After Defending Neo-Nazis, POTUS Makes Sure to Promote Trump Winery

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Barf BagWelcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.


Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:

  • After coming out against the “alt-left” in a hateful, horrifying speech that would make his Klansman father proud, Trump took a moment to promote Trump Wineries, with which he is technically unaffiliated. Cheers! [Mother Jones]
  • You guys, Jared and Ivanka are trying their best to get dad to stop being a Nazi, can you just appreciate that? [Twitter]
  • Earlier today, the president retweeted and then un-retweeted an image of a “Trump train” hitting a CNN reporter. [Washington Post]
  • The Manufacturing Council resignations keep coming. [New York Times, The Hill]
  • The Fayette Urban County Council in Lexington, Kentucky unanimously voted to move forward with a proposal to move a pair of Confederate statues; a retaliatory “rally” is already being planned. [Lexington Herald-Leader, Lexington Herald-Leader]
  • Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, who is Mitch McConnell’s wife, says in response to tension between the president and the Majority Leader: “I stand by my man—both of them.” What? Ew? [The Hill]
  • Wanna barf? [New Yorker]

Here are some tweets the president was allowed to publish:


This has been Barf Bag.

Ellie is a freelance writer and former senior writer at Jezebel. She is pursuing a master's degree in science journalism at Columbia University in the fall.

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“Big day in Alabama. Vote for Luther Strange, he will be great!”

Yes, I always cast my vote based on the unhinged twitter ranting for a candidate who has a name like a 3rd tier comic book supervillian.