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Trump Again Rages About Mystery Cohen Manuscript

Mediaite reports: On Saturday night, President Donald Trump insisted on Twitter that a manuscript by Michael Cohen was “just released.” He also suggested that the same manuscript would show Cohen’s “testimony was a total lie.” Yet, here’s the rub. It seems the manuscript that Trump wants politicians and pundits to believe over Cohen’s testimony may not even exist and certainly …

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Lawmakers Press Cohen On Talks About Pardons

The Washington Post reports: Lawmakers are investigating whether President Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was involved in any discussions about possible pardons — which they view as a potentially ripe area of inquiry into whether anyone sought to obstruct justice, people familiar with the matter said. Cohen has said publicly he never asked for — and would not accept …

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Trump Elicits “Lock Her Up” Chants At CPAC [VIDEO]

Politico reports: The president lamented that he couldn’t joke without upsetting the media while facetiously reiterating his past comments inviting Russia to find Clinton’s deleted emails. “I’ve learned, because with the fake news, if you tell a joke, if you’re sarcastic, if you’re having fun with the audience,” he said. “If you say something like ‘Russia, please if you can, …

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Russian State TV Mocks Failed North Korea Summit

The Hill reports: Russian state-run media reportedly mocked the sudden collapse of talks between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this week. “It ended so badly the sides even avoided signing any joint agreement,” one host said, according to a translation reported by CNN. “Crafty Kim Jong Un was ready for some concessions, but not the ones …

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LIVE VIDEO: Glorious Leader Speaks At CPAC 2019

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump will speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference today. Trump has spoken at the annual gathering of grassroots conservatives, also known as CPAC, multiple times, including in 2011 when he raised the possibility of running for office in the 2012 presidential election. “And I can tell you this, if I run and if I …

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Trump: My Golf Resort Is Good For Diplomacy With UK

The Week reports: President Trump started his Saturday on Twitter with an announcement that his golf course in Scotland is super nice and also totally great for America’s ties with the United Kingdom. The immediate context of Trump’s tweet is his loss of a 2015 court battle with Scotland over plans for a new offshore wind farm. Trump unsuccessfully sought …

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Pentagon: The Space Force Won’t Fight Alien Invasions

Task & Purpose reports: Listen up conspiracy theorists, schizophrenics, and other beloved readers: Some of you out there might have been wondering if Space Force will fight aliens. During a roundtable on Friday, this reporter asked if Space Force is concerned about threats posed by extraterrestrial intelligence. The official answer: No. A December 2018 Defense Intelligence Agency report warns that, …

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Parents Of Tortured American Blast Trump For “Lavish Praise And Excuses” Over Their Son’s Death [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: The parents of Otto Warmbier issued a blistering statement on Friday saying Kim Jong Un and his government “are responsible for unimaginable cruelty and inhumanity” after President Donald Trump asserted that the North Korean dictator had been unaware of the harrowing treatment the student endured while detained there. “We have been respectful during this summit process. Now …

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Trump On Murderous Dictator Kim Jong-Un: He Likes Me And I Like Him, Why Shouldn’t I Like Him? [VIDEO]

“He’s a real personality and he’s very smart. He’s sharp as you can be, and he’s a real leader, and he’s pretty mercurial. I don’t say that necessarily in a bad way, but he’s a pretty mercurial guy. He likes me. I like him. Some people say ‘oh, you shouldn’t like him.’ I said, ‘why shouldn’t I like him? I …

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REPORT: Gaetz Told Trump “I Was Happy To Do It For You” During Discussion On Threatening Michael Cohen

Mediaite reports: The Atlantic‘s Edward-Isaac Dovere reports that President Donald Trump spoke to Gaetz this week while he was still in Vietnam for his denuclearization summit with Kim Jong Un. Trump used this phone call to vent over Cohen’s congressional testimony against him, and according to Dovere, Gaetz said “I was happy to do it” when the president brought up …

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Outrage After Trump Sides With Kim On Tortured American: He Says He Didn’t Know And I Believe Him

The Guardian reports: Trump’s explanation-free statement that he believed Kim Jong-Un when the North Korean dictator said he “didn’t know about” the imprisonment and torture of Otto Warmbier has baffled many – at both ends of the political spectrum. Adam Schiff, California Democrat, is among those to point out that Trump’s acceptance of foreign dictator’s claims – sometimes over the …

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Trump: Michael Cohen Is A “Shameful Liar” [VIDEO]

USA Today c: President Donald Trump criticized the congressional testimony of his former lawyer Michael Cohen as “shameful” and accused Cohen of lying “a lot.” Speaking to reporters at the end of his summit with North Korean President Kim Jong Un i, Trump said he watched some of Cohen’s testimony before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Wednesday. “It …

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Hanoi Summit Abruptly Ends With No Deal

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s Hanoi summit with Kim Jong Un, meant to demonstrate his diplomatic gamble with North Korea is working, instead ended with no joint agreement after Kim insisted all US sanctions be lifted on his country. That was a bridge too far for the US President, who said Kim offered to take some steps toward dismantling his …

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Trump Timed Kim Dinner Opposite Cohen Testimony

The Huffington Post reports: President Donald Trump scheduled a dinner for Wednesday with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un at their summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, but only after House Democrats announced that his former lawyer and “fixer” would publicly testify on Capitol Hill at about the same time. The apparent “counterprogramming” of Michael Cohen’s expected damaging testimony concerns arms control …

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House Votes 245-182 To Block Trump’s “Emergency”

CBS News reports: The House of Representatives passed a resolution late Tuesday afternoon to terminate President Trump’s national emergency proclamation, which is also being challenged in court by a multi-state lawsuit. The final vote of 245 to 182 fell largely along party lines, but 13 Republicans joined Democrats in supporting the measure. The bill, introduced by Democrats last week, would …

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Michael Cohen Disbarred Over Felony Conviction

Bloomberg reports: President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen is no longer a recognized attorney after he was disbarred in New York after pleading guilty to lying to Congress about a plan for a Trump Tower project in Moscow. An appeals court in Manhattan granted a request from a disciplinary panel to remove Cohen’s name from the roll …

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Trump At Last Arrives In Vietnam Despite Bone Spurs

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, on Tuesday for his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, eight months after their historic first meeting in Singapore. The two leaders are expected to discuss how to implement a North Korean pledge to give up its nuclear weapons and how to improve their …

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58 Former Security Officials Trash Trump’s “Emergency”

The Washington Post reports: A bipartisan group of 58 former senior national security officials issued a statement Monday saying that “there is no factual basis” for President Trump’s proclamation of a national emergency to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. The joint statement, whose signatories include former secretary of state Madeleine Albright and former defense secretary Chuck Hagel [photo], …

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Trump: Ivanka Has “Created Millions Of Jobs” [VIDEO]

“In a few moments, our first session on vocational training and workforce development will begin. We want every citizen to gain the cutting-edge skills they need to enjoy a rewarding, lifelong career. Many of the governors here today have identified this as a very top priority. My daughter, Ivanka, who is going to be speaking later, is — she has …

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Former Staffer Sues Trump For Nonconsensual Kissing

The Washington Post reports: A staffer on Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign says he kissed her without her consent at a small gathering of supporters before a Florida rally, an interaction that she alleges in a new lawsuit still causes her anguish. In interviews with The Washington Post, and in the lawsuit, Alva Johnson said Trump grabbed her hand and …

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