Donald Trump

Trump Bashes Congress: Where’s My Wall Funding?

The Hill reports: President Trump lashed out at Congress on Thursday over the lack of funding for his border wall in a recently passed spending bill, stoking a fight that GOP lawmakers had hoped to avoid until later this year. The Senate voted 93-7 on Tuesday to pass a sweeping $854 billion spending bill that includes funding for the departments …

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Court Sets Michael Flynn’s Sentencing For Dec. 18th

Happy holidaaaaays….. The Associated Press reports: Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has a sentencing date. A judge on Wednesday scheduled Flynn’s sentencing for Dec. 18, more than a year after he pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI. The move comes just days after prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller said they were ready for Flynn’s case to …

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NEW BOOK: Trump Told CIA Official That “We Should Make (Drone) Bombs Silent So They Can’t Get Away”

An excerpt from the new book by WaPo’s Greg Miller: When told that the CIA flew surveillance flights over Syria but that only the military conducted strikes — an Obama policy meant to return the agency’s focus to its core espionage mission — Trump made clear he wanted those restrictions wiped away and for the agency to start firing. “If …

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Trump Told Spain To Build A Wall Across The Sahara: That Border Can’t Be Bigger Than Ours With Mexico

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump suggested the Spanish government tackled the Mediterranean migration crisis by emulating one of his most famous policies and building a wall across the Sahara desert, the country’s foreign minister has revealed. According to Josep Borrell, the US president brushed off the skepticism of Spanish diplomats – who pointed out that the Sahara stretched for 3,000 …

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Trump: I Got One Of The Highest Scores Ever Seen On My Physical, I’m Good At Testing, Have Great Stability

“You know, I took that test when I got my last physical, and the doctor said that’s one of the highest scores we’ve ever seen. I did that not because I wanted but I did it, I was always good at testing. But if there’s anything great about me it’s stability, and I’m a good manager. Always been a good …

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Trump: Republicans Will Do “Much Better” In Midterms Than Anybody Thinks Because People Really Like Me

“I think we’re gonna do much better than anyone thinks because the economy is so good, and people do like the job I’m doing. I had just beaten 17 people including the Bush dynasty. I then beat the Hillary Clinton dynasty. You can give me credit for Bernie Sanders and all because I was cause I was part of it, …

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Trump Considers Building “Fort Trump” In Poland

Politico reports: U.S. President Donald Trump is “very seriously” considering Warsaw’s request for a permanent U.S. military base in Poland, he said on Tuesday. Speaking at a joint press conference with Andrzej Duda in Washington D.C., Trump said the security of the Central European country was “almost as important” to him as to the Polish president. “Poland is willing to …

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Trump: I Have No Attorney General, It’s Very Sad

The Hill reports: President Trump in an Oval Office interview with Hill.TV launched one of his most ferocious broadsides to date against Jeff Sessions, suggesting the attorney general was essentially AWOL and performing badly on a variety of issues. “I don’t have an Attorney General. It’s very sad,” Trump told Hill.TV in an extensive and free-wheeling interview Tuesday from the …

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Trump: Democrats Will Lie About Florence Response

The Hill reports: President Trump on Tuesday preemptively attacked Democrats for any potential criticism of his administration’s response to Hurricane Florence along the mid-Atlantic coast. Trump’s unprompted attacks against Democrats on Tuesday come less than a week after he claimed without evidence that the party was responsible for inflating the death toll of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico to make …

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TOAD YA SO: Twitter Melts Down Over Trump’s Junk

Mediaite reports:  The Twitterverse is having a collective meltdown over the fact that Mario Kart became a trending topic today for all the wrong reasons. No, the beloved Super Mario-themed racing game franchise is not getting the 9th installment, not yet anyway. Daniel’s remarks attracted online attention really fast, particularly the fact that she compared Trump’s penis to the good …

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Trump On Kavanaugh: A Little Delay Is Okay [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump on Monday said that “if it takes a little delay” to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, that’s alright. Trump stressed that Kavanaugh “never even had a little blemish on his record,” and that the nominee had undergone several FBI background checks over the course of his career. “He is somebody very special. At the …

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Trump Threatens Unspecified Countries With Tariffs

Business Insider reports: President Donald Trump escalated his trade-war rhetoric on Monday, threatening unspecified countries with tariffs if they “will not make fair deals with us.” The US is already engaged in a trade war with China and is expected to levy new tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods as soon as Monday, on top of the tariffs …

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Trump Attacks Media Over 2008 Obama Slip-Up

The Hill reports: President Trump fumed against the “fake news media” on Friday night when he resurfaced a blunder former President Obama made on the 2008 campaign trail. Former President Obama has returned to the campaign trail in recent weeks to criticize Trump and his policies, which Ingraham discussed on her Friday night show. Obama’s blunder, which Ingraham also resurfaced …

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Glorious Leader Doubles Down On Death Toll Denial

It’s like two days of national scorn didn’t happen: President Donald Trump yesterday said he doesn’t believe the Puerto Rico death toll, and today he continued to stand by that position by touting comments from Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera. During a segment on The New York Times and media bias, Rivera had this to say regarding Puerto Rico:  “They’re saying …

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Manafort Forfeited Trump Tower Apartment In Deal

CNBC reports: Take his Trump Tower apartment. Please. Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort told prosecutors he preferred that they seize his apartment in Trump Tower than give up one of the four bank accounts special counsel Robert Mueller’s team was eyeing, Manafort’s plea agreement revealed Friday. President Donald Trump’s own New York residence is in that landmark Fifth Avenue …

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White House: Manafort Deal Is “Unrelated” To Trump

ABC News reports: Both the White House and the Trump legal team stressed that the plea had nothing to do with the president or his campaign with Rudy Giuliani, counsel to the president, saying: “The reason: the President did nothing wrong and Paul Manafort will tell the truth.” White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told ABC News: “This had absolutely …

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BREAKING: Manafort Plea Deal Includes Cooperation

Talking Points Memo reports: In a dramatic reversal, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded guilty Friday morning to federal criminal charges and agreed to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. Manafort’s decision to cooperate with Mueller is a potentially grievous blow to President Trump. Prosecutors in the DC case against Manafort filed a Superseding Criminal Information on …

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Paul Manafort To Plead Guilty, Avoid Second Trial

NBC News reports: Paul Manafort, formerly President Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, is expected to plead guilty to a federal conspiracy charge that accused him of money laundering, tax fraud, and lying to investigators, according to a document filed in federal court. A superseding criminal information against Manafort, 69, was filed Friday in the District of Columbia, which alleges a conspiracy …

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Trump Plans To Rebrand NAFTA Pact As “USMC”

The Hill reports: President Trump told donors that he hopes to rebrand the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) among the U.S., Mexico and Canada as the “USMC” pact, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. If the U.S. is unable to come to terms on a deal with Canada, Trump said he’s willing to drop the “C” from the new …

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Trump: Democrats Invented The Hurricane Death Toll In Puerto Rico Just To “Make Me Look As Bad As Possible”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday appeared to cast doubt on studies that found roughly 3,000 people died in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico officials late last month increased the death toll as a result of the 2017 storm to 2,975 after a study by the George Washington University that assessed the aftermath of …

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