Congressional Republicans lining up against Trump on trade

Washington (CNN)Republicans on Capitol Hill were fuming after the White House abruptly announced it would begin imposing steel and aluminum tariffs Friday on US allies Canada, Mexico and the European Union. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbBefL4g7kg The move Thursday came after Republicans tried to convince the administration for months to target China with tariffs rather than US trading partners,…

This Writer Is Happy to Declare that I Have Been Making that Comparison Sine Trump Bought the White House:

Democratic House candidate in Virginia compares Trump to Osama bin Laden. By Elizabeth Landers, CNN Updated 3:21 PM ET, Thu May 31, 2018 Dan Helmer (CNN)A Democratic candidate for Congress from Virginia compares President Donald Trump to Osama bin Laden in a digital and television ad released on Wednesday. "After 9/11, the greatest threat to our…

Donald Trump’s Russia claim contradicts, um, Donald Trump’s Russia claim

Donald Trump's Russia claim contradicts, um, Donald Trump's Russia claim Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large Updated 2:27 PM ET, Thu May 31, 2018   (CNN)On Thursday morning, President Donald Trump tweeted this: "Not that it matters but I never fired James Comey because of Russia! The Corrupt Mainstream Media loves to keep pushing that narrative, but they…

New York attorney general: Trump is using his pardon power “to thwart the cause of justice”

New York attorney general: Trump is using his pardon power "to thwart the cause of justice" President Trump announced earlier today that he was pardoning Dinesh D'Souza, the conservative author and filmmaker who pleaded guilty to violating federal campaign finance laws in 2014.   D'Souza was indicted earlier that year on charges that he illegally used straw…

Criminal Gangster and Compulsive Liar, Donald Trump in Action

CNN)President Donald Trump told reporters Thursday that he is considering pardoning Martha Stewart and commuting former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's sentence.   Trump floated the idea of pardoning or commuting the sentences of the two former "Apprentice" series stars hours after he pardoned the conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza.   Last week, Trump also pardoned…

Trump, again, denies firing Comey over Russia despite saying exactly that at the time – WHAT A COMPULSIVE LIAR

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump is again pushing the narrative that he did not fire former FBI Director James Comey over the Russia investigation -- despite saying exactly that days after the dismissal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4ei8W0JH5Q "Not that it matters but I never fired James Comey because of Russia!" Trump claimed on Twitter Thursday morning. "The Corrupt Mainstream…

Cohen attorney assails Stormy Daniels’ lawyer; judge sets deadline for document review

BY REUTERS ON MAY 30, 2018 By Jonathan Stempel and Brendan Pierson NEW YORK (Reuters) – A lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney, Michael Cohen, on Wednesday accused adult film actress Stormy Daniels’ lawyer of leaking Cohen’s bank records to the press, calling it a “drive-by shooting of my client’s rights.” The comments by Cohen…

Trump’s ‘spy’ claim is debunked by Trey Gowdy and even Judge Napolitano

President Trump has made it clear that he likes what he hears on Fox News. The network often covers the president favorably, bringing on conservative commentators who push the president’s agenda and, at times, explore far-right conspiracy theories. But in an unusual shift Tuesday, three voices on Fox News pushed back against the president’s most recent conspiracy…