President Trump's Game of Thrones Tweet Draws Sharp Rebuke From HBO

More like the cease and desist order is coming. HBO on Friday distanced itself from a Game of Thrones-themed tweet issued earlier in the day by President Trump, telling TVLine in a statement: “We were not aware of this messaging and would prefer our trademark not be misappropriated for political purposes.” Trump’s GoT-esque “ad” — […]

‘That was collusion in action’: Beto O’Rourke calls up Trump’s Russia summit to rebuke Ted Cruz for cozying up to the president

NBC News Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke of Texas took aim at his Republican rival, Sen. Ted Cruz, and his ties to President Donald Trump. During their first debate amid a closely watched midterm election in Texas, O’Rourke contrasted Cruz’s recent conciliatory statements about Trump, with the harsh criticism he had for him when they were […]

Nation’s intelligence chief explains public rebuke of Trump, says he was just doing his job

Aaron Bernstein/Reuters Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats described Russian interference in American elections as “undeniable” during an interview with Andrea Mitchell of NBC News. His comments served as another rebuke to President Donald Trump. On Monday, he pushed back on Trump’s assertion that cast doubt on US intelligence agencies’ conclusions that Russia meddled in […]

‘You weren’t there, you don’t know how it felt’: Students from the Parkland high school shooting rebuke a Fox News contributor for politicized tweets amid tragedy

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Students from the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people hit back at a popular conservative personality who tweeted politically-charged messages on Twitter. Some students drew upon their experience and called for some sort of change in gun legislation. Students from the Parkland, Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 […]

Abstained or absent during UN rebuke of US Jerusalem move? Come party with Nikki Haley!

Published time: 22 Dec, 2017 18:05 The 64 nations that voted ‘no,’ abstained, or were not present during the UN General Assembly’s diplomatic spanking of Washington’s Jerusalem move will get a “thank you” reception from US envoy Nikki Haley. Tweeting after the vote, Haley wrote that “we appreciate these countries for not falling to the […]

Catalan separatists win election in rebuke to Spain and EU

Francois Lenoir/Reuters Catalonia’s separatist parties won a slim majority in regional elections on Thursday. Spain’s Prime Minister called the election in the wake of Catalonia’s declaration of independence in October. Mariano Rajoy hoped the elections would quash the pro-independence movement. Carles Puigdemont, the sacked Catalan president, remains in self-imposed exile in Belgium. BARCELONA (Reuters) – […]

FCC chair “refused” to rebuke Trump over threat to take NBC off the air

Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai listens during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington, DC, on June 20, 2017. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai still hasn’t publicly responded to President Trump’s call for NBC and other networks to have their FCC licenses challenged, and Democratic lawmakers are stepping up […]

Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein set off alarms with a veiled rebuke of intelligence leaks

AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein issued a stunning statement Thursday night that appeared to be a rebuke of intelligence leaks roundly criticized by President Donald Trump and Republicans at large. The statement said Americans should think twice “before accepting as true any stories attributed to anonymous ‘officials.’” “Americans should be skeptical about anonymous […]

Bill Maher's N-Word Gaffe on Real Time Draws Sharp Rebuke From HBO

Bill Maher raised eyebrows on Friday evening when he used the N-word during an interview with junior United States senator Ben Sasse. The remark triggered an immediate backlash on social media, and now HBO has released a statement condemning the Real Time host for his “deeply offensive comment.” “Bill Maher’s comment last night was completely inexcusable […]

‘I am not going to defend Donald Trump’: Leaked audio captures Paul Ryan’s October rebuke of Trump

AP A recording of House Speaker Paul Ryan’s October rebuke of Donald Trump was published on Monday night. The audio captures Ryan at one of the most challenging times of the 2016 presidential campaign — three days after leaked footage from 2005 showed Trump boasting of displaying sexually aggressive behavior toward women. In the October recording posted […]