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Trump said Jews are 'only in it for themselves' and 'stick together,' according to a new report

President Donald Trump speaks to members of the press prior to his departure from the White House on September 19, 2020 in Washington, DC. Getty Images/Sarah Silbiger President Donald Trump reportedly said that Jews "are only in it for themselves" and "stick together" after a call with Jewish lawmakers.  The president privately made the comments to senior officials in his administration, according to a report from The Washington Post. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.  Pr...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington Post, White House, Israel, Trends, Washington Dc, Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, John Kelly, Trump, Jews, Cohn, CHARLOTTESVILLE Va, The Post


Kushner Thought Trump Wasn’t Campaigning Enough During COVID Crisis: Book

As the White House increasingly shifted to re-election mode in the early months of 2019, Jared Kushner told his father-in-law one of the key promises of his 2016 campaign had to be fulfilled to make his 2020 reelection chances “super-strong.” “Number one, build the wall and get the immigration numbers down. That’s a promise that’s not being kept,” Kushner said to the president, according to Bob Woodward’s new book, Rage, noting it was “the signature campaign issue” of 2016. Except, according to ...
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, Mitch McConnell, New Mexico, Benjamin Netanyahu, Mahmoud Abbas, Republican Party, John Kelly, Trump, State, Netanyahu, Abbas


Trump's former spy chief has 'deep suspicions' that Putin has blackmail on Trump, according to Bob Woodward's new book

Former director of national intelligence Dan Coats. Thomson Reuters The US's former top intelligence official, Dan Coats, secretly believes that Russian President Vladimir Putin may have blackmail on US President Donald Trump, according to the veteran journalist Bob Woodward's upcoming book. According to CNN, which obtained an early copy of the book, Woodward wrote that Coats "continued to harbor the secret belief, one that had grown rather than lessened, although unsupported by intelligen...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Obama Administration, Washington, White House, China, Russia, Defense, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Syria, Ukraine


Trump called the generals under his command a 'bunch of p---ies,' new book says

President Donald Trump with former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta President Donald Trump once said "my f---ing generals area a bunch of p---ies" during a meeting, CNN reports, citing journalist Bob Woodward's new book "Rage." An aide to former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis reportedly heard the president make the comment and then documented it in an email to the secretary. Accounts from Woodward's forthcoming book follow reports last week that the president d...
Tags: South Korea, Politics, White House, Defense, US, Trends, Syria, Cnn, Afghanistan, Atlantic, Nato, Paris, Marine Corps, Donald Trump, U.S. military, John Kelly


'I was instantly furious': Marine veteran and Gold Star widow blasts Trump after seeing photo of him at her husband's grave in Arlington

President Donald Trump, left center, talks to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly as people visit in observance of Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday May 29, 2017 in Arlington, VA. Photo by Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images A Marine veteran and Gold Star widow sharply criticized President Donald Trump for an Arlington photo op after coming across a 2017 photo of him at her husband's grave that surfaced amid reports he disparaged US service m...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, Afghanistan, Marine, Atlantic, Veteran, Marine Corps, Donald Trump, John Kelly, Trump, Robert, Kelly


'I've known Donald Trump. It sounds like him': Trump's 'loser' remarks about military veterans are getting harder to deny as more evidence corroborates bombshell report

President Donald Trump participates in a meeting with senior military officials in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington D.C., May 9, 2020. Anna Moneymaker-Pool/Getty Images A former senior White House official said the controversial remarks President Donald Trump was reported to have made, according to The Atlantic, resembled his speech pattern and was "so consistent with who he is." "He uses the word 'loser' as often as he can," the former official told Insider, adding that T...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington Post, Washington, White House, US, International, America, Trends, Atlantic, Veterans, Paris, Arizona, Fox News, John, John Mccain


Trump said retired Gen. John Kelly 'got eaten alive' as White House chief of staff after reports claimed he made rude remarks at the grave of Kelly's son

Donald Trump with his former chief of staff, John Kelly. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump said his former chief of staff, retired Gen. John Kelly, was "eaten alive" and "unable to handle the pressure of this job" at a Friday press briefing. The president's comments follow a Thursday report from The Atlantic that Trump skipped a visit to a World War I veteran cemetery in 2018, telling senior staff: "Why should I go to that cemetery? It's filled with losers." The report ...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington Post, White House, America, Trends, Getty Images, Afghanistan, Atlantic, Veterans, United States, New York Times, Paris, Marine Corps, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal


Trump Says Claims He Insulted Fallen Troops a Hoax, Trashes John Kelly As Possible Source

"I know John Kelly, he was with me -- didn't do a good job," Trump said in an outburst at the end of a White House news conference mainly on the economy.
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Fox News reported Trump never said that dead US troops were 'suckers,' but the network's national security correspondent said ex-officials confirmed he did

President Donald Trump on April 14. Leah Millis/Reuters The Atlantic reported on Thursday that President Donald Trump made derogatory remarks about fallen members of the military, going so far as to call them "suckers" and "losers." Fox News on Friday said the report was fabricated and criticized The Atlantic's use of anonymous sources. However, one of its own — national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin — said parts of the damning report, which cited two ex-Trump administration offi...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, US, Trends, Afghanistan, Atlantic, Veterans, Paris, Fox News, Secret Service, Biden, Donald Trump, Griffin, John Kelly, Trump


Fox News reported Trump 'never said' that dead US troops were 'suckers,' but the network's national security correspondent said officials confirmed he did

President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with healthcare executives in the Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 14, 2020. Leah Millis/Reuters The Atlantic reported on Thursday that President Donald Trump made derogatory remarks about fallen members of the military, going so far as to call them "suckers" and "losers." Fox News on Friday said that the report was fabricated and criticized The Atlantic's use of anonymous sources. However, one of their own — nationa...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Afghanistan, Atlantic, Veterans, Paris, Fox News, Secret Service, Biden, Donald Trump, Griffin, John Kelly


See Trump's response when asked about John Kelly and bombshell report

• Biden: Trump is only loyal to himself • Fact check: Trump says he's done more for veterans than John McCain • Analysis: Here's the problem for Trump with the Atlantic story
Tags: News, Atlantic, Stories, John Mccain, Biden, John Kelly, Trump


Trump says former chief of staff Gen. John Kelly couldn't 'handle the pressure' of the job

The president's criticism of his former chief of staff comes as he's facing explosive allegations that he disparaged fallen U.S. soldiers.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, John Kelly, Trump


Two Senior Officials Confirm Trump’s Remarks About Fallen Soldiers To AP

DELRAY BEACH, FLa. (AP) — President Donald Trump is angrily denying a report that he made disparaging remarks about U.S. service members who have been captured or killed, including that he described American war dead at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in France in 2018 as “losers” and “suckers.” “This is more made up Fake News given by disgusting & jealous failures in a disgraceful attempt to influence the 2020 Election!” Trump tweeted late Thursday. The allegations were reported in The Atlant...
Tags: News, Navy, Washington, France, White House, Iraq, Defense, Joe Biden, Ap, Afghanistan, Atlantic, Pennsylvania, United States, Paris, Arizona, Marine Corps


Diplomats worry that Trump will withdraw from NATO if he gets a second term as president

U.S. President Donald Trump leaves after a reception at Downing Street, ahead of the NATO summit in Watford, in London, Britain, December 3, 2019 Reuters President Donald Trump may withdraw from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization if he is re-elected for a second term, The New York Times reported.  Trump has repeatedly privately spoken of withdrawing from the military alliance, according to the Times. Former senior national security officials in Trump's administration have said the move...
Tags: Europe, Politics, London, News, Vladimir Putin, Congress, US, International, Trends, Withdrawal, United States, Nato, New York Times, The Times, Bolton, Times


'We only have one truly sacred obligation': Biden hits back at Trump for reportedly calling dead US troops 'losers'

Joe Biden and Donald Trump Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden issued a statement Thursday in response to President Trump's reported comment that soldiers who died in World War I were "losers." Earlier in the day, The Atlantic published a story claiming that Trump made the remark during a visit to France. "If the revelations in today's Atlantic article are true, then they are yet another marker of how deeply President Trump and I disagree about the role o...
Tags: Politics, News, France, White House, Iraq, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Atlantic, United States, Normandy, The Atlantic, Breaking News, John Mccain


'We only have one truly sacred obligation': Biden goes on attack after report says Trump called dead US troops 'losers'

Joe Biden and Donald Trump. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images The Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden, issued a statement Thursday in response to a report that said President Donald Trump described US troops who died in World War I as "losers." The Atlantic published the article earlier Thursday, in which multiple unnamed sources described private comments they said Trump made during a visit to France. "If the revelations in today's Atlantic article are true, then they are yet another ma...
Tags: Politics, News, France, White House, Iraq, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Atlantic, United States, Normandy, The Atlantic, Breaking News, John Mccain


'This is who he is': Founder of veterans group blasts Trump over report he called dead US troops 'losers'

President Donald Trump visiting Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery after a Memorial Day ceremony in 2017 in Arlington, Virginia. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Some military veterans reacted harshly to a report in The Atlantic that said President Donald Trump referred to dead US troops as "losers." "Why should I go to that cemetery?" Trump was said to have told senior staff members, canceling a visit to an American cemetery outside Paris in 2018. Citing multiple sources, The Atlantic said Trum...
Tags: Politics, News, Navy, France, White House, Iraq, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Atlantic, Veterans, Paris, The Atlantic, Associated Press, John Mccain


'This is who he is': Founder of veterans group blasts Trump for reportedly calling dead soldiers 'losers'

President Donald Trump pauses as he visits Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery after a Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 29, 2017, in Arlington, Va. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Military veterans reacted harshly to a report in The Atlantic that President Donald Trump referred to dead soldiers as "losers." "Why should I go to that cemetery?" Trump reportedly told senior staff, canceling a visit to the Aisne-Marne American Cemetary outside of Paris in 2018. "It's filled with losers," he said, l...
Tags: Politics, News, Navy, France, White House, Iraq, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Atlantic, Veterans, Paris, Portland, The Atlantic, John Mccain


Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Trump told her to go to North Korea and take 'one for the team' after Kim Jong Un winked at her

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a former White House press secretary, with President Donald Trump at a rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on January 30. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst President Donald Trump told Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a former White House press secretary, to go to North Korea and take "one for the team" after Kim Jong Un appeared to wink at her, she said in a new memoir, according to The Guardian.Sanders said that during a summit between Trump and Kim in Singapore in 2018, "Kim nodded and appeare...
Tags: Politics, News, North Korea, White House, Singapore, US, International, Trends, Kim Jong Un, United Nations, Kim, Donald Trump, Sarah, John Kelly, Trump, Sanders


Sarah Sanders says Trump told her to go to North Korea and take 'one for the team' after Kim Jong Un winked at her

Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders joins U.S. President Donald Trump as he rallies with supporters in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S. January 30, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Donald Trump's former press secretary Sarah Sanders claims he told her to go to North Korea and take "one for the team," after Kim Jong Un appeared to wink at her, she has claimed in a new memoir.Sanders recounts an incident during a summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un in Singapore...
Tags: Politics, News, North Korea, White House, Singapore, US, International, Trends, Kim Jong Un, Guardian, Un, North, Kim, Donald Trump, Sarah, John Kelly


The Trump campaign has knowingly taken thousands of dollars from a neo-Nazi leader and other racists

President Donald Trump attends a briefing during his visit to the nearby areas damaged by Hurricane Laura in Orange, Texas, U.S., August 29, 2020..JPG Tom Brenner/Reuters Morris Gulett, a neo-Nazi leader who created an outpost of the Aryan Nations in Louisiana, has donated at least $2,000 to President Donald Trump's reelection campaign, according to data collected by Popular Information.He has donated at least 29 times since 2017, and the Trump campaign was reportedly made aware of the dona...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, US, Trends, Wisconsin, Nazi, Louisiana, Biden, Donald Trump, Black, John Kelly, Trump, Kenosha, Southern Poverty Law Center, Trump Campaign


NYT reporter's new book makes explosive Russia, Mueller claims — that Times didn't report

Michael Schmidt's book claims Trump believed he could "settle" with Mueller, wanted John Kelly to replace Comey
Tags: News, Russia, Nyt, Times, John Kelly, Trump, Mueller, Michael Schmidt


Former Trump chief of staff John Kelly says telling the president that things he wanted to do were illegal was like 'French kissing a chainsaw'

President Donald Trump and John Kelly in 2017. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images The former White House chief of staff John Kelly had a vivid simile for the experience of refusing President Donald Trump's requests, according to an upcoming book.The book, "Donald Trump v. The United States," said that Kelly, a former Marine Corps general, has said that having to say no to Trump "was like 'French kissing a chainsaw,'" per an Axios report."Kelly has told others that Trump wanted to behave like an...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, China, Russia, US, Trends, Fbi, United States, US politics, Nato, New York Times, Marine Corps, Donald Trump, Justice Department, John Kelly


Former Trump chief of staff John Kelly says telling the president that things he wants to do are illegal was like 'French kissing a chainsaw'

President Donald Trump and John Kelly in 2017. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Trump's former chief of staff John Kelly had a vivid simile for the experience to refusing his requests, according to an upcoming book. Kelly, a former Marine Corps general, said it was like "French kissing a chainsaw," per a Daily Beast report on the contents of the book "Donald Trump v. The United States."It reports Kelly as saying: "Trump wanted to behave like an authoritarian and repeatedly had to be restraine...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, White House, China, Russia, US, Trends, Fbi, United States, US politics, Nato, New York Times, Marine Corps, Homeland Security, Donald Trump


Axios: Trump offered FBI director job to John Kelly if he pledged loyalty

President Donald Trump offered then-Homeland Security secretary John Kelly the position of FBI director one day after he fired James Comey in 2017, but demanded that he be loyal, according to an Axios report citing New York Times reporter Michael Schmidt's forthcoming book.
Tags: Cnn, Fbi, New York Times, Homeland Security, Donald Trump, John Kelly, James Comey, Trump, Michael Schmidt


Over 70 Republican National Security officials endorse Biden, slamming Trump for having 'failed our country'

Over 70 former Republican National Security officials endorsed Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Thursday, citing President Trump's "corrupt behavior that renders him unfit to serve as president," The New York Times reports.With a total of 73 signatories, the new letter has more support than a similar letter released in 2016, in which 50 of the nation's senior Republican National Security officials warned that then-candidate Trump "would be the most reckless president in American history."...
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, North Korea, Russia, Defense, America, Dnc, Joe Biden, Fbi, New York Times, Kim Jong Un, National Security Council, Cia, Biden, Times, Donald Trump


Trump suggested selling Puerto Rico in response to Hurricane Maria, says former Cabinet official

A former cabinet official has revealed that President Donald Trump suggested that one response to the devastation of Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria would be to sell the US territory.Elaine Duke, who served as Mr Trump’s second secretary of Homeland Security when John Kelly was promoted to chief-of-staff, recalled the president’s initial reaction in an interview with The New York Times this week.
Tags: News, US, New York Times, Homeland Security, Donald Trump, Cabinet, John Kelly, Puerto Rico, Trump, Elaine Duke, Hurricane Maria


Vindman steps down and accuses Trump of retaliation

• The Atlantic: John Kelly says Vindman was right to report Trump's call with Zelensky • Opinion: Mary Trump's disturbingly credible assessment of her 'dangerous' uncle
Tags: News, Atlantic, Stories, John Kelly, Trump, Mary Trump, Zelensky, Vindman


‘Nothing Is Normal Here’: Trump Campaign Claims Its NDA Applies To Omarosa’s WH Work

The Trump campaign has recently filed hundreds of arbitration counts against Omarosa Manigault-Newman over a confidentiality agreement she signed, the former White House employee and “Apprentice” star said Wednesday. But the alleged violations we know about don’t concern Newman’s campaign work — even though the Trump campaign is the entity challenging them. Rather, the campaign is going after her for records and descriptions of her work as a Trump administration official. According to a ...
Tags: News, White House, Donald Trump, Justice Department, John Kelly, Trump, Omarosa, Newman, Matthews, Heller, Zaid, Ross Matthews, 2020 Elections, Matt Shuham, Trump 2020, Mark Zaid


Ex-Top Trump Deputies Concluded He Was ‘Delusional’ From Calls With Foreign Leaders

President Trump reportedly alarmed senior US officials due to his highly classified phone calls with foreign heads of state. According to a CNN report on Monday, citing White House and intelligence officials familiar with the contents of the conversations, Trump was often unprepared for discussion of serious issues during his calls with foreign leaders — which include those with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Erdogan — and abusive to leaders of America’s principa...
Tags: Europe, UK, Isis, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Saudi Arabia, White House, China, Russia, Defense, US, America, Cnn, Afghanistan



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