Trump heads to Mar-a-Lago fundraiser amid shutdown fears

President Trump is traveling to his Florida estate of Mar-a-Lago on Friday to host a six-figure fundraiser as Capital Hill lurches toward a government shutdown, a report said Thursday night. Trump’s private club is advertising a celebration for the first anniversary of his inauguration with ticket prices starting at

Stephen Colbert on Trump's alleged Forbes magazine spanking

A day after trying to keep himself from vomiting while discussing the tawdry details of Donald Trump’s alleged affair with an adult-film star, Stephen Colbert gave his viewers some more nightmare fodder. During Thursday’s Late Show, the host addressed a report that Trump’s purported sexual relationship with Stormy Daniels included her

Trump’s exercise is walking around the White House

President Trump isn’t sweating his doctor’s orders to exercise daily, claiming he runs around enough at the White House complex to make up for it. ​ “I get exercise. I mean I walk, I this, I that,” Trump, 71, told Reuters during an Oval Office interview published on Wednesday. “I

Stormy Daniels porn searches soar over alleged Trump affair

The Donald Trump effect on the popularity of porn star Stormy Daniels has been nothing short of “yuge.” Pornhub Insights — the data analytics blog of porn streaming mecca Pornhub — shows worldwide users’ online searches for the porn star peaked at 375 percent above the two-week average on

Trump contradicts Kelly: I haven’t ‘evolved’ on border wall

President Trump insisted that his idea of a border wall hasn’t “evolved” on Thursday, a day after his chief of staff told lawmakers that the president’s campaign pledge to build the barrier was not “fully informed.” “The Wall is the Wall, it has never changed or evolved from the

Trump to ban Haitian immigrants after alleged ‘shithole’ slur

The Trump administration will ban immigrants from Haiti – which the president included in his “s–thole countries” remark -​ from applying for ​temporary ​visas given to low-skilled workers, the Department of Homeland Security​ said. The department said it would remove Haiti, Belize and Samoa from a list of more

Trump Fake News awards: Wolf Blitzer accepts on Jimmy Kimmel Live

For Donald Trump’s Fake News awards, it was only fitting that Jimmy Kimmel bring out a fake awards recipient. After the president revealed the winners of “The Highly Anticipated 2017 Fake News Awards” on the official website of the GOP on Wednesday, Kimmel’s father, James Kimmel, impersonated CNN’s

CFPB to seek public comments on regulations

A government regulator of credit cards, loans and other consumer products may overhaul just about every aspect of what it oversees — paving the way for the Trump administration to ease regulations on financial companies. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Wednesday it will seek public comments on enforcement,

Trump’s clean bill of health inspires ‘girther’ movement

He popularized the “birther” movement — and now he’s the target of the “girther” movement. President Trump was given a clean bill of health, but conspiracy theories about his condition have gone viral — with amateur doctors across the internet insisting that the White House physician must be suppressing

James Gunn offers $100,000 for Trump to step on a scale

Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn isn’t buying Donald Trump’s annual medical exam. And he’s willing to bet $100,000 that the report wasn’t accurate. Gunn tweeted that he would give six figures to Trump’s favorite charity if the president would step on a scale under more transparent circumstances. Trump’s

Jimmy Fallon Spoofs Donald Trump’s ‘Fake News Awards’

President Donald Trump’s “Fake News Awards” are almost here. Trump plans to highlight “the most corrupt & biased of the Mainstream Media” later today and on Tuesday’s broadcast of “The Tonight Show,” host Jimmy Fallon imagined how the ceremony will go down. And the award for Most Failingest Newspaper goes

Voters laugh when senator praises Trump’s support of Norway

Iowa voters laughed aloud when Republican Sen. Joni Ernst lauded President Trump — for supporting Norway. During a town hall meeting in Red Oak, constituents asked her whether she backed Trump’s reported comments that Haiti and some African nations were “shithole countries” during a bipartisan immigration meeting last week,

Trump: US welcomes immigrants ‘from everywhere’

President Trump on Tuesday touted the record low unemployment rate among black Americans and declared that immigrants “from everywhere” were welcome in the US. Trump’s comments came on Twitter and later during a brief televised appearance at the White House with President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan. “Black unemployment is the

Dick Durbin doubles down on claim Trump used ‘shithole’ slur

Sen. Dick Durbin doubled down Tuesday on his charge that President Trump called Haiti and African nations “shithole countries” and said “We need more Europeans” during a White House meeting on immigration. “The most outrageous comment, obviously, was in reference to countries overseas that might send immigrants to the

Trump can’t be racist because he had a TV show: Sanders

The White House on Tuesday continued to push back against accusations that President Trump was a racist — with his spokeswoman citing his decade-long stint on reality TV as evidence. “I think that is an outrageous claim, and frankly I think if the critics of the president were who

North Korea blasts Trump’s boast of his ‘bigger’ button

North Korea blasted President Trump’s boast that he has a “bigger nuclear button” than the reclusive regime’s leader as the “spasm of a lunatic,” according to a report on Tuesday. “Trump’s bluff is regarded by the DPRK as just a spasm of a lunatic frightened by the might of

Bannon testifies before House committee

President Trump’s former top White House strategist Steve Bannon arrived on Capitol Hill on Tuesday for an appearance before a House committee investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Bannon, who joined the Trump campaign in August 2016 as campaign chief, will testify behind closed doors at a House

Big banks poised to cash in on Trump’s regulation rollbacks

It’s three weeks after Christmas, but banks are still unwrapping presents. In addition to President Trump’s tax overhaul — a move that can add billions of dollars to the bottom line of the country’s major banks — rollbacks on regulations could add even billions more in profits, thanks to

Kathryn Bigelow slams racist, xenophobic Trump views after NAACP win

Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow is using her latest film’s victory at Sunday’s NAACP Image Awards to call out Donald Trump’s “racist and xenophobic views.” “I am so grateful to the NAACP for recognizing Detroit as this year’s Outstanding Independent Motion Picture,” Bigelow said in a Monday statement. “The film

Stephen Colbert calls Trump racist Rumpelstiltskin

Stephen Colbert blasted President Trump with a fairy-tale-inspired insult Monday for reportedly referring to African nations as “s‑‑‑hole countries” during an immigration meeting, and then attempting to deny the remark. “It’s day 4 of ‘S‑‑‑hole Gate,’” Colbert said in his Late Show monologue, adding that he was “confident that’s going to