One of Trump’s final acts will allow former aides to profit from foreign ties

Michael McKenna, a former lobbyist who worked in Trump’s White House legislative affairs office, said he had no intention of lobbying for foreign governments but thought other former Trump administration officials would jump at the chance. “I’m pretty confident that [...]

2021-01-24T12:31:56+00:00January 24, 2021|Trump|

Lawless Presidents Will Victimize U.S. If Trump Isn’t Held To Account, Warns George Conway

Conservative, anti-Trump attorney George Conway warned that Donald Trump must suffer the consequences of his acts, or the nation is doomed to be victimized by presidents unrestrained by the law in the future. Conway, the husband of Trump’s former White [...]

2021-01-24T08:27:33+00:00January 24, 2021|Trump|

Rep. Madison Cawthorn Totally Shredded On CNN, Admits He’s Got Nuthin’ On Vote ‘Fraud’

Controversial freshmen Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) was so throughly schooled by CNN host Pamela Brown Saturday over his fact-free claims of election fraud that did a full capitulation on the spot. This is the same lawmaker who urged Trump supporters [...]

2021-01-24T07:26:43+00:00January 24, 2021|Trump|

Democrats Make Federal Election Standards A Top Priority

Democrats plan to move quickly on one of the first bills of the new Congress, citing the need for federal election standards and other reforms to shore up the foundations of American democracy after a tumultuous post-election period and deadly [...]

2021-01-24T06:25:20+00:00January 24, 2021|Trump|

Capitol Violence Sparks Discussion Of Secret, Safer Impeachment Trial Vote

Amid a rising American atmosphere of political death threats and violence, some are calling for a secret vote to determined Donald Trump’s upcoming impeachment trial to protect senators’ safety. The idea was discussed last time around after Trump’s first impeachment [...]

2021-01-24T05:23:31+00:00January 24, 2021|Trump|

Chuck Schumer Calls For Probe Into Trump’s Alleged Justice Department Coup Attempt

New Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has called for an investigation into Donald Trump’s reported plot to use a loyalist within the Department of Justice to wield the might of the federal government to overturn Georgia’s presidential election results. [...]

2021-01-24T03:21:59+00:00January 24, 2021|Trump|

Arizona Republicans Censure Cindy McCain, GOP Governor

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Republicans voted Saturday to censure Cindy McCain and two prominent GOP officials who have found themselves crosswise with former President Donald Trump. The censures of Sen. John McCain’s widow, former Sen. Jeff Flake and Gov. Doug [...]

2021-01-24T01:20:37+00:00January 24, 2021|Trump|

Probation Officer Charged In Riot Texted From Capitol: ‘We’re Inside Hahaha’

A New Jersey probationary correctional officer accused of breaching the Capitol sent a number of text messages and videos in which she bragged about being a part of the insurrection, court documents show.  The officer, Marissa Suarez, used an emergency [...]

2021-01-23T23:18:14+00:00January 23, 2021|Trump|

In First Days, Biden Flashes Action As Deep Problems Await

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inside the White House, President Joe Biden presided over a focused launch of his administration, using his first days in office to break sharply with his predecessor while signing executive orders meant as a showy display of [...]

2021-01-23T21:16:36+00:00January 23, 2021|Trump|

‘Congress is going to do what Congress does’: Biden administration confirms hands-off impeachment stance

Trump has been impeached by the House on a single charge of inciting an insurrection, the deadly Capitol riots on Jan. 6. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has agreed to delay Trump's Senate impeachment trial to the week of February [...]

2021-01-23T19:14:33+00:00January 23, 2021|Trump|

Hannity Gets Blunt Lesson About Time Following ‘Biden’s Disastrous First Week’ Claim

On Thursday night, a caption on Hannity’s show declared Biden’s first week as president “disastrous.” But the review came before Biden had even completed his first full day as president.Biden officially took over from Trump at midday Wednesday.He immediately set [...]

2021-01-23T18:12:37+00:00January 23, 2021|Trump|

Kimmel Bids Farewell To Trump With A Musical Number Of His Taunting Nicknames

The singer-songwriter sang a roundup of mocking monikers that host Jimmy Kimmel has given to the one-term president over the last four years.From Donny Boo Boo and Dingus Khan to Spready Krueger and the Kentucky Fried Covidiot.“Thank God we’re finally [...]

2021-01-23T17:11:44+00:00January 23, 2021|Trump|

Iran Hawks Begin Effort To Undermine Joe Biden’s Diplomacy

President Joe Biden and his top foreign policy aides have promised to move carefully to achieve one of his main diplomatic goals: restoring the 2015 international agreement to limit Iran’s nuclear program, which former President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. [...]

2021-01-23T15:09:48+00:00January 23, 2021|Trump|

CNN Roundly Debunks Tucker Carlson’s COVID-19 Tracker Lie

CNN called out Fox News’ Tucker Carlson on Friday for lying that the network had removed its COVID-19 tracker after President Joe Biden had taken office. On Thursday’s episode of “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” Carlson trotted out the right-wing talking point [...]

2021-01-23T14:09:14+00:00January 23, 2021|Trump|

Twitter Users Erupt Over Kevin McCarthy’s ‘Everybody’ To Blame For Capitol Riot Claim

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) sparked a wave of anger on Twitter Friday after he claimed “everybody across this country” is to blame for the deadly storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump. In [...]

2021-01-23T13:08:26+00:00January 23, 2021|Trump|

Amazon’s offering to help Biden’s vaccine push. There may be a reason why.

“To the extent that this is a backdoor to do that using our own government, we should not view that sanguinely, but we should be very concerned,” he said. An Amazon spokesperson rejected the idea that the company’s offer was [...]

2021-01-23T12:07:31+00:00January 23, 2021|Trump|

Biden DOJ nixes last-minute Trump administration memo on LGBTQ rights

“I have determined that this memorandum is inconsistent in many respects with the E.O.,” Friel wrote to civil rights division colleagues. “I plan to confer with Department leadership about issuing revised guidance that comports with the policy set forth in [...]

2021-01-23T11:06:43+00:00January 23, 2021|Trump|

Dr. Birx ‘Always’ Considered Quitting Trump’s COVID-19 Task Force

Dr. Deborah Birx, who was the coordinator of the White House coronavirus response under President Donald Trump, said in an interview clip released Friday that she was frustrated in the role and often thought about quitting. Asked by CBS News’ “Face [...]

2021-01-23T10:05:42+00:00January 23, 2021|Trump|

Fox News Host’s ‘That’s Not Real’ Rebuke Of Satirical Trump Time Cover Baffles Many

“The Faulkner Focus” host pointed out the obvious by declaring artist Tim O’Brien’s illustration, below, was “not real.”“If you saw that on the opposite with a conservative president and it was, you know, all over the place, mainstream media would [...]

2021-01-23T09:04:56+00:00January 23, 2021|Trump|

Donald Trump Jr. Gets A Blunt Reminder As Latest Boast About His Dad Backfires

Former President Donald Trump’s eldest son tweeted on Friday that his father, who was banned from the social media platform for inciting the U.S. Capitol riot, was “the first president in modern history” not to start a new war.Donald Trump [...]

2021-01-23T08:02:33+00:00January 23, 2021|Trump|

Trump Plotted With Loyalist To Oust Acting AG In Bid To Steal Georgia Election: Report

Donald Trump plotted to replace his acting attorney general with a Justice Department loyalist so he could then wield federal legal resources in a bid to overturn Georgia’s presidential election results, sources told The New York Times in a bombshell [...]

2021-01-23T07:01:34+00:00January 23, 2021|Trump|

Kevin McCarthy: ‘Everybody Across This Country’ Is To Blame For Capitol Attack

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) attracted attention last week when he said in a floor speech that former President Donald Trump “bears responsibility” for the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. But since then, he has seemed to [...]

2021-01-23T06:00:40+00:00January 23, 2021|Trump|

Owners Discuss Removing Trump’s Name From Manhattan Condo: Report

A group of owners at the Trump Palace condominium on Manhattan’s Upper East Side met recently to discuss the possibility of removing the former president’s name from the building, one of them told Bloomberg. Now the building manager is exploring [...]

2021-01-23T04:59:42+00:00January 23, 2021|Trump|

Trump Campaign Paid $2.7 Million To People, Firms That Planned Rally Before Capitol Riot

Donald Trump’s reelection campaign paid more than $2.7 million over two years to businesses and individuals that organized the rally in Washington which sparked the deadly storming of the U.S. Capitol earlier this month, according to campaign finance records. The [...]

2021-01-23T03:59:02+00:00January 23, 2021|Trump|

Will There Be a Trump Presidential Library? Don’t Count On It.

Where could Trump put his? Sometimes universities help provide homes for local presidents, like the University of Texas, which provided 30 acres on its Austin campus for LBJ. But it’s hard to imagine either of Trump’s colleges, Fordham or Penn, [...]

2021-01-23T02:57:36+00:00January 23, 2021|Trump|

Birx says she thought of quitting the Trump administration ‘always’

Under Donald Trump, public health officials frequently grew frustrated with a president who would contradict guidelines and research by his own health experts on the virus. Anthony Fauci, the government's top infectious diseases expert and one of the most front-facing [...]

2021-01-23T00:55:25+00:00January 23, 2021|Trump|

Judge orders Treasury to notify Trump before giving up tax returns

In a hearing before McFadden, House Counsel Douglas Letter said the committee still wants the returns and hopes Treasury “will follow what we believe is a clear legal obligation” to provide them. Rep. Richard Neal speaks. | Toya Samo Jordan/Getty [...]

2021-01-22T23:54:30+00:00January 22, 2021|Trump|

Joe Biden Orders Review Of Domestic Violent Extremism Threat In U.S.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has directed law enforcement and intelligence officials in his administration to study the threat of domestic violent extremism in the United States, an undertaking being launched weeks after a mob of insurgents loyal to [...]

2021-01-22T22:53:03+00:00January 22, 2021|Trump|

Trump’s Second Impeachment Trial To Begin Next Week

The House will transmit the article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, triggering the start of his second impeachment trial, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced Friday. “There will be a trial and [...]

2021-01-22T21:51:41+00:00January 22, 2021|Trump|

The Supreme Court Was Complicit In Donald Trump’s Execution Spree

At 1:23 a.m. on Saturday, the Trump administration finished its 13th and final execution. Dustin Higgs, a Black man who had been scheduled to die on Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, was put to death while suffering from COVID-19. Like [...]

2021-01-22T19:49:58+00:00January 22, 2021|Trump|

Chuck Schumer Says Trump Incited An ‘Erection’ In Televised Boner

Maybe he was thinking about a different uprising. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said “erection” instead of “insurrection” on the Senate floor Friday as he addressed the lawmakers about former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment.In a clip shared by HuffPost reporter Dave [...]

2021-01-22T17:48:21+00:00January 22, 2021|Trump|

Fauci: Trump administration’s Covid strategy ‘very likely did’ cost lives

Former President Donald Trump faced significant criticism over the final year of his presidency for his pandemic response, which strayed often from the guidance of his own administration's health officials and veered often into bizarre territory. From the pandemic's early [...]

2021-01-22T16:47:22+00:00January 22, 2021|Trump|

Schumer says Senate will receive impeachment article on Monday

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks during a press event at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said that the House will deliver the article of impeachment against former President Donald [...]

2021-01-22T15:46:23+00:00January 22, 2021|Trump|

Jimmy Fallon Takes Savage Jab At Vaccine Plan Trump Left For Biden

Jimmy Fallon highlighted President Joe Biden’s 198-page strategy to combat the COVID-19 pandemic on “The Tonight Show” Thursday. That left an opening for the host to blast ex-President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. The previous administration left no [...]

2021-01-22T14:45:32+00:00January 22, 2021|Trump|

Piers Morgan Says Someone Pretended To Be Him And Spoke To Trump On Air Force One

You’d think being the U.S. president would mean your calls are vetted thoroughly, but it appears all you had to do to speak to Donald Trump on the phone was pretend you were a certain British TV host offering an [...]

2021-01-22T12:43:29+00:00January 22, 2021|Trump|

Stephen Colbert Gives Donald Trump-Supporting QAnoners Something Else To Believe In

“If they’re sad and looking for ways to spend hours on the internet researching arcane and impossible to understand theories, might I suggest nerd culture?” the “Late Show” host asked Thursday.“Join us, it’s great,” the famed “Lord of the Rings” [...]

2021-01-22T11:42:40+00:00January 22, 2021|Trump|

Climate Change Appears Once Again On White House Website

Climate change vanished as a relevant governmental issue almost the instant Donald Trump became president when all mention of it was scrubbed from his administration’s website. But its reality was once again recognized on the site Wednesday with a somber [...]

2021-01-22T09:40:34+00:00January 22, 2021|Trump|

New Time Cover Shows The Utter Chaos That Donald Trump Left Behind For Joe Biden

The front page of the magazine’s Feb. 1/8 double issue shows Biden pensively looking out of the trashed Oval Office’s window, which appears to be surrounded by flames.Graffiti is scrawled on a curtain and the Resolute Desk, itself covered in [...]

2021-01-22T08:39:40+00:00January 22, 2021|Trump|

Rudy Giuliani’s Law License Should Be Suspended, National Group Of Attorneys Says

A national group of lawyers filed an ethics complaint against Rudy Giuliani on Thursday, calling on the state of New York to suspend his law license following the efforts to undermine the 2020 election and spread lies from Donald Trump [...]

2021-01-22T07:37:38+00:00January 22, 2021|Trump|

McConnell proposes allowing Trump two weeks to prepare impeachment defense

Notably, delaying the trial would allow more of Biden's Cabinet to be confirmed in the ensuing period. But it could also reduce the GOP support for convicting the president, given that the assault on the Capitol that spurred the impeachment [...]

2021-01-22T06:36:40+00:00January 22, 2021|Trump|

Facebook’s ‘supreme court’ will review Trump suspension

The board quickly indicated it will accept the referral, noting that its decision "will be binding on Facebook." Still on ice: The social media giant blocked Trump from posting on either Facebook or Instagram after his supporters stormed the Capitol [...]

2021-01-22T05:35:30+00:00January 22, 2021|Trump|

Senate Republicans uniting behind impeachment defense

“Our members, irrespective of what they might think about the merits, just believe that this is an exercise that really isn’t grounded constitutionally and, from a practical standpoint, just makes no sense,” Thune said. But critics — including scholars from [...]

2021-01-22T04:34:29+00:00January 22, 2021|Trump|
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