Idiocracy

Today In Trumpian Petty Assholery

The Week reports: President Trump responded on Twitter Sunday to comments from LaVar Ball, the father of a UCLA basketball player, which downplayed the president’s role in getting his son, LiAngelo Ball, and two other student athletes, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill, released from shoplifting charges in China. “Who?” the elder Ball said to ESPN Friday when asked about Trump’s ...

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Mnuchin: I Look Like A Bond Villain? Cool! [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Sunday said he takes it as a compliment that some people suggested that he and his wife looked like villains from a James Bond movie when they posed with newly printed currency. “I never thought I’d be quoted as looking like villains from the James Bond. I guess I should take that ...

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SORRY NOT SORRY: Ohio Dem Gubernatorial Candidate “Apologizes” For Bragging About Sexual Conquests

“If I offended anyone, particularly the wonderful women in my life, I apologize. But if I have helped elevate the discussion on the serious issues of sexual assault, as opposed to personal indiscretions, to a new level…I make no apologies. Suggesting the admitted conduct of Senator Al Franken and the alleged conduct of Judge Roy Moore are on the same ...

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Trump’s Aides Tend To Show Him “Good” Polls

Politico reports: As a TV host, Donald Trump loved ratings. As president, he loves polls—as long as they show him on the upswing. He crowed on Twitter hours after landing back in Washington from his 12-day Asia tour about his Rasmussen number—46 percent—noting it was “one of the most accurate” in 2016, and decried “fake news” polls showing his approval ...

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Trump: Hillary Is The Biggest Loser Of All Time

The Hill reports: President Trump on Saturday invited his former Democratic presidential rival to try again in 2020. He attacked Hillary Clinton as “the worst (and biggest) loser of all time” in a tweet. Trump has said that he wants Clinton to run against him again in 2020, but she claims that her career “as an active politician” is “over.” ...

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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey: I Have No Reason Not To Believe Moore’s Accusers But I’m Still Voting For Him

The Birmingham News reports: Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said today she plans to vote for Roy Moore in the Dec. 12 election for the U.S. Senate despite allegations of Moore’s sexual encounters with teenage girls about 40 years ago, which Moore has adamantly denied. “I believe in the Republican Party, what we stand for, and most important, we need to ...

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White House Continues To Dodge Roy Moore Scandal (And Trump’s Accusers Are Still Total Liars) [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday once again refused to say whether President Donald Trump believed the accusations against U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore. Asked about Moore, Sanders pointed to a statement the White House released last week, when revelations of sexual misconduct against Moore were first published in the Washington Post. When ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Mediaite reports: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders takes the podium for the daily briefing on Friday afternoon. And based upon the events of the past 24 hours, one can pretty well guess the dominant line of inquiry from the White House press corps. Late Thursday night, President Donald Trump — apparently unable to help himself — weighed in ...

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Kellyanne Conway: Trump Hasn’t Commented On Roy Moore Allegations Because The Story Is Old News

“Al Franken was a new news story yesterday and the president weighs in as he does on the news of the day. The Roy Moore story is eight days old. The president put out a statement on his Asia trip and the press secretary says the people of Alabama will sort out what to do with Roy Moore.” – Propaganda ...

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Trump Remains Silent On Moore, Rips Al “Frankenstien”

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump is displaying selective outrage over allegations of sexual harassment against prominent men in politics, as his own tortured past lingers over his response. Trump moved quickly Thursday to condemn accusations against Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken as “really bad,” but he has remained conspicuously silent on the more serious claims leveled against Roy Moore, the ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

CBS News reports: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders updates the press and takes questions at the White House Thursday at 3:30 p.m. Earlier Thursday, in response to the House’s passage of a GOP tax overhaul bill, Sanders said in a statement that “President Donald J. Trump applauds the House of Representatives for passing the Tax Cuts and Jobs ...

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TEXAS: Fort Bend County Sheriff Threatens Arrest Over Truck’s “Fuck Trump” Message, ACLU Issues Warning

The Houston Chronicle reports: Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls on Wednesday created a social media firestorm with a Facebook post threatening to bring disorderly conduct charges against the driver of a truck displaying a profane anti-Trump message on its rear window. Nehls told the Houston Chronicle that he had received calls, texts and emails in recent days from people ...

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Trump To Lift Ban On Importing Elephant Trophies

ABC News reports: The Trump administration plans to allow hunters to import trophies of elephants they killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia back to the United States, reversing a ban put in place by the Obama administration in 2014, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official confirmed to ABC News today. Even though elephants are listed as endangered under the Endangered ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks (About Roy Moore?)

TIME Magazine reports: President Donald Trump is making his first public statement since his return from his trip to Asia. The speech is schedule for 3:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, though the White House did not disclose the topic of the president’s speech. It is unclear whether Trump will weigh in on embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has come ...

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McConnell Floats Sessions As Write-In For Roy Moore

CNN reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell floated Attorney General Jeff Sessions as a replacement for Roy Moore, the Alabama Senate candidate accused of sexual misconduct and assault of teenagers when he was in his 30s. McConnell brought up the idea Tuesday night at the Wall Street Journal CEO Council’s annual meeting in Washington, proposing Sessions as a write-in candidate ...

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From The Guy “Too Busy To Watch Television”

The Hill reports: President Trump bashed CNN upon his return from a 12-day Asia trip, calling it “fake” in an early morning tweet on Wednesday. Trump’s tweets come just days after he told reporters aboard Air Force One that he is usually too busy “reading documents” to watch cable news. Trump faced heavy criticism from Democrats over his trip to ...

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ALABAMA: Fake Robocall Pretends To Be Jewish WaPo Reporter Seeking Dirt On Roy Moore [AUDIO]

“Hi, this is Bernie Bernstein, I’m a reporter for the Washington Post calling to find out if anyone at this address is a female between the ages of 54 to 57 years old willing to make damaging remarks about candidate Roy Moore for a reward of between $5000 and $7000 dollars. “We will not be fully investigating these claims however ...

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Limbaugh’s Defense: Back When Roy Moore Was Turned On By Teenage Girls, He Was A Democrat [AUDIO]

“Not matter what the real stories are here and no matter what the evidence is, these guys, these people, on the Republican side are making it clear they’re going to prevent this guy from ever being seated in the United States Senate. Did you know that before 1992, when a lot of this was going on, that Judge Moore was ...

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New Poll Puts Trump’s Approval Rating At 35%

Via Qunnipiac: American voters disapprove 58 – 35 percent of the job President Donald Trump is doing, near his lowest score, a 61 – 33 percent disapproval August 2, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released today. Today’s approval rating compares to a 56 – 38 percent disapproval in an October 11 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University. ...

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Jeff Sessions: I Have Never Lied About Russia! [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in a raised voice and defiant tone, strongly defended himself Tuesday against allegations that he had misled members of Congress about his knowledge of communications between Russians and associates of President Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign. “In all of my testimony, I can only do my best to answer all of ...

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