Idiocracy

DeVos Guts Rights Guidelines For Disabled Students

The Washington Post reports: The Education Department has rescinded 72 policy documents that outline the rights of students with disabilities as part of the Trump administration’s effort to eliminate regulations it deems superfluous. The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services wrote in a newsletter Friday that it had “a total of 72 guidance documents that have been rescinded due ...

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Trump Accuses Gold Star Widow Of Lying

As always, Trump is spending his morning watching TV. The New York Times reports: The widow of one of four soldiers killed in Niger went on television on Monday to criticize President Trump for how he spoke to her during a condolence call last week, saying the president blundered through the conversation and only deepened her grief because he did ...

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Trump Brags About His “Well-Crafted” Tweets: When I Get Criticized, Bing Bing Bing, I Take Care Of It [VIDEO]

“I doubt I’d be here if it weren’t for social media, to be honest with you. Because there is a fake media out there––I get treated very unfairly by the media––and I have a tremendous platform. I think I have 125 million people between Twitter and Instagram and all of ’em––and Facebook. I have a tremendous platform. So when somebody ...

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GEORGIA: GOP State Rep Defends Her Suggestion To Quarantine HIV+ People: I Was Just Being Provocative

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Georgia Rep. Betty Price said her comments on people with HIV that ignited a national firestorm this week were “taken completely out of context.” Price, the wife of former U.S. health secretary Tom Price, was in a study committee Tuesday when she asked a state health official whether people with HIV could legally be quarantined. Price ...

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Trump Goes Golfing For 75th Day Since Inauguration

Well, of course: President Trump traveled to his Virginia golf club on Sunday for the second consecutive day. Trump left the White House wearing a red hat, a white polo shirt and dark pants, according to a pool reporter traveling with the president. Trump’s motorcade arrived at Trump National Golf Club shortly after 10:00 a.m. Trump also traveled to his ...

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EPA Scrubs “Climate Change” Mentions From Website

The New York Times reports: The Environmental Protection Agency has removed dozens of online resources dedicated to helping local governments address climate change, part of an apparent effort by the agency to play down the threat of global warming. A new analysis made public on Friday found that an E.P.A. website has been scrubbed of scores of links to materials ...

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Trump Attacks Dem Rep. Frederica Wilson For Sixth Day, Crows About Fake News Poll: It’s Finally Sinking In

The Hill reports: President Trump early Sunday said media organizations have “lost cred,” pointing to a recent poll that found almost half of voters think the media make up stories about him. A Politico/Morning Consult poll released last week found that 46 percent of voters think the media fabricate reports about Trump and his administration. Seventy-six percent of Republicans think ...

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Your Daily Fake News Whine From Hair Furor

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on the mainstream media and Hillary Clinton on Twitter Saturday. The president seemingly was responding to news reports about Russian efforts to use social media in an apparent effort to influence the 2016 presidential election. There were reportedly 3,000 ads linked to Russia that were placed on Facebook. (There were also other ...

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REPORT: Trump Promises To Pay Russia-Related Legal Bills For White House Staff And Campaign Associates

Yet another big scoop from Axios: President Trump has promised to spend at least $430,000 of his own money to defray legal costs incurred by campaign associates and White House staff due to the Russia investigations, a White House official tells Axios. The Republican National Committee has paid roughly $430,000 to lawyers representing the president and his eldest son, Don ...

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White House Trashes Press For Daring To Report About Proven Lies By A “Four-Star Marine General” [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: The White House on Friday said that its chief of staff “absolutely” stands by his false comments about Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL), despite video evidence proving him wrong. While railing against Wilson’s criticism of President Trump’s call with a Gold Star widow, Kelly told media on Thursday that he recalled Wilson grandstanding during a somber FBI ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

CBS News provides likely topics: Gold Star controversy: White House chief of staff John Kelly’s stirring statements in the White House press briefing room Thursday still has not put to rest the controversy over President Trump’s call to the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, and questions linger about how Johnson and four other troops died in Niger. The FBI ...

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Clip Proves Kelly Lied About Florida House Rep [VIDEO]

CNN reports: White House chief of staff Gen. John Kelly on Thursday erroneously claimed that Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Florida, claimed credit for securing “$20 million” in federal funding to build a new FBI field office in Miami in 2015, according to a video of the event posted Friday by the Sun Sentinel. Wilson took credit in her speech at the ...

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Trump Continues Lies About Gold Star Family Call

The HuffPost reports: President Donald Trump resorted to name-calling in a tweet late Thursday, blasting a congresswoman as “wacky” for criticizing his condolence call to the widow of a Florida soldier slain in Niger. Wilson, who has known the soldier’s family for years, was traveling in a car this week with pregnant widow Myeshia Johnson when Trump’s call came in ...

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Fox News Host Bret Baier: Trump Started The Gold Star Controversy By Lying About Other Presidents [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: Fox News says the “fake news” mainstream media isn’t to blame for once, and it is instead pointing to the president. No, you aren’t reading that wrong. Anchor Bret Baier said no one other than President Donald Trump is the cause of the latest controversy involving the White House—over calling families of fallen soldiers, including the four recently ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

CBS News lists today’s potential topics: Trump call to widow: President Trump called reports that he told the widow of a fallen solder that her husband “knew what he was getting into” false this morning. The soldier’s mother says Mr. Trump showed “disrespect” on the phone call. Trump NFL feud: The war between Mr. Trump and NFL players kneeling for ...

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Trump Gives Himself Perfect 10 On Puerto Rico [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday gave himself a perfect rating for his response to the hurricane that devastated Puerto Rico. “I would give myself a 10,” Trump said when asked by reporters how he would score his efforts, on a one to 10 scale. Trump spoke during a meeting with Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, who is in ...

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Trump Retweets Account That Yesterday Posted This

This morning Trump retweeted praise from a Twitter user who yesterday posted the above image. This tracks perfectly with Trump’s history of promoting Twitter users who are openly racist and openly anti-Semitic. You may recall that last year he even retweeted a user who had “White Genocide” in their name. If you dig into the history of @USArmy333 you’ll find ...

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FOUR MONTHS LATER: Trump Cuts Promised $25,000 Check For Gold Star Family After Public Shaming

The Washington Post reports: The White House says President Donald Trump has sent a $25,000 check he promised to the father of an Army sergeant killed in Afghanistan. The Washington Post reported Wednesday that Trump offered the money during a telephone conversation with the father of Dillon Baldrige a few weeks after the 22-year-old was killed in Afghanistan on June ...

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Grieving Gold Star Father Says Trump Offered $25,000 In Personal Phone Call But Never Followed Through

The Washington Post reports: President Trump, in a personal phone call to a grieving military father, offered him $25,000 and said he would direct his staff to establish an online fundraiser for the family, but neither happened, the father said. Chris Baldridge, the father of Army Cpl. Dillon Baldridge, told The Washington Post that Trump called him at his home ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

An avalanche of fresh lies are incoming: Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is scheduled to provide press with the White House briefing on camera Wednesday. Questions may center around President Donald Trump attacking the NFL over protests, his pitch to reluctant Democrats regarding GOP tax reform and tweets targeting James Comey. Trump alleged early Wednesday morning that the former FBI ...

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