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DEJA VU: Netanyahu Holds Massive Rally To Denounce Lying Leftist Media As Behind Corruption Charges

Sound familiar? The Times Of Israel reports: In a battling speech to thousands of supporters who gathered in Tel Aviv to support him on Wednesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the left and the media of using ever-widening corruption investigations against him and his family to try to oust him from power in what he called “a coup against the ...

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LIVE VIDEO: State Department Briefing On North Korea

USA Today reports: State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert will hold a briefing Wednesday on the heels of tense exchanges between the U.S. and North Korea. A day earlier, President Trump threatened North Korea with “fire and fury” in response to reports of a new milestone in the country’s nuclear quest. South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported that North Korea’s military ...

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GOP Sen. Ron Johnson: McCain’s Vote On Obamacare Repeal Might Have Been Affected By His Brain Tumor

CNN reports: Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin said Tuesday that he thinks that Sen. John McCain’s brain tumor and the early morning hours may have affected the Arizona Republican’s no vote on the Senate bill to repeal Obamacare. “We did get a call from Paul (Ryan) and he assured us that skinny repeal was not going to pass the ...

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REVEALED: Robert Mueller Had FBI Raid Paul Manafort’s Home Last Month In Search For Russia Documents

The Washington Post reports: FBI agents raided the Alexandria home of President Trump’s former campaign chairman late last month, using a search warrant to seize documents and other materials, according to people familiar with the special counsel investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Federal agents appeared at Paul Manafort’s home without advance warning in the predawn hours of ...

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Rep. Mo Brooks Is Pissed: Mitch McConnell And His Swamp Tricked Trump Into Endorsing Luther Strange

The Hill reports: Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) says he is confused over President Trump’s endorsement of Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) in Alabama’s Senate race. “I respect President Trump, but I am baffled and disappointed Mitch McConnell and the Swamp somehow misled the President into endorsing Luther Strange,” Brooks said in a statement. “Perhaps the President is unaware that Luther Strange ...

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Right Wing Group Launches $2.5M Ad Campaign To Pressure House Republicans On Tax Cuts [VIDEO]

CNN reports: A conservative group is launching a major $2.5 million ad buy Wednesday to ramp up public pressure on Republican members of Congress to address tax reform. American Action Network’s Middle-Class Growth Initiative, a nonprofit funded by House Speaker Paul Ryan supporters, unveiled a new TV ad that will run on national cable throughout the August recess while lawmakers ...

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Rex Tillerson: Trump Just Sent North Korea A “Strong Message” In Language Kim Jong Un Would Understand

CNBC reports: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he doesn’t believe there is “any imminent threat” from North Korea, including to the U.S. territory of Guam. Tillerson says that “Americans should sleep well at night.” He says that they should “have no concerns about this particular rhetoric of the last few days.” Tillerson spoke to reporters Wednesday after President Donald ...

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Trump Endorses Luther Strange For US Senate

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump on Tuesday endorsed Alabama Sen. Luther Strange as Strange goes into a contentious GOP primary election next week. Trump took to Twitter to throw his support to the Republican senator who is trying to hold on to the Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The presidential endorsement comes as some ...

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North Korea Reacts To Trump’s “Fire And Fury” Threat By Threatening Preemptive Missile Strike On Guam

Reuters reports: North Korea said on Wednesday it is “carefully examining” a plan to strike the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam with missiles, just hours after U.S. President Donald Trump told the North that any threat to the United States would be met with “fire and fury”. A spokesman for the Korean People’s Army, in a statement carried by the ...

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John McCain Blasts Trump’s “Fire And Fury” North Korea Comment: “It Brings Us Closer To Confrontation”

Phoenix’s KTAR reports: U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Tuesday that President Donald Trump must tread cautiously when issuing threats to North Korea if he is unprepared to act. “I take exception to the president’s comments because you got to be sure you can do what you say you’re going to do,” he told KTAR News. Earlier Tuesday, Trump said ...

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US Officials Say North Korea Has Successfully Created A Miniaturized Nuclear Warhead For Use In Missiles

The Washington Post reports: North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles, crossing a key threshold on the path to becoming a full-fledged nuclear power, U.S. intelligence officials have concluded in a confidential assessment. The new analysis completed last month by the Defense Intelligence Agency comes on the heels of another intelligence assessment ...

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Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin: “I Just Don’t Give A Shit” If I Get Reelected, Don’t Care If I Get Defeated

The Charleston Gazette reports: Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., is one of three Senate Democrats who didn’t sign a letter establishing the party line on tax reform, though he said he agrees with all its components. Manchin, who is up for re-election in 2018, said even though he supports the Democrats’ fiscal ideas, he won’t sign on without efforts to bring ...

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Terrible Wig Man Endorses Roy Moore For Senate

Mobile’s CBS affiliate reports: Judge Roy Moore got the biggest “thumbs up” that any endorsement could offer in his run for U.S. Senate in Alabama on Monday. You guessed it. Moore was endorsed by “Walker, Texas Ranger” actor Chuck Norris. “Judge Roy Moore is the real deal: He’s tough, tested, and has a spine of steel,” said Norris. “The Washington ...

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Former CNN Contributor Named RNC Spokesperson One Day After Joining “Trump TV” Propaganda Channel

Via Mediaite: Kayleigh McEnany is set to join the Republican National Committee as its national spokesperson, according to Politico Playbook. McEnany — who became a regular fixture on CNN’s raucous panels during the 2016 election, and acted as reliable a defender of President Donald Trump as Jeffrey Lord, his most ardent lackey — left CNN last week, announcing her departure ...

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Orrin Hatch Says GOP “Shot Their Wad” On Health Bill, Twitter Mocks, Hatch Fires Back With “Jargon Lesson”

It all started with this quote given to Politico: “We’re not going back to health care. We’re in tax now. As far as I’m concerned, they shot their wad on health care and that’s the way it is. I’m sick of it,” Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) said Wednesday, a day before he outlined his committee’s agenda for the ...

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Homocon Peter Thiel Privately Backs Off “Incompetent” Trump, Warns That Everything Might End In “Disaster”

Buzzfeed reports: Donald Trump’s most prominent Silicon Valley supporter has distanced himself from the president in multiple private conversations, describing at different points this year an “incompetent” administration, and one that may well end in “disaster.” Peter Thiel’s unguarded remarks have surprised associates, some of whom are still reeling from his full-throated endorsement of Trump at the Republican National Convention. ...

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Far-Right Groups Work With Russian Bots In Campaign To Sack “Subversive And Disloyal” H.R. McMaster

For several days far-right sites such as Breitbart, aided by an army of Russian bots on social media, have pressured Trump to fire National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster. Just in from the extremist Center For Security Policy: The Center for Security Policy last week joined with others  who are alarmed at the disloyal and subversive behavior of National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster.  ...

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Man Worth $430M Warns Trump Not To Raise Taxes On The Wealthy: Nobody Cares If Bill Gates Gets Richer

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump should not impose a tax increase on the wealthiest Americans, media mogul and two-time GOP presidential candidate Steve Forbes told CNBC on Monday. Axios reported last month that top White House advisor Steve Bannon is pushing for a tax increase “on the wealthiest Americans to pay for steep middle and working-class tax cuts.” “That kind ...

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REPORT: AT&T Considers Selling CNN After Time Warner Merger To Curry Favor With Trump Administration

Deadline reports: There are rumblings at the highest executive levels that AT&T’s top executives are considering divesting some Time Warner assets — including news organization CNN and celebrity gossip site TMZ — after they merge. AT&T expects the Justice Department to approve its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, and for the deal to close, by year end. The telco ...

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Maxine Waters: Trump Believes In Nothing [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) said she doesn’t think President Trump believes in anything or cares about anything. During an interview with “The Breakfast Club,” Waters was asked if she believes President Trump is the worst president the U.S. has ever had. “The worst I’ve ever seen, the worst I’ve ever experienced, yes I do,” she said. “I ...

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