What’s especially ironic is he is retweeting Kanye West’s surprising tweet today:
And also I'm all the way out the sunken place. And I'm not scared anymore. I'm not scared of the media. I'm not scared of the past and I'm optimistic about the future. This tweet is in love not fear.
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) April 25, 2018
Here’s what Trump Jr. tweeted:
Love this!!! 2 years ago who would have thought Kanye and Kim would be public enemy number one of Hollywood/Media for saying it’s ok to think differently and to express yourself as you see fit. https://t.co/nMLccNvF96
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) April 25, 2018
He also retweeted Kim Kardashian West’s tweet:
To the media trying to demonize my husband let me just say this… your commentary on Kanye being erratic & his tweets being disturbing is actually scary. So quick to label him as having mental health issues for just being himself when he has always been expressive is not fair
— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) April 25, 2018
Here’s the snarky tweet Trump Jr. posted when retweeting it:
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) April 25, 2018
Why ironic? Just to expose his hypocrisy, here’s what Trump Jr. tweeted in between those retweets:
The Blue Checkmark “elite” head’s are exploding right now.
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) April 26, 2018
For those who don’t know, Twitter “verifies” the accounts of people who are political or public figures, people who it’s important that users know are who they say they are, and people who contribute in an important way to the national conversation. Those who oppose education, the media, science, etc., sometimes call them the “blue check elite.”
Donald Trump Jr. is reportedly worth $300 million. As a child he went to boarding schools, and earned his B.S. at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. He helps run his family’s real estate empire, and as a First Son has round-the-clock Secret Service protection. He vacations in Africa and travels the world frequently. He is the very definition of the “elite,” and yes, there is a blue check next to his name on Twitter.
And there are blue check marks next to the names Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West – who are also the “elite.”
The hypocrisy and the lack of self awareness exhibited by Trump Jr. continues to be amazing.
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Video Shows Trump In El Paso Hospital Bragging About Crowd Size and Demeaning Beto O’Rourke
The White House refused to allow any members of the press to travel inside the hospitals President Donald Trump visited Wednesday in Dayton and El Paso, after mass shootings in those cities last weekend killed 31 people. But a just-released video taken by someone who was able to attend the president’s visit to an El Paso hospital reveals the president’s hypocrisy when he claimed he was going to provide “unity” as he chastised top Ohio Democrats for what he wrongly claimed was politicking during his Dayton visit.
Clearly, the President was not practicing what he preached.
In the video below Trump can be seen inside El Paso’s University Medical Center bragging about his crowd size when he held a rally in that city earlier this year. He can also be seen demeaning Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke, who until recently served as that city’s U.S. Congressman.
“I was here three months ago and we made a speech,” Trump told the hospital’s medical team, as Politico noted. “That place was packed.”
“We had twice the number outside. And then you had this crazy Beto. Beto had 400 people in a parking lot.”
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— KFOX14 News (@KFOX14) August 8, 2019
The Texas Tribune, meanwhile, reports “Donald Trump still owes $569,204 for his February rally.”
NCRM could find no proof of Trumps’ claim O’Rourke hosted “400 people in a parking lot.”
Anti-Bullying Activist Melania Trump Hosts ‘Be Best’ Meeting After President’s Rage-Tweeting Weekend
First Lady Melania Trump kicked off the week by hosting her first Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs as part of her “Be Best” campaign which she began officially last May. The Working Group was created under President George W. Bush.
The goal of Monday’s meeting appeared to be more PR than action.
“First lady Melania Trump will add another component to her Be Best program by showcasing how multiple government agencies interact with youth and working with the groups to improve youth programs,” CNN reports.
Monday morning the First Lady, flanked by HUD Secretary Ben Carson and Matt Dummermuth, a DOJ official in charge of billions in grants to local law enforcement agencies, opened the meeting.
“Thank you for coming,” she told attendees, saying the mission of Be Best is “to enhance the lives of children everywhere.” She added that the “three pillars” of her Be Best program are, “well-being, online safety, and opioid abuse” – presumably meaning combatting and preventing opioid abuse.
First lady Melania Trump hosts a “Be Best” event at the White House to discuss youth programs and highlight the three pillars of her campaign: “Wellbeing, online safety and opioid abuse” https://t.co/s5XgPCmrVq pic.twitter.com/rcaM6j2G0S
— This Week (@ThisWeekABC) March 18, 2019
The First Lady’s comments and commitment to improving online safety, and her promises to work to prevent online bullying are in direct contrast to the President’s daily outbursts, and especially what for him was a “lost weekend” of rage-tweeting. While the President does not drink his actions show an apparent addiction to venting his anger via the social media platform.
As many in the media have noted, President Trump posted 50 tweets or retweets over the weekend, attacking a re-run of Saturday Night Live, along with Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party, CNN, the Mueller investigation, the late Sen. John McCain and his daughter, the United Auto Workers’ union, General Motors and its CEO Mary Barra, and Fox News anchors. He also urged support for Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro, who reportedly was suspended after her Islamophobic remarks, and Tucker Carlson, who has been highly criticized for refusing to apologize for remarks he made supporting statutory rape and underage sex.
As the First Lady’s meeting was underway, President Trump, who has almost nothing on his public schedule today, continued his tweets of blind rage. He again went after GM and the UAW, unleashed attacks on former Vice President Joe Biden and the “The Fake News Media,” while praising his approval rating among the GOP.
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A sitting “family values” and “traditional marriage” Republican U.S. Senator is defending President Donald Trump‘s payments to a porn star and a playmate by insisting that the hush money comes out of the president’s love for his family.
“I honestly think this president loves his family, and I think it has as much to do w/trying not to have public discussions about something that for him is a private matter,” Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) told CNN Wednesday.
On his taxpayer-funded federal government website Senator Rounds has a section titled “Family Values.” It shows him in a photo with five children, and the caption: “Since my time working as governor and state senator, protecting and strengthening family values has been a priority of mine. I am pro-life and believe in the traditional definition of marriage.”
Reminded that the hush money payments were made “to influence the election,” Sen. Rounds replied he wouldn’t try to “litigate” what “legitimate campaign expenses” are.
Beyond belief — @SenatorRounds says Trump’s hush payments to women are actually evidence of how much he loves his family.
“I honestly think this president loves his family, & I think it has as much to do w/trying not to have public discussions that for him is a private matter.” pic.twitter.com/jI6Ud8VJor
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) March 6, 2019
Despite his claims of being “pro-life” and pro-family, Senator Rounds in December came under fire for supporting legislation that would squeeze $25 billion out of programs like food stamps to build Trump’s wall.
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