Tag Archives: Donald Trump

REPORT: Robert Mueller Has Never-Sent Letter From Trump To Comey Full Of “Long-Simmering Complaints”

The Washington Post reports: Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is reviewing a letter drafted by President Trump and a top aide in the days before the firing of FBI Director James B. Comey laying out in detail why the president wanted to get rid of the country’s top law enforcement official, according to people familiar with the Mueller probe. ...

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Scamvangelicals Applaud Trump’s Declaration Of National Day Of Prayer For Harvey Victims [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Surrounded by leaders from the American Red Cross, the Salvation Army and Southern Baptist Disaster Relief, Trump signed a proclamation from the Oval Office on Friday inviting “all Americans to join us as we continue to pray for those who have lost family members or friends, and for those who are suffering in this time of crisis.” ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Via Mediaite: Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will hold a briefing today to discuss the White House’s latest plans and administrative agenda. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. EST. Much of the discussion is likely to revolve around how Hurricane Harvey relief efforts will transition from rescue to recovery. Sanders says the president will personally donate $1 ...

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Paul Ryan Bucks Trump On Scrapping DACA

CNN report: House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday gave a major boost to legislative efforts to preserve protections for young undocumented immigrants — and urged President Donald Trump to not tear up the program. Responding to a question about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, on his hometown radio station WCLO in Janesville, Wisconsin, Ryan said Congress was working ...

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John McCain Blasts “Poorly Informed And Impulsive” Trump In WaPo Op-Ed: Congress Doesn’t Answer To You

John McCain is out of fucks to give. He writes: We can fight like hell for our ideas to prevail. But we have to respect each other or at least respect the fact that we need each other. That has never been truer than today, when Congress must govern with a president who has no experience of public office, is ...

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REPORT: Trump Waits Until John Kelly Isn’t Around Then Secretly Calls Steve Bannon From His Personal Phone

The Washington Post reports: Some of Trump’s friends fear that the short-tempered president is on an inevitable collision course with White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly. Trump chafes at some of the retired Marine Corps general’s moves to restrict access to him since he took the job almost a month ago, said several people close to the president. ...

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White House Displays Photos Of Trump’s Hands

The New York Daily News reports: The White House cafeteria has chicken fingers — but they’re not on the menu. Recent White House guests were baffled by rather large and unappetizing photos of the President posted along the hallway leading to the “White House mess” that seem to emphasize the President’s famously little hands. “Maybe they wanted to make his ...

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Mueller Enlists IRS Unit For Trump/Russia Probe

The Daily Beast reports: Special counsel Bob Mueller has teamed up with the IRS. According to sources familiar with his investigation into alleged Russian election interference, his probe has enlisted the help of agents from the IRS’ Criminal Investigations unit. This unit—known as CI—is one of the federal government’s most tight-knit, specialized, and secretive investigative entities. Its 2,500 agents focus ...

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Trump Guts Obamacare Enrollment Ad Budget

Bloomberg reports: The Trump administration will slash spending meant to help enroll people in Obamacare, making good on the president’s threat to let the law wither after Republicans failed to repeal it earlier this year. Arguing that the promotional spending was ineffective, the Health and Human Services department will cut the sign-up advertising budget to $10 million for 2018 coverage ...

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SURE JAN: White House Claims Trump Will Personally Donate $1 Million To Hurricane Relief Effort [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump plans to donate $1 million to victims of the historic floods and rains that have devastated the Gulf region, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday. Trump has not finalized what group the money will go to, and the White House said it would solicit ideas from the press corps, taking a dig ...

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Trump To Announce End To Obama’s DACA Program

Fox News reports: The fate of DACA looms as the border wall debate heats up. President Trump is expected to announce plans to end President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which had halted the deportation of certain young illegal immigrants, a senior administration official told Fox News. The announcement could come as early as Friday. Trump promised to ...

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Steve Mnuchin Backs Away From Plan To Replace Andrew Jackson With Harriet Tubman On The $20 Bill

CNBC reports: Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin put Harriet Tubman’s role on the $20 bill in question. Mnuchin told CNBC on Thursday: “Ultimately we will be looking at this issue. It’s not something I’m focused on at the moment.” Instead, he said he’s concentrating on making sure any tweaks to U.S. currency bills thwart counterfeiters. “The No. 1 issue why we ...

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Twitter Mocks Trump’s Claim Of “Witnessing First Hand The Horror Of Harvey” By Gazing At A Map Of Texas

Mediaite reports: After Donald Trump claimed he witnessed the “horror and devastation” of Harvey “first hand” in Texas, a photo was posted to his Instagram account that shows the president staring at a screen with a map — an exact opposite of what one would describe as “first hand.” As the internet is known to do, Twitter roasted the president ...

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Fox & Friends Host Calls For End To Mueller Probe

Raw Story reports: A co-host on President Donald Trump’s favorite morning news show said on Thursday morning that it’s time to wind down special prosecutor Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Fox & Friends co-host Brian Kilmeade declared on Thursday that “six months is enough” time for Mueller to fully investigate the complex web of ...

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Trump Ally Felix Sater Bought IAmAFaggot.com And Other Obscene URLs To Attack Former Business Partner

The Daily Beast reports: Documents disclosed this week show just how far former Trump Organization adviser and convicted felon Felix Sater will go to help his one-time business associate President Donald Trump. In emails released by The New York Times on Monday, Sater bragged to the president’s lawyer in 2015 that, with Kremlin help, “our boy can become president of ...

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Trump Lawyer “Vehemently” Denies Russian Collusion

The New York Times reports: President Trump’s longtime lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, has given Congress a point-by-point rebuttal of a dossier alleging that he has deep ties to Russian officials — an effort to clear his name as the Justice Department and congressional committees investigate Russia’s attempts to disrupt last year’s election. Mr. Cohen encouraged lawmakers to investigate those who ...

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Devastating Fox News Poll: Lowest Approval Rating Ever, Majority Say Trump Is “Tearing The Country Apart”

Fox News reports: Voter satisfaction with the direction of the nation is down by double digits, as a majority says President Donald Trump is tearing the country apart. That’s according to the latest Fox News Poll. The number of voters happy with how things are going in the country is down 10 percentage points since April and stands at just ...

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Trump Praises 1986 Tax Bill That He Denounced In 1999 As “One Of The The Worst Ideas In Recent History”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday praised the 1986 Tax Reform Act while unveiling his administration’s plans on tax reform, marking an apparent reversal from his previous criticism of the law. “Our last major tax rewrite was 31 years ago,” Trump said to a crowd of supporters in Springfield, Missouri, on Wednesday, referring to the 1986 Tax Reform Act. ...

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GOP US House Rep. Duncan Hunter Tells Republican Group: Trump Is An Asshole, But He’s OUR Asshole

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports: Rep. Duncan Hunter, one of Donald Trump’s first allies in Congress, described the president in profane terms to a group of Republicans on Friday, but also touted the president as their champion. “He’s just like he is on TV,” Hunter, R-Alpine, told the group. “He’s an asshole, but he’s our asshole.” Hunter was speaking at ...

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Two Federal Agencies Probe Lease Of Trump’s DC Hotel

Bloomberg reports: Two federal watchdog agencies are taking an active look at the controversial General Services Administration lease for the Trump International Hotel in Washington, Bloomberg BNA has learned. Both the Government Accountability Office and GSA’s Office of Inspector General have opened probes into the lease, officials with both groups confirmed. The GAO since June has been looking into GSA’s ...

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