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Tucker Carlson Loses IHOP And NerdWallet Ads In Wake Of Immigration Remarks – Update

UPDATE Dec. 18, 1:33 pm PST: Despite his sad attempt at an “apology”, advertisers are continuing to leave Tucker Carlson’s Fox News channel show after he made his “poorer and dirtier” remarks about immigrants coming into the United States. It’s not necessarily a mass exodus of advertisers, but he is seeing a fair amount bow out of his show. According to the Associated Press, some of the show’s biggest advertisers will continue to stand with Carlson and his prime-time… Read


Michael Flynn Sentencing Delayed After Judge Expresses “Disgust” With General Who “Sold Out Country”

A federal judge has delayed sentencing on Michael Flynn, the Donald Trump White House’s National Security Advisor, after hinting he thought Flynn deserved slammer time for lying to the FBI about his contacts with former Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak The move stunned reporters, who had expected Judge Emmett Sullivan to follow Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team recommendation Flynn not serve jail time due to the cooperation he already had provided the… Read


Roger Stone Admits He Used InfoWars To Peddle Lies

Former Donald Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone admitted, as part of a settlement in a defamation suit, that he used the right-wing conspiracy-theory website InfoWars to spread lies and misinformation. As part of a settlement, Stone agreed to buy newspaper ads and publish a statement on his Facebook and Instagram accounts apologizing to Chinese businessman Guo Wengui for falsely claiming he had been convicted of financial crimes and violated U.S. election law by making… Read


Trump Foundation To Be Dissolved Amid Ongoing NY Lawsuit

The Trump Foundation, the charity arm of President Donald Trump’s private real estate company, will be shut down as part of a settlement in an ongoing lawsuit filed by the New York Attorney General. The news came Tuesday after a ruling by a New York state Supreme Court judge in the case. The named defendants — including POTUS and the foundations directors Donald Jr and Eric Trump, and daughter and advisor to the President Ivanka Trump — agreed to dissolve the foundation,… Read


Jimmy Kimmel Prescribes Foxycontin For Donald Trump

Jimmy Kimmel

With six investigations in various stages into: Trump Organization Trump Foundation President Donald Trump’s transition team Trump’s inaugural committee Trump’s campaign Trump’s administration and Trump himself, The President of the United States right now is “basically a guy who got pulled over for a broken tail light and is praying the cops don't find the body in his trunk,” Jimmy Kimmel said on his ABC late-night show. “It's a scary time for the president, but… Read


Tucker Carlson: “We Are Not Intimidated” By Ad Boycott Over “Dirtier” Immigration Segment

Tucker Carlson

As more advertisers bail on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News Channel primetime programs in the wake of last Thursday’s monologue remarks about immigrants making America “dirtier,” Carlson punched back on Monday night’s edition of Tucker Carlson TOnight. "A lot of people profiting from the policy don't want the rest of us to think about it too much, they just want us to mouth the empty platitudes and move on. 'Nothing to see here, shut up and go away.' Those who won't shut up get… Read


James Comey Condemns Republicans: Too Afraid Of Fox News And “Mean Tweets” To Confront Donald Trump

Former FBI director James Comey is not any less irked after spending a second full day being grilled behind closed doors by Republicans in the House Judiciary Committee about Hillary Clinton and the Steele Dossier. As he had done two weeks ago, when GOP members of the committee demanded his presence for a last gasp paddling as they prepare to lose the gavel to Dems, Comey again staged a lively pop-up presser in the hallway at conclusion of the grilling to explain how he… Read


Why Adam McKay’s ‘Vice’ Shone Light On Shadowy Power Broker Dick Cheney: He Birthed ‘Republican Revolution’

Last time Adam McKay crashed the Oscar party with The Big Short, his inventive dissection of the meltdown of the global economy in 2008 got a Best Picture nomination and McKay's first Oscar for script. He's back with the latecomer Vice, cleverly mixing humor and inventive narrative techniques to show how Dick Cheney hitched himself to George W. Bush and wielded unprecedented power for a veep, from quarterbacking the 9/11 crisis while Air Force One circled the skies, to… Read


Melania Trump Spokesperson To CNN: “Reports Focus On The Trivial And Superficial”

Melania Trump

Responding to a recent CNN opinion column castigating First Lady Melania Trump’s job performance, the FLOTUS communications director has penned a defense of her actions. Spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham complained of unfair coverage on Melania Trump after an opinion piece by Kate Andersen Brower on a recent FLOTUS interview with Sean Hannity. In the piece, Brower argued that Trump “doesn’t understand what it means to be first lady.” Grisham said in her own CNN piece late… Read


Rudy Giuliani: President Trump Will Meet With Mueller “Over My Dead Body”

President Donald Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani said today that Trump will sit down with special counsel Robert Mueller “over my dead body.” Speaking on Fox News Sunday to Chris Wallace, the former New York City mayor said that ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was “railroaded” and “framed” into making some recent bombshell revelations. Giuliani also claimed that Trump initially “didn’t know about” alleged hush-money payments made by former Trump attorney Michael… Read


Donald Trump Rips ‘Saturday Night Live’ In Tweetstorm – The Sunday Edition

Continuing his recent media jihad on Twitter, President Donald Trump today attacked NBC and its comedy program Saturday Night Live as a “Democrat spin machine” in his morning online broadsides, and issued a call for a court test of the limits of free speech. The tweet followed SNL‘s Christmas episode last night, which opened with It's a Wonderful Trump, an It’s a Wonderful Life spoof imagining an America in which Trump was never president and where everyone is happier. “A… Read


‘SNL’: Matt Damon’s Christmas As The Weinstein Co. Holiday Ornament Isn’t The Same At The Back Of The Tree

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – except if you’re a Christmas ornament banished to the back of the tree. The premise: A drunk Santa ornament (Beck Bennett) is hung on the back of the Christmas tree alongside an old Good Will Hunting ornament (Matt Damon) and other tacky ornaments (Kenan Thompson, Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Cecily Strong, Mikey Day) only seen by the wall. Their sad and hilarious stories tell Santa of how they arrived at this particularly… Read