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Trump tweets: Language over DACA rejection was ‘difficult’ however not repulsive

and South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham brought a strategy to Trump that included cutting the visa lottery in half and while the rest would go to underrepresented countries in Africa and Temporary Protective Status countries, consisting of Haiti. The person said the language was salty on both sides, CNN reported.One person informed on the meeting said when Durbin raised the topic of Haiti, Trump questioned it in repulsive terms and added that the U.S. must get more people from countries like Norway.Friday, Trump took to Twitter, saying that the” so-called bipartisan DACA deal”was”a big action backwards.””Wall was not…

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Anderson Cooper: Haitians have ‘a dignity many in this White House could learn from’

On Thursday night, President Trump announced on Twitter that he has aborted a February check out to Great Britain, explaining he refused to cut the ribbon at the brand-new U.S. embassy in London, constructed “in an off place” by the Obama administration.Reason I canceled my journey to London is that I am not a big fan of the Obama Administration having actually sold perhaps the finest situated and finest embassy in London for”peanuts,”only to construct a new one in an off area for 1.2 billion dollars. Bad offer. Wanted me to cut ribbon-NO!– Donald J. Trump( @realDonaldTrump) January 12,…

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China not helpful enough on North Korea, says Donald Trump

China has not done enough on the issue of North Korea for the United States, President Donald Trump has stated but valued the “great chemistry” he shares with Chinese President Xi Jinping. North Korea last year increased the speed of its rocket program. Since February, Pyongyang has fired off 23 missiles. On November 29, the North Korean leader said that his nation had actually achieved full nuclear statehood after exactly what he stated was the successful test of a brand-new rocket efficient in striking anywhere in the United States. Fears of a disastrous dispute between the US and North…

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Jake Tapper lays out how White Home reaction to Trump’s inconsistent tweets shows they ‘d ‘deny the nose on your face’

CNN’s Jake Tapper tore into Donald Trump on Thursday after the president released two inconsistent tweets on the Foreign Monitoring Act (FISA) and the White House subsequently attempted to insist doing so did not plant turmoil in Washington, D.C. “President Trump throwing a proverbial wrench into a dispute over a questionable national security bill today and illustrating much better than any bestseller ever might one of the greatest obstacles for this presidency: his own impulse control, which might often seem careless,” Tapper began.The CNN host explained that the White House, previously today, was onboard with reauthorizing FISA, saying the…

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Trump’s Son Funneled Charity Loan And Gave All Of It To Trump Businesses For Earnings

A charity started by Eric Trump, the Curetivity Foundaton, which recently changed its named from the Eric Trump Foundation (wonder why?) spent nearly $150,000 from money donated to the organization and gave it to Trump-owned properties. Tax filings show it is a significant portion of the total $1.7 million the foundation raised. What’s even more surprising about the “fundraising” that went on at Trump properties, aside from the foundation’s total finances, is that nearly every dollar raised at the events went to event expenses, leaving the charity with a $0 in net income. A research analyst from Bloomberg uncovered that little…

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Democrats’ shallow prepare for #MeToo virtue signaling

Apparently Democrats in Washington were watching the Golden Globes this weekend, and are feeling inspired. Looking ahead to one of the biggest nights for politics — the State of the Union address on Jan. 30 — they apparently plan to crib from Hollywood’s playbook. At the first major award show since the Harvey Weinstein reckoning, the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements protesting sexual harassment and abuse in Hollywood and elsewhere made impressive showings. For those of us who groan when Hollywood celebrities use their 30-second acceptance speeches to make tangential and self-righteous bumper-sticker political statements about name-your-cause, this was different….

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“Con male.” Former union leader rips Trump as Provider reveals 215 more layoffs

“He sold us a bag of sh*t and now we’re stuck with it.” (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File) Chuck Jones was one of the first worker reps to call out Donald Trump for being a complete fraud when he claimed he was personally saving American jobs by striking deals with big businesses. Specifically, Jones debunked Trump’s insistence, in December 2016, that he was saving more than a thousand jobs at a Carrier plant in Indianapolis and stemming the tide of globalization. Thirteen months later Jones, the former United Steelworkers 1999 president, has been proven right about Trump, as Carrier lays off…

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Leading North Dakota Republican Politician Hands Down Senate Run, Boosting Heitkamp & Dems– Talking Points Memo

Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) has actually chosen to hand down a Senate quote and will run for reelection, leaving Republicans without a top-tier challenger to Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and increasing her possibilities in the greatly Republican state.Cramer, a close ally of President Trump’s who remained in the running for a cabinet election in 2015, is the most recent North Dakota Republican politician to take a hand down challenging the popular Heitkamp in a state Trump won by an uneven 63 percent to 27 percent in 2016. His office confirmed to TPM regional reports that he ‘d passed on…

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Trump denies describing certain nations as ‘s***hole countries’

President Donald Trump on Friday denied explaining specific nations as ” s *** hole nations” throughout a conference where he rejected a bipartisan offer on the Deferred Action for Youth Arrivals program.He likewise rejected demanding that Haitians be eliminated from settlements about safeguarded status for individuals from certain nations.”The language utilized by me at the DACA conference was difficult, however this was not the language used. Exactly what was truly tough was the outlandish proposal made-a big setback for DACA!”Trump tweeted.White House representative Raj Shah did not deny the”s *** hole” remark on Thursday night, but rather said in…

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