Tag Archives: Idiocracy

REPORT: Trump Can’t Stop Binge-Watching Fox News

The New York Times reports: John Kelly cannot stop Mr. Trump from binge-watching Fox News, which aides describe as the president’s primary source of information gathering. But Mr. Trump does not have a web browser on his phone, and does not use a laptop, so he was dependent on aides like Stephen K. Bannon, his former chief strategist, to hand-deliver …

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White House Press Secretary Contradicts Trump, Says Final DACA Decision Will Come On Tuesday [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday afternoon that President Donald Trump would announce his decision concerning the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) on Tuesday, Sept. 5 — the deadline that 10 Republican attorneys general set for Trump before they promised to sue the government to end the program. Earlier Friday, Trump said he would announce …

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REPORT: Robert Mueller Has Never-Sent Letter From Trump To Comey Full Of “Long-Simmering Complaints”

The Washington Post reports: Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is reviewing a letter drafted by President Trump and a top aide in the days before the firing of FBI Director James B. Comey laying out in detail why the president wanted to get rid of the country’s top law enforcement official, according to people familiar with the Mueller probe. …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Via Mediaite: Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will hold a briefing today to discuss the White House’s latest plans and administrative agenda. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. EST. Much of the discussion is likely to revolve around how Hurricane Harvey relief efforts will transition from rescue to recovery. Sanders says the president will personally donate $1 …

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REPORT: Trump Waits Until John Kelly Isn’t Around Then Secretly Calls Steve Bannon From His Personal Phone

The Washington Post reports: Some of Trump’s friends fear that the short-tempered president is on an inevitable collision course with White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly. Trump chafes at some of the retired Marine Corps general’s moves to restrict access to him since he took the job almost a month ago, said several people close to the president. …

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White House Displays Photos Of Trump’s Hands

The New York Daily News reports: The White House cafeteria has chicken fingers — but they’re not on the menu. Recent White House guests were baffled by rather large and unappetizing photos of the President posted along the hallway leading to the “White House mess” that seem to emphasize the President’s famously little hands. “Maybe they wanted to make his …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Starting at 2:30PM: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was set to give an on-camera briefing to reporters on Thursday. Sanders’ session with journalists comes hours are Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC that the Trump administration has a “very detailed” tax reform plan ready. “The House and the Senate are now socializing the plan with their members,” Mnuchin …

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Twitter Mocks Trump’s Claim Of “Witnessing First Hand The Horror Of Harvey” By Gazing At A Map Of Texas

Mediaite reports: After Donald Trump claimed he witnessed the “horror and devastation” of Harvey “first hand” in Texas, a photo was posted to his Instagram account that shows the president staring at a screen with a map — an exact opposite of what one would describe as “first hand.” As the internet is known to do, Twitter roasted the president …

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Devastating Fox News Poll: Lowest Approval Rating Ever, Majority Say Trump Is “Tearing The Country Apart”

Fox News reports: Voter satisfaction with the direction of the nation is down by double digits, as a majority says President Donald Trump is tearing the country apart. That’s according to the latest Fox News Poll. The number of voters happy with how things are going in the country is down 10 percentage points since April and stands at just …

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Trump Praises 1986 Tax Bill That He Denounced In 1999 As “One Of The The Worst Ideas In Recent History”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday praised the 1986 Tax Reform Act while unveiling his administration’s plans on tax reform, marking an apparent reversal from his previous criticism of the law. “Our last major tax rewrite was 31 years ago,” Trump said to a crowd of supporters in Springfield, Missouri, on Wednesday, referring to the 1986 Tax Reform Act. …

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Trump Wails: All I Want To Do Is MAGA!

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday hit at the media and defended his record, by saying he is just trying to “Make America Great Again.” Trump frequently goes after media outlets, referring to some critical networks and stories as “fake news.” During a rally earlier this month in Arizona, Trump accused the media of “trying to take away our …

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Trump In Texas: “What A Crowd! What A Turnout!”

Humility! The San Antonio Express-News reports: During his visit to Texas in response to Hurricane Harvey, President Trump told a crowd gathered outside a Corpus Christi firehouse, “What a crowd! What a turnout!” according to media reports. Trump had met with local officials inside the firehouse. Corpus Christi was among the cities hard hit by the Category 4 storm. Shortly …

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Melania Trump: Stop Mocking My Disaster Heels

The Hill reports: First lady Melania Trump’s office on Tuesday morning fired back at reporters who criticized her attire while heading to Texas to visit the areas damaged by Hurricane Harvey, saying it is “sad” that some people are concerned about fashion during a national disaster. Trump’s communications director in a statement released to CNN ripped reporters for being “worried …

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Trump Campaign Sells “Hurricane Hat” For $40

Law Newz reports: Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) doesn’t appear to be thrilled with President Donald Trump‘s new hat. Not what’s written on it, which is a simple USA in white print on a red background, with the Trump name on the back, but its marketing. Turns out they’re not alone, as Trump’s own former head of …

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Mexico To Trump: Yeah, We’re Totally Still Not Paying

CNN reports: The Mexican government again stressed its position that it will not pay for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall. Trump tweeted Sunday morning: “With Mexico being one of the highest crime Nations in the world, we must have THE WALL. Mexico will pay for it through reimbursement/other.” In response, the country’s foreign ministry released a statement saying Mexico …

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REPORT: Tillerson Is Next On The Chopping Block

Axios reports: There’s a ticking problem with Rex Tillerson, and it’s growing louder by the day, according to officials inside and close to the White House. President Trump has been growing increasingly frustrated with his Secretary of State. Recently, after Trump had returned from a meeting on Afghanistan, a source recalled Trump saying, “Rex just doesn’t get it, he’s totally …

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Trump Retweets Fox News Contributor’s False Claim That Obama Pardoned “Traitor” Chelsea Manning

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday retweeted a post from a conservative journalist criticizing President Obama, incorrectly, of pardoning Chelsea Manning. Obama in January commuted Manning’s 35-year prison sentence in January, but did not grant a pardon. The tweet was posted by Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich, who was responding to a tweet from former Obama national security adviser …

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Trump: Mexico Will Totally Pay For The Border Wall

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump played hardball over the North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations with Canada and Mexico on Sunday by threatening to pull out of talks and terminate the agreement in a tweet. Trump ran on a more protectionist platform than many Republican candidates in recent elections, and has promised to renegotiate all of the country’s trade …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Scheduled to begin shortly: White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders is set to host a press briefing from the White House on Friday, which will begin at 1:45 p.m. ET. Sanders will field questions from reporters related to the latest news surrounding the Trump administration, which will likely include President Donald Trump’s continued threats to close down the government if …

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Trump: Mine Is The Best Presidency Ever

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday said that “few, if any,” other administration had been as productive in its first seven months as the Trump administration, citing the White House’s progress on job growth and other non-legislative achievements. His tweet came just minutes after he criticized Senate Republicans for not passing more bills, calling on them to get rid …

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