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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

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks during her weekly briefing, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Stimulus check: $1,400 for you, $1,400 a week for federal employees

President Joe Biden's coronavirus stimulus package outlines a one-time $1,400 check to families financially affected by the virus. Yet the fine print in the House stimulus bill sneaks in this fascinating nugget: If you're a federal employee you can receive $1,400 a week in paid time off for 15 weeks if you decide to stay at home and virtually school your child. Published February 25, 2021

In this image from video, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, walks to check in for his flight back to the U.S., at Cancun International Airport in Cancun, Mexico, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Dan Christian Rojas)

Mainstream media pounces on Cruz, ignores Cuomo

Last night, ABC's World News Tonight spent 3 minutes and 28 seconds discussing Texas Senator Ted Cruz's trip to Cancun and a mere 54 seconds on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo being the subject of a federal corruption inquiry. Published February 19, 2021

This July 9, 2019, file photo shows a sign outside of the Twitter office building in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Twitter’s terms of service only applies to Republicans

In October, Twitter amended its hacked materials policy to "no longer remove hacked content unless its directly shared by hackers or those acting in concert with them." The change in policy was spurred by outrage over its decision to block links to the New York Post's Hunter Biden expose, which was based on emails recovered from Mr. Biden's laptop. Published February 19, 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris attends a virtual meeting with mayors from the African American Mayors Association, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, from the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)  **FILE**

Where’s Biden? VP Harris takes solo calls with foreign leaders; staff runs meetings

Vice President Kamala Harris held her second call with a foreign leader this week, without President Joe Biden present. With Ms. Harris taking a lead in diplomacy and White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain dominating the outcome of White House meetings, one has to wonder: Who is calling the shots at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue? Published February 18, 2021

A Valentine's Day decoration, signed by first lady Jill Biden, sits on the North Lawn of the White House, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Media gushes over Biden’s early bedtimes, video-game prowess

President Joe Biden has signed more executive orders and memorandums than any of the last three presidents since coming into office, including eliminating 11,000 American jobs through the Keystone XL Pipeline cancellation and opening our southern border to a new migrant crisis. Published February 17, 2021

In this Jan. 21, 2021, file photo, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks with reporters at the White House, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Dr. Anthony Fauci: Scientist or political monster?

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's leading infectious disease expert, said Sunday that President Biden's stimulus bill needs to be passed in order for the nation's schools to be able to reopen safely in the pandemic. Published February 15, 2021

FILE - In this June 7, 2020, file photo, Alondra Cano, a City Council member, speaks during "The Path Forward" meeting at Powderhorn Park on Sunday, June 7, 2020, in Minneapolis. On Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2020, the Minneapolis City Council will decide whether to shrink the city's police department while violent crime is already soaring and redirect funding toward alternatives for reducing violence. (Jerry Holt/Star Tribune via AP, File)

Minneapolis backtracks on defunding the Police

With spiking crime rates, slow 911 response times, and police officers leaving the force in droves, Minneapolis' defund-the-police movement has crashed into reality. Published February 15, 2021

FILE — In this Sept. 14, 2018 file photo, Secretary to the Governor Melissa DeRosa, is joined by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as she speaks to reporters during a news conference, in New York. De Rosa, Cuomo's top aide, told top Democrats frustrated with the administration's long-delayed release of data about nursing home deaths that the administration "froze" over worries about what information was "going to be used against us," according to a Democratic lawmaker who attended the Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 meeting and a partial transcript provided by the governor's office. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

The irredeemable press coverage of Andrew Cuomo

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in hot water Friday as it was revealed the night before that his administration hid the true number of nursing home deaths out of fear the real toll would be used against them by federal prosecutors. Published February 12, 2021

President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting with lawmakers on investments in infrastructure, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Biden looks to shut down travel to Florida

"I'm going to shut down the virus, not the country," then-presidential candidate Joe Biden said in October. Apparently, that's a lie. Published February 11, 2021