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Bolton Warns of Possible ‘Censorship’ of His White House Memoir

(Bloomberg) -- Former National Security Advisor John Bolton raised alarm the Trump administration could block his memoir that describes his interaction with the president over Ukraine.“I hope it’s not suppressed,” Bolton said Monday in a talk at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. “This is an effort to write history, and I did it the best I can. We’ll have to see what comes out of the censorship.”Bolton added later: “I say things in the manuscript about what he said to me,” referring to T...
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John Kelly's biggest slam wasn't even about Donald Trump

Former White House chief of staff John Kelly got lots and lots of national media attention this week for expressing his support for Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman's action in regards the Ukraine probe, actions that led to his removal from the White House by President Donald Trump a week ago.
Tags: White House, Ukraine, Cnn, Donald Trump, John Kelly, Army Lt Col Alexander Vindman


Trump faces revolt of the generals

Retired Marine Gen. John Kelly said at an event at Drew University on Wednesday that Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman did the right thing when he raised concerns about President Donald Trump's call to the Ukrainian president in late July, according to a report in The Atlantic.
Tags: News, Stories, Donald Trump, John Kelly, Trump, Drew University, Lt Col Alexander Vindman


Attorney general William Barr tells Trump to stop tweeting about cases – live updates

Attorney general makes unexpected intervention into controversy over Stone caseTrump criticised for interfering in friend’s sentencingHelp us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 11.01am GMT Two leading Republican voices came out in favour of Barr in the dispute yesterday, with Senator Mitch McConnell, the party’s leader in the Senate, saying: “If the attorney general says it’s getting in the way of doing his job, maybe the president should listen.”Lindsey Graham...
Tags: Senate, US, World news, US news, US politics, Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump, Justice Department, John Kelly, Lindsey Graham, Trump, Roger Stone, Barr, Mr Trump, William Barr, Justice Department This Justice Department


John Kelly Defends Vindman, Questions Trump's Actions On Many Issues

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Peter Bergen, author of "Trump and His Generals," about public criticism of the president by John Kelly, a former White House Chief of Staff and retired Marine general.
Tags: News, White House, Npr, John Kelly, Trump, Rachel Martin, Peter Bergen


Generals revolt against Trump

• Bolton defends ex-rival John Kelly after former chief of staff criticizes Trump
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Bolton defends ex-rival John Kelly after former chief of staff criticizes Trump

Former national security adviser John Bolton defended his ex-colleague, former White House chief of staff John Kelly, after President Donald Trump belittled Kelly for comments backing an impeachment witness.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Bolton, Donald Trump, John Kelly, Trump, Kelly, John Bolton


President faces revolt of US generals

• Bolton defends ex-rival John Kelly after former chief of staff criticizes Trump • Senate defies Trump with bipartisan war powers vote
Tags: News, US, Stories, Bolton, John Kelly, Trump, Trump • Senate


Trump Claims Without Evidence ‘Many People’ In The WH Applauded After Vindman’s Firing

President Trump claimed, without any evidence, that “many people” in the White House applauded after impeachment probe witness Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman was escorted out of the building last Friday following his ouster from the National Security Council. A day after Vindman and his twin brother were abruptly fired in an ongoing campaign of retribution against his perceived political foes, Trump piled on in a series of tweets. On Saturday, Trump tweeted that he didn’t know Vindman but claimed ...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Fox, Fox News, National Security Council, John Kelly, Trump, Geraldo Rivera, Rivera, West Wing, Schiff, Kellyanne Conway, Summer Concepcion, Volodymyr Zelensky, The Right-wing Media


Former chief of staff Kelly rejects Trump North Korea approach as futile: report

President Donald Trump's former chief of staff John Kelly has dismissed the U.S. president's unprecedented engagement with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as futile, saying he had never believed North Korea would give up its nuclear weapons and Pyongyang had played the United States to its benefit. Kelly, a former Marine Corps general who fell out with Trump and left the White House in December 2018, laid out his misgivings about the president's policy approaches at Drew University in New Jerse...
Tags: News, North Korea, White House, Atlantic, United States, New Jersey, Kim Jong Un, Marine Corps, Kim, Donald Trump, Pyongyang, John Kelly, Trump, Kelly, Drew University, Trump North Korea


Trump says John Kelly has a 'military and legal obligation' to 'keep his mouth shut'

The president criticized John Kelly after remarks from his former chief of staff at an event Wednesday night questioned a number of Trump's decisions.
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Former chief of staff John Kelly came out swinging in defense of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, saying 'he did exactly what we teach them to do from cradle to grave'

"He did exactly what we teach them to do from cradle to grave," Kelly said of Vindman. "He went and told his boss what he just heard."
Tags: News, John Kelly, Kelly, Col Alexander Vindman


Trump's comments on Roger Stone show 'abuse of power', Pelosi says – live updates

‘The president is again trying to manipulate federal law enforcement’Hope Hicks reportedly returning to the White HouseHelp us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 4.24pm GMT Trump has just sent yet another tweet bashing one of his former aides. This time, it’s former chief of staff John Kelly, who defended Lt Col Alexander Vindman for raising concerns about Trump’s Ukraine call.....which he actually has a military and legal obligation to do. His incredible wife,...
Tags: World news, US news, Ukraine, Karen, US politics, House, John, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, John Kelly, Trump, Roger Stone, Pelosi, Hicks, Lt Col Alexander Vindman


Trump news: President accused of 'abuse of power' as he hits back against John Kelly in furious tweets

Donald Trump lashed out at his former chief of staff John Kelly while the White House welcomes back former communications director Hope Hicks after her stint at the parent company of Fox News.The president has meanwhile been accused of spearheading a “descent into authoritarianism” by another possible rival, Elizabeth Warren, after admitting he asked his attorney general William Barr to intervene in the sentencing of Republican political trickster Roger Stone and refusing to rule out pardoning h...
Tags: News, White House, Elizabeth Warren, Fox News, Donald Trump, John Kelly, Hope Hicks, Roger Stone, William Barr


John Kelly Praises Alexander Vindman For Refusing To Follow Trump’s ‘Illegal Order’

On Wednesday, former White House Chief of Staff and retired Marine Corp. Gen. John Kelly praised Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman for refusing to be silent during President Donald Trump’s pressure campaign on Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelensky. During an event at Drew University in New Jersey, Kelly said Vindman, who was on Trump’s infamous call with Zelensky, was doing what he had been trained to do as a military officer when he reported Trump’s request that Zelensky investigate Joe Biden to a ...
Tags: News, White House, Joe Biden, Atlantic, New Jersey, National Security Council, Donald Trump, John Kelly, Trump, Kelly, Drew University, Marine Corp, Cristina Cabrera, Zelensky, Volodymr Zelensky, Alexander Vindman


Just Following Orders

There’s far too much water under the bridge for me to consider John Kelly a good guy. But even deeply compromised individuals have their limits. The point he makes here about the Alex Vindman situation is right on point and cuts to the core of our national crisis. As Kelly reminds us officers are trained from the beginning and throughout their career not to follow illegal orders and to report them when they occur through their chain of command. “We teach them, ‘Don’t follow an illegal order. And...
Tags: News, White House, John Kelly, Trump, Josh Marshall, Kelly, Edward Gallagher, Editors' Blog, Vindman, Alex Vindman


John Kelly says key impeachment witness was right, report says

• Ex-US attorney sounds alarm on Trump's move • Opinion: Trump engaged in witness retaliation. That's a crime
Tags: News, US, Stories, John Kelly, Trump


John Kelly: Vindman Was Right To Report Trump’s ‘Questionable’ Ukraine Dealings

The former W.H. chief of staff said Alexander Vindman acted as a good soldier and did "exactly what we teach them."
Tags: News, Ukraine, John Kelly, Trump, Alexander Vindman


The Atlantic: John Kelly says Vindman was right to report Trump's call with Zelensky

Former White House chief of staff John Kelly said Wednesday that Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key witness in President Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry, was right to raise concerns about Trump's July call to Ukraine's president, The Atlantic reported.
Tags: White House, Ukraine, Cnn, Atlantic, Donald Trump, John Kelly, Trump, Zelensky, Vindman, Lt Col Alexander Vindman


John Kelly says Vindman was right to report Trump's call with Zelensky, report says

• Ex-US attorney sounds alarm on Trump's move • Opinion: Trump engaged in witness retaliation. That's a crime
Tags: News, US, Stories, John Kelly, Trump, Zelensky, Vindman


Ex-Trump Chief of Staff John Kelly defends Alexander Vindman and the media

"The media, in my view, and I feel very strongly about this, is not the enemy of the people," said retired Gen. John Kelly. "We need a free media."         [Author: Morristown Daily Record]
Tags: News, John Kelly, Morristown Daily Record, Alexander Vindman


Terms Like ‘OK Boomer’ Are Hard to Define. This Dictionary Is Trying To Do It Anyway

As social media has eaten the world, novel words and phrases have started to spread at hyperloop speed. It used to take years for neologisms to filter from place to place, through vessels like letters. Now they can bubble up from subcultures and flood the zeitgeist in a period of weeks, leaving confusion and FOMO in their wake. Dictionaries have traditionally been much slower moving, waiting years before writing about a new word so that its meaning has time to settle and it can prove to be ...
Tags: News, Internet, Uncategorized, Social Media, John Kelly, Baby Boomer, Kelly, Boomer, Onetime, Megxit


John Kelly: With no witnesses, Senate impeachment trial is 'a job only half done'

Former White House chief of staff John Kelly said Friday if there are no witness testimonies in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump that it is considered "a job only half done."
Tags: Senate, White House, Cnn, Donald Trump, John Kelly


Trump impeachment: McConnell hints Republicans may have votes to block witnesses – live

Senate majority leader says he ‘always’ feels confident about voteDershowitz backtracks on public interest argumentHelp us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 4.25pm GMT Speaking at her weekly press conference, House speaker Nancy Pelosi said Trump’s likely acquittal would not be legitimate because of how the impeachment trial has been conducted.“He will not be acquitted,” Pelosi told reporters. “You cannot be acquitted if you don’t have a trial. You don’t have ...
Tags: Republicans, Senate, White House, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, House, US Senate, Nancy Pelosi, US Congress, Bolton, Donald Trump, John Kelly, Trump, Kelly


Former Trump Chief Of Staff John Kelly On Ukraine Claim: ‘I Believe John Bolton’

Bolton reportedly says in his book that Trump withheld aid to Ukraine in an effort to smear political rival Joe Biden.
Tags: News, Ukraine, Bolton, John Kelly, Trump, John Bolton


'I believe John Bolton': Former Trump chief of staff John Kelly backs Bolton in Ukraine dispute

“If John Bolton says that in the book I believe John Bolton,” said retired Gen. John Kelly, who served as Trump’s chief of staff for 18 months.
Tags: News, Ukraine, Bolton, John Kelly, Trump, John Bolton


Former Trump Chief of Staff John Kelly: 'I believe John Bolton'

Former National Security Adviser John Bolton has another ex-Trump official on his side.Former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly spoke to a crowd in Sarasota, Florida, on Monday, where he was asked about Bolton's forthcoming book that reportedly says Trump spoke to Bolton about a Ukraine quid pro quo. "If John Bolton says that in the book, I believe John Bolton," Kelly said, per the Sarasota Herald Tribune.Kelly, a retired general, left the Trump administration more than a year ago, but a...
Tags: News, Ukraine, New York Times, Nancy Pelosi, Bolton, John Kelly, Trump, Kelly, John Bolton, Sarasota Florida, Sarasota Herald Tribune, Former White House, Sarasota Herald Tribune Kelly


Ex-WH chief of staff Kelly says he believes Bolton's account

Former White House chief of staff John Kelly says he believes John Bolton's allegation that President Donald Trump told the former national security adviser that US security aid to Ukraine was conditioned on an investigation of the President's political rivals, adding that Bolton should be heard from.
Tags: News, White House, US, Ukraine, Stories, Bolton, Donald Trump, John Kelly, Kelly, John Bolton


Ex-WH chief of staff Kelly says he believes Bolton's account of Ukraine allegation

Former White House chief of staff John Kelly says he believes John Bolton's allegation that President Donald Trump told the former national security adviser that US security aid to Ukraine was conditioned on an investigation of the President's political rivals, adding that Bolton should be heard from.
Tags: White House, US, Ukraine, Cnn, Bolton, Donald Trump, John Kelly, Kelly, John Bolton



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