Tag Archives: Idiocracy

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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Trump Claims “Every Right” To See Full Mueller Report

The Hill reports: President Trump said Saturday he has not yet read special counsel Robert Mueller’s final report which was delivered to the Justice Department late last month, but said he has “every right to do so” as House Democrats clamor for the document to be released publicly. Democratic lawmakers have tried five times to pass a House resolution, which …

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Trump At Border: “Our Country Is Full, Turn Around”

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump spoke at the U.S.-Mexico border in California on Friday, warning that “our country is full” and cannot accommodate any more immigrants. “The system is full. We can’t take you anymore,” Trump said at a roundtable event on Friday with law enforcement officials and local leaders at a border patrol station in Calexico. “Our country …

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“Baby Blimp” Awaits Trump At Mexican Border [VIDEO]

KGTV News reports: Supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump gathered at the U.S.-Mexico border in Calexico Friday, ahead of the President’s tour of a section of border barrier. Before the President touched down, opponents inflated a large “Baby Trump” balloon, which has become a symbol of the President’s protesters around the country, outside the Gran Plaza Outlets in Calexico. …

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The Mooch: Trump Lies Because He’s Thinks It’s Fun

Mediaite reports: Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci on Friday said President Trump lies “because he thinks it’s fun.” “He does it because he thinks it’s fun and he also does it because he likes the fact that you guys are talking about it,” the former White House official said in an appearance on CNN. “There’s a very large …

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Zircon & Burlap Blast AOC: With The Earth Rotating At 1000 MPH, We’re Bound To See Some Climate Change

“Listen, you have to realize that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, she’s reckless, she’s clueless, and she have a vacuous mindset. First of all, civil rights have nothing to do with climate change. First of all. And then second of all, her Green New Deal is a green new scam that we must stay away from. Now, I know that she’s worried about …

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Trump Rants: Dems Are Inventing A Mueller Coverup

The Hill reports: President Trump took aim at Democrats seeking the release of Robert Mueller’s full report on his years-long investigation of the Trump campaign and Russia on Friday, accusing them of inventing a cover-up. Quoting an editorial published Wednesday in The Wall Street Journal, Trump insinuated that Democrats had shifted their focus to proving that Attorney General William Barr …

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Trump Already Planning His Post-Presidency Memoir

The Daily Beast reports: Despite the unpredictability of a Trump-authored memoir’s content and rollout, two book agents who’ve dealt with popular political books said that the president could expect to see a book advance—from some amenable publishing house—at least in the low seven figures. The sources predicted that the final amount would fall short of the reportedly $65 million book …

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Trump Backs Down On Threat To Close Mexican Border

The Washington Post reports: President Trump on Thursday backed down from his threat to close the southern border immediately, telling reporters at the White House that he is giving Mexico a “one-year warning” before taking action. Trump had said he would close the border or at least large sections of it, this week if Mexico does not halt illegal immigration …

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