Tag Archives: Idiocracy

Pompeo Contradicts Trump On North Korean Nukes, Then Lies About What Trump Said About Them [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed Sunday that North Korea remains a nuclear threat, straying from past comments President Donald Trump has made, but the secretary of state also maintained that the country’s leader Kim Jong Un continues to show commitment to denuclearizing the area. When pressed about Trump no longer seeing North Korea as a nuclear threat, …

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Trump Wants To Turn Fourth Of July Into Trump Rally

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump announced Sunday morning that he would highlight his own July Fourth celebration at the Lincoln Memorial this summer, possibly setting up dueling celebrations of Independence Day at opposite ends of the National Mall, one anchored by Congress and the Capitol, and another one by the President. The President said the event would be …

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Trump: The Fake News Won’t Admit I’ll Win In 2020

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump attacked the “Fake News’ yet again today in a tweet touting how mobilized Republicans are leading into 2020. Republicans, of course, held onto the Senate in the midterms but lost the House. Earlier this week Trump used the “ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE” line again, targeting The New York Times. The paper’s publisher fired back saying …

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There’s A #QAnon Nutbag Working At Mar-A-Lago

The Daily Beast reports: Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort appears to employ a pastry chef who frequently posts online about her belief in the pro-Trump QAnon conspiracy theory. Elizabeth Alfieri, a Florida pastry chef, has posted dozens of times on Instagram using QAnon hashtags and slogans, often using pictures taken at Mar-a-Lago itself. Alfieri’s Instagram posts were first reported by 1100 …

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Trump Vows To Veto Bill To Block Fake “Emergency”

The Associated Press reports: Democrats controlling the House have teed up a vote next week to block President Donald Trump from using a national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, accelerating a showdown in Congress that could divide Republicans and lead to Trump’s first veto. The Democrats introduced a resolution Friday to block Trump’s declaration, and …

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Rep. Adam Schiff Issues Blistering Open Letter To GOP Colleagues: You Must Rise Up Against President Trump

Rep. Adam Schiff writes in the Washington Post: To my Republican colleagues: When the president attacked the independence of the Justice Department by intervening in a case in which he is implicated, you did not speak out. When he attacked the press as the enemy of the people, you again were silent. When he targeted the judiciary, labeling judges and …

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Sean Spicer Becomes Extra Entertainment Reporter

From the Hollywood Reporter: Surprise, surprise: Sean Spicer is now officially a member of the mainstream media. The former White House press secretary has signed a contract to serve as a special correspondent for syndicated newsmagazine show Extra. “When they pitched this to me, I said, ‘Yeah, I love the idea,'” Spicer told The Hollywood Reporter on Wednesday. Spicer, who …

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Trump Rages: The NYT Is A “True Enemy Of The People”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday labeled The New York Times “a true enemy of the people” one day after an extensive report detailing the ways in which he has sought to influence the investigations into his presidency and allies. “The New York Times reporting is false,” Trump tweeted. “They are a true ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE!” The president …

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Trump Quotes Hannity, Accuses McCabe Of “Treason”

Time Magazine reports: It would appear that President Donald Trump was tuned in to Fox News’ Hannity on Monday. Trump, who often quotes or praises the coverage of the news network, took to Twitter after the show aired to quote the show’s host, Sean Hannity, after he railed against former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe. Trump quoted Hannity, adding his …

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EU Threatens Retaliation Over Proposed Auto Tariffs

The Associated Press reports: The European Union warned U.S. President Donald Trump Monday that the bloc will step back from a commitment to buy more American soybeans and liquid gas if European cars are hit with punitive tariffs. The U.S. Commerce Department is expected issue its guidance on whether auto imports endanger U.S. national security enough to justify import taxes, …

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POLL: Majority Disapprove Of Trump’s “Emergency”

Emerson College Polling reports: Following the president’s announcement on Friday, 53% of Americans disapprove of the declaration of a national emergency on the southern border. Despite this, the majority of Americans support the wall in some form; a plurality, 48%, support extending the border wall, and 42% of Americans support maintaining the existing wall. Only 11% of Americans support removal …

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GOP Senator: Republicans Didn’t Control The Senate

“You said we controlled both chambers. We didn’t. We had a majority in the Senate. So you don’t control it. We needed Democrats to support us and they’ve been unified in trying to thwart this president’s #1 issue in the campaign, which was to secure the borders. So no, we didn’t have control. We needed Democrats, we never had any …

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Trump Threatens Saturday Night Live With “Retribution”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Sunday accused major news networks of engaging in “collusion” against his administration, asking how NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” could get away with “hit jobs” without retribution. The tweet from Trump came just a day after “Saturday Night Live” took aim at his move to declare a national emergency to fund the construction of his …

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Pence Met With Stony Silence At International Meeting After Delivering “Greetings From President Trump”

Talking Points Memo reports: Vice President Mike Pence received absolute silence from an audience at the Munich Security Conference when he said that President Donald Trump had passed along his greetings. “I bring greetings from the 45th President of the United States of America, President Donald Trump,” Pence said. He paused for several seconds to allow for applause but the …

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George Conway Compares Trump To Jar Jar Binks

The Huffington Post reports: On Friday, George Conway, who has been critical of the Trump administration even though his wife is a senior White House adviser, upped the ante by ripping the president’s oratorical skills. Conway’s post on Twitter linked to a Washington Post column by Henry Olsen that lambasted what he called Trump’s ”rambling and disjointed explanation” for why …

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Zircon & Burlap: Beto Talks About Tearing Down Walls Yet He Lives In A House Supported By Walls [VIDEO]

Here’s what has Zircon & Burlap so very upset: Beto O’Rourke said he would take down existing walls and fencing at the U.S.-Mexico border if he could. O’Rourke, a former congressman for El Paso who ran a high-profile challenge against GOP Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, said in an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes on Thursday, “Absolutely, I’d take the …

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Coulter: The Only Emergency Is That Trump Is An Idiot

The Hill reports: Ann Coulter fired back at President Trump on Friday, stating that “the only national emergency is that our president is an idiot” in a radio interview on Friday afternoon. Coulter was responding to Trump’s comment earlier on Friday calling out the conservative firebrand as being “off the reservation.” He made the remark during a press conference at …

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Trump Disses Ann Coulter: “I Don’t Know Her” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Ann Coulter? “I don’t know her,” President Donald Trump said at a press conference Friday, describing his relationship with the conservative commentator who has introduced him at rallies. Asked Friday whether conservative media personalities influenced his policy on building a border wall, the president denied commentators like Coulter and Fox News’s Sean Hannity pushed him to declare a …

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Trump Claims Obama Would Have Gone To War With North Korea And That Japan Nominated Him For Nobel

The Hill reports: President Trump said Friday that he believes former President Obama would have gone to war with North Korea. Trump said Obama was “so close” to launching a war against North Korea over their nuclear ambitions. “I don’t want to speak for him but I believe he would have gone to war with North Korea,” Trump said of …

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POLL: 25% Say God Wanted Trump To Be President

Fox News reports: White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a recent interview that she believes God wanted Donald Trump to become president. A quarter of voters agrees. A Fox News Poll released Wednesday finds 25 percent believe God wanted Trump to win the election. Sixty-two percent disagree and 14 are unsure. Over half of white evangelical Christians, 55 …

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