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Jimmy Kimmel Still Manages To Needle Trump From Home

Entertainment 3/24/20 5:47am Read time: 2 minutes

Jimmy Kimmel Still Manages To Needle Trump From Home

He's also got some words for Rand Paul.
By Susie Madrak



While Stephen Colbert is showing us how to fix a bicycle flat, Jimmy Kimmel has had enough of the touchy-feely and gets back to the business of ridiculing the Orange Cheeto.

"Even in our darkest hour, he still finds time to be a catty little bitch," Jimmy Kimmel said about Trump.

He also talked about LA Mayor Eric Garcetti closing the boardwalk at the beach "because of these stupid people who do not seem to understand how sick I am of playing Candyland with my children

"Why is it that when there's no quarantine we all stay at home staring at our screens but now that we're on lockdown people are like 'let's get out and have a picnic'? On the other hand, we're also getting reports from our viewers who say their older relatives are finally starting to get the message.

https://crooksandliars.com/2020/03/jimmy-kimmel-still-manages-needle-trump

Jimmy Kimmel Still Manages To Needle Trump From Home




Oil execs furious with Trump as prices collapse -- and it could hurt his re-election hopes

Published 1 min ago on March 24, 2020
By Tom Boggioni


As if Donald Trump doesn’t have enough problems on his plate with the country crippled by the coronavirus pandemic that is causing the economy to collapse, now oil executives are furious with the president for cheering on the steep drop in oil prices.

According to a report from Politico, Trump’s Twitter boast of “Good for the consumer, gasoline prices coming down!” on March 9th when prices dropped 25 percent infuriated oil execs who donated heavily to his 2016 campaign and it could come back to bite him in multiple ways as he gears up for re-election.

“In interviews, half a dozen industry officials who have talked with White House officials in recent days described Trump as slow to comprehend the twin body blows a global pandemic and a price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia would have on an industry he has long supported,” Politico’s Ben Lefebvre wrote while pointing out that the industry “employs hundreds of thousands of people in states key to any hope to beat his eventual Democratic rival for the presidency.”

The collapse of the industry has already led to companies scaling back new projects such as one in swing state Pennsylvania that would have created new jobs at a time when unemployment is skyrocketing.

https://www.rawstory.com/2020/03/oil-execs-furious-with-trump-as-prices-collapse-and-it-could-hurt-his-re-election-hopes/

Perdue workers walk off job after they say company failed to sterilize chicken plant during pandemic

Published 1 min ago on March 24, 2020
By Brad Reed

Dozens of workers at a Perdue chicken processing plant in Kathleen, Georgia walked off the job this week after they say the company has not done enough to protect them from the coronavirus pandemic.

Local news station 11 Alive reports that roughly 50 employees walked out of work Monday morning because they did not feel safe staying there.

Employee Kendaliyn Granville tells 11 Alive that she and her fellow workers grew sick of coming into work and seeing unclean bathrooms and food on the floor, despite her supervisors’ pledges to keep the plant sterile.

She also said that people who have been exposed to the virus are still working on the production line.

https://www.rawstory.com/2020/03/perdue-workers-walk-off-job-after-they-say-company-failed-to-sterilize-chicken-plant-during-pandemic/

#NotDying4WallStreet goes viral as progressives accuse Trump

of putting corporate profits over public health

Published 30 mins ago on March 24, 2020
By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams

“We will not die for oligarchs’ quarterly profit margin.”

As President Donald Trump and business elites suggest the U.S. public should go back to work in the midst of the worsening coronavirus pandemic, the Twitter hashtag #NotDying4WallStreet went viral late Monday as progressives made clear they are not willing to jeopardize their own or their community’s health to protect corporate profits.

“If we have to rent strike, general strike, whatever has to happen, we will not die for oligarchs’ quarterly profit margin,” tweeted progressive radio host Benjamin Dixon. “This system crashes without our participation. But they cannot force us to participate at the expense of our lives.”

https://www.rawstory.com/2020/03/notdying4wallstreet-goes-viral-as-progressives-reject-efforts-to-put-corporate-profits-over-public-health/

And I will not give up my Social Security or Medicare for those assholes either.................and as for Blankfein,..................your not a fucking doctor either, there needs to be vaccine dip shit...............

Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Republicans won't get the 'trickle down'

bill they’ve wanted to fight coronavirus

Published 1 min ago on March 24, 2020

By Sarah K. Burris

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said in an interview with MSNBC that the negotiations with Republicans are nearly over and that Democrats have managed to score a “bubble up” kind of stimulus package instead of the “trickle-down” that the GOP tried to get.

When speaking to Andrea Mitchell, Pelosi said that the major things Democrats wanted will be in the bill. She explained that the funds will go to workers first and have the necessary oversight for any discretionary funds given to the federal government.

She said that the House has been working non-stop without any weekend breaks like the one that Senate Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) took for three days while Democrats worked to pass the first funding bill.

In a discussion with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Pelosi said she quoted Pope Francis, who offered in a prayer, “Enlighten those responsible for the common good, so that they might know how to care for those entrusted to their responsibility.” She said that Mnuchin replied that she may quote the Pope but he’ll quote the markets.

https://www.rawstory.com/2020/03/speaker-nancy-pelosi-says-republicans-wont-get-the-trickle-down-bill-theyve-wanted-to-fight-coronavirus/

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When asked about the attacks she’s received from the president, Pelosi said that she doesn’t typically take notice of what the president tweets.

“I haven’t been paying attention to the president — every knock from him is usually a boost for me,” she said.

She also hammered the importance of listening to scientists and focus on what experts say as the government form decisions about next steps are.



She doesn't take notice---------------------------every knock is a boost for me...................touch'e............ .........................and she is winning...................

Multiple Trump golf club disco party attendees infected with coronavirus

Published 44 mins ago on March 24, 2020
By Travis Gettys

Two weeks ago, as fears of COVID-19 began to permeate the public consciousness, guests contracted coronavirus at a disco party hosted at Trump National Golf Club in California.

Susan Brooks celebrated her 70th birthday March 8 at the Rancho Palos Verdes golf club, where she was joined by family, friends and local political figures — and she learned a week later that one of the guests had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, reported the Los Angeles Times.

She soon tested positive, and so have three other guests.

Brooks, formerly the city’s mayor, referred questions to her daughter Meredith Brooks, who said they asked guests to stay away if they felt ill, as public health officials had advised at the time.

“Weddings were going on that weekend,” the younger Brooks told the newspaper. “Parties were going on that weekend. Life was going on as normal — it was the last normal weekend we had, but it was a normal weekend.”

https://www.rawstory.com/2020/03/multiple-trump-golf-club-disco-party-attendees-infected-with-coronavirus/

So, if anyone passes away the management of that place should be charged with manslaughter, just because of the stupidity ........................and as for the people that thought is was media pollution......................


McConnell, Pelosi say deal on coronavirus stimulus is close

Published: March 24, 2020 at 11:34 a.m. ET

By Greg Robb, Robert Schroeder and Jonathan Nicholson

White House officials estimate the bill will total $2 trillion to aid economy shut down by pandemic

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday were optimistic that a compromise trillion-dollar coronavirus economic stimulus bill would be agreed to later in the day.

McConnell, speaking at the opening of Tuesday’s Senate session, said he believes negotiators are on “the five-yard line.”

“Today we can make all of the Washington drama fade away,” the Kentucky Republican said. “We are very close.”

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/mcconnell-pelosi-say-deal-on-coronavirus-stimulus-is-close-2020-03-24?mod=home-page

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A senior Trump administration official said the oversight provisions on the $500 billion fund would be similar to those in the 2008 Troubled Asset Relief Program.

“Similar to what we did in TARP where there was both the Inspector General for the operation... and an oversight committee, an oversight board. You remember that’s how Elizabeth Warren made her bones,” the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.


Okay, senior trump official, either its (Kushner or Ivanaka, Ludlow), you said the provisions would be similar to the TARP situation................. really are you kidding me.......... ............millions of home owners saw what happened in that shit sandwich, just ask Mnuchin how he did.......................he got to be Treasury Secretary, after he forced thousands from there homes into bankruptcy to be a party of the treason team ............ ......... ...................... and as for your snide remark about Warren.........................your fucking libertarian party damn near dismantled the CPFB and hate protecting the consumer and your party is still attacking the agency she set up.......... .............and I really don't think a fucking bank, or fucking CEO's should get any money from this proposal or any other organization that got a tax break from 39.9% down to 21%........ ..........I think, and millions of others think, that relief from student debt, mortgage payments, renters payments, credit card and car payments should be priority and not some senior official sitting in the white house with his thumb up someone else ass, trying to score brownie points..................

Postal Service 'will not survive the summer' without immediate support, House Dems warn

Published 1 min ago on March 24, 2020
By Common Dreams


Democratic lawmakers said late Monday that the U.S. Postal Service is poised to be a casualty of the coronavirus pandemic and could collapse by summer’s end barring an infusion of billions of dollars in federal aid.

The warning came in a joint statement from House Oversight Committee Chairwoman Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) and Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) that cited “urgent help” needed by the agency as it faces plummeting mail volume and “imminent bankruptcy.”

Maloney and Connolly pointed to measures intended to help the Postal Service contained within the House’s new coronavirus stimulus package—the Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act—which was unveiled Monday.

The bill (pdf) contains provisions that would cancel the Postal Service’s debt, allow it to borrow up to $15 billion, and inject it with $25 billion in emergency funding “for revenue forgone due to the coronavirus pandemic.”

https://www.rawstory.com/2020/03/postal-service-will-not-survive-the-summer-without-immediate-support-house-dems-warn/

And again, what is #Moscow Mitch proposal..........................not anything with the postal system, that's for sure.................its in the Constitution..................oh yeah I forget #Moscow Mitch thinks the Constitution is toilet paper.......................just ask Merrick Garland, and Obama....................

Pelosi says Mnuchin caved on accepting oversight: 'A $500 billion slush fund was really insulting'

Published 5 mins ago on March 24, 2020
By David Edwards

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Tuesday revealed that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin had agree to oversight of a $500 billion relief “slush fund” for businesses.

During an interview on CNBC, Pelosi suggested that Democrats and the White House could agree to a coronavirus relief bill within hours.

“I can say we’re all receptive to getting something done we all know that everybody doesn’t write their own bill, that it’s a series of compromises, and that we think the bill has moved sufficiently to the side of workers,” she explained to CNBC host Jim Cramer.

“This isn’t a conversation with workers and not with the airlines or other industries, hospitality, parking, you name it, restaurants, you go down the list,” she added. “Trying to address their problem. So it is not a one-sided conversation on our part. However, things like a $500 billion slush fund was really insulting.”

https://www.rawstory.com/2020/03/pelosi-says-mnuchin-caved-on-accepting-oversight-a-500-billion-slush-fund-was-really-insulting/


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