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Inside The Seamy Underbelly Of Trump’s Twitter Feed

The New York Times has done a deep dive into Trump’s Twitter feed, examining how extremists and lunatics use his audience – and more importantly – his attention, to springboard their agendas of hate. An excerpt: Mr. Trump, whose own tweets have warned of deep-state plots against him, accused the House speaker of treason and labeled Republican critics “human scum,” …

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Smugglers Easily Cut Through Trump’s New Border Wall

The Washington Post reports: Smuggling gangs in Mexico have repeatedly sawed through new sections of President Trump’s border wall in recent months by using commercially available power tools, opening gaps large enough for people and drug loads to pass through, according to U.S. agents and officials with knowledge of the damage. The breaches have been made using a popular cordless …

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Star Nationals Pitcher Won’t Visit White House

The Washington Post reports: Ever since Sean Doolittle was traded to the Washington Nationals in the summer of 2017, the reliever was often asked whether he would visit the White House after winning the World Series. He pondered but never answered. He thought it would be hollow to respond — like discussing a hypothetical lottery win — because the Nationals …

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Glorious Leader Ridicules Beto For Dropping Out

Mediaite reports: President Trump used Beto O’Rourke’s words from the beginning of his 2020 campaign to mock the end of his presidential bid. In a celebratory tweet, Trump pointed to O’Rourke’s Vanity Fair campaign launch and scoffed at his campaign-ending announcement. When O’Rourke announced earlier this year he was running, he claimed he felt he was destined to be president, …

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Jerry Springer: My Show Would Have Bleeped Trump

“When you have the president of the United States using language that even on our crazy show we’d bleep out, then society’s in trouble. Do you want to start bleeping out the president of the United States during his speeches? Whether they’re government leaders, economic leaders, religious leaders — when they misbehave, when they say the norms don’t matter, when …

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Trump Taps Lee Greenwood For Kennedy Center Board

Via White House press release: Today, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to key positions in his Administration: Catherine Ann Stevens of Alaska, to be a Member of the Dwight Eisenhower Memorial Commission. Stuart Chikami of Nevada, to be a Member of the Commission for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks …

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Washington Nationals Accept White House Invitation

ESPN reports: The Washington Nationals, who will have a parade to celebrate their World Series title Saturday, will visit President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday, according to a White House official. A ceremony for the Nationals will be held on the South Lawn at 1:15 p.m. ET, the official said. Trump had attended Game 5 on Sunday. …

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Hometown Paper Blasts Trump’s Hiring Of Paula White: She “Uses Religion As A Weapon To Frighten Believers”

From the editorial board of the Orlando Sentinel: We’re particularly appalled — though not surprised — by the appointment of Paula White. Not because she’s a conservative but because of her naked use of religion as a weapon. She’s trying to frighten believers with apocalyptic consequences if they don’t get in line behind this president. Unfortunately, the national attention on …

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Pelosi: Public Impeachment Hearings Start This Month

Bloomberg reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday she expects the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump to begin public hearings this month but insisted there’s no deadline to finish the investigation. “I would assume there would be public hearings in November,” Pelosi said in a roundtable with Bloomberg reporters and editors. Any case that is made to impeach …

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Trump Hires Grifting Scamvangelist Paula White

The New York Times reports: Paula White, a televangelist based in Florida and personal pastor to President Trump whom he has known since 2002, has joined the Trump administration in an official capacity, according to a White House official. Ms. White will work in the Office of Public Liaison, the official said, which is the division of the White House …

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Trump Abandons Plan To Propose Gun Law Changes

The Washington Post reports: President Trump has abandoned the idea of releasing proposals to combat gun violence that his White House debated for months following mass shootings in August, according to White House officials and lawmakers, a reversal from the summer when the president insisted he would offer policies to curb firearm deaths. Trump has been counseled by political advisers, …

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RNC Claims Impeachment Probe Spurred Donations

The Washington Examiner reports: The Democratic push for impeachment of President Trump is boosting the GOP base, padding already record-breaking donations, and even luring in some Democrats dissatisfied with their party’s actions, according to top officials. “The longer this goes, we are seeing more and more voters shift to supporting the president and recognizing that this is a totally partisan …

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Cuomo On Trump’s Move To Florida: “Good Riddance”

NBC News reports: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo didn’t mince words when he learned Thursday that President Donald Trump had filed paperwork to change his permanent residence from New York City to Palm Beach, Florida. “Good riddance. It’s not like Mr. Trump paid taxes here anyway,” Cuomo said in statement. “He’s all yours, Florida.” Trump, who was born and has …

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Carly Simon Recounts Time “Repulsive” Trump Was “All Over Me Like Ugly On An Ape” At Manhattan Luncheon

Yahoo Entertainment reports: Carly Simon may have had a strong bond with at least one important White House figure — her latest book, Touched by the Sun, documents her close friendship with former first lady Jackie Kennedy Onassis — but Donald Trump certainly wasn’t it. Though Simon doesn’t say precisely when the Trump encounter happened, it was at a New …

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World Series Booing Gave Trump A Sad So He’s Going To Madison Square Garden For Fist-Fighting Matches

Fox News reports: New York City could face much worse traffic than usual on Saturday, with President Trump reportedly expected to attend a UFC fight and stay overnight at Trump Tower. A source from law enforcement told the New York Post that Trump would stay in the city into Sunday. “They’re making plans for him to sit in the seats,” …

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Dem Katie Hill Blasts Trump In Fiery Farewell Speech

“I’m leaving because of a misogynistic culture that gleefully consumed my naked pictures, capitalized on my sexuality, and enabled my abusive ex to continue that abuse, this time with the entire country watching. Today is the first time I’ve left my apartment since the photos—taken without my consent—were released. And I’m scared. “The forces of revenge by a bitter, jealous …

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House Votes 232-196 To Begin Impeachment Inquiry

The Associated Press reports: The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved eight pages of procedures to take the impeachment inquiry against President Trump to nationally broadcast public hearings. The resolution defining the scope of the next phase of the inquiry was approved mainly along party lines, 231-196. The House will move ahead with impeachment proceedings against Trump after a …

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Trump: Melania Wouldn’t Cry For Me If I Ever Got Shot

Politico reports: House Republicans who raked in the most money for a private fundraising event at Trump Hotel on Tuesday night got a little extra reward: a roast from President Donald Trump. The president — unscripted, unfiltered and totally in his element — went on an extended riff about a wide range of topics, from his recent White House meeting …

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Nationals Fan Drops Anti-Trump F-Bomb On Live TV

The Huffington Post reports: A Washington Nationals fan is going viral after letting out some feelings about President Donald Trump on live TV after the team’s World Series victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. “I think this is huge for DC,” the unnamed fan said on Fox 5, the Washington DC Fox station. “DC needed this. We got …

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What Today’s Impeachment Vote By The House Will Do

The New York Times has an explainer: The vote is on a resolution that would set rules for the public phase of an impeachment inquiry that has so far been conducted exclusively behind closed doors. It would authorize the House Intelligence Committee — the panel that has been leading the investigation and conducting private depositions — to convene public hearings …

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