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Graham: Bubba Wallace Has Nothing To Apologize For

Mediaite reports: Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) objected to President Donald Trump’s decision to lash out at Bubba Wallace and NASCAR’s Confederate flag ban. Graham spoke to Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade on Monday during his radio show, where he sided with the racing organization’s decision to bar the Confederate flag from their events. “I don’t think Bubba Wallace has anything to …

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Trump Campaign Vows To Protect Brazil’s Jesus Statue

The Daily Beast reports: In a round of new digital ads, the Trump campaign asks people to support the president as he stands up to the angry mobs trying to tear down iconic memorials. In one specific ad, the endangered statue that the campaign spotlights happens to be the famous Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “The …

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Trudeau Rejects Trump Invite To WH Trade Celebration

The Associated Press reports: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has turned down a White House invitation to celebrate the new regional free trade agreement in Washington with U.S President Donald Trump and and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Trump and López Obrador are due to meet Wednesday Washington, but Trudeau spokesperson Chantal Gagnon said Monday that while Canada wishes the …

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Randy Rainbow: “Poor Deplorable Troll” [VIDEO]

Randy Rainbow is back this morning to kick off the week with another parody aimed at Trump’s relentless lying. Today’s episode is set to the tune of “Poor Unfortunate Souls,” which was sung by Pat Carroll in the 1989 Disney classic, The Little Mermaid. The original lyrics were penned by Howard Ashman, who won the Oscar that year for Best …

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Trump To Hold NH Rally, Masks “Strongly Encouraged”

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump is returning to the campaign trail amid a spike in coronavirus cases across the country. Trump’s campaign announced Sunday it will hold a Make America Great Again rally Saturday in Portsmouth, N.H. The outdoor event will be held at Portsmouth International Airport, the campaign said. “We look forward to so many freedom-loving patriots coming …

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GOP Clueless On Trump’s Agenda For Second Term

The Hill reports: Congressional Republicans say Trump spends too much time going after critics on Twitter and not enough time articulating his vision for a possible second term. They would prefer more contrasts between their party and Democrats on issues such as taxes and regulation — areas they think could be part of a winning formula in the fall. Instead, …

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Data Shows Trump’s Attacks On Biden Aren’t Working

Axios reports: President Trump built his political brand by stoking the nation’s culture wars, but search data is showing us how much harder it’s been for him to replicate that success while running against another white man in his 70s — and while there’s a coronavirus pandemic. The big picture: Google Trends data shows Trump’s “Sleepy Joe” name-calling isn’t generating …

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Susan Rice: Trump Is Doing Putin’s “Bidding” [VIDEO]

Bloomberg News reports: Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice rejected White House assertions that President Donald Trump wasn’t told of intelligence that Russia may have offered bounties on American troops, a subject that’s consumed Washington over the past week. “We have a president who is doing our arch adversary’s bidding,” Rice said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday, referring …

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Labor Sec “Touched” By Proposed Monument To Father

The New York Post reports: Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia said it means “a lot” to have his father, the late US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, included in President Trump’s proposed national garden remembering scores of American heroes. “It would mean a lot. I didn’t see that one coming and it was really touching to hear. I hope it would …

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Russian State TV Puts Trump On Mount Rushmore

The Daily Beast reports: Kremlin-controlled Russian state media set out to tickle U.S. President Trump’s fragile ego amid falling ratings after his blustery appearance at Mount Rushmore on Friday. Mentioning that the American head of state had previously toyed with the idea he might be featured alongside Washington, Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt, and Lincoln, Russia’s premier state media channel Rossiya-1 aired …

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Bolton Suggests Trump Spends More Time Watching Cable News Than He Does Working In The Oval Office

Politico reports: Former national security adviser John Bolton suggested Sunday that President Trump pays more attention to television than he does to his advisers. “I think it’s a combination of television and listening to people outside of the government that he trusts for one reason or another,” Bolton said on CBS’ “Face the Nation” Sunday. “I think that if you …

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How The Lincoln Project Is Earning Liberal Donations

The Boston Globe reports: George Conway, a prominent conservative critic of President Trump and the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, had a wild theory that he could single handedly get Donald Trump to “trash” Jesus Christ. His plan? Run an ad on cable news networks in Washington, D.C., that said, “‘Jesus says love thy neighbor, but Donald Trump …

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Johnson To Begin Trump-Style Televised Press Briefings

Politico Europe reports: Boris Johnson’s government plans to shake up the U.K.’s system for briefing the press and introduce White House-style televised briefings from Downing Street. Before the coronavirus lockdown, journalists would attend two briefings from the No. 10 spokesman behind closed doors each day, but the afternoon meeting is set to be beamed to the nation with an experienced …

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Trump Draws Sparse Crowd For July 4th Speech On Mall

The Washington Post reports: The crowds that typically flow into the District on Independence Day to line the streets for a parade or to get a prime spot on the Mall to see the fireworks were markedly thinner this year. Dan Stessel, a Metro spokesman, said that as of 9 p.m., there were 34,000 trips taken on Metrorail for Saturday, …

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So Mary Hart Did This Last Night At Mt. Rushmore

Trending on Twitter this afternoon is this: Former Entertainment Tonight host Mary Hart has been out of the spotlight for many years. The former television star has finally made a reappearance, however, the internet doesn’t appear to be too happy about it. Hart was seen hosting President Donald Trump’s rally at Mount Rushmore, as the President and First Lady Melania …

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Joe Biden: Trump Is Eroding America’s Foundation

From an op-ed published today by Joe Biden: That pursuit of a more perfect union has been thrown off course in recent years — and no one bears more responsibility than President Donald Trump. Every day, he finds new ways to tarnish and dismantle our democracy — from baseless attacks on our voting rights to the use of military force …

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Neil Young: It’s “NOT OK” For Trump To Use My Music

Deadline reports: Neil Young objected to the use of his music in the prelude to President Donald Trump’s event at the base of Mount Rushmore, siding with Lakota Sioux who have long claimed the land as their own in violation of an 1868 treaty with the U.S. government. “This is NOT ok with me…” said a tweet from Neil Young …

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Trump Delivers Dark, Divisive Speech At Mt. Rushmore

The Washington Post reports: At the foot of Mount Rushmore’s granite monument to his presidential forebears, President Trump on Friday delivered a dark speech ahead of Independence Day in which he sought to exploit the nation’s racial and social divisions and rally supporters around a law-and-order message that has become a cornerstone of his reelection campaign. Trump focused most of …

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Hillary: I Would Have Done A Better Job On Coronavirus

“We wouldn’t have been able to stop the pandemic at our borders the way that Trump claimed in the beginning, but we sure could have done a better job saving lives, modeling better, more responsible behavior. I don’t think we necessarily should have had as deep an economic assault on livelihoods and jobs as we have. So I know I …

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Trudeau May Skip Trade Event With Trump Over COVID

Politico reports: Justin Trudeau is pointing to the threat of fresh U.S. tariffs and the coronavirus pandemic as reasons why he might skip a meeting in Washington next week with President Donald Trump and Mexico’s Andrés Manuel López Obrador to mark the new continental trade deal. The Canadian prime minister made the comments Friday when asked by a reporter about …

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