Monthly Archives: October 2017

Kevin Spacey Comes Out, Apologizes After Allegations He Made Moves On Then-Teenage Actor Anthony Rapp

Buzzfeed reports: In an interview with BuzzFeed News, Anthony Rapp is publicly alleging for the first time that in 1986, Spacey befriended Rapp while they both performed on Broadway shows, invited Rapp over to his apartment for a party, and, at the end of the night, picked Rapp up, placed him on his bed, and climbed on top of him, ...

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Junior Goes On “Peasant” Hunt With Steve King

Mediaite reports: First-son Donald Trump Jr. went on a so-called “peasant hunt” with highly controversial alt-right politician Rep. Steve King of Iowa. While it seems the two actually went pheasant hunting and did not in-fact hunt down plebeians, the GOP congressman did accidentally tweet a photo of the two posing with firearms captioned: “Steve King’s annual Bud Day Peasant Hunt. ...

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Obama Speechwriter Goes As Kushner For Halloween

Trick-or-treat: An ex-speechwriter for former President Barack Obama apparently dressed as Jared Kushner for Halloween, and handcuffed himself to his wife, who dressed as Ivanka Trump. Jon Favreau tweeted out a photo of the costume, which shows him mimicking Kushner when the president’s son-in-law and White House senior advisor wore a flak jacket over his blazer and khakis during a ...

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Trump Explodes Over “Phony” Mueller Indictments

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump responded to reports that special counsel Robert Mueller is about to indict people in his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election by pointing the finger at Democrats. Trump said the investigation into whether his campaign colluded with the Kremlin is “phony,” “bad for our country,” a “witch hunt,” and “evil politics.” He ...

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Fox News Host Jeanine Pirro: Lock Hillary Up [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Fox News host Jeanine Pirro late Saturday said “it’s time” to put former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in jail. “It’s time, folks. It’s time to shut it down, turn the tables, and lock her up. That’s what I said. I actually said it. Lock her up,” Pirro said during her show, “Justice with Jeanine.” Pirro’s declaration ...

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Hillary Blasts Trump Administration’s “Scary” Assault On LGBT Rights In Speech At HRC Annual Gala [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Saturday blasted the Trump administration’s record on civil rights for gay, lesbian and transgender people during its first nine months, telling an audience of LGBT advocates in Washington “we have some tough battles ahead.” Clinton took aim at the White House’s efforts to roll back the Affordable Care Act and ban ...

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Twitter Boots Roger Stone After Anti-CNN Tirade

The New York Daily News reports: Longtime Trump ally Roger Stone was booted from Twitter after a crude tirade trashing journalists who reported on looming criminal charges related to Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. The GOP operative on Saturday lost access to the social media site for his @RogerJStoneJR account after tweeting at CNN staffers Don Lemon, Jake Tapper, Charles Blow ...

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White Supremacists Rally In Tennessee [VIDEO]

The Shelbyville Times-Gazette reports: Confederates. Anarchists. Police. Batons. Automatic rifles. Snipers. Helicopters. Drones. Clowns. Those were the scenes Saturday as 200 to 400 white nationalists and 400 to 600 counter-protesters filled downtown Shelbyville during the White Lives Matter rally. The streets in between the sidewalks at North Cannon Boulevard and Lane Parkway belonged to hundreds of police officers from across ...

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Kathy Griffin Trashes TMZ’s Harvey Levin And Bravo’s Andy Cohen In 17-Minute YouTube Rant [VIDEO]

So this blowing up Twitter this afternoon: Kathy Griffin released Harvey Levin’s phone number on Saturday, revealing the private information in a YouTube video. The comedienne said she was doing so in retaliation for how he’s treated her. But she also goes after Andy Cohen, alleging he asked her to do cocaine before “Watch What Happens Live.” The video begins ...

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Trump Goes Golfing For 76th Time Since Inauguration

The Hill reports: President Trump traveled to his Virginia golf club on Saturday for the fourth consecutive weekend. Trump left the White House shortly after 10 a.m. Saturday wearing a white hat, a dark jacket, a white shirt and golf shoes, according to pool reports. Trump’s motorcade arrived at Trump National Golf Club in Virginia shortly after 10:50 a.m. One ...

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Roger Stone Melts Down Over Mueller Indictments, Lobs Obscene Tirade Against “Human Excrement” At CNN

The Wrap reports: Roger Stone, the combative political consultant and former adviser to President Donald Trump, on Friday launched a foul-mouthed tirade on CNN stars such as Don Lemon, Jake Tapper and Ann Navarro as “human excrement.” The Twitter rant came as the network exclusively reported that a grand jury in Washington, D.C., had approved the first charges in special ...

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Lewandowski: Mueller’s Indictments Have Nothing To Do With Trump, I Know Because I Was There [VIDEO]

“Let me be very very clear, I am certain of this, this has nothing to do with the president. If there were players on the outside that had a periphery or a small role of some type in the campaign, my guess is these charges have nothing to do with the campaign because I was there, there was no collusion, ...

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Spain Sacks Catalonia Government, Assumes Control

The Guardian reports: Madrid has taken direct control of Catalonia for the first time in nearly four decades, firing the regional government and dismissing the head of the local police force, after the Catalan parliament made a unilateral declaration of independence. Carles Puigdemont and his cabinet were formally removed from their posts, and their powers and responsibilities taken over by ...

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REPORT: Mitt Romney Mulls 2018 Senate Bid

Talking Points Memo reports: Alarmed by President Trump and the shrinking faction of Republicans willing and able to stand up to him, Mitt Romney is seriously considering one more run for public office. Sources close to Romney tell TPM that he’s leaning toward a run if Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) decides to retire, a move that sources close to Hatch ...

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DC Grand Jury Approves Mueller’s First Indictments

CNN reports: A federal grand jury in Washington on Friday approved the first charges in the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller, according to sources briefed on the matter. The charges are still sealed under orders from a federal judge. Plans were prepared Friday for anyone charged to be taken into custody as soon as Monday, the sources said. ...

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On The Next Episode Of White House Apprentice…

The Financial Times reports: Donald Trump took to social media on Friday evening to tease next week’s grand reveal of his nominee to chair the Federal Reserve. In a video on Instagram, Mr Trump said the nominee “will be a person who hopefully will do a fantastic job.” “I have somebody very specific in mind,” he continued. “I think everybody ...

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Zinke Pleads Ignorance On Energy Contract: Dishonest Media Is Blaming Me But I Had Nothing To Do With It

Talking Points Memo reports: Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Friday said he welcomed all investigations into Whitefish Energy Holdings, an electric company based in his hometown that was recently awarded a $300 million contract to repair Puerto Rico’s badly damaged electricity infrastructure. “I had absolutely nothing to do with Whitefish Energy receiving a contract in Puerto Rico,” Zinke said in ...

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REPORT: Russian Lawyer Shared Talking Points With Kremlin Ahead Of Trump Tower Meeting With Junior

The New York Times reports: Natalia V. Veselnitskaya arrived at a meeting at Trump Tower in June 2016 hoping to interest top Trump campaign officials in the contents of a memo she believed contained information damaging to the Democratic Party and, by extension, Hillary Clinton. The material was the fruit of her research as a private lawyer, she has repeatedly ...

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Trump Mocks The Media As Children Of The White House Press Corp Trick-Or-Treat In Oval Office [VIDEO]

Children of the White House press corp trick-or-treated around the West Wing this afternoon, finishing in the Oval Office where Trump couldn’t resist taking shots at the press, asking the kids with a grimace, “Are you going to grow up to be like your parents? Uhhh. Don’t answer that.” As the cameras rolled, Trump also said, “I cannot believe the ...

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57: Trump Shatters His One-Week Record For Lies

Daniel Dale reports at the Toronto Star: The news out of Washington last week was dominated by the fallout from President Donald Trump’s lies about his interactions with the families of fallen soldiers. There were other Trump whoppers that didn’t get discussed. Oh, were there other whoppers. The president uttered 57 — 57! — false claims from Monday through Sunday. ...

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