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Posts Tagged ‘ Elections ’

Fox News: Trump Crossed Line Calling Media “The Enemy Of The American People”

20/02/2017

Even his friends at Fox News know President Donald Trump crossed the line with comments referring the media as “the enemy of the American people.” Chris Wallace said on Sunday that many presidents had contentious relationships with the media, but they still recognized that an independent press was essential to America’s democracy. Wallace noted...
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Intelligence Agencies To ‘Go Nuclear’ On Trump ‘Watch Him Die In Prison’

16/02/2017

U.S. national security officials are reportedly ready to “go nuclear” after President Donald Trump’s latest attack on the intelligence community. In a series of tweets on Tuesday and Wednesday, Trump insisted that the “real scandal” was not that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn lied about his contact with Russia. Instead, the president blasted...
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Flynn Lied To FBI About Discussing Russia Sanctions

16/02/2017

Ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn denied to FBI agents in an interview last month that he had discussed U.S. sanctions against Russia with that country’s ambassador to the United States before President Trump took office, contradicting the contents of intercepted communications collected by intelligence agencies, current and former U.S. officials said. The Jan. 24...
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Trump Picks Alexander Acosta for Labor Secretary

16/02/2017

President Donald Trump on Thursday announced attorney Alexander Acosta as his next labor secretary pick, just one day after fast-food executive Andrew Puzder withdrew his bid over controversies seen as likely to upend his confirmation. Acosta, who is Latino, is an attorney who has served in the Justice Department’s civil rights division, and is...
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Report: Spies Keeping Info From Trump

16/02/2017

U.S. intelligence officials have withheld some sensitive intelligence from President Trump because of concerns about the information being leaked or compromised, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. This purported move underscores distrust between the intelligence community and the new administration as a result of reports that Trump’s campaign team had contacts...
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Keith Olbermann: Michael Flynn Must Now Be Arrested [VIDEO]

14/02/2017

Watch Keith Olbermann demanding Gen. Michael Flynn be arrested for the laws he’s broken. Flynn negotiating foreign policy while not holding any position in government is a breach of the Logan Act. “I call for the immediate investigation for whether his relationship with the Russian government is limited to activities covered by the Logan...
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New Hampshire Fires Back at Trump’s False Voting-Fraud Claims

14/02/2017

Bipartisan New Hampshire officials fired back this week after White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller doubled down on false claims of voter fraud. On Sunday, Miller told George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s This Week: “Having worked before on a campaign in New Hampshire, I can tell you that this issue of busing voters into...
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Seth Meyers: Even In A Crisis, Trump Knows Where The Camera Is

14/02/2017

Watch Seth Meyers tearing down Donald Trump’s summit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, his handling of national security at Mar-a-Lago and the ongoing conspiracy theory that millions of people voted illegally in the 2016 election.
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Ku Klux Klan To Held A ‘Trump Victory Parade’ In NC

08/02/2017

The largest Ku Klux Klan group announced a Trump victory parade in North Carolina today, along with the declaration: “TRUMP = TRUMP’S RACE UNITED MY PEOPLE.” The Loyal White Nights posted the Victory Klavalkade Klan Parade will be held on Dec. 3 and didn’t provide further details or a specific location.
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#ShePersisted Goes Viral After Senate Votes To Silence Warren

08/02/2017

GOP Turtle-Man Mitch McConnell inadvertently created a rallying cry for supporters of Sen. Elizabeth Warren when he rebuked her after the Senate voted to prevent her from speaking. As Democrats held the Senate floor overnight to protest Sen. Jeff Sessions’s (R-Ala.) nomination for attorney general, Warren quoted a 1986 letter that the late Coretta...
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Trump Defends Killer Putin: US Has “A Lot Of Killers” Too [VIDEO]

06/02/2017

Vladimir Putin wants Fox News to apologies to him for calling him “a killer”, in an interview with President Trump Bill O’Reilly said “But he’s a killer, though. Putin’s a killer.” During the segment, Trump responded to say that the U.S. has “a lot of killers,” too. Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Monday ignored...
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Trump: I Will ‘Destroy’ Johnson Amendment [VIDEO]

02/02/2017

After asking prayer for Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Apprentice ratings this morning at the National Prayer Breakfast Trump declared that religious freedom is “under threat,” He vowed to repeal an IRS rule that says pastors who endorse candidates from the pulpit risk losing their tax-exempt status. “I will get rid of and totally destroy the Johnson...
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White House: No More Of Our Officials On CNN

01/02/2017

The White House is temporarily banning spokespeople and surrogates from appearing on CNN shows after President Trump referred to the cable-TV network as “fake news.” “We’re sending surrogates to places where we think it makes sense to promote our agenda,” an unnamed White House official is quoted as saying. Administration officials are still answering...
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Samantha Bee Will Host ‘Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner’

30/01/2017

Samantha Bee, host of TBS’ Full Frontal, announced on Monday that she will host an alternative event to the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington D.C. this spring. “Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner,” as it as being called, will be held on April 29th, the same night President Donald Trump is set...
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Senate Dems Will Filibuster Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

30/01/2017

Senate Democrats are going to try to bring down President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick no matter who the president chooses to the fill the current vacancy. With Trump prepared to announce his nominee on Tuesday evening, Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) said in an interview on Monday morning that he will filibuster any pick...
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Trevor Noah: How Trump Has Built His Own ‘Crazy Reality’ [VIDEO]

28/01/2017

Trevor Noah ripped the first week of Donald Trump’s presidency to show what we can expect from here, and his assessment was pretty grim. It included a “Dark Knight” nod. “The difference between candidate Trump and President Trump is that now we have to live in his crazy reality,” Noah said. According to Noah,...
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The ‘Entire Senior Level’ Of State Department Management Just Quit

26/01/2017

The entire senior level of management officials resigned Wednesday” as part of an “ongoing mass exodus of senior foreign service officers who don’t want to stick around for the Trump era,” WaPo reported. According to the media, the action started shortly after Tillerson visited the State Department’s headquarters in Foggy Bottom on Wednesday, when...
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Trump Set To Talk Agenda At GOP Retreat Thursday

26/01/2017

President Trump will speak to House and Senate Republicans at the GOP’s annual policy retreat on Tuesday, the first retreat in a decade where the GOP controls both houses of Congress and the White House. Vice President Mike Pence will also address the congressional Republicans, as will British Prime Minister Theresa May, marking the...
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Watch Donald Trump’s Inauguration Bad Lip Reading [VIDEO] – LOL

26/01/2017

Bad Lip Reading released their “Inauguration Day” latest video and featuring a compilation of hilarious bad lip readings that they dug up during the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States.
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Shia LaBeouf Arrested At “He Will Not Divide Us” Protest In Queens

26/01/2017

LaBeouf was arrested on misdemeanor assault and other charges after the altercation, which police said wasn’t necessarily about Trump. Shia LaBeouf was arrested after an altercation at a live-streamed anti-Trump protest he has been leading in Queens, police said Thursday morning. Video from the live stream shows the 30-year-old actor and performance artist being...
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Greenpeace Protesters Hang “Resist” Sign From Crane In D.C.

25/01/2017

A group of protesters from Greenpeace climbed a huge crane in Washington D.C. in protest of Donald Trump. Greenpeace supporters climbed the 270 foot crane a few blocks from the White House … a day after Trump’s Administration took action, all but bringing the EPA to a grinding halt. Cops say they respect the...
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Nikki Haley Confirmed As U.S. Ambassador To The U.N.

25/01/2017

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in a 96-4 vote. Haley resigned shortly after the vote, and Lt. Gov Henry McMaster (R) was sworn in to replace her for the final two years of her term. During her confirmation hearing, Democrats...
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Trump Adviser Gary Cohn Gets $100M Goldman Payout

25/01/2017

President Trump’s top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, will leave his post at Goldman Sachs with a payout worth more than $100 million. The former second-in-command at the Wall Street firm has been tapped by the commander-in-chief to head the National Economic Council. Cohn worked at the investment bank for 25 years, but he was...
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Trump Promises ‘Major Investigation’ of Voter Fraud

25/01/2017

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday his intention to investigate the possibility of voter fraud in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Trump has repeatedly claimed that “millions” of people voted illegally in the election, although such allegations are unsubstantiated. “I will be asking for a major investigation into VOTER FRAUD, including those registered to vote...
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Trump Will Keep James Comey as FBI Director

24/01/2017

President Donald Trump has asked FBI Director James Comey to stay in his post, The New York Times reported Tuesday. Comey was vehemently criticized for sending a letter to members of Congress relating to the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server just 10 days before the presidential election. He reversed course a week...
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Trump Falsely Says 5 Million Illegal Ballots Cost Him Popular Vote

24/01/2017

President Trump spent the first 10 minutes of his first official meeting with congressional leaders talking about the “huge crowd” at his inauguration, rehashing the presidential campaign, and repeating a claim that has been debunked multiple times — that he lost the popular vote by a wide margin because of millions of illegal votes...
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Report: Michael Flynn Under Investigation for Russia Ties

23/01/2017

The National Security Adviser to President Trump’s new administration Michael Flynn its under investigation—and possibly still is—for what has been described as his “repeated contacts” with a Russian official, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. Flynn’s communications have been under scrutiny by the FBI, CIA, National Security Agency, and the Treasury Department as part...
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Protesters Make Their Mark On Trump’s Inauguration

20/01/2017

Several protesters are bearing signs reading “Let freedom ring” and “Free Palestine,” pitching diverse causes but united against the incoming president demonstrated in the early hours of Inauguration Day, intent on making their mark as Donald Trump prepared to take office. Dozens lined up across a security checkpoint near the Capitol, some wearing orange...
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Donald Trump Sworn In As 45th U.S. President of the United States

20/01/2017

Today Friday Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States when he takes the oath of office and subsequently delivers his inaugural address at the West Front of the Capitol Building, beginning at 12 p.m. ET. Trump’s day begins much earlier, though, with a private family breakfast and prayer service, a...
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Trump Plans To Hold Military Parades

19/01/2017

One of the latest news about President-elect Donald Trump is that he will hold military parades while in office to be a “great cheerleader for the country.” Trump spoke at length about conveying the image of America as a great power, he said he considers it part of his job to show off the...
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