Tag: Defense

Trump Makes Secretary of the Navy Nomination Official

President Trump has officially sent his nomination to become Secretary of the Navy to the Senate for confirmation. According to The Hill: President Trump on Monday officially nominated Kenneth Braithwaite, his current ambassador to Norway, to serve as secretary of the Navy. A press release from the White House stated that Braithwaite’s nomination to replace Richard Spencer,

Trump Announces Billion Dollar Defense Deal With India

President Trump announced a massive $3 billion defense deal with India in front of a stadium pack with over 100,000 people. According to The Hill: President Trump on Monday was offered a warm welcome during his first trip to India and announced that the U.S. and India would sign a defense deal for New Delhi to purchase

Trump Calls Canada ‘Delinquent’ at NATO

President Trump has made it a priority to make NATO members pay their fair share since taking office. He has been making progress and at a NATO meeting in London took an opportunity to call out Canada for being “delinquent.” According to The Hill: President Trump on Tuesday said Canada was “just slightly delinquent” for not

Here’s What President Trump Is Doing To Secure Our Elections

Wikimedia Commons Today, President Donald J. Trump chaired a meeting of the National Security Council (NSC) to receive updates on the whole-of-government approach his Administration is implementing to safeguard our Nation’s elections.  This effort was put in motion at the beginning of his Administration and has been carried out to support State and local election

Democrats Quietly Backing Down On Abolishing ICE

By 1600 Staff Veteran Republican pollster Jim McLaughlin say that Democrats are losing their nerve on abolishing ICE after voter backlash. The Hill reports: Republican pollster Jim McLaughlin said on Wednesday that Democrats have backed off their calls to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) because a majority of voters are against the move.”Two to

President Trump is Honoring His Commitment to America’s Veterans

“As a candidate for President, I promised to make reforming the VA one of my absolute highest priorities. And from the first day of my Administration, that is exactly what we’ve done.” President Donald J. Trump HONORING OUR VETERANS’ SERVICE: President Donald J. Trump is committed to honoring our veterans’ service by ensuring they receive

Trump Spox Hits Mueller ‘Hoax’, Iran and Media

By 1600 Staff White House Press Secretary had sharp words when a reporter asked her this morning if President Trump’s Iran tweet was meant to shift focus away from Russia. To Iranian President Rouhani: NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER

Gingrich: Trump’s Tougher on Russia than Obama [VIDEO]

By 1600 Staff Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich makes the case why President Trump was much tougher than Obama on Russia. Speaker Gingrich, via Fox News: Anyone who has studied President Trump knows he hates to admit a mistake. His natural pattern is to move forward and ignore mistakes. For him, this was a big

Bolton: Trump Doesn’t Leave Hostages Behind

By John Bolton, National Security Advisor to the President President Donald J. Trump has invested tremendous time and energy into bringing home Americans held hostage or unjustly detained abroad. In the short time he has been in office, 17 Americans have been freed – including the recent return of Joshua Holt from Venezuela. This week,

Here’s How President Trump Is Countering Russia

PROTECTING AMERICAN ELECTIONS: President Donald J. Trump and his Administration are defending the integrity of our election system. From the beginning of his Administration, President Trump has taken action to defend our election system from meddling and interference. In May 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order to strengthen and review the cybersecurity of our