Appearing on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” one of Donald Trump’s biographers, David Cay Johnston, explained in exquisite detail how tariffs work — and who pays for them — to the president and his economic advisers who still insist consumers won’t feel the brunt.
Calling the President a “grifter “who only cares about his own wealth, Johnston said Trump has no understanding of economics and has no interest in learning.
“The thing about Trump is that he has an obsession with China and Mexico being foreign bad actors, bad people that his base wants him to fight, so you have this policy emerging not just from economics. so to appease voters that care about immigration, that’s what they care about,” host Joy Reid asked. “Is it fair to undermine the farm economy just to appease those people and himself, I guess?”
“The only things that matter to Trump is Donald Trump,” Johnston replied. “He wants to hoodwink all of the people that want to live in a mythical 1950’s America where black people didn’t have hardly any civil rights and Asian people were hardly seen.”
“That is clearly racism mixed with 18th-century mercantilist economics,” he continued. “He thinks there is only x amount of dollars in the world and every dollar he doesn’t have is a dollar that someone else has.”
“We know how to create wealth, we’re good at it,” he added. “But if you’re Donald Trump you don’t understand that. All of these policies are indeed a bet he could lose the popular vote by 12 million votes and get a second term.”
Robert De Niro said Alec Baldwin is so good at playing Donald Trump he wants to punch them both in the face
Legendary actor and Donald Trump foe Robert De Niro waited patiently as roasters bashed him before they went after Alec Baldwin. De Niro was mocked mostly for his age. But it was De Niro who had the last laugh.
When it was his turn to bring the funny, De Niro asked simply, "what the f*ck am I doing here?"
"This is like that Moscow hotel room where a bunch of whores pissed all over Donald Trump," he recalled.
When it came time to bash Caitlyn Jenner, De Niro said that there was something off about her, but he couldn't "put his finger in it."
"Yes, you can!" she encouraged.
SNL’s Chris Redd calls Caitlyn Jenner ‘Auntie Tom’ for supporting Trump over trans community
Genius comedian Chris Redd went after Caitlyn Jenner for her Republican support of President Donald Trump.
While Jenner admitted in 2018 that she'd made a mistake, she was a big part of those few LGBTQ willing to support Trump in 2016.
"Hey Caitlyn, you godd*mn hypocrite," Redd began. "You're like, against gay marriage, you voted for Trump, you're like the Auntie Tom of the trans community. I mean, OK, you did open the door for trans people but then you ran in and slammed that sh*t shut behind your flat ass."
US ‘lies’ slammed after Mike Pompeo blames Iran for drone attacks without proof
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi forcefully rejected Sunday unsubstantiated charges by by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) regarding the recent drone attacks that caused serious damage to two crucial Saudi Arabian oil installations.
“It has been around 5 years that the Saudi-led coalition has kept the flames of war alive in the region by repeatedly launching aggression against Yemen and committing different types of war crimes, and the Yemenis have also shown that they are standing up to war and aggression,” Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said in a statement.