Rep. Steve Cohen Slams ‘Wacko’ Trump for Foreign Dirt Claim: ‘Ralph Kramden Ought to Send Him’ to the Moon


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Rep. Steve Cohen was clearly upset with President Donald Trump’s admission during an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that he is open to getting dirt from foreign operatives on his 2020 opponents. Trump also said during the same interview that he would not necessarily feel the need to notify the FBI of such contact. CNN host Don Lemon started the ball rolling on the Trump talk late Wednesday by asking the Congressman what he would do if he were “approached with that kind of information by a foreign entity.” Cohen said he would notify the FBI. “Unquestionably you’d call the FBI and you’d report it and anybody would do that when they’ve have seen the trouble — A.) They know the law that has been reported and B.) They see potential jeopardy that Trump’s put himself in by welcoming this information,” Cohen said. The Chairman of Continue reading "Rep. Steve Cohen Slams ‘Wacko’ Trump for Foreign Dirt Claim: ‘Ralph Kramden Ought to Send Him’ to the Moon"

Colbert Rips Joe Biden’s Name-Dropping Ways: ‘We Get it. You Know Barack Obama’


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The Late Show‘s Stephen Colbert took a jab at Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden on Wednesday for his name-dropping ways. Colbert started off by noting that President Donald Trump and Biden were “were super catty about each other” in recent tweets. He then played a clip of Biden saying this: “Donald Trump, the president of the United States, just spent Saturday night attacking private citizens, using language like ‘Little Donny Deutsch’ and ‘total loser.’ Barack Obama wouldn’t do that. No president would do that. Most teenagers wouldn’t d0 that.” The comedian then noted that was not the only time Biden dropped Obama’s name and, in his estimation, it seemed Biden liked to talk about Obama even more than Trump. As evidence, he played a second clip of Biden talking about how his grandkid knew Sasha Obama. “My granddaughter, who is graduating from high school, and her best friend Continue reading "Colbert Rips Joe Biden’s Name-Dropping Ways: ‘We Get it. You Know Barack Obama’"

Colbert Rips Joe Biden’s Name-Dropping Ways: ‘We Get it. You Know Barack Obama’


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The Late Show‘s Stephen Colbert took a jab at Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden on Wednesday for his name-dropping ways. Colbert started off by noting that President Donald Trump and Biden were “were super catty about each other” in recent tweets. He then played a clip of Biden saying this: “Donald Trump, the president of the United States, just spent Saturday night attacking private citizens, using language like ‘Little Donny Deutsch’ and ‘total loser.’ Barack Obama wouldn’t do that. No president would do that. Most teenagers wouldn’t d0 that.” The comedian then noted that was not the only time Biden dropped Obama’s name and, in his estimation, it seemed Biden liked to talk about Obama even more than Trump. As evidence, he played a second clip of Biden talking about how his grandkid knew Sasha Obama. “My granddaughter, who is graduating from high school, and her best friend Continue reading "Colbert Rips Joe Biden’s Name-Dropping Ways: ‘We Get it. You Know Barack Obama’"

Rick Santorum Tries to Justify Trump Being Open to Foreign Dirt: He Was Just Using His ‘Filler Words’


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Perennial Trump defender Rick Santorum insisted that President Donald Trump was just using his “filler words” when he told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that he would accept dirt from foreign agents that could be used against his 2020 opponents. Santorum, who regularly serves as a pro-Trump voice on CNN,  was asked by host Anderson Cooper on Wednesday about what message Trump’s interview, and his claim he would not feel the need necessarily to inform the FBI  if a foreign adversary contacted him, sent. Santorum started by downplaying Trump’s words. “Well, I mean, let’s be fair,” Santorum tried.  “I mean, the president said he would listen, but he would also send it to the FBI. He said he would do both. So, the question is whether he should do both, or just simply refuse to get the information. But he did say he would turn it over to the FBI, so…” Continue reading "Rick Santorum Tries to Justify Trump Being Open to Foreign Dirt: He Was Just Using His ‘Filler Words’"

Howard Dean Insists Dems Can’t Win Impeachment With ‘Right-Wing Senate’ in the Grip of Trump


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Former DNC chairman Howard Dean told CNN’s Chris Cuomo on Wednesday night that impeachment is not a winning proposition right now because President Donald Trump has the GOP-led Senate “in his grips.” During the occasionally testy interview, Cuomo pushed Dean on why Democrats are not pressing harder for impeachment right now. “What I’m asking you is this, for the Democrats that are on the fence, what else do they need to hear to make a decision about what they think is doing their duty here?” Cuomo said. Dean replied that impeachment was just not going to happen at this point because Mitch McConnell was in the way. “The way I look at it is, what’s the easiest way to get rid of Trump? What’s the most likely way to get rid of Trump?” Dean said. “If you think Mitch McConnell is going to put his country ahead Continue reading "Howard Dean Insists Dems Can’t Win Impeachment With ‘Right-Wing Senate’ in the Grip of Trump"

Howard Dean Insists Dems Can’t Win Impeachment With ‘Right-Wing Senate’ in the Grip of Trump


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Former DNC chairman Howard Dean told CNN’s Chris Cuomo on Wednesday night that impeachment is not a winning proposition right now because President Donald Trump has the GOP-led Senate “in his grips.” During the occasionally testy interview, Cuomo pushed Dean on why Democrats are not pressing harder for impeachment right now. “What I’m asking you is this, for the Democrats that are on the fence, what else do they need to hear to make a decision about what they think is doing their duty here?” Cuomo said. Dean replied that impeachment was just not going to happen at this point because Mitch McConnell was in the way. “The way I look at it is, what’s the easiest way to get rid of Trump? What’s the most likely way to get rid of Trump?” Dean said. “If you think Mitch McConnell is going to put his country ahead Continue reading "Howard Dean Insists Dems Can’t Win Impeachment With ‘Right-Wing Senate’ in the Grip of Trump"

Anderson Cooper: ‘If Any Other President’ Said What Trump Did About Foreign Dirt, The GOP Would ‘Call Him a Traitor’


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CNN’s Anderson Cooper suggested Wednesday night that if any other president of the United States claimed that he was willing to accept intel from foreign agents and not notify the FBI the Republicans would have a much different reaction. In fact, he said, the GOP would brand the president a “traitor.” Cooper’s comments came during a conversation with former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper over President Donald Trump’s bombshell remarks — made during an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos — that he is open to reaching intel from foreign agents about his 2020 opponents and thinks the FBI director is “wrong” that he should have to report it. Cooper started off by noting when Trump makes shocking claims like this people just seem to roll their eyes. “You know, people just kind of roll their eyes at this point and it bears repeating this is not normal Continue reading "Anderson Cooper: ‘If Any Other President’ Said What Trump Did About Foreign Dirt, The GOP Would ‘Call Him a Traitor’"

Anderson Cooper: ‘If Any Other President’ Said What Trump Did About Foreign Dirt, The GOP Would ‘Call Him a Traitor’


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CNN’s Anderson Cooper suggested Wednesday night that if any other president of the United States claimed that he was willing to accept intel from foreign agents and not notify the FBI the Republicans would have a much different reaction. In fact, he said, the GOP would brand the president a “traitor.” Cooper’s comments came during a conversation with former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper over President Donald Trump’s bombshell remarks — made during an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos — that he is open to reaching intel from foreign agents about his 2020 opponents and thinks the FBI director is “wrong” that he should have to report it. Cooper started off by noting when Trump makes shocking claims like this people just seem to roll their eyes. “You know, people just kind of roll their eyes at this point and it bears repeating this is not normal Continue reading "Anderson Cooper: ‘If Any Other President’ Said What Trump Did About Foreign Dirt, The GOP Would ‘Call Him a Traitor’"

Dem Congresswoman Reacts to Trump Being Open to Accepting Foreign Dirt: ‘Past Sad… It is Criminal’


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Democratic Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence called President Donald Trump‘s stunning admission that he is open to receiving information about his 2020 opponents from foreign agents “past sad.” She also called the president’s remarks “criminal.” Lawrence’s comments came during an interview with CNN’s Erin Burnett shortly after the clip of Trump’s interview with George Stephanopoulos — in which he not only admitted to still being open to foreign dirt but also said the “FBI Director is wrong” about the fact he should notify the FBI if any foreign agent offers him information — was released. Trump argued that gathering information — even from a foreign agent — amounted to “oppo research” and was not election interference. The Congresswoman did not agree. Lawrence started off by explaining that opposition research involves Google searches and reading newspaper clippings and using an agency — located in the United States, not outside countries Continue reading "Dem Congresswoman Reacts to Trump Being Open to Accepting Foreign Dirt: ‘Past Sad… It is Criminal’"

Trump Open to Receiving Foreign Info on 2020 Opponent, Says ‘FBI Director Is Wrong’ About Reporting It


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President Donald Trump is not ruling out receiving dirt from foreign agents in the future and doesn’t necessarily think he needs to notify the FBI if such information were offered. Trump’s comments came during an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. Trump had just noted that when the Mueller report came out, they hardly even talked about his son, Donald Trump Jr. “Should he have gone to the FBI when he got that email?” Stephanopoulos asked. Trump replied: “Okay, let’s put yourself in a position. You’re a congressman, somebody comes up and says, ‘hey, I have information on your opponent,’ do you call the FBI? I don’t think …” Stephanopoulos then stressed that if its Russians you do. “I’ll tell you what, I’ve seen a lot of things over my life,” he said. “I don’t think in my whole life I’ve ever called the FBI. In my whole life. You Continue reading "Trump Open to Receiving Foreign Info on 2020 Opponent, Says ‘FBI Director Is Wrong’ About Reporting It"

Michael Wolff Snaps in Heated Interview Challenging His New Book’s Claims: ‘This Critique is Bullsh*t!’


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Trump chronicler Michael Wolff responded to criticism alleging multiple errors in his new book by refusing to apologize and calling “bullsh-t” on the whole thing. It all happened while Wolff was being interviewed for Yahoo News podcast Skullduggery. The author who previously made headlines with his book Fire and Fury was asked by Yahoo’s Michael Isikoff about a relatively minor inconsistency in his new Trump book, Siege: Trump Under Fire.  “Even if I was wrong, I’m not going to admit it to you,” Wolff said when probed about mistakenly claiming former Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand was nominated by President Barack Obama, not President Donald Trump.  Then, when asked about a bigger inconsistency — the title of the alleged indictment he cites is noticeably different than the one cited by all other DoJ indictments casting doubt on its authenticity — Wolff refused to concede he may have Continue reading "Michael Wolff Snaps in Heated Interview Challenging His New Book’s Claims: ‘This Critique is Bullsh*t!’"

Fox’s Dagen McDowell Slams ‘Rich People’ Willing to Commit Crimes to Get Their ‘Idiot’ Kids Into College


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Fox Business’ Dagen McDowell slammed the parents of “idiot children” who she said were willing to shell out big bucks to avoid being embarrassed by their offspring unable to earn admission to elite schools on their own. McDowell’s comments came during a conversation on the latest development in the college admission scandal. Host Maria Bartiromo started the ball rolling by saying one of most high profile parents involved, Lori Laughlin, still will not admit to anything. “That is a problem,” Bartiromo said. Then speaking of the college admission scandal she added: “I think it has put a sting throughout academia.” That is when McDowell chimed in. “The parents of idiot children who they were embarrassed by had to pay massive amounts of dollars and basically commit crimes to get their kids into school,” she said. “Just appalling.” She continued on: “Like, if the kid is so stupid Continue reading "Fox’s Dagen McDowell Slams ‘Rich People’ Willing to Commit Crimes to Get Their ‘Idiot’ Kids Into College"

White House Blocks Climate Change Testimony Because Science Didn’t ‘Jibe’ With Their Views


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The White House reportedly blocked the written testimony of a State Department intelligence analyst on climate change because it did not “jibe” with the White House’s thinking on the matter. The New York Times reported on the White House’s decision to stop Rod Schoonover from filing his written testimony with the House Intelligence Committee because his science did not match the Trump administration’s views. According to the Times:
The White House tried to stop a State Department senior intelligence analyst from discussing climate science in congressional testimony this week, internal emails and documents show. The State Department’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research declined to make changes to the proposed testimony and the analyst, Rod Schoonover, an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, was ultimately allowed to speak before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Wednesday. But in a highly unusual move, the White House refused to approve Dr. Continue reading "White House Blocks Climate Change Testimony Because Science Didn’t ‘Jibe’ With Their Views"

Pelosi Scolds Trump Over Mexico Deal: ‘Temper Tantrums are No Way to Negotiate’


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Nancy Pelosi scolds Trump; Rep. Nancy Pelosi reacted to President Donald Trump‘s border immigration deal with Mexico by scolding the president for using threats and temper tantrums as a negotiation tactic. “We are deeply disappointed by the Administration’s expansion of its failed Remain-in-Mexico policy, which violates the rights of asylum seekers under U.S. law and fails to address the root causes of Central American migration,” Pelosi’s statement read. “Threats and temper tantrums are no way to negotiate foreign policy.” It is not the first time Pelosi has accused Trump of throwing a hissy fit. Just last month, Pelosi said she was praying for the president after she accused him of throwing a temper tantrum during a meeting on infrastructure. “This time, another temper tantrum — again — I pray for the president of the United States,” Pelosi said back then. “I wish that his family or his administration and staff would Continue reading "Pelosi Scolds Trump Over Mexico Deal: ‘Temper Tantrums are No Way to Negotiate’"

AOC Calls for Easier Access to Birth Control: ‘It Should Be Free, Too’


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AOC Birth Control Freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez issued a call on Twitter Friday to make birth control for women free and available without a prescription. “Psst! 🗣 Birth control should be over-the-counter, pass it on,” AOC tweeted out. She then followed it up by added birth control should be free too. It is not the first time AOC has spoken up about access to women’s contraceptives. Just last month, the Congresswoman posted a video of Rep. Lauren Underwood — a trained nurse — speaking at a Congressional hearing. “For women, reproductive health care is health care,” Underwood says in the video. “But your department has issued rules that deny the science of reproductive health care and allow employers
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AOC Calls for Easier Access to Birth Control: ‘It Should Be Free, Too’


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AOC Birth Control Freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez issued a call on Twitter Friday to make birth control for women free and available without a prescription. “Psst! 🗣 Birth control should be over-the-counter, pass it on,” AOC tweeted out. She then followed it up by added birth control should be free too. It is not the first time AOC has spoken up about access to women’s contraceptives. Just last month, the Congresswoman posted a video of Rep. Lauren Underwood — a trained nurse — speaking at a Congressional hearing. “For women, reproductive health care is health care,” Underwood says in the video. “But your department has issued rules that deny the science of reproductive health care and allow employers
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WATCH: AG Barr Equates Return to Justice Department to D-Day Invasion


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Attorney General William Barr equated his return to the Justice Department to serve as AG for a second stint to the D-Day invasion. Barr’s comments were made during a speech to the FBI Academy on Friday. “As we’ve been watching the coverage of June 6, 1944 — D-Day — I had the thought that my arrival this time felt a little bit, I think, like jumping into Sainte-Mère-Église on the morning of June 5, trying to figure out where you could land without getting shot,” Barr opined. Allied troops were parachuted into the French town of Sainte-Mère-Église in advance of the arrival of troops by water. The goal was to stop the Germans from reaching the beaches. Since taking office for his second stint as Attorney General, Barr has faced fierce criticism for his handling of the Mueller report. Watch below:

Bill Maher Declares Trump ‘America’s Royal F*ckup,’: They’re ‘Fumigating Europe’ After His Trip


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  HBO’s Bill Maher did not hold back in his assessment of President Donald Trump‘s travels to Europe. Instead, he suggested during his monologue Friday night that they were now “fumigating” the continent after Trump’s trip. Maher started by calling Trump a “royal fuckup” and noting the story of Trump’s embarrassing travels abroad — with his whole family in tow — has been depressing him all week. “England’s Royal Family met America’s royal fuckup,” Maher said, before noting during his trip “Trump continued the time-honored tradition that he has now started of embarrassing this country in every possible shape, form, and way possible.” He then noted that it was not just Trump but his entire family that tagged along. “First of all, he dragged his whole family over there — even Tiffany,” the comedian continued on before quipping, “I know we’re all thinking the same thing, how did Continue reading "Bill Maher Declares Trump ‘America’s Royal F*ckup,’: They’re ‘Fumigating Europe’ After His Trip"

Schumer Mocks Trump’s Claim Mexico Deal Will ‘Greatly Reduce’ Illegal Immigration: ‘That Problem is Solved’


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Sen. Chuck Schumer took to Twitter late Friday to respond to President Donald Trump‘s claim that his deal with Mexico will “greatly reduce, or eliminate, Illegal Immigration coming from Mexico and into the United States.” On Friday night, Trump announced he had reached a deal with Mexico to curb illegal immigration.

Trump Goes on Twitter Tear Defending Border Immigration Deal: ‘Mexico Will Try Very Hard’


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Trump Twitter Tear Immigation Mexico President Donald Trump does not think that the media has given him proper kudos for his Border Immigration Agreement with Mexico. So he took to Twitter early Saturday morning to defend the deal and lambaste the “Fake and Corrupt News Media,” for their “false reporting.” “While the reviews and reporting on our Border Immigration Agreement with Mexico have been very good, there has nevertheless been much false reporting (surprise!) by the Fake and Corrupt News Media, such as Comcast/NBC, CNN, @nytimes & @washingtonpost,” Trump wrote. “These ‘Fakers’ are Bad News!” The president then provided his Continue reading "Trump Goes on Twitter Tear Defending Border Immigration Deal: ‘Mexico Will Try Very Hard’"