Donald Trump's press conference on Tuesday shocked the country, laying bare his sympathies for white supremacists following the Charlottesville tragedy which left a young woman murdered, and a nation shaken. While Trump has been condemned by Democrats, Republicans (though not as many as you would think), and the business community, one man could not be more pleased: the father … [Read more...] about Bannon Proud of Trump for Siding With ‘His People’
Long before just about anyone gave Donald Trump a legitimate chance of becoming president of the United States, Jeffrey Lord was making near daily appearances on CNN, cheering on Donald Trump's candidacy. Lord has been a constant presence on CNN ever since the earliest days of Trump's campaign, shilling for Trump's agenda and excusing his increasingly outlandish behavior. On … [Read more...] about CNN’s Pro-Trump Cheerleader Fired For Nazi Salute
The long simmering feud between Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner has been the talk of Washington for the past week. With Kushner being given greater and greater responsibilities by Trump, and with Bannon first being booted from the national security council, and then losing the ear of Trump on Syria and other foreign affairs, it is clear that Kushner got the upper hand in the … [Read more...] about Things Are Not Looking Good For A Certain White Nationalist.
When Trumpcare was defeated last week, Donald Trump lost more than just a political battle: he lost his brand. By failing to convince Republicans to repeal and replace Obamacare - their signature promise for seven years - Trump's image as a "master deal maker" was irreparably shattered. Now, new reporting indicates that Trumpcare's failure may jeopardize Trump's entire agenda, … [Read more...] about After Last Week’s Humiliation, Trump’s ‘Grand Plans’ Now In Jeopardy
The New York Times is reporting that Steve Bannon, Trump's closest adviser and founder of the white nationalist alt-right movement, may be developing an "enemies list" to keep track of Republicans who defy the Trump White House. As reported by Slate: "[T]he president’s chief strategist Steve Bannon has no patience for negotiating with Congress and is more comfortable with … [Read more...] about Bannon Creating ‘Enemies List’ For Trump. His First Target May Surprise You.
Donald Trump's National Security Council is in disarray, according to recent reporting by the New York Times and others. The problems are myriad: from its fundamental composition, to communication issues among its members, to leadership failures, the National Security Council under Donald Trump has been, in Donald's parlance, a disaster. Several weeks ago, Restore Progress … [Read more...] about National Security Council In ‘Turmoil’, Disarray; Trump’s Leadership Questioned.
The New York Times has a fascinating piece on Stephen Miller, the 31 year old who, along with Steve Bannon, is perhaps the most influential figure crafting Trump's nationalistic platform. As reported by the Times, Miller was, until very recently, essentially a provocateur on the far right: "The ascent of Mr. Miller from far-right gadfly with little policy experience to the … [Read more...] about Steve Bannon’s Right Hand Man: Meet Stephen Miller, the 31 Year Old Crafting Trump’s Extremist Policies.
In an executive order issued by the White House last week, Trump elevated accused racist, white nationalist, and alt right hero Steve Bannon to our country’s National Security Council (NSC). Given his utter lack of qualifications for the position, his inclusion on the NSC has baffled security experts, intelligence officials, and military personnel alike. New leaks from within … [Read more...] about Bannon Calling the Shots: Trump Didn’t Even Read the Executive Order That Gave Bannon Unprecedented Power
To the delight of decent people everywhere, a federal judge on Friday issued a ruling blocking Donald Trump's anti-Muslim immigration ban. As a result, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which was the federal agency primarily responsible for implementing Trump's ban, was forced to immediately cease enforcement of the ban. This did not go over well with accused … [Read more...] about Report: Bannon Forgets He Isn’t President, Tries to Issue Presidential Order; DHS Chief Delivers Epic Smack Down.