Donald Trump

Hillary: I Would Have Done A Better Job On Coronavirus

“We wouldn’t have been able to stop the pandemic at our borders the way that Trump claimed in the beginning, but we sure could have done a better job saving lives, modeling better, more responsible behavior. I don’t think we necessarily should have had as deep an economic assault on livelihoods and jobs as we have. So I know I …

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Trudeau May Skip Trade Event With Trump Over COVID

Politico reports: Justin Trudeau is pointing to the threat of fresh U.S. tariffs and the coronavirus pandemic as reasons why he might skip a meeting in Washington next week with President Donald Trump and Mexico’s Andrés Manuel López Obrador to mark the new continental trade deal. The Canadian prime minister made the comments Friday when asked by a reporter about …

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Seniors Are Turning On Trump In Battleground Florida

CNN reports: John Dudley, a retired banker, proudly cast his ballot for Donald Trump in 2016, excited at the prospect of sending an entrepreneur to the White House on a pledge to change Washington. It’s a vote he regrets, he said, and a mistake he hopes to correct in November. “He blew it,” Dudley said, not mincing words as he …

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WaPo Board: Trump’s Delusions Are Life-Threatening

From the editorial board of the Washington Post: Now, governors are rapidly trying to backpedal, abruptly closing bars and restaurants, but it is exceedingly difficult to shift from reopening to closure again. Mr. Trump on Thursday elided this difficulty, saying the reopening decision is “largely up to them.” He was characteristically only concerned with praising himself. “We’ve done a historic …

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Trump Retweets Anti-Muslim Hate Group Banned Last Year From Mar-A-Lago In Order To Attack Anthony Fauci

From an October 2019 New York Times report: An anti-Muslim organization had planned to host its annual gala next month at Mar-a-Lago, President Trump’s private club in Palm Beach, Fla., before an apparent reversal on Sunday, a day after news reports appeared about the event. The group, ACT for America, claims to be the nation’s largest grass-roots national security organization, …

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Trump Challenges Joe Biden To Take Cognitive Test

The Hill reports: President Trump late Thursday night challenged Joe Biden to take a cognitive test, claiming the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee could not pass the test he “aced.” Trump has previously questioned Biden’s mental fitness, repeatedly referring to him by the nickname “Sleepy Joe” and suggesting that the former vice president has low intelligence. Trump, who is 74, has …

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Homocon Peter Thiel Doesn’t Believe Trump Will Win

The Daily Beast reports: Peter Thiel has declined to take part in President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign because he doesn’t think Trump has much of a chance at winning, The Wall Street Journal reports. The venture capitalist and PayPal founder reportedly has no plans to speak at the Republican National Convention or donate money to Trump’s campaign, citing a belief …

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Pelosi: “The President Himself Is The Hoax” [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Thursday expressed outrage at Trump for what she said was his calling reports about Russian bounties on American troops, Moscow’s interference in U.S. elections and coronavirus a hoax — and she pointed to Trump himself as the hoax. “He’ll say this is a hoax, and it’s a hoax that they are 24/7 …

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Lincoln Project: Trump Will Never Be On Mt. Rushmore

Out today by the Lincoln Project: The latest ad released by The Lincoln Project, “Rushmore,” contrasts the American leaders enshrined on South Dakota’s Mount Rushmore and our current President, ahead of Trump’s planned visit to the monument this Fourth of July weekend. As the nation reckons with a complicated legacy regarding historical monuments, Trump need not worry that any of …

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Soldiers Were Issued Bayonets For DC Civil Unrest

The Associated Press reports: The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has confirmed a report by The Associated Press that some of the service members who were mobilized to Washington, D.C., last month in response to civil unrest over the killing of George Floyd were issued bayonets. Defense documents obtained by the AP show some were not trained in …

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Parscale: Trump’s Winning Where It Counts, Enthusiasm

Brad Parscale writes for the Washington Post: In terms of turnout, the president’s reelection effort has built the largest field program and data operation in Republican Party history, including 1.3 million volunteers trained and activated. The campaign has already made north of 45 million voter contacts, and efforts are growing stronger by the day. And when it comes to the …

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TEXAS: Trump +4 Over Joe Biden In New UT Poll

Texas Politics reports: The University of Texas/Texas Politics Project poll of Texas voters finds President Donald Trump holding a four-point lead over former vice-president Joe Biden among registered voters. With just under five months to go before Election Day, 48 percent of those polled preferred Trump, with 44 percent choosing Biden. This poll is the latest in a series of …

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Experts: Privately-Funded Border Wall Is Falling Down

ProPublica reports: Tommy Fisher billed his new privately funded border wall as the future of deterrence, a quick-to-build steel fortress that spans 3 miles in one of the busiest Border Patrol sectors. Unlike a generation of wall builders before him, he said he figured out how to build a structure directly on the banks of the Rio Grande, a risky …

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FBI Arrests Jeffrey Epstein’s Alleged Madam [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: Ghislaine Maxwell, the former girlfriend and longtime associate of the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested Thursday in New Hampshire on criminal charges linked to his alleged sex-trafficking operation, according to a law enforcement official. The new federal indictment, unsealed on Thursday, charged Ms. Maxwell with six counts: enticing minors to travel to engage in …

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SCOTUS Blocks House From Secret Mueller Docs

CNN reports: Grand jury material from former special counsel Robert Mueller won’t be released to the Democratic-led House of Representatives at least for now, after the Supreme Court on Thursday granted the Trump administration’s request to take up the case next term. The court’s move is a win for the Justice Department and means that the information, which includes portions …

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NYC Begins Painting BLM Mural Outside Trump Tower

The New York Daily News reports: The city will start painting a massive Black Lives Matter mural on the street in front of President Trump’s namesake Midtown skyscraper on Thursday, according to a source familiar with the matter. The paint job — which will span the entire Fifth Avenue block between 56th and 57th Streets in front of Trump Tower …

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GOP Fears Backlash If Trump Vetoes Defense Spending Bill Over Amendment To Change Military Base Names

The Hill reports: Senate Republicans fear President Trump is putting them into a political no-win situation by threatening to veto a popular defense policy bill over bipartisan language to rename military bases named after Confederate generals. GOP lawmakers are trying to wave the president off his veto threat and may end up delaying the bill to avoid a political disaster …

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Trump To Headline High-Ticket In-Person Fundraiser

The Washington Post reports: President Trump is set to hold a high-dollar dinner at a private residence in Hillsboro Beach, Fla., next week to raise money for his campaign and the RNC. The invitation does not name the owner of the home hosting the $580,600-per-couple event. Campaign manager Brad Parscale, RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel and other senior RNC fundraisers are …

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Court Lifts Restraining Order On Mary Trump’s Book

The Washington Post reports: A New York court on Wednesday lifted a temporary restraining order against the publication of a book by President Trump’s niece, enabling publisher Simon & Schuster to continue printing and distributing the explosive insider account by Mary L. Trump. A state Supreme Court’s appellate division on Wednesday lifted the restraining order that had been imposed on …

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Twitter Zaps Trump Meme For Copyright Violations

Axios reports: Twitter has removed a picture from a tweet by President Trump on Tuesday after it received a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) complaint from the New York Times, which owns the rights to the photo. Why it matters: This is the second time in two weeks that Twitter has had to take down content from Trump’s account due …

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