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Trump Abandons Plan To Propose Gun Law Changes

The Washington Post reports: President Trump has abandoned the idea of releasing proposals to combat gun violence that his White House debated for months following mass shootings in August, according to White House officials and lawmakers, a reversal from the summer when the president insisted he would offer policies to curb firearm deaths. Trump has been counseled by political advisers, …

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RNC Claims Impeachment Probe Spurred Donations

The Washington Examiner reports: The Democratic push for impeachment of President Trump is boosting the GOP base, padding already record-breaking donations, and even luring in some Democrats dissatisfied with their party’s actions, according to top officials. “The longer this goes, we are seeing more and more voters shift to supporting the president and recognizing that this is a totally partisan …

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Cuomo On Trump’s Move To Florida: “Good Riddance”

NBC News reports: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo didn’t mince words when he learned Thursday that President Donald Trump had filed paperwork to change his permanent residence from New York City to Palm Beach, Florida. “Good riddance. It’s not like Mr. Trump paid taxes here anyway,” Cuomo said in statement. “He’s all yours, Florida.” Trump, who was born and has …

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Carly Simon Recounts Time “Repulsive” Trump Was “All Over Me Like Ugly On An Ape” At Manhattan Luncheon

Yahoo Entertainment reports: Carly Simon may have had a strong bond with at least one important White House figure — her latest book, Touched by the Sun, documents her close friendship with former first lady Jackie Kennedy Onassis — but Donald Trump certainly wasn’t it. Though Simon doesn’t say precisely when the Trump encounter happened, it was at a New …

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World Series Booing Gave Trump A Sad So He’s Going To Madison Square Garden For Fist-Fighting Matches

Fox News reports: New York City could face much worse traffic than usual on Saturday, with President Trump reportedly expected to attend a UFC fight and stay overnight at Trump Tower. A source from law enforcement told the New York Post that Trump would stay in the city into Sunday. “They’re making plans for him to sit in the seats,” …

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Dem Katie Hill Blasts Trump In Fiery Farewell Speech

“I’m leaving because of a misogynistic culture that gleefully consumed my naked pictures, capitalized on my sexuality, and enabled my abusive ex to continue that abuse, this time with the entire country watching. Today is the first time I’ve left my apartment since the photos—taken without my consent—were released. And I’m scared. “The forces of revenge by a bitter, jealous …

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House Votes 232-196 To Begin Impeachment Inquiry

The Associated Press reports: The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved eight pages of procedures to take the impeachment inquiry against President Trump to nationally broadcast public hearings. The resolution defining the scope of the next phase of the inquiry was approved mainly along party lines, 231-196. The House will move ahead with impeachment proceedings against Trump after a …

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Trump: Melania Wouldn’t Cry For Me If I Ever Got Shot

Politico reports: House Republicans who raked in the most money for a private fundraising event at Trump Hotel on Tuesday night got a little extra reward: a roast from President Donald Trump. The president — unscripted, unfiltered and totally in his element — went on an extended riff about a wide range of topics, from his recent White House meeting …

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Nationals Fan Drops Anti-Trump F-Bomb On Live TV

The Huffington Post reports: A Washington Nationals fan is going viral after letting out some feelings about President Donald Trump on live TV after the team’s World Series victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. “I think this is huge for DC,” the unnamed fan said on Fox 5, the Washington DC Fox station. “DC needed this. We got …

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What Today’s Impeachment Vote By The House Will Do

The New York Times has an explainer: The vote is on a resolution that would set rules for the public phase of an impeachment inquiry that has so far been conducted exclusively behind closed doors. It would authorize the House Intelligence Committee — the panel that has been leading the investigation and conducting private depositions — to convene public hearings …

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Trump Runs “No Mr. Nice Guy” Ad During World Series

CBS News reports: The seventh and deciding game of the World Series got a dose of presidential politics on Wednesday night, as President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign unveiled a new ad, rattling off accomplishments of the President, and blasting Democrats for focusing on investigations and impeachment in Congress. The choice to run the ad during the World Series came three …

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Trump Tweets 2017 Medal Of Honor Ceremony Photo But Replaces Image Of Soldier With Baghdadi Raid Dog

The Washington Post reports: In a somber White House ceremony in July 2017, President Trump draped the Medal of Honor around the neck of James McCloughan. He was credited with saving the lives of 10 men in a brutal, days-long battle in Vietnam, and Trump told the former Army medic that “we are in awe of your actions and your …

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British Family Sues Trump Over Fugitive US Driver

NBC News reports: The furious family of a British teenager killed in a wrong-way crash by a car driven by the wife of an American diplomat announced that they will be suing both the White House and the motorist for alleged “lawless misconduct” and “attempting to cover it up.” The threat to take legal action came two months after 19-year-old …

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Trump Celebrates Reopened Lawsuit Against WaPo

Trump is predictably celebrating yesterday’s ruling: A federal judge has reopened the $250 million defamation case filed by a Covington Catholic High School student against The Washington Post. The lawsuit can move forward but the focus is much more specific. In the lawsuit, Nick Sandmann accuses The Washington Post of libel, saying stories written about the January incident in Washington, …

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House Dems Release Text Of Impeachment Resolution

NBC News reports: House Democrats released on Tuesday text of the resolution that will detail their procedures as they move forward with the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. The House is expected to vote Thursday on the resolution. The expected vote and release of the resolution language comes as pressure grows on Democrats to make the impeachment inquiry more …

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Trump Puts Candy On Trick-Or-Treater’s Head [VIDEO]

Time Magazine reports: While handing out Halloween candy to trick-or-treaters at the White House on Monday, President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump were approached by a child wearing a minion costume from the Despicable Me movies. But instead of placing a treat in the minion’s trick-or-treat bag, a video recorded by Sky News shows Trump patting the kid …

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Latest Trump 2020 Swag Rips Off Disney Movie Poster

Newsweek reports: The Trump 2020 campaign is hawking a “Stop the Witch-Hunt” poster parodying the 1993 film Hocus Pocus just before Halloween. The Trump Make America Great Again Committee, the fundraising wing of his reelection campaign, is offering a t-shirt and “fine art, limited edition” poster commemorating the “Greatest Witch Hunt” in United States history this week. Just ahead of …

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Chicago Mayor Blasts Trump’s “Ignorant Buffoonery”

The Hill reports: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) on Monday slammed President Trump’s visit to the city as “insulting, ignorant buffoonery.” Trump’s visit on Monday was his first to Chicago as president. He spoke at the International Association of Chiefs of Police. In the wide-ranging speech, he slammed the city’s crime rate and policies protecting undocumented immigrants. “Here’s a man …

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Nationals Team Owners Didn’t Want To Sit With Trump

Washington’s CBS News affiliate reports: A representative of the Lerner family, the principal owners of the Nationals, had a special request of the MLB last week: that they had no desire to be put in a position of turning down a request from the White House for President Trump to sit with Theodore Lerner, 94, the family patriarch, or any …

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House Dems Will Vote To Formalize Impeachment Probe

Pelosi knows she’s now got the votes and then some: House Democrats said Monday that the House will vote Thursday to formalize procedures for the next phase of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Democrats said the move would “ensure transparency and provide a clear path forward” as the inquiry continues. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.), meanwhile, …

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