Shock and awe: Trump landing parties traumatize Washington

Shock and awe: Trump landing parties traumatize Washington

by WorldTribune Staff, January 17, 2017 The comfort level in government offices has plummeted with the news on Jan. 17 that President-elect Donald Trump intends to cut the federal workforce by 20 percent. Sources said at least two of Trump’s “landing teams” in Cabinet agencies have been tasked with making the staff cuts, which also […]

Obama angers both sides of the aisle by commuting Chelsea Manning’s sentence

Obama angers both sides of the aisle by commuting Chelsea Manning’s sentence

by WorldTribune Staff, January 18, 2017 Republicans and Democrats alike expressed outrage over President Barack Obama’s decision on Jan. 17 to commute the 35-year prison term of Chelsea Manning. Manning, the former Army intelligence specialist who turned over some 700,000 classified and sensitive diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks, will be released in May. Sen. John McCain, […]

Palestinians’ Abbas warns Trump not to move U.S. embassy to Jerusalem

Palestinians’ Abbas warns Trump not to move U.S. embassy to Jerusalem

by WorldTribune Staff, January 18, 2017 Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas warned U.S. President-elect Donald Trump not to follow through on his pledge to move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. To do so, he said, would be regarded as a “provocation that would harm the peace process.” “We hope he will not […]

New files released by FBI may revive criminal charges against Hillary

New files released by FBI may revive criminal charges against Hillary

by WorldTribune Staff, January 18, 2017 The FBI on Jan. 8 released another 300 documents from its investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private email server that analysts say could spur the revival of criminal charges against the former secretary of state. The documents, the fifth release of Clinton investigation records from the FBI, deal with the […]

Left goes all out in campaign to sabotage Trump’s inauguration

Left goes all out in campaign to sabotage Trump’s inauguration

by WorldTribune Staff, January 17, 2017 Paying agitators to cause trouble. Setting off stinkbombs in the ventilation systems of buildings. The Left is intent on doing anything within the realm of possibility to disrupt the inauguration of Donald Trump. Various law enforcement and intelligence agencies have estimated that up to 900,000 people will attend the […]

President Obama lays multiple landmines for new administration . . .

President Obama lays multiple landmines for new administration . . .

by WorldTribune Staff, January 17, 2017 For all of his talk of a smooth transition, President Barack Obama is laying down a slew of landmines that Donald Trump must defuse before he can get comfortable in the Oval Office, the New York Post said in a Jan. 17 editorial. “Presidential transitions are traditionally apolitical and […]

Germany hits Trump, Clinton, Obama and accuses U.S. of creating Europe’s refugee crisis

Germany hits Trump, Clinton, Obama and accuses U.S. of creating Europe’s refugee crisis

by WorldTribune Staff, January 17, 2017 Germany will not make itself “submissive” to Donald Trump, the country’s deputy chancellor said in response to the president-elect’s scathing criticism of Berlin over the weekend. “We are not inferior to him, we have something to bring to the table too,” Sigmar Gabriel, who is also minister of the […]

Saudi foreign minister ‘optimistic’ about incoming Trump administration

Saudi foreign minister ‘optimistic’ about incoming Trump administration

by WorldTribune Staff, January 17, 2017 Saudi Arabia is enthused about what it is hearing from U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. The president-elect has pledged to restore American influence in the world, defeat Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), and contain Iran, the Saudi foreign minister said. “We are optimistic about the incoming administration and […]

Global economy is booming but the global elites in Davos are not celebrating

Global economy is booming but the global elites in Davos are not celebrating

by WorldTribune Staff, January 16, 2017 As the wave of capitalist populism led by Donald Trump sweeps through a world brimming with economic optimism, elite globalist politicians, CEOs and bankers are chilling in the Swiss Alps – but are in no mood to celebrate, analysts say. With stock markets booming, oil prices on the rise […]

Trump asks if CIA’s Brennan leaked ‘fake news’; Brennan warns Trump should ‘watch what he says’

Trump asks if CIA’s Brennan leaked ‘fake news’; Brennan warns Trump should ‘watch what he says’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 16, 2017 The feud between President-elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama’s intelligence agencies escalated last week when Trump asked if CIA Director John Brennan was behind the leak of an unverified dossier on the president-elect. Hours after Brennan bashed Trump in an interview with Fox News, the president-elect responded by […]

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