Tag Archives: Idiocracy

Trump Praises Hillary Clinton As “Ruthless And Vicious”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump had rare praise for Hillary Clinton, his 2016 presidential opponent, in an interview with Chuck Todd that aired on NBC News Sunday. “I went to Michigan. She didn’t go to Michigan enough. I won Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania. I won places that she didn’t do a good job. What can I tell you? No, maybe I …

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Trump Delays Mass Deportations For Two Weeks

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Saturday delayed for two weeks the administration’s plans to begin deporting thousands of undocumented families — just hours after defending the controversial proposal. Earlier Saturday, Trump defended the proposed raids that were due to begin Sunday in over a dozen cities. Under the plan, Immigration and Customs Enforcement would have deported up to 2,000 …

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Trump May Live-Tweet During Democratic Debates

Politico reports: President Donald Trump said he hadn’t thought about live-tweeting the first Democratic debates but now that the media has brought it up, he just might. Several people close to the president told POLITICO and The Wall Street Journal that Trump’s closest aides hoped the president wouldn’t unleash a stream of consciousness on Twitter during the debates but were …

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Trump Tweets Video On Remaining President “4EVA”

Talking Point Memo reports: President Trump on Friday shared an edited video depicting him campaigning for office indefinitely in a play on a Time magazine cover published last October. The actual cover — from the Oct. 22, 2018, issue — was titled “How Trumpism Outlasts Trump” and features campaign yard signs for Trump for every four years from 2024-2044. The …

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Trump Campaign Manager Predicts 2020 Landslide

CBS News reports: President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign manager predicted in an interview with CBS News that the president would win multiple swing states, including at least three he lost in 2016, if the presidential election were held this week. Brad Parscale, Trump’s campaign chief, said the president would win Georgia, Texas, North Carolina, Florida, South Carolina, New Hampshire, New …

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What If Trump Really Won’t Accept Losing In 2020?

Politico reports: In 2016, Donald Trump waffled over whether he would accept the election results if he lost. Since then, Trump has repeatedly joked about staying in office beyond the two terms the Constitution allows. Jerry Falwell Jr., Trump’s most prominent evangelical supporter, has suggested Trump should get two years tacked on to his first term as “pay back” for …

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Trump On Iran: Our Military Was “Cocked And Loaded”

“President Obama made a desperate and terrible deal with Iran – Gave them 150 Billion Dollars plus I.8 Billion Dollars in CASH! Iran was in big trouble and he bailed them out. Gave them a free path to Nuclear Weapons, and SOON. Instead of saying thank you, Iran yelled Death to America. I terminated deal, which was not even ratified …

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Hope Hicks Told House Panel That Trump Was Serious When He Said He’d Accept Foreign Dirt On Opponents

Reuters reports: Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, told the House Judiciary Committee that Trump was serious in saying there was nothing wrong in accepting derogatory information about political opponents from a foreign government, panel Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Thursday. “Ms. Hicks made clear that she understood the president to be serious when he said …

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Oregon Gov Orders Troopers To Retrieve GOP Senators After They Going Into Hiding Over Climate Bill [VIDEO]

Oregon Live reports: Oregon’s Democratic governor, Kate Brown, has dispatched state troopers to find missing Republican senators and bring them back to Salem to legislate. All 11 Republican senators are in hiding, at least some of them out of state, in order to prevent the Senate from having the quorum it needs to operate. They can’t abide the Democrat-backed carbon …

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Colbert Exposes Lies About Trump’s Rally Size [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: “In the run-up to this thing, Trump and his folks kept saying that this thing was oversold,” Stephen Colbert explained. “Something like 100,000 tickets or 120,000— something like that— for only 25,000 seats in the arena.” “That’s why they said they had to have that ’45 Fest’ out in the parking lot for the overflow crowd of 75,000 …

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NYC Couple Spent Millions Backing Anti-Vax Movement

The Washington Post reports: A wealthy Manhattan couple has emerged as significant financiers of the anti-vaccine movement, contributing more than $3 million in recent years to groups that stoke fears about immunizations online and at live events — including two forums this year at the epicenter of measles outbreaks in New York’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish community. Hedge fund manager and philanthropist …

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Trump Campaign Claims $24.8M Haul In Last 24 Hours

Axios reports: The head of the RNC and the communications director for President Trump’s 2020 campaign announced Wednesday that Trump’s re-election effort had raised $24.8 million “in less than 24 hours.” A Trump campaign official told ABC News that the sum is a combination of about $14 million from the Trump campaign and about $10 million from the Trump Victory …

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Sanders “Seriously” Mulling Bid For Arkansas Governor

Politico reports: Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the outgoing White House press secretary, is seriously considering running for governor of Arkansas, according to three people who have spoken to her in recent days. While Sanders and her associates have been quietly talking about the possibility for months, sometimes in jest, she has shown renewed interest in the prospect as she’s started contemplating …

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Trump Rented Buses Across Florida To Pack Rally

The New York Times reports: Despite weeks of hype from the president and his campaign, the official kickoff rally for a re-election campaign that he has been running since the day he took office was, in the end, just another rally. Mr. Trump had no new campaign message to unveil. He had no new theory of the case to mount …

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Trump Campaign Manager: The US Is “Too Complex Now” For Anybody To Rely On Accurate Polling [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign manager Brad Parscale argued in an interview Tuesday that the country is “too complex now” to rely on polls. Speaking to CBS News before Trump’s 2020 campaign kickoff rally in Orlando, Fla., Parscale followed Trump’s lead in questioning the validity of recent polls. “There are so many ways and different people who …

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Orlando Cultist To MSNBC: Trump Doesn’t Lie [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: NBC News political reporter Monica Alba interviewed a Trump supporter who said she would be voting for President Donald Trump in 2020 because “He doesn’t lie.” “What’s the main reason you’ll vote for him again?” Alba asked. The woman replied that Trump is “one of the best presidents that we’ve had for a very long time,” and then …

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Trump Issues Vague Threat On Deporting “Millions”

CNN reports: President Donald Trump on Monday night issued a vague threat to deport “millions” of undocumented immigrants next week, though he did not provide details and administration officials did not respond to requests for clarification. The tweets came hours before the President is set to officially kick off his 2020 bid. He launched his 2016 campaign vowing to take …

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CNN’s Jake Tapper: Trump Is “Untethered To The Facts”

Talking Points Memo reports: CNN’s Jake Tapper opened today’s The Lead by reviewing the dust-up over and fallout from Team Trump’s internal poll numbers. To review: Trump initially denied the reporting on the internal polling showing him losing to Joe Biden in several key states. Then ABC News obtained that data. And the fallout ended with pollsters being fired. Given …

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US Ends Aid To Guatemala, Honduras, And El Salvador

Axios reports: The State Department announced Monday afternoon that it is cutting off any further aid to Guatemala, Honduras or El Salvador until the countries take “concrete actions to reduce the number of illegal migrants coming to the U.S. border.” This move has been in the works since March, with President Trump ramping up pressure on the three Central American …

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SAD: Trump’s ABC News Special Draws Lousy Ratings

TV By The Numbers reports: Are Americans growing tired of the Trump show? President Donald Trump’s interview with ABC News made serious headlines last week before its airing in full Sunday night, but according to the ratings, viewers were not all that interested in the hourlong special. The interview had fewer viewers than Celebrity Family Feud, which aired in the …

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