MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace reacted in disgust Wednesday afternoon on her show “Deadline: White House” while reading President Donald Trumps morning tweets that reignited his sparring with Carman Yulin Cruz, the mayor of San Juan.
“As the storm bears down on the East Coast, the president managed to fire off a tweet about collusion with Russia this morning, saying there wasn’t any,” she said. “He also found time to re-up his feud with the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, over the response to the deadly hurricane that hit Puerto Rico one year ago.”
She continued: “The president’s tweet: ‘We got A Pluses for our recent hurricane work’ — good God! — ‘in Texas and Florida (and did an unappreciated great job in Puerto Rico, even though an inaccessible island with very poor electricity and a totally incompetent mayor of San Juan). We are ready for the big one that is coming!'”
Wallace noted that Cruz had fired back, saying, “This isn’t about him and about his ego. This is about the inability of his administration that he directs to ensure that the appropriate help got to Puerto Rico in time.”
“I don’t remember talking about my grades since I was in grade school,” Wallace told her guests. “The president tweeting this morning about A-pluses. Really, even the most — even the most generous read can put the president at the center of his words, his public statements, his utterances about this potentially deadly storm bearing down on the Carolinas. It’s bizarre!”
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"This isn't about him and about his ego.” — San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz pic.twitter.com/hM2arqfgou
— AlterNet (@AlterNet) September 12, 2018
The real threat to America isn’t Trump’s ‘deep state’ — it’s Trump’s corrupt state: Robert Reich
Trump has been ramping up his “Deep State” rhetoric again. He’s back to blaming a cabal of bureaucrats, FBI and CIA agents, Democrats, and “enemies of the people” in the mainstream media, for conspiring to remove him from office in order to allow the denizens of foreign shi*tholes to overrun America.
But with each passing day it’s becoming clearer that the real threat to America isn’t Trump’s Deep State. It’s Trump’s Corrupt State.
Not since Warren G. Harding’s sordid administration have as many grifters, crooks and cronies occupied high positions in Washington.
Trump flips out over ‘RIGGED’ hearings as Democrats grill Hope Hicks
President Donald Trump ranted on Twitter while his former communications director testified before the House Judiciary Committee.
Hope Hicks complied with a congressional subpoena and testified behind closed doors to the Democrat-led panel, and the president raged online as word leaked out that a White House lawyer was objecting to many of the questions about her government service.
"The Dems are very unhappy with the Mueller Report, so after almost 3 years, they want a Redo, or Do Over. This is extreme Presidential Harassment," Trump tweeted. "They gave Crooked Hillary’s people complete Immunity, yet now they bring back Hope Hicks."
Soledad O’Brien shames the press for calling Trump’s lies about Central Park 5 a ‘controversial stance’
Former CNN host Soledad O'Brien has once again called out media outlets for whitewashing President Donald Trump's blatant lies.
This time, O'Brien took issue with a USA Today headline that mischaracterized Trump's lies about five black men who were falsely accused of raping a woman in New York's Central Park in the 1980s, only to have their convictions vacated in 2002 after DNA evidence exonerated them and another man confessed that he was the man who committed the brutal Central Park rape more than a decade earlier.
Instead of calling out Trump for lying about the case, the paper simply called Trump's continued assertions of their guilt a "controversial stance."