Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Trump Attacks Dem Rep. Frederica Wilson For Sixth Day, Crows About Fake News Poll: It’s Finally Sinking In

The Hill reports: President Trump early Sunday said media organizations have “lost cred,” pointing to a recent poll that found almost half of voters think the media make up stories about him. A Politico/Morning Consult poll released last week found that 46 percent of voters think the media fabricate reports about Trump and his administration. Seventy-six percent of Republicans think ...

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Your Daily Fake News Whine From Hair Furor

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on the mainstream media and Hillary Clinton on Twitter Saturday. The president seemingly was responding to news reports about Russian efforts to use social media in an apparent effort to influence the 2016 presidential election. There were reportedly 3,000 ads linked to Russia that were placed on Facebook. (There were also other ...

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REPORT: Trump Promises To Pay Russia-Related Legal Bills For White House Staff And Campaign Associates

Yet another big scoop from Axios: President Trump has promised to spend at least $430,000 of his own money to defray legal costs incurred by campaign associates and White House staff due to the Russia investigations, a White House official tells Axios. The Republican National Committee has paid roughly $430,000 to lawyers representing the president and his eldest son, Don ...

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Trump To Release Long Secret JFK Files

USA Today reports: President Trump said Saturday that he will allow more than 3,000 classified files on the JFK assassination to be released next week by the National Archives as ordered by Congress. The classified files were scheduled to be made public by Oct. 26, barring intervention by the president, under the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act ...

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Wilson: The White House Is Full Of White Supremacists

The New York Times reports: Video of a 2015 speech delivered by Representative Frederica S. Wilson revealed Friday that John F. Kelly, the White House chief of staff, misrepresented her remarks when he accused her of bragging about securing $20 million for a South Florida F.B.I. building and twisting President Barack Obama’s arm. Ms. Wilson, in an interview on Friday, ...

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ARIZONA: Third Hotel Venue Boots Pro-Trump White Supremacists Convention Of “Immigration Patriots”

Media Matters reports: The Hilton El Conquistador in Tucson, AZ, has canceled plans to host an upcoming “immigration conference” by the white nationalist group VDare. It is the third time this year that VDare has unsuccessfully attempted to schedule a conference. VDare runs a racist website that’s been heavily criticized by civil rights groups for pushing white nationalism. According to ...

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Putin Demands Americans “Show Respect” To Trump

The Hill reports: Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Americans to show more respect for their president in response to a question posed to him at the Valdai International Discussion Club in Sochi on Thursday. In his remarks, Putin called Americans’ disrespect for President Trump a “negative” feature of the American democratic system. “Inside the country, disrespect is shown for ...

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Trump Continues Lies About Gold Star Family Call

The HuffPost reports: President Donald Trump resorted to name-calling in a tweet late Thursday, blasting a congresswoman as “wacky” for criticizing his condolence call to the widow of a Florida soldier slain in Niger. Wilson, who has known the soldier’s family for years, was traveling in a car this week with pregnant widow Myeshia Johnson when Trump’s call came in ...

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STOLEN VALOR: Pro-Trump “Navy SEAL” Hailed By Fox News In Viral Story Confesses He’s A Fake [VIDEO]

The Navy Times reports: Navy veteran John Garofalo appeared on a Fox News segment this month, showing off a massive presidential seal he carved for President Trump while receiving praise for his service in Vietnam as a SEAL. The piece was broadcast nationally and featured cascading shots of all Garofalo’s medals. Online, it went viral, racking up 1.5 million Facebook ...

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Fox News Host Bret Baier: Trump Started The Gold Star Controversy By Lying About Other Presidents [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: Fox News says the “fake news” mainstream media isn’t to blame for once, and it is instead pointing to the president. No, you aren’t reading that wrong. Anchor Bret Baier said no one other than President Donald Trump is the cause of the latest controversy involving the White House—over calling families of fallen soldiers, including the four recently ...

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John Kelly Confirms Trump’s Words To Gold Star Family After Trump Denounced Reports As “Lies” [VIDEO]

CNN reports: White House chief of staff John Kelly, in an extraordinary and at times emotional statement Thursday, said he advised President Donald Trump on what to say before he called the families of the four fallen soldiers who died during an ambush in Niger. Kelly said from the White House briefing room that he advised Trump to offer similar ...

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Trump Gives Himself Perfect 10 On Puerto Rico [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday gave himself a perfect rating for his response to the hurricane that devastated Puerto Rico. “I would give myself a 10,” Trump said when asked by reporters how he would score his efforts, on a one to 10 scale. Trump spoke during a meeting with Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, who is in ...

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WHOA: George W. Bush Blasts “White Supremacy” In Speech Widely Seen As Aimed At Trump [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: For the last nine years, George W. Bush has largely stayed out of presidential politics; he declined to criticize his successor, Barack Obama, and he chose not to endorse but largely ignored President Trump. While Mitt Romney and others spoke out publicly against Trump, Bush stayed above the fray. That changed in a big way Thursday. ...

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Trump Retweets Account That Yesterday Posted This

This morning Trump retweeted praise from a Twitter user who yesterday posted the above image. This tracks perfectly with Trump’s history of promoting Twitter users who are openly racist and openly anti-Semitic. You may recall that last year he even retweeted a user who had “White Genocide” in their name. If you dig into the history of @USArmy333 you’ll find ...

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FOUR MONTHS LATER: Trump Cuts Promised $25,000 Check For Gold Star Family After Public Shaming

The Washington Post reports: The White House says President Donald Trump has sent a $25,000 check he promised to the father of an Army sergeant killed in Afghanistan. The Washington Post reported Wednesday that Trump offered the money during a telephone conversation with the father of Dillon Baldrige a few weeks after the 22-year-old was killed in Afghanistan on June ...

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Grieving Gold Star Father Says Trump Offered $25,000 In Personal Phone Call But Never Followed Through

The Washington Post reports: President Trump, in a personal phone call to a grieving military father, offered him $25,000 and said he would direct his staff to establish an online fundraiser for the family, but neither happened, the father said. Chris Baldridge, the father of Army Cpl. Dillon Baldridge, told The Washington Post that Trump called him at his home ...

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Mother Of Fallen Soldier Backs Account Of Trump’s Ugly Comments: The President Disrespected My Son [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: President Trump in a tweet Wednesday denied that he had told the widow of a soldier killed in an ambush in Africa this month that her husband “must have known what he signed up for.” But the mother of the fallen soldier stood behind the account, saying that Trump “did disrespect” the family with his comments ...

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Trump Keynotes For Major Anti-LGBT Group, Hails Them As “Titans In Fight To Defend Our American Heritage”

Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: President Trump hailed conservatives at the Heritage Foundation known for opposition to LGBT rights Tuesday night as “titans in the fight to defend, promote and preserve our great American heritage.” “Everyone here tonight understands a core truth, that for America to have confidence in our future, we must have pride in our history,” ...

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POLL: 46% Believe Trump’s Fake News Claims

The Washington Examiner reports: Almost half of US voters believe major news organizations make up stories about President Trump and his administration, according to a Morning Consult/Politico poll released Wednesday. The Oct. 12-16 survey found 46 percent of registered voters think large outlets fabricate news about Trump, while 37 percent disagree. Three-in-four Republicans think the media creates fake news about ...

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Trump: Comey “Lied And Leaked” To Protect Hillary

Politico reports: President Donald Trump said Wednesday that former FBI Director James Comey “lied and leaked” information and ultimately protected Hillary Clinton, while also questioning the credibility of the FBI’s probe into her email. Trump’s early morning tweets come in the wake of news that the bureau’s former director had drafted a statement exonerating Clinton before the investigation was over. ...

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