Month: May 2019

Mexican president responds to Trump’s tariffs: “America First is a fallacy”

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador hit back at President Trump in a public letter, decrying his plan to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican imports because of the administration’s border migrant crisis. “With all due respect, although you have the right to express it, ‘America First’ is a fallacy because until the end of times, even beyond national borders, justice and universal fraternity will prevail,”

You can’t spell Justin Amash without Hamas. Only Republican to receive 75% approval rating from CAIR

Rep. Justin Amash, who over the weekend called for the impeachment of President Donald J. Trump on Twitter, is the only Republican legislator to receive a passing 75 per cent approval rating from the terrorist-affiliated Council on American Islamic Relations, or CAIR.

Watch: African American voter calls out Rep. Justin Amash for demonizing Trump

An African American voter called out Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.), the sole Republican to have accused President Donald Trump of “impeachable conduct,” for demonizing Trump during the congressman’s town hall in Michigan on May 28.

“From what I’m seeing, for the black community and minorities, is that Trump is good for America,” the man began, according to a video by 13 On Your Side ABC. “And I’m wondering why the Republicans and Democrats are fighting him so much when he’s doing such a good job?

NOT from The Onion: Hillary Clinton is key note speaker at Cyber Defense Summit

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday.

“We are pleased to announce that Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will be a featured keynote at our #FireEyeSummit in October! Secretary Clinton will engage in an intimate Q&A keynote discussion,” a tweet from the company read.

Invasion: 1000 illegal aliens arrested on one day in El Paso

More than 1,000 illegal immigrants were apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents near the U.S.-Mexico border early Wednesday — the largest ever group of migrants ever apprehended at a single time, sources told Fox News on Thursday.

The group of 1,036 illegal immigrants found in the El Paso sector included migrants from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, according to sources.

AG William Barr blasts media in CBS interview

William Barr pulled no punches when discussing the media’s coverage of the origins of the Trump-Russia probe, as well as of the surveillance activities carried out against the Trump campaign.
“Normally the media would be interested in letting the sunshine in and finding out what the truth is,” Barr told CBS News in an interview that aired Friday.
“They’re supposed to be the watchdogs of, you know, our civil liberties.”

Barr defends reputation from critics: “Everyone dies”

Attorney General William Barr brushed off critics attacking his reputation and handling of matters concerning President Trump, stating in a new interview: “Everyone dies.”

Barr, who previously served as attorney general under former President George H.W. Bush, was asking during a “CBS This Morning” interview that aired Friday whether he was concerned about his reputation following allegations that he has protected Trump at the conclusion of the federal Russia probe.

Hispanics rally to President Trump, boosting his 2020 chances

McLaughlin & Associates revealed that Hispanic approval for Trump in March jumped to 50%. This number matched the January Marist/NPR/PBS survey that shocked cynics with its own 50% approval finding. Even if those polls are too aggressive, February’s Morning Consult/Politico poll showed Trump’s Hispanic approval vaulting to a still-impressive 45%.

Creepy Joe Biden tells 10-year-old girl that she is good looking and holds her shoulders

Former Vice President Joe Biden cozied up to a 10-year-old girl on Tuesday, despite his promise to control his personal interactions with women and children.
“I’ll bet you’re as bright as you are good-looking,” Biden said to a girl who asked him a question at an American Federation of Teachers town hall in Houston, Texas.

CNN announces more layoffs, losing $10 million a year

CNN announced yet more job layoffs as boss Jeff Zucker revealed the network is losing $10 million dollars a year.

When rumors of mass layoffs at CNN emerged weeks ago, network host Brian Stelter denied the story was accurate.

However, last week the majority of CNN’s Atlanta division, which focused on health care, was let go.

Now it is being reported that the network will make “substantial” cuts to its London-based operation, with a least a dozen employees losing their jobs.