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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

Hunter Biden waits for the start of his father's, Vice President Joe Biden's, debate at Centre College in Danville, Ky, Oct. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Joe didn’t know? How dumb do they think we are?

"I have never spoken to my son about his overseas business dealings," presidential candidate Joe Biden told Fox News about his son Hunter's foreign lobbying activities in 2019. Published July 26, 2023

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Republican presidential candidate, speaks during a press conference at the Celebrate Freedom Foundation Hangar in West Columbia, S.C., Tuesday, July 18, 2023. DeSantis visited South Carolina to file his 2024 candidacy for president. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

DeSantis comes out swinging — and misses

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, trailing Donald Trump in GOP presidential primary polls by double digits, turned up the heat over the weekend, taking aim at the former president and his record. Published July 18, 2023

Former FBI Director James Comey speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill Washington, Dec. 17, 2018. The commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service has asked the Treasury Department’s inspector general to immediately review the circumstances surrounding intensive tax audits that targeted ex-FBI Director James Comey and ex-Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

The hubris of James Comey

Former FBI Director James Comey considers himself a political kingmaker. Published June 5, 2023

Illustration on the presidential candidacy of Vivek Ramaswamy by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Why Vivek Ramaswamy deserves a look in 2024

Although a long shot to become the next Republican presidential nominee, Vivek Ramaswamy is a rising star within the GOP, and his message is worth a listen. Published March 28, 2023

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022, in Washington. House Republicans kicked off an investigation Monday, Feb. 13, 2023, into the origins of COVID-19 by issuing a series of letters to current and former Biden administration officials for documents and testimony, including Fauci who until December served as Biden’s chief medical adviser. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Dr. Fauci and the art of COVID cover-up

It's clear that Dr. Anthony Fauci did everything in his power early on to knock down speculation that the COVID-19 virus may have originated from a leak out of a Chinese lab in Wuhan. Published March 6, 2023

FILE - U.S. President Joe Biden, right, and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands before their meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit meeting, Nov. 14, 2022, in Nusa Dua, in Bali, Indonesia. Just 40% of U.S. adults approve of how President Joe Biden is handling relations with China, a new poll shows, with a majority anxious about Beijing's influence as the White House finds its agenda increasingly shaped by global rivalries. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Biden’s impotence may just lead us into WWIII

It was reported Thursday the Biden administration is dithering on whether to release intelligence showing China is considering sending lethal aid to support Russia's war in Ukraine. Published February 23, 2023

Illustration on Democrats and Twitter meddling in the 2020 election by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

The ‘election interference’ that Democrats favor

Our intelligence apparatus -- or "the deep state," in former President Donald Trump's words -- has meddled in two presidential elections acting on behalf of the Democratic Party. Published December 13, 2022