Idiocracy

Trump Repeats Insane Lie About London’s Mayor

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump on Monday renewed his attack against London Mayor Sadiq Khan, calling remarks that Trump took out of context “pathetic.” “Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his ‘no reason to be alarmed’ statement. MSM is working hard to sell it!” Trump wrote. On Sunday, Trump wrote: “At least …

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Conway To Media: Stop Being Obsessed With Trump’s Tweets And Report On What He Actually Does [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Presidential counsellor Kellyanne Conway stopped by the Today Show on Monday to go to bat for her boss on everything from terrorism, to Twitter. On that latter subject, Conway got into a rather testy exchange with MSNBC anchor Craig Melvin. Conway suggested that he and his colleagues in the media would do better to spend less time covering …

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Trump Doubles Down On “Travel Ban” Language

Business Insider reports: President Donald Trump has doubled down on his executive order banning travel to the US from six majority-Muslim countries. “People, the lawyers and the courts can call it whatever they want, but I am calling it what we need and what it is, a TRAVEL BAN!” Trump said in the first of a series of tweets Monday …

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Trump Golfs For 23rd Time Since Inauguration

The Hill reports: President Trump visited Trump National Golf Club on Sunday for the second time during a weekend marked by terror attacks in London and protest demonstrations nationwide. Trump, much like former President Obama, has faced criticism for his golfing habits. “Can you believe that,with all of the problems and difficulties facing the U.S., President Obama spent the day …

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EPA Head Asked Three Times If Trump Thinks Climate Change Is Real, Three Times He Dodges [VIDEO]

Three times today, under direct questioning, EPA head Scott Pruitt refused to say if Trump believes climate change is real. Heavy reports: The first question of the press conference was about whether President Trump believes climate change is real and is a threat to the United States. Pruitt would not answer, instead saying that he and the president have been …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

AOL News reports: A day after President Trump announced the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris agreement, White House press secretary Sean Spicer is expected to be joined by EPA chief Scott Pruitt to address questions during Friday’s briefing. “We’re getting out,” Trump said speaking from the White House on Thursday. “And we will start to renegotiate and we’ll see …

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White House Refuses To Say If Trump Thinks Climate Change Is Real Or If He’s Sticking To “Chinese Hoax”

Politico reports: The White House will not say whether or not President Donald Trump believes the overwhelming scientific consensus that human activity contributes to climate change. Senior administration officials would not say Thursday if Trump accepts scientific data that links human-driven carbon dioxide emissions to rising global temperatures, after he announced he is withdrawing the US from the Paris accord, …

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Trump Announces Withdrawal From Climate Accord

The New York Times reports: President Trump announced Thursday that he will withdraw the United States from participation in the Paris climate accord, weakening global efforts to combat climate change and siding with conservatives who argued that the landmark 2015 agreement was harming the economy. But he will stick to the withdrawal process laid out in the Paris agreement, which …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Unveils Climate Accord Decision

Starting any minute. USA Today reports: President Trump said he would announce his decision on whether to pull out of the Paris climate agreement in a Thursday afternoon event in the White House Rose Garden — the same place where President Obama hailed the agreement as “a turning point for our planet.” With typical Trumpian flair for building suspense, the …

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Sean Spicer: The President And A Small Group Of People Know Exactly What “Covfefe” Means [AUDIO]

Raw Story reports: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer drew widespread laughter from reporters when he insisted that President Donald Trump’s infamous “covfefe” tweet was not a misspelling. After one reporter asked Spicer if “people should be concerned that the president posted somewhat of an incoherent tweet last night,” Spicer simply replied, “No.” The reporter then asked Spicer why the …

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KIM JONG ORANGE: White House Spox Channels North Korea In Gushing Praise Of “Magnetic” Trump

Salon reports: In response to a report by The Washington Post that details President Trump’s tendency to be demeaning and his condescending backhanded comments toward members of his staff, White House spokeswoman Hope Hicks issued a statement about her boss that showered him with exaggerated compliments, to say the least. “President Trump has a magnetic personality and exudes positive energy, …

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Trump Alarms Security Experts By Handing Out His Cell Number To World Leaders And Inviting Their Calls

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump has been handing out his cellphone number to world leaders and urging them to call him directly, an unusual invitation that breaks diplomatic protocol and is raising concerns about the security and secrecy of the U.S. commander in chief’s communications. Trump has urged leaders of Canada and Mexico to reach him on his …

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Corey Lewandowski: People Need A Preexisting Relationship To Understand How Trump Functions

The Washington Times reports: Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski said Wednesday that he’d be willing to consider a White House communications role. “If they want me to be helpful on the inside, I’d be willing to consider that. But the most important thing is you have to have people who surround the president who are on his agenda,” Mr. …

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Today We All All Covfefe Muchly

The New York Times reports: And on the 132nd day, just after midnight, President Trump had at last delivered the nation to something approaching unity — in bewilderment, if nothing else. The state of our union was … covfefe. The trouble began, as it so often does, on Twitter, in the early minutes of Wednesday morning. Mr. Trump had something …

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White House Omits Husband Of Luxembourg Prime Minister In Official Photo Caption, Lists Melania Twice

The Guardian reports: The Trump White House on Saturday omitted Gauthier Destenay, the husband of Luxembourg prime minister Xavier Bettel, from the caption to an official photograph of the spouses of Nato leaders, taken at this week’s summit in Brussels. Destenay, a Belgian architect, married Bettel in 2015, becoming the first same-sex spouse of a leader of a European Union …

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Trump Hails Foreign Trip As A “Home Run” [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: President Donald Trump on Saturday said his maiden first trip abroad was a “home run” and he vowed to overcome the threat of terrorism, concluding a grueling five-stop sprint that ended with the promise of an imminent decision on the much-discussed Paris climate accord. Trump ended his nine-day trip with a speech to U.S. troops in …

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Trump Cancels Iowa Campaign Rally

Hmm. The Hill reports: President Trump has canceled a campaign rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa that was previously scheduled to be held next week. “Due to an unfortunate change in President Trump’s schedule, we will need to unfortunately postpone the previously schedule rally in Cedar Rapids,” a statement from the Trump campaign read. “President Trump will see you in Iowa …

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Lawyers May Start Vetting Trump’s Tweets In Advance

CNBC reports: The White House is considering having a team of lawyers approve Donald Trump’s tweets, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing an advisor to the president. Although the idea is under consideration, Trump aides told the Journal that such a procedure would be hard to put in place. If implemented, the move would certainly lift a burden …

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Trump Wishes Muslims “Joyful Ramadan” In Statement That Mostly Says “You Need To Stop Being Terrorists”

The Washington Post reports: President Trump issued a statement on Ramadan — a holy month of fasting and prayer for Muslims around the world — that focused primarily on violence and terrorism. His statement was a stark contrast from the Ramadan message President George W. Bush issued in the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001, in which he emphasized how millions …

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John Boehner: Trump Has Been A “Complete Disaster”

NBC News reports: Former House Speaker John Boehner says that aside from international affairs and foreign policy, President Donald Trump’s time in office has so far been a “complete disaster.” Speaking at an energy conference Thursday in Houston, Boehner praised Trump for his approach abroad and his aggressiveness in fighting Islamic State militants, according to the energy publication Rigzone. “Everything …

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