Tag: Trump

Michael Avenatti Was Not Amused By Pete Davidson’s Impersonation Of Him On ‘SNL’

This weekend’s SNL kicked off with a sketch about the ongoing impeachment hearings, because how could it not? The cold open reimagined the House investigation as a soap opera, complete with sudden dramatic music, Jon Hamm as witness Bill Taylor, and Heidi Gardner repeatedly fainting in shock. There was (at least) one person who was […]

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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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The Right’s “Judeo-Christian” Fixation

During one of his recent confrontations with congressional Democrats, Donald Trump made a stunning comment about the United States’ Jewish population. How could Jewish voters overwhelmingly support the Democratic party, he groused, when it included prominent critics of Israel like Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar? When American Jews voted for those politicians—or other members of […]

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Sean Spicer Has Been Booted Off ‘Dancing With The Stars’ After Almost Two Months

A lot of people were displeased when the producers of Dancing with the Stars interpreted “stars” as “former Trump administration officials routinely caught lying to the public.” The good news is that former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s reign on the game show/hoofing fest has finally been given the boot, as caught by The […]

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Watch: Rep. Luria releases campaign ad centered around President Trump impeachment efforts

[embedded content] WASHINGTON – Rep. Elaine Luria released a campaign video Monday centered around the impeachment processes underway in the U.S. House of Representatives against President Donald J. Trump. In the video, Luria resights the Oath of Offices, points to her decades of military service, plus, dives into her being a part of the impeachment […]

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President Trump preps to welcome some of the Washington Nationals to the White House

WASHINGTON – The Nationals won the World Series and had their parade — now it’s time for the traditional trip to the White House, which is scheduled for Monday. The Washington Nationals won the World Series and had their parade — now it’s time for the traditional trip to the White House, which is scheduled. “It really […]

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Mark Hamill And More Have Slammed The White House’s ‘Build The Wall’ Kids Game

There are few presidential administrations weirder than the current one, each day bringing a new and creatively awful thing to worry about. The president himself has been so busy intimidating whistleblowers and getting booed at sporting events that it took a week for everyone to notice this: On October 25, the White House held a […]

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Watch Donald Trump Get Relentlessly Booed at Saturday’s UFC Fight

On Saturday, Donald Trump headed to New York City for UFC 244—and wound up getting booed by a massive crowd for the second time in a week. Just watch: Trump’s former hometown welcomed him back with a line of protestors outside Madison Square Garden, too: The audience at MSG isn’t as brutal as the World […]

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President Trump ditches New York to become a Florida resident, court documents show

President Donald Trump, a native New Yorker, has now declared himself a Florida resident, according to court documents. The President changed his permanent residence to his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida, in late September, and first lady Melania Trump followed suit in October, in forms filed with the Palm Beach County Circuit Court. In a series of […]

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We Spent a Wild Weekend with the Gun-Worshipping Moonie Church That’s Trying to Go MAGA

GREELEY, Pa. — Pastor Hyung Jin “Sean” Moon took the stage in rural Pennsylvania wearing his trademark green camo blazer, a crown made of empty bullet casings, and a gold AR-15 slung over his shoulder. “Good morning, patriots and freedom-loving people made in the image of God,” Moon told his enthralled crowd. The occasion was […]

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‘Mister America’ Is Trump’s Most Scathing Satire Without Even Mentioning His Name

Mister America, the first feature film in the medium-hopping On Cinema universe—Adult Swim’s movie review show that does everything but review movies—doesn’t ask its audience what they want. Instead, it tells us what America is. It is a portrait of two lonely men locked in a world of delusion and codependence, offering a darkly comic […]

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The DOJ Is Giving Trump Exactly What He Wants: a Criminal Investigation Into the Mueller Probe

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. The Department of Justice has turned its investigation into the origins of the Mueller probe into a fully fledged criminal inquiry, according to multiple media outlets. The move, once again, raises concerns that President Donald Trump is leveraging the powers of government […]

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Trump says US is building a wall in Colorado — a state that doesn’t border Mexico

During a speech on American energy in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, President Donald Trump ticked through his usual issues before making an unusual remark about his long-promised border wall. “We’re building a wall on the border of New Mexico. And we’re building a wall in Colorado,” Trump said. Colorado, located directly north of New Mexico, is […]

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Stanford institute calls for $120 billion investment in U.S. AI ecosystem

The Stanford University Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence is calling for the U.S. government to make a $120 billion investment in the nation’s AI ecosystem over the course of the next 10 years. The report calls efforts by the Trump administration, like the call for near $1 billion in U.S. non-defense research and development spending […]

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Watch: President Trump addresses nation on Syria after Russia and Turkey announce agreement

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is addressing the nation on Syria, Wednesday. The statement by Trump follows an agreement between Turkey and Russia, which will send more Russian troops to the Middle East. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met in the southern Russian resort city of Sochi on Tuesday with […]

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