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July 21, 2019
Trump on Reps. Omar, AOC, Tlaib, and Pressley: "If you hate our country, or if you are not happy here, you can leave."....Trump on the US: "The United States has become the laughing stock and a whipping post for the rest of the world."...."We don't have enough strength in our country...."Our country has no spirit, our country has no gravitas."..."We're a debtor nation."..."We're broke."..."We don't know what we're doing as a country."..."You think our country's so innocent?"..."Rusted-out factories, scattered like tombstones across the landscape."..."And the crime, and the gangs, and the drugs."..."Poverty and violence at home, war and destruction abroad."..."We're a foolish country. We're a dumb country."..."How stupid are the people of the country?"..."Our military is going to hell."..."Our infrastructure is terrible, our roads, our bridges, our tunnels, our schools, our hospitals -- we're becoming a Third World country."..."We don't have a country any more."..."We're dying. This country is dying."..."The American dream is dead."....John Dean: "Trump has no concern about how history will treat him because he has never read any history. But for those of us who do read history we know he will be viewed as either an aberrant disaster, or if he is re-elected, the man who destroyed America. Without question our worst POTUS."....Trump rally crowd chanting re Rep. Ilhan Omar, who as a child came to the US from Somalia: "Send her back! Send her back!"....Trump on Reps. Omar, AOC, Tlaib, and Pressley: "Pro-terrorist...Anti-USA."....Sen. Kamala Harris on Trump: "Has taken the presidency to a new low...Needs to go back where he came from and leave that office."....Joe Scarborough: "His Nuremberg rally...The low point of the Trump presidency."....Trump: "The Washington Post story, about my speech in North Carolina and tweet, with its phony sources who do not exist, is Fake News."....Anthony Scaramucci on Trump attack on The Squad: "Racist and unacceptable."....Rep. Al Green on Trump: "Unfit for office...He's willing to yell 'fire' in a crowded theater...We have a bigot in the White House."....LA Times on Trump: "Bigot-in-Chief."....Rick Wilson on Trump: "Devoted to political arson...Beyond shame, reason, and dignity....[Took] a massive dump on the American Dream."....George Conway: "Naivete, resentment, and outright racism, rolled in a toxic mix, have given us a racist president...Racist to the core."....Rep. Ilhan Omar on Trump: "The worst president we've had."....Trump: "Foul-Mouthed Omar."....RNC ad: "Squad Goals: ANARCHY."....Eric Trump on The Squad: "This is the most hate-filled group I have ever seen before...They say anti-Semitic things every single day."....Newt Gingrich: "This is the Left's strategy. Ignore the facts, disregard the truth, and smear anyone who doesn't agree with you."....Andrew Sullivan on Trump: "His reelection strategy is built on the notions that cruelty can be popular and liberal democratic norms are dead. He might be right."....Rep. John Lewis on Trump: "I know racism when I see it. I know racism when I feel it...In the '50s and in the '60s segregationists told us to go back...They told ministers, priests, rabbis, and nuns to go back! They told the innocent little children seeking just an equal education to go back. As a nation and as a people we need to go forward, and not backwards."....historian Jon Meacham on Trump: "He has joined Andrew Johnson as the most racist president in American history."....Berkeley City Council member Rigel Robinson on Tucker Carlson: "A dangerous, xenophobic, racist, white supremacist goblin."....Sen. Rand Paul on Jon Stewart: "He pretended for years...to be somebody that could see both sides and see through the B.S. Now he is the B.S."....Rush Limbaugh: "Turn on any television show. The odds are it's going to have something in it that literally destroys or attempts to destroy or attacks you, your values, your way of life, the founding of this country. Movies, ditto."....Trump: "People like...Paul Ryan almost killed the Republican Party. Weak, ineffective, and stupid."....Stephen King on Trump: "First, you stoke hatred and fear of minorities. Then you round them up and put them in camps. Next, you send out raiding parties to get those who have been driven into hiding. The armbands come next, right?"....Michael Avenatti on Donald Trump Jr.: "Could someone please explain to Biff that every time he calls me 'the Creepy Porn Lawyer,' he is mocking his father, the Creepy Porn President who had unprotected sex with a porn star while Biff's four-month-old brother was at home? You may have to use crayons."....
July 11, 2019
........................Trump on Rep. Justin Amash leaving the GOP: "One of the dumbest and most disloyal men in Congress."....Sean Hannity on Robert Mueller: "Basically full of crap."....Tucker Carlson on Mueller: "Sleazy and dishonest."....Laura Ingraham guest Harvey Dhillon on Mueller: "He's that jerk who has to have the last word."....Fox News contributor Brooke Goldstein on Rep. Ilhan Omar: "If she wasn't a member of congress, she would be a member of the KKK."....Trump on Biden: "A reclamation project. Some things are just not salvageable."....Fox News host Jesse Waters on U.S. Women's Soccer Team: "Unpatriotic."....Sir Kim Darroch, U.K. ambassador to the U.S., in leaked messages: "We don't really believe [Trump's] Administration is going to become substantially more normal; less dysfunctional; less unpredictable; less faction riven; less diplomatically clumsy and inept...Something could emerge that leads to disgrace and downfall."....Trump on Darroch: "The wacky ambassador...A very stupid guy...I don't know [him] but have been told he is a pompous fool."....Fox News contributor Rachel Campos-Duffy on AOC: "Basically wants to give you the wish list for terrorists, the wish list for criminal cartels and sex traffickers, and you have to wonder, is she working for them or is she working for the American people?"....Newt Gingrich on AOC: "Vicious, cruel, and dishonest...eager and determined to undermine and destroy America as we have known it."....AOC on the U.S.: "Are we headed to fascism? Yes, I don't think there's a question."....Ben Shapiro on Megan Rapinoe: "If she was a very good soccer player and she were not a very outspoken lesbian, she would be getting fewer contracts...We're supposed to pretend that she is actually quite charming and wonderful."....Trump on NYTimes: "Writing phony and exaggerated accounts of the Border Detention Centers."....Tucker Carlson on Democratic party: "All race, all the time."....Ted Nugent: "People who call me a racist are the racists."....Rush Limbaugh: "Colin Kaepernick fooled everybody into thinking what he was really concerned about was the killing by cops of African-Americans. But it turned out Colin Kaepernick, all along, was anti-America, and the cop-killing position was just a cover."....Trump: "President Obama wanted to meet, and Chairman Kim would not meet him. The Obama administration was begging for a meeting. They were begging for meetings constantly and Chairman Kim would not meet with them."....Obama National Security Adviser Susan Rice on Trump claim: "At the risk of stating the obvious, this is horses***."....Obama Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes: "Trump is lying. I was there for all eight years. Obama never sought a meeting with Kim Jong Un. Foreign policy isn't reality television, it's reality."....Laurence Tribe on Attorney General William Barr: "He's demonstrated there's no limit to how much s*** he's willing to eat -- or dish out and toss at the public and the other branches of government -- to please his master."....Anderson Cooper on Trump: "There's just something about meeting with Putin that does it to him, that makes him all dictator-curious."....Rep. Joaquin Castro on Laura Ingraham: "You're a white supremicist, Laura. And no, I don't think refugees should be kept in war-zone conditions in the most prosperous nation on earth."....U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe: "I'm not going to the f***ing White House. We're not gonna be invited...[Trump] tries to avoid inviting a team that might decline."....World Cup Final fans in bar, chanting behind Fox News reporter: "F*** Trump!"....Jimmy Kimmel on Trump's 'Salute to America': "His hooray-for-me Fourth of July reach-around rally."....Trump on Mueller Report: "There was no collusion. There was no obstruction. There was no nothing. How many times do we have to hear it?"....Andrew O'Hehir on GOP and Dems: "One party is bent on self-immolation, while the other gazes at the moon and rehearses Prince Hamlet's monologue."....................................
June 29, 2019
...............................Trump: "A vote for any Democrat in 2020 is a vote for the rise of radical socialism and the destruction of the American dream."....Laura Ingraham on Rep. Maxine Waters: "Traitorous babbler."....Trump on rape accusation: "No. 1, she's not my type. No. 2, it never happened."....Laurence O'Donnell: "That's a rapist's answer. A rapist might think that's a good answer."....Kellyanne Conway on criticism for her repeated violations of the Hatch Act: "They want to put a big roll of masking tape over my mouth."....Trump on Mueller testifying to House Intel and Judiciary committees: "Presidential Harassment!"....Sean Hannity on same: "They are harassing the office of the president."....Chris Christie on Chuck Todd: "The most pretentious know-it-all on network news. The guy is just a complete ass."....Trump on Sen. Chuck Schumer: "What a Creep."....Pete Buttigieg on Trump presidency: "A horror show."....Andrew Sullivan on Sarah Palin: "The lipsticked John the Baptist of the Trump cult."....London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Trump: "A six-foot-three child."....Jimmy Carter on Trump immigration policies: "A disgrace to the United States."....Trump on CNN: "Dead as a door nail."....Nicolle Wallace on Trump: "He would appear to know less, if possible, than the day he was elected."....Tucker Carlson on Beto O'Rourke and Sen. Corey Booker: "The two whitest candidates on stage."....Michael Avenatti on Carlson: "Complete hack and a little child."....Trump on Bette Midler: "Washed up psycho...A sick scammer!"....Donny Deutsch on Trump: "A despicable human being."....Trump on Deutsch: "When he makes statements about me, they are made up. He knows nothing!"....Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Trump WH: "Afflicted by mental retardation."....Trump on Democratic Party: "More radical, more dangerous and more unhinged than at any point in the modern history of our country."....Joe Scarborough on debate: "If you're an American and this is your introduction to these candidates and the Democratic Party and all you see are 12 people yelling at each other, trying to interrupt each other and insulting each other, you're like 'You know what? I thought Donald Trump was a clown show. I'm changing the channel.'"....Trump on Biden and Sanders: "One is exhausted, the other is nuts."....John Dean: "Would someone get Trump a dog. He needs a friend so he won't vent endlessly on Twitter. He's uninterested in government and policy. He doesn't read. He doesn't exercise. He has no real friends. A dog might save humankind."................................
June 12, 2019
........................................Joe Biden on Trump: "He gets up in the middle of the night to attack Bette Midler...A stunning display of childishness."....Trump on Biden: "When a man has to mention my name 76 times in his speech, that means he's in trouble."....Pelosi on Trump: "I don't want to see him impeached, I want to see him in prison."....Trump on Pelosi: "I think she's a disgrace...She's incapable of doing deals. She's a nasty, vindictive, horrible person."....Rep. Devin Nunes: "In the future, if you look up the words 'dirty cop' you will see pictures of Comey and McCabe."....Sen. Tammy Duckworth on Trump: "Got his deferments for the wrong thing...They should have been for that yellow streak down his back."....Trump on Biden: "I'm only here because of Sleepy Joe and the man who took him off the 1% trash heap, President O!"....Roger Stone on former CIA Director John Brennan: "This psycho must be charged, tried, convicted -- and hung for treason."....Trump on NYT: "It will pass away when I leave office in six years."....London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Trump and far-right politicians of Europe: "Using the same divisive tropes of the fascists of the 20th century to garner support."....Trump on Khan: "I don't think much of him...He's the twin of de Blasio, except shorter...A stone cold loser."....Trump: "Hard to believe that Fox News is wasting airtime on Mayor Pete. Fox is moving more and more to the losing (wrong) side in covering the Dems."....Brit Hume: "Say this for Buttigieg. He's willing to be questioned by Chris Wallace, something you've barely done since you've been president. Oh, and covering candidates of both parties is part of the job of a news channel."....Trump: "When the world watches CNN, it gets a false picture of USA. Sad!...It is so unfair with such bad, Fake News!"....Biden on Kim Jong Un: "A thug."....North Korea on Biden: "A fool of very low IQ...An imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being, let alone a politician."....Trump: "Kim Jong Un made a statement that Joe Biden is a low-IQ individual. I probably agree with him on that."....Laurence Tribe: "POTUS thinks his whole Royal Family is above the law."....Pete Buttigieg on Trump tweets: "It is the nature of grotesque things that you can't look away."....Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Fox News: "A hate-for-profit racket that gives a megaphone to racists and conspiracists."....Trump: "Biden is a dummy."....Montana Gov. Steve Bullock on Trump: "We're expecting more from preschoolers at times than our president. That's not a role model, I think, most families want for their kids."....Samantha Bee: "Men don't love anything more than policing women's bodies."....Seth Meyers on Trump: "The Kramer of international diplomacy."................................
May 15, 2019
........................Eric Trump on NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio: "Our great city has gone to s*** under your leadership."....De Blasio: "Spare me. You and your dad have spent decades evading taxes and stiffing your workers."....Ben Domench, husband of Meghan McCain, on Seth Meyers: "The untalented piece of s*** who only has his job because he regularly gargled Lorne Michael's balls."....Trump on Sen. Richard Blumenthal: "Da Nang Dick."....Fox News contributor Dagen McDowell on AOC: "She is a socialist from New York City, she photographs well, she speaks with her hands, but beyond that, does she matter?...Beauty fades, stupid is forever."....former FBI Director James Comey on Trump: "Immoral leaders have a way of revealing the character of those around them."....Trump on Comey: "A disgrace to the FBI and will go down as the worst director in its long and once proud history. He brought the FBI down."....Rush Limbaugh on CNN host Chris Cuomo: "Fredo Cuomo knows a joke when he sees one. He looks in the mirror every day."....Trump on Mueller investigation: "TREASONOUS HOAX!"....HRC: "The real story is the Russians interfered in our election. And Trump committed obstruction of justice."....Trump on Pete Buttigieg: "Alfred E. Neuman cannot become president of the United States."....Rep. Steve Cohen on Trump administration: "The Black Sox look clean compared to this group."....MSNBC's Nicole Wallace on Barr testimony: "I'm not going to dance around this...We've got an Attorney General lying about what is in the Mueller report."....Sen. Mazie Hirono on Barr: "Now the American people know that you are no different from Rudy Giuliani or Kellyanne Conway or any of the other people who sacrificed their once decent reputation for the grafter and liar who sits in the Oval Office."....Rep. Hakeem Jeffries on Barr: "Evasive, abrasive, and unpersuasive."....Robert Reich on Barr: "A lackey, a lapdog to Donald Trump."....Barr on letter from Mueller critical of his public comments: "The letter's a bit snitty, and I think it was probably written by one of his staff people."....Trump on senators Booker, Harris, and Klobuchar at Barr hearing: "Up there ranting and raving. Like lunatics, frankly!"....Sen. Lindsey Graham on asking Mueller to testify: "Enough already. It's over...I'm not retrying the case. It is over."....Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano on Trump obstruction: "Unlawful, defenseless and condemnable."....Trump on Napolitano: "Dumb."....Dana Milbank on Trump July 4th plans: "The worst case of parade envy that I've ever heard of."....Hardball's Chris Matthews: "There's a part of the president that's eight years old.".............................