Donald Trump

Trump On Murderous Dictator Kim Jong-Un: He Likes Me And I Like Him, Why Shouldn’t I Like Him? [VIDEO]

“He’s a real personality and he’s very smart. He’s sharp as you can be, and he’s a real leader, and he’s pretty mercurial. I don’t say that necessarily in a bad way, but he’s a pretty mercurial guy. He likes me. I like him. Some people say ‘oh, you shouldn’t like him.’ I said, ‘why shouldn’t I like him? I …

Read More »

REPORT: Gaetz Told Trump “I Was Happy To Do It For You” During Discussion On Threatening Michael Cohen

Mediaite reports: The Atlantic‘s Edward-Isaac Dovere reports that President Donald Trump spoke to Gaetz this week while he was still in Vietnam for his denuclearization summit with Kim Jong Un. Trump used this phone call to vent over Cohen’s congressional testimony against him, and according to Dovere, Gaetz said “I was happy to do it” when the president brought up …

Read More »

Outrage After Trump Sides With Kim On Tortured American: He Says He Didn’t Know And I Believe Him

The Guardian reports: Trump’s explanation-free statement that he believed Kim Jong-Un when the North Korean dictator said he “didn’t know about” the imprisonment and torture of Otto Warmbier has baffled many – at both ends of the political spectrum. Adam Schiff, California Democrat, is among those to point out that Trump’s acceptance of foreign dictator’s claims – sometimes over the …

Read More »

Trump: Michael Cohen Is A “Shameful Liar” [VIDEO]

USA Today c: President Donald Trump criticized the congressional testimony of his former lawyer Michael Cohen as “shameful” and accused Cohen of lying “a lot.” Speaking to reporters at the end of his summit with North Korean President Kim Jong Un i, Trump said he watched some of Cohen’s testimony before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Wednesday. “It …

Read More »

Hanoi Summit Abruptly Ends With No Deal

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s Hanoi summit with Kim Jong Un, meant to demonstrate his diplomatic gamble with North Korea is working, instead ended with no joint agreement after Kim insisted all US sanctions be lifted on his country. That was a bridge too far for the US President, who said Kim offered to take some steps toward dismantling his …

Read More »

Trump Timed Kim Dinner Opposite Cohen Testimony

The Huffington Post reports: President Donald Trump scheduled a dinner for Wednesday with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un at their summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, but only after House Democrats announced that his former lawyer and “fixer” would publicly testify on Capitol Hill at about the same time. The apparent “counterprogramming” of Michael Cohen’s expected damaging testimony concerns arms control …

Read More »

House Votes 245-182 To Block Trump’s “Emergency”

CBS News reports: The House of Representatives passed a resolution late Tuesday afternoon to terminate President Trump’s national emergency proclamation, which is also being challenged in court by a multi-state lawsuit. The final vote of 245 to 182 fell largely along party lines, but 13 Republicans joined Democrats in supporting the measure. The bill, introduced by Democrats last week, would …

Read More »

Michael Cohen Disbarred Over Felony Conviction

Bloomberg reports: President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen is no longer a recognized attorney after he was disbarred in New York after pleading guilty to lying to Congress about a plan for a Trump Tower project in Moscow. An appeals court in Manhattan granted a request from a disciplinary panel to remove Cohen’s name from the roll …

Read More »

Trump At Last Arrives In Vietnam Despite Bone Spurs

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, on Tuesday for his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, eight months after their historic first meeting in Singapore. The two leaders are expected to discuss how to implement a North Korean pledge to give up its nuclear weapons and how to improve their …

Read More »

58 Former Security Officials Trash Trump’s “Emergency”

The Washington Post reports: A bipartisan group of 58 former senior national security officials issued a statement Monday saying that “there is no factual basis” for President Trump’s proclamation of a national emergency to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. The joint statement, whose signatories include former secretary of state Madeleine Albright and former defense secretary Chuck Hagel [photo], …

Read More »

Trump: Ivanka Has “Created Millions Of Jobs” [VIDEO]

“In a few moments, our first session on vocational training and workforce development will begin. We want every citizen to gain the cutting-edge skills they need to enjoy a rewarding, lifelong career. Many of the governors here today have identified this as a very top priority. My daughter, Ivanka, who is going to be speaking later, is — she has …

Read More »

Former Staffer Sues Trump For Nonconsensual Kissing

The Washington Post reports: A staffer on Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign says he kissed her without her consent at a small gathering of supporters before a Florida rally, an interaction that she alleges in a new lawsuit still causes her anguish. In interviews with The Washington Post, and in the lawsuit, Alva Johnson said Trump grabbed her hand and …

Read More »

Intel Officials Fear “Crazy Deal” With Kim Jong-Un

NBC News reports: In the eight months since President Trump declared North Korea “no longer a nuclear threat,” the reclusive state has advanced both its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs and failed to provide an accounting of its deadly arsenal, according to multiple U.S. intelligence assessments. And intelligence officials tell NBC News they have grown increasingly doubtful that Kim …

Read More »

MSNBC Host Joe Scarborough Bashes Trump As The “Most Racist President In Modern American History”

The Hill reports: MSNBC host Joe Scarborough knocked President Trump for his criticism of Spike Lee’s Oscars acceptance speech. The “Morning Joe” host and former GOP lawmaker called Trump the “most racist president in modern American history” in response to the president’s tweet criticizing Lee for reading from notes during the ceremony. Earlier Monday, Trump accused Lee of “doing [a] …

Read More »

Trump Lies Again: Failed Harry Reid Was “Thrown Out”

Glorious Leader was watching CNN this morning: Former Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid has news he is eager to spread: He is feeling “very good.” The former US Senator from Nevada was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year, and New York Times Magazine writer Mark Leibovich wrote last month after an interview with Reid that he “does not have long …

Read More »

Trump: Spike Lee Did A “Racist Hit” On Me Last Night

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has launched an attack on filmmaker Spike Lee, accusing him of “a racist hit on your President” during his Oscars speech. The president was seemingly responding to comments made by the director while accepting the Best Adapted Screenplay award for the movie BlacKkKlansman. Lee said during Sunday night’s ceremony: “The 2020 presidential election is around …

Read More »

Electoral College “Workaround” Plan Gains Momentum

NPR reports: An attempt at an Electoral College workaround is gaining momentum in the Mountain West. Democrats in Colorado and New Mexico are pushing ahead with legislation to pledge their 14 collective electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote — no matter who wins each state. The plan only goes into effect if the law passes in …

Read More »

Trump Wants To Turn Fourth Of July Into Trump Rally

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump announced Sunday morning that he would highlight his own July Fourth celebration at the Lincoln Memorial this summer, possibly setting up dueling celebrations of Independence Day at opposite ends of the National Mall, one anchored by Congress and the Capitol, and another one by the President. The President said the event would be …

Read More »

Trump: The Fake News Won’t Admit I’ll Win In 2020

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump attacked the “Fake News’ yet again today in a tweet touting how mobilized Republicans are leading into 2020. Republicans, of course, held onto the Senate in the midterms but lost the House. Earlier this week Trump used the “ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE” line again, targeting The New York Times. The paper’s publisher fired back saying …

Read More »

There’s A #QAnon Nutbag Working At Mar-A-Lago

The Daily Beast reports: Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort appears to employ a pastry chef who frequently posts online about her belief in the pro-Trump QAnon conspiracy theory. Elizabeth Alfieri, a Florida pastry chef, has posted dozens of times on Instagram using QAnon hashtags and slogans, often using pictures taken at Mar-a-Lago itself. Alfieri’s Instagram posts were first reported by 1100 …

Read More »