Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Trump Admin Amassing Citizenship Data On Everybody

NPR reports: You will not find a citizenship question on the 2020 census forms. But in the months since federal courts permanently blocked the Trump administration from asking the hotly-contested question for this year’s national head count, the administration has been pushing ahead with a backup plan — amassing government records to try to determine the U.S. citizenship status of …

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Trump Threatens To Defund Michigan Over Mail Voting

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday threatened to withhold federal funding to Michigan after the state’s Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D) announced all of the state’s registered voters would receive applications for absentee ballots in the mail this year. Trump charged that the step was done “illegally” and threatened to withhold funding if the state did not reverse …

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Blunt Ad: Vote On Behalf Of Trump’s Victims [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: A new ad bluntly urging people to vote on behalf of fellow Americans who have died of the coronavirus offers a glimpse of how Democrats are gearing up to use the pandemic against President Trump heading into November. The spot, produced for a political action committee affiliated with Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.), closes with a montage …

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Biden On Trump Taking Drug: Absolutely Irresponsible

Yahoo News reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden, speaking publicly for the first time about President Trump’s controversial announcement Monday that he was taking hydroxychloroquine to prevent coronavirus infection, reacted, as many Americans did, with bafflement. “It’s like saying maybe if you inject Clorox into your blood it may cure you,” Biden said at a Yahoo News town hall on …

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Trump Orders Campaign Aides To Restart His Rallies

Politico reports: The Trump campaign has an order from the president: Find a way to get him back on the road and into mega-rallies to re-energize his base. In recent meetings with top campaign officials and White House aides, Trump has questioned why he’s avoiding campaign events if it‘s safe for him to travel in his official capacity. Some White …

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Trump Sycophant Lands Largest Wall Contract Ever

The Washington Post reports: A North Dakota construction firm that has received backing from President Trump has now secured the largest border wall contract ever awarded, a $1.3 billion deal to build 42 miles of black-painted fencing through the rugged mountains of southern Arizona. The company that won the contract, Fisher Sand and Gravel, has been repeatedly lauded by the …

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Trump Calls Reporter “Rude” For Economy Question

Mediaite reports: “Mr. President, why haven’t you announced a plan to get 36 million unemployed Americans back to work. You’re overseeing historic economic despair. What’s the delay?” questioned the reporter, prompting President Trump to reply, “Oh, I think we’ve announced a plan. We’re opening up our country.” “Just a rude person, you are,” he snapped, before continuing, “We are opening …

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Mike Pence Says He’s Not Taking Trump’s Malaria Drug

Fox News reports: Vice President Mike Pence told Fox News Tuesday that he — unlike President Trump — is not taking hydroxychloroquine as part of an effort to stave off coronavirus. “My physician hasn’t recommended that, but I wouldn’t hesitate” to take it if he did recommend it, Pence added. Pence gave the interview following a meeting of the National …

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Polls Show Joe Biden Leading Trump In GA, AZ, FL, VA

Forbes reports: A poll from Roanoke College in Virginia showed Biden leading Trump by 12 points in the state that Hillary Clinton won by just 5 points in 2016, solidifying the notion that the state is rapidly falling out of the swing state category. In Arizona, which Clinton lost by 4 points, Biden leads by 7 points according to a …

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Trump Claims He Won’t Respond To Pelosi’s “Morbidly Obese” Comment: “I Think She’s A Waste Of My Time”

The Guardian reports: Speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill after the Senate Republican lunch, Trump said of Pelosi, “I don’t respond to her. I think she’s a waste of my time.” Pelosi was asked yesterday about Trump using the anti-malaria drug, which he has touted as a potential coronavirus treatment despite little evidence to support that claim. “He’s our president, …

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Dem House Rep: Fired IG Was Also Investigating Trump

Courthouse News reports: Amplifying scrutiny on the recent firing of the State Department inspector general, one lawmaker revealed today that Steve Linick had been investigating not only Secretary Mike Pompeo but President Donald Trump as well. “I’ve learned there may be another reason for IG Linick’s firing,” Representative Eliot Engel tweeted this afternoon. “His office was investigating — at my …

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National Guard COVID Workers To Get “Hard Stop” On Deployments One Day Before Federal Benefits Kick In

Politico reports: More than 40,000 National Guard members currently helping states test residents for the coronavirus and trace the spread of infections will face a “hard stop” on their deployments on June 24 — just one day shy of many members becoming eligible for key federal benefits, according to a senior FEMA official. The official outlined the Trump administration’s plans …

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Court Okays Pyramid Scheme Suit Against Trump Org

Newsweek reports: A federal judge ruled today that a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump engaged in fraud by promoting a pyramid scheme will not be delayed. District Judge Lorna G. Schofield ruled that the class action lawsuit can move forward despite Trump’s legal counsel requesting a stay. The lawsuit, led by four anonymous plaintiffs, claims that the Trump and his …

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Senate Panel Narrowly Approves Trump’s Intel Pick

CBS News reports: The Senate Intelligence Committee voted to advance Congressman John Ratcliffe’s nomination to be the next director of national intelligence (DNI) on Tuesday morning, setting the stage for a final confirmation vote by the full Senate. Ratcliffe’s nomination was approved behind closed doors along party lines in a vote of 8 to 7, with all Democrats voting against. …

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Fox Doc Calls Trump “Irresponsible” For Taking Drug

The Hill reports: Fox News Channel’s senior managing editor for health news, Dr. Manny Alvarez, said late Monday that President Trump is acting “highly irresponsible” for taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventive measure against contracting coronavirus, adding that he would like “to hear from the White House physician” on the matter. “I found it to be highly irresponsible for the president …

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Trump Threatens To Withdraw US Membership In WHO

Axios reports: President Trump tweeted a letter Monday night threatening to permanently cut off the World Health Organization’s U.S. funding, accusing the WHO of “repeated missteps” during the pandemic and demanding it “demonstrate independence from China.” What he’s saying: If the WHO “does not commit to major substantive improvements within the next 30 days, I will make my temporary freeze …

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Trump Won’t Unveil Obama’s Official WH Portrait

NBC News reports: It’s been a White House tradition for decades: a first-term president hosts his immediate predecessor in the East Room for a ceremony to unveil the portrait of the former president that will hang in the halls of the White House for posterity. Yet this modern ritual won’t be taking place between Obama and President Donald Trump, according …

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Trump Rages Against “Asshole” Fox Host Neil Cavuto

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Monday night issued a flurry of angry messages against Fox News’ Neil Cavuto — and the network itself — after the host criticized the president for saying he’d been taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventive measure against coronavirus. Cavuto said: “If you are taking this as a preventative treatment to ward off the virus, or …

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Pelosi Worries For “Morbidly Obese” Trump’s Health

Yahoo News reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said it’s “not a good idea” for a “morbidly obese” President Donald Trump to be taking the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a preventative treatment for COVID-19 — especially given his age and weight group. “He’s our president and I would rather he not be taking something that has not been approved by the …

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Trump Claims He’s Taking Malaria Drug As Preventive

The Independent reports: Donald Trump revealed Monday he is taking hydroxychloroquine, a malaria drug he has pushed for weeks as a treatment for coronavirus — even though he has tested negative and federal health agencies have warned of serious negative side effects “I take it,” he told reporters. “All I can tell you is, so far, I feel okay. It …

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