Infighting Is Funny

Right Wing Group To Trump: Fire Pruitt Now [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: A conservative activist group is out with a new television commercial calling on President Trump to fire his embattled Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Scott Pruitt. “EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is embarrassing President Trump,” the voiceover in the advertisement by the American Future Fund (AFF) says before running through some of Pruitt’s recent high-profile scandals, like spending …

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McConnell Begs Trump To Pull Back From Tariffs

The Louisville Business Journal reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is urging President Trump to “pull back from the brink” from an international fight over tariffs, warning they could start a “trade war.” “I don’t think anything good will come out of a trade war, and I hope we pull back from the brink here,” McConnell said at the …

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Hatch: Trump’s Tariffs Are A “Tax Hike On Americans”

The Hill reports: GOP Sen. Orrin Hatch (Utah), the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, on Thursday, blasted the Trump administration’s decision to slap steel and aluminum tariffs on the European Union, Canada and Mexico saying the financial penalties are a “tax hike on Americans.” “My position remains unchanged: Tariffs on steel and aluminum imports are a tax hike on …

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Napolitano: Spygate Claims Are “Baseless” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Fox News’s Andrew Napolitano said late Tuesday there is “no evidence” to support President Trump’s “Spygate” theory that the FBI planted spies during his 2016 presidential campaign. Napolitano, the news network’s senior judicial analyst, said on “The Story With Martha MacCallum” that Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, is making a “baseless” claim. “The allegations by Mayor Giuliani over …

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Gowdy Slams “Spygate” Claims: When Trump Finds Out What Happened, He’ll Be Glad For The FBI [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Outgoing Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), the House Oversight Committee Chairman and Trump supporter, said in an interview on Fox that the FBI was justified in using a secret informant to assist in the Russia investigation. Gowdy, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, attended a classified Justice Department briefing last week over the FBI’s use of …

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White House Strategic Comms Director Mercedes Schlapp Fingered By Fellow Staffer As “Worst Leaker”

Jonathan Swan reports at Axios: Shortly after word leaked that Kelly Sadler had taken a nasty shot at John McCain, President Trump convened a meeting in the Oval Office for a tiny group of communications staffers, according to sources familiar with the gathering. Sadler, Mercedes Schlapp, Raj Shah, and John Kelly all gathered in front of the Resolute Desk for …

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State TV’s Lou Dobbs Rages: Trey Gowdy Is A Phony!

“Trey Gowdy is a phony! Think about it. He was in charge of Benghazi, he was in charge of various committees, but what did he do? Nothing! He’s never done anything! No charges, no indictments, no revelations, nothing has ever happened except he gets to have some terrific moments as I think he did with Hillary Clinton. After 11 hours …

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Blankenship To Attempt Third-Party Senate Run

Politico reports: West Virginia coal baron and former prisoner Don Blankenship announced on Monday that he plans to launch a long-shot third-party Senate bid after finishing a distant third in this month’s Republican primary. Blankenship said he would run in the general election as the Constitution Party nominee. But he would need to overcome a “sore loser” law in West …

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Conway: Some Leakers Are Senior Officials [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Thursday on Fox & Friends, guest host Abby Huntsman asked Conway if she’s pinpointed the leakers. “Somewhat, yes,” Conway said. The White House counselor went on to say that some higher-ups are involved. “They’re not all in the press and comms shop,” Conway said of the leakers. “And they’re not all junior folks. I mean, let’s be very …

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Kellyanne Conway: White House Staffers Who Leak To “Shiv Each Other” Will Be Found And Fired [VIDEO]

CNN reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Monday she expects personnel changes as a result of leaks within the White House staff. In an interview with Fox News, Conway said she had “several discussions” with President Donald Trump Monday about White House leaks. Asked if she expects personnel changes as a result, Conway said, “I do, actually. Yes I …

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Trump Rages: My White House Leakers Are Traitors

Mediaite reports: Trump’s tweet comes as the White House continues to face major criticism because Sadler said that McCain’s opposition to CIA Director nominee Gina Haspel is irrelevant because he’s “dying anyway.” Critics are demanding an apology from the over those insensitive remarks, and yet, the White House has dug in with their position that the leak of Sadler’s comments …

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Blankenship To “Cocaine Mitch”: This Isn’t Over [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: Despite finishing last place in the West Virginia Republican primaries last week, Don Blankenship is still releasing advertisements attacking Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), who funneled thousands of dollars into that race to oppose him. In a new 60-second spot shared on Blankenship’s Facebook page over the weekend, the failed Senate candidate attacked McConnell for …

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REPORT: WH Aide Plotted Spying On His Coworkers To Catch Leakers Or Those Seen As “Disloyal” To Trump

The Daily Beast reports: A former National Security Council official now working for Attorney General Jeff Sessions explored ways to surreptitiously monitor the communications of White House staff for leaks or perceived political disloyalty to Donald Trump, according to three former Trump NSC officials familiar with the effort. Ezra Cohen-Watnick, whom former national security adviser Michael Flynn brought onto the …

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OKLAHOMA: NRA Vows To Unseat GOP Gov. Mary Fallin After Veto Of No-Permit Or Training Open Carry Gun Bill

The Associated Press reports: Oklahoma’s Republican Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed a bill late Friday that would have authorized adults to carry firearms without a permit or training, dealing a rare defeat to the National Rifle Association in a conservative state. The veto comes after opposition from the business community and law enforcement authorities, including top officials with the Oklahoma State …

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Sam Nunberg On Cohen: The President Doesn’t Let People Get Away With Making Money On Him [VIDEO]

He’s baaaaaack! Raw Story reports: Appearing on MSNBC, a ducking and weaving Sam Nunberg refused to say specifically what he told a grand jury empaneled by special counsel Robert Mueller looking into outside influence in President Donald Trump’s campaign, but admitted he was questioned about Trump lawyer Michael Cohen’s finances. Nunberg said that he had no idea what Cohen was …

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Hannity Tears Into Sessions And Rosenstein: Are You Part Of The Swamp, Part Of The Deep State? [VIDEO]

“If the Attorney General does not take significant measures to find urgency and speed up delivery of these requested for months and even years of unredacted documents, then it is time for Sessions, Rosenstein, and anyone else who is obstructing Congress’ investigation to be held in contempt and face the serious legal consequences associated with it. In other words, Mr. …

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REPORT: White House Staffers May Quit Over Giuliani

Axios reports: If you were gobsmacked watching Rudy Giuliani’s media tour this week — which he launched on Fox News’ Hannity by announcing that Trump reimbursed lawyer Michael Cohen for a hush-money payment to Stormy Daniels — you weren’t alone. What we’re hearing: A White House official told me there were “a couple of Mooch references” in the West Wing …

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GOP Rep. Devin Nunes Phones State TV: I Will Push To Hold Jeff Sessions In Contempt Of Congress [VIDEO]

The Washington Examiner reports: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes announced Sunday he’s going to push Congress this week to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions in contempt of Congress. This extreme step is a culmination of the frustration the California Republican explained he’s felt in dealing with a Justice Department that had stymied his requests for information, during the panel’s …

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