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Pelosi To Kimmel: Trump “Wants Us To Impeach Him”

ABC News reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday night on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” that President Donald Trump actually wants to be impeached because he believes the Republican-controlled Senate would bail him out. “I think the president wants us to impeach him,” the California Democrat told Jimmy Kimmel. “He knows it’s not a good idea to be impeached, but the …

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REPORT: Kim Executes Five Over Failed Trump Summit

The Guardian reports: Mike Pompeo has said the US is attempting to check reports that a senior North Korean official involved in Pyongyang’s nuclear negotiations with Washington had been executed. “We’ve seen the reporting to which you are referring,” the US secretary of state told a news conference in Berlin in answer to a question. “We’re doing our best to …

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GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley Blasts Trump’s Mexico Tariffs

“Trade policy and border security are separate issues. This is a misuse of presidential tariff authority and counter to congressional intent. Following through on this threat would seriously jeopardize passage of USMCA, a central campaign pledge of President Trump’s and what could be a big victory for the country. “President Trump should consider alternatives, such as imposing a fee on …

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Trump Announces “Gradually Increasing” Tariffs On All Mexican Goods Until They “STOP Illegal Migrants”

The Week reports: President Trump is planning on threatening to impose tariffs on Mexico if the country does not crack down on Central American migrants trying to seek asylum in the United States, three administration officials said on Thursday. While one official said most of the administration supports the idea, others said several White House aides are trying to talk …

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“Appalled” GOP Senator Demands USS McCain Probe

The Arizona Republic reports: Sen. Martha McSally said an investigation is warranted to get to the bottom of an order to keep the warship named for the late Sen. John McCain, his father and his grandfather out of President Donald Trump’s view during his trip to Japan earlier this month. McSally, R-Ariz., now holds the seat McCain once held before …

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Giuliani Attacks Fox Analyst: Napolitano Criticizes Trump Because He’s Mad He Didn’t Get SCOTUS Nomination

Law & Crime reports: President Donald Trump‘s attorney Rudy Giuliani, apparently transitioning into a roving attack dog role with ease, criticized Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano on Thursday. Giuliani said the was “something wrong” with Napolitano’s “bitter attitude.” Giuliani immediately went there, bringing up the fact that Napolitano was not nominated to the Supreme Court of the United …

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WINNING: China Halts Soybean Buys From US Farmers

CNBC reports: China has halted purchases of American soybeans in another move in the escalated trade war with the U.S. Chinese buyers have stopped ordering and don’t expect to resume the purchases due to the disagreement over trade between the world’s two largest economies. U.S. soybean farmers have taken a hard hit from the trade tensions as the value of …

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Mueller Effect: Bookmaker Slashes Impeachment Odds

The Hill reports: An Irish sports bookmaker has significantly lowered the odds President Trump will be impeached following a Wednesday statement from special counsel Robert Mueller. BoyleSports, Ireland’s biggest independent bookmaker, slashed the odds Trumps will be impeached in his first term from 8/1 to 2/1, according to an announcement from the bookmaker Thursday. The odds of Trump resigning in …

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Trump Claims No Involvement In USS McCain Incident But Says Whoever Did It Was “Well-Meaning” [VIDEO]

“I wasn’t involved. I would not have done that. I was very angry with John McCain because he killed health care. I was not a big fan of John McCain in any way, shape or form. I think John McCain had a lot to getting President Bush, a lot to do with it, to go into the Middle East which …

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Trump Finally Admits “Russia Helped Me Get Elected”

Mediaite reports: Evidenced by his Twitter feed, President Donald Trump woke up Thursday morning with Special Counsel Robert Mueller — and his stunning nine-minute press conference — very much on his mind. In a remarkable development, however, it appears that Trump is publicly admitting, for the first time at least, that Russia interference helped get him elected president, as has …

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REPORT: White House Told Navy To Keep Warship USS John McCain Out Of Trump’s View During Japan Visit

The Associated Press reports: The White House wanted the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain out of President Donald Trump’s view during his trip to Japan, three U.S. officials said Wednesday. A U.S. Indo-Pacific Command official wrote an email to Navy and Air Force officials about Trump’s arrival in Japan over Memorial Day …

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Nancy Pelosi: Slow Your Roll On Impeachment, Our Case Must Be Compelling Enough To Sway Republicans

Referring to the time it took to impeach Richard Nixon, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi this afternoon effectively urged Democrats to slow their roll on impeachment calls, saying, “We want to do what is right and what gets results.” Pelosi also said that the press is overlooking the House Democrats who have yet to back an immediate start to impeachment hearings: …

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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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