WATCH: Texas Hero ‘Mattress Mack’ Gives Harvey Evacuee Special Gift For Her 84th Birthday

Mattress chain owner offers up his stores for #Harvey evacuees and his trucks for rescue operations. “We said to hell with profits.” — ABC News (@ABC) August 31, 2017 Despite all the horribleness caused by Hurricane Harvey, the storm has also given the world a chance to watch local heroes show off the best in humanity. One example can be seen in the … [Read more...]

Watch The Emotional Moment a Texas Family Returns to Flooded Home

WATCH: This is the moment the Garcia family returned home after #Harvey. They could only get there on their neighbor’s boat. — CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) August 31, 2017 The devastation of Hurricane Harvey really hit home for one Texas family on Thursday when they had a chance to see how much damage the floods really did. CBS joined the Garcia family today after … [Read more...]

‘God Exists!’ Charlie Hebdo Cartoon Depicts Harvey Victims as Drowning Neo-Nazis

Charlie Hebdo is turning a few heads again, this time for their cartoon about the flood victims of Hurricane Harvey. The latest issue of the satirical — and very often controversial — French magazine has a cover where submerged Texans are sticking their hands out of the water for a Nazi salute to a bunch of swastika flags. The headline’s translation is “God Exists! He drowned all the … [Read more...]

A Common Enemy in President Trump Somehow Unites Al Sharpton and Jews

If you’re familiar with Rev. Al Sharpton’s comments about the 1991 Crown Heights riot in Brooklyn, you’ll know that his history with the Jewish community is…complicated to say the very least. However, there’s the old adage about how “the enemy of my enemy is my friend,” and it seems Sharpton has identified a common foe for Jews and African-Americans to … [Read more...]

Two Explosions Reported at Flooded Texas Chemical Plant; Officers Hospitalized (UPDATED)

WATCH: Photo appears to show the sky glowing over the chemical plant outside of Houston were two explosions were reported: — CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) August 31, 2017 The CEO of Arkema Inc., Richard Rowe, recently warned the community that an explosion was imminent at his chemical plant because of flooding from Hurricane Harvey. Multiple news reports are now … [Read more...]

President Trump Reportedly Couldn’t Find a Hotel Room in Hamburg for G20 Summit

Well, this is inconvenient. A German news source says President Trump waited so long to reserve a room in Hamburg that he couldn’t book lodgings in any of the city’s hotels while he attends the G20 Summit in Germany. Hamburger Abendblatt reports that the U.S. government originally made plans for Trump to stay at the Four Seasons. However, it turns out there wasn’t any space for … [Read more...]

Chuck Todd on Trump’s Bashing American Press: ‘Could Putin Have Asked for Anything More?’

It seems NBC’s Chuck Todd was far from impressed by President Trump‘s press conference from Warsaw this morning. A trashing of the American press corps and Intel community in Eastern Europe of all places. Could Putin have asked for anything more? — Chuck Todd (@chucktodd) July 6, 2017 Trump appeared next to Polish President Andrzej Duda on Thursday, and Trump got a lot of attention … [Read more...]

Jeff Zucker: CNN Will Not be ‘Intimidated’ by Trump’s Bullying

As the war continues between Donald Trump and CNN, Jeff Zucker says the network will not be cowed by the president’s intimidation. CNN has taken a lot of fire recently, both for their retracted story about one of Trump’s advisers, and for the controversial debate about whether the network is blackmailing the Redditor who created the CNN-wrestling GIF tweeted by the president. Zucker … [Read more...]

John Avlon on Trump: ‘Tough To Be Leader of the Free World and King of the Trolls At the Same Time’

.@JohnAvlon: “It’s tough to be leader of the free world and king of the trolls at the same time” — New Day (@NewDay) July 6, 2017 John Avlon had a colorful way to describe his pessimism about whether President Trump can handle international complications like a sensible diplomat. The Daily Beast editor-in-chief and CNN contributor joined New Day on … [Read more...]

Jim Acosta: Trump Held ‘Fake News Conference’ By Attacking CNN During Warsaw Presser

CNN’s Jim Acosta ridiculed President Trump on Thursday for essentially holding a “fake news conference” by pursuing easy questions at his latest press event. As CNN New Day addressed Trump’s conference from Poland, they noted how the president slid around questions about Russia as he attacked the “fake news” media once again. Chris Cuomo asked Acosta for his … [Read more...]

NYT Posts Editor’s Note Correcting Claim About GOP Political Incitement in Giffords Shooting

The New York Times has put out a notice which backs away from their editorial board’s claim that there was a definite connection between Sarah Palin and the shooting of former Arizona congresswoman Gabby Giffords. An earlier version of this editorial incorrectly stated that a link existed between political incitement and the 2011 shooting of Representative Gabby Giffords. In fact, no such … [Read more...]

Scarborough Rips Gingrich Over ‘Grotesque’ ‘Anti-Government Conspiracy’ About Mueller

Joe Scarborough is blasting Newt Gingrich on Twitter after the former House Speaker once again smeared special counsel Robert Mueller over his investigation of President Trump‘s potential connections to Russia. Though he initially praised Mueller, Gingrich has recently been promoting the idea that the former FBI director cannot be fair and impartial in his investigation. Gingrich has … [Read more...]

WATCH: Trump Gives Speech on Apprenticeship and Workforce of Tomorrow Initiatives LIVE STREAM

President Trump will be speaking with the Governors and Workforce of Tomorrow on Thursday, and he will give a speech regarding his latest political initiatives. Trump’s speech comes after his administration launched their “infrastructure week,” where the White House focused on policies to eliminate overbearing regulations and launch infrastructure reform projects. Trump gave … [Read more...]

GOP Rep: Trump ‘Partially to Blame’ for Unleashing America’s Political ‘Demons’

Congressman Mark Sanford (R-SC) gave an interview on Morning Joe today, during which, he said that President Trump was partially at fault for fueling the politically-toxic environment that culminated with yesterday’s attack at the Congressional baseball practice. Sanford began by describing the “surreal” atmosphere that hangs over Capitol Hill as Congress continues to deal with … [Read more...]

‘Flynn Stuff is BS’: Trump Isn’t Live-Tweeting the Comey Hearing (Yet), But Donald Jr. Sure Is

Despite previous indications that he would, President Trump does not seem to be live-tweeting his reaction to James Comey‘s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. However, the Twitterverse is getting a consolation prize: a fiery live-tweeting session from the president’s son, Donald Trump Jr. Kind of a big deal… No? — Donald Trump Jr. … [Read more...]

Comey: No One Asked Me to Stop the Investigation into Russia

Former FBI director James Comey is giving testimony before Congress today, and he indicated that neither President Trump nor anyone else in the White House asked him to stop the FBI’s broader investigation into Russia’s efforts to mess with the 2016 election After challenging the Trump Administration about their attempts to defame him with “lies,” Comey faced questions from … [Read more...]

What Time is James Comey’s Testimony Before Congress?

James Comey will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee at 10:00 A.M., and political observers believe that the event will have major repercussions on the debate about President Trump‘s decision to fire him. According to Comey’s prepared remarks, the former FBI director is expected to speak about how Trump asked him to swear loyalty to the president. Comey is also expected to … [Read more...]

Samantha Bee Rips Trump, Fox & Friends Over Reactions to London: ‘What is Wrong With You?’

Samantha Bee is not impressed by Donald’s Trump‘s fight with Sadiq Khan, and she’s also not happy with Fox & Friends for acting as the president’s echo chamber regarding Muslims and terrorism. The Full Frontal host began her Wednesday night show by looking at how Trump decided to spar with the London mayor while Britain is still dealing with the aftermath of the attack … [Read more...]