Tag Archives: Idiocracy

Melania Decorates WH Tree With #BeBest Ornaments

Mashable reports: ‘Tis the season to see what winter wonderland the White House is transformed into, and ohhh boy are the 2018 decorations something. In the minute-long Christmas decor trailer the White House dropped Monday morning, you can see Melania walk through a forest of blood red trees, show off a bowl of artichokes, gaze at a confusing wreath made …

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Lewandowski: I Could Beat Up John Kelly [VIDEO]

Complex reports: It’s been a while since Donald Trump was handing out Stone Cold Stunners in a wrestling ring, but that doesn’t mean that violence is entirely off the table in the current White House. Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski made that clear when he told TMZ that he would absolutely win in a fight with Chief of Staff …

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Trump Threatens To Close Mexican Border Permanently

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump has called on Mexico to deport asylum seekers “back to their countries” and threatened to close the southern border “permanently,” after U.S. Border Patrol agents teargassed hundreds of migrants who rushed the border on Sunday. CBP has defended its decision to use the substance, claiming that some migrants with the group had thrown projectiles across …

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Glorious Leader Thanks Himself For Falling Oil Prices

Politico reports: President Donald Trump capped the Thanksgiving holiday weekend by again expressing gratitude for himself and his administration’s accomplishments. The president’s post followed a similar self-congratulatory sentiment he expressed Thursday at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., where he celebrated Thanksgiving with his family. Asked what he was most thankful for, Trump replied: “For having a great family …

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Trump Furious With Steve Mnuchin Over Plummeting Stock Market: If He’s So Good, Why Is This Happening?

The Hill reports: President Trump has been expressing dissatisfaction with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. Trump reportedly blames Mnuchin for backing Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell and for recent volatility in the stock market. The president has publicly sounded off on Powell’s decision to raise federal interest rates, claiming that it’s endangering the country’s economic …

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Trump: On Thanksgiving I’m Most Thankful For Myself

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has said he is most thankful for himself, at the end of an extraordinary Thanksgiving Day phone call to US troops in which he railed against judges, immigrants and “bad” trade deals. Speaking from his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida on Thursday, the US president told reporters he was most thankful for his “great family” and …

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POLL: 88% Say Trump Should Visit War Zone Troops

The Hill reports: Eighty-eight percent of voters said President Trump should visit U.S. troops in war zones, according to an American Barometer survey released Wednesday. The poll, conducted by Hill.TV and the HarrisX polling company, found that 57 percent of voters polled said it was “very important” for the president to visit troops in war zones, while 31 percent said …

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Trump Cultists Blow Thousands On Iraqi Dinar Scam

The Daily Beast reports: Trump supporter Hayes Kotseos runs a North Carolina pool-maintenance company, but she’s got a side bet that she thinks might make her fabulously wealthy: the Iraqi dinar. The currency is nearly worthless outside of Iraq, but Kotseos bought millions of dinars in April, after watching a video of President Trump at a 2017 press conference. In …

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Trump Has Submitted Written Answers To Mueller Team

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump has submitted his answers to questions from special counsel Robert Mueller, the president’s attorneys told ABC News. “The President today answered written questions submitted by The Special Counsel’s Office. The questions presented dealt with issues regarding the Russia-related topics of the inquiry. The President responded in writing,” Jay Sekulow, Counsel to the President told …

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Obama Hints Trump Has “Mommy Issues” [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Former President Barack Obama said “racism” and “mommy issues,” among other contributors, were limiting the country’s ability to make progress on everything from education to climate change. Obama, speaking at the Obama Foundation Summit on Monday night, said the answers already exist to solve many of the problems facing both the U.S. and the world, but that …

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Trump: I Can’t Imagine Anyone Else Other Than Myself Being Named Time Magazine’s 2018 Person Of The Year

“It’s called person of the year, right? It’s no longer man of the year, right? I don’t know, that’s up to Time Magazine. I’ve been there before. I can’t imagine anybody else other than Trump. Can you imagine anyone else other than Trump?” – The Mushroom Dotard, responding to a question about Time’s just released public poll which shows the …

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Trump: Reports On Ivanka’s Emails Are “All Fake News”

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump on Tuesday defended Ivanka Trump after it was revealed she used a personal email for government work, and said it didn’t rise to the level of Hillary Clinton’s email activities. “There was no hiding. There was no deleting like Hillary Clinton did. There was no server in the basement, like Hillary Clinton had,” Trump …

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Zinke Blames Wildfires On “Radical Environmentalists”

Via Breitbart: Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke backed President Donald Trump on the years of forest mismanagement that led to the California fires as Zinke joined Breitbart News Sunday radio with host Amanda House. “Forests need active management,” he went on speaking of beetle kills and drought. “The amount of fuel in the forest is at historic highs.” He said “radical …

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Ivanka Used Private Email For Official WH Business

The Washington Post reports: Ivanka Trump sent hundreds of emails last year to White House aides, Cabinet officials and her assistants using a personal account, many of them in violation of federal records rules, according to people familiar with a White House examination of her correspondence. White House ethics officials learned of Trump’s repeated use of personal email when reviewing …

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WH Backs Down, Restores Jim Acosta’s Press Pass

CNN reports: The White House on Monday said that CNN correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass has been “restored,” bowing to days of pressure and a federal lawsuit against the administration. CNN signaled that it would drop the ongoing litigation over Acosta’s access to the White House. “Today the White House fully restored Jim Acosta’s press pass. As a result, our …

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Trump Ridicules Capture Of Osama Bin Laden

CNN’s Peter Bergen writes: President Trump spoke to Chris Wallace of Fox News on Sunday and made a number of false claims about the operation that killed Osama bin Laden. Wallace mentioned the commander of that operation, retired Admiral Bill McRaven, who has publicly criticized Trump for his denigration of the media. Trump responded that McRaven is a “Hilary Clinton …

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Trump: I Might Fire Up To Five Cabinet Members

The Hill reports: President Trump said Sunday he’s considering making a change to as many as five Cabinet positions amid speculation that Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Kirstjen Nielsen and White House chief of staff John Kelly could depart imminently. “I have three or four or five positions that I’m thinking about. Of that, maybe it’s going to end up …

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Man Who Panicked Theater Patrons By Shouting “Heil Hitler, Heil Trump” Gives Sobbing Apology [VIDEO]

Baltimore’s NBC affiliate reports: The man who shouted “Heil Hitler, Heil Trump” at a Baltimore theater performance of “Fiddler on the Roof” is apologizing. “I just want everybody to know I am sincerely sorry,” Tony Derlunas said. ” I am so ashamed. My heart goes out to all those that I ruined their night, to everybody that was affected by …

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Trump Congratulates Gillum After Calling Him “Thief”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump congratulated Andrew Gillum in his race for Florida governor in a tweet Saturday, calling the Democrat a “force to be reckoned with.” The odd praise of a man Trump called a “thief” during the campaign comes after the president delivered other congratulations to failed Democratic candidates. In a tweet Friday night, Trump said Democrat Stacey …

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Trump: I Can Get GOP Reps To Vote For Nancy Pelosi

Roll Call reports: President Donald Trump on Saturday said he can twist enough House Republican arms to give Nancy Pelosi the necessary votes to become speaker. The California Democrat publicly says she has ample support within her own caucus to secure the gavel. But all indications are a floor vote could be close, meaning Republicans could opt — for a …

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