Tag Archives: Idiocracy

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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Stephen Miller Sabotaged DHS Sec With Leaked Data

Mediaite reports: Stephen Miller, the senior advisor to President Donald Trump, would have a sneaky way to ruin the day of Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen and get her to stop resisting new immigration policy proposals. Quartz reports “former agency officials,” said Miller would leak the monthly number of immigrants apprehended at the border and those seeking asylum to …

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Trump Mocked Secret Service Director As “Dumbo”

The New York Times reports: The White House announced the departure of Randolph D. Alles, the director of the Secret Service, who had fallen out of favor with the president even before a security breach at his Mar-a-Lago club that the agency effectively blamed on Mr. Trump’s employees. Mr. Alles, a retired Marine major general who goes by Tex and …

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Trump Privately Told Border Agents To Break Law

CNN reports: Last Friday, the President visited Calexico, California, where he said, “We’re full, our system’s full, our country’s full — can’t come in! Our country is full, what can you do? We can’t handle any more, our country is full. Can’t come in, I’m sorry. It’s very simple.” Behind the scenes, two sources told CNN, the President told border …

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Trump Cancels MLB Deal With Cuba Because Obama

The Washington Post reports: The Trump administration canceled a four-month-old deal between Major League Baseball and the Cuban Baseball Federation Monday, saying that the federation was part of the Cuban government and trade with it was illegal under current law. The announcement came less than two weeks after the start of the 2019 baseball season, and just days after the …

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OF COURSE: DHS Secretary Was “Sacked By Tweet”

Standard vindictive Trump behavior: Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen brought her resignation letter with her when she met President Trump in the White House residence yesterday afternoon, top sources tell Axios. She wasn’t intent on quitting but was prepared to, sources tell us. The meeting went poorly, and Trump didn’t even let her announce her “resignation.” While she was racing …

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GOP Rep. Devin Nunes To Send Eight Criminal Referrals To DOJ Over “Leaks” During Mueller Probe [VIDEO]

Fox News reports: House Intelligence Committee ranking member Devin Nunes exclusively told Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” that he is preparing to send eight criminal referrals to the Department of Justice this week concerning alleged misconduct from “Watergate wannabes” during the Trump-Russia investigation, including the leaks of “highly classified material” and conspiracies to lie to Congress and the Foreign Intelligence …

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