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Trump’s Budget Once Again Proposes Eliminating National Endowment for the Arts Funding

For the second consecutive year, President Trump’s proposed budget seeks to eliminate funding for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities so that they “begin shutting down” permanently. As of now, both agencies have budgets of around $150 million, but if Trump’s proposal passes, the NEA’s funding will be reduced to $29 million, while… Read More »

Grammys 2018: Watch Hillary Clinton, Cardi B, and More Read From Fire and Fury

Tonight’s Grammy Awards featured a sketch about the Best Spoken Word Album award, which is generally one of the awards that is not televised. (This year’s winner was the late Carrie Fisher, for the audiobook version of her 2016 book The Princess Diarist.) Host James Corden pointed out that several past awards have gone to former presidents like Barack Obama,… Read More »

NYT: Trump Tried to Fire Mueller but Top White House Lawyer Refused

Donald Trump ordered White House counsel Don McGahn to dismiss special counsel Robert Mueller in June, The New York Times reports. McGahn refused and told the president he would resign before carrying out the command. In response, Trump backed off the order. Mueller is leading the Justice Department’s investigation into alleged Russian election interference, Trump campaign collusion, and obstruction… Read More »

Studio 54 Founder Says He Never Saw Donald Trump Dance

Ian Schrager, founder of the late Manhattan nightclub Studio 54, reminisced about the club’s legacy to The Guardian this week. During the conversation, Schrager confirmed rumors about club regular Donald Trump, namely that in all the times Trump visited—which, by the president’s own account, was “a lot”—he never danced: Over the next few years, every celebrity or big shot came to Studio 54. But nobody… Read More »

Trump White House Asks to Screen Steven Spielberg’s The Post

This weekend, filmmaker Steven Spielberg’s The Post expands into additional theaters — including the White House.President Donald Trump’s team has requested, and been granted, access to the 20th Century Fox political drama for both 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. and Camp David, where the president is scheduled to host a summit on Saturday and Sunday with top GOP lawmakers. For… Read More »

Jeff Sessions Is Coming for Your Legal Weed

Almost immediately after California became the sixth and largest state to legalize recreational marijuana sales and possession earlier this week, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has made the depressing but unsurprising announcement that the Department of Justice will reverse an Obama-era policy that dictated an essentially laissez-faire approach to states that have legalized. From the New York Times: In… Read More »

EDM Reacts To Donald Trump’s “Nuclear Button” Tweet

President Donald Trump works Twitter rants into his agenda regularly, so no one is surprised he started 2018 off with a social media frenzy. However, one especially unsettling tweet regarding a “nuclear button” has people in shock! The leader of our country has taken it upon himself to match Kim Jong Un‘s “nuclear button” comment with a “more powerful” one… Read More »

Will Donald Trump Stay to Watch Kendrick Lamar at the College Football Championship?

This afternoon, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Donald Trump plans to attend the national college football championship game in Atlanta on Monday. This isn’t particularly exciting news, except for the fact that the game’s halftime performer is Kendrick Lamar. Assuming Trump doesn’t leave early or shut his eyes and plug his ears and yell “na na na na I can’t hear you”… Read More »

Trump Attorney Threatens to Sue Bannon for Disparaging the President’s Family

Breitbart chairman and ex-White House chief strategist Steve Bannon finds himself in hot water in the wake of reports that Michael Wolff’s upcoming book about Donald Trump’s administration quotes Bannon dissing Trump campaign officials, including the president’s son-in-law and oldest son. POTUS issued an angry statement on Wednesday saying his former sidekick “lost his mind,” and now Trump attorney Charles Harder has issued a… Read More »