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Trump: One Way Or The Other I’ll “Win On The Wall”

The Hill reports: President Trump tweeted one day after the White House dropped border wall funding demands that Republicans will win on the divisive issue “one way or the other.” The White House on Tuesday dropped its demands that a government funding measure include $5 billion for Trump’s proposed wall. That retreat will allow Congress to reach a funding compromise …

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POLL: 34% Of GOP Voters Would Donate To Wall Fund

From the right wing Rasmussen Reports: Congress appears likely to refuse funding again for President Trump’s border wall, but one-in-five voters are willing to dig into their own pockets to privately fund the barrier on the U.S.-Mexico border. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 21% of Likely U.S. Voters say they would contribute money to …

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Yale Survey: 75% Of CEOs Have Apologized For Trump’s “Diplomacy” To Their International Business Partners

Just out from the Yale School Of Management: Seventy-six percent of leaders from business, academia, and government feel that President Trump is not effectively leading U.S. national security, and 75% often find themselves apologizing to international business partners regarding the president’s diplomatic messages. This is according to a survey of attendees at the 94th CEO Summit, hosted by the Yale …

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Tariff Man Announces Billions In Bailouts To Farmers

CBS News reports: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he has authorized the second round of payments from a $12 billion aid package for farmers stung by the U.S. trade war with China, but did not specify an amount. The U.S. Department of Agriculture in July had authorized up to $12 billion in aid for farmers and ranchers hit …

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Trump To Sign Order Establishing US Space Command

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order before the end of the year creating a U.S. Space Command as a major military command. Vice President Mike Pence will make the announcement Tuesday at the Kennedy Space Center, in Cape Canaveral, Florida, two U.S. officials said, and Trump could sign the order as soon as …

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Hair Furor Attacks Democrats Over “Boarder” Security

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday tweeted that any Democrat who says the U.S. can have border security without a wall can be written off “as just another politician following the party line.” Trump tweeted the remark days before a Dec. 21 deadline for funding the government. The demands for wall funding threaten to close parts of the government …

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WaPo Poll: 70% Don’t Believe Trump’s Nonstop Lies

The Washington Post reports: For months, President Trump has claimed that U.S. Steel has announced plans to build more than six new plants. Throughout the midterm election, he repeatedly said that Democrats had signed onto an “open borders” bill. And he has long charged that millions of fraudulent votes were cast in the 2016 election. None of these claims is …

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Trump Celebrates Ruling Striking Down Obamacare

The Week reports: A federal judge in Texas ruled Friday night that the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare, must be “invalidated in whole” because its individual mandate provision is unconstitutional. District Judge Reed O’Connor argued the mandate is “essential to and inseverable from the remainder of the ACA,” and that it cannot “be fairly read as an …

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New Jersey Attorney General Probes Racial Harassment Claims By Trump’s Undocumented Golf Club Staffers

The New York Daily News reports: New Jersey’s top law enforcement agency is looking into claims of widespread harassment and immigration fraud at President Trump’s Garden State golf club after several former and current housekeepers alleged racially-charged mistreatment, the Daily News has learned. Anibal Romero, a Newark-based attorney, said Friday the state attorney general’s office recently reached out to him …

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TARIFF MAN: Stock Market Plunges Another 500 Points

MarketWatch reports: Stocks ended the week on a down note Friday, falling sharply on worries about global growth after weaker-than-expected Chinese data. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -2.02% fell around 496 points, or 2%, to finish near 24,101, according to preliminary figures. The close put the Dow back into correction territory, defined as a pullback of at least 10% …

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Trump Claims Tariffs Are Paid By Exporters: China Is “Paying 25% Interest On Everything They Send To Us”

Axios reports: President Trump, who has deemed himself “a Tariff Man” and made tariffs a centerpiece of his presidential agenda, incorrectly explained how they work during an interview with Fox News’ Harris Faulkner. “We have placed tremendous tariffs on China. When China sends things into America now, they’re paying 25% interest on everything they send in.” Reality check: Tariffs are …

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Trump Attacks “Crazed” Mika Over “Butt Boy” Comment About Mike Pompeo, Praises Homocon Richard Grenell

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump called out MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski after she was slammed with heavy criticism following her use of a what some characterized as a homophobic phrase to describe Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s response to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. When discussing what she characterized as an uninspired response from Pompeo to the killing of …

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Former Apprentice Staffer: Trump Was A “Speed Freak” And Invited Teen Beauty Contestants Up To His Suite

Mediaite reports: A former staffer on The Apprentice and current stand-up comic named Noel Casler claims that Donald Trump was a “speed freak” who snorted crushed-up Adderall, and also says that Trump invited teen beauty pageant contestants up to his suite. Casler told the crowd “I’m not kidding this is true. I had a 24-page NDA non-disclosure agreement, I didn’t …

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Trump Cancels White House Xmas Party For The Press

Fox News reports: President Trump has canceled the White House holiday party for the media, making the decades-old tradition a victim of his increasingly contentious relationship with major news organizations. The annual Christmas-season gathering was a significant perk for those covering the White House, as well as other Washington reporters, anchors and commentators, and New York media executives would regularly …

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REPORT: Trump Moves To Deport Vietnam War Refugees

The Atlantic reports: The Trump administration is resuming its efforts to deport certain protected Vietnamese immigrants who have lived in the United States for decades—many of them having fled the country during the Vietnam War. This is the latest move in the president’s long record of prioritizing harsh immigration and asylum restrictions, and one that’s sure to raise eyebrows—the White …

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Trump Junior: My Cheap Father Is A Xmas Re-Gifter

Extra TV reports: Donald Trump Jr. and his girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle are getting into the holiday spirit. “Extra” spoke to the couple at the Daily Mail TV and DailyMail.com holiday party in NYC, where they dished on their holiday plans. Don said, “We’re gonna go down to Mar-a-Lago, so we’ll be in Palm Beach — my kids, her kid, my …

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GOP Leaders Aghast At Trump’s Border Wall Meltdown

Filed under infighting is funny: GOP leaders were left cringing by Trump’s vow to take responsibility for a partial shutdown and his promise not to blame Democrats. Asked if he had seen the exchange on television, Senate Republican Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas), said, “I did, unfortunately. I wish I didn’t.” Senate Republican Conference Chairman John Thune (S.D.) threw up his …

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Piers Morgan Begs Trump: Make Me Your Chief Of Staff

Fortune reports: At least one person is willingly throwing their name into the ring: British commentator and former Celebrity Apprentice winner Piers Morgan. Morgan penned an open letter Tuesday in the British tabloid The Daily Mail, asking Trump to let him take the helm overseeing White House daily operations. While Piers notes his qualifications may not be immediately obvious when …

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Trump Declares Victory Over Migrant Caravan

The Daily Beast reports: President Trump has claimed victory over a “caravan” of Central Americans traveling to the U.S. who he sought to make a big issue in the midterm elections—saying the people are now heading home or remaining in Mexico after their entry to America was thwarted. The Trump administration was condemned after photographs showed mothers and infants at …

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REPORT: Mark Meadows On Chief Of Staff Shortlist

Axios reports: Over the past 24 hours, President Trump has been privately asking many people who they think should be his new chief of staff, according to three sources with direct knowledge. What’s happening: Trump has asked confidants what they think about the idea of installing Rep. Mark Meadows, the chairman of the ultra-conservative House Freedom Caucus, as John Kelly’s …

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