Infighting Is Funny

Breitbart Blames Ivanka For Steve Bannon’s Ouster

Steve Bannon resumed control of Breitbart about 48 hours ago and today comes the first attack. Mediaite reports: After leaving the White House, Bannon has stirred the pot, notably saying that the “Trump presidency that we fought for, and won, is over,” and reportedly said that he was going to war for Trump against his opponents. And so here we ...

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Ann Coulter Has The Bannon Sadz: Trump Doesn’t Care About Us And Goldman Sachs Is Running The Country

The Daily Beast reports: So much for “In Trump We Trust.” “I’m ticked off at the Emperor God,” said right-wing firebrand Ann Coulter, who last year authored a book with that worshipful title (subtitle: “E Pluribus Awesome”), as she processed Friday’s firing of chief White House strategist Stephen K. Bannon. Increasingly disgusted and disheartened by the president’s inability, or unwillingness, ...

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PAYBACK LAUNCHED: Steve Bannon Declares “The Trump Presidency We Fought For, And Won, Is Over”

The Weekly Standard reports: “The Trump presidency that we fought for, and won, is over,” Bannon said Friday, shortly after confirming his departure. “We still have a huge movement, and we will make something of this Trump presidency. But that presidency is over. It’ll be something else. And there’ll be all kinds of fights, and there’ll be good days and ...

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Former Breitbart Editor Ben Shapiro: “Deeply Vengeful” Steve Bannon Will Get Revenge On Trump [VIDEO]

MSNBC reports: Ben Shapiro, the conservative writer and former editor-at-large at Breitbart, appeared on MSNBC to give some insights into the firing of Steve Bannon and reports the White House chief strategist is set to return to the rightwing website he once chaired. Shapiro argued that Bannon’s return to Breitbart shows that battle lines are being drawn between establishment officials ...

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Breitbart Has The Steve Bannon Sadz: This Might Be The Beginning Of The End For The Trump Administration

There’s a raging uproar over at Breitbart, as you’d expect, with many claiming they are giving up on Trump. They won’t, but it’s fun to watch. From their editor Joel Pollak: President Donald Trump’s decision to part ways with Steve Bannon can be understood as an effort to save his presidency after Charlottesville. It may turn out to be the ...

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Newt Gingrich: Trump’s “Isolated” Presidency Is At Risk

The Hill reports: Former Speaker Newt Gingrich said President Trump needs to make “serious changes” if he wants to have a stable presidency. The Trump ally said in a Fox News interview with Bill Hemmer Friday that Trump has taken a “good first step” in bringing in John Kelly as chief of staff, but that other changes are necessary. “You ...

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The Mooch: Trump Needs To Fire Steve Bannon [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Short-lived White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci says if it were up to him, top adviser Steve Bannon would be gone from President Trump’s administration. But, he notes, “It’s not up to me.” Bannon’s position as the president’s chief strategist may be in jeopardy, two sources close to the White House told CBS News chief White House ...

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Far-Right Senate PAC Demands McConnell’s Ouster

From the far-right Senate Conservatives Fund: President Trump is not the one who is responsible for creating the expectations that Republicans have failed to meet. It was Mitch McConnell who promised action on many issues if only the voters would give Republicans unified control. It was Mitch McConnell who spent seven years promising to repeal Obamacare “root and branch.” And ...

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Man On Lengthy Golf Vacation During Nuclear Crisis Screams That Senate Leader Must “Get Back To Work”

Reuters reports: For a second straight day, President Donald Trump expressed his public frustration with the top Republican in the U.S. Senate, chiding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over the failure to get a bill approved that would overhaul the Obama health law, as the White House reinforced Mr. Trump’s displeasure. At the President’s golf retreat in Bedminster, New Jersey, ...

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Sen. Luther Strange Touts Endorsement, Accuses Rep. Mo Brooks Of Bragging About Attacking Trump [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) released two new ads on Thursday promoting President Trump’s endorsement, adding to a contentious Alabama special election primary scheduled for next week. The two ads both tout Trump’s endorsement of the senator, while a radio ad hits Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) for his prior criticism of Trump during the 2016 presidential election. “Listen ...

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Trump Attacks McConnell Over “Excessive Expectations”

CNN reports: A close aide to President Donald Trump hit back Wednesday against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, exhibiting further tension between the White House and Congress over Republicans’ failure to pass health care legislation. Dan Scavino, the White House director of social media, responded to McConnell’s comments that the President had “excessive expectations” of how quickly Congress operates “in ...

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Wall Street Journal Editorial: Trump Must Fire Steve Bannon Over Breitbart’s Attacks On H.R. McMaster

Raw Story reports: The right-wing Wall Street Journal editorial board on Wednesday called out top White House political strategist Steve Bannon for allegedly coordinating a series of attacks on National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster. In particular, the editorial accused Bannon of pushing out a series of stories to his former publication, Breitbart News, that accused McMaster of being “insufficiently pro-Israel ...

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Sean Hannity’s Ultimate Sacrifice Lasted Eight Hours

The Week reports: At 3:11 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Tuesday, Fox News host Sean Hannity decided that some things are just more important than politics. “In light of dangerous NKorea threat, I’m stopping all petty political disagreements for at least next 12 hours,” he tweeted. “Petty” is, of course, a subjective term, but at 11:03 p.m. EDT, less than ...

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Rep. Mo Brooks Is Pissed: Mitch McConnell And His Swamp Tricked Trump Into Endorsing Luther Strange

The Hill reports: Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) says he is confused over President Trump’s endorsement of Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) in Alabama’s Senate race. “I respect President Trump, but I am baffled and disappointed Mitch McConnell and the Swamp somehow misled the President into endorsing Luther Strange,” Brooks said in a statement. “Perhaps the President is unaware that Luther Strange ...

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Roy Moore Slams McConnell’s “Slime Machine” [VIDEO]

Emboldened by his perch atop the latest poll, Roy Moore is attacking Mitch McConnell’s “slime machine” in a new ad: The 30-second ad spot echoes President Trump’s calls to “drain the swamp” in Washington and attacks the Senate majority leader for “spending millions to attack” Moore, an apparent reference to a Politico report that the Kentucky Republican’s super PAC is ...

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Sen. Jeff Flake Slams GOP For Birtherism [VIDEO]

Flake’s approval rating currently stands at 18% and he’s been backpedaling from the far-right all week. The Hill reports: Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) in an interview broadcast Sunday said he wished the Republican Party had stood up to bitherism. On NBC’s “Meet the Press,” host Chuck Todd discussed Flake’s new book about conservatism and asked the Arizona senator if the ...

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FRAUD: GOP Accused Of Racketeering In Virginia Donor’s Lawsuit Over Failure To Repeal Obamacare

The Virginian-Pilot reports: A retired attorney in Virginia Beach is so incensed that Republicans couldn’t repeal the Affordable Care Act he’s suing to get political donations back, accusing the GOP of fraud and racketeering. Bob Heghmann, 70, filed a lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court saying the national and Virginia Republican parties and some GOP leaders raised millions of dollars ...

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GOP Sen. Jeff Flake Pens A Conservative Mea Culpa: Republicans Are To Blame For The Mess That Is Trump

GOP Sen. Jeff Flake goes to TOWN against Trump in an op-ed published tonight by Politico. An excerpt: Who could blame the people who felt abandoned and ignored by the major parties for reaching in despair for a candidate who offered oversimplified answers to infinitely complex questions and managed to entertain them in the process? With hindsight, it is clear ...

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Today In Vicious Republican Infighting: Mooch Pal Threatens To Out Reince Priebus For Having A Mistress

Mediaite reports: Arthur Schwartz, a friend of Anthony Scaramucci who has been referred to as his publicist, warned Reince Priebus that he would “start dropping oppo” on the former White House chief of staff, adding “Mistress much?” in a Sunday morning tweet. The tweets have since been deleted, but of course, screenshots live on forever. The tweet was in response ...

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GOP Rep. Mo Brooks: McConnell Has Got To Go [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.), who is running for the Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions is renewing his calls for Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to step down from his leadership role after the chamber rejected the latest effort to repeal and replace ObamaCare. “Unquestionably the leadership at the top is responsible. The buck stops ...

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