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Trump Vows Cars Will Be Safer And Far Less Expensive Because He Banned California’s Emissions Standards

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump said Wednesday that his administration is barring California from setting its own auto emissions standards, setting up a fresh struggle over the president’s push to unravel restrictions on businesses. In tweets announcing the move, the president said the White House “is revoking” a federal waiver that allowed the state to craft its own rules …

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Trump: “Dummy Beto” Has Hurt Gun Control Deal

The Texas Tribune reports: President Donald Trump added Beto O’Rourke to his list of nicknamed politicians, referring to the Democratic presidential candidate as “Dummy Beto” in a tweet on Wednesday morning. O’Rourke first called for mandatory buybacks of assault weapons last month following the deadly shooting in his hometown of El Paso. But the proposal got its widest audience yet …

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Trump Again Lies That NYT Is “Losing Lots Of Money”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Tuesday ramped up attacks on The New York Times amid continued controversy over a report that included a new sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. In a correction to the essay posted Sunday night, The Times said the woman involved in the alleged incident did not speak to the Times and …

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Man Who Adulterously Barebacks Porn Stars Is Very Concerned About The “Virtue And Reputation” Of NYT

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump tweeted tonight he’s calling for everyone “involved in the Kavanaugh SMEAR story” at the New York Times to resign. A notable detail, however, was left out, and an editor’s note has been added. This afternoon, Trump was asked by a reporter if the Times should “fire the individuals responsible.” Trump is now calling for everyone …

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Trump: I Don’t Want War With Iran, But We’re Ready

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump on Monday declared Tehran was likely behind strikes on Saudi oil facilities, but that he wanted to be sure and he hoped to “avoid” war. “It is certainly looking that way at this moment,” he told reporters when asked if he believes Iran carried out the attack. Trump said “we pretty much already know” but …

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Trump Rages: Investigate Obama’s Deal With Netflix

Politico reports: President Trump on Monday suggested the House Judiciary Committee investigate former President Obama’s post-presidency book deal and agreement with Netflix instead of pursuing various inquiries into the Trump administration. Trump returned to the subject a couple hours later, when he appeared to equate allegations that he has profited off the presidency by declining to put his assets in …

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Trump Thanks Himself For Obama’s Energy Gains

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has been warned he cannot declare war without congressional support following the bombing of Saudi Arabian oil facilities. The strikes, which destroyed half of the kingdom’s oil production capacity, were claimed by Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen. On Sunday night Mr Trump said the US was “locked and loaded” and believed it knew who was …

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Trump Calls For Investigation Of Obama’s Book Deal

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump started Monday morning by suggesting that the Department of Justice that serves under his own administration investigate the post-Presidency business dealings with which Barack Obama has engaged. Trump opened by falsely claiming how the House Judiciary committee as “given up on the Mueller Report,” seemingly ignoring the fact that House Judiciary chair Jerrold Nadler announced …

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Trump Attacks “No Talent, Low Ratings” Joy Reid

Minutes after he “quoted” nobody in particular to again call himself a “Very Stable Genius,” Trump this morning attacked MSNBC host Joy Reid, who he has never heard of but definitely has no talent, low ratings, and is fake news. At this writing it’s not yet clear what prompted this rant and Reid’s Saturday morning show doesn’t start until 10AM. …

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REPORT: Stunned Silence At G7 When Trump Called Out “Where My Favorite Dictator?” To Egyptian President

Axios reports: Searching a room for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at last month’s G7 summit in France, President Trump called out: “Where’s my favorite dictator?” Why it matters: Sisi really is a dictator, and he really is closely allied with the Trump administration. Trump is untroubled by the idea of partnering with authoritarians, but his remark was “met by …

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Trump Suggests He Ended Rules For Energy Efficient Light Bulbs Because They Make Him Look “Orange”

The Week reports: After his administration rolled-back Obama-era energy efficiency rules for light bulbs, President Donald Trump complained that the environmentally-friendly lamps make him look orange because the light they emit is “no good.” Trump’s face has an orange glow, the source of which is unknown. A White House official told The New York Times the strange and seemingly-permanent hue …

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CBS News: Trump Fired Bolton For Leaking Story That He Wanted To Use Nuclear Bombs To Stop Hurricanes

CBS News reports: Aggravation over Iran and the Taliban had intensified recently as Mr. Trump wanted a meeting to take place at Camp David and is open to a meeting with Iran’s president. But three sources directly involved tell CBS News White House correspondent Major Garrett that the main irritant that drove Mr. Trump to distraction was his belief that …

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Trump Tweets Laser Pointer-Cat-Dorian Meme [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: In between tweeting about secret Taliban meetings and James Comey, Donald Trump confused just about everyone last night by sharing a meme about his Hurricane Dorian forecast. The president reignited the controversy when he tweeted an edited video that shows Trump shining a laser pointer while a cat (tagged as CNN) follows the pointer’s red dot as …

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Trump Pressures NOAA Into Disavowing Dorian Report

Mediaite reports: NOAA has released a statement essentially disavowing the National Weather Service in Birmingham’s tweet that contradicted President Donald Trump’s claim that Dorian would hit Alabama. “The Birmingham National Weather Service’s Sunday morning tweet spoke in absolute terms that were inconsistent with probabilities from the best forecast products available at the time,” the statement reads. Soon after the unsigned …

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REPORT: Trump Aides Worry About His Mental State

Business Insider reports: President Donald Trump’s aides and confidants are growing more and more concerned about his mental state after days of erratic behavior, wild outbursts, and bizarre fixations. “No one knows what to expect from him anymore,” one former White House official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss internal conversations about the president, told Insider. “His …

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Trump Campaign Sells Fake Sharpies To Own The Libs

Don’t you feel entirely owned? Donald Trump’s reelection campaign has added a Trump-branded permanent marker to its web store, capitalizing on the Sharpie-gate drama and expanding the campaign’s culture war offerings that already include stick-it-to-the-liberals plastic straws. The marker, announced on Twitter this morning by campaign manager Brad Parscale, is the latest effort by the campaign to amplify and then …

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WH Official: It Was Trump Himself Who Drew On Map

The Washington Post reports: He posted nine tweets and five maps about Alabama and the big storm. He defended a doctored hurricane map that had been altered with a black Sharpie to include the state. And he had his White House release a 225-word statement defending his erroneous warnings that Alabama was “going to get a piece” of the storm. …

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Trump: NBC Should Fire “Racist” Actress Debra Messing

The Hill reports: President Trump is suggesting NBC should fire Debra Messing after the “Will & Grace” actress said the names of the commander in chief’s donors who attended a fundraiser should be publicly identified. Trump tweeted that if Messing were Roseanne Barr, she would have already been fired despite having higher ratings for her program. Barr was fired by …

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Twitter Has Field Day With Insane #Sharpiegate

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump has been widely mocked after he displayed a map showing Hurricane Dorian’s projected path in the Oval Office which appeared to have been altered with a marker pen to falsely show it was expected to hit Alabama. Thousands of people have tweeted using the #Sharpiegate hashtag (alluding to the famous marker pen brand) following the …

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Trump Displays Map Altered With Sharpie To “Prove” His Claim Alabama Was Once In Path Of Hurricane Dorian

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday displayed a map that he said reflected Hurricane Dorian’s original path, but the image appeared to be manually altered with a marker to show the storm’s trajectory continuing toward Alabama. Trump later told reporters that he did not know anything about the changed map, but was adamant that original forecasts called for Alabama …

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