Donald Trump

Glorious Leader: My Rallies Are Bigger Than Ever

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump said Monday that the large and boisterous crowds he’s seeing as he holds rallies around the country is a good sign for Republicans as they head toward a midterm election that many think could give Democrats control of the House, and maybe even control of the Senate. The GOP is working up its base …

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Trump Defends Family Separations Policy [VIDEO]

Axios reports: President Trump sat down for a lengthy interview with Lesley Stahl on CBS’ “60 Minutes,” discussing a wide variety of topics from climate change to foreign policy to the Mueller investigation. Trump was discursive — and often combative — while defending some of his administration’s most controversial policies, including family separation at the border. He ended one particularly …

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Trump Hails Confederate General At Ohio Rally [VIDEO]

Politico reports: President Donald Trump praised Confederate General Robert E. Lee at a rally in Ohio Friday night during a soliloquy in which he also praised a number of Ohioans, including Union General Ulysses S. Grant. “So Robert E. Lee was a great general and Abraham Lincoln developed a phobia, he couldn’t beat Robert E. Lee,” Trump told supporters at …

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FLOTUS Spox Rages After View Host Suggests Melania Doesn’t Care About Mistresses Because She Was One

The Hill reports: First lady Melania Trump’s office is ripping The View and co-host Yvette Nicole Brown for remarks about President Trump’s “mistresses.” The fight began when Brown, who was filling in on the show for “The View” host Joy Behar, at one point suggested that Melania Trump might not be upset about the president’s affairs because she might have …

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Trump: Everybody Wants Ivanka As UN Ambassador

Citing no one, this morning Glorious Leader proclaimed that everyone wants his daughter to replace Nikki Haley as US ambassador to the United Nations. Meanwhile there’s this: Former deputy national security adviser Dina Powell told the White House on Thursday that she’s not interested in serving as the next U.N. ambassador, a person familiar with the conversation told The Associated …

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Glorious Leader: Devin Nunes Deserves The “Medal Of Honor” For Defending Me Against Russian Witch Hunt

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump said Thursday that Rep. Devin Nunes deserves a Medal of Honor for the courage he displayed by taking on the Department of Justice over the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. During a wide-ranging interview on Fox & Friends, Trump repeated his denial that there was any collusion between his campaign and …

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Trump Lifts Photo From “Fake News” CNN Reporter Jim Acosta To Brag About Crowd Size Outside Rally Venue

Mediaite reports: President Trump, as is his wont, is bragging today about the size of a crowd gathering for one of his rallies. In particular on this occasion, he’s citing that crowd size to justify why he won’t be canceling his political rally while a major disaster is taking place down on the Gulf Coast. The size of the crowd …

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REPORT: Trump Pressured Japanese PM To Approve Casino Project By GOP Megadonor Sheldon Adelson

Axios reports: President Trump raised a bid from GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson to build a casino in Japan during a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, according to a report from ProPublica‘s Justin Elliott. Abe and his aides were “incredulous” that Trump “would be so brazen,” according to a source briefed on the conversation. The project is a top …

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Trump: Ivanka Would Be “Dynamite” As Ambassador

The Hill reports: President Trump said Tuesday that his daughter Ivanka would be “dynamite” as an ambassador to the United Nations, but conceded that he would be accused of nepotism if he appointed her to replace outgoing Ambassador Nikki Haley. “I think Ivanka would be incredible,” Trump told reporters as he prepared to depart the White House for a campaign …

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Rumor Mill Floats Ivanka (Or Jared) As UN Ambassador

Mediaite reports: In their joint announcement today, neither President Donald Trump nor former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley gave anything away about who will be replacing her at the U.N. … or did they? A lot of people think they may have done just that, and the names floating around are Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump. Haley effusively praised them, especially …

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Trump’s Merch Store Launches $99 Anti-NFL Jerseys

The Hill reports: A online merchandise store ran by President Trump’s Make America Great Again Committee is now selling “’Stand Up For America” football jerseys in response to NFL players kneeling during the national anthem as a protest to racial injustices. The jerseys are selling for $99 each and come in both male and female sizes. They are being sold …

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Hair Furor Echoes Fox & Friends On “Paid Protesters”

The Week reports: There’s nothing worse than waiting 7-10 business days for your check from George Soros to arrive. President Trump on Tuesday continued to push his conspiracy theory that people protesting Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh were paid professionals, this time asserting that those funding the protests haven’t paid the demonstrators yet. Shortly before his tweet, points out Media …

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REPORT: Trump Campaign Aide Asked Israeli Firm To Create Fake Online Identities To Sway 2016 Election

The New York Times reports: A top Trump campaign official requested proposals in 2016 from an Israeli company to create fake online identities, to use social media manipulation and to gather intelligence to help defeat Republican primary race opponents and Hillary Clinton, according to interviews and copies of the proposals. The Trump campaign’s interest in the work began as Russians …

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Ford Announces Layoffs, Tariffs Have Cost Them $1B

NBC News reports: Ford will be making cuts to its 70,000-strong white-collar workforce in a move it calls a “redesign” of its staff to be leaner, have fewer layers, and offer more decision-making power to employees, the company announced. The number of jobs that will be axed is unknown at this point. “A lot of the (reorganization) is about making …

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Trump Urges Cops To Employ “Stop And Frisk” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump said Monday that he’s directed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to provide federal assistance to the city of Chicago to limit gun violence, and suggested the city implement the controversial practice of “stop-and-frisk.” “We want to straighten it out, and straighten it out fast. There’s no reason for what’s going on there,” Trump told law enforcement …

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No Mention Of Indigenous Peoples In Columbus Day Proclamation From Trump (Because Obama Did That)

Via press release from the White House: Columbus’s spirit of determination and adventure has provided inspiration to generations of Americans. On Columbus Day, we honor his remarkable accomplishments as a navigator, and celebrate his voyage into the unknown expanse of the Atlantic Ocean. His expedition formed the initial bond between Europe and the Americas, and changed the world forever. Today, …

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Trump: Democrats Are Too Dangerous To Govern

The Hill reports: President Trump late Saturday escalated his rhetoric in urging supporters to support Republicans in the midterm elections, warning that Democrats have become “too extreme and too dangerous to govern.” The president’s tweet was roughly the same quote he delivered to cheers at the rally in Kansas. During the rally, Trump painted a dystopian view of the fallout …

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Glorious Leader Attacks “Paid Soros” Protesters

No doubt he got this from Fox & Friends. President Trump on Friday attacked protesters demonstrating against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, asserting without evidence that they are “paid professionals.” Trump claimed that billionaire liberal activist George Soros is among those funding the demonstrations against the judge, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women. He did not …

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Trump Boards AF1 With Toilet Paper On Shoe [VIDEO]

Mashable reports: Now, this can happen to even the best of us, but there are still some lingering questions about this particular incident. Perhaps the biggest one is: how did no one tell him about it? That is not just a small piece stuck to a shoe. That’s a solid few sheets he’s walking around with and someone had to …

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Trump Email: Confirm Kavanaugh To The Senate Now

The Hill reports: President Trump’s reelection campaign sent an email to supporters Thursday night mistakenly urging for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to be confirmed to the U.S. Senate. The email asks supporters to pledge their support to Kavanaugh but makes a significant typo in just what they want to happen. “NO MORE GAMES,” the email reads. “NO MORE EXCUSES.” …

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