Julie Kelly

About Julie Kelly

Julie Kelly is a senior contributor to American Greatness.

Do You Trust This Man With Government Secrets?

  President Trump this morning suggested he might revoke the security clearance of Philip Mudd, a CNN contributor and former CIA bigwig. Mudd made headlines over the weekend for berating a Republican pundit who accused former intelligence officials of monetizing their security clearances. "They have them and they keep them because it's profitable for them

By | 2018-08-21T15:23:41+00:00 August 21st, 2018|

The Untouchables vs. The Deplorables

One reason Donald Trump won the presidency is that Americans are tired of being ignored by the ruling political class. A poll taken several months before the election revealed that neglected voters overwhelmingly favored Donald Trump above any other candidate: “Voters who agreed with the statement ‘people like me don't have any say

By | 2018-08-19T21:09:10+00:00 August 18th, 2018|

The Weekly Standard’s Ties to Fusion GPS

In his online appeal for money after being fired this week, disgraced former FBI agent Peter Strzok credited an unlikely source to vouch for his victim status: The Weekly Standard. At one time a leading conservative magazine, the Standard declared last month that Strzok’s plight was merely an “overwrought tale of bias” and

By | 2018-08-16T15:31:58+00:00 August 16th, 2018|

Strzok Out: Media Mourns

Two months after he was escorted from FBI headquarters, disgraced FBI agent Peter Strzok has been fired. The G-man tied to the Clinton email server probe, the Trump-Russia collusion investigation and Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team (and one of the investigators who interrogated former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn) was dismissed by the agency's deputy director,

By | 2018-08-13T11:00:17+00:00 August 13th, 2018|

Wisconsin Race Shows the Weakness of Old-Style GOP Politics

Kevin Nicholson is the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate who neither the Wisconsin GOP chieftains nor the Democratic incumbent wants to win. But the political novice—a decorated Marine combat veteran—embraces his role as the establishment party-crasher trying to unseat Senator Tammy Baldwin and give Republicans a surprise pickup in the Badger State. “We

By | 2018-08-13T20:58:50+00:00 August 12th, 2018|

Will Jim Jordan Bring Trump-Style Attitude to Speakership?

During a campaign rally in suburban Columbus last Saturday, President Trump invited Rep. Jim Jordan to the stage. “How great is he?” Trump asked the crowd about the Ohio native. The packed school auditorium soon filled with chants, “Speaker of the House! Speaker of the House!” Trump continued: “What a brave, tough cookie.

By | 2018-08-10T22:02:28+00:00 August 9th, 2018|

Wisconsin Republican Senate Candidates Try to Woo Trump Voters

For a brief time not long ago, Wisconsin’s political leadership was the power center of the national Republican Party: In 2016, Governor Scott Walker ran for president; Rep. Paul Ryan was the Speaker of the House; and Reince Priebus was the head of the Republican National Committee who then became Donald Trump’s first

By | 2018-08-07T23:09:31+00:00 August 6th, 2018|

Where is Carter Page’s Exoneration by the FBI?

Two years ago this month, President Obama’s FBI began investigating Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Four campaign associates were targeted: campaign manager Paul Manafort; Trump’s foreign policy advisor and Obama’s former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Michael Flynn; and foreign policy aides George Papadopoulos and Carter Page. The timing was not coincidental. Polling

By | 2018-08-05T20:55:19+00:00 August 4th, 2018|