Tag Archives: Idiocracy

Trump Golfs For 23rd Time Since Inauguration

The Hill reports: President Trump visited Trump National Golf Club on Sunday for the second time during a weekend marked by terror attacks in London and protest demonstrations nationwide. Trump, much like former President Obama, has faced criticism for his golfing habits. “Can you believe that,with all of the problems and difficulties facing the U.S., President Obama spent the day …

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EPA Head Asked Three Times If Trump Thinks Climate Change Is Real, Three Times He Dodges [VIDEO]

Three times today, under direct questioning, EPA head Scott Pruitt refused to say if Trump believes climate change is real. Heavy reports: The first question of the press conference was about whether President Trump believes climate change is real and is a threat to the United States. Pruitt would not answer, instead saying that he and the president have been …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

AOL News reports: A day after President Trump announced the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris agreement, White House press secretary Sean Spicer is expected to be joined by EPA chief Scott Pruitt to address questions during Friday’s briefing. “We’re getting out,” Trump said speaking from the White House on Thursday. “And we will start to renegotiate and we’ll see …

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White House Refuses To Say If Trump Thinks Climate Change Is Real Or If He’s Sticking To “Chinese Hoax”

Politico reports: The White House will not say whether or not President Donald Trump believes the overwhelming scientific consensus that human activity contributes to climate change. Senior administration officials would not say Thursday if Trump accepts scientific data that links human-driven carbon dioxide emissions to rising global temperatures, after he announced he is withdrawing the US from the Paris accord, …

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Trump Announces Withdrawal From Climate Accord

The New York Times reports: President Trump announced Thursday that he will withdraw the United States from participation in the Paris climate accord, weakening global efforts to combat climate change and siding with conservatives who argued that the landmark 2015 agreement was harming the economy. But he will stick to the withdrawal process laid out in the Paris agreement, which …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Unveils Climate Accord Decision

Starting any minute. USA Today reports: President Trump said he would announce his decision on whether to pull out of the Paris climate agreement in a Thursday afternoon event in the White House Rose Garden — the same place where President Obama hailed the agreement as “a turning point for our planet.” With typical Trumpian flair for building suspense, the …

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Hair Furor Retreats To “Crooked Hillary” Insult, Claims He’ll Unveil Climate Accord Decision In Rose Garden

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump is accusing his former rival Hillary Clinton of blaming everyone but herself for her election loss. Trump revived an old nickname for the Democrat Wednesday, tweeting that, “Crooked Hillary Clinton now blames everybody but herself, refuses to say she was a terrible candidate.” Trump was likely responding to Clinton’s appearance Wednesday at Recode’s …

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Sean Spicer: The President And A Small Group Of People Know Exactly What “Covfefe” Means [AUDIO]

Raw Story reports: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer drew widespread laughter from reporters when he insisted that President Donald Trump’s infamous “covfefe” tweet was not a misspelling. After one reporter asked Spicer if “people should be concerned that the president posted somewhat of an incoherent tweet last night,” Spicer simply replied, “No.” The reporter then asked Spicer why the …

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KIM JONG ORANGE: White House Spox Channels North Korea In Gushing Praise Of “Magnetic” Trump

Salon reports: In response to a report by The Washington Post that details President Trump’s tendency to be demeaning and his condescending backhanded comments toward members of his staff, White House spokeswoman Hope Hicks issued a statement about her boss that showered him with exaggerated compliments, to say the least. “President Trump has a magnetic personality and exudes positive energy, …

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Trump Alarms Security Experts By Handing Out His Cell Number To World Leaders And Inviting Their Calls

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump has been handing out his cellphone number to world leaders and urging them to call him directly, an unusual invitation that breaks diplomatic protocol and is raising concerns about the security and secrecy of the U.S. commander in chief’s communications. Trump has urged leaders of Canada and Mexico to reach him on his …

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Corey Lewandowski: People Need A Preexisting Relationship To Understand How Trump Functions

The Washington Times reports: Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski said Wednesday that he’d be willing to consider a White House communications role. “If they want me to be helpful on the inside, I’d be willing to consider that. But the most important thing is you have to have people who surround the president who are on his agenda,” Mr. …

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Trump Retweets Fox Story Citing Anonymous Source Days After Blasting Use Of Anonymous Sources

The Hill reports: President Trump on Tuesday retweeted a Fox News report citing an anonymous source which pushes back on another article that White House aide Jared Kushner tried to establish backchannel communications with Moscow. Trump’s retweet comes just days after the president blasted the use of anonymous sources in news reports. The Fox News report Trump shared is titled …

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Propaganda Minister Conway Denounces WaPo’s “Russia, Russia, Russia” Reports On Kushner [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Kellyanne Conway appeared on Fox & Friends on Tuesday, where she pushed back against the reports that Jared Kushner wanted to set up a secret backchannel between the White House and the Russian government. Conway said that communication backchannels are not unusual in the White House, and that Kushner has volunteered to give testimony over his connections with …

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White House Communications Director Michael Dubke Resigns In First Of Likely Staffing Shakeups [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Mike Dubke has resigned as White House communications director in the first of what could be a series of changes to President Trump’s senior staff amid the growing Russia scandal. Dubke, who served in the post for three months, tendered his resignation May 18. He offered to stay on to help manage communications in Washington during …

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Trump: I Have “Total Confidence” In Jared Kushner

The New York Times reports: In a statement Sunday night, Mr. Trump praised his son-in-law and the work he has done in the White House. “Jared is doing a great job for the country,” he said. “I have total confidence in him. He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of …

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Trump Unleashes Yet Another “Fake News” Rant

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that many of the leaks from the White House were “fake news,” following reports his son-in-law tried to set up a secret channel of communications with Moscow before Trump took office. Trump returned to the White House after a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe that ended on Saturday …

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White House Omits Husband Of Luxembourg Prime Minister In Official Photo Caption, Lists Melania Twice

The Guardian reports: The Trump White House on Saturday omitted Gauthier Destenay, the husband of Luxembourg prime minister Xavier Bettel, from the caption to an official photograph of the spouses of Nato leaders, taken at this week’s summit in Brussels. Destenay, a Belgian architect, married Bettel in 2015, becoming the first same-sex spouse of a leader of a European Union …

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Trump Hails Foreign Trip As A “Home Run” [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: President Donald Trump on Saturday said his maiden first trip abroad was a “home run” and he vowed to overcome the threat of terrorism, concluding a grueling five-stop sprint that ended with the promise of an imminent decision on the much-discussed Paris climate accord. Trump ended his nine-day trip with a speech to U.S. troops in …

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Lawyer: Kushner Is Ready To Talk To The FBI

The Associated Press reports: If the FBI wants to talk to Jared Kushner about his Russian contacts, they won’t have to track down the president’s son-in-law. Amid reports the FBI is scrutinizing Kushner’s encounters, his lawyer says he stands ready to talk to federal investigators as well as Congress about his contacts and his role in Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. …

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Trump Cancels Iowa Campaign Rally

Hmm. The Hill reports: President Trump has canceled a campaign rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa that was previously scheduled to be held next week. “Due to an unfortunate change in President Trump’s schedule, we will need to unfortunately postpone the previously schedule rally in Cedar Rapids,” a statement from the Trump campaign read. “President Trump will see you in Iowa …

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