Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.
Reuters reports that, according to two sources, Donald Trump has been using reelection campaign funds and money donated to the RNC to pay for legal fees associated with the criminal probe into his administration’s alleged collusion with Russia.
Saturday Night Live won 11 Emmys Sunday night, including three for acting (Alec Baldwin, Melissa McCarthy and Kate MacKinnon) and one for overall best Variety Sketch Series, beating out newer, fresher series like Billy on the Street, Documentary Now!, and Portlandia. It is inarguable that it carried this category…
Donald Trump retweeted a video of himself whacking Hillary Clinton in the back of the head with a golf ball.
The cohabitants Trump interacted on Friday when Melania furnished a public introduction, referring to him as “my husband.”
The Washington Post has a frustrating but also delightful anecdote tucked into a report about Donald Trump’s Wednesday night dinner with Sen. Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, in which Pelosi realized she was surrounded by neanderthal dickwads who don’t listen when women talk.
On Wednesday, Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi announced that they had reached a deal to save the DACA program and the 800,000 people enrolled in it during a productive dinner with President Donald Trump. On Thursday morning he set those claims on their ear in his traditional style: with tweets.
The list of women rumored to have dated with Donald Trump is long and in at least some instances highly suspicious. But Candice Bergen gave him a shot! One very brief shot, while they were in college, never to be repeated.
South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott, the single black Republican in the Senate, met with chewed-up action figure Donald Trump on Wednesday. The meeting was for Scott to express his displeasure with Trump’s disgraceful response to Charlottesville—in which Trump failed to condemn neo-Nazis, the KKK, and white supremacists…
Donald Trump is well-known for appointing completely unqualified people for government positions. The same can be true, unsurprisingly, about his appointed ambassadors. The State Department, in turn, is boasting their completely irrelevant accomplishments.
Self-proclaimed lover of women Donald Trump has so far nominated 42 US attorneys across the country, and guess what. Only one of them is a woman.
With everything going on in the news, you’d be forgiven for forgetting that the Miss America pageant aired on Sunday night. Miss North Dakota took home the crown, but Miss Texas, Margana Wood, is the real winner with her response to a question about Donald Trump, a cursed skeleton held together by spoiled cold cuts.
Before she heads over to The Late Show to talk things out with Stephen Colbert, Hillary Clinton stopped by CBS Sunday Morning to ease herself into talking about the election and her political future. As reported by Variety, Clinton says she hopes to continue being a figure in American politics because “our country’s…
You may have noticed that a new product recently popped up on Trump’s reelection campaign website: a golden coin with Trump’s face on one side and “Make America Great Again” on the other, that sits on a “Blue Kraft box” that has the Trump/Pence logo on it and…I’ll stop there, you get the picture. It costs $45.
A Wednesday report from The Atlantic outlining the deal Democrats struck with Donald Trump to package Hurricane Harvey relief with a three-month extension of government funding and a deal to raise the debt ceiling included a surprise appearance from America’s more visible first daughter. Ivanka Trump joined the…