Donald Trump

Report: Trump’s Retreated Into “Cocoon Of Bitterness”

The Los Angeles Times reports: For weeks this fall, an ebullient President Trump traveled relentlessly to hold raise-the-rafters campaign rallies — sometimes three a day — in states where his presence was likely to help Republicans on the ballot. But his mood apparently has changed as he has taken measure of the electoral backlash that voters delivered Nov. 6. With …

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Trump Calls Report Of Secret Missile Sites “Fake News”

Mediaite reports: Taking again to Twitter to bash The New York Times, President Donald Trump claimed without evidence that the outlet’s report that North Korea is secretly beefing up its ballistic missile program was false. In its article, the Times used satellite images to reveal that the regime appeared to be “engaged in a great deception.” “It has offered to …

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CNN Sues Trump Over Jim Acosta’s WH Credentials

CNN reports: CNN is filing a lawsuit against President Trump and several of his aides, seeking the immediate restoration of chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s access to the White House.  The lawsuit is a response to the White House’s suspension of Acosta’s press pass, known as a Secret Service “hard pass,” last week. The suit alleges that Acosta and …

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Trump: No Country Is More Nationalist Than France

The Hill reports: President Trump on Tuesday continued his ongoing attacks on French President Emmanuel Macron, hitting the French leader’s “low” approval rating, unemployment rate and trade policies. Trump in the next tweet went on a more personal attack, referencing Macron’s speech about “nationalism” over the weekend. Trump’s weekend visit to France was marked by multiple indications of a souring …

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Trump Mocks France’s History In World Wars

Business Insider reports: President Donald Trump appeared to mock France’s record in World War I and II in a Tuesday morning tweet that again waved the idea of the US pulling out of, or modifying its relationship to NATO. French President Emmanuel Macron has long pushed for a European army separate from NATO, the global alliance that includes the US …

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Satellites Spot Secret North Korean Nuclear Missile Sites

The Associated Press reports: U.S. analysts said Monday they have located more than half of an estimated 20 secret North Korean missile development sites, highlighting the challenge the Trump administration faces in ensuring that North Korea complies with any eventual agreement to end its nuclear and missile programs. The findings, which were released amid signs the administration’s negotiations with the …

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French Army Trolls Trump Over His Fear Of Rain

Time Magazine reports: The French army’s official Twitter account appears to have trolled President Donald Trump after he missed a ceremony for soldiers killed during World War I at a U.S. cemetery in France due to rain. The plan for Trump to travel to the cemetery by helicopter was grounded due to rain and poor visibility. The White House later …

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Trump To Skip Arlington Remembrance (It’s Raining)

Raw Story reports: The White House on Monday confirmed that President Donald Trump will not visit Arlington National Cemetery on Veteran’s Day. According to Washington Post correspondent Josh Dawsey, the White House announced “a lid” on presidential movements at 10 a.m. ET, meaning the president is not scheduled to leave the White House for the remainder of the day. Weather.com …

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Trump Blames Dem “Harassment” For Sliding Stocks

CNBC reports: President Trump has repeatedly said there’s been no collusion between his campaign and Russia. So far, Mueller’s probe has led to the indictments of more than 30 people including mostly Russian nationals, but also former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Trump, however, appears ready to point to any potential problems he …

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Trump Wants To End Disaster Relief For Puerto Rico

Axios reports: President Trump doesn’t want to give Puerto Rico any more federal money for its recovery from Hurricane Maria, White House officials have told congressional appropriators and leadership. This is because he claims, without evidence, that the island’s government is using federal disaster relief money to pay off debt. Trump also told senior officials last month that he would …

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Trump: Florida’s Ballots Are “Massively Infected”

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump tweeted Monday that the Florida recount should be called in favor of Republicans Rick Scott for Senate and Ron DeSantis for governor because an “honest vote count is no longer possible.” The president, without offering any evidence, claimed ballots were “massively infected.” Scott, the Florida governor who is running against incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill …

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Trump’s Border Troops Have No Power Or Hot Food

Axios reports: Troops at the border are sleeping in tents that house 20 soldiers and have no electricity or air conditioning, with some suffering heat exhaustion within days of starting the mission. There’s no mess hall — only pre-made “Ready-to-Eat” meals — and the only phone chargers available are attached to “a few generators that power spotlights around the living …

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Topless Protesters Rush Trump’s Motorcade [VIDEO]

Bloomberg reports: A topless protester ran into U.S. President Donald Trump’s motorcade as it drove down the Champs-Elysees to an Armistice Day event with world leaders. The woman, who was quickly detained by police, came within a short distance of the president’s limousine, which was driving slowly toward the Arc de Triumph. Femen, an anti-war group with origins in Ukraine …

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Macron: Nationalism Is A Betrayal Of Patriotism

NBC News reports: French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a rebuke of President Donald Trump’s “America first” approach to international affairs at a ceremony on Sunday commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. “Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism,” Macron said. “By saying, ‘Our interests first, who cares about the others,’ we erase what a nation holds …

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French Paper Rips Trump For Confusing Baltic Nations With Balkans, Blamed Them For 1990s Yugoslavia War

The Guardian reports: Le Monde perhaps risked provoking a presidential tweet when it reported that at the private meeting, “Trump opened by attributing to [the Baltic leaders] the responsibility for the war in Yugoslavia”. Dalia Grybauskaitė of Lithuania, Kersti Kaljulaid of Estonia and Raimonds Vējonis of Latvia, the paper said, took “a moment to realise that ‘Baltics’ and ‘Balkan’ were …

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WH Was Unaware Of Acting AG’s Link To Scam Outfit

The Washington Post reports: Whitaker’s connection to World Patent Marketing came as a surprise to both senior Justice Department and White House officials, several officials said. In their investigation, FTC staff had sought to learn more about the role played by the company’s advisory board members, including Whitaker, a former U.S. attorney whose role was prominently highlighted by the company …

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Trump To Award Presidential Medal Of Freedom To Elvis, Babe Ruth, Orrin Hatch, Scalia, GOP Megadonor, Others

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump has announced his first recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and they include the wife of a major Republican Party donor, the longest-serving Republican senator in U.S. history, Elvis Presley and Babe Ruth. Trump will also posthumously recognize the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Medals are going to Miriam Adelson, a …

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Rihanna Wins Licensing Battle Against Trump Campaign

The Los Angeles Times reports: Pop star Rihanna won a legal victory over President Trump this week after her performing rights company Broadcast Music Inc., (BMI) informed the Trump campaign that it can no longer use her music at events. BMI removed Rihanna’s music from the blanket “political entities license” agreement which previously gave Trump’s campaign license the right to …

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Trump Threatens California’s Funding Over Wildfires

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump woke up in Paris on Saturday in the mood to make threats toward California as it deals with deadly wildfires in Northern California and hundreds of smoldering homes in Southern California. In an angry tweet, the president threatened to pull federal funding for the state if nothing is done to “remedy” the situation. Trump …

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FBI Investigates Scam Company Linked To Whitaker

MarketWatch reports: The Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting a criminal investigation of a Florida company accused of scamming millions from customers during the period that Matthew Whitaker, the acting U.S. attorney general, served as a paid advisory-board member, according to an alleged victim who was contacted by the FBI and other people familiar with the matter. The investigation is …

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