The results are in for the Fake News Award, but no one can read them

January 20, 2018

Who’d have conceived ? Image: gop.com President Donald Trump’s Fake News Awards were, perhaps unsurprisingly, a complete and total disaster. After weeks of anticipation the occurrence shown itself to be, well , not an occurrence at all. In reality it was just a quick listicle which, for many, displayed as a 404 page. SEE ALSO: Trump’s first presidential physical motivates ‘girther’ plot Earlier this month, Trump boasted that he would…

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Trump Allies Flood Airwaves to Defend the President

January 16, 2018

Donald Trump’s allies turned out in force to defend the president from declarations in a brand-new journal that he’s seen by aides and confidants as unfit for agency, with CIA Director Mike Pompeo saying he’s found the president “engaged.” Trump is an” avid consumer” of the CIA’s daily intellect briefing, Pompeo said on “Fox News Sunday,” his first appearance on a Sunday political talk show since August. ” We talk…

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Steve Bannon’s #War Has Finally Run Out of Ammo

January 16, 2018

When Steve Bannon got fired from his task as President Trump’s manager strategist in August, he told the Weekly Standard he experienced free. “I’ve got my hands back on my weapons. I built a fucking machine at Breitbart, ” he said of his return to the far right media outlet. In response to Bannon’s White House ouster, one prominent Breitbart personality took to Twitter to declare ” #WAR. “ Now,…

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Donald Trump defended his mental stability and Twitter has some thoughts on that

January 13, 2018

Image: Jabin Botsford/ The Washington Post via Getty Images 2018 sure is off to a running start in Trumpland. The 45 th President of the United States kicked off a busy weekend of gathers at Camp David on Saturday with a brief, fiery tweetstorm that — even at this early point in 2018 — is already a surefire candidate for the year’s most memorable. SEE ALSO: Why ‘Fire and Fury’…

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Here are the people who read the most fake news, according to a first-of-its-kind study

January 13, 2018

Ya, we know what this person reads. Image: Corbis via Getty Images A brand-new examine corroborates your worst anxieties about fake news in the U.S. — it’s widespread, skews pro-Trump, and is primarily consumed by your conservative uncle. Oh, and reality checking hasn’t worked at all. A group of academic researchers have written what they are calling the first scientific, data-based analyze of Americans’ exposure to fake report in the…

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Some of that explosive book on Trump will be proved wrong. Here’s what won’t.

January 13, 2018

Donald and Melania Trump return to Washington DC on January 1. Image: Manuel Balce Ceneta/ AP/ REX/ Shutterstock It’s safe to say that Fire and Fury, which lived up to its title in the way it made bookstores Friday, is not the most rigorously fact-checked volume in history. The author of the book that has set Washington ablaze, Michael Wolff, has a reputation from his New York media columnist periods…

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Trump Says Bannon Lost His Mind After Leaving White House

January 10, 2018

President Donald Trump denounced his former top strategist, Steve Bannon, on Wednesday in a dramatic breaking from the man regarded as an architect of Trump’s populist campaign. ” When he was fired, he not only lost his position, he lost his head ,” Trump said in a statement issued after the publication of excerpts of a brand-new volume in which Bannon criticizes the president and his family.” Now that he…

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Steve Bannon Issues Apology as Trump Allies Flood the Airwaves

January 9, 2018

Former White House director strategist Stephen Bannon issued a lengthy apology to Donald Trump and members of their families as several of the president’s allies spoke out against an explosive brand-new book that conjured doubts about the former real estate developer’s fitness for office. In a statement first reported by the political website Axios and likewise is available to Bloomberg, Bannon, who left the White House in August, said Trump’s…

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Warren Asks Trump If Hes Trying to Slut-Shame Gillibrand

January 8, 2018

President said on Twitter. Another disgusting tweet from Thin-Skinned Donald Trump. This male got a problem, plain and simple. He lashes out at women and doesn’t seem to be able to control his impulses. For the good of the nation, he should delete his account. https :// t.co/ 0aoBA1ze8i — Sen Dianne Feinstein (@ SenFeinstein) December 12, 2017 Schumer told reporters that Trump’s Twitter attack on Gillibrand” was nasty, unbecoming…

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Democrat Doug Jones Defeats GOPs Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Race

January 8, 2018

Democrat Doug Jones delivered a stunning upset win to Republican Roy Moore in a U.S. Senate race in deep-red Alabama that had separated the GOP even before its controversial nominee was accused of inappropriate conduct with teenage girls. Jones won with 49.9 percentage of the voting rights to Moore’s 48.4 percent, with all precincts reporting, the Associated Press said. Moore, nonetheless, didn’t immediately acknowledge and his campaign director, Bill Armistead,…

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How Steve Bannon Rescued Roy Moores Campaign Against All Odds

January 7, 2018

On the night of Nov. 14, Roy Moore’s campaign for an Alabama Senate seat appeared all but finished. After five ladies being put forward with accounts of Moore’s alleged sex misbehavior with them as teens, including one who was 14 years old, the GOP candidate was vacated by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and many Republicans in Congress, and the Republican National Committee cut off his funding. But it was…

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Obama Tops Trump as Most Admired, Gallup Poll of Americans Finds

January 7, 2018

Gallup poll find, celebrating the first time since 2008 when a sitting chairwoman didn’t win the annual commendation. Hillary Clinton, meanwhile, is the woman Americans most admire for the 16 th time in a row. It was a close race. Seventeen percent of those surveyed named Obama as the man they most admire, to 14 percentage for Trump. To no astound, there was a wide partisan divide, with 35 percent…

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Trump’s Wish for Peace Follows a Weekend of Twitter Needling

January 6, 2018

President Donald Trump’s Christmas wishes include a peaceful America, he said while taking phone calls from children tracking the world trips of Santa’s sleigh — although the president’s social-media activities showed otherwise. ” I think we want armistice. What do you think? Peace for the two countries ,” Trump told a young boy.” We’ve got prosperity. Now we want peace ,” the president said taking children’s calls from the gilded…

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Flake: Someone in GOP Will Challenge Trump in Primary, If Not Me

December 28, 2017

President Donald Trump is likely to face a challenge from an independent candidate, and maybe a fellow Republican, if he passes for a second word, as voters thirst for a more centrist alternative, said Senator Jeff Flake. ” If the president is running for re-election, if he continues on the direction that he’s on, that’s gonna leave a huge swath of voters looking for something else ,” said the Arizona…

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Melania Trump’s Christmas wish is to spend the holiday on a deserted island

December 27, 2017

All we’re hoping is a Christmas miracle … or a very long Trump’s family vacation. Melania Trump was asked a question Thursday about where she would go if she could expend the vacation “anywhere in the world.” She replied that she would invest it on a deserted island with their own families. If 2017 rendered her any show to seeing how horrible it is then a deserted island should be…

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The Allegations Against Al Franken Underscore That Seeing Is Believing

November 27, 2017

On Thursday, Los Angeles radio show host Leeann Tweeden accused Senator Al Franken of kissing and fondling her during a 2006 USO tour through the Countries of the middle east. It’s the same icky, infuriating narrative of sex crime Americans have just heard countless occasions over the past few weeks. But the immediate reaction has been overwhelmingly different. Why? Because Tweeden has a photo. And people view photographs as evidence…

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The Latest on the Political Turmoil in Zimbabwe

November 26, 2017

Harare, Zimbabwe( AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe’s political turmoil( all times neighbourhood ): 11: 15 p.m. The director flog of Zimbabwe’s governing party says “I don’t see us failing to proceed with the impeachment” of President Robert Mugabe. Told by the party’s Central Committee to step down by midday Monday or face impeachment, Mugabe amazed the country Sunday night with an address on state-run television that did not announce…

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