Politics

COLORADO: Former GOP Chairman Sentenced For Voter Fraud After Saying Only Democrats Commit Voter Fraud

Talking Points Memo reports: The former chair of the Colorado Republican Party was sentenced to four years of probation and 300 hours of community service on Friday for committing voter fraud and forging his ex-wife’s signature on her 2016 ballot. Steve Curtis, who chaired the state’s Republican Party from 1997 to 1999, has said in his defense that he filled ...

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New GOP Ad Attacks Pelosi On “Tax Cuts” [VIDEO]

There seems to be endless money for these: A group aligned with House GOP leadership rolled out an ad on Monday that attacks House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) for her criticism of the new tax law. The American Action Network (AAN) said it is spending $1 million on the ad campaign, which will run on national television and digital ...

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RNC Still Silent On Returning Steve Wynn’s Donations

The New York Post reports: A pair of Republicans senators Sunday said Steve Wynn’s money is now dirty. ​​The billionaire casino mogul stepped down this weekend as Republican National Committee finance chair in the face of sexual harassment allegations. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC.) said the GOP ​lawmakers ​should return Wynn’s money, much like Republicans demanded Democrats return donations from disgraced ...

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GOP Holds Their Breath For Trump’s SOTU Address

The Associated Press reports: No natural orator, President Donald Trump has nonetheless shown at times that he can deliver a powerful speech that effectively outlines his vision, strikes an emotional chord and moves commentators to declare that he, at last, looks presidential. And then the teleprompter gets turned off. Time and again, Trump has followed up a well-received, stuck-to-the-script address ...

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Multiple Dems To Boycott Trump’s SOTU [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) said she is boycotting President Trump’s first State of the Union because of his behavior toward black people. “To go, would be to honor the president and I don’t think he deserves to be honored at this time after being so hateful towards black people and then black countries, Haiti and the whole ...

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Hillary Trolls Trump At The Grammys [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance on Sunday night in a Grammy Awards comedy bit that took a jab at President Trump. The former presidential candidate, along with Cher, Snoop Dogg, Cardi B, John Legend and DJ Khaled were among those who read excerpts from Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” the hit book ...

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Former Evangelist Blasts Tony “Mulligan” Perkins: His Real Theology Is Revenge On People He Hates [VIDEO]

“Tony Perkins forgot his own theology and replaced it with a theology of revenge on people he disagrees with politically. That’s what’s going on here. This is the revenge of white evangelical right-wingers. Who they want to punch in the mouth is not just black Americans but, to put it in the words of the President of the United States, ...

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Home Depot Co-Founder: Democrats Don’t Have Brains

Mediaite reports: Appearing on Fox News, Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus took aim at Democratic leaders, telling host Neil Cavuto that derisive comments about the bonuses will come back to haunt Democrats as it paints them as elitist. “These are things that the Pelosi and Schumer group don’t have a clue about. It’s why they lost the election, it’s as ...

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GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy: I Support Mueller 100% [VIDEO]

Politico reports: A Republican member of the House Intelligence Committee said he supports Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s potential interference in the 2016 election and Donald Trump campaign’s contacts with Russia. Speaking on “Fox News Sunday,” Rep. Trey Gowdy said he “100 percent” supports Mueller. “I told my Republican colleagues, ‘Leave him the hell alone’ and that’s still ...

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Ivanka Has Anti-Trump Chef Booted From DC Party

The Daily Beast reports: Celebrity chef José Andrés says he was asked to leave the after-party of the annual Alfalfa Club dinner in D.C. on Saturday night, apparently after Ivanka Trump complained about his presence. Andrés, an outspoken critic of President Trump, took to Twitter to question why he was booted from the event at Cafe Milano after initially being ...

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Unmasked: Celebs Who Bought Fake Twitter Followers

The New York Times today unmasked celebrities and media figures who seek to inflate their importance by purchasing fake Twitter followers. An excerpt: All these accounts belong to customers of an obscure American company named Devumi that has collected millions of dollars in a shadowy global marketplace for social media fraud. Devumi sells Twitter followers and retweets to celebrities, businesses ...

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Russia Arrests Putin Foe Opposition Leader [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was wrestled to the ground and forced into a police vehicle Sunday as he headed to a Moscow protest that was part of a day of nationwide demonstrations. Navalny, the most prominent foe of President Vladimir Putin, organized the protests to urge a boycott of Russia’s March 18 presidential election, in ...

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Graham: Mueller Should Probe Firing Report [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Sunday said special counsel Robert Mueller should take a look at reports that President Trump tried to fire him last summer. “I don’t know if the story is true or not, but I know this, Mueller should look at it,” Graham said on ABC’s “This Week.” “Don McGahn, if the story is ...

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Trump Hits Back At Jay-Z Over “Shithole” Comment

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump took a swipe at Jay-Z after the rap icon referred to the commander-in-chief as a racist “superbug.” The rapper blasted Trump a day earlier for allegedly referring to Haiti and some African nations as “shithole countries” during a meeting on immigration. “Everyone feels anger, but after the anger it’s really hurtful because ...

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Casino Mogul Steve Wynn To Resign As RNC Finance Chair After Dozens Of Women Allege Sexual Misconduct

A brief breaking mention from Politico: Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn is stepping down as Republican National Committee finance chair, according to three Republicans familiar with the decision. The decision follows a Friday report in the Wall Street Journal alleging that Wynn engaged in sexual harassment. There’s also this from Forbes: Wynn Resort shares fell over 10% on Friday ...

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New Book Details Trump’s Obsession With The Press

The Guardian reports: A new book depicts Donald Trump as a media obsessive who measures his staff’s loyalty by how well they defended him on television. But despite his Twitter habit, he rarely looks at the web. A copy of Media Madness: Donald Trump, the Press, and the War Over the Truth by Howard Kurtz, a host and media critic ...

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COURT: Kushner Firms Must Disclose Ownership Deal

Politico reports: A federal judge has rejected a bid by companies connected to President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner to keep secret details in a pending lawsuit claiming that Maryland apartment complexes owned or managed by Kushner’s companies collected illegal fees from tenants. Two Kushner-linked firms caught up in the suit wanted to file details on their ...

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NYT Board Mocks GOP Rep. Devin “Memo” Nunes

From the editorial board of the New York Times: In nearly every crime-caper movie there’s a shifty guy on the street corner who, seeing the cops in hot pursuit, flips over a fruit cart to slow them down and give the culprits a chance to get away. In Trump-era Washington, that role is being played with impressive conviction by Devin ...

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Trump Divorces Lawyer Auctions Tell-All Book

The New York Post reports: The legal eagle who represented Donald Trump in both of his blockbuster divorces has written a tell-all book, Page Six has learned exclusively. Jay Goldberg — who has also represented Robert F. Kennedy, Bono, Diddy, Bess Myerson, Willie Nelson, Miles Davis, the Rolling Stones and Matthew “Matty the Horse” Ianniello of the Genovese family — ...

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Hillary Sends Thanks To “Activist Bitches” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: “Hey everyone, I just wanted to say thanks,” Clinton says in the video. “Thanks for your feminism, for your activism, and all I can hope is you keep up the really important, good work.” Off screen, someone can be heard saying, “activist bitches supporting bitches,” which Clinton then repeats, laughing. “And let me just say, this is ...

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