Tag Archives: Teabagistan

Paul Ryan: Minorities Shouldn’t Fear Trump [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) tried to reassure those worried about a Donald Trump presidency Sunday, namely those who have felt attacked and marginalized throughout the president-elect’s campaign. Following Trump’s victory last week, protests have sprouted up across the country, with many minorities and women saying they feel unsafe under Trump. “First of all, I hate that people ...

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“Restrained” Trump Continues Attacks On Media

In contrast to this morning’s whining tweet, here’s what Trump said yesterday, via CNN: Donald Trump says social media helped him win the presidential election — but he’ll be “restrained” about using Twitter and Facebook once in power. In an interview with CBS, set to air on Sunday, Trump also tells Lesley Stahl that social media gives him “a method ...

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo To Gays And Minorities: New York Will Protect You From Attacks By Trump And His Fans

Posted today to the Facebook page of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo: The state of New York has a proud legacy as the progressive capital of the nation, and that is more important today than ever before. As New Yorkers, we have fundamentally different philosophies than what Donald Trump laid out in his campaign. So let me be absolutely clear: ...

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Target #1 For Melania’s Cyber-Cruelty Campaign

For the last eight years the right wing has relentlessly mocked Michelle Obama’s platform of encouraging children to exercise and eat healthy foods. Every White House state dinner menu was gleefully posted to note lavish desserts or entrees with cream sauce. Breitbart writers and commenters in particular were fond of calling the First Lady a “food Nazi” and similar, often ...

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Lindsey Graham: Trump Should Nominate Ted Cruz To SCOTUS And Democrats Better Not Try To Block Him

Greenville’s NBC affiliate reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham made a stop Friday in the Upstate. Graham attended the Veterans Day ceremony at Greenville Memorial Hospital and spoke with WYFF News 4’s Patrick Hussion about the open seat on the Supreme Court. He said President-elect Donald Trump should nominate Sen. Ted Cruz for the seat. “I’m here to tell my Democratic colleagues ...

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Corey Lewandowski Resigns From CNN And Hotfoots It Directly Over To Trump Tower To Collect His Reward

CNN Money reports: Corey Lewandowski, the controversial Donald Trump campaign manager turned CNN commentator, resigned from CNN on Friday afternoon. The resignation is effective immediately. A CNN spokeswoman confirmed that Lewandowski is no longer serving as a contributor to the network. Lewandowski has stayed in close touch with Trump and some top Trump aides since being fired from the campaign ...

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Pam Bondi: I’m Honored To Serve The Man I Refused To Prosecute After He Donated $25,000 To My Campaign

Via Politico: Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, the only statewide elected Republican who endorsed Donald Trump before the state’s GOP primary, secured a spot Friday on the executive committee of the president-elect’s transition team. “I’m honored to serve President-elect Donald J. Trump in making this historic transition and assisting in finding the best individuals to bring change to Washington on ...

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LOCK HER UP: Deranged Trump Fan Crashes NBC Interview To Hurl F-Bombs At Startled Reporter [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: An unidentified woman wearing a Donald Trump shirt screamed profanities at an NBC News reporter during the taping of an interview in New York Thursday night. Cal Perry was taping an interview with a Trump protester in midtown Manhattan when the unidentified woman began lashing out at him and the media in general. “You don’t include the ...

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Louie Gohmert: Congress Will Fund The Wall [VIDEO]

So much for Mexico paying for it. Politico reports: Congress should have no problem finding the money to pay for Donald Trump’s proposed border wall once the president-elect is sworn in, Rep. Louie Gohmert said Friday morning. The Texas Republican said Congress has already appropriated money for similar projects in the past, only to have them thwarted by uncooperative officials ...

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Chicago Cubs Pitcher Mocks Anti-Trump Celebrities: I’ll Help You Pack To Leave The United States, Beat It

Not so hot anymore, is he? The Chicago Tribune reports: Cubs President Theo Epstein hasn’t exactly hidden his political views from the public. Last month he gave a donation to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign at a fundraiser in Chicago right after signing a five-year, $50 million extension to stay with the Cubs. But Epstein prefers to separate his political views ...

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REPORT: Breitbart Chairman Steve Bannon Is The Leading Candidate For White House Chief Of Staff

The New York Times reports: Steve Bannon, the conservative provocateur and Mr. Trump’s campaign chief, is now a leading candidate to become White House chief of staff, but he’d have to beat out another campaign veteran in the running, Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, according to two people with knowledge of the discussions. Mr. Bannon, the ...

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Kellyanne Conway Offered White House Job

Via Politico: President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway suggested Thursday that she has been offered a job in her boss’ administration. “False. Could it be those “sources” want the WH job I’ve been offered?” she wrote on twitter responding to New York Magazine’s Gabriel Sherman tweeting that sources say she is reluctant to take a job in the upcoming ...

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Obamacare Signups Surge After Election Despite Republican Wins Dooming The Program To Extinction

The Hill reports: The day after Donald Trump’s presidential election victory marked the strongest day of ObamaCare signups in this year’s open enrollment period so far. More than 100,000 people selected plans through HealthCare.gov on Wednesday, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced. “Best day yet this Open Enrollment,” HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell wrote in a tweet. ...

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Muslim Ban Vanishes From Trump’s Website

The Telegraph reports: A statement calling for a ban on Muslims entering the United States has been removed from Donald Trump’s campaign website. The Trump team appears to have removed the statement, in which Mr Trump said on December 7, 2015: “Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our ...

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Omarosa: Donald Trump Has Kept An Enemies List And Every Critic Must Now Bow Down To Him [VIDEO]

How Nixonian. Via CNN: Donald Trump surrogate Omarosa Manigault said the President-elect’s campaign is keeping a list of people who did not support his run to the White House. “Let me just tell you, Mr. Trump has a long memory and we’re keeping a list,” Manigault, the campaign’s director of African-American outreach, told the Independent Journal Review, a conservative magazine. ...

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Dr. Stabby To Have Role In Obamacare Repeal Plan

Politico reports: Ben Carson says he’s still ironing out his role in the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump, but one thing’s certain: He’ll have a role in helping craft the replacement plan for Obamacare. “I think the replacement obviously must come first and it must be something that is very appealing and easy to understand. And then, only then, ...

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Today’s New York Daily News

From the New York Daily News: Donald J. Trump rode a national fury against the political status quo all the way to the White House, winning the election Tuesday to become the 45th president of the United States. In an implausible triumph after breaking seemingly every rule of presidential campaigning, the often-crude, often-demagogic ex-reality show star defeated nemesis Hillary Clinton ...

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NEVADA: Court Denies Trump’s Demand To “Separate And Preserve” Early Votes In State’s Largest County

CNN reports: A Nevada court judge denied a request Tuesday from Donald Trump campaign lawyers to issue an order directing a county registrar of voters to preserve and separate ballots from voting machines in four early voting sites in Clark County, Nevada. In legal briefs filed Monday night, Trump lawyers had asked for an order to have the pertinent early ...

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Trump Voters Show Their White Nationalist Pride

The above two images are being widely shared on Twitter today as reports come in about voter intimidation attempts by presumed supporters of Donald Trump. From the Washington Post: Voters in Florida, a key battleground, have reported multiple accounts of voters saying they have encountered aggressive, intimidating behavior, according to a nonpartisan group monitoring election issues nationwide. “In Florida we ...

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Breitbart: Lady Gaga Wore “Nazi” Outfit At Hillary Rally

From Breitbart: Pop star Lady Gaga was burned on social media late Monday, with fans furious that the singer “dressed literally like a Nazi” while speaking at Hillary Clinton’s final campaign rally. Gaga took the stage at a midnight rally in Raleigh, North Carolina for one final push to support Clinton heading into Election Day. But rallygoers and those watching ...

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