Author: Matt Richardson

Trump proposes new network to compete with CNN: ‘Something has to be done’

FOX NEWS President Donald Trump on Monday afternoon proposed the creation of a new, United States-funded television network to compete with CNN globally. “While CNN doesn’t do great in the United States based on ratings, outside of the U.S. they have very little competition,” Trump tweeted. “Throughout the world, CNN has a powerful voice portraying the United States in an unfair…. and false way. Something has to be done, including the possibility of the United States starting our own Worldwide Network to show the World the way we really are, GREAT!” The president has had a rocky relationship with the...

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Kavanaugh accuser says ‘fear’ won’t stop her from testifying as Grassley promises ‘fair and respectful treatment’

FOX NEWS Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, told Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley that despite being “frightened,” her “fear will not hold me back from testifying” as scheduled on Thursday. In a detailed letter sent Saturday to Sen. Grassley, R-Iowa, Ford asked for “fair and respectful treatment” ahead of her testimony. “I would welcome the opportunity to meet with you and other Senators directly, person to person, to tell you what occurred,” Ford wrote in the letter that was released on Monday. “I will answer any questions...

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Trump blasts ‘Fake News Media’ for G7 reporting, posts photos of smiling at summit

FOX NEWS President Trump hit back at criticisms over his interactions with world leaders at the G7 summit last weekend in Canada, claiming Friday on Twitter that the “fake news media” were “once again, WRONG!” “I have a great relationship with Angela Merkel of Germany, but the Fake News Media only shows the bad photos (implying anger) of negotiating an agreement – where I am asking for things that no other American President would ask for,” the president wrote alongside a series of photos that showed smiling interactions with the German chancellor and other leaders. Those images were in...

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Trump: ‘Dicky Durbin totally mispresented what was said’ at DACA meeting

FOX NEWS President Trump blasted Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., over immigration in a tweet on Monday.  (Reuters) In the face of ongoing backlash against President Trump’s reported “s—hole” comments during a bipartisan meeting on immigration last week, the president came out swinging on Monday afternoon by blasting one of his chief opponents in the Senate, Minority Whip Dick Durbin of Illinois. “Senator Dicky Durbin totally misrepresented what was said at the DACA meeting,” Trump tweeted. “Deals can’t get made when there is no trust! Durbin blew DACA and is hurting our Military.” It’s unclear if the “Dicky” moniker will stick....

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Trump stands for National Anthem at NCAA game; Alabama player heard saying ‘F— Trump’

FOX NEWS President Trump brought his fight against National Anthem-kneelers to the field of the NCAA championship football game in Atlanta on Monday night, standing and singing “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Meanwhile, one Alabama player — identified as running back Bo Scarbrough — was heard yelling ‘F— Trump’ before the game, Sporting News reported, showing video of the team apparently walking off the field after pregame warmups. WARNING: VIDEO CONTAINS PROFANITY Trump was announced to a varied combination of cheers and jeers as he entered the Mercedes-Benz stadium in a dark suit and red tie. Waving and smiling to the crowd...

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Mitt Romney, Roy Moore get into Twitter spat over sexual misconduct allegations

FOX NEWS Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore got into a back-and-forth Twitter argument with former Massachusetts governor and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday, just as new details surrounding Moore’s alleged sexual misconduct with minors surfaced. “Roy Moore in the US Senate would be a stain on the GOP and on the nation,” Romney tweeted. “Leigh Corfman and other victims are courageous heroes. No vote, no majority is worth losing our honor, our integrity.” Corfman and multiple other women have accused Moore of initiating sexual contact with them in the late 1970s and early 1980s, when he...

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Michael Flynn probed by special counsel over documentary on Turkish cleric, report says

FOX NEWS Former White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is being investigated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller for his involvement in an unfinished documentary film financed by Turkish interests, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday evening. The investigation is part of a larger inquiry to determine if Flynn improperly hid financial ties to both Turkey and Russia, the Journal said. The FBI is gearing up to interview people Flynn hired to make the documentary, the paper said. That film would have revolved around exiled Turkish cleric, Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara has accused of trying to overthrow Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

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Reince Priebus said he’s ‘always going to be a Trump fan,’ despite departure

FOX NEWS Despite being replaced as White House chief of staff on Friday, Reince Priebus said he is still a fan of President Donald Trump. “I’m always going to be a Trump fan,” Priebus said in an interview with CNN. “I’m on Team Trump and I look forward to helping him achieve his goals and his agenda for the American people.” Earlier Friday the president tweeted that he would be replacing Priebus with Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. “I think General Kelly is a brilliant pick,” Priebus said, adding that the move was “something the White House needs.”...

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