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Trump Admits There’s No Proof Middle Easterners Are In Migrant Caravan, But Says There COULD Be [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: President Trump on Tuesday acknowledged that he has no proof that people of Middle Eastern descent have joined a large migrant caravan moving toward the U.S.-Mexico border, tempering a claim he has made in recent days. “There’s no proof of anything. But there could very well be,” Trump said in remarks in the Oval Office Tuesday …

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FBI Says No Photos Exist Of Mueller And Comey “Hugging And Kissing” (Trump Said He Has A Hundred)

The Hill reports: The FBI says it was unable to locate any photos of former FBI Director James Comey and special counsel Robert Mueller “hugging and kissing” after President Trump claimed he could provide 100 such images. BuzzFeed News reporter Jason Leopold on Tuesday shared the Department of Justice’s response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request he filed …

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Even For The World’s Most Famous Liar, Trump’s Latest Round Of Ridiculous Lies Are Astounding [VIDEO]

Steve Benen reports at the Maddow Blog: Over the weekend, Donald Trump claimed that conservatives in California are so upset about so-called “sanctuary cities” that the right has launched “riots.” During a brief Q&A with reporters at the White House yesterday, a reporter asked where, exactly, these riots are taking place. “Take a look,” he replied, adding, “It is rioting …

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Man Accused Of Groping Woman On Plane Tells Cops “The President Says It’s OK To Grab Their Private Parts”

ABC News reports: A man arrested for allegedly touching a woman’s breast on an airplane, according to court documents, told authorities “the president of the United States says it’s OK to grab women by their private parts.” Bruce Alexander was on a Houston-to-Albuquerque flight on Sunday when he twice leaned forward and touched the breast of a woman sitting in …

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Thousands Gather For Trump/Cruz Tailgater [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: The “amoral bully” is ready to campaign for the “dishonest politician” as President Donald Trump holds a Houston rally for Sen. Ted Cruz on Monday. The president’s appearance on behalf of Cruz represents a once-unthinkable show of support for Trump’s onetime rival for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination and comes as Cruz faces a strong challenge …

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Trump Preps To Blame GOP Leaders For Midterms Loss

Politico reports: At his rallies, President Donald Trump argues that the midterms are about one person — Donald Trump. “Get out in 2018,” Trump told a crowd in Missouri last month, “because you’re voting for me!” Privately, the president says the exact opposite. According to two people familiar with the conversations, Trump is distancing himself from a potential Republican thumping …

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Trump Blames Dems For “National Emergy” Of Migrant Caravan, Claims “Middle Easterners Are Mixed In”

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump said Monday that the Democrats are to blame for the caravan of several thousand migrants that’s making its way through Mexico to the southern U.S. border. More than 7,000 migrants broke through Mexico’s southern border and continued on their trek to the United States. Trump said he told the military and U.S. Border Patrol …

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Kremlin Vows New Nukes If Trump Leaves Treaty

Reuters reports: The Kremlin said on Monday that Russia would be forced to respond in kind if the United States began developing new missiles after quitting a landmark Cold War-era treaty. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that Washington would withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty because Russia was violating the pact, triggering a warning of retaliatory measures from …

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Trump To Pull US Out Of Nuke Treaty With Russia

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump said Saturday night that he will withdraw from a landmark arms control agreement the United States signed with the Soviet Union, accusing Russia of violating the pact. The Cold War-era treaty required both countries to eliminate short-range and intermediate-range nuclear and conventional missiles from their arsenals. “Russia has not, unfortunately, honored the agreement, so …

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Trump Laments “Pain And Suffering” Of Migrant Families Just Hours After Calling Them “Hardened Criminals”

The below happened just last night: President Donald Trump says Central Americans trying to traverse Mexico and reach the U.S. border aren’t “little angels” but “some hardened criminals.” On Friday while Trump was campaigning in Arizona, migrants burst through a Guatemalan border fence and started to stream into Mexican territory, rushing a phalanx of police with riot shields. About 50 …

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Judge Sets Manafort’s Sentencing Date For February

Talking Points Memo reports: U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis on Friday sought to tie up the remaining loose-ends in Paul Manafort’s case in Virginia, in a hearing where Manafort showed up in a wheelchair, with his right foot appearing to be in some sort of white sock or wrapping. Kevin Downing, Manafort’s attorney said that the former Trump campaign chair …

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Eric Trump Defends The Dotard’s Praise For Assaulting Reporters: This Is Actually Exactly Why My Father Won

“He wasn’t the guy that body-slammed anybody. He can have fun. By the way, this is actually exactly why my father won. Because so many people were so sick and tired of the little caged, the perfect, the perfectly scripted politician who memorized their little sound bite and went out there and had no crowds, and they weren’t any fun, …

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Trump Considers Homocon To Replace Nikki Haley

Politico reports: President Donald Trump is now seriously considering Richard Grenell, the controversial U.S. ambassador to Germany, to replace Nikki Haley at the United Nations, according to three people familiar with the matter. Grenell met with officials at the White House last week to discuss the job, according to two administration officials. At a separate White House meeting on Wednesday, …

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UK Condemns Trump’s Praise For Assault On Reporter

The Guardian reports: Downing Street has indirectly criticised Donald Trump after he praised a Republican congressman for attacking a Guardian reporter, saying any violence or intimidation against journalists was “completely unacceptable”. Asked about Trump’s comments, Theresa May’s spokeswoman said: “He obviously made comments at a political rally, and those are for him. But more generally we would always say that …

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Cultists Cheer As Trump Celebrates Assault Of Reporter

ABC News reports: Donald Trump kicked off a western tour in Montana on Thursday ostensibly to support Matt Rosendale as he attempts to unseat Sen. Jon Tester, but it was his praise for Congressman Greg Gianforte’s physical assault on a reporter that stole the show. “Any guy that can do a body slam, he is my type!” Trump said to …

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Another NYC Building Rips Down Its “Trump” Name

TIME Magazine reports: Residents of Trump Place on the Upper West Side of Manhattan have joined three other buildings in the neighborhood in stripping the president’s brassy five-letter name from their 46-story building in another sign that the brand is losing some of its appeal. In May, a judge ruled that the Trump Organization was wrong in asserting a contract …

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REPORT: Trump Workshopped His “Horseface” Tweet

The Daily Beast reports: Donald Trump caught various West Wing officials off-guard on Tuesday when he decided to describe the woman alleging that they’d had an affair as having a “horseface.” But privately, the president not only thought that it was strategically smart to go after the adult film star Stormy Daniels in such a visceral way; he workshopped the …

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Trump Threatens To Use Military To Stop Migrants

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday warned that he may take military action to stop immigrants from crossing the southern border into the U.S. Trump also blamed Democrats for “weak laws” on immigration, and said that the “assault” on the U.S. from illegal immigration is “far more important” to him than trade or the new USMCA trade pact with …

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Trump: “I Have A Natural Instinct For Science”

Axios reports: President Donald Trump touted his “natural instinct” for science, while claiming that the cause of global warming is in dispute, in an interview with the Associated Press on Tuesday. The transcript of this interview was released Wednesday. When asked about scientists’ views that climate change is nearing a point where it can’t be effectively reversed, as the UN …

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Trump Nominates Homocon To Federal Appeals Court

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump recently announced another wave of judicial nominees, and among them is an openly gay conservative, Patrick Bumatay. Trump nominated Bumatay to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, based in San Francisco, the nation’s largest federal appeals court. It hears cases from nine Western states and has 29 judges; there …

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