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Wikileaks: Trump Frequently Issues False Information

Newsweek reports: WikiLeaks has hit out at the White House as a source of false information following Donald Trump’s so-called Fake News Awards. The awards, which were announced on Wednesday evening (and saw Newsweek take a very respectable eight place), singled out The New York Times, ABC and CNN for the top spots—but WikiLeaks took the time to remind Trump ...

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Kelly: Trump’s Immigration Pledges Were “Uninformed”

The Washington Post reports: White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly told Democratic lawmakers Wednesday that the United States will never construct a physical wall along the entire stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border and that some of President Trump’s campaign promises on immigration were “uninformed.” The comments put Kelly at odds with Trump, who repeatedly said during his presidential ...

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Jeff Flake Condemns Trump’s Attacks On The Press: He Uses The Same Words Spoken By Josef Stalin [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., on Wednesday delivered a searing condemnation of President Donald Trump, specifically the way he employs the term “fake news” to dismiss objective reality. “2017 was a year which saw the truth – objective, empirical, evidence-based truth – more battered and abused than any other in the history of our country, at the hands of ...

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Lindsey Graham Jabs At Fellow GOP Senators: My Memory Hasn’t Evolved About What I Heard Trump Say

The Post & Courier reports: After taking the weekend to reflect on a combative White House meeting in which President Donald Trump reportedly referred to African countries as “shithole countries,” U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday he is even more determined to reach an immigration deal with hardliners in his own party. In his most extensive comments yet about Thursday’s ...

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Fox Viewers Rage At Host Over “Shithole” Criticism

Raw Story reports: “Fox & Friends” host Brian Kilmeade on Monday once again reiterated his disapproval of President Donald Trump calling African countries “sh*tholes” — and many of the shows viewers reacted with rage. During Monday morning’s show, Kilmeade said that Trump disparaging African countries was “unfortunate,” which echoed a statement he made last week that suggested Trump should walk ...

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Fox & Friends Has Contentious “Shithole” Battle

Mediaite reports: The Fox & Friends curvy-couch held a contentious debate Monday morning over President Donald Trump’s reported “shithole” remarks, which segued messily into a spat over the immigration deal currently being worked out on Capitol Hill. Brian Kilmeade opened up the segment by explaining the back and forth between lawmakers over whether Trump actually referred to immigrants from Haiti, ...

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GOP Sen. Jeff Flake Compares Trump To Stalin

Politico reports: Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said Sunday that President Donald Trump’s declaration that media is “the enemy of the people” is a throwback to Josef Stalin that should have no place in political discourse. “I’m saying he borrowed that phrase,” Flake told MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt of Trump’s choice of words. “It was popularized by Josef Stalin, used by Mao ...

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InfoWars: Steve Bannon Planned “25th Amendment Coup” Against Trump With Chinese Backing [VIDEO]

Alex Jones and Roger Stone continued to shove daggers into Steve Bannon’s political corpse this afternoon by claiming that Bannon had planned to engineer a “25th amendment coup” against Trump with the financial backing of fugitive Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui (aka Miles Kwok). According the below InfoWars clip, it was Bannon who welcomed Michael Wolff into the White House and ...

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BREAKING: Steve Bannon Out At Breitbart

The New York Times reports: Stephen K. Bannon is stepping down from his post as executive chairman of Breitbart News, the company will announce on Tuesday. Mr. Bannon’s departure, which was forced by a onetime financial patron, Rebekah Mercer, comes as Mr. Bannon remained unable to quell the furor over remarks attributed to him in a new book in which ...

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SNAP: Sen. Jeff Flake Mocks Joe Arpaio’s Senate Bid

The Washington Examiner reports: Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., on Tuesday dismissed former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s bid for the Republican nomination to replace him in the Senate, and said he’ll fizzle out as a candidate. “Write about it fast because it won’t last long,” Flake told reporters at the Capitol after attending a meeting at the White House on ...

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Gorka: We Were Told To Interview For Wolff’s Book

“Unless we had a preexisting relationship, I didn’t trust any journalist. And if you came from an outlet that belonged to what President Trump calls #FakeNews, I really wasn’t interested in becoming your friend. To those few persistent journalists from news organs like the Washington Post who wouldn’t give up, I was upfront: Sorry, I don’t do ‘deep background’ and ...

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REVEALED: Steve Bannon Group Tried To Link Trump To Mobsters During Early Stages Of 2016 GOP Primaries

CNN reports: Before Donald Trump and Steve Bannon were enemies, they were allies. And not long before that, Bannon was part of an effort to sink Trump’s presidential hopes — even if Trump didn’t know it. A conservative watchdog group led by Bannon tried to discredit Trump in the early stages of the 2016 Republican presidential primary by shopping a ...

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SURE JAN: Steve Bannon Apologizes To Trump Family

Axios reports: Battered by the backlash from Michael Wolff’s book, Steve Bannon is trying to make amends with the Trump family, providing a statement to Axios that expresses “regret” to President Trump and praises his son, Donald Trump Jr. “Donald Trump, Jr. is both a patriot and a good man. He has been relentless in his advocacy for his father ...

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REPORT: EPA Head Scott Pruitt Wants Jeff Sessions’ Job

Bloomberg reports: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has told associates he would be willing to lead the Justice Department, should the position become available, according to two people familiar with the matter. The former Oklahoma attorney general has discussed the matter in recent days amid perennial speculation about the tenure of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, said the people, who ...

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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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White House: Breitbart Should Consider Firing Bannon

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday that Breitbart News should consider cutting ties with chairman Stephen Bannon over his recently published remarks critical of Donald Trump Jr. “I certainly think that it’s something they should look at and consider,” Sanders said at a press briefing. Trump and his administration are piling on Bannon a ...

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GOP House Freedom Caucus: Jeff Sessions Must Resign

Politico reports: Republican Reps. Mark Meadows and Jim Jordan said Thursday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions should step aside “now,” citing the Justice Department’s handling of the investigation into President Donald Trump’s campaign ties to Russian operatives and intelligence leaks to media as key concerns with his performance. In a joint opinion piece published in the Washington Examiner, Meadows (R-N.C.) ...

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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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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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