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Trump Tweets Dozens Of Times About Russia Probe

Axios reports: Between late Saturday night and early Sunday morning, President Trump tweeted or retweeted more than 50 times about the investigations by the FBI and the House Intelligence Committee into his campaign’s alleged ties to Russia. The tweetstorm shows the degree to which Trump is still consumed by what he believes to be an illegal attempt to end his …

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SNL’s “Vale-Dictator” Addresses Graduates [VIDEO]

Deadline reports: Saturday Night Live kicked off its season 45 finale this weekend with a tip of the hat to the Class of 2020. The cast members appeared on-screen remotely in the cold open as graduating seniors, with Alec Baldwin joining them as President Donald Trump. Wearing a red “Make America Great Again” cap, Baldwin offered a somber commencement address …

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Seniors Are Bailing On Trump Over COVID Response

The New York Times reports: For years, Republicans and Mr. Trump have relied on older Americans, the United States’ largest voting bloc, to offset Democrats’ advantage with younger voters. But seniors are also the most vulnerable to the coronavirus, and the Trump campaign’s internal polls show his support among voters over age 65 softening to a concerning degree, people familiar …

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Trump Accuses Newsom Of “Rigging” Mail-In Voting

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump is unhappy about California’s decision to send every resident of the state a mail-in ballot for the upcoming election. Tweeting on Saturday morning, Trump said the California election will be “rigged” after Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Friday his plan to send more than 20 million voters a ballot in the mail. The …

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Trump: In My Mother’s Eyes I Could Do No Wrong So “Maybe That’s Why I Ended Up The Way I Ended Up”

The Associated Press reports: Reflecting on Mother’s Day this weekend, President Donald Trump said Friday that he could do no wrong in his mother’s eyes and perhaps that’s what framed his personality today. “I had a great mom. I loved my mom and she loved me, which … is probably not easy to do,” Trump told Fox News in an …

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Trump Team Mulls Staging Drive-In Campaign Rallies

The Daily Beast reports: President Donald Trump is thirsting to hold campaign rallies again. And among his campaign and White House advisers, a possible solution has been discussed that could allow for such MAGA gatherings even in the midst of a global pandemic: the mostly defunct, rural tradition of the drive-in movie theater. According to three people familiar with the …

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Trump Again Revises Death Toll, Now Predicts 110,000

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump has again revised the projected coronavirus death toll upwards, now saying that 110,000 people or more people could be lost due to the pandemic. Appearing on Fox & Friends Friday morning, the president forecasted that the death toll, which now stands slightly in excess of 75,000 according to Johns Hopkins, would grow by another 25,000-35,000. …

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Trump: Me Wearing A Mask Sends The Wrong Message

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump has been mask averse for weeks. Within minutes of the CDC announcing its updated mask recommendations last month, the president said, “I don’t think that I’m going to be doing it.” Trump has told advisers that he believes wearing one would “send the wrong message,” according to one administration and two campaign officials not …

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Trump Campaign Manager: We’ve Built A “Death Star”

Mediaite reports: Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale sought a Star Wars reference to tout the “juggernaut” operation he set up to secure President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection on Thursday, though critics were amused by the ill-conceived analogy. Most of Parscale’s critics are either questioning why he is likening his campaign to the villains of the Star Wars franchise, or else, …

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Military “Personal Valet” To Trump Tests COVID+

CNN reports: A member of the US Navy who serves as one of President Donald Trump’s personal valets has tested positive for coronavirus, CNN has learned Thursday, raising concerns about the President’s possible exposure to the virus. The valets are members of an elite military unit dedicated to the White House and often work very close to the President and …

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Trump Admin Shelves CDC Guidelines On Reopening

The Associated Press reports: A set of detailed documents created by the nation’s top disease investigators meant to give step-by-step advice to local leaders deciding when and how to reopen public places such as mass transit, day care centers and restaurants during the still-raging pandemic has been shelved by the Trump administration. The 17-page report by a Centers for Disease …

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Trump To Urge SCOTUS To Strike Down Obamacare As Pandemic’s Job Losses Imperil Healthcare For Millions

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his administration will urge the Supreme Court to overturn Obamacare, maintaining its all-out legal assault on the health care law amid a pandemic that will drive millions of more Americans to depend on its coverage. The administration appears to be doubling down on its legal strategy, even after Attorney General Bill Barr …

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Carly Fiorina: I Won’t Sell My Soul And Vote For Trump

The conservative Washington Examiner reports: During a podcast interview with the Bulwark’s Charlie Sykes, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard Carly Fiorina, who competed against Trump for the Republican nomination for president in 2016, sounded off on the president for his lack of “leadership” during the coronavirus pandemic. “I cannot vote for Donald Trump in 2020,” Fiorina told Sykes, later saying she …

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Trump Claims He Did Wear Mask During Arizona Mask Factory Tour: “Well, I Can’t Help It If You Didn’t See Me”

The Hill reports: President Trump said Wednesday that he briefly put on a mask during a visit to a Honeywell factory in Phoenix but that the press didn’t see him. “I had a mask on for a period of time,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office when asked why he didn’t wear a face covering during Tuesday’s visit to …

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“Live And Let Die” Played During Trump’s Factory Tour

Rolling Stone reports: As Trump toured the factory, which is producing N95 masks for the federal government, he and other officials wore safety glasses but did not wear masks. In a clip from Reuters, at one point on the tour, workers blasted Guns N’ Roses’ cover of the James Bond theme song from Wings, “Live and Let Die.” As Trump …

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Trump Wears Goggles Not Mask At Mask Factory Tour

Arizona Central reports: Before he strolled through the Honeywell facility to examine its mask-making efforts, President Donald Trump mused for a moment about his 2016 presidential campaign, which showed some of its promise during an early stop in Arizona in 2015. “Today is a very interesting day because it’s my first day out,” Trump said as he wrapped a discussion …

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Trump: Republicans Will Never Allow DC To Become A State, All Its Congress Members Would Be Democrats

“DC will never be a state. You mean District of Columbia, a state? Why? So we can have two more Democratic — Democrat senators and five more congressmen? No thank you. That’ll never happen. “They want to do that so they pick up two automatic Democrat — you know it’s a 100 percent Democrat, basically — so why would the …

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Trump: Blue States Shouldn’t Expect Any Bailouts

The New York Post reports: States left cash-strapped by the coronavirus crisis shouldn’t count on federal bailouts — especially states run by Democrats, President Trump told The Post on Monday. “It’s not fair to the Republicans because all the states that need help — they’re run by Democrats in every case. Florida is doing phenomenal, Texas is doing phenomenal, the …

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Trump: The Pandemic Proves I Was Right About China

The New York Post reports: President Trump invited The Post into the Oval Office on Monday for an hour-long interview during which he declared “there’s a great optimism” in America and predicted a strong economic rebound from the coronavirus crisis during the fourth quarter of 2020. Trump said that if there was a silver lining in all the misery it …

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Trump Rages At “Moonface” George Conway Over Ad

The Washington Post reports: George T. Conway III, prominent attorney and husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, has been trying with only modest success to provoke President Trump’s Twitter wrath for the better part of his presidency. He finally succeeded close to 1 a.m. Tuesday. What set Trump off was a video, sponsored by the Lincoln Project, the anti-Trump …

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