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Trump Campaign May Display Statues At Future Rallies

ABC News reports: A potential new addition to President Trump’s future rallies: statues. The idea has been discussed by White House and Trump campaign aides, but no final decision has been made, sources familiar with the planning told ABC News. It’s also not clear who exactly the statues would resemble, but sources say one idea was for “America’s Founding Fathers.” …

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Trump Threatens To Defund Schools That Don’t Open

Politico reports: President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are threatening to cut federal funding if schools don’t fully physically reopen, increasing pressure on education leaders as the Trump administration intensifies its drive to get kids back in classrooms.  On Tuesday night, DeVos said she is “very seriously” looking at withholding federal funds from schools that don’t pen their …

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Trump On Confederate Flag: “It’s Freedom Of Speech”

The Hill reports: “My stance is very simple: It’s freedom of speech,” Trump said in an interview with a Nexstar television reporter at the White House when asked his personal stance on the flag in society. “You do what you do. It’s freedom of speech,” the president continued. “NASCAR can do whatever they want, and they’ve chosen to go a …

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Trump Calls Kanye 2020 A “Great Trial Run” For 2024

RealClearPolitics reports: Donald Trump takes Kanye West seriously. In an Oval Office interview Tuesday, the president told RealClearPolitics he has been watching intently as the music mogul mulls a bid for the White House. The two are friendly, and Trump welcomed him to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue before the 2018 midterms. As Trump noted, the window of opportunity may have passed: …

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US Has Withdrawn From The World Health Organization

The Hill reports: The White House has officially withdrawn the United States from the World Health Organization (WHO), a senior administration official confirmed Tuesday, breaking ties with a global public health body in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. withdrawal is effective as of Monday and has been submitted to the United Nations secretary-general, the official said Tuesday. …

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Niece’s Book: Trump Is “Ruthless Sociopathic Liar”

The Washington Post reports: Donald Trump escaped his father’s scorn and ridicule, Mary Trump wrote, because “his personality served his father’s purpose. That’s what sociopaths do: they co-opt others and use them toward their own ends — ruthlessly and efficiently, with no tolerance for dissent or resistance.” The president, Mary Trump wrote, is a product of his domineering father and …

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Lincoln Project: Trump Has A “Loyalty Problem” [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: The Lincoln Project went after President Donald Trump’s paranoia on Tuesday by claiming “everyone” is disloyal to him, and that’s the reason why his administration has so many leaks. The anti-Trump Republican organization released a new ad that begins by mocking Trump over the numerous polls showing former Vice President Joe Biden with the upper hand in the …

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Graham: Bubba Wallace Has Nothing To Apologize For

Mediaite reports: Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) objected to President Donald Trump’s decision to lash out at Bubba Wallace and NASCAR’s Confederate flag ban. Graham spoke to Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade on Monday during his radio show, where he sided with the racing organization’s decision to bar the Confederate flag from their events. “I don’t think Bubba Wallace has anything to …

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Trump Campaign Vows To Protect Brazil’s Jesus Statue

The Daily Beast reports: In a round of new digital ads, the Trump campaign asks people to support the president as he stands up to the angry mobs trying to tear down iconic memorials. In one specific ad, the endangered statue that the campaign spotlights happens to be the famous Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “The …

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Trudeau Rejects Trump Invite To WH Trade Celebration

The Associated Press reports: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has turned down a White House invitation to celebrate the new regional free trade agreement in Washington with U.S President Donald Trump and and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Trump and López Obrador are due to meet Wednesday Washington, but Trudeau spokesperson Chantal Gagnon said Monday that while Canada wishes the …

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Randy Rainbow: “Poor Deplorable Troll” [VIDEO]

Randy Rainbow is back this morning to kick off the week with another parody aimed at Trump’s relentless lying. Today’s episode is set to the tune of “Poor Unfortunate Souls,” which was sung by Pat Carroll in the 1989 Disney classic, The Little Mermaid. The original lyrics were penned by Howard Ashman, who won the Oscar that year for Best …

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Trump To Hold NH Rally, Masks “Strongly Encouraged”

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump is returning to the campaign trail amid a spike in coronavirus cases across the country. Trump’s campaign announced Sunday it will hold a Make America Great Again rally Saturday in Portsmouth, N.H. The outdoor event will be held at Portsmouth International Airport, the campaign said. “We look forward to so many freedom-loving patriots coming …

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GOP Clueless On Trump’s Agenda For Second Term

The Hill reports: Congressional Republicans say Trump spends too much time going after critics on Twitter and not enough time articulating his vision for a possible second term. They would prefer more contrasts between their party and Democrats on issues such as taxes and regulation — areas they think could be part of a winning formula in the fall. Instead, …

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Data Shows Trump’s Attacks On Biden Aren’t Working

Axios reports: President Trump built his political brand by stoking the nation’s culture wars, but search data is showing us how much harder it’s been for him to replicate that success while running against another white man in his 70s — and while there’s a coronavirus pandemic. The big picture: Google Trends data shows Trump’s “Sleepy Joe” name-calling isn’t generating …

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Susan Rice: Trump Is Doing Putin’s “Bidding” [VIDEO]

Bloomberg News reports: Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice rejected White House assertions that President Donald Trump wasn’t told of intelligence that Russia may have offered bounties on American troops, a subject that’s consumed Washington over the past week. “We have a president who is doing our arch adversary’s bidding,” Rice said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday, referring …

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Labor Sec “Touched” By Proposed Monument To Father

The New York Post reports: Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia said it means “a lot” to have his father, the late US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, included in President Trump’s proposed national garden remembering scores of American heroes. “It would mean a lot. I didn’t see that one coming and it was really touching to hear. I hope it would …

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Russian State TV Puts Trump On Mount Rushmore

The Daily Beast reports: Kremlin-controlled Russian state media set out to tickle U.S. President Trump’s fragile ego amid falling ratings after his blustery appearance at Mount Rushmore on Friday. Mentioning that the American head of state had previously toyed with the idea he might be featured alongside Washington, Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt, and Lincoln, Russia’s premier state media channel Rossiya-1 aired …

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Bolton Suggests Trump Spends More Time Watching Cable News Than He Does Working In The Oval Office

Politico reports: Former national security adviser John Bolton suggested Sunday that President Trump pays more attention to television than he does to his advisers. “I think it’s a combination of television and listening to people outside of the government that he trusts for one reason or another,” Bolton said on CBS’ “Face the Nation” Sunday. “I think that if you …

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How The Lincoln Project Is Earning Liberal Donations

The Boston Globe reports: George Conway, a prominent conservative critic of President Trump and the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, had a wild theory that he could single handedly get Donald Trump to “trash” Jesus Christ. His plan? Run an ad on cable news networks in Washington, D.C., that said, “‘Jesus says love thy neighbor, but Donald Trump …

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Johnson To Begin Trump-Style Televised Press Briefings

Politico Europe reports: Boris Johnson’s government plans to shake up the U.K.’s system for briefing the press and introduce White House-style televised briefings from Downing Street. Before the coronavirus lockdown, journalists would attend two briefings from the No. 10 spokesman behind closed doors each day, but the afternoon meeting is set to be beamed to the nation with an experienced …

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