Idiocracy

Lindsey Graham Defends Sessions: Trump’s Tweeted Attacks Threaten To Undermine The Rule Of Law

Politico reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham on Tuesday offered a staunch defense of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and suggested President Donald Trump’s latest comments on Twitter threatened to undermine the rule of law. The South Carolina Republican said it was “highly inappropriate” for Trump to tweet Tuesday that Sessions should prosecute Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server ...

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Scaramucci To Hewitt: Trump Wants Jeff Sessions Gone

From the right wing site Hot Air: Give the new comms director at the White House this much credit — he’s certainly bringing clarity to Donald Trump’s thoughts and plans. Hugh Hewitt interviewed Anthony Scaramucci from the White House this morning as part of an exclusive Salem Radio Network event, and asked whether Trump wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions gone. ...

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Rand Paul: I Won’t Vote For A Healthcare Bill That Hasn’t Been Written Or Scored By The CBO [VIDEO]

This morning Sen. Rand Paul appeared on Fox News to declare that he won’t be voting for a healthcare bill “that hasn’t been written and hasn’t been scored by the CBO.” Paul went on to blast the bill as a “pork fest” – which is a neat trick for a bill that hasn’t been written. More from ABC News: Should ...

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Trump Launches Yet Another Attack On Jeff Sessions

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump blasted Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Twitter early Tuesday as having a “very weak position” when it comes to investigating Hillary Clinton and intelligence leakers. His tweetstorm began with claims that Ukraine had tried to “sabotage” his campaign in favor of his Democratic rival. He appeared to allude to a Politico report in January ...

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White House Continues Attack On Jeff Sessions: The President Is “Very Disappointed” By His Russia Recusal

They REALLY want him to quit. The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday that President Trump is “very disappointed” by Attorney General Jeff Sessions decision to recuse himself from investigations pertaining to Russia. “I think the president has been extremely clear about his position, I know I’ve answered this question a number of times over the ...

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Trump Bemoans “17 Years Of Obamacare Havoc”

Heavy.com reports: President Donald Trump began his statement on health care this afternoon by incorrectly saying that Obamacare was passed 17 years ago. “For the past 17 years, Obamacare has wreaked havoc on the lives of innocent, hardworking Americans,” Trump said at the very top of a statement delivered from the White House on Monday. Not counting Trump thanking everyone ...

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GOP House Rep Suggests He’d Duel Female Republicans “Aaron Burr-Style” Over Their Opposition To Trumpcare

The Texas Tribune reports: A Texas GOP congressman says if the three female Republican senators who oppose a bill repealing Obamacare were men from South Texas, he might challenge them to a duel. “The fact that the Senate does not have the courage to do some of the things that every Republican in the Senate promised to do is just ...

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Trump Smirks When Asked If Sessions Should Resign

The morning as Trump posed with a group of White House interns, a press pool reporter shouted, “Mr. President, should Jeff Sessions resign?” Trump responded by rolling his eyes and smirking, much to the amusement of the gathered interns. When the reporter followed up with a question about health care, Trump chastised her for interrupting the photo op, saying “be ...

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REPORT: Trump Mulls Replacing Sessions With Giuliani

Axios reports: President Trump is so unhappy with Attorney General Jeff Sessions that he has raised the possibility of bringing back Rudolph Giuliani to head the Justice Department, according to West Wing confidants. In internal conversations, Trump has recently pondered the idea of nominating Giuliani, a stalwart of his campaign. Even before last week’s blast at Sessions in a New ...

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GOP Super PAC Ad: Radical Democratic Extremists Are Burning Cars While Trump Fixes America [VIDEO]

Roll Call reports: A Republican super PAC aligned with House leadership is preempting the new Democratic messaging point with its own digital ad. Democrats are expected to unveil their new slogan, “A Better Deal” on Monday. And the Congressional Leadership Fund is launching a digital ad in House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s district and in 12 others that President Donald ...

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REPORT: Secretary Rex Tillerson Might Resign Soon

CNN reports: Among those who viewed the President’s public rebuke of Sessions as unprofessional, according to several sources, is Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the former Exxon-Mobil CEO. Tillerson has a growing list of differences with the White House, including a new debate over Iran policy and personnel. His frustration is hardly a secret and it has spilled out publicly ...

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Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway: There Are No “Big Scandals” Going On, Go Ahead, Name One [VIDEO]

Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway appeared on CNN’s Reliable Sources this morning to scream at host Brian Stelter for 26 minutes, at one point taunting him to name “one big scandal” of the Trump administration. More from Mediaite: With Conway rattling off a number of issues that she would like CNN to cover more while saying that it is “an outlet ...

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Scaramucci Denies Russian Hacking, Says Trump Won’t Have To Pardon Anyone, It’s “Nonsensical” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci on Sunday said that President Trump does not have to pardon anyone in connection with the Russia investigation. During an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Scaramucci was asked about Trump’s tweet in which he said: “While all agree the U. S. President has the complete power to pardon, why ...

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REPORT: Britain Invites Trump For “Dummy Run” Visit

TOO easy. Politico reports: The U.K. government invited U.S. President Donald Trump for talks with Prime Minister Theresa May in a “dummy run” ahead of an official visit, the Daily Mail reported. Trump will be offered a state visit next year, but only if his low-profile trip is a success, the newspaper said. The dummy visit is in response to ...

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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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