Tag Archives: Donald Trump

LIVE VIDEO: Acting AG Testifies Before US House Panel

The Associated Press reports: Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is testifying before Congress for the first time Friday, with Democrats eager to press him on his interactions with President Donald Trump and his oversight of the special counsel’s Russia investigation. Whitaker’s highly anticipated testimony was in limbo for much of the day Thursday after the Democratic-led House Judiciary Committee approved …

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Feds Open Probe Into AMI Over Bezos Blackmail Threat

Deadline reports: The owners of the National Enquirer now have a bigger problem than a pissed off and fighting back Jeff Bezos – the feds. Just a day after the Amazon founder published a detailed overview of the attempts by the David Pecker run tabloid to halt his investigation into how private texts and photos got into the Enquirer’s hands …

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Over 100 Undocumented Workers Helped Build Trump’s NJ Bedminster Resort: “Illegals Built This Golf Course”

The Hill reports: Dozens of undocumented immigrants reportedly worked on the construction and operation of President Trump’s resort in Bedminster, New Jersey, at one time totaling more than 100 undocumented workers under employment at the resort at once. Sixteen undocumented workers from Costa Rica and other Latin American nations spoke with the Washington Post and claimed they worked previously at …

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Trump’s First Manhattan Hotel To Be Torn Down

The Associated Press reports: The building that helped Donald Trump make a name for himself in his first big deal in Manhattan is being sold to developers who plan to tear it down. Developer TF Cornerstone said Thursday that it and a group managing billionaire Michael Dell’s money have agreed to buy the Grand Hyatt New York next to Grand …

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Glorious Leader Rages About “Giant And Illegal Hoax”

As his Acting Attorney General begins to testify before the House Judiciary Committee about what actions he may have taken regarding the Mueller probe, Glorious Leader began his day, as usual, by watching Fox & Friends and raging against his favorite targets, Crooked Hillary, Adam Schiff, and the fake news media. Hey, isn’t today Indictment Friday? Not only did Senator …

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Dems Demand NRA Docs In Illegal Donations Probe

The Trace reports: A joint congressional inquiry is demanding that National Rifle Association executive vice president Wayne LaPierre hand over internal documents showing whether the NRA made “illegal, excessive, and unreported in-kind donations” to the campaigns of Donald Trump and several GOP Senate candidates. The probe, led by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat of Rhode Island, and Rep. Jamie Raskin, Democrat …

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Acting AG Matt Whitaker To Refuse To Testify Unless House Judiciary Panel Drops Just-Approved Subpoena

The Associated Press reports: The Justice Department told the House Judiciary Committee Thursday afternoon that acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker will not appear at Friday’s closely-watched oversight hearing unless he receives a written assurance by 6 p.m. ET Thursday that he will not be served with the subpoena the committee pre-emptively authorized to use if he avoids questions. The House …

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At National Prayer Breakfast, Trump Praises People Of Faith For Leading The “Abolition Of Civil Rights” [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has accidentally told an audience of global religious leaders that America’s greatest accomplishments include the “abolition of civil rights” during the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. “Since the founding of our nation, many of our greatest strides, from gaining our independence to abolition of civil rights, to extending the vote for women, have been led …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks At National Prayer Breakfast

Two Corinthians walk into a bar… USA Today reports: It’s the first Thursday in February, which means it’s time for the National Prayer Breakfast, an annual event drawing presidents, politicians, faith leaders and other dignitaries since 1953. It was originally called the Presidential Prayer Breakfast and started when President Dwight D. Eisenhower was invited to join an already-existing prayer circle. …

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Fox Host: Why Doesn’t Trump Investigate Adam Schiff?

This morning Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade reacted to Rep. Adam Schiff’s new probe of Trump’s personal finances by suggesting that Trump retaliate with his own “private investigation” into Schiff and Maxine Waters to find out how how “they got so rich.” Kilmeade continued the idea of a vengeful investigation asking, “Does the president have an attorney? Why doesn’t …

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Trump Blasts Adam Schiff For “Unlimited Harassment”

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump on Thursday complained that House Democrats are waging a never-ending harassment campaign against him, far beyond what Republicans did to President Obama. Trump said Democrats are “going nuts,” and are continuing their “witch hunt” against him.  Trump tweeted after Schiff, who chairs the House Select Committee on Intelligence, said he would investigate all of …

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Trump: Former GOP Sen. Dean Heller Didn’t Win Last Year Because He Was “Extraordinarily Hostile” To Me

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports: President Donald Trump blamed former Sen. Dean Heller for losing his re-election bid because Heller had been “extraordinarily hostile” to Trump during the 2016 election and hence had alienated the conservative base. “What happened with Dean Heller is I tried for him,” Trump told the Review-Journal, but his hard-core voter base “did not believe me. …

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Trump Rages About “Political Hack” Adam Schiff After House Committee Opens New Probe Into His Finances

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday denounced House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) as a “political hack” for opening a sweeping investigation into Trump’s ties to Russia and his personal finances. “He has no basis to do that. He’s just a political hack who’s trying to build a name for himself,” Trump told reporters at the White House …

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Shares In “Failing” New York Times Hit 13-Year High

Fortune reports: President Donald Trump has repeatedly described the New York Times as “failing,” but its latest results tell a different story. Online subscriptions accelerated for a fourth quarter, prompting New York Times Co. to set an ambitious new goal: hitting 10 million subscriptions by 2025. That helped send the shares to a 13-year high on Wednesday. The company is …

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Developer: Trump Wanted $20 Million For Moscow Deal

Bloomberg reports: Donald Trump’s dream of putting his name on a tower in Moscow came with a hefty price tag: $20 million. Trump demanded that non-negotiable fee in 2006 from a Ukrainian-Russian named Pavel Fuks, who made his fortune in oil trading, banking and real estate development. Fuks, who says he’s been barred from entering the U.S. and is embroiled …

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Former ICE Director: Last Night Proved That Trump Will Be Recognized As Among The Greatest Presidents Ever

“What he showed last night, he’s a great leader. And one of the things that makes him a great leader is that he has went down to that border, he’s talked to men and women that work that front line. Nancy and Chuck never been down there. When all is said and done, maybe a decade from now, President Trump …

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Mike Pence: The Shutdown Wasn’t A Mistake [VIDEO]

Axios reports: Vice President Mike Pence told CBS’s Jeff Glor on Wednesday morning he doesn’t believe the partial government shutdown was a mistake, saying Americans find it admirable that President Trump “says what he means and he means what he says.” Despite having the longest government shutdown in history, President Trump didn’t mention any plan to help Congress secure a …

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Santorum: That Was Trump’s “Worst-Delivered Speech”

“This was probably the worst-delivered speech I’ve heard Donald Trump give. He ran over his lines, he mixed up, he didn’t deliver his punchlines, he would deliver a line and go to the next issue, and I don’t think he even realized he was moving on to the next issue. Someone didn’t do a good job of breaking his speech …

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Schumer: Trump Tipped His Fear Of Mueller Last Night

One of the most notable parts of last night’s state of the union address was when Trump said this: “An economic miracle is taking place in the United States and the only thing that can stop it are foolish wars, politics, or ridiculous partisan investigations. If there is going to be peace and legislation, there cannot be war and investigation. …

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Trump To Hold Second Summit With Kim Jong-Un

The New York Times reports: A senior American negotiator arrived in North Korea on Wednesday to sort out crucial details for a nuclear summit meeting in Vietnam between President Trump and the North’s leader, Kim Jong-un, with only three weeks to go before the talks take place. Stephen Biegun, the Trump administration’s special representative for North Korea, arrived in Pyongyang, …

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