President Donald Trump just unleashed one of – if not his most – violent and vile attacks on any political opponent to date. Suggesting Joe Biden has committed a capital offense, for which there is absolutely no evidence, the president said had the former Vice President and his son Hunter Biden been Republicans they would have already been executed.
“If a Republican ever did what Joe Biden did, if a Republican ever said what Joe Biden said, they’d be getting the electric chair by right now,” Trump claimed, after telling reporters “Joe Biden and his son are corrupt,” without any evidence.
“But the fake news doesn’t want to report it, because they’re Democrats,” Trump added.
The president, who made his remarks from the United Nations, went on to call the media “crooked as hell.”
Trump ends his bilateral media availability with the Polish president by claiming that “if a Republican ever did what Joe Biden did … they’d be getting the electric chair right now,” before calling the assembled journalists “crooked as hell.” 😳 pic.twitter.com/38q03H2SGy
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) September 23, 2019
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Mike Pence Now All In: Defends Trump’s ‘Appropriate’ Phone Call to Ukraine
Vice President Mike Pence insisted on Thursday that President Donald Trump’s controversial call to Ukraine’s president was “appropriate.”
During an event in Arizona, Pence was asked if it was “appropriate” for Trump to ask Ukraine’s president to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. Earlier on Thursday, Trump had also asked China to investigate Biden and his son.
“Is it appropriate, as the president did this morning and with a phone call to Ukraine, to ask foreign governments to investigate his political rivals? China, for example,” a reporter said to Pence.
“I am vice president of the United States, and I was elected to this job along with President Trump,” the vice president droned. “One of the major reasons we were elected was to drain the swamp. I think the American people have right to know if the vice president of the United States or his family profited from his position as vice president during the last administration. That is about looking backwards and understanding what really happened.”
According to Pence, Joe Biden and his son are “worth looking into.”
“And the president made it very clear that he believes our other nations around the world should look into it, as well,” he continued. “The simple fact is, when you hold the second highest office in the land, it comes with unique responsibilities. Not just to be above impropriety but to be above the appearance of impropriety. There are legitimate questions that ought to be an asked. We will continue to ask them because the American people have a right to know whether or not the vice president of United States or his family profited from his position.”
Pence also insisted that there “was no quid pro quo” offered when Trump called the president of Ukraine.
“I think that’s of the American people would expect and anticipate but this is going to continue, to advance what we were elected to advance,” he said. “That includes draining the swamp and demanding that our allies operate in an upright way, as well.”
“The president was raising issues that were appropriate that were of genuine interest to the American people,” Pence said of the Ukraine call.
Watch the video below from Fox News.
‘You Don’t Care About the Kids’: Top PA Lawmaker Berates Public School Teacher as a ‘Special Interest’ to Her Face
House Speaker Says He’s ‘Offended’ by Her Sign That Says “I Love Public Schools”
A top Pennsylvania Republican lawmaker took time out of his visit to a Catholic elementary school with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to berate a retired public school teacher, calling her a “special interest” who’s part of a “monopoly.”
Speaker of the House Mike Turzai on Thursday chastised the school teacher who was protesting the Republican attack on local public schools. Conservatives across the country, emboldened by Trump administration polices spearheaded by DeVos are working to bleed taxpayer funds out of public school and inject them into charter schools, private schools, and religious schools.
“You have to care about each child,” Speaker Turzai informed the retired teacher, who was standing with another woman, presumably also a teacher, “not about the monopoly, which is where I think you folks are – you’re special interest people.”
“You don’t really care about the kids,” he claimed. “What you care about is a monopoly.”
“I’m a little offended from that,” one of the teachers responded.
“Oh I’m offended by your signs,” Turzai immediately replied.
The retired teacher was holding a sign that read: “I Love Public Schools.”
The other woman’s sign said, “Public Money for Public Schools.”
“I have dedicated my life to children. I have sacrificed my time –” she said before Turzai cut her off.
“You have to understand that there’s opportunities for each and every child in a variety of different schools, and those that have won a monopoly and are only about special interests and not about the child, need to think twice – and that includes you,” Speaker Turzai said. He then walked away, falsely claiming charter schools are not “for profit.”
“Please!” he concluded, sarcastically.
PA House Speaker @RepTurzai attended a Harrisburg event with Education Sec. Betsy DeVos this morning. There, he dismissed dedicated public educators “special interest people” who don’t care about students. Excuse me? @PSEA #1u #pagov #pahouse pic.twitter.com/HQxl8epbLo
— PA Spotlight (@PA_Spotlight) September 19, 2019
CNN Skewered for Booking ‘Liar’ and ‘Propaganda Performer’ Corey Lewandowski
Corey Lewandowski‘s performance before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday is being described as a clown show, but there was one portion that hurt Lewandowski more than any other.
“I have no obligation to be honest with the media,” the former Trump campaign manager insisted during his sworn testimony.
Lewandowski, dripping with disdain, all but admits he lied during media interviews, prompting the audience to gasp at his brazenness. Hard to believe this guy is considering a run for US Senate. pic.twitter.com/cwLf3NEI2E
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) September 17, 2019
It was a stunning moment.
Also stunning is that CNN booked Lewandowski to appear Wednesday morning.
Coming up at 8amET: Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski live on @NewDay.
— New Day (@NewDay) September 18, 2019
And here’s the Executive Producer of CNN’s “New Day” tweeting out the announcement:
— Javi Morgado (@javimorgado) September 18, 2019
The “most trusted” news network is getting skewered for it.
Take a look:
What the hell is wrong with you? Does journalistic integrity mean nothing to you at all? This man said on live national television that he is perfectly willing to lie to the media, and it seems you can’t give him an opportunity to do so fast enough.
— Daniel Summers (@WFKARS) September 18, 2019
Lewandowski- I lie to media
CNN- Appear on our show
Yet another example of MSM promoting and normalizing this crap
— Olga Lautman (@olgaNYC1211) September 18, 2019
The guy just said yesterday, “I have no obligation to be honest with the media.” If you don’t put “LIAR” in the chyron, refer to him as “liar Corey Lewandowski,” and have the host call him a “liar” in every sentence, then you are lying to the public. https://t.co/m7pKSwks7Q
— Max Kennerly (@MaxKennerly) September 18, 2019
So CNN books a guy who made news yesterday by saying he doesn’t tell the truth to the media. They are becoming a parody of themselves. Sensationalist suckers. https://t.co/DLWuivrJl8
— David Rothkopf (@djrothkopf) September 18, 2019
— Trey Drama (@IAmTreyDrama) September 18, 2019
WTF!?!?! He admitted, under oath, that he lies to media. Why in the hell would you provide a platform for him to do that? Haven’t you any dignity at all???
— Jodie Moss (@jodiemoss1976) September 18, 2019
— Weirdo (@SkateBrandX) September 18, 2019
Since @CLewandowski_ openly admitted to lying to the media because he disdains the press, I suppose this means when he was a paid @CNN contributor he was lying the whole time? No one should EVER book him again. https://t.co/KS0ENCFMVs
— rolandsmartin (@rolandsmartin) September 18, 2019
— Kim Suggitt (@KimSuggitt1) September 18, 2019
“Tune in to @NewDay, where our contempt for our viewers is only matched by our own self-loathing!”
— Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) September 18, 2019
The thug @CLewandowski_ has now told Congress he lies on @CNN and feels fine about lying on CNN and generally views the truth as irrelevant to what he chooses to say. So how can CNN or anyone else justify continuing to give him a platform? https://t.co/9BzQTgeyzM
— James Gleick (@JamesGleick) September 18, 2019
— pourmecoffee (@pourmecoffee) September 18, 2019
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