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Trump Refuses To Back Down On Shutdown: I Want A Wall That Only A Champion Pole Vaulter Could Jump

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump says the southern border is “like a sieve,” and he’s lamenting how U.S. authorities fired tear gas into Mexico during the first hours of the new year to repel about 150 migrants trying to breach the border fence in Tijuana. Trump spoke during a White House meeting with his Cabinet as the partial government …

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Ann Coulter: Homocon Matt Drudge Deserves The “Most Credit” For Trump Having Shut Down The Government

Mediaite reports: In an interview with radio host Mark Simone, Coulter noted, “the president and I have had a little tiff.” She continued: “For one thing, he actually did shut down the government — though don’t worry, he will fold in the end.” Coulter added “the one person who deserves the most credit of all — for going ballistic when …

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RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel Trashes Her Uncle Mitt Romney For “Unproductive And Disappointing” Op-Ed

Fox News reports: Senator-elect Mitt Romney is taking heat not only from President Trump but now from his own niece — who happens to lead the Republican Party — after publishing a scathing op-ed about the president. Ronna McDaniel, the Republican National Committee chairwoman also known as Ronna Romney McDaniel, turned the intra-party fight into a family feud when she …

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Kanye West: For 2019 I Am Once Again A Trump Cultist

The Guardian reports: Having distanced himself from politics in October, Kanye West welcomed the new year by reaffirming his support for Donald Trump in a series of tweets. “Trump all day,” West posted, followed by a tweet containing three dragon emojis, an apparent reference to his description of himself and the US president sharing “dragon energy”. A further tweet stated: …

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Trump Claims “Much Of The Wall Is Already Built”

And as always the cultists will lap up this garbage: As President Trump prepares to meet with congressional leaders to negotiate the possible end of the government shutdown, he’s claiming once again that the wall’s construction is already underway with Mexico footing the bill. So, let’s see. Mexico is supposedly paying for the wall with an updated NAFTA deal that …

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Human Waste Overwhelms Parks Because Of Shutdown

The Associated Press reports: Human feces, overflowing garbage, illegal off-roading and other damaging behavior in fragile areas were beginning to overwhelm some of the West’s iconic national parks, as a partial government shutdown left the areas open to visitors but with little staff on duty. Unlike shutdowns in some previous administrations, the Trump administration was leaving parks open to visitors …

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Trump Hits Back At Mitt Romney: I Won And He Didn’t

The Hill reports: President Trump struck back at incoming Utah Sen.-elect Mitt Romney (R) on Wednesday after Romney challenged the president’s character in an op-ed, suggesting that Romney should be more supportive of his party. The president’s tweet came hours after Romney targeted him directly in a Washington Post op-ed, accusing him of a glaring “shortfall” in terms of character …

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Trump Hails Paper For Running His Own List Of “Results”

Mediaite reports: On Tuesday, President Donald Trump lauded the Washington Examiner for publishing a list of the Trump administration’s 205 historic results. Yet, as the Toronto Star’s Daniel Dale notably noticed, that list of accomplishments actually came directly from Trump’s own team, who provided the Examiner an “exclusive.” It is also not the first time that the Washington Examiner has …

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Kim Jong-Un To Trump: Don’t Test Our Patience

The Associated Press reports: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Tuesday he hopes to extend his high-stakes nuclear summitry with President Donald Trump into 2019, but also warned Washington not to test North Koreans’ patience with sanctions and pressure. During his televised New Year’s speech, Kim said he’s ready to meet with Trump at any time to produce an …

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Glorious Leader Rips Retired Four-Star Army “General”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Tuesday targeted retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal with a string of personal attacks after the former leader of U.S. operations in Afghanistan called the president “immoral” and dishonest. The president was quoting a tweet from Fox News host Laura Ingraham, who shared a post on a conservative website she founded that recapped McChrystal’s comments over …

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Alan Dershowitz: Anybody Who Compares Trump To Hitler Is “Essentially A Holocaust Denier” [VIDEO]

“Everybody is compared to Hitler. Everybody is compared to the Holocaust. Israel defending itself against Gaza rockets — oh, they’re Nazis. Anybody who compares Trump or anybody else to Hitler essentially is a Holocaust denier, because what they’re saying is, ‘Well, there were no gas chambers, there was no Auschwitz, there was no plan to kill six million Jews.’ They …

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Trump Wishes Happy New Year To All His “Haters”

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump on Tuesday wished a happy 2019 — even to the “haters and fake news media.” The commander-in-chief used all capital letters for his second tweet of the year, which was posted early Tuesday morning. “Happy New Year to everyone, including the haters and the fake news media,” he exclaimed. Previous New Year’s tweets are …

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Federal Workers Union Sues Trump Over Shutdown

Just in via press release: Today, the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) and Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch (KCNF DC) sued the federal government on behalf of AFGE members and federal employees being forced to work without pay. The lawsuit alleges that the federal government is violating the law by requiring some federal employees to work without pay during …

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US Strategic Command Tweets Nuclear War Joke For NYE: We’re Also Ready To Drop Something [UPDATED]

Boing Boing reports: Apparently, Donald Trump’s penchant for reckless tweets is contagious, and has spread to United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), which is part of the Department of Defense. The military men who have the power to launch nuclear weapons at the command of a Potemkin President’s tweeted impulse are making jokes about dropping nukes for New Year’s, just because …

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Trump Lies About “Wall” Around Obamas’ DC Home

The Washington Post reports: In one of his most recent arguments for a southern border wall, President Trump on Sunday falsely claimed that the Washington home of former president Barack Obama and Michelle Obama is surrounded by a 10-foot wall. He alleged that the “wall” around the Obamas’ mansion was necessary for the former first couple’s “safety and security,” adding …

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Trump Apparently Lies About Being In The Oval Office

CBS News reports: While many Americans form their New Year’s resolutions, President Trump on New Year’s Eve aired his grievances and defended his legacy. The president fired off a flurry of tweets Monday as 2018 concludes with a government shutdown, controversy over troop withdrawal plans in the Middle East, and staffing upheavals. Later Monday morning, the president tweeted, “I’m in …

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Trump Lashes Out At “Failed Generals” Over Syria/ISIS

Mediaite reports: On New Year’s Eve, President Trump apparently felt the need to clear the air and defend his position via a short series of tweets that explained his process as a simple fulfillment of his campaign promise. And, as his is wont, he included some not-so-subtle digs at his detractors. Trump’s dig at “some failed generals” is certainly a …

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Kelly: Judge My Tenure By What Trump Didn’t Do

The Guardian reports: Citing the thorny question of withdrawing troops from Afghanistan and Trump’s urge to pull out of NATO, Kelly “defended his rocky tenure, arguing that it is best measured by what the president did not do when Kelly was at his side”. Kelly was one of the so-called “adults in the room” – many of them generals, who …

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Trump Blames Dems For Deaths Of Migrant Children

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump on Saturday attempted to blame Democrats for the two deaths of immigrant children being held by his Border Patrol and Customs enforcement officers. “Any deaths of children or others at the Border are strictly the fault of the Democrats and their pathetic immigration policies that allow people to make the long trek thinking they …

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Trump Order Freezes 2019 Pay For Federal Workers

Roll Call reports: As the partial government shutdown grinds on, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday evening that would freeze pay for federal workers in 2019. Trump telegraphed the move in his February budget request for fiscal 2019 when he proposed a pay freeze for the roughly 2.1 million federal civilian workers. White House and Office of Management …

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