently, Trump wasn't honest about his dinner with Comey. Who'da thunk it? Template:ComeyTemplate:Bustd
  21. (5/12/2017) In the midst of all his current problems, it's nice to see President Trump still has time to troll Rosie O'Donnell πŸ˜ΊTemplate:Weak
  22. (5/12/2017) Oh, this is getting good, and it's not going to end well President Trump tweeted: "James Comey better hope there are no 'tapes' of our conversations before before he starts leaking to the press!"Template:Comey⚠
    1. (5/12/2017) Rep. Adam Schiff responds to Trump. Oh, there are tapes? Well, hand 'em over. Congress needs to investigate. Law of unintended consequences gonna be gettin' a workout with Trump in office Rep. Schiff replied in tweet, "Mr. President, if there are "tapes" relevant to the Comey firing, it's because you made them and they should be provided to Congress."Template:TapesTemplate:Bluff
    2. (5/12/2017) Another Congressman demands that Trump give Congress the tapes he claims to have of his conversations with the former FBI Director. I can haz schadenfreude? Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D IL 8th) wrote a letter to White House counsel, Donald F. McGahn II requesting the tapes referenced in the President's tweet: "These White House tapes could accelerate current investigations as previous tapes have aided past inquiries."Template:BluffTemplate:Tapes
  23. (5/12/2017) Dick Burr might be the last man who can stop Trump 
  24. (5/12/2017) Soon to be President Mike Pence is neck deep in the Comey firing scandal Template:ComeyTemplate:Collu
  25. (5/12/2017) Contradicting Trump, Roger Stone says the two have spoken fairly recently Stone admitted contact with suspected Russian hacker "Guccifer 2.0"; CNN reported Stone recommended firing Comey to President; President tweeted: "The Roger Stone report @CNN is false--Fake News. Have not spoken to Roger in a long time--had nothing to do with my decision."; Friday, May 12, 2017 on ABC's "The View", Stone: "I'm not going to contradict the president and I'm not going to say when I spoke to him ... but I would say this, I have spoken to him very recently"Template:ComeyTemplate:Dig
  26. (5/12/2017) 5 very important questions regarding Comey's firing and the FBI investigation of Russiagate, answered bts{{}}Template:Comey
  27. (5/12/2017) Trump, "It depends on what your definition of loyalty is." We officially have a mob boss as president in a new interview with FOX News' Jeanine Pirro, the President refused to discuss the threat he tweeted to Comey; denied asking for Comey's loyalty to him; "All I want is for Comey to be honest and I hope he will be, and I?m sure he will be, I hope."Template:DigTemplate:Comey
  28. (5/13/2017) "I was a Watergate prosecutor; I know obstruction when I see it. And Trump's firing of Comey was just that" Jill Wine-Banks, one of three assistant special prosecutors who tried Watergate's obstruction of justice caseTemplate:ComeyTemplate:Nixon
  29. (5/13/2017) James Comey declines to testify... unless it's in public Template:ComeyTemplate:Willtest


US Marshals ServiceEdit

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and ExplosivesEdit

Los Angeles Field DivisionEdit

Eric Harden, special agent in charge


Department of EducationEdit

Federal Student Aid officeEdit

HBCU Capital FinancingEdit

Historically Black College and University Capital Financing Program

  1. (5/6/2017) Ummmm ... yes, President Trump, white people are allowed to go to HBCUs White House spokesman: "President Trump has identified certain provisions [which may] conflict with his constitutional authority and duties ... [he] will interpret those provisions consistent with the Constitution"Template:SignsTemplate:AffacTemplate:Kylem

Secretary of EducationEdit

  1. (5/10/2017) SecEd Betsy DeVos compares school choice to switching wireless carriers. "If you can't get cell phone service in your living room, then your particular provider is failing you." Obviously, you should be able to build your own cell tower or buy your own carrier Template:Oot

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office for Civil RightsEdit

Candice Jackson, nominee


Treasury DepartmentEdit

Financial Crimes Enforcement NetworkEdit

tracks global money laundering

Treasury Inspector General for Tax AdministrationEdit

Treasury SecretaryEdit

  1. (5/5/2017) Corey Lewandowski, the living embodiment of conflict of interest, quits his lobbying firm Template:LobbyTemplate:ConflπŸͺTemplate:Drip
  2. (5/6/2017) House Oversight Panel has nothing better to do than its job, will investigate the Iran deal Template:IrnTemplate:Ghazi😺

CFIUSEdit

Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States

  • approves acquisitions of US assets by foreign companies
  • chair is Treasury Secretary
  1. (5/5/2017) Corey Lewandowski, the living embodiment of conflict of interest, quits his lobbying firm Template:LobbyTemplate:ConflπŸͺTemplate:Drip

IRSEdit

Internal Revenue Service

  1. (5/4/2017) Oh, Jesus Template:Ch stTemplate:501c3
    1. (5/4/2017) Trump's new pass for religious discrimination was signed... I've got Monday morning. Who wants Friday afternoon on the "Federal Judge Issues Injunction/Ban" pool? Presidential Executive Order Promoting Free Speech and Religious LibertyπŸ‘
    2. (5/5/2017) You might want to sit down for this, but it turns out the "religious liberty" executive order was a giant photo-op and isn't worth spit, so the ACLU isn't bothering to sue Template:Stunt
  2. (5/3/2017) Donald Trump says his IRS audit could end soon, after which he could release his tax returns. He'll also start embracing the media, vacation with Nancy Pelosi and give Kim Jong-un the Medal of Freedom 
  3. (5/5/2017) The IRS should rely on tattletales and not collection agencies to fix the tax gap private debt-collection companies lost the government money; whistleblower programs recover $20 for every $1 spent on investigation and prosecution of the casesTemplate:WhistleTemplate:Taxdq

IRS Whistleblower OfficeEdit

  1. (5/5/2017) The IRS should rely on tattletales and not collection agencies to fix the tax gap private debt-collection companies lost the government money; whistleblower programs recover $20 for every $1 spent on investigation and prosecution of the casesTemplate:WhistleTemplate:Taxdq


Housing and Urban DevelopmentEdit

Community Development Block GrantΒ programEdit

Administrator, HUD Region 6Edit

Beth Van Duyne, former mayor, Irving, Texas

  1. (5/10/2017) Trump gives a job to a woman who believes in a vast conspiracy involving Sharia law claimed a Sharia law court had been established in the town where she served as mayorTemplate:HorseπŸ‘Template:CrackTemplate:Stigg

Secretary of HUDEdit

Interior DepartmentEdit

  1. (5/3/2017) The President of the United States was directly involved in the witch hunt for the person who posted the side by side inauguration photos "Obviously, this has become a very sensitive issue, especially since the President has gotten directly involved and contacted Acting Director Mike Reynolds concerned about one of the images that was retweeted" January 21, 2017 email from Tim Cash to Shaun CavanaughTemplate:WitchTemplate:Tyrant

National Parks ServiceEdit

  1. (5/3/2017) The President of the United States was directly involved in the witch hunt for the person who posted the side by side inauguration photos "Obviously, this has become a very sensitive issue, especially since the President has gotten directly involved and contacted Acting Director Mike Reynolds concerned about one of the images that was retweeted" January 21, 2017 email from Tim Cash to Shaun CavanaughTemplate:WitchTemplate:Tyrant

Bureau of Land ManagementEdit

Fish & Wildlife ServiceEdit

Fish & Wildlife Service Director's Order No. 219

Secretary of the InteriorEdit

Commerce DepartmentEdit

NOAAEdit

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

US Census BureauEdit

principal agency of the US Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing various censuses and surveys used to allocate over $400 billion in federal funds every year and the basis for congressional redistricting

  1. (5/11/2017) Director of the US Census Bureau resigns. Surely it won't count for much John H. Thompson resigned Tuesdsy, May 9, 2017Template:XfedTemplate:Gerry

Director of the US Census BureauEdit

  1. (5/11/2017) Director of the US Census Bureau resigns. Surely it won't count for much John H. Thompson resigned Tuesdsy, May 9, 2017Template:XfedTemplate:Gerry

Secretary of CommerceEdit

former chairman, Bank of Cyprus

  1. (5/2/2017) Stop me if you've heard this before: Trump supporters thought they'd get a free pass through the damage Trump said he'd inflict on Americans πŸ†Template:FarmTemplate:Negot


Department of Health and Human ServicesEdit

FDAEdit

Food and Drug Administration

FDA spokespersonEdit

  1. (5/6/2017) FDA denies being forced to exclusively broadcast Fox News from its lobby monitors. Also denies being involved in studying mind control. Hides copies of Catcher in the Rye FDA spokesperson:"There was no directive or memorandum from the administration that went out to employees about broadcast news channels displaying on monitors in common areas throughout the FDA's White Oak campus," adding that "a variety of news stations run on those monitors, including CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News"

FDA CBEREdit

Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, White Oak campus, Silver Spring, Maryland

  1. (5/6/2017) FDA denies being forced to exclusively broadcast Fox News from its lobby monitors. Also denies being involved in studying mind control. Hides copies of Catcher in the Rye FDA spokesperson:"There was no directive or memorandum from the administration that went out to employees about broadcast news channels displaying on monitors in common areas throughout the FDA's White Oak campus," adding that "a variety of news stations run on those monitors, including CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News"
  1. Christopher Stumphy
    representative for the CBER's Office of Facilities; wrote an email suggesting "[t]he current administration ... has requested that all monitors, under our control, on the White Oak Campus, display Fox News" and that he would be "unable to change any of the monitors to any other news source at this time"
    1. (5/6/2017) FDA denies being forced to exclusively broadcast Fox News from its lobby monitors. Also denies being involved in studying mind control. Hides copies of Catcher in the Rye FDA spokesperson:"There was no directive or memorandum from the administration that went out to employees about broadcast news channels displaying on monitors in common areas throughout the FDA's White Oak campus," adding that "a variety of news stations run on those monitors, including CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News"

CMSEdit

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Medicaid AdministratorEdit

NIHEdit

National Institutes of Health

CDCEdit

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

acting Surgeon GeneralEdit

Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, nurse and former Deputy Surgeon General

  • first non-doctor to be Surgeon General

former Surgeon GeneralEdit

Dr. Vivek Murthy, still member of the Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service ... for now

Deputy Assistant for Population AffairsEdit

Teresa Manning, nominee; decides how health services get government funding

  1. (5/2/2017) Trump's likely Federal Family Planning pick is anti-contraception and believes that "family planning is what occurs between a husband and a wife and God" Template:Crackβš—

Assistant Secretary of Public AffairsEdit

Charmaine Yoest, senior fellow at American Values,nominee; inform the public about health issues

  1. (5/2/2017) Trump's likely Federal Family Planning pick is anti-contraception and believes that "family planning is what occurs between a husband and a wife and God" Template:Crackβš—

Secretary of Health and Human ServicesEdit

Department of LaborEdit

MSHAEdit

Mining Safety and Health Administration

US Bureau of Labor StatisticsEdit

  1. (5/5/2017) New graphic shows how Trump took Obama's time-machine and fixed the unemployment problems of the Great Recession 

Secretary of LaborEdit

  1. (5/5/2017) Unemployment falls to lowest rate since 2007. Thanks, Trubama 
    1. (5/5/2017) New graphic shows how Trump took Obama's time-machine and fixed the unemployment problems of the Great Recession 


Department of TransportationEdit

FAAEdit

Federal Aviation Administration

Secretary of TransportationEdit

  1. (5/5/2017) Don't worry. Just because Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao doesn't understand what self-driving cars can and can't do doesn't mean the department Trump assigned her to lead can't handle regulating them Template:GopregTemplate:Horse

USDAEdit

US Department of Agriculture

SNAPEdit

Supplimental Nutrition Assistance Program

Undersecretary of Research, Education and Economics, USDA=Edit

responsibility for advancing scientific knowledge related to agriculture through research, extension, and education

  1. (5/13/2017) BUSTED: Trump's expected pick for top USDA scientist is not a scientist nominee Sam Clovis may have recruited Carter Page for Trump administration]Template:HorseTemplate:Denyβš—

Secretary of AgricultureEdit

  1. (5/1/2017) Today marks the end of our long, national nightmare, as Donald Trump announces that he is making school lunches great again Template:JunkTemplate:Stigg
  2. (5/2/2017) Stop me if you've heard this before: Trump supporters thought they'd get a free pass through the damage Trump said he'd inflict on Americans πŸ†Template:FarmTemplate:Negot


Department of EnergyEdit

Office of International Climate and Clean EnergyEdit

Sandia National LaboratoriesEdit

Secretary of EnergyEdit

CPBEdit

Corporation for Public Broadcasting


EPAEdit

Protection Services DetailEdit

staff charged with protecting the administrator

  1. (5/7/2017) Trump's EPA: "Scientists? We don't need no stinking scientists" EPA fired members of its Board of Scientific CounselorsTemplate:SciTemplate:Xfed

Board of Scientific CounselorsEdit

18-member federal advisory committee that provides advice and recommendations to EPA's Office of Research and Development on technical and management issues of its research programs

  1. (5/7/2017) Trump's EPA: "Scientists? We don't need no stinking scientists" EPA fired members of its Board of Scientific CounselorsTemplate:SciTemplate:Xfed

Science Advisory BoardEdit

47-member board provides a mechanism for the EPA to receive peer review and other advice designed to make a positive difference in the production and use of science at EPA

  1. (5/7/2017) Trump's EPA: "Scientists? We don't need no stinking scientists" EPA fired members of its Board of Scientific CounselorsTemplate:SciTemplate:Xfed

Director of the EPAEdit

FCCEdit

Federal Communications Commission

  1. (5/2/2017) Federal appeals court denies the Telecom industry's request to rehear their challenge to the FCC's Net Neutrality rules- on the grounds that their inside man at the Agency is poised to gut them anyway, so what's the point? rehearing US Telecom Association v. FCC "would be particularly unwarranted at this point in light of the uncertainty surrounding the fate of the FCC?s Order"Template:Stigg
  2. (5/7/2017) How to submit a comment to the FCC regarding their attempts to revoke net neutrality. This would make regular fark into totalfark, and totalfark would be all-encompassinglyfark, except it'd cost more for the same thing Template:Engag
    1. (5/8/2017) In the 1960s, it was "If we've lost Walter Cronkite, we've lost America." In the Twenty-teens, it's "piss off John Oliver and your website is toast." The FCC's servers melt down after John Oliver urges viewers to comment to save net neutrality Template:Engag
  3. (5/9/2017) FCC claims their servers crashing as a result of John Oliver's net neutrality segment on "Last Week Tonight" was a denial of service attack β”Template:Dism

LifelineEdit

program that provides broadband internet to low income Americans in mostly rural communities

FCC ChairmanEdit

The FedEdit

the Federal Reserve

  1. (5/5/2017) Unemployment falls to lowest rate since 2007. Thanks, Trubama 
    1. (5/5/2017) New graphic shows how Trump took Obama's time-machine and fixed the unemployment problems of the Great Recession 

Fed ChairEdit

GAOEdit

Government Accountability Office

  1. (5/6/2017) Do you remember when Donald Trump lowered the cost of the F-35? Funny thing about that Template:Micx


NASAEdit

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Acting NASA AdministratorEdit

Robert M. Lightfoot, Jr

  1. (5/13/2017) Who knew rocket science could be so complicated? NASA's acting administrator, Robert M. Lightfoot, Jr., said the Trump administration's idea to add a crew to the Space Launch System's first flight is technically feasible, but cost, time, and risk prohibitiveTemplate:Wkiwsc

Space Launch SystemEdit

heavy expendable launch vehicle; part of NASA's deep space exploration plans; to replace the retired Space Shuttle

  • Originally SLS's first flight was scheduled for August, 2021
    • thousands of miles beyond moon in three week trip
  • Study found if a crew was added to the first flight:
    • budget increase $700-900 million to $24 billion
    • delay first test until 2020
    • a fully operational life support system would need to be added
  1. (5/13/2017) Who knew rocket science could be so complicated? NASA's acting administrator, Robert M. Lightfoot, Jr., said the Trump administration's idea to add a crew to the Space Launch System's first flight is technically feasible, but cost, time, and risk prohibitiveTemplate:Wkiwsc


National Endowment for the ArtsEdit

OMBEdit

Office of Management & Budget

Director of the OMBEdit

Small Business AdministrationEdit

Office of AdvocacyEdit

Jason DorΓ©, assistant chief counsel for external affairs, had?/has? account on Ashley Madison


NARAEdit

National Archives and Records Administration

  • David S. Ferriero, Archivist of the United States (chief administrator of NARA)


FECEdit

Federal Election Commission

  1. (5/5/2017) Assistant and ally to Mike Flynn enacted a clandestine social media operation that focused on investigating something on behalf of Turkey while he was also assigned to the Trump campaign, feeding data to Flynn--and Bannon Template:ConflTemplate:Drip


Export-Import BankEdit

Selective Service SystemEdit

Director of Selective Service SystemEdit

Selective Service System operates the US military draft


SECEdit

Securities and Exchange Commission


FDICEdit

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; US government corporation that provides deposit insurance to depositors in US banks

  1. (5/9/2017) Is she indicted yet? Jane Sanders, wife of Senator Bernie Sanders (I VT), allegedly falsified loan documents when president of Burlington CollegeTemplate:Afraud

ONDCPEdit

Office of National Drug Control Policy; lead federal agency responsible for managing, coordinating drug policy; has budgetary authority and access to the Oval Office

  1. (5/6/2017) Is it me, or did Trump just end the war on drugs and focus his 'Drug Czar' on serious addictions - like opiods? You'd think many on the left would cheer this news but ::Crickets: Barry R. McCaffrey, 'Drug Czar' 1996 - 2001: "It sends a terrible message. Why send this bizarre political signal in the middle of what is without question a major health-care crisis in America"; in an e-mail, Richard Baum, acting director of ONDCP wrote: cuts are "at odds with the fact that the President has tasked us with supporting his Commission on Combatting Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis", they are "drastic" and "heartbreaking"Template:StiggTemplate:XfedπŸš“

Drug-Free Communities Support ProgramEdit

funds 5,000 local anti-drug coalitions; largest drug-prevention initiative in US

  1. (5/6/2017) Is it me, or did Trump just end the war on drugs and focus his 'Drug Czar' on serious addictions - like opiods? You'd think many on the left would cheer this news but ::Crickets: Barry R. McCaffrey, 'Drug Czar' 1996 - 2001: "It sends a terrible message. Why send this bizarre political signal in the middle of what is without question a major health-care crisis in America"; in an e-mail, Richard Baum, acting director of ONDCP wrote: cuts are "at odds with the fact that the President has tasked us with supporting his Commission on Combatting Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis", they are "drastic" and "heartbreaking"Template:StiggTemplate:XfedπŸš“

High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area programEdit

coordinates anti-drug-trafficking efforts by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies

  1. (5/6/2017) Is it me, or did Trump just end the war on drugs and focus his 'Drug Czar' on serious addictions - like opiods? You'd think many on the left would cheer this news but ::Crickets: Barry R. McCaffrey, 'Drug Czar' 1996 - 2001: "It sends a terrible message. Why send this bizarre political signal in the middle of what is without question a major health-care crisis in America"; in an e-mail, Richard Baum, acting director of ONDCP wrote: cuts are "at odds with the fact that the President has tasked us with supporting his Commission on Combatting Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis", they are "drastic" and "heartbreaking"Template:StiggTemplate:XfedπŸš“


Various Unnamed Intelligence AgenciesEdit

  1. (5/12/2017) The Feds have Trump, et al, on tape talking to Russians. I hope this centipede has a fat bank account for all these shoes dropping Template:Drip

CIAEdit

former CIA White House LiasonEdit

whose name is being withheld by The Washington Post at the request of the CIA was on a standard two-year rotation to the White House

  • worked under Cohen-Watnick
  • within days of the Nunes Panic was told without explanation to clear out his desk and return to the agency

Senior CIA AnalystEdit

Linda Weissgold, CIA's suggested candidate to replace Cohen-Watnick in NSC and was interviewed by McMaster

Director of the CIAEdit

No Such AgencyEdit

Director of No Such AgencyEdit

Deputy Director of No Such AgencyEdit

Unnamed Senior US Intelligence OfficialsEdit

State DepartmentEdit

  1. (5/4/2017) "A coalition of former military leaders who were in charge of nukes have formed a "shadow security council" to advise world leaders on how to reduce the growing danger of nuclear war fueled by the rhetoric of Trump and destabilizing moves by Putin" "Things are heating up but I think it is pretty clear [Trump] is not equipped to handle those flash points," Derek Johnson, executive director, Global Zero, the Nuclear Crisis Group's predecessor, "[t]here's a real diplomatic and analytical vacuum that has to be filled"Template:IntorgTemplate:NukewTemplate:EscaπŸ’£Template:Dip

State Department spokesmanEdit

R.C. Hammond

Policy Planning StaffEdit

internal think tank of State Department, to serve "as a source of independent policy analysis and advice for the Secretary of State"

Sahar NowrouzzadehEdit

former member State Department Policy Planning Staff, transfered to the Office of Iranian Affairs

US Ambassador to the United NationsEdit

US Ambassador to RussiaEdit

UN Ambassador for Food and AgricultureEdit

International EnvoyEdit

Jason Greenblatt

US Ambassador to SingaporeEdit

US Ambassador to FranceEdit

US Ambassador to QatarEdit

Dana Shell Smith

  1. (5/11/2017) US diplomat on Twitter: Christ these freaks in the Trump administration make it hard to do my job Ambassador to Qatar, Dana Shell Smith, tweeted from her personal account: "Increasingly difficult to wake up overseas to news from home, knowing I will spend today explaining our democracy and institutions."; and "Diplomats explain & defend our political system.Can be tough when partisan acrimony so high, but there is still no greater country. #USA ????"🍼

Secretary of StateEdit

  1. (5/5/2017) State Department retweets positive mention of Ivanka's book, then deletes it because someone pointed out it was a massive conflict of interest Template:ConflTemplate:Shill
  2. (5/6/2017) House Oversight Panel has nothing better to do than its job, will investigate the Iran deal Template:IrnTemplate:Ghazi😺
  3. (5/12/2017) "Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed on Thursday a declaration acknowledging the threat posed by climate change to the Arctic and indicating the need for action to curb its impact on the region." *blink blink* What the hell just happened? he signed the Fairbanks Declaration at a meeting of the Arctic Council in Fairbanks, Alaska; Sergey Lavrov also signedTemplate:Intorg

Undersecretary of StateEdit

See AlsoEdit

External LinksEdit



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