Donald Trump

REUTERS: Urban Polling Suggests 2020 Blue Wave

Reuters reports: As Republican President Donald Trump seeks a second term in November, Americans’ interest in voting is growing faster in large cities dominated by Democrats than in conservative rural areas, according to an analysis of Reuters/Ipsos national opinion polls. If the trend lasts until Election Day on Nov. 3, it would be a reversal from the 2016 election when …

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Trump Pardons Wall Street Scammer Michael Milken

The Los Angeles Times reports: In a tearful admission of guilt in a Manhattan federal courtroom, Milken pleaded in April 1990 to counts of conspiracy; aiding and abetting failure to meet federal securities disclosure regulations; securities fraud; aiding and abetting a regulated broker-dealer to violate securities reporting requirements; mail fraud, and assisting in filing a false tax return. Milken was …

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Trump Pardons Ex-NFL Owner Convicted In Gambling Scandal, Paid Louisiana Governor For Casino License

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump has pardoned Edward DeBartolo Jr., the former San Francisco 49ers owner convicted in a gambling fraud scandal. DeBartolo Jr., who built the San Francisco 49ers’ 1980s-’90s dynasty, was involved in one of the biggest owners’ scandals in the sport’s history. In 1998, he pleaded guilty to failing to report a felony when he paid …

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Obama Triggers Trump Over Economic Recovery

The Washington Post reports: On Monday, former president Barack Obama commemorated the 11th anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the $800 billion stimulus, with a tweet, boasting that it paved “the way for more than a decade of economic growth and the longest streak of job creation in American history.” Obama’s tweet did not sit well with President …

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Daytona 500 Ends In Fiery Crash, Trump Sends Prayers

USA Today reports: Denny Hamlin won the Daytona 500, which took two days to complete due to inclement weather and was started by President Donald Trump, but the 62nd version of the race will mostly be remembered for the grizzly wreck involving Ryan Newman on the final lap. The frightening crash occurred when teammate Ryan Blaney nudged Newman’s No. 6 …

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Parscale Tweets Image Of Bush II Landing At Daytona: “Trump Won #Daytona500 Before The Race Started”

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s campaign manager deleted a tweet featuring a dramatic photo of Air Force One at the Daytona 500 after users pointed out that the shot was from President George W. Bush’s visit to the NASCAR race in 2004, not from Trump’s visit on Sunday. Brad Parscale tweeted the 2004 photo, which shows Air Force One rising …

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Trump Has Air Force One Swoop Over Daytona Track

From Ben Shapiro’s Daily Wire: President Trump might just have earned a couple hundred thousand votes on Sunday — even before he arrived at Daytona International Speedway. That’s how many people are attending the Daytona 500 in Florida, where Trump visited to serve as grand marshal for the annual NASCAR race. When Air Force One flew into the Daytona International …

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Trump Boasts Trillion-Dollar Companies Spell “MAGA”

MarketWatch reports: Amazon last week officially became only the fourth U.S. company in history to close the trading session with a market capitalization of at least $1 trillion, joining tech behemoths Microsoft, Apple and Google parent Alphabet. Well, that sounds like the kind of stock-market stat President Donald Trump loves to take credit for — and, once again, he didn’t …

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Trump Misquotes Article To Call Himself “The King”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump proudly broadcast a quote from New York Times reporter Peter Baker assessing Trump’s political status following his acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial — from an article whose headline called Trump “stained in history.” That quote came from a February 1 “news analysis” article entitled “While Stained in History, Trump Will Emerge From Trial Triumphant …

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Trump’s Budget Seeks $15.4 Billion For Space Force

Space News reports: The Trump administration’s $740.5 billion budget request for national defense in 2021 includes $15.4 billion for the U.S. Space Force, according to documents released by the Pentagon on Friday. The U.S. Space Force was established Dec. 20 as an independent service under the Department of the Air Force. In the 2021 budget the U.S. Air Force transferred …

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Smugglers Thwart Trump’s Border Wall With $5 Ladder

The El Paso Times reports: Perhaps the quickest way around a billion-dollar wall is over it. Smugglers in Juárez have engineered camouflage hook-and-ladders made of rebar that blend in so well with the border wall that it can be hard to detect, according to U.S. Border Patrol. The ladders are the same rust brown color as the mesh panels or …

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Trump To Take Limousine Lap At Daytona 500

Fox Business reports: President Trump’s appearance at the Daytona 500 on Sunday may feature a guest appearance from the presidential limousine known as “The Beast.” Trump is planning to take a lap around the track at Daytona International Speedway prior to the venerable NASCAR event, Fox News chief White House correspondent John Roberts reported on Friday, citing multiple sources familiar …

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Johnson Cancel US Trip After Bitchy Call From Trump

The Independent reports: Boris Johnson is understood to have cancelled plans for a spring visit to the US amid tensions with Donald Trump about the decision to allow Chinese firm Huawei to play a role in the UK’s 5G network. Downing Street denied that the prime minister had been forced to delay the trip because of the Huawei decision, which …

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Bloomberg Trolls Trump’s “Idiotic” Virus Commentary

Mediaite reports: The Bloomberg campaign, in addition to just having a ton of money, has also been notable for the ways they’ve attempted to insult and troll Trump. Earlier this month, in response to Trump’s comments about a debate “box,” Bloomberg’s campaign responded, “The president is lying. He is a pathological liar who lies about everything: his fake hair, his …

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Billionaire Oracle Chair To Host Trump For Fundraiser

USA Today reports: Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison has become one of the few tech moguls to publicly back President Donald Trump’s reelection bid after announcing a Feb. 19 campaign fundraiser to be hosted at his golf course and estate in the California desert. Less than two weeks before California’s Super Tuesday primary election, Ellison will host supporters on a golf …

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Trump: I Would Vote For A Gay Presidential Candidate

Politico reports: President Donald Trump said he would vote for a gay presidential candidate. In a wide-ranging interview on Fox News personality Geraldo Rivera’s podcast, the president also said he thinks it’s possible that American voters could one day elect a gay candidate to the White House. “I think so. I think there would be some that wouldn’t, and I …

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Amazon Wins First Round In Trump/Pentagon Lawsuit

CNBC reports: A judge ordered Thursday a temporary block on the JEDI cloud contract in response to a suit filed by Amazon. Shares of Microsoft fell slightly on the news. A court notice announcing the injunction was filed on Thursday, but wasn’t public. It’s unclear why the documents were sealed. Amazon Web Services (AWS) alleged Trump launched “behind-the-scenes attacks” against …

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Senate Votes 55-45 To Restrict Trump’s War Powers

Vox reports: In a 55-45 vote, lawmakers passed a resolution that would require President Donald Trump to obtain congressional approval if he wanted to take additional military action against Iran. Unlike the House resolution, however, Kaine’s measure has the power to become law if it were enacted. That difference means it would need to be voted on by the lower …

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How Children Are Mimicking Trump’s Racist Bullying

The Washington Post reports: Two kindergartners in Utah told a Latino boy that President Trump would send him back to Mexico, and teenagers in Maine sneered “Ban Muslims” at a classmate wearing a hijab. In Tennessee, a group of middle-schoolers linked arms, imitating the president’s proposed border wall as they refused to let nonwhite students pass. In Ohio, another group …

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Experts: Time Is Running Out To Stop A Dictatorship

Business Insider reports: If Americans are concerned that President Donald Trump and Republicans are moving the US toward becoming a one-party, authoritarian state, they are running out of time to stop them, experts warned. Trump has exhibited autocratic impulses since his 2016 campaign and from the moment he entered the White House. The president has attacked virtually every democratic institution …

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