Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Trump: Mueller Firing Story Is “Typical Fake News”

Mediaite reports: As he prepares to deliver a speech at the Davos Economic Forum in Switzerland, President Trump is calling “fake news” on the bombshell report that he seriously considered firing special counsel Robert Mueller last year. “Fake news, fake news,” Trump said to reporters. “Typical New York Times fake stories.” Trump proceeded to brag that his presence at Davos ...

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Trump Ordered Firing Of Robert Mueller Last Year But Backed Off When His Own Lawyers Threatened To Quit

The New York Times reports: President Trump ordered the firing last June of Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel overseeing the Russia investigation, according to four people told of the matter, but ultimately backed down after the White House counsel threatened to resign rather than carry out the directive. The West Wing confrontation marks the first time Mr. Trump ...

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Trump Lawyer: I Decide Whether He Talks To Mueller

The Daily Beast reports: John Dowd, a lawyer for President Donald Trump, told The Daily Beast he will be the one to decide whether or not Trump sits down for an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller. Dowd also said he hasn’t made any decision on whether or not an interview will happen. Dowd noted that the president will only ...

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White House Asks To Borrow Van Gogh Painting From Guggenheim, Gets Offered Gold Toilet Instead [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: The emailed response from the Guggenheim’s chief curator to the White House was polite but firm: The museum could not accommodate a request to “borrow” a painting by Vincent Van Gogh for President and Melania Trump’s private living quarters. Instead, wrote the curator, Nancy Spector, another piece was available, one that was nothing like “Landscape With ...

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Soros At Davos: Trump Is A Danger To The World

Bloomberg reports: Billionaire Democratic donor George Soros on Thursday took aim at President Trump and tech giants during an appearance at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. “I consider the Trump administration a danger to the world,” Soros said. “But I regard it as a purely temporary phenomenon that will disappear in 2020, or even sooner.” “I give President ...

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Melania Flees To Florida After Ditching Davos Trip

The Washington Examiner reports: First lady Melania Trump arrived in Florida on Thursday after canceling her scheduled trip to Davos, Switzerland. A law enforcement source confirmed to CNN that Trump had arrived in West Palm Beach, Fla., where the president’s Mar-a-Lago club is located. Melania Trump had planned to travel to Davos with the president, but pulled out of the ...

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Porn Star Stormy Daniels Smiles Coyly, Declines To Answer When Asked About Trump Affair [VIDEO]

Inside Edition reports: Stormy Daniels, the adult film star who was reportedly paid $130,000 by President Trump’s lawyer to keep quiet about their alleged affair, is opening up to Inside Edition in a world exclusive interview — but she’s staying mum on the details. Daniels allegedly had an affair with Trump in 2006, just months after Melania Trump gave birth ...

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Tony Perkins: Trump Won’t Get Another Mulligan If He Commits Adultery Again While He’s Still In Office

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: Adultery was wrong then, and it’s wrong now. No question. Where wrongdoing is brought to light, it is exactly that: wrongdoing. But let’s also be realistic: Americans can only hold President Donald Trump accountable for what he does in office. We can’t do anything about the past. Americans may not like ...

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TRUMP EFFECT: LGBT Acceptance Drops In New Poll

Via press release: GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced the findings of its fourth annual Accelerating Acceptance report, a national survey among more than 2,100 U.S. adults conducted on GLAAD’s behalf by The Harris Poll. The results were announced during a panel discussion hosted by GLAAD and The Ariadne Getty ...

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American Family Association: Don’t Punish America For Trump’s “Despicable” Adultery With A Porn Star [VIDEO]

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Fischer said that while Trump’s behavior was “reprehensible” and “despicable,” it doesn’t really matter because Trump is still the president and therefore it doesn’t make much sense to “punish America” by removing him from office when he is championing the public policy issues that the Religious Right cares about. “Regardless of what I ...

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Christian Activist: The Gospel Says Trump Gets A Moral Mulligan On Adultery (And We’d Forgive Bill Clinton Too)

Christian activist Michael Brown writes for Charisma News: We voted for Donald Trump with our eyes wide open and without compromising our faith. If he did, in fact, have a fling with this porn star (which he denies) and pay to keep her quiet, we would not be surprised. And when he does use profanity (as many other presidents did ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Doomsday Clock Ticks Closer To Midnight

The Washington Post reports: Alexa, what time is the apocalypse? Ulp. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists advanced the symbolic Doomsday Clock a notch closer to the end of humanity on Thursday, moving it ahead by 30 seconds. It is now set at two minutes to “midnight.” In moving the clock 30 seconds closer to the hour of the apocalypse, ...

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Slim Majority Say Trump Is Biased Against Blacks

The Washington Post reports: In November, The Washington Post and our polling partners at ABC News asked Americans if they believed that Trump was biased against black people. Did his words and actions outweigh his repeated assertions that he’s the “least racist person” you’ll ever meet? At that point, 50 percent of Americans said that Trump held a racial bias ...

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DAVOS: Former Celebrity Apprentice Winner Piers Morgan Lands Trump’s First International TV Interview

Newsweek reports: Former Celebrity Apprentice winner Piers Morgan has bagged the first ever international TV interview with President Donald Trump since his inauguration one year ago. Morgan will meet with his friend Trump in Davos at the World Economic Forum, where the pair are expected to sit down for an interview that a source told The Daily Mirror was “a ...

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Trump Claims He’ll Speak To Mueller Under Oath

The New York Times reports: President Trump said on Wednesday that he was willing to speak under oath to Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential campaign. “I’m looking forward to it,” Mr. Trump said of talking to Mr. Mueller, ending months of speculation over whether he would submit to questions from the ...

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LG Jacks Up Unit Prices Due To Trump’s Tariffs

The Hill reports: LG Electronics is planning to raise prices on some of its washer and dryer models in response to President Trump’s decision this week to impose hefty new tariffs on imported washing machines. The president on Monday levied tariffs on washers made by LG and Samsung as part of an effort to help U.S. based Whirlpool. “As a ...

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Sessions Credits Trump With Downtick In Violent Crime

Politico reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions is embracing newly-released FBI statistics as evidence that America has turned the tide in its battle against violent crime — a shift he credits in large part to the policies of President Donald Trump. The FBI numbers, covering the first six months of 2017, show overall violent crime declined by 0.8 percent, with rape ...

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Pope Francis: Fake News Caused The Original Sin

NBC News reports: Fake news led to Adam and Eve’s original sin, Pope Francis said Wednesday. Disinformation and “manipulative use of social networks” can have “dire consequences” and the world must embark on a “profound and careful process of discernment,” he added in a speech marking World Communications Day. Fake news — a term popularized by President Donald Trump — ...

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Michael Wolff’s Tell-All Tops 1.7 Million In Sales

ABC News reports: Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” is well on its way to becoming one of the top- selling nonfiction books in recent years. The tell-all about the Trump administration has sold more than 1.7 million copies in the combined formats of hardcover, e-books and audio, publisher Henry Holt and Co. told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Published less ...

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Michael Steele On Tony Perkins’ Hypocrisy: Shut The Hell Up And Don’t Ever Preach To Me Again [VIDEO]

“I have very simple admonition: just shut the hell up and don’t preach to me about anything ever again. I don’t want to hear it, because after telling me who to love, what to believe, what to do and what not to do and now you sit back and the prostitutes don’t matter, the grabbing the you-know-what doesn’t matter, the ...

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