Irrelevant news and "handling the truth"
Trump barely makes the front page
As noted in my previous post, President Trump was only referenced once in Friday's Wheeling Intelligencer -- on the last page of the paper in an article about the Kentucky governor's race. Despite Friday being an especially newsworthy day in the impeachment hearings, . . .
In his search for a sports venue where he will not be roundly booed, President Donald Trump announced earlier this week that he will be attending the LSU/Alabama football game this Saturday (with 4 updates)
Actions by clueless school administrators suggest that the booing of the president will be deafening (even in conservative Alabama)
From Sports Illustrated, earlier this afternoon:
The biggest college football showdown of the weekend will be between Alabama and LSU in Tuscaloosa on Saturday afternoon. However, the Student Government Association at the University of Alabama reportedly sent out a letter on Wednesday warning students that protesting President . . .
See if you can guess where it will be held
Here's the invitation
The location is not listed in the invite. Where will it be held?
Trump's Washington D.C. hotel.
Guest staying at President Trump's hotel in Washington, D.C. during a Republican event being held there will be paying three times more than the usual room rates, . . .
Is this what the president means by "fake news"?
Here's the president's tweet from this afternoon:
AMERICAN HERO! pic.twitter.com/XCCa2sGfsZ— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 30, 2019
A number of news sources are now covering this. The Guardian headlined their story with this:
Trump tweets fake photo of dog in recent Isis raid . . .
How did West Virginia's representatives vote?
As news sources reported earlier today:
The House on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to condemn President Donald Trump's withdrawal of American forces from northern Syria.
Despite stark divisions over Democrats' Trump impeachment inquiry, Democrats and Republicans banded together and approved a nonbinding resolution . . .
Senator Capito and Republicans weigh-in
Capito: still waiting
From Herald-Mail Media, yesterday:
When asked about the controversy involving President Donald Trump’s telephone conversation with Ukraine’s president, Capito said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s statements in favor of impeachment before any of the supposed evidence surfaced “shows the political . . .
The Wheeling Intelligencer prints only the first 219 words of a 1312-word AP story on the Trump impeachment probe
Last evening, the Associated Press reported the day’s activities by Democratic congressmen investigating the president’s actions in the Ukraine and the Trump administration’s, especially Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s, pushback.
Here is the final Intelligencer paragraph in today's significantly-shortened version of that AP . . .