Author: Brooke Singman

Trump says ‘about time’ after NFL’s Goodell calls on players to stand for anthem

FOX NEWS President Trump said Wednesday it’s “about time” after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a letter to teams calling on players to “honor our flag” and stand for the national anthem.  “It is about time that Roger Goodell of the NFL is finally demanding that all players STAND for our great National Anthem – RESPECT OUR COUNTRY,” Trump tweeted early Wednesday. The president’s comments come a day after Goodell sent a letter to NFL executives and club presidents, aiming to move past the weeks-long feud between the White House and NFL players who have kneeled or otherwise protested...

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Trump goes after Jemele Hill and ESPN, targets NFL ‘tax breaks’

FOX NEWS President Trump took to Twitter early Tuesday slamming ESPN and the network’s benched anchor Jemele Hill amid the controversy over NFL national anthem protests, while threatening to end the “massive tax breaks” for the football league. “With Jemele Hill at the mike, it is no wonder ESPN ratings have ‘tanked,’ in fact, tanked so badly it is the talk of the industry!” Trump tweeted Tuesday morning. Hill, host of “SC6,” called the president a “white supremacist” on Twitter last month, and most recently called for a boycott of Dallas Cowboys advertisers.  ESPN subsequently suspended her for two...

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Melania Trump slams Ivana for calling herself first lady

FOX NEWS Ivana Trump, at left, said she was the First Lady. The office of Melania Trump, at right, says there is “no substance” to her comment. (AP) First lady Melania Trump’s office fired back at President Trump’s ex-wife Ivana on Monday after she boasted of her access to the White House and even referred to herself as the real “first lady.”  In an interview with “Good Morning America” to promote her new book “Raising Trump,” Ivana Trump said she and the president speak “about once every 14 days.” “I have the direct number to White House, but I...

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Trump slams Senate intel committee for not probing ‘Fake News’

FOX NEWS President Trump lashed out Thursday morning at the Senate Intelligence Committee’s Russia probe, asking why the panel has yet to look into “Fake News Networks” in the U.S.  “Why Isn’t the Senate Intel Committee looking into the Fake News Networks in OUR country to see why so much of our news is just made up – FAKE!” Trump tweeted. The president’s tweets come one day after chairman of the committee Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., said the panel plans to move forward with the investigation into Russian meddling and potential collusion with Trump campaign officials during the 2016...

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Trump slams ‘Fake News’ for coverage of Puerto Rico trip

FOX NEWS On the heels of his trip to Puerto Rico and ahead of his Wednesday visit to Las Vegas, President Trump took to Twitter to slam the “Fake News Media” for not reporting the “truth.” “Wow, so many Fake News stories today. No matter what I do or say, they will not write or speak truth. The Fake News Media is out of control!” Trump tweeted early Wednesday. The complaint came after numerous media outlets criticized him for comments made during his trip to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. During his visit, the president pointed out that 16 people died...

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Mattis backs Iran deal ahead of deadline, despite Trump criticism

FOX NEWS Defense Secretary Jim Mattis testified Tuesday that the United States should remain in the Iran nuclear deal, as President Trump weighs whether to renew the controversial agreement ahead of an Oct. 15 deadline.  The president has been highly critical of the Obama-era pact, as recently as last month calling it one of the “worst deals” he’s ever seen.  But Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford both indicated support for the agreement during a hearing Tuesday before the Senate Armed Services Committee. Mattis was pressed by Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, on whether...

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Las Vegas shooting: White House hits Clinton, Dems for rush to gun control

FOX NEWS White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Monday chided congressional Democrats — and Hillary Clinton — for sounding the call for gun control within hours of the Las Vegas massacre.  “There is a time and a place for political debate but now is the time for the country to come together,” Sanders said at the daily briefing. “This is an unspeakable tragedy. Today is a day for consoling survivors and mourning those who were lost.” Sanders noted that the investigation into Sunday’s attack is still ongoing, and a motive is yet to be determined.  “It is premature...

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Trump deletes tweets supporting defeated Luther Strange

FOX NEWS President Trump made no secret about his strong support for Sen. Luther Strange in Tuesday’s GOP primary runoff in Alabama – but now that Roy Moore is the victor, the president has deleted some of his Twitter endorsements.  The president apparently has scrubbed three tweets as of Wednesday morning, with the Senate race now called for Moore, the former Alabama chief justice. Trump endorsed Strange last month, even making a last-ditch campaign appearance for him at a rally in Alabama Friday evening.  Strange, despite enjoying GOP establishment support, entered the runoff against Moore as the underdog. But...

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