Trump: “I Believe I Am Treated Worse” Than Abraham Lincoln

President Donald Trump suggested the press treats him worse than Abraham Lincoln, the United States’ 16th president, who was assassinated shortly after the end of the American Civil War in 1865.

“I am greeted with a hostile press, the likes of which no president has ever seen. The closest would be that gentleman right up there,” Trump said during Fox News’s virtual town hall. Pointing to the Lincoln Memorial just behind him, he added: “They always said, ‘Lincoln, nobody got treated worse than Lincoln. I believe I am treated worse.” read more

Speaker John Boehner Declares Himself Anti-Establishment Rebel And Not A Squish

Just two days after orchestrating the removal of two disloyal Florida GOP Congressmen (Daniel Webster and Rich Nugent), from the House Rules Committee, John Boehner is continuing his fight against recalcitrant Republicans. Today, Boehner tried to make the case that he was not “spineless or a squish”. In a press conference, he told NBC News that he was the “most anti-Establishment Speaker we have ever had” in the U.S. House. read more