On December 10 2018, shortly after accused Russian intelligence asset Mariia Butina reportedly entered a plea deal with prosecutors for working as an unregistered agent of a foreign power, the Facebook page “Occupy Democrats” shared the following photograph showing Butina with Donald Trump, Jr.: Text overlaying the image read: Whatever you do, DON’T share this embarrassing newly-obtained […]
Sizable wildfires burning up and down California in late 2018 left dozens of people dead, destroyed an entire Northern California town, Paradise, and the heat and speed of least two enormously destructive fires — the Woolsey Fire in the south of the state and the Camp Fire in the north — overwhelmed safety measures and firefighters: […]
In late October 2018, as the hideous story of journalist and United States resident Jamal Khashoggi‘s disappearance and suspected brutal murder at the behest of Saudi Arabia’s crown prince continued to unfold, the Trump administration and its allies appeared to brush off any sense of urgency about ongoing investigations. “My assessment from these meetings is that […]
A viral video making the social media rounds on October 4th, 2018 shows President Donald Trump carefully ascending the stairs to Air Force One on the tarmac in Minneapolis, Minnesota — with a piece of paper stuck to the back of his left shoe, then pausing at the top and waving before disappearing into the […]
On October 1, 2018, as much of the United States was preoccupied with stories about sexual assault, drinking, and fighting by a Supreme Court nominee, the Trump administration enacted a policy change affecting diplomats. A September 13 memo to United Nations staff laid out the changes: 3. Since 2009, the United Nations has been informed that […]
A Russian mining company has sold asbestos with Trump’s face stamped on it and the phrase, “Approved by Donald Trump, 45th President of the United States.”
Peter Fonda called for Barron Trump to be kidnapped in a Twitter rant about the administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy. He later deleted the tweet and apologized.
At least one U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility for child immigrants uses fence-like enclosures. But the facility has been in use since 2014, and other CBP facilities operate as licensed child care providers.
Henry Kissinger has voiced optimism about President Trump’s foreign policy potential, but he did not say Trump is the “one true leader” and the only one that puts “America first.”
Whoopi Goldberg didn’t wear a shirt showing President Trump shooting himself. Roseanne Barr shared an edited photo on Twitter that had been previously debunked.