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Recent articles by Brad:

Trump’s campaign advisers ‘terrified’ the coronavirus outbreak will slam rural America

President Donald Trump’s approval ratings may have gotten an early bump at the start of the COVID-19 crisis, but the Los Angeles Times reports that the president’s campaign hasn’t been nearly as confident behind the scenes that it will last through November. One former Trump official interviewed → Read More

‘I’ve never seen anything like it’: Sanjay Gupta stunned after Dr. Fauci is forced to fact-check Trump

CNN’s Sanjay Gupta found himself shocked after watching President Donald Trump try to correct Dr. Anthony Fauci about potential coronavirus treatments. Shortly after the president’s press conference ended, CNN host John King highlighted Fauci shooting down the idea of using an antimalarial drug t → Read More

WATCH: Dr. Fauci facepalms right behind Trump after he rants about ‘Deep State Department’

Dr. Anthony Fauci was caught on camera putting his hand over his face during one of President Donald Trump’s rants about the “deep state” on Friday. While at a press conference about the coronavirus pandemic, Trump said that he would like to see Secretary of State Mike Pompeo “go back to the Stat → Read More

Trump’s former Homeland Security adviser crushes president’s coronavirus response

Tom Bossert, who served as a homeland security adviser to President Donald Trump during the first two years of his administration, slammed his former boss for banning travel to Europe at a time when coronavirus is already spreading like wildfire across the United States. → Read More

Trump starts his 2020 reelection bid in a historically big hole: analysis

President Donald Trump enters 2020 as the most unpopular president to seek reelection since former President Gerald Ford. → Read More

Bill Barr attacks FBI for ‘bad faith’ probe of Trump campaign in stunning interview

Attorney General Bill Barr attacked the FBI for investigating the Trump campaign’s multiple contacts with Russian agents during the 2016 presidential campaign as being a “bad faith” probe. → Read More

Fresno Bee burns Devin Nunes to the ground in scathing editorial

The editorial board of the Fresno Bee has written a scathing takedown of Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) for his extraordinary fealty to President Donald Trump, which the editors say is harming the country. → Read More

Trump lashes out at ‘two-faced’ Justin Trudeau after video shows Canadian PM and others mocking him

President Donald Trump on Wednesday lashed out at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who was caught on video mocking the president along with other world leaders at the NATO summit in London. → Read More

Trump supporters cry bitter tears after bus company they never bothered paying leaves them stranded

Hundreds of Trump supporters this week were left stranded by bus company U.S. Coachways after the organizers for a “March for Trump” rally in Washington D.C. failed to pay them. → Read More

Fox & Friends hosts deflate after legal analyst shoots down latest GOP impeachment talking point

The hosts of “Fox & Friends” on Thursday appeared disappointed when legal analyst Andrew Napolitano gave them unfortunate news about the White House’s latest objections to House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry. → Read More

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