Tag Archives: Idiocracy

Trump Complains To Senate Republicans About Amount Of Federal Disaster Aid Being Allocated To Puerto Rico

The Washington Post reports: President Trump complained in a private lunch Tuesday with Senate Republicans about the amount of disaster aid designated for Puerto Rico, as lawmakers prepare for a standoff over funds for the island still struggling to recover in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, according to officials familiar with the meeting. Aid for Puerto Rico has long been …

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Rand Paul: I’ve Told Trump To Pardon Michael Flynn

“No American should be prosecuted for something they said in a private phone call unless a judge gave a warrant to the government and said they can listen to the phone call. They listened to General Flynn because they were spying on the ambassador. Okay, that’s foreign intelligence, but that shouldn’t be domestic prosecution. So what they did to Flynn––not …

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GOP Sen. Mike Lee: The Green New Deal Will Result In Alaskans Riding Star Wars Tauntauns (Or Something)

Splinter News reports: During a Senate debate over the Green New Deal, Sen. Mike Lee of Utah used his time on the Senate floor Tuesday to combat the legislation by way of the most inane bout of pandering possibly ever recorded. Lee said he is not afraid of the Green New Deal because he doesn’t believe it will pass. He …

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WH Created “Cover Story” On Trump’s Sanctions Tweet (He Meant To Undo Sanctions On Chinese Companies)

The Hill reports: President Trump reportedly meant to undo sanctions imposed by his own Treasury Department on two Chinese shipping companies with an abrupt tweet referring to North Korea, but officials convinced him to ease off as they sought to explain away the post. The administration initially did not specify which sanctions Trump was referring to in a tweet last …

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Sean Hannity: Rachel Maddow Has Been Lying To You

Mediaite reports: “You have been lied to by other networks and the news media on a spectacular level for years and years.” Sean Hannity last night told viewers he was “pissed off” after the completion of Robert Mueller‘s investigation and said there needs to be a “day of reckoning” for everyone from the “deep state” to the rest of the …

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Junior Demands FBI Probe Into Top Democrats Because “It Was Them Colluding” With Russia, Not Us [VIDEO]

Fox News reports: “This was the greatest farce ever perpetrated on our democracy. It’s a disgrace and it’s a stain on our Constitution,” Donald Trump Jr. said on “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” He called for the FBI investigators and those behind the anti-Trump dossier to be investigated themselves. “Certainly when you look at what the other side was doing, you realize …

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White House Warns: Treason Is “Punishable By Death”

The New York Post reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that media figures and Democrats who accused President Trump of working with Russia were guilty of treason — and could face the death penalty. “They are literally, the media and Democrats have called the president an agent of a foreign government. That is an accusation equal …

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Trump Camp Calls On Media To Confront “Lying” Dems

The Trump Lie Counter is approaching 10,000. Law & Crime reports: Following the findings laid out by Barr, the Trump campaign sent a memo to television producers to say there should be some media “introspection.” The memo points to “Democrat leaders and others lying to the American people by vigorously and repeatedly claiming there was evidence of collusion” on several …

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GOP Rep Compares Dems And Media To Hitler [VIDEO]

The Birmingham Herald reports: In a speech Monday on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Mo Brooks quoted Adolf Hitler to describe the attacks President Trump faced from “socialist Democrats and their fake news media allies” during the Mueller investigation. “For more than two years, Socialist Democrats and their fake news media allies — CNN, MSNBC, the …

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Graham Demands Special Counsel To Investigate How The FBI And DOJ Conspired Against Trump In 2016

Politico reports: Lindsey Graham is ready to go on offense. Now that President Donald Trump’s “no collusion” claims have seemingly been vindicated by special counsel Robert Mueller, the Senate Judiciary chairman has plans for an aggressive oversight probe of his own. He’s even hoping to convince the attorney general to appoint a second special counsel. The South Carolina Republican announced …

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Graham: I Told McCain To Give Dossier To The FBI

CNN reports: GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday that he told the late Sen. John McCain to turn over the dossier of Trump-Russia allegations to the FBI, pushing back against President Donald Trump’s assertions that the Arizona Republican helped fan the flames of the Russia investigation. Graham told CNN after a news conference that he told Trump in Florida this …

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Michael Avenatti Arrested On Extortion Charges

CNBC reports: Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenattii has been arrested on charges related to an alleged $20 million extortion of the athletic apparel company Nike, federal authorities said Monday. A press conference is scheduled to discuss the charges against Avenatti in Los Angeles on Monday afternoon. Avenatti had represented porn star Stormy Daniels in her lawsuit against President Donald Trump and …

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Trump Falsely Claims “Complete And Total Exoneration”

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump began his victory lap over special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings on Sunday with a tweet that read, simply: “No Collusion, No Obstruction, Complete and Total EXONERATION. KEEP AMERICA GREAT!” Later, the president spoke to reporters at an airport in south Florida. “It’s a shame that our country had to go through this,” Trump said. “This …

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New Trump Merch Brands White House As Trump Hotel

The Huffington Post reports: President Donald Trump has emblazoned the “Trump” brand name on images of the White House to sell in his Trump Store and at the Trump International Hotel in the capital. The products give the bizarre impression that the White House is a Trump hotel. Walter Shaub, who was director of the Office of Government Ethics in …

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Feds Post Largest Monthly Budget Deficit In US History

The Washington Post reports: The U.S. government posted the largest monthly budget deficit in American history in February, hitting a dramatic milestone as tax revenue lag and spending levels continue to skyrocket. The government spent $234 billion more than it brought in through tax receipts last month, much more than the deficit levels hit during the global financial crisis. Senior …

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Trump Stuns Pentagon With Reversal Of NK Sanctions, WH Says He Did It Because He “Likes” Kim Jong-Un

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was ordering the withdrawal of recently announced North Korea-related sanctions imposed by the U.S. Treasury Department. It was not immediately clear what sanctions Trump was referring to. There were no new U.S. sanctions on North Korea announced on Friday but on Thursday the United States blacklisted two Chinese shipping companies …

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Trump Calls Fox Host “Fake News” To Her Face [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump grew angry during an interview with Fox Business anchor Maria Bartiromo on Friday as she repeatedly pressed him over his renewed attacks on John McCain. When she noted that Trump doesn’t unite the country with how he talks about McCain, he claimed once again that his attacks only come up because of outside prompts, and …

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Pompeo: It’s Possible God Sent Trump To Save The Jews

CBS News reports: During his high-profile visit to Israel, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Trump could be a present-day Queen Esther, a figure in Hebrew and Christian biblical stories who is said to have thwarted a plan to exterminate the Jewish people. Pompeo said Mr. Trump’s tough stance on Iran gave him the distinction. “Could it be that …

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Trump Lies To Fox Host After She Calls Him Out Over Attacks On McCain: “He’s Dead, Why Do This?” [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: President Donald Trump on Thursday falsely blamed the media for baiting him into attacking the late Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) before launching yet another attack at the senator, who’s been dead for seven months. “I don’t talk about about it, people ask me the question, I didn’t bring this up,” Trump said in an interview with …

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Trump To Sign Toothless Executive Order On Campus Free Speech In Bow To Far-Right Student Activists

Vox reports: President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Thursday on a cause célèbre for conservative activists: upholding free speech on college campuses. But the executive order won’t do much more than reiterate the Trump administration wants schools to follow existing laws on free inquiry and direct the federal agencies that fund research to make sure that they’re doing …

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