Tag Archives: Donald Trump

McCabe: Mueller Interviewed Me And Has All My Memos

The Hill reports: Former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Tuesday confirmed that he has been interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. “The information I have, including the memos that I wrote, I’ve given all that to the special counsel team,” he said in an interview on “The View.” He declined to say whether the information he gave would help …

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REVEALED: Trump Tried To Get Then-AG Matt Whitaker To Put Trump Loyalist In Charge Of Cohen Investigation

The New York Times reports: As federal prosecutors in Manhattan gathered evidence late last year about President Trump’s role in silencing women with hush payments during the 2016 campaign, Mr. Trump called Matthew G. Whitaker, his newly installed attorney general, with a question. He asked whether Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States attorney for the Southern District of New York …

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WaPo Fact Checker Hits Back At Trump’s Hypocrisy

Politico reports: The Washington Post’s fact checker hit back at Donald Trump on Tuesday after the president criticized the newspaper’s truth-squad column as being “only for the Democrats.” “The Washington Post is a Fact Checker only for the Democrats,” Trump tweeted. “For the Republicans, and for your all time favorite President, it is a Fake Fact Checker!” Glenn Kessler, the …

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House Panel Probes Flynn-Backed Plan To Sell Dozens Of Nuclear Plants To Saudi Arabia Despite Warnings

The Wall Street Journal reports: Former national-security adviser Mike Flynn and others within the White House ignored repeated legal and ethical warnings as they pushed early in President Trump’s tenure an ambitious plan to build dozens of nuclear-power reactors in Saudi Arabia, according to a report released Tuesday by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The report describes …

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Furious Judge Orders Roger Stone To Appear In Court

Reuters reports: Roger Stone, a former adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, was ordered to appear in court this week over Instagram posts that appeared to threaten the judge presiding over his criminal trial. U.S. Judge Amy Berman Jackson said Stone would need to show cause at a hearing on Thursday as to why the posts did not violate a …

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TODAY: Trump To Sign Order Creating Space Force

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump will sign a directive Tuesday creating the Space Force, a new branch of the military whose mission will be to monitor the heavens and protect the United States from attack, senior administration officials said. Money for the new program will be included in the administration’s proposed budget for 2020 that will come out next …

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Trump Workshops New Nicknames For 2020 Dems

The Associated Press reports: Inside the West Wing and in conversations with outside allies, Trump has been workshopping new attempts to imprint his new adversaries with lasting labels, according to two people on whom the president has tested out the nicknames. They spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations with the president. He is also testing out lines …

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Randy Rainbow Channels Madonna With Border Lies

Viral YouTube star Randy Rainbow is back today with a take on Trump’s emergency declaration via Madonna’s 1984 breakout hit, Borderline, her first single to reach the US pop top ten. As always, we won’t give away the clever word play, just watch below.

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Trump Insanely Claims California’s Bullet Train Is “Hundreds Of Times More Expensive” Than His Wall

The Washington Post reports: President Trump on Tuesday cast the states that are suing to block his declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border as being “led mostly by Open Border Democrats and the Radical Left,” as he made his first public comments on Monday’s action. Trump wrote, “California, the state that has wasted billions of dollars on …

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Former FBI Director Andrew McCabe To Sue Over Firing

Mediaite reports: Former FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview on the Today show that is “about to file” a civil lawsuit against the Department of Justice over his firing. NBC’s Savannah Guthrie pressed McCabe about his firing, noting that an inspector general’s report concluded he had showed a “lack of candor” about leaks to the Wall Street …

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Roger Stone “Humbly Apologizes” For Crosshairs Photo

CNN reports: Roger Stone formally apologized Monday night for his controversial Instagram posts about federal district court Judge Amy Berman Jackson in a letter filed with the court. Jackson is overseeing Stone’s criminal case in DC District Court. A photo was posted and then deleted from Stone’s Instagram account showing Jackson next to cross hairs, mimicking the scope of a …

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Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein To Resign Next Month

CNBC reports: Rod Rosenstein, the U.S. deputy attorney general who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate possible ties between Russia and President Donald Trump’scampaign, is expected to step down by mid March, a Justice Department official said on Monday. Rosenstein had been expected to depart shortly after new Attorney General William Barr assumed office. Barr was confirmed for the …

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16 States Jointly Sue Trump Over Border “Emergency”

The New York Times reports: A coalition of 16 states, including California and New York, on Monday night challenged President Trump in court over his plan to use emergency powers to spend billions of dollars on his border wall. The suit, filed in Federal District Court in San Francisco, argues that the president does not have the power to divert …

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EU Threatens Retaliation Over Proposed Auto Tariffs

The Associated Press reports: The European Union warned U.S. President Donald Trump Monday that the bloc will step back from a commitment to buy more American soybeans and liquid gas if European cars are hit with punitive tariffs. The U.S. Commerce Department is expected issue its guidance on whether auto imports endanger U.S. national security enough to justify import taxes, …

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At Least Seven States To Sue Trump Over “Emergency”

CBS News reports: California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Sunday that a lawsuit against the Trump administration for the president’s recent national emergency declaration would be coming “imminently”, marking one of the many legal challenges the White House can expect in its efforts to fund the president’s long-promised border wall. Becerra told ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanoplous” that the …

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SURVEY: Most Americans Would Fail Citizenship Test

Axios reports: A majority of Americans in every state except Vermont would fail a test based on the questions in the U.S. citizenship test, according to a survey by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. It suggests most Americans can’t live up to the standards we set for people applying to be U.S. citizens — and we set those standards …

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POLL: Majority Disapprove Of Trump’s “Emergency”

Emerson College Polling reports: Following the president’s announcement on Friday, 53% of Americans disapprove of the declaration of a national emergency on the southern border. Despite this, the majority of Americans support the wall in some form; a plurality, 48%, support extending the border wall, and 42% of Americans support maintaining the existing wall. Only 11% of Americans support removal …

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Alec Baldwin: Is Trump Threatening My Family’s Safety?

The Hill reports: Actor Alec Baldwin on Sunday night asked if the latest attack President Trump lobbed against NBC and “Saturday Night Live” could be viewed as a “threat to my safety and that of my family?” Baldwin, who has impersonated Trump on “Saturday Night Live” throughout his presidency, mocked Trump’s national emergency declaration on the most recent showing of …

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JAPAN: Prime Minister Refuses To Confirm Nomination Of Trump For Nobel, But Says “I Never Said I Didn’t”

The Guardian reports: The Japanese prime minister has declined to say if he had nominated Donald Trump for the Nobel peace prize, though he emphasized he did not deny doing so. Trump’s assertion on Friday that Shinzō Abe had nominated him for the honour and sent him a copy of the letter has raised criticism in Japan. Questioned in parliament …

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Andrew McCabe: Trump Said “I Don’t Care, I Believe Putin” When Told About North Korean Missiles [VIDEO]

“The president launched into several unrelated diatribes. One of those was commenting on the recent missile launches by the government of North Korea. And, essentially, the president said he did not believe that the North Koreans had the capability to hit us here with ballistic missiles in the United States. And he did not believe that because President Putin had …

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