September 18, 2018

Ultra-rich Trump official says consumers won’t notice price increases, leaves CNBC hosts speechless

Wilbur Ross left CNBC hosts dumbfounded on Tuesday morning after he argued American families won’t notice the additional tariffs the Trump administration is slapping on Chinese goods because the price increases will be spread across so many products. Trump announced on Monday that he will impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese […]
September 17, 2018

White House dismisses Christine Blasey Ford as a liar

After Christine Blasey Ford came forward publicly with a story of being assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at a high school party in the early 1980s, the White House quickly released a statement dismissing her as a liar. “On Friday, Judge Kavanaugh ‘categorically and unequivocally’ denied this allegation,” says the White House statement, […]
September 14, 2018

Giuliani gives up the game by revising statement about Manafort’s Mueller deal

President Trump’s top lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, released a series of statements on Friday that suggested Trump’s team wasn’t quite sure how to react to news that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort reached a cooperation deal with special counsel Robert Mueller. Shortly after news of the deal broke, Giuliani released a statement indicating President isn’t sweating […]
September 14, 2018

GOP responds to assault allegation against Kavanaugh by pointing out there are women he didn’t rape

On Friday, Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer broke news in the New Yorker that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been accused of sexual assault. Here are the details: The allegation dates back to the early nineteen-eighties, when Kavanaugh was a high-school student at Georgetown Preparatory School, in Bethesda, Maryland, and the woman attended a […]
September 14, 2018

Tucker Carlson brings on Michael Avenatti to shame Stormy Daniels for working in strip clubs

Tucker Carlson on Thursday evening seized on an opportunity to shame Stormy Daniels — an adult film actress who sued President Trump to nullify a nondisclosure agreement pertaining to an affair she says they had — for her profession, claiming that she is “not thriving” because she is “working in seedy strip clubs.” Carlson invited Daniels’ […]
September 13, 2018

These headlines about Trump’s baseless Puerto Rico tweets show how not to cover his lies

The mainstream media is failing to effectively fact check President Turmp’s baseless claim that the Puerto Rico government’s count of people who died after Hurricane Maria is a conspiracy orchestrated by his political opponents. In tweets posted Thursday morning, President Trump claimed the latest death toll figures of 2,975 is a lie rigged by Democratic lawmakers. […]
September 13, 2018

Trump says Puerto Rico hurricane deaths are part of Democratic plot to make him look bad

President Trump on Thursday morning accused the Puerto Rican government of lying about the death toll from Hurricane Maria, attributing the recently increased death toll to a conspiracy orchestrated by his political opponents. “3000 people did not die in the two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico,” Trump tweeted. “When I left the Island, AFTER the […]
September 12, 2018

One tweet encapsulating how Republicans and Fox News team up to confuse the nation

President Trump and his Republican enablers in Congress are making a renewed stink about former FBI agent Peter Strzok’s texts, this time alleging newly released ones are evidence Strzok leaked about the Russia investigation to the media. As ThinkProgress detailed on Tuesday, reaching that conclusion requires a tortured reading of the texts. In April 2017, […]
September 12, 2018

Eric Trump casually uses anti-Semitic dogwhistle on ‘Fox & Friends’

Eric Trump casually dropped an anti-Semitic dogwhistle while attacking journalist Bob Woodward during Wednesday’s edition of Fox & Friends. “You can write a sensational nonsense book, CNN will definitely have you on there because they love to trash the president,” Trump said. “It’ll mean you sell three extra books, you make three extra shekels — […]
September 12, 2018

GOP leader Kevin McCarthy keeps pushing this embarrassing conspiracy theory about Google

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) won’t stop insisting that random Wikipedia edits constitute evidence that Google is censoring Republicans. McCarthy has made his point at least twice on Fox News in the last week, including Wednesday morning. “They’re controlling the internet,” McCarthy said. “And if you were searching the California Republican Party just two […]