Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Adelson Gives Another $25M To GOP Super PACs

The New York Times reports: Sheldon and Miriam Adelson, the Las Vegas Republicans who have already spent more money on federal races this year than any other donors in either political party, are piling even more of their casino fortune into Republicans’ campaign efforts, people with knowledge of their plans said Thursday. The newest donations, made recently to a pair ...

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Don Lemon Blasts Kanye’s “Minstrel Show” [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Don Lemon was so fired up about Kanye West’s Oval Office performance, he couldn’t wait until his primetime show to talk about it. “Listen, I have no animosity for Kanye West,” Lemon told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Thursday evening. “I’m just going to be honest and I may get in a lot of trouble for it. ...

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Trump Administration Admits In Court Filing That US Census Citizenship Question Came From Steve Bannon

CNN reports: The Department of Justice acknowledged in a court filing Thursday that the idea of including a citizenship question on the 2020 census came from top Trump advisers rather than the Justice Department. Steve Bannon, a former top adviser to President Donald Trump, contacted Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in the spring of 2017 and asked him to talk with ...

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Hillary Responds The Dotard’s Latest Lies: “Seriously, You Asked Russia To Hack Me On National Television”

Bustle reports: At a rally in Pennsylvania on Wednesday, President Trump accused Hillary Clinton of colluding with Russia during the 2016 election. He presented no evidence to support this allegation and today Clinton responded to Trump’s collusion claim with a sharp reminder about his own words during the campaign. “Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the ...

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Trump Lawyers Prep Written Answers For Mueller

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s legal team is preparing answers to written questions provided by special counsel Robert Mueller, according to sources familiar with the matter. The move represents a major development after months of negotiations and signals that the Mueller investigation could be entering a final phase with regard to the President. The questions are focused on matters related ...

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REPORT: Michael Cohen Just Registered As A Democrat

Axios reports: Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former attorney who until June served as the Republican Party’s deputy finance chair, today changed his party registration from Republican to Democrat, according to a knowledgeable source. Cohen went online around noon to the Albany-based New York State board of elections to make the change, according to the source. The move fits a pattern ...

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Kanye In The Oval Office: Trump Might Not Expect A “Crazy Motherfucker” Like Me Supporting Him [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: President Trump isn’t one to be upstaged — but that wasn’t the case Thursday when rapper Kanye West sat across from him in the Oval Office, and the president was left nearly speechless. “That was quite something. That was quite something,” Mr. Trump said at the end of West’s speech. West, launching into a roughly 10-minute statement, ...

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Glorious Leader: Devin Nunes Deserves The “Medal Of Honor” For Defending Me Against Russian Witch Hunt

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump said Thursday that Rep. Devin Nunes deserves a Medal of Honor for the courage he displayed by taking on the Department of Justice over the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. During a wide-ranging interview on Fox & Friends, Trump repeated his denial that there was any collusion between his campaign and ...

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State Television Pulls Back On Airing Trump Rallies

Politico reports: President Donald Trump loves to brag about ratings, but he’s not getting them anymore. As he’s ramped up his rally schedule ahead of the midterms, viewership numbers for the raucous prime-time events have been roughly similar to — sometimes dipping below — Fox News’ regular programming, and the network has recently stopped airing most evening events in full. ...

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Trump Lifts Photo From “Fake News” CNN Reporter Jim Acosta To Brag About Crowd Size Outside Rally Venue

Mediaite reports: President Trump, as is his wont, is bragging today about the size of a crowd gathering for one of his rallies. In particular on this occasion, he’s citing that crowd size to justify why he won’t be canceling his political rally while a major disaster is taking place down on the Gulf Coast. The size of the crowd ...

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Jerry Falwell Jr: Trump Is A “Good Moral” Example For America, Democrats Are “Fascists And Brownshirts”

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump is a “good moral person” and an example to the nation, according to one of the most prominent evangelical Christians in the US. Jerry Falwell, who is credited along with other evangelical leaders with delivering a huge Christian vote for Trump in 2016, said he had “no doubts, no hesitations” about supporting the president. “He ...

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Washington Post: Almost Every Sentence Of Trump’s USA Today Op-Ed Was Misleading Or Contained A Lie

The Washington Post reports: President Trump wrote an opinion article for USA Today on Oct. 10 regarding proposals to expand Medicare to all Americans — known as Medicare-for-All — in which almost every sentence contained a misleading statement or a falsehood. Many of these are claims we have already debunked. Presumably, the president is aware of our fact checks — ...

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REPORT: Trump Pressured Japanese PM To Approve Casino Project By GOP Megadonor Sheldon Adelson

Axios reports: President Trump raised a bid from GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson to build a casino in Japan during a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, according to a report from ProPublica‘s Justin Elliott. Abe and his aides were “incredulous” that Trump “would be so brazen,” according to a source briefed on the conversation. The project is a top ...

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Trump Seeks To Restrict Protests Near White House

Posted last night to the ACLU’s blog: President Trump has a record of attacking the rights of protesters, from suggesting that protest be illegal to praising dictators who crush any kind of dissent. Now, the Trump administration proposes to dramatically limit the right to demonstrate near the White House and on the National Mall, including in ways that would violate ...

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Melania Wants “Hard Evidence” For Assault Claims

Mediaite reports: Melania Trump is calling on sexual misconduct accusers to produce “hard evidence” to back up their claims. During an interview which was taped in Egypt last week as part of a one-hour special set to air Friday (which was previewed on Good Morning America Wednesday), ABC’s Tom Llamas asked the First Lady whether she believes “men in the ...

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Trump Op-Ed: Democrats Want To Turn America Into Venezuela With Their “Dishonest” Medicare For All Plan

Glorious Leader “wrote” an op-ed for USA Today: Throughout the year, we have seen Democrats across the country uniting around a new legislative proposal that would end Medicare as we know it and take away benefits that seniors have paid for their entire lives. Dishonestly called “Medicare for All,” the Democratic proposal would establish a government-run, single-payer health care system ...

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Trump: Ivanka Would Be “Dynamite” As Ambassador

The Hill reports: President Trump said Tuesday that his daughter Ivanka would be “dynamite” as an ambassador to the United Nations, but conceded that he would be accused of nepotism if he appointed her to replace outgoing Ambassador Nikki Haley. “I think Ivanka would be incredible,” Trump told reporters as he prepared to depart the White House for a campaign ...

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New Ad Eviscerates Ted Cruz: If Somebody Called My Wife A Dog, I Wouldn’t Be Kissing Their Ass [VIDEO]

The Washington Post recaps a new anti-Ted Cruz ad: The camera cuts to a white-haired man sitting in a dimly lit restaurant, its walls lined with Texas license plates and vintage Route 66 road signs, a bottle of red hot sauce on the table. He clutches a diner mug in one hand. “Somebody left something on my door the other ...

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Rumor Mill Floats Ivanka (Or Jared) As UN Ambassador

Mediaite reports: In their joint announcement today, neither President Donald Trump nor former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley gave anything away about who will be replacing her at the U.N. … or did they? A lot of people think they may have done just that, and the names floating around are Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump. Haley effusively praised them, especially ...

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Trump’s Merch Store Launches $99 Anti-NFL Jerseys

The Hill reports: A online merchandise store ran by President Trump’s Make America Great Again Committee is now selling “’Stand Up For America” football jerseys in response to NFL players kneeling during the national anthem as a protest to racial injustices. The jerseys are selling for $99 each and come in both male and female sizes. They are being sold ...

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