Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Fox Host Jesse Watters: Trump’s Birtherism Was Just Him “Having A Little Fun” At Obama’s Expense [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: During last night’s broadcast of Watters’ World, the Fox News personality brought on veteran rocker Todd Rundgren to discuss Rundgren telling Trump supporters not to come to his shows because they “won’t have a good time.” Towards the end of the segment, Rundgren was pressed about his recent song ‘Tin Foil Hat’ and why Trump was wearing a ...

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Trump: I Have “Total Confidence” In Jared Kushner

The New York Times reports: In a statement Sunday night, Mr. Trump praised his son-in-law and the work he has done in the White House. “Jared is doing a great job for the country,” he said. “I have total confidence in him. He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of ...

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Trump Only G7 Leader Not To Hold Press Conference

The Hill reports: President Trump was the only world leader not to give a press conference following the G7 summit Saturday, adding to already existing tension between the president and the press. The Trump administration did offer a press briefing after the summit by the president’s National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn. The briefing, ...

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Trump Hails Foreign Trip As A “Home Run” [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: President Donald Trump on Saturday said his maiden first trip abroad was a “home run” and he vowed to overcome the threat of terrorism, concluding a grueling five-stop sprint that ended with the promise of an imminent decision on the much-discussed Paris climate accord. Trump ended his nine-day trip with a speech to U.S. troops in ...

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Comey Visits Trump On The Simpsons [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone recaps: Donald Trump attempts to make a deal with former FBI director James Comey and is visited by Richard Nixon’s ghost in The Simpsons’ latest biting look into the Trump White House. The “125 Days” short opens with scandal surrounding the administration, as Trump’s closest advisors – Steve Bannon, Jared Kushner and Kellyanne Conway – all hang from ...

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Trump Cancels Iowa Campaign Rally

Hmm. The Hill reports: President Trump has canceled a campaign rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa that was previously scheduled to be held next week. “Due to an unfortunate change in President Trump’s schedule, we will need to unfortunately postpone the previously schedule rally in Cedar Rapids,” a statement from the Trump campaign read. “President Trump will see you in Iowa ...

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Lawyers May Start Vetting Trump’s Tweets In Advance

CNBC reports: The White House is considering having a team of lawyers approve Donald Trump’s tweets, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing an advisor to the president. Although the idea is under consideration, Trump aides told the Journal that such a procedure would be hard to put in place. If implemented, the move would certainly lift a burden ...

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Trump Wishes Muslims “Joyful Ramadan” In Statement That Mostly Says “You Need To Stop Being Terrorists”

The Washington Post reports: President Trump issued a statement on Ramadan — a holy month of fasting and prayer for Muslims around the world — that focused primarily on violence and terrorism. His statement was a stark contrast from the Ramadan message President George W. Bush issued in the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001, in which he emphasized how millions ...

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REPORT: Nobel Peace Prize Winner Says Trump Pushed For Job Repping US To Soviet Union In The 1980s

From the Hollywood Reporter: Donald Trump, in the mid-1980s, aggressively pursued an official government post to the USSR, according to a Nobel Peace Prize winner with whom Trump interacted at the time. “He already had Russia mania in 1986, 31 years ago,” asserts Bernard Lown, a Boston-area cardiologist known for inventing the defibrillator and sharing the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize ...

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PHILIPPINES: President Imposes Regional Martial Law, “Jokes” That Soldiers May Rape Up To Three Women

Channel News Asia reports: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte joked Friday that soldiers could rape up to three women, as he reassured them of his full support under his newly imposed regional martial law. Duterte, who often peppers his language with man-on-the-street curses, made the comments in jest during a speech at a military base to lift the spirits of troops ...

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Trump: This Foreign Trip Has Saved Millions Of Jobs

As usual, nobody has any idea what he’s talking about: President Trump on Friday morning said his first foreign trip has “made and saved” the U.S. “billions of dollars and millions of jobs” as he arrived at his final stop before returning home. Trump has landed in Sicily, Italy, for a G-7 summit after earlier visits to Saudi Arabia, Israel, ...

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Trump In Brussels: Germans Are Very Evil, They Sell Millions Of Cars In America And I’m Going To Stop That

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump is ready to fight Germany in an auto battle according to Germany’s Der Spiegel. Trump got a chilly reception at the NATO summit in Belgium after attacking fellow members. But he was caught pledging a battle with German automakers as part of his anger with “back dues” he feels the country owes to NATO. ...

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Appeals Court Upholds Block On Trump’s Travel Ban

The Hill reports: A Richmond, Va.-based federal appeals court on Thursday refused to reinstate President Trump’s ban on nationals from six majority-Muslim countries from entering the U.S., delivering a major blow to the Trump administration. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals said in its ruling that Trump’s executive order “speaks with vague words of national security, but in context drips ...

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Trump Shoves Aside Montenegro Prime Minister In Order To Stand In Front Of NATO Leaders [VIDEO]

Moments after his Brussels speech in which he attacked NATO leaders over their defense budgets, Trump brusquely shoved aside Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic in order to be seen standing in front of the group.  After the shove, Trump adjusts his coat and preens for the cameras. Watch below.

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BRUSSELS: Stone-Faced NATO Leaders Look On As Trump Attacks Them Over Defense Spending [VIDEO]

CNN reports: President Donald Trump, speaking in front of the heads of state of fellow NATO allies at the alliance’s new headquarters, called out member countries Thursday for not meeting their financial commitments. “Twenty-three of the 28 member nations are still not paying what they should be paying and what they are supposed to be paying for their defense,” Trump ...

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Intelligence Leaker Trump Orders Justice Department To Root Out US Leakers Of Intel On Manchester Attack

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump Thursday ordered the Justice Department and other agencies to conduct a “complete review” of government leaks of sensitive information and hunt for culprits in the wake of a furor with Great Britain over publicly revealed intelligence. “The alleged leaks coming out of government agencies are deeply troubling,” Mr. Trump said in a statement. “These ...

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Trump’s Approval Rating Tumbles In FOX Poll

Fox News reports: American voters disagree with President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey, think the dismissal was for self-serving reasons, and approve of a special counsel being appointed to investigate Russian government efforts to influence the election and the Trump campaign. In addition, a majority opposes the Republican plan to replace Obamacare. That’s according to a new Fox ...

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Nate Silver: Donald Trump’s Base Is Eroding

Nate Silver writes at FiveThirtyEight: A widely held tenet of the current conventional wisdom is that while President Trump might not be popular overall, he has a high floor on his support. Trump’s sizable and enthusiastic base — perhaps 35 to 40 percent of the country — won’t abandon him any time soon, the theory goes, and they don’t necessarily ...

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Defense Attorney Arrested After Allegedly Telling Rape Victim That Trump Will Deport Her If She Testifies

The Baltimore Sun reports: A Baltimore defense attorney was arrested in the downtown courthouse Tuesday and charged with obstruction of justice and witness intimidation for allegedly telling a rape victim she risked deportation by the Trump administration in an effort to dissuade her from testifying against his client. In a recorded conversation, Christos Vasiliades, 38, and another man charged in ...

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SNAP: Former Mexican President Trolls Trump, “Here’s Something For The Bees Living In Your Brain” [VIDEO]

The Washington Examiner reports: Former Mexican President Vicente Fox used chocolate cake and innuendo to hit President Trump on Wednesday. Fox used a photo of his own inauguration in Mexico to call out Trump for what he viewed as his fixation with the crowd size at his inauguration. Fox said it was one of the proudest moments of his life ...

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