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Posts Tagged ‘ U.S. Department of State ’

AP Sources: Manafort Tied To Undisclosed Foreign Lobbying

August 17th 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]

August 15th 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]

August 12th 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

August 12th 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]

August 11th 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

August 10th 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]

August 9th 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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New Poll: Trump Behind Clinton By 10 Points

August 9th 2016

Hillary Clinton now holds a 10-point lead over Donald Trump, 51 percent to 41 percent, according to results from the latest NBC News|SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking poll Clinton’s double-digit lead is up from an 8-point gap last week. The 10-point margin is the biggest spread in the tracking poll since the two-way general election...
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Good Luck With That! Parents Of Benghazi Victims Sue Hillary Clinton

August 9th 2016

The families of two Americans killed at the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi are suing Hillary Clinton for their sons’ deaths and for allegedly defaming them in public statements. The lawsuit, filed Monday, claims that Clinton exercised “extreme carelessness” in dealing with “confidential and classified information” in her role as secretary of State. The...
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Hillary Clinton To Compete in All 3 Debates

August 9th 2016

Hillary Clinton agreed to compete in all three presidential debates set for the fall, even as GOP rival Donald Trump fuels conspiracy theories that such events are rigged. Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta released a statement Monday night saying the former secretary of State had accepted terms of the three debates set up by...
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Sen. Susan Collins: I Can’t Vote Trump [VIDEO]

August 9th 2016

Susan Collins, a Republican senator from Maine, who previously rebuked many of Donald Trump’s comments officially said she will not vote for him in an op-ed for The Washington Post. She cited specific incidents of his indecency, including his continued war of words with the Gold Star Khan family. “With the passage of time,...
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Anti-Trump Republican Evan McMullin To Enter Presidential Race [VIDEO]

August 8th 2016

An anti-Trump Republican is set to enter the presidential race on Monday, offering up an independent challenge to the Republican nominee who has disappointed many mainstream conservative commentators and voters. According to BuzzFeed News, CIA veteran and House GOP conference policy director Evan McMullin, will fire the necessary paperwork around noon to make his...
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WikiLeaks Denies Trying to Hack Trump’s Tax Returns [VIDEO]

August 7th 2016

Despite editor-in-chief Julian Assange remarking to Bill Maher on Friday evening that WikiLeaks is “working on” hacking Donald Trump’s tax returns, the organization outright denied any such actions. “Claim is a joke from a comedy show,” the official WikiLeaks account tweeted on Saturday morning. “We are ‘working on’ encouraging whistleblowers.” The leak-encouraging outlet most...
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Trump: Clinton Is Brainwashed, Unfit for Office

August 7th 2016

Republican nominee Donald Trump tore into Hillary Clinton on Saturday, seizing on an interview with Clinton aired Friday to say the Democratic presidential nominee is “brainwashed” and unfit for office. In comments on Twitter, Trump said, “Crooked Hillary said loudly, and for the world to see, that she ‘SHORT CIRCUITED’ when answering a question...
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Trump Admits Lying About ‘Secret’ Iran VIDEO

August 5th 2016

Donald Trump has finally admitted he got something wrong. After publicly declaring multiple times this week that he had seen “top-secret” footage of a plane unloading money the same day the Iranian government released four American detainees, the Republican presidential nominee finally admitted that video does not exist. “The plane I saw on television...
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Melania Trump’s Immigration Story in Question

August 4th 2016

The release of never-before-seen nude photographs of Melania Trump is raising doubts about the former model’s tale of her immigration to the United States. According to a Politico report, Trump appears to have come to the U.S. on a short-term visa, which would not have allowed her to legally work as a model. Additionally,...
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New Hampshire’s Poll Shows Clinton 47%, Trump 32%

August 4th 2016

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 15 points in poll conducted by radio station WBUR among 609 likely New Hampshire voters July 29 through August 1.
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Trump Associates Campaign To Defeat Ryan

August 3rd 2016

With the relationship between Paul Ryan and Donald Trump already increasingly fraught, POLITICO has learned that a group of former Trump campaign hands are quietly working to defeat the House speaker in his primary election next week. More than half a dozen of Trump’s former campaign staff members or leading volunteer organizers from around...
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Poll: Clinton Leads Trump By 7 Points After Convention

August 1st 2016

Recent CBS News national poll shows that Hillary Clinton is leading Donald Trump by seven percentage points, 46 percent to 39 percent. Clinton’s seven-point lead comes just one week after last week’s poll, in which she and Trump were tied at 42. Since then, Clinton’s support among poll respondents grew by four points while...
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Hillary Accepts Presidential Nomination – Watch Full Speech VIDEO

July 29th 2016

Hillary Clinton accepted her party’s nomination in a forward-looking speech at the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention Thursday night. “We will not build a wall. Instead we will build an economy where everyone who wants a good job can get one. And we’ll build a path to citizens for millions of immigrants who...
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Watch Rev. William Barber Full DNC Speech [VIDEO]

July 29th 2016

In a speech that shook the walls of the the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Rev. Dr. William Barber II, the President of the North Carolina NAACP, delivered one of the most riveting addresses of the Democratic National Convention. “I don’t come tonight representing any organization. But I’ve come to talk about faith and...
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Khizr Khan: “Donald Trump have you even read the U.S. Constitution?”

July 29th 2016

Khizr Khan, The father of an American-Muslim soldier killed in action has contrasted his family’s “undivided loyalty” to America with Donald Trump, who has “sacrified nothing and no one”, in a moving speech delivered at the Democratic National Convention. If it was up to Donald Trump, he never would have been in America. Donald...
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Watch Chelsea Clinton DNC Full Speech [VIDEO]

July 29th 2016

Chelsea Clinton took the stage Thursday night to call on Americans to elect Hillary Clinton. In her speech, Chelsea reflected on Hillary as a mother and an advocate for children. “People ask me all the time, how does she do it? How does she keep going amid the sound and the fury of politics?...
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Trump Implies Putin Uses ‘the N-word’ To Describe Obama [VIDEO]

July 28th 2016

The US election campaign has plunged to new a level of accusation and toxicity after Donald Trump claimed Russian leader Vladimir Putin had no respect for Barack Obama and appeared to imply he used a racial epithet to describe the American president. He also encouraged Russia to hack the emails of his election rival...
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Watch President Obama DNC Speech Full VIDEO

July 28th 2016

President Obama denounced Donald Trump while calling on Americans to vote for Hillary Clinton on Wednesday night. “There has never been a man or a woman—not me, not Bill, nobody—more qualified than Hillary Clinton to serve as president of the United States,” Obama told the Democratic National Convention audience. Obama touted Donald Trump as...
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Donald Trump Asked Russia To Hack Hillary Clinton’s “30,000 Missing Emails”

July 27th 2016

After Donald Trump on Wednesday asked Russia to hack Hillary Clinton’s “30,000 missing emails,” the Democratic candidate’s policy director shot back with a statement calling Trump’s behavior “the first time that a major presidential candidate has actively encouraged a foreign power to conduct espionage against his political opponent.” During Trump’s speech, Republican vice-presidential nominee...
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Bill O’Reilly on Michelle Obama Speech: Slaves Who Built White House ‘Well-Fed’

July 27th 2016

For his “tip of the day” Tuesday night, Fox News host Bill O’Reilly chose to delve into a growing right-wing controversy over a line from first lady Michelle Obama’s DNC speech about waking up every morning “in a house built by slaves.” While O’Reilly admitted that “slaves did participate in the construction of the...
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Watch Cartoon Hillary Clinton On The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

July 27th 2016

Watch cartoon Hillary making a surprise visit to The Late Show and answering questions from Republican delegates at the RNC.
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Bill Clinton Gets Personal in DNC Speech- Watch Full VIDEO

July 27th 2016

… speeches like this are fun. Actually doing the work is hard. So people say, “well we need a change; she’s been around a long time; and she’s sure been worth every single year she’s put into making people’s lives better… …You don’t know any of these …3.4 million people…but I’ll guarantee you they...
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Watch Warren, Bernie Sanders, Corey Booker & First Lady Full Speeches

July 26th 2016

Watch MA senator Elizabeth Warren addressing DNC delegates and slamming Donald Trump ———————– WATCH Bernie Sanders DNC Full Speech Video Bernie Sanders: Hillary Clinton must win . Hillary Clinton must become the next president.’ ———————— U.S. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey talks about the founding fathers, quotes Maya Angelou and tells the crowd...
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