Tag Archives: Idiocracy

Size-Obsessed Trump Melts Down Over “Fake” Photo

Axios reports: Washington Post reporter Dave Weigel has apologized to President Trump on Twitter after Trump lambasted him for posting a photo from before his rally in Pensacola, Florida, Friday night. The photo Weigel posted spread quickly online, with Weigel and others thinking it showed the moment Trump took the stage. In fact, it was before the event began. Trump ...

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REPORT: Trump Watches Up To 8 Hours Of TV Daily

The New York Times reports: Around 5:30 each morning, President Trump wakes and tunes into the television in the White House’s master bedroom. He flips to CNN for news, moves to “Fox & Friends” for comfort and messaging ideas, and sometimes watches MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” because, friends suspect, it fires him up for the day. Energized, infuriated — often a ...

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Trump Scraps Airline Baggage Fees Disclosure Rule Because Every Single Thing Obama Did Must Be Undone

The Verge reports: US airlines are no longer required to disclose hidden baggage fees as soon as people start the ticket-buying process, the Department of Transportation announced this week. The news coincides with Delta Air Lines’ announcement that it’s going to start charging basic economy passengers baggage fees for flights after December 6th. The DOT, in following with the Trump ...

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Trump Had RNC Chair Drop “Romney” From Name

The Washington Post reports: Before Ronna Romney McDaniel took over as Republican National Committee chairwoman earlier this year, President Trump had a request: Would she be willing to stop using her middle name publicly? Trump followed up by saying in a lighthearted way that McDaniel, the niece of Mitt Romney, could do what she wanted, according to two people familiar ...

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Pew Poll: Trumps Hits New Record Low Approval Rating

Pew Research reports: Trump’s job rating of 32% is lower than those of recent presidents dating back to Ronald Reagan near the end of their first year in office. In follow-up questions, those who approve of Trump were asked if he has done things that have disappointed them, while those who disapprove (63% of the public) were asked if he ...

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CNN Runs Supercut Of Trump’s Sniffles And Slurring

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump’s sniffle-and-slur-filled speech announcing his plans to formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital drew widespread ridicule across the web — but it’s not the first time the president has encountered such problems when speaking publicly. The video, which is narrated by Jeanne Moos, includes Trump’s sniffles from both his Jerusalem speech and from past public ...

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FBI Director Defends Agency From Trump’s Accusation That Their Reputation Has Been “In Tatters” [VIDEO]

CNN reports: FBI Director Christopher Wray defended his agency Thursday in his first public appearance since President Donald Trump said the bureau is “in tatters.” Wray told the House Judiciary Committee his agents work hard “protecting the American people and upholding the rule of law in all 50 states and in about 80 countries around the world.” “Let me start ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

If only CNN or MSNBC would launch an on-screen lie counter: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will stand at her favorite podium on Thursday afternoon for the daily press briefing. Today’s press briefing will begin at 1:30 p.m. EST. Today could be a rare day that forces Sanders to answer questions on policy, and not whatever President Donald ...

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State Department Issues “Worldwide Caution” For US Citizens In Wake Of Trump’s Move On Jerusalem

From the right wing Townhall: The State Department has issued a warning for U.S. citizens traveling anywhere in the world after the Trump administration announced its decision to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, recognizing it as the capital of Israel. The alert, posted on December 6, is a “worldwide caution” that asks U.S. citizens to be on ...

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REPORT: Trump Didn’t Understand Jerusalem Issue, Just Wanted To “Make A Deal” To Please Supporters

The Washington Post reports: An important outside voice advising Trump to make the leap was Adelson’s, according to several people familiar with the two men’s conversations. At a White House dinner earlier this year, Adelson made the issue a main topic, one person said. In the months that followed, Adelson periodically asked others close to Trump what was causing the ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Delivers Statement On Jerusalem

The Associated Press reports: The White House says President Donald Trump will deliver remarks Wednesday outlining his decision on a potential move of the U.S. Embassy in Israel. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the president is “pretty solid” in his thinking on the plan but won’t say what Trump will announce. Sanders says the president will make the ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Patch reports: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is scheduled to deliver a briefing for reporters Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 Eastern. Sanders’ briefing comes the day after President Trump officially endorsed Roy Moore for the Alabama Senate seat up for a special election on Dec. 12. Moore, who has been accused of child molestation and sexual assault, as well ...

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REPORT: During Initial Pussygate Furor, GOP Donors Were Told It Would Take $800M For Trump To Drop Out

The Atlantic has published a lengthy and quite interesting profile of Mike Pence’s road to the Trump administration. When to the story gets to the furor surrounding Trump’s infamous Access Hollywood “pussygate” tape, author McKay Coppins reveals this: Already, Reince Priebus’s office was being flooded with panicked calls from GOP officials and donors urging the RNC chairman to get rid ...

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BREAKING: Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Travel Ban To Go Into Full Effect As Legal Challenges Continue

Bloomberg reports: A divided U.S. Supreme Court let President Donald Trump’s travel ban take full effect while legal challenges go forward, handing him a major victory and suggesting the court ultimately will uphold the restrictions, Bloomberg News reports. Trump will now be able to bar or restrict entry by people from six mostly Muslim countries, even if they have a ...

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Billy Bush: Yes, Donald Trump, You Said That

Billy Bush writes for the New York Times: He said it. “Grab ’em by the pussy.” Of course he said it. And we laughed along, without a single doubt that this was hypothetical hot air from America’s highest-rated bloviator. Along with Donald Trump and me, there were seven other guys present on the bus at the time, and every single ...

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Trump: We Need Roy Moore To Win

Politico reports: President Donald Trump threw his support behind controversial Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore on Monday morning, tweeting that “we need Republican Roy Moore to win” in order to help push through the president’s agenda. Trump has previously weighed in on the Alabama Senate race by strongly criticizing Moore’s Democratic opponent. He also told reporters in late November that ...

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Trump To Staffers: Do This But Don’t Tell John Kelly

The Wall Street Journal reports: Chief of Staff John Kelly over the past five months has imposed discipline and rigorous protocols on a freewheeling White House. But President Donald Trump has found the loopholes. The president on occasion has called White House aides to the private residence in the evening, where he makes assignments and asks them not tell Mr. ...

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Lewandowski Book On Campaign Reveals Weird Habits, Obscene Tantrums, And Lots And Lots Of Fast Food

The Washington Post reports: Elton John blares so loudly on Donald Trump’s campaign plane that staffers can’t hear themselves think. Press secretary Hope Hicks uses a steamer to press Trump’s pants — while he is still wearing them. Trump screams at his top aides, who are subjected to ­expletive-filled tirades in which they get their “face ripped off.” And Trump’s ...

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Senate Approves Tax Reform Bill In 51-49 Vote

The New York Times reports: The Senate passed the most sweeping tax rewrite in decades early Saturday, with Republicans lining up to approve an overhaul that will touch almost every corner of the United States economy, affecting families, small business owners and multinational corporations, with the biggest benefits flowing to the highest-earning Americans. Senators voted 51-49, as Republicans approved the ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Senate Votes On Tax Reform Bill

CNN reports: Republicans say they have the votes! They’re going to pass a massive tax reform bill Friday night that would permanently lower corporate tax rates and undo the Obamacare individual coverage mandate. And a bunch of other stuff. We’re not exactly sure about everything it would do yet. Why? Because we haven’t read the tax reform bill. Nobody has. ...

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