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POLL: 88% Say Trump Should Visit War Zone Troops

The Hill reports: Eighty-eight percent of voters said President Trump should visit U.S. troops in war zones, according to an American Barometer survey released Wednesday. The poll, conducted by Hill.TV and the HarrisX polling company, found that 57 percent of voters polled said it was “very important” for the president to visit troops in war zones, while 31 percent said …

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Trump Cultists Blow Thousands On Iraqi Dinar Scam

The Daily Beast reports: Trump supporter Hayes Kotseos runs a North Carolina pool-maintenance company, but she’s got a side bet that she thinks might make her fabulously wealthy: the Iraqi dinar. The currency is nearly worthless outside of Iraq, but Kotseos bought millions of dinars in April, after watching a video of President Trump at a 2017 press conference. In …

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Pentagon Estimates Cost Of Border Troops: $72 Million

CNBC reports: The Pentagon estimates that the cost of the 5,900 troops deployed to the southwest border will total $72 million, spokesman U.S. Army Col. Rob Manning said in a statement Monday. In mid-October, a caravan of at least 3,500 Central American migrants seeking asylum left Honduras for the United States border. The caravan is currently in southern Mexico. Trump …

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Add Comedians To Glorious Leader’s Long List Of Fears

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump has hinted that he may attend the next White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) dinner after it was announced that an author will be the host. Trump appeared to delight in the news that the WHCA had named the writer Ron Chernow, rather than a comic as is tradition, as the headline act for the annual …

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Trump Tried To Order DOJ To Prosecute Hillary, Comey

The New York Times reports: President Trump told the White House counsel in the spring that he wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute two of his political adversaries: his 2016 challenger, Hillary Clinton, and the former F.B.I. director James B. Comey, according to two people familiar with the conversation. The lawyer, Donald F. McGahn II, rebuffed the president, …

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Obama Hints Trump Has “Mommy Issues” [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Former President Barack Obama said “racism” and “mommy issues,” among other contributors, were limiting the country’s ability to make progress on everything from education to climate change. Obama, speaking at the Obama Foundation Summit on Monday night, said the answers already exist to solve many of the problems facing both the U.S. and the world, but that …

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Trump: I Can’t Imagine Anyone Else Other Than Myself Being Named Time Magazine’s 2018 Person Of The Year

“It’s called person of the year, right? It’s no longer man of the year, right? I don’t know, that’s up to Time Magazine. I’ve been there before. I can’t imagine anybody else other than Trump. Can you imagine anyone else other than Trump?” – The Mushroom Dotard, responding to a question about Time’s just released public poll which shows the …

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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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