Idiocracy

White House Communications Director: I’m Deleting My Liberal Tweets That Disagree With Trump’s Agenda

Newly hired White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci this afternoon announced that he’s deleting all his old tweets that disagree with Trump’s agenda. Much to the pain of the haters, yesterday liberal Twitter took joy in sharing Scaramucci’s apparently now-discarded progressive positions on climate change, immigration, abortion, and same-sex marriage. And if there was any doubt that Scaramucci has sold ...

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Trump Announces 18-Day Vacation At His Golf Club

NBC News reports: President Trump has announced plans to spend 18 days vacationing at his “summer White House” in Bedminster, New Jersey, in August, and while some residents look forward to the commander in chief’s stay, others see days of protests and added inconveniences, including a miles-wide flight restriction on the area. Starting August 3, Trump will stay at his ...

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Trump: Wonderful Sean Spicer’s Future Is Bright

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump says Sean Spicer is a “wonderful person who took tremendous abuse from the Fake News Media.” Trump also says in a late Friday tweet that Spicer’s future is “bright.” Spicer resigned earlier in the day, six months into the administration, after Trump tapped New York businessman and political supporter Anthony Scaramucci for the ...

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Rush Limbaugh: Trump Should Stop Robert Mueller’s Investigation By Pardoning Everybody In Advance

“This out-of-control investigation that is obviously a political opposition research program underway, with all the liberal Democrats supporting Obama and Hillary that Mueller has hired. And the no parameters and the wide open playing field, they go anywhere back in time to any point they want. There’s no limits on them. And one way Trump can shut it down, there’s ...

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WAVE BYE BYE: Sean Spicer’s Greatest Hits [VIDEO]

You’ll enjoy this. The Hill reports: “The Daily Show” shared a satirical goodbye video for Sean Spicer after he resigned as White House press secretary Friday. The video compilation of viral Spicer moments from the White House podium includes the time he told reporter April Ryan to stop shaking her head, stumbles over Syrian leader Bashar Assad’s name and Spicer’s ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Perhaps surprisingly, today’s White House press briefing will actually be on-camera. According to CNN, Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be behind the podium, but there’s a chance newly-hired communications director Anthony Scaramucci will make an appearance. Things are due to kick off at 2PM Eastern. This WILL be fun.

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Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway Takes A “Very Important Phone Call” During Fox & Friends [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Much has been said about just how friendly Fox & Friends is to the Trump administration, but this might set a new water mark of accommodation. White House advisor Kellyanne Conway was all set to appear this morning, and as the show came back from commercial break, she was on what was described by Ainsley Earhardt as a ...

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Shares “MAGAnomics” Visual Aids At Briefing Where Video Cameras Are Banned

Oh good grief: White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday befuddled members of the press corps when she shared visual aids at a briefing where video cameras had been banned. While touting President Donald Trump’s so-called “MAGAnomics”, Sanders directed reporters to two large monitors behind the podium. “Is this still off-camera?” MSNBC’s Hallie Jackson reportedly asked the ...

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Trump Marks Six Months In Office With Nationalistic, Military-Filled, Religious Call For “America First” [VIDEO]

This afternoon Trump marked the first six months of his term by issuing a jingoistic, openly nationalist, three and half minute self-infomercial which stitches together various speeches made starting back on inauguration day. Prominent in the excerpted speeches is the address he made in Poland. That’s the speech he yesterday told the New York Times was the “greatest speech ever ...

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Sessions: I’m Staying As Long As It’s Appropriate

USA Today reports: Jeff Sessions said Thursday he plans to continue serving as attorney general “as long as that is appropriate” – despite President Trump’s extraordinary attacks that sparked speculation about his fate and that of Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the Russia investigation. “We love this job. We love this department,” Sessions told reporters. Slamming Sessions once again ...

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Drunk History With Donald Trump

During yesterday’s instantly infamous interview with the New York Times, Trump digressed into a rambling lesson on French and Russian history, leading one internet wag to call it his version of Comedy Central’s hilarious Drunk History. An excerpt: “They froze to death. How many times has Russia been saved by the weather?” Trump remarked. “Same thing happened to Hitler.” TRUMP: ...

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Will Jeff Sessions Resign After Trump’s Diss?

AL.com reports: The future of Attorney General Jeff Sessions is in doubt in the wake of a bombshell interview in which President Donald Trump said he would not have nominated the former Alabama Senator if he’d know he would recuse himself from the investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 presidential election. Trump told the New York Times that Sessions’ ...

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Trump Tells NYT: I’d Never Have Appointed Jeff Sessions If I’d Known He’d Recuse Himself On Russia [AUDIO]

The New York Times reports: President Trump said on Wednesday that he never would have appointed Attorney General Jeff Sessions had he known Mr. Sessions would recuse himself from overseeing the Russia investigation that has dogged his presidency, calling the decision “very unfair to the president.” In a remarkable public break with one of his earliest political supporters, Mr. Trump ...

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REPORT: Homocon Trump Loyalist Richard Grenell To Be Nominated As US Ambassador To Germany

From the far-right Trump ballwashing site Newsmax: Foreign affairs commentator Richard Grenell is set to be nominated by President Donald Trump as U.S. ambassador to Germany, a White House source confirmed to Newsmax. Grenell, who was the longest-serving U.S. spokesman at the United Nations during the George W. Bush administration, has been an international news analyst on Fox News and ...

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CBO Score: Repealing Obamacare Would Raise Number Of Uninsured By 32M, Double Premiums By 2026

CNBC reports: Repealing many Obamacare provisions would lead to 27 million uninsured in 2020, according to an estimate from the Congressional Budget Office published Wednesday. That figure would climb to 32 million by 2026, the CBO said in its new report. The CBO also projected that average premiums in the individual health insurance market would rise by about 25 percent ...

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Trump Complains That States Won’t Release Voter Info: One Wonders What They’re Worried About [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump spoke Wednesday at the first public hearing of his vote fraud commission and raised the possibility that substantial voter fraud had occurred in the 2016 election, but he did not repeat past claims that millions of illegal ballots were cast. “This issue is very important to me because throughout the campaign, and even after, ...

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Spicer Turns To Christian TV To Defend Off-Camera Briefings: We’re Not Here To Make Spectacles [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Sean Spicer appeared on CBN’s new show Faith Nation, broadcast on Facebook Live, this afternoon, and naturally the issue of the off-camera press briefings came up. Spicer again reiterated the line the White House has used before about letting President Trump‘s own words “carry the day” (even though reporters have questioned that on a few occasions), while again ...

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Voter Fraud Crackpot Kris Kobach: We May Never Know If Hillary Clinton Really Won The Popular Vote [VIDEO]

The Washington Examiner reports: The vice chair of President Trump’s voter fraud commission claims “we may never know” if Hillary Clinton won the popular vote. MSNBC host Katy Tur asked Kris Kobach on Wednesday if the commission exists because Trump thinks he would have won the popular vote if it weren’t for voter fraud. Clinton, the Democratic nominee, won the ...

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Trump Threatens GOP Senators Over Obamacare

The Week reports: President Trump was not subtle during a lunch for Senate Republicans at the White House on Wednesday, pressuring Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) to fall in line with the GOP’s health-care bill, The Hill reports. “[Heller] wants to remain a senator, doesn’t he?” Trump said, while seated directly beside Heller. Heller is one of 2018’s most vulnerable Republicans, ...

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Trump: The Health Bill Will “Get Better At Lunchtime” And “Dems Scream Death As Obamacare Dies”

Talking Points Memo reports: President Donald Trump attempted to give a boost to Republicans’ stalled Obamacare repeal effort Wednesday. But he seemed to acknowledge that his party had lost the messaging battle on health care to Democrats, who the President said “scream death,” presumably referring to Democrats’ framing of Republicans’ proposed overhaul of the health care system. Trump has invited ...

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