Idiocracy

Trump Whined To Twitter CEO About Losing Followers

The Washington Post reports: A significant portion of the meeting focused on Trump’s concerns that Twitter quietly, and deliberately, has limited or removed some of his followers, according to a person with direct knowledge of the conversation who requested anonymity because it was private. Trump said he had heard from fellow conservatives who had lost followers for unclear reasons as …

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Trump Orders Staff To Boycott Annual WH Press Dinner

Politico reports: The White House on Tuesday ordered administration officials to boycott the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, an annual fundraising gala attended by the White House press corps and scheduled for this Saturday. The message was conveyed to agency chiefs of staff on Tuesday morning by White House Cabinet Secretary Bill McGinley, who indicated that the order was coming from …

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Netanyahu To Name Golan Heights Town For Trump

The Jerusalem Post reports: If Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has his way, alongside Katzrin, Ramot and Ramat Magshimim on the Golan Heights, there may someday soon be a community named Kiryat Trump. Netanyahu, who on Tuesday toured the Golan with his wife and sons, said a community or neighborhood on the Golan Heights should be named after US President Donald …

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Trump Rages Against Media In Morning Tweetstorm

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump spent early Tuesday morning tweeting his grievances against the media. He targeted The New York Times, referring to the outlet as the enemy of the people and saying the publication will “have to get down on their knees [and] beg for forgiveness” from him, inaccurately claiming the paper apologized to him in 2016 for …

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Trump Claims “Nobody Disobeys My Orders” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Monday insisted that “nobody disobeys my orders,” apparently disputing that his former White House counsel twice refused to follow through on the president’s order to dismiss special counsel Robert Mueller. Trump issued the declaration about his staff’s willingness to follow through on his commands during a brief exchange with reporters at the White House …

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Trump Touts Border Wall To Children At Easter Egg Roll

Bloomberg reports: President Trump on Monday took advantage of the White House Easter Egg Roll to promote his administration’s accomplishments and assure a young attendee that a wall along the southern border is being built. The president joined children to color cards for members of the military when he said a young boy told him, “Keep building that wall.” “It’s …

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Easter Bunny Pummels Man In Street Brawl [VIDEO]

Click Orlando reports: The Easter Bunny was hopping mad for some reason in downtown Orlando. Video posted on Instagram, which has gone viral and has been posted by several media outlets, shows a costumed character getting involved in a fight between two others. Apparently, the fight began when a man bumped into a woman and the duo began fighting. The …

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Trump: Herman Cain Asked Me Not To Nominate Him

A related story today from Media Matters: Herman Cain, President Donald Trump’s pick for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, frequently acted as a gold company spokesperson on his radio program. He warned listeners in advertisements that they need to put some of their assets in gold because there’s a recession coming and “even central banks are buying gold …

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“Broke” Roger Stone To Make Paid Strip Club Speech

The Daily Beast reports: Roger Stone has two very important speaking gigs in his future: one is in court over his alleged lying and witness tampering during the Mueller investigation. The other is at a Richmond, Virginia strip club, where he’s scheduled to give a paid speech next month, despite opposition from local activists. Stone has fallen on hard financial …

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Mike Huckabee To Romney: It Makes Me Sick That You Jealously Trash Trump And Could Have Been President

The Hill reports: Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) blasted Sen. Mitt Romney on Friday after the Utah Republican said he was “sickened” by President Trump’s actions in the Mueller report. “Know what makes me sick, Mitt? Not how disingenuous you were to take @realDonaldTrump $$ and then 4 yrs later jealously trash him & then love him again when …

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Trump Vows Retribution Against “Sick And Dangerous” People, Retweets Weird Insult About “DNC Circle Jerk”

The Washington Post reports: President Trump sought Friday to discredit damaging portions of the report by the special counsel, while Democrats subpoenaed the full report that led to no criminal charges but laid bare what they characterized as “alarming” behavior by Trump. Nine hours after he stopped a tweet mid-sentence, he came back and finished his thought. “….big, fat, waste …

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Trump Golfs With Rush Limbaugh After Mueller Report

Tribune Media reports: The White House says President Donald Trump played golf Friday with conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh and a couple of unidentified friends. Trump is spending the Easter weekend at his private Mar-a-Lago club along with the first lady. The foursome played at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida. The trip comes one day after a …

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Accuser Threatens To Describe Cain’s Penis To Senate

The Daily Beast reports: A woman who has accused Herman Cain of having a long-term consensual affair threatened on Thursday to describe “certain parts” of his body to the Senate Banking Committee “to corroborate her testimony” if he doesn’t withdraw his name from consideration for the Federal Reserve Board. Ginger White first claimed she had a 13-year affair with Cain …

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Cohen Vows To Fill In Redactions In Mueller Report

The Hill reports: Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer for President Trump, said Thursday that he soon would be prepared to speak about possible redactions in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Cohen’s tweet links to one from Lanny Davis, Cohen’s attorney, that said Cohen could “fill in the bulk of the redactions” that are included in Mueller’s report on his …

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Steve Mnuchin To Hire Fox Plagiarist As Treasury Spox

Splinter News reports: The Trump administration-Fox News ouroboros rolls on unimpeded this week, with a report that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin plans to hire former Fox personality Monica Crowley as his new spokeswoman. Citing “people familiar with the matter,” Bloomberg reported on Wednesday that Mnuchin is preparing to hire Crowley as a replacement for outgoing spokesman Tony Sayegh, who had …

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Ivanka Trump: Daddy Did Offer Me The World Bank Job

The Associated Press reports: White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump says her father asked her if she was interested in taking the job of World Bank chief but she passed on it. In an Associated Press interview, President Donald Trump’s daughter said Wednesday she was happy with her current role in the administration. She spoke during a trip to Africa …

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POLL: 30% Say Mueller Report Fully Exonerates Trump

The Hill reports: A majority of Americans don’t believe that Robert Mueller’s report on the results of the years-long special counsel investigation into Russian election interference exonerates President Trump, according to a new poll. In a Navigator poll first reported by Politico, just 30 percent of Americans said that they accept President Trump and his allies’ assertion that the report …

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Trump Predicts “Crazy Bernie Vs Sleepy Joe” In 2020

Newsweek reports: With a little more than 18 months away from the 2020 presidential election, current President Donald Trump went ahead and made a prediction of who he could possibly face as he runs for reelection. The president narrowed it to two finalists in the ever-growing field of Democrat candidates. The gesture from the president comes one night after conservative-friendly …

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NBC: Trump Insiders Fear Exposure By Mueller Report

NBC News reports: Some of the more than one dozen current and former White House officials who cooperated with special counsel Robert Mueller are worried that the version of his report expected to be made public on Thursday will expose them as the source of damaging information about President Donald Trump, according to multiple witnesses in the investigation. Some of …

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Trump Slams Fox News For Hosting Bernie’s Town Hall

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump tore into Fox News on Tuesday for its town hall with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). In a morning tweet, the president weighed in on the hourlong town hall with Sanders, which aired on Monday night — even taking aim at Fox News anchor Bret Baier, one of the event’s moderators. Worth noting: The use of …

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