• As Police Fire Tear Gas At Protesters Outside White House, Donald Trump Vows Militaristic Response: “I Am Your President Of Law And Order”

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    President Donald Trump vowed to quell unrest across the country on Monday, vowing to take militaristic action and to enforce a 7 p.m. ET curfew in the nation's capital. “I am your president of law and order and an ally of all peaceful protesters,” Trump said. But the scene just before he spoke was extraordinary,...
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  • WATCH LIVE: President Donald Trump Speaks Amid Protests, Riots Over George Floyd Killing

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    President Donald Trump is set to speak in moments amid the protests and riots all over the country happening in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
    There had been some question over whether he would deliver an address, given reports yesterday on divisions within the White House. Per CNN :
    A serious divide has emerged among Donald Trump's top allies and advisers over how the President should address several nights of protests and riots across the nation following the death of George Floyd. Trump is being urged by some advisers to formally address the nation and call for...
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  • Republican Massachusetts Governor Blasts Trump After Bitter Conference Call: We Needed ‘Leadership,' But Got ‘Combativeness'

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    Governor Charlie Baker directly called out President Donald Trump during a press conference Monday following violence and riots in Boston.
    Baker talked about finding “ways to enhance transparency and accountability” in law enforcement in the wake of the nationwide outrage over the killing of George Floyd .
    He then made a point of bringing up the president's widely-reported comments to governors
    “I heard what the president said today about dominating and fighting. I know I should be surprised when I hear incendiary words like this from him, but I'm not. At so many times during these past...
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  • ‘He Will Eat You Alive For His Own Purposes': Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich Nukes Trump From Orbit as ‘Coward,' ‘Deranged Idiot'

    ‘He Will Eat You Alive For His Own Purposes': Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich Nukes Trump From Orbit as ‘Coward,' ‘Deranged Idiot'

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

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    Gregg Popovich , a frequent Trump critic, took his fiery rhetoric about President Donald Trump to a whole new level in a damning indictment of the president's tone deaf rhetoric and notable public absence amidst the nationwide protests sparked by the alleged murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer.
    In a fire-spitting interview in The Nation , the San Antonio Spurs head coach let loose numerous full-bore barrages on Trump, and swept Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Republican Senators as complicit in the president's misconduct...
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  • ‘Where is the President?': Reporters Confront Kayleigh McEnany Over Trump's ‘Hiding' Amid National Chaos

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    Reporters questioned White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Monday over President Donald Trump's notable absence as riots took place across the country this past week.
    Despite the fact that previous presidents have addressed the nation during periods of civil unrest, President Trump only publicly responded to riots this week through a string of Twitter posts .
    After McEnany addressed the violent protests in her opening remarks, NBC White House correspondent Geoff Bennett said, “The country is in crisis. There's a global pandemic that has claim more than 100,000 lives, at least 40...
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