June 20, 2024

Media Hyping Trump’s Age as He Turns 78: ‘Giving Off the Old, Drunken Uncle Vibe’

Former President Donald Trump turned 78 on Friday, and the establishment media are already hyping his age, claiming he is showing signs of aging, like President Joe Biden, who turned 81 in November. Matthew Foster, a professorial lecturer at American University, told Agence France-Presse (AFP) that Trump has a “drunken uncle vibe.” Foster’s comment comes as several

Exclusive – Megyn Kelly: Trump’s Handling of ‘Lawfare’ Has Been ‘Brilliant’

Former President Donald Trump is “absolutely brilliant” in how he is handling the four indictments launched against him ahead of the 2024 presidential election, said Megyn Kelly, host of the The Megyn Kelly Show. “I have no advice for him. He’s doing fine without me,” Kelly said at the Conservative Political Action Conference, CPAC 2024, when

Sharpton: Trump’s Bible Commercial ‘Insulting’ to Believers

MSNBC host Al Sharpton said Friday on “The ReidOut” that former President Donald Trump doing an advertisement for the “God Bless the USA Bible” was “insulting” to those who believe. Host Joy Reid said, “Talk to me about Trump. Trump is not a Christian. I mean, he’s not a religious man at all. You know

Michael Avenatti: Trump’s Legal Team ‘Contacted’ Him, ‘More than Happy to Testify’

The former attorney for adult entertainment star Stormy Daniels, Michael Avenatti, claims that former President Donald Trump’s legal team has “contacted” him, and he would be willing to testify. Avenatti, who was found guilty of taking money from former clients, obstructing the IRS from taking millions of dollars in unpaid payroll taxes, and attempting to

Jury Questionnaire for Trump’s Hush Money Criminal Trial Released by Judge

A seven-page juror questionnaire was released by the judge overseeing former President Donald Trump’s upcoming criminal trial in Manhattan. Judge Juan Merchan released a questionnaire on Monday, consisting of 42 questions he will ask jurors as part of the process of selecting the jury for the trial, according to ABC News. The trial, which begins

Whoopi Goldberg: Trump’s Dictator Comments ‘Should Turn Your Stomach’

Whoopi Goldberg told her co-hosts Monday on ABC’s “The View” that former President Donald Trump’s comments about being a dictator “should turn your stomach.” Co-host Sara Haines said, “This is not the time for a third party. Change comes very slowly in this country, as we know. Watching the history that has unfolded here, good and

Reports: Judge in Trump’s Bank Fraud Trial Receives Bomb Threat

A bomb threat was made at the home of the judge overseeing the Donald Trump bank fraud case in New York, according to multiple reports Thursday. The Daily Beast reports bomb squad members rushed to Justice Arthur F. Engoron’s house on Long Island, citing a reliable source with knowledge of the situation. The source told the

Supreme Court to Take Up Donald Trump’s Appeal of Colorado Ballot Removal

The Supreme Court will hear arguments on former President Donald Trump’s appeal of a Colorado Supreme Court decision to strike him from the ballot, a monumental case with implications for similar ballot access challenges in states across the country that could determine the presidential election. The court will hear oral arguments on February 8, 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