Shay Assad gets forced into retirement from the Pentagon after saving taxpayers billions of dollars through shrewd negotiation. A reformer who proposed ways to catch defective pricing, and to hold defense contractors accountable for performance when issuing progress payments, Assad suddenly fell out of favor after years of award-winning performance. Donald Trump ran for office promising to drain the swamp. Why not drain THIS swamp?
President Trump launches his 2020 White House run as he leaks about an upcoming series of I.C.E. deportation raids on Twitter. Did he do it to bolster his base because he still hasn’t built the wall? Did the president jeopardize the effectiveness of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement round up by alerting illegal aliens, perhaps risking the lives of federal agents?
Despite his opponents’ narrative that President Trump is anti-immigrant, he presides over huge growth in new citizens and approval of citizenship applications, including those of asylum seekers and refugees. Will Trump’s base of xenophobes and immigrant-haters abandon him because more foreigners are becoming citizens?