White House Personnel Office Begins Reevaluation of Administration Staff…

More good signs.  Last week we noted Johnny McEntee (pictured right w/ Stephen Miller) was promoted to run the White House personnel office responsible for filling hundreds of top political jobs throughout various federal agencies. Mr. McEntee replaced Sean Doocey, who moved to the State Department.

The personnel office has been a key point of contention for the administration as several political appointments later became weak points with people not in alignment with the policies and objectives of President Trump.  The objective of McEntee would be to assist in finding and vetting the right MAGA person, with the right MAGA skillset, for the right job.

Today Axios is reporting:

Johnny McEntee called in White House liaisons from cabinet agencies for an introductory meeting Thursday, in which he asked them to identify political appointees across the U.S. government who are believed to be anti-Trump, three sources familiar with the meeting tell Axios.

Behind the scenes: McEntee, a 29-year-old former body man to Trump who was fired in 2018 by then-Chief of Staff John Kelly but recently rehired — and promoted to head the presidential personnel office — foreshadowed sweeping personnel changes across government.

  • But McEntee suggested the most dramatic changes may have to wait until after the November election.
  • Trump has empowered McEntee — whom he considers an absolute loyalist — to purge the “bad people” and “Deep State.”
  • McEntee told staff that those identified as anti-Trump will no longer get promotions by shifting them around agencies. (more)

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249 Responses to White House Personnel Office Begins Reevaluation of Administration Staff…

  1. “Here come da judge!”

    Liked by 7 people

    • lieutenantm says:

      HOORAY HOORAY. HOW MANY TIMES HAVE WE ALL TWEETED DJT WITH ANGUISH……YELLING “WHO IN HELL IS DOING YOUR G…DMNED HIRING! ?”
      finally, a LOYALIST !

      Liked by 17 people

    • Dee says:

      Better late than never I guess, but this should have been in the first few months.

      Liked by 9 people

      • tageweb says:

        If you have 100+ moving targets that need to be shot, it is difficult to know which one to shoot first!

        Liked by 11 people

      • Mike says:

        Trump is not a political creature. He stepped into the White House without without the need to appoint campaigners to political office.

        Truth is Trump has his bearings, let democrats destroy themselves and folks know he’ll be re-elected. The system is adjusting itself to that reality.

        Liked by 3 people

      • calbear84 says:

        No one can ever say POTUS acted in haste. He gave everyone a chance to show their true colors. Heck, he even gave PELOSI a chance to work with him. Seems like eons ago.

        Liked by 12 people

      • NOBODY needs to be making excuses for the President or his actions in times like these. Not one of us could stand up to the barrage of BS flying at him from all directions. Indeed, if God had not chosen him, neither could he.
        Point is, next time you get the urge to second guess the Presidents actions, just keep it to yourself because you will look stupid to the rest of us.
        Don’t worry, HE got this…

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        • Yep to this. I noticed one thing about all those that “bitch” about the President.

          None of them are the President!

          I kid… but seriously, second-guessing the President is silly. WE have NO IDEA the immense nature of what he’s doing, and he’s doing it DAMN WELL.

          Get a grip!

          Liked by 4 people

        • antiqueiron says:

          Just to be clear. Your point is that Trump can never, will never, has never, made a mistake? Ooooo K. Who’s looking stupid to whom? Everybody makes mistakes. Even Trump. He’s made plenty. Some forced, some not. The difference is, he realizes it & fixes it.

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          • yucki says:

            Antique, I appreciate your comment.
            The ~ just keep it to yourself ~ is out of line.
            You’re no rolcon, troll, or bot.

            This is not a cult: our beloved President is human.
            He’s blessed – and we’re blessed to have him. But man born of woman is not infallible.

            We’re priviledged to have this space where we can share our thoughts as sincere Americans. We’re not the cancel-culture Left.

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      • amjean says:

        “In a perfect world”….

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    • bertdilbert says:

      All democrats need to be purged from any high office or anything close to the WH. Sorry but it is national security and democrats are enemy of the State and a danger to the Republic.

      Top democrat leaders are a flat out bunch of liars and it is condoned by the rest of the flock. Therefore all democrats underneath leadership should be banned from Federal government jobs.

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      • Grandma Covfefe says:

        Correct me if I’m wrong..but didn’t 100% of the Dem Congress people voted guilty/impeach President Trump? when they knew the evidence were lies/create/fake?
        Dems are stinky rotted wood

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        • dd_sc says:

          Tulsi Gabbard voted present, Van Drew voted “no” and switched parties, Collin Peterson (D-MN) voted “no”.

          Liked by 3 people

        • bertdilbert says:

          Yes, Democrats in both the House and Senate voted to convict an innocent man. If it is either Senator Bernie or Warren as the nominee, they are going to have to deal with that come debate time with Trump.

          That will be an interesting fact check!

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  2. CopperTop says:

    JM. Isn’t he also they guy who killed it on defending the president on Hurricane actions?

    Liked by 3 people

    • He is. And, there’s little wonder why Gen Kelly would have wanted him out – fired.

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      • Sorry for my ignorance but can you explain why Kelly hates him. Also any and all Kelly critique links are welcome.

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        • zekness says:

          kelly doesn’t hate trump AS MUCH as he is compromised to a deep state/IC allegiance.

          this is where the conflict exists…this is a symptom of very big problem with former military flag/general officers who taste a bit of power and get consumed by it…they betray the service to country and trade that dedication for the attractive and highly rewarding direct influx of new monies (millions) in the bank account by supporting a very specific foreign policy agenda. Sometimes it happens to benefit the US and its citizens and the president. Often, it never does and should be exposed as such.

          Kelly exposes this toxic nature of unelected officials who start to think they can control a president and the agenda.

          kelly is one of those people who will narrate his actions as justified because he knows best what is good for the country.

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    • Eliza Bria says:

      I remember watching him & was so impressed.

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    • wlbeattie says:

      Some background links to this would be appreciated.
      Thank you.

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  3. tax2much says:

    About time!

    Liked by 5 people

  4. Somebody's Gramma says:

    YASSSSSSS! Time to clean house!

    Liked by 4 people

  5. Snellvillebob says:

    Yippee!

    Liked by 2 people

  6. Grandma Covfefe says:

    Praise God.
    Winning!
    Now…Let’s Roll!

    Liked by 18 people

  7. FrankieZee says:

    We call this ASS KICKING time.

    Liked by 6 people

  8. Kerry Gimbel says:

    Time to start sweeping out the garbage!

    Liked by 7 people

  9. Let the bodies hit the floor!!

    Liked by 4 people

  10. delighteddeplorable says:

    Ever since Aquitmas, things are happening at warp speed. Must’ve been many projects on POTUS’ to do list just waiting for “go!”

    Liked by 18 people

  11. hoosiertruthfan says:

    For those old TV show fans:

    “move ’em on, head ’em up
    Head ’em up, move ’em on
    Move ’em on, head ’em up, rawhide
    Cut ’em out, ride ’em in
    Ride ’em in, cut ’em out
    Cut ’em out, ride ’em in, rawhide”

    Yeehaw! Keep it coming, Mr. President!

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  12. Deplorable_Infidel says:

    “But McEntee suggested the most dramatic changes may have to wait until after the November election.”

    In other words, there are some very deeply embedded ticks that would give the enemy untold ammunition for the MSM to use prior to election. After that, we know how you are and we are coming for you.

    Maybe now I can write another certified snail mail letter with some suggestions, such as turning the former room used to house presstitutes into a polygraph room.

    Liked by 20 people

  13. Whitehouse Clown says:

    Watch as political appointees start to flee.

    Liked by 11 people

  14. YeahYouRight says:

    Love the Loyalists returning. Triumphant!

    Hope Hicks and this guy who had been escorted off the premises at the direction of none other than John Kelly.

    Great News!

    Liked by 18 people

  15. I was really excited to see President Trump add Devin Nunes’ top sleuth in the Russia hoax, Kash Patel, and now this. Get out of the way everybody, a lot of swamp water is getting drained at tsunami levels!

    Liked by 26 people

  16. Can you imagine what we can do with 4 more years.

    Liked by 14 people

  17. thinkwell says:

    Hallelujah, it’s about time (but good to finally see).

    Liked by 2 people

  18. Richie says:

    Confucius Cat Says : Trust No One

    Liked by 16 people

  19. cheering4america says:

    But what does this tell us about the Sean Doocey, now at State?

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    • TheWanderingStar says:

      Yeah, maybe the first of the “…move around to other agencies – no promotion.”

      Liked by 1 person

    • Deplorable_Infidel says:

      State Dept is long overdue for some radical downsizing and heavy duty disinfecting. A year or two ago, Rep. Devin Nunes (R – CA) had mentioned several times on FNC/FBN about the links between the corrupted DOJ and DOS. Nothing ever became of that, as well as some internal DOJ whistleblowers over at FBI/DOJ.

      Considering that “foreign aid” has been the preferred method for delivering graft to corrupted Senators and Congressmen, I think we will have some significant reductions in next year’s appropriations

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      • Dutchman says:

        And Pompeo hasn’t done anything to clean up the mess, so far,as I know.

        Gonna take someone with the desire, and the will, to clean up that cesspool.
        Next to Republicons in Senate, State may be the worst. Been infested with conmunists since the 50’S, and then had the Queen of Corruption herself, running it.

        Nobody else could possibly drain the swamp, in 40 years.
        But, nobody else could have accomplished 1/1024th of what PDJT has accomplished in 3!

        I do think he’ll get it done, and for the first time in a long time, I think we may actually get to see the material on Sundances wish list!

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        • BitterC says:

          I’m thinking Grenell will be the Term II SoS

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          • Dutchman says:

            I LIKE your thinking, actually.
            If PDJT truly goes the ‘acting’ route, which he has only dabbled with so far (DHS, Border patrol) it draws attention to the fact its NOT Democrats prevented PDJT from getting the nominees, its Republicans.

            And, interestingly we are reaching the point where ALL the vacant judgeships are being filled.
            So, Mitch WHAT have you done for me, LATELY?
            Mitch has fought PDJT from day one, but its been kept in the background, for those not paying attention.

            Its time to confront and expose this backstabbing behavior, once and for all.

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    • Daniel M. Camac says:

      cheering4america, I hope he gets a brand new mop, bucket and wringer.
      I also hope his new boss does inspection everyday and if Doochey does poorly his head goes into the bucket.

      PLOP! Easy peasy.

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    • I think Doocey timed out his 200 days as “acting”.

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    • Grassleysgirl/Breitbartista says:

      That is Dept of Statists or Stalin ..Pretty much the same.
      Foggy bottom sits above a massive swamp.
      Drain and Fumigate. Salt the ground.

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  20. DeWalt says:

    Who were the three sources that ran to the media?

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  21. Deplorable_Infidel says:

    “McEntee told staff that those identified as anti-Trump will no longer get promotions by shifting them around agencies”

    That ought to be easy enough to do. Hire a few thousand volunteers from your first campaign and have them start going through the email chains of people like H.R McMaster.

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  22. Athena the Warrior says:

    On one hand: It’s about time to clean house.
    On the other hand: How much valuable anti-Trump intelligence was gathered by keeping the enemy close in the admin. making them secure so they would loose lipped about their real Deep State agenda?

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  23. Laughing Dragon says:

    McEntee told staff that those identified as anti-Trump will no longer get promotions by shifting them around agencies.
    This causes head shaking. How could anybody think that the solution to disloyal employees was to promote them out so they would be more powerful disloyal employees. Personnel is policy. Thank God Trump is finally going to remove the shackles. The next four years could be MAGAnificent. yeah, excuse me for that, if you can.

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  24. Personally, in all of this forthcoming discussion, I would strive to down-play catchphrases such as “MAGA” and “anti-Trump.” Because the underlying issue is really much more fundamental than that. (IMHO)

    (IMHO) “This go-round, and for the very first (IMHO) time in American history,” we have witnessed an enormous cross-section of government operatives – very plainly manifesting themselves across all three Branches – who were “singularly and steadfastly opposed to ‘this(!) POTUS!”

    This is absolutely not(!) how “our form of Government” was carefully designed to play out.

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    • IGiveUp says:

      That’s why Independent candidates don’t usually win. When they do these problems will likely occur.

      Same for Dems this time around. Sanders isn’t a Dem. Were he to win, he’d face entrenched opposition from some Dems already in government.

      The problem seems to be that neither party truly promotes candidates that appeal to a majority of the party members. I’m guessing the parties will fade or change and that the system will survive. In other words, our two main political parties are out-of-touch and need to be replaced. Our system is fine.

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  25. Lion2017 says:

    Finally! I wonder why this took so long?

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  26. Bendix says:

    Maybe some of the employees switched to new positions should not get too comfortable in them?

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  27. Mari in SC says:

    So Kelly fired McEntee due to alleged problems with his security clearance, allegations of on-line gambling, etc.; DHS was also conducting an investigation. He was walked out of the White House without being allowed to collect any personal belongings, including his jacket. This is per multiple articles I found. Since then, he has been working on President Trump’s re-election campaign.

    No charges were from what I can tell so until proven otherwise, I am going with the theory that deep state swampy Kelly was trying to take out those close to President Trump.

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    • Kirsty I says:

      General Kelly was in receipt of information from one Dana Rohrbacker, a House Republican. He went to visit Julian Assange in 2017 and asked him if he would testify that the Russians didn’t give him the info, but Seth Rich(RIP).
      He told JA that he wasn’t there on behalf of Congress or the President so he couldn’t offer him a pardon.
      Rep. Rohrbacker told GENERAL KELLY IN 2017,
      but he didn’t pass it on!
      Death to the aptly named Pentagon!

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    • Dutchman says:

      Just exactly HOW would they KNOW he was involved in ‘online gambling’,…unless they tapped him?

      And I occasionally go on predicit, its perfectly legal.

      Sounds like persecution by innuendo, to me.

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    • WRB says:

      DHS was also conducting an investigation

      Kelly was the head of the DHS until he moved to Chief of Staff, leaving his minion Kirstjen Nielsen in charge.

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  28. alliwantissometruth says:

    “Mr. McEntee replaced Sean Doocey, who moved to the State Department”

    The State Dept. Of course

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  29. Keating Willcox says:

    https://youtu.be/ewjxzSGmOGw My Boyfriend’s Back by the Chiffons

    Liked by 1 person

  30. deqwik2 says:

    We will know in a few days if this is true but I hope so.

    Liked by 8 people

    • deqwik2 says:

      ^^^^^^
      @TheTrumpPage1
      Trump’s going to fire and transfer White House staffers this weekend. Lately he’s been spending more time working out of the office in the second floor residence vs. The Oval Office or private office in the West Wing. He doesn’t want anyone knowing what he’s doing or talking with

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  31. Richie says:

    Obama and his goons were busy planting these deep state traps for 8 years

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  32. What I can’t believe is that McEntee is 29 years old!! As in, 20+9, just barely out of college.😳

    With THAT kind of access to POTUS and that responsibility? I definitely would like to meet that young man —- must have a interesting story to tell.

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    • I was 21 when I graduated. 8 years is not “barely”.

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    • Daniel M. Camac says:

      A.F., Agreed. Still wet behind the ears but kicked butt defending Devin Nunes who I consider one of two heroes in this sh+t storm. Admiral Mike Rogers is the other but I don’t have to tell you or many others here who have followed Sundance.

      I too would love to spend 20 minutes with him and ask how in h*ll Adam Shit.ft still roams around like a free man. We would all be in jail by now if we did anything close to what that scumbag Bastard POS did, does and continues to do.

      Sorry if I got off topic. I do respect the etiquette set down here by SD and his awesome staff.

      Looking at you, AD REM! Keep up the good fight!!

      Liked by 3 people

    • fabrabbit says:

      Always: From a woman, he is also very good looking and a perfect image of masculinity.

      Like

    • Snow White says:

      And he is cute 🙈🙈🙈.

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  33. Rowdyone says:

    I would fire all of the Obama holdover political appointees just on GPs, and relocate NSC, CIA affiliates. No need to have them in the residence. Then I would replace all of the Joint Chiefs on GPs as well.

    Liked by 3 people

  34. Kirsty I says:

    I wonder if this has anything to do with X22’s report. It publishes a letter from Dana Rohrbacker who visited Assange in 2017 and asked him if he would testify that it was not Russia, but Seth Rich who took the info and gave it to Wikileaks.
    The only person he told was, wait for it, General Kelly.
    He told JA that he was only there as a private citizen and not on the behalf of the Congress or the President.
    General Kelly knew years ago and he said NOTHING!!!
    Death to the Pentagon.

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  35. Patience says:

    Only the beginning
    –only the beginning

    The best is YET to come

    Liked by 3 people

  36. JohnCasper says:

    Would Patton have kept people on his staff who sided with the Germans?

    Would McAuthor have kept people on his staff who sided with the Japanese?

    Liked by 7 people

  37. Can I get a “HELL YEAH!”

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  38. Charles Currie says:

    I know the obvious agencies/departments that you all rag on constantly – deservingly so. But, there are two departments that fly under the radar that are full of Obamabots still carrying on his agenda – Labor and HUD. These two are huge burdens on the economy and need to be throttled back.

    Liked by 1 person

    • willyeye says:

      I’m not sure, but isn’t Ben Carson the HUD Secretary? If so, he should be given more funding at least until after the election. Carson is black, and he is in a position to make Trump look good to the black community and hopefully get more black voters before the 2020 election, both for the presidency and Congress. That’s what the Dems would do!

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      • Dr Ben Carson is doing great work running HUD. He visits many of the worst cities and neighborhoods so a good number of blacks are seeing or hearing of him. Dr Carson is promoting Opportunity Zones that are also really helping people and raising awareness of Trump doing more for blacks. He’s also visiting homeless areas and has been aggressively challenging mayors and other do nothing locals on their failures. Finally, he’s uncovered massive amounts of fraud in HUD. These accomplishments are getting good exposure through Trump & the White House, you just won’t see them on corporate media. Just had to respond, Dr Carson is one of my favorite people, a non-politician with a big heart, who puts old school corrupt pols to shame.

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  39. Personnel is policy…

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  40. emet says:

    First, polygraph the SES. All of them. Including the FBI and CIA versions of the SES. Conduct background reinvestigations and require financial disclosures.
    Then weed out the obviously unqualified, who were appointed because they knew, for example, Janet Napolitano. Examine their claims of PhDs, etc.

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    • Some old guy says:

      Do you now or have you ever worn a pussyhat? 😉

      Liked by 1 person

    • mimbler says:

      Having been in intelligence, I have to ask who would you expect to be doing the polygraphing? And it is a skill, they can make an honest determination, or throw the results.
      When you are infested with vermin, it is hard to know who is clean enough to help you eradicate them.

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  41. Robert VanBrunt says:

    Jefferson had his Secretary Meriwether Lewis ( who was a Army paymaster and knew most of the serving officers) make a detailed list of federalist and nonpolitical officers
    Guess who got the boot?

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  42. Deplorable_Vespucciland says:

    The federal bureaucracy is 85% “progressive” ideologues.

    Surrounded indeed.

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  43. CuriousInAz says:

    I’ve searched for it to no avail, but I recall a freeper post during the early days of the Trump admin where the poster was saying that an individual with known Never Trumper tendencies was in charge of, or heavily involved in WH staff hiring. They were saying that grassroots Trump supporters were being given temp jobs at best. This seems to be confirmed by Bannon during his 60 min interview where he said their :Original Sin” was reaching out to the establishment to help them govern. President Trump likely thought that once he won the GOP would fall in line and help MAGA….he’s learned a very hard and costly lesson.

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  44. California Joe says:

    Obviously, McMaster’s, Mattis and Jim Kelly were major mistakes. Each one of them turned out to be saboteurs and traitors firing Trump loyalists and replacing them with the likes of Vindman and Atkinson. The alarms were sounded here by SunDance and others but many of us hoped for the best. How could Jim Kelly turn on the President of the United States and support a Russian masquerading as an Army officer who attempted to overthrow the government?

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    • JohnCasper says:

      Harry Truman thought one Pentagon was one too many.

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    • It’s John Kelly fyi…but anyway, Trump seemed enamored of the generals at first…I think he had some idealistic idea about them and did not realize that Obama had purged the military leadership of any real leaders and replaced them with Democrat ideologue.

      There still seems to be a problem with loyalties..ie, Barr, who thinks it’s ok to complain publicly to the media about his boss rather than talking to his boss about it and this guy Joe Maguire who goes to congress to say the Russians want to support Trump before telling Trump this is what he is planning on saying…similar to Sessions recusing himself before telling the boss what he is going to do. Are these guys all getting paid off? Or stupid? Or just so swampy they are not thinking at all?

      I can’t imagine doing such a thing to a boss and expecting to keep my job.

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  45. Scott Anonymous says:

    The storm is coming.

    Liked by 2 people

  46. PDJT’s moves over the last few days also tell us that his re-election “internal” polling numbers (I.e., not the fake news polls) must be through the roof! He’s coming for you, suckers!

    Liked by 4 people

    • P.s., to those asking, “What took so long?” First, PDJT came into office facing all the Deep State coups and other garbage after an Electoral College runaway but with an alleged popular vote deficit (v. Clinton) and a GOPe that didn’t fear him.

      He’s since subdued most of the treacherous GOPe wing, which still hates him but now also fears him and no longer has any substantial base of its OWN voters (independent of PDJT). He defeated some of the worst attacks, from seemingly all sides, in American political history. And his popular base has grown and become even more passionate.

      Well, that’s how power is amassed when you don’t play for the Big Club! It’s 1,000,000 times harder to achieve that the Monday morning QBs are suggesting.

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  47. nimrodman says:

    … McEntee, a 29-year-old former body man to Trump …

    Please, please: bodyguard

    “body man” is what Bathhouse Barry had (his dearest Reggie The Bodyman)

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  48. RLTW says:

    My God! The genetic pool is that shallow? No it is NOT!

    President Trump…reach down into the ranks of the Troop Sergeant Majors of CAG and the Master Chiefs of DEVGRU and the Master Sergeants of the SFODAs.

    Talk to these men, each who have over 20 tours between Afghanistan and Iraq, and have at least 50 confirmed kills. Just one of these men has more knowledge of the enemy than all of your current NSC combined.

    These men should compromise your NSC. Flush all the Vindman, Obama era dirtbags down the toilet.

    President Trump, you appoint these hard MFR’s as your NSC…God have mercy on any enemy of the USA.

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  49. icthematrix says:

    So many hired on were never willing or able to embrace the vision that President Trump brought to his mission. They were recommended by embedded Republicons. Our President trusted our military leaders and, unfortunately, learned how some are not as devoted to our nation’s founding principals as we would expect. So many mistakes with personnel blunted progress, get how amazing how much has gotten accomplished DESPITE the errors!

    Liked by 3 people

  50. appraisher says:

    “When you strike at a king, you must kill him”–Ralph Waldo Emerson
    They tried, numerous times. Now it’s the King’s turn…and he won’t miss.

    Liked by 1 person

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