February 24, 2024

Christie: Trump’s Intolerant Conduct ‘Gives Others Permission to Act the Same’

Former Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ), a candidate for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that former President Donald Trump’s “intolerant language and conduct gives others permission to act the same.” Anchor Dana Bash said, “I want to ask about the spike in hate against Jews in the United States.

Pence: Trump’s Comments Regarding Milley Were ‘Inexcusable’

Former Vice President Mike Pence said Friday on CNN’s “The Source” that former President Donald Trump’s comments about Gen. Mark Milley were “inexcusable.” Monday on Truth Social, former President Donald Trump said the retired chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff had committed “an act so egregious that, in times gone by, the punishment would

Weissmann: ‘Highly Likely’ Trump’s Co-Conspirators Will Be Indicted in Separate Case

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew Weissmann said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Alex Wagner Tonight” that he believed former President Donald Trump’s unnamed co-conspirators outlined in the January 6 indictment are “highly likely” to be indicted in a separate case. Anchor Alex Wagner said, “Are we going to see a superseding indictment here, or do you think

Judge: Donald Trump’s Georgia Trial Will Be Televised, Live-Streamed

Former President Donald Trump’s criminal trial in Fulton County, Georgia, will be televised and live-streamed on the internet, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee announced Thursday. McAfee will also allow reporters to use their computers and cell phones inside the courtroom so long as they are not used to record the trial. McAfee’s announcement is aligned

Ramaswamy: Trump’s Indictments Making U.S. a ‘Banana Republic’

Republican presidential hopeful Vivek Ramaswamy said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week” that former President Donald Trump’s indictments were making the United States a “banana republic.” “This Week” anchor George Stephanopoulos said, “Your hand shot up pretty fast at the debate when you were asked whether you would vote for Donald Trump in the general election

Christie: Majority of Republicans Don’t Approve of Trump’s Conduct

Former Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ), a candidate for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, said Tuesday on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360” that he believed a majority of Republicans disapprove of former President Donald Trump’s conduct. Christie said, “I think the distinction a lot of these voters are making, and I’ve heard this on the campaign trail

Ocasio-Cortez: What Is Detailed in Trump’s Indictment ‘Completely Indefensible’

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said Tuesday on CNN’s coverage of the indictment of former President Donald Trump that what is detailed in the federal charging document was “completely indefensible.” Ocasio-Cortez said, “I do think that what is happening now is also layered into a bubbling political tension in what is happening in the House. Right

As indictments pile up, Trump’s Senate GOP skeptics multiply

Minority Whip John Thune is backing Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.). Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell declined to say whether he would support Trump if he earned the Republican nomination. | Mariam Zuhaib/AP Photo Squint hard, and you might just see the outlines of an anti-Donald Trump coalition forming in the Senate GOP. It started coming

Tapper: ‘Somewhere Hillary Clinton’s Head Is Exploding’ Over Trump’s Classified Document Handling

CNN anchor Jake Tapper said Wednesday on his show “The Lead” that “somewhere Hillary Clinton’s head is exploding” because of his network’s reporting that the National Archives has 16 records that show former President Donald Trump and his top advisers knew the correct declassification process while he was president. Tapper said, “Can I just note somewhere

Trump’s Iowa Rally Cancelled Due to Tornado Warnings

The leading Republican presidential candidate, former President Donald Trump, announced the cancellation of his campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on Saturday due to tornado warnings in the area. “Tornado Watch in Iowa. For safety of our great Patriots, we have been asked to delay or cancel today’s sold out Rally,” Trump wrote in a

Special Counsel Seeks Delay In Trump’s Classified Docs Trial

June 23, 2023 10:35 PM ET Special Counsel Jack Smith filed a motion to delay the trial of former President Donald Trump on charges related to alleged handling of classified documents Friday. Smith filed the motions before U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon, seeking to move the trial to December as opposed to the scheduled August

McCarthy pushes back against Trump’s calls for protests: ‘We want calmness out there’

Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Sunday pushed back on Donald Trump’s calls for protests if he is ultimately indicted, instead calling for “calmness” and urging against any violence. His remarks during a press conference came a day after the former president predicted he would be arrested on Tuesday amid reports that Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg

MSNBC’s Hayes: Lots of People, Including Me, Are ‘Permanently Scarred’ by Trump’s 2016 Victory

MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes said Wednesday on his show “All In” that many people, including him, were “permanently scarred” by Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential victory. Hayes said, “Even by the standards of our time, of this day and age in the avalanche of news and spectacle, this sort of dizzying clawing for your attention the

Trump’s standing among Hill conservatives dims ahead of ’24

“About half of the Republicans I talk to want Trump to be able to get the nomination. And half of them say, ‘I want somebody besides Trump’,” Sen. James Lankford says. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Donald Trump is gaining strength in 2src24 primary polls. The same can’t exactly be said about his standing among Capitol Hill

Hill Republicans sprint to Trump’s corner before indictment details are clear

Senate Republicans, who have not leapt as readily as their House counterparts to defend Donald Trump in the past, blasted out statements condemning the indictment. | Brandon Bell/Getty Images Congressional Republicans lined up to declare their fealty to Donald Trump on Thursday despite lacking details about his indictment by a New York grand jury, signaling

SNL’s Colin Jost Brutally Mocks Trump’s ‘O.J. Amount of Lawyers’ In Court

“Former president Trump was arraigned on 34 felony charges on Tuesday, and a photographer released this photo of Trump in a courtroom,” Colin Jost said at the top of Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” this week, while sharing a photo of the previous—and wannabe future—president looking nervously right at the camera.“I don’t like that he’s

Trump’s Enemies May Surprise You

If you want to understand what’s happening with Trump, don’t turn to Fox News. Professor Jonathan Turley, their go-to “expert,” is the guy who made a fool of himself by delivering testimony about the dangers of “Eugene McCarthyism.” He meant Joe McCarthy. Either way, he was off-base. An error of this kind means that he […]

Warren: Congress Needs to Roll Back Trump’s ‘Bank Regulation Reliefs’

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) Monday on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” claimed it was former President Donald Trump’s “bank regulation reliefs” that needed to be rolled back to protect against more banks collapsing like Silicon Valley Bank last week. Warren said, “The way to understand this crisis is that it has three players. The first is

Day of Chaos: Trump’s Arraignment Is Finally Here

After decades of evading legal repercussions, former President Donald Trump was arrested and arraigned on Tuesday in the city that built him, appearing before a Manhattan criminal court where he pleaded not guilty to 34 felony counts.Trump faces a potential Jan. 2024 criminal trial over falsifying business records in order to conceal information from voters

Trump’s attorney blasts indictment as ‘disappointing’ after court hearing

Donald Trump’s defense attorneys claimed the criminal charges he is facing over alleged hush money payments are “disappointing,” with “no facts,” in their first comments following his Tuesday arraignment in Manhattan court. “It’s not a good day — I don’t expect this to happen in this country,” lawyer Todd Blanche said outside the Manhattan Criminal […]

Inside Trump’s Risky Plan to Fight the Stormy Daniels Hush-Money Case

Finally faced with an actual criminal indictment, former President Donald Trump is settling on a familiar—if contradictory—defense strategy: Blame his previous lawyer, and say he would have done it anyway.There’s just one problem: The indictment might be more sprawling than just the Stormy Daniels hush money payments that Trump’s team has claimed it was expecting

Alvin Bragg Spokesperson: We Have Contacted Trump’s Lawyer to ‘Coordinate His Surrender’

A spokesperson for leftist Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg affirmed on Thursday that the office has contacted former President Donald Trump’s lawyer to “coordinate his surrender” and arraignment. The statement posted to Bragg’s Twitter account essentially affirmed the New York Times’ report, which revealed that the New York grand jury voted to indict the former

What Happens Next After Donald Trump’s Indictment

A New York grand jury voted to indict former President Donald Trump on Thursday, launching the start of criminal proceedings against the former president. Less than two weeks ago, Trump warned of his imminent arrest based on “illegal leaks” from the Manhattan district attorney’s office, which the George Soros-funded Democrat Alvin Bragg leads. The New York

Kevin McCarthy Signals Republicans Open to Expunging Trump’s Impeachments

AP Photo/Susan Walsh House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) signaled that Republicans are open to expunging former President Donald Trump’s impeachments, making the remarks during a brief Q&A with reporters. When asked about the interest of Republicans to possibly introduce a resolution to expunge one or both of Trump’s impeachments, McCarthy did not dismiss the prospect.

David Jolly: CPAC Is Trump’s Opportunity to Go After DeSantis, Pence

Ex-Republican Rep. David Jolly said Wednesday on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut” that former President Donald Trump has an opportunity to score points against Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and his former Vice President Mike Pence at the upcoming Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Jolly said, “When the conference truly was kind of conservative, if you will, it

A 23-Year-Old Mayor Tried Trump’s Stolen Election Playbook. Only It Worked.

A small Kansas town is reeling after a baby-faced 23-year-old manipulated procedural technicalities to reinstall himself as mayor in one night, seemingly taking a page from the playbook used by former President Donald Trump after he was voted out of office.Only, this time, it worked.“People have said this reminds them of Germany in 1935,” Jeffery

Nolte: Unlike Trump’s, Biden’s Classified Document Scandal Is Real

Former President Donald Trump is embroiled in another Deep State frame-up job, this time over classified documents. Meanwhile, His Fraudulency Joe Biden is dealing with a legitimate classified document scandal. Before we go any further, I find all this “classified document” handwringing silly. Speaking objectively outside the tit-for-tat of partisan politics, everyone knows America goes

New House Oversight Chair Clueless on How Trump’s Docs Mess Is Different

Rep. James Comer (R-KY) seemed unaware Sunday of the differences between the investigations into former President Donald Trump and then-Vice President Joe Biden’s handling of classified documents, repeatedly using a TV appearance to cite information that even had the anchor seemingly confused.The newly minted chair of the House Oversight Committee appeared on CNN’s State of

Joe Biden Demands China Travelers Provide Negative COVID Test After Calling Trump’s 2020 COVID Response ‘Nakedly Xenophobic’

Joe Biden will now require travelers from China to show a negative coronavirus test to enter the United States after claiming in 2src2src former President Donald Trump’s coronavirus response was “fanning the flames” of “hate, fear and xenophobia” against Asian Americans during the pandemic. Beginning January 5, travelers from China by air will have to

See Romney run? Trump’s top GOP foil eyes Senate reelection

Mitt Romney said he needs to “see how that feels” in the coming months as he considers whether to test his brand of politics one more time. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Many of Mitt Romney’s fellow senators assume his willingness to break from his party — and Donald Trump — means he’s planning for only one

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