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Schiff: Trump Is Making Threats Against Me [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said recent comments from President Trump about him constituted a threat. “In Guatemala, they handle things much tougher than that,” Trump said Tuesday at the White House while meeting with the Guatemalan president. “I think that’s what he intended it to be,” Schiff told CNN Wednesday when asked if the comments were a …

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Trump To Headline Right Wing Youth Conference

The Palm Beach Post reports: The White House said Tuesday night that President Trump will speak at the Turning Point USA conference this Saturday in West Palm Beach. The annual gathering of young conservatives already had an A-list roster of speakers, including Fox News host Sean Hannity, Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani and U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz., R-Florida. Turning Point USA …

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Stephen Miller Helped Write Trump’s Unhinged Letter

The New York Times reports: The letter read like a Twitter tirade published on White House stationery. The words ran together with the cadence of a Trump rally script, just before the president veers from the teleprompter. The accusations, untruths and wayward exclamation points piled up by the paragraph. Some of the president’s closest advisers were involved in drafting the …

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Gallup On Trump: Approval 45%, Impeachment 46%

New survey out this morning from Gallup Polling: President Donald Trump’s job approval rating has inched up again and is now at 45%. The president’s ratings have increased six percentage points since the House of Representatives opened an impeachment inquiry against him in the fall. Trump’s latest job rating is on the high end of the relatively tight range of …

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Trump: Everyone Loved My Crazy Letter To Pelosi

The Washington Post reports: President Trump spent the evening before the House convenes for a historic impeachment vote the same way he’s spent many nights in the White House: glued to Twitter, cranking out angry missives about his enemies and retweeting favorable election polls. Trump continued firing off defiant messages until after 11 p.m. on Tuesday, blasting Democratic leadership while …

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Rallies Held Nationwide Ahead Of Impeachment Vote

CNN reports: Hours before the House votes on whether to impeach President Donald Trump, hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Times Square Tuesday night chanting “Tell me who’s above the law? Nobody is above the law!” They weren’t alone. Rallies sprang up from Oregon to Florida on the eve of the vote on two articles of impeachment against Trump, charging him …

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Congress Pressures Trump On Russian Nuke Treaty

Reuters reports: U.S. lawmakers of both parties are pressuring the White House to extend the last remaining restraints on U.S. and Russian nuclear weapons deployments by demanding intelligence assessments on the costs of allowing the New START treaty to lapse. The demands, contained in three bills that may be harmonized this week, reflect doubts about whether the Trump administration has …

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Joe Biden’s Doctor: He’s “Healthy And Vigorous”

Agence France-Presse reports: Joe Biden is healthy and fit to be president of the United States, his physician said in a letter released Tuesday by his election campaign.  Earlier this year Biden had pledged to release his medical records before the Iowa caucuses in February, the first vote in the nomination race, after a challenger made allusions to his age. …

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Poll: Trump Disapproval +13 For Active-Duty Military

The Military Times reports: President Donald Trump received a loud ovation when he participated in the coin toss ahead of Saturday’s Army-Navy football rivalry game in Philadelphia. But troops’ actual feelings about the commander in chief appear much more ambivalent in the latest Military Times survey. Half of active-duty military personnel contacted in the poll held an unfavorable view of …

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Tulsi Gabbard Still Not Sure On Her Impeachment Vote

ABC News reports: Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is calling for President Donald Trump’s censure on the eve a full House vote Wednesday on the articles of impeachment. The resolution, slated to be introduced Tuesday afternoon, suggests that the president put personal political gain over national interest. Gabbard said she remains undecided on impeachment. “I’m taking this time for myself to …

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Trump Sends Wildly Unhinged Letter To Nancy Pelosi, Accuses Her Of “Perversion Of Justice, Abuse Of Power”

The Associated Press reports: President Trump on Tuesday sent an extraordinary letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) expressing his “strongest and most powerful protest” against impeachment, which he described as a partisan “crusade” by Democrats. “This impeachment represents an unprecedented and unconstitutional abuse of power by Democrat Lawmakers, unequaled in nearly two and a half centuries of American legislative …

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Rick Wilson: Trumpism Will Fuck This Country Forever

Rick Wilson writes for the Daily Beast: There is no Hallmark movie ending in this story, where the low-stakes Holiday Bakeoff in Mistletoe Falls leads to a chaste kiss between star-crossed lovers on Christmas Eve. Instead, Washington is teetering over an abyss from which it will likely never emerge. The Republican Senate, led by Mitch McConnell, is now flagrantly, overtly …

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RBG: No Trump, SCOTUS Can’t Stop Impeachment

Talking Points Memo reports: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg responded to President Trump’s suggestion that the Supreme Court could stop the impeachment process, saying “the president is not a lawyer.” “He’s not law-trained,” Ginsburg continued after being asked by BBC reporter Razia Iqbal about Trump’s proposal. “But the truth is, the judiciary is a reactive institution. We don’t have a program, …

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Senate Approves Spending Bill Creating Space Force

Reuters reports: Congress has passed an annual defense authorization bill following a vote in the Senate on Tuesday that includes a provision that creates a new space force branch of the armed services and provides all federal workers with 12 weeks of paid parental leave for the first time in American history. The bill passed by a vote of 86-8 …

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Trump Sells “We’re Saying Merry Xmas Again” Stickers

From Trump’s “official” online store: Only for President Trump’s BEST Supporters! To celebrate Christmas, President Trump wants his BEST supporters to get first access to Official Trump Campaign merchandise! Don’t miss out on these LIMITED-EDITION Christmas Bumper Stickers! Please contribute at least $10 by MIDNIGHT TONIGHT and we’ll send you your 2 pack of stickers immediately! Also available are MAGA …

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Trump To Spend Holidays At Impeach-A-Lago

The Palm Beach Post reports: President Donald Trump will be home for Christmas. The president, who this year declared Florida his residence, is expected to spend at least two weeks at Mar-a-Lago with his family for the holidays. Trump’s likely arrival later this week coincides with Turning Point USA’s annual Student Action Summit in West Palm Beach. Among the speakers …

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750+ US Historians Urge Impeachment Of Trump

From their announcement on Medium: We are American historians devoted to studying our nation’s past who have concluded that Donald J. Trump has violated his oath to “faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States” and to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.” His “attempts to subvert the Constitution,” as George Mason described impeachable …

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Vulnerable House Dems Solidify Impeachment Support

Politico reports: Reps. Ben McAdams and Joe Cunningham, two of the most endangered House Democrats, said Monday they will vote to impeach President Donald Trump, in a boon for party leaders just days ahead of the vote. Fifteen Democrats in districts won by Trump have now said publicly they will back articles of impeachment charging the president with abuse of …

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Conservative Group Forms Anti-Trump Super PAC

NBC News reports: A small group of President Donald Trump’s fiercest conservative critics, including the husband of the president’s own chief adviser, is launching a super PAC designed to fight Trump’s reelection and punish congressional Republicans deemed his “enablers.” The new organization, known as the Lincoln Project, represents a formal step forward for the so-called Never Trump movement, which has …

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Schumer Rips McConnell: We Want A Fair Senate Trial

CNN reports: In an interview with CNN’s John Berman on “New Day,” Schumer blasted McConnell for coordinating with the White House ahead of the trial. “For him to talk to the President is one thing. For him to say, ‘I’m going to do just what the President wants,’ is totally out of line,” said Schumer, a New York Democrat. “As …

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