Tag: Donald Trump

Apple’s relationship with Donald Trump has become a toxic PR disaster

Every major company knows that there are pros and cons to dealing with politicians, namely the prospect of favorable treatment offset by the risks of implication in future political scandals. Under former CEO Steve Jobs, Apple stayed out of politics, but his successor Tim Cook has embraced not only Apple-wide political positions, but also specific […]

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Watch live: Impeachment hearings continue Thursday as two more witnesses testify publicly

The House Intelligence Committee’s impeachment inquiry wraps up its series of public hearings on Thursday morning with two key witnesses — President Donald Trump’s former top Russia adviser Fiona Hill and counselor for political affairs at the US Embassy in Ukraine David Holmes. Both witnesses testified behind closed doors in recent weeks, but Thursday’s hearings will be the […]

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The Trumps, Mark Zuckerberg, and Peter Thiel Had a Secret White House Dinner

Who are your four dream dinner party guests? If the answer was Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife Melania, and transhumanist and Trump donor Peter Thiel, then, unfortunately, you’ve already missed the boat. The quartet met up for an intimate dinner at the White House last month, hours after Congress […]

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Making Impeachment Matter

A national poll in September, one of the first taken after Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the House of Representatives would initiate a formal impeachment inquiry regarding the president’s dealings with Ukraine, turned up a plurality of respondents already backing Trump’s impeachment. The spread of opinion was as follows: 42 percent of Americans thought Donald […]

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To Lock Up a President

“Lock him up?” It’s a question that Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden both addressed at the fifth Democratic primary debate (in Atlanta, hosted by MSNBC and The Washington Post). Moderator Rachel Maddow had asked Sanders if, given the MAGA enthusiasm for chants of “Lock her up!” (aimed still at Hillary Clinton, years and years on), […]

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Here Is the Full Text of Donald Trump’s Sharpie Lies for the Press

Photo: Mark Wilson (Getty Images) You do not know anyone as stupid as Donald Trump. Even if you know a baboon with a head injury or have an uncle who dropped out of school in the first semester of kindergarten to pursue a career in the lucrative glue-eating sector, I can guarantee that they are […]

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This Is The Rudy Giuliani Who Black People Warned America About A Long Time Ago

It’s telling that President Donald Trump is seemingly the only one who has confidence in Rudy Giuliani. MORE: This Is The Donald Trump Black People Warned You About At least, that seemed to be the case after Gordon Sondland testified as a key witness in the House’s impeachment inquiry on Wednesday. The Washington Post reported […]

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ASAP Rocky Was Mentioned Throughout Donald Trump’s Impeachment Hearing

Of all the names to come up multiple times over the course of a sitting President’s impeaching hearing, one might expect to hear those of politicians, diplomats, businessmen, and officials — rappers, not so much. However, throughout today’s impeachment hearing against Donald Trump, one rapper’s name popped up several times: ASAP Rocky. The first mention […]

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Donald Trump and Melania Trump officially register to vote in Florida

President Donald Trump is officially a Florida man. Trump and his first lady Melania Trump registered to vote in Florida, making Mar-a-Lago their new primary residence on October 30, according to Florida’s voter registration file. The Trumps’ registration update was first reported by FloridaPolitics.com. Trump could well use his newly minted voter registration status as […]

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Impeachment hearings continue with three more witnesses testifying publicly Wednesday

More public hearings in the impeachment inquiry will be held on Wednesday — including highly anticipated testimony from a top diplomat central to House Democrats’ investigation. In the morning, House impeachment investigators will hear from US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland first. In the afternoon at a separate hearing, Laura Cooper, the deputy assistant secretary of defense […]

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Trump’s Ukraine Defenders Are Caught in an Existential Crisis

In the White House’s telling of events, the two staffers who testified on Tuesday morning weren’t credible and also cleared the president of any wrongdoing. “We have learned nothing new in today’s illegitimate ‘impeachment’ proceedings,” the White House said in a statement. “However, buried among the witnesses’ personal opinions and conjecture about a call the […]

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California To Stop Buying Cars From Brands That Support Trump’s Emission Rollbacks

California will stop buying cars from manufacturers that support Trump in stripping the state of its authority to self regulate tailpipe emissions. Affected car makers include GM, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler and more. The state of California has spent, between 2016 and 2018, $58.6 million in vehicles from General Motors, $55.8 million from FCA, $10.6 million […]

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The War Criminals I Have Known

The lower-ranking accused war criminals I’ve known all struck me as really nice guys, right up until it seemed they weren’t. That’s war for you. Things are fine until they’re not, and then after that someone is probably dead, and everyone left alive thinks about it for the rest of their lives.  Jonathan Keefe was one […]

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Public impeachment hearings continue with four witnesses testifying Tuesday

The House’s impeachment hearing marathon is underway. Impeachment investigators will hear publicly from nine witnesses at five impeachment hearings over the next three days as Democrats race to collect public testimony this week about President Donald Trump’s role in pushing Ukraine to open investigations and the withholding of US security aid and a one-on-one meeting. The National […]

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Are We Pretending Donald Trump Wasn’t Secretly Rushed to the Hospital?

Pick one: Donald Trump was rushed to the hospital to visit a sick child because he is such a caring person… Or Donald Trump is the only president in history to break their physical examinations into two parts… Or Donald Trump and the White House staff is lying. Only one of those makes sense. Trump […]

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California Government Is Done With Gas Cars, Will Mostly Buy Green Vehicles From Now On

California has always been at the forefront of U.S. states that try to minimize polution caused by vehicles, and it has just taken yet another bold step towards this direction. According to SacramentoBee, California’s state government announced on Friday that it has stopped buying gas-powered sedans as part of Governor Gavin Newsom’s administration’s efforts to […]

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Trump Enforces Omertà With Latest Round of Pardons

President Donald Trump closed out the first week of impeachment hearings with a self-inflicted wound. Marie Yovanovitch, the ousted U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, testified on Friday morning that she felt “intimidated” by Trump’s remark in a phone call with the Ukrainian president that she was “bad news” and “going to go through some things.” As […]

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House investigating whether President Trump lied to special counsel Robert Mueller

The House of Representatives is now investigating whether President Donald Trump lied to special counsel Robert Mueller in written answers he provided in the Russia investigation, the House’s general counsel said in federal court Monday. The House of Representatives is now investigating whether President Donald Trump lied to special counsel Robert Mueller in written answers […]

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Donald Trump and the Absolute Power Presidency

Those who tuned into last week’s congressional testimony from Marie Yovanovitch, the ousted U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, heard an awkward phrase over and over again: that political appointees “serve at the pleasure of the president.” For most of those present, the idea that President Donald Trump can lawfully remove ambassadors and other top federal officials […]

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Donald Trump Held A White House Screening Of ‘Joker’ Over The Weekend And Reportedly Liked It

Early Sunday morning, CNN’s Shimon Prokupecz tweeted that President Donald Trump hosted a screening of the global box office hit Joker on Saturday. So, yes, just in case you were hoping that the never-ending discourse surrounding the critically acclaimed film would be ending soon, this is sadly not going to be the case for a […]

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A US Embassy Official Claims Donald Trump Hoped Sweden Would Convict ASAP Rocky For Political Gain

ASAP Rocky became embroiled in international legal trouble last summer when he was arrested in Sweden following a camera-captured brawl. Rocky was kept behind bars in Sweden while awaiting trial and was eventually found guilty of assault. Though Rocky walked away without having to serve any jail time for the conviction, President Trump managed to […]

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The Nightmare Scenario: Trump Loses in 2020 and Refuses to Concede

WASHINGTON — Democrats pulled off an upset win to take back Kentucky’s governorship earlier this month. So Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin tore a page out the Republicans’ playbook by insinuating voter fraud, refusing to concede, and claiming “a number of irregularities” cost him the election. Call it the sore loser strategy, one that has become […]

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