Tag Archives: Brad Parscale

Trump Campaign Wails After Twitter Slaps Fact-Check Labels On Trump’s Lying Tweets: “Biased Fake News”

“We always knew that Silicon Valley would pull out all the stops to obstruct and interfere with President Trump getting his message through to voters. Partnering with the biased fake news media ‘fact checkers’ is only a smoke screen Twitter is using to try to lend their obvious political tactics some false credibility.” – Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale, via …

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Trump Campaign Launches “You Ain’t Black” Website

Fox News reports: President Trump’s 2020 campaign has quickly created a new website as part of efforts to capitalize on a controversy that has engulfed Democratic rival Joe Biden — after the former vice president said that black Americans who have a hard time “figuring out” whether to support him or Trump “ain’t black.” The website, with the logo “Black …

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Shady Company Linked To Parscale Got Bailout Funds

CBS News reports: A company whose largest shareholder is Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale received nearly $800,000 from the federal coronavirus relief fund for small businesses, according to a filing with the SEC. The company, CloudCommerce, was eligible for the low-interest loan through the Paycheck Protection Program. In late December, the digital marketing company began soliciting new investors through a …

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Trump Campaign Manager: We’ve Built A “Death Star”

Mediaite reports: Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale sought a Star Wars reference to tout the “juggernaut” operation he set up to secure President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection on Thursday, though critics were amused by the ill-conceived analogy. Most of Parscale’s critics are either questioning why he is likening his campaign to the villains of the Star Wars franchise, or else, …

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Trump Screamed At Campaign Manager Over Bad Polls

CNN reports: As he huddled with advisers on Friday evening, President Donald Trump was still fuming over his sliding poll numbers and the onslaught of criticism he was facing for suggesting a day earlier that ingesting disinfectant might prove effective against coronavirus. Within moments, the President was shouting — not at the aides in the room, but into the phone …

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Trump Capitalizes On Briefings With Cultist After-Show

ABC News reports: It’s a virtual hand-off between the president and his campaign that’s become routine each night. Trump’s re-election team has found a way to capitalize on the attention generated online from the briefings by strategically airing nighty digital events that effectively serve as a post-game show for the president’s loyal base. And each night, Trump’s team followed up …

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MAGA World Attacks Pelosi Over Pricey Ice Cream

Real Clear Politics reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was mocked as “Nancy Antoinette” last week for showing off her posh freezer with boutique ice cream that goes for $13 a pint in a webcam interview on ‘The Late Late Show with James Corden.’ The Trump campaign showed off her extravagant fridge and freezer set in a new campaign web video …

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Trump Camp Ridicules Obama’s Endorsement Of Biden

“Barack Obama spent much of the last five years urging Joe Biden not to run for president out of fear that he would embarrass himself. Now that Biden is the only candidate left in the Democrat field, Obama has no other choice but to support him. Even Bernie Sanders beat him to it. Obama was right in the first place: …

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Trump Campaign Posts Fake Biden Virus “Hoax” Audio

Politico reports: President Trump’s reelection campaign tweeted out manipulated audio to make it sound like former Vice President Joe Biden called the coronavirus a “hoax” in an effort to draw attention to what it views as Twitter’s double standard in policing political speech. The president’s campaign has flagged multiple Democratic videos for Twitter in which he is heard calling the …

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Trump Campaign Calls Joe Biden A “Rotting Corpse”

Mediaite reports: The Trump campaign promoted and quoted a Washington Times column on Twitter, agreeing that Democratic candidate Joe Biden a “rotting corpse” and a “dead guy.” The column, written by Charles Hurt, took issue with “some of the most revered political experts in the land” because they have labeled Biden as a “fighter.” It sarcastically called Biden “a real …

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Red Meat For Rubes: Trump Campaign Sues WaPo

Fox News reports: The Trump campaign filed a libel lawsuit against the Washington Post for “millions of dollars” on Tuesday for publishing “false and defamatory statements” about an alleged conspiracy with Russia. The complaint obtained by Fox News was filed in the U.S. District Court in Washington D.C. by attorneys David C. Tobin and Charles J. Harder. It points to …

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Trump Campaign Buys YouTube Election Day Takeover

Bloomberg News reports: In the immediate run up to the U.S. presidential election and on Election Day, the homepage of YouTube is set to advertise just one candidate: Donald Trump. The president’s re-election campaign purchased the coveted advertising space atop the country’s most-visited video website for early November, said two people with knowledge of the transaction. The deal ensures Trump …

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Parscale Hires Former Top Cambridge Analytica Staffer

Politico reports: President Donald Trump’s campaign is bringing on an alum of the controversial data firm Cambridge Analytica, a move likely to raise alarms among Trump critics and data privacy advocates who worry the president will push the technological envelope to get reelected in 2020. Matt Oczkowski, who served as head of product at Cambridge before it went bankrupt and …

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Parscale Tweets Image Of Bush II Landing At Daytona: “Trump Won #Daytona500 Before The Race Started”

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s campaign manager deleted a tweet featuring a dramatic photo of Air Force One at the Daytona 500 after users pointed out that the shot was from President George W. Bush’s visit to the NASCAR race in 2004, not from Trump’s visit on Sunday. Brad Parscale tweeted the 2004 photo, which shows Air Force One rising …

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REPORT: Trump Camp Planning $1B Disinfo Campaign

The Atlantic reports: Every presidential campaign sees its share of spin and misdirection, but this year’s contest promises to be different. In conversations with political strategists and other experts, a dystopian picture of the general election comes into view—one shaped by coordinated bot attacks, Potemkin local-news sites, micro-targeted fearmongering, and anonymous mass texting. Both parties will have these tools at …

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Inside The Trump Campaign’s Massive Facebook Effort

The Guardian reports: Over the course of 2019, the Trump campaign spent nearly $20 million on more than 218,000 different Facebook ads, a new Guardian analysis shows. Among the ads were some of the images and videos that made front-page news for their xenophobic, fear-mongering, vitriolic, and outright false rhetoric. But the campaign also ran a decidedly mundane social media …

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Trump May Dodge “Biased” 2020 Presidential Debates

The New York Times reports: President Trump’s campaign is considering only participating in general election debates if an outside firm serves as the host, and his advisers recently sat down with the nonprofit Commission on Presidential Debates to complain about the debates it hosted in 2016. The Dec. 19 meeting between Frank J. Fahrenkopf Jr., a prominent Republican and co-chairman …

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Trump Campaign Battles Scam “Trump” Fundraising

Politico reports: As President Donald Trump raises money for his reelection campaign, he’s competing for cash with a growing mass of pro-Trump PACs, dark money groups and off-brand Facebook advertisers neither affiliated with nor endorsed by Trump’s campaign, which have pulled in over $46 million so far. The groups mimic Trump’s brand in the way they look and feel. They …

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Trump Campaign Goes Viral In MAGA World With False Claim House Dem Called For Hanging Trump [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: The Trump Campaign and MAGA faithful on Thursday ran with the false claim that James Clyburn (D-SC) called for President Donald Trump to be hanged. The Trump War Room Twitter account, which is run by the president’s re-election campaign, posted a clip of Clyburn from an interview on impeachment that he gave to CNN’s John Berman. With absolutely …

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GOP And Trump Campaign Blacklist Bloomberg News

Just in from the Trump campaign: Bloomberg News has declared that they won’t investigate their boss or his Democrat competitors, many of whom are current holders of high office, but will continue critical reporting on President Trump. As President Trump’s campaign, we are accustomed to unfair reporting practices, but most news organizations don’t announce their biases so publicly. Presented with …

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