The reckless move by former Trump aide Sam Nunberg, as well as Trump’s supporters at Fox News, to out a potential FBI informant was no accident.
Republicans will blame gun violence on anything other than guns. Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick took that to new levels of absurdity.
Further confirmation from the White House that this administration simply doesn’t care about a snide attack on a senator and war hero.
After several disastrous admissions during Sean Hannity’s program Wednesday night, Rudy Giuliani kept the downward momentum going on “Fox & Friends” Thursday morning. On Wednesday, Giuliani told Hannity that Trump knew about Michael Cohen’s payment to porn star Stormy Daniels, and that Cohen was personally reimbursed by Trump. Both Trump and Sarah Huckabee Sanders have denied that Trump knew about the payment […]
Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.com. After the latest bombshell in the Russia investigation, Trump is loudly threatening to use his “powers” to interfere with the Justice Department. Trump’s spin about the revelation of Robert Mueller’s questions has been failing for days, so Trump has now issued an explicit threat via Twitter. “A Rigged System – They don’t […]
Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.com. Trump called it “fake news” when The New York Times reported he was in talks to hire Emmet Flood, a lawyer who represented President Bill Clinton during his impeachment proceedings. But on Wednesday, Trump did just what the Times said he would. White House lawyer Ty Cobb’s retirement was announced that morning in a […]
Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.com. Reporters who cover the Trump administration were instead defending it — and specifically press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders — Saturday night. But their efforts resulted in justified backlash. At the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, comedian Michelle Wolf delivered a wide-ranging roast that included 90 seconds of material on Sanders. The bit […]
Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.com. Last Saturday night, Trump lashed out at Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) over the failure of Trump’s nominee for Veterans Affairs secretary by threatening to spill unspecified secrets about Tester. At a rally in Washington, Michigan, Trump went on a tirade about the nomination of his personal physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson, to head the Veterans Administration. The […]
Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.com. Trump seized on the Republican House Intelligence Committee’s sham report last week to once again push his “no collusion” talking point. But South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy, a prominent member of that committee, shot the argument down Sunday morning. On CBS News’ Face the Nation, host Margaret Brennan pointed out that Gowdy’s committee did […]
McConnell, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), and other Republicans have refused to support any measure to protect Mueller, despite reports that Trump has been looking for a way to fire the special counsel. Those Republicans have insisted no such action is “necessary” because they don’t believe Trump would follow through with those threats.
Trump has spent more than a year provoking North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un with childish taunts, but on Tuesday he declared the brutal dictator “very honorable.” At an expanded bilateral meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron, Trump spoke before cameras on a variety of subjects, including his upcoming summit with Kim.
Republicans have consistently allowed Trump to threaten the officials investigating him with impunity, but one GOP senator has now gone so far as to say that Trump has the right to do so. On Monday morning, the Undercurrent published video of producer Lauren Windsor questioning Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) in the halls of Congress last week.
“I promise you that you’ll continue to see it — Hillary Clinton starring in our paid media,” a spokesman for one GOP super PAC told the AP. And Republican National Committee spokesman Rick Gorka said, “We’re going to make them own her.” But former Clinton campaign spokesperson Jesse Ferguson pointed out the pathetic truth behind the scheme. It’s a desperate reminder that the GOP has no accomplishments to tout.
Kellyanne Conway threw a tantrum of her own when asked to explain Trump’s latest Twitter tirades. And she wound up making a devastating point against her boss. Trump posted a series of panicky tweets Saturday morning, fretting about the prospect of his personal attorney “flipping” on him. On CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday morning, host Dana Bash asked Conway to explain the tweets.
It was bad enough that Trump falsely claimed that North Korea had promised to “denuclearize” ahead of the upcoming summit. But when asked about it later, White House legislative affairs director Marc Short didn’t even know what the word meant.
While Trump attorney Michael Cohen fights to block evidence seized during an FBI raid of his office, Trump’s chief spokesperson, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, is trying, absurdly, to downplay the attorney-client relationship. During a press gaggle aboard Air Force One en route to Florida on Monday, the White House press secretary was asked if Cohen is still Trump’s personal lawyer.
The estate was not built as a “southern White House,” but as a private mansion. It was bequeathed to the U.S. government by Marjorie Post 50 years after it was constructed. It became a private club after President Jimmy Carter returned the property to the Post Foundation.