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DOJ Warns Trump: Courts Will Block Your “Emergency”

ABC News reports: The Justice Department has warned the White House a national emergency declaration is nearly certain to be blocked by the courts on, at least, a temporary basis, preventing the immediate implementation of the president’s plan to circumvent Congress and build the wall using his executives powers. However, a senior White House official tells ABC News that the …

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Trump’s Physical Results: Very Good Overall But Obese

CNN reports: President Donald Trump, 72, is in “very good health overall,” according to results from his physical examination, which were released on Thursday. At his physical exam last year, the 6-foot-3-inch Trump weighed 239 pounds, according to his doctor. Trump, who has a common form of heart disease, embarked on a mission last year to lose some weight. Now, …

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POLL: 25% Say God Wanted Trump To Be President

Fox News reports: White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a recent interview that she believes God wanted Donald Trump to become president. A quarter of voters agrees. A Fox News Poll released Wednesday finds 25 percent believe God wanted Trump to win the election. Sixty-two percent disagree and 14 are unsure. Over half of white evangelical Christians, 55 …

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McConnell Says Trump Will Declare Wall Emergency

ABC News reports: In a surprise development Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced on the Senate floor that President Donald Trump would sign a border security funding bill that would avert a government shutdown, but also would declare a national emergency in order to get more funding for his proposed border wall. His announcement came just before a Senate …

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Trump Praises Himself In Parkland Anniversary Message

The Washington Post reports: In the days after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre, President Trump expressed support for universal background checks and raising the age to buy an assault weapon to 21. He even seemed to entertain a ban on assault weapons. A year later, on the anniversary of that wrenching tragedy, when 14 students and three faculty …

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BOMBSHELL: Former FBI Acting Director Says DOJ Held Meetings On Removing Trump Via 25th Amendment

CBS News reports: Soon after speaking to President Trump about the firing of his boss James Comey, Andrew McCabe, who became the bureau’s acting director, began obstruction of justice and counterintelligence investigations involving the president and his ties to Russia. In his first television interview since his own firing, McCabe tells 60 Minutes‘ Scott Pelley he wanted those inquiries to …

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Trump Demands “Money Back Now” For CA Bullet Train

NBC News reports: President Trump and California Gov. Gavin Newsom traded tweets Wednesday over federal funding for the state’s scaled-back bullet train project. “California has been forced to cancel the massive bullet train project after having spent and wasted many billions of dollars,” Trump said. “They owe the Federal Government three and a half billion dollars. We want that money …

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Trump Tells Law Enforcement Group: My Border Wall Will Be Harder To Climb Than Mount Everest [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump says the wall he envisions in some places along the southern border would be harder to scale than Mount Everest. Even by Trump standards of exaggeration, that’s a huge leap. The estimated height for some proposed barriers runs as high as 30 feet. Mount Everest stands nearly 30,000 feet high. Trump made the …

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Graham: Trump “Inclined” To Declare Wall Emergency

The Hill reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Wednesday that President Trump is “very inclined” to declare a national emergency to obtain the necessary funds to build a border wall. “It’s definitely on the table, I’ll let him tell you whether or not he’s going to do it, but he’s very inclined to go that route,” Graham, a staunch ally …

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Trump Installs Room-Sized Golf Simulator Game At WH

The Washington Post reports: President Trump has installed a room-sized “golf simulator” game at the White House, which allows him to play virtual rounds at courses all over the world by hitting a ball into a large video screen, according to two people told about the system. Trump’s system cost about $50,000, and was put in during the last few …

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White House: President Trump Condemns All Acts Of Violence, “Including Against Members Of The Press”

“President Trump condemns all acts of violence against any individual or group of people — including members of the press. We ask that anyone attending an event do so in a peaceful and respectful manner.” – Sarah Sanders. The Daily Beast reports: The El Paso District Attorney’s office will not press charges against the belligerent Trump supporter who apparently shoved …

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Extremist Militia Members In Front Row At Trump Rally

Media Matters reports: Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and members of his far-right armed militia were spotted in the front row at President Donald Trump’s February 11 rally in El Paso, TX. Rhodes has advocated for training armed militias to do Trump’s bidding, embraced white supremacist conspiracy theories, endorsed using “lethal force” against left-wing protesters, and called on armed Oath …

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Bad Lip Reading Trump’s SOTU 2019 Address [VIDEO]

The Thrillist reports: If you follow the series, you may have been waiting for this to arrive. Bad Lip Reading’s newest video is a send-up of Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on February 5. Lovers of chaos and non-sequiturs may have been disappointed that the President stayed mostly on-script during the speech. (Even if the script wasn’t enjoyed …

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Trump Not “Happy” With Tentative Shutdown Deal

The Wall Street Journal reports: President Trump on Tuesday knocked a bipartisan deal to avert a government shutdown while providing some funding for barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border. “I can’t say I’m happy. I can’t say I’m thrilled,” Trump told reporters during a Cabinet meeting. He did not say whether he would sign or veto the proposal but added he …

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Trump Cultist Attacks Reporter At El Paso Rally [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: A supporter of US President Donald Trump has attacked a BBC cameraman at a campaign rally in El Paso, Texas. Sporting a Make America Great Again cap, the man shoved and swore at the BBC’s Ron Skeans and other news crews before being pulled away. Mr Skeans said the “very hard shove” came from his blindside. “I …

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Trump And Junior Lie About El Paso Rally Crowd Sizes

The Week reports: About 30 minutes into his rally, Trump said he had been challenged by “a young man who’s got very little going for himself except he’s got a great first name. So we have, let’s say, 35,000 people tonight, he has 200 people, 300 people — not too good,” Trump claimed. “That may be the end of his …

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Tell-All Author Sues Trump Over Non-Disclosure Claim

The New York Times reports: Cliff Sims, the former White House communications aide who wrote an insider account of life working for President Trump, is suing the president in his official capacity, alleging that he used his campaign organization as a “cutout” to improperly seek retribution against former employees and keep them from invoking their First Amendment rights. Mr. Sims …

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Environmental Waivers For Wall

Courthouse News reports: The Ninth Circuit Monday affirmed the federal government’s authority to waive dozens of environmental laws to speed-up border wall construction near San Diego and Calexico, California, though one judge found it was a call for the Supreme Court, not the Ninth Circuit, to make. In a 30-page opinion, U.S. Circuit Judges M. Margaret McKeown and Jacqueline Nguyen …

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National Enquirer Parent Asked DOJ About Whether They Should Register As Foreign Agents For Saudis

The Wall Street Journal reports: The dust-up between Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and National Enquirer parent American Media LLC has raised questions about the media company’s connections to Saudi Arabia. American Media has had plenty of contacts with Saudi Arabia in recent years, including seeking financial backing from Saudi investors to fund acquisitions and producing a magazine celebrating the country’s …

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Rage Machine Tells Dems To “Loosen Up And Have Fun”

Politico reports: President Trump on Monday urged Democrats to “loosen up and have some fun,” criticizing the party for being “self righteous and angry.” It’s unclear what prompted Trump’s tweet, though multiple Democrats over the weekend made clear their presidential aspirations for 2020, and called out the president in the process. The president targeted Democrats repeatedly on Twitter over the …

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