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Breitbart Tears Into “Defamatory” Scaramucci

Last night Breitbart ripped into Anthony Scaramucci with a post that appears meant to get Trump to fire him by playing to Trump’s famous vanity. They write: Move over President Donald Trump. You are yesterday’s news. It seems like this is now The Anthony Scaramucci Show. And Trump better get used to it. The new White House communications director called ...

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Anthony Scaramucci Rants To Reporter About Reince Priebus: “He’s A Fucking Paranoid Schizophrenic”

New Yorker reporter Ryan Lizza says hothead White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci called him to scream about a leaked report that he would be dining with Trump and Sean Hannity. And then, holy cow. An excerpt: I asked him why it was so important for the dinner to be kept a secret. Surely, I said, it would become public ...

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Sanders: We Don’t Owe The Boy Scouts An Apology Because We Heard Nothing But Cheering [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: The White House on Thursday declined to apologize to the Boy Scouts after criticism about the political tone of President Trump’s speech at the group’s National Jamboree earlier this week. When asked if Trump would apologize after the head of the Scouts penned his own letter apologizing for the president’s tone, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee ...

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Sessions: I’ll Serve As Long As Trump Wants Me

The Associated Press reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions tells The Associated Press he’ll continue to serve as long as President Donald Trump wants him to. Sessions told AP Thursday in El Salvador that Trump has every right to find another attorney general. He says: “I serve at the pleasure of the president. I’ve understood that from the day I took ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Via Mediaite: The cameras are back two days in a row, and the health care talks continue. White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci will also be a big topic of conversation, after he posted and then deleted a tweet about a leak in the White House. Watch all this and more unfold at 1:45 p.m. EST with Press Secretary Sarah ...

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Anthony Scaramucci Calls Into CNN To Accuse Reince Priebus Of Being The White House Leaker [VIDEO]

White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci called into CNN this morning to essentially accuse Reince Priebus of being the leaker. The Hill reports: White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci on Thursday said if chief of staff Reince Priebus wants to explain he isn’t a leaker, he can do that. During an interview on CNN’s “New Day,” Scaramucci said he doesn’t ...

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Dancing With The Stars Producers: We Want Spicey

The New York Post reports: Sean Spicer is taking his first steps to transition from the White House briefing room to the bright lights of a TV news studio — but he’s also being courted by “Dancing with the Stars,” Page Six has learned. The outgoing press secretary spent the day in New York City in talks with major broadcasters ...

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Trump’s First Anti-Trans Tweet Left Pentagon Officials Fearful He Was Announcing Strike On North Korea

Buzzfeed News reports: At the Pentagon, the first of the three tweets raised fears that the president was getting ready to announce strikes on North Korea or some other military action. Many said they were left in suspense for nine minutes, the time between the first and second tweet. Only after the second tweet did military officials receive the news ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

CNBC reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is expected to take questions from reporters at a Wednesday news conference. Sanders succeeded Sean Spicer as press secretary after he resigned from the role on Friday. Spicer made the decision after reportedly opposing President Donald Trump’s appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as communications director. Spicer has said he wanted the communications ...

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Trump Again Launches Attack On Jeff Sessions

AOL News reports: President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions are no longer on speaking terms, according to a new POLITICO report. Trump has reportedly told advisers he has no desire to speak to Sessions after he began taking aim at him last week, revealing he “would have picked somebody else” as attorney general had he known Sessions was going ...

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Trump: Except For The Late, Great Abraham Lincoln, I Can Be More Presidential Than Any President [VIDEO]

Speaking at his campaign rally in Youngtown, Ohio tonight, Trump told the crowd, “Sometimes they say, ‘He doesn’t act presidential.’ And I say, with the exception of the late, great Abraham Lincoln, I can be more presidential than any president that’s held this office. That I can tell you. It’s real easy.” Points for mentioning that Lincoln is dead, unlike ...

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Trump Brags: Sessions Only Endorsed Me In The First Place Because I Drew “Massive Numbers” In Alabama

Via Mediaite: “When they say he endorsed me, I went to Alabama,” Trump told the Wall Street Journal. “I had 40,000 people. He was a senator from Alabama. I won the state by a lot, massive numbers. A lot of the states I won by massive numbers. But he was a senator, he looks at 40,000 people and he probably says, ...

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BREAKING: Pence Casts Tie-Breaking Vote To Advance Bill To Rip Healthcare From Millions Of Americans

With the vote standing at 48-50, Sen. John McCain arrived last in the Senate chamber to cast his vote, joined by Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, in favor of advancing the bill to repeal Obamacare. With the vote then standing at 50-50, Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote. Johnson’s vote came after an “intense” but unheard discussion on the ...

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White House Assistant Press Secretary Resigns After Scaramucci Vows To “Fire Everybody” Over Leaks

Politico reports: President Donald Trump’s newly appointed communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, said Tuesday that he is prepared to “fire everybody” in the White House communications shop in order to put an end to embarrassing internal leaks. The financier and longtime Trump surrogate is eager to shake up the communications shop, which has been dominated by former Republican National Committee staffers ...

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Scaramucci To Hewitt: Trump Wants Jeff Sessions Gone

From the right wing site Hot Air: Give the new comms director at the White House this much credit — he’s certainly bringing clarity to Donald Trump’s thoughts and plans. Hugh Hewitt interviewed Anthony Scaramucci from the White House this morning as part of an exclusive Salem Radio Network event, and asked whether Trump wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions gone. ...

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Rand Paul: I Won’t Vote For A Healthcare Bill That Hasn’t Been Written Or Scored By The CBO [VIDEO]

This morning Sen. Rand Paul appeared on Fox News to declare that he won’t be voting for a healthcare bill “that hasn’t been written and hasn’t been scored by the CBO.” Paul went on to blast the bill as a “pork fest” – which is a neat trick for a bill that hasn’t been written. More from ABC News: Should ...

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Trump Launches Yet Another Attack On Jeff Sessions

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump blasted Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Twitter early Tuesday as having a “very weak position” when it comes to investigating Hillary Clinton and intelligence leakers. His tweetstorm began with claims that Ukraine had tried to “sabotage” his campaign in favor of his Democratic rival. He appeared to allude to a Politico report in January ...

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Trump Bemoans “17 Years Of Obamacare Havoc”

Heavy.com reports: President Donald Trump began his statement on health care this afternoon by incorrectly saying that Obamacare was passed 17 years ago. “For the past 17 years, Obamacare has wreaked havoc on the lives of innocent, hardworking Americans,” Trump said at the very top of a statement delivered from the White House on Monday. Not counting Trump thanking everyone ...

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Trump Smirks When Asked If Sessions Should Resign

The morning as Trump posed with a group of White House interns, a press pool reporter shouted, “Mr. President, should Jeff Sessions resign?” Trump responded by rolling his eyes and smirking, much to the amusement of the gathered interns. When the reporter followed up with a question about health care, Trump chastised her for interrupting the photo op, saying “be ...

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REPORT: Trump Mulls Replacing Sessions With Giuliani

Axios reports: President Trump is so unhappy with Attorney General Jeff Sessions that he has raised the possibility of bringing back Rudolph Giuliani to head the Justice Department, according to West Wing confidants. In internal conversations, Trump has recently pondered the idea of nominating Giuliani, a stalwart of his campaign. Even before last week’s blast at Sessions in a New ...

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