Tag Archives: Donald Trump

NYT: Trump “Yelled” At Aides About Rally Attendance

The New York Times reports: President Trump and several staff members stood backstage and gazed at the empty Bank of Oklahoma Center in horror. The president, who had been warned aboard Air Force One that the crowds at the arena were smaller than expected, was stunned, and he yelled at aides backstage while looking at the endless rows of empty …

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Trump: My Niece’s Book Is “Not Allowed” Due To NDA

Jonathan Swan reports at Axios: In his first public comments on the matter, President Trump told Axios that his niece, Mary Trump, is “not allowed” to write her forthcoming book about him because doing so would violate a nondisclosure agreement she signed. Driving the news: “She’s not allowed to write a book,” Trump told me. “You know, when we settled …

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Tom Petty Estate Demands Trump Stop Using His Song: He Wouldn’t Want His Song Used For “Hate Campaign”

The Guardian reports: The family of Tom Petty has issued a formal cease and desist letter to the Donald Trump campaign over its use of his song I Won’t Back Down at a rally in Tulsa on 20 June. In a statement posted on Twitter, Adria, Annakim, Dana and Jane Petty said the US president was “in no way authorised …

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Trump Brags He Can “Definitely” Drink A Glass Of Water

The New York Daily News reports: Blame it on my leather shoes — and the hot sun! President Trump crept along his stage in front of a crowd of supporters Saturday and tossed back a glass of water in an effort explain away his infamous struggles walking down a ramp and lifting a cup during a graduation speech at West …

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Trump: When You Test More People You Find More Cases So I Ordered Testing To Be Slowed Down [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has told supporters at his rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma that he asked for the rate of coronavirus testing to be slowed down because there were so many positive cases being found in the United States. Repeating a point he has previously made, he suggested that the reason the US is leading the world in the …

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Trump Humiliated With Two-Thirds Empty Rally Arena, TikTok Users And K-Pop Fans Credited With Epic Troll

CNN reports: By the time President Donald Trump was gliding in his helicopter toward Joint Base Andrews on Saturday, destined for what he’d once hoped would be a triumphant packed-to-the-rafters return to the campaign trail, things were already looking bad. Things did not improve once Air Force One lifted off. The President received a report that only about 25 people …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Holds First Rally Amid Pandemic

For the train wreck masochists among us: Long queues have formed outside an arena where President Donald Trump will hold his first rally since March, when the US coronavirus lockdown began. There are concerns the event at Tulsa’s 19,000-seat Bank of Oklahoma Center could increase the spread of Covid-19. Those attending must sign a waiver protecting the Trump campaign from …

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TULSA: Six Trump Staffers Test COVID+ Ahead Of Rally

The Washington Post reports: Six members of the advance team preparing to staff President Trump’s rally here Saturday tested positive for the coronavirus, underscoring concerns about holding a massive indoor event in a city where cases are spiking. The campaign made that announcement, saying quarantine procedures had gone into effect for the infected staff members and those in “immediate contact” …

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Woman In “I Can’t Breathe” Shirt Arrested At Rally

The Independent reports: Police have arrested a woman wearing a shirt that reads “I Can’t Breathe” outside of Donald Trump’s rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma after the president warned “lowlifes” against showing up and demonstrating at his controversial event. “Somebody has to do this,” the woman said as she sat on the floor of an empty area outside of the president’s …

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Trump Appears To Threaten To “Drop Bombs” On Bolton

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump has entered the chat to claim victory in today’s court decision, which denied his administration’s attempt to block the forthcoming publication of a tell-all book by former national security advisor John Bolton. Although it strains credulity to frame Saturday’s ruling by US district judge Royce C Lamberth as anything but a defeat for the administration, …

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Court Denies Trump’s Attempt To Block Bolton’s Book

Reuters reports: A federal judge has denied a Trump administration request to block former national security adviser John Bolton’s book from being published. U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth wrote in an order released Saturday that “while Bolton’s unilateral conduct raises grave national security concerns, the government has not established that an injunction is an appropriate remedy.” The judge noted that …

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Trump Blames Buffalo Protester For Assault By Police

The Daily Beast reports: In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, President Trump essentially said the fact that Martin Gugino has a brain injury and can’t walk is his own fault. “These police, they meant business,” he said of the night in question. “They were walking and he puts himself right there. And you could tell they knew him. …

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TULSA: Trump Rally Attendees Shrug Off Risk Of COVID

NBC News reports: In conversations with dozens of Trump supporters lined up outside a convention center in downtown Tulsa to attend the president’s campaign rally on Saturday, many said they were not worried about contracting the illness and did not plan to follow strict precautions during the event. Many supporters also cast doubt on the severity of the outbreak and …

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Trump Predicts “Wild Evening” At Oklahoma Rally

Axios reports: President Trump defended his decision to move ahead with a controversial large-scale Tulsa rally this weekend amid the pandemic, saying in an interview Friday with Axios that “we have to get back to living our lives” and “we’re going to have a wild evening tomorrow night at Oklahoma.” Pressed on why he wasn’t using his presidential bully pulpit …

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Parscale Didn’t Vote In 2016, Voted By Mail In 2018

CBS News reports: Brad Parscale, Donald Trump’s campaign manager, did not vote for President Trump in 2016. In fact, he didn’t vote in the general election at all, according to election records obtained by CBS News. Bexar County, Texas Election Department documents show Parscale, then a San Antonio resident, voted in the 2016 primary but not in the general election. …

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REPORT: Birx And Fauci Warned Trump Against Rally

CBS News reports: Leading members of the coronavirus task force warned White House officials about the health risks of holding large-scale indoor campaign rallies and advised against such mass gatherings, according to two people familiar with the discussions. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, and task force response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx both vocalized concerns internally in …

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REPORT: Republican Insiders Fear “Historic Wipeout”

Vice News reports: President Trump’s poll numbers have never been worse, and Republicans are starting to panic that he could be headed to a historic wipeout that could drag the rest of the party down with him. And Republicans privately admit things look just as bad at the local level. More than a half-dozen GOP strategists working on Senate and …

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FB Yanks Trump’s Fake CNN Video Over Copyright Claim

The Hill reports: Facebook on Friday took down a video posted to President Trump’s account that doctored a video of two toddlers after the received a copyright complaint, the second time in as many days the social media giant has removed Trump-related content. The video was taken down from Facebook after the parents of one of the children filed a …

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OK State Supreme Court Refuses To Stop Trump Rally

Tulsa’s ABC News affiliate reports: The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Friday denied a lawsuit to enforce health measures and social distancing amid coronavirus concerns at President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa on Saturday. The President’s campaign team said a million tickets have been requested for the event. With the large crowds expected, attorneys Clark Brewster and Paul DeMuro filed …

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Trump Slams Fauci For Comments On NFL Season

The New York Post reports: President Trump tweeted Friday that White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci “has nothing to do with NFL Football” — after the infectious disease expert said games “may not happen” this year. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told CNN this week that “if there is a second …

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