Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Melania To Media: Stop Reporting Idle Gossip [VIDEO]

The Washington Examiner reports: First lady Melania Trump is challenging journalists to cover the opioid crisis as often as they publish “idle gossip and trivial stories.” She made the request while speaking in Las Vegas Tuesday at an event with conservative commentator Eric Bolling, whose 19-year-old son died from an overdose in 2017. Trump appeared to take a jab at …

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GOP Sen. Mike Rounds: Trump Paid Hush Money To Stormy Daniels Because He Really Loves His Family

“Most of us are have a concern anytime you have a president who is trying to work through some very personal matters. I honestly think this president loves his family, and I think it has as much to do with trying not to have public discussions about something that is, for him, a private matter that he didn’t want to …

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White Supremacist Incidents Up 182% Since 2017

Just out from the Anti-Defamation League: Under intensified public scrutiny, white supremacists are facing a Catch-22: As individuals, they want to remain anonymous and invisible, but they need to promote their organizations and ideology. Their solution: Increased propaganda efforts, which allow them to maximize media and online attention, while limiting the risk of individual exposure, negative media coverage, arrests and …

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Randy Rainbow: He’s In Love (And We’re All Gonna Die)

YouTube star Randy Rainbow is back today with another song parody, this time set to the tune of “I’m In Love With A Wonderful Guy” from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 1949 classic musical, South Pacific. Some of you may recall Mitzi Gaynor’s take on the song in the 1958 movie version. As always, I won’t give away the clever lines, just …

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Cohen Returns To Capitol Hill For More Testimony

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump’s former lawyer is returning to Capitol Hill for a fourth day of testimony as Democrats pursue a flurry of investigations into Trump’s White House, businesses and presidential campaign. Michael Cohen became a key figure in those investigations after turning on his former boss and cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe. He was …

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WINNING: US Trade Deficit Soars To Ten-Year High

Bloomberg reports: The U.S. trade deficit widened in 2018 to a 10-year high of $621 billion, bucking President Donald Trump’s pledges to reduce it, as tax cuts boosted domestic demand for imports while the strong dollar and retaliatory tariffs weighed on exports. The annual deficit in goods and services increased by $68.8 billion, or 12.5 percent, Commerce Department data showed …

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POLL: Trump Underwater In Critical Swing State Florida

The Hill reports: A majority of Florida voters surveyed in a poll released early Wednesday said they do not believe President Trump should be reelected in 2020. The poll shows that 40 percent of registered Florida voters said they think Trump should be reelected, while 53 did not support a second term. Among Republicans, 72 percent of respondents said Trump …

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McConnell Scrambles On Pending “Emergency” Block

The Hill reports: Opposition to President Trump’s emergency border declaration is snowballing in the Senate, forcing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to scramble for a way to avoid a major embarrassment for the president. While McConnell has long viewed a resolution of disapproval backed by Democrats as likely to pass the Senate, support for the measure is growing. Some …

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Trump Mocks Hillary For Not Running Against Him

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump apparently couldn’t resist getting in a dig at Hillary Clinton after his 2016 opponent said yesterday she won’t be running this time. Clinton said, “I’m not running, but I’m going to keep working and speaking and standing up for what I believe.” The president mockingly responded, “Aw-shucks, does that mean I won’t get to run …

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POLL: Majority Of Voters Believe Trump Is A Criminal

Just out from Quinnipiac Polling: President Donald Trump committed crimes before he became president, American voters say 64 – 24 percent in a Quinnipiac University National Poll released today. Republicans say 48 – 33 percent that President Trump did not commit crimes before he was president, the independent Quinnipiac University National Poll finds. Every other listed party, gender, education, age …

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BREAKING: Bloomberg Will Not Run For President

The New York Times reports: Michael R. Bloomberg, the former New York City mayor who joined the Democratic Party last year to crusade against President Trump, has decided not to challenge Mr. Trump as a candidate in the 2020 election. Rather than entering the race himself, Mr. Bloomberg intends to plow his political energy and immense personal fortune into other …

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Trump Organization Investigated For Insurance Fraud

The New York Times reports: New York State regulators have issued an expansive subpoena to the Trump Organization’s longtime insurance broker, the first step in an investigation of insurance policies and claims involving President Trump’s family business, according to a person briefed on the matter. The subpoena was served late Monday on the company, Aon, one of the largest insurance …

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WH Refuses To Hand Over Security Clearance Docs

Axios reports: White House counsel Pat Cipollone sent a letter to House Oversight chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) on Tuesday rejecting the committee’s request for documents explaining the process for granting security clearances to White House personnel, calling their demands “unprecedented and extraordinarily intrusive.” Cipollone’s letter is likely the first of many confrontations to come, as Democrats intent on probing every …

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Former Trump WH Lawyer: This Isn’t A Witch Hunt

ABC News reports: Ty Cobb, the veteran Washington attorney who represented the White House as special counsel Robert Mueller ramped up his investigation into Russian meddling, said he considers the man leading the probe “an American hero” and does not share President Donald Trump’s view that the Russia inquiry is a politically motivated hoax. “I don’t feel the same way …

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Trump Wails: House Dems Are Harassing My People

Talking Points Memo reports: President Trump on Tuesday attacked Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler (N.Y.), accusing the House Judiciary Committee chairman of attempting to “harass” his associates in a wide-ranging probe into Trump’s administration, campaign and businesses. Trump said Democrats are ramping up their investigations “now that they realize the only Collusion with Russia was done by Crooked Hillary Clinton & …

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Lawyers For Cohen And Trump Talked Pardon Last Year

The Wall Street Journal reports: An attorney for Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, raised the possibility of a pardon with attorneys for the president and his company after federal agents raided Mr. Cohen’s properties in April, according to people familiar with the discussions. Conversations among those parties are now being probed by congressional investigators, according to document requests …

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Sean Hannity Rages: New House Probes Are “Gruesome McCarthyism” Intended To Institute Socialism [VIDEO]

“We the people will now be subject to what will be the biggest, most gruesome display of modern-day McCarthyism, which is just the widest fishing expedition, all in an effort to destroy the president and anybody who supports him. Because the bottom line is all they care about is getting their power back so they can institute socialism right here …

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Mueller Filing Points To Stone Breaking His Gag Order

Politico reports: Roger Stone is under fire for possible violations of his court-imposed gag order after a weekend social media post suggested he’d been “framed” in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation and ahead of the imminent re-release of a book he co-wrote that explores the “myth of Russian collusion.” The longtime Donald Trump associate remains under a Feb. 21 order …

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Studies Show Trump’s Tariffs Are Hurting Economy

Bloomberg reports: In two separate papers published over the weekend, some of the world’s leading trade economists declared Trump’s tariffs to be the most consequential trade experiment seen since the 1930 Smoot-Hawley tariffs blamed for worsening the Great Depression. They also found the initial cost of Trump’s duties to the U.S. economy was in the billions and being borne largely …

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Trump Again Serves Fast Food To Visiting College Team

CNN reports: The grand mahogany table of the White House State Dining Room was set with white roses, fine china, silver platters stacked with Big Macs and pouches of fried chicken sandwiches, and bowls of extra sauce. The champion North Dakota State Bison football team was in town, and McDonald’s and Chick-Fil-A were on the lunch menu. “We could’ve had …

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