Tag Archives: Idiocracy

Chris Christie On Possible 2024 WH Bid: “Why Not?”

The Week reports: Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, in yet another interview to promote his new book, was asked by radio host Hugh Hewitt whether running for president in 2024 is on the table, per CNN’s Betsy Klein. Christie’s response? “Yeah, listen, why not?” Christie went on to explain that he would not run simply “to go through the …

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Leaked Schedule Spawns White House Finger-Pointing

Axios reports: The massive leak of President Trump’s private schedules, which dropped yesterday in the weekly Axios Sneak Peek newsletter, set off internal finger-pointing and speculation more fevered than any since the New York Times’ anonymous op-ed. White House insiders said the leak sowed chaos. Cliff Sims, the former White House official who wrote the dishy “Team of Vipers,” told …

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Leaked Schedule Reveals Trump’s Empty “Work” Days

Axios reports: A White House source has leaked nearly every day of President Trump’s private schedule for the past three months. This unusually voluminous leak gives us unprecedented visibility into how this president spends his days. The schedules, which cover nearly every working day since the midterms, show that Trump has spent around 60% of his scheduled time over the …

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Trump Thinks He Looks Too Orange On Television

The New York Times reports: The official line from the White House, as with other matters surrounding the president’s physical health and appearance, is that Mr. Trump’s glow is the result of “good genes,” according to a senior administration official who would speak only on the condition of anonymity. Certainly Mr. Trump, who has long taken antibiotics to treat rosacea, …

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WH Unveils 2019 SOTU Theme: “Choosing Greatness”

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump heads into his State of the Union address dogged by bruising midterm losses and sinking poll numbers, wounded by a blistering standoff with Democrats. But for the stately speech, he plans to embrace unity — at least for the night. “Choosing Greatness” is the official White House theme. Addressing the nation at the …

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Trump Leaves On First Mar-A-Lago Trip Since Shutdown

The Palm Beach Post reports: With the government open again, President Donald Trump at last was headed Friday for a weekend at his happy place: his Mar-a-Lago private club on Florida’s southeastern coast. Trump typically spends many winter weekends at the Palm Beach estate, golfing at another nearby private club that he owns and having dinner on an outdoor terrace …

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Kellyanne Conway: If Cory Booker Were A Republican He’d Be Called “Sexist” For Running Against Women

The New York Post reports: The White House wasted no time Friday attacking Cory Booker after he announced for the presidency, with Kellyanne Conway questioning why he’s entering a race with so many female candidates. “What’s wrong with the candidates that are already in there?” Conway asked during an interview with Fox News. “What’s your objection to Kamala Harris running, …

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Trump Claims Intelligence Officials Were “Misquoted” (They Testified To Senate On Live National Television)

Politico reports: President Donald Trump claimed Thursday that his top intelligence officials were “misquoted” and “taken out of context” when they publicly broke with some of his core foreign policy views during congressional testimony earlier this week. CIA Director Gina Haspel and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on Tuesday shared assessments that were at odds with Trump’s talking points …

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Trump Mulls Federal Reserve Seat For Herman Cain

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump is considering Herman Cain for a seat on the Federal Reserve board, a Bloomberg reporter said on Twitter. Cain made his fortune as pizza executive before making a bid to be the Republican candidate in the 2012 presidential election. Mitt Romney ultimately won that nomination, but lost the election to former President Barack Obama. …

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Trump Mocks His Critics: I’m President And You’re Not

Glorious Leader began today’s tweetstorm by lashing out, presumably, at former White House advisors Cliff Sims and Chris Christie, both of whom have just-out highly critical tell-all books. He could also be referring to Steve Bannon, who takes credit for Trump’s 2016 win in a new documentary titled, The Brink. And of course, as you can see below, he’s watching …

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Pittsburgh Station Fires Staffer For Tom Brady Graphic

Sports Illustrated reports: The higher-ups at Pittsburgh’s CBS affiliate didn’t find Monday afternoon’s graphic taking a shot at Tom Brady as funny as Patriots haters did. The employee responsible for the graphic is no longer employed by the station, a spokesperson told SI.com. The chyron in question ran during KDKA’s 4 o’clock news and identified Brady, who was memorably suspended …

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Former CIA Director: Trump Is “Intellectually Bankrupt”

Reuters reports: Former CIA Director John Brennan last year called Trump’s performance at a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin “nothing short of treasonous” after Trump seemed to give credence to Putin’s denial of Russia meddling in the 2016 election. Trump then revoked Brennan’s security clearance. Brennan wrote on Twitter on Wednesday that Trump’s refusal to accept the …

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Trump Campaign Threatens To Sue “Gofer” For Tell-All

This morning Glorious Leader was clearly watching CNN – which he “never” watches – as former aide Cliff Sims continued to promote his tell-all, Team Of Vipers, which is out today. CNN’s host broke from the interview near the end to read Trump’s tweet to Sims, much to his apparent delight. Sims says he doesn’t mind being a called a …

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POLL: 56% Won’t Even “Consider” Voting For Trump

The Washington Post reports: According to the poll, 56 percent of registered voters — a clear and statistically significant majority — say they will “definitely” not vote for Trump in his 2020 reelection bid. That’s bad enough. But the Post-ABC poll provided the option that asks if people would “consider voting for him.” That number echoes a recent finding from …

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Glorious Leader: I Am “America’s Smartest Person”

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump on Monday ripped former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, saying the business titan “doesn’t have the ‘guts’ to run for President!” Schultz said he was considering mounting an independent bid for president in an interview with CBS’s 60 Minutes that aired Sunday. The businessman, a Democrat, blasted his party and the GOP for what he called …

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Graham: Trump Recently Mulled Invading Venezuela

Axios reports: Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham told me that as recently as a couple of weeks ago Trump mused to him about the possibility of using military force in Venezuela, where the U.S. government is currently pushing for regime change using diplomatic and economic pressures. Graham, recalling his conversation with Trump, said: “He [Trump] said, ‘What do you think about …

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Trump Lashes Out At “Very Hostile” Ann Coulter

The Wall Street Journal reports: President Trump said Sunday he doesn’t believe congressional negotiators will strike a deal over border-wall funding that he could accept and vowed that he would build a wall anyway, using emergency powers if need be. Polling shows voters largely blamed Mr. Trump for a shutdown that left about 800,000 federal workers without pay. Over the …

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Trump Invents 14 Million Additional “Illegal Aliens”

The Daily Beast reports: Fresh off a stinging defeat in a standoff over funding for a 2,000-mile wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump on Sunday released shocking statistics to prove that his proposed barrier is critical to the nation’s economic security. Nobody has any idea where those numbers came from. The numbers — so specific that they are …

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Mick Mulvaney: Trump Caved Because He Was Winning

“Why he did what he did was because many Democrats had come to us, some of them privately, many of them spoke out publicly, that they are actually starting to agree with him on the necessity for a barrier on the southern border, and they had come to us and said, ‘Look, we agree with you, you’re winning the battle …

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White House: Trump Is Still Going To Build The Wall

Newsweek reports: The Senate passed legislation Friday afternoon to reopen the government and make back payments to employees, and the president signed the bill Friday night. Lawmakers are now expected to reconvene in a bipartisan conference to try and work out a deal regarding the wall. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders noted Friday night that a wall will be …

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