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SOTU Ratings Tumble 26% For Broadcast Networks

The Wrap reports: Donald Trump’s State of the Union address was all anybody could talk about on Tuesday, but “Ellen’s Game of Games” showed up for NBC too. This third SOTU from the 45th president of the United States of America is currently down 26% in Big-4 broadcast viewers from his second. For NBC, “Ellen’s Game of Games” at 8 …

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FL Condo Complex Votes Against “Trump Plaza” Signs

The Palm Beach Post reports: The West Palm Beach condominium complex had had the Trump Plaza signs atop the twin towers for decades. Monday’s votes are in, and the people have spoken. Residents of the overwhelmingly voted 178-20 to keep the Trump Plaza signs off the top of the twin-tower complex at 525 and 529 S. Flagler Drive in West …

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Red State Dem Sen. Doug Jones Will Vote To Convict

Politico reports: Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.), who faces a tough reelection race in Alabama, will vote to convict President Donald Trump on both articles of impeachment. Jones made the announcement hours before the Senate is expected to acquit Trump over charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. “Senators are elected to make tough choices. We are required to …

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Glorious Leader Lied Many Times During SOTU Address

The Washington Post reports: President Trump’s State of the Union speech once again was chock-full of stretched facts and dubious figures. Many of these claims have been fact-checked repeatedly, yet the president persists in using them. “From the instant I took office, I moved rapidly to revive the U.S. economy … enacting historic and record-setting tax cuts.” Trump constantly claims …

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Trump Snubs Pelosi At SOTU, She Rips Up His Speech

USA Today reports: From start to finish, President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address was marked by partisan tension that spilled out in the exchange between the leaders of both parties: Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. He refused to shake her hand after she introduced him. She tore his speech up and tossed it aside as soon …

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Live Video: Trump Delivers State Of The Union Address

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump will deliver his third State of the Union address Tuesday on the eve of the Senate’s impeachment trial vote. The speech gives the president an opportunity to share his thoughts on America’s current condition and his vision for the country’s future. But this year, before Trump’s address in the House of Representatives, senators will take …

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BOOK: Bank Connected Trump To Wealthy Russians

The Daily Beast reports: Despite decades of default worries, lawsuits, and acrimony, Deutsche Bank officials are said to have ignored deep internal concerns about Donald Trump and his finances and loaned him billions of dollars and introduced him to wealthy investors—including Russians—who were looking to keep their real-estate dealings anonymous. Dark Towers: Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump, and an Epic Trail …

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Navy SEAL Commander To Step Down Due To Trump

Yahoo News reports: Special Warfare Rear Adm. Collin Green, the US Navy admiral responsible for the service’s special-operations forces, will step down from his position in September. His retirement follows the controversial court-martial of Special Warfare Operator Chief Eddie Gallagher. Green moved to withdraw Gallagher’s Trident pin, which signifies his membership in the Navy SEAL community. However, President Donald Trump …

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Protester Accuses Trump Of Inciting Anti-Jewish Terror

Newsweek reports: A press conference for President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign was interrupted Monday by a Jewish American activist, who blamed the president for rising anti-Semitic sentiment and violence in the U.S. The event, held in Des Moines Iowa, was interrupted as Donald Trump Jr.—the president’s eldest son—was at the podium speaking. Video of the event showed the activist—Elon Glickman, …

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Trump Predictably Ridicules Iowa Caucuses Problems

The Hill reports: President Trump in an early morning tweet on Tuesday labeled the Democratic caucuses in Iowa an “unmitigated disaster” after the state’s Democratic Party decided to delay results in the first-in-the-nation voting in the wake of technical and reporting concerns. The delay in Iowa appeared to come after vote totals submitted through an app showed some inconsistencies. As …

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Bloomberg Reporter Booted From Trump Iowa Event

The Wall Street Journal reports: President Trump’s re-election campaign escorted a Bloomberg News reporter from an event in Iowa, following a pledge no longer to approve credentials for the news organization. Bloomberg reporter Jennifer Jacobs was walked out of the room ahead of a press conference in West Des Moines Monday. Mr. Trump is in Washington tonight, not at the …

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Joe Manchin Calls On Senate To Censure Trump [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.), a moderate who is friendly with the White House, on Monday asked his colleagues to consider censuring President Trump as it concludes the Senate impeachment trial. Manchin has prepared a censure resolution for fellow senators to consider in the coming days, which would be a less severe rebuke than removal from …

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Trump Waves Hands, Fidgets During Anthem [VIDEO]

The Miami Herald reports: President Donald Trump has repeatedly said all Americans should “stand proudly” during the national anthem, and publicly chastises those who don’t as disrespectful of the troops. But during the national anthem at his own Super Bowl watch party Sunday night, a brief video posted to Instagram shows Trump greeting guests, adjusting his chair, and straightening his …

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LIVE VIDEO: Senators Hear Dems’ Closing Arguments

USA Today reports: House impeachment managers and President Donald Trump’s legal team will make their closing arguments Monday as senators prepare to vote on whether to convict or acquit the president on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Those two articles of impeachment were approved by the Democratic-controlled House on Dec. 18 after a two-month inquiry into …

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Trump Congratulates Kansas For Missouri Team’s Win

USA Today reports: The Kansas City Chiefs won the Super Bowl on Sunday, thanks to a great fourth quarter comeback from MVP Patrick Mahomes. After the game, President Donald Trump tweeted out a congratulations to the team, and also said the side represented the “Great State of Kansas” with the win. The Kansas City Chiefs play in Kansas City, Missouri. …

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Bloomberg Camp Reacts To Trump’s “Boxes” Claim: He’s An Obese Pathological Liar With Fake Hair And Fake Tan

The Week reports: In a clip from Fox News’ Sean Hannity’s Super Bowl interview with the president set to air Sunday, Trump is asked about Bloomberg. He said the only word he can think about when he ponders the man he’s dubbed “Mini Mike” is “little.” The president then went all in on a conspiracy theory he’s developed — and …

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Trump Spews Bizarre “Boxes” Claim About Bloomberg

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump went on the offensive against 2020 Democratic candidate Michael Bloomberg, mocking the billionaire’s eight-figure political ad onslaught as “just wasting his money” and bizarrely claiming that the diminutive former New York City mayor was negotiating the right to “stand on boxes” in upcoming DNC debates. In a midnight Twitter rant, Trump complained that the billionaire’s …

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Farm Bankruptcies At 8-Year High Despite Bailouts

Reuters reports: U.S. farm bankruptcy rates jumped 20% in 2019 – to an eight-year high – as financial woes in the U.S. agricultural economy continued in spite of massive federal bail-out funding, according to federal court data. According to data released this week by the United States Courts, family farmers filed 595 Chapter 12 bankruptcies in 2019, up from 498 …

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Trump Retweets Infowars Regular, #QAnon Sex Coach

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump retweeted a series of tweets from random Trump supporters, and even a congressional candidate running against Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a self-proclaimed conspiracy theory loving sex professional, on his way to a campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa. Congressional candidate DeAnna Lorraine Tesoriero, who is running against Pelosi, is a frequent guest on InfoWars, the …

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Trump’s Wall Requires Hundreds Of Gates That Must Be Left Open At Times Or Flash Floods Will Knock It Down

This morning it was storm winds, now it’s storm water: President Trump’s border wall likely will require the installation of hundreds of storm gates to prevent flash floods from undermining or knocking it over, gates that must be left open for months every summer during “monsoon season” in the desert, according to U.S. border officials, agents and engineers familiar with …

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