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ABC News Surfaces 2013 Clip In Which Trump Lavishes Praise On “Amazing” Jeff Bezos And WaPo [VIDEO]

ABC News this afternoon posted a previously unaired clip from a 2013 interview with Glorious Leader in which he lavished praise on the Washington Post and its then-brand new owner, Jeff Bezos. The transcript: ABC NEWS: “Jeff Bezos just bought the Washington Post. Good move?” DONALD TRUMP: “I think it’s great move for him. I think it’s great for the ...

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WaPo: Help Us Identify Trump’s Golfing Partners

The Washington Post reports: On 111 days of his presidency, Trump has traveled to a golf course and spent several hours there. On a handful of occasions, he or the White House or his golf partners have revealed/admitted that he was playing golf. On most occasions, they haven’t — and the question of who joined him for his hours-long foray ...

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Trump Threatens Antitrust Lawsuit Against Amazon

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump is again taking aim at Amazon for “using” the U.S. Postal Service as its “delivery boy,” raising the possibility of bringing antitrust claims against the company. Trump railed against the e-retailer and the newspaper — both owned by billionaire Jeff Bezos — in a series of tweets Monday morning, claiming the newspaper has “gone crazy” ...

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Glorious Leader Calls For Twitter To Delete “Fake” Accounts For New York Times And Washington Post

The Hill reports: President Trump on Saturday floated the idea of Twitter dumping major national news publications including The New York Times and The Washington Post as the social media platform removes “fake” accounts. Twitter has stepped up its efforts to remove accounts on the platform in recent months amid criticism over harassment and fake accounts. The platform suspended more ...

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Trump Wants “Really Long Strike” By WaPo Staffers

The Hill reports: President Trump said that Washington Post employees should go on strike in a tweet Sunday morning, saying the move means “we would get rid of Fake News for an extended period of time.” His tweet came shortly after The Post reported that former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone met with a Russian during the 2016 campaign who ...

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Trump Seeks To Double Amazon’s USPS Costs

The Washington Post reports: President Trump has personally pushed U.S. Postmaster General Megan Brennan to double the rate the Postal Service charges Amazon.com and other firms to ship packages, according to three people familiar with their conversations, a dramatic move that probably would cost these companies billions of dollars. Brennan has so far resisted Trump’s demand, explaining in multiple conversations ...

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MSNBC And Washington Post Reprimand Hugh Hewitt For Brokering Meeting With EPA Chief Scott Pruitt

From the Hollywood Reporter: MSNBC said on Wednesday that it gave Saturday morning show host Hugh Hewitt a “verbal warning” after learning a day earlier that he helped broker a meeting between EPA administrator Scott Pruitt and lawyers representing a California water district, which the network said is a “violation” of the company’s standards. The revelation came from a batch ...

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White House Denies “Outrageous Tabloid Gossip” Report That Melania Actually Lives With Her Parents [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: The Washington Post reported Sunday that the allegedly frayed relationship between the first lady and the president has spawned rumors that Melania Trump lives with her parents in Washington, D.C., and does not stay in the White House. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders blasted the story as “something that belongs in tabloid gossip.” “Just when ...

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Roy Moore: Washington Post’s Forces Of Evil Just Won A Pulitzer Prize For Lying About Me, So Send Money Now

The Birmingham Herald reports: The latest fundraising efforts by Roy Moore references the Washington Post’s Pulitzer – a prize it won for stories detailing allegations the former Republican Senate candidate had sexual contact with teenage girls in the 1970s. An email from the Roy Moore Legal fund is topped with the headline “Washington Post’s 2018 Pulitzer Prizes for Roy Moore ...

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Washington Post Wins Pulitzer For Roy Moore Exposé, Ronan Farrow Wins For Sexual Harassment Reporting

The Washington Post reports: The Washington Post was awarded two Pulitzer Prizes on Monday, capturing journalism’s most prestigious honor for its investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election and for its coverage of the 2017 Senate race in Alabama, in which The Post broke the story of sexual misconduct allegations against the Republican candidate, Roy Moore. The reporting about ...

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Trump Orders Overhaul Of USPS Business Model

Another obvious attack on Jeff Bezos: President Trump, who has assailed Amazon.com and falsely accused the online retail giant of cheating the U.S. Postal Service by taking advantage of bulk delivery rates, on Thursday night ordered a sweeping overhaul of the Postal Service’s business model. Trump issued an executive order forming an administration task force, to be chaired by Treasury ...

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Your Daily “Fake News” Rant From Glorious Leader

Three tweets already this morning but nothing about the man who died yesterday in his “well built building.” From the Post story that has him raging: After White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly pressured President Trump last fall to install his top deputy, Kirstjen Nielsen, atop the Department of Homeland Security, the president lost his temper when conservative ...

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WaPo Analysis: Who Are These Millions Of Protesters?

Since Trump’s election tens of millions of Americans have turned out in the streets in the largest protests seen in decades. Today the Washington Post breaks down the numbers: One in five Americans have protested in the streets or participated in political rallies since the beginning of 2016. Of those, 19 percent said they had never before joined a march ...

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Preet Bharara To Bezos: Buy Twitter And Delete Trump

Raw Story reports: Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara made what must have been a tempting suggestion to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos: Buy Twitter and shut down President Donald Trump’s account. Amazon lost $53 billion in market capital recently after Axios reported that the president wanted to “go after” the company. Trump has had a long-running beef with Bezos, who also ...

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REPORT: Trump Obsessed With “Fucking With” Bezos

Vanity Fair reports: For the first time in Donald Trump’s presidency, the West Wing soap opera appears to be in hiatus, with many of its starring characters (Gary Cohn, Hope Hicks) either permanently offstage or with much reduced roles (John Kelly, Jared Kushner). Currently, there’s one star—a situation Trump is obviously enjoying—and his new freedom is used to focus ever ...

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Stock Slumps After Trump Again Threatens Amazon

Reuters reports: Shares of Amazon.com Inc fell 3 percent on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump again attacked the online retailer over the pricing of its deliveries through the U.S. postal system and promised unspecified changes. Trump on Thursday accused Amazon of not paying enough tax, making the postal system lose money and putting small retailers out of business. But ...

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Trump Continues Attack On Amazon & Washington Post

The Hill reports: President Trump on Saturday claimed that The Washington Post is a “lobbyist” for Amazon. Trump made the claim during a pair of tweets railing against Amazon. The Post is owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. However, The Post and Amazon are two separate entities. This isn’t the first time that Trump has accused The Post of lobbying ...

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Trump Falsely Claims Amazon Pays “Little Or No” Sales Tax (Amazon Now Pays In All States With Sales Tax)

The Wall Street Journal reports: President Donald Trump criticized Amazon.com Inc. on Thursday, saying the e-commerce giant was “putting many thousands of retailers out of business.” Shares of Amazon.com slid on Wednesday amid speculation that the White House wanted to curb the company’s growing dominance. In a briefing on Wednesday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that Mr. ...

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REPORT: Trump “Obsessed” With Punishing Amazon

Axios reports: Capitol Hill wants Facebook’s blood, but President Trump isn’t interested. Instead, the tech behemoth Trump wants to go after is Amazon, according to five sources who’ve discussed it with him. “He’s obsessed with Amazon,” a source said. “Obsessed.” What we’re hearing: Trump has talked about changing Amazon’s tax treatment because he’s worried about mom-and-pop retailers being put out ...

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WaPo To Dems: Accept Trump’s Wall To Save Dreamers

From the Washington Post editorial board: President Trump says he is optimistic a deal can be struck to shield “dreamers,” the young undocumented immigrants whose lives he put in jeopardy by stripping them of work permits and deportation protection, beginning March 5. His price, and that of many Republicans, is up to $33 billion in border-security measures, including Mr. Trump’s ...

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