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White House Staffers Ready To Jump Ship Over Book

Axios reports: There are definitely parts of Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” that are wrong, sloppy, or betray off-the-record confidence. But there are two things he gets absolutely right, even in the eyes of White House officials who think some of the book’s scenes are fiction: his spot-on portrait of Trump as an emotionally erratic president, and the low opinion ...

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Trump Lashes Out At “Sloppy Steve” Bannon

The Washington Post reports: President Trump on Thursday night lambasted the author of a new damning book about his administration, calling it “phony” and asserting he never gave its author reporting access to the White House. Trump’s legal team on Thursday threatened possible libel charges against the book’s author, Michael Wolff, its publisher and his former chief strategist, Stephen K. ...

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DC Bookstore Sells Out Trump Tell-All In Minutes

Business Insider reports: The newly-released tell-all book on the inner-workings of President Donald Trump’s administration was released at midnight on Friday — attracting crowds at one book store in Washington DC that had reportedly sold all of its copies in under 20 minutes. “We will be selling it at MIDNIGHT TONIGHT,” Kramerbooks tweeted Thursday night. Pictures on social media showed ...

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REPORT: Breitbart Board Mulls Ousting Steve Bannon

The Hill reports: Former White House Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon’s future at Breitbart News is in question after excerpts of a forthcoming book revealed he referred to President Trump’s son’s behavior as “treasonous.” The Wall Street Journal reports that the right-wing news network’s board members debated Thursday about whether to oust Bannon, who was fired from the White House by ...

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White House Tell-All To Go On Sale Tomorrow

Politico reporter Michael Calderone reports on Twitter that Michael Wolff’s publisher has announced that they’re moving up the on-sale date of Fire And Fury to tomorrow at 9AM due to “unprecedented demand.” So much for Trump’s cease-and-desist letter. Advance sales have already rocketed the title to #1 on Amazon’s bestsellers list.

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MSNBC Host Rips The Mooch On Bannon: Six Months Ago You Said He Tries To Suck His Own Penis [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle grilled former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci on Thursday — and was incredulous when Scaramucci suggested that there was a way for former Trump political strategist Steve Bannon to get back in President Donald Trump’s good graces. “Anthony, you said six months ago that you think Steve Bannon tries to suck his own ...

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Trump Claims He No Longer Speaks To Steve Bannon: “I Don’t Talk To Him, That’s Just A Misnomer” [VIDEO]

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump said Thursday that he no longer talks to Steve Bannon, and accused reporters of exaggerating their relationship a day after his legal team sent a cease-and-desist letter to the former White House chief strategist over remarks he made about Trump’s son. “I don’t talk to him. That’s just a misnomer,” Trump told the press ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Patch.com reports: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will deliver a briefing for reporters Thursday afternoon at about 1:30 p.m. Eastern. She can expect to face questions about a new book on the administration that continues to dog President Trump, especially as former aide Steve Bannon has been quoted as saying a meeting held by campaign officials in Trump ...

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LEAKY: White House Bans Personal Cellphones

Via Breitbart: White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announced a ban on personal cellphones and devices in the West Wing, in an apparent attempt to block leaks from the White House. “[S]tarting next week the use of all personal devices for both guests and staff will no longer be allowed in the West Wing,” Sanders said in a statement to ...

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BREAKING: White House Sends Cease-And-Desist Letter Seeking To Stop Publication Of Explosive Tell-All Book

The Hill reports: President Trump is reportedly attempting to stop the publication of “Fire and Fury,” Michael Wolff’s explosive new book about his campaign and presidency. The Washington Post’s Carol Leonnig tweeted early Thursday morning that Trump’s attorneys have sent a cease-and-desist letter to Wolff and book publisher Henry Holt & Company, demanding that they do not publish the book, ...

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REPORT: Even More Dirt From Inside The White House

Michael Wolff, the author of Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, published a column in the Hollywood Reporter this morning in which he recounts the early days of the Trump administration. An excerpt: “You can’t make this shit up,” Sean Spicer, soon to be portrayed as the most hapless man in America, muttered to himself after his tortured ...

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Trump Threatens To Sue Steve Bannon For Defamation

The Washington Post reports: Late Wednesday, lawyers for Trump sent a cease-and-desist letter to Bannon, arguing he violated the employment agreement he signed with the Trump Organization in numerous ways and also likely defamed the president. They ordered that he stop communicating either confidential and or disparaging information, and preserve all records in preparation for “imminent” legal action. “You have ...

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TWEETSTORM: Junior Unleashes On “Liar” Bannon

Mediaite reports: Like father, like son. Shortly after President Donald Trump released a scathing statement denouncing his former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, as “crazy,” Donald Trump Jr. lit the Breitbart chairman up on Twitter. As part of an excerpt from a soon-to-be-released book authored by USA Today’s Michael Wolff, Bannon ripped Don Jr., among others, over the infamous Trump Tower ...

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BOOK: Ivanka Planned To Be First Female President

Newsweek reports: Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner made a deal for the daughter of President Donald Trump to become the first female head of state, according to Michael Wolff’s new book “Fire and Fury.” The book, written by the Hollywood Reporter contributing editor and former White House strategist, is being labeled as a tell-all of his time inside the White ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

CBS News breaks down the potential topics: Bannon backlash: In an upcoming book by Michael Wolff,”Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon reportedly calls Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with Russians “treasonous” and “unpatriotic,” according to the Guardian. President Trump responded to Bannon Wednesday afternoon, saying that when he was fired from the ...

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Trump RAGES: When I Fired “Leaking” Loser Steve Bannon, He Not Only Lost His Job, He Lost His Mind

DELICIOUS. Just in from the White House: Steve Bannon has nothing to do with me or my Presidency. When he was fired, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind. Steve was a staffer who worked for me after I had already won the nomination by defeating seventeen candidates, often described as the most talented field ever assembled ...

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Trump Hits New Low In CNN’s Approval Poll

The Hill reports: President Trump’s approval rating has hit a new low in a CNN poll conducted last week. According to survey data collected Dec. 14-17, just 35 percent of Americans say they approve of the way Trump is handling his job as president, a record-low in CNN polling and lower than any of his predecessors at this point in ...

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Trump Judicial Nominee Withdraws After Failing To Answer Basic Questions During Humiliating Hearing

The Washington Post reports: Matthew Petersen, a nominee to the federal judiciary, has withdrawn from consideration days after a video clip showed him unable to answer basic questions about legal procedure, the White House confirmed on Monday. Petersen, nominated for a seat on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, is the third Trump judicial pick to withdraw ...

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SNL Takes On Omarosa’s Departure [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: This week’s “Saturday Night Live” once again found fodder from the latest headlines to lampoon in the show’s cold open, including jabs at recently-departed White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, special counsel Robert Mueller, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and senior White House adviser Jared Kushner. Alex Baldwin reprised his role as President Donald Trump, who kicks off ...

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New Poll Puts Trump’s Approval Rating At 35%

Via Qunnipiac: American voters disapprove 58 – 35 percent of the job President Donald Trump is doing, near his lowest score, a 61 – 33 percent disapproval August 2, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released today. Today’s approval rating compares to a 56 – 38 percent disapproval in an October 11 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University. ...

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