Politics

Creator Of Trump’s Anti-CNN Video Apologizes For Racist Trolling, Says He Has Respect For Journalists

CNN reports: The Reddit user who initially claimed credit for President Donald Trump’s tweet that showed Trump tackling CNN issued an apology Tuesday for the video and other offensive content he posted — one day after CNN identified the man behind the account and attempted to make contact with him. Reddit user “HanAssholeSolo” first shared the GIF last Wednesday of ...

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Ivanka Is More Proud To Be American Today [VIDEO]

“I am proud on so many levels, and really traveling this country has made me even more of a proud American today than at any other point in my life. You see the spirit, the tenacity. You see the sacrifice. You meet with soldiers and sailors and their families, and you think about all the things that they’re doing to ...

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Trump Celebrates Fourth Of July By Tweeting Clip Of Church Choir Singing His Campaign Slogan [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump opened his day by observing American independence with a tweeted video clip of a choral symphonic rendition of his campaign slogan “Make America Great Again.” The video was captured at a recent performance for President Trump at the Kennedy Center and was set in front of an enormous American flag in case anyone didn’t get ...

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North Korea Claims First Successful ICBM Test

The Associated Press reports: North Korea on Tuesday claimed it successfully test-launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile, a potential game-changing development in what may be the world’s most dangerous nuclear standoff and, if true, a direct rebuke to U.S. President Donald Trump’s earlier declaration that such a test “won’t happen!” The launch appeared to be North Korea’s most successful missile ...

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REPORT: Steve Bannon Pushes Tax Hike For Wealthy

Axios reports: Steve Bannon is causing a stir inside the administration by pushing an idea that’s anathema to most Republicans: raising taxes on the wealthiest Americans to pay for steep middle and working-class tax cuts. (Some officials who’ve heard Bannon’s idea think it’s crazy, but the President’s chief strategist believes it’s a potent populist idea.) Bannon has told colleagues he ...

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FLORIDA: Judge Rules New Stand-Your-Ground Law Unconstitutional, Decision Opens Law To Appeals

The Miami Herald reports: Florida’s updated “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law is unconstitutional, a Miami judge ruled on Monday. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Milton Hirsch ruled that lawmakers overstepped their authority in modifying the law this year to force prosecutors to disprove a defendant’s self-defense claim at a pre-trial hearing. The judge ruled that under Florida’s constitution, that change should have ...

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BRITAIN: Downing Street “Not Aware” That Trump Might Drop By After Visiting His Scotland Golf Club

Politico reports: The U.K. government said it was “not aware” of any plans for Donald Trump to visit the country in the next few weeks amid reports that the U.S. president could drop in to see the British prime minister while he is in Europe. Trump might want to see Theresa May while on an unscheduled stop to one of ...

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Dem Rep: Dictators Attack The Media [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) on Monday compared President Trump’s attacks on the media to a dictatorship, asking whether Trump has any understanding of the importance of a free press. “Pretty much every president before this one has understood that the media is absolutely essential to our liberty,” Himes said on CNN’s “New Day.” “Dictators attack the media.” ...

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NEW JERSEY: Chris Christie Roasted After Sunning On Beach He Ordered Closed Over Budget Impasse

The New York Times reports: Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey provoked widespread ridicule as pictures emerged of him and his family sunning themselves on an empty beach that had been closed during the holiday weekend because of a state government shutdown. Mr. Christie was shown in aerial photographs relaxing in a beach chair on Sunday at the governor’s official ...

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Megachurch Choir Serenades Trump With MAGA Song

Remember the screaming headlines on Breitbart that time a group of kids sang a song about Obama? The Hill reports: A Southern Baptist church choir sang a “Make America Great Again” ode at a rally President Trump spoke at on Saturday. The song, called “Make America Great Again,” was based off Trump’s popular campaign motto that he has continued to ...

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Ohio Republican: Just Let Drug Addicts Die [VIDEO]

His comments were made more than a week ago but have gained nationwide attention in recent days. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports: Let them die. That was the jarring message from Middletown City Councilman Dan Picard. A day before Middletown’s council meeting on June 20, City Manager Doug Adkins attended a local heroin summit. He told people there the city was ...

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KENTUCKY: GOP Former Judge Who Campaigned For Trump Faces Multiple Felony Sex Charges [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: For years as a Kentucky judge, Tim Nolan sat in judgment of others. Now he sits in jail, awaiting trial on explosive accusations by prosecutors that he snared 17 women and juveniles into having sex over a seven-year period by using money, drugs and threats. Nolan faces charges of human trafficking, rape, prostitution, witness tampering and ...

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Justin Trudeau Celebrates Diversity On Canada Day

Happy Canada Day to all of our JMG family in the north! Last year on this day I said, “We make a lot of fun of you, but we also not-so-secretly want to be you. Please make up the guest room in November, you know, just in case.” This year, to our great lament, that sentiment is extra double super ...

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Dan Savage On Maher: Don’t Be Surprised At Trump’s Latest Assholery, He’s Always Been An Asshole [VIDEO]

The HuffPost reports: Dan Savage says President Donald Trump’s latest outrageous Twitter outburst simply saw him become “the asshole he’s always been. Again.” On Friday’s “Real Time with Bill Maher,” the outspoken LGBTQ rights activist and author didn’t appear totally shocked as some people have been by Trump’s misogynistic tweets about “Morning Joe” host Mika Brzezinski’s appearance. “Sexist bullying asshole ...

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MISSISSIPPI: Secretary Of State Tells Trump’s Voter Fraud Commission To “Go Jump In The Gulf Of Mexico”

The Hill reports: Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann (R) announced Friday that the state would join more than 20 others refusing to turn over voter roll data to President Trump’s voter fraud commission, adding that members of the panel could “go jump in the Gulf of Mexico.” The voter fraud commission on Thursday sent letters to all 50 states ...

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Texas AG Ken Paxton Leads Ten-State Coalition With Lawsuit Threat Over Obama-Era Immigration Reform

The Texas Tribune reports: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and officials from nine other states on Friday urged the Trump administration to end an Obama-era program that’s allowed hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants to live and work in the country without fear of being deported. In a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Paxton urged the White House ...

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Seth Meyers Wonders About Trump’s “Fucking Meds”

The Daily Beast reports: All eyes were on Seth Meyers Thursday night to see how he would react to President Trump’s latest tweetstorm against his NBC colleague Mika Brzezinski. It was the first thing he brought up at the top of his Late Night monologue, reading the tweet aloud and introducing a brand new segment called “I Can’t.” After a ...

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Stephen Colbert Rants: Stop Pretending That Trump Is A Symptom Of Something, He IS The Disease [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: On Thursday night, Stephen Colbert slammed President Trump over his tweets attacking MSNBC hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski. “I’m gonna say something right now that I did not think was possible anymore,” he began. “I am shocked by something Donald Trump said.” Colbert read the tweet out loud in his Trump voice and reacted, “First of all, ...

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Trump Admits Senate Trumpcare Bill Has Failed

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump urged Senate Republicans on Friday to at least repeal Obamacare soon, even if there is no path forward to replace the law. Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., sent a letter to Trump on Friday morning urging the White House to adopt a two-step strategy in which conservative senators focus on repealing the Affordable Care Act ...

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New York Daily News: Trump Is The Ugly American

From today’s New York Daily News: Morning breaks over Washington. The President of the United States, possessed of awesome power and awesome responsibility, readies to grapple with the most urgent business of nation and world. The man in the mirror. For embarrassingly too many a morning since Jan. 21, 2017, Donald Trump gripped his phone, opened the Twitter app and ...

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