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Trump Orders Halt To Obamacare Subsidy Payments

The Associated Press reports: In a brash move likely to roil insurance markets, President Donald Trump will “immediately” halt payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law he has been trying to unravel for months. Before sunrise Friday morning, Trump went on Twitter to urge Democrats to make a deal: “The Democrats ObamaCare is imploding,” he wrote. “Massive subsidy ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Signs Executive Order To Destroy Obamacare Markets, Enable “Junk” Health Insurance

Politico reports: President Donald Trump is trying to do with the stroke of a pen what Republicans in Congress could not — bring about the end of the Obamacare markets. Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Thursday directing an overhaul of major federal regulations that would encourage the rise of a raft of cheap, loosely regulated health ...

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Trump Threaten To End Aid To Puerto Rico

The Washington Post reports: President Trump served notice Thursday that he may pull back federal relief workers from Puerto Rico, effectively threatening to abandon the U.S. territory amid a staggering humanitarian crisis in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Declaring the U.S. territory’s electrical grid and infrastructure to have been a “disaster before hurricanes,” Trump wrote Thursday that it will be ...

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MONTAGE: When Trump Brags About His IQ [VIDEO]

This morning Trump challenged Rex Tillerson to an “IQ test” and guaranteed that he would be the winner. Later in the day White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders essentially told reporters that they are too fucking stupid to know that Trump was joking. However, as the montage broadcast this afternoon by CNN demonstrates, Trump is as obsessed with bragging ...

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Trump: Mike Pence’s NFL Stunt Was “Long-Planned”

USA Today reports: Amid criticism over Vice President Mike Pence’s truncated visit to an NFL game Sunday, President Donald Trump said the trip was “long planned” in a tweet Monday. Pence’s trip on Air Force 2 — which doesn’t take into account logistics on the ground like Secret Service — cost about $242,500, according to an estimate from CNN published ...

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Mike Pence Stalks Out Of NFL Game In Pretend Huff After Anthem Protest Everybody Knew Would Happen

CNN reports: Vice President Mike Pence left a football game between the Indianapolis Colts and the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday after some players knelt during the National Anthem, saying he did not want to “dignify” the event. The pool of journalists accompanying the vice president was not allowed into the stadium and was asked to stay in their vans. ...

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Trump Rages Against GOP Sen. Bob Corker

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed that Sen. Bob Corker “begged” him for an endorsement and decided to not seek reelection in 2018 when Trump declined to offer one. A spokeswoman for the Tennessee Republican did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Trump’s claims come after Corker last week told reporters that some of Trump’s advisers ...

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Trump: Those Puerto Ricans Begged Me To Throw Them Those “Beautiful, Soft, Very Good” Paper Towels

“They had these beautiful, soft towels. Very good towels. And I came in and there was a crowd of a lot of people. And they were screaming and they were loving everything. I was having fun, they were having fun. They said, ‘Throw ’em to me! Throw ’em to me Mr. President!’ The next day they said, ‘Oh, it was ...

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Trump Fundraises Off Las Vegas Massacre

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump’s campaign sent out a fundraising email Saturday politicizing the mass shooting earlier this week in Las Vegas. The Trump-Pence Weekly Newsletter, which is emailed to subscribers by their re-election campaign, reminded potential donors and voters of the president’s remarks Wednesday when he visited the city. “Our nation is still in shock and mourning following ...

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Trump Wants “Equal Time” From Late Night Comics

From the Hollywood Reporter: President Donald Trump is pushing back against late night television show hosts who have been sharply critical of Republicans. The president took to Twitter Saturday morning to argue that Republicans should be given “equal time” because of the “one-sided” coverage, an apparent reference to Federal Communications Commission rules dealing with candidates during elections. Late Night host ...

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Homocon Drag Queen To Promote Milo With Roger Stone After Venue Boots Her Over Puerto Rico Post

Back in July, homocon Miami drag queen Elaine Lancaster claimed she had been black-balled from gigs after appearing on CNN to defend Donald Trump. Yesterday a South Beach venue showed her the door after she posted a typically douchey message on Facebook. Steve Rothaus reports at the Miami Herald: After conservative drag diva Elaine Lancaster posted on social media new ...

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Breitbart Editor Alex Marlow: If You Want To Survive A Mass Shooting, Maybe You Should Hit The Treadmill

“Regarding running, which we talked a little bit about with Jonathan Gilliam — and I’m a little bit reluctant to use humor at this movement in time because it’s a dark moment but I will anyway. Those of you who listen to the show with some regularity have heard me mention that I’m a horror movie fan. And one of ...

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Trump Says Puerto Rican Officials Should Be Proud That Thousands Didn’t Die “In Real Catastrophe Like Katrina”

Vox reports: President Donald Trump met with local leaders and federal responders shortly after landing at an Air Force base in Carolina, Puerto Rico, for what was supposed to be a briefing on the situation on the island. Instead, Trump turned it into an opportunity to congratulate himself and the federal government’s response to the disaster and to say the ...

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Trump Again Blames Puerto Ricans As He Departs For Visit: The Locals Have To Give Us More Help [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump says the federal government has done a good job in Puerto Rico responding to the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, but says local officials need to “give us more help.” Trump says Tuesday that “in Texas and in Florida we get an A-plus, and I’ll tell you what, I think we’ve done just ...

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Trump Attacks Mayor Of San Juan Over Relief Plea

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump lashed out at the mayor of Puerto Rico’s capital city early on Saturday as the row over his administration’s response to Hurricane Maria escalated. Ahead of his visit to the US territory next week, the US president used Twitter to say of Carmen Yulín Cruz “… such poor leadership ability by the Mayor of San ...

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Trump Celebrates Having Created National Firestorm Over NFL Player Protests: “It’s Really Caught On”

CNN reports: President Donald Trump sounded very satisfied with his recent remarks on patriotism and the NFL in a dinner with conservative group leaders at the White House Monday night, according to a person who attended the event. “It’s really caught on. It’s really caught on,” Trump said of his NFL comments to attendees at the dinner, according to someone ...

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Bill Cassidy Literally Yawns As Police Drag Screaming Disabled Protesters Out Of Trumpcare Hearing [VIDEO]

Law Newz reports: Chaos erupted in the Senate today as hearings began on the Graham-Cassidy bill which aims to repeal and replace Obamacare. Almost as soon as the gavels went down to initiate the hearings, pro-healthcare protesters with the organization ADAPT–which stands for Americans Disabled Attendant Programs Today–made their presence felt. A chant began, “No cuts to Medicaid, save our ...

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Mnuchin: Players Are Disrespecting The Flag [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Sunday defended President Trump’s attacks on NFL players who kneel during the national anthem, saying members of the league “can do free speech on their own time.” “I think what the president is saying is that the owners should have a rule that players should have to stand in respect for the ...

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Trump Calls For NFL Boycott Over Player Protests

The Washington Post reports: President Trump on Sunday morning renewed his demand that NFL owners fire or suspend players who kneel during the national anthem in protest, again urging that fans should boycott the sport to force change. The tweets continue a three-day crusade by the president to pressure the league to fire players who have taken a knee in ...

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Sec. Tom Price: I Spent $300,000 On Chartering Private Jets To Stay “Connected With Real American People”

The Washington Post reports: HHS Secretary Price’s office this week has sought to justify his use of chartered jets, first reported Wednesday by Politico, saying that the secretary’s office has routinely evaluated the most effective way for him to travel and has turned to chartered flights when necessary for Price to manage one of the largest executive branch agencies while ...

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