Tag Archives: Idiocracy

Cohen Vows To Fill In Redactions In Mueller Report

The Hill reports: Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer for President Trump, said Thursday that he soon would be prepared to speak about possible redactions in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Cohen’s tweet links to one from Lanny Davis, Cohen’s attorney, that said Cohen could “fill in the bulk of the redactions” that are included in Mueller’s report on his …

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Trump Flips Out Ahead Of Mueller Report Release

USA Today reports: Just hours before Robert Mueller’s report is finally released, President Donald Trump once again denounced the probe as a historic “hoax” perpetrated by Democrats and other critics. The Mueller report is expected to provide more details of the investigation into Trump’s presidential campaign and Russians who sought to influence the 2016 election, as well as claims that …

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Reversal: Herman Cain Won’t Withdraw For Fed Board

CNBC reports: Herman Cain will not drop out of consideration for the Federal Reserve Board even though he does not appear to have enough votes to get confirmed in the Senate, he told The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday. The former Godfather’s Pizza CEO and Kansas City Fed Board president said he is “very committed” to the process, according to …

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Ivanka Trump: Daddy Did Offer Me The World Bank Job

The Associated Press reports: White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump says her father asked her if she was interested in taking the job of World Bank chief but she passed on it. In an Associated Press interview, President Donald Trump’s daughter said Wednesday she was happy with her current role in the administration. She spoke during a trip to Africa …

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Trump Predicts “Crazy Bernie Vs Sleepy Joe” In 2020

Newsweek reports: With a little more than 18 months away from the 2020 presidential election, current President Donald Trump went ahead and made a prediction of who he could possibly face as he runs for reelection. The president narrowed it to two finalists in the ever-growing field of Democrat candidates. The gesture from the president comes one night after conservative-friendly …

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GOP Lawmakers Oppose Vaccine Bills In Multiple States

Roll Call reports: Most Republicans are rejecting Democrat-led state bills to tighten childhood immunization laws in the midst of the worst measles outbreak in two decades, alarming public health experts who fear the nation could become as divided over vaccines as it is over global warming. Democrats in six states — Colorado, Arizona, New Jersey, Washington, New York and Maine …

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Charges Dropped In “Assault” On Kellyanne Conway

CNN reports: A Maryland state’s attorney’s office confirmed Monday it had dropped charges against a woman accused of assaulting White House aide Kellyanne Conway.  CNN first reported on the incident earlier this year, when Conway told CNN’s Dana Bash that a woman grabbed and shook her while she was out with her teenage daughter at a Maryland restaurant last fall. …

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ALABAMA: Man Dies After His Gun Discharges While Changing Child’s Diaper At Chuck E. Cheese [VIDEO]

Birmingham’s ABC affiliate reports: A father has died after last weekend’s accidental shooting in the parking lot of Chuck E. Cheese’s in Vestavia Hills. The Jefferson County Coroner has identified the victim Timothy Roshun Smith Jr. He was 22. Lt. Michael Keller with Vestavia Hills PD confirms Smith and his daughter were shot in the restaurant’s parking lot while Smith …

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Trump 2020 Raises $30 Million In First Quarter

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is set to report that it raised more than $30 million in the first quarter of 2019, edging out his top two Democratic rivals combined, according to figures it provided to The Associated Press. The haul brings the campaign’s cash on hand to $40.8 million, an unprecedented war chest for an …

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Trump: What The Hell Do I Know About Branding?

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday offered Boeing Co advice in the wake of two fatal crashes involving its 737 MAX jetliner, saying the planemaker should “rebrand” the best-selling aircraft after fixing it. “What do I know about branding, maybe nothing (but I did become President!), but if I were Boeing, I would FIX the Boeing 737 MAX, …

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WH: Dems Aren’t Smart Enough To See Trump’s Taxes

The Washington Post reports: White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Sunday that she doesn’t believe members of Congress are “smart enough” to examine President Trump’s tax returns, pushing back against Democrats’ demands for information on the president’s finances. In an interview with “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace, Sanders said that Democrats were treading a “dangerous road” and that …

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Rick Scott: Trump Is Threatening To Dump Migrants To “Make Everybody Crazy” And Get Attention [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump may have threatened to transport illegal immigrants to so-called sanctuary cities to “make everybody crazy” and generate media attention, Republican U.S. Senator Rick Scott said on Sunday. Speaking to CNN’s “State of the Union,” Scott said he did not know if transporting immigrants to these jurisdictions was legal or illegal, and he suggested the president …

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WH Defends Trump’s 9/11 Attack On Omar [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Sunday that President Trump is not wishing “ill will” nor “violence toward anyone” after he tweeted a video showing images from the Sept. 11 attacks combined with remarks Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) gave at a recent speech. “Certainly the president is wishing no ill will, and certainly not …

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Democrats Condemn Trump’s 9/11 Attack On Omar

NBC News reports: Several 2020 Democratic hopefuls and other prominent Democrats criticized President Trump after he tweeted a video Friday showing part of Rep. Ilhan Omar’s recent comments about the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and television footage of the attacks. Several prominent conservatives and the New York Post have been using a partial quote from comments Omar made last month …

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Mike Pence: Trump Never Endorsed Wikileaks [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Vice President Pence asserted in an interview broadcast Friday that President Trump’s enthusiastic reaction to WikiLeaks’ releases of damaging material on Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential race did not amount to an endorsement of the organization. “I think the president always, as you and the media do, always welcomes information,” Pence said in an interview …

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James Comey On AG’s “Spying” Claim: What The Heck?

The Week reports: Former FBI Director James Comey is extremely confused about Attorney General William Barr’s spying comments. Comey spoke at a conference in California Thursday, one day after Barr told Congress that he believes spying on President Trump’s 2016 campaign “did occur.” “I don’t know what the heck he’s talking about,” Comey said. He added that Barr’s language was …

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GOP Group Sorry For Calling AOC “Domestic Terrorist”

Axios reports: The Ohio College Republican Federation apologized Wednesday evening for a fundraising email calling Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D- N.Y.) a “domestic terrorist.” Cortez said earlier she received a “spike in death threats” almost every time Conservative groups made such “uncalled for rhetoric.” In a statement, the college Republicans called the language used in its email “unacceptable.” “The OCRF does …

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Herman Cain Promoted Anti-Vax Claims Via Email List

Media Matters reports: Herman Cain, President Donald Trump’s pick for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, took money to promote the newsletter of an anti-vaccine conspiracy theorist. Cain also sent sponsored emails suggesting that the government is forcing citizens to take “7 deadly drugs” and that former first lady Nancy Reagan’s “desperate fight to cure Alzheimer’s disease” may be …

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AG Bill Barr Claims Feds “Spied” On Trump Campaign

The Washington Post reports: Attorney General William P. Barr said Wednesday he thought “spying” on a political campaign occurred in the course of intelligence agencies’ investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election — a startling assertion by the nation’s top law enforcement official. At a hearing before the Senate Appropriations Committee, Barr was asked about his statement a day …

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Trump Made A Typically Trump Visit To Mount Vernon

Politico reports: President Donald Trump had some advice for George Washington. During a guided tour of Mount Vernon last April with French president Emmanuel Macron, Trump learned that Washington was one of the major real-estate speculators of his era. So, he couldn’t understand why America’s first president didn’t name his historic Virginia compound or any of the other property he …

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