Tag: Donald Trump

A Bombshell Report Says Trump Has Been Secretly Plotting With Russia To Build A Tower In Moscow, And People Are Losing It

Getty Image Late Thursday night, Buzzfeed News, of all places, dropped what may be the biggest bombshell so far in the investigation into President Trump’s ties with Russia. Not to invalidate their reporting, of course, but it’s just so very 2019 that the digital media outlet once best known for quizzes such as “Make A […]

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Cardi B’s Political Rant On The Government Shutdown Illustrates Why We Want Stars To Share Our Views

Getty Image / Uproxx Studios As current events and political debate leak more and more into everyday discussion via social media and 24/7 news cycles, an intriguing occurrence has arisen. It seems that now, more than ever, the American public wants and demands that public figures declare their ethical, moral, and political beliefs. From pushing […]

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Welcome to the Next Two Years in America

“We are getting crushed!” So exclaimed President Trump to his chief of staff in response to media coverage of the government shutdown, according to The New York Times. This is an accurate description of his political fortunes at the moment. Trump has gone all-in on his demand for border wall funding, and it’s turning out […]

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This Is Not Normal. This Is Not Normal. This Is Not Normal.

The Trump International Hotel enjoys an enviable location in the nerve center of American governance. It stands on Pennsylvania Avenue, situated roughly midway between the White House and the Capitol. Across the street is the headquarters of the FBI. It shares a block with the Internal Revenue Service’s main building. And just a few steps […]

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Rudy Giuliani Is a Terrible Lawyer Who Can’t Stop Putting His Foot In His Mouth and It’s Actually Great For the President

Photo: Aaron P. Bernstein (Getty Images) Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, is an idiot and that’s a good thing for Trump, because Rudy, who once was married to his cousin that he fully knew was his cousin, helps make the president look less dumb. Rudy’s job since signing on to work with the […]

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Yes, Cardi B Went from Shaking That Ass to Speaking on Politics in the Same Day 

Cardi B performs at Z100’s Jingle Ball 2018 on December 7, 2018 in New York City. Photo: Dia Dipasupil (Getty Images for iHeartMedia) Cardi B makes multifaceted moves. The lovable rapper took to Instagram to discuss politics on Wednesday, January 16 after her feature in the City Girls’ music video for their single, “Twerk” dropped. […]

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Edith Espinal Has Spent 18 Months Hiding From ICE in a Church. How Much Longer Will The Authorities Let Her Stay?

There’s little about Ohio’s Columbus Mennonite Church that marks it as a sanctuary. Only a small cardboard sign by the parking lot proclaims, in English, Spanish, and Arabic, “No matter where you are from, we’re glad you’re our neighbor.” Inside, however, is a different story. Behind the church’s nursery, up the stairs from the pastor’s […]

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Cardi B Stands Up For The Government Employees Who Aren’t Getting Paid During The Shutdown

Getty Image Cardi B is an American treasure. Over the course of her meteoric rise, the public has enjoyed her social antics, boisterous raps, and of course her twerking. Now, it seems we can add political commentary to that list. On Wednesday afternoon, the 26-year-old rapper posted a video to Instagram in which she lamented […]

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A Coal Baron’s Takeover of the EPA Is Nearly Complete

A few weeks after President Donald Trump moved into the White House, he received a memo from one of his biggest campaign donors: Robert Murray, the CEO of Murray Energy, America’s largest private coal company. Emblazoned with the words “Action Plan,” it was essentially a wish list of all the environmental regulations Murray wanted Trump […]

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President Silent on Steve King; Don Lemon Wonders if Y’all Noticed All the Racist Shit Trump Did Before That

Screenshot: CNN Pundits continue to point at a sense of reason that Trump supporters have shown us time and time again does not exist and Don Lemon is sick and tired of the bullshit. On CNN, Lemon and Chris Cuomo discussed Trump’s loud silence on comments made by Iowa Rep. Steve King—but more than that, […]

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President Silent on Steve King; Don Lemon Wonders if Y’all Noticed All the Racist Shit Trump Did Before 

Screenshot: CNN Pundits continue to point to a sense of reason Trump supporters have shown us time and time again does not exist and Don Lemon is sick and tired of the bullshit. On CNN, Lemon and Chris Cuomo discussed Trump’s loud silence on comments made by Iowa Rep. Steve King—but more than that, Lemon […]

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Nancy Pelosi Suggests Trump Write State of the Union in Crayon or Reschedule for Feb. 31

Photo: Win McNamee (Getty Images) Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is tired of President Donald Trump’s fuckshit. As such, Pelosi is offering Trump alternatives to having an in-person State of the Union address while the government is shut down over his dumbass border wall that no one wants. According to CNN, Pelosi has asked […]

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Seth Meyers Held A Fake Press Conference With Trump That Was Far More Honest Than His Real Ones

[embedded content] Share This Video Every time President Trump holds a press conference, we pretty much know what to expect. Deceptive, meandering answers to questions, if not outright hostility to the reporters asking them. Or: “Whenever Donald Trump holds a press conference his rambling, nonsensical answers raise more questions then they answer,” as Seth Meyers […]

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Who’s Afraid of Bernie Sanders? A Lot of Democrats, Apparently.

In the wake of Bernie Sanders’s loss to Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Democratic primary, some people argued that, as Vanity Fair put it, he “won in the end” because his race had “a profound, and lasting, effect on his party.” This was not a fanciful idea. The Vermont senator’s “revolution” had succeeded beyond progressives’ […]

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How Much Do You Trust Bill Barr?

Bill Barr, the once and likely future attorney general, had one mission on Capitol Hill on Tuesday: convince the Senate that he would be an honorable man. In a day-long confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the nominee reassured lawmakers that he would maintain the Justice Department’s independence from a president who constantly challenges […]

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Quavo Wants To Show Clemson ‘How Champs Are Supposed To Be Treated’ After Dinner With Trump

Getty Image The Clemson Tigers made their post-national championship visit to the White House on Monday. The event became quite the spectacle as the government shutdown meant the White House chefs had been furloughed, forcing Donald Trump to come up with his own menu for the event. Trump laid out quite the spread of fast […]

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Trump’s Shutdown Is a Savage Assault on the Working Class

American tycoon Donald Trump onboard his private jet, as he arrives at Aberdeen Airport in 2014. (Photo by Andrew Milligan/PA Images via Getty Images) The United States government’s partial shutdown is now in its fourth week, and shows no sign of abating. Donald Trump has decided that his demand for a border wall—which he initially […]

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Did Trump Lie About How Many Burgers He Ordered For Clemson’s White House Hoedown? The Root Investigates

Photo: Chris Kleponis (Getty Images) By now you’ve read or heard that the president of people who call roadkill a “free dinner” hosted the NCAA football national champion Clemson Tigers at the White House and served them the same shit they could’ve gotten at the school’s dining hall. I first scoffed at the idea of […]

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