Tag Archives: Donald Trump

White House Security Clearance Restored For Kushner

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, had his White House security clearance restored Wednesday, a person familiar with the matter said, after months of uncertainty stemming in part from his role in the ongoing investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller. Kushner was stripped of his interim clearance in February amid an overhaul of procedures governing ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks On Immigration And MS-13

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump will hold a roundtable discussion on Long Island on illegal immigration and gang violence that the White House is calling a “national call to action for legislative policy changes.” White House spokesman Hogan Gidley says the discussion with law enforcement and local leaders will focus on “immigration loopholes” that he said allows the violent ...

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Federal Court: Trump Can’t Block Twitter Users

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump cannot block users on his Twitter feed, a New York federal judge ruled Wednesday. The judge, Naomi Reice Buchwald, ruled that Trump is violating the U.S. Constitution by preventing Americans from viewing his tweets. The suit was filed in July 2017 by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. “This case requires us to ...

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REPORT: Ukraine Paid Cohen $400,000 For Access To Trump, In Return They Shelved Their Probe Of Manafort

The BBC reports: Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, received a secret payment of at least $400,000 to fix talks between the Ukrainian president and President Trump, according to sources in Kiev close to those involved. The payment was arranged by intermediaries acting for Ukraine’s leader, Petro Poroshenko, the sources said, though Mr Cohen was not registered as a representative ...

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James Comey: Trump Will Lie About Anything

Politico reports: Former FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday pushed back against allegations by President Donald Trump and his allies that the bureau may have been “spying” on his campaign through an informant during the 2016 elections, warning that attacks on the U.S. law enforcement agency “will do lasting damage to our country.” “Facts matter. The FBI’s use of Confidential ...

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Robert De Niro Bans Trump From His Restaurants

The Daily Mail reports: While he is one of Hollywood’s greatest actors, Robert De Niro also prides himself on being a co-founder of the Nobu restaurant and hotel chain. The Taxi Driver legend, 74, spoke exclusively to MailOnline about life as a superstar, restaurateur and hotelier when he joined fellow founders Nobu Matsuhisa and Meir Teper in launching the new ...

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2020 Poll: Trump Trails Generic Dem By Eight Points

Politico reports: The 2020 presidential election is still two and a half years away, but President Donald Trump’s path to a second term is littered with roadblocks, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll. Just 36 percent of voters say they would vote for Trump over a generic Democratic candidate in 2020, compared with 44 percent who would pick the ...

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Trump Rages About Criminal “Spy Scandal”

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday issued an angry rant against his enemies in America’s law enforcement agencies by referring to them as the “Criminal Deep State.” Despite the president’s assertions, however, there is no evidence that the FBI implanted a spy in his presidential campaign in 2016. Rather, the FBI had a confidential informant who met with ...

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BREAKING: Cohen’s Business Partner Has Flipped

The New York Times reports: A significant business partner of Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s personal lawyer, has quietly agreed to cooperate with the government as a potential witness, a development that could be used as leverage to pressure Mr. Cohen to work with the special counsel examining Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Under the agreement, the partner, ...

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Journalist Lesley Stahl: Trump Told Me He Bashes The Press So Nobody Will Believe The Negative Stories

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump told the veteran journalist Lesley Stahl of the CBS program 60 Minutes that he bashes the press to “demean” and “discredit” reporters so that the public will not believe “negative stories” about him, Stahl said. Stahl said she and her boss met with Trump at his office in Trump Tower in Manhattan after the 2016 ...

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Pro-Trump NYC Lawyer Caught In Racist Rant Issues An Apology: This Is Not The Person I Am, I’m Deeply Sorry

The New York Daily News reports: How do you say sorry in Spanish? Aaron Schlossberg, the hate-spewing lawyer caught on viral cell phone video threatening to report restaurant works to immigration officials for speaking Spanish, issued an apology on Twitter Tuesday. Schlossberg railed against Spanish speakers inside Fresh Kitchen restaurant on Madison Ave. on May 15. “My next call is ...

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REPORT: Trump Rejects Pentagon Attempts To Secure His Cellphones Against Surveillance, “Too Inconvenient”

Politico reports: President Donald Trump uses a White House cellphone that isn’t equipped with sophisticated security features designed to shield his communications, according to two senior administration officials — a departure from the practice of his predecessors that potentially exposes him to hacking or surveillance. The president, who relies on cellphones to reach his friends and millions of Twitter followers, ...

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Trump Admits North Korea Summit May Not Happen

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump said Tuesday that there’s a substantial chance that his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “may not work out” for June. Trump made the remark while he met with Moon Jae-in, South Korea’s president, for pivotal discussions ahead of the American president’s planned meeting with the North Korean dictator. The summit is scheduled ...

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Gas Price Hits $5/Gallon In Manhattan [VIDEO]

Leading economic indicator? New York’s Fox affiliate reports: With the summer travel season fast approaching, gas prices are on the rise but some people are getting sticker shock in Manhattan. Regular gas has hit $5 a gallon at at least one station. A Mobil station on 11th Ave. in Hell’s Kitchen has raised its prices to $4.999 a gallon. Across ...

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Cohen Client Elliott Broidy Scored Millions In Pentagon Contracts While He Was Pitching Trump Administration

The Daily Beast reports: Monday, the Associated Press reported on the months-long 2017 lobbying effort carried out by Elliot Broidy and George Nader that brought the pair close to securing nearly $1 billion in contracts with the Saudis and the Emiratis in exchange for lobbying against their enemy, Qatar. Also during the pair’s lobbying blitz in the fall of 2017, ...

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Automakers To Trump: Climate Change Is Real

Bloomberg reports: Automakers urged the White House to cooperate with California officials in a coming rewrite of vehicle efficiency standards, saying “climate change is real.” The plea came in a letter to the White House’s Office of Management and Budget from the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, the industry’s leading trade group. It said carmakers “strongly support” continued alignment between federal ...

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REPORT: Trump Aides Deliberately Misspell His Tweets Because It Shows His Base He Has The Common Touch

The Boston Globe reports: Presidential speechwriters have always sought to channel their bosses’ style and cadence, but Trump’s team is blazing new ground with its approach to his favorite means of instant communication. Some staff members even relish the scoldings Trump gets from elites shocked by the Trumpian language they strive to imitate, believing that debates over presidential typos fortify ...

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Christie: Mueller Is Honest, Smart, Hard Working, And His Investigation Has Been Effective So Far [VIDEO]

This will go down well in the Trump camp: Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) defended special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russia’s election meddling on Monday, saying that “you can’t argue the investigation hasn’t been effective so far.” In an appearance at the University of Chicago, Christie said he has repeatedly told President Trump that “there’s no way ...

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White House Announces Meeting With DOJ And FBI To Review “Highly Classified Information” On Russia Probe

PBS NewsHour reports: The White House says President Donald Trump’s Chief of Staff John Kelly plans to “immediately set up a meeting” with congressional leaders and the FBI, Justice Department and Director of National Intelligence to review “highly classified and other information they have requested” related to the Russia investigation. Rep. Devin Nunes, an ardent Trump supporter and head of ...

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House Bill Would Reimburse Airports $3.5M For Lost Revenue Because Glorious Leader Is Golfing Nearby

Politico reports: The House appears poised to use at least $3.5 million in federal money to reimburse airports in Florida and New Jersey for financial losses suffered when President Donald Trump stays at his resorts nearby. The language, included in the House’s appropriations bill for transportation spending, appears to target at least three general aviation airports near Trump National Golf ...

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