Monthly Archives: January 2018

Melania Won’t Accompany Trump To Davos

Stormy fallout? CBS reports: First Lady Melania Trump will not be accompanying President Trump when he flies to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, although the trip had earlier been on her schedule. Melania Trump’s press office said that there were “too many scheduling and logistical issues,” so she would not be traveling to Davos. Monday was the couple’s ...

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Mueller Seeks To Grill Trump On Comey And Flynn

The Washington Post reports: Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is seeking to question President Trump in the coming weeks about his decisions to oust national security adviser Michael Flynn and FBI Director James B. Comey, according to two people familiar with his plans. Mueller’s interest in the events that led Trump to push out Flynn and Comey indicates that ...

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BRITAIN: Nazi Planned Machete Attack At Pride Event

The BBC reports: A neo-Nazi’s plan to attack people with a machete at a gay pride event was foiled after he told people about it on Facebook, a court heard. Police were tipped off about Ethan Stables’ plan to attack the New Empire pub in Barrow, Leeds Crown Court heard. The 20-year-old from Barrow denies preparing an act of terrorism ...

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MISSISSIPPI: Dem Rep Intros Bill Requiring Teachers To Recite The Ten Commandments In Class Every Day

Bustle reports: On Tuesday, Democratic Mississippi Rep. Credell Calhoun introduced a bill that would impose strict religious requirements on teachers in the state’s public schools. Among other proposed rules, House Bill 1100 would mandate that Mississippi educators read the Ten Commandments every day in the first hour of class. In addition to reciting the Ten Commandments at the top of ...

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Fox Host On Trump’s Tariffs: I’d Pay $5000 For A US-Made iPhone Because Americans Would Get The Work

“If they made it in Kansas and it cost $5,000, I’m still gonna need it. You’re still gonna need it. That money is then going to support a family in Kansas where you’ve got parents who are going to work. They have the pride of work and they’re able to take care of their family and, guess what, you and ...

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Pennsylvania GOP Rep. Pat Meehan: I Was Jealous Of My Aide’s New Boyfriend But Never Hit On Her Sexually

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports: U.S. Rep Pat Meehan said Tuesday he had developed a deep “affection” for a younger aide and told her that he saw her as “a soul mate” as they talked over ice cream one night last year, but in an interview with the Inquirer he said he never pursued a romantic relationship with the woman, who ...

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NRA Still Silent On Russia-To-Trump Dark Money Probe

Talking Points Memo reports: Over five days have passed since a report revealed that the FBI is investigating whether a Russian banker funneled money to the NRA to boost Donald Trump’s campaign. And the gun group still isn’t talking. The NRA did not respond to McClatchy’s requests for comments for its story on the FBI probe, published Thursday morning. And ...

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POLL: 77% Say Trump Should Have Dementia Checkup

CNN reports: Americans continue to broadly support annual checkups for their commander in chief, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS, but they are divided about how much information about his or her health a president ought to make public. The poll finds that 82% feel a president should be required to take an annual physical examination to ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

The Associated Press reports: The White House will hold a press briefing Tuesday afternoon with press secretary Sarah Sanders. The briefing is scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m. EST. President Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late Monday, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. They relented in ...

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KENTUCKY: Second Student Dead In Mass Shooting, 14 Others Shot, Gunman Is 15 Year-Old Boy [VIDEO]

An update on this morning’s mass shooting: A shooting Tuesday at a rural high school in Kentucky left two students dead and 19 others injured, 14 from gunshot wounds, Gov. Matt Bevin said during an early-afternoon news conference. The gunman was a 15-year-old boy, authorities said during a news conference early Tuesday afternoon. U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he’s ...

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Trump Slaps Up To 50% “America First” Tariffs On Imported Washing Machines And Solar Energy Parts

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump is signing a measure Tuesday imposing tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large washing machines in a bid to help U.S. manufacturers. The administration says the decision is part of Trump’s pledge to put American companies and jobs first. The administration is imposing an immediate tariff of 30 percent on most imported solar ...

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NYC Sues Big Pharma For $500M Over Opioids Crisis

NBC News reports: New York City filed a $500 million lawsuit Tuesday against prescription opioid manufacturers and distributors, seeking to hold them accountable for their alleged part in the city’s drug epidemic. The lawsuit aims to recover expenses the city will incur in combating the crisis. In 2016, more than 1,000 people in New York City died of an opioid ...

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Pastor And Wife Sued For Sexual Assault, Taught Young Women How To Masturbate In Marriage Prep Classes

The Christian Post reports: A mother of two has filed a lawsuit against former Church for Life pastor Robert Litzinger and his wife Cindy, alleging sexual battery, assault and harassment stemming from a slew of incidents, including teaching young women how to masturbate and orgasm in preparation for their husbands in pre-marriage classes. Robert Litzinger, explains the Santa Maria Times, ...

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REPORT: Stormy Got Her Payoff AFTER The Election

Raw Story reports: According to the Wall Street Journal’s reporting, longtime Trump attorney Michael Cohen set up a separate LLC called Essential Consultants in October 2016 that he used as a vehicle to pay off Daniels in exchange for remaining silence about her past affair with the president, which occurred shortly after his wife Melania had given birth to their ...

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Homocon Matt Drudge Rages Against Writer’s “Bullshit” Claim That Trump Doesn’t Really Want To Be President

The Hill reports: Drudge Report’s Matt Drudge said in a rare tweet Tuesday that President Trump loves his job and is “already talking about his 2020 re-election run.” Drudge’s tweet linked to a story on The Hill detailing comments from author Michael Wolff, who said Tuesday that he believes Trump does not want to be president. “In the end, I ...

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Christian Radio Host Sandy Rios: Women’s Marchers Are “Ugly” Because They Are Defying God [AUDIO]

“I’m not a guy, so I don’t have to worry about my political correctness. I am ashamed of the women of my generation. I have been for a long time. I just don’t understand their foolishness and I don’t understand why more of us weren’t deeply grounded in not only God’s word, but the principles of God’s word, about the ...

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ORLANDO: Police Increase Security After Racist And Anti-Gay Terror Threat Against Jackson Browne Concert

The Orlando Sentinel reports: Orlando police said they will have an increased presence for Tuesday night’s Jackson Browne concert at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts after a possible threat. Police in West Lafayette, Ind., began investigating Sunday after a banner was left at a Unitarian Universalist Church that hosted a protest to mark the one-year anniversary of ...

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GUAM: Catholic Archbishop Denies Raping His Nephew

Catholic News Service reports: An embattled archbishop in Guam has denied an allegation that he raped his nephew nearly 20 years ago, when his accuser was a teen. Mark Apuron, nephew of Guam’s Archbishop Anthony Apuron, filed a lawsuit Jan. 10, claiming that his uncle raped him in a Church bathroom in 1989 or 1990. This is the fifth lawsuit ...

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KENTUCKY: Mass Shooting At High School, One Dead, Suspect In Custody, Governor Says “Don’t Speculate”

NBC News reports: Officials are on scene of a reported school shooting in southwestern Kentucky, and the school is currently on lock down. Crews are at the scene at Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky, according to NBC affiliate WPSD. The station reports there is a heavy police presence and multiple ambulances on the scene. The Benton, Kentucky City ...

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BREAKING: Mueller Has Interviewed Jeff Sessions

The New York Times reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned for several hours last week by the special counsel’s office as part of the investigation into Russia’s meddling in the election and whether the president obstructed justice since taking office, according to a Justice Department spokeswoman. The meeting marked the first time that investigators for the special counsel, Robert ...

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