Connect with us

AMERICAN IDIOT

Trump: Devin Nunes Should Get ‘The Medal of Honor’ for Coordination With White House to Halt Russia Probe

Published

on

President Donald Trump says Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) should get the Medal of Honor for what was a behind the scenes coordination with the White House attempt to essentially upend the Russia investigation.

“If this turns out as everyone thinks it will, Devin Nunes should get the Medal of Honor,” President Trump said Thursday morning in a telephone call in to Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” (video below.)

The President, as Commander-in-Chief, bestows the Medal of Honor, to members of the U.S. Military for valor. It is the highest award given to service members. It is not given to civilians.

“He is really – what he’s gone through, and his bravery, he should get a very important medal. Maybe we’ll call it the Medal of Freedom ’cause we actually give them.”

RELATED: NATIONAL SECURITY EXPERT: DEVIN NUNES KNEW HIS CONSPIRACY THEORIES WERE LIES – BUT HE TOLD THEM ANYWAY

The President also praised Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), who’s being accused of ignoring sexual molestation of college wrestlers when he was an assistant coach.

The segment below begins with Trump again repeating his totally false conspiracy theory that now-fired, former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe received $750,000 from Hillary Clinton, while the FBI was investigating her. Trump claims that the money came from a Super PAC run by Terry McAuliffe, “who’s absolutely Hillary Clinton’s best friend,” and was for McCabe’s wife’s political campaign.

“Nobody even knows if she spent the money – she might not have spent the money,” Trump says, apparently implying that it might have wound up in Jill McCabe’s personal finances.

Watch:

RELATED STORIES:

MADDOW BOMBSHELL: DEVIN NUNES CAUGHT ON TAPE SAYING ‘WE’RE THE ONLY ONES’ TO PROTECT TRUMP

REP. DEVIN NUNES ANNOUNCES SPURIOUS INVESTIGATION INTO ALREADY-DEBUNKED ANTI-HILLARY CLINTON CONSPIRACY THEORY

REPORT: WHITE HOUSE OFFICIAL HIRED BY FIRED TRUMP NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR ‘PLAYED A ROLE’ IN GIVING NUNES INFO

Continue Reading
Click to comment
 
 

Enjoy this piece?

… then let us make a small request. The New Civil Rights Movement depends on readers like you to meet our ongoing expenses and continue producing quality progressive journalism. Three Silicon Valley giants consume 70 percent of all online advertising dollars, so we need your help to continue doing what we do.

NCRM is independent. You won’t find mainstream media bias here. From unflinching coverage of religious extremism, to spotlighting efforts to roll back our rights, NCRM continues to speak truth to power. America needs independent voices like NCRM to be sure no one is forgotten.

Every reader contribution, whatever the amount, makes a tremendous difference. Help ensure NCRM remains independent long into the future. Support progressive journalism with a one-time contribution to NCRM, or click here to become a subscriber. Thank you. Click here to donate by check.

AMERICAN IDIOT

Trump Throws Tantrum: Republicans Will Not Vote in 2022 or 2024 ‘If We Don’t Solve the Presidential Election Fraud’

Published

on

Donald Trump Joe Biden twitter

Donald Trump has issued another threat, but this one may make some Democrats happy. The former president, claiming to speak for the entire 29 percent of Americans who identify as Republicans, says none of them will vote in the upcoming 2022 midterms or 2024 presidential election unless the 2020 voter “fraud” – of which there was essentially none – is not resolved.

It is an empty threat and one but one that could easily backfire, just as his months-long campaign of lies about mail-in ballots ultimately kept some GOP voters from casting a ballot last year.

“If we don’t solve the Presidential Election Fraud of 2020 (which we have thoroughly and conclusively documented), Republicans will not be voting in ‘22 or ‘24. It is the single most important thing for Republicans to do,” Trump said in a statement.

To be clear, there was effectively zero election fraud, and about 60 courts across the country agreed.

It’s far too early to get anyone to commit on voting or not voting 13 months from now, or three years from now, but the former president, who many believe will run again in 2024, isn’t doing democracy any favors by claiming to own the ballots of tens of millions of Americans.

 

 

Continue Reading

AMERICAN IDIOT

‘Stupidest Thing I Have Ever Read’: Madison Cawthorn Scorched for Wanting Cryptocurrency to Be ‘The New Gold Standard’

Published

on

U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) is getting mocked yet again, this time for suggesting the United States and the rest of the world should tie all our currencies to highly volatile, all-but-totally-unregulated, and environmentally damaging cryptocurrency.

He’s also apparently unfamiliar with the fact that the United States stopped using the gold standard, first in 1933 under FDR, and ultimately cut all ties to it under President Richard Nixon in 1971.

Doing so would also harm America greatly in other ways. The U.S. dollar is “the world’s reserve currency.”

It’s not going well for Cawthorn.

 

Continue Reading

AMERICAN IDIOT

‘Let Me Explain to You Again Peter How Our Process Works’: Psaki, Growing Tired, Forced to School Doocy Again

Published

on

Since January White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki has patiently informed Fox News’s Peter Doocy of facts in a wide variety of issues, deftly taking his uninformed questions, knowing it is likely the only way the Biden administration’s words will be broadcast to far right wing viewers.

But Psaki appears to be growing tired of Doocy’s attempt to twist facts to meet his agenda.

On Monday, Doocy once again tried to conflate the administration’s efforts to end the coronavirus pandemic with undocumented migrants entering the country illegally – forcing Psaki to once again school the 34-year old Fox News personality.

“What’s going on at the border? Is somebody asking the foreign nationals who are walking in Del Rio, Texas and setting up camps on this side of the border for proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test?” he asked, despite his network’s daily on-air opposition to so-called “vaccine passports” and even the vaccine in general despite having a corporate policy mandating proof of vaccination for employees or daily testing.

“Well, first of all I can re-address for you or re-talk you through what steps we take,” Psaki offered before Doocy interrupted her.

“Compared to the policy for people who fly into the country. So, if somebody walks, into the country, right across the river, does somebody ask to see their vaccination card?” Doocy in a staccato voice queered.

“Well, let me explain to you again, Peter how our process works,” Psaki, losing patience, replied. This is not the first time he has made this comparison.

“As individuals, as individuals come across the border, and they are both assessed for whether they have any symptoms, if they have symptoms they are, the intention is for them to be quarantined. That is our process, they’re not intending to stay here for a lengthy period of time, I don’t think it’s the same thing. It’s not the same thing,” she said as Doocy tried to talk over her.

“These are individuals, as we’ve noted and as we’ve been discussed, we are expelling individuals based on Title 42, specifically because of COVID, because we want to prevent a scenario where large numbers of people are gathering, posing a threat to the community and also to the migrants themselves. So those are the policies that we put in place, in large part because, again, the CDC continues to recommend title 42 to be in place given we’re facing a global pandemic.”

 

Continue Reading

Trending

Copyright © 2020 AlterNet Media.