After a lengthy battle with Congress over funding his beloved racism monument, which included the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, Donald Trump finally followed through on his authoritarian threats and declared a national emergency. While the term “emergency” sounds dire, all it really means is that Trump has given himself special powers to act without congressional approval. Lots of other presidents have declared emergencies, often to impose sanctions on foreign powers. It’s a tactic that Trump himself once derided because there really is a tweet for everything. By declaring a national emergency, it allows Trump to save face after losing a very public fight over something he’s been touting as the basis of his entire presidency since his early campaign days. Now he can sign spending bills that don’t include money for the wall, avoiding another government shutdown, because Nancy Pelosi has made it 100% clear that racist wall money isn’t … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Went Ahead and Declared a National Emergency in One of His Most Bizarre Speeches Ever
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MEDIA 02/13/2019 07:25 am ET The MSNBC host questioned why Trump would propose a "Salute to America" that sounds just like Washington's annual July 4 festivities. By Lee Moran Rachel Maddow attempted to make sense of President Donald Trump’s latest “bold idea” on Tuesday night. The host of MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” noted that Trump had earlier in the day suggested putting on a “Salute to America” with fireworks in Washington, D.C., to mark the Fourth of July ― even though similar festivities are held in the capital each year. Maddow speculated why Trump now wanted the annual celebration “attributed to him as if he dreamed it up” as she mockingly proposed other ideas Trump may now try to take credit for — such as the calendar year, baseball, rap music and summer vacations. Check out the full clip above. RELATED... Hillary Clinton Has Withering Response To Trump Stealing 2016 Campaign … [Read more...] about Rachel Maddow Explains How Donald Trump Is Trying To Take Credit For The Fourth Of July
POLITICS 02/13/2019 04:12 am ET Kellyanne Conway's husband summed up Trump's dedication to his base with the label. By Lee Moran George Conway summed Donald Trump’s dedication to his base with one tweet on Wednesday. The conservative attorney, who is married to top White House aide Kellyanne Conway, called Trump “the President of the United Base” in a post that subsequently went viral: He’s the President of the United Base. https://t.co/pn5wlT8Hv3— George Conway (@gtconway3d) February 12, 2019 The quip came in response to a tweet by the Washington Examiner’s senior political correspondent David M. Drucker, who noted how Trump “needs more than his base” ― despite them showing up for him in 2016 and the 2018 midterms. Conway’s latest criticism of his wife’s boss went down well with fellow tweeters: More like President of the United Debased https://t.co/BpDr0XG7Kn— Lesley Abravanel … [Read more...] about George Conway Conjures Up New Presidential Title For Donald Trump
Aubrey O'Day had an eventful New Year's Eve, to say the least.The Danity Kane singer performed a three-song set at a faux birthday party for her alleged former boyfriend Donald Trump Jr. at Hustler Club in Las Vegas on Monday night, before being kicked out of the club for throwing a fit.TMZ reports that O'Day wasn't too happy when a birthday cake for Trump Jr. was wheeled out after her performance. Adding insult to injury, organizers asked her to sing "Happy Birthday" to the first son, which was not part of her agreement to perform at the New Year's Eve celebration.SEE ALSO: Omarosa claims that Aubrey O'Day showed her 'dirty texts' from Donald Trump Jr.The outlet posted a video of a club manager escorting O'Day and her entourage out of the nightclub after one of her assistants got physical with an employee. 26 PHOTOS Aubrey O'Day in recent years See Gallery Aubrey O'Day in recent years LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 1: Aubrey O'Day arrives at Hustler Club Las Vegas on January 1, … [Read more...] about Aubrey O’Day was kicked out of party mocking alleged ex-boyfriend Donald Trump Jr.
With Christian Bale’s latest film, “Vice,” a political dramedy, it’s inevitable ties will be drawn between the film and the current political administration and its chief, President Donald Trump.On the red carpet for the premiere of “Vice,” Bale, who stars as former Vice President Dick Cheney, shared that he met the current president while filming “The Dark Knight” back in 2007.“I met him, one time,” he said. “We were filming on ‘Batman’ in Trump Tower and he said, come on up to the office.”“I think he thought I was Bruce Wayne,” Bale joked, “because I was dressed as Bruce Wayne. So he talked to me like I was Bruce Wayne and I just went along with it, really. It was quite entertaining. I had no idea at the time that he would think about running for president.”Bale also talked his astonishing weight gain for the role of Cheney, explaining that he consulted a nutritionist this time … [Read more...] about Christian Bale said that Donald Trump thought he was Bruce Wayne the one time they met