Tag: Donald Trump

Biden Had A Pretty Great One-Line Response To News That Trump Dined With Holocaust Denying White Supremacist Incel Nick Fuentes

The first year and change of Joe Biden’s presidency were a bit rocky, but over the summer a switch seemed to flip. He and his administration started getting some big stuff done. He started oozing confidence and cool. “Dark Brandon,” a twist on a rightwing Biden insult, was born. That version of the sitting president […]

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The Memo: Democrats pine for Trump as GOP nominee

Former President Trump met a muted response from many Republicans when he launched his 2024 White House bid at Mar-A-Lago this month.  But his campaign is stirring excitement, and even some glee, from Democrats.  Members of President Biden’s party are openly pining for Trump to become the 2024 Republican nominee, believing he is just too […]

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People Aren’t Exactly Buying Trump’s Excuse For Dining With Holocaust Denying White Supremacist Incel Nick Fuentes

Donald Trump has associated himself with plenty of unsavory figures over his lifetime, but he might have finally found someone too horrifying even for his die hards. The former president had Thanksgiving dinner with Kanye West and another guest: Nick Fuentes. Both Fuentes and Ye have said awful thinks about Jewish people. But Fuentes goes […]

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The GOP’s Silence On Trump Meeting With White Supremacist Nick Fuentes Speaks Volumes

NewsOne Featured Video Nick Fuentes in Washington, D.C., on November 14, 2020. | Source: NurPhoto / Getty In recent weeks, key members of the Republican Party have taken deliberate steps to separate and distance themselves from former President Donald Trump. Some have even publically spoken out against him especially in the wake of his not-so-surprising […]

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Even A Far Right Pro-Trump Site Is Horrified That He Dined With White Nationalist Holocaust Denier Nick Fuentes

Earlier this month, Donald Trump may have played a large part in nixing the GOP’s hoped-for “red wave.” Has he learned his lesson, namely that he needs to at least cool down his evidently unpopular rhetoric? Of course not. Instead, he ignored party pleas and announced his third presidential campaign. And now he’s dining with […]

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Donald Trump Spent His Thanksgiving Whining About ‘CORRUPT…RIGGED SCAM…WITCH HUNT’ Investigations In His Various Crimes

While the word “Thanksgiving” seems to give a pretty clear indication of what the holiday is all about, Donald Trump must have missed the memo. Rather than spending his holiday giving thanks for things like tax breaks for burying your ex-wife on your golf course or not being in federal prison, the former president/2024 presidential […]

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Kanye West Spent Thanksgiving By Having Trump Scream At Him For Even Thinking Of Running Against Him In 2024

How was your Thanksgiving? Did you spend it at a dicey resort filled with weird dentists and an owner who yelled at you? Then maybe you’re Kanye West. The rapper, who recently torched his career by dabbling in anti-Semitism, has been doubling down on his infamy, surrounding himself with all manner of dodgy characters. He’s […]

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Biden mulls 2024 plans as Democrats weigh generational shift

President Biden plans to use some time over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays to decide whether he wants to run for reelection, surrounding himself with family as he assesses his political future while giving himself a deadline of early next year to officially announce. Biden, who just turned 80, remains in many Democrats’ minds the […]

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DOJ looking to question Pence in Jan. 6 probe: report

Department of Justice prosecutors are looking to question former Vice President Mike Pence as part of the department’s probe into the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol and former President Trump’s efforts to stay in power after he lost the 2020 presidential election, according to reports.  Prosecutors have reached out to Pence’s team […]

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RIP Mar-A-Lago Ketchup Bottles Because The Supreme Court Just Screwed Trump Royally By Torpedoing His Desperate Attempt To Keep His Tax Returns Secret

In what has never seemed like a shady move, Donald Trump has refused to make the last several years of his infamous tax returns public. Surely the famously honest former president has nothing to hide. But all good things come to an end, and after six long years of hiding his business dealings, the powers-that-be […]

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Supreme Court Allows Congress to Finally See Donald Trump’s Tax Returns

Last week, Klobuchar sent a letter to Michael Rapino, CEO of ticketing giant Live Nation, expressing concerns about the ticketing industry’s monopolistic behavior, and questioning Rapino on whether Live Nation’s practices were working to mitigate those monopolistic tendencies. Senator Richard Blumenthal and Representatives Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, David Cicilline, and Bill Pascrell joined Klobuchar in […]

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Elon Musk Says He Won’t Allow Alex Jones on Twitter. Remember What He Said About Trump?

Boebert also live-tweeted the riots, telling her followers exactly when members were locked in the House chambers and when Speaker Nancy Pelosi (whose husband was recently violently attacked by a right-wing extremist) was removed from the chambers. Later, at a Republican Party meeting, Boebert defended the rioters, saying, “We already see in Washington, D.C., you […]

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Jack White Had A Lot To Say About Elon Musk’s ‘Asshole Move’ Of Letting Donald Trump Back On Twitter

Over the weekend, Elon Musk went ahead and decided to let Donald Trump back on Twitter. This was something that many people did not care for, including Jack White, who had many thoughts on the matter. On an Instagram post about the reinstatement from the weekend, White wrote, “So you gave trump his twitter platform […]

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Want to Know Donald Trump’s Standing in the GOP? Watch Kevin McCarthy.

Nothing is too petty to evade McCarthy’s power calculus. While few of his party showed up for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s valedictory address as House speaker, McCarthy’s absence was especially notable. Not for him to go against the grain just because of fusty notions like courtesy, respect, and norms of behavior. Michael Tomasky aptly described […]

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Geraldo Rivera Said Biden Should Pardon Trump ‘For The Good Of The Nation,’ And People Told Him To Shut His Trap

Save losing reelection in 2020, Donald Trump has evaded responsibility his entire life. But there are more chances than ever for him to finally lose everything. The Justice Department is after him. So is Letitia James. Much of the Republican Party isn’t into his third presidential campaign. Only Twitter ruiner Elon Musk and outgoing MAGA […]

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There’s A Pretty Bizarre Reason Jair Bolsonaro Has Been AWOL Since Losing Reelection: He ‘Can’t Wear Pants’

It’s been a bad time for far right politicians. The Republicans’ promised/threatened “red wave” failed to coalesce. Trump’s third presidential campaign got off to an inauspicious, boring start. There was a warning sign for the GOP downfall, and it came from Brazil: The week before America’s midterms, Jair Bolsonaro — the nation’s stereoidal version of […]

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Law Understander Donald Trump Hatched A Nonsensical Idea Of How He Could Weasel Out Of His Legal Woes

Donald Trump used to have the most powerful job in the country, if not the world, and yet his four years in office didn’t exactly educate him about how American law works. The former president is currently in lots of trouble. His most recent problem is the Justice Department, which on Friday announced a special […]

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Bill Barr Says It’s ‘Increasingly More Likely’ That The DOJ Will Indict Trump (And Yet He Won’t Rule Out Supporting Him In 2024)

Bill Barr has been on Donald Trump’s epic enemies list for almost two years now, and it looks like he won’t be off it any time soon. The former attorney general hasn’t been afraid to call him out on his bull. He’s even been predicting for months that the Justice Department, under Merrick Garland, will […]

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Donald Trump Is Now Selling ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ Wrapping Paper Just In Time For The Holidays

With Thanksgiving less than a week away, the holiday season is officially upon us. And December will be here before you know it. If you’re Donald Trump, that means it’s time to start wishing a “Merry Christmas” to everyone — even if you don’t celebrate the holiday. If you’re Melania, you might offer someone a […]

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Kari Lake Flew Down To Florida To Whine About ‘Ballot Harvesting’ With Trump And WWE’s Linda McMahon In Front Of A Sad Mar-a-Lago Crowd

Election denier Kari Lake is still refusing to concede in Arizona’s gubernatorial race despite Democratic incumbent Katie Hobbs scoring a pretty decisive majority of votes during the 2022 Midterms. And while she battles against reality, and Tom Petty’s estate for using his music in campaign videos posted to social media, she’s also teaming up with […]

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Who Is Jack Smith? More on the New Special Counsel Investigating Trump

Boebert also live-tweeted the riots, telling her followers exactly when members were locked in the House chambers and when Speaker Nancy Pelosi (whose husband was recently violently attacked by a right-wing extremist) was removed from the chambers. Later, at a Republican Party meeting, Boebert defended the rioters, saying, “We already see in Washington, D.C., you […]

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Trump Says New Special Counsel Investigation Into His Crimes Is “So Unfair”

Boebert also live-tweeted the riots, telling her followers exactly when members were locked in the House chambers and when Speaker Nancy Pelosi (whose husband was recently violently attacked by a right-wing extremist) was removed from the chambers. Later, at a Republican Party meeting, Boebert defended the rioters, saying, “We already see in Washington, D.C., you […]

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Republicans Are Having a Total Meltdown Over News of the Special Counsel Investigating Trump

Boebert also live-tweeted the riots, telling her followers exactly when members were locked in the House chambers and when Speaker Nancy Pelosi (whose husband was recently violently attacked by a right-wing extremist) was removed from the chambers. Later, at a Republican Party meeting, Boebert defended the rioters, saying, “We already see in Washington, D.C., you […]

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Who is Special Counsel Jack Smith?

Attorney General Merrick Garland has appointed Jack Smith, a Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutor, as special counsel to oversee two ongoing criminal investigations that could lead to charges being filed against former President Trump.  Garland announced the decision at a news conference on Friday, saying that Smith will be in charge of the investigations into […]

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Evangelical Christians Got Everything They Wanted From Trump, But They’re Still Complaining

After an NYPD officer killed Eric Garner, Jeffries was one of the loudest voices on the Hill calling for an investigation. In 2015, Jeffries introduced a bill to make the use of a chokehold illegal under federal law. In 2018, Jeffries’s co-authored First Step Act passed, prompting the development of education, vocational, and mental health […]

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Attorney General Garland names special counsel in Trump probes

Attorney General Merrick Garland has appointed a special counsel to oversee the Justice Department’s investigations into Donald Trump just days after the former president announced his intent to seek the office again in 2024. Garland said Jack Smith, a longtime prosecutor and current war crimes investigator, would take the helm of two investigations, one into […]

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Arizona’s New Secretary of State Wants to Call ‘Election Deniers’ ‘Traitors’

Kari Lake speaks during an Arizona Republican Party election night rally in Scottsdale, Arizona, US, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. (Jon Cherry/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This content comes from the latest installment of our weekly Breaking the Vote newsletter out of VICE News’ D.C. bureau, tracking the ongoing efforts to undermine the democratic process in […]

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Watch Nancy Pelosi Completely Ignore Trump in Her Farewell Speech

Now the race to fill Pelosi’s shoes begins. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, 83, and Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, 82, both sit atop Democratic leadership. Punchbowl News reports that Hoyer will also be stepping down from leadership while still remaining in Congress, and will back New York Representative Hakeem Jeffries for party leader. Clyburn has […]

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