Dementia

Trump Demanded Parade At First Pentagon Briefing

Guy Snodgrass writes for Politico: Long before real planning for it began, and long before the first news stories about it, those of us in the top levels of the Pentagon heard President Donald Trump demand the military parade he would eventually get. The bizarre request was one of the first signs I had of the enormous rift between my …

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Trump Quotes Defense Secretary “Mark Esperanto”

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump once again took to Twitter to defend his decision to pull U.S. troops out of northeastern Syria, opening the door to a Turkish assault on Kurds who had helped America combat the Islamic State, but in the process, he incorrectly identified his secretary of defense. On Sunday, Trump quoted “Mark Esperanto, Secretary of Defense” …

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Trump: We’ve Taken Control Of Middle East Oil [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: President Trump insisted Friday that Kurdish allies who were being forced from northern Syria to avoid slaughter are “very happy about the way things are going,” describing the already breached ceasefire brokered with Turkey like a business deal. The president also said the U.S. has taken control of oil in the region, although it’s unclear what he …

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Trump Demands That House Censures Adam Schiff

Politico reports: House Republicans took steps on Wednesday to force a floor vote on a measure formally condemning Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), who is leading the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.), the head of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, filed the censure resolution as “privileged,” meaning the House now has to act within the next …

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Trump Rips Mattis As “World’s Most Overrated General”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday called his former Defense secretary, Jim Mattis, “the world’s most overrated general” during a tense meeting with lawmakers on the situation in Syria. Trump met with Democratic and Republican leaders at the White House to discuss Turkey’s incursion into northern Syria following his decision to pull U.S. forces from that area. During the …

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Dems Walk Out On Trump After Hail Of Insults, Pelosi Says To Pray For The President’s Mental Health [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Democratic leaders in Congress on Wednesday angrily walked out of a White House meeting with President Donald Trump after he had a “meltdown,” according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. “What we witnessed on the part of the president was a meltdown. Sad to say,” Pelosi told reporters outside the White House with House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer …

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Trump Sent Batshit Crazy Letter To President Of Turkey

The New Yorker reports: After President Trump gave Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan the green light to invade northern Syria last weekend, thus unleashing chaos in the region, Trump wrote him a very strange letter, obtained by Fox Business’s Trish Regan. The message’s theme – that Erdogan should show military restraint – was straightforward, but the prose style and phrasing, …

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Trump: None Of Last Night’s “Clowns” Can Beat Me

The Hill reports: President Trump asserted in an early morning tweet on Wednesday that none of the Democratic presidential contenders could defeat him in the 2020 general election and that House Democrats are trying to “illegally” impeach him as a result. Trump later called the Democratic candidates “clowns” and claimed the economy would crash if any of them were elected …

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QAnon Nutbag Liz Crokin: Deep State Puppet Rachel Maddow’s Medical Boot Is Covering An Ankle Monitor

“Rachel Maddow, another deep state puppet, she’s been wearing the boot, okay? Why is this relevant? Well, if you remember – and I believe it was in 2017 – John McCain and Hillary Clinton were both wearing medical boots. And there was speculation that they had ankle monitors on their ankles. And at one point, John McCain had the medical …

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Trump Again Claims ID Is Required To Buy Groceries

CNN reports: President Donald Trump said again on Friday that Americans need identification to buy groceries, which remains not true. “You know, if you want to go out and buy groceries, you need identification. If you want to do almost anything you need identification. The only thing you don’t need identification for is to vote, the most important single thing …

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Trump To His Cultists: Vote For Sean Spicer On DWTS

USA Today reports: ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” tangoed into uncharted drama this season, announcing former White House spokesman Sean Spicer as a celebrity contestant.  The controversial pick brought the kind of response you’d expect in the 2019 political climate – cheers from President Donald Trump supporters for the notoriously combative mouthpiece, along with jeers (and even talk of boycotts) …

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Trump: Fox Polls Suck But “Oh Well, I’m President”

Yesterday morning Glorious Leader claimed that “only 25 percent” want him impeached, slicing the real number from several polls by more than half. A few hours later Fox News issued its own impeachment poll showing that 51% of voters not only want him impeached, they want him shitcanned. Just now, predictably, the Shitgibbon-In-Chief raged that he’s never gotten a “good” …

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Trump Shrugs Off Kurds: They Didn’t Help Us In WWII

CNBC reports: In the face of growing bipartisan anger, President Donald Trump defended his decision to allow a Turkish offensive in northern Syria by saying that the U.S.-allied Kurds — who spearheaded the campaign against the Islamic State in Syria and are currently coming under Turkish attack — did not help the U.S. during World War II. “Now the Kurds …

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Glorious Leader Lies About Impeachment Polling

Talking Points Memo reports: President Donald Trump, referring to himself in the third person (or perhaps having one of his staff speak for him), tweeted on Wednesday that only a quarter of Americans want to see him impeached. According to a Washington Post/Schar School poll that was released earlier this week, a majority of Americans — 58 percent, in fact …

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Trump Pushes For Polygraphs To Find WH Leakers

Politico reports: President Donald Trump has compared White House leakers with spies and mused obliquely to other officials about executing them. He’s attacked reporters by name. He rails frequently against media accounts of his administration, dismissing them as “fake news.” But privately, the president is so obsessed with the leaks about him that he has frequently discussed whether to order …

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Trump Rants: “Dump Lightweight” Minneapolis Mayor

CBS News Minneapolis reports: President Donald Trump and his campaign are unhappy about a $530,000 fee associated with his upcoming visit to Minneapolis on Thursday. On Monday, the Trump campaign issued a statement blasting the fee, saying “The radical leftist mayor of Minneapolis, Jacob Frey, is abusing the power of his office and attempting to extort President Trump’s re-election campaign …

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Trump Threatens Turkey: I’ll “Obliterate” Your Economy

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday defended his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria as Turkey plans to launch a military operation in the region, tweeting that he would “obliterate” Ankara’s economy if it acts in a way he deems inappropriate. The president, in a series of tweets, threatened to punish Turkey if it did anything “off limits” …

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Trump Calls For Impeachment Of Sen. Mitt Romney

Yesterday Mitt Romney tweeted out relatively tepid criticism of Glorious Leader that was notable only because he was the first and so far only prominent sitting Republican to speak out. Other Republicans doubtlessly feel like Romney does, but have so far refused to say anything, probably in part because they rightfully fear the nuclear firestorm of abuse and death threats …

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Trump Rages Against “Pompous Ass” Mitt Romney

Politico reports: President Trump lashed out at Sen. Mitt Romney (Utah) on Saturday after the Republican senator criticized Trump over his dealings with Ukraine. Trump maintained that his public call this week for China to also investigate former Vice President Joe Biden “pertained to corruption, not politics.” Romney, who has at times been a vocal critic of Trump’s policies and …

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BOOK: Trump Flew Into Rage Over Drudge Headline

Mediaite reports: According to the forthcoming book Border Wars, by New York Times reporters Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Michael Shear, Trump — on Dec. 18, 2018 — was irate after seeing the Drudge headline: “USA Giving $4.8 Billion to Mexico.” And the president went on to dress down the aides who convinced him to make the agreement with the country. …

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