Tag Archives: Idiocracy

LIVE VIDEO: Trump Addresses UN General Assembly

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton brought a prop to the UN General Assembly to underscore the Trump administration’s primary theme: the US stands on its own. Bolton waved a copy of the Constitution, a little booklet meant to symbolize the message of sovereignty US officials will hammer home during the year’s largest gathering of world …

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Trump Lies About Gallup Favorability Poll

The Hill reports: President Trump early Tuesday touted a Gallup poll showing more Americans now have a favorable view of the Republican Party than the Democratic Party. Gallup’s poll, however, showed 45 percent of Americans have a favorable view of the GOP compared to 44 percent who have a favorable view of the Democratic Party, a difference of only 1 …

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Kavanaugh And Wife To Appear On Fox News Tonight

Mediaite reports: Brett Kavanaugh and his wife Ashley Estes Kavanaugh are set to appear for an interview on Fox News Monday night, the network announced. President Donald Trump‘s embattled Supreme Court nominee will appear for an interview with Martha MacCallum, on her 7 p.m. show The Story, Fox News said in a statement. Kavanaugh will address the two allegations of …

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Cultist Hangs Trump 2020 Banner At Disney World

Newsweek reports: A man visiting Walt Disney World on Sunday hung a banner at Magic Kingdom touting the re-election of President Donald Trump. The man claiming to be behind the banner was Dion Cini, a longtime Trump supporter from New York. Cini told Newsweek on Monday that he wanted a “viral effect” in showing his support for the 45th president …

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Laura Ingraham: Take Back Ronan Farrow’s Pulitzer

“A full week after Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation would have been voted on, and he would be in the Supreme Court today with his clerks. He would have started with the court looking over certiorari petitions over the weekend. So this is Ronan Farrow, they should take his Pulitzer back for this. Go find Ronan and take his Pulitzer back, OK? …

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Senate Judiciary Committee Contacts Michael Avenatti Over Claim He Has New Client With Dirt On Kavanaugh

CNBC reports: The Senate Judiciary Committee contacted Michael Avenatti after the lawyer claimed to represent a client who has damaging information about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. On Sunday, the attorney — who represents porn star Stormy Daniels in her lawsuit against President Donald Trump — claimed he represents a woman “with credible information” regarding Kavanaugh and friend Mark Judge. …

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Trump: I’m Not Worried About Cohen, I’m Honest

The Hill reports: President Trump said that he’s not worried about his former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, pleading guilty to federal crimes, including campaign finance law violations. “I’m not, because I’m an honest guy,” Trump said in an interview on “Geraldo in Cleveland” on WTAM radio that is set to air on Monday. “And that stuff is unrelated to me. …

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Rudy Giuliani: The US Is “Going To Overthrow” Iran

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Saturday said that U.S. sanctions on Iran are leading to economic pain that could lead to a “successful revolution,” contrasting with administration comments that government change in Tehran is not U.S. policy. “I don’t know when we’re going to overthrow them,” said Giuliani, who spoke in his own capacity though …

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Right Wing PR Firm Helped Concoct Nutjob Theory

Politico reports: CRC Public Relations, the prominent Alexandria, Virginia-based P.R. firm, guided Ed Whelan through his roller-coaster week of Twitter pronouncements that ended in embarrassment and a potential setback for Kavanaugh’s hopes of landing on the high court, according to three sources familiar with their dealings. Best known for its work with the Swift Boat Veterans in 2004, CRC bills …

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Prominent Kavanaugh Ally’s Bizarre Assault Theory Explodes In His Face, Some Suggest He Faces Lawsuits

CNBC reports: A prominent conservative commentator teased the revelation of “compelling evidence” that would exonerate Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh of a sexual assault allegation, electrifying the nominee’s supporters on Twitter. But the argument laid out Thursday, which appeared to suggest that accuser Christine Blasey Ford had mistaken Kavanaugh for another person, was met with a backlash from many on …

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So Much For Reining In Trump On Christine Ford

Mediaite reports: The facade of restraint is broken: President Donald Trump is on the attack against the forces threatening Brett Kavanaugh‘s Supreme Court confirmation. The tweet follows Trump’s comments to Sean Hannity on Thursday, where he questioned why Ford didn’t alert the FBI when the assault allegedly happened, when the two were teenagers. “Why didn’t somebody call the FBI 36 …

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Staffers Desperate To Rein In Trump On Christine Ford

Axios reports: A source who has been talking to President Trump throughout the Kavanaugh crisis told Axios that “you have no idea” how hard it has been to keep him from attacking his Supreme Court nominee’s accuser. A White House official said yesterday: “Hopefully he can keep it together until Monday. That’s only, like, another 48 hours right?” At a …

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Paddlers Sue Trump Over Potomac River Closures

The Washingtonian reports: The Trump White House has yet another legal headache—and this time, the other side brought paddles. The Canoe Cruisers Association of Greater Washington filed a lawsuit in Maryland Thursday against members of the administration, alleging defendants Karl L. Schultz, the commandant of the US Coast Guard, and Kirstjen M. Nielsen, the secretary of Homeland Security, failed to …

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Trump Bashes Congress: Where’s My Wall Funding?

The Hill reports: President Trump lashed out at Congress on Thursday over the lack of funding for his border wall in a recently passed spending bill, stoking a fight that GOP lawmakers had hoped to avoid until later this year. The Senate voted 93-7 on Tuesday to pass a sweeping $854 billion spending bill that includes funding for the departments …

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Trump Told Spain To Build A Wall Across The Sahara: That Border Can’t Be Bigger Than Ours With Mexico

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump suggested the Spanish government tackled the Mediterranean migration crisis by emulating one of his most famous policies and building a wall across the Sahara desert, the country’s foreign minister has revealed. According to Josep Borrell, the US president brushed off the skepticism of Spanish diplomats – who pointed out that the Sahara stretched for 3,000 …

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Trump: I Got One Of The Highest Scores Ever Seen On My Physical, I’m Good At Testing, Have Great Stability

“You know, I took that test when I got my last physical, and the doctor said that’s one of the highest scores we’ve ever seen. I did that not because I wanted but I did it, I was always good at testing. But if there’s anything great about me it’s stability, and I’m a good manager. Always been a good …

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Trump: Republicans Will Do “Much Better” In Midterms Than Anybody Thinks Because People Really Like Me

“I think we’re gonna do much better than anyone thinks because the economy is so good, and people do like the job I’m doing. I had just beaten 17 people including the Bush dynasty. I then beat the Hillary Clinton dynasty. You can give me credit for Bernie Sanders and all because I was cause I was part of it, …

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Trump Considers Building “Fort Trump” In Poland

Politico reports: U.S. President Donald Trump is “very seriously” considering Warsaw’s request for a permanent U.S. military base in Poland, he said on Tuesday. Speaking at a joint press conference with Andrzej Duda in Washington D.C., Trump said the security of the Central European country was “almost as important” to him as to the Polish president. “Poland is willing to …

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Trump: I Have No Attorney General, It’s Very Sad

The Hill reports: President Trump in an Oval Office interview with Hill.TV launched one of his most ferocious broadsides to date against Jeff Sessions, suggesting the attorney general was essentially AWOL and performing badly on a variety of issues. “I don’t have an Attorney General. It’s very sad,” Trump told Hill.TV in an extensive and free-wheeling interview Tuesday from the …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Holds Presser With Polish President

CBS News reports: President Trump is meeting with Poland’s President Andrzej Duda at the White House Tuesday. This is Duda’s first official visit to the White House since Trump took office. The two are expected to discuss trade, the military and security, according to the White House. Poland’s First Lady Agata Kornhauser-Duda is also visiting the White House. The two …

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