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Conway: Trump’s “Very Fine People” Comment After Charlottesville Was “Darn Near Perfection” [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: On Friday, Trump defended his remarks in the wake of Charlottesville, saying he “answered perfectly” when saying there were “very fine people on both sides.” “If you look at what I said, you will see that that question was answered perfectly,” Trump said. “And I was talking about people that went because they felt very strongly about …

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Hugh Hewitt: The 2020 Election Isn’t Going To Be Close

Hugh Hewitt writes for the Washington Post: The 2020 election isn’t going to be close. This will come as news to #Resistance liberals, who are certain Trump will lose, because they dislike him so much. They still haven’t figured out that 40 percent of the country love him and at least another 10 percent are very much committed to considering …

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Bolton Confirms US Pledged To Pay Ransom To North Korea (Trump Has Called Ransom Report “Fake News”)

Axios reports: National security adviser John Bolton confirmed on “Fox News Sunday” that a Trump administration official signed a document pledging to pay North Korea a $2 million hospital bill to release Otto Warmbier, but that no money was ultimately transferred. President Trump called the Washington Post story that first reported the hospital bill “fake news,” though the report notably …

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Trump Rages: Andrew Napolitano Hates Me Because I Didn’t Appoint Him To SCOTUS Like He Asked Me To

The Hill reports: President Trump tweeted late Saturday that Fox News analyst Andrew Napolitano met with him and urged the president to nominate Napolitano to the Supreme Court, as well as grant a pardon to one of the judge’s friends. Napolitano, a former superior court judge in New Jersey, currently works as a legal analyst for Fox News. The White …

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Trump To Rally Crowd: Sending Migrants To Sanctuary Cities Was Actually “My Sick Idea, I’m Proud To Tell You”

“Last month alone, 100,000 illegal immigrants arrived at our borders, placing a massive strain on communities and schools and hospitals and public resources like nobody’s ever seen before. Now we’re sending many of them to sanctuary cities, thank you very much. They’re not too happy about it. I’m proud to tell you that was actually my sick idea. Hey, hey, …

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WaPo: How Fox’s Lou Dobbs Drives Trump’s Policies

The Washington Post reports: Before the Council of Economic Advisers finished its annual get-together with the nation’s chief executive, a basso profundo voice thundered into the room via speakerphone. With the council sitting by, Trump had placed a call to his unofficial policy whisperer — Lou Dobbs, the Fox Business Network host. An echo chamber on ideology and policy has …

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Rep. Adam Schiff To Bill Maher: The Only Way To Deal With Trump Is To “Vote His Ass Out Of Office” [VIDEO]

“I’m not there yet on impeachment. I may get there, he may get me there. But here’s the awful dilemma that we face: if we don’t impeach him, that sends a message that this kind of conduct, this obstruction of justice, this kind of willing use of the help of a foreign adversary, all the lies and cover up, that …

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College Basketball Champs Dodge White House Visit

CBS Sports reports: The University of Virginia men’s basketball team will not visit the White House after winning the national championship, head coach Tony Bennett has announced. Bennett cited scheduling difficulties as a reason to decline the invitation. “With several players either pursuing pro opportunities or moving on from UVA, it would be difficult, if not impossible to get everyone …

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New WaPo Poll: 57% Say They Oppose Impeachment

The Washington Post reports: A majority of Americans say they oppose calls for Congress to launch impeachment proceedings against President Trump in the wake of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether the president sought to interfere with the probe, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll. Thirty-seven percent of Americans …

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UK Labour Leader To Snub Trump’s State Dinner: No Red Carpet For Someone Who Uses “Racist Rhetoric”

The BBC reports: Jeremy Corbyn has said he will not attend the state banquet at Buckingham Palace in honour of Donald Trump. The Labour leader argued it would be wrong to “roll out the red carpet” for the US president, whom he accused of using “racist and misogynist rhetoric”. The US-UK relationship did not need “the pomp and ceremony” of …

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NRA Audience Roars As Trump Signs Notice That US Won’t Ratify United Nations Arms Trade Treaty [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: President Trump speaking to the National Rifle Association, a group that made a multimillion investment in his campaign, declared his administration will not ratify the UN Arms Trade Treaty – an Obama-era measure aimed at regulating the arms industry and that was intended to help keep such weapons away from human rights violators. The treaty was not …

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Lindsey Graham: If I Told Trump That Mueller Thinks Climate Change Is A Hoax, Trump Would Say It’s Real

The Hill reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told those gathered at a Dallas-based sustainability conference that President Trump has a long way to go in acknowledging the science behind climate change. “Climate change is real, the science is sound and the solutions are available,” Graham said, adding jokingly, “If I told Trump that [special counsel Robert] Mueller thinks climate change …

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Trump: “I Am So Young, I Am A Young Vibrant Man”

CBS News reports: President Trump hit on a range of issues Friday morning before leaving to address the National Rifle Association in Indianapolis. Mr. Trump claimed he’s a student of history and that’s why he never would have ordered former White House counsel Don McGahn. That claim contradicts the Mueller report. But Mr. Trump is also known for frequently getting …

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Trump Denies Paying Ransom To North Korea

CBS News reports: President Trump said Thursday morning that “no money was paid to North Korea for Otto Warmbier,” after news broke Thursday that North Korean officials handed a U.S. envoy a $2 million bill for the now-late student’s medical bills in 2017. Mr. Trump has spoken of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with glowing terms since Warmbier’s death, …

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Trump Handicaps 2020 Dems In Call With Hannity

The Huffington Post reports: President Donald Trump handicapped the front-running Democratic presidential hopefuls at the end of his interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity on Thursday night. Trump ignored Hannity’s request to be succinct with his summaries and explained at some length why he now calls Biden “Sleepy Joe.” “He’s not going to be able to do the job,” …

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REPORT: Twitter CEO Phoned Rep. Ilhan Omar To Say Trump’s Incendiary Tweet Didn’t Violate Company Policy

The Washington Post reports: Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey phoned Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday and stood by the company’s decision to permit a tweet from President Trump that later resulted in a flood of death threats targeting the congresswoman. The previously unreported call focused on an incendiary video that Trump shared on April 12, which depicts Omar discussing …

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Trump Campaign Expects To Spend $1 Billion On 2020

From the right wing Sinclair Broadcast Group: President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale said he anticipates Trump’s re-election bid will cost at least $1 billion. “I definitely think we’re looking at a billion-dollar operation, minimum,” Parscale said in a Wednesday interview with “America This Week” host Eric Bolling. The digital strategy alone could consume up to half of …

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REPORT: Trump Signed Off On $2 Million Hospital Bill From North Korea Before 2017 Release Of US Hostage

The Washington Post reports: North Korea issued a $2 million bill for the hospital care of comatose American Otto Warmbier, insisting that a U.S. official sign a pledge to pay it before being allowed to fly the University of Virginia student from Pyongyang in 2017. The presentation of the invoice — not previously disclosed by U.S. or North Korean officials …

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Trump Makes Predictably Childish Attack On Biden

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has responded to Joe Biden’s announcement he will run for the Democratic presidential nomination by mocking the veteran politician’s intelligence and claiming he will compete against “very sick” rivals with “demented ideas”. “Welcome to the race Sleepy Joe. I only hope you have the intelligence, long in doubt, to wage a successful primary campaign,” Mr …

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Trump Claims Media Is Lying About Mueller Report

Here’s what the Mueller report actually says: Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, a redacted version of which was released to the public Thursday morning, revealed President Trump ordered White House counsel Don McGahn to fire Mueller in 2017. McGahn refused to do so and threatened to resign instead, telling an associate the president had asked him to do “crazy shit.” …

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