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Federal Court Bars Trump From Enforcing Asylum Ban

The Associated Press reports: A federal judge barred the Trump administration on Monday from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally. U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar issued a temporary restraining order after hearing arguments in San Francisco. The request was made by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Constitutional Rights, which quickly sued …

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Ivanka Used Private Email For Official WH Business

The Washington Post reports: Ivanka Trump sent hundreds of emails last year to White House aides, Cabinet officials and her assistants using a personal account, many of them in violation of federal records rules, according to people familiar with a White House examination of her correspondence. White House ethics officials learned of Trump’s repeated use of personal email when reviewing …

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Pentagon: All Border Troops Will Be Home By Xmas

Politico reports: The Pentagon is set to begin a drawdown of its 5,800 troops from the Southwest border as early as this week, the Army commander overseeing the mission told POLITICO today — even as the approaching caravan of refugees prompted U.S. customs officers to close a port of entry near Tijuana, Mexico. All the active-duty troops that President Donald …

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WH Backs Down, Restores Jim Acosta’s Press Pass

CNN reports: The White House on Monday said that CNN correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass has been “restored,” bowing to days of pressure and a federal lawsuit against the administration. CNN signaled that it would drop the ongoing litigation over Acosta’s access to the White House. “Today the White House fully restored Jim Acosta’s press pass. As a result, our …

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“Poop Train” Trump EPA Official Resigns After Indictment

The Birmingham Herald reports: Onis “Trey” Glenn III has resigned from his position as Region 4 Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency after being indicted on ethics charges in Alabama. Glenn submitted a letter of resignation dated Nov. 18 to acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, citing his intention to resign as a result of what he called “unfounded charges …

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Trump Ridicules Capture Of Osama Bin Laden

CNN’s Peter Bergen writes: President Trump spoke to Chris Wallace of Fox News on Sunday and made a number of false claims about the operation that killed Osama bin Laden. Wallace mentioned the commander of that operation, retired Admiral Bill McRaven, who has publicly criticized Trump for his denigration of the media. Trump responded that McRaven is a “Hilary Clinton …

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Team Of Vipers: Another Trump Tell-All Book Is Coming

The New York Times reports: A firsthand account of the tumult inside President Trump’s White House is scheduled to be published in January, the latest in a string of books that seek to decipher his unprecedented presidency. The new book, “Team of Vipers,” is written by Cliff Sims, a former aide in the White House communications office who had previously …

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WH To CNN: We’re Pulling Acosta’s Credentials Again

The Washington Post reports: White House officials have reportedly sent a letter to CNN’s Jim Acosta indicating they will suspend his press pass again once the temporary restraining order that required them to restore Acosta’s credentials expires, CNN reported late Sunday night. The 14-day order was issued Friday, and unless the judge extends it, it would expire at the end …

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Finland’s President: We Didn’t Talk About Raking

ITV News reports: People in Finland have been left bemused after Donald Trump said the country’s use of “raking” techniques helped prevent forest fires. In an interview following Mr Trump’s comments, Finnish President Sauli Niinistö said he did not recall mentioning raking to the US leader. The comments prompted many Fins to post on social media mocking the idea that …

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Trump Goes Third Grader On “Little Adam Schitt”

Reuters reports: President Trump on Sunday attacked Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), labeling him as “little Adam Schitt” after the congressman suggested the appointment of Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker was unconstitutional. Democrats argue that Whitaker, who was appointed by Trump following the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, should be subject to Senate approval. Mueller, the special counsel in charge …

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Trump: I Might Fire Up To Five Cabinet Members

The Hill reports: President Trump said Sunday he’s considering making a change to as many as five Cabinet positions amid speculation that Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Kirstjen Nielsen and White House chief of staff John Kelly could depart imminently. “I have three or four or five positions that I’m thinking about. Of that, maybe it’s going to end up …

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Trump Blames Wildfires On Lack Of Raking [VIDEO]

The San Jose Mercury News reports: President Trump’s visit Saturday to the fire-ravaged California town of Paradise seemed to be going fine, until he began explaining his understanding of forest policy. Apparently, California needs to buy more rakes. “You gotta take care of the floors. You know the floors of the forest, very important,” Trump told reporters, as Gov. Jerry …

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Trump Congratulates Gillum After Calling Him “Thief”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump congratulated Andrew Gillum in his race for Florida governor in a tweet Saturday, calling the Democrat a “force to be reckoned with.” The odd praise of a man Trump called a “thief” during the campaign comes after the president delivered other congratulations to failed Democratic candidates. In a tweet Friday night, Trump said Democrat Stacey …

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Trump: I Can Get GOP Reps To Vote For Nancy Pelosi

Roll Call reports: President Donald Trump on Saturday said he can twist enough House Republican arms to give Nancy Pelosi the necessary votes to become speaker. The California Democrat publicly says she has ample support within her own caucus to secure the gavel. But all indications are a floor vote could be close, meaning Republicans could opt — for a …

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Trump On CNN’s Acosta: If He “Misbehaves” Again We’ll Stop The News Conference Or Throw Him Out [VIDEO]

Forbes reports: President Trump isn’t finished with CNN’s Jim Acosta. Trump, in an interview with Fox News Channel’s Chris Wallace to air on Sunday, reacted to a judge’s ruling Friday forcing the White House to reinstate Acosta’s press credentials, which had been revoked at Trump’s direction. “Yeah, it’s fine I mean it’s not a big deal,” Trump said of the …

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CNN Temporarily Wins Suit For Jim Acosta’s WH Press Credentials On Due Process Grounds, Case To Proceed

The New York Times reports: A federal judge on Friday directed the White House to restore the press credentials of Jim Acosta of CNN, a win for media advocates and news organizations in a major legal test of press rights under President Trump. The revocation of Mr. Acosta’s press badge, which grants access to the White House grounds, came after …

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BALTIMORE: Audience Panics After Man Shouts “Heil Hitler, Heil Trump” During Fiddler On The Roof [VIDEO]

The Baltimore Sun reports: A man shouted a pro-Nazi and pro-Trump salute during a performance of “Fiddler on the Roof” at Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre on Wednesday night in an outburst that some audience members feared was the beginning of a shooting. Audience member Rich Scherr said the outburst happened during intermission. The man, who had been seated in the balcony, …

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Trump Rages About “Total Mess” Mueller Investigation

Axios reports: President Trump renewed his attacks on the credibility of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation in a series of Thursday morning tweets, using his oft-repeated refrain of “WITCH HUNT.” Now that the midterms are over, Mueller is again expected to begin filing indictments, according to CBS News. Roger Stone associate and former Infowars contributor Jerome Corsi said Monday he …

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Trump Threatens Violence Against Antifa: “The Police, The Military, They’re Very Tough And Getting Angrier”

More from his interview with the Daily Caller: President Donald Trump warned violent leftists and Antifa members that an opposition to them may “mobilize,” and it would mean “big trouble” for the leftist group. “They better hope that the opposition to Antifa decides not to mobilize,” the president told The Daily Caller in an exclusive Oval Office interview Wednesday. “These …

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Scam Outfit Linked To Acting AG Marketed “Masculine Toilet” For Men Whose Junk Is So Big It Hits The Water

Mother Jones reports: In November 2014, a Miami Beach-based firm, World Patent Marketing, announced the “marketing launch” of a “MASCULINE TOILET,” which boasted a specially designed bowl to help “well-endowed men” avoid unwanted contact with porcelain or water. “The average male genitalia is between 5″ and 6″,” the firm’s press release said. “However, this invention is designed for those of …

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