Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Today In Trumpian Petty Assholery

The Week reports: President Trump responded on Twitter Sunday to comments from LaVar Ball, the father of a UCLA basketball player, which downplayed the president’s role in getting his son, LiAngelo Ball, and two other student athletes, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill, released from shoplifting charges in China. “Who?” the elder Ball said to ESPN Friday when asked about Trump’s ...

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Trump’s Aides Tend To Show Him “Good” Polls

Politico reports: As a TV host, Donald Trump loved ratings. As president, he loves polls—as long as they show him on the upswing. He crowed on Twitter hours after landing back in Washington from his 12-day Asia tour about his Rasmussen number—46 percent—noting it was “one of the most accurate” in 2016, and decried “fake news” polls showing his approval ...

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OKLAHOMA: Family Values Former GOP State Rep To Plead Guilty To Child Trafficking, Ten Year Sentence

Tulsa World reports: Former state Sen. Ralph Shortey has agreed to plead guilty to a child sex trafficking offense for offering to pay a 17-year-old boy for sexual “stuff” last March. In exchange for his guilty plea, federal prosecutors have agreed to drop three child pornography counts against him. A jury trial for Shorty had been set to begin Dec. ...

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Trump: Hillary Is The Biggest Loser Of All Time

The Hill reports: President Trump on Saturday invited his former Democratic presidential rival to try again in 2020. He attacked Hillary Clinton as “the worst (and biggest) loser of all time” in a tweet. Trump has said that he wants Clinton to run against him again in 2020, but she claims that her career “as an active politician” is “over.” ...

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White House Continues To Dodge Roy Moore Scandal (And Trump’s Accusers Are Still Total Liars) [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday once again refused to say whether President Donald Trump believed the accusations against U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore. Asked about Moore, Sanders pointed to a statement the White House released last week, when revelations of sexual misconduct against Moore were first published in the Washington Post. When ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Mediaite reports: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders takes the podium for the daily briefing on Friday afternoon. And based upon the events of the past 24 hours, one can pretty well guess the dominant line of inquiry from the White House press corps. Late Thursday night, President Donald Trump — apparently unable to help himself — weighed in ...

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ALABAMA: Kayla Moore Claims Trump Owes Them A Thank You For Taking Attention Away From Russia

Kayla Moore appeared at a Women For Moore rally in Alabama just now to attack the media, the DNC, the Human Rights Campaign, and anybody else who objects to her husband’s hatred of “transgender bathrooms” and “transgenders in the military.” There was the usual blather about “God-given rights” and other Christianist tropes, but most are keying in on Kayla’s assertion ...

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Chris Christie: Kushner Got Me Fired From Trump Gig

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in the final flailing days of his term and Politico has published a lengthy exit interview of sorts. This might be the most interesting bit: Christie’s generous interpretation of Trump’s treatment of him even extends to his own ouster. Two days after Trump’s surprise win, Steve Bannon and Christie were seen arguing for several ...

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Kellyanne Conway: Trump Hasn’t Commented On Roy Moore Allegations Because The Story Is Old News

“Al Franken was a new news story yesterday and the president weighs in as he does on the news of the day. The Roy Moore story is eight days old. The president put out a statement on his Asia trip and the press secretary says the people of Alabama will sort out what to do with Roy Moore.” – Propaganda ...

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PANAMA: Trump Building Tied To Russian Mafia

The Hill reports: Investors and customers of the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower in Panama City carried deep ties to organized crime and drug trafficking, according to an NBC News and Reuters joint investigation. A Brazillian real estate salesman who partnered with the Trumps to attract condo buyers for the tower told NBC that the Trumps and others ...

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Trump Remains Silent On Moore, Rips Al “Frankenstien”

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump is displaying selective outrage over allegations of sexual harassment against prominent men in politics, as his own tortured past lingers over his response. Trump moved quickly Thursday to condemn accusations against Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken as “really bad,” but he has remained conspicuously silent on the more serious claims leveled against Roy Moore, the ...

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OOPS: Pentagon Retweets Call For Trump To Resign

NBC News reports: Oops! The Pentagon says it accidentally retweeted a tweet that urged President Donald Trump to resign. Without mentioning the content of the original tweet, a Pentagon spokesman, Col. Rob Manning, said it “would not be endorsed by the Department of Defense.” The tweet was posted Thursday by a person whose Twitter handle is @ProudResister. It said, “The ...

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The Atlantic Profiles Nazi Leader Andrew Anglin

The Atlantic has posted a grimly fascinating profile of Nazi leader and Daily Stormer founder Andrew Anglin, who is currently being sued by the Southern Poverty Law Center for his campaign of harassment against a Montana woman. The piece is quite lengthy and well worth your time, so lets just excerpt the opening paragraphs: On December 16, 2016, Tanya Gersh ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks (About Roy Moore?)

TIME Magazine reports: President Donald Trump is making his first public statement since his return from his trip to Asia. The speech is schedule for 3:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, though the White House did not disclose the topic of the president’s speech. It is unclear whether Trump will weigh in on embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has come ...

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House Dems To Introduce Five Articles Of Impeachment

Six House Democrats have announced that they will today be filing articles of impeachment against Trump. Newsweek reports:  The move was led by Representative Steve Cohen of Tennessee, who first declared his intention to initiate the impeachment process following Trump’s controversial “both sides” remarks in response to deadly violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Cohen is joined ...

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World Net Daily: Send Trump A Thank You Card

From World Net Daily: President Donald J. Trump has been savaged by Democrats, the media and even many Republicans in the Washington establishment (“The Swamp”) for his tireless efforts to change America’s course for the better. Isn’t it about time he heard directly from his supporters about how much they appreciate what he has done in his first year? Now ...

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From The Guy “Too Busy To Watch Television”

The Hill reports: President Trump bashed CNN upon his return from a 12-day Asia trip, calling it “fake” in an early morning tweet on Wednesday. Trump’s tweets come just days after he told reporters aboard Air Force One that he is usually too busy “reading documents” to watch cable news. Trump faced heavy criticism from Democrats over his trip to ...

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New Poll Puts Trump’s Approval Rating At 35%

Via Qunnipiac: American voters disapprove 58 – 35 percent of the job President Donald Trump is doing, near his lowest score, a 61 – 33 percent disapproval August 2, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released today. Today’s approval rating compares to a 56 – 38 percent disapproval in an October 11 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University. ...

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Trump Boasts About Rasmussen Approval Rating

Business Insider reports: President Donald Trump tweeted on Tuesday morning about a new poll from Rasmussen, the polling company often most favorable to the president, that found approval over his job performance to be 46% from the US public. Trump also used the occasion to attack the media and the majority of polling institutions and to speculate that his actual ...

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Far-Right Trump Nominee To Federal Bench Failed To Disclose Being Married To Senior White House Lawyer

The New York Times reports: One of President Trump’s most controversial judicial nominees did not disclose on publicly available congressional documents that he is married to a senior lawyer in the White House Counsel’s Office. The nominee, Brett J. Talley, is awaiting a Senate confirmation vote that could come as early as Monday to become a federal district judge in ...

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