Ex-Republican Clint Eastwood makes call to dump Trump in Wall Street Journal interview

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, actor/director Clint Eastwood — who once ran and won as a Republican for mayor of Carmel, California — said it is time  for the country to move on from Donald Trump. Eastwood, who memorably spoke at the 2012 Republican convention made his comments at the end of […]

GOP appointees considered disloyal to Trump won’t be spared as president’s new hatchet-man begins purge: report

According to a report from the New York Times, longtime government employees who landed their jobs because of their Republican bonafides are now coming to work each day with the threat of dismissal hanging over their heads if it is believed they are are not totally on board with Donald Trump policies. Following a report […]

You’re a frog in a pot and Donald Trump is turning up the heat

Welcome to another edition of What Fresh Hell?, Raw Story’s roundup of news items that might have become controversies under another regime, but got buried – or were at least under-appreciated – due to the daily firehose of political pratfalls, unhinged tweet storms and other sundry embarrassments coming out of the current White House. “Trump has […]

Roger Stone’s dream of booting judge for sentencing comments brutally crushed by ex-US Attorney: ‘He’s met his match’

Appearing on MSNBC on Saturday afternoon, former U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance crushed any hopes former Donald Trump associate Roger Stone might have that his prison sentence will be voided due to comments made by the presiding judge in his federal trial. Speaking with host Alex Witt, Vance left no doubt Stone’s latest legal gambit will […]

Justice Dept officials worry Bill Barr will fall quietly in line behind Trump after Stone interference: report

According to a report from CNN, longtime Justice Department officials are concerned that Attorney General Bill Barr will do all he can to stay out of Donald Trump’s sight and not interfere now that he was caught up in a squabble with the president over the sentencing of Trump associate Roger Stone. CNN notes that […]

Trump’s India visit expected to boost exposure of his struggling properties in the country: report

President Donald Trump heads off to India next Monday where his high profile visit may give a boost to his sagging fortunes at some of his properties in a country that happens to be the Trump Organization’s largest foreign market featuring the Trump name. According to a report from Politico, “President Donald Trump arrives Monday […]

Internet buries Meghan McCain for ‘rude and condescending’ Twitter attack on critics of her ‘The View’ antics

On Saturday morning “The View” co-host Meghan McCain snapped back at some of her online critics who complained about her observations and demeanor on the popular ABC show — which was not received very well as one might expect. According to conservative commentator — who also is the daughter of the late Sen. John McCain […]

At Joe Biden’s eleventh-hour rally in Nevada, many union members remain uncommitted

On the eve of the Nevada caucuses, former Vice President Joe Biden, who has referred to himself as “middle-class Joe,” had a last-minute chance to connect with middle-class Nevada voters before Saturday’s caucuses. At a barbecue with burgers, hot dogs, and ice cream sandwiches, attendees that included firefighters and iron workers gathered for what was advertised as […]

Trump’s NSC is ignoring intelligence reports and basing policy on handouts of Trump’s tweets: report

According to a report from the New York Times, members of the National Security Council under Donald Trump no longer uses their extensive knowledge of international relations, politics, and history to formulate foreign policy security proposals for the president’s review — and are instead using the president’s tweets to make policy based upon his desires […]