George Conway ‘Translates’ Giuliani’s Walk Back: ‘I Just Made S**t Up’


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On Monday,  George Conway — the husband of Kellyanne Conway and frequent Trump critic —  offered his own translation of Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani‘s latest statement on the Trump Tower Moscow discussions. According to Conway, Giuliani’s statement meant simply this: “I just made s**t up.” Earlier on Monday,  Giuliani issued a statement calling any of his prior claim about Trump Tower Moscow “hypothetical.” “My recent statements about discussions during the 2016 campaign between Michael Cohen and then-candidate Donald Trump about a potential Trump Moscow ‘project’ were hypothetical and not based on conversations I had with the President,” Giuliani claimed. He added: “My comments did not represent the actual timing or circumstances of any such discussions. The point is that the proposal was in the earliest stage and did not advance beyond a Continue reading "George Conway ‘Translates’ Giuliani’s Walk Back: ‘I Just Made S**t Up’"

MSNBC Guest Derisively Refers to Mike Pence as ‘Jesus Whisperer’


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During a conversation about President Donald Trump’s speech and proposed deal on Saturday, MSNBC guest Managing Editor and co-founder of The Beat Tiffany Cross derisively referred to Vice President Mike Pence as a “Jesus whisperer.” She also called Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner the “secretary of all the things.” “Tiffany, let me ask you this,” host Rev. Al Sharpton said to Cross.  “You are one that does a lot of collection of data at The Beat D.C. When he gives this statistic that 90% of heroin comes across the southern border, that all this crime will go up, a kind of boogie man scare of Americans that I think is a stunt…Is anything in your research that in any way, shape, or form confirms the stuff that he portrayed?” Cross pointed out that really, the president wasn’t the one behind scenes drawing up the deal. Continue reading "MSNBC Guest Derisively Refers to Mike Pence as ‘Jesus Whisperer’"

KY Catholic High School Plans to Investigate After MAGA Hat Wearing Students Taunt Native American Elder


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The Diocese of Covington and Covington Catholic High School have issued a joint statement promising to launch an investigation after video of their high schoolers wearing MAGA hats and taunting a Native American elder went viral. The students were in Washington to attend the March for Life. Nathan Philips, a member of the Omaha nation and a Vietnam War veteran who was attending the  Indigenous Peoples March in Washington D.C. on the same day, was targeted by the teens. At one point in the video that quickly spread on social media and sparked outrage, one youth is seen staring him down. According to Philips, the teens also chanted, “Build that wall!” In response to the incident, the school and the Diocese issued a joint statement calling Continue reading "KY Catholic High School Plans to Investigate After MAGA Hat Wearing Students Taunt Native American Elder"

Laura Ingraham Mocks, Imitates Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Accent: ‘She Doesn’t Sound Like Minnesota’


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Fox News host  Laura Ingraham poked fun of Rep. Ilhan Omar‘s accent on the latest episode of her podcast. During the episode titled “Ocasio Cortez and the Democrats refuse to secure our borders, the assault on masculinity, and the March for Life,” Ingraham first called Omar a “freshwoman” before jokingly settling on “freshpeople.” “The Freshpeople caucus — the freshman caucus includes Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, Democrat from Minnesota, also trying to outdo — I think all of them are trying to outdo one another to be the radical It-girl of the moment,” Ingraham opined. Ingraham then played a clip of Omar calling Trump’s wall “racist and sinful.” “I join the similar calls made by my colleagues, and I demand that the president end his temper tantrums and quest for a racist and sinful big wall,” Omar said in the audio clip. “And I demand that he work with Continue reading "Laura Ingraham Mocks, Imitates Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Accent: ‘She Doesn’t Sound Like Minnesota’"

BuzzFeed Stands By Trump-Cohen Report: Special Counsel Should ‘Make Clear What He’s Disputing’


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BuzzFeed News is standing by their bombshell report despite pushback from the Special Counsel’s office. On Friday, in a rare public statement Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s office disputed a report published by Buzzfeed claiming — based on two sources with access to documents — that President Donald Trump had directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress. “BuzzFeed’s description of specific statements to the Special Counsel’s Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen’s Congressional testimony are not accurate,” a spokesperson for special counsel Robert Mueller‘s office, Peter Carrsaid, according to the update. Buzzfeed’s Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith responded to the Special Counsel by making it clear they stand by what they wrote and “urge the Special Counsel to make clear what he’s disputing.”

BREAKING: Mueller’s Office Disputes BuzzFeed Report Trump Told Cohen to Lie, Says Description ‘Not Accurate’


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On Friday night, Buzzfeed posted an update to their explosive report noting that the Special Counsel’s office had disputed their own reporting that President Donald Trump had directed his former attorney Michael Cohen to lie in front of Congress. In a rare public statement, the Special Counsel called the description inaccurate. “BuzzFeed’s description of specific statements to the Special Counsel’s Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen’s Congressional testimony are not accurate,” a spokesperson for special counsel Robert Mueller‘s office, Peter Carr, said, according to the update. On Thursday, Buzzfeed reported that not only did Trump direct Cohen to lie, he also supported a plan to visit Russia during the presidential campaign.
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Rosie O’Donnell: ‘We Will Right the Wrong of the Tyranny of Donald Trump’


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Rosie O’Donnell has had a long-standing feud with President Donald Trump. She also thinks that the current president will one day be arrested or at least if the political system works. O’Donnell was first asked by TMZ on the streets of New York City on Wednesday if she thinks Trump will win re-election in 2020. “I certainly do not,” she said. She added: “I think he’ll be arrested.” O’Donnell further explained: “I believe in America and I believe in our political system and I believe we will right the wrong of the tyranny of Donald Trump.” Trump doesn’t think highly of O’Donnell either, once calling her a “mentally sick woman.” O’Donnell — who is not Continue reading "Rosie O’Donnell: ‘We Will Right the Wrong of the Tyranny of Donald Trump’"

Colbert: Trump’s the Dog Pelosi Won’t ‘Let Into the House’ Because ‘He’s Going to Poop Everywhere’


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Late Show host Stephen Colbert likened President Donald Trump to a pooch without good potty manners on Wednesday night. After discussing Rep. Nancy Pelosi‘s power move over Trump in which she disinvited the president from giving the State of the Union in front of Congress unless the shutdown ends, Colbert noted that Pelosi did that because she could. He also quipped Trump likes to act like the “big dog.” Then he said this: “[Pelosi]  won’t let the dog in her house because she knows he’s going to poop everywhere, okay. Out! Out! No, out! Ah, geez! Out!” He added: “Pelosi also has security concerns because both the U.S. Secret Service and the Department of Homeland Security have not been funded for 26 days now with critical departments hamstrung by furloughs. Things have gotten so bad that now when you see the Secret Service guys talking into their Continue reading "Colbert: Trump’s the Dog Pelosi Won’t ‘Let Into the House’ Because ‘He’s Going to Poop Everywhere’"

Jeff Sessions Gives First Interview Since Leaving DC But He’s Not Talking About Trump


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Former US Attorney General Jeff Sessions just granted his first interview since he was fired by President Donald Trump and returned home to Alabama. Yet, while he was willing to talk to Birmingham’s ABC 33/40 exclusively, he apparently limited the topics that he would address. The allowable questions did not include his firing or Trump. ABC 33/40 made note of the Sessions’ ground rules. “We talked with Sessions after Monday’s inaugural activities in Montgomery. He agreed to the interview, however, he also limited what topics could be asked about,” the station reports. The station added: “Sessions limited his one-on-one interview with ABC 33/40 to only questions about the attorney general’s office in Montgomery, as we were at an event honoring Steve Marshall.” Sessions did, however, make one reference to firing during his speech for Marshall, which apparently drew laughter from the crowd. “Do the right thing every day and Continue reading "Jeff Sessions Gives First Interview Since Leaving DC But He’s Not Talking About Trump"

CNN’s Don Lemon: Rudy ‘Out-Giulianied’ Himself Tonight


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At the start of his show on Wednesday night,  CNN’s Don Lemon marveled at President Donald Trump‘s lawyer’s claim that he never said that there was “no collusion.” “Man, Rudy Giuliani out-Giulianied himself tonight,” Lemon said. “Did you hear him say this to Chris [Cuomo]?” Lemon played a clip of Giuliani’s interview with Cuomo from the previous hour on CNN. “I never said there was no collusion between the campaign or between people in the campaign,” Giuliani said, prompting Cuomo to insist that he had. “I have not. I said the president of the United States,” Giulian snapped back. “Quite a performance, right?” Lemon said about the clip after it ended. The CNN host continued on: “But make no mistake, there is a method to this madness.” “The president’s attorney, as he always does, laying out the groundwork there for what is to Continue reading "CNN’s Don Lemon: Rudy ‘Out-Giulianied’ Himself Tonight"

Georgia Man Arrested in Plot to Attack White House With Explosives, Firearms


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The FBI revealed on Wednesday that a man hatched a plan to attack the White House with a rocket. According to U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak , Hasher Jallal Taheb, 21, of Cumming, GA was charged with attempting to destroy a federal building using fire or an explosion. Law enforcement was tipped off to Taheb back in March after the tipster grew concerned that Taheb had been radicalized. Then, in October, Taheb told a confidential FBI source that he planned to go abroad into Islamic State controlled land. Lacking a passport, however, Taheb then decided to launch an attack closer to home. At one point, according to the FBI agent’s affidavit, Taheb “explained that jihad was an obligation, that he wanted to do as much damage as possible, and that he expected to be a ‘martyr,’ meaning he expected to die during the attack.” He Continue reading "Georgia Man Arrested in Plot to Attack White House With Explosives, Firearms"

GIULIANI: ‘I Never Said There Was No Collusion’ Between Trump Campaign and Russia


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During a one-on-one with CNN’s Chris Cuomo on Wednesday night, President Donald Trump‘s lawyer Rudy Guiliani claimed he’s “never said there was no collusion” between the Trump campaign and Russia. “Mr. Mayor, false reporting is saying that nobody in the campaign had any contacts with Russia,” Cuomo pressed. “False reporting is saying that there has been no suggestion of any kind of collusion between the campaign and any Russians. Because now you have Paul Manafort giving poll data that winds up leading to this coincidence.” “Well, you just misstated my position. I never said there was no collusion between the campaign, or between people in the campaign,” Giuliani shot back. “Yes, you have,” Cuomo shot back. “I said the President of the United States,” Giuliani insisted. “There is not a single bit of evidence the President of the United States committed the only crime you can commit here, Continue reading "GIULIANI: ‘I Never Said There Was No Collusion’ Between Trump Campaign and Russia"

Cardi B Goes OFF on Trump Over Shutdown in Scorching Video: ‘Our Country is in a Hellhole…All For a F*cking Wall’


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Cardi B has some thoughts about President Donald Trump and the now 26-day-old partial government shutdown — some very NSFW thoughts, in fact. Taking to Instagram on Wednesday, the rapper introduced her post by writing this: “I’m letting ya know shit getting real.” She then said this noting that it has now been over three weeks: “Trump is now ordering, as in [summoning], federal workers to go back to work without getting paid.” She added that she doesn’t want to hear that Barack Obama forced a shutdown too. “Yeah, bitch!” She
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Rep. Ed Case Draws Ire After Claiming He’s an ‘Asian Trapped in a White Body’


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Rep. Ed Case (D-HI) was just sworn into office two weeks ago. Yet, it did not take long for the newly-elected Congressman to spark controversy. During a reception to recognize Asian American and Pacific Islander members of the 116th Congress, Case claimed he was Asian too, at least on the inside. According to National Journal’s Nicholas Wu, Case said this:  “I’m an Asian trapped in a white body.” It is unclear what exactly prompted Case’s remarks, but Twitter users were not at all impressed with the Congressman — who represents a predominately Asian district — quip. One Twitter user who lives in Hawaii suggested he “check his privilege.”

Didn’t NBC News Chairman Andy Lack Just Get Demoted?


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Andy Lack‘s power appears to be shrinking at NBC News. On Monday, Variety reported that there had been a shake-up at NBC that leaves Lack — the chairman of NBC News — reporting to a new boss while other top brass were given broad promotions. Mark Lazarus, currently the chairman of  NBC Broadcasting & Sports, is set to take control of NBC Broadcast, Cable, Sports and News. While not calling it a demotion, Variety reported that Lack was being layered by Lazarus: “NBC News Chairman Andy Lack and CNBC Chairman and CEO Mark Hoffman will report to Lazarus.” Lack formerly reported to Steve Burke, the CEO of NBCUniversal. Now, Lack will report to Lazarus, who reports to Burke. A source at NBC rejected the idea that Lack was being demoted in a conversation with Mediaite. They insisted the company-wide reorganization — announced along with the launch of Continue reading "Didn’t NBC News Chairman Andy Lack Just Get Demoted?"

Trump Mocks Elizabeth Warren Video With Pocahontas Jokes: It’d Be Better if Husband Wore ‘Full Indian Garb’


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On Sunday, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to lob insults at his foes. First, he called Jeff Bezos, “Jeff Bozo” and reveled in the fact the National Enquirer spent months digging up dirt about Bezo’s love life and reported mistress. But Trump wasn’t done yet. He also returned to a favorite target during campaign days, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who is also likely running for President in 2020. He said this about her announcement video, which he called a commercial: “If Elizabeth Warren, often referred to by me as Pocahontas did this commercial from Bighorn or Wounded Knee instead of her kitchen, with her husband dressed in full Indian garb, it would have been a smash!”

Trump Unleashes on ‘Jeff Bozo’ For Ownership of Washington Post, Says National Enquirer is ‘Far More Accurate’


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It is snowing in Washington DC this Sunday and Trump — who earlier today talked about the “beauty and majesty” of the White House in the snow — apparently has the time to take to Twitter to poke at one of his perennial foes, Jeff Bezos. “So sorry to hear the news about Jeff Bozo being taken down by a competitor whose reporting, I understand, is far more accurate than the reporting in his lobbyist newspaper, the Amazon Washington Post,” Trump opined leaving it unclear if ‘Bozo’ was a typo or an intentional insult. “Hopefully the paper will soon be placed in better & more responsible hands!” Trump is apparently referring to a months-long investigation conducted by the National Enquirer. CNN reported on the investigation that resulted in a blaring headline on the Enquirer’s cover about the cheating photos that ended Bezos’ marriage:
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2020 Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Once Worked For Anti-Gay Group, Railed Against ‘Homosexual Extremists’


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According to a new report by CNN’s Andrew Kaczynski, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard — who just announced her intentions to run for president in 2020 — once touted her work for an anti-LGBT organization and railed against “homosexual extremists.” Gabbard’s prior comments are in sharp contrast to her more recent record in support of LGBT rights and seem to stem to work she did with her father. Gabbard’s father, Mike, was an anti-LGBT activist in Hawaii and ran an organization that promoted traditional marriage. Rep. Gabbard is even quoted in one of the press releases. Kaczynski reports:
Gabbard herself is quoted in a 2000 press release from The Alliance for Traditional Marriage. In it, she attacks gay rights activists who were opposed to her mother Carol’s bid for the state’s board of education. “This war of deception and hatred against my mom is being waged by homosexual activists because Continue reading "2020 Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Once Worked For Anti-Gay Group, Railed Against ‘Homosexual Extremists’"

Trump Reportedly Lashed Out at Mulvaney Over Shutdown: ‘You Just F–ked it All Up, Mick’


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President Donald Trump is reportedly not at all happy with his new acting chief-of-staff Mick Mulvaney. The tongue-lashing came during a Jan.4 meeting in the Situation Room, according to an Axios report. Axios notes:
Mulvaney inserted himself into the conversation and tried to negotiate a compromise sum of money, according to the sources in the room. Mulvaney said “that if Dems weren’t OK with $5.7 [billion] and the president wasn’t OK with $1.3 [the Democratic offer] … he was trying to say we should find a middle ground,” one of the sources said, paraphrasing Mulvaney’s remarks.
In response, Trump reportedly cut Mulvaney off and scolded, “You just fucked it all up, Mick.” CNN also separately reported on the incident, noting that Mulvaney had been “talking about the offer that Democrats had made to reopen the federal government at $1.3 billion figure, that there was an Continue reading "Trump Reportedly Lashed Out at Mulvaney Over Shutdown: ‘You Just F–ked it All Up, Mick’"

Jeanine Pirro Admits She Spread False Claim About Nancy Pelosi During Trump Interview


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Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro admitted that she spread a false claim about Rep. Nancy Pelosi on her Saturday show. During her interview with President Donald Trump, Pirro suggested Pelosi was partying in Puerto Rico this weekend.
Here is what she said:
“Look, you were in the White House during the Christmas holidays and over New Year’s, and you’ve been there ever since. Nancy Pelosi’s in Hawaii over the holidays, now she’s in Puerto Rico with a bunch of Democrats and lobbyists, you know, enjoying the sun and partying down there.”
The thing is, Pelosi was not in Puerto Rico according to Pelosi’s office. “During my exclusive interview with Pres Trump I said Speaker Pelosi was in Puerto Rico with a bunch of her Democrat colleagues. I based that on numerous reports that turned out to be wrong,” Pirro wrote on Twitter, not specifying where those numerous reports came
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