Tag Archives: Idiocracy

Sean Spicer Rents Trump Hotel Lobby For Book Party

The New York Times reports: Mr. Spicer is having a book party on Tuesday in Washington’s newly fashionable Wharf district. If you pay $1,000 for “Press Secretary” access, you get four tickets, personalized books and access to a V.I.P. reception. At the “Deputy Press Secretary” level ($500), you get two tickets to the party and V.I.P. reception, plus signed books. ...

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NEW JERSEY: Woman Launches GoFundMe For Bail Should She Succeed In Destroying Trump Baby Blimp

The Asbury Park Press reports: Thousands have been raised to bring the viral sensation President Donald Trump baby balloon to New Jersey, but one Ocean County woman launched her own short-lived campaign to take it down — literally. Kathie Kitt Conklin started a GoFundMe page Thursday that stated her intention to pop the Trump baby balloon, and asked for donations ...

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Trump Threatens Tariffs On All Chinese Goods [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump said the stock market rally since his election victory gives him the opportunity to be more aggressive in his trade war with China and other countries. “This is the time. You know the expression we’re playing with the bank’s money,” he told CNBC’s Joe Kernen in a “Squawk Box” interview aired Friday. The president also ...

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National Intelligence Director Shocked To Hear Trump Just Invited Vladimir Putin To White House [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: President Trump plans to invite President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia to Washington for another meeting in the fall, officials said Thursday, even as Mr. Trump’s top advisers groped for details of what the two leaders discussed in their last meeting in Helsinki, Finland. Mr. Trump’s director of national intelligence, Dan Coats, acknowledged frustration at ...

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As Senate Prepares To Formally Rebuke Trump, White House Reverses On Handing Over Americans To Putin

Politico reports: The White House backed away on Thursday from President Donald Trump’s prior openness to a Russian government request to interrogate Americans, including former U.S. ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul and financier Bill Browder — a proposal that had sparked widespread outrage. Trump called the idea an “incredible offer” during the news conference on Monday.A nd on Wednesday, White ...

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Trump Blasts EU For Fining “Great Company” Google

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump said Thursday that the European Union’s antitrust ruling against Google is proof that it is taking “advantage of the U.S.” On Wednesday, the EU hit Google with a $5 billion fine, alleging the company had violated antitrust laws by bundling its apps like Chrome and Google Play with its Android operating system. Google has 90 ...

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Trump’s Military Parade Estimated To Cost $12 Million

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s military parade in DC is likely to cost nearly as much as the now canceled military exercise with South Korea that Trump called “tremendously expensive” and said cost “a fortune,” three US defense officials tell CNN. The parade, which is now scheduled to take place on November 10, is currently estimated to cost approximately $12 ...

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Ann Coulter: It’s Time To Disband The FBI [VIDEO]

“It’s time to disband the FBI. This is not J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI, which was so good that liberals are still hysterical over it. You not only had to be a lawyer back then in order to be an FBI agent — as I think I’ve told you on your program before. It wasn’t strictly policy but J. Edgar Hoover ...

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Contrary To His Own Director Of National Intelligence, Trump Claims Russia Is No Longer Targeting America

The Washington Post reports: President Trump, who has been under fire for not aggressively confronting Russian President Vladimir Putin over election interference, said Russia is no longer targeting the United States. “Thank you very much, no,” Trump said in response to a question about whether Russia is still targeting the United States. Last week, Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats ...

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GOP Rep: I Don’t Care If Trump Misspeaks [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) said Wednesday that he “doesn’t care” if President Trump misspeaks — including about Russia. “He’s doing things that are a direct affront to Russia. I don’t care if he misspeaks or if he says the wrong thing,” Hunter said on “Fox & Friends.” “He has a different technique, that’s why I voted for ...

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Most GOP Pols Privately Say Trump Is Un-American But Won’t Call Him Out Because They Fear His Rabid Fans

Axios reports: Yes, almost every elected Republican we talk to privately thinks President Trump’s warm embrace of Vladimir Putin was unexplainable, unacceptable and un-American. Yes, they wish they could say this publicly. No, they won’t — not now, and probably never. The cold, hard reason: They see no upside in speaking out — and fear political suicide if they do, ...

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REPORT: Trump Skipped Today’s Post-Summit Briefing To Watch Cable News And Send Tweets [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: “Katy, you asked if [Trump] had consumed the media coverage,” NBC News Pentagon correspondent Hans Nichols said. “He did not make his way to the West Wing until well after noon today, that gave him plenty of time to digest the media and perhaps watch a little cable TV. “And what’s interesting is that he had an ...

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Trump Laughably Claims He Meant To Say He Didn’t Know Why Russia “Wouldn’t” Be Responsible [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsinki that he doesn’t see why Russia would have interfered in the 2016 U.S. elections. Back at the White House on Tuesday, the president told reporters that he said he meant he doesn’t see why Russia “wouldn’t” be responsible. He also said he accepts ...

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Jimmy Kimmel: We Now Know Beyond A Treasonable Doubt That Putin Has Incriminating Video Of Trump

“Well, I guess that settles it. There you go. If you’re wondering whether or not Vladimir Putin has an incriminating video of Donald Trump, we now know beyond a treasonable doubt he does. This wasn’t a good day for Donald Trump. We haven’t seen an American so owned by a Russian since Rocky IV. Putin’s just having fun with this ...

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McConnell Backs Away From Trump: Russians Are Not Our Friends, I Entirely Believe Our Intel Community

Almost every Republican is running for the hills on this: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Monday said that Russia is not a friend of the U.S. and that he supports the intelligence community’s finding that Moscow meddled in the 2016 election. “I have said a number of times, I’ll say it again: The Russians are not our friends. ...

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Putin Trolls #PissGate At Presser With Trump [VIDEO]

Buzzfeed News reports: Following a one-on-one meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday, Putin did not explicitly deny that his government had collected compromising material on the US president. “I did heard these rumors that these allegedly collected compromising material on Mr. Trump when he was visiting Moscow,” Putin said, when asked. “Distinguished colleague, let me ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Holds Joint Presser With Putin

Here’s how the meeting got started earlier today: Putin struck a casual pose during Trump’s remarks, slouching in his chair with his legs wide and eyes low. He nodded along to some of Trump’s remarks before they were translated, showcasing his fluency in English. Trump leaned forward in his chair, his hands tented in front of him and frequently glancing ...

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Bannon Appears To Call For Literal “War” Over Brexit

Haaretz reports: British Prime Minister Theresa May warned her divided party on Sunday that there may be “no Brexit at all” if they wrecked her plan to forge a close relationship with the European Union after leaving the world’s biggest trading bloc. “My message to the country this weekend is simple: we need to keep our eyes on the prize,” ...

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Trump: Putin Could Give Me The City Of Moscow And “Enemy Of The People” Media Would Still Criticize Me

The Hill reports: President Trump on Sunday asserted that the “much” of the media is the “enemy of the people” and blamed Democrats for division in the country as he prepared to head to Finland for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. In a series of tweets sent while he was aboard Air Force One, Trump vented that he ...

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Multiple Right Wingers Endorse Arming Toddlers In First Episode Of Sacha Baron Cohen’s Prank Show [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Sarah Palin, Alabama politician Roy Moore and former congressman Joe Walsh are among those who have lashed out at Cohen in advance, essentially turning themselves into ambassadors for Showtime’s marketing department. The piece de resistance, though, comes during the closing third, as Cohen masquerades as an Israeli gun enthusiast, convincing gun-rights advocates and Republican politicians to endorse his ...

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