President Trump

Trump says Islamic State no longer holds any territory in Syria

PALM SPRINGS, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that U.S.-backed forces had dislodged the Islamic State militant group from its last holdout in Syria. “Here’s ISIS on Election Day. And here’s ISIS right now,” Trump said, using the acronym for the group, as he displayed a...

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 1:49pm

Almost two-thirds of Americans think Trump committed crimes before election

Michael Cohen's testimony against President Trump might have hit him where he lives — in the polls. Sixty-four percent of American voters believe that Trump committed crimes before he became president, according to a Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday. Only 24 percent say he didn't, and 13 percent...

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 4:51pm

The best Twitter reactions to Nancy Pelosi's clap during Trump's SOTU address

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi clapped at President Trump during his State of the Union address on Tuesday and it quickly became a viral meme on Twitter.  Nancy Pelosi clapped sarcastically after President Trump urged Americans to reject the politics of “revenge, resistance, and retribution, and...

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 4:10pm

What to watch instead of Trump's State of the Union

After the longest government shutdown in American history, President Donald Trump will finally get to deliver his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress and television audiences everywhere. All major broadcast networks and 24-hour cable news channels will carry the address,...

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 5:33pm

Twitter reacts to Ellen Page's impassioned speech on Colbert

While promoting her upcoming Netflix series The Umbrella Academy on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, actress Ellen Page took on Vice President Mike Pence. Page, who came out as gay in 2014, married dancer and choreographer Emma Portner back in January of 2018. So while she was especially fired...

Friday, February 1, 2019 - 1:44pm

Americans trust Pelosi more than Trump: new poll

More American voters trust House Speaker Nancy Pelosi than President Trump to handle their major concerns, a new Quinnipiac poll has found. Asked which leader was more trustworthy "on issues that are important to you," 49 percent of respondents said Pelosi; 42 percent said Trump. The results were...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 4:15pm

Twitter reacts to Daniel Radcliffe's calling out Tom Brady over his Trump support

Just ahead of Super Bowl LIII and all of its commercials, social media was whipped into a frenzy when British actor Daniel Radcliffe slammed New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady over his alleged support of President Donald Trump. The Harry Potter actor is a known fan of American football, so...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 1:25pm

This Is Us season finale delayed by Trump TV address again

After a great deal of back and forth during the recent government shutdown, President Donald Trump will be delivering the State of the Union address on Feb. 5. This means that, for the second time in three years, the This Is Us season finale will be delayed by NBC. Specifically, the network's...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 10:57am

President Trump says there are 'no tapes' of conversations with James Comey

President Donald Trump said Thursday he does not have any “tapes” of his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey, ending more than a month of speculation that the president had recorded their private conversations. “With all of the recently reported electronic...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:13pm

Trump thinks OJ Simpson was framed

President Donald Trump once told Howard Stern he thought O.J. Simpson was framed for his ex-wife’s murder. Just one month after Simpson was acquitted of murdering Nicole Brown and her friend Ron Goldman, Trump talked with shock jock Howard Stern on the air about how he thought the ex-...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 1:06pm

Trump called Warren 'Pocahontas' (again) in front of Native American CodeTalkers

The “joke” about Pocahontas must’ve been such a big hit at the Trump Thanksgiving table, the president decided to whip it out again this time at an event honoring Native American Code Talkers who served in World War II. Here's the video: Trump calls Elizabeth Warren '...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 10:13am

Burger King flame broils Trump over 'hamberders' tweet

President Trump served-up a fast food feast complete with pizza and fast food items from McDonald’s Wendy’s and Burger King to the visiting Clemson Tigers, who won the U.S. college football championship on Monday. Photos show tables upon tables of fast food on silver platters. There...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 5:56pm

What to watch instead of Trump's prime-time announcement

Tonight, President Donald Trump will address the nation with a live announcement about border security and the government shutdown at 9 p.m. ET. NBC, ABC, CBS, PBS and FOX, not to mention CNN, MSNBC and FOX News, will all be carrying the address in some form or fashion. This means...

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 1:42pm

Trump's lies and false claims reach 7,500

President Trump has told more than 7,500 lies and untruths during his time in office, the Washington Post reported Friday. As of Dec. 20, the 700th day of Trump's presidency, the exact total is 7,546. That's according to the Post's Fact Checker blog, which has been keeping a running...

Friday, December 21, 2018 - 5:50pm

CBP releases images of Trump border wall prototypes in California

Here are the early images of the Trump border wall.  It appears the Trump border wall construction is underway and is moving onto the next phases of development, according to new images released by the Customs and Border Protection Department.  On Tuesday, the U.S. Customs and Border...

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 3:53pm

How much will Trump’s border wall cost?

Although it seems like there’s some disagreement about when construction on the Trump wall will or did begin (President Trump insists over Twitter that it began back in late March), there’s one thing with which no one can argue: Building a wall spanning an entire border is not cheap. So...

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 3:46pm

Trump actually hates Christmas because it isn't about him: Report

Among the culture wars President Trump has instigated, the one-man battle over saying "Merry Christmas" instead of "Happy Holidays" has been highly visible. On the campaign trail and at recent rallies, he has postured as an advocate for the non-inclusive greeting of yore, and...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 7:59pm

Trump administration making school lunches less healthy

The Trump administration is rolling back school-lunch guidelines enacted by the Obama administration, allowing more processed foods, salt and sugar. Starting in July, cafeterias will be allowed to serve 1% chocolate and flavored milks, instead of just skim varieties. They are no longer required to...

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 5:19pm

Trump to deport group of previously protected Vietnam refugees

President Trump plans to deport Vietnam War refugees who had previously been protected, The Atlantic reported Wednesday. His administration's new policy — originally scheduled to be effected in August — is that Vietnam refugees who came to the U.S. before official diplomatic...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 5:01pm

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