Tag Archives: Donald Trump

GOP Rep: Trump’s Team Has Assured Me He’ll Allow Christian Contractors To Discriminate Against LGBTs

Dominic Holden reports at Buzzfeed: Rep. Steve Russell was disappointed that his religious freedom amendment was stripped from a federal defense-spending bill the House passed on Friday. But the Oklahoma Republican is encouraged he will prevail in the long-term, telling BuzzFeed News that the incoming Trump administration has given him “very good assurances” it would address the issue upon taking …

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WHO’S SORRY NOW: Woman Who Lost Her Home To Bankster Steve Mnuchin Regrets Voting For Trump

The Associated Press reports: When Donald Trump named his Treasury secretary, Teena Colebrook felt her heart sink. She had voted for the president-elect on the belief that he would knock the moneyed elites from their perch in Washington, D.C. And she knew Trump’s pick for Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, all too well. OneWest, a bank formerly owned by a group of …

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Corey Lewandowski Calls For Imprisoning Editor Of New York Times For Publishing Trump’s 1995 Tax Return

Politico reports: Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump’s first campaign manager, said Thursday that New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet “should be in jail” because the newspaper published parts of the president-elect’s tax returns during the race. Lewandowski, who has been floated for a possible role in the White House or the Republican National Committee, had previously said he hoped Trump …

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WISCONSIN: Trump Surrogates Sue To Stop Recount

The Wisconsin State Journal reports: Donald Trump supporters are asking a federal judge to stop Wisconsin’s presidential election recount, which got underway Thursday. Great America PAC and Stop Hillary PAC, political committees supporting Trump and opposing Democrat Hillary Clinton, moved in Wisconsin’s Western District court late Thursday for a temporary restraining order to bring the recount to an immediate halt. …

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Rep. Luis Gutierrez: I’m Boycotting The Inauguration Because Trump Continues To Spew Hatred [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-Ill.) said Friday morning that he will be boycotting Donald Trump’s inauguration to protest the president-elect’s rhetoric. “I’ve been to, let me see, two Clinton inaugurations, I’ve been to two of them for Bush, two of them for Obama,” Gutiérrez said in an interview with CNN’s “New Day.” “I’m not going to this inauguration,” …

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Conway Pretends She Can’t Hear After Being Asked Four Times About Trump’s Voter Fraud Claim [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: George Stephanopoulos of Good Morning America grabbed one key question by the tail in his morning interview with senior Trump aide Kellyanne Conway and refused to let it go, sending the usually unflappable Conway into a debate ditch. Conway, who served as the third campaign manager for Donald Trump and is the first woman in American history to …

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Treasury Pick Scrubbed Address Of His $26M Mansion From The Web Due To Mortgage Crisis Protesters

The New York Daily News reports: Donald Trump’s Treasury pick treasures his family’s privacy. Steven Mnuchin told a judge during his 2014 divorce he wanted his home address kept private because he was worried protesters upset by foreclosures might harm his three young kids – and he even got the address wiped off the internet. In a sworn statement requesting …

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Russia Accuses Ukraine Of Attempting To Sabotage Trump By Leaking Dirt About Adviser Paul Manafort

Politico reports: A top Russian official is accusing the Ukrainian government of undermining Donald Trump’s presidential campaign by trashing him on social media and disseminating dirt on one of his close associates. A spokeswoman for Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday contended that the Ukrainian government over the summer damaged Trump’s campaign by implicating his then-campaign chief Paul Manafort in a …

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Trump Nominates Retired Gen. James “I Love War And Killing” Mattis As Secretary Of Defense [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: President-elect Donald Trump announced Thursday that he has selected James Mattis, a legendary, tough-talking retired Marine Corps general who favors a robust military and criticized the Obama administration’s approach to war, to lead the Defense Department. Trump joked about the announcement at a rally Thursday night in Cincinnati. “We are going to appoint ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis as …

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Two Of CNN’s Crazy “Facebook Told Me So” Lunatics Were Actually Delegates For The Trump Campaign

I had THOUGHT one of those nutjobs looked familiar this morning and above is the image I used to mock her way back in September 2015. The other one can be seen going insane in the clip from December below. Via Mediaite: Obviously, what will make this one get much play on CNN over the next few days, as well …

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MICHIGAN: Trump Forces Postponement Of Recount By Filing Complaint With State Bureau Of Elections

Law Newz reports: President-elect Donald Trump filed an objection with the Michigan Bureau of Elections on Thursday, regarding the vote recount initiated by Green Party candidate Jill Stein. According to a statement from Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson, recount activities will be postponed pending a decision on the objection by the Board of State Canvassers. The Board is scheduled …

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Matt Baume Runs Down Trump’s Ten Worst Appointees And What They Could To do LGBT Rights [VIDEO]

From Matt Baume: “Donald Trump’s the most pro-gay Republican president-elect in history, right? Well, no — he’s stacking his administration with people who’ve spent their entire careers going after queer people. Here are the ten most dangerous people Donald’s appointed, the harm that they could do in their new jobs, and what you can do to stop them.”

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Idiotic Trump Fans Tell CNN They Know Millions Voted Illegally Because They Saw It On Facebook [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Supporters of President-elect Donald Trump are pointing to stories circulated on Facebook in explaining why they believe there was widespread voter fraud during the election despite a lack of evidence. CNN “New Day” host Alisyn Camerota was surprised during a segment early Thursday when one female Trump supporter said 3 million people voted illegally in California, adding …

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Liberty Counsel Radio Host Matt Barber Publishes Call To Demolish Stonewall Inn Because Trump Has Won

Published today on Matt Barber’s personal hate site, BarbWire: Progressives are ratcheting up their War on America, and as they destroy its history there is an opportunity to strike back by working to dismantle the Stonewall Inn in New York City. Reuters reported on Nov. 19 that Louisville, Ky. began dismantling a Confederate monument for removal to a different location. …

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POLL: Only 26% Support Obamacare Repeal

The Hill reports: Only one-quarter of the public wants to repeal ObamaCare completely, according to a new poll. The poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that 26 percent of the country wants to repeal the entire law. Meanwhile, 30 percent want to expand the law, 19 percent keep it as is and 17 percent scale it back. The results …

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Warren Rips Trump Over Goldman Sachs Picks [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who’s been an outspoken critic of President-elect Donald Trump, slammed him for saying he’s “for the American people” before he selected Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs banker, to be treasury secretary in his administration. “He promised that he was going to run this government for the American people and not for Wall Street. …

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Retired Gen. David Petraeus Would Have To Notify His Probation Officer To Travel As Secretary Of State

New York Magazine reports: If Donald Trump chooses former CIA director and retired General David Petraeus as the winner of his secretary of State reality show, he’ll want to throw in a pardon, too. In 2015, Petraeus pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge of mishandling classified information, which he shared with his mistress. That alone would reportedly require a pardon …

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MICHIGAN: Trump Campaign Worker Convicted On Ten Felony Counts Of 2012 Election Voting Fraud

The Grand Haven Tribune reports: It took less than an hour Wednesday for a jury to convict political activist Brandon Michael Hall on 10 counts of election law fraud, following a day-and-a-half trial in Ottawa County Circuit Court. The 27-year-old Grand Haven resident, author of the West Michigan Politics blog and self-admitted political junkie, said the verdict wasn’t a surprise. …

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TRUMP BLOCK: Lindsey Graham Readies Bill To Protect Undocumented Immigrants Who Arrived As Children

Right wing sites are already calling it “Grahamnesty.” Via Politico:  Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is readying legislation that would extend legal protections for previously undocumented immigrants who came here as children — benefits granted under a 2012 directive from President Barack Obama that are at risk with the incoming Trump administration. On the campaign trail, Donald Trump vowed to revoke …

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Breitbart Launches Kellogg’s Boycott After Company Suspends Advertising On The White Supremacist Site

In a transparent attempt to bully their remaining advertisers and in keeping with their vow that they would “go to war” against any brands that drop them, this afternoon Breitbart launched a boycott of Kellogg’s. From their notice: The decision by Kellogg’s, which makes Pringles, Eggo waffles, as well as Special K and Frosted Flakes cereals, among others, will make …

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