Donald Trump

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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, …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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.” …

Read More »

REPORT: Trump May Fire Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson Because She Takes Dim View Of Space Force

Foreign Policy reports: President Donald Trump is peeved with Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson over her handling of his directive to stand up a separate Space Force in the U.S. military, and he’s considering ousting her after the midterm elections, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Foreign Policy. Wilson, a former Republican congresswoman from New Mexico, recently angered …

Read More »

Survey: Most Americans Tune Out Trump’s Tweets

The Hill reports: Most Americans say they tune out President Trump’s tweets, according to a new survey from the nonpartisan Public Affairs Council and Morning Consult. Nearly 6 in 10 respondents – 59 percent – said that they rarely or never read the president’s tweets, with only 15 percent of people saying they read them very often. Democrats tend to …

Read More »

Kimmel Riffs On Trump’s Alert: The Textening [VIDEO]

Mashable reports: “What we do here in Hollywood when we have a bad idea? We make a major motion picture out of it,” Kimmel joked, before playing the trailer. The film focuses on a family driving through a city, when the parents begin to receive alerts for what they assume are Trump’s tweets coming to their cell phones. But after …

Read More »

Despicable Man Whines About “Despicable Democrats”

Reuters reports: Stepping up his criticism of Democrats – and one of the accusers of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh – President Trump on Wednesday again denounced critics of the judge, as both sides claimed the other was acting in a ‘despicable’ manner on the Kavanaugh nomination. After staying quiet for the most part about Ford and her accusations, the …

Read More »

More Senators Condemn Trump’s Attack On Ford

The Washington Post reports: Two senators considered crucial to the confirmation prospects of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh criticized President Trump on Wednesday for mocking the account of a woman who has accused his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault decades ago. “There’s no time and no place for remarks like that,” Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said on NBC’s “Today” show. …

Read More »

REPORT: North Korean Hackers Have Stolen Hundreds Of Millions From Banking Systems Of 11 Countries

The Associated Press reports: North Korea’s nuclear and missile tests have stopped, but its hacking operations to gather intelligence and raise funds for the sanction-strapped government in Pyongyang may be gathering steam. U.S. security firm FireEye raised the alarm Wednesday over a North Korean group that it says has stolen hundreds of millions of dollars by infiltrating the computer systems …

Read More »

Trump Mocks But Doesn’t Deny “Boring” NYT Exposé

ABC News reports: The New York Times is standing by its bombshell investigation into the Trump family’s real estate empire, reporting Tuesday that President Donald Trump “engaged in suspect tax schemes as he reaped riches from his father.” The president’s lawyer signaled in a statement the possibility of a defamation lawsuit “should the Times state or imply” that he engaged …

Read More »

Showtime To Air Documentary On NYT Exposé [VIDEO]

Vanity Fair reports: Mere hours after the story was published, Showtime revealed that a camera crew tracked the reporters throughout the investigation, which lasted over a year. And a documentary short chronicling the arduous process—called The Family Business: Trump and Taxes—will air this Sunday. The documentary short hails from the filmmaking team behind Showtime’s docuseries The Fourth Estate, which also …

Read More »

Stormy Selects The Most Accurate Trump Mushroom

From the Hollywood Reporter: Stormy Daniels had a decidedly less coy appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Tuesday night than previously. Daniels said she met with Trump in a hotel room where he answered the door in silky pajamas. “I’m pretty sure I thought he was channeling Hugh Hefner,” said Daniels. “Significantly less sexy.” Of the detail that Daniels spanked Trump …

Read More »

White House Denounces “Misleading” NYT Exposé

Via press release from Aunt Lydia: Fred Trump has been gone for nearly twenty years and it’s sad to witness this misleading attack against the Trump family by the failing New York Times. Many decades ago the IRS reviewed and signed off on these transactions. The New York Times’ and other media outlets‘ credibility with the American people is at …

Read More »

NYT Alleges “Outright” Financial Fraud By Trump

The New York Times reports: President Trump participated in dubious tax schemes during the 1990s, including instances of outright fraud, that greatly increased the fortune he received from his parents, an investigation by The New York Times has found. Mr. Trump won the presidency proclaiming himself a self-made billionaire, and he has long insisted that his father, the legendary New …

Read More »

Trump Tumbles 138 Spots Down Forbes’ Richest List

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump, who has long bragged about his success and wealth, has dropped more than 100 spots on Forbes’ list of the wealthiest people in the United States. Trump’s net worth has dropped from $4.5 billion in 2015 to $3.1 billion in the last two years, Forbes reported. The magazine also said that the drop has knocked …

Read More »

National Debt Rose $1.2 Trillion In FY 2018

The Washington Examiner reports: The national debt rose more than $1.2 trillion in the fiscal year that just concluded on Sept. 30, according to a government website that tracks the debt. The total national debt was $20.245 trillion on the last business day of fiscal year 2017. On the last business day of fiscal year 2018, which was Friday, Sept. …

Read More »