Watch Trump’s Awkward Goodbye to Gary Cohn: ‘He May Be a Globalist, But I Still Like Him’

During President Donald Trump‘s cabinet on Thursday morning, he ribbed Gary Cohn in advance of the economic adviser’s imminent departure from the White House. Trump began by previewing what he has in mind regarding his proposed tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum. “We’re going to be very fair. We’re going to be very flexible,” Trump said — though he also left things … [Read more...]

John Roberts Contests Jim Acosta Report of Trump Being Angry With Sarah Sanders: Sources Say ‘Patently False’

It seems that John Roberts‘s anonymous sources are telling him a different story from the one Jim Acosta‘s sources told him. Last night, Acosta received word from White House officials who said President Donald Trump is not happy with how Sarah Huckabee Sanders handled questions about the ongoing Stormy Daniels scandal. The CNN White House correspondent was told that Trump thinks the … [Read more...]

CNN Panel Plays ‘What If Obama Did This’ Game With Trump Porn Star Story: ‘He’d Be in Guantanamo’

CNN’s Chris Cuomo, Alisyn Camerota and Van Jones speculated on Thursday what things would’ve been like for Barack Obama if his presidency was a magnet for controversy like Donald Trump‘s is. After New Day reviewed how political comedians are dealing with the ongoing Stormy Daniels scandal, Camerota asked Jones whether the “tawdry” matter is of actual … [Read more...]

Awkward Silence Ensues After Bill Hemmer Asks Kellyanne If She’ll Face Punishment For Hatch Act Violation

Kellyanne Conway gave a broad-range interview on Fox News today in which she faced questions about the Office of Special Counsel’s determination that she violated the Hatch Act with her tacit endorsement of failed senate candidate/alleged child molester Roy Moore. When Bill Hemmer brought up Conway’s transgression, he softened things up for her by bringing up Hatch Act violations that … [Read more...]

‘This is Fine’: Twitter Reacts to White House Saying Trump’s Tariff Declaration is ‘Symbolic’

The Twitterverse did a collective double-take on Thursday over the possibility that President Trump‘s tariff proposals — expected to be affirmed in a proclamation on Thursday — might not be anything more than a token gesture. The White House was expected to confirm sometime this week whether they will move ahead on Trump’s call to levy taxes on imported steel and aluminum. The proposal … [Read more...]

Brian Kilmeade Challenges Dana Loesch: ‘You’re Not Against Universal Background Checks, Right?’

During an appearance this morning on Fox & Friends, NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch waffled an answer to Brian Kilmeade‘s question about where she stands on background checks for gun owners. Loesch began by taking shots at ongoing calls for gun control, as well as the FBI for their failure to act against the shooter who killed more than a dozen high school students in Florida last month. She … [Read more...]

Chelsea Clinton Congratulates Mom For Speaking Out on Sex Harassment — a Decade Later

Hillary Clinton addressed the sexual harassment scandal that occurred in her 2008 presidential campaign earlier this week, and her daughter took to Twitter to commend her for getting around to it…after a 10 year delay. I am proud of my mom for reflecting on a past decision and being thoughtful about what she could have done better and should have done differently. That’s all part of a what … [Read more...]

Ana Navarro and Alisyn Camerota Mock Jason Miller Over ‘Deep State’ Leak Claims

Jason Miller and Ana Navarro squared off on CNN’s New Day today, so you already know right off the bat that the debate got passionate and snarky. The two commentators were asked about the new reports that President Trump wanted to know if Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was on his “team.” This comes amid the recent news that Trump wanted to know who Andrew McCabe voted for … [Read more...]

Twitter Reacts to Michael Wolff-Morning Joe Feud: ‘You All Deserve Each Other’

The internet had a lot to say about Michael Wolff‘s appearance on Morning Joe today, and his emerging feud with MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski. As the Fire & Fury author talked with the panel about the latest developments in Trumpworld, things took a nosedive once they started discussing Wolff’s implicit encouragement of the salacious rumors about U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley. Wolff … [Read more...]

Trump Boasts That SOTU Most Watched in History (More People Watched Obama, Bush, Clinton)

Oh look, he’s tweeting again. President Trump ended his Twitter fast on Thursday morning, and…it’s exactly what you’d expect. The president is heading to the congressional GOP’s retreat in West Virginia, so he’s warming up by going on the attack against the Democratic opposition. Heading to beautiful West Virginia to be with great members of the Republican … [Read more...]

‘Doomsday Clock’ Moves Closer to Midnight Thanks to Increased Probability of Nuclear Apocalypse

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has announced that they are moving their “Doomsday Clock” 30 seconds closer to midnight, a symbolic gesture indicating that the world is getting dangerously close to the point of complete destruction. The nuclear scientists held a press conference this morning where they announced that the clock currently stands at 2 minutes to midnight. The last time … [Read more...]

Former US Olympic Gymnast Says She Injured Herself to Avoid Larry Nassar: ‘I Just Turned on Survival Mode’

ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos Former U.S. Olympic gymnast Mattie Larson gave an interview to ABC on Thursday, where she talked about how she once tried to use a self-inflicted injury in order to get out of a trip because she knew Larry Nassar would be waiting for her. George Stephanopoulos began the interview by asking Larson for her reaction to yesterday’s sentencing hearing, where … [Read more...]

Trump Disputes ‘False Rumor’ About Rocky Relationship with UK PM May: ‘We Like Each Other a Lot’

WATCH LIVE: President Trump is meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the World Economic Forum in Davos — CBS News (@CBSNews) January 25, 2018 President Trump met with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the Davos Economic Forum on Thursday, and he took the opportunity to dispute recent reports that the two leaders have a frosty … [Read more...]

Bill Kristol Says Tucker Carlson’s Show is ‘Ethno-Nationalism of Some Kind’: It’s ‘Close Now to Racism’

Conservative commentator Bill Kristol gave an interview to CNBC where criticized the editorial direction of his former network Fox News, particularly with regard to primetime host Tucker Carlson. Speaking with John Harwood, the former Fox contributor said his old network has embraced a “gradual increasing of recklessness” as they try to appeal to pro-Trump audiences. Kristol said Fox … [Read more...]

Morning Joe Slams Sen. Johnson for ‘Secret Society’ Claims: ‘Limited Intellect’ or ‘Malicious Intent’?

The panelists of Morning Joe took turns bashing the Congressional GOP on Thursday, due to the news that the recent allegations of an anti-Trump “deep state” conspiracy might be entirely based on a joke. Various Republican congressmen have raised questions over the last few days about the missing text messages exchanged between FBI agents Lisa Page and Peter Strzok. The pair are known … [Read more...]

Bret Baier on Trump’s Conflicting Tweets on FISA Debate: ‘It’s Kind of a Mess’

Donald Trump contradicted himself when he tweeted about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) today, and Bret Baier says this could create a bit of a complication for the midday vote on the policy’s reauthorization. Trump went against the GOP and his administration’s talking points today when he bashed FISA and suggested that it allowed investigators to “badly surveil … [Read more...]

Fox News Meteorologist Janice Dean Claps Back at Troll For Insulting Her Legs

Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean hit back after an internet troll went after her with a derogatory comment about her legs. Dean penned an op-ed in which she acknowledged an insulting comment she sometimes gets: “Dear Janice please stop allowing fox to dress you in those short skirts. They are not flattering on you. Your an attractive lady, love the 80’s hair, but your legs are … [Read more...]

Conway Claims ‘Loser’ Clinton ‘Lost Miserably,’ Bashes Media ‘Still Stuck in Election’

Kellyanne Conway says she’s tired of talking about Hillary Clinton, and yet, she spent most of her morning talking about Hillary Clinton. The White House special counsel appeared on Fox & Friends today, where she was asked about to President Trump’s tweet about Clinton, the FBI, and the 2016 election. (Side note: Trump’s tweet was apparently inspired by an earlier Fox & … [Read more...]