Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Nation’s Largest Labor Union Denounces “Failed” Education Policies Of Trump Nominee Betsy DeVos

Via press release from the National Education Association: Every day, educators use their voice to advocate for every student to reach his or her full potential. We believe that the chance for the success of a child should not depend on winning a charter lottery, being accepted by a private school, or living in the right ZIP code. We have, ...

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Sean Hannity: Trump Should Freeze Out The Press Until They Confess To Colluding With Hillary [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Fox News commentator Sean Hannity said that until journalists admit to colluding with Hillary Clinton’s campaign, President-elect Donald Trump should reconsider granting traditional access to reporters. “Trump can do this and speak directly to you, the America people, without having his words twisted and taken out of context,” Hannity said on his Fox show Tuesday night, noting that ...

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Hillary’s Popular Vote Lead Passes Two Million

The New York Daily News reports: Hillary Clinton’s lead in the popular vote over President-elect Donald Trump has surpassed 2 million votes. As of Wednesday morning, Clinton had received 64,223,958 votes, while Trump received 62,206,395 votes — a difference of 2,017,563, according to the Cook Political Report. Despite trailing in the popular vote, Trump won the White House with 290 ...

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WAR ON CHRISTMAS: Trump Sells $149 Ornament

The Week reports: Donald Trump is not letting the fact that the election season is over stop him from making America great again, one red cap at a time. Launched just in time for the holidays, Trump has debuted his “Red Cap Collectible Ornament,” which can be yours for the admittedly not-so-great price of $149. But hey, as steep as ...

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REPORT: Elton John To Play Trump’s Inauguration
UPDATE: Elton’s Rep Denies Claim By Trump Advisor

The New York Post reports: Elton John will perform at Donald Trump’s inauguration, claimed a key adviser, who championed the billionaire as the first president ever to enter the White House with a “pro-gay rights” stance. “Elton John is going to be doing our concert on the mall for inauguration,” Anthony Scaramucci, a member of the presidential transition team executive ...

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Trump Taps Nikki Haley To Be UN Ambassador

The Charleston Post and Courier reports: President-elect Donald Trump is picking South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to become his U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, The Post and Courier has learned. The move, expected Wednesday, continues the steep political rise of the daughter of Indian immigrants that started six years ago when the Bamberg native was elected as South Carolina’s ...

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Major Ad Service Drops Breitbart For Hate Speech

Bloomberg reports: AppNexus Inc., operator of one of the biggest digital advertising services, has barred Breitbart News from using its ad-serving tools because the conservative online publisher violated its hate speech rules. AppNexus scrutinized Breitbart’s website after U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump tapped Steve Bannon, former executive chairman of Breitbart, to be White House chief strategist last week. The digital ad ...

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Huffington Post: Pick Any LGBT Rights Issue And Trump’s AG Nominee Jeff Sessions Has Voted Against It

The Huffington Post reports: He claimed he supported LGBTQ rights on the campaign trail, but President-elect Donald Trump just tapped one of the most anti-gay politicians in Washington to be the nation’s next top lawyer. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), whom Trump announced last week as his choice for U.S. attorney general, has consistently opposed pro-LGBTQ legislation throughout his 20 years ...

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Nazi Leader: I’m Disappointed In Trump’s Disavowal But I Understand Why He Was Forced Into Saying It

The Associated Press reports: Richard Spencer, an alt-right leader who convened the weekend gathering sponsored by his National Policy Institute, told the Associated Press he was “disappointed” in Trump’s comments. But Spencer said he understands “where he’s coming from politically and practically,” adding that he will “wait and see” how the real estate mogul’s administration takes shape. Still, Spencer argued ...

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RNC Spox Sean Spicer Explodes After Wolf Blitzer Presses Him To Explain Why Nazis Love Trump [VIDEO]

Republican National Committee spokesman Sean Spicer blew a fuse tonight when Wolf Blizter repeatedly pressed him to explain why Nazis love Trump so much and why Trump himself was so slow disassociate himself from extremists. Via Mediaite: Blitzer asked why Trump is so quick to tweet about Hamilton or the New York Times when he’s mad at them but won’t ...

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Twitter Bans Hitler-Loving Trump Fan Tila Tequila

Buzzfeed reports: Tila Tequila’s Twitter account was suspended on Monday, capping off the social media star’s long and bizarre embrace of hate speech and Nazism. Twitter confirmed to BuzzFeed News that it had taken down Tequila’s account. Though the social network did not elaborate on the process by which it decided to deactivate the account, Tequila’s tweets have in the ...

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Tony Perkins: On Thanksgiving Be Sure To Praise Jesus For This New Opportunity To Undo LGBT Rights

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: Americans should be eternally thankful for the wisdom possessed by our Founding Fathers, who, rooted in their Christian belief that there is no king but Jesus, instituted a form of government that requires the political leaders to be elected by the people. This means that no single president, administration or Member ...

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Trump Tells New York Times That He’s Untouchable By Law Over His Business Conflicts Of Interest [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: In his on-the-record chat with The New York Times, Donald Trump dismissed concerns about any potential conflicts between his duty as president and his business interests, saying that it was impossible for the president to even have conflicts of interest to begin with. Trump continued, saying that the law doesn’t require him to set up a trust and ...

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Trump “Disavows And Condemns” His Nazi Fans

Politico reports: President-elect Donald Trump told New York Times reporters on Tuesday that he disavows the fringe political movement that many say helped power his candidacy. But he also rejected the idea that he bears responsibility for the growing prominence of groups espousing white nationalist viewpoints. “I don’t think so, Dean,” Trump said in response to a question from Times ...

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SECRETARY STABBY: Trump Says He Is “Seriously Considering” Ben Carson To Head Housing Department

CNN reports: President-elect Donald Trump says he’s “seriously considering” Dr. Ben Carson for housing secretary. In a tweet on Tuesday afternoon, Trump called Carson, a retired neurosurgeon and former rival for the Republican presidential nomination, “a greatly talented person who loves people!” The secretary of housing and urban development oversees federal public housing programs and helps formulate policy on homelessness ...

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Keith Boykin Delivers Epic Rant: Donald Trump Isn’t Going To Drain The Swamp, He IS The Swamp [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: Donald Trump’s promises to “drain the swamp” of Washington corruption are becoming more of a punchline for his detractors as more information about his conflicts of interest piles up. Appearing on CNN Tuesday, Democratic strategist and former Clinton White House aide Keith Boykin ripped Trump for his multiple shady dealings in the two weeks since he’s been ...

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Breitbart Wails About Trump’s “Broken Promise”

The Hill reports: President-elect Donald Trump’s plan not to pursue an investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server is not being received well at Breitbart News. “Broken Promise: Trump ‘Doesn’t Wish to Pursue’ Clinton Email Charges,” reads the lead story headline on Breitbart.com. “I think when the President-elect, who’s also the head of your party, tells you before he’s even ...

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TEXAS: Judge Suspended After Telling New Citizens To Find Another Country If They Don’t Like Trump

The San Antonio Express-News reports: A federal judge under fire for reportedly telling newly sworn-in U.S. citizens last week that Donald Trump is “your president, and if you don’t like that, you need to go to another country,” was suspended Monday from overseeing further citizenship ceremonies. U.S. Magistrate Judge John Primomo said he was not trying to tell the new ...

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Trump Fan Kanye West Hospitalized For “Exhaustion” After Bizarre Rant Followed By Tour Cancellation

People Magazine reports: Kanye West was hospitalized for exhaustion on Monday, and a source tells PEOPLE he “feels like he’s under spiritual attack.” Hours after West, 39, canceled the remaining 21 dates of his Saint Pablo tour, the rapper went to the hospital following the advice of his doctor, a source says. “He feels like he’s under spiritual attack, and ...

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Seth Meyers Rips Trump On “Scamilton” Dodge [VIDEO]

Mic reports: As Meyers notes, Trump’s apparent beef with Hamilton is a diversion from some of the president-elect’s other, more unsavory stories from over the weekend. Specifically, Meyers refers to Trump settling for $25 million over fraud lawsuits with Trump University. “As fun as it is to talk about this Hamilton feud, it’s just a distraction from a far bigger ...

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