Idiocracy

Rick Scott: Trump Is Threatening To Dump Migrants To “Make Everybody Crazy” And Get Attention [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump may have threatened to transport illegal immigrants to so-called sanctuary cities to “make everybody crazy” and generate media attention, Republican U.S. Senator Rick Scott said on Sunday. Speaking to CNN’s “State of the Union,” Scott said he did not know if transporting immigrants to these jurisdictions was legal or illegal, and he suggested the president …

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WH Defends Trump’s 9/11 Attack On Omar [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Sunday that President Trump is not wishing “ill will” nor “violence toward anyone” after he tweeted a video showing images from the Sept. 11 attacks combined with remarks Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) gave at a recent speech. “Certainly the president is wishing no ill will, and certainly not …

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Trump Claims “Absolute Right” To Dump Migrants

The Huffington Post reports: In a late night tweet on Saturday, President Donald Trump declared he had the “absolute legal right” to release detained undocumented immigrants into so-called sanctuary cities, and demanded that his request be fulfilled. In his earlier rant, Trump claimed that the mayor of Oakland was not willing to receive the undocumented immigrants he had earlier threatened …

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Trump Attacks Muslim Rep With 9/11 Clip [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post reports: President Donald Trump tweeted a video Friday fanning the flames of the recent right-wing uproar over comments Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) made about the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. “WE WILL NEVER FORGET!” Trump tweeted with the video, which alternates between an out-of-context remark Omar made during a speech last month and footage of the terrorist attacks, …

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Two Charges For Chinese Spy Busted At Mar-A-Lago

NBC News reports: Yujing Zhang, the Chinese citizen arrested at Mar-a-Lago in March while President Donald Trump was at his nearby golf club, was indicted Friday. The short, two-page indictment gave no new information about how Zhang allegedly got into Trump’s resort in Florida two weeks ago. She was charged with two counts — unlawful entry of restricted buildings and …

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Trump Confirms WH Plan To Punish “Radical Left” By Dumping Captured Migrants On Democratic Districts

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump not only confirms he considered sending immigrant detainees to sanctuary cities, he says he is still “giving strong considerations” to doing it. “The Radical Left always seems to have an Open Borders, Open Arms policy – so this should make them very happy!” he said in a tweet. “Due to the fact that Democrats are …

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Mike Pence: Trump Never Endorsed Wikileaks [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Vice President Pence asserted in an interview broadcast Friday that President Trump’s enthusiastic reaction to WikiLeaks’ releases of damaging material on Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential race did not amount to an endorsement of the organization. “I think the president always, as you and the media do, always welcomes information,” Pence said in an interview …

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Cain To Withdraw From Federal Reserve Consideration

ABC News reports: Herman Cain is expected to withdraw his name from consideration for the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, amid growing pressure from Republican senators on the White House to remove him from consideration, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter. President Donald Trump announced last week his intention to nominate Cain, a political ally and former 2012 …

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Trump Claims To “Know Nothing About Wikileaks”

Bloomberg reports: President Trump on Thursday downplayed his knowledge of WikiLeaks after its founder, Julian Assange, was arrested in London. “I know nothing about WikiLeaks. It’s not my thing,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office when asked if he still loves the organization. Trump repeatedly professed his affinity for WikiLeaks during the 2016 campaign, when it published emails that …

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GOP Group Sorry For Calling AOC “Domestic Terrorist”

Axios reports: The Ohio College Republican Federation apologized Wednesday evening for a fundraising email calling Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D- N.Y.) a “domestic terrorist.” Cortez said earlier she received a “spike in death threats” almost every time Conservative groups made such “uncalled for rhetoric.” In a statement, the college Republicans called the language used in its email “unacceptable.” “The OCRF does …

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Herman Cain Calls Senate Critics “A Bunch Of Yahoos”

The Kansas City Star reports: Herman Cain, whose prospects for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors have grown shaky before President Donald Trump even nominates him, likely gave his detractors in the U.S. Senate more reason to oppose his confirmation with comments at a University of Kansas lecture Wednesday night. He described the Senate Banking Committee, which …

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Trump Boasts About False Approval Ratings Poll

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump seemed delighted on Thursday when he posted a screen-shot from Lou Dobbs‘ Fox Business show supposedly showing his approval polling is at 55%. There’s just one little problem: the number is way off, and his actual approval rating according to that poll is a paltry 43%. The Fox Business host spent a good portion of …

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Trump Camp Blames CNN For Booted “Batman” Clip

Mediaite reports: After President Donald Trump shared 2020 campaign video that used The Dark Knight Rises‘ soundtrack without permission, Warner Bros. had the video taken down — and Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale is blaming CNN’s connection to AT&T for the removal. CNN is owned by WarnerMedia News & Sports, which is owned by AT&T, which also owns the Warner …

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Trump Made A Typically Trump Visit To Mount Vernon

Politico reports: President Donald Trump had some advice for George Washington. During a guided tour of Mount Vernon last April with French president Emmanuel Macron, Trump learned that Washington was one of the major real-estate speculators of his era. So, he couldn’t understand why America’s first president didn’t name his historic Virginia compound or any of the other property he …

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Trump’s “Batman” Clip Removed For Copyright Theft

USA Today reports: Warner Bros. Pictures appears to have shut down a video posted on Twitter by President Donald Trump, citing a copyright issue. The two-minute 2020 campaign video, set to the score from the 2012 blockbuster “The Dark Knight Rises,” was unavailable Tuesday night, just hours after Trump had posted it to Twitter. “The use of Warner Bros.’ score …

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Trump Mocks Critics In New “Batman” 2020 Video

The Hill reports: President Trump on Tuesday tweeted out a movie-trailer style video that featured footage of his critics and some of his work as president set to the score of “The Dark Knight” trilogy of films. The video begins with the message, “First they ignore you, Then they laugh at you, Then they call you racist.” Trump has used …

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Trump Junior Flips Out After Rep. Ilhan Omar Correctly Labels WH Advisor Stephen Miller A “White Nationalist”

The Hill reports: Donald Trump Jr. on Monday took aim at Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar (Minn.) for calling White House adviser Stephen Miller a “white nationalist.” Trump Jr.’s tweet came in response to another post shared by Omar on Monday in which the Minnesota Democrat blasted Miller, who is widely seen as one of most hard-line advocates for stricter immigration …

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Trump Announces $11 Billion In Tariffs On EU Goods

Reuters reports: President Trump in an early morning tweet on Tuesday announced that his administration will put tariffs on $11 billion of European Union (EU) products in the wake of a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling. The administration late Monday reportedly released a list of about $11 billion worth of EU imports that will be affected by the tariffs as …

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Trump Mocked Secret Service Director As “Dumbo”

The New York Times reports: The White House announced the departure of Randolph D. Alles, the director of the Secret Service, who had fallen out of favor with the president even before a security breach at his Mar-a-Lago club that the agency effectively blamed on Mr. Trump’s employees. Mr. Alles, a retired Marine major general who goes by Tex and …

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Chinese Woman Arrested At Mar-A-Lago Likely A Spy

CBS News Miami reports: A Chinese woman accused of illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club with a flash drive containing malware, also had numerous electronic devices and thousands in cash stashed in her hotel room. Prosecutors say they found multiple electronic devices in her hotel room, including a signal detector that can seek out detect hidden cameras, another cell …

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