Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Trump Celebrates Abuse Of Reporter: “Great People!”

The Hill reports: President Trump shared a video of a local TV reporter being confronted by anti-shutdown protesters in Long Island who called him “fake news” and “the enemy of the people,” prompting journalists to come to the reporter’s defense on Friday night. Several protesters sported Trump campaign flags and apparel, while some visibly angry demonstrators used anti-media rhetoric frequently …

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Trump Fires IG Who Was Investigating Mike Pompeo

ABC News reports: The White House fired the State Department Inspector General late Friday, according to a State Department spokesperson and a senior congressional aide — the latest senior U.S. official involved in the impeachment probe into President Donald Trump to be forced out by his administration. The inspector general, who acts as an independent watchdog responsible for investigating the …

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Trump Is “Looking At” Making COVID Vaccine Free

The Hill reports: President Trump told reporters at the White House Friday that his administration is “looking at” making coronavirus vaccines free to the public. “We’re looking at that actually,” Trump told reporters before departing for Camp David when asked if he thought vaccines should be free. He did not offer his personal opinion on the matter. The Trump administration …

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Trump Presented With First Space Force Flag [VIDEO]

Fox News reports: President Trump on Friday was presented with the newly unveiled official flag of the U.S. Space Force (USSF) — the first official flag of a new U.S. military service in 72 years. President Trump on Friday was presented with the newly unveiled official flag of the U.S. Space Force (USSF) — the first official flag of a …

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Trump Shrugs Off Vaccine Hunt: COVID Will “Go Away”

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump said the the U.S. will overcome the coronavirus crisis with or without an effective vaccine, claiming that the disease will “go away at some point” either way. “We think we’re going to have a vaccine in the pretty near future, and if we do we’re going to really be a big step ahead,” Trump told …

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Joe Biden +6 Over Trump In Battleground State Florida

The Hill reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden holds a 6-point lead over President Trump in Florida, according to a Florida Atlantic University poll released Friday. The poll, which was conducted May 8-12 and reported a margin of error of 3.1 percentage points, showed Biden at 53 percent support while Trump got 47 percent. In a March poll from the …

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Glorious Leader Hails His “Great Keyboard Warriors”

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump praised his “great keyboard warriors” on today as pro-Trump meme makers and social media personalities have prepared for the 2020 presidential election. The commander-in-chief said his army of online supporters were “far more brilliant” than anyone working in the advertising industry. At the time of writing, his late-night tweet has been liked and retweeted more …

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Biden: If Elected I Would Not Pardon Trump [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that he would not pardon President Donald Trump if elected and insisted any prosecutorial decisions would be left to a more independent Justice Department. Answering questions in a virtual town hall-style event on MSNBC Thursday, the Democratic presidential hopeful was asked by a voter about whether he’d follow the lead …

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Feds Have Paid For 1600 Room Nights At Trump Hotels

The Washington Post reports: The U.S. government has paid at least $970,000 to President Trump’s company since Trump took office — including payments for more than 1,600 nightly room rentals at Trump’s hotels and clubs, according to federal records obtained by The Washington Post. Since March, The Post has catalogued an additional $340,000 in such payments. They were almost all …

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New Trump Campaign Ad Implies Biden Has Alzheimer’s

From the guy who says windmills cause cancer: President Trump’s reelection campaign launched a series of Facebook ads Thursday questioning Joe Biden’s age and fitness for office, expanding on a personal attack line that Republicans have only floated thus far. The ads asked if the former vice president, 77, is “too old” to be elected president and saying, “geriatric mental …

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Trump: “Overrated” Testing Only Increases Case Counts

The Week reports: President Trump wants the U.S. to keep increasing its coronavirus testing capacity — but also keeps insisting that more testing is making the country “look bad.” “We have the best testing in the world. Could be that testing is, frankly, overrated,” Trump said Thursday at a medical supply facility in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Still, Trump acknowledged that he …

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Shady Company Linked To Parscale Got Bailout Funds

CBS News reports: A company whose largest shareholder is Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale received nearly $800,000 from the federal coronavirus relief fund for small businesses, according to a filing with the SEC. The company, CloudCommerce, was eligible for the low-interest loan through the Paycheck Protection Program. In late December, the digital marketing company began soliciting new investors through a …

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Trump Tours PPE Factory Without Face Mask [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday went without a mask during a visit to a Pennsylvania medical equipment distribution center, even as other government officials in his party wore face coverings around the facility. The president toured and made remarks at Owens & Minor Inc. in Allentown to tout his administration’s work in producing and distributing personal protective equipment …

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Pew Survey: 77% Of Gen Z Voters Disapprove Of Trump

Courthouse News reports: Generation Z is the most racially and ethnically diverse generation the United States has ever seen, with decidedly progressive political leanings, the Pew Research Center reported Thursday. The oldest Gen Zers turn 23 this year, and 24 million of them will be eligible to vote in the November 2020 presidential election, comprising 1 in 10 eligible voters. …

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Trump Admin Preps For Potential Biden Transition

Politico reports: The administration sent a report outlining its transition activities to two congressional committees on Wednesday night, announcing it has created a transition planning group — the White House Transition Coordinating Council, which will advise executive departments and agencies on preparation for a potential transition — and detailing other aspects of a handoff between administrations. The administration has also …

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Graham Rejects Trump’s Demand For Obama To Testify

Axios reports: Senate Judiciary Chair Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.) responded to President Trump’s tweet calling for Graham to compel former President Obama to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation, telling Politico: “I don’t think now’s the time for me to do that. I don’t know if that’s even possible.” Graham released a statement on Thursday saying the Judiciary Committee will …

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$27M Grant For Trump Donor’s Private Jet Company

NBC News reports: A private jet company founded by a donor to President Donald Trump received nearly $27 million in government funding under a program run by the Treasury Department, according to government filings. Clay Lacy Aviation, a private jet charter company based in Van Nuys, California, that serves wealthy executives and celebrities, received the government grant as part of …

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Trump Suggests Obama And Biden Should Be In Prison

“If I were a Democrat instead of a Republican, I think everybody would’ve been in jail a long time ago and I’m talking with 50-year sentences. People should be going to jail for this stuff. “This was all Obama. This was all Biden. It is a disgrace, what’s happened. This is the greatest political scam hoax in the history of …

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Court Revives Emoluments Suit Against Trump Hotel

The Washington Post reports: A federal appeals court on Thursday revived a lawsuit seeking to block President Trump’s hotel in downtown Washington from accepting payments from foreign and state governments. In a divided decision, the court refused to dismiss the novel lawsuit that accuses the president of illegally profiting from foreign and state government patrons at his D.C. hotel. The …

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Trump Hails Wisconsin As “Bustling” After Lockdown

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday cheered the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Gov. Tony Evers’ (D) stay-at-home order intended to limit the spread of the coronavirus. “The people want to get on with their lives. The place is bustling!” Trump tweeted. Thursday’s tweet is the latest instance of Trump leading calls for states to lift stay-at-home orders …

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