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Trump: Believe Me, Not Your Lyin’ Eyes [VIDEO]

Trump attacked the media for covering his tariffs in a speech he delivered to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States National Convention on Tuesday, saying, “But remember, they have the biggest, best, strongest lobbyists, and they’re doing a number. Just stick with us. Don’t believe the crap you see from these people…

Traitor Trump Considers Turning Former Russian Ambassador to the Russians

Current and former American diplomats are expressing disgust and horror over the White House’s willingness to entertain permitting Russian officials to question a prominent former U.S. ambassador. During President Trump’s press conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Putin pivoted a question about extraditing the 12 Russian intelligence officers whom Robert Mueller has indicted into a…

Giant “Trump Baby” balloon to Greet Trump in London [VIDEO]

President Donald Trump is going to the United Kingdom next week — a trip he’s been canceling and rescheduling for months due to worries over massive protests.  Massive demonstrations are still expected when the US president gets into town on July 13. One will include a huge balloon of Trump’s likeness floating across the London…

Trump Pulls Trigger on Trade War with China Tonight [VIDEO]

President Donald Trump is preparing to slap tariffs on Chinese goods early Friday, the first shot in a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.  Tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese goods are scheduled to take effect at 12:01 a.m. in Washington.  Beijing has said retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods ranging from soybeans to…

Trump Starts Trade War for the Hell of It

The Trump White House said it would move ahead with imposing tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese products, after previously declaring that the trade war was “on hold.” The U.S. tariffs will fall on 1,102 categories of Chinese goods, focusing on industrial sectors like aerospace, automobiles, industrial machinery, information technology and robotics, the administration said.…

Justice Planning Partisan Intelligence Briefing BEFORE Fake Briefing

The White House now says it is working to facilitate a meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers to review classified documents on the Russia investigation on Thursday with only Devin Nunes and Trey Gowdy. White House spokesman Raj Shah said late Wednesday that, “Congressional leadership has requested the bipartisan Gang of 8 meeting be scheduled…

King Cheeto Demands Investigation of Investigation

Sunday, Trump demanded that the Justice Department investigate whether the department or the F.B.I. “infiltrated or surveilled” his campaign at the behest of the Obama administration, as he had working up to in recent weeks, cuz political enemies.  By ordering up a new inquiry, Trump crossed over into applying overt presidential pressure on the Justice Department…

“Deal-maker” Trump Gets Rolled by China in Trade Talks

China looks as if it’s winning President Trump’s trade skirmish — so far only vaguely agreeing to “substantially” reduce the United States’ $375 billion trade deficit  and that the details would be worked out later and didn’t agree to a specific amount. The real battle against the Chinese was supposed to be over intellectual property…

Trump Trade Positions Cause Whiplash

President Trump threatened to impose tariffs on as much as $150 billion worth of Chinese product, working up to what seemed to be a full-scale trade war with China.  the nation’s greatest economic adversary. Now, suddenly, Mr. Trump seems ready to make peace by lifting sanctions on a major Chinese telecommunications company, ZTE, which has…

Texas GOP Run-off Becomes Massive Trump Ass-kissing

As early voting begins in Texas’ Republican congressional runoffs, just about every race has devolved into a battle over which candidate supports President Donald Trump more.  Nearly all six of the Republican congressional runoffs in Texas have turned into a pitched battle over who supports the president more or who has done just about anything…

Trump Thanks Federal Employees with $143.5 billion in Retirement Cuts

Office of Personnel Mgmt Director Jeff Pon wrote a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan late last week requesting a number of legislative changes that would cut retirement benefits for federal workers.  “In summary, the employee retirement landscape continues to evolve as private companies are providing less compensation in the form of retirement benefits,” the…

Michael Cohen’s Hush-Money Shell Company Received Up To $4.4M

What Might Stormy Daniels, AT&T, Novartis and a Russian Oligarch Have in Common? Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen’s Bank Account. Michael Cohen’s Hush-Money Shell Company Received Up To $4.4M in a report released by Stormy Daniels attorney. See below. Michael Avenatti, Daniels’ lawyer, released the report Tuesday, detailing $4.43 million in transactions paid to Cohen, many…

North Korea Releases 3 American Prisoners

President Trump declared a diplomatic victory on Wednesday by announcing that North Korea had freed three American prisoners, removing a bitter and emotional obstacle ahead of a planned meeting between him and the young leader of the nuclear-armed nation. The release of the three prisoners, all citizens of Korean descent, was in some ways the…

China Hits Back on Tariffs: Stops Buying U.S. Soybeans

It appears that China has skipped past a proposed high tariff on soybeans. According to Bunge, Ltd, the world’s largest oilseed processor, China is no longer buying soybeans from U.S. producers at all and has been meeting Chinese demand with supplies from mostly South America. Expect more news on this front as China is also targeting…

Another Week, Another Lawyer

The Office of White House Counsel is losing mustachioed wonder Ty Cobb to retirement and adding Emmet T. Flood, veteran lawyer who was part of President Clinton’s legal team during his impeachment hearings. Apparently, Mr. Flood was in talks to join the WH legal team as early as last summer but couldn’t stand idea of…

Rosenstein Breaks Bad at Newseum [VIDEO]

After months of bending over backwards far enough to kiss his own butt, deputy attorney general, Rod J. Rosenstein broke bad at a question and answer session after his speech on “The Rule of Law” at the Newseum on Tuesday. Rosenstein defended the Justice Department and laughed at ultra Conservative Republicans who have drafted articles of…

Trump to End DACA Dreamers Immigration Policy

TRUMP EXPECTED TO SUNSET DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Donald Trump is expected to scrap the “Dreamers” programme introduced by Barack Obama, which protects undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programme, known as DACA, prevents nearly 800,000 men and women from being deported and gives…

Coats, Rogers, Rosenstein & McCabe Testify At Senate Intel

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, National Security Agency Director Adm. Mike Rogers, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will all testify before the Senate intelligence committee 24 hours before the Comey hearing. Rosenstein, Coats, Rogers, & McCabe testifying today @10:00AM EDT WATCH LIVE “Director Coats said he’d be happy…

Source: At Least 2 Sealed Indictments in Trump Russia Investigation

At least two sealed indictments are at the Virginia Eastern District Court in the investigation into the Trump campaign as per a reliable source. Joy Ann Reid became the first to refer to Grand Juries possibly summoned in the case of Donald Trump’s team and its collusion with the Russian government. Claude Taylor sources had…

The First 100 Days of President Trump: Grade ‘F’

Today is the 100th day President Trump’s presidency, and so far it has been a miserable failure. In his first 100 days he has yet to pass any legislation except to keep the government open for a week, and has done virtually nothing to bring the country together. In addition to that, he has alienated…

Texans Get First Land Notices For Trump’s Border Wall

Texans who live in the path of President Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico have received the first letters, called a “Declaration of Taking,” from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. One of the notices, received by Yvette Salinas, offers her family $2,900 for 1.2 acres near the Rio Grande. Even if her family does…

Protests Around the Country Against Trump’s Muslim Ban

On Friday, Mr. Trump signed an executive order on Friday to authorize a travel ban on citizens from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen, all Muslim-majority countries. The effects have caused an uproar in the U.S. and abroad. Here’s your list of all the protests happening against the Muslim Ban Trump issued by…

Omarosa gets job in Trump White House as ‘Public Liaison’ leader

Omarosa Manigault, the famously combative Apprentice contestant fired three times by Donald Trump, has been hired, as she hint-predicted earlier, for a job in the Trump White House. No one should be surprised, even though she’s a former Democrat and the epithet most often associated with her is “the arch-villain of Season 1.” Smart, sharp…

Hey Donald, Putin is already in Ukraine! Trump Wrong Again

Donald Trump said Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin won’t make a military move into Ukraine — even though Putin already has done just that, seizing the country’s Crimean Peninsula. “He’s not going into Ukraine, OK, just so you understand. He’s not going to go into Ukraine, all right? You can mark it down. You…

Clinton & Trump Have Huge Election Night Wins [VIDEO]

Hillary Clinton crushed hopes of a Bernie Sanders surge on a night of sweeping wins that saw her shift her gaze to the prospect of a bitter battle for the White House with Donald Trump. As Clinton looked set to take all five states in the Democratic contest on Tuesday, Trump also tightened his grip…