Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Megadonor Sheldon Adelson Gravely Ill With Cancer

The Forward reports: Billionaire casino magnate and pro-Israel mega-donor Sheldon Adelson is being treated for cancer. Adelson, 85, has been out of his office since late December due to side-effects from his treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. A lawyer representing one of Adelson’s casinos referred to his health as “dire” in court today. Adelson is worth $39 billion, according to the …

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LIVE VIDEO: Glorious Leader Speaks At CPAC 2019

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump will speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference today. Trump has spoken at the annual gathering of grassroots conservatives, also known as CPAC, multiple times, including in 2011 when he raised the possibility of running for office in the 2012 presidential election. “And I can tell you this, if I run and if I …

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Trump: My Golf Resort Is Good For Diplomacy With UK

The Week reports: President Trump started his Saturday on Twitter with an announcement that his golf course in Scotland is super nice and also totally great for America’s ties with the United Kingdom. The immediate context of Trump’s tweet is his loss of a 2015 court battle with Scotland over plans for a new offshore wind farm. Trump unsuccessfully sought …

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Stone Judge Wants Explanation About Coming Book

Bloomberg reports: Roger Stone has more explaining to do. In a brief court order Friday, the judge overseeing Stone’s criminal case asked lawyers for the longtime adviser to President Donald Trump why she wasn’t told about the “imminent general release” of a book Stone appears to be involved with. Just eight days ago, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson reprimanded …

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CPAC Attendees Fear Biden More Than Any 2020 Dem

Reuters reports: They’re confident Donald Trump will win a second term, but many attendees of the nation’s largest gathering of conservative activists agreed that Joe Biden poses the greatest threat to the president in 2020. Grassroots activists at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference repeatedly invoked the former Democratic vice president when asked who would be the most formidable challenger …

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House Dems May Call Hannity To Testify About Cohen

CNN reports: Rhode Island Rep. David Cicilline, who chairs the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, said that Sean Hannity’s latest comments suggest he has information about hush money payments made by Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, to keep the then-presidential candidate’s alleged extramarital affairs quiet in the days before the 2016 election. Trump later reimbursed Cohen for those payments. …

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House Democrats Demand Security Clearance Docs

The Washington Post reports: Top House investigators are demanding that the White House turn over documents related to its security clearances process by Monday, an escalation of the years-long fight between congressional Democrats and the Trump administration that could lead to subpoenas in the coming days. House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.), in a letter to the White …

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Conway: Trump Has “Absolute Right” To Order Security Clearances Over Objections Of Intelligence Officials

Politico reports: Kellyanne Conway claimed Friday that President Donald Trump has the “absolute right” to order that security clearances be approved, following a report that the president did so for son-in-law Jared Kushner despite other officials’ misgivings. “We don’t discuss security clearances. I won’t discuss my own,” she said during an interview on Fox News. “I will tell you the …

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Parents Of Tortured American Blast Trump For “Lavish Praise And Excuses” Over Their Son’s Death [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: The parents of Otto Warmbier issued a blistering statement on Friday saying Kim Jong Un and his government “are responsible for unimaginable cruelty and inhumanity” after President Donald Trump asserted that the North Korean dictator had been unaware of the harrowing treatment the student endured while detained there. “We have been respectful during this summit process. Now …

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Sen. Lindsey Graham On Hush Money Payments: People Don’t Write Checks If They Think It’s A Crime [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports:  Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), one of President Donald Trump’s most stalwart allies, creatively dismissed Michael Cohen’s evidence that Trump signed reimbursement checks for Stormy Daniels’ hush money payments from his personal account, saying that “people don’t write checks if they think they’re involved in a crime.” Sen. Lindsey Graham on copy of Trump check and Stormy …

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Sebastian Gorka: The North Korea Nuke Summit Failed Because Kim Jong-Un Never Read The Art Of The Deal

“Kim and his coterie didn’t read the president’s book The Art of the Deal. I tell everybody, if you want to understand the president, you need to start with his book The Art of the Deal. Because rule number one of the president’s own textbook on how you negotiate is never be so vested in any deal. “Whether it’s real …

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Trump Demands Congress Subpoena Manuscript Of “Love Letter To Trump” Book He Claims Cohen Wrote

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has claimed his former attorney Michael Cohen wrote “love letter to Trump” manuscript for a book he was hoping to write after working for the president during his rise to prominence and, eventually, the White House. Cohen revealed in an explosive public testimony on Wednesday that he had intentions to write a book at some …

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Trump On Murderous Dictator Kim Jong-Un: He Likes Me And I Like Him, Why Shouldn’t I Like Him? [VIDEO]

“He’s a real personality and he’s very smart. He’s sharp as you can be, and he’s a real leader, and he’s pretty mercurial. I don’t say that necessarily in a bad way, but he’s a pretty mercurial guy. He likes me. I like him. Some people say ‘oh, you shouldn’t like him.’ I said, ‘why shouldn’t I like him? I …

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Tucker Carlson: Fraudulent Outrage Over 2017 Nazi Rally Was Entirely Manufactured By The Left [VIDEO]

“Cohen told Congress this week that he had a kind of road to Damascus experience. He was personally and morally offended by what his boss said in two occasions. First, after the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, that was the summer of 2017, and later when he watched Trump’s meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, about a year …

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Hannity To Trump: Cohen Told Me A Dozen Times He Made Hush Money Decision And Didn’t Tell You [VIDEO]

The Week reports: In an interview with Trump broadcast Thursday night, Fox News host Sean Hannity told Trump that Cohen and his lawyer had lied about Hannity being one of Cohen’s three legal clients. But Hannity suggested he believed Cohen’s earlier assertion about Trump’s involvement in a $130,000 hush-money payment to porn actress Stormy Daniels. “I can tell you personally, …

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Trump Personally Ordered Security Clearance For Jared Kushner Over Objections Of Top Intelligence Officials

The New York Times reports: President Trump ordered his chief of staff to grant his son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, a top-secret security clearance last year, overruling concerns flagged by intelligence officials and the White House’s top lawyer, four people briefed on the matter said. Mr. Trump’s decision in May so troubled senior administration officials that at least one, …

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REPORT: Gaetz Told Trump “I Was Happy To Do It For You” During Discussion On Threatening Michael Cohen

Mediaite reports: The Atlantic‘s Edward-Isaac Dovere reports that President Donald Trump spoke to Gaetz this week while he was still in Vietnam for his denuclearization summit with Kim Jong Un. Trump used this phone call to vent over Cohen’s congressional testimony against him, and according to Dovere, Gaetz said “I was happy to do it” when the president brought up …

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Former Coal Industry Lobbyist Confirmed To Head EPA

The New York Times reports: The Senate on Thursday confirmed Andrew R. Wheeler to be the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, giving oversight of the nation’s air and water to a former coal lobbyist and seasoned Washington insider. The confirmation formalized a role Mr. Wheeler has held in an acting capacity since the summer when President Trump’s first administrator, …

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MyPillow Founder Mike Lindell: Trump Was “Chosen By God” And Is The Greatest President In History [VIDEO]

“God answered our millions of prayers and gave us grace and a miracle happened on November 8, 2016. We were given a second chance and time granted to get our country back on track with our conservative values and getting people saved in Jesus’ name. As I stand before you today, I see the greatest president in history. Of course …

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Outrage After Trump Sides With Kim On Tortured American: He Says He Didn’t Know And I Believe Him

The Guardian reports: Trump’s explanation-free statement that he believed Kim Jong-Un when the North Korean dictator said he “didn’t know about” the imprisonment and torture of Otto Warmbier has baffled many – at both ends of the political spectrum. Adam Schiff, California Democrat, is among those to point out that Trump’s acceptance of foreign dictator’s claims – sometimes over the …

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