Category: Trump

WATCH: Trump Supporter Chanting Racist Slogans Loses Debate with 12-Year-Old | Alternet

A supporter of President Donald Trump got more than he bargained for when he publicly debated a twelve-year-old outside a city council meeting in Huntington Park, California.Video of the heated altercation was posted to Facebook, according to a new report by People Magazine, who reported that “the angry man was wearing a Trump flag and shouted ‘American! American!’ in support of the U.S. president to the people exiting the meeting.”

Source: WATCH: Trump Supporter Chanting Racist Slogans Loses Debate with 12-Year-Old | Alternet

Trump’s family hits back at Johnny Depp’s assassination joke

Not even Johnny Depp is trying to defend Johnny Depp’s comments to a laughing crowd at a festival last week: “When was the last time an actor assassinated a president? . . . It’s been a while, and maybe it’s time.”

Source: Trump’s family hits back at Johnny Depp’s assassination joke

Trump suggests he bluffed about tapes to keep Comey honest — RT America

President Donald Trump revealed that he kept ousted FBI Director James Comey guessing about the existence of recordings of their interactions so that Comey would “tell what actually took place” when he testified on Capitol Hill.

Source: Trump suggests he bluffed about tapes to keep Comey honest — RT America

Trump’s birthday celebrations marred by historically low approval rating | The Independent

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But multiple polls showed Mr Trump’s approval ratings dropped to just 36 percent over the weekend, close to the all time 35 per cent low he achieved in March.

Source: Trump’s birthday celebrations marred by historically low approval rating | The Independent

Is Trump a criminal? Maybe — but Comey’s testimony leaves no doubt about the president’s character – Salon.com

Former FBI director makes clear what he thinks of Trump’s personal character. Will Republicans even notice?

Source: Is Trump a criminal? Maybe — but Comey’s testimony leaves no doubt about the president’s character – Salon.com

So Trump’s too scared to come to the UK. Who says protest doesn’t work? | Hugh Muir | Opinion | The Guardian

If he can’t bomb it or tweet against it, the US president’s cupboard of responses seems bare. We may be denied a spectacle, then, but saved a distraction

Source: So Trump’s too scared to come to the UK. Who says protest doesn’t work? | Hugh Muir | Opinion | The Guardian

Donald Trump breaks Twitter silence, dismisses ex-FBI boss James Comey as a ‘leaker’

Trump wouldn’t rule out a previous claim that there may be tapes of his conversations with Comey. “Well, I’ll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future,” he said at a joint press conference with his Romanian counterpart.

Source: Donald Trump breaks Twitter silence, dismisses ex-FBI boss James Comey as a ‘leaker’

NSA contractor faces 10-year sentence in first Espionage Act charge under Trump | US news | The Guardian

“There’s leaking every day,” said Hollander. “Winner’s one that they’ve charged because they don’t like what she leaked.”

Source: NSA contractor faces 10-year sentence in first Espionage Act charge under Trump | US news | The Guardian

Top 5 Climate Catastrophes to which Trump just Doomed his own Supporters | Informed Comment

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) Trump delivered himself of one of the most brain-dead speeches ever given by an American president, more imbecilic even than Bush’s “Mission Accomplished” or Nixon’s “I am not a crook.” He withdrew from the Paris climate accords, saying that he was elected to represent Pittsburgh, not Paris. Trump alleged that he was somehow protecting the United States from dastardly furriners in cancelling the Paris commitment.

Source: Top 5 Climate Catastrophes to which Trump just Doomed his own Supporters | Informed Comment

Trump Goes On Sunday Morning Twitter Rampage: ‘Leaks Out Of The White House Are Fabricated Lies’ | He’s even referring to Andrew Bolt in Aus

President Donald Trump on Sunday lashed out at the media for publishing leaks about chaos in the White House and revealing that his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, had become a focus of the FBI investigation.

Source: Trump Goes On Sunday Morning Twitter Rampage: ‘Leaks Out Of The White House Are Fabricated Lies’ | Crooks and Liars

Donald Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister

President Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in a White House meeting last week, according to current and former US officials.

Source: Donald Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister

President Trump eyeing Fox News producers and hosts to take over his communications team – Salon.com

Trump is unhappy with the message coming out of the White House, but that might have to do with the message itself

Source: President Trump eyeing Fox News producers and hosts to take over his communications team – Salon.com

‘Comey better hope there are no tapes of our conversations’ before leaking to press – Trump — RT America

US President Donald Trump has tweeted that recently fired FBI Director James Comey had better hope there are no tapes of their conversations “before he starts leaking to the press.”

Source: ‘Comey better hope there are no tapes of our conversations’ before leaking to press – Trump — RT America

Donald Trump says he would have fired James Comey ‘regardless’; acting FBI chief contradicts President – Donald Trump’s America – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

US President Donald Trump blasts ousted FBI chief James Comey as a showboat, standing by his claim the FBI was in turmoil before his sacking.

Source: Donald Trump says he would have fired James Comey ‘regardless’; acting FBI chief contradicts President – Donald Trump’s America – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Few Republicans defend Comey firing outright, as Democrats cry Watergate | US news | The Guardian

Some call the timing ‘troubling’, but most Republicans remain firmly against appointing a special prosecutor to investigate Russian role in the election

Source: Few Republicans defend Comey firing outright, as Democrats cry Watergate | US news | The Guardian

Trump comes out firing after firing Comey | The minute | US news | The Guardian

Got a minute? White House trashes former FBI director… ‘He was not doing a good job…’ Russia questions dismissed… press secretary hides in bushes… and everything in politics. By Tom McCarthy

Source: Trump comes out firing after firing Comey | The minute | US news | The Guardian

Australian detained in United States for ‘overstaying visa by 90 minutes’ – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

A Canberra man is detained in the United States for reportedly overstaying his visa by less than two hours.

Source: Australian detained in United States for ‘overstaying visa by 90 minutes’ – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

MSNBC’s Ali Velshi Outlines The “Built-In Unfairness” Of Trump’s Tax Plan

MSNBC outlined the major problems in President Donald Trump’s proposed tax cut plan, which drastically reduces the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent while lowering personal tax rates for high-income individuals at expense of almost all tax deductions that benefit the middle class.On the April 27 edition of MSNBC’s MSNBC Live,

Source: MSNBC’s Ali Velshi Outlines The “Built-In Unfairness” Of Trump’s Tax Plan

Trump’s mad 100-day dash: White House rushes to pass any legislation before “ridiculous” deadline| No Bills passed in the first 100days – Salon.com

President Trump wants Republicans in Congress to cut deals — but they don’t seem particularly interested

Source: Trump’s mad 100-day dash: White House rushes to pass any legislation before “ridiculous” deadline – Salon.com