‘We’re closed!’: Trump vents his anger over immigration at homeland security secretary

By Josh Dawsey and Nick MiroffMay 24 at 5:41 PMEmail the author President Trump began berating Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen in the Oval Office earlier this spring, according to administration officials, griping about her performance and blaming her for a surge in illegal border crossings. Chief of Staff John F. Kelly, who installed her in the job,

Why did anyone ever take Trump’s North Korea diplomacy seriously?

Trump lies and says nonsense all the time. We need to remember that. By Matthew Yglesias@mattyglesiasmatt@vox.com  May 24, 2018, 10:30am EDT The White House announced Thursday morning that it is canceling the planned summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in light of statements from the North Korean government that make it clear that Pyongyang is not, in

Chris Cuomo Shreds Rep. Peter King’s Lies: ‘I Can’t Believe You’re Saying That’

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) asserted on Thursday that special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation is improper because there is no evidence of any wrongdoing. During an interview on CNN, host Chris Cuomo challenged King after he argued that Republicans were being “stonewalled” in the investigation into an FBI “spy” that President Donald Trump says infiltrated

The 14 most ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ lines from Donald Trump’s ‘Fox & Friends’ interview

Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large Updated 2:37 PM ET, Thu May 24, 2018 (CNN) President Donald Trump sat down with “Fox & Friends” co-host Brian Kilmeade in Long Island on Wednesday afternoon, an interview the network aired Thursday morning. It wasn’t hard-hitting (you didn’t expect it to be unless you have lived on another planet for

‘Panicked’ Trump Roundly Mocked After Parroting Fox News Conspiracy Theory in Unhinged Monday Morning Meltdown

He tweeted it 7 times in an hour. By David Badash / The New Civil Rights Movement The American president used to be considered the leader of the free world. As such, any president of the United States should have access to the absolute best: the best intelligence, the best advisors, and, if necessary, the best attorneys. But

Evangelical Robert Jeffress thinks Jews are going to hell. Israelis are OK with that.

Jerry Adler Senior Editor Yahoo News• May 21, 2018 Say what you will about Robert Jeffress, the controversial Dallas preacher who gave the opening prayer at the dedication of the American Embassy in Jerusalem last week, he sticks by his beliefs. An event in the Jewish state, attended by a great number of Jewish people, might have been

Kellyanne Conway praises Sean Hannity for offering ‘unique content’

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Sunday went to bat for Fox News host Sean Hannity, explaining that he offered “unique content” instead of fact-based reporting. While speaking to Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter on CNN, Conway opined that Donald Trump was one of the most “transparent” and “accountable” presidents in history. “I’d love for him to

The GOP Is Silent While Trump Trashes Amazon And Free Market Principles

By LeftOfCenter https://crooksandliars.com/cltv/2018/05/kurt-bardella-blasts-hypocritical Trump made no secret of his intense loathing and jealousy of Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com and owner of The Washington Post, in his hate-filled 2016 campaign rallies. Most folks thought those were just idle threats made by a ranting lunatic. Most folks didn’t think the forces of Heaven and Earth would put this

Trump Draws Rebuke for ‘Animal’ Remark at Immigration Talk

“You wouldn’t believe how bad these people are. These aren’t people. These are animals.” By Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — While railing against California for its so-called sanctuary immigration policies, President Donald Trump referred to some people who cross the border illegally as “animals” — drawing a sharp rebuke from Democratic leaders for the harsh

GOP Candidate Michael Williams And His ‘Deportation Bus’ Get Warm Welcome From Fox’s MacCallum

POSTED BY ELLEN -6782.20PC ON MAY 17, 2018  Fox host Martha MacCallum made it clear that Georgia’s “Deportation Bus Tour” candidate Michael Williams is not on the network’s roster of preferred candidates (unlike Ron DeSantis) but his racist-Republican message still got a warm welcome. The Daily Beast has a good run-down of Williams’ gubernatorial candidacy: Michael Williams, a Georgia state

Don’t Let Trump Betray Veterans

By Joe Conason / AlterNet April 4, 2018, 8:31 AM GMT Photo Credit: Barbara Kalbfleisch / Shutterstock.com Whenever Donald Trump fires a member of his administration, the least likely reason is incompetence, corruption, abuse of authority or wasteful extravagance. If those were causes for dismissal in the Trump administration, nearly his entire cabinet would have been replaced by