Fox's Chris Wallace slams Sarah Sanders over phony 'terrorists-at-border' claim

We know it’s a lie, and the White House knows it’s a lie (whether or not the squatter-in-chief actually does), and even Fox News likely knows it’s a lie, but that typically doesn’t matter. Usually the lies skate by unchallenged. Well, not this morning. Today on Fox News Sunday, Fox’s designated simulacrum of a reporter, Chris Wallace,…

So exactly which ex-presidents told Trump they should have built the wall?

Trump doesn’t just lie. He makes up entire conversations that never happened. And he does it all the time. The latest? He claimed today during his press conference/harrowing public mental breakdown that “some” former presidents have told him they should have done what he’s currently doing — i.e., shutting down the government over $5 billion in…

A 'very high number' of workers at Trump's golf club were undocumented

While there’s actually been a net outflow of undocumented workers from the U.S. to Mexico over the past several years, they’re still pouring over the border of Donald Trump’s New Jersey golf club, apparently. Several media outlets recently reported that the FBI is looking into possible immigration crimes at Trump’s Bedminster, New Jersey, club, and…

Amid shutdown, government helps fund Trump's private New Year's party

It’s not much money in the grand scheme of things, but it’s definitely more than most federal workers could make from loofah-ing dead skin off the buttocks of their landlords. (Or painting or doing carpentry work or whatever, but who are we kidding? Landlords want their buttocks loofah-ed. Or am I overgeneralizing from my own…

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 101)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. ____________________________________________________________________________ 1169. Shutdown the government for the third time in a year 1170. Threatened to cut aid to…

Congress failed to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act

Not only did President Donald Trump shut down the federal government by refusing to back down for his ridiculous demand for a border wall border steel slat barrier boondoggle at the expense of American taxpayers, Congress failed to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA): The Violence Against Women Act is set to expire at…