Watch: Donald Trump Jr. booed off stage at book launch after being heckled by MAGA supporters.

Donald Trump Jr's visit to University of California to promote his new book didn't go according to plan when his audience demanded a Q&A session. After speaking about 'Triggered' and accusing the left of attempting to silence conservative's voices, the President's son left his own book launch after just 20 minutes after being heckled by the crowd. The Guardian reports: The audience was angry that Trump Jr and his girlfriend, Kimberly Guilfoyle, would not take questions. The loud shouts of “USA! USA!” that greeted Trump when he first appeared on the stage of a university lecture hall to promote his [...]

By |2019-11-11T14:20:32+00:00November 11th, 2019|News/Politics|0 Comments

Nikki Haley claims Kelly and Tillerson tried to recruit her to undermine Trump and ‘save the country.’

Nikki Haley, the former US ambassador to the UN, has said two top White House aides encouraged her to undermine President Donald Trump. In a new book, With All Due Respect, Haley says then-Chief of Staff John Kelly and then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told her to resist some of Trump's demands. They reportedly told her they were "trying to save the country". The BBC reports: "It was their decisions, not the president's, that were in the best interests of America, they said," Haley wrote in her book With All Due Respect, which was seen by the Washington Post before [...]

By |2019-11-11T12:07:23+00:00November 11th, 2019|News/Politics|0 Comments

Woman who flipped off Trump motorcade wins seat on Loudoun County Board of Supervisors in Virginia.

Juli Briskman, a marketing executive from Virginia, made national news in October 2017 when a photo of her flipping off President Trump's motorcade went viral. CNN reports: Speaking to Jeanne Moos in 2017, Briskman contended she's "really not" the bird-flipping type, but still made her feelings toward Trump clear. "Health care doesn't pass, but you try to dismantle it from the inside," she said. "Five hundred people get shot in Las Vegas; you're doing nothing about it. You know, white supremacists have this big march and hurt a bunch of people down in Charlottesville and you call them good people." [...]

By |2019-11-06T12:09:22+00:00November 6th, 2019|News/Politics|0 Comments

Democrats take full control of Virginia legislature for the first time in more than two decades.

Virginia Democrats continued their winning streak on Tuesday and took full control of the statehouse for the first time in more than two decades.   https://twitter.com/vademocrats/status/1191911693418405889   Time reports: Democrats seized control of both houses of Virginia’s state legislature for the first time in 25 years, aided by unusually high turnout across the state. It was an intensification of the trend that began in 2017, when Virginia’s off-year election provided some of the first signs of the backlash against President Donald Trump that would help Democrats seize control of the House of Representatives in 2018.   The blue wave was [...]

By |2019-11-06T12:13:15+00:00November 6th, 2019|News/Politics|0 Comments

Watch: Democrat Andy Beshear declares victory in Kentucky gubernatorial race.

Democrat Andy Beshear declared victory in Kentucky's tight governor's election late Tuesday night. With 100% of precincts reporting, Beshear had a lead of 5,333 votes, a margin of just under 0.4 percentage points.   "Tonight, voters in Kentucky sent a message loud and clear for everyone to hear," Beshear, currently the state's attorney general, told supporters in Louisville. "It's a message that says our elections don't have to be about right versus left — they are still about right versus wrong." Watch: https://twitter.com/Reuters/status/1191988589263015936     While Beshear spoke of his win,  Bevin refused to accept the defeat at his own [...]

By |2019-11-06T12:15:57+00:00November 6th, 2019|News/Politics|0 Comments

Rand Paul, alleged libertarian, slammed for demanding publication of whistleblower’s identity.

Sen. Rand Paul demanded the press print the name of the whistleblower at the center of the impeachment inquiry during a Trump rally Monday night in Kentucky. Joining the President on stage, the Kentucky Republican said “We also now know the name of the whistleblower. The whistleblower needs to come forward as a material witness because he worked for Joe Biden at the same time Hunter Biden was getting money from corrupt oligarchs.” https://twitter.com/thehill/status/1191547856651456512     His comment was swiftly condemned across Twitter.   https://twitter.com/BradMossEsq/status/1191527298891210757 https://twitter.com/HotlineJosh/status/1191519256925655041 https://twitter.com/funder/status/1191557828361818114 https://twitter.com/MarkSZaidEsq/status/1191598346634498048 https://twitter.com/BradMossEsq/status/1191520982214807553   Paul's call for publicly naming the whistleblower is at odds [...]

By |2019-11-05T11:21:35+00:00November 5th, 2019|News/Politics|0 Comments

Major UK supermarket bans sales of fireworks out of concern for pets.

Sainsbury's has become the first major UK supermarket to ban the sale of fireworks in all 2,300 stores ahead of the November 5th Guy Fawkes Night celebrations. The decision comes over concern of the distress they cause to pets, local wildlife, and the elderly. The announcement has been welcomed by pet owners and local animal charities. https://twitter.com/sainsburys/status/1184082233503703041 A spokesman for the Dogs Trust said that while fireworks “can look beautiful” they can be “distressing” for dogs and left owners on “tenterhooks” as they’re accessible all year-round. They added: "To reduce the distress caused to dogs we would like their use [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:39:35+01:00October 18th, 2019|Heartwarming, News/Politics|0 Comments

“I don’t say this lightly, and I worked for two years in the Trump administration. He doesn’t know what he’s doing or talking about.” – Brett McGurk, former special presidential envoy.

Brett McGurk, former special presidential envoy to The Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, appeared on Rachel Maddow last night to discuss the situation in Syria and the consequences of Trump's decision to abruptly abandon Kurdish allies. "I don't say this lightly, and I worked for two years in the Trump administration. He doesn't know what he's doing or talking about." Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOSgHSC5AwI   McGurk also appeared alongside Ambassador Wendy Sherman on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell and spoke of  Donald Trump's decision, likening the current attacks on the Kurds to kids fighting in a schoolyard at a rally.   [...]

By |2019-10-18T11:28:13+01:00October 18th, 2019|News/Politics|0 Comments

Elijah Cummings has passed away aged 68

House Oversight Committee Chair Elijah Cummings passed away overnight at the age of 68. The House Oversight and Reform Committee chairman and 23-year House veteran died at Johns Hopkins Hospital at 2:45 a.m. from "complications concerning longstanding health challenges," his office said. Rest in power, Elijah.

By |2019-10-17T10:47:15+01:00October 17th, 2019|News/Politics|0 Comments

Beto O’Rouke takes Bill O’Reilly down in one tweet.

Former Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly took to Twitter last night to question the honesty of a remark made by Beto O'Rouke during last night's Democratic Debate. https://twitter.com/BillOReilly/status/1184272817854046208 The tweet immediately backfired when O'Rouke replied with a picture of the woman mentioned. He also took the opportunity to take make a dig at O'Reilly who, in 2017,  paid at least $45 million to settle multiple sexual harassment claims, including $32 million to a former Fox News analyst. https://twitter.com/BetoORourke/status/1184305812535234560   Life comes at you fast, Bill!

By |2019-10-16T16:09:48+01:00October 16th, 2019|News/Politics|0 Comments