Archive for September 2017

Hurricane Victim on President Trump: “I Had a Different Opinion of Him, Now I Think He’s a Wonderful Man” (Video)

For some reason this Hurricane Harvey footage got past the editors at ABC News.

President Trump visited with the victims of Hurricane Harvey today in Houston and Louisiana.
During one stop at a Houston shelter President Trump hugged the children and took selfies with the victims.

Hurricane victim Shanna Miles and Likisha Collins spoke to President Trump and then told ABC:

“I had a different opinion of him, now I think he’s a wonderful man. He’s a really cool dude when you get to meet him!”

This was amazing.

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Donald and Melania Trump Bring Sunshine After Rain in Texas


President Donald Trump appears to have succeeded in one of the greatest tests for any commander in chief – dealing with the devastating effects of a natural disaster.

Trump’s National Day of Prayer Follows Tradition of Washington, Lincoln, and Reagan


President Donald Trump’s proclamation that Sunday, September 3, shall be a National Day of Prayer for the victims of Hurricane Harvey follows a tradition first established by George Washington and continued by presidents including Abraham Lincoln and Ronald Reagan, as well as being ratified by Congress.

INSANE! High School Teacher Forces Students to Remove Pro-Trump Shirts Because It’s Like a “Swastika” (VIDEO)

A teacher at River Ridge High School in Woodstock, Georgia was caught on video telling students to remove their pro-Trump t-shirts because they are just like swastikas and the ‘MAGA’ slogan is used by neo-Nazi’s.

Turning Point USA exclusively obtained a video of a high school teacher forcing her students to remove their Trump t-shirts because the ‘make American great again’ slogan is used by white supremacists. WOW!

According to Turning Point USA, the high school teacher has been identified as Lyn Orletsky from River Ridge High School in Georgia.

The incident happened Thursday according to sources.

“Just like you cannot wear a Swastika to school, You cannot wear ‘make America great again’ like that. Please go, at least for this class. I don’t care what you do in other classes,” the teacher said to the students wearing the MAGA shirts.

“Wait so both of them have to like flip their shirts inside out because it says Trump on the top?, a student asked.

“Because it says ‘Make America Great Again’” the teacher replied. “The Neo-Nazis–I’m not saying about Trump, but the slogan.”

 

Twitter video Charlie Kirk

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On Netflix, Wife of Drug Cartel’s Money Launderer Loves Obama

<p>As summer winds down, a quick look at a scene I caught on Netflix’s <em>Ozark</em> in which the wife of a money launderer for a Mexican drug cartel declared her admiration for former President Barack Obama. Recalling how she worked for “Obama’s second legislative campaign,” criminal “Wendy Byrde,” played by actress Laura Linney, touted how “I just loved everything he stood for, what we were all trying to do together.”</p>

DOJ Gets Slammed With ANOTHER Lawsuit by Former FBI Agent For Records on Deep State McCabe

Conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch announced Friday they filed a FOIA lawsuit on behalf of Jeffrey A. Danik, a retired FBI supervisory special agent, against the DOJ for records concerning FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe.

McCabe had obvious conflicts of interest when he was in charge of the FBI’s Washington, D.C. field office which provided personnel resources to the Clinton email investigation while his wife received large donations from Bill and Hillary Clinton allies for her Virginia Senate run.

Via Judicial Watch:

The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia in support of Danik’s October 25, 2016, and February 28, 2017, FOIA requests for records about McCabe’s “conflicts of interest” regarding his wife’s (Dr. Jill McCabe’s) political campaign, and McCabe’s reporting to the FBI of any job interviews or offers.  Specifically, the two FOIA requests seek:

Text messages and emails of McCabe containing “Dr. Jill McCabe,” “Jill,” “Common Good VA,” “Terry McAuliffe,” “Clinton,” “Virginia Democratic Party,” “Democrat,” “Conflict,” “Senate,” “Virginia Senate,” “Until I return,” “Paris,” “France,” “Campaign,” “Run,” “Political,” “Wife,” “Donation,” “OGC,” Email,” or “New York Times.”  

In 2015, a political action committee run by McAuliffe, a close friend and political supporter of Bill and Hillary Clinton, donated nearly $500,000 to Jill McCabe, wife of McCabe, who was then running for the Virginia State Senate. Also, the Virginia Democratic Party, over which McAuliffe had significant influence, donated an additional $207,788 to the Jill McCabe campaign. In July 2015, Andrew McCabe was in charge of the FBI’s Washington, DC, field office, which provided personnel resources to the Clinton email probe.

Danik, a 30-year veteran of the FBI had this to say about Deep State McCabe:

“I am saddened by how the FBI’s reputation has been tarnished by the poor judgement and ethics of its leadership. I know I’m not the only retired (or serving) FBI special agent who is concerned about Mr. McCabe’s conflicts of interest on the Clinton email matter.  The agency seems to be illegally hiding records about this scandal, which is why I’m heading to court with Judicial Watch.”

President of Judicial Watch Tom Fitton had this to say about Danik suing the DOJ to get records on McCabe:

“We’re honored to help Mr. Danik hold accountable the FBI—the agency he served for decades. We believe Mr. McCabe’s text messages and emails will be particularly enlightening to the public seeking answers about the Clinton email debacle.”

As previously reported, Andrew McCabe is being investigated by the Office of U.S. Counsel for violating the Hatch Act.

The Hatch Act prohibits FBI agents from campaigning in partisan races. Photos of McCabe campaigning for his wife raised questions about McCabe’s compliance with the law.


TGP previously reported, Comey’s replacement as Acting FBI Head, Andrew McCabe, has ties to the Hillary Clinton campaign.  Left Wing online publication, Newsweek, is reported:

concerns came after revelations by media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, that a political action committee affiliated with Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, who has ties to Bill and Hillary Clinton, contributed almost $500,000 to the 2015 Virginia state Senate campaign of McCabe’s wife, Jill McCabe. (She lost the election.) She also received $207,788 from the Virginia Democratic Party, which is connected to McAuliffe, a Democrat.

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In This Part Of The US, People Are Rooting For Trump More Than Ever

Via NY Post: Hunched over in his workshop, Leon Moyer slices through a board with a miter saw, its hum piercing the air. It’s the sound of business for Moyer, who has run a sign making company in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, since 1984. A few feet away lies a stack of signs blaring “President Donald […]

North Korea Releases Photos of Purported Thermonuclear Weapon

Pyongyang claims alleged weapon can be detonated at high altitudes for "EMP attack"

Glenn Beck Keeps Personal Chef Amid Bloodbath of Firings at The Blaze


Even though Glenn Beck fired 30 percent of his staff at his dwindling media enterprise the Blaze Thursday afternoon, he still managed to keep his personal chef on the company payroll.

Iowa Preschool Teacher Convicted of Showing up to Work Drunk Allegedly Shows up to Sentencing Drunk


A preschool teacher from Iowa who was found guilty of showing up to work drunk allegedly showed up to her sentencing hearing drunk.

Still ‘Dreaming’ of Amnesty: NYT Warns Trump Off ‘Hard-Hearted’ Plan to Kill DACA

<p><em>New York Times </em>reporter Julie Hirschfeld Davis filed the paper’s latest passionate defense of an amnesty plan for young (and not-so-young) illegals -- Deferred Action for Child Arrivals, or DACA -- in Saturday’s edition. Warning that Trump risked appearing "particularly hardhearted," (even more than usual?) Davis shamelessly used Hurricane Harvey as a political weapon to prop up the initiative put in place by President Obama in 2012, after Congress failed to pass the DREAM Act, in “Storm Complicates a Decision on Whether to Keep ‘Dreamers’ Program.”</p>

No. 11 Michigan Gets Kicks in 33-17 Win Over No. 17 Florida


Quinn Nordin became the first Michigan kicker to make two 50-yard field goals in the same game, one of them in a quick go-ahead spurt after halftime, and the 11th-ranked Wolverines won 33-17 Saturday to hand 17th-ranked Florida its first season-opening loss in nearly three decades.

George Clooney: Race Drama ‘Suburbicon’ Inspired by Trump’s ‘Angry’ Campaign Rhetoric of ‘Scapegoating Minorities’


George Clooney said his new race drama Suburbicon was inspired by Donald Trump's "angry" presidential campaign speeches, in which the actor said Trump talked about "building fences and scapegoating minorities."

Administration May Withdraw from South Korea Trade Pact Trump Branded a ‘Horrible’ Deal


The Wall Street Journal reports the Trump administration is reevaluating the five-year-old bilateral trade pact with South Korea, even to the point of signaling plans to withdraw entirely.

Hah-Hah! Trump to Media: “My Hands Are Too Big!” as he Puts on Gloves to Serve Food in Houston (VIDEO)

President Trump and First Lady Melania traveled to Houston, Texas on Saturday to visit people affected by Hurricane Harvey. POTUS and FLOTUS also greeted children at NRG stadium in Houston. POTUS hugged, kissed and even “played toys” with children impacted by the storm. It’s a side Trump voters know exists of the President, but so seldom hear about from the mainstream media.

Trump was accused of having small hands by Marco Rubio during the 2016 presidential election. Rubio was talking to a crowd in Roanoke, Virginia about how Trump has started to call him “Little Marco” when he made his joke.

“…He’s always calling me little Marco. And I’ll admit he’s taller than me he’s like six-two. Which is why I don’t understand why his hands are the size of someone who’s five-two. Have you seen his hands? They’re like this.

“And you know what they say about men with small hands…(Rubio paused and grinned as the crowd squealed with delight at the sexual insult.)

“You can’t trust them. You can’t trust them. You can’t trust them. Alright? You can’t trust them.”

Of course this joke about Trump’s hands even spilled over into the presidential debates as well.

Every once in a while, President Trump will make a comment about his hands to take a jab at the haters. He decided to troll the media a little bit on Saturday while he was in Houston.

President Trump was given plastic gloves to serve food to people in need at NRG stadium on Saturday. He turned to the press and said, “My hands are too big!” Hah! Gotta love POTUS for having a good sense of humor.

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Jesse Jackson: ‘Trump Wouldn’t Qualify To Get Into Jesus’s Kingdom”

The last person who has any right to judge. Here’s Jesse talking about how Trump has been an ally to black people.

NYT’s Blow: ‘Bannonists’ See Trump as Path to ‘Deconstruction of Administrative State’


Opinion writer for the New York Times, CNN contributor, and strident critic of President Donald Trump, Charles M. Blow, contends in his latest article for "The Gray Lady" that the president is extremely divisive for America and is alienating the majority of Americans, however, Trump's supporters see him as a pathway to the "deconstruction of the administrative state."

Chelsea Clinton Attacks President Trump for Saying #Harvey Response a ‘Wonderful Thing’

Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton lit into President Donald Trump, the man who defeated her mother Hillary Clinton for the presidency last year, with a haughty attack on Trump for his remarks to the press after meeting and comforting victims at a Houston Hurricane Harvey relief center that the response to the historic devastation has been a “wonderful thing.”

Above a video clip by ABC News of Trump’s remarks captioned, “[email protected] at Houston relief center: “As tough as this was,” the response “has been a wonderful thing, I think, even for the country to watch.”, Clinton wrote on Twitter, “People lost their lives, loved ones, homes, beloved pets. Many thousands of people face uncertain futures. Our President on #Harvey:”

The video clip clearly shows Trump talking about the reaction by Harvey victims to the nationwide outpouring of help, yet partisan hacks like Chelsea Clinton are attacking Trump for speaking in glowing terms about the response.

Here is another post by ABC with Trump’s remarks captioned in the video.

CBS News reporter Mark Knoller, who is usually better about these things, helped feed the partisan fires by not including that Trump was talking about the response to the hurricane and not the storm itself, writing, “Things are working out well,” says @POTUS on visit to storm shelter. “Families happy. As tough as this was, it’s been a wonderful thing.”

Think Progress editor Judd Legum piled on Trump, “Trump visits with victims of Harvey, says they are “really happy.” Weirdly calls the storm “a wonderful thing for even the country to watch””

Bloomberg’s Toluse Olorunnipa‏ posted about Trump’s “wonderful” comment without snark, “Trump at Houston shelter, was in good spirits: used words like “happy” “wonderful thing” “well received” “lot of love” “lot of happiness”.

It’s sad Chelsea Clinton can’t show the same solicitude for President Trump as he oversees the hurricane recovery effort that she did for young Barron Trump recently.

First Lady Melania Trump publicly thanked Clinton for defending her son, “Thank you @ChelseaClinton – so important to support all of our children in being themselves! #StopChildhoodBullying”

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Bipartisan Senator McCain Slams Trump While ‘Recuperating’ In Italy

He will be well rested when Congress reconvenes. Via Washington Examiner: Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said that America is still committed to traditional alliances and values, despite doubts that have emerged due to the “actions and statements of our president.” McCain said in remarks Saturday at the Ambrosetti Forum, a major economic and policy conference, […]

Judicial Watch: Comey Perjured Himself; He’s in Grave Legal Jeopardy (VIDEO)

Media was set ablaze after bombshell documents released on Thursday show former FBI head James Comey exonerated Hillary Clinton before the investigation into her email conduct had concluded. Even more concerning is “Mr. Comey even circulated an early draft statement to select members of senior FBI leadership,” reports Townhall.

The former FBI Director also testified to Congress that he decided not to recommended charges in relation to handling of classified information, after the FBI interviewed Hillary Clinton on July 2, 2016. However, a new report reveals Comey penned a memo exonerating Clinton in the Spring. 

An attorney for Trump, Jay Sekulow pointed out that Hillary was exonerated and immunity was handed out like candy BEFORE 17 witnesses were even interviewed–including Hillary Clinton.

Judicial Watch’s Director of Investigations, Chris Farrell told Fox News’ David Asman, who filled in for Lou Dobbs on Friday evening that James Comey perjured himself when he said under oath that he decided to not recommend charges for Hillary until after he interviewed her in July.

David Asman asked Chris Farrell, “Comey said under oath when asked that he did not make his decision until after he interviewed Hillary Clinton. Did he perjure himself?”

“Yes…the facts are months in advance he’s telegraphing the investigation’s a done deal, that he’s going through the motions yet he gets in front of Congress and pretends or at least makes these representations that he hadn’t made his mind up when it’s clear there’s documents showing that he has,” Farrell said.

“So, he’s in trouble. He’s in grave legal jeopardy,” Farrell continued.

 

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Maxine Waters: I Don’t Give Trump Any Credit For Any Accomplishments Or Surging Economy

Maxine is completely delusional. HT: WJ

Maryland Ruins Tom Herman’s Texas Debut, Upsets the Longhorns 51-41


When Tom Herman took the field for the first game of the season last year, his team rose to the challenge and knocked off an opponent from a major conference. When Tom Herman's squad took the field for the opener this year, none of those things happened.

Actress Julienne Davis on Death Threats and Being Told ‘Get Back in the Closet’ After Coming Out as Conservative in Hollywood


Actress Julienne Davis is opening up about how she received death threats and lost longtime friends and acting jobs after publicly proclaiming her conservative beliefs.

Watch: Wyoming Punter Whiffs the Ball on Punt Attempt


Wyoming Cowboys freshman punter Tim Zaleski had a rough start to his college career Saturday when his team faced off with the Iowa Hawkeyes. Down 7-3 late in the second quarter, Zaleski handled the snap from the 37-yard line perfectly, but then failed to put his foot on the ball on the punt attempt. The blunder gave the Hawkeyes good field position and they quickly scored a touchdown to go up 14-3 before the half. Iowa went on to win the game 24-3. Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent

Watch: Wyoming Punter Whiffs the Ball on Punt Attempt


Wyoming Cowboys freshman punter Tim Zaleski had a rough start to his college career Saturday when his team faced off with the Iowa Hawkeyes. Down 7-3 late in the second quarter, Zaleski handled the snap from the 37-yard line perfectly, but then failed to put his foot on the ball on the punt attempt. The blunder gave the Hawkeyes good field position and they quickly scored a touchdown to go up 14-3 before the half. Iowa went on to win the game 24-3. Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent

MSNBC’s Nance: If There Wasn’t a Hurricane, We’d Be Talking Trump’s Impeachment This Week


MSNBC terrorism analyst Malcolm Nance said Saturday that if it were not for Hurricane Harvey and the devastation that followed, the topic of discussion this week would be President Donald Trump’s impeachment. “[L]et me tell you something, if we didn’t have a hurricane this week, that letter between Felix Sater and [Michael] Cohen would be considered the bridge between Trump’s own personal desires and the Kremlin. They’re throwing all of their effort behind him. We’d be talking impeachment this week. So, I think that everyone is looking at it too short-sightedly and you have to understand Mueller is tearing his past life finances apart because he needs to know were the Russians manipulating him financially from the start,” Nance said on “AM Joy.” Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent

Joy Reid: Trump’s Hurricane Harvey Donation Is ‘Dwarfed’ by Other Celebrities


In a Saturday monologue on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” Joy Reid discussed President Donald Trump’s visits to Texas for Hurricane Harvey, the first of which she called a “bust.” “You may recall the first visit was something of a bust,” Reid stated. “[Trump] went to a part of the state that wasn’t flooded and held an impromptu rally where he bragged about the size of his crowd, touted the FEMA chief’s level of TV fame and seemingly even marvelled at the magnitude of the storm while stopping just shy of congratulating himself and Texas officials on doing a heck of a job.” Reid then added that Trump’s $1 million donation to Hurricane Harvey victims is “dwarfed” by what Beyonce and Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt have done. She said, “His million-dollar pledge is also dwarfed by the efforts of celebrities like Beyonce and J.J. Watt, who have launched their own fund-raising campaigns with Watt raising $16 million and counting.” Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent

Pelosi Wants To Meet With Ryan To Help Dreamers

Pelosi gives Ryan his marching orders. Update to this story. Via Politico: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and top Hispanic lawmakers want to meet as soon as possible with Republican leaders in a bid to help young undocumented immigrants avoid losing their legal protections. Pelosi (D-Calif.) made the request on behalf of the Congressional Hispanic […]

HARVEY: Rockport 60 Percent Destroyed or Totaled, Says Mayor


Once called the "Toast of the Texas Coast," Rockport now lies in ruins with nearly 60 percent of the town either destroyed or rendered totally unusable by Hurricane Harvey.

Gabe Sherman: Trump Is Visiting Texas to Distract From Mueller Investigation


Saturday, MSNBC contributor and Vanity Fair special correspondent Gabriel Sherman claimed President Donald Trump was in Texas this weekend to get the focus away from new findings by special counsel Robert Mueller in the Russia investigation. “This is a desperate effort by this White House to come up with a new storyline because the story that Donald Trump doesn’t want the world focused on is the Robert Mueller investigation, which we know from new reporting this week that is moving ahead at rapid-fire speed,” argued Sherman. Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent

Gabe Sherman: Trump Is Visiting Texas to Distract From Mueller Investigation


Saturday, MSNBC contributor and Vanity Fair special correspondent Gabriel Sherman claimed President Donald Trump was in Texas this weekend to get the focus away from new findings by special counsel Robert Mueller in the Russia investigation. “This is a desperate effort by this White House to come up with a new storyline because the story that Donald Trump doesn’t want the world focused on is the Robert Mueller investigation, which we know from new reporting this week that is moving ahead at rapid-fire speed,” argued Sherman. Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent

John McCain Finds Strength to Fly to Italy to Trash Donald Trump at International Forum

John McCain took time off from his cancer treatments this week to fly to Italy to trash President Trump.

The #FakeNews liberal media is sure gonna miss John McCain.

As hard as others try, there’s really just no one to take his place trashing Republicans with such venom. Although, Ben Sasse, Jeff Flake, and Lindsey Graham are working to change that.

The Washington Examiner reported:

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said that America is still committed to traditional alliances and values, despite doubts that have emerged due to the “actions and statements of our president.”

McCain said in remarks Saturday at the Ambrosetti Forum, a major economic and policy conference, that he realizes that he comes to Italy “at a time when many are questioning whether America is still committed to remaining engaged in the world, to upholding our traditional alliances and standing up for the values we share.”

“It is true that there is a real debate underway now in my country about what kind of role America should play in the world,” McCain said. “And frankly, I do not know how this debate will play out.”

He added that the “future of the world will turn, to a large extent, on how this debate in America is resolved.”

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Media Pushes Skewed DACA Polls, Hides Public’s Priorities

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Media outlets are touting polls which supposedly show public support for the DACA amnesty — but careful polls show the public overwhelmingly prefers immigration policies which help their fellow Americans find good jobs.

‘He Knew About Them’: Obama Ignored FBI, DHS Warning About Antifa ‘Domestic Terrorism’ For Political Gain

Under former President Obama, the FBI and DHS warned of violence perpetrated by Antifa in a comprehensive joint report titled “Baseline Comparison of U.S. and Foreign Anarchist Extremist Movements.”

Washington Free Beacon reports:

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security have been warning state and local authorities since early 2016 that the radical leftist movement known as “antifa” had become increasingly violent, describing its members as “anarchist extremists.”

In fact, DHS formally classified their activities as “domestic terrorist violence” during the final year of the former Obama administration, Politico reported Friday, citing law enforcement authorities and confidential documents.

The FBI and DHS described antifa activists, who they called “anarchist extremists,” as the primary instigators of violence at public rallies against a wide range of targets, including the police and government institutions, as well as racism, fascism, and “the capitalist system,” according to a confidential 2016 joint intelligence assessment by both agencies.

The April 2016 joint DHS-FBI report was titled “Baseline Comparison of U.S. and Foreign Anarchist Extremist Movements,” and indicated that these groups spend weeks planning for violence at upcoming events.

The question is, did the Obama administration fail to address Antifa out of incompetence? Or perhaps something worse?

Conservative commentator Lawrence Jones III believes the Obama administration ignored Antifa for political gain.

Fox News Insider reports:

Sandra Smith reported that President Obama knew about Antifa’s rising prevalence during his term, but did little about it.

Conservative commentator Lawrence Jones III said that Obama and Democrats have tacitly allowed Antifa to flourish because they agree with some of the tenets of the group.

“Many on the left want to silence people,” he said. “Hate speech is protected by the Constitution.”

“Obama didn’t prosecute [them because] those are some of the same people who are involved in their [leftist] groups.”

Richard Fowler disagreed, saying that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) condemned Antifa this week.

“Antifa does not represent the left,” Fowler said. “[They say] they’re outside the system.”

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The Cuckening: White House Caves On Government Shutdown Over Mexican Wall Shekels

I suppose the saying, “Fool me once shame on you. Fool me twice shame on me,” is especially applicable here – we can’t afford to be the usual run of the mill morons who run to the ballot boxes every election cycle to vote Republican despite stabs in the back too many to count.

And I think a good place to make people see reality is with The Wall – when you look at all of Donald Trump’s campaign promises, this is probably the most well-known and most symbolic.

And besides, wasn’t the halting of transsexual military funding supposed to cover at least some of the expenses for our border fortifications?

Breitbart:

The White House has reportedly told Republican lawmakers that it won’t shut down the government if the wall on the southern border is not funded in the upcoming short-term budget deal — a position seemingly at odds with the promise President Trump made last month to supporters in Arizona.

Congress is set to run out of money at the end of September, setting up a now not-uncommon scenario where the lawmakers must come up with a short-term deal or shut down the government.

At an August 22 rally in Phoenix, Arizona, Trump pushed a hard line on funding for the border wall, something which many congressional Republicans have adopted a luke-warm-at-best attitude toward.

“We are building a wall on the southern border, which is absolutely necessary,” he said. “The obstructionist Democrats would like us not to do it, believe me, [but] if we have to close down our government, we are building that wall.”

However, the Washington Post reported Friday that White House officials have “quietly” notified Congress that the $1.6 billion of funding would not need to be in the short-term “continuing resolution” to fund the government until December.

Officials reportedly said that does not change the fact the wall remains a top priority and that it must be funded in the subsequent December bill.

The Post notes this is the second time Trump has backed away from the threat to shut down the government over his popular campaign promise. After tweeting that the government needs a “good shut down,” he backed away from the threat in May when lawmakers funded the government through to September — that resolution also contained no funding for the wall.

Because this originated in the Washington Post, perhaps we can hope that it’s all just a pile of Fake News, although logic and gut instinct is telling me that this is the real deal at least to some degree.

Liberal Activist Wears Obama T-Shirt to Trump Supporting Texas Town, Finds ‘People Are Very Nice’

These days when just wearing a red Make America Great Again hat while walking down the street can get you sucker punched by the Alt-Left, it came as a pleasant surprise to liberal activist Michael Skolnik that he was not abused by Trump supporters for wearing an Obama t-shirt in a small West Texas town on Saturday.

Skolnik, who was a 2012 President Barack Obama re-election campaign surrogate, wrote he was in an unnamed small Texas town that went 80 percent for President Donald Trump to attend a friend’s wedding and wore the shirt to honor the friend who had worked for Obama.

Skolnik commented that he was treated nicely wherever he went.

Walking around a very small Texas town that voted 80% for Trump with my Obama t-shirt on this morning has been quite the experience.

In the restaurant I had breakfast at one of the cooks came out from the kitchen and came over and said, “I just wanted to see your shirt.”

In the gun store that I wanted to check out, the nice lady behind the counter told me when I walked in that “I looked like was lost.”

It’s a very beautiful town + the people are very nice. Here for a wedding of a friend who worked for Obama, so I wore t-shirt to represent.”

In response to criticsm from Fox News Radio commentator Todd Starnes, Skolnik said he was in West Texas, nowhere near the Hurricane Harvey flood zone, and that he was not “trolling” by wearing the Obama shirt around town.

https://twitter.com/MichaelSkolnik/status/904079063874142208

According to Wikipedia, Skolnik sits on the board of the Trayvon Martin Foundation.

Wikipedia excerpt:

…In early 2009, Skolnik was hired by Russell Simmons to serve as the political editor for GlobalGrind.com, an online destination founded by Simmons and Accel Partners. GlobalGrind.com is Hip-Pop, the “hip” side of popular culture.[18] Chronicling celebrities, lifestyle content, entertainment news, fashion, music and politics with an authoritative voice, GlobalGrind reaches over 4.7 million people a month, serving a large multi-racial segment of the 18-34 population.[19]

Quickly moving up through the ranks, Skolnik was named the Editor-In-Chief and the co-President of the company in early 2011. During this time, Skolnik led a social media strategy that currently connects with 400,000 Twitter followers, 40,000 Instagram followers and 485,000k fans on Facebook.

He currently oversees a staff of 25 and is the sole President of the company and oversees all editorial content on the site.

After his eleven-year, award-winning career as a film director and producer, Skolnik decided to change career paths and follow his true passion: becoming a television personality and news commentator, blogging on GlobalGrind.com, creating social media campaigns organizing young people to engage and be heard in the political process. In 2009, Skolnik became “political director” to hip-hop executive, Russell Simmons.

As political director of Russell Simmons, Skolnik oversees Simmons’ social justice and political activities, including relationships with elected officials.

In 2009, Skolnik and Russell Simmons worked with grassroots organizers to drastically reform the Rockefeller Drug Laws. Former New York Governor David Paterson signed a new bill reforming this 36-year-old law, thus re-sentencing thousands of inmates who had been given lengthy mandatory sentences for low-level drug offenses and re-configuring the entire criminal court system in New York State.[20]

Skolnik currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Drug Policy Alliance.[21]

In 2009, after the violent death of Chicago teenager, Derrion Albert, Skolnik began a new media campaign bringing attention to the youth violence epidemic of America. Writing thousands of articles on GlobalGrind.com about the deaths of young people across the country, Skolnik became a leading voice around the issues of violence, in general.[22] On February 26, 2012, Skolnik reported on the death of Trayvon Martin as part of his series.

On March 19, 2012, Skolnik published an op-ed, entitled, “White People, You Will Never Look Suspicious Like Trayvon Martin.”[23] Following this release, Skolnik appeared on numerous national broadcasts discussing the complicated issues surrounding the death of the teenager. He appeared on CNN,[24] MSNBC,[25] Fox News, NPR, BBC and numerous other outlets. He reported on the murder trial of George Zimmerman from within the courtroom and was a regular commentator on the cable news networks during the trial.[26]

Skolnik currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Trayvon Martin Foundation, founded by Trayvon Martin’s parents Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin.[27]…”

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‘Here To Stay’: Nearly 200 Rally In Utah For Deferred Action Program

There is a legal path to citizenship. Via KSL: Roughly 200 people gathered in the Utah Capitol Thursday night, imploring the president to keep in place a federal program protecting 800,000 young immigrants from deportations. Many at the rally said they would be deported if not for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. They […]

Report: Chafing Under Gen. Kelly’s Control, Trump Continues to Call Close Friends and Advisers


President Trump is chafing under Chief of Staff John Kelly's control and is finding ways around it, according to a report.

Fake News Bullies Can’t Shake FLOTUS=> Melania Wears High Heels on Her Way to Texas – AGAIN

President Trump and First Lady Melania traveled to Houston, Texas on Saturday to visit people affected by Hurricane Harvey. POTUS and FLOTUS also greeted children at NRG stadium in Houston. POTUS hugged, kissed and even “played toys” with children impacted by the storm. It’s a side Trump voters know exists of the President, but so seldom hear about from the mainstream media.

First Lady Melania was hammered by fake news bullies last week after she was photographed wearing high heels on her way to Texas. She wore heels walking onto Marine One knowing she would be photographed and later changed into tennis shoes, but that didn’t stop the liberal hysteria. She showed that she will absolutely not back down to the hateful liberals and chose to wear high heels on her way to Texas–again.

Of course the First Lady changed into tennis shoes and a baseball hat once she arrived in Texas just like she did during her first trip to survey the damage in Texas.

As The Gateway Pundit previously reported, this is the creature at Vogue who tried to shame First Lady Melania for wearing high heels walking onto the aircraft.

Vogue contributor Lynn Yaeger wrote “No, Melania Trump, You Cannot Wear Those Shoes to a Flood Zone”.

This clown actually thinks she has more fashion sense than Melania Trump.

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Obama Is the Most Expensive Ex-President for American Taxpayers


Former President Barack Obama is on track to become the most expensive ex-president for American taxpayers, since his requested 2018 budget will cost taxpayers $1,153,000, according to the Congressional Research Service.
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