Hey, an oil lobbyist was confirmed as Trump's Interior Secretary four days ago, so he's not "acting" secretary. Though it looks like he's STILL a lobbyist, because why would anyone give up their "business" to take a "job" in the Trump White House?
Trump continues to want to keep strong ties with Saudi Arabia and does not share the view of Congress that the kingdom needs to be punished for the killing of Khashoggi, aides told the Washington Post.
As the Deadline White House panel tried to make sense of the breaking news that AG Barr was having a press conference on Thursday morning, she threw out the real possibility that Barr would swim deeper into the conspiracy theory pool.
Fox has it both ways: A Muslim-bashing rumor is fed into mainstream discourse for the core audience, but then advertisers, as well as gullible dupes in the mainstream political culture, are treated to Shep Smith rebuking right wing nonsense.