Sec. Nielsen on 2016 US election interference: ‘It was the Russians’

Oliver de Ros/AP Photo Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen backed up US intelligence findings on interference in the 2016 US presidential election Tuesday, saying “it was the Russians.” Speaking at a cybersecurity conference, Nielsen offered a sharp condemnation of Russian hacking and cybersecurity threats as a chief concern of the department. Nielsen’s comments […]

NATO allies must increase spending or US will ‘moderate its commitment’ – Defense Sec. Mattis

US Defense Secretary James Mattis delivered an ultimatum to NATO allies during a visit to Europe – increase their military spending, or see America “moderate its commitment” to the alliance. “I owe it to you all to give you clarity on the political reality in the United States, and to state the fair demand from […]

SNL: Melissa McCarthy as Trump Press Sec. Sean Spicer Is Amazing, Period

Saturday Night Live went in an unexpected direction this weekend, casting Melissa McCarthy as White House press secretary Sean Spicer. In the sketch, McCarthy portrayed Spicer as incredibly upset with the media for its criticism of his performance during the first two weeks of President Donald Trump’s administration, and both physically and verbally assaulted members of the press. […]