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Trump Lies That Obamacare Has Now Been “Repealed”

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump has prematurely declared “Obamacare” dead and displayed a misunderstanding of where the money comes from to make the health law work. A look at his remarks Wednesday about the tax plan he will soon sign into law and its effect on President Barack Obama’s health insurance overhaul: TRUMP: “Obamacare has been repealed in ...

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Trump Mocks White House Press Before Cabinet Meeting Prayer: You Need The Prayer More Than I Do [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Because he’s Donald Trump, one slam against the political press per day is never enough. Trump held a cabinet briefing where he gloated about his first year in office and the imminent success of the GOP’s tax bill. During his round table, Trump invited HUD Secretary Ben Carson to say a prayer for the room and the president ...

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Harlem Shake Creator To Go After FCC Chairman

Engadget reports: This is a bit ironic. When FCC chairman and former Verizon lawyer Ajit Pai uploaded a video this week detailing all the things we’ll still be able to do after he killed net neutrality, he apparently forgot one key step: asking permission. You see, part of the smarmy and glib clip the FCC produced with The Daily Caller ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks At FBI Graduation After White House Spokesman Blasts FBI’s “Extreme Bias”

The Hill reports: White House spokesman J. Hogan Gidley ripped the FBI in an interview with Fox News on Friday, saying the bureau has an “extreme bias” against President Trump in the wake of the release of anti-Trump text messages between two FBI officials. “It is troubling, deeply troubling, that the revelations have now come to light that there is ...

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Twitter Goes Off On Junior Over Claim That Obama Appointed FCC Chairman (Junior’s Daddy Did That)

USA Today reports: Twitter users pounced on Donald Trump Jr. Thursday for a tweet about the debate over net neutrality that featured a prominent typo and an apparent misconception about which president appointed the current chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. In addition to misspelling neutrality, Trump Jr. was mistaken in referring to Chairman Ajit Pai as “Obama’s FCC chairman.” ...

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Ted Cruz Ridicules Net Neutrality “Snowflakes”

The Washington Examiner reports: Sen. Ted Cruz sought to burn so-called “snowflakes” Thursday, mocking the Internet outrage over the Federal Communications Commission’s vote to repeal the so-called “net neutrality” regulations of the Obama era. Using a slang label for people who take offense easily to a lack of political correctness, the Texas Republican indicated that the backlash to Thursday’s decision ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Well, this should be good. The Associated Press reports: The White House will hold a press briefing Tuesday afternoon with press secretary Sarah Sanders. The briefing is scheduled to start at 2 p.m., EST. Plowing into the sexual harassment debate in a big way, President Donald Trump laced into Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday, tweeting that the New York Democrat ...

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White House Threatens To Ban CNN’s Jim Acosta If He Asks Trump About Gillibrand Tweet (He Asks Anyway)

The Washington Examiner reports: CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta claimed White House press secretary Sarah Sanders threatened to curtail his media access if he shouted a question at President Trump. Acosta ignored the alleged warning, using a “pool spray” Tuesday at the White House to ask Trump about a tweet he sent out earlier in the day about Sen. ...

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MSNBC’s Mika Rages After Trump Implies Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Would Have Sex With Him For Money [VIDEO]

“I just want to say something, beyond the fact that is reprehensible that the President of the United States would say something so derogatory and disgusting about a woman. We’re not surprised Mr. President, you do it all the time. You treat women terribly, and you treat the women around you even worse. You treat women like punching bags because ...

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FLORIDA: Baptist Hate Preacher Gives Advice On How To Avoid “Flaming Foo-Foo Fruit Loop” Waiters [VIDEO]

“If I ever go to a restaurant and sit down and here comes this flaming foo-foo fruit loop – I’m just like, oh great. I’m here to have a date night, enjoy some time with my wife and because of the lisps, I can’t even, you know. My recommendation – if you don’t just get up and leave – my ...

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CNN Blasts Trump For “Bullying” Don Lemon

“In a world where bullies torment kids on social media to devastating effect on a regular basis with insults and name-calling, it is sad to see our president engaging in the very same behavior himself. Leaders should lead by example.” – CNN, via press release. Over the weekend Trump also unleashed his hordes of extremists on Washington Post reporter Dave ...

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Thailand Releases “Mooning” Gay Couple

The Strait Times reports:  Two American men who were arrested in Thailand for posting naked photos to Instagram have been released from jail and are heading home to San Diego. Joseph Dasilva, 38, and Travis Dasilva, 36, were arrested at Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport last month after images posted to their Traveling Butts Instagram account showed them dropping their ...

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Rep. Trent Franks Resigns Immediately After Aide Says He Pressured To Pay Her $5 Million To Carry His Baby

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), facing an ethics investigation over alleged sexual harassment, announced Friday that he will resign immediately following his wife’s admission to the hospital. Franks had said Thursday that he would resign at the end of January, but said Friday that his wife’s ailment had prompted him to change his plans and immediately step ...

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GOP Rep. Steve King Goes Full White Supremacist In Anti-Diversity Tweet Quoting Hungarian Dictator

Talking Points Memo reports: Here’s a new entry in the annals of Steve King. The Iowa Republican congressman known for his racially insensitive rhetoric tweeted on Friday that “diversity is not our strength.” And, descending further into the catacombs of nativism, he took it further, quoting a statement from the Hungarian prime minister who was advocating for the dissolution of ...

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Trump Fails To Invite Jewish Democrats To White House’s “Especially Special” Hanukkah Party [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump failed to invite Jewish Congressional Democrats to the White House’s annual Hanukkah party on Thursday night, demonstrating that Washington partisanship can poison even the most benign religious holidays. The decision shocked some Jewish Democrats, who observed that previous presidents had invited members of the opposing party to religious holiday parties. “Why would you make partisan ...

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Trump Backs Union-Busting In SCOTUS Petition

The Washington Post reports: The Trump administration on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to overrule a 40-year-old precedent that allows compelling public employees to pay some fees to unions that represent them, an important tool for the U.S. labor movement. It was another dramatic reversal in a high-profile case before the high court, and at least the third time since ...

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AUSTRALIA: Anti-Gay Christian Couple Reneges On Vow To Divorce If Same-Sex Marriage Becomes Law

The Daily Mail reports: A married Christian couple who pledged to divorce if same sex marriage was legalised will not go ahead with it because it would require them to separate from one another. Nick and Sarah Jensen, from Canberra, sparked controversy in 2015 when Mr Jensen announced they would end their decades-long legal union if same sex marriage was ...

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Conway Calls Heckler “Jackass” After Being Asked Why She Defends Trump On Sexual Assault [VIDEO]

Yesterday Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway appeared at Politico‘s Women Rule event where a woman in the audience demanded to know why she continues to defend Trump against the sexual assault allegations made by multiple women. Conway’s response to the woman was characteristically ugly. Shareblue has the transcript of the exchange: HECKLER: Kellyanne, your boss grabs women — PALMER: Excuse me, ...

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Bannon Attacks Mitt Romney For Draft Dodging: You Hid Behind Your Religion While Soldiers Died In Vietnam

CNBC reports: Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon ripped into one-time presidential candidate Mitt Romney for his lack of military service during the Vietnam War in response to Romney’s denunciation of Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore. “By the way, Mitt, while we’re on the subject of Vietnam and honor and integrity, you avoided service, brother,” Bannon told a crowd ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks In Salt Lake City About His Massive Reductions In Federally Protected Lands

USA Today reports: President Trump departed for Utah on Monday to announce what could be the largest rollback of federally protected lands in history. Trump’s decision on the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments would mark an unprecedented use of presidential power to shrink the national monument designations made by two of his predecessors. Secretary of the Interior Ryan ...

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