Quantcast
Connect with us

Conservative shreds Trump’s Kanye stunt on CNN: ‘A man who’s clearly not OK and a president ready to exploit it’

Published

on

Conservative commentator SE Cupp on Thursday scolded President Donald Trump’s decision to have rapper and producer Kanye West come to the Oval Office in an attempt to improve his standing among black voters.

Reacting to footage of West’s rambling, incoherent talk in the Oval Office, Cupp described the entire spectacle as “sad,” while also saying it appears that West seems to be suffering from some mental health problems.

“That was really sad,” she said. “I think you had there a man who’s clearly not okay, and a president who’s willing to exploit that. And worse, to exploit that under the auspices of race relations.”

Cupp also said that she was struck by the similarities between Trump and West in terms of their personalities.

“In many ways, they are the same person,” she said. “They are very ego driven and desperate for attention, so they give it to one another.”

She finished by saying that while it’s fine for the president to bring in celebrities that he believes will help him raise awareness of certain issues, the stunt of bringing West into the Oval Office and letting him rant was not helpful in doing that.

ADVERTISEMENT

“Today was bonkers,” she said. “It was crazy, it was off the rails.”

Watch the video below.

Report typos and corrections to [email protected].
READ COMMENTS - JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Continue Reading

CNN

‘I don’t have to do it, legally’: Trump says he can invade Iran without Congress’ permission

Published

on

On Monday, CNN reported that in a new interview, President Donald Trump said that he can invade Iran without congressional approval — and that although he would "like the idea" of keeping Congress in the loop, he doesn't "legally" have to do so.

"I like the idea of keeping Congress abreast, but I wouldn't have to do that," said Trump. In response to the fact that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said he must obtain congressional approval first, Trump said, "I disagree. I think most people seem to disagree."

"I do like keeping them — they are intelligent people," added Trump. "They will come up with some thoughts. I actually learned a couple of things the other day when we had our meeting with Congress which I think were helpful to me. I do like keeping them abreast, but I don't have to do it, legally."

Continue Reading

CNN

US foes are goading Trump because they know he’s a ‘blow-hard and full of bluster’: CNN analyst

Published

on

President Donald Trump walked back from the brink of atrocities last week, from calling off a military strike against Iran to pushing back planned Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids in major American cities.

On Monday's edition of CNN's "The Situation Room," chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin told anchor Wolf Blitzer how foreign adversaries have been emboldened to challenge Trump — because for all his bombast, they know they are calling a bluff.

"I think Donald Trump is pretty well a known quantity at this point," said Toobin. "I mean, I think people around the world know he's a blowhard, knows he's full of bluster. But that's no reason to get into a war."

Continue Reading
 

CNN

CNN’s Brooke Baldwin stunned that Trump fans don’t care how many women accuse him of assault

Published

on

CNN's Brooke Baldwin on Monday expressed astonishment that journalist E. Jean Carroll's rape allegations against President Donald Trump haven't gotten more attention.

During a discussion with CNN's Gloria Borger, Baldwin broke down how a shocking number of women have made allegations of sexual misconduct against the president, who was also caught on camera bragging about sexually assaulting women in the infamous "Access Hollywood" tape from 2006.

Continue Reading
 
 

Copyright © 2019 Raw Story Media, Inc. PO Box 21050, Washington, D.C. 20009 | Masthead | Privacy Policy | For corrections or concerns, please email [email protected]

 ENOUGH IS ENOUGH 

Trump endorses killing journalists, like Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Online ad networks are now targeting sites that cover acts of violence against dissidents, LGBTQ people and people of color.

Learn how you can help.
close-link