President Trump

Trump criticized Obama for having 3 chiefs of staff; now he's on his third

There is still a tweet for everything. In 2012, Donald Trump criticized then-President Obama for having three chiefs of staff in three years. Now Trump is looking for his third after just 23 months. "3 Chief of Staffs in less than 3 years of being President: Part of the reason why @...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 5:27pm

Trump insists on more border control but doesn't know how to spell 'border'

Trump, like any president, has made his political views quite clear. And, from day one of his 2016 presidential campaign, he's used the same rhetoric when it comes to border control: "Build a wall." This fall, Trump warned against a caravan of migrants quickly headed to the U.S.-...

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 11:43am

Trump's 2020 campaign has funneled $1 million to his businesses: Report

President Trump has shifted $1.1 million from his 2020 re-election campaign into his own pocket by charging the campaign for rent at Trump Tower, rooms at Trump-owned hotels and mysterious legal expenses, Forbes reported Thursday. Federal filings show that Trump Tower Commercial LLC, an entity 100...

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:36pm

Trump's threatened iPhone tariffs could raise prices by this much

President Trump has threatened to slap a 10 percent tariff on iPhones unless they're made in the U.S., which could raise consumer prices much more than that, experts say. Apple's flagship product is manufactured in China. Trump wants the iPhone made domestically, a massive supply-chain...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 8:08pm

President Trump says Manafort pardon 'not off the table'

President Trump said he still might pardon his former campaign manager Paul Manafort, who just had his plea deal revoked by special counsel Robert Mueller for lying to the federal government. In an interview with the New York Post, Trump said a presidential pardon for Manafort — who last...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 6:35pm

Trump retweets image of Mueller, Clinton behind bars 'for treason'

President Trump retweeted a photo illustration of several of his political adversaries and critics behind bars "for treason," including special counsel Robert Mueller, deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, former President Barack Obama and his 2016 opponent Hillary Clinton. Its caption...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 4:48pm

Trump wants to launch his own version of Russia Today

President Trump has proposed that the U.S. launch a government-run news network. On Tuesday, the president tweeted his pitch for a propagandistic version of CNN. "Throughout the world, CNN has a powerful voice portraying the United States in an unfair and false way," wrote Trump. "...

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 5:20pm

Did Ivanka Trump break the law with her emails?

On Monday, the Washington Post reported that Ivanka Trump, first daughter and senior White House adviser, had sent hundreds of emails about government business from a private email account, "many of them in violation of federal records rules." In 2016, President Trump premised his...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 12:31am

Trump won’t visit troops because ‘he’s afraid people want to kill him’

President Trump hasn't visited troops in Iraq or Afghanistan because "he's afraid people want to kill him," the Washington Post reported Monday. In recent weeks, Trump's treatment of the military has been criticized repeatedly. On Veterans Day, the president didn't...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 11:18pm

Acting AG Matt Whitaker's company touted toilet seats for well-endowed men

Matthew Whitaker, who was appointed acting attorney general of the United States last week by President Trump, sat on the advisory board of a scam company that touted toilet seats for well-endowed men and cryptocurrency that could be used for time travel, among other unlikely products. World...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 9:36pm

Trump admits he installed Acting AG to end Mueller probe

On Wednesday, President Trump basically admitted that he removed Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replaced him with acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to end Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. In an interview with conservative website the Daily Caller, Trump was asked for his...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 4:59pm

Trump claims people voted illegally in midterms by changing clothes

On Wednesday President Trump claimed, without evidence, that people illegally voted multiple times in the midterm elections by changing clothes. In an interview with the conservative website Daily Caller, Trump said that was why Republicans performed poorly in the midterms. He also argued that GOP...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 4:11pm

Donald Trump actively involved in paying off Stormy Daniels, Karen McDougal: Report

Weeks before the 2016 election, Donald Trump was personally involved in making hush-money payments to Stormy Daniels and Karen Macdougal, a new report says, refuting Trump's repeated insistence that he was unaware of the deals. Citing court papers and interviews with three dozen people, The...

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 7:32pm

Matthew Whitaker, acting attorney general: Everything you need to know

President Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker to serve as acting attorney general has drawn controversy on many fronts, from its premise (in the wake of Jeff Sessions' resignation/firing) and constitutionality to Whitaker's qualifications, his GOP partisanship and his statements...

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 2:50pm

5 Artists who don't want their music playing at Trump rallies in 2018

Trump rallies began at the launch of his 2016 presidential campaign, and they still take place across the country today.  Subsequently, artists came forward with complaints about Trump using their music during these events once his commander-in-chief bid took off. Some of the first names on...

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 8:59pm

Deploying troops to the border will cost $220 million; Pentagon sees no threat

Deploying troops to the U.S.-Mexico border will cost $220 million, and the Pentagon sees "no threat" from the migrant caravan, new reports say. In the waning weeks of the midterm elections, President Trump dispatched the military to support border authorities in dealing with the caravan...

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 9:11pm

Hacked Washington Examiner Twitter account says Trump 'is going to hell'

Early Monday morning, the Washington Examiner tweeted out an anti-Trump message to its 140,000 followers. "Trump is going to hell. Anyone who ever read the bible can tell you where it stands on rich adulterers," the news outlet posted online at approximately 5:13 a.m. ET, according to...

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 10:24am

Cop killer in Trump's anti-immigrant video was released by Sheriff Joe Arpaio

On Nov. 1, President Trump tweeted his closing argument for the midterm elections: A campaign video that was widely criticized as racist. It implied that immigrants, as a group, make Americans unsafe. It directly stated that Democrats were responsible for admitting Luis Bracamontes, who killed two...

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 2:03am

Majority of millennials believe Trump encourages violence against journalists

According to a new poll, a majority of people under 35 believe President Trump encourages violence toward journalists. The NowThis/PredictWise survey was conducted five days after Trump praised Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-MT) for physically assaulting a reporter who asked him a question about health...

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 3:28am

Asbestos imports up 2,000% after Trump deregulates cancer-causing material

As the Trump administration loosens regulations on the commercial use of asbestos, a building material linked to cancer and lung disease, federal data shows that asbestos imports soared 2,000% last summer. According to an analysis of the data conducted by the Asbestos Disease Awareness...

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 5:44pm