Reprinted with permission from Shareblue. Donald Trump never tires of taking credit for President Barack Obama’s economy — even if most Americans disagree — but the promises he made to “forgotten” Americans have been nothing but failures. One group that has been particularly hurt by Trump’s broken promises is steelworkers, whom Trump has repeatedly and ostentatiously shafted. Trump […]
The White House’s defense of Donald Trump’s racist “shithole countries” rant has come full circle, with Sarah Huckabee Sanders opining that the language he used is key to his appeal. When the rant was first reported on last week, the White House did not deny the language used, and even bragged on background about how it would appeal to […]
Donald Trump’s press office came dangerously close to putting Trump in front of reporters during a disastrous weekend, but averted that catastrophe at the last second. While Trump avoided the press following his despicable racist rant and played golf while Hawaii endured 38 minutes of terror, White House reporters were kept away from Trump all weekend.
At a joint press conference with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, Trump tried to cushion the blow by only calling on two reporters, both from conservative outlets, but still could not manage to avoid making devastatingly bad news for himself.
In a lengthy interview on CNN’s State of the Union, Miller tried, very unsuccessfully, to minimize the role of ousted White House senior strategist Steve Bannon, and was frustrated in his efforts to run out the clock by dogged host Jake Tapper.
The first of many shocking revelations from Michael Wolff’s tell-all Trump book was Steve Bannon’s admission that Donald Trump Jr’s meeting with Russians at Trump Tower was “treasonous.” And in a thoroughly botched attempt to walk that stunning comment back on Sunday, Bannon managed to confirm it instead.
In reports on Michael Wolff’s upcoming book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” Bannon is quoted as saying that Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting at Trump Tower meeting with Russians was “treasonous,” and a lengthy article adapted from the book contains many more damning quotes.
At the White House daily briefing, Trump’s unhinged conflicts were a recurring theme. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders fielded many questions about Trump’s public falling out with former senior strategist Steve Bannon, but largely referred reporters to Trump’s bizarre and inaccurate statement on the matter.
While Donald Trump spent Tuesday morning posting delusional and self-serving tweets, reality continues to intrude on his failed presidency. Facing the prospect of a Democratic wave in the 2018 midterms, Trump has now taken to insisting that Hispanic voters will “fall in love” with him, and with Republicans who support Trump’s bigoted rhetoric and policies…
As Star Wars: The Last Jedi takes over the box office this weekend, Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz unwisely decided to mess with the film’s star over net neutrality. And he got the business end of Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber-sharp wit for his troubles.
On Saturday, Trump made what appeared to be an extraordinary admission that he knew Flynn was guilty of lying to the FBI when he fired Flynn, which would mean he also knew that when he pressed then-FBI Director James Comey to drop the Flynn investigation.