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Trump: I’d Think I’d Like Running Against Mayor Pete

The Hill reports: President Trump said Wednesday that he would welcome the opportunity to run against Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, his first direct comment on the South Bend, Ind. mayor. In an interview with David Webb on SiriusXM, Trump speculated that he may end up campaigning for the presidency in 2020 against Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), former Vice President …

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Ivanka Trump: Daddy Did Offer Me The World Bank Job

The Associated Press reports: White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump says her father asked her if she was interested in taking the job of World Bank chief but she passed on it. In an Associated Press interview, President Donald Trump’s daughter said Wednesday she was happy with her current role in the administration. She spoke during a trip to Africa …

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POLL: 30% Say Mueller Report Fully Exonerates Trump

The Hill reports: A majority of Americans don’t believe that Robert Mueller’s report on the results of the years-long special counsel investigation into Russian election interference exonerates President Trump, according to a new poll. In a Navigator poll first reported by Politico, just 30 percent of Americans said that they accept President Trump and his allies’ assertion that the report …

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Trump Accuses Fox Of “Stuffing” Bernie’s Town Hall

The Week reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) seemed to know he could get inside President Trump’s head by doing a town hall on Fox News, and Trump’s Twitter feed shows that 24 hours after the town hall aired, Sanders was still in there, rent-free. Trump appeared to still be stewing over what Politico calls Sanders’ “triumphant” hour of “positive publicity.” …

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Trump Predicts “Crazy Bernie Vs Sleepy Joe” In 2020

Newsweek reports: With a little more than 18 months away from the 2020 presidential election, current President Donald Trump went ahead and made a prediction of who he could possibly face as he runs for reelection. The president narrowed it to two finalists in the ever-growing field of Democrat candidates. The gesture from the president comes one night after conservative-friendly …

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NBC: Trump Insiders Fear Exposure By Mueller Report

NBC News reports: Some of the more than one dozen current and former White House officials who cooperated with special counsel Robert Mueller are worried that the version of his report expected to be made public on Thursday will expose them as the source of damaging information about President Donald Trump, according to multiple witnesses in the investigation. Some of …

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House Panel Probes Whether Trump Offered Pardon To US Border Officials If Prosecuted For Breaking The Law

The Washington Post reports: The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday opened a probe into reports that President Donald Trump told one of his acting Cabinet heads to break immigration law and vowed to pardon him if he faced legal consequences for doing so. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., chairman of the panel, and Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., the chairman for the …

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Trump Slams Fox News For Hosting Bernie’s Town Hall

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump tore into Fox News on Tuesday for its town hall with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). In a morning tweet, the president weighed in on the hourlong town hall with Sanders, which aired on Monday night — even taking aim at Fox News anchor Bret Baier, one of the event’s moderators. Worth noting: The use of …

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Dem Rep Rakes In Donations After Attacks By Trump

Politico reports: Rep. Ilhan Omar raised $832,000 in the first quarter, according to her FEC report — among the best totals posted by any House Democrat. Roughly half of her donations, $415,000, came from people who gave less than $200 to Omar, and the majority of her funds, $631,000, came from online donors who gave via ActBlue, the Democratic online …

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Tiger Woods To Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom

The Hill reports: President Trump said Monday he will award pro golf great Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on the heels of his comeback win at last weekend’s Masters Tournament. Woods’ victory on Sunday gave him his 15th major championship win and his fifth Masters title. The Week reports: Revealing interviews with more than 10 former and …

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Trump To Attend Championship Sumo Match In Japan

The South China Morning Post reports: US President Donald Trump is expected to attend the final day of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament in Tokyo in late May and may be granted the honour of awarding the Emperor’s Cup to the victorious wrestler. The White House has requested front-row box seats at the Ryogoku Sumo Stadium on May 26, the …

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Trump Shouts At TV While Eating Burgers With Pence

The Atlantic reports: For decades, presidents and vice presidents have held regular one-on-one lunches with no aides present. The ritual helps build trust and, because only two people are at the table, prevents leaks, veterans of past White Houses said. Trump ditched that tradition. Instead he has invited to the lunches both his and Pence’s top aides. At the meals …

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Trump Continues Attacks On “Ungrateful” Rep. Omar

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack on Rep. Ilhan Omar on Monday morning. Omar says she’s faced increased death threats since President Donald Trump spread around a video that purports to show her being dismissive of the 2001 terrorist attacks. “This is endangering lives,” she said, accusing Trump of fomenting right-wing extremism. “It has to stop.” …

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Trump Campaign Blames Rep. Omar For Death Threats

“I don’t think it’s the president that’s putting her in danger, I think it’s her ill-thought-out words that she used to describe the greatest terror attack on the history of United States soil which killed nearly 3,000 Americans. Make no mistake, no congressperson, no American should be threatened and no one is inciting violence. I think what they’re doing is …

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REPORT: Trump’s Sanctuary Cities “Dumping” Plan Is Meant To Distract From Release Of Full Mueller Report

The New York Times reports: As Mr. Barr prepares to submit a redacted version of the report, Mr. Trump’s plan of attack, aides said, is to act as if the report itself is extraneous to Mr. Barr’s brief letter. “The bottom line: The result is no collusion, no obstruction, and that’s the way it is,” the president told reporters on …

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Trump 2020 Raises $30 Million In First Quarter

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is set to report that it raised more than $30 million in the first quarter of 2019, edging out his top two Democratic rivals combined, according to figures it provided to The Associated Press. The haul brings the campaign’s cash on hand to $40.8 million, an unprecedented war chest for an …

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Omar Reports Rash Of Death Threats Due To Trump

CBS News reports: Rep. Ilhan Omar says she’s faced increased death threats since President Trump spread around a video that purports to show her being dismissive of the 2001 terrorist attacks. “This is endangering lives,” she said, accusing Mr. Trump of fomenting right-wing extremism. “It has to stop.” Her statement late Sunday followed an announcement by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi …

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Trump: What The Hell Do I Know About Branding?

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday offered Boeing Co advice in the wake of two fatal crashes involving its 737 MAX jetliner, saying the planemaker should “rebrand” the best-selling aircraft after fixing it. “What do I know about branding, maybe nothing (but I did become President!), but if I were Boeing, I would FIX the Boeing 737 MAX, …

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WH: Dems Aren’t Smart Enough To See Trump’s Taxes

The Washington Post reports: White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Sunday that she doesn’t believe members of Congress are “smart enough” to examine President Trump’s tax returns, pushing back against Democrats’ demands for information on the president’s finances. In an interview with “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace, Sanders said that Democrats were treading a “dangerous road” and that …

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Rick Scott: Trump Is Threatening To Dump Migrants To “Make Everybody Crazy” And Get Attention [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump may have threatened to transport illegal immigrants to so-called sanctuary cities to “make everybody crazy” and generate media attention, Republican U.S. Senator Rick Scott said on Sunday. Speaking to CNN’s “State of the Union,” Scott said he did not know if transporting immigrants to these jurisdictions was legal or illegal, and he suggested the president …

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