Idiocracy

Trump Lies About Existence Of White House Official

How many thousands of lies is he up to now? Reporters hit Twitter on Saturday to call out President Trump for claiming that a senior White House official quoted in reports “doesn’t exist.” The comments come in response to Trump’s tweet attacking The New York Times for quoting an anonymous White House official saying that the now-canceled summit between Trump ...

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Junior Claims He’s Now “Shadowbanned” On Instagram

Trump Junior is ever so pissed that he’s not getting as many new Instagram followers as he used to. This, of course, is the dastardly working of those evil censors at Facebook. He writes: Honestly it’s time for me to put this out there. For weeks I’ve been watching my #instagram analytics and noticed a crazy drop off in new ...

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North Koreans Try To Buy Trump’s Summit Coin

The Hill reports: The CEO of the White House Gift Shop revealed on Saturday that North Koreans had tried unsuccessfully to purchase a so-called “trip coin” commemorating the since-cancelled meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. In a note to customers posted on the gift shop’s website, Tony Giannini said that the commemorative coin had buyers ...

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AP Fact Check: Trump Lied To Naval Academy Cadets

This morning Glorious Leader gave the commencement address at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis and as usual he told some outright whoppers. The Associated Press reports: TRUMP: “Going to have new equipment and well-deserved pay raises. We just got you a big pay raise. First time in 10 years. We got you a big pay increase. First time in ...

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Giuliani: Summit More Likely Than Mueller Interview, At Least North Korea Won’t Try To Trap Him Into Perjury

The Washington Post reports: For Trump, the summit cancellation brings one silver lining — at least in the eyes of his lawyer. Giuliani said the president would now be free to focus on whether to sit for an interview with special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s team in the Russia investigation. Still, Giuliani added, he believes Trump is more likely ...

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Trump Says North Korea Summit Might Be Back On Again Because “Everybody Plays Games” [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: While departing the White House on Friday, President Trump told pool reporters that his administration is still speaking with North Korea, and indicated that the peace summit he canceled yesterday could still take place. Trump canceled the summit, originally scheduled for June 12, in a letter addressed to North Korean leader Kim Jong Unm yesterday. Trump even ...

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Trump Unleashes Yet Another “Spygate” Tweetstorm

The Hill reports: President Trump raised once again on Friday the claim that the FBI improperly spied on his presidential campaign, suggesting that the bureau used a top-secret informant to surveil his team long before it began investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election. The tweets were Trump’s latest suggesting that the FBI planted a mole within his campaign to ...

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Director Of Federal Prisons Resigns Over Flouting Of “Departmental Norms” By Sessions And Jared Kushner

The New York Times reports: When Jared Kushner hosted a high-profile summit meeting on federal prison reform at the White House last Friday, some in attendance noticed that the man who was ostensibly in charge of the federal prison system, Mark S. Inch, a retired Army major general, was nowhere in sight. Only Mr. Kushner and a few others knew ...

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Discounted Summit Coins On Sale At WH Gift Shop

These stupid coins will be on eBay before long: A commemorative coin designed to honor President Trump’s “peace summit” with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was selling for a discounted rate Thursday afternoon. The collectible was originally available for $24.95 plus shipping through the White House gift shop, but a few dollars were knocked off the price shortly after ...

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BREAKING: Trump Cancels North Korea Summit

You knew this would happen: Well, that’s that. The White House has released a public announcement stating that President Trump is cancelling the summit that was supposed to take place next month with Kim Jong Un in Singapore. The news comes after several days where North Korea threatened to pull out of the summit and reiterated their refusal to give ...

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Forced Patriotism: Trump Says If You Don’t Stand For The Anthem, Maybe You Shouldn’t Be Here [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: “The NFL has made a decision on something that means a lot to you and a lot of other Americans,” Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade asked. “What’s your reaction Mr. President?” “Well I think that’s good,” Trump said. “I don’t think people should be staying in locker rooms. But still I think it’s good.” “You have to ...

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POLL: 59% Believe Mueller Has Uncovered No Crimes

The Hill reports: More than half of Americans polled are not aware that special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election has uncovered crimes, according to a new survey from Navigator Research. The poll found that 59 percent of those surveyed believe Mueller has not discovered any crimes, while 41 percent believe that he has. ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks On Immigration And MS-13

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump will hold a roundtable discussion on Long Island on illegal immigration and gang violence that the White House is calling a “national call to action for legislative policy changes.” White House spokesman Hogan Gidley says the discussion with law enforcement and local leaders will focus on “immigration loopholes” that he said allows the violent ...

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Federal Court: Trump Can’t Block Twitter Users

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump cannot block users on his Twitter feed, a New York federal judge ruled Wednesday. The judge, Naomi Reice Buchwald, ruled that Trump is violating the U.S. Constitution by preventing Americans from viewing his tweets. The suit was filed in July 2017 by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. “This case requires us to ...

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Sarah Sanders: Being Called A Liar “Bothers Me”

The New York Times has published a longread on what it’s like to speak for Glorious Leader. This bit with Aunt Lydia jumps out: Like many of her White House colleagues, Sanders is quick to suggest that some of the criticism the Trump White House has received is a product of a biased press. I replied that a lot of ...

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REPORT: Trump Rejects Pentagon Attempts To Secure His Cellphones Against Surveillance, “Too Inconvenient”

Politico reports: President Donald Trump uses a White House cellphone that isn’t equipped with sophisticated security features designed to shield his communications, according to two senior administration officials — a departure from the practice of his predecessors that potentially exposes him to hacking or surveillance. The president, who relies on cellphones to reach his friends and millions of Twitter followers, ...

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REPORT: Trump Aides Deliberately Misspell His Tweets Because It Shows His Base He Has The Common Touch

The Boston Globe reports: Presidential speechwriters have always sought to channel their bosses’ style and cadence, but Trump’s team is blazing new ground with its approach to his favorite means of instant communication. Some staff members even relish the scoldings Trump gets from elites shocked by the Trumpian language they strive to imitate, believing that debates over presidential typos fortify ...

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House Bill Would Reimburse Airports $3.5M For Lost Revenue Because Glorious Leader Is Golfing Nearby

Politico reports: The House appears poised to use at least $3.5 million in federal money to reimburse airports in Florida and New Jersey for financial losses suffered when President Donald Trump stays at his resorts nearby. The language, included in the House’s appropriations bill for transportation spending, appears to target at least three general aviation airports near Trump National Golf ...

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White House Issues Coin Celebrating Summit With “Supreme Leader” Kim Jong-Un That Might Not Happen

Vox reports: The US government has issued an official commemorative coin for President Donald Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un — a summit that has not happened yet. The coin, pictured above, is more than a little troubling. An official American coin with a likeness of Kim Jong Un on it that refers to him as “Supreme Leader” feels off, ...

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GOP Rep Wants To Crowdfund Trump’s Border Wall

The Washington Examiner reports: Rep. Diane Black, a Republican running for Tennessee governor, has introduced legislation that would let people and companies donate to the construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall. Her bill would create an account at the Treasury Department to take donations that would be used to fund President Trump’s biggest campaign promise, after Congress failed to give ...

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