Trump administration’s attempts to plug leaks is fueling paranoia, Trump has already brought us to the brink of war with Iran, too much media normalizes Trump’s speech, Trump berates media for using anonymous sources while becoming one himself, fraud and ignorance appear to be valued Trump family traits, stupidity is still running rampant in Trump’s White House, Trump still making false claims about the military, breaking promise on Keystone pipeline, Trump starts destroying net neutrality, Trump’s deceptive plan for school vouchers, GOP hiding replacement Obamacare bill, Trump’s justification of travel ban is not credible, Trump’s delusional dipshittery over his ‘great wall’ begins to unravel, another key Trump adviser with ties to anti-Semitic groups, Trump’s preference for ‘alternative facts’ could spark another Iraq – or worse, more on Trump’s ongoing conflicts of interest, Trump administration suspends more Obama-era consumer protections while looking for other Obama regulations to rid themselves of, the racist standards of Trump’s ‘law and order’ and more.
Sources: Trump aides’ bid to plug leaks fuels government paranoia article from AOL News. –
“WASHINGTON, March 3 (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin used his first senior staff meeting last month to tell his new aides he would not tolerate leaks to the news media, sources familiar with the matter said.
Current and former officials said that in a departure from past practice, access to a classified computer system at the White House has been tightened by political appointees to prevent professional staffers from seeing memos being prepared for the new president.
And at the Department of Homeland Security, some officials told Reuters they fear a witch hunt is under way for the leaker of a draft intelligence report which found little evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries covered by Trump’s now-suspended travel ban pose a threat to the United States.
The clampdown has fueled paranoia among Washington career civil servants who say it appears designed to try to limit the flow of information inside and outside government and deter officials from talking to the media about topics that could result in negative stories…”
Intelligence Experts: Trump’s Adherence to ‘Alternative Facts’ Could Spark Another Iraq—or Worse article from AlterNet. –