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Posts Tagged ‘ U.S. Department of State ’

Gorsuch Calls Trump Comments On Judiciary ‘Demoralizing’

08/02/2017

President Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court expressed to lawmakers on Wednesday that he was upset to see the president attacking the federal judge who temporarily suspended his ban on travel from seven Muslim-majority countries. In a private meeting with Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), SCOTUS pick Neil Gorsuch said it was “disheartening” and “demoralizing”...
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Protesters At Sessions Hearing: No Trump, No KKK, No Fascist USA

10/01/2017

Before the confirmation hearing for Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for U.S. attorney general, protesters shouted and interrupted the proceedings. “No Trump, No KKK, No Fascist USA,” many demonstrators in the room yelled Tuesday morning before they were escorted out. Others held signs that said “End Racism—Stop Sessions.” The proceedings continued...
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Senate Opens Confirmation Hearings Of Trump Nominee Sessions

10/01/2017

The Senate is scheduled to launch three days of confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks on Tuesday. First up in the morning is Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), Trump’s nominee for attorney general. WATCH LIVE CONFIRMATION HEARING OF TRUMP NOMINEE SESSIONS Sessions is expected to tout his conservative legal credentials; Sen. Cory Booker...
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Trump Sides With Assange On Russia Hacking

04/01/2017

President-elect Donald Trump is seemingly taking the word of Julian Assange over that of the U.S. intelligence community, writing on Twitter that the WikiLeaks founder “said it was not the Russians who gave” him the leaked emails from the Democratic National Committee and other prominent political officials. “Julian Assange said ‘a 14 year old...
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Russia, Syria Halt Aleppo Airstrikes Ahead of ‘Truce’ [VIDEO]

18/10/2016

Russia and Syria on Tuesday claimed they would halt their airstrikes on the besieged city of Aleppo to prepare for a “humanitarian pause” on Thursday. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said the strikes were suspended at 10 a.m. Tuesday to prepare for the temporary truce from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday—a cease-fire that...
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Senator Barbara Boxer Investigate Trump Model Agency

07/09/2016

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) is calling for a federal investigation of Donald Trump’s modeling agency, Trump Model Management, for alleged labor and immigration offenses. A Mother Jones exposé revealed that three former models for the agency worked while on tourist visas—a violation of immigration law because the Trump Model Management did not get work...
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Trump Held Fundraiser For Pam Bondi At Mar-a-Lago

07/09/2016

In March 2014, Donald Trump opened his 126-room Palm Beach resort, Mar-a-Lago, for a $3,000-per-person fundraiser for Pam Bondi. The Florida attorney general, who was facing a tough re-election campaign, had recently decided not to investigate Trump University. Trump did not write a check to the attorney general that night. The previous fall, his...
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New CNN Poll: Trump Pulls Ahead Of Clinton

06/09/2016

Donald Trump is ahead of Hillary Clinton by about 2 percentage points in a survey of likely voters in a new national CNN/ORC poll released Tuesday. Trump is leading Clinton 45 percent to 43 percent, with the other candidates trailing much further behind. Gary Johnson is at 7 percent among likely voters, while Jill...
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Mike Pence: I’ll Release Taxes Next Week [VIDEO]

05/09/2016

Mike Pence, Donald Trump’s vice presidential pick, told Chuck Todd that he will be releasing his tax returns this week as pressure has mounted on his co-pilot to do the same. “Donald Trump and I are both going to release our tax returns,” Pence said. “I’ll release mine in the next week.” He reiterated...
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FBI Releases Clinton Email Investigation Notes

03/09/2016

The FBI released documents Friday from its early July interview with Hillary Clinton on her use of a private email server. One section of the documents revealed that “when asked about the email chain containing ‘(C)’ portion markings that the State determined to currently contain confidential information, Clinton stated she did not know what...
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Mr. Brexit: Nigel Farage Joins Donald Trump To Attack Hillary Clinton [VIDEO]

25/08/2016

Nigel Farage, a key figure in the successful campaign to get Britain out of the European Union, lent his support to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying Trump represented the same type of anti-establishment movement that he masterminded in his own country. Farage appeared with Trump before a cheering crowd of thousands...
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Eric Trump: Dad Would Be ‘Foolish’ to Release Taxes [VIDEO]

24/08/2016

According to Eric Trump, it would be “foolish” for his father Donald to release his tax returns amid the presidential race. “You would have a bunch of people who know nothing about taxes trying to look through and trying to come up with assumptions on things they know nothing about,” the 32-year-old spawn of...
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State Department To Release 14,900 Newly Discovered Clinton Emails

23/08/2016

The FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server as secretary of state found 14,900 work-related emails and documents that her lawyers had not previously disclosed, State Department lawyers told a federal judge on Monday. Clinton’s lawyers turned over about 30,000 emails in 2014. The State Department and Judicial Watch, a...
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Melania Trump to Sue Daily Mail for Defamation

23/08/2016

Melania Trump is set to take legal action against The Daily Mail over an article she claims is defamatory about her personal background. The Mail and several other outlets ran a story last week raising “troubling questions” about Melania’s visa status upon first meeting Donald Trump, while also alleging that salacious details about her...
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NYT Report: Trump’s Companies $650M In Debt

20/08/2016

An investigation into Donald Trump’s real estate holdings by the New York Times has called into question the Republican nominee’s claims of having great business savvy. According to the report, Trump’s companies are at least $650 million in debt — more than twice as much as he disclosed in financial forms for the presidential...
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Manafort Lobbied For Ukraine in D.C. [VIDEO]

20/08/2016

A firm run by Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, orchestrated a lobbying operation in Washington D.C. for Ukraine’s ruling political party, according to new emails acquired by the Associated Press. Manafort and his deputy, Rick Gates, who also works on the Trump campaign, did not disclose their work as foreign agents which is...
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Paul Manafort, Trump’s Campaign Chairman, Resigns [VIDEO]

19/08/2016

Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned Friday morning, the candidate announced in a statement. “This morning Paul Manafort offered, and I accepted, his resignation from the campaign,” Trump said. “Paul is a true professional and I wish him the greatest success.” Despite the kind words, Trump essentially demoted Manafort this week by hiring...
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Clinton Told FBI Colin Powell Recommended Private Email

19/08/2016

Hillary Clinton told the FBI that former Secretary of State Colin Powell recommended on two occasions that she use a private email account for unclassified communication, sources told NBC News early Friday. According to the Democratic nominee, Powell made the suggestions at a small dinner party shortly after Clinton took over at the State...
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Trump Regrets ‘Saying the Wrong Thing’ [VIDEO]

19/08/2016

Donald Trump offered a vague apology on Thursday for not choosing “the right words” throughout his campaign, telling a crowd in North Carolina, “I will never lie to you.” “Sometimes, in the heat of debate, and speaking on a multitude of issues, you don’t choose the right words or you say the wrong thing....
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Trump Shakes Up Staff Hires Breitbart‘s Bannon as CEO

17/08/2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has diminished the role of campaign chairman Paul Manafort and brought on Breitbart News executive Stephen Bannon and Republican pollster Kellyanne Conway. Bannon has been named the campaign’s new chief executive, and Conway will become campaign manager. According to The Washington Post, the decision is intended to curtail Manafort’s...
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New Monmouth University Poll: TRUMP Losing Florida By 9

17/08/2016

Hillary Clinton is leading 9-points over Donald Trump in Florida, according to a poll released Tuesday, owing to her advantage among minorities and white women in the state. The survey from Monmouth University found Clinton with the support of 48% of likely voters in the important swing state, compared with 39% for Trump. Libertarian...
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Ivanka Trump Vacationing With Putin’s Alleged Girlfriend

17/08/2016

Ivanka Trump is vacationing with Rupert Murdoch’s ex-wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch, who is rumored to be dating Russian President Vladimir Putin. Trump posted a photo of the two in Croatia on Sunday. Deng Murdoch introduced Trump to her eventual husband, Jared Kushner, according to People magazine. Rumors swirled in March that Deng Murdoch was...
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Michael Moore: Trump’s Sabotaging His Presidential Bid [VIDEO]

17/08/2016

Oscar-winning Michael Moore realesed a blog post on the progressive Alternet insisting that Donald Trump is currently sabotaging his presidential bid because he never wanted the Oval Office in the first place. The whole campaign had begun as a tactic to give him leverage in ongoing negotiations with NBC over his Apprentice deal, Moore...
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AP Sources: Manafort Tied To Undisclosed Foreign Lobbying

17/08/2016

Donald Trump’s campaign chairman helped a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2 million in payments to two prominent Washington lobbying firms in 2012, and did so in a way that effectively obscured the foreign political party’s efforts to influence U.S. policy. The revelation, provided to The Associated Press by people...
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Trump Aide’s Manafort Shows Up in Secret Ukraine Ledger [VIDEO]

15/08/2016

Ukrainian anti-corruption investigators in Kiev say they have found the name of Donald Trump’s campaign chairman in a secret ledger left behind by ousted President Viktor Yanukovych. The ledger reportedly shows $12.7 million in undisclosed cash payments meant for Paul Manafort from Yanukovych’s political party from 2007 to 2012. Investigators say the document detailing...
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Protestors Interrupt Trump Rally To Demand His Tax Forms [VIDEO]

12/08/2016

Protestors interrupted Donald Trump’s Friday remarks in Erie, Pennsylvania, by holding up signs to pressure the GOP nominee to release his tax returns. Hillary Clinton released her own 2015 tax returns earlier Friday, posing an implicit challenge for Trump to follow suit. For months, Trump has insisted that he cannot release his own tax...
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Trump: I Was Just Being Sarcastic When I Said Obama Founded ISIS

12/08/2016

Donald Trump says he was just being sarcastic when he repeatedly claimed Thursday that President Obama and Hillary Clinton were “the founders” and “MVPs” of the Islamic State terror group. “Ratings challenged @CNN reports so seriously that I call President Obama (and Clinton) ‘the founder’ of ISIS, & MVP. THEY DON’T GET SARCASM?” Trump,...
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Trump Accuses Obama Of Being ‘Founder Of ISIS’ [VIDEO]

11/08/2016

Donald Trump accused President Barack Obama of founding the Islamic State terror group. “He is the founder of ISIS,” Trump said, repeating, “He’s the founder of ISIS, OK?… He’s the founder! He founded ISIS.” Taking it a step further, Trump went on to target his opponent in the presidential race. “And I would say,...
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MLK’s Daughter Slams Trump Remarks

10/08/2016

Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter on Tuesday scolded Donald Trump for suggesting to his supporters that “Second Amendment people” can prevent a President Hillary Clinton from nominating Supreme Court justices of her choice. “As the daughter of a leader who was assassinated, I find #Trump’s comments distasteful, disturbing, dangerous,” Bernice King tweeted shortly after...
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Trevor Noah: Trump’s Right About American Elections Being Rigged [VIDEO]

09/08/2016

Trevor Noah is back and last night he went after Donald Trump’s baseless accusations of this “rigged” elections. “Donald Trump is right,”. “We’ve uncovered evidence of election rigging throughout the system.” by the way he said titties, LOL.
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