One power remaining to Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, who has suffered brutal defeats in Parliament and in the courts in recent weeks, is to make Donald Trump laugh. The two men were sitting next to each other at an appearance on Tuesday in New York, where the U.N.’s General Assembly is meeting, and reporters were asking both of them about the biggest blow to Johnson yet: a ruling earlier that day by the U.K. Supreme Court that his advice to the Queen (which she follows as a matter of course) to approve a five-week prorogation, or suspension, of Parliament had been “unlawful.” Johnson began, “We’re full of respect, as I say, for the justices of our Supreme Court.” Before he got that sentence out, Trump broke into a broad grin and practically guffawed. He pointed his thumb at Johnson, in a fond, look-at-this-guy gesture. The idea that the fullness of Johnson included respect for the justices seemed to strike the President as … [Read more...] about Donald Trump and Boris Johnson: A Tale of Two Crises
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Professors at California State University, Chico (CSU, Chico) are accusing the school’s College Republicans student group of harboring “white supremacist” views and subjecting students to “racist provocation” due to their support of President Donald Trump, adding that just because conservative students have free speech rights “does not in any way mean we have to sit by, silently.” The professors’ statement arrives roughly two weeks after the school’s College Republicans chapter president was assaulted on campus.The California State University-Chico State Faculty Association (CFA) released a statement on Wednesday accusing conservative students on campus of expressing “white supremacist ideas” over their support for President Donald Trump, according to a report by Campus Reform. In their statement, the professors proclaim that Cal State Chico’s campus community is being subjected to “acts of … [Read more...] about Cal State Chico Profs Accuse College Republicans of Having ‘White Supremacist’ Views for Supporting Trump
Left-wing actor and director Rob Reiner defended teenage climate alarmist Greta Thunberg, describing her as a “passionate caring champion for the survival of our planet” after President Donald Trump mocked her for being awarded TIME magazine’s “Person of the Year.”“Greta Thunberg is a passionate caring champion for the survival of our planet. Donald Trump is a Soulless Pathologically Lying Malignant Narcissist who cheats to win and pisses on our Constitution and the Rule of Law. So there’s that,”Rob Reiner, one of the president’s most vocal Hollywood critics, wrote on Twitter Saturday morning. Greta Thunberg is a passionate caring champion for the survival of our planet. Donald Trump is a Soulless Pathologically Lying Malignant Narcissist who cheats to win and pisses on our Constitution and the Rule of Law. So there’s that. — Rob Reiner (@robreiner) December 14, 2019 The All in the Family star’s attack … [Read more...] about Rob Reiner Defends ‘Champion for Our Survival’ Greta Thunberg Against ‘Soulless’ Trump
In this Dec. 10, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at a campaign rally in Hershey, Pa. In this Dec. 10, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at a campaign rally in Hershey, Pa. Photo: Patrick Semansky, AP Photo: Patrick Semansky, AP Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 In this Dec. 10, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at a campaign rally in Hershey, Pa. In this Dec. 10, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at a campaign rally in Hershey, Pa. Photo: Patrick Semansky, AP AP FACT CHECK: Trump's impeachment rage, Bloomberg on coal 1 / 4 Back to Gallery WASHINGTON (AP) — As … [Read more...] about AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s impeachment rage, Bloomberg on coal
Can 20 U.S. Senators withstand the potentially irresistible temptation to reverse the results of the 2016 election and remove a president a number of them openly or privately dislike? Since Donald Trump announced his intention to run for the White House on June 16, 2015, many of the entrenched elites across the various power centers of Washington and beyond have spent much of their waking hours trying to stop or unseat him.The political charade of an impeachment “investigation” is but the latest example. But that impeachment charade could harbor the greatest threat to Trump’s presidency.ADVERTISEMENTOver the past week, I have heard from three seasoned Republicans who fear that President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats ask if they have reason to worry about UK result Trump scramble to rack up accomplishments gives conservatives heartburn Seven years after Sandy Hook, the politics of guns has changed MORE and the West Wing are seriously underestimating … [Read more...] about Is a trap being set for Trump in the Senate trial?