Tag Archives: infighting is funny

REPORT: John Kelly And John Bolton Just Got Into A “Profanity-Laced” Shouting Match Outside Oval Office

CNN reports: A heated argument in the West Wing between chief of staff John Kelly and national security adviser John Bolton over a recent surge in border crossings turned into a shouting match Thursday, two sources familiar with the argument told CNN. The exchange lay bare a bitter disagreement that has existed between two of President Donald Trump’s top aides ...

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GOP Senator Rips “Fake News” Hannity In New Book

The Daily Beast reports: Dubbing Hannity-like programming as “polititainment,” GOP Sen. Ben Sasse described in the book his Trump-era clashes with the Fox host as “unusually unpleasant,” and laid out several examples of what he saw as failures of Hannity to inform the public in good faith. The Nebraska senator said most storylines on the top-rated Fox News show could ...

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Trump: I Have No Attorney General, It’s Very Sad

The Hill reports: President Trump in an Oval Office interview with Hill.TV launched one of his most ferocious broadsides to date against Jeff Sessions, suggesting the attorney general was essentially AWOL and performing badly on a variety of issues. “I don’t have an Attorney General. It’s very sad,” Trump told Hill.TV in an extensive and free-wheeling interview Tuesday from the ...

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Ann Coulter: Jared Kushner Probably Wrote That Op-Ed

The Daily Beast reports: Kushner is Coulter’s top candidate as the anonymous author of last week’s New York Times op-ed by “a senior administration official” claiming to be a secret member of the insider resistance protecting the country against Trump’s worst excesses. “Because he and Ivanka are going to have to go back to the Upper East Side and go ...

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Omarosa Backs Op-Ed Author That There’s A “Silent Army” In The White House Working To Thwart Trump

The Rising reports: Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman said on Friday that a recent New York Times op-ed penned by an anonymous senior administration official was correct in saying that there is a silent army in the White House working against President Trump. “It’s true there is a silent army,” Manigault Newman told Hill.TV’s Krystal Ball and Buck ...

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NYT Publishes Anonymous Op-Ed By Senior White House Official: I’m Part Of The Resistance From Inside

Mediaite reports: The New York Times published a stunning op-ed on Wednesday, written by an anonymous, senior official in President Donald Trump‘s White House. Calling the publication of an anonymous op-ed a “rare step” in their preamble, the Times notes the story was being published at the request of the author, and offers “an important perspective.” The op-ed begins: President ...

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Giuliani Blasts “Disloyal” White House Staffers Quoted In Woodward’s Book: Why Don’t They Get Another Job?

The infighting about this book will be unending: President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Tuesday said that White House staffers quoted as ripping the president in veteran journalist Bob Woodward’s forthcoming book should “go get another job.” “If they said it, they should be questioning why they are there,” Giuliani told CNBC in an interview. “Why don’t they go ...

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Trump Blames Sessions For Arrests Of GOP Reps

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump on Sunday mounted another extraordinary attack on his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, blaming him for charges against two congressmen he said jeopardised Republican chances in the forthcoming midterm elections. Last month Duncan Hunter, a California representative, was charged with the misuse of campaign funds while Chris Collins of New York was indicted for insider trading. ...

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Omarosa Taped “Nearly Every” WH Conversation

Axios reports: Omarosa taped nearly every conversation she had while working in the White House, including ones with “all of the Trumps,” a source who watched her make many of the tapes tells Axios’ Alayna Treene. Omarosa did this with a personal phone, almost always on record mode. The source said Omarosa “wouldn’t write me on email or text me ...

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Jeanine Pirro Rips Sessions: Have You No Self Esteem, No Self Respect, No Self Regard, No Dignity? [VIDEO]

“What don’t you get? Have you have no self esteem, no self regard, self respect? Where is your dignity? Why would you stay in a job where you’re not wanted? A job you took under false pretenses, knowing you wouldn’t be able to do the whole job? “Can’t you see the damage to this country by this fraudulent investigation that ...

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REPORT: Trump Complains That Sessions Doesn’t Have An Ivy League Degree, Ridicules His Alabama Accent

Politico reports: If Sessions’ recusal was his original sin, Trump has come to resent him for other reasons, griping to aides and lawmakers that the attorney general doesn’t have the Ivy League pedigree the president prefers, that he can’t stand his Southern accent and that Sessions isn’t a capable defender of the president on television — in part because he ...

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Nunberg Blasts “White Trash Scumbag” Lewandowski

Mediaite reports: Hey, remember that time when Sam Nunberg went on an explosive, full-throttle media blitz that was equal parts highly entertaining and completely insane? Well, this sorta looks like that, but on Twitter. It isn’t clear what set off Nunberg on Tuesday morning, but he got online and threatened to take action against “white trash scumbag” Corey Lewandowski if ...

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Corey Lewandowski: I Warned Everybody About Cohen

“Michael was very good at certain things and one of the things he was very good at, and we have now seen it, is intimidating people. I didn’t like to work with Michael, I didn’t like to interact with Michael, and that’s why he had no role in the campaign, even when he wanted one. I was very clear when ...

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Former Vatican Official Fired Over Kim Davis Meeting Claims Popes Long Knew About Cardinal’s Misconduct

The Washington Post reports: A former Vatican ambassador to the United States has alleged in an 11-page letter that Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis — among other top Catholic Church officials — had been aware of sexual misconduct allegations against a top American cardinal years before that prelate resigned this summer. The letter from Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano [photo], ...

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Jeff Sessions Finally Hits Back At Trump’s Attacks

Mother Jones reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a rare statement on Thursday responding to President Donald Trump’s continued attacks against him and the Justice Department—the most recent of which came just hours earlier in a newly aired Fox News interview. The president today accused Sessions of never having had taken “control” of the Justice Department. In his statement Thursday, ...

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Cohen Launches GoFundMe, Deletes Anti-Hillary Tweet

Newsweek reports: Michael Cohen’s lawyer, Lanny Davis, has pleaded for donations to a new fund set up to help pay the legal fees associated with Cohen’s case. The “Michael Cohen Truth Fund” on GoFundMe has a $500,000 goal. As of early this morning, more than $21,000 had been donated. “On July 2, 2018, Michael Cohen declared his independence from Donald ...

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Omarosa: Trump Hired Hope Hicks For Her Looks

The Hill reports: Former White House adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman said in an interview that aired on Tuesday that President Trump hired former communications director Hope Hicks for her looks. “Donald Trump hired her because she’s pretty,” Manigault Newman told Hill.TV’s Jamal Simmons on Monday. “She didn’t know what some of the most basic acronyms in politics meant. I said ...

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BOMBSHELL: White House Counsel Don McGahn Has “Cooperated Extensively” With Robert Mueller’s Team

The New York Times reports: The White House counsel, Donald F. McGahn II, has cooperated extensively in the special counsel investigation, sharing detailed accounts about the episodes at the heart of the inquiry into whether President Trump obstructed justice, including some that investigators would not have learned of otherwise, according to a dozen current and former White House officials and ...

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REPORT: Omarosa May Have 200 More Tapes

The New York Times reports: The tapes of Ms. Manigault Newman’s private conversations with Mr. Trump and other officials connected to him have rattled the White House in a way that few things other than the special counsel investigation into possible campaign collusion with Russia have. Mr. Trump’s aides have been concerned that they will make appearances on other tapes, ...

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Omarosa Releases Tape Of Lara Trump Offering Her $180K Job In Return For Not Trashing Glorious Leader

NBC News reports: Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former reality TV star who became a top White House aide to President Donald Trump, on Thursday released exclusively to MSNBC a secret tape of campaign official Lara Trump offering her a $15,000-a-month job after her she was fired from the administration. The tape — which, according to Manigault Newman was made on ...

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