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'So petty': Donald and Melania Trump fired chief usher before leaving White House to spite Bidens - Raw Story - Celebrating 16 Years of Independent Journalism. President Joe Biden was blamed for firing the White House chief usher on his first day on the job, but his predecessor actually did the deed -- apparently to spite the incoming first family.

'So petty': Donald and Melania Trump fired chief usher before leaving White House to spite Bidens - Raw Story - Celebrating 16 Years of Independent Journalism

Donald and Melania Trump sent White House ushers home early on Inauguration Day in one of their last acts in a tense presidential transition, a well-placed official not associated with the Biden team told the National Journal. "The Trumps sent the butlers home when they left so there would be no one to help the Bidens when they arrived," the official said. "So petty. " Other knowledgable sources confirmed to the Journal that chief usher Timothy Harleth, a former executive of Trump Hotels hired by Melania Trump, was summarily fired by the outgoing president and first lady -- and not by the Bidens, as was widely reported afterward.

"It's a big protocol breach for the president to ever stand in front of a closed door at the White House," said a veteran White House social expert. Donald Trump angered by Mar-a-Lago renovations, sources say. Several weeks in the works, the renovations, undertaken to make the approximately 3,000-square-foot space feel larger and updated in preparation for the Trumps post-White House life, didn't appeal to Trump's aesthetics, according to his reaction.

Donald Trump angered by Mar-a-Lago renovations, sources say

Trump was also displeased with other renovations at the property, the source said, not just in the living space. "He was not happy with it," said the source, who noted several loud, one-sided conversations with club management almost immediately ensued. The White House did not immediately respond to a CNN request for comment . It was Melania Trump, and her interior decorator, Tham Kannalikham, who selected many of the details on the renovations, however, not Mar-a-Lago staff, a fact of which Trump was well aware. The Betting Windows Are Open.

Tiger Beat’s email thingie alerts us: TRUMP’S WEDNESDAY — The president and first lady Melania Trump will leave the White House at 4 p.m. en route to West Palm Beach, Fla.

The Betting Windows Are Open

They will arrive at Mar-a-Lago at 6:55 p.m. Prznint Stupid’s former fixer Michael Cohen says that he doesn’t think Lord Damp Nut will return from Merde-a-Lardo before the inauguration. We know that Mel already tagged the stuff she wants to take to FL or Trump Tower Moscow, and I bet he has too (someone check the Resolution Desk).

Let’s put some Quatloos where our mouths are: I say Cohen is right. Sharing Means Caring, fool! Like this: Trump Furious After Finding Issue Of ‘Washington Post’ Hidden Under Barron's Mattress. ‘Would make your head spin’: Omarosa explains dynamics between ‘repulsed’ Melania Trump and the president. Discussing yet another incident that saw first lady Melania Trump abruptly pull her hand away from her husband, Donald Trump, former White House adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman — who has known the couple for years — hinted that they have a difficult relationship before adding that the president’s wife often expresses disgust with him.

‘Would make your head spin’: Omarosa explains dynamics between ‘repulsed’ Melania Trump and the president

In an interview reported by the Daily Mail, Manigault Newman — who got her start with the president on ‘The Apprentice’ — recalled interactions between the two and labeled their relationship, which has included the president’s dalliance with an adult film star, “very strange.” “It’s a very strange marriage,” she explained. ‘I’m very cautious to comment on the dynamics of a marriage because you never know what goes on behind closed doors. But I have known this couple since they were dating, they got married a year after The Apprentice aired.” Continuing in that vein, she added, “What I have observed in the last 17 years would make your head spin. Hair Füror is Red-Lining From the White House. Why Are The Dogs Barking MAGA Gothic This is un-eff’ing believable: I am happy to inform all of the people living their Suburban Lifestyle Dream that you will no longer be bothered or financially hurt by having low income housing built in your neighborhood…— Donald J.

Hair Füror is Red-Lining From the White House

Controversial Video Shows Trump And Melania Brandishing Guns As Reporters Near White House. Controversial Video Shows Trump And Melania Brandishing Guns As Reporters Near White House WASHINGTON, D.C.

Controversial Video Shows Trump And Melania Brandishing Guns As Reporters Near White House

—A controversial video went viral Monday showing President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump brandishing guns as a mostly peaceful group of reporters approached the White House. Trump held an AR-15 and Melania waved around a semiautomatic pistol as reporters neared the White House, presumably to ask questions. The reporters claimed they were just there for a press briefing, but Trump claims the reporters threatened to destroy his presidency and that his standing there with guns was simply a form of defense. “What do you want?” “We’re just here to ask questions,” one reporter says. Video: Trump asks Melania to 'smile' during today's fascist photo op. Ferguson, Missouri elected its first black mayor who is also the first female mayor Yesterday, Ella Jones became the first black, and first female, elected mayor of Ferguson, Missouri where an uprising kicked off in 2014 after a white police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, and was not indicted.

Video: Trump asks Melania to 'smile' during today's fascist photo op

From the New York Times: Ms. Jones, 65, and her opponent, Heather Robinett, 49, had […] Steve King loses Iowa Republican Primary. Re-Branding. MAGA Gothic The rebranding has begun: Trump begins: “I would like to begin by announcing some important developments in our war against the Chinese virus.”— Daniel Dale (@ddale8) March 18, 2020 This should come as no surprise, Hair Füror needed to make the virus into a boogieman.


He’ll use this racist invective to claim he was right all along for his Trade Wars, and to increase calling for his wall, the Last-Monument-For-The-Confederacy. I don’t want to predict that Possum Hollar will turn on a dime and attack Asian Americans, but I would be surprised if they don’t. Also: Our Failed Political Press who were just praising Hair Füror for his “tone” yesterday, you did hear him today, right? Trump told GOP donors that Melania wouldn’t cry for him if he got shot: report. Trump Mortified After World Series Crowd Starts Booing, Chanting ‘Lock Him Up’ At Melania. WASHINGTON—As a chorus of jeers began to fill Nationals Park during Game Five of the World Series, President Donald Trump was reportedly mortified Sunday after the crowd started chanting “Lock him up!”

Trump Mortified After World Series Crowd Starts Booing, Chanting ‘Lock Him Up’ At Melania

At first lady Melania Trump. “Why would they do that? It’s so mean,” said Trump, adding that when they stood up in their box seats to wave, the crowd began viciously booing Melania, an act he claimed was extremely disrespectful to the office of the first lady, especially since he was pretty sure she hadn’t done anything illegal. Donald and Melania gleefully pose with the baby whose parents were murdered in El Paso shooting. Andre and Jordan Anchondo stopped in a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, a few days ago to get back-to-school supplies for their 6-year-old daughter, as well as goods for a barbecue they were having at their new home later that day.

Donald and Melania gleefully pose with the baby whose parents were murdered in El Paso shooting

Both were murdered trying to protect their infant son Paul. Days later, Donald and Melania made their way to El Paso to “comfort” the survivors and first responders. Rep. Veronica Escobar says that she tried to speak with Trump ahead of the visit to talk about the impact of the racist language he uses, and that Trump refused to take the call. Trump trolled for praising Melania as the new ‘Jackie O’ — and then calling her ‘it’ – Raw Story. Melania still doesn't want to hold her husband's gross hand.

Is this too petty, too picayune, too piddling an issue to make light of, even though it slings some well-deserved muck on the ocher abomination? Um … of course it isn’t. After all, this is the same guy who can’t stand to look at John McCain’s name and embarrasses a proud nation of 300 million souls each and every day like it’s his job. So without further ado … Fashion Week Continues! ‘You Can’t Touch This’ Edition. Politics.theonion. Why Can't The White House Coordinate Melania Messaging? Politics.theonion. Stormy times: Cringeworthy video of Melania Trump resisting Donald's attempt to hold hands. Donald Trump Admits To 'Feeling Up' Melania In Public In Newly Leaked Tapes And We Feel Sick.

From ELLE UK If you didn't think it (President Donald Trump) could get any worse, think again, my friends. Almost a year after tapes emerged of President Donald Trump bragging about using his fame to grope women without their consent, a newly released interview has revealed the politician admitted to feeling up his wife in public and boasting about having sex with 'some of the greats' in history. Leaked recordings of Trump and radio host Howard Stern's conversation between 1993 and 2015 have now emerged and include several conversations in which the pair discuss women's appearances and sexual encounters, reports the Independent. Melania and Donald Touched Hands, Briefly  The Trumps take their first official trip, and the world gets its first real look at the Trump marriage.

The president and first lady await the arrival of the French President Emmanuel Macron at a lunch meeting in Paris on Thursday. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) As Melania Trump accompanied her husband on his first foreign trip, the public got an uncommon glimpse into the first couple’s dynamic. The first lady, who remained in New York when President Trump moved to Washington, was more visible than she has been during any other stretch of his presidency. She strode along, usually a pace or two behind, as he greeted dignitaries. WATCH: Trump again tries to hold Melania’s hand in public — and gets denied for second day in a row. ‘She can’t stand him’: The View mocks video showing Melania slapping away Trump’s hand. Melania Trump’s Face Falls After Talking to Donald Trump at Inauguration. Not so happy to be there? In case you missed it, cameras caught Melania Trump’s face fall after an interaction with her husband, President Donald Trump, at the inauguration — and we can’t stop watching the viral moment.

Check it out in the video above. During the swearing-in on Friday, January 20, Reverend Franklin Graham officially announced that the 70-year-old businessman started his reign as president when he came to the platform to take the oath of office. The new POTUS turned around to look at his former model wife, who was channeling Jackie Kennedy’s style in a powder-blue Ralph Lauren dress.

At that moment, Melania, 46, beamed at her husband and nodded, but as soon as he turned back around, her face started to fall, and her smile completely disappeared. Her downtrodden look inspired tons of memes and jokes on social media. Intentional or not, Melania Trump's Gucci pussy-bow blouse made a statement at the debate. WATCH: Melania HUMILIATES Trump On World Stage With Obvious Display Of Disgust. Throughout the presidential campaign and beyond, Melania Trump has had no reservations whatsoever when it comes to showing the world that she hates her husband just as much as we do. There was the miserable look she wore at his inauguration, the obvious shade she threw after the infamous Access Hollywood tape was leaked by wearing a Gucci “Pussy Bow” blouse to the debate, and the numerous reports that she is absolutely miserable as First Lady. Oh, and, of course, there’s the fact that she has flat-out refused to live in the White House with her ugly orange husband. Trump Called Pregnant Melania A 'Monster' And A 'Blimp'

A Body Language Expert Analyzes Donald and Melania Trump. Getty. Donald Trump Gave Melania Some Big News During Their GMA Interview - Trump Family on GMA. Donald and Melania Trump did not appear together for an interview after the wave of sexual assault allegations against Trump took over the 2016 election cycle. But this morning, with less than two weeks to go until voting day, the still-somehow-civil couple smiled their way through a joint interview for Good Morning America. Etiquette Experts Weigh In On Trump's Awkward Walking Distance From Melania. Trump would worry 'how the breasts look' if Melania was in a car accident. Donald Trump clearly loves his wife Melania a lot — almost as much as he loves his daughter Ivanka.

And while the Republican nominee’s various comments over the years about women’s bodies and appearances have raised eyebrows, it’s nice to see that his feelings for Melania go further than just skin deep. If You Want To Understand Donald Trump, Just Take A Look At His Marriage; Trophy Wife, No Pals.