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  • Putin Tells Macron: 'I Don't Want Yellow Vests in Russia.'

    08/19/2019 5:15:28 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 7 replies
    The Moscow Times ^ | August 19, 2019 | Reuters
    President Vladimir Putin rebuked his French counterpart on Monday, saying he did not want "yellow vest" protests to spring up like in France, after Emmanuel Macron urged the Russian leader to abide by democratic principles following weeks of protests in Moscow. "We all know about the events linked to the so-called yellow vests during which, according to our calculations, 11 people were killed and 2,500 injured," Putin said. "We wouldn't want such events to take place in the Russian capital and will do all we can to ensure our domestic political situation evolved strictly in the framework of the law."...
  • Anthony Scaramucci Predicts Exact Month Donald Trump Will Abandon 2020 Race

    08/17/2019 4:53:45 AM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 66 replies
    Huffpost ^ | 8/17/18 | Lee Moran
    Anthony Scaramucci thinks he knows when Donald Trump will decide not to run for president again. And, according to “The Mooch,” it’s only seven months away. "He’s gonna drop out of the race because it’s gonna become very clear. Okay, it’ll be March of 2020. He’ll likely drop out by March of 2020. It’s gonna become very clear that it’s impossible for him to win,” the former (short-lived) White House communications director said in an interview with Vanity Fair published Friday.
  • Scaramucci predicts 'demagogue' Trump will not be Republican nominee in 2020

    08/14/2019 11:06:06 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 48 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 14 2019 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci predicted Wednesday night that President Trump "will not" be the Republican nominee in 2020. Continuing his onslaught of cable news criticisms of the president, Scaramucci called Trump a "demagogue" and slammed what he called Trump's "disgusting" bullying of Americans. Scaramucci was also asked about a photo he had taken with 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang and a subsequent tweet that the "force is strong with the #YangGang," which Scaramucci denied was an endorsement.
  • Here’s the Elizabeth Warren Joke that Triggered Twitter to Lock Eric Erickson’s Account

    06/01/2019 10:08:18 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 27 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | 6-1-2019 | Asche Show
    According to Twitters rule against ‘hateful conflict’, a user”may not promote violence against, or directly attack or threaten other people on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, religious affiliation, age, disability, or serious disease.” With that in mind, here’s what Erickson tweeted that resulted in his suspension. “Elizabeth Warren set to introduce the Wrecking American Prosperity Under Marxism, or WAMPUM ACT, wherein she gives everything away for free”
  • Donald Trump is a business ‘killer’ who ‘never plays by the rules’, say Chinese exporters after tari

    05/12/2019 2:28:48 AM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 96 replies
    South China Morning Post ^ | 12:23pm, 7 May, 2019 | He Huifeng
    “Those manufacturers who mainly sell to Europe and the United States need to start taking pain killers again,” said exporter Liao Yu, who produces bags and suitcases in Dongguan. “The cost of relocation is very high for small factories of our kind. But if you don’t move, how do you digest the tariffs? A 25 per cent [tariff] will kill everyone. Meanwhile, European and American customers are now using more suppliers in Southeast Asia to replace us. Trump is just a killer.” “We thought our products would be safe and excluded from the list [subject to US tariffs]. But Trump...
  • Comey says 'it sure looks like' Trump had criminal intent to commit obstruction of justice

    05/09/2019 6:55:09 PM PDT · by Innovative · 99 replies
    CNN ^ | May 9, 2019 | Kate Sullivan
    Former FBI Director James Comey said Thursday that "it sure looks like" President Donald Trump had criminal intent to commit obstruction of justice during special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. At a CNN town hall in Washington, Anderson Cooper asked Comey whether, based on the redacted version of Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, he believed Trump had criminal intent to commit obstruction. "It sure looks like he did, in connection with a couple episodes -- the direction to (former White House counsel) Don McGahn to get the special counsel fired is to my mind a flaming example"...
  • Abrams: I’m Comfortable Saying ‘I Won’ Georgia Governor’s Race Because ‘Something Happened’

    04/29/2019 1:14:23 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 80 replies ^ | April 29, 2019 10:05 am | David Rutz
    Democrat Stacey Abrams said she is comfortable saying "I won" the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial election because "something happened" regarding voter suppression to push Republican Brian Kemp to victory. In an interview with New York Times Magazine, Abrams said she continues to claim victory because of the "totality of information" about the election and also because she transformed the Georgia electorate. Abrams lost by nearly 55,000 votes to Kemp in the closest Georgia governor's race in decades, but she earned nearly 50,000 more votes than Hillary Clinton did in the state in 2016 and won more votes than any Democrat in...
  • Flake: Better for a Dem to win in 2020 than Trump

    03/29/2019 2:38:23 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 50 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 29, 2019 | John Bowden
    Former Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said Thursday that he would rather see a Democrat win in 2020 than have President Trump elected to a second term. Flake made his comments at a debate in New York hosted by the nonprofit Intelligence Squared. Flake and New York Times columnist Bret Stephens argued that the GOP should not renominate Trump, while Liz Peek and former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach backed the president. Moderator John Donvan asked Flake if he would rather see Trump lose if he is the party's standard-bearer in 2020. "Are you willing to lose a cycle for...
  • Dem lawmaker says party has evidence Mueller wasn't covering

    03/25/2019 7:32:59 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 76 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/25/19 | Zack Budryk
    A freshman Democrat in the House on Monday insisted that there is "suspicious" evidence that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation "was not covering" related to President Trump's administration that could come back to haunt him.“We have the evidence over the last two years that the Mueller investigation was not covering that is highly, highly suspicious,” Rep. Katie Hill (D-Calif.), a member of the House Oversight Committee, told CNN’s Alisyn Camerota on "New Day." Hill cited ongoing controversies and questions relating to White House officials’ security clearances, the possible sale of nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia and separation of migrant children...
  • Conservative Pundit Ann Coulter hints that Jared Kushner could be 'in hot water'..

    03/14/2019 7:07:21 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 59 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | March 14, 2019 | Leah Mcdonald
    Conservative Pundit Ann Coulter hints that Jared Kushner could be 'in hot water' for his 'father buying his Harvard admission' amid outrage over the college bribery scandal Commentator Pundit Ann Coulter mocked Jared Kushner by claiming he could be in trouble for his father 'buying' his Harvard University admission Coulter did not name Kushner but it was clear she was referring to him on Twitter Earlier she joked that 'Charles Kushner paid Harvard a mere $2.5 million to get Jared into Harvard' after his father reported paid the university a large donation A spokesman said Kushner’s parents 'are enormously generous...
  • COULTER: Trump By The Numbers (It Doesn’t Look Good)

    03/14/2019 2:05:46 AM PDT · by zeestephen · 108 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 13 March 2019 | Ann Coulter
    I’ve decided to discuss the Trump presidency in purely mathematical terms....Under my new approach, I will provide a numerical evaluation of the Trump presidency, which I call: TRUMP BY THE NUMBERS!...No editorializing, no invective, no opinion.
  • Ann Coulter: 'Lunatic' Trump could be challenged in 2020 — from the right

    02/20/2019 8:23:38 AM PST · by TangledUpInBlue · 143 replies
    Yahoo Politics ^ | 2/20/19 | Jeff Isikoff
    Conservative firebrand Ann Coulter called President Trump “lazy and incompetent” and a “lunatic” and warned that he could face a Republican primary challenger from the right if he doesn’t fulfill his promise to build a wall across the Mexican border. “We put this lunatic in the White House for one reason. Instead, Coulter claimed, he can simply use his inherent authority as commander in chief to direct that the wall be built in order to “protect” United States citizens and “defend” the country from illegal immigrants. “He doesn’t need to declare an emergency” to build the wall, Coulter said, claiming...
  • McCabe says ‘it’s possible’ Trump’s a Russian asset

    02/19/2019 11:15:09 PM PST · by knighthawk · 117 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 19 2019 | Edmund DeMarche
    Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview Tuesday that he believes it is possible that President Trump is a Russian asset and thinks “that’s why we started our investigation.” McCabe has said in the past that the FBI had a good reason to launch a counterintelligence investigation into whether Trump was working with Russia and was a possible national security threat.
  • Gov. Gavin Newsom to pull National Guard from California's border with Mexico

    02/11/2019 12:17:13 AM PST · by NoLibZone · 46 replies
    DNC vetted then the Los Angeles Times ^ | 2-11-19 | Jazmine Ulloa and Taryn Luna
    As a second partial government shutdown looms in Washington over border discussions, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday will order the removal of roughly 360 National Guard members from California’s southern boundary with Mexico, repudiating President Trump’s characterization of a recent influx of Central American refugees and migrants as a national security crisis. The announcement comes just one day before the governor delivers his first State of the State address Tuesday, setting the stage for Newsom to counter Trump’s State of the Union address from last week.
  • Reeling from blackface furor, Northam vows to ‘take a harder line’ on Confederate monuments

    02/09/2019 8:25:01 PM PST · by blueplum · 86 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 09 Feb 2019 | Katelyn Caralle
    Embattled Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says that he wants to take down Confederate statues and monuments in the state. “I will take a harder line,” Northam told the Washington Post amid a scandal stemming from a racist photograph on his medical school yearbook page. “If there are statues, if there monuments out there that provoke this type of hatred and bigotry, they need to be in museums.” Northam is facing calls to resign ...
  • 'The Trumps had beef with me then, and they're gonna have beef with me forever...Meghan McCain

    02/09/2019 7:22:10 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 108 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | February 9, 2019 | Keith Griffith
    'The Trumps had beef with me then, and they're gonna have beef with me forever. I'm not gonna forget': Meghan McCain blasts Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner for attending her father's funeral The View co-host appeared on Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Thursday Said she was shocked when Jared and Ivanka attended John McCain's funeral I thought that my family had made it clear, or at least I had, that the Trumps are unwelcome around me, and that my father had been sort of very clear about the line between the McCains and the Trumps,' she told Colbert. 'So...
  • Ann Coulter blasts Trump for ‘lamest, sappiest' SOTU ever (grand barf alert deluxe)

    02/05/2019 11:16:26 PM PST · by knighthawk · 237 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 05 2019 | Bradford Betz
    Conservative commentator Ann Coulter, who until recently was one of President Donald Trump’s most outspoken supporters, ripped his State of the Union speech on Tuesday as “the lamest, sappiest, most intentionally tear-jerking SOTU ever.” Coulter live-tweeted her thoughts during the nearly 90-minute speech, in which Trump appealed for unity in Washington amid gridlock over border security funding that threatens to trigger yet another government shutdown. The 57-year-old pundit blasted Trump for barely touching on the wall during his speech.
  • Vegans Are Seriously Angry With Hyundai’s Super Bowl Commercial

    02/04/2019 4:59:19 PM PST · by Dahoser · 63 replies ^ | 2-4-2019 | Tabatha Fabray
    Vegans across the globe have tweeted their anger at the recent Hyundai Super Bowl advert that compared a vegan dinner party to root canal surgery, jury duty, being stuck in the middle seat on a plane and having 'the talk' with your teenage child.
  • New Orleans threw a celebration of their own to boycott the Super Bowl

    02/04/2019 2:06:33 AM PST · by Libloather · 19 replies
    WBRZ ^ | 2/03/19 | Earl Phelps
    NEW ORLEANS- It’s a Who Dat take over as thousands of Saints fans fill Fulton Street in New Orleans for the Boycott Bowl. “We are out here because we are true Who Dat fans,” said a Saints fan. This is New Orleans response to not being in the Super Bowl after a no-call on pass interference against Rams that cost the team the NFC Championship and the Super Bowl. More than 3 thousand attended for this anti-super bowl event, and organizers say it’s the largest in the state. The event had concerts with major entertainment including Louisiana’s very own Rockin’...
  • Judge rejects possible 'do-over' of Rams-Saints playoff game

    01/31/2019 5:43:38 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 37 replies
    AP ^ | 31 JANUARY 2019 | KEVIN MCGILL
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A quest by two New Orleans Saints ticketholders to force a full or partial do-over of this year's NFC championship game because of a blown "no-call" by game officials was rejected Thursday by a federal judge. Officials failed to call interference or roughness penalties when a Rams player leveled a Saints receiver with a helmet-to-helmet hit at a crucial point in the final minutes of regulation time. The Rams won the Jan. 20 game in overtime and are set to play the New England Patriots in Sunday's Super Bowl in Atlanta. Fan reaction in New Orleans...