BREAKING: Andrew Pudzer To Withdraw As Labor Nomination

BREAKING: Andrew Pudzer To Withdraw As Labor Nomination ***UPDATE: Multiple news outlets are now reporting that Pudzer is now expected to withdraw his own nomination. NBC News: Labor Secretary nominee Andy Puzder is expected to withdraw, sources tell @PeterAlexander — Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) February 15, 2017 BREAKING: Senate Republicans Urge Trump To Withdraw Pudzer As Labor Nomination CNN is reporting that top Senate Republicans are calling for Donald Trump to withdraw Andrew Puzder’s nomination for Labor secretary. According to the report, there are at least four Republican senators who are planning to vote against Puzder. But that number could...

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Images of Pregnant Trump and Putin Grace the Sides of New York Buildings

Images of Pregnant Trump and Putin Grace the Sides of New York Buildings The app Hater – a Tinder-style dating app that matches you with other users based on things you both hate – may have pulled the best Valentine’s Day prank. They projected on the side of  Apple’s Chelsea, New York store was the image of Putin holding a pregnant Trump. “There’s a lot of tension out there, regardless of which side you’re on,” Brendan Alper, Hater’s founder and CEO, told Business Insider in an emailed statement. “We’re just trying to make people laugh. Through humor, hate can...

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Bipartisan Legislation Introduced To BlockTrump From Lifting Russian Sanctions

Bipartisan Legislation Introduced To Block Trump From Lifting Russian Sanctions On Wednesday, Democratic leaders in the House introduced bipartisan legislation that is designed to block Donald Trump from lifting Russian sanctions without congressional approval. Democratic Minority Whip Steny Hoyer said that the legislation is designed “to ensure that Russia receives no sanctions relief until it earns it.” He continued, “Clearly, there has been some confusion as to exactly the status of sanctions that exist.” Congressman Adam Schiff who is the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee recently said, “I’m dismayed that such a step is even necessary. These sanctions enjoyed...

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Lindsey Graham: Trump Campaigns Russian Connection A ‘Game Changer’

Lindsey Graham: Trump Campaigns Russian Connection A ‘Game Changer’   WATCH: “Congress is not fake. … [Congress] is going to make sure checks & balances work…” – @LindseyGrahamSC to @GStephanopoulos pic.twitter.com/c99d8NmSdJ — Good Morning America (@GMA) February 15, 2017 Senator Lindsey Graham called the alleged connection between the Trump campaign and Russian intelligence officials a “game changer.” And Graham said if true, it would warrant a select committee to investigate the matter. In an interview with Good Morning America, Graham said, “We are not going to make a decision based on what a newspaper says, but now is time for Congress...

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Top Senate Republicans Want To Question Michael Flynn

Top Senate Republicans Want To Question Michael Flynn The Hill is reporting that, “Top Senate Republicans said Tuesday the Intelligence Committee should investigate the circumstances surrounding the resignation of Michael Flynn as President Trump’s national security adviser and ask him to appear before Congress for questioning.” However, Republicans did not go as far as saying that they wanted to see an independent committee to be formed to investigate the matter. Democrats have demanded the formation of an independent investigation. Senator Roy Blunt said, “It’s likely that General Flynn will be, at some point, asked to come and talk to the committee...

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WATCH: Colbert Grills Flynn: ‘Funny Cause It’s Treason’

WATCH: Colbert Grills Flynn: ‘Funny Cause It’s Treason’ Stephen Colbert grilled Michael Flynn for his resignation scandal on his show Tuesday night saying, “he just wanted to spend more time with his Russian contacts.” Colbert slammed Flynn’s seeming stupidity, saying, “Now at first Flynn denied he discussed sanctions with Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak. But he got caught because, turns out, we listen in on every phone call to the Russian Ambassador. Who knew? Evidently, not the national security adviser, you dummy.” Colbert also ripped Flynn for his suggestion that he couldn’t be certain that sanctions ever came up....

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BREAKING: Trump Campaign Aides Had Repeated Contacts With Russian Intelligence

BREAKING: Trump Campaign Aides Had Repeated Contacts With Russian Intelligence The New York Times is reporting that Donald Trump’s campaign aides had repeated contacts with Russian intelligence. The Times notes that the aides were picked up during standard counterintelligence monitoring. And that the Trump campaign had repeated contacts with senior Russian intelligence officials in the year before the election. The New York Times report story sources four current and former American officials that confirm that multiple Trump had contact with Russian intelligence. The intercepted calls are part of a larger FBI investigation into the connection between Russia and the Trump campaign....

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WATCH: Keith Olbermann Says ‘Trump Is Beyond Reckless With Our National Security’

WATCH: Keith Olbermann Says ‘Trump Is Beyond Reckless With Our National Security’   Keith Olbermann blasted Trump for what he says “boggles the mind” as to why Trump would have a national security meeting in the dining hall in a golf club. Olbermann noted the phones that the Trump team used to illuminate the classified documents detailing the North Korean launch of a ballistic missile put our national security at an unbelievable risk. He referenced a Washington Post report that said the phones could easily be hacked into and used to transmit the classified data that the Trump team...

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Michael Moore Blasts Trump As ‘Russian Traitor,’ Tells Him To Vacate The White House

Michael Moore Blasts Trump As ‘Russian Traitor,’ Tells Him To Vacate The White House On Tuesday, Filmmaker Michael Moore called on Donald Trump to vacate the White House, calling him a “Russian traitor.” In a series of Tweets Moore said, “Um, @realDonaldTrump — It’s now noontime in DC & it appears you are still squatting in our Oval Office. I gave u til this morning to leave.” Moore later tweeted, “What part of ‘vacate you Russian traitor’ don’t you understand? We can do this the easy way (you resign), or the hard way (impeachment).” Moore’s tweets came as a...

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Republican Strategist: Donald Trump’s Incompetence Is Unprecedented

Republican Strategist: Donald Trump’s Incompetence Is Unprecedented Republican strategist Steve Schmidt said in an interview with the Washington Post that the incompetence of the Trump administration is unprecedented. “None of this is normal,” said Schmidt. “The incompetence, the sloppiness and the leaking is unprecedented.” According the Post, Steve Schmidt, who is a veteran of the George W. Bush White House as well as the presidential campaign of John McCain, “has been highly critical of Trump and ticked through controversies that included false White House statements and the administration’s halted travel ban targeting seven majority-Muslim countries.” The statements from Schmidt were part...

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