During the COVID-19 pandemic, Donald Trump seethed over the positive press Andrew Cuomo was getting. While Trump’s briefings were a daily embarrassment, many Americans looked to Cuomo’s briefings as a comfortable display of leadership.
Former President Donald Trump has issued a statement remarking on what he called the “tragic mess” in Afghanistan and other issues, such as high inflation, that are directly affecting the United States.
Donald Trump may have lost the 2020 election, but there will be plenty of Trumpian candidates come 2022. The former president laid a blue-print for winning through conspiracy theories, race baiting and white grievance.
Donald Trump has said time and time again that he didn’t his supporters storming the US Capitol on January 6th was all that big a deal. In fact, he’s been quoted as saying, they were there to hug the police officers (140 officers were injured in the melee and 4 have died since that day.
Today, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo resigned from his post. The popular governor was partially taken down by his own party. Democratic Attorney General Letitia James led a probe that found Cuomo has sexually harassed people within his employ.
It is important for any lawyer taking on a client to be confident that the client can afford their services. Donald Trump has a long history of not paying his contractors.
Still, for some reason, Giuliani felt that Trump would be a good person to work for. But as of now, Trump has refused to pay his legal fees. So the former New York City Mayor has come up with a new strategy.
Former President Donald Trump lashed out at Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), criticizing him for supporting a bipartisan infrastructure package that is set to the pass the Senate.
“Nobody will ever understand why Mitch McConnell allowed this non-infrastructure bill to be passed. He has given up all of his leverage for the big whopper of a bill that will follow,” Trump wrote in a statement. “I have quietly said for years that Mitch McConnell is the most overrated man in politics—now I don’t have to be quiet anymore.”
Since Donald Trump has been out of office, a number of books have been written about his tenure. And while most rational people expected that the former president would have been incompetent and corrupt, the picture being painted is even worse.
It was pretty clear for months before the 2020 election that Donald Trump never planned on winning office. Win or lose, the former president was going to stay in office.
Luckily, there were people within the administration willing to stand up to him, even if they didn’t do it publicly. In addition, the people working for Trump were completely incompetent.
The relationship between Herschel Walker and Donald Trump goes back a long time. When Walker was a football star coming out of college, Trump gave him a massive contract to sign with his New Jersey Generals. And since then the men have been close.
Former President Donald Trump attacked the members of the United States women’s soccer team, claiming players would have won the gold medal and not the bronze at the Olympics if they weren’t “woke.”
According to a poll conducted by Quinnipiac University, the majority of Americans––60%––believe it would be bad for the United States if former President Donald Trump ran in 2024. 32%, just under a third of respondents, said it would be a good thing if he ran in 2024.
For decades now, Richard Nixon has been seen as the presidential face of corruption. It was thought that no future commander in chief could ever face the same kind of controversy that the 37th president did.
Donald Trump is currently ensnared in so many different legal entanglements that it’s becoming hard to keep track. But at the center of nearly everything is his tax returns.
Unlike every other presidential candidate in modern history, Trump refused to reveal his tax returns. While he claimed that he couldn’t do so until he wasn’t under audit, the IRS said that was nonsense.
Americans seem to like Joe Biden more than they liked Donald Trump. First they made him the winner of the 2020 election by more than 7 million votes. And since he has been in office, the new president has regularly had much higher approval ratings than his predecessor.
Donald Trump values loyalty over nearly everything else. And for that reason, he has kept Rudy Giuliani around for quite a long time.
This is despite the fact that the former New York City mayor has become an embarrassing bumbler. And Giuliani wants to be paid for his failed efforts to get the results of the 2020 election overturned.
Jackie Speier knows a thing or two about cults. Back in 1978, while serving as an aide to Congressman Leo Ryan, she was shot 5 times by members of Jim Jones cult.
For the last 14 years, Speier has served as a US congressperson. And she recently told CNN that she sees a lot of similarities between Jones and Trump.
There were many memorable moments during both the 2016 Democratic and Republican National Conventions. But during the Democratic event, one moment in particular stood out.
After months of Trump race baiting his supporters, a Muslim man named Khizr Khan was asked to speak at the event. Khan was a gold star parent as his son, Army Captain Humayun Khan, was killed in Iraq in 2004.
Donald Trump needs something to do. Thanks to an investigation by New York State, his business career is in shambles. He’d love to be president again, but has to wait 3 more years to even run.
And in order to be the candidate in 2024, Trump has to keep his control over the Republican party. Right now, it is going pretty well and the GOP has essentially ceded power to the former president.
At this time last year, Donald Trump was still in office and was the nominal head of the Republican party. Now that he’s out of office, though, he is still fully in control of the GOP. And the party is focused on making sure Trump is protected and never blamed for anything.