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Trump Attacks “Very Nasty Loser” Reporter April Ryan, Says Others Might Lose Credentials For Disrespect

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday suggested he could pull press credentials from other reporters who don’t show him “respect.” Asked how long Acosta’s credentials will be suspended, the president replied: “As far as I’m concerned, I haven’t made that decision. But it could be others also. I think Jim Acosta is a very unprofessional man.” Trump also went …

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LIVE VIDEO: Protect Mueller Protest In Times Square

MoveOn’s protests calling for Trump to keep his tiny elfin hands of the Mueller investigation are happening right now all over the country. Watch below as New Yorkers gather in Times Square before marching down to Union Square for speeches from prominent activists, politicians, and celebrities. I’ll add live-streams from other cities as they become available.

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Trump’s Acting AG Won’t Recuse From Russia Probe

The Washington Post reports: Acting attorney general Matt Whitaker has no intention of recusing himself from overseeing the special-counsel probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to people close to him who added they do not believe he would approve any subpoena of President Trump as part of that investigation. Since stepping into his new role Wednesday, Whitaker …

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DC Arts Commission Bans “Lewd, Vulgar, Political” Art Days After Trump Taps Rick Scott Aide To Head NEA

The Washington Post reports: The D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities has added sweeping language to already approved grants requiring artists and arts organizations to avoid producing work that could be considered lewd, vulgar or political. In a rare step made after millions of dollars in public funding was approved last month, the local arts commision said it would …

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Appeals Court Rules Against Trump On Ending DACA

Buzzfeed News reports: Current recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will continue to receive the protections of the Obama-era program for now, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday. The US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit upheld a nationwide injunction preventing the Trump administration from rescinding DACA as to current recipients. Earlier this week, the …

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White House Bans CNN Reporter Jim Acosta, Shares Clip Doctored By Infowars “Proving” He Assaulted Intern

NBC News reports: Acosta tweeted Wednesday night that he was denied access when he tried to enter the White House. He added in another tweet that he didn’t “blame” the U.S. Secret Service agent who stopped him. “I know he’s just doing his job,” Acosta wrote. Press Secretary Sarah Sanders later issued a statement that said the reporter’s “hard pass” …

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TOMORROW: #ProtectMueller Protests Nationwide

Via press release from MoveOn: BREAKING: PROTESTS CALLED FOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 5 PM LOCAL TIME Donald Trump has installed a crony to oversee the special counsel’s Trump-Russia investigation, crossing a red line set to protect the investigation. By replacing Rod Rosenstein with just-named Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker as special counsel Robert Mueller’s boss on the investigation, Trump has …

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Retiring GOP House Rep Lashes Out At Trump’s Abuse

The Miami Herald reports: After the Democrats took control of the U.S. House but Republicans strengthened their control on the U.S. Senate Tuesday, President Donald Trump blamed losing Republicans for not supporting him strongly enough. During a press conference in the White House, Trump listed a slew of incumbent Republicans who lost their seats to Democratic challengers — many of …

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BREAKING: Attorney General Jeff Sessions “Resigns”

The Wall Street Journal reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions has resigned at the request of President Trump. The move follows months of Mr. Trump expressing his displeasure with Mr. Sessions in critical tweets. The abrupt move ended Mr. Sessions’ tumultuous tenure as the nation’s top law-enforcement officer. Throughout, he couldn’t shake Mr. Trump’s displeasure over the special-counsel investigation into Russian …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Holds Presser On Midterm Results

Patch reports: President Donald Trump will hold a press conference late Wednesday morning, the day after Democrats officially took control of the U.S. House of Representatives. With the Democrats taking the House, there are major implications for Trump himself. Key House committees that can investigate the president will now have Democrats in charge and can take on more aggressive probes …

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Trump Threatens Democrats As Investigations Loom

Bloomberg reports: President Donald Trump will soon be on the receiving end of something he didn’t see much from a Republican-led Congress: orders, backed up by subpoenas, for officials to answer questions on controversial policies like the dispatch of thousands of troops to the U.S.-Mexico border. “Two can play that game!” Trump wrote Wednesday on Twitter. Now that Democrats have …

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MONACO: Russian Billionaire Targeted By Mueller For Links To Trump Gets Arrested On Corruption Charges

Radio Free Europe reports: A Russian billionaire who purchased a mansion from President Trump in 2008 in a business deal that is now being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller was arrested Tuesday in Monaco on corruption charges. Dmitri Rybolovlev, president of AS Monaco, was taken into custody by Monacan authorities on Tuesday and is under investigation for charges of …

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Trump Warns: Dems Will Erase “Fragile” GOP Victories

The Associated Press reports: In his final pitch to voters, President Donald Trump implored Republicans on Monday to help preserve “fragile” GOP victories that could be erased by Democrats as he closes out a midterm campaign that has been defined by his racially charged rhetoric, hard-line immigration moves and scattershot policy proposals. “It’s all fragile. Everything I told you about, …

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Trump To Dodge Midterms Fallout With Paris Trip

Well, this is convenient timing. Even if the Democrats take back the House in this week’s midterm elections, President Donald Trump will still have Paris. Just three days after Tuesday’s vote, Trump will skip town and fly to France for a military celebration marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. He’ll be joined by his top …

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Even Fox News Won’t Run Trump’s Racist Lying Ad

CNN reports: NBC and Fox News said in separate statements on Monday that their networks will no longer air the Trump campaign’s racist anti-immigrant advertisement. NBC was first to announce its decision, doing so after a backlash over its decision to show the 30-second spot during “Sunday Night Football.” “After further review we recognize the insensitive nature of the ad …

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MISSOURI: Billboard Compares Trump To Jesus Christ

CBS News St. Louis reports: A billboard on Interstate 170 near St. Charles Rock Road is catching drivers’ attention. A large electronic billboard that features President Donald Trump with the bible verse, “The word became flesh”, can be seen along the southbound lanes of the highway. In the top right corner, the billboard says “Make the Gospel Great Again” playing …

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Washington Examiner Tweets Trump Is Going To Hell

Newsweek reports: The Washington Examiner, a conservative American political journalism website and weekly magazine, has tweeted out a scathing post on President Donald Trump declaring that the president is “going to hell,” before hitting out at the paper itself for promoting him. “Trump is going to hell,” the tweet, posted on Monday just after 1a.m. ET reads. “Anyone who ever …

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Montana Men Mow Massive Airport Message To Trump

The Great Falls Tribune reports: Kevin Crawford of Bozeman and Curtis Roe of Belgrade decided to protest President Donald Trump’s visit Saturday to the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport in grass. The pair mowed “FU45” on Roe’s land under the landing approach Air Force One would make. The result was lettering 60 feet tall and 150 feet across. Crawford said that …

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Cost Of Trump’s Border Troops Could Exceed $200M

The Washington Post reports: The total price of President Trump’s military deployment to the border, including the cost of National Guard forces that have been there since April, could climb well above $200 million by the end of 2018 and grow significantly if the deployments continue into next year, according to analyst estimates and Pentagon figures. The deployment of as many …

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North Korea Threatens To Resume Nuclear Program

The Associated Press reports: North Korea has warned it could revive a state policy aimed at strengthening its nuclear arsenal if the United States does not lift economic sanctions against the country. The statement released by the Foreign Ministry Friday evening came amid a sense of unease between Washington and Seoul over the use of sanctions and pressure to get …

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