OUTRAGEOUS LIE: Trump Claims Obama Never Called The Families Of US Soldiers Killed In Action [VIDEO]

Heavy reports:

President Donald Trump on Monday accused former presidents, including Barack Obama, of not contacting the families of fallen soldiers after their deaths.

The comments came from the Rose Garden of the White House alongside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Trump was speaking about the deaths of three Green Berets in Niger when he made the remarks.

“The toughest calls I have to make are the calls where this happens, soldiers are killed,” Trump said. “It’s a very difficult thing. Now, it gets to a point where you make four or five of them in one day, it’s a very, very tough day.”

Trump claimed he’s penned letters to the families of the soldiers and they would be going out later that day or the next day.

  • Jean-Marc in Canada

    And yet, his base will buy it, the republicans will deflect it and the media will play it up while ignoring everything else. Translation: SQUIRREL!

  • ben

    OT two extremely bad computer security vulnerabilities released today. One basically renders WPA2 – the most commonly used wifi encryption protocol – useless. The second makes it trivially easy to break RSA encryption on smart card devices.

  • PickyPecker
  • JT

    Put this pathological liar in a straight jacket now!

  • David

    “Reality has a well-known liberal bias.”

    Steven Colbert

  • Gustav2

    “That’s what I have been told” excuse.

    • MBear

      “He was joking ” also

  • Projection City, baby.

  • Ninja0980

    This man’s hate for Obama knows no bounds.

  • hdtex
    • Southeast PDXer

      While I abhor this man, this image is NOT appropriate. Please delete it – or delete your account.

      • hdtex

        Fuck you.

        • Southeast PDXer

          And you have a nice day now!

          • hdtex

            Fuck you too.

          • Southeast PDXer

            Have the best day possible.

          • Todd20036

            Sorry for the counter protest, Mr. Concern Troll. But I’m deleting you. Piss off.

          • Mark McGovern

            I think I have to agree with Southeast PDXer on this one – too over the top for my taste.

          • hdtex

            That’s THREE blocked concern trolls. Who is next?

          • Tatonka

            Since you’ve asked, I too would like you to wish you a nice day.

          • Bluto

            oh, pick me, asshole!

          • netxtown

            (SMooCH!)

          • hdtex

            DONE! ASSHOLE!

          • Bluto
          • Mark McGovern

            And I should care why?

          • peacfulseas inWA

            They’re not concerned trolls. They are respectful of Joe’s wishes. If or when this image gets posted on any oppositions site the link will point to Joe.My.God.com. Personally it doesn’t a fend me but I don’t buy into the it’s been circulating for a while line either. The opposition does this and more but their base doesn’t give a damn.

          • hdtex

            It dates from August 2016 but thanks for your concern. Thoughts and prayers back at you!

          • Southeast PDXer

            Deleting me because A) I objected to something that’s not appropriate, and B) when told to FOff by the poster, told them to have a nice day? Then delete me all you want. Also? Have a nice day.

      • Natty Enquirer

        I agree. There is far too much matter shooting out of the right side of the head.

        • Jean-Marc in Canada

          Agreed, there can’t possibly that much brain matter in there….so sorry, I made an assumption of a brain being present to begin with, apologies.

        • OdieDenCO

          I have to disagree. I’d say he hasn’t even pulled the trigger yet. what you are seeing to the explosive decompression of a head full of shit.

      • Tatonka

        Yup. Let’s not give the opposition ammunition (no pun intended) to say that we’re just as violent and unhinged as they are.

    • netxtown

      Please take that down. This sight is trolled by the wingnuts – and that image will end up all over their sites as to “our” intent – just like the Palin ‘target’ shit

      • hdtex

        This image has been circulating for over a year. How about I just block you instead?

        • Skokieguy [Larry]

          It doesn’t need to circulate on THIS site. I agree, please delete it before Joe and / or Disqus does it for you.

          • Todd20036

            It’s been on this site before.

          • netxtown

            two wrongs don’t make it right

          • The_Wretched

            but three make a left.

          • Skokieguy [Larry]

            If I had noticed it before, would have objected before. That doesn’t make it right.

          • I’ve seen that image at least twice before on JMG.
            If Joe or disqus doesn’t like it let them do the policing is how I look at it. If everyone demanded that offensive images or comments are deleted there would be little left here to read. Almost everything is going to offend somebody most of the time. Personally, I’m offended by the words “fag” and “queer” but others use them all the time…I just keep my mouth shut about it.

          • hdtex

            Number FOUR concern troll blocked.

        • netxtown

          you can block me all you want – but I am not the issue.

      • greenmanTN

        If it were an image of someone shooting him there would be an implied threat. It isn’t.

        • netxtown

          I reported it to Discus. I don’t give a fuck about the implied threat. We don’t need this kind of divisive shit here. It’s over the line.

          • greenmanTN

            https://i.giphy.com/l2SqhcWnliJGv98tO.gif

            He has ‘joked’ about Pence hanging gays, spoken to a group that actively seeks to, at best, strip us of our rights, days after speaking to another similar group, flat-out lied about previous Presidents’ calls to families of military casualties, is trying his best to strip millions of Americans of their health insurance, but THIS is what gets you in high dudgeon?

          • netxtown

            oh hell no. I hate the mother fucker with every molecule in my body – and if you do some digging, I’m sure you will find I haven’t held back on dumbass donnie rants.

            but this goes just past that line – like the one palin did with the bullseye target on politicians. We have enough gun violence in this country with out this level of ‘artisitic expression’.

            maybe you recall the anti-smoking ads back in the 80’s where it would show a smoker’s brains blown out on a white background. The ads were pulled in very short order simply because they were tasteless and offensive.

            Shoot himself in the foot? Dick? Ass? Hell yes. Brain splatter? No.

    • TimCA

      Bad, hdtex! Bad!
      Very inapropriate!
      Animated finger wag.
      So I can’t possibly up vote this. 😉
      (….now saving image to send on to friends LOL!)

      • Natty Enquirer

        Beware. You may find yourself the recipient of a nice-day wish.

        • TimCA

          Most of my friends think I’ve been far too measured in my response to this new “president”. I think I may get a few attaboy, Tim!

    • Statistics Palin

      Not a vital area.

  • boatboy_srq

    Is there anything about which Lord Dampnut is honest? Besides his willingness/eagerness to p*ssy-grab.

  • olandp

    If the Dotard says it, it must be true.

    /s

    • Todd20036

      YOu say that’s snark, but to Trump’s base, that really is all that it takes.

      • olandp

        That is why I felt I should put the snark label on it.

  • netxtown

    based on the shear number of service members KIA….I hope his princess phone lights up with some very angry relatives on the other end, and interviews from local tv stations shining light on his fucking lie.

  • Yalma Cuder-Zicci

    How the fuck would he even know what other presidents have done?

    • boatboy_srq

      Indeed. Requires reading Presidential (and pResidential) records. No PowerPoints, so no chance.

    • Adam King

      He doesn’t know shit. Ignorant asshole.

    • BobSF_94117

      Bill O’Reilly. Sean Hannity.

      • Gustav2

        Bill O’Reilly history…gawd help us all.

    • clay

      Last week a student said I wasn’t even giving Trump a chance. I said 1) he wasn’t drafted and 2) he hasn’t shown that he’s doing any better now than a year ago.

      • Gustav2

        Besides, you were never really “dating.”

      • The_Wretched

        It’s been nearly 300 days. how much of a chance does Donny get?

      • JT

        A chance to do what? Show some sanity? That sounds like a good legal defense.

      • Steverino

        “Give Trump a chance,” especially at this point, is of the same ilk of dismissiveness as “now is not the time to talk about climate change” and “now is not the time to talk about gun control.”

      • Uncle Mark

        That’s my younger sister’s favorite excuse for the Fucking Moron…that “we haven’t given him a chance.” My 85 year old mother’s response this past January was “We don’t give a reckless toddler a chance to play with a stove either.”

  • Michael R

    Please vacate the White House today asshole .

    • Jean-Marc in Canada

      Even if he did, it will take months to get the orange stains out of the carpets, not to mention the sheets, towels….

      • Gustav2

        I have a feeling the White House household staff would be more than happy to do that task.

      • bkmn

        Not to mention the Bannon stench

  • Skokieguy [Larry]

    Donnie, no matter how much of Obama’s legacy you try and undo, no matter how many outrageous, easily disprovable lies you tell.

    1). He’s smarter than you
    2). He’s beloved worldwide, you will never be
    3). He’s better looking than you
    4). He’s a better parent than you
    5). His (first and only) wife loves him for him, not his money
    6). He is a competent politician and skilled public orator
    7). He has far better hair than you (as if that bar is set very high)

    Oh, and his dick is waaaay bigger than yours.

    And you know what, no matter how many temper tantrums you have and how hard you stamp your bone spur riddled feet, you can’t change it. HE’S BETTER THAN YOU.

  • bkmn
  • MBear

    He lies
    Theres outrage
    No repercussions
    Buh bye democracy

  • Blake Mason

    You know the GOP are embarrassed… they just look the other way. Could you imagine the reaction if this was a democratic president saying such things?

  • PeedeResistance

    And what latest atrocity does this lie attempt to obscure?

  • bkmn
    • MBear

      That you know of

      • Christopher

        Oh absolutely!

        These are only the lies in front of a microphone. Imagine what he says when he’s not being recorded.

        • Todd20036

          Even, “I love you Melanoma” would be a lie

    • Halou

      And that’s only from the days when he wasn’t playing golf.

      • lymis

        I assume he lies about his golf score, too.

        • coram nobis

          No he has his golf spokeswoman Sarah Mulligan lie about it instead.

    • Talisman

      Not really.

    • another_steve

      He lies because he knows that his deplorables – his base that’s keeping him in office – believe whatever he says and reflexively accuse his critics of making up lies about him.

      If you’re a tyrant, it’s good to have an ignorant, under-educated base of support.

      • Uncle Mark

        I imagine that in his business that he lied all the time, knowing that (especially before the internet) the clients, investors, strangers he’s trying to impress wouldn’t fact check him…or at least wouldn’t call him on his BS. He’s been doing that his whole life…demonstrating the same lying alacrity as a used car salesman.

    • nocadrummer
  • bkmn
    • Rocco

      Lol…very nicely done!

  • Leo

    Mitch’s facial expression says it all.

    • Tatonka

      So does his silence.

    • clay

      “I know I shouldn’t want it, but the temptation is nearly unbearable. Please, daddy, make the sad turtle even sadder.”

  • Sam_Handwich

    so did Sarah get cancelled?

  • The Sentinel

    Can you imagine losing a child and this piece of shit calls you!?

    • he’d tell you he’s offering you a discount on a MAGA cap.

      • GayOldLady

        Then he’d tell you “have fun”, like he did in PR.

    • clay

      I think the Khan’s can.

    • Rocco

      No.

    • Ragnar Lothbrok

      I’d end up in prison

    • zhera

      “I like soldiers who don’t get killed.”

      “Your son should have run faster. He had low energy. Sad!”

      • The Sentinel

        “Hold on.. Melania, watch the teeth.. yeah, he’s dead. OK? Good luck.”

        • zhera

          “Have a good time!”

          • Anastasia Beaverhousen

            “Warmest wishes for a good funeral.”

    • Treant

      “You fucking moron.” (slams down phone)

      Then ignore it when the phone rings 38 times until dawn with the caller ID reading, “White House.” You know he’d never let that one slide.

      • Stephen Elliot Phillips

        Exactly what id do. But id call faux45 worse than that. Then hang up

    • Natty Enquirer

      “I’m bigly sorry.”

    • Hank

      I would hang the phone up!!!… just like I Mute the TV, when he talks!!!

    • Todd20036

      He’d say, “I’m sorry is dead. I’ll send you a MAG cap to help with your sweet condolence.”

      • Hank

        and charge them for it!!!

    • Pluto Animus

      Last February, with the horror of Trump’s inauguration still quite fresh, my Dad was buried at Fort Logan National Cemetery south of Denver.

      As the retired military volunteer handed the folded American flag to my brother, he solemnly began to speak:

      “On behalf of the President of the United States….”

      I didn’t know whether to laugh or vomit, so I just stayed quiet.

  • Michael R
    • Treant

      You definitely can’t say that she didn’t warn us.

      • JoeNCA

        And you can’t blame Donald Trump. He did everything he could to prove himself unworthy of the office.

  • Halou

    It’s about time he addressed these deaths.

    I guess his staff were spending the entire time getting him to pronounce Niger correctly?

  • shellback
  • JWC

    lying sack of shit

  • zhera

    Donnie lied about something, and acted in a disgusting way? I’m shocked. Shocked, I tell you!

  • Ragnar Lothbrok

    Go golf in a cloud-to-ground lightening storm, you lyin’ orange fuck.

  • Mike C

    Here’s Obama and Clinton when the men killed in Beghazi came home. Trump was golfing when the men from Niger returned.
    http://static.politifact.com.s3.amazonaws.com/politifact/photos/APTOPIX-Obama-Libya-R_sham.jpg

    • Halou

      This is what Obama was getting up to when Colorado was beset by out of control forest fires. He was right there addressing the matter with those who were tasked with regaining control.
      California fires, with the highest death toll in well over a decade? Trump plays golf.

      https://www.vosizneias.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Obama-Wildfires_sham-725×505.jpg

      • clay

        See, wouldn’t even toss them a towel.

        /s

        • greenmanTN

          Obama kept all the beautiful, soft paper towels for himself, the pig!

      • Cattleya1

        We are so bereft since the denauguration.

  • Rocco

    Dotard Donnie the doofus strikes again!

  • Donald also threatened LGBTQ people with mass genocide if we impeach him and let Pence be his replacement.

    https://twitter.com/JessicaValenti/status/919920540684554244

    He thought he was being coy, but this is a classic malignant narcissist move. “Don’t you kick me out or you’ll end up dead.”

    The motherfucker is joking about murder. Literal murder.

    p.s. On topic: Yes, this same MF is lying about what every other President did, especially his predecessor. The shambling shitgibbon probably noticed the press reports about how when the bodies of the four dead servicemembers came back from Niger, HE was golfing and never said a single damned word.

    We also haven’t forgotten his despicable, disgusting treatment of the Khans, a Gold Star family.

    • Halou

      “Closet room talk”, no doubt…

  • MikeBx2

    He’s disgusting. I didn’t watch the video yet. Did he say the name of the country where those 4 servicemen died? Did that racist pronounce it correctly?

  • greenmanTN

    Sweet fucking Jesus. You tell yourself that nothing he can say or do would surprise you, then BAM! The motherfucker does it again.

    • Cattleya1

      Actually, I think he is a daughterfucker – but, otherwise, point taken.

      • licuado de platano

        Correct. Pence is the Motherfucker.

  • PickyPecker
    • greenmanTN

      It must be Trump’s time of the…. century.

    • Lars Littlefield

      Instead, we get a two-year-old who suffers hormonal rage 24/7.

  • ChrisInKansas

    What a horrible lying pathetic petty piece of shit.

    (Please copy and paste in any JMG Trump post. It WILL apply)

  • Snarky

    Holy crap, he FINALLY mentioned the four Green Berets in public! Though it was just to make an outrageous, deranged lie.

  • Keith D Plane

    I gotta stop reading this shit at work. I’m gonna toss my monitor down the hallway and hurt someone.

    • greenmanTN

      Aim it at the HR department. They usually deserve it.

      • Treant

        You got that right. I used to goad an HR lady (who I was friends with). “So, Betty, how many people did you fire today before they could sue us?”

        “Only one.”

        And she usually wasn’t lying.

      • BJORN RAGNVALDR

        There is no Human in HR nor are they a resource for associates. The name should change to asset retention.
        Once, when all had to attend diversity training, the facilitator asked if we knew why we were there. I raised my hand and said asset retention….I became a favorite right then and there.

  • canoebum

    That infamous, damnable lie is a high crime all by itself.

  • worstcultever

    I don’t really even blame this pile of toxic jabbering dogshit anymore – he’s just doing what piles of toxic jabbering dogshit do.

    I do blame the REPUBLICAN PARTY. ENTIRELY.

    • PickyPecker

      EXACTLY! We ALL (including the media) need to be focused on congressional GOP’ers and not the words the orange dingleberry pukes up on a daily basis (sometimes hourly).

      • JWC

        Remembering of course that it was the medias adoration of Trump that got him here They were tripping over themselves to report the drops of shit coming from his mouth Now they are reverse whores

    • That’s right. The Republican Party—especially Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell—could end this national, global nightmare TODAY. If Pence is irrevocably tainted (and I think he is neck deep in the conspiracy), it’d be President Ryan until 2020.

      They could have their goddamned tax cuts, hard-right conservative judges, regulation rollbacks and everything else.

      Why don’t they act? I truly believe it’s sheer cowardice. Fear of the Trumpers doing what the Dixiecrats did in the 1970s, basically bailing on the party. Fear of admitting they fucked the entire country because they refused to deny Donald the nomination. And fear of their own willing complicity in Russia’s subversion and electoral coup being found out.

      • PickyPecker

        I strongly suspect the ‘great divide’ of the GOP is coming no matter what the establishment politicians say or do. The Trumpers are going to bail in favor of something like what Bannon is screeching about. They will see dRUMPf as failing them (which is is failing them AND the rest of us).
        Best case scenario: GOP splits into two, relatively powerless and ineffective entities for at least 20 years.

        • Here’s hoping then the Dems don’t make the same mistake the GOP did in the 70s then, and try to absorb one of those halves of the broken Republican party.

          • The_Wretched

            they sort of already did. Alan Specter flipping Dem was the flag for it. I also think the former moderate republicans are now the ‘corporate democrats’.

          • That was an individual. Not that many actual defections to the Dems happened. Nothing at all like what happened when dozens of former southern conservative Dems publicly flipped to GOP when Reagan took office.

          • clay

            And it’s not as if Specter hadn’t done it before, either.

        • Steverino

          And if the Trump supporters threaten a civil war, fuck ‘em. At this point I would welcome their pipsqueak threats of a “civil war” over a global thermonuclear holocaust, any day.

  • Tawreos

    He can’t even let remarks about dead American soldiers be about the soldiers. He has to use it as an opportunity to attack someone else.

    • JWC

      or promote himself

      • Usually both.

        • -M-

          Yep. ‘I wasn’t disrespectful. Actually, I was exemplary far above what’s expected or the norm. No one else would bother, certainly not that lazy Obama…’

          Donny’s such a disgusting piece of trash.

    • One of the top motivations for the pathological narcissist is avoidance of shame.

      At some point, Donald finally noticed the critical news coverage of his not mentioning a bloody goddamned word about the dead servicemembers in Niger, and in fact spending the time as usual golfing.

      That’s shame. It’s intolerable. So he has to quickly make up lies for himself and for everyone around him to explain why he yet again behaved despicably and selfishly.

      • Steverino

        Gee, I’m sure the House Republicans will get right on the tragedy, holding investigation after investigation into Rex Tillerson’s culpability in this…
        /s

    • Treant

      If I were one of the parents, I’d be infuriated.

      You know, after I saw it on Fox News. Just as soon as that happens.

    • charemor

      Or praise himself.

  • ChrisInKansas

    So…if he does anything other than play golf, he has to publicly boast and brag, no matter how insignificant or expected it is. So much MAGAing!

  • safari
  • BlindBill

    I am surprised at how small this man is.
    When speaking on such a serious matter, why would a thought like that even come to mind, muchless be uttered aloud.

  • Blake Jordan

    O/T: Travesty of Gingrich tweet (such a rush to praise dear leader, resulting in that misspelt mess), and the hilarity of the first response…

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/e5cff57bb89b2546ac7bf9016213791aa409896e35b111dc0cddbffc249aab6c.png

    • greenmanTN

      Whoah! That response is fucking SAVAGE! I love it.

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    • Gustav2

      LOL

      • Todd20036

        Yeah, I’m going to hell for laughing at that too

        • Rambie

          Great, we can be neighbors!

        • nocadrummer

          I’ll save you a seat on the bus.
          But I hope you don’t mind if I’d still like to sit next to Ramzy!

    • GayOldLady

      Wow!!! That was straight up wicked.

      • netxtown

        wickedly good!

    • Stephen Elliot Phillips

      SNAP!

    • yes b’y
    • BearEyes

      Love the response but the only thing deep and growing with tRump is the bullshit

    • Canadian Observer

      Must be hard to tweet and fap simultaneously. (not sure if the pun is intentional or not)

      • Todd20036

        It’s not too diff…
        I mean, I wouldn’t know. *koff koff*

      • coram nobis

        It’s difficult, strgroing and tweeting.

    • Princess Lardass

      Dear God! Was Gingrich wasted when he tweeted that? Four misspelled words, and one of them is “his.” Sheesh.

      • The_Wretched

        5 errors

  • Lazycrockett

    You can destroy everything he has done, but you can’t destroy honor and class.

    • AmeriCanadian

      Well he’s certainly trying by lying about past actions. His base will believe him and refer to everything else as #FakeNews.

  • Snarky

    I just watched the clip…. you know that thing where you can tell someone is lying because they over-explain? They talk too much about something? That’s Trump in this clip. It’s clear he didn’t write any such letters, hasn’t made any such calls.

    It’s a softball question opportunity. As president, you talk about how these brave soldiers volunteered to do a job that few could do, and they gave their lives for our freedoms and security. That your heart goes out to the families.

    But Trump? He makes it about himself in an instant. He talks about how hard it is FOR HIM to call the survivors. How difficult it is FOR HIM. So difficult that Obama and other presidents didn’t do it. He tries to turn the soldiers’ very real sacrifice into his sacrifice, and it’s all a lie.

    Forget about being president, he doesn’t even know how to be a human being.

    • clay

      Thank you for your service. That is not something I would generally volunteer to do.

      • Snarky

        Clay, my apologies for any misunderstanding if it was on my part, but I did not serve in the military.

        • clay

          No, you were willing to watch the video and share the contents so we didn’t have to.

          • Snarky

            HAHAHAHA you win! I needed that laugh, thank you.

    • RoFaWh

      “…he doesn’t even know how to be a human being.”

      Well said!

    • SFBruce

      If someone one his staff had written those letters, why in the world would they still be sitting around in the White House? And possibly until tomorrow? Did they move the White House to the Alaskan wilderness where mail service is provided only once a month? Tommy Flanagan is more credible.

    • prixator

      Forget about being president, he doesn’t even know how to be a human being.

      Unfortunately, that was obvious to many long before the election.

  • Ragnar Lothbrok
  • safari
    • Blake Mason

      TF is this?

    • greenmanTN

      It must be time for the Early Bird Special in the WH dining room.

      • carrot festival

        I love when walker wars breakout to be first in line.

    • PickyPecker

      Are there stairs involved?

      • Gustav2

        Steps no railing.

    • Gustav2
    • Actually in this case, it seems McConnell has long had trouble walking due to childhood polio. And lately his knees have been giving him what-for.

      I’m letting this one go.

      • whollyfool

        Jesus, is Trump really helping him up the stairs? Is this the “Hitler loved dogs” moment for Trump?

    • coram nobis

      Grabbing the Senator by the forearm.

  • ByronK

    No you fucking asshole. A very, very tough day is when one of your children is killed in action.

  • Blake Mason

    I would hope the next WH press briefing someone would ask what 45 meant by this statement… and Huckabee answers “It was a joke.”

  • Treant

    McConnell looks thrilled to be there, too.

    I suspect The Donald belittled him endlessly.

    • GayOldLady

      I noticed McConnell is having knee problems walking down the steps. He’s no spring chicken and the constant beatings from Trump must make him weary.

      • Treant

        Thoughts and prayers, am I right?

        • GayOldLady

          I’ll be preying over him for the rest of the day.

      • OdieDenCO

        well at his age, constantly kneeling down to kiss the kochs & donny’s ass has got to be hard on the joints.

  • GayOldLady

    OT: Someone asked me the other day if I thought any Democrat could win Bob Corker’s U.S. Senate seat. Well here is a Democrat who can.

    http://www.wsmv.com/story/36607808/democrat-bredesen-confirms-interest-in-tennessee-senate-race

    • Gustav2

      I saw that earlier today. Here’s hoping.

      • GayOldLady

        And he’s actually someone the State Party will get behind. He’s 73, which I think is too old (we’re about the same age) but he’s a progressive and was Mayor of Nashville and a very good mayor of Nashville. He’s known all over the State of TN and that makes him viable.

        • Canadian Observer

          Given that the average life expectancy for an American male is 76.9 years (2015 data) I am tempted to agree – even granting that his being affluent and white would definitely tend to up that figure, it doesn’t make a great deal of sense to me to elect someone who, statistically at least, is not likely to live long enough to complete their term.

          • GayOldLady

            I know a bit about him and he’s a young 73. The term is a 6 year term and I don’t think 1 term would be an issue for him, but ideally I’d prefer a younger candidate. Still, in TN we need to win back a Senate seat and I’d support him if he decides to run. Also the Dems have a good shot at taking back the Governors seat this year too.

          • Canadian Observer

            Given that I know nothing at all about him, I can do little but hope you are right and it would be nice to see that Senate seat out of GOP hands. My comment was intended to be more general in nature – more in line with what you said about him “…which I think is too old (we’re about the same age)”. It is not that I think that someone should be excluded from consideration as a candidate based on age… more that his demographic is already over-represented.

          • GayOldLady

            I agree, the 60+ demographic is over represented, especially in the U.S. Senate.

  • safari

    “Rose Garden” is trending in the US

    • MBear

      Virgin mary was tired…oh…so tired. Tired of listening to gossip…gossip, and complaints

  • FAEN

    ‘Outrageous lie’ is an hourly occurrence. The more he pulls this the more too many people consider this normal.

    • coram nobis

      Yes, although this one sticks up among the others today. “And tomorrow is a another day.”

      • FAEN

        Exactly. Who knows what fresh BS we’ll have to deal with.

  • HZ81

    Insufferable moron.

    • andrew

      Tillerson said it better. “Fucking moron.”

      • HZ81

        True. The only time I have and ever will like the man, surely.

  • tbj5

    He couldn’t even be added to acknowledge these soldiers’ deaths for about a fucking WEEK after they were killed. And now he’s trying to lie and save face by saying his terminally late grievances are still okay because the black President *surely* never did it.

    He deserves his death in prison.

    • RoFaWh

      Even better, he deserves death while lying on a flea-infested mattress in a flop house on Skid Row somewhere, alone, forgotten, isolated.

  • JT

    Bowe Bergdahl, Called a ‘Traitor’ by President Trump, Pleads Guilty

    Drumpf knows treason from the inside.

  • JT

    And in other news, the lying sack of shit in the White House said …

  • That snippet in the post is only the tip of a mind-boggling, disjointed, poorly-spoken iceberg made of shit with a coating of crap-covered fecal matter. Read or listen to the whole thing if you want, but smashing your fingers with a car door for an hour will leave you feeling better.

  • andrew

    When Trump was asked what evidence he had that Obama didn’t contact the families of fallen soldiers, he said it was simply “something he had heard about.” Translation: Something that I just made up, like most everything else I say.

    • coram nobis

      Or something the Fox Drools Network made up, so, in that sense, it wasn’t an original lie on his part. Just a lie he heard about.

  • Ragnar Lothbrok
    • charemor

      After all of Trump’s crap, this picture is enough to bring tears.

      • Ragnar Lothbrok

        Truly.

  • Scott MB

    Remeber this is from the same guy that claimed to speak to the President of the Virgin Islands. Nothimg suprises me from this doletard anymore.

  • Canadian Observer

    For fuck’s sake, if McConnell had either testicles or a spine you would think he would have walked away from the podium so as to not be associated with that particular lie. Oh wait, that would also require an ounce of decency…

    • clay

      As long as McConnell can tell himself, “That’s a different branch of the government; it’s not my job,” he’ll neither walk away from the podium, nor try to seize it.

      • coram nobis

        Would’ve been fun to see the human turtle roll his eyes.

  • Frostbite

    Wake me up when he actually tells the truth about something…

  • Gigi

    Trump silent as questions remain over deadly Niger ambush
    https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2017/10/13/politics/niger-attack-trump-silence/index.html
    #deflection

  • gaycuckhubby

    At least you didn’t kneel down. Now that would have been disrespectful to the military.

  • greenmanTN
  • SFBruce

    Another day, and Donnie has lowered an already very low bar a little lower. Of course, he’s lying about Obama calling the survivors of slain soldiers. But here’s something Obama never did that Donnie did today: use the death of soldiers to pat himself on the back. Beneath contempt, disgusting, contemptible, despicable, loathsome are no longer adequate to describe the empty shell which is little Donnie.

  • boobert

    Can we please have a flashing light behind him every time he speaks ? https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/a1b823f4b9f55a5a069f4ee684f8776bc960254fd0434cf6b10ecf39ac92c112.jpg

  • Ragnar Lothbrok
  • Gene Perry

    Lying for the sake of lying … pathilogical

  • Robert Adams

    And that dunce McConnell just stands there looking stupid.

    • TampaDink

      It would appear that he was shitting his pants, based on his facial expression.

  • Mark

    Ya know, I’ve had about all of this shit show I can take. My grasp on things is close to breaking.

    • You too? I don’t want to look, but have trouble not looking. And when I do look, I’m sad that I did…..sigh.

  • Gigi
  • bambinoitaliano

    The fucking moron can’t even spare a moment to honor the dead soldiers and their families without disparaging someone with another lies. No one with such low level of class should be holding a position that represents a group of people let alone the nation. Truly a fucking moron!

    • joe ho

      Until the left learns to show up at all elections and vote blue no matter who we’ll be stuck with this for a long time to come.

      • bambinoitaliano

        Getting rid of the fucking moron and his regime is not about left or right. It’s about getting rid of someone who is incompetent and someone who committed treason.

        • joe ho

          The GOP will back him to the bitter end–just like they did Nixon. Though he’s not getting much done legislatively, his executive orders and life-time judicial appointments of right-wing judges to the federal bench are doing exactly what the GOP has been dreaming of for decades–dismantling the New Deal social safety net and eliminating judicial protections for minorities. Trump has been a gold mine for them.

      • Ross

        Until the USA works to secure our elections from being stolen, we’ll be stuck with this for a long time to come.

      • Bad Tom

        Until we deal with cyber attacks against our nation, including bots on our social media, we will be manipulated by anyone who wants to do so.

        • joe ho

          It’s mainly the ideologues on the far-right and far-left that are vulnerable to those manipulations. Massive Democratic turnout can overcome GOP dirty tricks.

          The problem of undisciplined, unreliable liberal voting habits pre-dates the Russian interventions. That’s why almost 75% of state governments are in GOP control–in addition to the entire federal government.

          They don’t turn out unless an election is sexy (so no midterms). They tend to pout and not turn out or sabotage if their candidate doesn’t meet a purity test. The GOP by contrast will eat their own vomit to keep Dems out of power. That’s the problem.

  • Gianni

    Check the look on McConnell’s face. Did he suck on a lemon before he stepped out there? And Donnie gleefully provides another example of the low-life, bottom-feeding, no-class piece of trash he truly is. If only I could be completely invisible, I would walk up to him and machine-gun slap his fucking face just as he finishes blurting out such garbage. When no one is loudly praising him, he then has to make himself feel superior by denigrating Obama with a shitload of lies.Donnie, President Obama has a level of class, character, manners, and consideration for others that you will never possess in a hundred lifetimes. You’re a scumbag!

  • Says the shitgibbon who was playing golf when the remains of those fallen soldiers returned to the US.

  • ECarpenter

    Even McConnell, the evil asshol e, is horrified by this. Just look at him.

  • BartmanLA

    I think the worst most despicable aspect of this entire thing is that he blatantly utters false and misleading statements, out right lies, and not a single Congressional leader, administration official or “advisor” will call him out on it, will not challenge him in the least, just like someone who declares them self King expects. He has put himself so high above every other person in this country that he thinks he can say what ever he wants with absolutely no consequences. It is incredibly and maddeningly frustrating and depressing.

  • JCF

    [Still my] Prez O, SUE THE BASTARD!!!!!!!

  • Vira

    NBA (basket-sport) San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Poppovich slam-dunks Trump:

    “I’ve been amazed and disappointed by so much of what this president had said, and his approach to running this country, which seems to be one of just a never ending divisiveness. But his comments today about those who have lost loved ones in times of war and his lies that previous presidents Obama and Bush never contacted their families are so beyond the pale, I almost don’t have the words.”

    At this point, Coach Pop paused, and I thought for a moment that perhaps he didn’t have the words and the conversation would end. Then he took a breath and said:

    “This man in the Oval Office is a soulless coward who thinks that he can only become large by belittling others. This has of course been a common practice of his, but to do it in this manner—and to lie about how previous presidents responded to the deaths of soldiers—is as low as it gets. We have a pathological liar in the White House, unfit intellectually, emotionally, and psychologically to hold this office, and the whole world knows it, especially those around him every day. The people who work with this president should be ashamed, because they know better than anyone just how unfit he is, and yet they choose to do nothing about it. This is their shame most of all.”