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-Donald J. Trump, February 24, 2016, Las Vegas, Nevada[1]

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  1. (5/1/2017) God, Guns, and the GRU: Making Amerika Great Again ๐Ÿ‘Template:GopvalTemplate:Drip
  2. (5/1/2017) Trump quotes Andrew Jackson's criticism of the Civil War, which is impressive considering Jackson died 16 years before the war began "I mean, had Andrew Jackson been a little later you wouldn't have had the Civil War ... He was a very tough person but he had a big heart. He was really angry that he saw with regard to the Civil War, he said 'There's no reason for this.'" (from an interview with Salena Zito, Washington Examiner reporter)Template:Slap
  3. (5/1/2017) CNN admits Trump is right about media bias ๐Ÿ‘Template:Ghac๐Ÿ“ฐTemplate:Astro
  4. (5/1/2017) The arrogance of blue state America towards working-class red state America ๐Ÿ‘
  5. (5/1/2017) Democrats need a better strategy. Really, just a strategy. Any strategy Template:Dems
  6. (5/1/2017) Today marks the end of our long, national nightmare, as Donald Trump announces that he is making school lunches great again Template:JunkTemplate:Stigg
  7. (5/2/2017) Trump's 100 days have been bad news ... for Obama prop{{}}
  8. (5/2/2017) Rep. Mo Brook (R-eprehensible) defends latest Eugenicare proposal by stating that affordable insurance should only be for people "who lead good lives" 
  9. (5/2/2017) Congress allocates an extra $120M to fund Trump's vacations over the next six months. Of course, imagine how much more it would cost if he were spending that time trying to govern Template:White
  10. (5/2/2017) Sky-high ratings for left-wing shows are frustrating MSNBC executives' plans to reposition the network as "center-right" Template:Gop1st
  11. (5/2/2017) Federal appeals court denies the Telecom industry's request to rehear their challenge to the FCC's Net Neutrality rules- on the grounds that their inside man at the Agency is poised to gut them anyway, so what's the point? rehearing US Telecom Association v. FCC "would be particularly unwarranted at this point in light of the uncertainty surrounding the fate of the FCC?s Order"Template:Stigg
  12. (5/2/2017) Pence is trying to follow the George H. W. Bush model of the vice president ๐ŸŒ…Template:Poseur
  13. (5/2/2017) Trump's likely Federal Family Planning pick is anti-contraception and believes that "family planning is what occurs between a husband and a wife and God" Template:Crackโš—
  14. (5/2/2017) Stop me if you've heard this before: Trump supporters thought they'd get a free pass through the damage Trump said he'd inflict on Americans ๐Ÿ†Template:FarmTemplate:Negot
  15. (5/2/2017) The first day I became President, they set me down at the desk, big chair and dark wood, lots of beautiful things. I'm thinking "how much better can it get?" Then I get a gorgeous silver bowl, from the Republican Party, and they want me to do what? Template:ApolTemplate:Gopgov
  16. (5/2/2017) Trump's re-election committee blasts CNN for refusing to air their Trump campaign ad which labels CNN as "Fake News". In other news, barely 100 days into his first term, Trump is actively running for re-election and airing campaign ads ad included graphic that called CNN "fake news"; CNN spokeswoman replied, "The mainstream media is not fake news, and therefore the ad is false and per policy will be accepted only if that graphic is deleted"; Trump's re-election campaign executive director responds, "It is absolutely shameful to see the media blocking the positive message that President Trump is trying to share with the country"Template:2020cTemplate:Orwell
  17. (5/2/2017) Do not taunt Happy Fun Jeff Sessions, because the Justice Department will prosecute you Code Pink activist Desiree Fairooz was arrested for laughing at Senator Shelby's claim that Sessions?s history of "treating all Americans equally under the law is clear and well-documented"๐Ÿš“Template:Tyrant
  18. (5/2/2017) And the biggest dick of the day award goes to Template:Hwood
  19. (5/3/2017) Sometimes I need someone to explain what the President is saying. This in one of those times... x12 
  20. (5/3/2017) Perhaps the President should stop tweeting responses to the candidate he beat in the election in the third person 
  21. (5/3/2017) Roy Moore: 'not letting me force my religion on others with the full weight of the law means that I'm the one being persecuted.' ๐Ÿ‘Template:Snow
  22. (5/3/2017) Republicans are very, very concerned about Stephen Colbert's possible use of a homophobic slur Template:DrstcTemplate:SatTemplate:Snow
  23. (5/3/2017) "There is no reason there's not peace between Israel and the Palestinians - none whatsoever." - Donald Trump ๐Ÿ˜›Template:BlessTemplate:Magic
    1. (5/4/2017) According to Trump Israelis and Palestinians work together beautifully, is there anywhere he can go from here? ๐Ÿ˜›Template:Magic
    2. (5/4/2017) Trump deletes tweet saying it was an "honor" to meet Palestinian leader Abbas. So if you're playing at home, it's ok to say it would be an honor to meet brutal North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, but not Mahmoud Abbas ๐Ÿ˜›
  24. (5/3/2017) At one of his golf courses, Trump has a plaque commemorating the Civil War battle Andrew Jackson won Northern Virginia Trump National Golf Club, between 14th, 15th holes; plaque commemorating a battle that happened elsewhere reads: "Many great American soldiers, both of the North and South, died at this spot. The casualties were so great that the water would turn red and thus became known as 'The River of Blood.' It is my great honor to have preserved this important section of the Potomac River!"Template:RevhistTemplate:Confed
  25. (5/3/2017) The leopard is on the prowl again. This time it's evangelicals who lament that their marriage to Trump is "going to be a bitter harvest" ๐Ÿ‘
  26. (5/3/2017) Teachers should expect to get a second job "They want to pay for a boat ... Not everyone who takes a second job does it because they?re borderline poverty ... Let's all get a second job this summer"Template:AntiteaTemplate:Oot
  27. (5/3/2017) Donald and Ivanka, still pimping a Philippine condo project "[the Manila project] is inconsistent with how the US has been relating to Duterte since he came to power. But it is consistent with what is important to Donald Trump."Template:ConflTemplate:Pilip๐Ÿ˜›Template:Trump
  28. (5/3/2017) Alt Right Trolls view Donald Trump as a "weaponized autist" who is so clearly dysfunctional in every way that his election as president is hilarious 
  29. (5/3/2017) Donald Trump says his IRS audit could end soon, after which he could release his tax returns. He'll also start embracing the media, vacation with Nancy Pelosi and give Kim Jong-un the Medal of Freedom 
  30. (5/3/2017) While Trump claims that the recent budget deal includes a "down payment on the border wall" a keen observer will note that the down payment was in the amount of $0 
  31. (5/3/2017) Democrats agree to $21 billion increase in military spending. President Trump for the win Template:Micx
  32. (5/3/2017) If former Obama adviser David Axelrod had thrown any more shade at Hillary he would have caused an eclipse: "It takes a lot of work to lose to Donald Trump.. he was the least popular presidential candidate to win in the history of polling" Template:2016e
  33. (5/3/2017) The President of the United States was directly involved in the witch hunt for the person who posted the side by side inauguration photos "Obviously, this has become a very sensitive issue, especially since the President has gotten directly involved and contacted Acting Director Mike Reynolds concerned about one of the images that was retweeted" January 21, 2017 email from Tim Cash to Shaun CavanaughTemplate:WitchTemplate:Tyrant
  34. (5/3/2017) Arizona lawmaker thinks we're too smart, wants to end compulsory education because school is "shoved down everyone's throat" Template:PublicTemplate:Junk
  35. (5/4/2017) The good news: House did cut out provision exempting members of Congress and their staffers from some of the most radical changes to their health care law. The bad news: Being a spineless, corrupt lick-spittle is not a pre-existing condition 
  36. (5/4/2017) Have you ever been a victim of sexual assault? According to the GOP, you now have a pre-existing medical condition Template:GoppolTemplate:Stigg
    1. (5/5/2017) By defining rape as a pre-existing condition, the GOP has put victims in the difficult position: report your assault and lose your insurance or stay silent and keep it Template:FnbTemplate:Stigg
  37. (5/4/2017) Chris Christie tries to white knight President Trump over Stephen Colbert's jokes about the commander in chief. "My concern is: Where's the outrage?" Template:Drstc
  38. (5/4/2017) Foreign leaders have their own "art of the deal" when working with Trump: flattery. That should get the crow to drop the cheese Template:Weak๐ŸผTemplate:Last
  39. (5/4/2017) Oh, Jesus Template:Ch stTemplate:501c3
    1. (5/4/2017) Trump's new pass for religious discrimination was signed... I've got Monday morning. Who wants Friday afternoon on the "Federal Judge Issues Injunction/Ban" pool? Presidential Executive Order Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty๐Ÿ‘
  40. (5/4/2017) Donald Trump accuses media of saying anything just for attention. That's the joke Template:Aw
  41. (5/4/2017) Former congressman Joe Walsh: We'd have universal healthcare if not for all those ni-BONG Template:Dogwh
  42. (5/4/2017) Obamacare flatlines Template:GoppolTemplate:Stigg
    1. (5/4/2017) Republican tells Dem Rep she's being 'hysterical' after powerful statement against 'Trumpcare' bill Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D TX 18th) called TrumpCare "the mother of all bombs" of healthcare being dropped on thevAmerican people" and said of the Republicans who voted for it, "may God have mercy on your souls!"; in reply, Rep. Doug Collins (R GA 9th) said, "if I had to defend Obamacare, I'd probably go into hysterics, too"Template:Stigg
  43. (5/4/2017) Hell freezes over as Baba Yaga says "If this is the budget deal we get when Republicans control the House, the Senate and the presidency, there's no point in ever voting for a Republican again." On Breitbart no less Template:Aw
  44. (5/4/2017) Jason Chaffetz targets the most important issue in DC: Obama's pension. Yeah, good thing the shadow of Russia isn't still hanging over the Trump White House or anything President Obama is expected to receive $400k for an upcoming speech to investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald; Chaffetz wants to reintroduce the "Presidential Allowance Modernization Act," which would cap a president's pension at $200,000 a year and phased out pensions if they earned $400,000 or more from other sources; Obama vetoed Chaffetz's first versionTemplate:StiggTemplate:UppTemplate:Legis๐Ÿ˜บTemplate:Ghazi
  45. (5/4/2017) What could go wrong with all these "religious liberty " laws? Behold exhibit A Template:RellibTemplate:Creep
  46. (5/4/2017) Trump getting ready to make his first diplomatic trip as President, where he will visit the golf courses of Saudi Arabia, Israel and Rome anonymous senior administration official told reporters, that the trip is about "making sure the three faiths work together" to combat radicalism, deprive terrorists of funding, and tackle intractable issues like Syria, the continuing Israeli Palestinian conflict, and the interference of Iran throughout the MideastTemplate:VisitTemplate:Magic
  47. (5/5/2017) While you were all focused on the Obamacare repeal, Trump was busy giving evangelical christian nut jobs a brand new slate of new advantage Template:Theo๐Ÿ‘Template:Ch st
  48. (5/5/2017) Alaska State Rep: "You have individuals who are in villages and are glad to be pregnant, so that they can have an abortion because there's a free trip to Anchorage involved." No, wait. It gets dumber right after that Template:Vagperk
  49. (5/5/2017) While you were all focused on the Obamacare repeal, Trump was busy giving evangelical christian nut jobs a brand new slate of new advantage Template:Theo๐Ÿ‘Template:Ch st
    1. (5/5/2017) Donald Trump's big big bizarre religious day. Christ, what an asshole some feel Trump's religious freedom promises remain unfulfilledTemplate:RellibTemplate:Stunt
  50. (5/5/2017) Unemployment falls to lowest rate since 2007. Thanks, Trubama 
    1. (5/5/2017) New graphic shows how Trump took Obama's time-machine and fixed the unemployment problems of the Great Recession 
  51. (5/5/2017) "Republican members of Congress cheering the passage of their revised health care bill is like claiming victory in a football game at the end of the first quarter" Template:Goppol
    1. (5/5/2017) House Republicans gather for their Democratic opponents' 2018 campaign photo ๐Ÿ˜‚Template:Stunt
    2. (5/5/2017) Here's a list of who voted for or against Don'tCare so you can start planning your challenge for their seat Template:HrollTemplate:Goppol
  52. (5/5/2017) People losing health insurance because of pre-existing conditions is "a legitimate issue, but it's a very discrete issue". As in, we will be able to literally count every single person who dies as a discrete and individual murder Template:GoppolTemplate:Apol
    1. (5/5/2017) Your genes are now a pre-existing condition Template:Stigg
  53. (5/5/2017) State Department retweets positive mention of Ivanka's book, then deletes it because someone pointed out it was a massive conflict of interest Template:ConflTemplate:Shill
  54. (5/5/2017) [2] Jonah Goldberg at National Review warning about the dangers of empathy{{}}Template:ApolTemplate:Ayn
  55. (5/5/2017) Mike Pence stops at Cinco de Mayo party, says Trump has made "Latinos a priority." Presumably he meant deportation-wise Template:PandrTemplate:Sombfa
  56. (5/5/2017) Roger Ailes hired private investigators to discredit his sexual harassment accusers 
  57. (5/5/2017) Don't worry. Just because Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao doesn't understand what self-driving cars can and can't do doesn't mean the department Trump assigned her to lead can't handle regulating them Template:GopregTemplate:Horse
  58. (5/5/2017) White House fires Usher, which is what you get when you introduce Justin Bieber to the world Angella Reid, former chief usher, White House 2011-2017Template:Stigg
  59. (5/5/2017) In honor of Cinco de Mayo, America's unhinged racist uncle promises to drink a jar of salsa and watch Speedy Gonzales cartoons. No word on how many times he will slap his forehead and cry "ยกAy, caramba!" out of respect for Latinos Template:PandrTemplate:Dbag
  60. (5/5/2017) Yo, dawg, I hear you like polls, so here's a poll about polls so you can give your opinion about giving your opinion Template:Pushโ”
  61. (5/5/2017) Wikileaks (in no way affiliated with Russia) is concerned that 4chan's fake news attack on the French Election is in reality an attack on Russia Template:UssrhTemplate:Fra
  62. (5/5/2017) Carter Page's balls are much bigger than his brain " ... any records I may have saved as a private citizen with limited technology capabilities will be miniscule in comparison to the full database of information which has already been collected under the direction of the Obama Administration during last year's completely unjustified FISA warrant that targeted me for exercising my First Amendment rights, both in 2016 as well as in years prior"Template:PageTemplate:Evad
  63. (5/6/2017) Diane Feinstein (D-CA) "has seen no evidence of Trump-Russia collusion" its about time we can put this behind us "Not at this time"{{}}โ”
  64. (5/6/2017) Is it me, or did Trump just end the war on drugs and focus his 'Drug Czar' on serious addictions - like opiods? You'd think many on the left would cheer this news but ::Crickets: Barry R. McCaffrey, 'Drug Czar' 1996 - 2001: "It sends a terrible message. Why send this bizarre political signal in the middle of what is without question a major health-care crisis in America"; in an e-mail, Richard Baum, acting director of ONDCP wrote: cuts are "at odds with the fact that the President has tasked us with supporting his Commission on Combatting Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis", they are "drastic" and "heartbreaking"Template:StiggTemplate:Xfed๐Ÿš“
  65. (5/6/2017) FDA denies being forced to exclusively broadcast Fox News from its lobby monitors. Also denies being involved in studying mind control. Hides copies of Catcher in the Rye FDA spokesperson:"There was no directive or memorandum from the administration that went out to employees about broadcast news channels displaying on monitors in common areas throughout the FDA's White Oak campus," adding that "a variety of news stations run on those monitors, including CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News"
  66. (5/6/2017) Tennessee's new "natural meaning" law sparks fears in the LGBT community and every right-thinking person in the country HB1111/SB1085Template:Orwell
  67. (5/6/2017) House Oversight Panel has nothing better to do than its job, will investigate the Iran deal Template:IrnTemplate:Ghazi๐Ÿ˜บ
  68. (5/6/2017) Do you remember when Donald Trump lowered the cost of the F-35? Funny thing about that Template:Micx
  69. (5/6/2017) "the scientific method is illegitimate, a tool of the sundry atavistic forces conspiring to keep down the female, the black, the brown, the poor, the gay, the disabled, the gender-fluid - everybody except Mitt Romney." . . . and then it gets weird Template:SciTemplate:Wfbuck๐Ÿ‘
  70. (5/6/2017) Ummmm ... yes, President Trump, white people are allowed to go to HBCUs White House spokesman: "President Trump has identified certain provisions [which may] conflict with his constitutional authority and duties ... [he] will interpret those provisions consistent with the Constitution"Template:SignsTemplate:AffacTemplate:Kylem
  71. (5/7/2017) Pope Francis I to meet with Donald Trump when Trump visits the Vatican. The Pope has already set aside 18 hours of his time just to schedule a confession from Religion News Service: Pope Francis will receive the Hon. Donald Trump, President of the United States of America, on Wednesday, 24 May 2017, at 8:30 a.m. in the Apostolic Palace[3]Template:Pope
  72. (5/7/2017) Trump's EPA: "Scientists? We don't need no stinking scientists" EPA fired members of its Board of Scientific CounselorsTemplate:SciTemplate:Xfed
  73. (5/7/2017) Paul Ryan in 2009 - "I don't think we should pass bills that we haven't read and that we don't know what they cost... that's not good democracy." Paul Ryan in 2017 - "This is a kind of bogus attack from the left" ๐Ÿ‘ŒTemplate:HypoTemplate:Tidf
  74. (5/7/2017) Following the healthcare vote, fearing not enough faces will be eaten, the GOP decides to go after your 401k Template:CreepTemplate:401k๐Ÿ“Ž
  75. (5/7/2017) Condoleezza Rice says America was born with a birth defect: slavery Template:ShillTemplate:Bandw๐ŸŒ…
  76. (5/7/2017) Top House Republican: Down's Syndrome is not a pre-existing condition 
  77. (5/8/2017) Trump's using North Korea as a ruse to launch nuclear first strike on China. Well, since it's Trump, one needs to consider the potential reality of such a looney idea so sleep well everybody โ”Template:Esca
  78. (5/8/2017) The invisible hand of the Trump-Russia relationship is the owner of a ramen shop Template:Wwwpi}
  79. (5/8/2017) In twenty seventeen we took a little juke, down the mighty Mississippi with Mr. David Duke Template:Confed๐Ÿ‘Template:Astro
  80. (5/8/2017) Obama warned Trump not to hire Flynn, but knowing that Trump wouldn't trust him, Obama knew Trump would hire Flynn just to spite him, which means Trump hiring Flynn was actually an Obama conspiracy to collude with the Russians Template:FartTemplate:GoatTemplate:Drip
  81. (5/9/2017) Trump goes on Twitter tantrum after Sally Yates humiliates him and the entire GOP ๐Ÿ’ฃ
    1. (5/9/2017) Trump claims the story of his collusion with Russia is a 'total hoax.' Well, I guess that settles it, then. Someone hit the lights ๐Ÿ’ฃ
  82. (5/9/2017) Is she indicted yet? Jane Sanders, wife of Senator Bernie Sanders (I VT), allegedly falsified loan documents when president of Burlington CollegeTemplate:Afraud
  83. (5/9/2017) Welp, so much for the tolerant Left ๐Ÿ‘Template:Snow
  84. (5/9/2017) Anonymous warns world to 'prepare' for World War 3, as if the world hasn't been doing that since January 20th โ”
  85. (5/9/2017) House Speaker Paul Ryan will stop by a Harlem charter school today. Let's see how many boos he gets from traditional city public school protesters outside Ryan is scheduled to visit Harlem Success Academy Charter School on W. 118th St., New York; Ivanka Trump visited same school in February, 2017Template:Stunt
  86. (5/9/2017) If you thought the GOP was the party of zombie Reagan, it's not. Zombie Nixon is still running things Template:Revhist๐ŸŒ…Template:Nixon
  87. (5/9/2017) We're in trouble / POTUS is crazy / We need a distraction / so Comey, maybe? Comey finds out he got fired by seeing it on TV; is stranded in Los Angeles; Live thread 1 of 2Template:FiredTemplate:Comey๐Ÿ˜บTemplate:Nixon
    1. (5/9/2017) ? Comey comey comey comey comey coMEE is gone. You come and go, it's thread two oo oo oo ? Comey finds out he got fired by seeing it on TV; is stranded in Los Angeles; Live thread 2 of 2Template:FiredTemplate:Comey๐Ÿ˜บTemplate:Nixon
    2. (5/10/2017) Remember when Democrats wanted Comey fired? Good times Template:ComeyTemplate:Acfbsabsvr}}โ‰ 
  88. (5/9/2017) Trump's security and travel costs now reach $40 million, making him the most expensive president in US history, Secret Service protects him, the first lady, five children, their three spouses and eight grandchildren. And four separate residences Template:White
  89. (5/9/2017) During the signing of his religious "liberty" executive order, Trump cited the case of military vets who could not receive religious objects as a reason for his order. Pentagon: WTF are you talking about? ๐Ÿ‘Template:Blow
  90. (5/9/2017) Missouri GOP continues its 'jobs first' agenda by approving a bill that makes it virtually impossible to sue an employer for workplace discrimination SB43Template:Stigg
  91. (5/9/2017) [4] Antonio Sabato Jr. to run for congress as Republican. Most notable achievements so far are supporting Trump and calling Obama a Muslim which is pretty much all you need to be a Republican front-runnerTemplate:Antonio Sabato Jr. the Italian-born American model/actor filed paper work to challenge Rep. Julia Brownley (D CA 26th)๐Ÿ‘Ÿ
  92. (5/9/2017) After being outed as the "Red Pill" kingpin, Republican official Robert Fisher categorically denies the charges, then gets a new alias to say things like "feminists want to be raped" "Feminists are obsessed with rape because we live in a rape fantasy culture, where feminists wish they were hot enough to be rape-able"Template:Mra
  93. (5/10/2017) Emerging from her crypt, Lich queen Kellyanne Conway defends the termination of Comey and says everyone is tired of hearing about Russia and Trump anyway Conway appeared twice on CNN; on Tuesday evening with Anderson Cooper, then Wednesday morning with Chris Cuomo; CNN @CNN tweeted: "Conway: "You want to question the timing of when [Trump] fires, when he hires... He?ll do it when he wants to."" (5:02 AM - 10 May 2017)Template:Acf
    1. (5/10/2017) Trump has been screaming at TVs, asking aides why the investigation isn't going away, demanding they go defend him ๐Ÿ’ฃ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ†
  94. (5/10/2017) Mitch McConnell's most pressing concern after learning Comey got fired by President Trump? "We need a fair and timely confirmation process to fill the FBI director's position" Template:Acf
  95. (5/10/2017) Coastal elitists need to wake up to the fact that rural 'Muricans in flyover country are a more diverse group than they think prop{{}}๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ“ฐ
  96. (5/10/2017) Let's see the score on how the GOP is reacting to news of Comey's termination. Livid: None Yet. Angry: 3 Skeptical: 6 Accepting: 6 Enthusiastic: 3 Angry: Flake (AZ), Comstock (VA), McCain (AZ), Curbelo (FL); Skeptical: Amash (MI), Sasse (NE), Lankford (OK), Burr (NC), Gowdy (SC), Corker (TN); Accepting: McConnell (KY), Tillis (NC), DeSantis (FL), Graham (SC), Banks (IN), Collins (ME), Rubio (FL); Enthusiastic: Roy Blunt (MO), Grassley (IA), Cornyn (TX)Template:ComeyTemplate:Svy
  97. (5/10/2017) Hate buffet Alex Jones mocks Jimmy Kimmel, insulting his young son's heart defect in order to score points for Trump. Hard to believe Jones is an unfit parent "When you have state-run health care you have medical tyranny and when you have everyone bound under one system, they can tax you and control you and do whatever they want, once there?s no competition and choice. But it doesn?t matter for the pseudo-intellectuals of Jimmy Kimmel. He can just get up there and say, 'We need national health care for my baby.' It?s for the children, sounds so much easier."
  98. (5/10/2017) Fox News' breaking news on James Comey's firing: "James Comey Resigns" Template:OrwellTemplate:Lit
  99. (5/10/2017) Trump gives a job to a woman who believes in a vast conspiracy involving Sharia law claimed a Sharia law court had been established in the town where she served as mayorTemplate:Horse๐Ÿ‘Template:CrackTemplate:Stigg
  100. (5/10/2017) "FBI agents in tears as news of Comey's firing spread" Template:ComeyTemplate:ConsqTemplate:Awake
  101. (5/10/2017) Guess who's in the running for Comey's replacement? If you think it's a person who isn't insane, you may want to sit down a report from Reuters suggest Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke, Jr. and Rudy Giuliani for the positionTemplate:Horse
  102. (5/10/2017) You know the Russian spy recruiter that Sessions lied about meeting with? Trump is meeting with him, right now. Bonus: Pic is from Russian outlet, meeting was closed to U.S. press Live threadRussian press posted pictures on Twitter of Trump in the Oval Office shaking hands with: Sergey Lavrov, Russian Foreign Minister and Sergey Kislyak, Russian Ambassador to the USTemplate:FordigTemplate:Ussrpup
  103. (5/10/2017) McConnell rejects calls to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the administration in the wake of Comey's firing. At least we THINK that's what he said, he's kinda hard to understand when his head is tucked into his shell like that "Today we'll no doubt hear calls for a new investigation, which could only serve to impede the current work being done"Template:SopTemplate:Gopgov
  104. (5/10/2017) The Rock says he's considering a run for President. Says he will bring the whuppin, and that all his political opponents should bring the ass ๐Ÿ‘ŸTemplate:Pretty๐Ÿ˜บ
  105. (5/11/2017) Sarah Huckabee Sanders wants America to "move on" from the Russia investigation. With bonus Baghdad Bob "nothing to see here" pic Sanders again claimed the letters Trump received from both Sessions and Rosenstein "outlined the basic atrocities in circumventing the chain of command and the Department of Justice"Template:MagicTemplate:Goat
  106. (5/11/2017) Governor Chris Christie might be named the new FBI director because of his unflinching loyalty to President Trump. He might not be named the new FBI director because of his unflinching loyalty to President Trump Template:Comey
  107. (5/11/2017) Trump: 'don't you DARE compare me to Nixon, I am nothing like Nixon - now excuse me while I go consult with Henry Kissinger about firing my FBI director for daring to investigate my illegal actions' initially banned from Trump's scheduled meeting with Lavrov, White House press corps find former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger sitting with the president instead of Lavrov; on "Face the Nation" in December, 2016, Kissinger: "I don't doubt that the Russians are hacking us. And I hope we're doing some hacking there."Template:AudTemplate:TripTemplate:Nixon
  108. (5/11/2017) Still think things are normal? Trump White House officials may have just let Russian spies into the Oval Office. Yes, AGAIN unnamed photographer was allowed to enter the Oval Office under standard screening for White House visitors; identified as Lavrov?s official photographer; later discovered the photographer also worked for TASS, the government-owned Russian news agency (largest in Russia and the fourth largest in the world after Reuters, the Associated Press (AP) and Agence France-Presse (AFP))Template:UssryTemplate:Psecb
    1. (5/11/2017) White House claims "they tricked us" when the guy with a camera in the Oval Office introduced to all as Sergei Lavrov's photographer turned out to be a photographer Template:UssryTemplate:Psecb
      1. (5/12/2017) Trump is outraged photos of his collusion with Russia at the White House have been leaked Template:UssryTemplate:PsecbTemplate:Bustd
  109. (5/11/2017) FBI agents: We never thought the leopard would try to eat _our_ faces, but it has, and it's time to take the leopard out Template:AcfTemplate:Reac
  110. (5/12/2017) Soon to be President Mike Pence is neck deep in the Comey firing scandal Template:ComeyTemplate:Collu
  111. (5/11/2017) Director of the US Census Bureau resigns. Surely it won't count for much John H. Thompson resigned Tuesdsy, May 9, 2017Template:XfedTemplate:Gerry
    1. (5/11/2017) Rosenstein threatened to resign. No word on why he didn't โ”
  112. (5/11/2017) President Trump spends 100 minutes chatting with TIME reporters over a four-course meal, some of it even on the record. Let's see how it goes on May 8, 2017 Gibbs, Scherer and Miller from Time magazine interviewed the President in the Blue Room of the White House; Vice President Mike Pence and two unnamed senior Administration officials accompanied him for the wide-ranging interview๐ŸŒ…Template:Blow๐Ÿ“ฐ
    1. (5/11/2017) "When the chicken arrives, [Trump is the only one given an extra dish of sauce. At the dessert course, he gets two scoops of vanilla ice cream, instead of the single scoop for everyone else"] One senior White House official recently outlined the three rules of Trump for a group of reporters: When you?re right, you fight. Controversy elevates message. And never apologize.๐ŸŒ…Template:Blow๐Ÿ“ฐ
      1. (5/11/2017) Relax everyone, Trump is now an expert on healthcare policy. While he admitted in Feb that it was "unbelievably complex" he now says "In a short period of time I understood everything there was to know about healthcare," Template:BlowTemplate:Exprt
      2. (5/12/2017) President Trump says criticism from Stephen Colbert "only helps me." And by 'me,' he means Colbert's ratings Template:DrstcTemplate:Weak
  113. (5/11/2017) As you leave this institution of higher learning, as so many have before, you're going to face and meet many challenges, and I'd like to leave you with some wisdom: I'm really rich. Really really rich. Believe me. Beat crooked Hillary. So nasty President Trump expected to deliver commencement speeches at Liberty University and the Coast Guard Academy
  114. (5/11/2017) Trump to launch voter fraud distraction... I mean commission "Establishment of Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity"; commission to be led by Pence๐Ÿ˜บTemplate:Cc3.0Template:Stigg
    1. (5/12/2017) President Trump is against voter fraud Template:AvotefTemplate:Costnza
    2. (5/12/2017) The terrifying, nefarious reason for Trump's sudden decision to investigate voter fraud Trump Election Commission includes Kris Kobach, Kansas Secretary of State๐Ÿ”ฅTemplate:OrwellTemplate:AvotefTemplate:VotesTemplate:Gopref
      1. (5/12/2017) Guess what Trump's Vice Chair of the new "election integrity" commission has had done to him four times. No, no, no... guess again Kris Kobach, Kansas Secretary of State, has been sued--and lost--four times for voter suppression (Brennan Center: Royster v. Rizzo; Fish v. Kobach; Brown v. Kobach; League of Women Voters v. Newby)๐Ÿ”ฅTemplate:Votes
  115. (5/11/2017) Trump supporters are outraged that Trump is being held to standards of reasonable and ordinary behavior ๐Ÿ“ฐ
  116. (5/11/2017) Clinton threatened IRS audit if Bangladesh didn't ease up on a particular investigation son of Bangladesh Prime Minister claimed Hillary Clinton threatened him with an IRS audit if Bangladesh did not call off an investigation into Muhammad YunusTemplate:Cc4.0
  117. (5/11/2017) Trump was going to fire Comey regardless, as "he's a showboat, he's a grand-stander" in an interview with NBC News' Lester Holt, Trump said of Comey: "Look, he's a showboat, he's a grandstander, the FBI has been in turmoil. You know that, I know that. Everybody knows that. You take a look at the FBI a year ago, it was in virtual turmoil, less than a year ago ? it hasn't recovered from that"Template:Comey๐Ÿ’ฃ
    1. (5/11/2017) Not Sean Spicer tells the Press that removing Comey will help bring the Russia/Trump investigation to a conclusion first Huckabee Sanders said, "We want this to come to its conclusion ... with integrity ... And we think that we've actually, by removing Director Comey, taken steps to make that happen"; later that day, Trump tells NBC: "When I [fired Comey] now I said, I probably, maybe will confuse people ... [but did it anyway] to do the right thing for the American people"Template:Comey๐Ÿ’ฃTemplate:MagicTemplate:Goat
      1. (5/12/2017) You thought that Bullshiat Spice was bad at his job? Well, it looks like in Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the Trump administration has managed to find someone possibly even worse. So much for hiring the "best people" Template:RevTemplate:Best๐ŸŒ…Template:Goat
      2. (5/12/2017) Former FBI director James Comey is reported "furious" at the "lack of respect" being shown to him in comments made by Trump and White House officials. It remains to be seen whether he's gonna do something about it or just stand there and bleed no new direct quotes from Comey, only a quote from the letter to colleagues, previously released by CNN: "I have long believed that a President can fire an FBI Director for any reason, or for no reason at all ... I'm not going to spend time on the decision or the way it was executed. I hope you won't either. It is done, and I will be fine, although I will miss you and the mission deeply."Template:DefoppTemplate:Comey
    2. (5/12/2017) Trump: I want to be probed "so strong and so good. I want to get to the bottom." He wants it "absolutely done properly" Template:Slip
    3. (5/12/2017) HOLD EVERYTHING: Trump says he has a certified letter proving his innocence  the President told Lester Holt during the interview that, "I just sent a letter to Lindsey Graham from one of the most prestigious law firms in the country that I have nothing to do with Russia"Template:Magic
    4. (5/12/2017) Reporter: Is Trump secretly recording conversations? Sssspicy: "the president has nothing further to add on that." Another Reporter: So that's a Yes? Sssspicy: "nothing further to add to that." 3rd rep: so he's TOTALLY doing it? S: NOTHING. TO. ADD YouTube clipTemplate:Tapes
    5. (5/12/2017) NBC claims that Trump said something true during interview NBC fact checks Lester Holt interview of President TrumpTemplate:Dbunk
    6. (5/12/2017) Trump: "I think we're doing a great job," ignoring the latest poll numbers that place him in lame duck Bush year territory In the interview with NBC's Lester Holt, the President proclaimed, "[My poll numbers] were so good, so strong, that if the election were held today, I would win by a lot more than I did on November 8 ... And I think we're doing a great job."Template:Oot
  118. (5/11/2017) To those of you saying Comey's firing will prove to be Trump's undoing, A) No, it won't. He's already skated on WAY worse things than this and B) Stop talking like that, honestly, you sound like a comic book villian Template:IdjitTemplate:Comey
  119. (5/11/2017) By Grabthar's hammer... no New Republic suggests the Trump Administration are naive innocents, like the Thermians from the movie Galaxy Quest, taken advantage of by ruthless Russians, who snuck a TASS photographer into the Oval Office as well as preventing US media from enteringTemplate:Apol๐ŸŒ…Template:Jiggy
  120. (5/11/2017) Trump wants "Goddamn steam" power for carrier catapults. Next up the US Navy will be switching back to coal Trump wants to replace the digital system, Electro-Magnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS), with the antiquated steam system after hearing about EMALS used aboard the USS Gerald R FordTemplate:MicroTemplate:ExprtTemplate:Micx
  121. (5/11/2017) Fark it. Nuke my state. We deserve it. OK Rep suggests turning 82k non-English speaking students to ICE to save money state Rep. Mike Ritze (R, OK, 80th) and his Republican Platform Caucus believe the state could save $60 millionTemplate:Goppol
  122. (5/11/2017) Turns out Republicans do believe the Constitution is a living document after all from a March 16, 2017 interview with Alan J. Sanders, Rep. Loudermilk said: the President can "basically ignore an opinion of the court" (2:08); courts that make rulings are making a "grand overreach by the Judicial branch, which is to be the least powerful" (2:19); "We got this idea that there's three co-equal branches of government. That's not true" (2:27)Template:KylemTemplate:King
  123. (5/11/2017) Just another Trump supporter caught on camera screaming obscenities and threatening children. Stay for the sadface mugshot goodness Connecticut native, Alexander Jennes Downing, 35, was arrested May 3 and taken into custody by the South Padre Island Police for the reported public intoxication incident; Downing was recorded shouting, "You?re a fucking Muslim, motherfucker ... You will never ever, ever, stop me, my Christianity, from rising above your Sharia law. Your Sharia law don?t mean shit to me ... Donald Trump will stop you. Donald Trump will stop you! Donald Trump got you motherfuckers. Watch? watch."Template:Murcn๐Ÿ’ฅ
  124. (5/11/2017) There's trolling, and then there's trying to get Merrick Garland to replace Comey 
  125. (5/11/2017) 1993: SESSIONS fired by Clinton; 2017: Comey fired on advice of SESSIONS. Not exactly the Kennedy/Lincoln coincidences...but, wait, there's MORE Template:Crackโ‰ 
  126. (5/12/2017) In the midst of all his current problems, it's nice to see President Trump still has time to troll Rosie O'Donnell ๐Ÿ˜บTemplate:Weak
  127. (5/12/2017) Oh, this is getting good, and it's not going to end well President Trump tweeted: "James Comey better hope there are no 'tapes' of our conversations before before he starts leaking to the press!"Template:Comeyโš 
  128. (5/12/2017) Sean Spicer seen packing up his hobo bindle after President Word Salad threatens to cancel press briefings because it's impossible for his staff to speak with "perfect accuracy" the President tweeted: "...Maybe the best thing to do would be to cancel all future "press briefings" and hand out written responses for the sake of accuracy???"๐Ÿ’ฃTemplate:Petu
    1. (5/12/2017) Trump wants to cancel the highest-rated comedy on afternoon TV ๐Ÿ’ฃTemplate:Petu
    2. (5/12/2017) Oh please ... oh please ... oh please ... oh please ... pleeeeeeeeeeeease Independent UK headline: "Donald Trump says he wants to do press briefings instead of Sean Spicer"Template:Micro
      1. (5/13/2017) Trump White House may outsource press briefing duties to producers of a cable news channel. Gee, I wonder which one? of course it's FOX; also, the President "increasingly sees himself as the White House's only effective spokesman"Template:Micro
  129. (5/12/2017) Here's a dumb opinion: James Comey is another in the long line of Hillary Clinton's victims Template:Cc5.0
  130. (5/12/2017) We can relax everyone, Trump's lawyers have reviewed 10 years of his tax returns and found no income from Russia (with some exceptions) a letter signed by two "tax partners" with the law firm Morgan, Lewis, Brockius, LLP, Sheri A. Dillon and William F. Nelson did not include any copies of the returns for the years in questionTemplate:Fine
    1. (5/12/2017) When you need a law firm to certify that you have no financial connection to Russia you should really avoid the 2016 Russian Law Firm of the Year Chambers Europe Awards, 2016 Russia Law Firm of the Year: "This active Moscow office of an American firm offers top-level advice in regards to the energy sector and also houses very strong banking and M&A teams. Its in-depth sectoral expertise also includes TMT and private equity. Among recent highlights, the firm advised CTC Media on the sale of its Russian operating business to Russian investors."
  131. (5/12/2017) The same sinister forces that attempted to "take down Nixon over Watergate and Reagan for Iran-Contra" are trying to take down Trump, claims deluded jelly-filled hate donut Pat Buchanan "There is a cultural left and a political left and a media, if you will, conglomerate ... [from the day [Nixon] was nominated, they tried to break and bring [him down], and they succeeded. They tried to break and bring down Reagan over Iran-Contra ... the same forces, similar forces are trying to break and bring down Trump. It is transparent."]Template:CrackTemplate:Oc2.0
  132. (5/12/2017) The Liberal Media are currently involved in a race to the bottom. Wait, we have liberal media? ๐Ÿ“ฐโ”
  133. (5/12/2017) Contradicting Trump, Roger Stone says the two have spoken fairly recently Stone admitted contact with suspected Russian hacker "Guccifer 2.0"; CNN reported Stone recommended firing Comey to President; President tweeted: "The Roger Stone report @CNN is false--Fake News. Have not spoken to Roger in a long time--had nothing to do with my decision."; Friday, May 12, 2017 on ABC's "The View", Stone: "I'm not going to contradict the president and I'm not going to say when I spoke to him ... but I would say this, I have spoken to him very recently"Template:ComeyTemplate:Dig
  134. (5/12/2017) Trump, "It depends on what your definition of loyalty is." We officially have a mob boss as president in a new interview with FOX News' Jeanine Pirro, the President refused to discuss the threat he tweeted to Comey; denied asking for Comey's loyalty to him; "All I want is for Comey to be honest and I hope he will be, and I?m sure he will be, I hope."Template:DigTemplate:Comey
  135. (5/12/2017) Disgraced former Fox star and serial creepy old pervert Bill O'Reilly sits down with disgraced former Fox star and serial apocalyptic maniac Glenn Beck to discuss how this is all because the libs and... wait for it... SOROS Template:Perv๐Ÿ“ข๐Ÿ˜ˆ
  136. (5/13/2017) BUSTED: Trump's expected pick for top USDA scientist is not a scientist may have recruited Carter Page for Trump administration]Template:HorseTemplate:Denyโš—
  137. (5/13/2017) Four people interviewed for FBI job. Let's see, there's Larry, Curly, Moe, and who's the fourth stooge? AG Sessions and deputy AG Rod Rosenstein will interview: Andrew McCabe, current acting FBI Director; Alice Fisher, former DoJ criminal division chief; Michael Garcia, a New York state appeals court judge; John Cornyn, GOP senator from TexasTemplate:ComeyTemplate:Crony
  138. (5/13/2017) "In America, we do not worship government. We worship God" President Trump delivered Liberty University commencement, Lynchburg, VA, Saturday May 13, 2017Template:Kylem๐Ÿ‘โ‰ Template:Fasc
  139. (5/13/2017) The common clay of the new West are discovering what happens when their anti-tax fantasies come true ๐Ÿ†Template:Myth
  140. (5/13/2017) If the DNC doesn't deal with the elephant in the room it will soon see that it has indeed become a jackass "elephant in the room for the DNC ... is its own elitist, corporatist, cronyist, corrupt system"Template:Demsโ”Template:Psa
  141. (5/14/2017) Donald Trump tells yet another easily disprovable lie about his past. This is not normal, don't pretend this is normal claims he graduated first at Wharton; records do not show his name in the top 15% of the class of 1968, the year he graduated; also claimed he received an MBA from Wharton, but he did not attend graduate school
  142. (5/14/2017) Walking penis and FCC chairman Ajit Pai responds to John Oliver's mocking him by releasing Jimmy Kimmel-style videos making horrible jokes about the Americans who like their internet just the way it is Pai copied Kimmel's "mean tweets" videosTemplate:GoplolTemplate:Tinf
  143. (5/14/2017) How the Democrats took an easy race for a Mayor and pissed up away Democrat Heath Mello lost the race 53-46, to incumbent Republican Jean Stohert; only 96,000 votes were cast, with only 6,500 vote difference
  144. (5/14/2017) Two Americas: Those who can spend billions on teeth whitening and the millions who rely on charity clinics to treat painful teeth and are forced to have them all pulled when they cannot afford root canals Template:GoppolTemplate:Gap
  145. (5/14/2017) "I am done having children, why the hell should I pay for maternity care? 
  146. (5/14/2017) The leopards are still feeding on the poor House Republicans are looking to cut $400 billion in spending through a budget reconciliation process to evade Democratic filibusters in the SenateTemplate:PmedcTemplate:Stigg
  147. (5/14/2017) NC Republicans: You didn't want to cave in to our every demand, so we took funding from your schools. So there GOP state Senators cut funding only for districts represented by DemocratsTemplate:StiggTemplate:Lilyrdr
  148. (5/14/2017) Trump control delete Daily Mail headline: "Trump is mulling a 'huge reboot' that could kick Spicer, Priebus, Bannon and the president's attorney out of their White House posts"Template:PetuTemplate:Micro
  149. (5/14/2017) I elected a fighter, and fight to victory he will Morning Call headline: "Donald Trump fighting his way to becoming greatest president"
  150. (5/15/2017) Donald Trump releases list of candidates for the next FBI director. Apparently the three prerequisites he's looking for is the ability to see no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil 11 candidates under consideration: Senator John Cornyn (R TX); Rep. Trey Gowdy (R SC 4th); former Rep. Mike Rogers (R MI 8th), FBI special agent based in Chicago in the 1990s; Ray Kelly, former commissioner of the NYPD; J. Michael Luttig, general counsel for Boeing Corp, former judge, 4th Circuit US Court of Appeals; Larry Thompson, former Deputy Attorney General, held several high-level positions at PepsiCo; Paul Abbate, Executive Assistant Director, FBI's Criminal, Cyber, Response and Services Branch; Alice Fisher, former assistant attorney general, Criminal Division of the Justice Department; Andrew McCabe, former deputy director, FBI, acting director, FBI; Michael Garcia, former associate judge, New York Court of Appeals; John Suthers, mayor, Colorado Springs, former US attorneyTemplate:Comey
  151. (5/15/2017) FBI, don't look a gift horse like Comey's firing in the mouth โ”
  152. (5/15/2017) The 'dark web' has put a $150 million price on Trump's head The European Union Timesโ”
  153. (5/15/2017) Trump's boy toy warns Donnie not to intimidate Best Korea after missile test. Bromance reboot? Template:Putin๐Ÿผ
  154. (5/15/2017) President Trump outright stated on national TV he fired James Comey to stop the Russia investigation. Two-thirds of Republican voters refuse to believe him Template:ApolTemplate:Backeff
  155. (5/15/2017) Trump to cops: "Just go ahead and do whatever you want" FTFA:"[the President] called out to 6-year-old Micah Glasser, whose father, David, died last year in the line of duty as a Phoenix police officer. Removing a white "USA" hat from the podium, Trump called out to Micah and threw him the hat. "He has my hat and he's now with us," Trump said as he asked Micah and his mother, Kristen, to stand up to be recognized"๐Ÿ‘ฎ๐Ÿš“Template:BelieveTemplate:WeakTemplate:Fasc
  156. (5/15/2017) Let's start with the Russian conspiracy being a fabrication that "True Progressives" don't accept and get crazier from there. Shall we? Cenk Uygur disagreed with colleague, Michael Traceyโ”Template:Libs
  157. (5/16/2017) Less than a day after the White House denied any secrets were shared (you know the rest) the President tweeted: "As President I wanted to share with Russia (atan openly scheduled W.H. meeting) which I have the absolute right to do, facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety"Template:RightwoTemplate:PetuTemplate:BragTemplate:Yntbom
  158. (5/16/2017) Is Orange Nero *allowed* to spill our top secret info to random people who own his ass? Short answer: no. Long answer: noooooooooooooo actually he is allowed as it says in the article: "the president and his designees decide what is classified, and they have the essentially unlimited authority to declassify at will"Template:PsecbTemplate:Psa
  159. (5/16/2017) Silly Americans, we learn nothing new from your President Trump. Your twisted panties bind you RT headline: "White House refutes 'false' report Trump shared classified info with Russians"Template:Ussrn
  160. (5/16/2017) Fox News: Reporters who don't help Trump with the cover up are un-American traitors and should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law Sean Hannity, the High School Graduate suggested: "... the White House press team should regularly develop a list of the top and most important 15, 20, 25 issues of the day. Next, the media, well, they should be able to submit questions about these issues in writing, give the White House time to respond with clarity and specificity, and if Sean Spicer then wants to take a couple of questions from the briefing room podium, that?s fine. But only on those specific topics."Template:Fasc
  161. (5/17/2017) CIA is world's most dangerously incompetent spy agency. So if President Trump did say anything it was likely inaccurate information which inadvertently helped America Julian Assange writes in RT: "CIA is world's most dangerously incompetent spy agency"โ”Template:Apol
  162. (5/17/2017) So former FBI director Comey may have had his FBI computer illegally accessed and had his files sent to Russian diplomats. Nothing to see here, move along citizen. Demented Keebler Elf out front shoulda told you the device with the data from Comey?s computer is now in the possession of the Justice DepartmentTemplate:WishTemplate:Acfโ”
  163. (5/17/2017) Trump asked Comey to imprison reporters rather than investigate Flynn. Imagine how proud all the Trump voters must be over their decision last November NYT headline: "Comey Memo Says Trump Asked Him to End Flynn Investigation"Template:FascTemplate:Comemo
  164. (5/18/2017) Betsy DeVos wants to make education great again by eradicating a critical student loan forgiveness program Trump administration budget to slash $10.6 billion from federal education initiatives; redirect funding to privatization: $400 million to expand charter schools and vouchers for private and religious schools, another $1 billion to push public schools to adopt choice-friendly policiesTemplate:Stigg
  165. (5/18/2017) 6 million with pre-existing conditions could get stuck with special Freedom Premium pricing if the new GOP health care plan go through House version will allow states to opt out of main provisions of the ACA: requiring health insurance companies to cover people with pre-existing conditions and limits how much more people can be charged based on age and health statusTemplate:Stigg
  166. (5/18/2017) The controversial Milwaukee County sheriff, David Clarke, who has compared Black Lives Matter to the Ku Klux Klan, has said he is joining the Trump administration because of course he is he will act as a liason between the DHS Director and state, local and tribal law enforcement agenciesTemplate:Horse๐Ÿš“
  167. (5/18/2017) Tweet coming out the President of the United States just tweeted: (part 1 of 2) "With all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign & Obama Administration, there was never a special counsel appointed!"; (part 2 of 2) "This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!"๐Ÿ’ฃTemplate:Fart
    1. (5/18/2017) After Special Counsel was appointed, White House issued measured statement from Trump, which he completely contradicted once he got his hands on his phone and took to twitter to blast as a witch-hunt official statement the White House released in his name Wednesday night (in full): "As I have stated many times, a thorough investigation will confirm what we already know โ€” there was no collusion between my campaign and any foreign entity. I look forward to this matter concluding quickly. In the meantime, I will never stop fighting for the people and the issues that matter most to the future of our country."๐ŸผTemplate:Under
    2. (5/19/2017) The whole thing with Russia is just locker room talk. Well, Putin's locker room, but still NYT headline: "Trump, Citing 'a Witch Hunt,' Denies Any Collusion With Russia"Template:Deny
  168. (5/18/2017) NRO: "Leave Jimmy Fallon Alone" National Review's David French writes that Jimmy Fallon's stance against #Resistance is heroic and he should be recognized for it, not that Colbert guyTemplate:Apol
  169. (5/18/2017) Conservatives whisper "President Pence", Republicans and Democrats whisper back "hahaha, oh wait, you're serious? hahahahahahahahahaha" balloon{{}}Template:Plos
  170. (5/18/2017) Jiggly mound of anger pudding Pat Buchanan says it is un-American to question Donald Trump Buchanan declared that people questioning the Trump-Russia relationship are practicing "McCarthyism" and wondered if "the endless airing of unproven allegations" is "inherently un-American"๐Ÿ‘ŒTemplate:Oc2.0
  171. (5/18/2017) Things Trump is happy to do for longer than 15 min: Play golf. Talk about crowd sizes. Watch Fox & Friends. Things he won't do for longer than 15 min: Read intelligence briefings. Keep state secrets to himself. Visit Israel's Holocaust memorial Trumpโ€™s advance team wants to limit his visit to Israelโ€™s Holocaust memorial to no more than 15 minutes; enough time to sign the Yad Vashem guest book and deliver brief remarks alongside Prime Minister Netanyahu๐Ÿ‘‘Template:FordigTemplate:DjttimeTemplate:Visit
  172. (5/18/2017) Will we smell what The Rock is cooking? According to a poll, Donald Trump would lose to him in 2020 Public Polling Policy found Mr. Rock beating the President in a hypothetic 2020 race 42-37Template:PrettyTemplate:2020e
  173. (5/18/2017) Israel: Marine One is too heavy to land on top of the ancient Masada fortress. Previous Presidents: OK, I'll take the cable car then. Trump: F that, I'm canceling my trip Masada is an ancient fortification built by Herod the Great between 37 and 31 BCE, it overlooks the Dead Sea, east of Arad, Israel on top of an isolated rock plateau๐Ÿ‘‘Template:Visit
  174. (5/18/2017) "We need to pivot the news cycle, Mr. President." "Renegotiate NAFTA?" "That probably won't wo--" "RENEGOTIATE NAFTA" newly installed US Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer, wrote to leaders in both the House and Senate informing them that the President intends to initiate negotiations on NAFTA; the letter formally triggers the 90-day consultation period required before renegotiation with Canada and Mexico can begin; areas for "modernization" that will be targeted include "address intellectual property rights, regulatory practices, state-owned enterprises, services, customs procedures, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, labor, environment and small and medium enterprises"๐Ÿ˜›Template:Negot
  175. (5/18/2017) Senate: "Yeah, we've decided to subpoena you over this whole Russia thing". Flynn: "Yeah? Go fark yourself" (Article Updated: Flynn has actually not responded yet) at first Senate Intelligence Committee chair, Senator Richard Burr (R NC) released a statement that "Gen. Flynn's lawyers said he would not honor the subpoena"; then a few hours later, a clarification, "General Flynn's attorneys have not yet indicated their intentions regarding the Senate Intelligence Committee's subpoena"Template:Subpeo
  176. (5/18/2017) Apparently figuring everyone wil be too distracted to notice right now, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is set to unveil today her plan to turn US public schools in to a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Amway corporation DeVos plans to speak before the 501(c)4 group, American Federation for Children, for which she used to chair; a spokesman for AFC said that Congress and the Trump administration "have a unique window of opportunity to facilitate a dramatic expansion of parental choice in America"Template:Trojan
  177. (5/18/2017) Saudi Arabia planning to "dazzle" Trump during his visit. And given his tastes and level of sophistication, they're undoubtedly going to have no trouble with that at all also visiting Riyadh during Trump's two-day visit is Omar al-Bashir, president of Sudan; events include a Twitter forum with FOX News' Bret Baier, a Toby Keith concert for a male-only audience and the Arab-Islamic-US summit; Turki Aldakhil, general manager of Al-Arabiya, wrote that Trumpโ€™s visit restores "what Obama ruined", he also described Trumpโ€™s past Islamaphobic rhetoric as electoral propaganda that has "nothing to do with his effective political programs"Template:Visit
  178. (5/18/2017) A hopeful Jason Chaffetz questions the existence of the Comey Memos in a conversation with George Stephanopoulos on ABCโ€™s "Good Morning America", Chaffetz explained his skepticism : "[N]obodyโ€™s seen them ... [e]ven the reporter that did the story hasnโ€™t seen them. Nobody I know of, even the reporter, has not [sic] actually seen [the Comey memos]"Template:Comemoโ”
  179. (5/18/2017) Jim Bakker says the apocalypse has started courtesy of Trump's opponents and hey, just so you know, Bakker has some apocalypse survival meals you can buy Televangelist Jim Bakker declared "the devil is trying to cut out the voice of the church" and that "theyโ€™re eliminating anyone that is pro-Trump from every broadcast; soon, very soon, the only conservatives will be on Christian television and then weโ€™re the next targetโ€”write it down!"โ”๐Ÿ‘Template:Apoc
  180. (5/18/2017) Will Trump announce his resignation? Will he throw Pence under the bus? Will he tell Santos that he's "no Arnold Vinick"? THIS is your Trump/Santos joint press conference (3:45 start time) joint press conference with President Trump and Colombian President Juan Manuel SantosTemplate:Live threadTemplate:Cspan
  181. (5/18/2017) Apparently, the White House doesn't know what Ivanka is doing there either at a meeting discussing human trafficking, everyone attending had a "name tent" showing their title/job, except Ivanka, who was in charge of the meeting held in the Roosevelt Room
  182. (5/18/2017) Trump thinks that Mike Flynn will beat the rap and come back to work at the White House. No, really the two have remained in touch despite the potential that their communication could be portrayed as White House interference in a federal investigationTemplate:IntfTemplate:Yntbom
  183. (5/18/2017) The only reason Michael Flynn was not the vice president or secretary of state is that he bombed on television and Trump thought less of him for it. Let that sink in the show in question may have been the July 10, 2016 episode of This Week with George Stephanopoulos (Transcript, Video), which occured between a Politico article about Flynn up for VP (July 8, 2016) and the 2016 RNC Convention, Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH (Jul 18-21, 2016); Breitbart made a stink over his exchange with guest host Martha RaddatzTemplate:UglyTemplate:Best
  184. (5/18/2017) Republicans get the silent treatment from President Trump leaving them no way to defend him amid his growing crisis, many seem relieved Politico subheadline: "The White House has done little damage control, leaving GOP lawmakers with no way to defend the president"Template:ComeyTemplate:PsecbTemplate:Trip
  185. (5/18/2017) Now that a Special Counsel has taken over the Trump/Russia investigation congress can get back to doing what it loves best, investigating Clinton speaking on FOX News, Senator Lindsey Graham (R SC): "[the appointment of a Special Counsel] pretty much shuts Congress down ... [t]hereโ€™s a new front opening here ... Iโ€™m on the Judiciary Committee. And I think itโ€™s important that the Judiciary Committee be given any emails that were directed to the Department of Justice by Clinton campaign officials or operatives"
  186. (5/18/2017) This will be a massive disappointment to the two people who actually thought Trump would break up the big banks Senate Banking Chairman, Mike Crapo (R ID): "[T]he notion of an absolute Glass-Steagall, which was what he discussed today, is not something I think the administration has ever said that they supported."Template:Glass
  187. (5/19/2017) "Recusal." You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means Daily News headline: "House Intel chair Devin Nunes still reviewing Russia intelligence"Template:Rino
  188. (5/19/2017) "Make Saudi Arabia Arms Deals Great Again By Calling Up Lockheed Martin CEO And Asking For A Discount" just doesn't make as good of a bumper sticker in an effort to secure a roughly $110 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia, Kushner asked for a discountTemplate:MicxTemplate:Saud
    1. (5/19/2017) CNN helpfully provides a list of things Trump will immediately do when he meets the Saudis CNN headline: "What Trump should not do when he meets Saudis"Template:VisitTemplate:Saud
    2. (5/21/2017) With yuuuge defense sales and closer ties to the Saudi government, Trump seeks to become the first Muslim president. Well, okay, the first Wahhabi Muslim president President Trump is once again claiming credit for something (this time an arms deal) that was already in the works before he assumed office; also, the Saudis are flattering him by contrasting his administration with Obama's suggesting his visit alone "begins to change the conversation" with the Islamic world "from one of enmity to one of partnership"Template:MicxTemplate:VisitTemplate:SaudTemplate:Weak
    3. (5/22/2017) The real reason the Saudis rolled out the reddest of red carpets? They need America's money national security analyst Peter Bergen argues that Saudi Arabia can no longer rely on shrinking oil revenue and can use the recent American arms deal for jobs; whereas President Trump's speech can help him appear not as hateful toward Muslims as his inflamatory rhetoric and Muslim ban makes him lookTemplate:MicxTemplate:Mutben
  189. (5/19/2017) Donald Trump has now been promoted to Jesus Christ. And we all know how THAT story ended, don't we kids? Wayne Allyn Root frothed to his radio audience: "Never in all my years in politics have I seen ever anything like the way the gates of hell have been unleashed on Donald Trump ... This is a crucifixion! ... If we donโ€™t back Trump now, if you donโ€™t back Trump now, itโ€™s all lost forever ... There is still time to stand with Donald Trump against the forces of evil."Template:Crackโ”๐Ÿ‘
  190. (5/19/2017) Pence: I am completely, 100% in the dark about everything. Media: didn't you oversee the Trump transition? Pence: I AM COMPLETELY 100% IN THE DARK ABOUT EVERYTHING a source close to the administration: "There's a pattern as it relates to the Flynn situation--vis a vis Pence--that he was never, either intentionally or unintentionally, made aware of the facts"Template:OotlTemplate:Plaus
  191. (5/19/2017) Trump interviews four candidates for post of FBI director, asks each of them if they'll stop any investigations before they actually take the job having met with President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions were: former Senator Joe Lieberman (D CT); former Governor Frank Keating (R OK); Andrew McCabe, current acting FBI director; Richard McFeely, former top FBI officialTemplate:Comey
    1. (5/19/2017) "Joe Lieberman has more experience than all of my Dem. colleagues combined. So screw them. And u can quote me." --Can do, Sen. McCain SenatorJohn McCain (R AZ) told reporter Lisa Desjardins: "Joe Lieberman has more experience than all of my Dem. colleagues combined. So screw them. And u can quote me."Template:Mavrk๐Ÿ‘„
    2. (5/19/2017) Joe Lieberman once mocked Donald Trump in a "Funniest Celebrity in D.C." contest and it's as cringeworthy as you can imagine Joe Lieberman telling jokes at such an event can be CSPAN footage of 1999's "Funniest Celebrity in D.C."; Lieberman's humor consists of guessing who would be in a Trump cabinet (mostly his fellow airhead celebrities)Template:Dqydj
  192. (5/19/2017) Worldwide effort now underway to prevent a Trumper Tantrum over the next nine days as the Small Handed Talking Yam of Evil & Chaos takes his first presidential trip abroad Accommodations include: multi-lingual, more seasoned international traveler wife will accompany him; Saudi Arabia: steak with a side of ketchup offered alongside traditional local cuisine; NATO and the Group of 7 summits: short presentations with lots of visual aids; all of Trumpโ€™s five stops include daily downtimeTemplate:VisitTemplate:Trash๐Ÿผ
  193. (5/19/2017) If you're going to call people "white trash" in a Yelp review, you may not want to use your real name, particularly if you're a dean at Yale Yale college dean posted indelicate Yelp reviews about several New Haven, Connecticutt businesses; she has apologized and Yale has no plans to discipline herTemplate:IvoryTemplate:Tidf
  194. (5/19/2017) Trump will be safe if anyone tries to bomb the King David Hotel during his stay. Man, who would bomb the King David Hotel? Only a complete scumbag would do that and only a bigger group of scumbags would give medals to the people who would do it for the President's 28-hour-long visit to Jerusalem and Bethlehem, hightened security measures are bring taken by many groups, including: the King David Hotel, the US Secret Service, Army Rangers, Navy SEALs, Israeli security officials, Israeli police forces and Palestinian security forcesTemplate:VisitTemplate:Isr
  195. (5/19/2017) Hedge Fund billionaire Bill Ackman thinks he knows how Trump can save his presidency: Spend massive amounts of money on "Private sector led" infrastructure investment, because who isn't thrilled to death when a new toll road is built near them? three areas Ackerman would focus on, in order: infrastructure, corporate tax reform, then personal taxes; "... [M]ake business progress and stop focusing on the media ... that way he becomes too essential for people to get rid of him"Template:Creep
  196. (5/19/2017) Hey, the Nut Job is gone so you're in the clear. I just hope nobody is recording this a document based on notes taken during the President's May 10, 2017 meeting in Oval Office with Lavrov and Kislyak has been confirmed by two US officials; some of the President's comments from the document: "I just fired the head of the FBI. He was crazy, a real nut job ... I faced great pressure because of Russia. Thatโ€™s taken off ... Iโ€™m not under investigation", Trump also asked if there were reporters in the room, Lavrov reassured him, "No ... No fake media."Template:WeakTemplate:Comey
  197. (5/19/2017) Pootie Poot's ex-wife linked to multi-million-dollar property business, giving Donny all sorts of new ideas Lyudmila Putina (nรฉe Lyudmila Alexandrovna Shkrebnyova) Putin's ex-wife (1983-2013) created the foundation CDIC that owns Volkonsky House; her name is similar to the woman whose company receives rent from Volkonsky HouseTemplate:PutinTemplate:Crony
  198. (5/19/2017) Middle East leaders have a brilliant roadmap when it comes to Trump: What to kiss, when to kiss, and where to kiss it FTFA: "In the Middle East, leaders get Trump because they recognize a kindred spirit: A strongman with a predilection for events going his way. He is one of their own, and they know just how to handle him: Stroke his ego, which has recently taken a beating."Template:VisitTemplate:SaudTemplate:CozyTemplate:Weak
  199. (5/20/2017) "If [Trump took a dump on his desk, you would defend it." --Anderson Cooper to Jeffrey Lord] Cooper later apologized on Twitter: "I regret the crude sentence i spoke earlier tonight and followed it up by apologizing on air. It was unprofessional. I am genuinely sorry."๐Ÿ‘Œ
  200. (5/20/2017) Jeff Sessions' DOJ continues to focus on high-profile criminals -- such as the immigration lawyers who recently set up shop in airports to fight unlawful deportation orders the DoJ requested and a judge granted a restraining order against the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) because of a paperwork filing technicality, which the Executive Office for Immigration Review had been working around for 9 years without any problems; after 30 days, NWIRP was able to get the restraining order lifted and back to work Template:TyrantTemplate:LoyopTemplate:CalityTemplate:Pprfuck
  201. (5/20/2017) White House is looking into an ancient "ethics rule" to weaken the special counselor Code of Federal Regulations (CFR, 2017) restricts newly hired government lawyers from investigating their prior law firmโ€™s clients for one year after their hiring; an executive order signed by Trump in January extended the CFR period to two years; newly appointed special counsel, Robert Mueller's former law firm, WilmerHale, represents both Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort (Mueller, however, did not represent either directly); DoJ chose Mueller and could also choose to waive the ethics rule; without the waiver, Mueller would be barred from investigating Kushner or Manafort; with a waiver subjects of his investigation can create doubt about Mueller's ability to do his job fairly or eventually challenge his findings in court; after appointing him, a DoJ spokeswoman, Sarah Isgur Flores, has said it will review Mueller's background for any potential conflicts of interestTemplate:EthicTemplate:Fedreg
  202. (5/20/2017) Harvard study: As much as 98% of media is not just biased, but openly hostile against Trump Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy conducted a study analyzing coverage from Trump's first 100 days in office across seven US outlets and three European print and TV news outlets; among the findings: Trump was the topic of 41% of all news stories--three times the amount of coverage received by previous presidents; He was also the featured speaker in nearly two-thirds of his coverage; Republican voices accounted for 80% of what newsmakers said about the Trump presidency, 6% for Democrats and 3% for those involved in anti-Trump protestsTemplate:Stdy๐Ÿ“ฐTemplate:Ivory
  203. (5/20/2017) The National Security Council will have heartburn these whole 9 days praying Trump doesn't ruin relationships. "You can't say what not to say," the source added of Trump, "because that will then be one of the first things he'll say" a source knowledgeable about McMaster's day-to-day challenges told CNN: "It can be difficult to advise the President effectively given his seemingly short attention span and propensity to be easily distracted ... You can't say what not to say ... because that will then be one of the first things he'll say."Template:Djtdip๐Ÿ˜›Template:PetuTemplate:Yntbom
  204. (5/20/2017) Add using a cell phone anywhere in America to the list of things the undocumented shouldn't do an unsealed federal search warrant affidavit is the first public acknowledgment that federal agents are using cell-site simulator devices to find undocumented immigrants๐Ÿ‘ฎTemplate:Hack
  205. (5/20/2017) In other news, Trump still trying to destroy Obamacare Trump told aides that he wants to end the payments to insurers because he doesn't gain anything by continuing them; White House has told Congress it will continue payments through May but no commitment has been made beyond that; polls show the public would blame the administration and the GOP-controlled Congress if the markets collapsedTemplate:SubzTemplate:Mavrk
  206. (5/20/2017) Remember conservatives howling with outrage when Obama "bowed" to the Saudi king? Well, Trump just curtseyed like a little girl. I'm sure they'll be all over this in 3... 2 Twitter account Scout_Finch provided a short clip showing Saudi Arabia King Salman placing the gold medallion of the King Abdulaziz al Saud Collar around the President's neck (and the President reacting) during a ceremony at the Royal Court in RiyadhTemplate:FordigTemplate:VisitTemplate:SaudTemplate:Djtdip
  207. (5/21/2017) WHERE WERE YOU when Donald Trump showed up in a golf cart with a Saudi king to watch a Toby Keith concert? Saudi lute player, Rabah, will be performing with Keith in the men-only concert at Green Halls Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 20, 2017; the concert is free but, formal dress is requiredTemplate:MonkeyTemplate:VisitTemplate:Saud
  208. (5/21/2017) The Rock has entered the 2020 Presidential race, still refuses to say which party Mediaite headline: "'I'm In!' Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Announces He Will Run for President on SNL"; Tom Hanks joined him onstage to announce he will be Johnson's running mateTemplate:Snl
  209. (5/21/2017) Melania spends all day watching cable news and she wants Bullshiat Spice fired. At least we know what she does all day friends and staffers portray First Lady Melania Trump as a loyal supporter whose counsel is wise, protective, influential and heeded by the President๐ŸŒ…
  210. (5/21/2017) Foreign power with business before the US government pledges $100 million to high-level White House employee's charitable foundation. LOCK HER UP. Wait, it's Ivanka? Never mind then The Hill's headline: "Saudi Arabia, UAE pledge $100 million to women entrepreneurs fund proposed by Ivanka Trump"๐Ÿ‘ŒTemplate:Qpq
  211. (5/21/2017) Should we wish for a President Pence? Pro: He would at least be competent. Con: He would be the most conservative president of modern times - easily more conservative than Trump, more even than Ronald Reagan oped{{}}Template:Plos๐ŸŒ…
  212. (5/21/2017) Tough guy Trump folds like a cheap lawn chair in Saudi Arabia, refuses to use the phrase "radical Islamic terrorism" snippets from the President's speech at the Arab Islamic American Summit in Ridyadh, Saudi Arabia, 20-21 May 2017; Notably, he did not use the phrase "radical Islamic terrorism"; instead he referred to what he called "the crisis of Islamist extremism and the Islamist terror groups it inspires"; "This is not a battle between different faiths, different sects, or different civilizations ... This is a battle between good and evil."Template:BlowTemplate:VisitTemplate:SaudTemplate:CozyTemplate:Qpq
    1. (5/22/2017) White House claims Trump was just too tired to say "radical Islamic terrorism" during his speech today The Hill's headline: "Official: Trump's 'radical Islamic terrorism' wording changed because he's 'exhausted'"Template:VisitTemplate:SaudTemplate:Apol
  213. (5/21/2017) Today in alternate history: What would have happened in a Sanders vs Trump race instead of a Donald vs Hillary race? Alternet headline: "Cornel West and Bill Maher Have Screaming Match About Trump, Hillary and Bernie"
  214. (5/21/2017) Donald Trump subReddit gets set to "private" after someone goes on an epic free speech rant. Yeah, that'll show everybody Raw Story reposted (with permission) a story from the International Business Times about infighting on an internet forum, The_donald subreddit; after Reddit removed three mods from The_donald, the remaining mods responded by setting the forum to "private" and posting a message for visitors explaining why they believed the mods were removed: "[they] refused to comply by a special set of rules that were solely imposed on this subreddit to marginalize the only community which doesnโ€™t conform to the echo chamber of Reddit and corporate media"Template:SnowTemplate:Rubes๐Ÿ“ฐ
  215. (5/22/2017) 'All hail the New World Orb-er': Internet loses its collective sh*t over pic of Trump with Saudi orb Raw Story dredged Twitter for reactions to President Trump placing one of his tiny hands on an orb at the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology in Riyadh; the orb is actually a miniature globe programmed to light up and activate a video when someone touches it; in the image, from left to right: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, King Salman bin Abdulaziz and President TrumpTemplate:VisitTemplate:SaudTemplate:Forcere
    1. (5/23/2017) Today's Fark-ready headline: The Church of Satan is distancing itself from Donald Trump after the Internet lost its shit over the glowing orb pic, The Church of Satan felt it necessary to tweet a clarification: "For clarification, this is not a Satanic ritual."Template:DcuttTemplate:Satan
  216. (5/22/2017) Nothing to see here, just Trump supporters compiling a giant list of people, address, phone numbers, et al against their dear leader the Trump followers were able to create a database based on's petition, including information such as: names, addresses, phone numbers, links to their social media accounts, ages, and approximate locations the followers even attempted to identify the religious affiliation and sexual orientations of people on the listTemplate:MurcnTemplate:Hack๐Ÿ’ฅTemplate:Fasc
  217. (5/22/2017) "He's been neutered." The meltdown begins after curtseying to the Saudi King, then failing to say "radical Islamic terrotists", the President further inflamed his followers by calling Islam, "one of the worldโ€™s great faiths"Template:MurcnTemplate:Visit
  218. (5/22/2017) Trump administration "forgets" to invite the American reporters again Washington Post's Philip Rucker tweeted: "Sec State Tillerson is holding a news conference right now in Riyadh, per WH pool, but US reporters were not invited or told about it."; later, a transcript of the secret press conference Tillerson held with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir was given to US reporters by the State DepartmentTemplate:Visitโšช
  219. (5/22/2017) Trump to touch the third rail of politics. What could possibly go wrong? the President's proposed budget includes cuts to Medicare as well as giving states new power to limit a range of benefitsTemplate:Goalp
  220. (5/22/2017) Huge cuts to food stamps and Medicaid are part of Donald Trump's proposed budget, because you know you can't get something for nothing chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, Rep. Conaway said: "We think it's wrongheaded ... Production agriculture is in the worst slump since the depression ... They need this safety net"Template:Cut
  221. (5/22/2017) 1. Herp, 2. Derp, 3. Wargarble, 4. Hurr, 5. Durr, 6. . . . uhh, there's not enough memes for nonsense to encompass this list World Net Daily headline: "25 'IMPEACHABLE' OBAMA SCANDALS FAR MORE SERIOUS THAN COMEY FIRING"Template:Fart
  222. (5/22/2017) Repealing/replacing Obamacare all comes down to a slow-moving turtle. If he ever wants to come out of his shell, that is it's up to McConnell to write legislation that bridges gaps between Senators and between whatever those Senators finally come up with and the one the House has already passedTemplate:Legis
  223. (5/22/2017) The outrageously early field guide to the 2020 election with everything happening in the world, Politico had to go thereTemplate:TfeTemplate:2020e
  224. (5/22/2017) Trumpanzee decides to Make United Great Again; jailarity ensues United Airlines Flight 87 from Pudong International Airport, Shanghai direct to Newark International Airport, New Jersey was delayed seven hours and had to make an unexpected stop in San Francisco to replace a tired crew due to a belligerent passenger wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat who called fellow air travelers "lesbian" and "Hillary"; fellow passengers chanted "Lock him up!" as the unidentified man was removed from the plane in Shanghai๐Ÿ‘‘Template:YntbomTemplate:Murcn
  225. (5/23/2017) International female reporters segregated and prevented from going near male heads of state during press event in repressive Middle East theocracy. Difficulty: Israel NYT Glenn Thrush tweeted about covering the President's trip to the Middle East: "For the second time in three days poolers are excluded from an event because they are women"Template:VisitTemplate:Isr
  226. (5/23/2017) The people who will be hit hardest by Trump's budget are those who voted for him Politico headline: "Trump releases budget hitting his own voters hardest: The president's proposal for next year's federal spending calls for more than $1 trillion in cuts to social programs, including farm aid."๐Ÿ†Template:RubesTemplate:Backeff
  227. (5/23/2017) Senate confirms Terry Branstad, the governor who ruined Iowa, as ambassador to China Chinese President Xi Jinping has called Branstad an "old friend" after decades of dealings on agricultural tradeTemplate:Usambchina}}Template:Qual
  228. (5/23/2017) Trump's proposed budget is based on a $2 trillion math error. A huge error, really beautiful. The biggest error in the history of federal accounting, folks. Ginormous mistake. Yuge. That's trillion with a T, people in order to balance the budget, the Trump administration assumes a $2 trillion increase in revenue through economic growth, which allegedly will occur as a result from the still-to-be-designed tax cuts, which are expected to pay for themselves thus completing the mobius strip of a budgetTemplate:Cook๐Ÿ”ฅTemplate:Magic
  229. (5/23/2017) Let's take a look at the thoughtful and reflective message that Trump left in the Holocaust Memorial guestbook in a guestbook at Yad Vashem, Israelโ€™s main Holocaust memorial and museum in Jerusalem, the President of the United States wrote: "It is a great/honor to be here with/all of my friends โ€”/so amazing + will never forget!/[signature]"; Avner Shalev, chairman of Yad Vashem, did not think the message in the guestbook was insensitiveTemplate:VisitTemplate:TrashTemplate:Oot
  230. (5/23/2017) The Saudis gave Trump $360b in deals hoping Trump would rescind the 9/11 lawsuit law. Unfortunately, they are about to learn what Americans already know, the man is not so much a deal maker, as he is a promise breaker Saudis are convinced the man they consider the ultimate salesman will make a deal to end the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), which allows relatives of 9/11 victims to sue the kingdom for their deaths; reflecting a view heard widely among Saudis, social researcher and writer, Mohammed Alhamza said: "If Trump supports the JASTA, he will lose the relationship with Saudi Arabia"Template:NegotTemplate:Saud
  231. (5/23/2017) The new metric by which we will be measuring the success of social programs is the number of poor folks we throw out of them, says Mick Mulvaney FTFA: "Not since President Ronald Reaganโ€™s first budget proposal have programs for the poor been targeted so thoroughly. To critics, it is the opposite of compassion ..."Template:Cwar
  232. (5/23/2017) Collusion with Russia is not a crime FOX News' Greg Jarrett argues wiff that purty mouf of his that, "there is not a single statute outlawing collaboration with a foreign government in a U.S. presidential election. Or any election, for that matter... collusion is only criminal in an antitrust setting. It has nothing whatsoever to do with elections."Template:CalityTemplate:SemanTemplate:PurtyTemplate:Apol
  233. (5/24/2017) Transcript of Trump's call with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte where they blithely discuss his murder of drug addicts and Trump nuking Korea will probably keep you up at night The_Intercept's cousin site, Rappler, an independent news organization based in the Philippines, got the transcripts for the callTemplate:PilipTemplate:AspdTemplate:FordigTemplate:Djtdip
  234. (5/24/2017) The CBO scoring of the house lack of health care bill (AKA TrumpDontCare) is due out Wed. afternoon. Anyone want to set the over/under on the number of people who will lose health coverage Yahoo News headline: "CBO score could roil Senate health care negotiations"Template:Legis
  235. (5/24/2017) "Clinton's email server played a decisive role in deciding the election. But I wouldn't agree with the idea that the media is responsible for it" the pollsters at Gallup asked 500 people every night between July 10 to November 7, 2016 one question: "What Have You Read, Seen or Heard About Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump lately?" then researchers with Gallup, Georgetown University and the University of Michigan analyzed the responses and found that "B-b-but, her emails!" became as ubiquitous as any commercial jingleTemplate:Ntsa
  236. (5/24/2017) Pope Francis: Oy vey, what did I do to deserve this? Pope Francis welcomed President Trump to the Apostolic Palace; they spoke privately for about 30 minutes with translators; Francis gave Trump a small sculptured olive tree that symbolized peace, explaining in Spanish: "It is my desire that you become an olive tree to construct peace"; Trump said: "We can use peace"; Francis then gave Trump a signed copy of his 2017 peace message, "Nonviolence - A Style of Politics for Peace", and a copy of his 2015 encyclical letter on the need to protect the environment from the effects of climate change "Laudato Si" ("Praise Be"); Trump said: "Well, I'll be reading them"; Trump gave the pope a boxed set of five first-edition books by Dr. Martin Luther King; "We had a fantastic meeting"Template:VisitTemplate:FordigTemplate:PopeTemplate:Vcity
    1. (5/24/2017) What are the odds Trump will actually read the pope's 192-page letter on climate change like he promised him? Reuters'headline "Pope asks Trump to be peacemaker, gives him environmental letter"Template:VisitTemplate:PopeTemplate:Vcity
    2. (5/25/2017) One man sits upon a golden throne, wears funny things on his head, likes for his underlings to call him father, and believes he speaks for God. The other, of course, is the Pope FOX News gives it's account of the President's visit with Pope FrancisTemplate:VisitTemplate:Vcity๐ŸŒ…Template:Fordig
  237. (5/24/2017) Sean Hannity blames liberals for forcing him to back off an unhinged, untrue conspiracy theory over the death of Seth Rich Sean Hannity announced on his show that he would back off talking about the Seth Rich conspiracy theory; conservative author Will Sommer tweeted Sean Hannity's reason: "Out of respect for the family?s wishes, for now, I am not discussing this matter at this time."Template:Cc6.0Template:Kylem
    1. (5/24/2017) Master hacker Kim Dotcom gets caught attempting to phish Seth Rich's gmail account to set up a fake email archive Joel Rich monitors his late son?s Gmail account and saw (but did not open) an invitation from (a company Dotcom used to work for)Template:Cc6.0Template:Hack
  238. (5/24/2017) In case you wanted to, I dunno, write your Congresscritters or something. Here are 66 programs that Trump's budget plan would eliminate. Who needs OSHA training anyway? The Hill's Niv Elis read the Trump budget proposal, found and posted all the programs targetedTemplate:EngagTemplate:Cwar
  239. (5/24/2017) Anonymous White House spokesman used to contradict Brennan's damning testimony AWHS quote: "despite a year of investigation, there is still no evidence of any Russia Trump campaign collusion, that the President never jeopardized intelligence sources or sharing, and that even Obama?s CIA Director believes the leaks of classified information are 'appalling' and the culprits must be 'tracked down'"; FTFA: "Earlier this month, Deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders "lectured" staffers about leaking information to the media. That lecture was immediately leaked."
  240. (5/24/2017) Sentient blob of hate pudding Alex Jones says the children and teens killed in Manchester were "Liberal trendies." God help us if his children grow up as hateful and--oh, right, the judge ensured that wouldn't happen Media Matters headline: "Alex Jones criticizes "liberal trendies" who were victims of the Manchester terror attack: Jones: Victims are "the same people -- god love them -- on average who are promoting open borders, bringing Islamists in""Template:Man2205Template:CrackTemplate:Librul
  241. (5/24/2017) If you've been following President Trump on Twitter you might have noticed he's the 'Nostradamus' of the 21st century The Atlantic's subheadline: "The president?s critics are dipping into his vast Twitter archive to find evidence of hypocrisy--and maybe even fortune telling"๐Ÿ’ฃ
  242. (5/24/2017) Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Tex), who is also a French model, provides an internet citation the Washington Post's Philip Bum sees something happening: "the Internet has blurred the line between truth and fiction in increasingly problematic ways"; "negative partisanship of American politics"; "an impatience with or distrust of official information channels"; means the President of the United States prefers Photoshopped memes to "the FBI, the intelligence agencies and cadres of scientists"Template:CrackTemplate:CbiasTemplate:Cc6.0
  243. (5/24/2017) Ben Carson: "Poverty is just a state of mind" Armstrong Williams interviewed Carson for SiriusXM radio, "You know, [a defeatist attitude is] real poverty ... I think the majority of people don?t have that defeatist attitude, but they sometimes just don?t see the way and that?s where government can come in, and be very helpful ... It can provide a ladder of opportunity, it can provide the mechanism that we demonstrate to them what can be done"Template:Gopgov
  244. (5/24/2017) Greg Gianforte closes out his campaign for Montana's lone congressional seat by body slamming a reporter, then cutting a heel promo in front of everyone Guardian political reporter, Ben Jacobs was allegedly "body-slammed" by Greg Gianforte, Republican candidate for Montana's at-large district after asking about Gianforte's party's healthcare plan; the incident was witnessed and recorded on audio by 3 FOX News employees; Gallatin county sheriff?s office charged Gianforte with misdemeanour assault; on 28 April, 2017 Jacobs reported on Gianforte?s financial ties to Russian companies sanctioned by the US๐Ÿ’ฅTemplate:Murcn๐Ÿช
    1. (5/25/2017) Greg Gianforte's post-"body slam" statement exposed as a blatant lie. Fark: By Fox News FOX News reporter Alicia Acuna reports what she saw in Gianforte's Bozeman, Montana headquarters๐Ÿ’ฅTemplate:Murcn
    2. (5/24/2017) Republicans: We thought we had this Montana special election locked with our amount of crazy there, it's a lot "closer than it should be" during his last speech before the election, GOP candidate Greg Giangorte said: "This race is closer than it should be"
    3. (5/25/2017) Montana Republican Congressional candidate who bodyslammed reporter today cited for "misdemeanor assault" by sheriff. A misdemeanor "citation" rather than a felony arrest? Sounds like the white decision was made here Speaker Ryan said: "There is no time that a physical altercation should occur with the press"; the President who previously recorded a robocall in support of Gianforte, calling him a "wonderful guy" had "no comment" regarding the alleged assaultTemplate:Boys๐Ÿ’ฅTemplate:Murcn
    4. (5/25/2017) On literal eve of election, Montana newspaper that had previously endorsed Republican Congressional candidate and amateur wrestler Greg Gianforte explicitly un-endorses said Greg Gianforte Missoulian unendorses Gianforte after alleged assault: "... there is no doubt that Gianforte committed an act of terrible judgment that, if it doesn?t land him in jail, also shouldn?t land him in the U.S. House of Representatives"๐Ÿ’ฅTemplate:MurcnTemplate:Undors
    5. (5/25/2017) Don Lemon stunned that someone thinks the Montana Slam wasn't Trump's fault arguing with Paris Dennard, Lemon quoted Trump during campaign ([the media are] "the enemy of the American people") and added, "If you think that that doesn't have anything to do with it, then you are sadly, sadly mistaken, my friend"๐Ÿ’ฅTemplate:Murcn๐Ÿ“ฐ
    6. (5/26/2017) Sandy Rios defends Greg Gianforte's assault of a reporter, saying it was excusable because the reporter was "a girly man" American Family Association?s Sandy Rios's family-friendly response to the alleged assault: "I?m sure Ben Jacobs is probably delighted about what he caused to happen"๐Ÿ’ฅTemplate:MansTemplate:MurcnTemplate:Btv
    7. (5/26/2017) Montana NBC affiliate refused to cover Gianforte body slam because they had no reliable source for story, despite numerous outlets reporting on it. To be fair, it surprised many that Fox News was the original source and that it reported it accurately KECI news director Julie Weindel was unyielding in her refusal to share (with the national network) any footage she may have had access to, or run a report on the incident; KECI was purchased by Sinclair Broadcast Group in April, 2017; Sinclair requires its stations to run stories that lean right and signed a deal with the Trump2016 campaign to broadcast interviews with Trump across all of its networkTemplate:OrwellTemplate:Mono
    8. (5/25/2017) Rep Duncan Hunter (R-CA) says that GOP Congressional candidate Gregg Gianforte's assault on a reporter is absolutely unacceptable for a would-be public official, you know, "Unless the reporter deserved it" FTFA: "Hunter stressed that he didn?t know all the details of what happened: "I did not read the story. I just saw the headline.""๐Ÿ’ฅTemplate:ApolTemplate:MurcnTemplate:Btv
    9. (5/26/2017) Sentient bowtie controlling Tucker Carlson denounces Montana GOP congressional candidate for bodyslamming reporter, then goes on to explain that it's all liberals' fault for saying so many mean things about Trump FOX News headline: "'The Left Has Gone Insane': Tucker on Progressives' Use of Political Violence"Template:Bowtie๐Ÿ’ฅTemplate:Librul
    10. (5/26/2017) "If you get a body part close to Trump, he thinks it's a gift" Seth Meyers takes A Closer Look at handshakes and bodyslams๐Ÿ’ฅTemplate:Viop
  245. (5/25/2017) Will Quist pull off the upset? Will Gianforte bodyslam his competition? When did our elections turn into WWE events? ...-Oh, right, Trump. THIS is your Montana Congressional Special Election discussion thread (Results roll in 10pm ET) 
    1. (5/26/2017) The most Republican thing ever just happened in Montana Huffington Post headline: "Montana Republican Wins Special U.S. House Race Despite Assault Charge"; Gianforte defeated Quist 50.7%-43.5%
    2. (5/26/2017) Hey, you know that Montana election that was a referendum on Trump according to the Democrats? It's no longer a referendum on Trump to them because the Republican won. Now it's a referendum on Trump according to Republicans the effect of those whirlwind events may never be entirely known: by the time the alleged assault occured, about 73% of the absentee vote was already inTemplate:Spin
  246. (5/25/2017) Trump budget slashes job training programs 40% because why the hell not? It's not like these idiot coal miners are ever gonna take the initiative to get better jobs CNN slogged through the Trump administration's budget proposal and found something else popular and necessary that will be cutTemplate:StiggTemplate:Jtrain
  247. (5/25/2017) After Obama is imprisoned, will President Trump pardon him? FOX copy/pastes something from a blogTemplate:Oc1.3๐Ÿ˜บ
  248. (5/25/2017) Another liberal entertainer turns on the Democrats Charlie Daniels writes an open letter to Senator Schumer and somehow it gets posted on Brent Bozell's websiteTemplate:Kylem
  249. (5/25/2017) Sorry Frankenites, it's not going to happen. Al Franken rules out 2020 presidential challenge to Trump the Senator and his family are in agreement: Frankrn himself, "Yeah, I'm not going to do that'; his daughter, "It's not going to happen"; and finally his wife, "No."Template:2020c
  250. (5/25/2017) Mar-A-Lago receptionist with no government experience, who is married to a Ponzi schemer and twice convicted felon, is in charge of logistics for Trumps international trip Heather Rinkus is officially listed as an advance associate for the US for the G-7 Summit in Taormina, Italy; she has an official White House email and government-issued phone; previously worked for the Amway Hotel CorporationTemplate:CronyTemplate:Unq
  251. (5/25/2017) President Trump upstages Obama on his first trip abroad, does what Obama was reluctant to do: He's picking sides who knows what this article is about; the CNN website sucksTemplate:Man2205
  252. (5/25/2017) Trump asked Angela Merkel 11 times about a trade deal between the US and Germany. "On the 11th refusal, Trump finally got the message" a senior German official described the exchange that occured during Merkel's visit to Washington in March, 2017: "Ten times Trump asked [German chancellor Angela Merkel] if he could negotiate a trade deal with Germany. Every time she replied, 'You can't do a trade deal with Germany, only the EU' ... [o]n the eleventh refusal, Trump finally got the message, 'Oh, we'll do a deal with Europe then.'"Template:Trd
  253. (5/25/2017) Outta the way, outta the way. Hey Eurotrash, step aside, America comin' through NBC's Bradd Jaffy identified the man pushed aside by the President of the United States at the NATO Summit as Du?ko Markovi? (Dusko Markovic), the prime minister of MontenegroTemplate:FordigTemplate:Murcn
  254. (5/25/2017) Donald Trump announces that he will have the Justice Department begin an immediate investigation into who is leaking all sorts of sensitive intelligence being provided to the US by its allies. Justice Department: "Found him"after the Manchester Arena bombing, crime-scene photos and the suspect's name were leaked to and disseminated by US media outlets; UK PM May said she would "make clear" to Trump during the NATO summit that "intelligence that is shared between our law enforcement agencies must remain secure"; then, the President announced that the Justice Department and other agencies would launch a full investigation man2205{{}}Template:ShowTemplate:Pose
  255. (5/25/2017) In case you hadn't quite noticed, the Far Left in this country is starting to become every bit as crazy, unhinged, and conspiracy-minded as the Far Right Slate takes a look at American conspiracy theoristsโ”
  256. (5/25/2017) ICE agents, apparently not content with merely deporting immigrants, now taunt them at their place of employment by eating the food they prepare, then arresting them before leaving the restaurant 6 ICE agents ate breakfast at Sava's in Ann Arbor, Michigan, then arrested 3 cooks๐Ÿ‘‘
  257. (5/25/2017) Huh, so the members of an alliance meant to keep Russian influence in check are a bit wary of a guy who got into power with the help of Russian intelligence. Funny that former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen explains: "People are confused and suspicious ... [w]hat is needed is a clearly formulated American policy on Russia. The reason why people are preoccupied by all the investigations [in Washington] is that there is no clear Russia policy"๐ŸผTemplate:Oldussr๐Ÿ˜›Template:Intorg
  258. (5/25/2017) Right wing radical radio host Josh Bernstein, a Christian who claims his religion is peaceful, called for the eradication of Muslims "pretty much from everywhere" because of the Manchester attack FTFA: "These people cannot live amongst us, they cannot assimilate with us ... [t]hese people come in, they have more children than the native people in their countries and they literally take over these countries"Template:Man2205
  259. (5/25/2017) Newt Gingrich says we should just abolish the CBO because of course he does someone (Fox Business' Maria Bartiromo) asked Newt Gingrich what his opinion is; he wants to get rid of the CBO, White House daily briefings and asked if he would be President Trump's Chief of Staff, "major changes in the White House [are] for President Trump to decide"โšช
  260. (5/25/2017) Kennedy (1963): "Ich bin ein Berliner." Trump (2017): "The Germans are evil, very evil" according to Der Spiegel, Trump believes he can make Germany and her carmakers pay for the slight he imagines is happening with regards to NATO "back dues"; the President told attendees of the NATO Summit: "Look at the millions of cars they sell in the US, and we'll stop that" and "The Germans are bad, very bad"Template:DjtdipTemplate:AlienTemplate:Trd
  261. (5/25/2017) I'm not saying Trump's marriage is on the rocks, but he spent his night in Belgium alone in a vacant embassy while the First Lady stayed in a hotel the reason why the embassy was empty was because he hasn't nominated anyone for ambassador ... stillTemplate:Visit๐Ÿ˜›Template:Stigg
  262. (5/25/2017) GOP frustrated by slow pace of Trump staffing. America frustrated by slow pace of days until next election Senator Inhofe believes it's a "good idea" to bypass the Senate's rigorous confirmation process because temporary appointees may be more partisan and willing to implement Trump's agenda; federal law allows temporary officials to serve without Senate approval for up to 210 days (in some cases up to 420 days); As of May 20, 35 of the 94 Trump nominees had been confirmed of the more than 550 that requiring Senate confirmation; GOP lawmakers claim the delay is due to clearing people through the Office of Government EthicsTemplate:GopgovTemplate:MicroTemplate:Trip
  263. (5/26/2017) The lonely life of a pro-life Liberal Vox headline: "Democrats should start accepting pro-life liberals like me"โ”
  264. (5/26/2017) You too can now own an amazing bigly signed photo of Donald J Trump with a luxuriously customized message of your choice for just $59.99 Fabulous Signed picture of the 45th President of the United States of AmericaTemplate:ShillTemplate:RubesTemplate:2020c
  265. (5/26/2017) Jared and Ivanka Trump took an Instagram snap of themselves and wind up with a fresh new ethics violation as they failed to disclose all of the artwork they owned, which showed up in the background forged from the art nerds at Ivanka Trump regularly showcases her collection on Instagram, blocking the artwork in posts tied to her business; Kushner failed to report the coupleโ€™s art collection in required financial disclosures (Trump is considered covered by her husbandโ€™s disclosures); the collection includes: Alex Israel, Dan Colen, Nate Lowman, Alex Da Corte, and David Ostrowski; other Trump administration officials who did disclose their artwork were: Ross (whose collection is worth at least $50 million) and Mnuchin (ownd several works including a stake in a $14.7 million Willem de Kooning painting)Template:EthicTemplate:Verukaโšช
  266. (5/26/2017) Democrats plan to make 2020 the year of "HELL NO, TRUMP" apparently the Trump trainwreck isn't keeping Politico busy enough to stay away from guessing which Democrat(s) will be running in 2020; their guesses: based on Senator's votes against Trump nominees: Gillibrand of New York, Harris of California, Warren of Massachusetts, Booker of New Jersey, Merkley of Oregon and Vermont independent SandersTemplate:TfeTemplate:2020c
  267. (5/26/2017) The real threat to American democracy is liberals' complete unwillingness to accept the November elections results, as their constant resistance continues to chip away at our political norms The Hill paid someone to type some words between the advertisements about how Democrats are undermining democracy by participating in that democracy; and then she gives them some adviceTemplate:Ignussr
  268. (5/26/2017) Trump invites freed political prisoner to the White House. "We actually didn't talk too much about (my time in) Egypt," she said. "We talked about how he actually had made a difference" Egyptian President Sisiโ€™s regime regards civil society groups backed by US money or activists as national security threats; when Sisi came to Washington, Trump intervened in her case and got her, her husband Hassanein and all the other Belady staff acquitted and released after having spent three years in jailTemplate:StuntTemplate:Cozy
  269. (5/26/2017) Trump's infrastructure plan. Hope you have toll money to pull over at the rest stop allow Gary Cohn to explain the Trump "asset recycling" program: "Instead of people in cities and states and municipalities coming to us and saying, 'Please give us money to build a project,' and not knowing if it will get maintained, and not knowing if it will get built, we say, 'Hey, take a project you have right now, sell it off, privatize it, we know it will get maintained, and we'll reward you for privatizing it' ... The bigger the thing you privatize, the more money weโ€™ll give you."; in other words local governments are being asked to relinquish profitable assets to private corporations but retain money-losing assets๐ŸŒ‰Template:Unown
  270. (5/26/2017) Howard Kurtz is shocked - shocked - that Fox News isn't immune from cries of "Fake News" from Trump supporters when they report the facts Kurtz wrote: "The troubling thing here is that we no longer agree on a common set of facts ... If everything is fake news, then the role of news in fostering intelligent debate is decimated"Template:BackeffTemplate:Rubes๐Ÿ“ฐ
  271. (5/26/2017) As European leaders press Trump on climate change and environmental issues, Chatty Donnie keeps barking "Terror Terror" Oh and don't read TFA's comments. Seriously. Don't read the comments. Please don't read the comments. Read the comments Secretary of State Tillerson addressed reporters on Air Force One about the administration's stance regarding the Paris Accords: "We're still thinking about that ... [h]e hasn't made a final decision"; Germany's Merkel who attended as well, said: "I am still trying to convince the doubters"๐Ÿ˜›Template:OotTemplate:VisitTemplate:Intorg
  272. (5/26/2017) White House admits it doesn't know how much it's cutting from Medicaid. Apparently it all depends on how fast patients die off when they're denied any health care benefits a senior official from OMB estimates it's $1 trillion +/- $400 billion: "It's north of $610 billion, but it's not $1.4 trillion"
  273. (5/26/2017) Trump Tweets that his European adventure has "made and saved the USA many billions of dollars and millions of jobs." You're welcome, America in this edition of the Washington Post Fact Checker measures the veracity of the President's latest tweet: "Just arrived in Italy for the G7. Trip has been very successful. We made and saved the USA many billions of dollars and millions of jobs."; Four PinocchiosTemplate:VisitTemplate:Weak
  274. (5/26/2017) GOP votes to undo pesticide protections for nation's waterways the bill, HR 953, prohibits the EPA or any state from requiring a permit for discharging a pesticide from a point source into navigable waters if the discharge is approved under FIFRA; this bill allows exemptions from this prohibitionTemplate:ToxTemplate:GopenvTemplate:TrojanTemplate:Stigg
  275. (5/26/2017) Trump meets one on one with EU leaders. Does he a) talk about finding common ground on issues like trade, terrorism, or other American national security interests? or b) complain that it's just too damn hard to open a golf course in the EU the Belgian paper, Le Soir reported on Trump's visit, one source explained: "Every time we talk about a country, he remembered the things he had done. Scotland? He said he had opened a club. Ireland? He said it took him two and a half years to get a licence ... [o]ne feels that he wants a system where everything can be realised very quickly and without formalities"Template:MurcnTemplate:Fordig
  276. (5/26/2017) WH forms Russia investigation A-Team. Bannon is the leader, Jared is the face guy, Trump is the wildcard and by default Ben Carson will be token black FOX News heard from Axios that Bannon was put in charge of an anti-Trump+Russia war room to "[r]espond, rebut and refute bad press and legal issues emanating from the special counsel probe led by former FBI Director Robert Mueller into Russian influence on the 2016 election"; some consider this as a way for Bannon to redeem himself; Roger Stone sees something else: "Steve doesn't do anything. I question his competence. I don't question his intelligence ... Stephen K. Bannon talks a good game but never does anything ... the man has no political accomplishments, or as Donald Trump said to me, 'what did he do in the campaign?'"โ”Template:Whmm
  277. (5/26/2017) PSA: Asking Sheriff David Clarke if he is Sheriff David Clarke will get you harassed from his officers, and could land you in jail, or knocked out. Oh yeah, you can also sue, provided he doesn't carry out his threat to disappear you forever a man, Dan Black, dared be on the same plane as Sir Dr. Sheriff David Clarke, PhD, Esq. AND ask him a question; Clarke texted his employees to have them practice extra-legal detention procedures on Black; Milwaukee County Sheriff Department wants to remind all air passengers: "Next time he or anyone else pulls this stunt on a plane they may get knocked out"๐Ÿš“Template:Tyrant๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ’ฅ
  278. (5/26/2017) Why is Net Neutrality important? If it dies, Comcast can just block a protest site that points to its trying to game the comment system at the FCC, instead of sending them cease and desist letters Tech Dirt dishes the dirt on Ajit Pai and the GOP's Brave New Post-Net Neutrality WorldTemplate:StiggTemplate:Orwell
  279. (5/26/2017) West Virginia politician suggests state can plug budget gap of $500 million by cutting out all those transgender surgeries the state is paying for. Which turns out to be none state Senator Robert Karnes (R, WV, 11th) threw out some red meat for the rubes despite the fact that as far as Medicare is concerned, "[reassignment surgery] is a non-covered service," Department of Health and Human Resources DHHR spokeswoman Allison Adler wrote in an emailTemplate:Meat
  280. (5/26/2017) News: Mother locked in immigration family detention facility tries to commit suicide in desperate effort to free her two kids. Fark: A federal ruling says they should've been freed months ago Samira Hakimi, an asylum seeker from Afghanistan was held at Karnes County Residential Center outside San Antonio, Texas; most families are released from detention within three weeks in order to comply with the Flores Agreement, which requires children to be held in the least restrictive setting possible (children cannot be held without their parents or guardians in family detention); in addition, Hakimi passed her "credible fear" interview, which meant she would be released to pursue her case in immigration court; still ICE declined to release her and her childrenTemplate:Ref
  281. (5/26/2017) 4 reasons why Donald Trump WILL be re-elected in 2020. Impeachment? Not going to happen reason #1: the "default effect", even when people are unhappy with a state of affairs, they are usually disinclined to change it; reason #2: Impeachment, not enough votes in Congress, 25th requires the VP and a majority of his Cabinet to invoke; reason #3: Popularity is overrated, incumbent Congressmen are re-elected despite 15% overall approval rating for Congress; reason #4: Trump ... or who? as a result of the โ€œdefault effect,โ€ what matters most isnโ€™t how the public feels about the incumbent, but how they feel about the most likely alternativeTemplate:Ivory
  282. (5/26/2017) Europeans secretly love Trump for confirming their own sense of superiority Slate's Yascha Mounk can barely contain his own superiority when criticizing Europeans who laugh at America's laughingstock excuse for a PresidentTemplate:EuphobTemplate:Murcn
  283. (5/26/2017) Senior WH Official says Trump open to taking a second look at Russia sanctions...wink wink in a slight to NATO allies, director of the National Economic Council Gary Cohn got really close to saying sanctions against Russia would be lifted until a reporter asked him to clarify then he backtracked: "I did not say that; I said heโ€™s looking."; in another slight to NATO allies, the President of the United States waffled on a pledge to NATO leaders that he would support an unconditional embrace of the organizationโ€™s solemn treaty commitment that an attack on a single alliance nation is an attack on all of themTemplate:QpqTemplate:UssrcTemplate:VisitTemplate:AllybusTemplate:Intorg
  284. (5/26/2017) If you are wondering what the market rate for souls are these days, it's apparently $7.85 million and about 15,000 sq ft Washington Business Journal headline: "Kellyanne Conway buys a spectacular D.C. mansion (updated)"Template:ApolTemplate:Qpq

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