Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Trump Joked About Trading Puerto Rico For Greenland

The New York Times reports: It started as a headline seemingly straight out of The Onion. Then it unleashed a torrent of jokes on late-night television and social media. And finally it exploded into a serious diplomatic rupture between the United States and one of its longtime allies. In the latest only-in-Trumpland episode skating precariously along the line between farce …

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US Manufacturing Contracts For First Time In Decade

CNBC reports: U.S. manufacturer growth slowed to the lowest level in almost 10 years in August, the latest sign that the trade war may be exacerbating the economic slowdown. The U.S. manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) was 49.9 in August, down from 50.4 in July and below the neutral 50.0 threshold for the first time since September 2009, according to …

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Revision: 500,000 Fewer Jobs Created Than Reported

MarketWatch reports: Turns out hiring wasn’t nearly as strong in 2018 and early 2019 as the government initially reported — by about a half-million jobs. The economy had about 501,000 fewer jobs as of March 2019 than the Bureau of Labor Statistics initially calculated in its survey of business establishments. That’s the largest revision since the waning stages of the …

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Trump Clocks 62% Disapproval Rating In New AP Poll

The Hill reports: The majority of Americans in a new poll disapproves of President Trump’s overall performance, despite greater support for the president’s handling of the economy than other issues in the survey. Sixty-two percent of Americans said they disapprove of the job Trump is doing, while just 36 percent approve, according to the Associated Press–NORC Center for Public Affairs …

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Former GOP Rep. Joe Walsh May Challenge Trump

The New York Times reports: Joe Walsh, a conservative radio show host and former Republican congressman from Illinois, is expected to announce he is running for president as early as this weekend, presenting President Trump with a challenger from the right his critics hope will weaken the president in the 2020 election. Mr. Walsh stands virtually no chance of wresting …

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Draft Dodger Trump “Jokes” That He Wanted To Give Himself The Medal Of Honor But He Doesn’t Qualify

The following is actually just one of the six or seven reasons that #25thAmendmentNow is currently trending at #1. President Trump joked Wednesday that he wanted to award himself with the Medal of Honor but was told that he didn’t “qualify” by advisers. Trump made the remarks while recognizing Medal of Honor recipient and World War II veteran Woody Williams …

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Glorious Leader Lied Publicly 84 Times Last week

Twitter legend Daniel Dale reports for CNN: President Donald Trump spent most of last week at his Bedminster golf club, where he sometimes retreats from the public eye. When he left Washington for New Jersey, we thought there was a chance it would be a quiet week in presidential dishonesty. Naturally, he made 84 false claims. That was his highest …

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Trump To Snub UN General Assembly Climate Summit

McClatchy reports: The United Nations General Assembly opens next month with a major summit on climate change – but at least one head of state will be absent from the global stage. Three senior administration officials told McClatchy that President Donald Trump plans to skip the U.N. Climate Action Summit on Sept. 23 hosted by U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres. Environmental …

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Conway To WH Staff: Institutionalize Trump Right Now

Mediaite reports: George Conway, husband of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway and unrelenting critic of President Donald Trump, says its time for his wife’s boss to see the men in white coats. Like many political observers, Mr. Conway noticed Trump’s latest White House pool spray where he called himself “the chosen one,” attacked the “nasty” Danish prime minister for squashing …

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Trump “Seriously” Wants To End Birthright Citizenship

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that his administration was seriously looking at ending the right of citizenship for U.S.-born children of noncitizens and people who immigrated to the United States illegally. “We’re looking at that very seriously, birthright citizenship, where you have a baby on our land, you walk over the border, have a baby – …

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Christian Activist: Just Because Trump Says And Does Racist Things Doesn’t Make His Supporters Also Racists

“Now, in the final stage, the accusation is broadened: Anyone who votes for Trump is a racist, specifically, a white supremacist. This is what we are up against. This is not to say that President Trump has done nothing to play into racist stereotypes (such as his “Go back” tweets). “And this is not to deny that the President has …

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Trump Attacks “Nasty” Danish Prime Minister: You Can’t Treat USA The Way You Used To Under Obama [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: President Trump on Wednesday defended his decision to postpone a state visit to Denmark, accusing the country’s prime minister of making a “nasty and inappropriate statement” in rejecting his desire to discuss possibly purchasing Greenland, an autonomous Danish territory. “I thought it was a very not nice way of saying something. They could have just told me …

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Danish PM “Disappointed And Surprised” By Trump, Former Foreign Minister: Trump’s “Throwing A Hissy Fit”

The Associated Press reports: Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen says she is “disappointed and surprised” by U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel his visit to Denmark after she called Trump’s idea of buying the semi-autonomous Arctic territory of Greenland from Denmark “an absurd discussion.” Trump, who was scheduled to visit Denmark on Sept. 2-3 as part of a European …

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Deficit To Top $1T Two Years Sooner Than Forecast

Bloomberg reports: The federal budget deficit is growing faster than expected, even as President Trump openly considers more tax cuts and other ideas that would add to government debt. The deficit will reach $960 billion for the 2019 fiscal year, which ends Sept. 30, and $1 trillion for the 2020 fiscal year, the Congressional Budget Office said in updated forecasts …

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Cultists Curry Favor With Attacks On The Mooch

Politico reports: It’s open season on The Mooch. As President Donald Trump’s feud with Anthony Scaramucci stretches past the brief flicker of time he served in the White House, the president’s supporters have been taking their own whacks at the man who has suddenly become Public Enemy No. 1. And Trump has been been grateful, reaching out to “give attaboys” …

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Migrant Families Face Indefinite Detention In New Rule

The Guardian reports: The Trump administration unveiled a regulation on Wednesday that would allow it to detain indefinitely migrant families who cross the border illegally, replacing a decades-old court agreement that imposed a limit on how long the government could hold migrant children in custody and specified the level of care they must receive. The White House has for more …

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Trump Quotes Sycophant: I’m Like The King Of Israel

Israel’s Haaretz reports: U.S. President Donald Trump, in a series of bizarre Wednesday morning tweets, quoted praise from a conservative radio host who referred to him as the “King of Israel” and renewed his attacks on Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib. The Twitter storm follows Trump’s latest controversy on Tuesday when he claimed that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats …

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Half Of Trump Voters Would Blame Him For Recession

The Hill reports: Approximately half of respondents in a new survey who voted for President Trump say they would blame him if the U.S. economy falls into a recession. A Morning Consult poll released Wednesday found that 42 percent of respondents who say they voted for Trump in 2016 would hold him partially responsible for an economic downturn, and another …

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Denmark Furious After Trump Abruptly Cancels Visit Over Their Rejection Of Insane Plan To Buy Greenland

CNN reports: Less than two weeks before his scheduled trip to Denmark, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he has postponed his visit to Copenhagen after the Danish Prime Minister disputed his interest in buying Greenland as “absurd.” On Sunday, Trump confirmed his interest in buying the country, telling reporters that Greenland is hurting Denmark. “We are good allies …

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Hate Group Leader Mat Staver Celebrates: Trump Has Already Fulfilled About 90% Of Our Anti-LGBT Wish List

The Associated Press reports: When Donald Trump assumed the presidency, conservative religious leaders drew up “wish lists’ of steps they hoped he’d take to oppose abortion and rein in the LGBTQ-rights movement. With a flurry of recent actions, Trump’s administration is now winning their praise for aggressively fulfilling many of their goals. Mat Staver, president of the legal advocacy organization …

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