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Kelly Sadler

Kelly Sadler

Kelly Sadler is the Commentary Editor and a columnist for The Washington Times. Often seen as a Newsmax contributor, Ms. Sadler started out as a beat reporter at Bloomberg News, and later covered politics and commentary during the 2016 presidential election at the Washington Times. Ms. Sadler is a Trump Administration alum, serving as a Special Assistant to the President, where she coordinated surrogate coverage and talking points. She most recently served as the communication director for America First Action. She can be reached at

Columns by Kelly Sadler

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., listens as Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., left, speaks to reporters as intense negotiations continue to salvage a bipartisan infrastructure deal, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

GOP caves to Biden, fought Trump

This week, Senate Republicans earnestly fought to save a massive $1.2 trillion infrastructure deal, worried that if it fell through, they'd be labeled the "party of no" by the media and be blamed by their constituents for not working to repair the broken roads, bridges and buildings in their respective hometowns. Published July 29, 2021

Simone Biles, of the United States, watches gymnasts perform after she exited the team final with apparent injury, at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo. The 24-year-old reigning Olympic gymnastics champion Biles huddled with a trainer after landing her vault. She then exited the competition floor with the team doctor. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Simone Biles and the wussification of America

Simone Biles, the world's preeminent gymnast, withdrew from the team competition at the Tokyo Olympics after faltering on the vault, citing her unhealthy state of mind. Published July 28, 2021

In this Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, file photo, the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 is administered at the Arizona Department of Health Services State Laboratory in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

COVID-19 panic porn needs to end

The mainstream media and the Biden White House are doing their best to scare the American public and politicians into another COVID-19 shutdown, possibly even mandating that vaccinated Americans wear masks to stop the spread of the delta variant. Published July 22, 2021

Toward Socialism Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Slouching toward socialism

This week, Americans across the country will start receiving a $300 monthly check per child, courtesy of the federal government. Published July 14, 2021

American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten looks on during a rally for Scranton school board candidates at the Scranton Federation of Teachers union offices in Scranton, Pa. (Christopher Dolan/The Times-Tribune via AP, File)

Teachers unions, media turn on parents protesting CRT

Parents all over the country are rightly outraged that their children are being taught Critical Race Theory in the classroom, with grassroots movements to recall school boards and FOIA curriculums occurring from Loudoun County, Virginia to San Diego, California. Published July 8, 2021

President Joe Biden listens to a question after delivering remarks about the COVID-19 vaccination program during an event in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus, Tuesday, July 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Biden’s ‘door-to-door’ vaccination threat raises privacy concerns

Perhaps it was a senile moment, where President Joe Biden went off script, and undermined the actual policies of his administration. Mr. Biden certainly has had many of them. But perhaps, just perhaps, it was an indication of something more sinister, which will only discourage Americans skeptical of receiving a shot to get one. Published July 6, 2021

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) ** FILE **

Cuomo signs first-in-nation law allowing gun industry to be sued

Following in the Biden administration's footsteps, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo believes the crime spike in his state is a "guns problem," not a "criminals problem," and signed off on legislation that makes the Empire State the first in the nation to allow gun manufacturers, sellers, importers or marketers of guns to be held liable for causing harm to the public. Published July 6, 2021

President Joe Biden speaks during an event in the State Dining room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 23, 2021, to discuss gun crime prevention strategy. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

No, Biden, crime isn’t a gun problem, it’s a progressive problem

President Biden bumbled through another teleprompter speech yesterday, classifying America's crime wave as a gun problem. Sorry, Mr. Biden, the skyrocketing homicide rates in U.S. cities has nothing to do with guns - it all stems from the progressive "defund the police" movement and leftist policies that allow hardened criminals loose on the streets. Published June 24, 2021