White House Announces It Has No Global Health Security Chief the Day After Ebola Outbreak Declared

The White House announced today that Rear Adm. Tim Ziemer, who sat on the National Security Council and was the senior director for global health security and biothreats, left the Trump administration on Tuesday, and HuffPost reports that Ziemer’s office doesn’t exist anymore, with his staff being rerouted to other…

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Shows Us Exactly Why It's Ridiculous to Defend Her

After several excruciating days of apologies, bad ideas, and pundit depression over this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, Sarah Huckabee Sanders rewarded the press corps’ cringeworthy rush to defend her honor by dodging virtually every question they asked on Tuesday in her first White House briefing since…

Journalists Come Up With a Bunch of Awful Ideas to Save the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Not sure if you caught this one, but: the White House Correspondents’ Dinner was on Saturday night, and it was very controversial! This year’s comedian, Michelle Wolf, made some jokes that cut a little too close for comfort, both for the members of the Trump administration on the receiving end and DC journalists who…

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John Kelly Can't Even Keep Trump From Using His Old Cell Phone

When Mr. Retired Four-Star Marine Corps General John Kelly replaced Reince Priebus as Donald Trump’s chief of staff last summer, he was hailed (falsely) as a “beacon of discipline” and an “apolitical force” that would serve to moderate the erratic (but consistently racist) president. These days, it turns out, he can’t…