Tag Archives: Baltimore

Massive “Trump Rat” Awaits Him In Baltimore [VIDEO]

The Baltimore Sun reports: Protesters erected a balloon depicting President Trump as a rat in downtown Baltimore on Thursday ahead of his visit to the city, as well as a street sign honoring former President Obama on the town’s President Street. In footage shared online Thursday afternoon, a man named Claude Taylor could be seen inflating the giant rat and …

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Baltimore Sun: Trump Is Dancing On The Graves Of Our City’s Dead Just To Win Points With His Adoring Base

From the editorial board of the Baltimore Sun: Basking in the crowd’s adulation, he started listing the dangerous countries where the murder rate was, he believed, not as bad as Charm City’s. El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala. Every American should watch that tape so they may be spared the delusion that Mr. Trump’s criticism of Baltimore comes from a constructive place. …

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Ben Carson Compares Baltimore To Cancer Patient

ABC News reports: Housing Secretary Ben Carson, the sole African American Cabinet secretary, directly injected himself into President Donald Trump’s attacks on a black congressman, holding a press conference Wednesday in the Democrat’s district and comparing Baltimore to a cancer patient wearing a “nice suit.” He said the city has serious problems, including buildings with mold, lead and rodent infestation, …

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Trump: “Those People In Baltimore Are Living In Hell”

CBS News reports: President Trump is not backing off of his salvos against black Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings and Baltimore. On Tuesday, the president told reporters on the White House South Lawn that residents of Baltimore are “living in hell.” “Those people are living in hell in Baltimore,” Mr. Trump said, continuing his rant against the city just to the …

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Trump Continues Attacks On Baltimore Thanks To Fox

The Washington Post reports: Monday night, a trio Fox News hosts went on air to enthusiastically back the president.  Tucker Carlson’s show touted how “DEMS HAVE FAILED BALTIMORE,” while Sean Hannity cued up a segment on the “CRISIS IN BALTIMORE.” Laura Ingraham, meanwhile, invited Klacik back on the show under the chyron, “DEMOCRATS WRECK CITIES, BLAME TRUMP.” Amid that cable …

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Trump: If I’m A Racist Then So Is Crazy Bernie Sanders

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday seized on years-old comments from Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) comparing parts of Baltimore to a third world country, arguing the Democratic presidential candidate should be labeled a racist for the remarks if people are going to criticize the president’s own recent tweets about the city. The remarks may have been an effort to …

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#TrumpIsARat Hashtag Trends At #1 Nationwide

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump continued to use his Twitter platform Sunday to defend himself after he drew fire from critics for angry comments previously tweeted about Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings and the city of Baltimore. The president’s insistence on insulting the metropolis ultimately resulted in the hashtag #TrumpIsARat trending on social media. Trump’s comments on Baltimore appeared to be …

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Baltimore Paper Blasts “Dishonest” Trump In Editorial

From the editorial board of the Baltimore Sun: While we would not sink to name-calling in the Trumpian manner — or ruefully point out that he failed to spell the congressman’s name correctly (it’s Cummings, not Cumming) — we would tell the most dishonest man to ever occupy the Oval Office, the mocker of war heroes, the gleeful grabber of …

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Baltimore-Born CNN Host Delivers Emotional Response To Trump’s Attack On His “Rat-Infested” Hometown

“Infested. That’s usually reserved for references to rodents and insects, but we’ve seen the president invoke infestation to criticize lawmakers before. Donald Trump has tweeted more than 43,000 times. He’s insulted thousands of people — many different types of people. But when he tweets about infestation, it’s about black and brown people. The president says about Congressman Cummings’ district that …

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Dem Baltimore Mayor Resigns Amid Financial Scandal

The Baltimore Sun reports: Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh resigned Thursday, a month after taking a medical leave amid a growing scandal over her sales of a self-published children’s book series, sources tell The Baltimore Sun. Pugh submitted a letter of resignation dated Thursday. Her resignation is effective immediately, attorney Steven Silverman said at a news conference. She did not …

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Feds Raid Home Of Baltimore Mayor In Book Scandal

Baltimore’s CBS News affiliate reports: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is at Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s house and City Hall Thursday morning. The FBI confirmed that agents from the FBI Baltimore Office and the IRS Criminal Division are executing court authorized search warrants. Agents also arrived at Maryland Center for Adult Training, one of Mayor Pugh’s businesses and the …

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BALTIMORE: Dem Mayor Takes Indefinite Leave Of Absence For Health Reasons Amid Book Sales Scandal

Baltimore’s ABC News affiliate reports: Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is taking a leave of absence due to her battle with pneumonia, her office announced just hours after Gov. Hogan sent a letter to a state prosecutor asking him to investigate book sales between Pugh and the University of Maryland Medical System. Pugh was hospitalized for pneumonia last week, just days …

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BALTIMORE: Dem Mayor Under Fire Over Revelation City Health Insurer Bought 20,000 Copies Of Her Book

The Baltimore Sun reports: Health provider Kaiser Permanente paid Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh more than $100,000 to buy about 20,000 copies of her “Healthy Holly” children’s books during a period when the company was seeking a lucrative contract to provide health benefits to city employees. Kaiser confirmed Monday to The Baltimore Sun that it paid approximately $114,000 for the books …

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Baltimore To End All Arrests For Marijuana Possession

The Baltimore Sun reports: Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby [photo] announced Tuesday her office would cease prosecuting people for possessing marijuana regardless of quantity or criminal history. Calling the move a monumental policy shift, Mosby said she has asked the courts to vacate marijuana convictions against nearly 5,000 people. These convictions have saddled thousands of Baltimore residents with criminal records …

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Kamala Harris Picks Baltimore For 2020 Headquarters

The Baltimore Sun reports:  Sen. Kamala Harris has selected Baltimore for her campaign headquarters if she runs for president, as expected, in 2020, according to sources familiar with the California Democrat’s plans. Harris picked Baltimore because of its diversity, its proximity to Washington and because it is in the Eastern time zone, the sources said, who requested anonymity because Harris …

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Man Who Panicked Theater Patrons By Shouting “Heil Hitler, Heil Trump” Gives Sobbing Apology [VIDEO]

Baltimore’s NBC affiliate reports: The man who shouted “Heil Hitler, Heil Trump” at a Baltimore theater performance of “Fiddler on the Roof” is apologizing. “I just want everybody to know I am sincerely sorry,” Tony Derlunas said. ” I am so ashamed. My heart goes out to all those that I ruined their night, to everybody that was affected by …

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BALTIMORE: Audience Panics After Man Shouts “Heil Hitler, Heil Trump” During Fiddler On The Roof [VIDEO]

The Baltimore Sun reports: A man shouted a pro-Nazi and pro-Trump salute during a performance of “Fiddler on the Roof” at Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre on Wednesday night in an outburst that some audience members feared was the beginning of a shooting. Audience member Rich Scherr said the outburst happened during intermission. The man, who had been seated in the balcony, …

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BALTIMORE: Man Wearing NRA Hat Arrested After Leaping Onto Hood Of Moving School Bus [VIDEO]

Baltimore’s NBC affiliate reports: A man seen on video clinging to the front of a moving Baltimore County school bus has been arrested, police said. County police said the incident occurred around 3:15 p.m. Thursday in the area of Putty Hill and Hoerner avenues in Parkville. Baltimore County Public Schools confirmed to 11 News that the school bus is from …

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Defense Attorney Arrested After Allegedly Telling Rape Victim That Trump Will Deport Her If She Testifies

The Baltimore Sun reports: A Baltimore defense attorney was arrested in the downtown courthouse Tuesday and charged with obstruction of justice and witness intimidation for allegedly telling a rape victim she risked deportation by the Trump administration in an effort to dissuade her from testifying against his client. In a recorded conversation, Christos Vasiliades, 38, and another man charged in …

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Baltimore Eagle Eyes New Year’s Eve Opening

Bucking the nationwide trend of gay bars closing. The Washington Blade reports: The Baltimore Eagle, the city’s iconic leather bar, may have its long-awaited opening on New Year’s Eve. “We’re doing two inspections this week,” Charles King, general manager of the Baltimore Eagle, told the Blade. “We’re still hopeful of opening even partially by New Year’s Eve. Keeping our fingers …

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