Politics

Gorsuch To Address Right Wingers At Trump Hotel

Law Newz reports: Appearance of impropriety? Perish the thought. President Donald Trump‘s first appointed Supreme Court Justice, Neil Gorsuch, plans to address a group of conservatives late next month at the president’s own personally-branded hotel in Washington, D.C. The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) is a non-profit dedicated to advancing conservative interests through various academic and fellowship programs and is …

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House Democrats Bid To Formally Censure Trump

Heavy.com reports: Three House Democrats have announced a censure resolution against President Donald Trump in response to his response to the Charlottesville violence. If it’s voted on, it would be the first time since President Bill Clinton’s Monica Lewisnky scandal. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, was joined by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman of New Jersey …

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Michael Moore Buses Audience To Trump Tower

The Associated Press reports: Michael Moore has led the audience of his Broadway play to Trump Tower to protest President Donald Trump’s comments about the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. On Facebook, Moore urged people to join him at the tower following Tuesday night’s performance of his one-man show “The Terms of My Surrender” to “nonviolently express our rage.” After …

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Seth Meyers: Trump Is “Clinically Insane” [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: Seth Meyers did not go lightly on President Trump after the commander-in-chief gave a startling press conference at Trump Tower in New York Tuesday, again asserting that violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, should be blamed on “both sides”—alt-right white supremacists and counter-protesters. In a breaking news segment dubbed “Breaking Crazy” on Tuesday’s episode of Late Night with Seth …

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Obama Now Owns The Most-Liked Tweet In History

People reports: Barack Obama continues to inspire — and breaks records while doing it. The former U.S. president took to Twitter on Saturday in the aftermath of the violent Charlottesville rally that took the lives of three people, writing a Nelson Mandela quote: “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background …

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore And Luther Strange Head To Runoff After Neither Takes 50% In GOP Senate Primary

The New York Times reports: Roy S. Moore, a former chief justice of the State Supreme Court, and Senator Luther Strange emerged from a crowded Republican field on Tuesday in a special Senate primary in Alabama, according to The Associated Press. They will face off for their party’s nomination next month in a runoff election, a contest that will test …

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SWASTIKA CENTERPIECES: Log Cabin Republicans To Hold 40th Anniversary Celebration At Trump Hotel

The Washington Examiner reports: Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is set to deliver the keynote address at a Log Cabin Republicans anniversary celebration next month at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. The Log Cabin Republicans group represents LGBT conservatives and is celebrating its 40th anniversary on Sept. 27. Mrs. Fiorina lost her bid to unseat then-California Sen. …

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EPA To Roll Back Wastewater Toxic Metals Rules

Poison-free water is for snowflake cucks: The Environmental Protection Agency plans to scrap an Obama-era measure limiting water pollution from coal-fired power plants. A letter from EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt released Monday as part of a legal appeal said he will seek to revise the 2015 guidelines mandating increased treatment for wastewater from steam electric power-generating plants. Acting at the …

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DURHAM: Cops Ponder Charges For Toppling Statue

ABC News reports: Protesters who pulled down a Confederate statue in North Carolina in an apparent response to violence over the weekend in neighboring Virginia may be charged with vandalism, authorities said. A video showing protesters pulling down the statue in downtown Durham, North Carolina, went viral Monday. Durham County Sheriff Mike Andrews referred to the action Tuesday as “civil …

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DOJ Demands Web Hosting Company Turn Over IP Addresses Of Everybody Who Visited Anti-Trump Site

The Washington Post reports: A Los Angeles-based tech company is resisting a federal demand for more than 1.3 million IP addresses to identify visitors to a website set up to coordinate protests on Inauguration Day — a request whose breadth the company says violates the Constitution. “What we have is a sweeping request for every single file we have” in …

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Trump Campaign Emails Reveal Staffer’s Multiple Attempts To Set Up Meeting With Vladimir Putin

The Washington Post reports: Three days after Donald Trump named his campaign foreign policy team in March 2016, the youngest of the new advisers sent an email to seven campaign officials with the subject line: “Meeting with Russian Leadership – Including Putin.” The adviser, George Papadopoulos, offered to set up “a meeting between us and the Russian leadership to discuss …

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Giant Trump Rat Appears Near Trump Tower

The New York Daily News reports: New York City’s rats have gotten much bigger … and blonde. A giant inflatable of President Trump, in the style of labor unions’ blowup rodents, is greeting Midtown residents and tourists Monday afternoon at Fifth Ave. and 59th St. The grotesque model of Trump was claimed by gallery Bravin Lee, who said that the …

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Nazi Blowback Craters Trump To New Approval Low

The Daily Beast reports: President Trump’s approval rating has now dropped to 34 percent, his lowest score since taking office. According to Gallup’s daily poll, since last Thursday Trump’s approval rating dropped by three percent while his disapproval rating jumped five points to 61 percent. Additionally, his approval among Republicans fell to 79 percent. These changes came over a weekend …

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NEW YORK CITY: Cuomo Pitches Congestion Charges For Manhattan In Bid To Fund Crumbling Subway

Oh look. Other news. The New York Times reports: A decade ago, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg of New York offered a plan to ease traffic in Manhattan and raise hundreds of millions of dollars to improve the city’s aging infrastructure. Drivers would be charged $8 to enter the most congested parts of Manhattan during peak commuting hours. The plan was …

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CNN’s Ana Navarro Goes Off: Trump Is Not Only Unfit To Be President, He Is Unfit To Be Human [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Ana Navarro continued to completely tear into President Donald Trump over his Saturday press conference on Charlottesville. Appearing Monday on CNN, the republican strategist — who has been one of Trump’s most vocal critics on either side of the aisle — railed against Trump for his comments condemning violence “on many sides.” “He was a coward,” Navarro said. …

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BREAKING: Trump Hints At Strike On Venezuela, Says “We Have Many Options, Including A Military Option”

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump on Friday said he would not rule out a “military option” in Venezuela. “We have many options for Venezuela, including a possible military option, if necessary,” Trump said told reporters at his New Jersey golf club on Friday. The president did not answer whether American troops would lead that potential operation. President Trump just said …

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McConnell Super PAC Backs Kid Rock For Senate

Via Politico: Kid Rock is gaining some establishment GOP support for a Senate run. Senate Leadership Fund, a super PAC formed during the 2016 election that has Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s backing, expressed support Friday for Kid Rock taking on Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) in 2018. “We’d be actually very interested in his candidacy,” Steven Law, the group’s president, …

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Trump To Send Jared Kushner Back To The Middle East

Trump is sending Jared back to the Middle East because the real estate developer wasn’t able to solve a 50 year-old battle on the first visit: White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, who is Trump’s son-in-law, Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt and deputy national security adviser Dina Powell will travel to the region. The trio will meet with leaders from …

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Angela Merkel Hits Trump For Escalating War Rhetoric

Politico reports: German Chancellor Angela Merkel Friday implicitly criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s fiery comments on North Korea and called for the crisis over Pyongyang’s missile program to be resolved through diplomacy. When asked at a press conference in Berlin whether Germany would “stand by the U.S. in case of war,” Merkel did not respond directly but said: “I consider …

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“The Mooch” Appears On SNL: Summer Edition [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: “Saturday Night Live” didn’t miss its chance to lampoon “The Mooch” after all. In the first of four Thursday episodes of “Weekend Update: Summer Edition,” “SNL” alum Bill Hader returned to play Anthony Scaramucci, the former White House communications director whose brief tenure included a vulgarity-laced interview with The New Yorker. “You know how you miss me, …

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