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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

COVID-19 and election laws illustration by The Washington Times

Pandemic voter laws shouldn’t become the new normal

State election laws, revised in a rush before the November 2020 presidential election to make it easier for people to vote during the coronavirus, led to systemic distrust in the integrity of our election system. Published June 23, 2021

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., right, sits next to Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., during a meeting with Senate Democrats on the Budget Committee, Wednesday, June 16, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

‘For the People Act’ allows Democrats to register illegal voters

One of the least-discussed elements of the U.S. House-passed For the People Act is how it could potentially allow illegal immigrants to vote in U.S. elections. It's yet another move by Democrats to permanently rig the rules of American elections in their favor. Published June 22, 2021

Jon Stewart talks about the possible origins of COVID-19 with "The Late Show" host Stephen Colbert, June 14, 2021. (Image: YouTube, "The Late Show with Stephen Cobert" video screenshot)

Bill Maher, Jon Stewart demand end to cancel culture

Late-night comedy has become a bit of a bore. That's why it was so surprising to hear HBO's Bill Maher and comedian Jon Stewart break from the conventional groupthink and challenge their peers to do better, be better, and break out of the politically correct commentary that has rooted itself in late-night monologues during the Trump-era. Published June 21, 2021

President Joe Biden speaks about reaching 300 million COVID-19 vaccination shots, in the State Dining Room of the White House, Friday, June 18, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

It’s time for Pelosi to reintroduce mental-fitness bill for presidents

Last October, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi introduced a bill that would allow Congress to evaluate the mental health of sitting presidents to see if the 25th Amendment -- which articulates that if a U.S. president becomes unable to do his job due to fitness issues, then the vice president becomes the president or acting president -- would and could apply. Published June 21, 2021

In this March 7, 2017, file photo, rowers paddle along the Charles River past the Harvard University campus in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)  **FILE**

Woke universities produce unhirable graduates

Last week, the editor of Christian magazine "First Things," wrote in the Wall Street Journal that he's reluctant to hire Ivy League University graduates because they're too woke and self-important, trained to self-censor and as such followers, not leaders. Published June 18, 2021

US President Joe Biden attends a bilateral meeting with Swiss president Guy Parmelin in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 one day before the US - Russia summit. The meeting between US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled in Geneva for Wednesday, June 16, 2021. (Fabrice Coffrini/Pool Photo via AP)

Why Biden shouldn’t meet with Putin

President Biden shouldn't meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday because Mr. Putin is going to eat his lunch. Published June 15, 2021

In this Aug. 11, 2019, file photo, an iPhone displays the Facebook app in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

Big Tech/Mainstream Media’s top 10 faulty narratives of 2020

For all of Big Tech and the mainstream media's efforts to stop the spread of misinformation, in 2020 they sure propagated it. Most all was aimed at then President Donald J. Trump, in a coordinated effort not to have him reelected. They succeeded, so it's unlikely any of the news outlets, Twitter or Facebook will apologize for their blatant election interference and faulty reporting. Below are the top 10 stories and/or narratives they should retract - and/or admit to the American people they were wrong. Published June 15, 2021

President Joe Biden speaks during a news conference after attending the G-7 summit, Sunday, June 13, 2021, at Cornwall Airport in Newquay, England. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden’s ‘America Last’ G-7

The Biden administration proudly attended the Group of Seven summit with the message to other world leaders, "America is back." Published June 14, 2021

President Joe Biden salutes as Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin places his hand over heart during the playing of "Taps," during the National Memorial Day Observance at the Memorial Amphitheater in Arlington National Cemetery, Monday, May 31, 2021, in Arlington, Va.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Biden, Harris Memorial Day snub is a feature not a bug

President Joe Biden posted a picture of himself with an ice-cream cone outside an ice-cream parlor on May 29 and captioned it "Stay cool folks." His Vice President Kamala Harris then tweeted out a picture of herself, smiling, with the words "Enjoy the long weekend." Published May 31, 2021