Congressman Cancels Obamacare Meeting After Reporter Shows Up

Congressman Cancels Obamacare Meeting After Reporter Shows Up Congressman Peter Roskam’s (R-IL) office cancelled a meeting with constituents regarding Obamacare on Wednesday after realizing that a reporter was present, according to the Aurora Beacon-News. Sandra Alexander, a constituent living in Roskam’s district, told the Beacon-News that she scheduled the meeting with Roskam’s staff ahead of time and informed them that she would be bringing along a small group. Among the group, was a reporter, which the Congressman’s office opposed. Roskam’s outreach coordinator, Eddie Corrigan, told the Beacon-News that the meeting was closed to the press. “It is a meeting...

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Poll: 40 Percent Want Trump Impeached, Majority Miss Obama

40 Percent Want Trump Impeached Less than 2 weeks into his presidency, 40% of Americans want Donald Trump impeached, according to a new PPP poll. And only 48% of voters say that they would be opposed to Trump’s impeachment. In case you were wondering that’s pretty unprecedented. Americans Miss Barack Obama The same poll showed that Americans miss Obama with 52% say they’d rather Obama was President, to only 43% who are glad Trump is. Yep, sounds about right. No Honeymoon Period For Trump “Usually a newly elected president is at the peak of their popularity and enjoying their...

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Trump Threatened Federal Funds After UC Berkeley Students Protested White Nationalist

Trump Threatened Federal Funds After UC Berkeley Students Protested White Nationalist Donald Trump threatened to pull federal funding from the University of California at Berkeley after the campus protested a planned speech from white nationalist Milo Yiannopoulos. The protest was peaceful, until anarchists from around the area started instigating violence. “If U.C. Berkeley does not allow free speech and practices violence on innocent people with a different point of view – NO FEDERAL FUNDS?” Trump wrote on Twitter on Thursday morning. If U.C. Berkeley does not allow free speech and practices violence on innocent people with a different point of...

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John McCain Calls Australian Ambassador To Clean Up Trump’s Mess

John McCain Calls Australian Ambassador To Clean Up Trump’s Mess Senator John McCain announced on Thursday that he spoke with the Australian ambassador in what looks to be an attempt to repair the potential damage that was done during Trump’s disastrous phone call over the weekend with Austrailian Prime Minister. McCain said he expressed support for the nations’ relationship after a heated call from President Trump. “I called Australia’s Ambassador to the United States this morning to express my unwavering support for the U.S.-Australia alliance,” McCain, who’s frequently criticized Trump, said in a statement. McCain said he asked the ambassador to...

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WATCH: Samantha Bee Destroys Trump On Muslim-Ban

WATCH: Samantha Bee Destroys Trump On Muslim-Ban “Nice misdirection, Criss Angel, but you can’t just shake your keys and distract us from this giant mess you made,” Bee said at the beginning of Full Frontal on Wednesday night. “We’re not cable news, we’re Americans. And we would like a word.” Later she eviscerated the idea that Trump’s Muslim-ban was merely confusing by saying, “Confusing? Give Trump’s ban some credit. It was the HealthCare.gov of Islamophobia, the Ford Pinto of intolerance, a big fat cocktail of New Coke and Zima poured onto a Microsoft Zune playing an endless loop of...

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Reuters: Trump Approved Covert Counterterrorism Operation Without Sufficient Intelligence, Ground Support, Adequate Backup Preparations

Trump Approved Covert Counterterrorism Operation Without Sufficient Intelligence, Ground Support, Adequate Backup Preparations Reuters is reporting a potential bombshell about Donald Trump’s first counterterrorism operation. According to the report, “U.S. military officials told Reuters that Trump approved his first covert counterterrorism operation without sufficient intelligence, ground support or adequate backup preparations.” The Reuters report continues: As a result, three officials said, the attacking SEAL team found itself dropping onto a reinforced al Qaeda base defended by landmines, snipers, and a larger than expected contingent of heavily armed Islamist extremists. The Pentagon directed queries about the officials’ characterization of the...

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REPORT: Donald Trump Attacked, Hung Up On Australian Prime Minister

REPORT: Donald Trump Attacked, Hung Up On Australian Prime Minister Donald Trump spent last Saturday on phone calls with world leaders. And we are now learning that some of those conversations didn’t go so well. The Washington Post reports that during Trump’s phone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Trump blasted an agreement between the two countries over refugee resettlement and also bragged about the size of his Electoral College victory. Trump also reportedly bragged about all the phone calls he had done that day with other world leaders. According to senior U.S. officials briefed on the call,...

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Huge Protest Erupts On UC Berkeley Campus Against White Supremacist Milo Yiannopoulos

Huge Protest Erupts On UC Berkeley Campus Against White Supremacist Milo Yiannopoulos A huge protest has erupted on the campus of UC Berkeley in reaction to what was scheduled to be a speech by white supremacist Milo Yiannopoulos. Here are photos of the protest: Anti-fascist protesters against Milo hunkering down behind shields as UC Berkeley police shoot non lethal bullets. pic.twitter.com/jGOcBa9KUC — Shane Bauer (@shane_bauer) February 2, 2017 @berkeleyside: Protestors in black tear down barricade and light pyrotechnics towards @UCPD_Cal — chants of “Shut it down!” pic.twitter.com/Q43LjsyqQF — Carlo David (@carlodavid1115) February 2, 2017 @berkeleyside: “No Milo, No Trump,...

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A Federal Judge Just Ordered Trump Pay Back $6 Million To Customers He Ripped Off

A Federal Judge Just Ordered Trump Pay Back $6 Million To Customers He Ripped Off A federal judge just told the president of the United States that he owes almost $6 million to the golf club members that he tried to scam. U.S. District Court Judge Kenneth Marra has ruled that the Trump National Jupiter Golf Club violated its contracts with members by retaining the fees and locking out many members who had declared their plans to resign. “The Court concludes that the Plan documents, as properly interpreted, were intended to provide club members of the resignation list with a continuing...

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REPORT: Donald Trump Paid Himself $12 Million With Campaign Funds

REPORT: Donald Trump Paid Himself $12 Million With Campaign Funds The final campaign finance reports are in and we now know exactly how much money Donald Trump paid himself with all the money he took in from all his campaign donors and hat buyers. According to a report in the Washington Post, Donald Trump paid his businesses more than $12 million using his campaign funds. And when you add in the money that the Republican National Committee paid Trump businesses the total comes to over $14 million. The money went to renting office space, hotels, catering, airfare etc. All...

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