Donald Trump

Trump Blames Trudeau For CBC’s Home Alone 2 Edit

As I reported earlier today, all of Trump World has been raging after Canada’s state broadcaster CBC aired Home Alone 2 without the fleeting cameo of Trump in the lobby of the Plaza Hotel, which he owned at the time of filming. Although the CBC says it made the edit years before Trump launched his campaign, he is happily feeding …

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Trump Attacks “Crazy Nancy” And Her “Down District”

New York Magazine reports: President Trump couldn’t even keep up the charade for a day. Hours after a Christmas-morning statement calling for respect and unity, he was banging out rage-filled tweets targeting his political rival. It was a fast turnaround, even for Trump, whose insincere nod to civility was as real as flying reindeer. California leads the nation, by far, …

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GOP Expects Dem Defectors In Trump’s Senate Trial

The Hill reports: Senate Republicans think they’ll be able to pick up one or two Democrats on the final votes for each impeachment article. That would let them tout Trump’s acquittal as bipartisan — an angle they’ve already seized on when talking about the two House votes, in which a handful of Democrats crossed the aisle to join Republicans in …

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CBC: We Cut Trump Out Of Home Alone 2 In 2014

CNBC reports: The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. said Thursday that a TV version of the Christmas movie “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York,” which erased a cameo from Trump, was edited years before he became president. The Trump-free version of the 1992 film stoked outrage among conservative and pro-Trump media sources — including the popular morning show “Fox & Friends,” …

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Trump’s LOL Xmas Message: Be More Like Jesus Christ

“As families, friends, and communities come together to rejoice in the birth of Christ, we are reminded of the divine message from the first Christmas: ‘Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.’ “While the challenges that face our country are great, the bonds that unite us as Americans are much stronger. Together, we …

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Trump Spends Xmas Ranting About “Crazy Nancy”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday lashed out at Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in a pair of tweets Christmas night, decrying what he called a “Scam Impeachment.” The tweets come a week after the House voted largely along party lines to impeach Trump. The two articles of impeachment accuse Trump of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Why …

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Trumps Switch To Baptist Church For Xmas Service

TIME Magazine reports: President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attended a music-filled Christmas Eve service at a Southern Baptist Convention-affiliated church before celebrating the holiday with dinner in the ballroom of his private club. The pastor of Family Church in West Palm Beach, Florida, Jimmy Scroggins, and his family greeted the Trumps as they arrived moments into a …

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Trump “100%” Backs Reelection Of Sen. Susan Collins

The Portland Press Herald reports: Denouncing him for mocking the vulnerable and attacking “ethnic and religious minorities,” in 2016 Susan Collins wrote in House Speaker Paul Ryan instead, a choice that didn’t even register in the final results since the Wisconsin Republicans hadn’t registered as any sort of candidate in Maine. But it appears that Trump, unusually for him, isn’t …

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Trump & Campaign Sued For Pregnancy Discrimination

Politico reports: A spokeswoman and outreach staffer on Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential bid, A.J. Delgado, is suing Trump and his campaign for pregnancy and sex discrimination. Delgado’s suit, filed Monday in federal court in Manhattan, claims she was sidelined by campaign officials about six weeks after the 2016 election — shortly after she told senior officials that she was pregnant. …

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Trump Shrugs Off North Korean Threat Of Christmas Gift: Maybe He’s Sending Me A Vase, Not A Missile

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump on Tuesday brushed off North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s warning of a “Christmas gift”, saying the United States would “deal with it very successfully” and that perhaps it would be a “nice present”. “We’ll find out what the surprise is and we’ll deal with it very successfully,” Trump told reporters at his Mar-a-Lago resort. …

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Survey: Biden +7 Over Trump With Millionaires

CNBC reports: Asked which candidate they support for president in 2020, 36% of millionaires named Trump, up from 32% in May, according to the Q4 CNBC Millionaire Survey. The second-favorite candidate is former Vice President Joe Biden, with 14%. Still, their support for Trump — and their all-important donor dollars — depends in large part on who he faces in …

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McConnell: I Haven’t Ruled Out Trial Witnesses

Reuters reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday that Republicans were not opposed to hearing witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. “We haven’t ruled out witnesses,” McConnell said in an interview with “Fox & Friends.” “We’ve said, ‘Let’s handle this case just like we did with President Clinton.’ Fair is fair.” In that 1999 trial, …

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Trump Campaign Battles Scam “Trump” Fundraising

Politico reports: As President Donald Trump raises money for his reelection campaign, he’s competing for cash with a growing mass of pro-Trump PACs, dark money groups and off-brand Facebook advertisers neither affiliated with nor endorsed by Trump’s campaign, which have pulled in over $46 million so far. The groups mimic Trump’s brand in the way they look and feel. They …

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Christianity Today Sees Surge Of New Subscribers

CNBC reports: The Christian magazine that published a blistering editorial calling for President Donald Trump’s removal from office over his “blackened moral record” has received a boost in subscribers despite a public backlash among leading evangelicals, according to the publication’s editor in chief. “A stereotypical response is ‘thank you, thank you, thank you’ with a string of a hundred exclamation …

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Trump Tells Student Group: “I Never Understood Wind”

“I never understood wind. I know windmills very much, I have studied it better than anybody. I know it is very expensive. They are made in China and Germany mostly, very few made here, almost none, but they are manufactured, tremendous — if you are into this — tremendous fumes and gases are spewing into the atmosphere. You know we …

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John Bolton Rips Trump On North Korea Policy

Jonathan Swan reports at Axios: In his sharpest criticism yet of his old workplace, John Bolton suggested the Trump administration is bluffing about stopping North Korea’s nuclear ambitions — and soon might need to admit publicly that its policy failed badly. Driving the news: Bolton told me in an interview that he does not think the administration “really means it” …

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Christianity Today Editor: Trump Is “Morally Unfit”

“I am making a moral judgement that he is morally unfit, or even more precisely it’s his public morality that makes him unfit. None of us are perfect we’re not looking for saints, but a president has certain responsibilities as a public figure to display a certain level of public character and public morality. “My argument is not to judge …

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Jones Willing To Consider Acquitting Trump [VIDEO]

Axios reports: Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.) said on ABC’s “This Week” that the allegations that President Trump exploited Ukraine for his political benefit are “serious” and “impeachable,” but added that there are “gaps” in the House’s case and that he is willing to acquit Trump in a Senate trial if “those dots aren’t connected.” Jones, a vulnerable moderate whose vote …

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GOP Senator: Pelosi Has No Right To Hold Articles

The Hill reports: Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) said Sunday he does not think Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has the power to hold the articles of impeachment the House passed last week from the Senate. “Frankly, I don’t think the speaker has the right to do this,” Blunt said on CNN’s “State of the Union,” in response to Pelosi’s decision not …

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Trump To Headline Miami Event For Evangelicals

The Miami Herald reports: Days after the magazine Christianity Today surprisingly supported House Democrats’ impeachment and called for the president’s removal in an editorial, the Trump campaign announced plans to roll out an Evangelicals for Trump movement in South Florida. Trump’s campaign said the president will headline the event. Trump’s appearance in Miami may bookend a holiday stay in South …

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