Monday, February 13, 2017

2/13/17

from Mother Jones:

Council staff members are now being told to keep papers to a single page, with lots of graphics and maps. “The president likes maps,” one official said.
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Two people with direct access to the White House leadership said Mr. Flynn was surprised to learn that the State Department and Congress play a pivotal role in foreign arms sales and technology transfers. So it was a rude discovery that Mr. Trump could not simply order the Pentagon to send more weapons to Saudi Arabia — which is clamoring to have an Obama administration ban on the sale of cluster bombs and precision-guided weapons lifted — or to deliver bigger weapons packages to the United Arab Emerates.

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They are also going after the Endangered Species Act.

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Micheal Flynn has resigned as National Security Director.  He was talking policy with Russia before tRump was inaugarated.  Against the law.  He was telling the Russians not to worry about the sanctions that President Obama put in place, that tRump would take care of them when he got in.

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