Tag Archives: infighting is funny

Coulter: Defeat “Broken Down Old Man” McConnell

Mediaite reports: Ann Coulter, who wrote the book In Trump We Trust, has been far more critical of the president recently, calling him a “moron” and a “blithering idiot” just two months ago. Now Coulter is calling for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to lose in November to Democratic opponent Amy McGrath, who recently won the nomination in a close …

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NYT: DeSantis Blocking Donations To GOP Convention

The New York Times reports: When President Trump first threatened to pull the Republican National Convention out of Charlotte, N.C., Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida started campaigning to bring the event to his state. But now, as convention planners in Jacksonville seek to raise tens of millions of dollars on an almost impossibly rushed time frame, and in the middle …

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McConnell Bucks Trump On Readmitting Russia To G7

The Hill reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Tuesday that Russia should not be readmitted to the Group of Seven (G-7), breaking with President Trump who has repeatedly floated having Moscow attend the group’s summits. Asked if Russia should be let back into the economic group, McConnell told reporters: “Absolutely not.” Trump said late last month that …

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Grassley Blasts Trump’s Word Salad On Second Term

Politico reports: Sen. Chuck Grassley laid blame on Fox News — and President Donald Trump — on Saturday over failing to articulate what his administration’s second term priorities would be during a recent interview with the news organization. The Iowa Republican tweeted that Trump got “off point” when asked by Fox’s Sean Hannity what his goals would be if re-elected, …

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Rudy Giuliani Calls John Bolton A Backstabbing “Pussy”

The pro-Trump Newsmax reports: Former National Security Adviser John Bolton is a “backstabber” with the claims he’s making in his upcoming tell-all book about his time with President Donald Trump’s administration, Rudy Giuliani, the president’s personal attorney, said Wednesday. “I don’t care if he says what he saw or he doesn’t,” Giuliani said on Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom.” “If they …

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Mike Huckabee Is “Livid” Over Anti-Trump Republicans

“If you have people who were nominated, and in the case of President Bush actually elected to be president by Republicans and they will no longer support the Republican nominee who went through the process and got elected, then I’m going to be not just unhappy, I’m going to be livid. “And some of them say, ‘But I don’t like …

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Romney Hails Mattis’s “Stunning And Powerful” Letter

Stand by for another tweetstorm over this: Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Thursday praised former Defense Secretary James Mattis, who, on Wednesday, offered a blistering critique of President Trump as a divisive leader. “Gen. Mattis’s letter was stunning and powerful. Gen. Mattis is a man of extraordinary sacrifice. He’s an American patriot. He’s an individual whose judgment I respect, and …

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GOP Senator Slams Trump’s Call To “Regulate” Twitter: Terrible Precedent, May Backfire Once Dems Take Over

“This may be attractive from a distance to some at any given moment, but it’s a very dangerous, slippery slope to start opening the door to having the government regulate these platforms. Governments have force as their only real weapon. You don’t want force deciding the art of persuasion or deciding the art of communication with social media. “You don’t …

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Erick Erickson: Trump’s Murder Tweets Are “Shameful”

Right winger Erick Erickson writes: I don’t really care what you think about Joe Scarborough, but no American deserves to have the President of the United States targeting him with accusations of murder. No American deserves the President of the United States tweeting out salacious and unproven accusations suggesting murder and conspiracy. The deceased’s family does not deserve it. Her …

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Ann Coulter Unloads On Trump: “He’s A Shallow And Disloyal Retard, A Whining Blame-Shifting Fruitcake”

As I reported here a few days ago, Jeff Sessions found his ballsack and sorta kinda stood up to Glorious Leader’s latest attack on him over the Russia probe. This afternoon Ann Coulter, author of the 2016 hagiography, In Trump We Trust, seized upon Sessions’ response to label Trump a “whining, blame-shifting, gigantic fruitcake” as well as a stream of …

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Fox Doc Calls Trump “Irresponsible” For Taking Drug

The Hill reports: Fox News Channel’s senior managing editor for health news, Dr. Manny Alvarez, said late Monday that President Trump is acting “highly irresponsible” for taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventive measure against contracting coronavirus, adding that he would like “to hear from the White House physician” on the matter. “I found it to be highly irresponsible for the president …

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Trump Rages Against “Asshole” Fox Host Neil Cavuto

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Monday night issued a flurry of angry messages against Fox News’ Neil Cavuto — and the network itself — after the host criticized the president for saying he’d been taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventive measure against coronavirus. Cavuto said: “If you are taking this as a preventative treatment to ward off the virus, or …

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Anti-Vax Nutbag Sued By Anti-Vax Nutbag For $95M

The Daily Beast reports: On one side of the fight is Robert F. Kennedy Jr., perhaps the country’s most prominent anti-vaccine activist, whose own family members have disowned his anti-vaccine views. On the other is Shiva Ayyadurai, the self-styled “inventor of email” who’s running in the Republican primary for a Massachusetts Senate seat. Last week, their simmering fight over leadership …

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Top Republicans Oppose Steve King’s “Exoneration”

Roll Call reports: Rep. Steve King said he and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy agreed he should be able to sit on committees, a privilege King was stripped of when he made racist comments in early 2019, but some top Republicans are not open to the idea. Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney of Wyoming — the third-highest ranking Republican in …

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Carly Fiorina: I Won’t Sell My Soul And Vote For Trump

The conservative Washington Examiner reports: During a podcast interview with the Bulwark’s Charlie Sykes, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard Carly Fiorina, who competed against Trump for the Republican nomination for president in 2016, sounded off on the president for his lack of “leadership” during the coronavirus pandemic. “I cannot vote for Donald Trump in 2020,” Fiorina told Sykes, later saying she …

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Trump Screamed At Campaign Manager Over Bad Polls

CNN reports: As he huddled with advisers on Friday evening, President Donald Trump was still fuming over his sliding poll numbers and the onslaught of criticism he was facing for suggesting a day earlier that ingesting disinfectant might prove effective against coronavirus. Within moments, the President was shouting — not at the aides in the room, but into the phone …

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Trump Demands Alternative To “Nasty” Fox News

Axios reports: President Trump tore into Fox News in a series of tweets on Sunday night, claiming that he has “no respect” for the network’s leadership and that it “keeps on plugging to try and become politically correct.” Why it matters: It’s the latest chapter in Trump’s love-hate relationship with the network. While he continues to praise and live-tweet several …

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Trump Unfollows Piers Morgan After Critical Column

Mediaite reports: British television host Piers Morgan announced Saturday morning that President Donald Trump had unfollowed him on Twitter after he posted a column calling Trump’s coronavirus cure “batshit crazy.” Morgan and Trump have had a friendly relationship for over a decade dating back to 2008 when the president declared him the winner of Celebrity Apprentice. For two straight years …

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Kobach Lashes Out After GOP Moves To Torpedo Bid

Filed under infighting is funny: Kansas GOP Senate candidate Kris Kobach lashed out at the state Republican Party on Friday after it called on two of his opponents in the race to drop out to narrow the field, amid fears from national Republicans about Kobach becoming the party’s nominee. Republicans fear a crowded GOP primary could split up the establishment …

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Kansas GOP Works To Torpedo Kris Kobach’s Senate Bid

The Kansas City Star reports: Kansas GOP chair Mike Kuckelman sent letters Thursday to two Republican candidates asking them to drop out of the race for U.S. Senate for the good of the party. In nearly identical April 23 letters to Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle and former Johnson County Commissioner Dave Lindstrom, Kuckelman cited poor fundraising and polling data …

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