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  • 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: "Barbaric...an 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

    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

    Chief of Staff John Kelly on the White House: "A miserable place to work."....trade 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."....
  • June 4, 2018

    Warriors coach Steve Kerr on NFL no-kneeling rule: "Fake patriotism, nationalism, scaring people. It's idiotic."....sportscaster Dale Hansen: "My friend [who was killed in Vietnam at 18]...did not die so you could decide who is a patriot, and who loves America more."....Erin Gloria Ryan on Bill Clinton's #MeToo defense: "A master class in moral preening and obfuscation...Just doesn't f***ing get it."....Trump on Mueller investigation: 'A $10,000,000 Russian Witch Hunt."....economist Jeffrey Sachs on Trump: "A delusional president, one who speaks gibberish, insults those around him including his closest associates, and baffles the world. We strive to make sense of Trump's nonsense, implicitly assuming some hidden strategy. There is none."....former aide San Nunberg on Trump: "He's good at keeping secrets that involve him. On the other hand, the guy's a f***ing yenta."....Dinesh D'Souza: "What my case shows in miniature is the way that Barack Obama, and Hillary Clinton too, have gangsterized the U.S. politics."....Sen. Ben Sasse on Trump tariffs: "This is dumb...Blanket protectionism is a big part of why America had a Great Depression. 'Make America Great Again' shouldn't mean 'Make America 1929 Again.'"....Trump: "The FBI is a fantastic institution, but some of the people at the top were rotten apples. James Comey was one of them."....Giuliani on Mueller: "This is a rigged investigation."....Sen. Jeff Flake on the U.S.: "This is it, if you have been wondering what the bottom looks like. This is what it looks like when you stress-test all of the institutions that undergird our constitutional democracy, at the same time."....FL police officer Brian Valenti on Parkland students' parking lot "die-in"protest: "Hope some old lady loses control of her car in that lot. Just saying."....retired teacher Yvonne Mason, on Trump letter she corrected and returned: "If it had been written in middle school, I'd give it a C or C-plus. If it had been written in high school, I'd give it a D."....Bret Stephens on Trump: "Has that trademark combination of fang-toothed nastiness and juvenile self-pity."....Trump on NYT: "Very dishonest people who don't 'get' me, and never did!"....Joe Biden on GOP: "This is not your father's Republican Party!"....John Boehner: "There is no Republican Party. There's a Trump party. The Republican Party is taking a nap somewhere."....Joe Scarborough on Trump: "Continues to lose his mind every day on Twitter."....U.S. Attorney Joseph DeGenova on Jeff Sessions recusing himself: "An unforced betrayal of the President of the United States."....Sarah Huckabee Sanders: "Any Democrat who claims to support women's empowerment and our national security but opposes [Gina Haspel's] nomination is a total hypocrite."....Michelle Wolf on Sanders: "Well, if anyone's an expert on hypocrites, it's Sarah Huckabee Sanders."....Kurt Anderson on Trump: "A pure Fantasyland being, its apotheosis."....David Brooks: "The dangerous thing about Trump's fantasy world is not when it dissolves into nothing; it's when he seduces the rest of us to move into it."....Jim Carrey on Trump immigration policy: "1500 innocent children ripped from their mothers' arms...From Shining City to Evil Empire in under 500 days."....VoteVets on Trump tweet: "Self-promotion on a day to remember the fallen, and wishing those remembering their deceased loved ones a 'happy' holiday is appalling."....Mika Brzezinski on Trump: "He's not well."....
  • May 31, 2018

    North Korea on South Korea: "Ignorant and incompetent."....former acting CIA director John McLaughlin: "Either Trump simply didn't care that this material came from the Russians, or was so foolish and naive to think it was okay to use it, or - and it's a big 'or' - that he did so knowing full well that he was cooperating with the Russians."....First Baptist pastor Gregory Stevens on his town: "Palo Alto is an elitist s*** den of hate.".... Jeremy Stahl on EPA head Scott Pruitt: "Before Tuesday, could have been fairly described as the worst, most corrupt member of President Donald Trump's cabinet. Now he can claim a new title: most thuggish member."....Iran military commander Ismail Kowsari on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo: "Who are you and America to tell us to limit the range of ballistic missiles? History has shown that with the attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, America is the top criminal with regard to missiles."....Trump on Democrats: "They don't care about our military."....former Trump campaign adviser Sam Nunberg on James Comey's 'A Higher Loyalty': "The worst book I've ever read."....Sen. Rand Paul on National Security Advisor John Bolton: "His ideas are naive and very dangerous."....Adam Serwer: "Trump dictates reality, and his supporters rush to justify whatever has been decreed."....Joe Scarborough: "The madness starts at the top."....Eric Trump on CNN: "A complete joke."....Amber Ruffin on revived 'Roseanne': "Better than ever at being racist."....Thomas L. Friedman on Trump breaking Iran deal: "You've opened your can of worms, now lie in it."....