Trump Aide Floated Withdrawing U.S. Forces to Please Putin

January 16, 2018

A senior National Security Council official proposed withdrawing some U.S. military forces from Eastern Europe as an overture to Donald Trump seeking to reposition U.S. military forces to please Putinsomething that smelled, to a colleague, like a return on Russias election-time investment in President Trump. The White House did not immediately respond to The Daily Beasts request for comment. The official who offered the proposal, a deputy assistant to Trump for strategic planning, mused in …

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Trump decries immigrants from ‘shithole countries’ coming to US

January 16, 2018

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump expressed frustration behind closed doors with people coming to the US from “shithole countries,” sources told CNN on Thursday. One person briefed on the meeting said when Durbin got to Haiti, Trump began to ask why we want people from Haiti and more Africans in the US and added that the US should get more people from countries like Norway. A person familiar with what was said at the meeting told CNN that Trump also said: “Why …

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Missile threat alert for Hawaii a false alarm; officials blame employee who pushed ‘wrong button’

January 16, 2018

… incoming missile” and told CNN’s Jake Tapper the alert was “inadvertent.” Commander David Benham, a spokesman for US Pacific Command confirmed in a statement that there is no threat: “USPACOM has detected no ballistic missile threat to Hawaii,” the statement read. “Earlier message was sent in error. State of Hawaii will send out a correction message as soon as possible.” Government officials react President Donald Trump was at the golf course …

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Donald Trump doesn’t know the difference between climate and weather

January 16, 2018

(CNN)At 8 p.m. Thursday, after a third straight day of golf at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, and the temperature was 72 degrees, President Donald Trump tweeted this: It’s the same sort of “logic” that led Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe (R) to bring a snowball onto the Senate floor in late February 2015 as a supposed counterweight to claims of global warming. Toting his snowball in one hand, Inhofe, who was the chairman of the Environment and Public Works …

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North Korea Accidentally Bombed One Of Their Own Cities, New Report Claims

January 16, 2018

If you thought that the turn of the New Year would see North Korea tone down their nuclear offensive on the rest of the world, then you were very much mistaken. Kim Jong-un has not, as we all hoped, made any resolutions to treat the people of this world with any respect and as such 2018 looks to be much the same as 2017 as far as a nuclear standoff goes. However, when you combine Donald Trump’s penchant for Twitter tirades and Kim Jong-un’s instability as a leader, it becomes …

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Senator Al Frankens Resignation Is Deeply Unfair

January 15, 2018

Sometime today, Al Franken will resign his Senate seat. The Democrats are hoping for a banner year, and from all indicators it looks like theyll have one, and I hope they doif they take back one house, this horrid Trump/GOP agenda is done for. But the Democrats 2018 is sure getting off to a dubious start. Franken should not be going. When he announced his resignation on December 7, I wrote a column saying that Democrats would come to regret what theyd done to him. Nevertheless, I wrote, his …

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Democrats Release Fusion GPS Testimony on Trump and Russia

January 14, 2018

Senate Democrats on Tuesday released the transcripts from a closed-door Senate Judiciary interview with Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson as part of the committees Russia probe. Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA), a Republican, had previously denied multiple Democratic requests to make public the transcripts. Among the highlights from within the transcripts: Simpson claimed that the FBI informed Trump dossier author Christopher Steele that the bureau had a walk-in whistleblower from within the …

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People from ‘shithole countries’ share their inspiring life accomplishments

January 14, 2018

Image: REX/Shutterstock/twitter In light of President Donald Trump’s disgusting and racist comments, people from around the world are sharing their life accomplishments on Twitter. A report from the Washington Post reveals that in a meeting with lawmakers on Thursday, Trump asked why the United States was accepting immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries. The president reportedly asked the room: “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come …

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Donald Trump scraps UK February visit

January 14, 2018

The “strong and deep” partnership between Britain and the US “will endure” despite Mr Trump’s cancellation, a spokesman added. However, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan – who has clashed with the president in the past – said the US president had “got the message” that many Londoners were staunchly opposed to his policies and actions. BBC North America editor Jon Sopel said he suspected the possibility of protests in London would have also …

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The internet is having a field day with Trump’s assertion that he’s a ‘stable genius’

January 13, 2018

After President Donald Trump‘s latest Twitter rant, the internet is on the hunt to discover America’s next top “stable genius.” And, the clear answer so far is: It’s probably not Trump. Donald Trump: I am a β€œstable genius.” Every Sane Person in America: πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚#stablegenius — Ryan Knight, PROUD RESISTER πŸ‘Š …

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Proceeds From Coachella Tickets *Probably* Going To Fund Anti-LGBT & Anti-Abortion Politicians

January 12, 2018

… attend with a clear conscience?? [Image via Instagram.] Related Stories Doug Jones’ Hot Gay Son Faced Off With Homophobe Mike Pence At Dad’s Swearing-In Ceremony, And Twitter Is LIT! Dancer Says All-Male Ballet Troupe Told Him He Would ‘No Longer Be Allowed To Perform’ If He Transitioned — WATCH HERE! ‘I Didn’t Trust Them’: Caitlyn Jenner Feared The Kardashian Family Would Leak News About Her Gender Reassignment Surgery! Donald Trump …

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Trump Spends Second Day At Golf Course After Saying ‘It’s Back To Work’ During Holidays

January 10, 2018

According to pool reports, Trump arrived at the Trump International Golf Club just after 9 a.m. on both days. Trump is spending the holidays at the Mar-a-Lago resort he owns in Palm Beach, Florida. His Wednesday trip to the nearby golf course marks the 86th day he spent at one of his golf properties since he became president, according to NBC News. It’s also his 112th day at a Trump-owned property since he took office.  Jeff J Mitchell via Getty Images …

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Is “Seriously Considering” Running For President In 2020

January 10, 2018

When Donald Trump became the President of the United States in January of this year, many people questioned his eligibility. As a controversial businessman, they questioned exactly what qualifications the 71-year-old had to command the Oval Office. People were so perplexed by his presidency that they began to recommend their favorite celebrities for the job. From Kanye West to Ben Affleck, there was a murmur that in 2020 the White House could see another famous face walking through the door. …

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Jake Tapper Cuts Off WH Adviser Stephen Miller in Tense Interview

January 10, 2018

CNNs Jake Tapper cut off top White House adviser Stephen Miller on Sunday during a contentious interview on State of the Union. Tapper accused Miller of [wasting] enough of my viewers time by slamming CNNs coverage of the Trump White House instead of answering questions directly. Theres one viewer that you care about right now and youre being obsequious, Tapper told Miller, referring to President Donald Trump. The sit-down centered mostly on the claims made by former White House chief …

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For the ‘Best Side-Eye in a Photo’ Award, Doug Jones’ gay son

January 10, 2018

… priceless. https://t.co/0gPIcDpXXk pic.twitter.com/asMD36eCrd — Steve Silberman (@stevesilberman) January 4, 2018 Doug Jones’ gay son, Carson, giving Mike Pence the death glare he deserves. pic.twitter.com/Pvq29icEdC — Talia (@2020fight) January 4, 2018 For the upcoming Dishonest and Corrupt Media Awards, in the category of “Incredible photos that are not about Trump,” we present this snapshot for your consideration. Thank you. WATCH: Cenk Uygur has some …

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Jeff Sessions Unleashes Federal Prosecutors On Legal Marijuana

January 9, 2018

… Colorado and Washington state, was among the Obama administration’s guidance that permitted states to forge their own way on marijuana law. A series of memoranda included the Cole memo, named after then-Deputy Attorney General James Cole, which urged federal prosecutors to refrain from targeting state-legal marijuana operations. With support for marijuana legalization recently reaching 64 percent nationwide, the highest ever, many questioned the Trump administration’s move to …

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We Picked Out The 5 Juiciest Tidbits From The Official Trump Burn Book

January 8, 2018

Just when you thought 2018 was already doomed to be a series of unfortunate events, it came through with something I have literally written my own version dreamed of: an Official Trump Burn Book. Award-winning journalist/my new idol, Michael Wolff spent the last year hanging around the White House and collecting all the hot goss for his book which is based on hours of recorded tape from people in the Trump Administration spilling the GD tea. NY Mag covered an excerpted version of the …

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Some of that explosive book on Trump will be proved wrong. Here’s what won’t.

January 7, 2018

Donald and Melania Trump return to Washington DC on January 1.Image: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP/REX/Shutterstock It’s safe to say that Fire and Fury, which lived up to its title in the way it hit bookstores Friday, is not the most rigorously fact-checked book in history.  The author of the tome that has set Washington ablaze, Michael Wolff, has a reputation from his New York media columnist days for “reconstructing” conversations with his subjects inaccurately. And it …

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CNN footage of Trump golfing leaves conservatives furious

January 7, 2018

On Christmas, President Donald Trump said he would get “back to work” after the holiday to “Make America Great Again.” However, as CNN showed in a video posted on Tuesday night, Trump apparently views work as golfing. The Associated Press reported that Trump played a round of golf with pro golfer Bryson DeChambeau, former Senior PGA player Dana Quigley, and Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) on Tuesday, despite his claim that it was time to get “back to work.” I …

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James Comey ends 2017 with one final dig at Trump

January 7, 2018

Former FBI Director closed out 2017 with one last less-than-subtle dig at President Donald Trump. Here’s hoping 2018 brings more ethical leadership, focused on the truth and lasting values,” Comey tweeted at 6:46pm on Sunday. “Happy New Year, everybody.” Here’s hoping 2018 brings more ethical leadership, focused on the truth and lasting values. Happy New Year, everybody. — James Comey (@Comey) December 31, 2017 Comey has a long history of subtweeting …

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Two Senators Call for Trump to Resign Over Sexual Misconduct Reports

January 7, 2018

Two Democratic senators called on President Donald Trump to resign amid demands for a congressional investigation from the numerous women who have come forward and said Trump engaged in sexual misconduct with them in the past. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) have both publicly said they believe Trump should resign from the presidency in light of the more than a dozen sexual misconduct allegations that have been made against him. Booker made his comments over the …

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Trump plants trees to block CNN’s view of him golfing

January 6, 2018

President Trump played golf for the fifth straight day on Dec. 30, but you won’t be able to find any footage of him at the Trump International Golf Club in Florida.   CNN host Ana Cabrera noted . “Yes, new trees are being planted there.” CNN “” after the holiday. furious response from the right, which painted CNN as mere paparazzi. wroteOthers, like .—the son of Trump’s former security advisor , who in December—defended …

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Why the net neutrality vote could change everything

January 4, 2018

… for the FCC to actively prevent internet providers from violating net neutrality.  Trump’s FCC is voting to undo those rules—and then some. It’s more than net neutrality? Way more. Thursday’s vote is not just to undo the FCC’s previous move. It’s to remove the FCC from the picture entirely, instead relying on the Federal Trade Commission to make sure internet providers don’t abuse their power.  This is a little wonky, so let’s use a …

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Eminem Launched A Scathing Attack On Donald Trump And His Fans Are Loving It

January 3, 2018

Eminem has never been one to keep his opinions to himself. He has always used his lyrics to express his thoughts about others, including some very public figures. Now, with his latest album, Revival, Eminem is still throwing punches at those he really doesn’t like. This time, the main target of his scathing raps is none other than President Donald Trump. It seems Eminem has turned his thoughts to politics and he is not holding back! In an interview with Vulture, Eminem …

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Trump becomes first president to not win America’s Most Admired Man in first year

January 2, 2018

There are plenty of Americans who don’t like the way President Donald Trump does his job—but do people admire him? GallupFortuneIt’s Obama’s tenth year in a row winning the title of Most Admired Man. He won for the first time in 2008 and then every year of his presidency. Clinton has been voted Most Admired Woman for 16 consecutive years, and with 22 total wins, has won the Gallup poll more than anyone else in history. Trump joins Harry Truman, Lyndon B. Johnson, …

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Bears Ears is my property. And yours. And Trump’s. Here’s why he shouldn’t have killed it.

January 2, 2018

On Monday, Dec. 4, President Donald Trump announced that he’d be slashing the size of Utah’s Bears Ears National Monument. The southwestern landscape — which currently covers 1.3 million acres of red rock canyons, sweeping vistas, and archaeology sites, such as ancient cliff dwellings — would be shrunk to about 15% of its current size. Another nearby monument, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, would also be cut by about half. Photo by Bob Wick/Bureau of …

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