President Donald Trump earned a nickname of his own after a bombshell The New York Times report revealed he once lost more money than any other American.
HBO “Real Time” host Bill Maher called Trump a “reverse billionaire” on Friday night and said Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) should call him “Brokeahontas.”
The president has nicknamed Warren “Pocahontas.”
— Bill Maher (@billmaher) May 11, 2019
The hashtag then trended worldwide on Twitter.
Here’s what some people were saying:
— MosesLaw (@tastysunshine73) May 11, 2019
— Marc Sussman (@MarcSussman5) May 11, 2019
— McSpocky™ 👽🌊 (@mcspocky) May 11, 2019
#Brokeahontas Trump really is the biggest loser ever who convinced 63 million people to vote for him because of Fox News.
He is not really a Republican. He became one because their morals and ethics matched up, not their ideology
— Lou Tenore (@lou_tenore) May 11, 2019
Or you could just release your taxes.
— Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) May 11, 2019
— Great looking and smart (@NodACrook) May 11, 2019
Who were the Republicans?
When I was young, they were the second largest political party in America
What happened to them?
A con artist named Donald Trump. He told 10,000 lies
Was that the man called #Brokeahontas?
Yes the GOP fell for his scams
They were dumb
— Tomi T Ahonen (@tomiahonen) May 11, 2019
— Harry Harper (@harryirish) May 11, 2019
Finally Trump has a nickname to go with his broke ass #Brokeahontas
— MG 🌼 🏳️🌈 💋 (@FeministRocks) May 11, 2019
— Sara Spector (@Miriam2626) May 11, 2019
Donald Trump stars as #Brokeahontas
— Terry Jones (@tdjones53) May 11, 2019
— Bloodbreastsbeasts (@SebastianCrow21) May 11, 2019
I’ve always been adamantly opposed to any democratic challenger stooping to grade school name calling like @realDonaldTrump but-just read @billmaher’s suggestion of @SenWarren calling trump #Brokeahontas and I think he would be COMPLETELY SHOOK by that.#WeKnowYouAreBroke
— Amy Hess (@amyhess) May 11, 2019
What's even better than that first cup of Java in the morning? Checking out twitter and finding the perfect nickname for the LOSER in chief is trending. #Brokeahontas
— Sonja J. Rideout (@777sjr) May 11, 2019
Trump lost $664.3m more than Biden in 1991
Trump lost $751.1m more than Biden in 1992
Trump lost $814.0m more than Biden in 1993
Trump lost $918.5m more than Biden in 1994
Trump lost $915.7m more than Biden in 1995
SOURCE: https://t.co/x3rZJ7kD0G#Brokeahontas #BillionDollarLoser
— Vincent Wright 🌊 (@VincentWright) May 11, 2019
— Eric Wolfson (@EricWolfson) May 11, 2019
Others pushed back on using the nickname.
#Brokeahontas is 👎
1. Native people shouldn't be used for smears or reduced to punchlines.
— Adam Best (@adamcbest) May 11, 2019
It doesn't matter how you do it, it's shitty and racist to combine "Pocahontas" with another (generally insulting) word like #brokeahontas or #fauxcahontas. It's not clever or funny, you're just a racist asshole.
— Lulah 🌱 she/her (@Nemo__Hic) May 11, 2019
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Trump Swipes at Mark Zuckerberg Asking for White House Goodies: ‘He Didn’t Do Too Well’
Former President Donald J. Trump mocked Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and “big tech” during an interview on Tuesday when he appeared on Fox News with Sean Hannity.
Trump meandered throughout the interview and went off on a tangent claiming he did “big things” when discussing the 2020 election. Trump said Zuckerberg visited the White House “trying to get goodies,” but that “he didn’t do too well.”
Trump added, “So I thought that he was concerned we were doing things. We were doing things. Had we had a second term, we would have had that much, really, pretty much under control. We had some incredible things planned for big tech.”
Watch the video below.
Lincoln Project Trolls Trump with New TV Ad Where He’s Currently Vacationing
According to the Sun Sentinel, the group has bought air time in the West Palm Beach market from Wednesday through Jan. 5. Trump is scheduled to be in the area until Jan. 3.
“A major pillar of The Lincoln Project’s 2020 strategy was aiming to torment an audience of one — Trump — through advertising on cable shows he’s sure to watch on channels such as Fox News,” the Sentinel reports. “That’s the aim of the latest effort, which seeks to drive a wedge between Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, who will preside over the Jan. 6 joint session of Congress at which the electoral votes making Joe Biden the next president will be counted.”
The ad focuses on recent reports that say Vice President Mike Pence is “backing away” from Trumpworld’s efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election.
“When Mike Pence is backing away from you, you know it’s over,” the ad states.
Watch the ad below.
— The Lincoln Project (@ProjectLincoln) December 22, 2020
‘A Parting Gift to Dictators’: Trump Issues Final Round of Foreign Military Sales in Middle East
On Monday, writing for The Washington Post, columnist Brian Klaas tore into outgoing President Donald Trump for a final round of foreign military sales in the Middle East that function as a “parting gift to dictators” — and suggested he could even be using them to set up a private quid pro quo down the road in his post-presidency.
“All three regimes have abysmal human rights records,” wrote Klaas. “Saudi Arabia has beheaded dissidents, subjugated women and detained female activists who have pushed for reforms, and murdered and dismembered Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi. The United Arab Emirates is home to torture, arbitrary detention and forced disappearances. Egypt’s dictatorship has carried
“Given past behavior, we know how these weapons will likely be used,” warned Klaas. “Despots will use them to help facilitate war crimes in places such as Yemen and the Sinai Peninsula while maintaining an iron grip over their own populations — all aided and abetted by the U.S. government.”
And even worse, Klaas argued, Trump himself could be using these sales to call in a personal favor from these countries in his post-presidency. “Once Trump leaves the White House, odds are good that he will cash in,” he wrote. “Seen in that light, the recently approved arms sales and military technology transfers are even more worrying. Are they just the beginning of a quid pro quo?”
All of this is occurring as President-elect Joe Biden alleges the Pentagon is obstructing him from getting all of the national security information he requires for the transition — something administration officials deny.
“For the past four years, Trump has painted the image of a United States that consistently sides with tyrants,” concluded Klaas. “Biden now has an opportunity to reverse Trump’s catastrophic foreign policy. He should take it.”
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