Tag Archives: Richard Grenell

More Loyalists Get Post-Trump Government Posts

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced plans to appoint another slate of top allies to various government boards, yet another sign that his time in office is winding to a close. The president named Stephanie Grisham, the former White House press secretary who never held a formal public media briefing during her tenure, to the National Board for …

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Grenell Claims Media Violated HIPAA By Reporting On Junior’s COVID: Here’s Why The Public Hates Journalists

Forbes reports: There appears to be some confusion about whether the media can report on a person having Covid-19. Sometimes it is erroneously assumed that all health information is protected, period. This has especially become an issue when someone well-known has contracted Covid-19, or when an employee has tested positive for it. The latest issue surrounds Trump Jr.’s diagnosis of …

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Grenell Tricked Into Thanking War Criminal For Service

The Insider reports: Richard Grenell, the former acting Director of National Intelligence in the Trump administration, was “duped” after a correspondent from a left-leaning magazine fooled him into thanking a convicted war criminal for his service in the US Army. Ken Klippenstein, a correspondent for The Nation, in a tweet attached a photo of Bill Calley and misleadingly suggested it …

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Homocon Richard Grenell Flees Reporters After Press Conference Claiming Voter Fraud In Nevada [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump’s campaign prepared to ramp up legal efforts to challenge vote counts in closely-contested states in the U.S. election on Thursday, announcing a lawsuit alleging voter fraud in Nevada as the state continued counting ballots. The Nevada news conference featured former intelligence official Richard Grenell, former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt, Chairman of the American Conservative …

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Homocon Richard Grenell Goes Viral With Biden Lie

Reuters reports: Thousands of social media users have been sharing two pictures of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, claiming they show he is a fraud as he does not wear a mask on a plane but wears one outside. However, the photo shown of Biden not wearing a mask on a plane was taken in November 2019. The posts link …

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Anti-LGBT Hate Group Hires Homocon Richard Grenell

Via press release: Former Acting Director of National Intelligence, Richard Grenell, is joining The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ). Grenell will serve as Special Advisor for National Security and Foreign Policy. “Acting Director Grenell will be joining the ACLJ as of today, and will be appearing regularly on Jay Sekulow Live, which airs each weekday at Noon Eastern,” …

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Merkel Laughs Off Grenell’s Claim Trump Charmed Her

Politico Europe reports: German Chancellor Angela Merkel reacted with a smile — and no comment — when a reporter asked if it was true that U.S. President Donald Trump had enchanted her. Richard Grenell, the former U.S. director of National Intelligence and ambassador to Germany, claimed earlier this week that he watched Trump “charm” Merkel, despite the famously chilly relationship …

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Homocon Richard Grenell Gives Lie-Filled RNC Speech

NBC News reports: While Trump is the first Republican president to verbalize his support for same-sex marriage (before he was elected in 2016, he told Bill O’Reilly he opposed it), the party he helms still officially opposes gay unions — five years after they became legal across the United States. In a resolution passed Saturday, the Republican National Committee decided …

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Don’t Buy Homocon Richard Grenell’s Bullshit Tonight

Just in via press release: Today, the Human Rights Campaign launched a new video on the Trump-Pence administration’s abysmal record on LGBTQ rights and the Trump campaign’s attempt to lie to voters. The video comes ahead of a speech by Richard Grenell, former acting director of national intelligence and the LGBTQ outreach liaison for the Republican National Committee. The video, …

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Grennell Joins RNC To Lead LGBTQ Voters Outreach

Fox News reports: Former acting Director of National Intelligence Ambassador Richard Grenell has joined the Republican National Committee as a senior adviser focused on political outreach, specifically to LGBT voters, Fox News has learned. “As America’s first openly-gay cabinet member, I can confidently say that President Trump has done more for gay and lesbian Americans than any other president, and …

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Trump Approves Plan To Reduce US Troops In Germany

Last week Merkel rebuffed Trump’s G7 invite. So now this: President Trump has signed off on a plan to permanently withdraw up to one-third of about 34,500 U.S. troops currently based in Germany, bringing the total down to no more than 25,000, according to U.S. officials. Implementation of the plan is being turned over to the Defense Department, a senior …

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Richard Grenell Resigns As US Ambassador To Germany

The Guardian reports: U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell, a close political ally of President Donald Trump, has resigned after little more than two years in the job, an embassy spokesman said on Tuesday. “Ambassador Grenell resigned from his post and the State Department on June 1,” said the spokesman. Robin Quinville, deputy chief of mission at the embassy, will …

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Grenell To Step Down As US Ambassador To Germany

Politico reports: Richard Grenell will step down as U.S. ambassador to Berlin in a few weeks, according to a report from German outlet Die Welt based on information from the German Press Agency. President Donald Trump in February called Grenell back to Washington to take over as head of U.S. intelligence on an interim basis, replacing former acting Director of …

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Senate Panel Narrowly Approves Trump’s Intel Pick

CBS News reports: The Senate Intelligence Committee voted to advance Congressman John Ratcliffe’s nomination to be the next director of national intelligence (DNI) on Tuesday morning, setting the stage for a final confirmation vote by the full Senate. Ratcliffe’s nomination was approved behind closed doors along party lines in a vote of 8 to 7, with all Democrats voting against. …

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Democrats Object To Cuts In Counter-Terrorism Center

The New York Times reports: The acting intelligence chief announced a reorganization of the National Counter-Terrorism Center on Friday, part of an effort to reduce the size of the office overseeing the nation’s spy agencies. Richard Grenell, the acting director of national intelligence, has been racing against the clock to make changes to his office before his appointment ends and …

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Tony Perkins Attacks Trump Cabinet Member Richard Grenell: Pro-LGBT Actions Are Risking America’s Safety

Via email from hate group leader Tony Perkins: Richard Grenell never worked for Barack Obama — but he’s using tactics near and dear to that administration’s foreign policy. The acting director of national intelligence has decided that it’s time for America to stop sharing information with countries who aren’t as pro-LGBT as he is — a view that’s eerily similar …

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US May Cut Back Intel Sharing With Anti-Gay Countries

The New York Times reports: The Trump administration is considering cutting back on sharing intelligence with partner countries that criminalize homosexuality as part of a push by the acting director of national intelligence, Richard Grenell, to prod those nations to change their laws. The intelligence community should be pushing American values with the countries it works with, Mr. Grenell said …

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Grenell Fires Highly-Regarded Anti-Terrorism Director

The Washington Post reports: The acting director of the National Counterterrorism Center was fired Wednesday night in what insiders fear is a purge by the Trump administration of career professionals at an organization set up after 9/11 to protect the nation from attacks, according to two former U.S. officials familiar with the matter. Russell E. Travers, a highly-regarded career professional …

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Dems Demand DOJ Probe Into Grenell’s Foreign Work

CBS News reports: The Senate’s top Democrat is calling on the Justice Department to investigate whether Richard Grenell, the acting director of national intelligence, failed to inform the department about work he did for foreign entities before joining the Trump administration, possibly in violation of federal law. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer sent a letter Tuesday to John Demers, assistant …

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Grenell Did Undisclosed Work For Far-Right Regime

Responsible Statecraft reports: An investigation by Responsible Statecraft has found that President Trump’s newly installed acting Director of National Intelligence, Richard Grenell, knowingly provided public relations services directed at U.S. media on behalf of a project funded by Hungary’s far-right government. Grenell didn’t register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA), which is a requirement applying …

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