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Donald Trump Attacks Debra Messing Again After Her Apology Over Twitter Controversy
President Donald Trump escalated a feud with Will & Grace star Debra Messing by claiming that she was trying to create a “blacklist” of his supporters and labelling her as a “racist.” In two tweets, Trump wrote, “Bad ‘actress’ Debra The Mess Messing is in hot water. She wants to create a ‘Blacklist’ of Trump supporters, & is being accused of McCarthyism. Is also being accused of being a Racist because of the terrible things she said about blacks and mental illness. If Roseanne Barr said what she did, even being on a much higher rated show, she would have been thrown off television.
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House Democrats are inching closer to a formal impeachment inquiry, as if that’s how best to exorcise Donald Trump from the body politic. Mark Sanford just became the third Republican to announce a 2020 primary challenge and to dream of a successful insurrection against an emperor whom most of the party meekly obeys.
And 10 Democrats will take the stage on Thursday night for the party’ next presidential debate, each determined to present himself or herself as the surest route to the far side of Trump.
Trump expresses fresh regret about his Fed chief: 'Oh well, you can’t win them all!'
President Donald Trump on Friday offered his latest broadside against his handpicked Federal Reserve chairman.
So now is as good a time as any to state what should be obvious to anyone who has considered Trump’s psychology, registered his megalomania and taken full account of his behavior to date.
We will never, ever be rid of him.
Oh, sure, we may remove him from the presidency, which is no small thing. But that won’t get him out of the nation’s bloodstream. It sure as hell won’t shut him up. If you think he has demolished all the norms of what it means to be the president of the United States, just wait until you see the sledgehammer he takes to the traditional role and restraint of former presidents.
He won’t bein remote Texas, like George W. Bush. He won’t be biting his tongue and taking big, deep, centering breaths, like Barack Obama.
Donald Trump is tweeting more and it's impacting bond market volatility
President Trump's market-moving tweets most often address trade and monetary policy, with keywords including "China," "billion" and "products." These tweets are increasingly less likely to receive favorable responses, such as likes or retweets, from the president's followers. © Provided by CNBC LLCTrump's Twitter habits Since his election in 2016, Trump has averaged more than 10 tweets a day to his nearly 64 million followers —roughly 14,000 total over that period associated with his personal account, of which more than 10,000 occurred after the 2017 inauguration.
A foundation devoted to good works? Been there, done that, and it was a perfect mirror of the man, which is to stay. It’s under investigation by the State of New York.
No, he’ll be tweeting, bleating, ranting and raging in precisely the manner that he is now, just without the nuclear codes. And if that transition happens after November 2020, he’ll declare the election suspect, fraudulent, the result of a media crusade against him, the fruit of illegal votes. Hein 2016 even though he was declared the victor. A winner that sore is poised to be an epically nasty loser, and I have an easier time imagining a “Thelma and Louise” remake starring Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin than I do the Trumps graciously beckoning the Warrens across the threshold of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Pinpoints Trump's Biggest Flaw: 'Not Being Able to Shift From Trump to President'
In a new interview for Men's Health, former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger talked about another entertainer-turned-politician: Donald Trump. "I always complain about Trump not being able to shift from Trump to president," he told the magazine, noting he says it because he himself was unable to "shift from Arnold to governor." Also read: Arnold Schwarzenegger Schools Trump on His Charlottesville Comments (Video) "I was still stuck as
The post-Trump landscape — or, rather, the impossibility of one — is on my mind in part because of, the manager of the Trump 2020 campaign, at a California Republican convention last weekend. “The Trumps will be a dynasty that will last for decades, propelling the Republican Party into a new party,” he said in a speech to delegates.
Then The Atlantic publishedthat in some ways raised the same prospect, reporting that Ivanka and Don Jr. are jockeying to be their dad’s rightful political heir and noting that the Trump progeny are genetically wired to wring every last droplet from their father’s celebrity that they can.
Flashing back to the night in November 2016 when the family watched the election returns, Coppins wrote that they were in shock, because Trump “was supposed to go down in a spectacular blaze of made-for-TV martyrdom that all of them could capitalize on. Ivanka had a book coming out. Don and Eric were working on a line of patriotically themed budget hotels. And preliminary talks were underway to launch a Trump-branded TV network that would turn disgruntled voters into viewers. Now they needed a new plan.” Apparently it’s one modeled after the Kennedys and the Bushes, only with a much bigger budget for hair and makeup.
Trump Says He Plans to Unveil Middle-Class Tax Cut in Next Year
President Donald Trump said Thursday that he’s planning a tax cut directed at the middle class that will be announced in the next year. © Reuters U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the 2019 House Republican Conference Member Retreat dinner in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., September 12, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis “It will be a very substantial tax cut,” Trump told congressional Republicans at a retreat in Baltimore. He said the tax cut would be “very, very inspirational” without providing details. To contact the reporter on this story: Jordan Fabian in Washington at jfabian6@bloomberg.
Best of luck, Trumpkins. I just don’t see it. Ivanka — or, as I like to think of her,— has shown a shocking tone-deafness during her White House romp. And Don Jr. was the nitwit emailing ecstatically and then with the Russian, um, adoption evangelists. These two have all of Dad’s gall but only a scintilla of his guile.
Trump won’t hang around by proxy, in a next generation of opportunists with his surname or agenda. That would negate the whole point of his pivot into politics. It wasn’t to promote ideas; it was to promote himself. Health permitting, he’ll move heaven and earth to maintain his omnipresence in American life, by which I mean he’ll be as outrageous as he must to stay in the news. And we in the media will confront a decision: Give him what he wants, or let go of him and all the eyeballs he draws?
Even if we let go, there’s the strong possibility, as Coppins noted, that he’ll establish his own media enterprise, with a network where the news really is fake, adulation doesn’t hinge on nuisances like the ballot box and Sean Hannity isn’t the model for Trump veneration. He’s the baseline.
From that coddled perch Trump can take out his big black Sharpie and write higher vote counts over his actual, official ones. He can drawand a . He can sketch a second White House adjacent to the first one but taller, with gold trim.
Trump officially withdraws nominee to lead FEMA
President Trump on Thursday formally withdrew his nominee to lead the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) after reports surfaced that The president notified the Senate that he was pulling the nomination of Jeffrey Byard, whom he'd tapped as the next leader of the agency in May.Byard, who previously served as FEMA's associate administrator for Response and Recovery, had already been approved by the the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee in June. But Politico first reported in recent weeks that Byard's nomination was in jeopardy as lawmakers looked into an accusation that he was involved in an altercation.
That’s where he’ll be living, his power fictive but his presence ineluctable, snappily ever after.
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Trump Asia expert to become new deputy national security adviser - sources .
Matt Pottinger is expected to become the top deputy for President Trump's new national security adviser, two senior administration officials said.Pottinger, who is likely to take up his new post of deputy national security adviser within days, is a former journalist and ex-U.S. Marine who has helped forge China and North Korea policy since Trump took office in January 2017.
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