Tag Archives: Idiocracy

Trump: One Way Or The Other I’ll “Win On The Wall”

The Hill reports: President Trump tweeted one day after the White House dropped border wall funding demands that Republicans will win on the divisive issue “one way or the other.” The White House on Tuesday dropped its demands that a government funding measure include $5 billion for Trump’s proposed wall. That retreat will allow Congress to reach a funding compromise …

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Giuliani Denies Denying That Trump Signed “Bullshit” Trump Tower Moscow Letter, Which He Totally Denied

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump signed a “bulls–t” letter of intent to build a Trump Tower in Moscow during the 2016 campaign, Rudy Giuliani conceded Tuesday – just two days after the former New York mayor claimed the missive had not been signed. Giuliani refused to acknowledge he told CNN’s Dana Bash on camera Sunday that Trump …

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Yale Survey: 75% Of CEOs Have Apologized For Trump’s “Diplomacy” To Their International Business Partners

Just out from the Yale School Of Management: Seventy-six percent of leaders from business, academia, and government feel that President Trump is not effectively leading U.S. national security, and 75% often find themselves apologizing to international business partners regarding the president’s diplomatic messages. This is according to a survey of attendees at the 94th CEO Summit, hosted by the Yale …

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Trump’s Acting Chief Of Staff In 2016: In An Ordinary Universe He’d Be Disqualified From Becoming President

CNN reports: Incoming White House acting-chief of staff Mick Mulvaney once said Donald Trump’s past words and actions would disqualify him from becoming president in an “ordinary universe.” Mulvaney made the comments in a previously unreported October 2016 radio interview in which he also said Trump is not a role model and has said “atrocious things.” On October 7, 2016, …

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Tariff Man Announces Billions In Bailouts To Farmers

CBS News reports: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he has authorized the second round of payments from a $12 billion aid package for farmers stung by the U.S. trade war with China, but did not specify an amount. The U.S. Department of Agriculture in July had authorized up to $12 billion in aid for farmers and ranchers hit …

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Trump To Sign Order Establishing US Space Command

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order before the end of the year creating a U.S. Space Command as a major military command. Vice President Mike Pence will make the announcement Tuesday at the Kennedy Space Center, in Cape Canaveral, Florida, two U.S. officials said, and Trump could sign the order as soon as …

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Mike Huckabee: White House Turnover Is High Because Trump Wears Them Out With The “Vigor Of 32 Year-Old”

During an appearance on Fox Business, Mike Huckabee today shrugged off the high staff turnover rate of Trump’s White House. Media Matters has the quote: “I think it may be a little higher than normal but there’s always transitions going on in the White House staff. More so in this case for two reasons. One, this is a tough president …

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Watergate’s John Dean: Trump Is An “Incompetent Wuss” Who Like Most Bullies “Thinks Nasty Is Strong”

Newsweek reports: Richard Nixon’s White House counsel John Dean has said that Donald Trump is a “wuss” and a “fake leader” as the president continues to swing out at Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation into Russian election interference and collusion. Dean, who served a pivotal role in the Watergate investigation that took down former President Nixon, posted the comments in response …

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Hair Furor Attacks Democrats Over “Boarder” Security

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday tweeted that any Democrat who says the U.S. can have border security without a wall can be written off “as just another politician following the party line.” Trump tweeted the remark days before a Dec. 21 deadline for funding the government. The demands for wall funding threaten to close parts of the government …

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Hair Furor Rages Against SNL After Being Mocked

The Hill reports: President Trump early Sunday ripped “one sided” and “unfair” coverage, saying it should be tested in courts. “A REAL scandal is the one sided coverage, hour by hour, of networks like NBC & Democrat spin machines like Saturday Night Live,” he tweeted. Trump posted the tweet after NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” pondered a world in which the …

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FEC Grapples With “Threatening” Super PAC Names

Politico Influence reports: How vulgar or threatening a name can you give your PAC? That’s a question the Federal Election Commission is grappling with amid an uptick in PACs with overtly threatening names. On Wednesday, someone registered a new PAC with the FEC with a long, sexually explicit name that starts “I pegged Donalt [sic] Trump’s Ugly Old Bitch Ass.” …

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Mulvaney In 2016: “Trump Is A Terrible Human Being”

The Huffington Post reports: Mick Mulvaney, the Office of Management and Budget director who President Donald Trump tweeted Friday would serve as acting chief of staff after John Kelly departs in January, has been a loyal Trump supporter—but he didn’t always like him so much. During a debate with his then-congressional challenger, Democrat Fran Person, on Nov. 2 of 2016, …

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Trump Celebrates Ruling Striking Down Obamacare

The Week reports: A federal judge in Texas ruled Friday night that the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare, must be “invalidated in whole” because its individual mandate provision is unconstitutional. District Judge Reed O’Connor argued the mandate is “essential to and inseverable from the remainder of the ACA,” and that it cannot “be fairly read as an …

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Trump Names Mick Mulvaney As Acting Chief Of Staff

CNN reports: Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, will become the acting White House chief of staff replacing John Kelly, President Donald Trump announced on Friday. “I look forward to working with him in this new capacity as we continue to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN! John will be staying until the end of the year. …

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Trump’s Coffee Boy: I Might Run For Congress In 2020

The Guardian reports: Former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos, who was released from federal prison last week, announced in an interview on Friday that he wants to run for office in 2020. Papadopoulos told The Guardian part of his initial plan to join President Trump’s campaign and transition team in 2016 was to boost his own platform before running for …

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REPORT: Chris Christie Interviews For Chief Of Staff Job

Axios reports: President Trump met with Chris Christie on Thursday evening and considers him a top contender to replace John Kelly as chief of staff, according to a source familiar with the president’s thinking. “He’s tough; he’s an attorney; he’s politically-savvy, and one of Trump’s early supporters.” Trump has met with a couple of others, but the way he’s discussed …

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Trump Claims Tariffs Are Paid By Exporters: China Is “Paying 25% Interest On Everything They Send To Us”

Axios reports: President Trump, who has deemed himself “a Tariff Man” and made tariffs a centerpiece of his presidential agenda, incorrectly explained how they work during an interview with Fox News’ Harris Faulkner. “We have placed tremendous tariffs on China. When China sends things into America now, they’re paying 25% interest on everything they send in.” Reality check: Tariffs are …

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Professor Apologizes For “Satirical” Call To Tax And Regulate Homosexuality: I’m Actually A Gay Man Myself

Yesterday the House Workforce Committee canceled a hearing on the minimum wage after one of its witnesses, San Diego State economics professor Joseph Sabia, was revealed to have written misogynistic and anti-gay blog posts, one of which called for “taxing and regulating homosexual acts.” Well, we have an update: In a statement, Sabia apologized and said the post was satirical. …

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Gingrich Swats Down Chief Of Staff Chatter [VIDEO]

Fox News reports: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on Thursday adamantly denied that he’s being considered for White House chief of staff, shooting down speculation that surged in the press after he was spotted visiting 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue a day earlier. Speaking on “Fox & Friends,” Gingrich said he and his wife Callista were merely there looking at the Christmas …

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Trump Cancels White House Xmas Party For The Press

Fox News reports: President Trump has canceled the White House holiday party for the media, making the decades-old tradition a victim of his increasingly contentious relationship with major news organizations. The annual Christmas-season gathering was a significant perk for those covering the White House, as well as other Washington reporters, anchors and commentators, and New York media executives would regularly …

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