Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Trump Announces 18-Day Vacation At His Golf Club

NBC News reports: President Trump has announced plans to spend 18 days vacationing at his “summer White House” in Bedminster, New Jersey, in August, and while some residents look forward to the commander in chief’s stay, others see days of protests and added inconveniences, including a miles-wide flight restriction on the area. Starting August 3, Trump will stay at his ...

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Trump Tweetstorm: I Have Complete Power To Pardon

The Los Angeles Times reports: President Trump, in one of a long string of Saturday morning tweets venting various frustrations, confirmed that he is pondering presidential pardons related to the probe into his campaign’s potential collusion with Russia. In the tweet, Trump said a president “has complete power to pardon,” suggesting he believes he can pardon himself, or is at ...

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Trump: Wonderful Sean Spicer’s Future Is Bright

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump says Sean Spicer is a “wonderful person who took tremendous abuse from the Fake News Media.” Trump also says in a late Friday tweet that Spicer’s future is “bright.” Spicer resigned earlier in the day, six months into the administration, after Trump tapped New York businessman and political supporter Anthony Scaramucci for the ...

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Rush Limbaugh: Trump Should Stop Robert Mueller’s Investigation By Pardoning Everybody In Advance

“This out-of-control investigation that is obviously a political opposition research program underway, with all the liberal Democrats supporting Obama and Hillary that Mueller has hired. And the no parameters and the wide open playing field, they go anywhere back in time to any point they want. There’s no limits on them. And one way Trump can shut it down, there’s ...

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REPORT: Trump’s Team Is Discussing Pardon Powers

Hoo boy. The Washington Post reports: Some of President Trump’s lawyers are exploring ways to limit or undercut special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s Russia investigation, building a case against what they allege are his conflicts of interest and discussing the president’s authority to grant pardons, according to people familiar with the effort. Trump has asked his advisers about his ...

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Trump Marks Six Months In Office With Nationalistic, Military-Filled, Religious Call For “America First” [VIDEO]

This afternoon Trump marked the first six months of his term by issuing a jingoistic, openly nationalist, three and half minute self-infomercial which stitches together various speeches made starting back on inauguration day. Prominent in the excerpted speeches is the address he made in Poland. That’s the speech he yesterday told the New York Times was the “greatest speech ever ...

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MADE IN AMERICA WEEK: Trump’s Florida Businesses File Visa Requests For Dozens Of Foreign Workers

The Hill reports: President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida filed requests with the government on Thursday to hire 70 temporary foreign workers as cooks, housekeepers and servers at the private club, according to records posted by the Labor Department. The jobs would begin on Oct. 1 and end in May 2018, according to the filings. Those positions would take advantage ...

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TRUMPISTAN: Neo-Nazi Leader Pleads Guilty To Roughing Up Black Female Protester At Trump Rally

The Guardian reports: A neo-Nazi leader has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct, more than a year after a viral video showed him repeatedly shoving a young black protester at a Trump campaign rally in Louisville, Kentucky. Matthew Heimbach, an avowed National Socialist and the leader of the Traditionalist Worker party, will not face jail time in the case, sparking protest ...

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Michele Bachmann: Donald Trump Is Completely Normal

The Pioneer Press reports: The first thing to understand about President Donald Trump, former Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann said Wednesday, is that the billionaire president is a normal person. “He is quite honestly one of the most regular guys you would ever meet,” said Bachmann, an adviser to Trump on faith issues who prayed over the president in the Oval ...

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Deutsche Bank To Hand Over Its Records On Trump

Raw Story reports: Deutsche Bank has agreed to hand over records of its financial dealings with President Donald Trump after months of stalling and insistence that the records are confidential and privileged information. Vanity Fair‘s Bess Levin wrote on Thursday that the German company was one of the last banks on Wall Street willing to do business with Trump after ...

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Mueller Expands Russia Probe To Trump’s Businesses

Bloomberg reports: The U.S. special counsel investigating possible ties between the Donald Trump campaign and Russia in last year’s election is examining a broad range of transactions involving Trump’s businesses as well as those of his associates, according to a person familiar with the probe. The president told the New York Times on Wednesday that any digging into matters beyond ...

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Sessions: I’m Staying As Long As It’s Appropriate

USA Today reports: Jeff Sessions said Thursday he plans to continue serving as attorney general “as long as that is appropriate” – despite President Trump’s extraordinary attacks that sparked speculation about his fate and that of Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the Russia investigation. “We love this job. We love this department,” Sessions told reporters. Slamming Sessions once again ...

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POLL: 88% Of Trump Voters Would Do It Again

The Hill reports: About one in eight people who voted for President Trump in the 2016 presidential race said they would make a different decision today, according to a new poll. A Reuters/Ipsos poll of 2016 voters found 12 percent of respondents said they would not cast their votes for Trump “if the 2016 presidential election were held today.” Still, ...

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Drunk History With Donald Trump

During yesterday’s instantly infamous interview with the New York Times, Trump digressed into a rambling lesson on French and Russian history, leading one internet wag to call it his version of Comedy Central’s hilarious Drunk History. An excerpt: “They froze to death. How many times has Russia been saved by the weather?” Trump remarked. “Same thing happened to Hitler.” TRUMP: ...

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Will Jeff Sessions Resign After Trump’s Diss?

AL.com reports: The future of Attorney General Jeff Sessions is in doubt in the wake of a bombshell interview in which President Donald Trump said he would not have nominated the former Alabama Senator if he’d know he would recuse himself from the investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 presidential election. Trump told the New York Times that Sessions’ ...

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Trump Tells NYT: I’d Never Have Appointed Jeff Sessions If I’d Known He’d Recuse Himself On Russia [AUDIO]

The New York Times reports: President Trump said on Wednesday that he never would have appointed Attorney General Jeff Sessions had he known Mr. Sessions would recuse himself from overseeing the Russia investigation that has dogged his presidency, calling the decision “very unfair to the president.” In a remarkable public break with one of his earliest political supporters, Mr. Trump ...

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Trump Complains That States Won’t Release Voter Info: One Wonders What They’re Worried About [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump spoke Wednesday at the first public hearing of his vote fraud commission and raised the possibility that substantial voter fraud had occurred in the 2016 election, but he did not repeat past claims that millions of illegal ballots were cast. “This issue is very important to me because throughout the campaign, and even after, ...

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Trump Threatens GOP Senators Over Obamacare

The Week reports: President Trump was not subtle during a lunch for Senate Republicans at the White House on Wednesday, pressuring Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) to fall in line with the GOP’s health-care bill, The Hill reports. “[Heller] wants to remain a senator, doesn’t he?” Trump said, while seated directly beside Heller. Heller is one of 2018’s most vulnerable Republicans, ...

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Drudge: Heads Will Roll Over Trump’s Approval Ratings

The Hill reports: Drudge Report founder Matt Drudge in a rare tweet on Wednesday wrote “Heads Will Roll” while juxtaposing President Trump’s falling approval numbers in the background. The usually reclusive Drudge has 518,000 followers on Twitter. Drudge often cites Rasmussen polls, which have been more favorable to Trump than others. But Wednesday’s daily tracking poll from the firm shows ...

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House Dems Introduce Resolution Of “No Confidence” In Trump: This Is Not How A Free World Leader Behaves

This morning a group of 24 House Democrats introduced a resolution of “no confidence” in Donald Trump. The primary sponsor of the measure is Tennessee Rep. Steve Cohen. Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) said, “This is not the behavior of a leader of the free world, the commander in chief.” Cohen pointed to Trump’s daily lies and said that this is ...

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