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Sean Spicer Apologizes For Hitler Comment [VIDEO]

CNN reports: White House press secretary Sean Spicer apologized Tuesday after saying Adolf Hitler “didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons” during World War II in an effort to shame Russia’s alliance with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his use of chemical weapons. The comment was immediately decried and after a series of attempts to clear up his words, Spicer ...

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Anne Frank Center Demands Trump Fire Sean Spicer Immediately For “Most Evil Slur” Of “Holocaust Denial”

Just in via press release: In his afternoon press briefing, Sean Spicer invoked Adolf Hitler in describing Syrian President Assad. Spicer said “Even Hitler didn’t sink to using chemical weapons.” Reaction by Steven Goldstein, Executive Director of the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect: “On Passover no less, Sean Spicer has engaged in Holocaust denial, the most offensive form of fake ...

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Spicer: Bashar Assad Is Worse Than Hitler [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer declared unequivocally that Adolf Hitler didn’t use chemical weapons during World War II on Tuesday, triggering a firestorm as people pointed out Nazis’ use of gas to kill Jews and others during the Holocaust. “We didn’t use chemical weapons in WWII. We had someone as despicable as Hitler ...

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REPORT: Bannon Calls Jared Kushner A “Globalist Cuck”

The Daily Beast reports: Donald Trump’s chief strategist Stephen Bannon has called the president’s senior advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner a “cuck” and a “globalist” during a time of high tension between the two top aides, several Trump administration officials told The Daily Beast. The fighting between Kushner and Bannon has been “nonstop” in recent weeks, according to sources who ...

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Sean Spicer: Trump Wants Michael Flynn To Testify

From the Washington Examiner: White House press secretary Sean Spicer declined on Friday to say whether President Trump believes ousted national security advisor Mike Flynn is guilty of a crime, even though Trump said on Twitter that Flynn should seek immunity from the Senate Intelligence Committee before he testifies about Russia. Spicer was asked if Trump’s tweet means that Flynn ...

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Jason Chaffetz: Congress Should Not Give Immunity To Flynn And Trump Should Shut Up About It [VIDEO]

Politico reports: President Donald Trump shouldn’t talk about whether former national security adviser Michael Flynn should be granted immunity, a top House Republican advised Friday. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) told Fox News he disagrees with the president’s characterization of the Russia investigation, as well as the commander in chief’s decision to comment on it. ...

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Ex-CIA Chief Of Staff: The Only Person Michael Flynn Could Give Up To Get Immunity Is Trump [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: A former top government official said the White House reminds him of a “runaway train” following the latest revelations Thursday about President Donald Trump’s ex-national security adviser. Mike Flynn, who served as the president’s national security adviser for three weeks, says he is willing to be interviewed about the Trump campaign’s possible ties to Russia in return ...

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Seth Meyers Tees Off On Devin Nunes [VIDEO]

The Week recaps: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) “has basically done everything he can to delay or interfere with his own investigation, raising the question of whether he’s investigating Trump or working for Trump.” Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) answered that earlier Thursday, telling MSNBC that Nunes “works for the president, answers to the president.” Meyers suggested that Yoho ...

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EVERYONE BUT HIM: Trump Expands Trumpcare Finger Pointing To Include GOP House Freedom Caucus

The Washington Times reports: President Trump jabbed at the House Freedom Caucus and conservative groups Sunday on Twitter, blaming them for derailing the Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. “Democrats are smiling in D.C. that the Freedom Caucus, with the help of Club For Growth and Heritage, have saved Planned Parenthood & Ocare!” the president tweeted. Friday’s decision to ...

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Trump: Don’t Worry, Obamacare Will Explode

Talking Points Memo reports: President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday for the first time about the Republicans’ failure to bring their health care bill up for a vote in the House, telling Americans not to worry but that Obamacare would “explode.” The tweet echoes what Trump has said about the Affordable Care Act in the past, often remarking in the process ...

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ENDLESS LIES: Trump Claims He Never Said He’d Repeal And Replace Obamacare Right Away [VIDEO]

Politico reports: President Donald Trump signaled Friday that his failed effort to repeal and replace Obamacare won’t be his last try. “I guess I’m here what, 64 days? I never said repeal and replace Obamacare — you’ve all heard my speeches — I never said repeal it and replace it within 64 days,” Trump told reporters shortly after House Republican ...

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Paul Ryan Has The Epic Fail Sadz: We’re Going To Be Living With Obamacare For The Foreseeable Future

CBS News reports: House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said the U.S. is “going to be living with Obamacare for the foreseeable future” after he abruptly canceled a scheduled vote on the contentious Republican health care bill Friday. “Obamacare is the law of the land, and it will remain the law of the land until it’s replaced,” Ryan said. “Moving from ...

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Trump Blames Democrats For Trumpcare Defeat

The Hill reports: “We were very close, it was a very tight margin. We had no Democrat support, no votes from the Democrats,” Trump said, flanked by Vice President Pence and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price in the Oval Office. “I think the losers are Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer because now they own ObamaCare,” the president added, ...

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BREAKING: House GOP Withdraws Trumpcare Bill

House Republicans this afternoon abruptly withdrew the Trumpcare bill after supporting votes failed to miraculously materialize. The bill was nearly universally objected to by the left, GOP moderates, and the far-right, with support mostly coming from the Trump administration and House Speaker Paul Ryan. Story developing…. Source says “You can’t always get what you want” is playing in the House ...

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REPORT: Speaker Paul Ryan Rushes To White House Tell Trump That Trumpcare Doesn’t Have Enough Votes

The New York Times reports: House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, facing a revolt among conservative and moderate Republicans, rushed to the White House Friday afternoon to inform President Trump he did not have the votes to pass legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act and to decide whether to pull the bill from consideration. The president and the speaker faced ...

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Wolf Blizter On Today’s Implosion Of Trump’s Lies: What An Embarrassment For His Administration [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: CNN’s Wolf Blitzer said that Comey’s testimony before the House Intelligence Committee was a disaster for Trump, whom he said now faces a major problem with credibility. “This is another embarrassment right now to the president,” Blitzer said. “What he alleged 16 days ago, the FBI and the Justice Department say they have no evidence to back ...

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Spicer Claims Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Only Played “Very Limited Role” In Campaign [VIDEO]

Politico reports: White House press secretary Sean Spicer tried to downplay scrutiny into the Trump campaign’s relationship with Russia on Monday by describing Paul Manafort, the president’s former campaign chairman, as someone “who played a very limited role for a very limited amount of time” in the effort. Asked at Monday’s press briefing if President Donald Trump stands by his ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Considering what’s happened to so far today, THIS should be entertaining. The Associated Press reports: Mike Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, is denying that the British intelligence community was ever asked to conduct electronic surveillance on President Donald Trump at the behest of former President Barack Obama. Earlier this month, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer referred ...

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GOP House Intelligence Chair Devin Nunes: Trump’s Wiretapping “Evidence” Doesn’t Prove Claim [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post reports: The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee on Sunday announced that evidence provided by President Donald Trump’s administration does not prove his unsubstantiated claim that his predecessor Barack Obama ordered wiretapping on Trump Tower during last year’s campaign. “Was there a physical wiretap of Trump Tower? No, there never was,” Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) said on ...

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CNN’s Jake Tapper Blasts Trump’s “Fevered Effort” To Defend “Wild Accusations” Of Wiretapping [VIDEO]

“In a fevered effort to try and force this outlandish claim into something remotely resembling––passably, perhaps, maybe––the truth, the White House appears willing to actually repeat another wild accusation that potentially could alienate our nation’s most important ally. Does smearing British intelligence make your family more safe? No? So why is the White House doing it? What is the White ...

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