Imprisoned Bill Cosby Loses More Lawyers; Latest New Team On Board
Less than a month after Bill Cosby was sent to state prison for the 2004 rape of Andrea Constand, the man once called "America's Dad" was up to his old tricks of replacing lawyers.
"Kindly withdraw my appearance on behalf of the Defendant, William Henry Cosby, Jr., in the above-docket mater," said Joseph P. Green late last week in a filing in Pennsylvania court (read it here). "In light of the entry of appearance of other counsel of choice for the defendant, William H… Read
‘Meet The Press’: Ex-CIA Head John Brennan Calls Saudi Leader And Hollywood Player “Authoritarian”
Former Director of the CIA John Brennan today likened Saudi Arabian crown prince and major Hollywood player Mohammed bin Salman (nicknamed MBS) to North Korea’s Kim Jong-un and Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
Speaking on NBC-TV’s Meet The Press, Brennan – a one-time station chief in Saudi Arabia for the CIA – was responding to a question from show host Chuck Todd, who asked whether “you put MBS in the same column as Putin and Kim Jong Un?”
Brennan responded, “I would put… Read
Boxer Deontay Wilder Breaks Nacion ESPN Mascot’s Jaw During Jokey Show Segment
Heavyweight champion boxer Deontay Wilder allegedly broke the jaw of a person wearing a cartoonish ESPN mascot outfit during an in-show stunt showcasing his pugilistic skills. The incident happened during a Spanish language episode of Nacion ESPN.
Wilder, undefeated at 40-0 and nicknamed “The Bronze Bomber,” was invited by the show hosts to kiddingly box the hot dog-like Nacion ESPN mascot in what was supposed to be a jokey moment. Wilder apparently didn’t get the memo… Read
Hillary Clinton On ‘CBS Sunday’: Bill’s Lewinsky Affair Wasn’t An Abuse Of Power
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said her husband Bill’s affair with Monica Lewinsky while president wasn’t an abuse of power because the 22-year-old White House intern was an adult.
Speaking on CBS Sunday, Clinton said Bill Clinton was correct when he refused to step down in the wake of the scandal when he was impeached for lying about it. In 1999, the House of Representatives voted to impeach Bill Clinton for perjury and obstruction of its investigation into… Read
Saudi Arabia Promises Retaliation If Penalized On Khashoggi Disappearance
UPDATE: Saudi Arabia today vowed unspecified retaliation against anyone who imposes penalties on the kingdom related to its alleged role in the disappearance and presumed murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Saudi Arabia was responding to the revelation by President Donald Trump in an interview that Saudi Arabia would suffer “severe consequences” if it was found to be tied to Khashoggi’s presumptive murder.
"The Kingdom affirms its total rejection of any threats and… Read
‘Saturday Night Live’: Seth Meyers Joins Colin Jost, Michael Che For A Really?!! Segment
Seth Meyers stopped by Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update to join Colin Jost and Michael Che for a special edition of Really!?! The target: Kanye West and Donald Trump’s meeting in the Oval Office.
During the segment, Trump was referred to as a “white supremacist,” while Kanye West was called the N-word. They also mocked West’s past difficulties with mental illness.
Some of the other commentary:
*** The only place those two should meet is in group.
*** Kanye prepared… Read
President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Sunday Edition
President Donald Trump was up and at ’em this morning, firing off two tweets in the early going after a quick trip to Kentucky for another Make America Great Again rally last night.
As usual, the Commander-in-Tweets public messages were a mix of praise and condemnation. Praise went out to Tucker Carlson last night for his book, Ship of Fools, which debuted at the top of the New York Times best-seller list for non-fiction print and e-books.
The President also found time to… Read
Marvel ‘Star Wars’ Writer Chuck Wendig Fired, Allegedly For His Political Tweets
A Marvel comics writer for the Star Wars comic books and extended universe has been fired, allegedly because of “uncivil” tweets.
Chuck Wendig said via Twitter that he was let go after posting a number of explicit tweets attacking Republicans and the GOP over the confirmation of Associate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Wendig claimed in his tweets that “It was too much politics, too much vulgarity, too much negativity on my part." He later blamed Comicsgate, a… Read
‘The View’ Blasted By White House Over Melania “Mistress” Comment
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders has fired back on comments made about Melania Trump on ABC’s The View by actress Yvette Nicole Brown.
Brown, the star of sitcom Community, was filling in for co-host Joy Behar on Friday when she said that Melania Trump may not mind the President’s alleged infidelities because she was once his mistress.
The comment was made as a reaction to a clip from ABC’s 20/20 interview with Melania Trump. Interviewer Tom Llamas was a guest on T… Read
President Donald Trump Tweetstorm: The Saturday Edition
The President, fresh off a week featuring three Make America Great Again rallies and the swearing-in of Associate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, was back at it on this morning.
The Commander-in-Tweet clarified the Friday release of American pastor Andrew Brunson, who has been detained by Turkey and accused of spying and aiding terrorists. His detention caused a rift between the US and Turkey, and his release for time served will ease tensions. The… Read
Turkish Government Reveals Tapes Exist To Prove Jamal Khashoggi Murder
UPDATE, 8:30 PM Pacific time: Turkish authorities have claimed they have recordings that prove journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered when he visited the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. The Turks have shared that information with US officials, according to the Washington Post.
The recordings were from inside the consulate, according to reports, and led the Turkish government o conclude Khashoggi was interrogated, beaten, tortured and finally killed.
Beyond the… Read
Melania Trump ’20/20′ Interview: No Shockers, But Shows Poised First Lady
First Lady Melania Trump has always thought her husband was a “great leader,” dating back to before they were married. That was one of the not-so-shocking revelations from ABC-TV’s 20/20 interview, Being Melania: The First Lady, a title that recalls the cult classic Being John Malkovich, wherein a mind was entered.
The sit-down was conducted in Kenya by ABC’s World News Tonight’s weekend anchor and Chief National Affairs Correspondent Tom Llamas, who traveled with the… Read