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Recent articles by Brad:

Joni Ernst torn to shreds for whining about Democratic impeachment inquiry: ‘Embarrassed you’re my senator’ – A

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) on Thursday bitterly complained about House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump — and was quickly torn to pieces by some angry Iowans. The controversy began after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) posted a story about Ernst repeatedly refusing to answ → Read More

Trump melts down at Fox News after one of its polls shows majority support impeachment: ‘They suck!’ – A

“From the day I announced I was running for President, I have NEVER had a good Fox News poll,” the president wrote on Twitter. “Whoever their Pollster is, they suck.” → Read More

Trump aides already regret decision to release damning Ukraine call readout: report

Aides to President Donald Trump who pushed him to release the damning readout of a phone call he had with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky are already feeling buyer’s remorse. Just one day after the release of the readout, sources tell Axios that Trump aides sincerely believed that releasin → Read More

Corey Lewandowski wilts after CNN host nails him for serial dishonesty: ‘I’m as honest as I can be’

Trump lackey Corey Lewandowski appeared on CNN Wednesday one day after he admitted to regularly telling lies during media appearances — and host Alisyn Camerota gave him a thorough grilling. → Read More

‘More DUIs than press briefings’: Trump press secretary gets ruthlessly mocked after getting caught in another lie – A

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham on Friday attacked the Washington Post for its recent report about the brutal political mistakes President Donald Trump has made over the past two months — and she once again found herself getting caught in a blatant lie. In complaining about the Post → Read More

Texas Trump voters horrified to discover they’re about to be on the wrong side of his campaign promise

Texas resident Shirley Menard says she “reluctantly” backed President Donald Trump in the 2016 election — and now she could turn out to be a big loser thanks to the president’s top campaign promise. As the New York Times reports, Menard learned this past June that the federal government plans to → Read More

Top GOP donor fears Trump is a disaster — and worries his presidency could ‘end in a wreck’

President Donald Trump this summer has buried himself in a string of political blunders, ranging from racist attacks against four Democratic congresswomen to increasingly belligerent trade war with China that is slowing economic growth and could portend a recession. The Washington Post reports th → Read More

Internet mocks the hell out of ‘toddler-in-chief’ Trump as he whines Danish prime minister is ‘very not nice’

President Donald Trump on Wednesday complained about purportedly being treated poorly by the Danish government for its refusal to sell him Greenland. → Read More

Longtime Susan Collins voters say they’ll ‘never vote’ for the GOP senator again

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) has regularly cruised to reelection in her state by working as a bipartisan consensus builder. Collins’ image as a moderate Republican has taken a massive hit during President Donald Trump’s first term, however. → Read More

Former Obama speechwriter humiliates Ted Cruz for whining about NYT’s racism coverage – A

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Tuesday got more than he bargained for when he went after former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau, who had criticized the senator for complaining about the New York Times’“1619 Project.” After Cruz accused the Times of trying to foment division in the United States by shinin → Read More

These 6 former Trump officials are the most likely to throw him under the bus in 2020

Former Trump White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci said on Monday that he believed we would soon see a groundswell of former Trump administration officials coming out to publicly denounce the president ahead of his 2020 reelection bid in an effort to warn Americans of his unfitness → Read More

US taxpayers paid Trump hotel thousands to fund Don Jr’s Canadian hunting trip

New documents obtained by Politico are raising new questions about how the Trump family is using the presidency to enrich itself. → Read More

Details of Jeffrey Epstein’s death posted on right-wing website 4Chan 38 minutes before first news reports

Details about the death of accused international sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein were posted on 4Chan, the infamous website frequented by white nationalists and right-wing trolls, 38 minutes before it was reported by ABC News this past Saturday. BuzzFeed News reports that the New York City Fire De → Read More

Watch: Evangelical minister warns Trump his violent rants could get people killed

An evangelical minister went on CNN Monday to deliver a warning to President Donald Trump that his unhinged rants against immigrants and his political foes could get people killed. → Read More

Revealed: US State Department official exposed as a white nationalist organizer

A new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center’s HateWatchclaims that an official of the United States State Department has been working secretly as a white nationalist organizer. The report has found that Matthew Q. Gebert, who works as a foreign affairs officer assigned to the Bureau of Ener → Read More

GOP lawmaker blames mass shootings on Obama and ‘drag queen advocates’ in absurd Facebook rant

A Republican state lawmaker from Ohio over the weekend sparked outrage after she blamed mass shootings on former President Barack Obama, gay marriage and “drag queen advocates.” → Read More

Trump pulls controversial intel chief nominee — and whines he’s been treated ‘very unfairly’

President Donald Trump on Friday announced that he is no longer nominating Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) to be his Director of National Intelligence — and then bitterly complained about his “unfair” treatment. “Our great Republican Congressman John Ratcliffe is being treated very unfairly by the Lam → Read More

Marco Rubio ridiculed for posting Bible quote about an ‘abomination’ that describes Trump perfectly

Sen. Marco Rubio posted yet another of quote from the Bible on his Twitter account Wednesday — many of his followers responded to it by calling it a pitch-perfect description of President Donald Trump. → Read More

Don Jr. amplifies tweet describing Mueller as ‘mentally retarded’

Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday sent out several tweets attacking former special counsel Robert Mueller — including one that described him as “mentally retarded.” Specifically, Trump Jr. promoted a tweet from conservative activist Dinesh D’Souza, who mocked Mueller’s performance before the House Ju → Read More

Former Obama DHS chief schools Fox & Friends’ Brian Kilmeade after he tries to spin Trump’s racism

Jeh Johnson, who served as the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security under former President Barack Obama, schooled “Fox & Friends” host Brian Kilmeade. → Read More