Senate Parliamentarian Just Delivered Republicans A Giant Setback In Their Obamacare Repeal Effort

Senate Parliamentarian Just Delivered Republicans A Giant Setback In Their Obamacare Repeal Effort But make no mistake, this fight is far from over. Republicans just hit another road bump in their effort to repeal Obamacare, and by extension take health insurance away from somewhere between 22 million and 32 million people. According to the Senate parliamentarian, major portions of the GOP bill can not be passed using reconciliation will require 60 votes to pass. The news from the parliamentarian means that Republicans will need to remove language about defunding Planned Parenthood and federal funding for abortion. That could cost...

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Kushner Forced to Revise Ethics Filing, Discloses 77 More Assets: Report

Kushner Forced to Revise Ethics Filing, Discloses 77 More Assets: Report Seems like a pretty big oversight.  Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner released a revised version of his personal financial disclosure on Friday which included 77 assets that were “inadvertently omitted,” The Wall Street Journal reported. The previously undisclosed assets include commercial real estate, bonds issued by the New York water and sewer authority and a personal art collection and a substantial art collection. Another one of the disclosures Kushner had omitted was a business interest with Goldman Sachs and billionaires George Soros and Peter Thiel....

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Jeff Sessions Talked About The Campaign With The Russian Ambassador: Report

Jeff Sessions Talked About The Campaign With The Russian Ambassador: Report BREAKING US intelligence intercepts of Russian communications confirm that Jeff Sessions discussed campaign related matters with the Russian ambassador during the campaign. According to a bombshell report by the Washington Post, “One U.S. official said that Sessions — who testified that he has no recollection of an April encounter — has provided “misleading” statements that are “contradicted by other evidence.” A former official said that the intelligence indicates that Sessions and Kislyak had “substantive” discussions on matters including Trump’s positions on Russia-related issues and prospects for U.S.-Russia relations in...

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That Time President Obama Gave Anthony Scaramucci An Embarrassing Smackdown (Video)

That Time President Obama Gave Anthony Scaramucci An Embarrassing Smackdown (Video) [watch the video below] Donald Trump just hired a new communications director, and in true Trump fashion, he has no communications, political or government experience – but he is a Wall Street guy. Scaramucci is familiar to people who watch CNBC, where he has been a regular guest. But you might also remember him from a town hall event where he tried to take on President Obama for being meant to Wall Street and ended up getting his butt kicked. Scaramucci opened by reminding Obama that they attended...

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Donald Trump’s Rock Bottom Approval Rating Just Set A Record

Donald Trump’s Rock Bottom Approval Rating Just Set A Record Donald Trump’s average approval rating in the second quarter of 2017 was the lowest of any president’s approval rating since Gallup began tracking the number in 1945. On Friday, a new Gallup poll found that Trump’s average approval rating for the second quarter of 2017, between April 20 and July 19, was just 38.8 percent. Trump’s 38.8 percent approval rating average is the lowest of any other president during a comparable period in their presidency. Trump’s Q2 average is also lower than his average in the first quarter of...

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The Daily Show Just Released A Hilarious Goodbye Tribute To Sean Spicer (Video)

The Daily Show Just Released A Hilarious Goodbye Tribute To Sean Spicer (Video) Rest in peace, Spicey. “The Daily Show” shared a hilarious goodbye video for Sean Spicer after he resigned as White House press secretary Friday. The video is a compilation of viral Spicer moments from the White House podium including the time Spicer told reporter April Ryan to stop shaking her head, his many stumbles over Syrian leader Bashar Assad’s name and, of course, Spicer’s insane comments about Adolf Hitler. Sean Spicer resigned Friday after Donald Trump hired Anthony Scaramucci as his new communications director. Watch the...

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This Is How Donald Trump’s New Communications Director Used To Talk About Him (Video)

This Is How Donald Trump’s New Communications Director Used To Talk About Him (Video) Trumpy won’t like this when he sees it.  Donald Trump just hired Anthony Scaramucci to be the new White House communications director. In reaction to the move, Sean Spicer resigned in part because Scaramucci has no communications experience. Scaramucci is a longtime friend of the Trump kids and apparently, Invanka and Jared had a lot to do with his hiring. Trump likes the way Scaramucci defends him on television. But as it turns out, Mr. Scaramucci wasn’t always so nice to Donald Trump on TV....

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Special Counsel Instructs Trump White House To Preserve All Documents Related To Trump Jr. Meeting

Special Counsel Instructs Trump White House To Preserve All Documents Related To Trump Jr. Meeting The walls are closing in.  Special counsel Robert Mueller has instructed the White House to save all documents relating to Donald Trump Jr.’s June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower, according to CNN. According to the report, the notice asks for the broad preservation of “any subjects discussed in the course of the June 2016 meeting” and also “any decisions made regarding the recent disclosures about the June 2016 meeting.” That would include any text messages, emails, notes, voicemails, and any...

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Sean Spicer Has Resigned As Press Secretary

Sean Spicer Has Resigned As Press Secretary BREAKING Sean Spicer has resigned from his post in the Trump administration. The New York Times is reporting that Spicer told Donald Trump that he “vehemently disagreed with the appointment of New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications director.” Spicer reportedly told Trump the appointment of Scaramucci “was a major mistake.” Spicer’s resignation comes just six months into Trump’s administration. Over his short tenure as Press Secretary, Spicer found himself in several controversies including a now infamous press conference where he was sent out by Donald Trump on the first day of the...

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Can Donald Trump Pardon Himself?

Can Donald Trump Pardon Himself? The short answer is we don’t know because there is literally no precedent for a self-pardon.  Here is the long answer: Discussion of the president’s pardoning powers has ramped up under the Trump presidency. And after a bombshell Washington Post report that revealed Donald Trump is asking his advisers about his power to pardon his associates, family and even himself, questions about presidential pardoning power have never been more in focus. It is said that the only absolute power granted to the president in the Constitution is the power to pardon. Article II, Section 2,...

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