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Conway: Moderate Democrats Tell Me They’re Sick Of “Radical Freshmen” Causing Trouble For Pelosi [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: “There’s a great deal of frustration among rank and file members who represent more moderate districts and frankly who represent districts that Donald Trump won in 2016. They’re very frustrated,” Kellyanne Conway said Sunday during an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “They’ve been to the White House. They talk to people like me, quietly, saying they …

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WH Defends Trump’s 9/11 Attack On Omar [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Sunday that President Trump is not wishing “ill will” nor “violence toward anyone” after he tweeted a video showing images from the Sept. 11 attacks combined with remarks Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) gave at a recent speech. “Certainly the president is wishing no ill will, and certainly not …

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Trump Claims “Absolute Right” To Dump Migrants

The Huffington Post reports: In a late night tweet on Saturday, President Donald Trump declared he had the “absolute legal right” to release detained undocumented immigrants into so-called sanctuary cities, and demanded that his request be fulfilled. In his earlier rant, Trump claimed that the mayor of Oakland was not willing to receive the undocumented immigrants he had earlier threatened …

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Trump Campaign Targets Narrowly-Lost 2016 States

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump loves to recount how his 2016 campaign defied expectations to pierce the vaunted Democratic “blue wall.” For 2020, he’s looking to do one better. As his re-election campaign kicks into high gear, it’s exploring opportunities to contest states he lost in 2016, aiming to keep divided Democrats on the defensive. Trump on Monday …

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Trump: Democrats Have No Right To See Mueller Report

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump on Saturday morning raged at his former presidential rival, Democrats and “dirty cops” in what appears to be an effort to keep special counsel Robert Mueller’s report secret. It’s the second time in two days that Trump has cited the capitalized “Radical Left Democrats” in a Twitter attack where he admitted to considering a …

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Democrats Condemn Trump’s 9/11 Attack On Omar

NBC News reports: Several 2020 Democratic hopefuls and other prominent Democrats criticized President Trump after he tweeted a video Friday showing part of Rep. Ilhan Omar’s recent comments about the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and television footage of the attacks. Several prominent conservatives and the New York Post have been using a partial quote from comments Omar made last month …

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Trump Attacks Muslim Rep With 9/11 Clip [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post reports: President Donald Trump tweeted a video Friday fanning the flames of the recent right-wing uproar over comments Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) made about the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. “WE WILL NEVER FORGET!” Trump tweeted with the video, which alternates between an out-of-context remark Omar made during a speech last month and footage of the terrorist attacks, …

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Nancy Pelosi: Trump’s Tweets “Cheapen The Presidency”

Recode reports: Enough people use Twitter to get their information that politicians have to be there, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi says. But on the latest episode of Recode Decode, she said the way President Trump uses Twitter has “cheapened the presidency.” “He’s just being a freak, I mean, he’s just terrible,” Pelosi told Recode’s Kara Swisher. “There’s more …

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Two Charges For Chinese Spy Busted At Mar-A-Lago

NBC News reports: Yujing Zhang, the Chinese citizen arrested at Mar-a-Lago in March while President Donald Trump was at his nearby golf club, was indicted Friday. The short, two-page indictment gave no new information about how Zhang allegedly got into Trump’s resort in Florida two weeks ago. She was charged with two counts — unlawful entry of restricted buildings and …

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REPORT: Trump Offered Pardon To Border Patrol Head If He Got Jailed For Illegally Blocking Asylum Seekers

CNN reports: During President Trump’s visit to the border at Calexico, California, a week ago, where he told border agents to block asylum seekers from entering the US contrary to US law, the President also told the commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, Kevin McAleenan, that if he were sent to jail as a result of blocking those migrants from …

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Trump’s Transgender Military Ban Goes Into Effect

NBC News reports: Three years after the Obama administration told transgender individuals they could serve openly and have access to gender-affirming medical and psychological care, the Trump administration has reversed course. The Pentagon on Friday began to implement a controversial new policy that critics say is essentially a “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy for trans service members. “The policy is …

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Trump Confirms WH Plan To Punish “Radical Left” By Dumping Captured Migrants On Democratic Districts

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump not only confirms he considered sending immigrant detainees to sanctuary cities, he says he is still “giving strong considerations” to doing it. “The Radical Left always seems to have an Open Borders, Open Arms policy – so this should make them very happy!” he said in a tweet. “Due to the fact that Democrats are …

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Trump Rages On Coverage Of Former Obama Lawyer

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has angrily criticised a newspaper over the page it chose to place a story about the indictment of a lawyer who served in Barack Obama’s administration. Greg Craig was indicted on Thursday on charges of making false statements and concealing information in a federal foreign lobbying investigation. The probe intersected with Robert Mueller’s special counsel …

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Mike Pence: Trump Never Endorsed Wikileaks [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Vice President Pence asserted in an interview broadcast Friday that President Trump’s enthusiastic reaction to WikiLeaks’ releases of damaging material on Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential race did not amount to an endorsement of the organization. “I think the president always, as you and the media do, always welcomes information,” Pence said in an interview …

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Cain To Withdraw From Federal Reserve Consideration

ABC News reports: Herman Cain is expected to withdraw his name from consideration for the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, amid growing pressure from Republican senators on the White House to remove him from consideration, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter. President Donald Trump announced last week his intention to nominate Cain, a political ally and former 2012 …

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Trump: I Did Consider Ivanka To Head The World Bank, She’d Be Great As She’s “Very Good With Numbers”

From a lengthy new profile in The Atlantic: When jobs open up in the Trump administration—a frequent occurrence—Ivanka is at the top of her father’s mind. “She’s a natural diplomat,” Trump said. “She would’ve been great at the United Nations, as an example.” I asked why he didn’t nominate her. “If I did, they’d say nepotism, when it would’ve had …

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White House Considered Plan To Punish Democrats By “Dumping” Captured Migrants Into Sanctuary Cities

The New York Times reports: President Trump’s top aides considered an idea to pressure immigration agencies to release apprehended migrants into so-called sanctuary cities represented by Democratic lawmakers, according to several people familiar with the proposal. The idea was floated in an email by a top White House policy adviser in November, when Mr. Trump was furiously condemning migrant caravans …

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Illinois Senate Approves Bill Mandating Release Of Five Years Of Taxes In Order To Appear On Presidential Ballot

Chicago’s WBEZ reports: The Democratic-led Illinois Senate voted Thursday to compel President Trump to release five years’ worth of his personal income tax returns or be barred from appearing on the state’s presidential ballot next year. The state is joining a movement of other Democratic states that aims to force the president to open up his personal finances by releasing …

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Trump’s Judge Sister Retires, Ending Federal Tax Probe

The New York Times reports: President Trump’s older sister, Maryanne Trump Barry, has retired as a federal appellate judge, ending an investigation into whether she violated judicial conduct rules by participating in fraudulent tax schemes with her siblings. The court inquiry stemmed from complaints filed last October, after an investigation by The New York Times found that the Trumps had …

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Steve Bannon: If Trump Is Reelected He’ll Be Off The Chain, You’ll Get Four Years Of Him In “Payback Mode”

Politico Playbook reports: Our own Ben Schreckinger spent two hours with Steve Bannon on Tuesday night. The former White House chief strategist and Trump campaign CEO had a lot to say about the 2020 presidential race: On beating Trump: “You’re not going to beat Trump with policies, right Elizabeth Warren has an incredibly detailed and probably the most well thought-through …

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