• Trump Issues Eerily Normal Message on California Wildfires After Initial Response Met With Outrage

    6 days ago - By Mediaite

    President Donald Trump issued a normal statement on the wildfires currently ravaging California Saturday evening, offering his condolences to those who have died and well wishes for those still fighting the fires.
    “More than 4,000 are fighting the Camp and Woolsey Fires in California that have burned over 170,000 acres,” Trump tweeted. “Our hearts are with those fighting the fires, the 52,000 who have evacuated, and the families of the 11 who have died. The destruction is catastrophic. God Bless them all.”
    More than 4,000 are fighting the Camp and Woolsey Fires in California that have...
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  • Retired Navy Admiral Rips Trump for Skipping Visit to WWI Memorial: He Hasn't Visited Troops in a War Zone Either

    Retired Navy Admiral Rips Trump for Skipping Visit to WWI Memorial: He Hasn't Visited Troops in a War Zone Either

    6 days ago - By Mediaite

    On Saturday, President Donald Trump canceled his visit to a World War I Memorial in France because it was raining.
    As Retired Navy Admiral James Stavridis pointed out, not venturing out in the rain to visit a war memorial was just bad optics and poor planning.
    “Admiral, the last time I checked the history books, the allies did not choose to stop fighting on days when there was bad weather,” MSNBC's Keir Simmons said.
    Stavridis replied that Trump's no-show was an “unforced error.”
    “Let's face it, there is always a backup plan,” he continued on. “I've planned dozens of these high-level...
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  • S.E. Cupp: History is Replete With ‘Greedy and Craven' Presidents But None Have Attacked Rule of Law Like Trump

    6 days ago - By Mediaite

    On Saturday, CNN's S.E. Cupp opened up her show with a scathing indictment of President Donald Trump ‘s recent actions.
    “In a matter of one week, the president has attacked the rule of law and the Constitution on no less than three fronts - The independence of the Department of Justice, the First Amendment, freedom of the free press, and the 14th amendment,” Cupp said.
    She then pointed out that - lest people complain - her criticism has not been lobbied at Trump alone.
    “Now, lest you say, but, S.E., you didn't care when Obama threatened the press. Oh, yeah, I did. Plenty of us were...
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  • President Donald Trump Changes Course On California Wildfires After Backlash

    6 days ago - By Deadline

    Perhaps feeling the heat from his ill-advised criticism on the California wildfire causes earlier in the day, President Trump has now switched gears and issued some conciliatory words to those battling and affected by the blazes.
    Trump, who is overseas for the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I's end, had earlier roiled many with a tweet that suggested mismanagement of federal funds was the cause of the current fire issues in California. He also...
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