Tag Archives: Richard Grenell

Trump Considers Homocon To Replace Nikki Haley

Politico reports: President Donald Trump is now seriously considering Richard Grenell, the controversial U.S. ambassador to Germany, to replace Nikki Haley at the United Nations, according to three people familiar with the matter. Grenell met with officials at the White House last week to discuss the job, according to two administration officials. At a separate White House meeting on Wednesday, …

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Top-Ranking Senator Calls For Inquiry Into Homocon Ambassador’s Pledge To “Empower” Right Wing Parties

The Hill reports: The Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s top Democrat is asking the State Department’s inspector general to investigate President Trump’s envoy to Germany amid accusations he is inappropriately wading into European politics. In a letter, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) raised questions about Ambassador Richard Grenell’s comments to the right-leaning Bretibart News, in which Grenell said that he hoped to …

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State Department Defends Homocon Diplomat [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: The U.S. State Department on Tuesday defended remarks by the new U.S. ambassador to Germany that drew condemnation from across that country’s political spectrum, saying that U.S. envoys “have a right to express their opinions.” “Don’t we as Americans have the right to free speech?” State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in response to questions about U.S. Ambassador …

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GERMANY: Calls Grow To Expel Homocon US Diplomat

Agence France-Press reports: Leading politicians of Germany’s left-wing parties on Tuesday called for the US ambassador to be expelled, after the staunch defender of Donald Trump was accused of meddling in domestic politics and aggravating already tense ties. Richard Grenell had taken up his diplomatic posting on May 8, and immediately sparked an uproar when he tweeted on the same …

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Democratic Senator: Richard Grenell Should Be Recalled If He Won’t Refrain From Meddling In European Politics

“An ambassador’s most critical responsibility is to advance our national interests by developing relationships and trust with their host country. They should not meddle in local or regional politics by backing political parties, candidates or causes. If Ambassador Grenell is unwilling to refrain from political statements, he should be recalled immediately. The United States does not accept foreign meddling in …

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GERMANY: Homocon US Ambassador Under Fire For Vow To “Empower” Far-Right, Clarification Demanded

Agence France-Presse reports: Germany on Monday said it had asked the new US ambassador in Berlin, outspoken Trump loyalist Richard Grenell, to clarify his reported comments on far-right website Breitbart that he wants to “empower” European conservatives. A German foreign ministry spokesman said Berlin had “asked the US side for clarification” and that state secretary Andreas Michaelis would re-visit the …

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Homocon US Ambassador To Germany Wants To “Empower” Local Far-Right Leaders Who Back Trump

Via Breitbart: Trumpian U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell has expressed great excitement over the wave of anti-establishment conservatism in Europe, saying he wants to “empower” leaders of the movement. At a sit-down interview at his official residence in Berlin with Breitbart London, Ambassador Grenell said: “There are a lot of conservatives throughout Europe who have contacted me to say …

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Pence Swears In Homocon Ric Grenell As Ambassador To Germany As Grenell’s Partner Holds Bible [VIDEO]

Notoriously anti-LGBT Vice President Mike Pence this afternoon swore in homocon Richard Grenell as US ambassador to Germany as Grenell’s partner held the bible. Grenell’s history of misogynistic tweets, including attacks on Rachel Maddow’s appearance, had, in part, delayed his confirmation for months. Last week he was approved by the Senate in a 56-42 vote that fell largely along party …

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Breitbart Attacks “Hypocritical” Cory Booker For Voting Against Confirmation Of Homocon Richard Grenell

Via Breitbart: Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) had positioned himself as a champion of gay rights in his opposition to Mike Pompeo to become secretary of state, then on Thursday he voted against Richard Grenell, the Trump administration’s first prominent openly-gay nominee, for U.S. ambassador to Germany. Grenell’s nomination was confirmed by the Senate anyway, in a 56 to 42 vote, …

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Richard Grenell Confirmed As Ambassador To Germany

The Washington Blade reports: The U.S. Senate confirmed Richard Grenell on Thursday as U.S. ambassador to Germany, making him the most high-profile openly gay appointee in the Trump administration. Grenell — who has faced Democratic opposition for months over mean tweets he made about the appearance of women and other comments downplaying the significance of Russia’s influence in the 2016 …

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Breitbart Slams Dems For Holding Up Homocon Richard Grenell’s Appointment As US Ambassador To Germany

Via Breitbart: Nine Democratic senators facing re-election in November in states President Donald Trump 18 won months ago remain silent on the nomination of Richard Grenell as U.S. Ambassador to Germany ahead of the final vote Thursday. Grenell, who is openly gay, would be, if confirmed, the highest ranking openly-gay U.S. government official ever to serve. Sens. Jon Tester (D-MT), …

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Breitbart Names Its “Top 6 LGBT Icons Of 2017”

Breitbart this afternoon named its “top 6 LGBT icons of 2017.” Topping their list is Capitol Police Officer Crystal Griner, who is credited with helping stop the deadly attack on a Congressional baseball game. What Breitbart doesn’t mention, of course, is that Trump honored Griner with the Presidential Medal Of Valor just one day after his demand to ban transgender …

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Homocon Richard Grenell’s History Of Twitter Assholery Comes Up At Ambassadorship Confirmation Hearing

Homocon Richard Grenell history of assholery on Twitter came back to bite his Quisling ass today during his Senate confirmation hearing to be US ambassador to Germany. Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) took issue with Grenell’s remarks — saying he brought it up privately with the nominee and wished to bring it up publicly …

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White House Announces Nomination Of Homocon Trump Loyalist Richard Grenell As US Ambassador To Germany

Politico reports: President Donald Trump intends to nominate Richard Grenell, a former spokesman for the U.S. mission to the United Nations under President George W. Bush, to be the next ambassador to Germany, the White House announced Friday. Grenell, a prominent supporter of Trump, was previously said to be in the running for NATO ambassador, before former Sen. Kay Bailey …

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REPORT: Homocon Trump Loyalist Richard Grenell To Be Nominated As US Ambassador To Germany

From the far-right Trump ballwashing site Newsmax: Foreign affairs commentator Richard Grenell is set to be nominated by President Donald Trump as U.S. ambassador to Germany, a White House source confirmed to Newsmax. Grenell, who was the longest-serving U.S. spokesman at the United Nations during the George W. Bush administration, has been an international news analyst on Fox News and …

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Homocon “Trump Loyalist” Richard Grenell Nominated To Be NATO Ambassador, Roger Stone Thrilled [VIDEO]

Bloomberg reports: President Donald Trump will nominate Richard Grenell to be his ambassador to NATO, according to a White House official, a selection that would make the longtime loyalist and former U.S. spokesman at the United Nations the highest-ranking openly gay person to serve in the administration. Reached by phone on Wednesday, Grenell, 50, declined to comment. The White House …

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Homocon Richard Grenell Up For UN Ambassador

Back in 2012, homocon Richard Grenell spent about ten minutes on the Romney team until anti-LGBT hate groups hounded him out of the job. We’re guessing he won’t get that same treatment this time around. The Chicago Tribune reports: His nascent administration already under attack, President-elect Donald Trump was considering Monday whether to inject new diversity into the GOP by …

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Female Journalists Gasp After Homocon Richard Grenell Suggests NBC’s Katy Tur Slept Her Way To Her Job

Mediaite reports: In a tweetstorm Friday, Fox News contributor Richard Grenell went after MSNBC’s Katy Tur over what he felt was her biased reporting on the recent WikiLeaks email dumps. He also suggested that Tur only got her position due to her relationship with former MSNBC host Keith Olbermann. The former Romney spokesperson used a tweet from Tur’s highlighting the …

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Noted Homocons Sign Up As Trump Delegates

Billionaire PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel and Fox News commentator Richard Grenell have been named as California delegates for Donald Trump. You may recall that Grenell was the spokesman for the 2012 Romney campaign for about ten seconds until AFA radio host Bryan Fischer went on a rampage and Grenell “resigned.” Fortune has more about Thiel’s recent political history: Thiel, a …

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