President Donald Trump on Monday praised House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) as a “courageous man.”
At the swearing-in ceremony for CIA Director Gina Haspel, Trump made a point of recognizing the chairmen of the House and Senate intelligence committees.
“Thank you for being here to Chairman and Senator Richard Burr (R-NC),” Trump said. “And a very courageous man — he’s courageous — Congressman Devin Nunes. Thank you very much, Devin, for being here.”
Nunes has come under fire for allegedly undermining the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election.
Watch the video below from MSNBC.
‘His mommy should have told him she loved him a little bit more’: CNN analyst eviscerates Trump over ‘chosen one’ comments’
On Wednesday's edition of CNN's "The Situation Room," analyst Gloria Borger laid into President Donald Trump for his bizarre press conference anointing himself "the chosen one."
"'I am the chosen one,' and that comes after the president re-tweeted a conspiracy theorist radio host who said that he is like the second coming," said host Brianna Keilar. "So what do you make of all of this?"
"I think maybe his mommy should have told him she loved him a little bit more," said Borger. "I don't know. It is hard — it is hard to know what to make of this. Some people will say, as Trump says, 'Oh, I was only joking when I said all of that stuff.' But the truth of the matter is that he does this all of the time, and talks about how wonderful he is, and if you recall during his speech at the convention when he talked about the problems the country was facing he was saying 'I alone can fix it.'"
Trump’s ‘fake concern’ for Jews doesn’t mask his anti-Semitism, say critics
"By his continued encouragement of white supremacy and his daily racist attacks on immigrants and people of color, Trump is making the American Jewish community less safe by the day."
President Donald Trump doubled down on his accusations of disloyalty to Jewish-Americans who vote for Democrats during an impromptu press conference Wednesday, prompting a fresh round of recriminations from critics.
"If you want to vote Democrat, you are being very disloyal to Jewish people and very disloyal to Israel," the president said during remarks to reporters on the White House South Lawn.
George Conway tells White House staff after Trump’s bonkers presser: ‘Get him in the chopper up to Walter Reed’
George Conway, husband of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, is making his outspoken criticisms of President Trump known again, this time telling White House staffers that they should have their boss mentally committed.
Responding to Trump's recent exchange with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House where he referred to himself as the "chosen one" and doubled down on his recent assertion that Jews who vote against him are "disloyal," Conway fired off a tweet directed at White House staff, telling them that their boss is in dire need of medical attention.