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White House Staffers Forced To Show Phones To Sean Spicer To Prove They Aren’t Sources Of Leaks

Politico reports: Press secretary Sean Spicer is cracking down on leaks coming out of the West Wing, with increased security measures that include random phone checks of White House staffers, overseen by White House attorneys. The push to snuff out leaks to the press comes after a week in which President Donald Trump strongly criticized the media for using unnamed ...

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Your Daily “Fake News” Meltdown From Hair Furor

The Hill reports: President Trump on Sunday claimed that reports about Russia are “fake news” pushed by the Democrats and the media. “Russia talk is FAKE NEWS put out by the Dems, and played up by the media, in order to mask the big election defeat and the illegal leaks!” the president tweeted. The New York Times reported earlier this ...

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Trump Calls On Supporters To Have Trump Rally

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has called on his supporters to hold their own rally after some of Hollywood’s biggest stars joined a high-profile rally against his administration. The event is one of countless global protests against Mr Trump’s policies, including for women’s rights, migrants and against moves to scrap protections against laws governing how transgender students use bathrooms. The ...

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Trump’s Stupidest Lie For Today (But Only Today)

The Slot reports: A few minutes into his CPAC speech Friday, esteemed and honest president Donald J. Trump said people were so excited to hear him speak that, “There are lines that go back six blocks. I tell you that because you won’t read about it.” In a sense, he’s right. You won’t read about it, because they don’t exist. ...

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Law School Professors Seek To Have Kellyanne Conway Disbarred For “Dishonesty, Fraud, And Deceit”

Law Newz reports: A group of law professors have filed a misconduct complaint against Kellyanne Conway, claiming that she violated the Rules of Professional Conduct for attorneys by giving false statements to the media. Fifteen professors who teach legal ethics at law schools across the country signed the complaint, which was filed with the D.C. Bar’s Office of Disciplinary Counsel. ...

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Trump Confirms: I Get My Intel From Fox News

The Hill reports: President Trump sought to explain his reference to a nonexistent terrorism incident in Sweden at a rally Saturday night, pointing to a story from Fox News. “My statement as to what’s happening in Sweden was in reference to a story that was broadcast on @FoxNews concerning immigrants & Sweden,” Trump tweeted Sunday. Trump confirmed speculation that a ...

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Fox Host Chris Wallace Blasts Priebus: Obama Didn’t Get To Tell Us What To Do And You Don’t Either [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Fox’s Chris Wallace put White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus on the hot seat this morning over President Trump‘s tweet calling the press the “enemy” of the American people. Priebus expressed his frustrations with news outlets running untrue stories about the White House and Russia, railing against the use of anonymous sources and saying the reports about ...

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Reince Priebus: Take Trump’s Comments On Media Being The Enemy Seriously, Because They Are [VIDEO]

Politico reports: White House chief of staff Reince Priebus said President Donald Trump’s comments on the press being “the enemy” should be taken “seriously,” while criticizing journalists’ use of unnamed sources. “I think you should take it seriously. I think that the problem we’ve got is that we’re talking about bogus stories like the one in the New York Times, ...

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Trump’s Ridiculous Anti-Media Poll Backfires After Thousands Of Progressive Trolls “Sabotage” The Results

As many of you know by now, a couple of days ago the Trump team put out an absolutely insane anti-media poll to their mailing list. And surprise, surprise, the entire thing backfired. From the New York Daily News: Twitter users circulated the link far and wide — with several sharing screenshots of their answers bolstering mainstream outlets like CNN, ...

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Leaked Tape Reveals Trump Invited Golf Club Members To Sit In On Interviews For Cabinet Positions [AUDIO]

Politico reports: President Donald Trump, living alone inside the White House, often hungers for friendly interaction as he adjusts to the difficult work of governance. At his clubs, he finds what’s missing. That showed last November at a cocktail and dinner reception celebrating longtime members of his Bedminster, New Jersey golf club. Deep into the process of meeting potential Cabinet ...

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Trump Celebrates Insane Press Conference Meltdown, Thanks Rush Limbaugh For Praising Him [AUDIO]

Politico reports: President Donald Trump praised himself on Friday for his Thursday battle with reporters — a more-than-hour-long meandering spectacle that one headline dubbed a “news conference for the ages.” Trump used his favorite social media platform to thank supporters who he said made “nice statements” about the speech and to take more aim at the press. “Thank you for ...

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Trump Continues Rant Against “Low-Life Leakers”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday called for The New York Times and other publications to apologize after reporting leaked information, saying the spotlight is on “low-life leakers.” In a subsequent tweet, the president said those who leaked information will be caught. The president, who praised WikiLeaks during the campaign, has been going after the intelligence community recently and ...

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Jake Tapper Rips Into Trump Over “Fake News” Claims: The Media Didn’t Fire Michael Flynn, You Did [VIDEO]

Via Mediatite: During this today’s broadcast of CNN’s The Lead, host Jake Tapper took aim at President Donald Trump’s continuing war with the mainstream media, who the president now blames for the ouster of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Pointing out that the president today attacked reports surrounding Trump advisers being in contact with Russian intelligence officials, Tapper highlighted the ...

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Kremlin Spox For Putin Denounces Latest Reports Of Trump’s Ties To Russia As “Laughable Fake News”

The Guardian reports: The Kremlin has rejected as “fake news” reports that Donald Trump’s campaign team spoke frequently with high-ranking Russian intelligence agents over the course of last year. Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, said a New York Times report quoting former and current US officials contained only “anonymous information” and that it was “very ...

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Today’s Trump Twitter Meltdown: Everything Is Fake News Except Fox And Don’t Forget That Hillary Lost

The Hill reports: President Trump early Wednesday blasted the “fake news media” and leaks from the intelligence community after reports emerged that senior aides with his presidential campaign were in contact with Russian officials. Trump in his first tweet of the morning said the “fake news media” is “going crazy with conspiracy theories and blind hatred.” Tump slammed MSNBC and ...

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Dan Rather: #Flynnghazi Might Even Be Worse Than Watergate, Hollywood Would Reject It As Far-Fetched

Dan Rather has gone viral with another Facebook rant. He writes: Watergate is the biggest political scandal of my lifetime, until maybe now. It was the closest we came to a debilitating Constitutional crisis, until maybe now. On a 10 scale of armageddon for our form of government, I would put Watergate at a 9. This Russia scandal is currently ...

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Government Ethics Office Tells White House To Punish Kellyanne Conway For Hawking Ivanka’s Company

The Hill reports: The director of the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) says White House counselor Kellyanne Conway misused her official position by hawking Ivanka Trump’s product line on TV and recommends the White House punish her. “Under the present circumstances, there is strong reason to believe that Ms. Conway has violated the Standards of Conduct Act and that disciplinary ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Well, THIS should be fun. UPI reports: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer will likely face questions about the resignation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn and the Trump administration’s involvement with Russia during the daily press briefing Tuesday. Reporters have largely been unable to directly question Spicer since news first broke last week that Flynn spoke to a ...

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Paul Ryan Praises Trump For Booting Flynn, Refuses To Call For New Probe Into Trump-Putin Ties [VIDEO]

Politico reports: House Speaker Paul Ryan praised President Donald Trump for swiftly demanding his top national security aide Michael Flynn’s resignation – despite reports that indicate Flynn decided to step down on his own and that the White House sat on damaging information about Flynn’s ties to Russia for weeks. “National security is perhaps the most important function or responsibility ...

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GOP Rep. Chris Collins: Republicans Are Mum On Flynn Because They’re Celebrating Valentine’s Day [VIDEO]

Roll Call reports: Rep. Chris Collins of New York, one of President Donald Trump’s most vocal supporters on Capitol Hill, is defending the administration after Michael Flynn resigned his post as national security adviser. Yet, most of his GOP colleagues are notably silent. Collins was one of the few Republicans from either chamber making the morning television talk show rounds ...

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