In a rambling speech that took place shortly after the New York Times published a bombshell editorial written by an anonymous senior official in the Trump administration, the president himself took shots at both the op-ed and the newspaper that published it.
“When you tell me about some anonymous source within the administration probably who’s failing and probably here for all the wrong reasons, now, The New York Times is failing,” Trump said. “If I weren’t here, I believe The New York Times probably wouldn’t even exist.”
“The failing New York Times has an anonymous editorial, can you believe it, anonymous, meaning gutless, a gutless editorial,” he continued.
The Robert Mueller standard must be overthrown — for the sake of democracy
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report is a meticulous and compelling document recounting President Donald Trump’s actions and the informational warfare carried out during the 2016 election by the Russian government. But it contains a serious flaw — and it sents a terrible precedent for the country.
We’re now confronted with that flaw once again as the Justice Department has revealed that the case of the 2016 criminal hush money payments meant to benefit Trump’s campaign has closed. Michael Cohen has already been imprisoned for his part in the scheme, but his testimony, public evidence, and common sense all indicate that Trump, too, was just as culpable.
Rush Limbaugh admits his attacks on Obama were ‘bogus’ as he attempts to defend Trump
Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh admitted that Republican fear-mongering over the federal deficit under President Obama was “bogus,” while defending the deficit's explosive rise to $1 trillion under President Trump.
During Limbaugh’s show on Tuesday, a caller suggested that Republicans should nominate a young fiscal conservative instead of Trump, citing the rising deficit. Limbaugh dismissed the concerns, declaring that fiscal conservatism was basically a sham all along.
George Takei opens up about being held in an internment camp — and his views on Trump
At a time when comic books are regularly adapted into superhero movies, George Takei's new graphic memoir "They Called Us Enemy" involves heroes who would also work wonderfully on the silver screen. To be sure, the main characters don't wear colorful costumes or use superpowers, but they are heroes nonetheless — and what they do, in the face of evils no less than those posed by fictional villains, is pretty super too.