Donald Trump

Trump Tweets Meme Calling For Treason Trials For Obama, Hillary, Mueller, Comey, Holder, Bill Clinton

The Daily Beast reports: Donald Trump has stepped up his attacks on the Mueller investigation by sharing an image of figures such as Barack Obama, the Clintons, and special counsel Robert Mueller himself behind bars for “treason.” The image, posted by a Trump fan page called the Trump Train, was retweeted by the president Wednesday morning. It’s captioned “Now that …

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Trump Is “Totally Willing” To Shutdown Government Until His Border Wall Is Funded (But Not By Mexico)

Politico reports: For the last two years, congressional Republicans have persuaded President Donald Trump to delay the fight to fund his border wall, convincing him he would pay a steep political price for such a high-stakes legislative brawl. Trump is done waiting. Nine days ahead of a deadline that could trigger a partial government shutdown, with no solution in sight, …

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Trump Slams His Own Financial Advisors: “My Gut Tells Me More Than Anybody Else’s Brain Can Ever Tell Me”

The Washington Post reports: In a wide-ranging and sometimes discordant 20-minute interview with The Washington Post, Trump complained at length about Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome H. “Jay” Powell, whom he nominated earlier this year. When asked about declines on Wall Street and GM’s announcement that it was laying off 15 percent of its workforce, Trump responded by criticizing higher interest …

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Trump Threatens To Cut “All GM Subsidies” Over Layoffs

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump will consider cutting all subsidies to General Motors after the company announced plans to slash productions at several American plants, he said Tuesday. The automaker’s shares fell following the tweet and were down more than 2 percent on Tuesday afternoon. The tweet escalates the president’s public threats against GM as he pushes the company to …

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Glorious Leader Boasts: “I Blow Ronald Reagan Away”

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump believes that his long list of achievements in office make him “far greater than Ronald Reagan.” In a new book out Tuesday about his “enemies,” the president said that while he feels “I blow Ronald Reagan away,” the “fake news” media is robbing him of bragging rights by ignoring his successes and focusing on …

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Trump Claims Tear-Gassed Migrants Are “Grabbers” Using Strangers’ Children As Human Shields [VIDEO]

Last night before holding a pair of Mississippi rallies in support of Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, Glorious Leader again said something really stupid. The Washington Post reports: “In some cases, you know, they’re not the parents,” Trump claimed. “These are people, they call ’em ‘grabbers.’ They grab a child because they think they’ll have a certain status by having a child. …

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Trump: I Looked Like Elvis When I Was Young [VIDEO]

“Tupelo, home of thousands of hard-working American patriots, and the proud birthplace of the king of rock n’ roll, Elvis. Elvis! We love Elvis. I shouldn’t say this, you’ll say I’m very conceited because I’m not, but other than the blonde hair, when I was growing up they said I looked like Elvis. Can you believe it? I always considered …

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Hair Furor Floats Idea Of State Television Network

We already have a state network, but whatever. Deadline reports: Donald Trump, as we’ve known for 40 years, hates to cede the spotlight. So just as NASA was making an ultra-rare successful Mars landing that was carried live on some outlets, the president of the United States decided to float the idea of a state-run television network “to show the …

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Reporter Calls Out Trump’s Immigration Lies To His Face: Your Policy Is Not The Same As Obama’s [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: “Obama had a separation policy,” Trump said. “We all had the same policy.” The reporter called out the president right on the spot. “You did not have it, sir,” the reporter said. “No you didn’t.” Trump charged ahead — talking past the questioner. “I tried to do it differently,” Trump said. “But Obama had a separation policy. But …

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Trump On His Own Climate Report: “I Don’t Believe It”

CNN reports: Last Friday — 48 hours after Trump’s how-can-the-world’s-climate-be-changing-if-it’s-cold-in-half-the-country-on-one-day tweet — came the moved-up release of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, a study involving 13 federal agencies and more than 300 leading climate scientists. If you missed the study’s release, well, that was the point. It was originally slated to be made public next month but was suddenly released …

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General Motors To Lay Off 15,000, Shutter Five Plants

The Chicago Tribune reports: General Motors will lay off 14,700 factory and white-collar workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure as it restructures to cut costs and focus more on autonomous and electric vehicles. The reduction includes 8,100 white-collar workers, some of whom will take buyouts and others who will be laid off. Most of …

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NYT Profiles Wealthy Homocon “Power Couple” Behind Coming $5 Million Trump 2020 Fundraising Event

The New York Times reports: In some ways, they are a typical political power couple seeking to “Make America Great Again.” They are throwing a $5 million fund-raiser for President Trump this winter, and are quick to make it known that they have the president’s sons’ cellphone numbers on speed dial. They have poured more than $50,000 of their own …

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Dictionary.com’s Word Of The Year: “Misinformation”

The Associated Press reports: Misinformation, as opposed to disinformation, was chosen Monday as Dictionary.com’s word of the year on the tattered coattails of “toxic,” picked earlier this month for the same honor by Oxford Dictionaries in these tumultuous times. Jane Solomon, a linguist-in-residence at Dictionary, said in a recent interview that her site’s choice of “mis” over “dis” was deliberate, …

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Analysis: Right Wing Violence Surges Under Trump

The Washington Post reports: Over the past decade, attackers motivated by right-wing political ideologies have committed dozens of shootings, bombings and other acts of violence, far more than any other category of domestic extremist, according to a Washington Post analysis of data on global terrorism. While the data show a decades-long drop-off in violence by left-wing groups, violence by white …

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Trump Threatens To Close Mexican Border Permanently

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump has called on Mexico to deport asylum seekers “back to their countries” and threatened to close the southern border “permanently,” after U.S. Border Patrol agents teargassed hundreds of migrants who rushed the border on Sunday. CBP has defended its decision to use the substance, claiming that some migrants with the group had thrown projectiles across …

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Trump: Mueller Has Only Made People Love Me More

Axios reports: In a book coming Tuesday by Trump campaign originals Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, “Trump’s Enemies: How the Deep State Is Undermining the Presidency” (Center Street), the president says the Mueller investigation has helped him politically, per the WashPost’s Phil Rucker. “I think it makes my base stronger,” Trump told the authors in an interview. “I would have …

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Glorious Leader Thanks Himself For Falling Oil Prices

Politico reports: President Donald Trump capped the Thanksgiving holiday weekend by again expressing gratitude for himself and his administration’s accomplishments. The president’s post followed a similar self-congratulatory sentiment he expressed Thursday at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., where he celebrated Thanksgiving with his family. Asked what he was most thankful for, Trump replied: “For having a great family …

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Trump Deal With Mexico To Overhaul Asylum Policy

The Washington Post reports: The Trump administration has won the support of Mexico’s incoming government for a plan to remake U.S. border policy by requiring asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their claims move through U.S. courts, according to Mexican officials and senior members of president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s transition team. The agreement would break with long-standing asylum …

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13 Federal Agencies Issue Dire Climate Change Warning

The New York Times reports: A major scientific report issued by 13 federal agencies on Friday presents the starkest warnings to date of the consequences of climate change for the United States, predicting that if significant steps are not taken to rein in global warming, the damage will knock as much as 10 percent off the size of the American …

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Trump Denies CIA Report Blaming Prince For Murder

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Thursday said that the CIA did not reach a conclusion about Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s involvement in the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, adding during a teleconference with military members that Salman “regretted the death more than I do.” The president had previously declined to confirm or deny reports that …

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