Jake Tapper Had The Perfect Response To Bill O’Reilly Tweet

Jake Tapper Had The Perfect Response To Bill O’Reilly Tweet CNN’s Jake Tapper didn’t hold back.  CNN’s Jake Tapper performed an epic takedown on Bill O’Reilly, after the former Fox News host tried to take a dig at CNN for its ratings. In a tweet, O’Reilly praised his former Fox News colleague Sean Hannity’s ratings, while taking a dig at Jake Tapper’s show. Which by the way is a midday show and doesn’t compete against Hannity. Sean Hannity kicking serious butt in the ratings. Tapper on CNN as low as you can go. — Bill O’Reilly (@billoreilly) October 18,...

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Widow Of Slain Paratrooper Says Trump Promised To Call But Never Did (Video)

Widow Of Slain Paratrooper Says Trump Promised To Call But Never Did (Video) The call never came. The widow of U.S. Army paratrooper Sgt. Jonathan Hunter, Whitney Hunter, told CNN on Wednesday that her family was promised a call from President Trump, but the call never happened. After Hunter was killed in a car bomb in August, Vice President Mike Pence met with the family and promised a call from the president. The call never came. “At the dignified transfer in Dover, I was extremely honored to have the vice president there,” Hunter said to CNN. “He spent a...

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Trump To Widow Of Slain Soldier: ‘He Knew What He Signed Up For’

Trump To Widow Of Slain Soldier: ‘He Knew What He Signed Up For’ Trump just proved why he shouldn’t be president. President Trump is facing mounting controversy Tuesday night after a phone call he had with the widow of a soldier killed in Niger, according to the local ABC affiliate in Miami. During his phone call with U.S. Army Sgt. La David Johnson’s widow Tuesday, Trump said “he knew what he signed up for …but when it happens it hurts anyway.” Johnson died while serving in Niger. Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, D-Miami Gardens, confirmed the story. “Yes, he said it,”...

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Spicer ‘Grilled’ About Comey Firing, Russia Meetings In Special Counsel Interview

Spicer ‘Grilled’ About Comey Firing, Russia Meetings In Special Counsel Interview Spicer’s interview with Muller’s team lasted most of the day Monday.  Former press secretary spent most of the day Monday being interviewed by Special Counsel Muller’s team, Politico is reporting. According to the report, “Spicer was grilled about the firing of former FBI director James Comey and his statements regarding the firing, as well as about Trump’s meetings with Russians officials including one with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the Oval Office, one person familiar with the meeting said.” Spicer’s interview follows news that former chief of staff...

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Mueller Interviewed Cyber Expert Who Was ‘Recruited To Collude’ With Russians

Mueller Interviewed Cyber Expert Who Was ‘Recruited To Collude’ With Russians Special Counsel investigation closes in on Russia connection. Special counsel Robert Mueller has interviewed a cybersecurity expert who says he was “recruited to collude with the Russians” in the 2016 election, according to a new Business Insider report. Matt Tait, who is a former information security specialist for Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters, was interviewed weeks ago by Mueller. Tait says that he was recruited by a longtime GOP operative connected to the Trump campaign, Peter W. Smith. Smith wanted him to obtain emails deleted from Hillary Clinton’s private...

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Federal Judge Halts Trump’s Third Muslim Ban

Federal Judge Halts Trump’s Third Muslim Ban Muslim ban blocked again.  A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked President Trump’s third version of a Muslim ban from going into effect. Judge Derrick Watson said the third version of Trump’s ban “suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor.” Trump issued the new version on September 23 to banned travel from six majority-Muslim countries — Iran, Syria, Libya, Sudan, Somalia and Yemen. While the Trump administration is certain to appeal, the block means the administration cannot deny travelers from six of the eight countries officials said were either unable...

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Senators Announce Bipartisan Deal To Fix Trump’s Obamacare Sabotage

Senators Announce Bipartisan Deal To Fix Trump’s Obamacare Sabotage The deal would protect subsidy payments for low-income Americans. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) announced Tuesday that they have reached a bipartisan deal to stabilize Obamacare, reversing Donald Trump’s sabotage of the landmark health law. The deal would extend the Affordable Care Act’s key subsidy payments to insurers for low-income Americans for two years. The deal would also give states more flexibility to change Obamacare rules. The full details of the deal are not yet available, but here is what we know: Extend Obamacare subsidy payments for...

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Former GOP Rep.: Republic Better Off If Dems Retake House In 2018 (Video)

Former GOP Rep.: Republic Better Off If Dems Retake House In 2018 (Video) “We might be better off as a republic if they take the House in 2018.” [Watch video below] During an interview with MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell Monday night, former Republican Congressman David Jolly that he is starting to think the country would be safer “if Democrats take over the House in 2018.” And it’s not just Jolly who is thinking that, he apparently raised the topic with another Republican who told him he’s been thinking “the same thing.” The issue, according to Jolly, is that the Republicans...

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Trump Approval On Hurricane Response Tanks After Puerto Rico: Poll

Trump Approval On Hurricane Response Tanks After Puerto Rico: Poll Approval of Trump’s response to hurricanes drops 20 points in new poll. President Trump’s approval rating on hurricane response has dropped 20 points in the wake of his poor response in Puerto Rico, according to a new CNN poll released Monday. In an earlier poll from September, Trump’s hurricane response received a 64 percent approval. But following the mess in Puerto Rico, Trump’s approval on hurricane response has dropped to just 44 percent. Reports from the U.S. territory note that the vast majority of the island is still without...

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McCain Delivers Scorching, Emotional Speech Critique Of Trumpism (Video)

McCain Delivers Scorching, Emotional Speech Critique Of Trumpism (Video) McCain blast Trump, Bannon’s “half-baked, spurious nationalism.” [watch video below] Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) delivered a scorching critique of Trumpism blasting the “half-baked, spurious nationalism” in the United States in an emotional speech Monday night. McCain delivered the speech after receiving the National Constitution Center’s Liberty Medal. “To fear the world we have organized and led for three-quarters of a century, to abandon the ideals we have advanced around the globe, to refuse the obligations of international leadership and our duty to remain ‘the last best hope of earth’ for...

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