On Thursday, roughly 400 Washington Post
employees signed their names to an open letter addressed to the paper’s owner
— Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos
. In the letter, the employees asked Bezos for increases in pay and benefits.
“Please show the world that you not only can lead the way in creating wealth, but that you also know how to share it with the people who helped you create it,” the employees wrote.
Those employees now have a very unlikely ally — President Donald Trump
In a Sunday morning Tweet, the president called for the Post
‘s employees to go on a “really long strike” in their fight for increased pay.
employees want to go on strike because Bezos isn’t paying them enough,” Trump wrote. “I think a really long strike would be a great idea. Employees would get more money and we would get rid of Fake Continue reading "Trump Says Washington Post Staffers Should Go on a ‘Really Long Strike’ in Their Battle With Jeff Bezos: ‘Great Idea’"
doesn’t lie and hasn’t lied to the American people, said former White House Chief Strategist and Trump campaign manager Steve Bannon
Sunday on This Week
Guest host Jon Karl
played clips of the President promising never to lie before saying to Bannon point blank that this was a campaign promise the President “obviously broke. He has not always told the truth.”
“I don’t know that,” replied Bannon. “From what I’ve seen, he has.”
Karl asked him again, “you think the President has never lied?”
“Not to my knowledge, no,” Bannon said again. Then he joked “except when he called me ‘Sloppy Steve.'”
After some back and forth, Karl repeated again, “he says things that aren’t true all the time.’
“I don’t believe that,” said Bannon. “I think he speaks in a particular vernacular that connects to people in this country.”
Bannon Continue reading "Steve Bannon: Donald Trump Doesn’t Lie, and Never Has ‘To My Knowledge’"
In a new report from The Washington Post
Sunday, it was revealed Roger Stone
, the infamous political strategist and longtime friend of President Donald Trump
, met with a Russian who offered him dirt on Hillary Clinton
Stone told the Post the meeting occurred in May 2016 when he spoke with a man who said his name was Henry Greenberg
. According to the report, Greenberg was sporting a signature Make America Great Again hat and had a distinct Russian accent.
Upon offering up the information on Clinton, Trump’s then-challenger for the presidential seat, Greenberg allegedly told Stone he wanted $2 million from Trump in exchange.
However, Stone recalls having passed up on the payment, telling the man Trump wouldn’t shell out the cash.
“You don’t understand Donald Trump,” Stone said, per his account in the Post
. “He doesn’t pay for anything.”
Stone later received a text from Trump’s Continue reading "Roger Stone Met With Russian Who Wanted Trump to Pay for Dirt on Hillary Clinton"
suggested that if the economy keeps going, there’s little reason why people wouldn’t re-elect President Donald Trump.
“We do have a trade war, prices will probably go up on a few things. At the same time US Steel is just firing up a defunct plant in the US because the demand for domestic steel is up because of these tariffs,” Wells began during a recent clip.
Then she said, “I am the sort of person that says you may not like this president, he has broken the mold, but if by 2020 we have GDP growth near 4%, we’ve got a market like this, we’ve got record low unemployment, we got more jobs than job applicants….and maybe we have peace in Korea. How do you not re-elect this guy, even if you think he’s a buffoon?”
Someone then brought up racism as a reason Continue reading "CNBC’s Jane Wells: if Trump Keeps Going, ‘Why Wouldn’t You Reelect Him?!’"
spoke at a campaign rally in New York on Saturday, and said that FBI agents investigating President Donald Trump
should be in a psychiatric ward instead of working the case against his client.
The former New York mayor spoke at a rally in Staten Island for GOP Rep. Dan Donovan
, and made remarks on the current special counsel investigation into the Trump campaign’s Russia ties.
“I’m very proud because he’s got that spirit,” Giuliani said of Trump, according to CNN
. “My God, nothing gets him down. But what they’ve been doing to him Continue reading "WATCH: Giuliani Says Trump Investigators Should Be in a Psych Ward"
Former CIA Director Michael Hayden
issued a scathing rebuke of President Donald Trump
‘s policy of separating migrant children from their families at the southern border on Saturday.
Hayden, a CNN contributor who served as CIA director under Presidents George W. Bush
and Barack Obama
, posted a photo of the infamous Auschwitz concentration camp on Twitter along with the caption, “Other governments have separated mothers and children.”
The Trump administration’s policy of separating migrant children from their families was first weighed when John Kelly
served as the homeland security secretary in March 2017, and proposed the move in order to deter migrants from attempting to illegally cross the border.
The idea has been floated in previous administrations too, but according to the New York Times
, “for George W. Bush Continue reading "Former CIA Head Compares Trump’s Border Separation Policy to Nazi Germany"
Donald Trump told a female reporter to be quiet at least five times. He also called her “so obnoxious.”
It all happened during Trump’s whirlwind media blitz on Friday and with plenty of cameras nearby was all caught on tape.
Video of the incident shows Trump singling out CBS News correspondent Weijia Jiang and telling her to be quiet at least five times, according to Jiang’s account.
Then, when she pressed POTUS on not calling out North Korea’s human rights violations he put his hand out towards her face and turned his head away.
Then he told another reporter,” she’s so obnoxious.”
On Friday, President