Georgia Lawmaker Tells CNN He’s Cool With Trump Using N-Word If It Happened Before He Was President

Georgia State Senator Michael Williams said on CNN Saturday he would be fine with President Donald Trump using the N-word if it happened before he was in office. The Georgia Republican appeared on CNN Saturday morning and was asked by anchor Victor Blackwell — in light of former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman‘s claims President Donald Trump used the N-word — if it would matter if Trump used the slur. “Yes, it would matter,” Williams replied. “It would matter as an individual. It would not necessarily matter to me as the person that is running our country. The reason I separate those two is… he has his personal beliefs, his personal ideas. I truly believe he is able to separate those from how he is running the country.” “He did not use the N-word as the office of the president, in that office,” Williams said. “He used Continue reading "Georgia Lawmaker Tells CNN He’s Cool With Trump Using N-Word If It Happened Before He Was President"

Judge in Paul Manafort Trial Says He’s Received Threats, Declines to Release Names of Jurors

As jury deliberations continue in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, Judge T.S. Ellis revealed he has received “threats” since the beginning of the trial. The statement from the judge, reported by CNN, came after media outlets sought to unseal secret information about the trial, including the names of the jurors. The jurors are currently anonymous, and while reporters have seen their faces, the public has not. Per CNN, the judge told reporters that he did not want to reveal the names of the jurors out of concern for their personal safety. “I’m not going to reveal any threats, but I can tell you there has been,” Ellis said, according to CNN. CNN justice correspondent Jessica Schneider said Ellis revealed he has received threats, but is not concerned about himself, as he is protected around the clock by the U.S. Marshals. “I Continue reading "Judge in Paul Manafort Trial Says He’s Received Threats, Declines to Release Names of Jurors"

WATCH: Fox News Panel Breathlessly Fawns Over Trump Shaking Hands of Supporters ‘In 90 Degree Sun’

President Donald Trump arrived in Westhampton on Friday, en route to a fundraiser at the mansion of real estate developer pal Howard Lorber — with an expected $3 million likely to be raised for the RNC and Trump’s 2020 campaign. Fox News’ Outnumbered covered his arrival breathlessly — and we are not exaggerating. Trump got out of his motorcade to greet supporters, and the Outnumbered hosts were amazed, narrating a live shot of the scene for nearly ten minutes. “He really wants to focus on the economy and some other accomplishments today as he takes a victory lap of sorts, as it’s being called, with supporters,” Harris Faulkner proclaimed. Outnumbered‘s #OneLuckyGuy, Trump campaign staffer David Bossie, declared “he loves this,” as Trump was shown greeting the crowd. “They just love him, and he loves them, and you can just see it in these folks,” Bossie said. “So he Continue reading "WATCH: Fox News Panel Breathlessly Fawns Over Trump Shaking Hands of Supporters ‘In 90 Degree Sun’"

There Is Likely No ‘N-Word’ Tape…and Trump Benefits From the Rumor Being Taken Seriously

It has been yet another long and exhausting week of news. When Omarosa is by far the biggest “newsmaker” of the last seven days and the president’s personal lawyer, a former national hero, calling the FBI Director his client rehired a “crazy liar” while totally changing the president’s story on national TV doesn’t even get really noticed, you know that we aren’t in Kansas anymore. Of the many Omarosa-related obsessions among the news media during this cycle, the one which may have gotten the most attention has been her allegation that there is a tape of Donald Trump using the “N-word” from his days as the host of The Apprentice on NBC. Based on the totality of the evidence on this topic to date, and basic logic, it is easy to conclude the no such tape actually exists and that this entire discussion, assuming there is no tape, is actually Continue reading "There Is Likely No ‘N-Word’ Tape…and Trump Benefits From the Rumor Being Taken Seriously"

Kellyanne Conway: Media is ‘Bedrock’ of Society, Then Trashes Low Approval Rating

Kellyanne Conway had a manic hit on Fox & Friends Friday morning, oscillating between trashing the media for criticizing the president and proclaiming she supports freedom of the press. Asked about the 300 newspapers across the country that coordinated editorials standing up to President Donald Trump‘s attacks on the media, the White House official responded: “I just think it’s shocking when you have so many people now nakedly wearing their politics on their sleeves and not reporting the news, just offering their opinion, particularly in their capacities on news programs and on social media,” she said. Conway went on to say “I’m not sure it matters much anymore,” claiming in the 2016 election “the media constantly fed everybody their repressive poll numbers, inaccurate, their spin.” Fox News host Ed Henry stepped in to clarify: “Hang on, are you saying a free press doesn’t matter anymore?” “No of Continue reading "Kellyanne Conway: Media is ‘Bedrock’ of Society, Then Trashes Low Approval Rating"

GOP Senate Candidate Asks Twitter if Robert E. Lee is Hero or Villain, It Does Not Go Well For Him

GOP Senate Candidate Chris McDaniel has had a rough 48 hours of attempted Civil War revisionism. The state senator, running to represent Mississippi in Congress, first took to social media to wheel out some wild claims about Confederate general Robert E. Lee: He was promptly fact checked, by everyone from CNN anchor Jake Tapper to historian Kevin Kruse: McDaniel wasn’t satisfied. In an apparent effort to combat “political correctness and
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Nightmarish Trailer For Steve Bannon’s New Movie Features Don Lemon, Pete Hegseth And That Racist Lunch Guy

After his unceremonious ouster from the White House, Steve Bannon fled to Europe, where he planned to guide insurgent right-wing candidates to political success, sparking a nationalist revolution across the continent. The reception was lukewarm. The Washington Post detailed the “chilly” reception to Bannon’s quixotic plans of fomenting another alt-right revolt. So it appears Bannon is back to doing what he was known for before serving as President Donald Trump‘s comically villainous consigliere: making terrifying documentaries about the American Left bringing on the apocalypse. The trailer for Trump @War, Bannon’s new documentary, set for release just ahead of the 2018 midterms, premiered on Axios Thursday morning. It opens with dramatic footage of Trump supporters getting attacked in public between clips of CNN’s Don Lemon pinning responsibility for the president’s actions on them. Then appears former Breitbart editor Raheem Kassam, inexplicably dressed in a large trench coat and
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