Dan Lamothe

Dan Lamothe


@washingtonpost scribe covering the military. State-school kid via @UMassAmherst & @UofMaryland. Chicopee native. https://t.co/slimoAu9Db

45495 followers  •  3398 follow  •    •   https://t.co/qMh5m0kstH

Anthony Fauci "'no longer briefs Trump and is “never in the Oval [Office] anymore,' said a senior administration official who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations."

Redskins to retire team name Monday; new name to be revealed later

"But here, in one of the militant group’s long-held districts in eastern Afghanistan, Taliban commanders and fighters speak not of peace but of toppling the Afghan government in Kabul." @sgreports  from Kunar province

"Yaser, the fighter, stood among the group, clutching a modern American M4 rifle outfitted with a thermal scope. He said he captured the weapon during an attack on an American base in Kandahar or Helmand."

A telling line from an interview with a teacher while Taliban fighters watched an interview take place: “You and I both know I cannot answer that question.”

"Americana and Santa Bárbara d’Oeste, the cities founded by the Confederates, Brazilians who have never been to the United States are increasingly asking questions piercingly familiar to Americans: Where should the Confederacy be remembered ...?"

"In one dark episode, two Confederate immigrants led a mob in the lynching of a police chief who had refused to track down escaped slaves — in front of his family. The confederados were also suspected of assassinating a Brazilian senator who supported emancipation."

Latest update about the fire aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard highlights a situation much more challenging than initially thought. Fifty-seven people have been treated for minor injuries, heat exhaustion and smoke inhalation. The fire could go on for days, Navy said yesterday.

"TikTok is trying to thread a difficult needle as a China-owned app that doesn’t have to play by China’s rules."

Loading
Loading

This is Nawres Hamid. He is the American killed in the Dec. 27 attack in Iraq that spiked tensions between the U.S. and Iran. He worked as an interpreter for U.S. forces. He was a dad and husband, born in Iraq and naturalized as a U.S. citizen. RIP.

tweet picture

A member of the Pentagon's Defense Science Board, James Miller, has resigned his position, telling @EsperDoD  that he believes the Pentagon chief violated his oath to the U.S. Constitution last night during Trump's church photo-op.

This is Chief Petty Officer Charles RobertThacker Jr. He is the USS Theodore Roosevelt sailor who died of covid-19 this week. He tested positive for the coronavirus on March 30. Thacker's wife also is in the military, and was flown to Guam. He died by her side. RIP.

tweet picture

Army Spc. Etienne Murphy died Friday in a vehicle rollover in Syria. He was 22, and a member of the elite 75th Ranger Regiment. RIP.

tweet picture

"Donald Trump may not have been expecting this, but a lot of other people in the government were — they just couldn’t get him to do anything about it,” said one intelligence official about coronavirus concerns. “The system was blinking red."

U.S. official confirms that the working dog wounded in the Baghdadi raid is ok. I said: "What's the dog's name?" Source said: "It's classified." I said: "Really?" Source said: "Yes." I'm still not positive if the source is kidding or not.

Loading
Loading