Tag Archives: infighting is funny

REPORT: Tillerson Blames Ouster On Jared Kushner

Ronan Farrow reports at The New Yorker: When I mentioned the White House’s role in escalating rumors of his demise, Tillerson appeared to have been waiting for the question. “Mm-hmm,” he said, nodding. “When you say ‘the White House,’ who are you talking about?” he asked. “The White House is comprised of how many people?” Hook, the director of policy ...

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Far-Right Melts Down Over Syria Strike: Fuck Trump!

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump’s announcement that the U.S. was joining France and Britain in a coordinated airstrike against Syria broke Alex Jones. “What the fuck!” Jones shouted, pounding his fist on the table. “Is there nobody fucking pure in this goddamned fucking world?!” “You fucking goddamn degenerate fucks!” Jones said. “I shouldn’t be on air right now.” And then, ...

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Unnamed House Republican To Erick Erickson: “Donald Trump Is An Evil Really Fucking Stupid Forrest Gump”

Over on the Resurgent, right wing commentator Erick Erickson has recounted a conversation with an unnamed GOP member of the US House. An excerpt: “If we’re going to lose because of him, we might as well impeach the motherfucker,” said the congressman as we roamed the aisles of a Safeway grocery store together. I haven’t been in a Safeway since ...

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Kellyanne Conway’s Husband Tweets Back At Trump With DOJ Rules On Why The Raid On Cohen Was Legal

The Hill reports: The husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway responded to President Trump on Twitter after Trump tweeted that “attorney client privilege is dead” following a raid on the offices of his lawyer, Michael Cohen. George Conway retweeted the message Tuesday morning from the president and included a link to the Justice Department’s website explaining why Cohen’s offices ...

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MASSACHUSETTS: GOP Governor Dodges Pence Visit

Politico reports: Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Boston tomorrow for two fundraisers — including one for the Republican National Committee, which is expected to haul in $500,000. But Massachusetts’ Republican governor won’t be at either of them. Gov. Charlie Baker told reporters today that he will be in New Bedford during Pence’s visit and won’t attend the RNC ...

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Racist Pro-Trump Troll Doxed By Pro-Trump Nazis

The New York Daily News reports: Infighting among white supremacists led to a major development this week: one of the most notorious pro-Trump internet trolls was outed as a Middlebury College grad who lives in Manhattan. Ricky Vaughn, an alt-right troll who was banned from Twitter for spreading anti-Semitic and racist content, got into a toxic back-and-forth with other far-right ...

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Chinese Billionaire Sues Roger Stone For $100M

The Miami New Times reports: Roger Stone, South Florida’s infamous political hit man, is not capable of keeping his mouth shut. He has spent decades on the attack, getting called in when, say, politicians want someone to stage a fake riot or smear the parents of a dead American soldier. But Stone has now pissed off someone with deep pockets ...

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Kellyanne Conway Snipes At Colleagues Over Book Calling Her The “Number One” White House Leaker

“I have a great working relationship and a great relationship with Jared and Ivanka, had dinner with them recently at their house. He [Trump] knows about this story, and he has said publicly and privately who the leakers and the liars are and have been. Those of us who have the privilege of actually having access to him and working ...

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Rodents And Fake News: Former Fox Analyst Claims He Was Blocked From Commenting On Trump/Russia

Last week Fox News analyst Ralph Peters quit the network with a scorched-earth statement declaring that he was ashamed to have ever worked for their “propaganda machine.” Peters goes even farther today in an op-ed for the Washington Post: You could measure the decline of Fox News by the drop in the quality of guests waiting in the green room. ...

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Roger Stone: Sam Nunberg Is A Lying Cocaine Addict

The Daily Beast reports: Two former aides to Donald Trump waged a war of words against each other this week, using cable news and social media as their battlefields. Roger Stone, a longtime confidant of Trump’s, took to his personal Instagram page on Thursday to call fellow ex-aide Sam Nunberg, a man who once viewed Stone as a mentor, a ...

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Sessions Rejects GOP Calls For Second Special Counsel To Investigate FBI Over Clinton And Russia Probes

The Washington Post reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday rebuffed — at least for now — a call from GOP leaders to appoint a second special counsel to look into the FBI’s handling of its most high-profile probes and announced that he has asked the U.S. attorney in Utah to spearhead a broad review. Sessions made the revelation in ...

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Ann Coulter: Trump Is A Shallow, Lazy Ignoramus

The Daily Beast reports: Right-wing firebrand Ann Coulter, whose 2016 campaign book In Trump We Trust touted the many virtues of the Republican nominee, is having second, third, and possibly even fourth thoughts about Donald J. Trump. “I knew he was a shallow, lazy ignoramus, and I didn’t care,” Coulter admitted to an audience largely composed of College Republicans and ...

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Gowdy Wants Answers For Zinke’s $130K Office Doors

Talking Points Memo reports: The chairman of the House Oversight Committee is seeking details from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke about a $139,000 project to upgrade doors in Zinke’s office. Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy of South Carolina asked Zinke to explain the need for the replacement doors and provide details about the project’s cost estimates, bids and final contract. The letter ...

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Ann Coulter To Trump: You Will Be Impeached

Ann Coulter raged against Trump this afternoon over his empty threat to veto the spending bill because it contains no DACA solution. Mediaite reports: If Coulter’s jumping on the I-hope-Robert-Mueller-indicts-Trump bandwagon, this could indicate a significant shift in her opinion on the president. Indeed, the conservative firebrand has bashed Trump before and said she has a limited amount of patience ...

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Laura Ingraham Laments: Put The Big “Bienvenido” Mat Out Because This Wall Is Never Happening [VIDEO]

From Ingraham’s Lifezette: Fox News host Laura Ingraham said Thursday night on “The Ingraham Angle” that the federal swamp’s $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill that President Donald Trump backs is “an embarrassment to the president” and makes her “embarrassed tonight as a Republican.” “The GOP just cannot get its act together,” Ingraham lamented. “My friends — I hate to say ...

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Liberty Counsel Yanks Support For “Trojan Horse” Anti-LGBT Bill Because It Implies Same-Sex Marriage Is Real

Via press release from the Liberty Counsel: Senator Mike Lee has revised and hijacked the language of the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA), which was originally designed to protect the free exercise of religion. The result is a Trojan horse that will do more harm than good. Liberty Counsel can no longer support FADA. FADA was sponsored and introduced by ...

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Tillerson Jabs At Trump In Farewell Speech [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Rex Tillerson is officially done as secretary of state, but he got in what appeared to be one final dig at President Trump before heading out the door. At the every end of his farewell speech to the State Department on Thursday, Tillerson talked about the importance of maintaining your integrity and having respect for others. ...

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Fox Analyst Quits In Epic Scorched-Earth Letter: I’m Ashamed Of Ever Working For Your Propaganda Machine

Mediaite reports: Fox News Strategic Analyst Ralph Peters — a longtime contributor to the network who frequently appeared across various programs to discuss matters of national security — sent an email announcing his departure from the network. And in it, he absolutely scorched the earth. Peters railed against the network — calling it a “propaganda machine” for President Donald Trump‘s ...

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Nutjob Seth Rich Conspiracy Loon Claims He Was Nearly Murdered By Fellow Nutjob Seth Rich Conspiracy Loon

The Washington Post reports: As conspiracy theories swirled around the murder of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich, lobbyist Jack Burkman took the unusual step of launching his own private investigation. A man with military and security experience stepped up to help. Now Burkman alleges that man, Kevin Doherty, nearly killed him. Burkman, a conservative lobbyist who has also raised ...

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Dem Sen. Dick Durbin: Trump Is Engaged In Desperate And Reckless Conduct In His Attacks On FBI [VIDEO]

Politico reports: President Donald Trump is “engaged in desperate and reckless conduct” against the law enforcement entities investigating his 2016 campaign, Senate minority Whip Dick Durbin said Sunday morning, actions that should push Congress to take steps to protect the office of special counsel Robert Mueller. Trump lashed out earlier Sunday against Mueller, accusing the lifelong Republican of filling his ...

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