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terror

Upbeat Trump Says Terror Attack Could Still Save Republicans In Midterm Election

A report about the mood among Republican leaders facing the increasing probability of major Democratic gains in the 2018 midterm elections contains a disturbing comment attributed to President Donald Trump. Discussing electoral possibilities, the president indicated that an attack by terrorists on U.S. soil would be helpful to the Republican Party, according to multiple sources. […]

January 18, 2018
impeached

History Professor Who Predicted Trump’s Election Victory Says He’ll Be Impeached

Allan Lichtman, an American University history professor, has correctly predicted the outcome of every presidential election since President Ronald Reagan was elected in 1984. Yes, he even predicted President Donald Trump’s win in 2016. Now, he’s doubling down on another prediction: Trump will be impeached following the results of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. “I […]

January 18, 2018
Republican U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump shakes hands with CNN anchor Anderson Cooper at the CNN Town Hall at Riverside Theater in Milwaukee, Wisconsin March 29, 2016. REUTERS/Ben Brewer

Anderson Cooper Mocks Trump For Claiming News Anchors Sent Congratulatory Letters Over Immigration Meeting

“First of all, major kudos to the United States Postal Service for delivering those letters so fast, so fast it’s almost like it wouldn’t even be humanly possible,” Cooper said. “Quick question though, who are these anchors who wrote letters congratulating the president on one of the greatest meetings they’ve ever witnessed—which is a highly believable, totally normal thing that would absolutely happen.”

January 12, 2018

Does Trump Know The National Anthem? Evidently Not

The camera zoomed in on the president as he struggled to occasionally sing along. Well-known phrases like “proudly we hail” and “twilight’s last gleaming” seemed to escape the president’s memory as he mumbled the words, often stopping altogether.

January 10, 2018
Trump, China

Trump Reportedly Called Sally Yates The C-Word, Hope Hicks A ‘Piece Of Tail’

An explosive new book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by journalist Michael Wolff, paints President Donald Trump as an incompetent and corrupt leader. Trump’s lack of respect for women comes into clearer focus as he disparages multiple women with sexist slurs.

January 5, 2018
stephen-bannon

Trump Lawyers Issue Warning To Bannon

Lawyers for President Donald Trump sent a cease-and-desist letter to former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon following the publication of his comments in journalist Michael Wolff’s upcoming book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.

January 5, 2018
Trump Inauguration

Merry Christmas? Not In Nazareth, Mr. Trump

Nazareth, a Muslim-majority city in Israel where Christians believe Jesus was raised, has officially canceled its Christmas celebrations this year. Mayor Ali Salam cited U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as the reason for the cancellation.

December 16, 2017
seditious libel, Trump, Media

Behold The Most Blistering Major Newspaper Editorial Of Donald Trump’s Disastrous Presidency

The USA Today editorial board’s Monday op-ed, titled “Will Trump’s lows ever hit rock bottom?” caused jaws to drop as the editors raked President Donald Trump over the coals for his pattern of generally despicable behavior.

December 14, 2017
Former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski sings the U.S. National Anthem on the floor during the first session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., July 18, 2016. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich

Watch Trump’s Toady’s Unhinged Rant

He was tense and fidgety throughout the appearance. But a disturbing moment occurred when co-host Joy Behar interrupted Lewandowski’s praise of Trump to confront him with a passage from his own book highlighting Trump’s abusive behavior.

December 7, 2017
Trump rabbit hole

Carl Bernstein: Trump’s Behavior Is More ‘Egregious’ Than Nixon’s

Veteran reporter Carl Bernstein, best known for his journalism during President Richard Nixon’s Watergate scandal, told CNN’s Anderson Cooper that President Donald Trump’s “authoritarian” behavior is more blatant than Nixon’s abuse of power.

December 6, 2017
CEO Tillerson

Report: Tillerson Fears Kushner Meddling In Mideast

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is reportedly “alarmed” by private talks between President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The Bloomberg report cites three unnamed sources who say Tillerson is concerned that…

December 3, 2017
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Rep. Nude Selfie (R-TX) Threatened Woman Over Photos

A Washington Post report reveals that Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) threatened a woman who possessed his illicit nude photos by saying he would report her to the Capitol police if she told others about their interaction.

November 24, 2017
Kushner, Trump, Nepotism

Is Trump Giving Jared And Ivanka The Boot?

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has not been impressed by the amateur efforts of President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner. He’s increasingly reduced Kushner’s power in the West Wing and recently expressed displeasure behind the scenes about Kushner’s recent trip to Saudi Arabia.

November 23, 2017
Porter

What Makes April Ryan Thankful? Don’t Ask, Sarah

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is no stranger to controversial and jaw-dropping moments. But Monday’s White House press briefing may have been her weirdest one yet, as she demanded that, in honor of Thanksgiving, reporters share what made them feel thankful before asking her any questions.

November 22, 2017
Moore

Roy Moore’s Preposterous Threat Against An Alabama News Publisher Backfires Spectacularly

Embattled Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, accused of sexually assaulting minors, sent a cease-and-desist to Alabama Media Group (AMG) over AL.com’s allegedly defamatory coverage of him. AL.com, which endorsed Moore’s Democratic opponent Doug Jones, was ready with a blistering response: “AL.com hereby rejects your demand.”

November 21, 2017
Trump holds a campaign rally in Cleveland, Ohio

Mueller Has Subpoenaed Documents Relating To Russia From The Trump Campaign: Report

The Wall Street Journal reports that a source has confirmed investigators under special counsel Robert Mueller subpoenaed the 2016 campaign of then-candidate Donald Trump for documents containing Russia-related keywords.

November 17, 2017
Moore

Alabama Locals Say Roy Moore Was Banned From Mall For Harassing Teen Girls

While the active ban list for Alabama’s Gadsden Mall doesn’t have records going back into the 1970s, numerous sources told the New Yorker that GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore was banned over his harassment of teenage girls.

November 15, 2017
Trump's children to run blind trust and transition team

Top Senate Democrat Wants Donald Jr To Testify In Public

Not only does Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) want President Donald Trump’s son Don Jr. to testify, he wants the testimony to be public. During a discussion about who needed to be interviewed, Warner checked off two big names.

November 14, 2017
Kushner, Trump, Nepotism

Ivanka Trump And Jared Kushner Engaged In ‘Unethical’ Helicopter Use: Report

Unnamed officials told Newsweek that President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka and husband Jared Kushner used a helicopter owned by a Trump business for a personal vacation. Their use of the private aircraft “blurs the line” between the White House and the Trump family’s personal business interests, according to the officials, and appears to be unethical.

November 10, 2017
betsy devos

Education Officials Expect Betsy DeVos To Resign From Trump Administration

Thomas Toch, director of independent education think tank FutureEd, told Politico that DeVos was ignorant of the job’s constraints when she accepted it and insiders are already preparing for her to vacate the position.

November 4, 2017
al franken

Franken Rips Facebook Exec Over Russian Ad Buys

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) asked Facebook vice president and general counsel Colin Stretch how it was possible not to notice Russia’s political advertising purchases made with a foreign currency. “How did Facebook, which prides itself in connecting data points, somehow not make the connection that electoral ads paid for in rubles were coming from Russia?” Franken asked Stretch.

November 2, 2017

Pat Robertson: Trump Must Shut Down Mueller Probe

Pat Robertson, the 700 Club host who once suggested gay men living with HIV try to infect others through handshakes, went on a rambling monologue in defense of President Donald Trump that suggested he shut down investigations into the Russia scandal and dismiss special prosecutor Bob Mueller.

November 1, 2017
Carter Page

Carter Page Says He’s “Probably” On Russia Emails With Guilty Trump Aide

Host Chris Hayes could hardly believe his ears as Carter Page, a controversial former campaign aide to President Donald Trump, admitted during an MSNBC interview that he’s “probably” on multiple email chains about Russia with George Papadopoulos, who pled guilty after lying to the FBI.

November 1, 2017
clinton trump cnn

Trump Reportedly Wants The State Department To Rush Clinton’s Email Release To Distract From Russia Investigation

CNN’s Gloria Borger said that President Donald Trump has instructed the U.S. State Department to quickly release Hillary Clinton’s emails from the time she served as secretary of state. A backlog of Freedom of Information Act requests has reportedly slowed the process of releasing the emails to the public.

October 29, 2017
David Petraeus, classified leaker, considered for top position by Donald Trump

David Petraeus Shames Sarah Sanders And Trump Administration

During an appearance on ABC’s This Week, retired general and former CIA director David Petraeus told host Martha Raddatz that White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was wrong when she said that criticizing “four-star Marine general” John Kelly was “inappropriate.

October 24, 2017