• Trump Biographer on POTUS Going After Reporters: He Acts in ‘Crazy Way' to Get People to ‘Respond in Kind'

    6 days ago - By Mediaite

    On CNN this afternoon, Trump biographer Michael D'Antonio said President Donald Trump ‘s continued attacks on reporters this week shows again that he's a “verbally abusive person” who sees this as a strength.
    This week alone Trump punished Jim Acosta and lashed out at Yamiche Alcindor , April Ryan , and Abby Phillip .
    D'Antonio told anchor Ana Cabrera , “He shakes his fist at people or shakes his finger at them. He does things that no one else would do. And part of the method here is to act in this crazy way so that other people will somehow be provoked and then respond in kind.”
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  • Bill Maher Updates Trump ‘Dictator Checklist' Again Over Whitaker: Putting ‘Personal Protector' at DOJ

    6 days ago - By Mediaite

    Bill Maher last night updated his “dictator checklist” for President Donald Trump after the appointment of Matt Whitaker to acting Attorney General this week.
    His show-closing new rule was all about how Trump is the “Santa Claus of chaos” freaking everyone out on a daily basis to the point where we all dread whatever the news is when we wake up.
    Maher has described the Trump phenomenon as a “slow-moving coup” before, but after the ousting of Jeff Sessions and the announcement of Whitaker as acting AG, he said it's “started moving a little faster.”
    “In third-world dictatorships, the chief...
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