Trump Attacks Cuomo For ‘America Was Never That Great’ Comment

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was under siege by his political opponents Thursday after he said a day earlier that America “was never that great” as he criticized President Donald Trump in a speech. Cuomo’s remarks made national headlines and gave his Republican foes an opportunity to…

Icon Aretha Franklin dies at 76

On Thursday came the news: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, had lost her battle with pancreatic cancer, according to her publicist Gwendolyn Quinn. Franklin passed away at home, surrounded by family. She was 76. Within seconds of the announcement came an outpouring of sympathy…

The Trump campaign tried to spin Omarosa’s latest tape. It turned into a farce.

On Thursday, former Trump campaign and Trump administration aide Omarosa Manigault Newman released a secret recording of a phone call with Lara Trump. The two discuss Manigault Newman possibly joining the Trump campaign shortly after she was fired from the White House late last year. In the call,…

Pompeo forms new Iran Action Group, which, it seems, has one idea: sanctions

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday announced the formation of a new Iran Action Team, which, he said, is intended to help realize President Donald Trump’s strategy of maximum pressure on the Iranian regime as a show of “solidarity” with the “long-suffering Iranian people.”…

Executed death row inmate in Tennessee choked and turned purple before he died

A man on death row, Billy Ray Irick, was executed by the state of Tennessee Thursday night, an execution that may have been torturous, according to witnesses in attendance. Irick was executed using a three-drug cocktail. The first drug, Midazolam, is supposed to act as a…

Government releases plan to reunite separated families but puts ACLU in charge

In a late night court filing Thursday, the Trump administration finally filed its “plan” to reunite deported immigrant parents with children taken from them at the U.S.-Mexico border under President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” policy — hours after a court-imposed deadline to do so had already passed….

Trump says NFL players are ‘unable to define’ what they’re protesting. Here’s proof he’s wrong.

The NFL preseason officially kicked off on Thursday evening, and before long, it became clear many players would continue to protest police brutality and racial injustices during the national anthem, despite the ongoing conflict between the NFL and the NFL Player’s Association about how to…

Don Jr. goes to desperate lengths to falsely inflate his father’s approval rating

Donald Trump Jr. took to Instagram on Thursday to tout his father’s approval rating. “Amazing,” Don Jr. wrote. “I guess there is a magic wand to make things happen and @realdonaldtrump seems to have it. #maga #amreicafirst [sic]” Don Jr. included a cable news screencap…

Melania Trump’s parents came to the U.S. thanks to immigration system Trump wants to eliminate

A lawyer for First Lady Melania Trump’s parents admitted Thursday that the couple was able to become United States citizens thanks to a program President Donald Trump has often railed against and tried to eliminate. Viktor and Amalija Knavs, who came to the United States…