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  • July 16, 2018

    | July 16, 2018
    Trump: "Germany is totally controlled by Russia...A captive of Russia."....Trump on Russia-US relations: "I think we've all been foolish. I think we're all to blame."....Trump on Mueller investigation, which has secured indictments or guilty pleas from 32 individuals: "A disaster for our country...There was no collusion at all. Everybody knows it. This was a clean campaign."....Sen. Chris Murphy on Europe trip: "One giant middle finger from President Trump to his own country. Just jaw dropping."....Drudge Report on Finland meeting: "Putin Dominates in Hel."....former CIA director John Brennan on Trump-Putin press conference: "Rises to and exceeds the threshold of 'high crimes and misdemeanors.' It was nothing short of treasonous. Not only were Trump's comments imbecilic, he is wholly in the pocket of Putin. Republican Patriots: Where are you?"....Sen. John McCain: "No prior president has ever abased himself more abjectly before a tyrant...One of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory."....Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker: "Made us look as a nation more like a pushover."....Fox News' Neil Cavuto: "Disgusting."....Sen. Jeff Flake: "Shameful."....Fox Business Network anchor Trish Regan: "Horrible...Our president was not defending us and honoring his intelligence community."....Meghan McCain: "I'm horrified."....former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hegel: "[Trump] failed America today. He failed America, our interests, in every way...It's a sad day for the world."....Fox Business Network's Ashley Webster on Trump: "Outmaneuvered."....Charles M. Blow: "America is being betrayed by its own president. America is under attack and its president absolutely refuses to defend it. Simply put, Trump is a traitor and may well be treasonous."....Trump on FBI agent Peter Strzok: "A disgrace to our country."....Ann Coulter on Strzok: "A smug little putz."....Sarah Palin on Sacha Baron Cohen: "Evil, exploitive, sick 'humor.'"....Clive Irving on Fox News: "Serving basically as a state propaganda machine so sycophantic and so malign that Mussolini would have found it exemplary."....San Bernardino County Deputy District Attorney Michael Selyem on Rep. Maxine Waters: "Being a loud-mouthed c*** in the ghetto you think someone would have shot this b**** by now."....Stephen Colbert: "I have an agent, and he doesn't do as much for me as Trump does for Russia."....
  • July 10, 2018

    | July 10, 2018
    Trump on Mueller investigation: "Bias, lying and hate by the investigators, people want the investigators investigated. A total scam."....Rudy Giuliani on Mueller: "The most corrupt investigation I have ever seen."....NY Daily News on Trump: "The clown who plays king."....Clive Irving: "Every day Trump tests this republic's defenses against a demagogue."....DNC Chairman Tom Perez on Janus ruling: "Another decision that, in my judgment, will live in infamy...The rule of law has been replaced by the rule of Trump."....Justice Elena Kagan on SC's Janus ruling: "Black-robed rulers overriding citizens' choices...The First Amendment was meant for better things."....Jon Stewart on Trump: "No matter what you do, it always comes with an extra layer of gleeful cruelty and dickishness."....GOP state Rep. David McSweeney on GOP congressional candidate and Holocaust denier Arthur Jones: "A complete nutcase. He's a Nazi."....Fox News' Juan Williams on Sean Hannity: "You have a Sean Hannity agenda. I think you're running this presidency."....Hannity: "This is what CNN fake news says, and they're lying every night."....Trump driver Noel Cintron on his employer: "An utterly callous display of unwarranted privilege and entitlement and without even a minimal sense of noblesse oblige...Has not given his personal driver a meaningful raise in over 12 years!"....Trump: "Crazy Maxine Waters, said by some to be one of the most corrupt people in politics."....John Cleese on the term "snowflake": "I think sociopaths use it in an attempt to discredit the notion of empathy."....Seth Meyers on Trump: "Dude, get a therapist."....
  • June 27, 2018

    | June 27, 2018
    Trump on Rep. Maxine Waters: "An extraordinarily low IQ person."....Trump on Mueller investigation: "The Witch Hunt has turned out to be a scam!"....Trump on Stephen Colbert: "Low-life...No talent."....Trump on Mueller investigation: "A total sham!"....Trump on SC Rep. Mark Sanford: "A nasty guy."....Trump on Jimmy Kimmel: "That guy's terrible."....Charles M. Blow on Trump separation policy: " outgrowth of his own cruel personality...An immoral act of an immoral man."....Joe Scarborough on Trump: "He's been openly racist...He will be forever remembered as the president who traumatized little children. That's his brand now."....Bruce Springsteen on separation policy: "Has left a dark stain on the history of our nation."....James Comey: "What kind of people are we, for God sakes!"....Trump on US immigration policy pre-Trump: "Laughed at all over the world."....George Will on House Speaker Paul Ryan and other GOP members of Congress: "The president's poodles."....Rep. Keith Ellison on SC Justice Neil Gorsuch: "Has done just what his paymasters sent him there to do."....Trump on Mueller investigation: "The Russian Witch Hunt is rigged!"....Trump on Red Hen restaurant turning away WH Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders: "Should focus more on cleaning its filthy canopies, doors and windows (badly needs a paint job)..."....Trump on Mueller investigation: "Totally discredited and very expensive."....Trump: "Democrats want open borders, where anyone can come into our country and stay."....Trump on PA Rep. Conor Lamb: "Lamb the Sham."....Trump: "Cryin' Chuck Schumer."....Trump on NAFTA and WTO: "The worst trade deals every made."....George Will on Corey Lewandowski and Stephen Miller: "Just as a magnet attracts iron filings, Trump attracts, and is attracted to, louts."....billionaire activist Tom Steyer on Trump: "A lawless president."....Jessica Valenti on Trump: "The most brash, offensive and foul-mouthed president in history."....Pittsburg Post-Gazette editor-in-chief John Robinson Block on firing editorial cartoonist Rob Rogers: "He's just become too angry for his health or his own good...I wanted clever and funny instead of angry and mean."....GOP strategist Steve Schmidt on quitting his party: "Corrupt, indecent, and immoral...Filled with feckless cowards."....Ann Coulter on GOP: "We need to disband...It's for the rich. It's for the donors...The swamp has been moving in."....Seth Meyers on WH Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders: "When are you going to start telling the truth?"....Ian Karmel: "I can't believe there's a President who has sex with porn stars and wants a space force and I still hate him."....
  • June 18, 2018

    | June 18, 2018
    Rudy Giuliani: "Joe Biden is a moron...A mentally deficient idiot."....Trump on Sen. Tim Kaine: "A total stiff."....retiring Rep. Raúl Labrador on Washington: "This is a place that just sucks your soul. It takes everything from you."....Trump on Mueller investigation: "Has been totally discredited."....former FBI agent Robert Grant on Trump pardons: "The president is acting like a mob boss...They say, 'You go to jail for me on this drug-trafficking charge, I will take care of your family, your commissary dorm in prison,' and you don't flip."....Sol Wisenberg, former deputy on Ken Starr's Clinton investigation, on Trump: "Is continuing to act like a person who has something to hide."....Trump on CNN: "What a fraud it is."....Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee on Trump separation policy: "You are moving the arc of justice to the heap of despair..."....Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass on Kim Jong Un: A murderer, a thug, he starves his own people."....Michael Hirsh on Kim: "One of the few leaders on earth who may be more vain than Trump."....Sen. Bob Menendez on Trump NK deal: "The most anemic agreement I've ever seen...A lot of sizzle and no steak."....GOP strategist Rick Wilson: "Well done, Mr. President. You got your on-camera handshake with a man who orders the deaths of children."....Zach Carter on WH Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders: "A cold-blooded liar."....Sanders to CNN's Jim Acosta: "I know it's hard for you to understand even short sentences."....NY Daily News cover headline: "State Attorney General Sues Meathead Trump Clan For Sham Charity."....Giuliani on Mueller investigation: "There should not be an investigation...No interview with the president. Why should he be bothered? Why would he get interviewed by a corrupt investigation?"....Donald Trump Jr.: "Obama: enemies first. Trump: America first."....Joe Scarborough: "Trumpworld: America's biggest enemies: 1. The free press, 2. Canada. America's greatest allies: 1. Russia, 2. North Korea."....CNN commentator Ana Navarro: "I would vote for a potted plant over Donald Trump."....Trump on Robert DeNiro: "A very Low IQ individual."....Jon Meacham: "Complexity is not Donald Trump's friend."....Andrew Sullivan: "We live in a lie now, perpetrated from the very top, enhanced by relentless propaganda, and designed to shore up what is a cult. It is growing in strength."....Trump: "Our Country's biggest enemy is the Fake News so easily promulgated by fools!"....
  • June 11, 2018

    | June 11, 2018
    Chief of Staff John Kelly on the White House: "A miserable place to work." adviser Peter Navarro on Justin Trudeau: "There's a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad faith with President Donald J. Trump and then tries to stab him in the back on the way out the door....And that comes right from Air Force One."....Trump on FBI: "Comey and his band of thieves."....Giuliani on Mueller investigation: "Trying very, very hard to frame [Trump] to get him in trouble when he hasn't done anything wrong."....MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace: "Trump and his allies, who rode a pirate ship to the highest office in the land, are accusing a team of prosecutors and investigators who have served under Democratic and Republican presidents of framing the president."....Trump: "The appointment of the Special Counsel is totally UNCONSTITUTIONAL!"....Rudy Giuliani: "He didn't do anything wrong. This is a terrible investigation."....Rep. Marsha Blackburn on Mueller investigation: "People are pretty much tired of hearing about it."....Sen. Chuck Schumer: "If a president can pardon himself, it's virtually a monarchy."....Rep. Ted Deutch to Trump: "You are not a king."....Sen. Chuck Grassley on Giuliani: "If I were President of the United States and I had a lawyer that told me I could pardon myself, I think I would hire a new lawyer."....Joe Biden on Trump's Russia-should-rejoin-the-G7 proposal: "Makes no sense."....Steve Schmidt: "It does if you consider the unthinkable. If he behaves like a Russian asset maybe it's because he is one."....David Leonhardt: "If a president of the United States were to sketch out a secret, detailed plan to break up the Atlantic alliance, that plan would bear a striking resemblance to Trump's behavior."....former Fox commentator Ret. Lt. Col. Ralph Peters on Sean Hannity: "How can you lie to our country? You are doing phenomenal, indeed immeasurable, damage."....Trump on CNN: "The worst."....Gary Younge on U.S. political situation: "Exhausting, exasperating, terrifying, volatile, vulgar, unsustainable, and unhinged."....former WH press secretary Joe Lockhart on Sarah Huckabee Sanders: "If you can't do the minimal requirements of the job, you become complicit in the lie and in the degradation of the podium, the White House, the office of the president and ultimately the democracy."....Mayor of San Juan Puerto Rico on Trump administration response to Hurricane Maria: "Neglect, inefficiency, and bureaucracy."....GOP strategist Mike Murphy: "The president doesn't understand the presidency."....Seymour Hersh on Trump: "Driven totally by impulse."....Ted Cruz on Iran deal: "A devil's bargain, but one exclusively designed to help the devil."....Giuliani on Stormy Daniels allegation of affair: "[Melania] knows it's not true. I don't even think there's a slight suspicion that it's true when you look at Stormy Daniels...Look at his three wives. Beautiful women. Classy women. Women of great substance. Stormy Daniels?"....Mika Brzezinski on Giuliani: "You misogynistic fool. Are you kidding me? Just look at Stormy Daniels? Just look at yourself...I am absolutely sickened...What a disgusting man."....Michael Avenatti on Giuliani: "An absolute pig...A known liar, he can't keep his facts straight, he doesn't know the law, he contradicts himself, he's an absolute buffoon on television. This is the lawyer that represents the president of the United States?"....Trump on Mueller investigation: "Russian Witch Hunt Hoax...So much time and money wasted, so many lives ruined."....Sean Hannity: "By the way, if the media -- if you have more proof that this is not a witch hunt, okay, I don't believe you."....Frank Bruni: "Trump is the Everest of delusion and depravity."....Laurence Tribe on Trump: "Has normalized the abnormal and essentially moved us closer to tyrannical rule."....Dan Rather on Trump: "Uses our National Anthem to sow disunity in what's supposed to be the UNITED States of America. I think history will mark it as akin to McCarthyism."....Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenny on Trump: "A child."....Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst on EP administrator Scott Pruitt: "About as swampy as you get, here in Washington, D.C...If the president wants to drain the swamp, he needs to take a look at his own cabinet."....Jay Dordlinger on Trump: "Why is he talking like a 'Russia Today' host?"....Will Bunch: "Hour by hour, lie by lie, dictate by dictate, Donald Trump is becoming an American dictator. And recent days have proved what many of us have long feared: That no one knows how to stop this."....Joe Scarborough on White House: "They lie every day...They lie because they think that you're too stupid to keep up with it."....rapper U-God: "Not enough people living in New York today have been punched in the face."....Robert DeNiro: "Our country is led by a president who believes he can make up his own truth. And we have a word for that: bulls***...What does the truth even mean today?...If you're Donald Trump it doesn't mean anything...F*** Trump."....Maggie Haberman and Katie Rogers on Trump: "Desires a measure of chaos at all times."....