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Here’s a question: if you had an acquaintance who routinely came over to your house, squatted on your rug, took a lengthy, luxuriating shit on it, then looked you in the eye and insisted “There’s no shit on that rug,” would you keep having them over? Yes? Good Lord. You must be in cable news.
Numerous administration officials have reported that national security aide Sebastian Gorka will leave his position at the White House. He is not likely to remain a part of the current administration.
In his current life, Sebastian Gorka is a deputy assistant to Donald Trump, a job that involves going on television a lot and defending the president’s ideas about terrorism and national defense. According to his résumé, Gorka has some experience in that arena as a veteran of the British Territorial Army in the early…
The well-publicized arrest of Trump counterterrorism advisor Sebastian Gorka last year for attempting to carry a 9 mm pistol through a TSA checkpoint at Reagan National Airport was not the first time the self-described “irregular warfare strategist” ran afoul of firearms laws at an airport, The Slot has learned.…
White House deputy assistant Sebastian Gorka went on NPR Wednesday morning, where he declined to unequivocally answer a direct, pertinent, seemingly easy question: Does Donald Trump (and by extension, the Trump Administration) view Islam as a religion?