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Glorious Leader: I Know Technology Better Than Anyone

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has defended construction of a wall along the US-Mexico border in a bizarre series of tweets in which he compared it to “the wheel” and boasted of understanding technology “better than anyone”. Mr Trump wrote: “The fact is there is nothing else’s that will work, and that has been true for thousands of years. It’s …

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James Mattis Burned Trump In His Resignation Letter

CNN reports: “One core belief I have always held is that our strength as a nation is inextricably linked to the strength of our unique and comprehensive system of alliances and partnerships. While the US remains the indispensable nation in the free world, we cannot protect our interests or serve that role effectively without maintaining strong alliances and showing respect …

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SHUTDOWN MAN: Stocks Tumble Another 500 Points

The Street reports: Stocks tumbled on Thursday, Dec. 20, with the Dow diving almost 500 points as concerns grew that the U.S. government would partially shut down over the Christmas holiday season because President Donald Trump won’t sign a stopgap spending bill. Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), said Thursday that Trump wouldn’t be signing the spending bill after …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks On Pending Shut Down

CBS News reports: With barely one day to go until a midnight Friday deadline, President Trump is signing a bill — but it’s not the one to fund the government. Mr. Trump is signing a farm bill at the White House Thursday, but he says he won’t sign the current short-term spending bill, House Speaker Paul Ryan told reporters after …

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Limbaugh: Trump Just Sent Me An Instant Message Vowing To Shut Down Government If Wall Isn’t Funded

Mediaite reports: Rush Limbaugh said he got a personal message from President Donald Trump reassuring him that he would veto any funding bill and shut down the government if lawmakers didn’t agree to border security funding. “I just got a phone call — well, I got an instant message, it’s the equivalent of you getting a phone call, because that’s …

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Trump: Why Does Lindsey Graham Want Dead Soldiers?

Lindsey Graham, like many others, has called out Trump’s lie that ISIS has been defeated. Therefore he too must be destroyed. “I give the president all the credit in the world for changing their policies regarding the fight against ISIS, but I will not buy into the narrative that they have been defeated,” Graham said, adding that he had just …

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Trump Hints At Shutdown Via Spending Bill Veto

Reuters reports: Fears about a partial government shutdown grew Thursday as President Donald Trump left the door open to vetoing a short-term spending bill expected to pass Congress. The Senate has approved a bill to avoid a partial government shutdown. But it was unclear Thursday morning whether the House would pass it — or if Trump would sign it — …

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Ex-Staffer On Day Trump Learned To Tweet: “Oh No”

Politico reports: When Trump’s young social media manager saw the tweet, he was perplexed. He typically typed and sent Trump’s tweets for the boss, but in this case he hadn’t. He did recall that Trump had been spending a lot of time in his office lately playing around with a new Android smartphone. “The moment I found out Trump could …

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Trump Unfollows Ann Coulter On Twitter After Criticism

The Hill reports: President Trump is no longer following Ann Coulter on Twitter after the conservative firebrand declared she would no longer support his re-election if no progress has been made on the border wall by 2020. Coulter during a podcast interview with The Daily Caller earlier Wednesday called Trump’s presidency “a joke” that will leave “no legacy whatsoever.” “Why …

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“Fake News MAGA” Sign Found At Holocaust Museum

The San Antonio Express News reports: A yard sign displaying two of President Donald Trump’s oft-used phrases, “Fake News,” and “#MAGA” — with an arrow pointing to the marquee of the Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio — was removed Tuesday morning from the Campus of the San Antonio Jewish Community, officials said. The sign was placed so its arrow …

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Trump Tells Advisors He Wants Pence On 2020 Ticket

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump has been telling his closest political advisors in recent weeks that he wants Vice President Mike Pence to be with him on the ticket in 2020, CNBC has learned. The development comes amid media speculation that Trump could ditch Pence in favor of another running mate. Trump has told confidants that he wants Pence to …

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McConnell To Intro Spending Bill To Avert Shutdown

Politico reports: Mitch McConnell is working to bail out Congress and President Donald Trump from an intractable government shutdown impasse, moving on Wednesday to fund the government into early February and avoid a funding lapse right before the holidays. The Senate majority leader will introduce a bill that funds the government through Feb. 8 after a longer-term offer was rejected …

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Trump: One Way Or The Other I’ll “Win On The Wall”

The Hill reports: President Trump tweeted one day after the White House dropped border wall funding demands that Republicans will win on the divisive issue “one way or the other.” The White House on Tuesday dropped its demands that a government funding measure include $5 billion for Trump’s proposed wall. That retreat will allow Congress to reach a funding compromise …

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POLL: 34% Of GOP Voters Would Donate To Wall Fund

From the right wing Rasmussen Reports: Congress appears likely to refuse funding again for President Trump’s border wall, but one-in-five voters are willing to dig into their own pockets to privately fund the barrier on the U.S.-Mexico border. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 21% of Likely U.S. Voters say they would contribute money to …

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Yale Survey: 75% Of CEOs Have Apologized For Trump’s “Diplomacy” To Their International Business Partners

Just out from the Yale School Of Management: Seventy-six percent of leaders from business, academia, and government feel that President Trump is not effectively leading U.S. national security, and 75% often find themselves apologizing to international business partners regarding the president’s diplomatic messages. This is according to a survey of attendees at the 94th CEO Summit, hosted by the Yale …

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Tariff Man Announces Billions In Bailouts To Farmers

CBS News reports: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he has authorized the second round of payments from a $12 billion aid package for farmers stung by the U.S. trade war with China, but did not specify an amount. The U.S. Department of Agriculture in July had authorized up to $12 billion in aid for farmers and ranchers hit …

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Trump To Sign Order Establishing US Space Command

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order before the end of the year creating a U.S. Space Command as a major military command. Vice President Mike Pence will make the announcement Tuesday at the Kennedy Space Center, in Cape Canaveral, Florida, two U.S. officials said, and Trump could sign the order as soon as …

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Hair Furor Attacks Democrats Over “Boarder” Security

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday tweeted that any Democrat who says the U.S. can have border security without a wall can be written off “as just another politician following the party line.” Trump tweeted the remark days before a Dec. 21 deadline for funding the government. The demands for wall funding threaten to close parts of the government …

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WaPo Poll: 70% Don’t Believe Trump’s Nonstop Lies

The Washington Post reports: For months, President Trump has claimed that U.S. Steel has announced plans to build more than six new plants. Throughout the midterm election, he repeatedly said that Democrats had signed onto an “open borders” bill. And he has long charged that millions of fraudulent votes were cast in the 2016 election. None of these claims is …

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Trump Celebrates Ruling Striking Down Obamacare

The Week reports: A federal judge in Texas ruled Friday night that the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare, must be “invalidated in whole” because its individual mandate provision is unconstitutional. District Judge Reed O’Connor argued the mandate is “essential to and inseverable from the remainder of the ACA,” and that it cannot “be fairly read as an …

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