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MICHIGAN: Amash Gets Standing Ovation, Accuses Pelosi Of Dragging Her Feet On Impeachment [VIDEO]

CBS News reports:  The only Republican in Congress to accuse President Trump of impeachable conduct faced voters in his Michigan district Tuesday, receiving a standing ovation from many who saluted his “courage” while sparring with some former supporters who faulted him for embracing a Democratic “smear attack” against Mr. Trump. During a two hour event that was originally scheduled to …

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Trump: I Was “Sticking Up For Sleepy Joe Biden” When I Repeated Kim Jong-Un’s “Low IQ” Insult About Him

Just in from the Biden campaign: The President’s comments are beneath the dignity of the office. To be on foreign soil, on Memorial Day, and to side repeatedly with a murderous dictator against a fellow American and former Vice President speaks for itself. And it’s part of a pattern of embracing autocrats at the expense of our institutions — whether …

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Teen Boy Waltzed Into Mar-A-Lago During Trump Visit

The Palm Beach Post reports: Four months before a Chinese woman was accused of lying to get into Mar-a-Lago, an 18-year-old college freshman in November fooled Secret Service agents into thinking he was a club member and wandered the grounds for 20 minutes before he was arrested. An apologetic Mark Lindblom on Tuesday told a federal magistrate that he had …

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China Mulls Restricting Exports Of Tech Elements To US

Reuters reports: Beijing is “seriously considering” restricting exports to the United States of rare earths, 17 key chemical elements used in high-tech consumer electronics and military equipment, the editor in chief of China’s Global Times said on Tuesday. Rising trade tensions have led to concerns that Beijing will use its dominant position as a supplier of rare earths for leverage …

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New Book Claims Mueller Drew Up Obstruction Charge Against Trump But Shelved It, Mueller Spox Denies

The Guardian reports: A new book from Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff says special counsel Robert Mueller drew up a three-count obstruction of justice indictment against Donald Trump before deciding to shelve it – an explosive claim which a spokesman for Mueller flatly denied. The stunning revelation is contained in Siege: Trump Under Fire, which will be published a …

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Fox News Panel Slams Trump’s Praise For Kim Jong-Un

Mediaite reports: Panelists on Fox News’ Special Report last night criticized President Donald Trump for his comments abroad about Joe Biden that cited Kim Jong Un. Fox News digital politics editor Chris Stirewalt argued that for anyone wondering why Trump is “underwater” and trailing in polls at a time when any other incumbent in his position would be “crushing it,” …

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Senate GOP Vows To Quickly Quash Impeachment Try

The Hill reports: GOP senators say that if the House passes articles of impeachment against President Trump they will quickly quash them in the Senate, where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has broad authority to set the parameters of a trial. While McConnell is required to act on articles of impeachment, which require 67 votes — or a two-thirds majority …

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Trump Not “Personally Bothered” By NK Missile Tests

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump said Monday he is not “personally” bothered by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is hosting the president on four-day state visit full of pageantry. Standing beside Trump at a news conference after hours of talks, Abe disagreed with the U.S. …

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Trump Awards “President’s Cup” To Sumo Champion

The Guardian reports: On one side of the sumo ring stood a tall, hefty man with an unconventional hairstyle, bowing and smiling as the crowd applauded; opposite Donald Trump stood a professional wrestler, who on Sunday became the first recipient of a winner’s trophy awarded by the US president during his state visit to Japan. Trump had been spared the …

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Trump: Ha Ha, North Korea Mocked Low IQ “Bidan”

The Daily Beast reports: President Trump says he isn’t bothered by North Korea’s recent weapons testing, unlike some of his own “people,” because Kim Jong Un has already shown his loyalty by making a crack at Joe Biden. Bizarrely, Trump made the comments not only just hours after his own national security adviser condemned North Korea for testing ballistic missiles, …

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Trump Staffers Tormented By International Flights, Fox News Blares Constantly, “It’s Like Being Held Captive”

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s departure for Tokyo on Friday kicks off a summer of global jet-setting that takes him to five separate countries — and confines him to the presidential aircraft for more than 80 hours flying overseas. Not always an eager traveler, Trump has complained in the past about the pace of his foreign travel or the accommodations …

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Trump Denies Knowing His Fake Pelosi Video Is Fake

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday said he was unfamiliar with doctored videos of Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) being shared on social media. “I don’t know about the videos. I can tell you that –– what I’m here is to help the country,” Trump told reporters as he departed the White House for Japan. Trump on Thursday evening retweeted …

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Twitter Bans Anti-Trump Krassenstein Brothers [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Twitter has permanently banned prominent anti-Trump brothers Brian and Ed Krassenstein, alleging that two of the biggest stars of #Resistance Twitter had broken the site’s rules about operating fake accounts and purchasing fake interactions with their accounts. “The Twitter Rules apply to everyone,” a Twitter spokesperson said in a statement. “Operating multiple fake accounts and purchasing …

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Trump Boasts That He’ll Be The “Only Guest Of Honor” At Japan’s “Biggest Event In Over 200 Years” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday boasted that he will be the guest of honor at Japan’s “biggest event” in “over 200 years” when he visits the country this weekend to meet with the prime minister and new emperor. During an impromptu Q&A with reporters in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Trump was asked whether he believes …

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Trump Announces $14.5B In “Direct Payments” To US Farmers, Claims The Money “All Comes From China”

The Washington Examiner reports: The Trump administration said Thursday that it would provide $14.5 billion in “direct payments” to farmers as part of an aid package to offset the damage caused by the trade war with China. Another $1.4 billion would be allocated to purchase surplus agricultural commodities. The assistance, which wouldn’t require congressional approval, would be the second aid …

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CNN Host Grills Sarah Sanders: If Trump Thinks Rex Tillerson Is Dumb As A Rock, Why Did He Hire Him?

Mediaite reports: CNN host Alisyn Camerota grilled White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on President Donald Trump‘s tweet about former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson being “totally ill equipped” — even though Trump was the one who thought he was qualified enough to appoint. Sanders replied with a non-answer — choosing to avoid the question and focus on how …

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Tillerson: Trump Was Unprepared During Putin Meeting

The Washington Post reports: Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson told members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee that Russian President Vladimir Putin out-prepared President Trump during a key meeting in Germany, putting the U.S. leader at a disadvantage during their first series of tête-à-têtes. The U.S. side anticipated a shorter meeting for exchanging courtesies, but it ballooned into a …

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Trump Wails: I Totally Did Not Have A Temper Tantrum

The Hill reports: President Trump took to Twitter Wednesday night to deny House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) characterization of his exit from a meeting with Democratic leadership earlier in the day. Trump left the meeting, which had been scheduled to discuss a potential infrastructure package, to hold an unscheduled press briefing in the Rose Garden, where he fired back at …

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Trump Rages After Report On 1.7 Miles Of New Wall

Bloomberg reports: U.S. Customs and Border Protection has put up just 1.7 miles of fencing with the US$1.57 billion that Congress appropriated last year for President Donald Trump’s wall along the Mexican border, a federal judge was told. A lawyer for the U.S. House of Representatives provided the information Tuesday to the judge in Oakland, California, who is weighing requests …

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Nevada To Join Movement Away From Electoral College

The Reno Gazette-Journal reports: Nevada is now on the cusp of joining the nationwide push to elect the president purely by popular vote. The state Senate on Tuesday passed Assembly Bill 186, which would see the Silver State join a compact with 15 others that have agreed to award their presidential votes to the winner of the national popular vote. …

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