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Michael Steele on Roy Moore The RNC's Funding a Pedophile ... Thanks to Donald Trump

12/9/2017 12:50 AM PST

Michael Steele didn't hold back ... he blamed President Trump for forcing the RNC's hand to resume funding to what Steele calls a pedophile's campaign for U.S. Senate.

We got the former RNC chief on Capitol Hill Friday and asked about Roy Moore's on-again, off-again support from the Republican Party following allegations of sexual misconduct with teenagers when Moore was in his 30s.

One woman claims Moore tried forcing her into giving him oral sex when she was 16.

Steele's adamant ... the RNC's reversal is obnoxious as hell and it's sad how far the Republican Party has fallen with Trump at the helm.

Steve Bannon Mocks Mitt Romney For Attacks On Roy Moore

12/5/2017 5:09 PM PST

Steve Bannon's throwing serious shade Mitt Romney's way, and it's all over the Trump administration's push to get Roy Moore into the U.S. Senate.

We got President Trump's former senior adviser leaving the Willard Hotel in D.C., and asked if Romney calling Moore a disgrace to the G.O.P. would hurt Trump's efforts. Bannon took a dismissive shot right back at Mitt.

Bannon was in a much better mood about the luncheon he'd just left with Black Americans for a Better Future. He actually called it "the best time" he's had in a while.

Something on the menu was in Bannon's wheelhouse. Go figure.

Donald Trump 'Apprentice' Accuser Back in Court We're Not Letting the Prez Off the Hook

12/5/2017 3:37 PM PST

The former 'Apprentice' contestant who accused Donald Trump of sexual assault in 2007 is back in court ... showing her defamation suit against the Prez is not going away.

Summer Zervos attended a hearing Tuesday at the Manhattan State Supreme Court ... flanked by her lawyer, Gloria Allred. Trump's lawyers argued for the case to be dismissed, while Zervos' team worked on where and how to get the Prez on the stand.

As we reported ... Zervos sued Trump back in January, claiming he defamed her when he publicly called her a liar and referred to her allegation as "totally made up nonsense."

Summer appeared on season 5 of "The Apprentice," and alleges Trump assaulted her during a meeting at the Beverly Hills Hotel about working for him. She claims he open-mouth kissed her, grabbed her breasts and asked her to lay in bed to watch TV.

Zervos and Allred were surrounded by reporters outside the courthouse as they left.

Nat'l Christmas Tree Lighting Trump's First Is Gonna Be Huuuge And Pricier Than Obama's

11/30/2017 12:50 AM PST

Donald Trump's first National Christmas Tree Lighting is gonna be bigger than Barack Obama's last one -- at least when it comes to the amount taxpayer's gotta spend for it.

Federal docs outlining the government's expenses for this year's tree lighting outside the White House show the total tab will come to $128,424.

That includes $11,452 on the sound system, another $11,972 on ballistic glass to protect the Prez and fam ... and $105,000 for general event management services. 

The glass will probably look something like this one from George W. Bush's 2007 lighting.

BTW, the expenses don't include the 40-50 foot tall evergreen, which is usually donated, and is different from the 20-footer Melania and Barron got last week to go inside the White House. 

We know you're dying to know -- the expenses for Obama's last tree lighting ran $101,421 and did NOT include a new bulletproof glass purchase. 

Master P To LaVar Ball LaVar Should Thank Trump ... God Would Like It

11/23/2017 12:50 AM PST

Master P says LaVar Ball is dead wrong for not thanking Donald Trump ​... Telling TMZ Sports he believes POTUS did help get the 3 UCLA players out of jail, and thanking him is the Christian thing to do.

Ball has refused to thank Trump despite the fact his son LiAngelo and the other UCLA players did, sparking a full-scale war of words between the Big Baller and #45.

We got P at LAX and asked him about the whole fiasco, and he couldn't have been any clearer, saying he believes in God and that means he believes in showing gratitude, even to Trump.

"I put God first, so I think that if somebody help you ... that you be appreciative, that's it."

For the record, we doubt LaVar will ever say "Thanks" to Trump, but we're pretty sure he's gonna have some words for P pretty soon.

Melania & Barron Trump O Christmas Tree ... O Damn, That's a Big Christmas Tree!

11/20/2017 3:57 PM PST

The Trumps are going full Griswold for the holidays, 'cause they just got a Christmas tree even Chevy Chase might consider too big. Might.

Melania and Barron Trump stood by Monday as the White House holiday tree was delivered by horse-drawn carriage. We're told it comes in at a whopping 19.5 feet in length. 

The tree is a Wisconsin-grown Balsam fir provided by the Chapman family of Silent Night Evergreens. They won a national contest for the honor this year. 

It's tradition for the First Lady to decorate the tree based on a theme of her choosing ... and Melania seems to be giving her first one some serious thought.

No pressure!  

Ex-CFL Player's Mom My Son's Stuck in China, Too ... Help Us, Trump!!

11/18/2017 12:08 AM PST

Donald Trump's work in China isn't done yet ... 

The mother of an ex-Canadian Football League player -- who's now locked up in China -- is hoping POTUS can work his magic again and bring her son home, too. 

30-year-old Wendell Brown -- a former LB at Ball State -- was coaching an American football team in Chongqing, China last year when he was involved in a bar fight and arrested. 

Brown claims he was attacked and was forced to defend himself. He claims several witnesses corroborate his story. 

Still, he was locked up in a Chinese prison and put on trial. Brown is still behind bars while waiting on the verdict ... despite the fact the trial concluded back in June. 

Now, Brown's mother Antoinette says she hopes President Trump will get involved the same way he did when LiAngelo Ball and the UCLA basketball team needed his help.

"My message to President Trump is I pray you have enough compassion to help me with my innocent son that's detained in China."

Antoinette says her son has never been in trouble with the law before -- and she wants him to get home to his 10-year-old son who misses him. 

"It's been hell," Antoinette explains. "My son is like one of my closest friends."

Wendell's family has created a GoFundMe page for child care and other financial emergencies.

Al Sharpton Props to Trump on LiAngelo Ball 'Broke Clock's Right Twice A Day'

11/15/2017 9:50 AM PST

LiAngelo Ball might just be the answer to world peace ... 'cause Al Sharpton is actually BACKING Donald Trump after POTUS' involvement in the LiAngelo-China saga.

"I think that President Trump speaking to (President) Xi to make whatever arrangements were made ... was good," Sharpton told TMZ Sports in NYC. "He did the right thing."

But, don't expect to see Donald and Al hitting the links anytime soon ... 'cause Sharpton says "even a broke clock is right twice a day."

Also, probably worth noting that we got Sharpton BEFORE Trump publicly demanded 'Gelo and his UCLA bros show him some love. 

Still ... it's a start.

Bonus: Al's got a piece of advice for LaVar Ball ... and something tells us the Big Baller ain't gonna like it.

CMA Awards Take Playful Jab at Trump In Carrie Underwood Parody Song

11/8/2017 5:40 PM PST

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood kicked off the 51st Annual CMA Awards with a heartfelt message to all the victims of recent tragedies in the U.S. ... and a song poking fun at President Trump's Twitter habit.

After sarcastically mentioning to the audience they were directed to steer clear of political commentary ... Paisley and Underwood fired off some play-it-safe jokes about Anthony Scaramucci, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.

But right as Carrie seemed to be moving into the first award of the night ... Brad rocked a "Before He Cheats" spoof that took a few jabs at the Prez. Remember covfefe? They sure do.

Before the parody tune, Paisley and Underwood dedicated the night's ceremony to victims of the mass shootings in Vegas and Texas, attacks in Charlottesville and NYC, and all the recent natural disasters.

Alec Baldwin SNL's Trump Says Here's How Weinstein Could've Gotten Away with It

11/5/2017 7:01 AM PST

Alec Baldwin jumped in the shower with SNL's Alex Moffat to mock the paranoia in Washington that everyone is wired.

Baldwin reprieved his Donald Trump character, who took Moffat -- who plays Paul Manafort -- to the shower where it would be impossible to record their conversation.

And then, of course, the Harvey Weinstein joke from Baldwin ... "What an idiot that Harvey Weinstein is, he could've gotten away with all of it if he was elected president."

Equally funny ... Larry David playing Bernie Sanders on "The Price is Right."

Ted Cruz to Trump: Release the Secret JFK Files! My Fam's Got Nothing to Hide!

10/23/2017 3:19 PM PDT

Ted Cruz says he really hopes President Trump releases ALL of the secret JFK assassination files -- so everyone can see once and for all if his father was REALLY involved in the plot. 

President Trump himself has previously suggested Ted's dad Rafael had some sort of role in the killing -- saying, "His father was with Lee Harvey Oswald prior to Oswald being, you know, shot."

It appeared Trump was referencing a National Enquirer article that featured a photo of Oswald handing out pro-Castro pamphlets with another man it claimed to be Rafael Cruz

Ted has called BS on the story in the past -- but now with Trump pledging to release all of the JFK docs, his family could be vindicated once and for all ... and Ted seems excited. 

Jaguars, Ravens Massive Kneeling At London Game

9/24/2017 7:00 AM PDT

Around 20 NFL players kneeled in the most intense protest yet ... a protest clearly triggered by Donald Trump.

Players from both the Ravens and the Jaguars took a knee before their game in London as the National Anthem played.  Ray Lewis cried as he took a knee.

What's especially interesting ... Jaguars owner Shad Khan, who donated $1 million to Trump's campaign, locked arms with 2 players.

It couldn't be clearer ... Donald Trump -- who called for the firing of the "son's of bitches who take a knee" ---  has actually solidified the movement to kneel in protest.

Barack Obama Slams Trump's DACA Decision

9/5/2017 12:50 PM PDT
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Barack Obama is coming out swinging at Donald Trump's decision to end his pro-immigration program, DACA, calling it "cruel" and condemning the White House for doing so.

44 posted a 2-page response on Facebook Tuesday not long after Trump announced his decision. It's a huge departure from Trump's 140-character jabs on Twitter.

Barack starts by acknowledging immigration can be a controversial topic, but says ultimately there should be no threat to the future of "young people who are here through no fault of their own, who pose no threat, who are not taking away anything from the rest of us.”

Obama continues ... "What makes us American is not a question of what we look like, or where our names come from, or the way we pray. What makes us American is our fidelity to a set of ideals – that all of us are created equal..."

Barack says it's up to Congress now whether Trump's decision to end the program ultimately goes through or not.

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