Tag Archives: White House leaks


Leaked Vetting Documents Expose Cabinet Swamp Creatures


Nearly 100 internal Trump transition vetting documents leaked to Axios identify a host of “red flags” about officials who went on to get some of the most powerful jobs in the U.S. government.


Trump Is His Own Worst Leaker

“Someone’s gonna leak this speech to the media.”

— President Trump, quoted by CBS News, apparently unaware there were press and cameras in the room covering his speech to an NRCC fundraising dinner.


Why Whitehouse Leakers Leak

“It’s like playing with matches.”

— A “prolific leaker” in the White House, explaining to Jonathan Swan why he leaks.


Leaking Leakers Leak Leaks

“The leaks come in all shapes and sizes: small leaks, real-time leaks, weaponized leaks, historical leaks. Sensitive Oval Office conversations have leaked, and so have talks in cabinet meetings and the Situation Room. You name it, they leak it. … This White House leaks so much that meetings called to bemoan leaks begin with acknowledgement the bemoaning will be leaked, which is promptly leaked…by several leakers in a smallish room.”

Jonathan Swan

Poetic Justice

Leaking Leakers Who Leak

Now that sympathy for John McCain has peaked,
Sarah Sanders has hit a new level of pique.
She’s fed up with the blabbers
And the feckless backstabbers,
After the meeting about the leaked leak was leaked.