On Monday, Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) introduced the COVFEFE Act. It stands for the Communications Over Various Feeds Electronically for Engagement Act.
If passed, the bill would add social media accounts to the list of documents that must be preserved under the Presidential Records Act, which “established a new statutory structure under which presidents must manage their records,” according to the National Archives.
“In order to maintain public trust in government, elected officials must answer for what they do and say; this includes 140-character tweets,” Quigley said in a statement announcing his bill. Read more (6/12/17)
Trump on Thursday sought to impugn the co-hosts of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, accusing Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski of not only being unintelligent and mentally unstable, but also alleging that Brzezinski once had a face lift.
Trump’s tweets lit up Twitter, with many saying they were unbecoming of the leader of the free world, and others saying they dripped with misogyny. Read more (6/29/17 11:50 AM)
Critics from both sides of the aisle agree: President Donald Trump’s “face lift” Twitter attack on Mika Brzezinski isn’t a good look.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) was among the first prominent members of Trump’s own party to slam the president for the tweet, saying the president’s Twitter commentary “represents what is wrong with American politics.” Read more (6/29/17 11:50 AM)
Everyone’s congratulating PBG for his upset outburst towards Jontron, but nobody’s congratulating him for apologizing for it after and showing political disagreements shouldn’t be what destroys friendships.
I have a lot more respect for him because of this and he deserves more credit for it imo.