Tag Archives: Donald Trump

John McCain Expresses Concern About Rex Tillerson’s Close Ties To “Bully, Thug, Murderer” Putin [VIDEO]

Yahoo News reports: Sen. John McCain said Sunday that the relationship between Rex Tillerson, President-elect Donald Trump’s leading candidate for secretary of state, and Russian President Vladimir Putin is a “matter of concern” to him. In an interview with Fox News, the former GOP nominee and chairman of the Senate armed services committee said, “I don’t know what Mr. Tillerson’s ...

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Trump Tells Fox News: Stories About Russians Hacking To Help Me Are Just A Ridiculous Excuse [VIDEO]

Politico reports: President-elect Donald Trump called reports that the Russian government endeavored to help him win last month’s presidential election “ridiculous” and “just another excuse” in an interview that aired Sunday morning, once again questioning the intelligence community he will take charge of when he is inaugurated next month. Trump told “Fox News Sunday” that he suspected that Democrats are ...

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REPORT: Trump Has Tapped Zillionaire Putin Crony And Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson To Be Secretary Of State

The Hill reports: President-elect Donald Trump has selected Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his nominee for secretary of State, NBC News reported Saturday. Tillerson had reportedly jumped to the front of the pack of candidates in recent days, despite not being mentioned on shortlists as recently as last week. Critics have already called into question Tillerson’s ties to Russian ...

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RNC Spox Sean Spicer Melts Down Over Report That Wikileaks And Russia Worked To Help Trump [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: CNN’s Michael Smerconish spoke with Sean Spicer of the Republican National Committee today, and the conversation became a fiery shouting match over the CIA’s reported conclusion that Russian hackers meddled with the election. Spicer argued that WaPo’s report did not contain a formal assessment, and the Times was wrong because their piece ignored evidence provided by the RNC ...

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REPORT: CIA Concludes Russia Conspired With Wikileaks To Influence US Election In Favor Of Trump

The Guardian reports: US intelligence agencies have concluded that Russia interfered in last month’s presidential election to boost Donald Trump’s bid for the White House, according to reports. A secret CIA assessment found that Russian operatives covertly interfered in the election campaign in an attempt to ensure the Republican candidate’s victory, the Washington Post reported, citing officials briefed on the ...

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White Supremacists Launch Star Wars Boycott

IndieWire reports: White supremacists are calling for people to boycott “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” accusing the film of promoting an “anti-white agenda.” Per Forward, according to a Reddit post by GenFrancoPepe titled “(((Star Wars))) Is Anti-White Social Engineering,” many are angrily pointing out the casting of women and multicultural actors who rebel against an Empire full of villainous ...

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On Trump’s FDA Pick & The Gay Blood Ban [VIDEO]

Activist Matt Baume takes a look at the FDA’s recently amended ban on blood donations from gay men and what may come once notoriously anti-gay Tom Price takes over the agency. From the clip description: “Back in the 80s, when the ban was created, it was a best-guess effort to keep blood donations safe since there hadn’t been much research ...

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The Lion King Cast Delivers Movingly Topical Number At HIV/AIDS Fundraiser For Broadway Cares [VIDEO]

You’ll want to watch the clip below. From Broadway Cares: Broadway’s best spread messages of unity, hope and resilience through satire, song and dance December 5 and 6, 2016, at the 28th annual Gypsy of the Year competition. Gypsy of the Year , which celebrated six weeks of dedicated fundraising from 55 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies, raised $4,492,636 ...

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Rudy Giuliani Drops Bid To Become Secretary Of State

CBS News reports: Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani has removed himself from consideration for the position of secretary of state, according to a statement from President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team. The statement says that Giuliani told Mr. Trump on November 29th that he no longer wanted to run the State Department. Giuliani, a close and unequivocating Trump ally, ...

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Trump To Reprise “MAGA” As Inauguration Theme

ABC News reports: Donald Trump is reprising the slogan of his historic presidential campaign as the official theme of a five-day inaugural celebration in the nation’s capital next month, ABC News has learned. The Trump inaugural committee is set to announce “Make America Great Again!” — a rallying cry for his supporters that some critics saw as divisive during the ...

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SWAMP THING: Trump Names Zillionaire Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn To Run Economic Council

The Hill reports: Donald Trump has picked Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn to direct the National Economic Council in the White House, NBC News reported Friday morning. The council helps advise the president on economic policy. Cohn would be the second Goldman-linked appointment for the president-elect, who already named former Goldman Sachs partner Steven Mnuchin as Treasury secretary. Cohn met ...

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Alex Jones: “Hillary Clinton Has Personally Murdered And Chopped Up And Raped” Children [AUDIO]

Donald Trump’s favorite conspiracy nut Alex Jones is trying to distance himself from the so-called Pizzagate fake news controversy by deleting his YouTube video in which he accused Hillary Clinton of being involved in a murderous child sex ring. Jones’ action comes after a self-proclaimed “evangelical Christian” fired his assault rifle in the DC pizza shop in an attempt to ...

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Obama Orders “Full Review” Of Election Hacking

Politico reports: President Barack Obama has ordered a “full review” of hacking-relating activity aimed at disrupting last month’s presidential election and he expects that report before he leaves office on Jan. 20, a top White House official said Friday. “We may have crossed into a new threshold and it is incumbent upon us to take stock of that, to review, ...

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NETHERLANDS: Extremist Trump Fan Geert Wilders Convicted Of Inciting Racial Hatred (But No Penalty)

The BBC reports: Dutch anti-Islam political leader Geert Wilders has been convicted of insulting a group and inciting discrimination. But no penalty was imposed by the court near Amsterdam on Wilders, whose party is leading in polls ahead of parliamentary elections in March. Wilders was also acquitted of inciting hate over telling supporters in March 2014 he would ensure there ...

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Kellyanne Conway On Trump’s Keeping The Apprentice Producer Role: So What, Obama Plays Golf [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: Kellyanne Conway, Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, on Friday morning defended the President-elect’s decision to stay on as an executive producer of NBC’s “The Apprentice,” comparing the move to President Obama’s time playing golf. “He’s a very transparent guy. Everyone can see what he’s doing and the fact is that he is conferring with all types ...

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Trump: I Only Want The Mega-Rich In My Cabinet

Politico reports: Donald Trump on Thursday brushed aside concerns that he had tapped too many super-rich people for his cabinet, saying “I want people that made a fortune!” and boasting that he was “putting together one of the great cabinets that has ever been assembled in the history of our nation.” In a campaign-style speech at a convention center here, ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Mayor Fumes After Congress Allocates $7M Towards City’s $35M Trump Tower Security Cost

DNA Info reports: He’s not taking no for an answer. Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed Wednesday to fight Congress’ refusal to reimburse the full $35 million the NYPD is spending to protect President-elect Donald Trump and his family through the Jan. 20 inauguration — saying the paltry $7 million offered is insufficient. “I’m disappointed. I think they should have done ...

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Trump Hears Grandiose Inauguration Day Pitch: Parade Up Fifth Avenue Followed By Helicopter Ride To DC

The New York Times reports: President-elect Donald J. Trump kicked around ideas for his inauguration in his office at Trump Tower on Tuesday with two of his oldest friends, Mark Burnett and Thomas Barrack Jr. The ideas spilled out from Mr. Burnett, a well-regarded showman best known for producing “The Apprentice”: a parade up Fifth Avenue, a helicopter ride to ...

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Tim Kaine Rips Michael Flynn On Fake News: He’s So Gullible He Peddles Stories Even A Child Would Ignore

BOOM. CNN reports: Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine intensified his criticism over Donald Trump’s national security adviser, saying that retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn peddles in conspiracy theories that even a little child would dismiss. Kaine, who was Hillary Clinton’s running mate this year, has kept a low profile since suffering the stunning loss to Trump last month. But Kaine told ...

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SWAMPITY SWAMP SWAMP: Fast Food Zillionaire And Minimum Wage Foe Tapped As Labor Secretary

The New York Times reports: President-elect Donald J. Trump is expected to name Andrew F. Puzder, chief executive of the company that operates the fast food outlets Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. and an outspoken critic of the worker protections enacted by the Obama administration, to be secretary of labor, people close to the transition said on Thursday. Mr. Puzder has ...

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