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Lincoln Project: Do You Trust The Dope Or The Doctor?

The Hill reports: The Lincoln Project, a Republican anti-Trump super PAC, asks viewers in an ad released Wednesday whether they trust President Trump or Anthony Fauci as the nation’s top infections disease expert comes under attack from administration officials. The ad’s narrator praises Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, calling him an “American hero” …

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Trump Defends Confederate Flag: “Freedom Of Speech”

Mediaite reports: CBS News’ Catherine Herridge spoke with the president Tuesday and pointed out that in 2015, when asked if he thinks the Confederate flag flying above the South Carolina state house needs to go, said, “I think it probably does, and I think they should put it in the museum.” “Do you still believe that?” Herridge asked. “All I …

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US-Canada Border Closure Extended Another Month

Nobody came blame them: The US border with Canada border is expected to remain closed until at least August 21, two Canadian government sources with knowledge of the situation tell CNN, extending the ban on non-essential travel between the two countries for another month. The extended restrictions will include stepped-up enforcement and surveillance at most Canadian land borders in the …

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Trump Goes Full-On “White Lives Matter” [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: In an interview with CBS News on Tuesday, President Trump said the killing of George Floyd was “terrible” but appeared to bristle when asked why Black Americans are “still dying at the hands of law enforcement in this country.” “So are White people. So are White people. What a terrible question to ask. So are White people,” …

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Hillary Warns That Trump May Not “Go Quietly” [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: On Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, host Trevor Noah brought up recent stories about mail-in voting irregularities that were caught, and which benefited Republicans, and asked “Is there a part of you that is worried that Donald Trump would be able to use any of those stories to try and undermine the entire election?” Clinton replied “Well, I …

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Andrew Lloyd Webber To Trump: Stop Using My Music

The New York Post reports: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s team has sent a cease-and-desist letter to Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign over using his song, “Memory,” at political rallies, Page Six has learned. The miffed missive was mailed out after original “Cats” star Betty Buckley last month urged the show’s legendary composer to stop Trump’s team from playing her signature song, “Memory,” …

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Trump Cultist Flashes Gun At Restaurant Worker When Asked To Wear Face Mask, Says Gun Is His “Exemption”

The Kansas City Star reports: Arlo Kinsey was working behind the carryout counter at RJ’s Bob-Be-Que Shack in Mission last week when a middle-aged man dressed in a red Make America Great Again hat — and no mask — walked through the door. “I asked him if he could wear a mask, since it’s what Gov. Kelly told us to …

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Trump: “When You Test, You Create Cases” [VIDEO]

“We have one of the lowest mortality rates anywhere. If you know, Biden and Obama stopped their testing; they just stopped it. You probably know that. I’m sure you don’t want to report it. “But they stopped testing. Right in the middle, they just went, ‘No more testing,’ and on a much lesser problem than the problem that we have, …

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Trump 2020 Sees Backlash On Threatening Money Begs

As those of us on the Trump campaign’s email list know, their money begs have increasingly threatening over the last few weeks. And there’s now a backlash: President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign is coming under fire over campaign fundraising emails which some supporters are calling “gross” and “scary.” Most of the emails — which typically claimed to be from …

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Trump Warns TV News Ratings Will Suffer If He Loses

New York Magazine reports: Last month, when asked what new goals he would accomplish in a second term, President Trump rambled so incoherently his allies responded with public distress. But now, finally, Trump has an agenda for his second term that he can credibly commit to. It is almost certainly true: Under a Biden presidency, cable news ratings will probably …

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MISSOURI: Trump +7, Support In Key Groups Eroding

The Hill reports: President Trump has an edge over presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Missouri, but there are signs that his support there may be slipping, according to a Saint Louis University-YouGov poll released on Monday. The poll shows Trump garnering 50 percent of the vote in Missouri, putting him 7 points ahead of Biden. Among virtually every …

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Trump Live-Tweeted Fox Hundreds Of Times This Year

Matt Gertz reports at Media Matters: President Donald Trump tweeted in response to television programs he was watching nearly 300 times in the first six months of 2020, according to a Media Matters review. More than nine in 10 of those tweets came in response to Fox News or its sister network, Fox Business, as the right-wing channels maintained their …

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Trump Campaign Hires 1500 Workers In GOTV Drive

The Associated Press reports: The Republican National Committee and President Donald Trump’s campaign say they have now hired 1,500 field staffers, aiming to convert their financial advantage over Democrats into votes in November. RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel said the staff and volunteers are looking to use the RNC’s vast data trove and voter scores to reach a dwindling swath of …

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Politico: Trump World Is Going All-In On #QAnon

Politico reports: On July Fourth, before President Donald Trump spoke to the nation from the White House lawn, he spoke indirectly to another community on Twitter: QAnon. That afternoon, he retweeted 14 tweets from accounts supporting the QAnon conspiracy theory, a sprawling and ever-mutating belief that a mysterious government official who goes by “Q” is leaving online clues about a …

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Trump Campaign: Trump Just Won By Wearing A Mask

Mediaite reports: Members of President Donald Trump‘s reelection campaign are trying to spin Trump’s face mask appearance in the president’s favor as cases of the coronavirus rise in the U.S. Trump finally donned a dark navy face mask while visiting the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland on Saturday after months of refusing to wear one in …

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Trump Rages At “RINOS” Over Roger Stone Criticisms

The Hill reports: President Trump late Saturday lashed out at a pair of Republican senators after they criticized his decision to commute the prison sentence of longtime confidant and former campaign adviser Roger Stone. Romney and Toomey are so far the only Republican senators to publicly rebuke Trump’s move to commute Stone’s sentence. The former Republican operative was due to …

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Former Acting Homeland Security Secretary Says Trump Discussed Selling Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

From a New York Times interview with former Acting Homeland Security Sec. Elaine Duke: She said that as Hurricane Maria approached Puerto Rico and Ms. Duke argued for an emergency declaration before its landfall, Mick Mulvaney, then the president’s budget director, resisted. The next day, Ms. Duke said she was pleased when the president himself expressed concern about the people …

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Romney: Stone Commutation Is “Historic Corruption”

Time Magazine reports: On Saturday morning, Utah Sen. Mitt Romney became the first Congressional Republican so far to speak out against President Donald Trump’s Friday night decision to commute the sentence of his longtime associate Roger Stone. Stone had been sentenced to 40 months in prison for multiple felonies including lying to Congress and attempting to obstruct the Congressional investigation …

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Goya CEO Calls Boycott Push “Suppression Of Speech”

Fox News reports: Goya Foods President and CEO Bob Unanue said on Friday that he is not backing down in the face of a boycott over his visit to the White House. Unanue called the pushback against him visiting the White House “suppression of speech.” Unanue said that he was previously invited to the White House for an event hosted …

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Trump Rants: Biden Plagiarized His Economic Plan From Me And It’s A “Plan That Is Very Radical Left” [VIDEO]

Biden stole it from him AND it’s terrible! Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Friday accused former Vice President Joe Biden of plagiarizing his economic policies, a day after the presumptive Democratic nominee unveiled a plan to promote American manufacturing and goods. But despite some similarities in messaging between Biden’s “Buy American” and Trump’s “America First” rhetoric, the two candidates’ …

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