Trump information dwell — President blames China over Covid invoice delay as Fox star calls him ‘entitled frat boy’

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Donald Trump has lashed out at China as he continues to delay signing off on a $900bn Covid bundle aimed toward serving to Individuals hardest hit by the pandemic.

“Bear in mind, it was China’s fault!” Mr Trump tweeted within the early hours of Sunday. He has lengthy sought to pin the pandemic on Beijing and now seems to be blaming it for America’s financial woes.

He’s demanding that lawmakers enhance direct funds to Individuals from $600 to $2,000. Mr Trump referred to as for “elevated funds to the individuals”, urging his colleagues to “do away with the ‘pork’” from the laws, which he has criticised for paying out support to overseas nations.

The president additionally devoted a few of his post-Christmas Day vacation to pushing but extra baseless claims about voter fraud on the election — a transparent signal that he has no intention of falling by the wayside because the New 12 months approaches.

“The proof is irrefutable!” he stated as he referred to as on Senate Republicans to again his efforts to overturn the election end result.  “Huge late-night mail-in poll drops in swing states, stuffing the poll bins (on video), double voters, lifeless voters.”

However his baseless voter fraud claims have misplaced assist from his once-favourite information community, Fox Information.

Fox Information correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera launched a withering assault on the defeated president. “Sadly he misplaced a bitterly contested election,” Rivera tweeted. “Nonetheless since he has behaved like an entitled frat boy.”

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ICYMI: Trump finds time to complain that Melania has not been featured on sufficient journal covers, regardless of mounting crises

Regardless of the approaching deadline on the Covid aid invoice, a possible looming authorities shutdown, and the continued surge in coronavirus circumstances, Donald Trump nonetheless discovered time to lash out at trend and life-style magazines.

Their crime? Not that includes first girl Melania Trump on their covers throughout the administration’s 4 years in workplace. Oliver O’Connell has the story:

Matt Mathers27 December 2020 12:57

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Trump makes an attempt to overturn election end result are a ‘rip-off’, says GOP congressman

Republican congressman Adam Kinzinger has stated Donald Trump and his allies’ makes an attempt to overturn November’s presidential election outcomes are an “utter rip-off” meant to “elevate cash and achieve followers.”

Mr Kinzinger, consultant for Illinois’s sixteenth congressional district, is a type of GOP lawmakers within the Home refusing to humour the president and his false declare that he received the election.

He branded the president’s makes an attempt to overturn the election end result a “rip-off” designed to “elevate cash and achieve followers.” James Crump has the total report under:

Matt Mathers27 December 2020 12:26

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Trump tells GOP senators to ‘struggle for the presidency’ as he pushes false voter fraud claims

Regardless of the electoral school assembly earlier this month to substantiate Mr Biden’s election victory, a small however decided group of Trump loyalists within the Home of Representatives is refusing to just accept the end result.

Reportedly led by Mo Brooks, consultant for Alabama’s fifth congressional district, the group is planning a determined last-ditch bid to overturn Mr Biden’s win when Congress meets on 6 January to ratify the EC’s certification.

However any transfer by Trump allies to overturn Mr Biden’s win would require assist within the Senate, the place it has thus far been missing. The president final night time issued a rallying cry to GOP lawmakers who take their seats within the higher chamber.

“Time for Republican Senators to step up and struggle for the Presidency, just like the Democrats would do if they’d really received,” he stated. “The proof is irrefutable! Huge late night time mail-in poll drops in swing states, stuffing the poll bins (on video), double voters, lifeless voters”.

Mr Brooks final week claimed that assist for Mr Trump’s bid to subvert democracy was “rising” within the Senate, including that “a number of” lawmakers at the moment are rowing in behind the defeated incumbent.

He didn’t title any, nevertheless. John Thune, a Republican senator for South Dakota senator, disputed Mr Brooks’s claims, saying the hassle is “taking place like a shot canine.” 

Matt Mathers27 December 2020 12:15

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Donald Trump behaving like “an entitled frat boy”, says Fox Information’s Geraldo Rivera

Fox Information correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera final night time branded the president “an entitled frat boy” over his makes an attempt to overturn his election defeat to Joe Biden, the president-elect.

Mr Rivera had been a loyal supporter of Mr Trump all through his 4 years in workplace, however that backing seems to have come to an finish.

“For nearly 4 years I’ve supported @realDonaldTrump who was assailed by leftist creeps who conjured the Russia Hoax to wreck his presidency,” he wrote on Twitter.

“However he prevailed. Sadly he misplaced a bitterly contested election. Shit occurs. Nonetheless since he has behaved like an entitled frat boy”.

He additionally took a swipe at former Trump marketing campaign lawyer, Sidney Powell, who has repeatedly pushed the president’s false voter fraud claims.

“Sidney Powell is a pathetic lawyer who amongst others is working to destroy the legacy of @realDonaldTrump,” he stated.

Mr Trump continues to insist that the election was “rigged” and that Mr Biden “stole” the win from him. He and his authorized workforce are but to offer any proof to again up these allegations.

Matt Mathers27 December 2020 11:39

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Unemployment advantages for tens of millions of Individuals expire

Unemployment advantages for tens of millions of Individuals struggling to make ends meet lapsed in a single day as Mr Trump refused to signal an end-of-year Covid aid and spending invoice that had been thought-about a performed deal earlier than his sudden objections

The destiny of the bipartisan bundle stays in limbo as we speak because the president continues to demand largerrelief checks and complained about “pork” spending. With out the widespread funding supplied by the large measure, a authorities shutdown would happen when cash runs out at 12:10am on Tuesday.

“It is a chess recreation and we’re pawns,” stated Lanetris Haines, a self-employed single mom of three in South Bend, Indiana, who stood to lose her $129 weekly jobless profit until Mr Trump signed the bundle into legislation or succeeded in his inconceivable quest for adjustments.

Washington has been reeling since Trump turned on the deal after it had received sweeping approval in each homes of Congress and after the White Home had assured Republican leaders that Trump would assist it.

As a substitute, he scoffed on the invoice’s plan to offer $600  aid checks to most Individuals — insisting it needs to be $2,000. Home Republicans swiftly rejected that concept throughout a uncommon Christmas Eve session. However Trump has not been swayed despite the nation being within the grip of a pandemic.

“I merely need to get our nice individuals $2000, somewhat than the measly $600 that’s now within the invoice,” Trump tweeted Saturday from Palm Seashore, Florida, the place he’s spending the vacation. “Additionally, cease the billions of {dollars} in ‘pork.”‘

Matt Mathers27 December 2020 11:06

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