Trump “Routinely” Violates Phone Security

About a year and a half ago, Politico posted this story — ‘Too inconvenient’: Trump goes rogue on phone security — which reported how his refusal to use secure communications devices posed a security risk. Staff spent a lot of time trying to persuade him that his use of an unsecured cell phone was a…

CNN: Trump pressured John Kelly to give Ivanka a security clearance, too

Guess the ‘vanka half of Jarvanka is unfit to know government secrets, too. CNN: President Donald Trump pressured his then-chief of staff John Kelly and White House counsel Don McGahn to grant his daughter and senior adviser Ivanka Trump a security clearance against their recommendations, three people familiar with the matter told CNN.   The…

The really vile nugget you may have missed in the Kushner security clearance story

Trump scandals are like Russian nesting dolls — though instead of exquisitely painted balsa wood figurines, they’re basically sharting Furbies all the way down. You may have read about the most recent mammoth Trump scandal (which was almost instantly overshadowed by today’s even mammother scandal, sadly) in which we learned that Jared Kushner was given a…

Trump hints at another security clearance revocation over CNN guest's 'mental condition'

So Donald Trump tweeted this: x Just watched former Intelligence Official Phillip Mudd become totally unglued and weird while debating wonderful @PARISDENNARD over Brennan’s Security Clearance. Dennard destroyed him but Mudd is in no mental condition to have such a Clearance. Should be REVOKED? @seanhannity — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 21, 2018 In other…

Rudy Giuliani makes even less sense when he's typing

Truth may not be truth, but gibberish is always gibberish. Rudy Giuliani, whose public meltdown has been more glaring than a Raiders of the Lost Ark Nazi’s, is now weighing in on Let’s-endanger-our-national-security-by-stripping-away-security-clearances-from-former-CIA-directors-out-of-petty-spite-gate:  x To John Brennan: Today President Trump granted our request (Jay Sekulow and me) to handle your case. After threatening if you…