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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

Articles by Kelly Sadler

In this Nov. 30, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, appointed by President George H. W. Bush, sits with fellow Supreme Court justices for a group portrait at the Supreme Court Building in Washington. Thomas has never been afraid to turn right when his colleagues turn left, or in any direction really as long as there’s a place to plug in his 40-foot refitted tour bus. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Clarence Thomas issues road map on how to stop big tech bias

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas argued in an opinion Monday that social media companies such as Twitter and Facebook may not have First Amendment rights to ban users on their platforms, laying out the legal framework for Republicans in Congress to regulate big tech. Published April 5, 2021

In this Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, file photo, Hunter Biden arrives at the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Hunter Biden says his service on the board of a Ukrainian gas company wasn't unethical and didn't amount to a lack of judgment on his part. But he writes in a new book, “Beautiful Things,” that he wouldn't do it again, citing partisan politics as the reason. (Win McNamee/Pool Photo via AP, File)  **FILE**

Where’s Hunter Biden?

Last week an enterprising reporter at the New York Post asked White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki what a $3.5 million payment to Hunter Biden from the wife of Moscow's former mayor was for. Published March 31, 2021

A business that has closed permanently displays a sign near the entrance, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Orlando, Fla.   The “For Rent” signs on storefronts and offices around the world provide a stark illustration of COVID's toll on small businesses. With government restrictions and fear keeping consumers out of restaurants, stores and other establishments, businesses that operate on narrow revenue streams have struggled the past year. Or, they’ve disappeared, leaving millions of workers unemployed.   (AP Photo/John Raoux)

The New York and California exodus

One of the more underreported stories of the past year is how residents of New York and California are leaving their progressive states behind for the likes of Texas and Florida. Published March 30, 2021

President Joe Biden listens to a question during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, March 25, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Biden’s press conference was elder abuse

It was an hour of incoherent babbling - except for when President Joe Biden read directly from his talking points. The questions were polite and predictable - from preselected, approved reporters. Published March 25, 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris convenes a roundtable discussion on Equal Pay Day with women leaders of advocacy organizations at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Wednesday, March 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Border czar Harris compared ICE officers to KKK, supports sanctuary cities

Vice President Kamala Harris is the worst possible choice to be handling the crisis on our southern border -- she's demonstrated time and time again that she doesn't support the work of our nation's border officers and supports radical immigration policies such as sanctuary cities and decriminalizing border crossings. Published March 25, 2021

President Joe Biden talks to members of the press before boarding Air Force One on departure from John Glenn Columbus International Airport, Tuesday, March 23, 2021, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Press conference questions Biden should be asked (but likely won’t be)

President Joseph R. Biden will conduct his first press conference Thursday - after 64 days being in office and continually ducking the media's questions. The press should hold Mr. Biden accountable and dive into his policy decisions in order to extract details and new information for the public, without fear or favor. Published March 24, 2021

Dr. Rachel Levine, nominated to be an assistant secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services, holds her face mask as she testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (Tom Brenner/Pool via AP) ** FILE **

Biden ignores Levine’s nursing home scandal, touts transgender qualifications

White House press secretary Jen Psaki needs to brush up on basic information. She was asked a pointed question Monday on if the Biden administration still supports the nomination of Dr. Rachel Levine as assistant health secretary given her role in Pennsylvania's nursing home scandal. Published March 23, 2021

FIEL - In this March 18, 2021, file photo, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, second from right, joined by national security adviser Jake Sullivan, right, speaks while facing Chinese Communist Party foreign affairs chief Yang Jiechi, second from left, and China's State Councilor Wang Yi, left, at the opening session of U.S.-China talks at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska. China said Friday, March 19, 2021, a strong smell of gunpowder and drama resulted from talks with top American diplomats in Alaska, continuing the contentious tone of the first face-to-face meetings under the Biden administration. (Frederic J. Brown/Pool Photo via AP, File)

China uses Black Lives Matter to embarrass Biden Administration

The Biden administration was thoroughly embarrassed and unprepared in their first diplomatic meeting with the Chinese delegation yesterday. On U.S. soil, the Chinese mocked U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan. Published March 19, 2021

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gives his State of the State speech in the House of Representatives chamber on the first day of the 2021 Legislative Session in Tallahassee, Fla. Tuesday, March 2, 2021. (Tori Lynn Schneider/Tallahassee Democrat via AP)

DeSantis denounces critical race theory

Florida governor Ron DeSantis denounced critical race theory and said under his leadership, not one penny of taxpayer money would be spent teaching children "to hate their country." Published March 18, 2021

White House press secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Monday, March 15, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden blocks press access at border, constructs false narratives

In her first press briefing, President Joe Biden's press secretary Jen Psaki promised to bring "truth and transparency" back to the White House. But it's now 55 days into the new administration and the Biden team has been anything but transparent. Published March 17, 2021