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Monday, February 18, 2019

Danziger: A Fistful Of Billions

Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.com.

Hannity Urging New Attorney General To Investigate Trump’s Enemies

Sean Hannity, the Fox News host with the ear of President Donald Trump, has a message for newly confirmed Attorney General William Barr: Investigate the president’s political enemies — from former leaders of the Justice Department and FBI to Obama administration appointees to former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton — or suffer the consequences.

Fox’s leading propagandists spent much of former Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ tenure denouncing him over his refusal to turn their conspiracy theories into federal investigations. Hannity apparently has reason to believe that Barr, who has spoken favorably about the notion of appointing a special counsel to look into the Uranium One pseudo-scandal about Clinton, will be more pliable.…

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Heather Nauert Withdraws Troubled Nomination For UN Ambassador

Reprinted with permission from Alternet.

President Donald Trump’s embattled nominee to become the next UN Ambassador Saturday evening officially withdrew her nomination after two months of rumors surrounding her hiring of a nanny not authorized to work in the United States, Bloomberg News reports.

Heather Nauert, who has served as spokesperson for the United States Department of State since April of 2017, also served for a good portion of 2018 as the Acting Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. Many had questioned her appointment to that position, given her thin resume.

“I am grateful to President Trump and Secretary Pompeo for the trust they placed in me for considering me for the position of U.S.…

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