Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Bloomberg: I’ll Decide On 2020 After The Midterms

The Hill reports: Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) said Sunday that he will wait until after the midterms to determine whether he will run for president in 2020. “We’d see whether or not it’s possible and how I feel, but that’s down the road. You’ve got to take these things one at a time, everybody’s focused now on …

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McConnell Asked Trump To Lay Off Christine Ford

CNN reports: After President Donald Trump tweeted criticism of the woman who came forward accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the President on Friday to say his tweets did not help, two people familiar with the call confirmed to CNN. In a series of tweets sent out Friday morning, Trump threw …

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Rudy Giuliani: The US Is “Going To Overthrow” Iran

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Saturday said that U.S. sanctions on Iran are leading to economic pain that could lead to a “successful revolution,” contrasting with administration comments that government change in Tehran is not U.S. policy. “I don’t know when we’re going to overthrow them,” said Giuliani, who spoke in his own capacity though …

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DOJ Source Claims Rod Rosenstein Was Joking

NBC News reports: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was joking when he discussed wearing a wire to secretly record President Donald Trump and does not believe Trump should be removed from office through the use of procedures outlined in the Constitution’s 25th Amendment, according to Justice Department officials who requested anonymity to discuss the conversation. In a May, 16, 2017 …

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Laura Ingraham: Rod Rosenstein Must Be Fired Today

File this under totally unsurprising: Fox News host Laura Ingraham is calling on President Trump to immediately fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Ingraham, a vocal backer of Trump, issued the call after a report Friday that the No. 2 Justice Department official proposed secretly recording Trump in the Oval Office last year. Ingraham is a vocal backer of Trump …

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Rosenstein Denies NYT’s “25th Amendment” Story

The Associated Press reports: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that he suggested last year he secretly record President Donald Trump in the White House to expose chaos in the administration. Rosenstein says the story is “inaccurate and factually incorrect.” The report also says Rosenstein floated the idea of trying to remove …

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REPORT: Rod Rosenstein Suggested Secretly Taping Trump, Discussed Invoking The 25th Amendment

The New York Times reports: The deputy attorney general, Rod J. Rosenstein, suggested last year that he secretly record President Trump in the White House to expose the chaos consuming the administration, and he discussed recruiting cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Mr. Trump from office for being unfit. Mr. Rosenstein made these suggestions in the spring …

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So Much For Reining In Trump On Christine Ford

Mediaite reports: The facade of restraint is broken: President Donald Trump is on the attack against the forces threatening Brett Kavanaugh‘s Supreme Court confirmation. The tweet follows Trump’s comments to Sean Hannity on Thursday, where he questioned why Ford didn’t alert the FBI when the assault allegedly happened, when the two were teenagers. “Why didn’t somebody call the FBI 36 …

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Internal RNC Poll Finds Pelosi More Popular Than Trump

Bloomberg reports: President Trump likes to mock Nancy Pelosi, but a private survey conducted for the Republican National Committee finds that she’s actually more popular—and beats the president when the midterm election is framed as a contest between the two. The internal poll, conducted by Public Opinion Strategies and obtained by Bloomberg Businessweek, asks registered voters who they support “when …

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Staffers Desperate To Rein In Trump On Christine Ford

Axios reports: A source who has been talking to President Trump throughout the Kavanaugh crisis told Axios that “you have no idea” how hard it has been to keep him from attacking his Supreme Court nominee’s accuser. A White House official said yesterday: “Hopefully he can keep it together until Monday. That’s only, like, another 48 hours right?” At a …

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Michael Cohen Confirms Cooperation With Mueller

The New York Daily News reports: The fixer is pulling a fast one of his former boss. Michael Cohen tweeted and quickly deleted a third-person message Thursday night that confirmed his “critical” cooperation against President Trump in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference. “Good for Michael Cohen for providing critical information to the #MuellerInvestigation without a cooperation …

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REPORT: Mueller Has Interviewed Cohen Multiple Times

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, has participated over the last month in multiple interview sessions lasting for hours with investigators from the office of special counsel, Robert Mueller, sources tell ABC News. The special counsel’s questioning of Cohen, one of the president’s closest associates over the past decade, has focused primarily on all aspects …

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Paddlers Sue Trump Over Potomac River Closures

The Washingtonian reports: The Trump White House has yet another legal headache—and this time, the other side brought paddles. The Canoe Cruisers Association of Greater Washington filed a lawsuit in Maryland Thursday against members of the administration, alleging defendants Karl L. Schultz, the commandant of the US Coast Guard, and Kirstjen M. Nielsen, the secretary of Homeland Security, failed to …

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Trump Lawyer Jay Sekulow Claims NBC Deceptively Edited Trump’s 2017 Interview With Lester Holt [VIDEO]

“There is actually a transcript of the entire Lester Holt interview. And as you know, because you do TV and know that when there are interviews, there are edits and there is a longer transcript. And I will just tell you without disclosing any detail, that when you review the entire transcript, it is very clear as to what happened …

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Trump Bashes Congress: Where’s My Wall Funding?

The Hill reports: President Trump lashed out at Congress on Thursday over the lack of funding for his border wall in a recently passed spending bill, stoking a fight that GOP lawmakers had hoped to avoid until later this year. The Senate voted 93-7 on Tuesday to pass a sweeping $854 billion spending bill that includes funding for the departments …

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NEW BOOK: Trump Told CIA Official That “We Should Make (Drone) Bombs Silent So They Can’t Get Away”

An excerpt from the new book by WaPo’s Greg Miller: When told that the CIA flew surveillance flights over Syria but that only the military conducted strikes — an Obama policy meant to return the agency’s focus to its core espionage mission — Trump made clear he wanted those restrictions wiped away and for the agency to start firing. “If …

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Trump Told Spain To Build A Wall Across The Sahara: That Border Can’t Be Bigger Than Ours With Mexico

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump suggested the Spanish government tackled the Mediterranean migration crisis by emulating one of his most famous policies and building a wall across the Sahara desert, the country’s foreign minister has revealed. According to Josep Borrell, the US president brushed off the skepticism of Spanish diplomats – who pointed out that the Sahara stretched for 3,000 …

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Trump: I Got One Of The Highest Scores Ever Seen On My Physical, I’m Good At Testing, Have Great Stability

“You know, I took that test when I got my last physical, and the doctor said that’s one of the highest scores we’ve ever seen. I did that not because I wanted but I did it, I was always good at testing. But if there’s anything great about me it’s stability, and I’m a good manager. Always been a good …

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Awkward Photo With Trump Infuriates Polish Press

The Washington Post reports: The Polish government did everything it could to turn Tuesday’s visit into one of Trump’s more enjoyable moments. Yet, somehow, Trump managed to offend the Poles so deeply that the fallout was all over Polish news sites on Wednesday morning. What happened? At the end of their meeting, the two leaders agreed to sign a strategic …

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Roger Stone: “I Will Never Roll On Donald Trump”

Famous last words, going by recent history. The Palm Beach Post reports: As special counsel Robert Mueller appears to be zeroing in on him, Roger Stone told hundreds of supporters of President Donald Trump in West Palm Beach on Monday night that he’ll never turn against Trump, even if Mueller tries to “frame me for some extraneous crime.” The longtime …

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