Facebook and Twitter took action against President Trump’s official and campaign accounts respectively on Wednesday, saying the accounts broke misinformation rules in posting a video clip in which the president says children are “almost immune” from COVID-19. Facebook removed the post of the video clip from a Fox News interview in which the president argues […]
Whether consciously or by reacting to his own political incentives, Trump has become a stouter defender of our original governing document than his critics. Donald Trump’s tweet last week that the possibility of mail-in voter fraud might justify postponing the November elections renewed claims that his presidency is a threat to the Constitution. Conservative commentator
Apple has no interest in acquiring TikTok, the company said on Tuesday, denying a report by news website Axios from earlier in the day. Axios, citing sources outside Apple, earlier reported the iPhone maker has expressed interest in buying the ByteDance-owned firm. Microsoft is currently negotiating a deal to acquire the popular short-video app, with […]
A new federal court filing Monday from the Manhattan district attorney suggests the prosecutor’s office may be investigating President Trump and his company for bank and insurance fraud. The filing, from District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., argues that Trump’s accountants must comply with a subpoena to turn over eight years of corporate and personal tax returns, citing […]
Microsoft said on Sunday they spoke with President Trump about acquiring trendy social app TikTok  — and Trump gave its parent company ByteDance 45 days to strike a deal. The time frame agreed to by the president, which was confirmed by two sources to Reuters, aligns with Microsoft’s stated intentions of wrapping up talks with […]
Following news that the United States had suffered its worst-ever GDP contraction amid the coronavirus pandemic, both MSNBC anchor Brian Williams and CNN anchor Chris Cuomo incorrectly characterized the numbers as they took the opportunity to criticize President Trump. The Commerce Department said Thursday that national gross domestic product fell 9.5 percent from April
President Trump on Friday night said he intends to “ban” the  Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok from operating in the U.S. “As far as TikTok is concerned, we’re banning them from the United States,” Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One. The president said he planned to take action against the social media platform as soon […]
President Trump on Thursday suggested delaying the 2020 election “until people can properly, securely and safely vote.” In a series of tweets, the president attacked mail-in voting, saying it “is already proving to be a catastrophic disaster” and would cause “the most INACCURATE & FRAUDULENT Election in history.” With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting, […]
The net worth of Kodak’s top executive has skyrocketed on the company’s transformation from an ailing camera maker to cutting-edge pharmaceutical start-up — thanks in part to some timely share purchases. James Continenza, Kodak’s executive chairman and de facto CEO, was sitting pretty as the company’s largest individual shareholder — with 650,000 shares  — when […]
Saturday. Bedminster, NJ. A small, private Come-to-Jesus meeting lasting a few hours. Himself the president of the United States of America plus his slowly frizzling braintrust. The man’s had a tough run. No US president was ever beaten up this badly. They told him: You can win. You’ve lost confidence. Change your frame of mind. […]
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden called President Trump the country’s first racist president during a virtual town hall Wednesday. “The way he deals with people based on the color of their skin, their national origin, where they’re from, is absolutely sickening,” Biden said at the virtual event organized by the Service Employees International Union
President Trump on Tuesday signed an order directing the U.S. Census Bureau not to count illegal immigrants when awarding seats in the House of Representatives based on each state’s population. The directive requires Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to provide “information permitting the President, to the extent practicable” to exclude immigrants without legal status from
A number of prominent journalists and outlets distorted Kayleigh McEnany’s remarks on Thursday about school reopenings, selectively quoting the White House press secretary to cast the administration as hostile to scientific inquiry and eager to reopen schools regardless of the health implications. The Trump administration has been pushing to open K-12 schools with
President Trump replaced his 2020 campaign manager on Wednesday evening as numerous polls showed the incumbent trailing behind Democratic rival Joe Biden. Trump promoted Bill Stepien, a longtime aide, to campaign manager while Brad Parscale will continue as a senior campaign adviser. Parscale will also continue to oversee the campaign’s digital strategy arm. “Both were