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Russian PM Blasts “Completely Impotent” Trump Over Sanctions, Declares Start Of “Full-Fledged Trade War”

WOW. The Washington Examiner reports: On Wednesday, President Trump signed a new sanctions bill targeting Russia. Russia has reacted with unrestrained fury. Indeed, fury is an understatement. In a Facebook post specifically referencing Trump, the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (No. 2 only to Putin), warned that Congress sees Trump as “an incompetent player” who must be “liquidated”. Yes, you ...

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Trump Craters To Record Low 33% Approval Rating

The Hill reports: President Trump’s approval rating hit a new low on Wednesday, according to a new poll. A Quinnipiac University poll finds 61 percent of voters disapprove of the job Trump is doing in office, compared to just 33 percent who approve of Trump’s performance. This marks the president’s lowest approval rating since he was inaugurated, according to the ...

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Trump Considers Rick Perry For DHS Secretary

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump may tap U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry to replace former Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, who took over as White House chief of staff this week, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday. Bloomberg, citing three people familiar with deliberations, said others were also being considered for the post. White House officials had no immediate comment. Asked ...

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Colbert: Junior Got Daddy To Write Him A Note

The Week reports: When Donald Trump Jr. was discovered to have met with a bunch of Russians who turned out to have ties to Russian intelligence, he “released a statement saying he didn’t know who he was meeting with and they mostly talked about adoption,” not Hillary Clinton, Stephen Colbert said on Tuesday’s Late Show. “Those were lies, including the ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Happening now! I got this post up a few minutes late, but you can rewind the clip to catch up on the insanity that has already happened, including an accusation that the Clintons colluded with Russia and the claim that Trump hasn’t yet received the Russian sanctions bill. He has, but even simple little facts like that aren’t beyond lying about. ...

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The Mooch Shoots Down DWTS Buzz: I Can’t Dance

Mediaite reports: TMZ scored the first on-camera comments from Anthony Scaramucci since the former White House communications director was ousted from his job yesterday. Scaramucci didn’t really have much to say today, and he deflected questions about his future plans and whether he had a chance to say goodbye to President Trump. At the very end, Scaramucci got the question ...

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Jared Kushner Brags That His Middle East Talks Haven’t Been Leaking, Bragging Immediately Leaked To Press

Talking Points Memo reports: Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner on Monday bragged that no details of the White House’s negotiations in the Middle East have been leaked, in a talk to congressional interns which itself was immediately leaked to the press. “Nothing’s leaked out, right?” Kushner told congressional interns, according to audio of his talk that Wired obtained. “Nothing ...

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Chinese State Media Blasts Trump For “Stabbing China In The Back” With His “Emotional Venting” On Twitter

The New York Times reports: After President Trump pilloried China in 48 tweeted words, accusing it of failing to tame its neighbor and longtime ally North Korea, Beijing issued its own rebuke to Mr. Trump — in a cutting editorial of 1,000 Chinese characters from Xinhua, the official news agency. “Trump is quite a personality, and he likes to tweet,” ...

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Trump: Today Was A Great Day At The White House

SURE JAN: Just hours after ousting his newly appointed communications director, President Trump tweeted that Monday was “a great day at the White House.” Trump expressed the sentiment in a single tweet, which came just hours after the ouster of White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, who had took the job just 10 days ago. Earlier Monday, Trumo hosted his ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

UPI reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is scheduled to give the daily press briefing on camera Monday. She is set to answer questions on a variety of developments at 3:45 p.m. EDT. Since her last press briefing on Thursday afternoon, the U.S. Senate failed to replace the Affordable Care Act early Friday morning. President Donald Trump on ...

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BREAKING: Trump Shitcans The Mooch

The New York Times reports: President Trump has decided to remove Anthony Scaramucci from his position as communications director, three people close to the decision said Monday, relieving him just days after Mr. Scaramucci unloaded a crude verbal tirade against other senior members of the president’s senior staff. Mr. Scaramucci’s abrupt removal came just 10 days after the wealthy New ...

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Trump Hits New Approval Low….With Rasmussen

Mediaite reports: Rasmussen Reports’ poll Monday puts President Donald Trump‘s approval rating at 39 percent, the first time the right leaning polling agency has reported Trump at below 40. Rasmussen polls 500 U.S. voters every night by phone and publishes their “Daily Presidential Tracking Poll” every weekday morning. They are known to report more favorably to Republicans and have consistently ...

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John Kelly Sworn In To Replace Reince Priebus

ABC News reports: There’s a new chief of staff in town. Retired Gen. John Kelly was sworn in today as President Trump’s most senior staffer in the White House. Trump replaced Reince Priebus with Kelly last Friday. Kelly had left his post as secretary of homeland security to assume his new White House role. “He will do a spectacular job, ...

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Priebus: Getting Canned Was A “Good Thing” [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: The former White House chief of staff insisted in a Friday night interview that his ouster by President Donald Trump “is actually a good thing.” “I’m feeling good about the fact that he’s making a change that makes him comfortable with moving forward,” Reince Priebus told Fox News’ Sean Hannity in what has become a routine ...

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Trump Continues To Whine About Obamacare Loss

USA Today reports: After his party’s stinging defeat over health care legislation, President Trump tweeted Saturday that the Republicans in the Senate “look like fools” and should do away with the filibuster, even though scrapping a 60-vote requirement would still not have saved the doomed bill. The president’s morning tweetstorm comes barely a day and a half after Republicans in ...

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Reince Priebus: I Wasn’t Pushed, I Jumped, And It’s “Ridiculous” To Say I’m The White House Leaker

Reince Priebus just gave his first post-shitcanning interview to CNN, which some Twitter wags consider an implicit jab at Trump. Wolf Blitzer asked Priebus point-blank about the Mooch’s accusation of being the White House leaker, which Priebus called “ridiculous.” Mediaite reports: Priebus told Blitzer that he simply wasn’t going to comment on Scaramucci calling him a “f*cking paranoid schizophrenic” during ...

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REPORT: Mrs. Mooch Files For Divorce Over His “Naked Political Ambition” And Because She Despises Trump

The New York Post reports: Anthony Scaramucci, the White House’s potty-mouthed new communications director, has been dumped by his beautiful blond wife because of his “naked political ambition,” multiple sources exclusively tell Page Six. Deidre Ball, who worked as a vice president in investor relations for SkyBridge Capital, the firm he founded in 2005 and sold to ascend to the ...

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BREAKING: Reince Priebus OUT As Chief Of Staff, Will No Longer Be Cock-Blocking Anthony Scaramucci

Mooch gets his scalp! CNBC reports: President Donald Trump on Friday tweeted that John Kelly would take over as White House chief of staff, replacing Reince Priebus. Priebus, 45, became a target of Trump’s ire shortly into his term as White House chief of staff. Trump has consistently applied pressure on Priebus and reportedly given him various deadlines to get ...

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Trump Again Demands End To Filibuster Rule Even Though It Wouldn’t Have Saved Obamacare Repeal

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump on Friday pushed the Senate to change its rules — even though the sweeping revision he proposed would not have saved Republicans’ latest doomed Obamacare repeal effort. After the early Friday vote, Trump in a tweet called on the chamber to change procedures and require only a 51-vote majority on legislation — getting rid of ...

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The Wreck Of The McConnell Fitzgerald

According to multiple reports on Twitter, this morning House Speaker Paul Ryan reacted to the Obamacare repeal failure with a reading of the lyrics to Canadian pop singer Gordon Lightfoot’s 1976’s hit single, The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald. As our older readers surely recall, the song is about the still unexplained 1975 sinking of the freighter SS Edmund Fitzgerald ...

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