Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Trump Warns TV News Ratings Will Suffer If He Loses

New York Magazine reports: Last month, when asked what new goals he would accomplish in a second term, President Trump rambled so incoherently his allies responded with public distress. But now, finally, Trump has an agenda for his second term that he can credibly commit to. It is almost certainly true: Under a Biden presidency, cable news ratings will probably …

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MISSOURI: Trump +7, Support In Key Groups Eroding

The Hill reports: President Trump has an edge over presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Missouri, but there are signs that his support there may be slipping, according to a Saint Louis University-YouGov poll released on Monday. The poll shows Trump garnering 50 percent of the vote in Missouri, putting him 7 points ahead of Biden. Among virtually every …

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Trump Live-Tweeted Fox Hundreds Of Times This Year

Matt Gertz reports at Media Matters: President Donald Trump tweeted in response to television programs he was watching nearly 300 times in the first six months of 2020, according to a Media Matters review. More than nine in 10 of those tweets came in response to Fox News or its sister network, Fox Business, as the right-wing channels maintained their …

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Trump: Radicals Have “Scared Fox Into Submission”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump attacked Fox News on Twitter Monday, calling the network a “disaster” after he spent his morning watching Fox and Friends and tweeting out segments from the network. Earlier that morning, Trump took to Twitter to quote a Fox and Friends segment that claimed the number of registered Republican voters has gone up while Democrat numbers …

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Trump Campaign Hires 1500 Workers In GOTV Drive

The Associated Press reports: The Republican National Committee and President Donald Trump’s campaign say they have now hired 1,500 field staffers, aiming to convert their financial advantage over Democrats into votes in November. RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel said the staff and volunteers are looking to use the RNC’s vast data trove and voter scores to reach a dwindling swath of …

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Rudy Giuliani Admits Trump Is No Longer Under Audit

The Daily Beast reports: After telling Fox News host Maria Bartiromo that he thought the Supreme Court ruling that the president must turn over his financial records to New York investigators was “terribly decided,” Giuliani said, “They have no reason to believe that there is anything wrong with his tax returns. All these tax returns have by and large—maybe not …

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Trump Retweets Washed Up Game Show Host’s Claim That CDC Is Lying About COVID To Hurt His Reelection

The Insider reports: President Donald Trump retweeted a tweet Monday morning which accused the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of lying about the coronavirus in order to obstruct his reelection. The original tweet was written by Chuck Woolery, a game show host who is also a conservative. The message did not make clear what lies the CDC is …

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Trump Org Planning Massive New Project In Scotland

The Scotsman reports: In what would be one of the most ambitious and expensive foreign projects undertaken by Donald Trump’s family business since he assumed the presidency, his company has commissioned a detailed masterplan to develop as many as 225 properties, as well as leisure facilities and shops, on an expanse of rolling farmland adjacent to Turnberry’s lauded Ailsa course, …

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WH Issues Statement Attempting To Discredit Fauci

NBC News reports: The White House is seeking to discredit Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, as President Donald Trump works to marginalize him and his dire warnings about the shortcomings in the U.S. coronavirus response. In a remarkable broadside by the Trump administration against one of its own, a White House official told NBC News on …

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TEXAS: Joe Biden +5 Over Trump In New Poll

The Dallas Morning News reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden has built a five-point lead over President Donald Trump in Texas as unease over Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic mounts, a new Dallas Morning News/University of Texas at Tyler poll has found. Biden had 46% support to Trump’s 41%. If the general election were held today, the outcome could …

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WH Continues To Block Fauci From TV Interviews

The Washington Post reports: As the Trump administration has strayed from the advice of many of its scientists and public health experts, the White House has moved to sideline Fauci, scuttled some of his planned TV appearances and largely kept him out of the Oval Office for more than a month even as coronavirus infections surge in large swaths of …

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Today’s Insane Lie: “Obama Played More” Golf Than Me

Trump is now gaslighting on how much he plays golf:  President Trump defended his golfing in a Sunday morning tweet, calling the activity his “‘exercise.’” His tweet comes a day after Golf News Net reported that Trump’s Saturday visit to the Trump National Golf Club in northern Virginia was the 275th time he visited a golf club as president and …

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Politico: Trump World Is Going All-In On #QAnon

Politico reports: On July Fourth, before President Donald Trump spoke to the nation from the White House lawn, he spoke indirectly to another community on Twitter: QAnon. That afternoon, he retweeted 14 tweets from accounts supporting the QAnon conspiracy theory, a sprawling and ever-mutating belief that a mysterious government official who goes by “Q” is leaving online clues about a …

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Trump: I Never Wanted That Shoddy Private Border Wall Which Was Only Built “To Make Me Look Bad”

Trump is now claiming that he opposed the privately-built border wall that engineers say is in danger of falling into the Rio Grande. A reminder from ProPublica: Tommy Fisher’s New Mexico and South Texas private fence projects have gone up with financial and political help from We Build the Wall, an influential conservative nonprofit that counts former Trump political strategist …

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Trump Campaign: Trump Just Won By Wearing A Mask

Mediaite reports: Members of President Donald Trump‘s reelection campaign are trying to spin Trump’s face mask appearance in the president’s favor as cases of the coronavirus rise in the U.S. Trump finally donned a dark navy face mask while visiting the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland on Saturday after months of refusing to wear one in …

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Trump Rages At “RINOS” Over Roger Stone Criticisms

The Hill reports: President Trump late Saturday lashed out at a pair of Republican senators after they criticized his decision to commute the prison sentence of longtime confidant and former campaign adviser Roger Stone. Romney and Toomey are so far the only Republican senators to publicly rebuke Trump’s move to commute Stone’s sentence. The former Republican operative was due to …

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Former Acting Homeland Security Secretary Says Trump Discussed Selling Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

From a New York Times interview with former Acting Homeland Security Sec. Elaine Duke: She said that as Hurricane Maria approached Puerto Rico and Ms. Duke argued for an emergency declaration before its landfall, Mick Mulvaney, then the president’s budget director, resisted. The next day, Ms. Duke said she was pleased when the president himself expressed concern about the people …

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REPORT: Bill Barr Opposed Clemency For Roger Stone

The Hill reports: U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr recommended that President Trump not grant associate Roger Stone clemency, administration officials told NBC News. Sources told NBC that Barr and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows recommended against the move over concerns of political blowback. In an interview released July 8, Barr said that he felt Stone’s prosecution was “righteous.” …

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Romney: Stone Commutation Is “Historic Corruption”

Time Magazine reports: On Saturday morning, Utah Sen. Mitt Romney became the first Congressional Republican so far to speak out against President Donald Trump’s Friday night decision to commute the sentence of his longtime associate Roger Stone. Stone had been sentenced to 40 months in prison for multiple felonies including lying to Congress and attempting to obstruct the Congressional investigation …

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Ghislaine Maxwell Seeks Bail Over COVID Risk In Jail

Reuters reports: Ghislaine Maxwell, the longtime associate of late financier Jeffrey Epstein, on Friday forcefully denied charges she lured underage girls for him to sexually abuse and said she deserves bail, citing the risk she might contract the coronavirus in jail. Maxwell, 58, filed her request in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, eight days after being arrested in New …

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