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Veterans Group “Expects An Apology” From Trump

From the Veterans Of Foreign Wars: In light of the announcement from the Defense Department that 34 U.S. service members suffered traumatic brain injuries [TBI] as a result of Iran’s retaliatory strike and President Trump’s remarks which minimized these troops’ injuries, the Veterans of Foreign Wars cannot stand idle on this matter. TBI is a serious injury and one that …

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US House Managers Deliver 28,578-Page Trial Record: “The Mountain Of Evidence Of Impeachable Offenses”

Just in from the House Judiciary Democratic Press: Today, Managers for the U.S. House of Representatives filed a 28,578-page trial record with the Secretary of the Senate for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. The trial record serves as the evidentiary foundation informing the Senate impeachment trial and provides a permanent accounting to the Senate and the public of …

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Maher: What’s The Plan If Trump Won’t Leave? [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Comic and political pundit Bill Maher asked an almost unimaginable question about the prospect of President Donald Trump refusing to leave office if he’s defeated in November: “What’s the plan?” On Friday night’s edition of HBO’s Real Time, Maher concluded his “New Rules” segment by once again raising the alarm about the possibility — or probability, as Maher …

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Raging Trump Hurls Typical Infantile Insults At Dems

The Hill reports: President Trump on Saturday morning encouraged his followers on Twitter to watch his lawyers present his defense in the impeachment trial beginning at 10 a.m. Trump encouraged people to watch the proceedings on Fox News and One America News, while jabbing at CNN as “fake news” and apparently mocking MSNBC as “MSDNC” – a likely reference to …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump’s Legal Team Opens Defense Case

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump’s lawyers will begin to make their case in his defense on Saturday as the Senate impeachment trial concludes its first week of arguments. The defense phase of the trial follows three days of arguments against the president from House impeachment managers. Trump’s lawyer Jay Sekulow said on Friday that Saturday’s arguments, which are expected …

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Space Force Logo Boldly Goes To Copyright Violation

CNN reports: President Donald Trump unveiled the new US Space Force logo on Friday — which seems to boldly go where one logo has gone before. Trump posted an image on Twitter of the insignia for the newest branch of the US military, drawing immediate comparisons of the new logo to the “Star Trek” Starfleet Starship duty insignia. A Space …

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Trump May Dodge “Biased” 2020 Presidential Debates

The New York Times reports: President Trump’s campaign is considering only participating in general election debates if an outside firm serves as the host, and his advisers recently sat down with the nonprofit Commission on Presidential Debates to complain about the debates it hosted in 2016. The Dec. 19 meeting between Frank J. Fahrenkopf Jr., a prominent Republican and co-chairman …

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POLL: 66% Say Senate Trial Should Have Witnesses

ABC News reports: Two-thirds of Americans in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll say the U.S. Senate should call new witnesses at Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, and the public is divided on his removal from office – even as Trump’s approval rating has rallied to match his career high. Forty-four percent now approve of Trump’s performance in office; 51% disapprove, …

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Pentagon: 34 US Troops Have Traumatic Brain Injuries From Airstrike, Trump Dismissed Injuries As Headaches

Reuters reports: The Pentagon said on Friday that 34 service members had been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury following strikes by Iran on a base in Iraq earlier this month. Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman told reporters that eight service members who had been previously transported to Germany had been moved to the United States. From the military site Task & …

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LIVE VIDEO: Senate Impeachment Trial Continues

The Washington Post reports: House managers plan Friday to turn their attention to the obstruction-of-Congress charge against President Trump on their third and final day of opening arguments in the historic impeachment trial focused on the president’s conduct toward Ukraine. After the managers, led by Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.), wrap up their presentation, lawyers for Trump will get an …

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Michigan Governor To Deliver Dem SOTU Response

Michigan Live reports: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will be providing the official Democratic response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address, Congressional leaders announced Friday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., praised Whitmer’s work as governor and as a former lawmaker in Michigan in a statement announcing the decision. Pelosi said Whitmer’s work …

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Trump Whines About Legal Defense Team’s Time Slot

Politico reports: President Donald Trump, flashing the fixation of a former reality television showman, lamented Friday that his impeachment defense team was being forced to present its case during the “Death Valley” of broadcast time slots. The president’s complaint represents yet another indication of his eagerness for a captivating, media-minded showing by the squad of conservative attorneys arguing against his …

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Glorious Leader Posts “Obama Spied On Me” Meme

The meme is currently pinned to the top of Trump’s feed: Trump seems to be stuck in pre-2016 years when Barack Obama was still the President. Or so it would seem from a recent meme that the POTUS shared featuring a photoshopped image of Obama and himself. In the fake image, Trump can be seen standing while leaning against a …

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Trump Gets Triggered By Bloomberg Ad On Fox News

The New York Times reports: For weeks, President Trump’s advisers have urged him to ignore Michael R. Bloomberg’s nationally televised needling, warning him that it would only help the low-polling late entrant to the Democratic presidential primary by elevating his standing. Mr. Trump heeded the counsel for a while, according to several of his allies, even as he repeatedly expressed …

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Trump Goes After Obamacare Via Medicaid Grants

Politico reports: CMS Administrator Seema Verma plans to issue a letter soon explaining how states could seek waivers to receive defined payments for adults covered by Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, according to seven people with knowledge of the closely guarded effort. An announcement is tentatively slated for the end of next week, more than one year after Verma and her team …

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Napolitano: Impeachment Evidence Is Uncontradicted

“The House of Representatives — in proceedings in which the president chose not to participate — impeached Trump for abuse of power and contempt of Congress. Where does all this leave us at the outset of Trump’s Senate trial? It leaves us with valid, lawful, constitutional arguments for Trump’s impeachment that he ought to take seriously. “That is, unless he …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump’s Impeachment Trial Continues

The New York Times reports: What we’re expecting to see: The seven members of the House will continue delivering their opening arguments, building on the case against the president that they began on Wednesday. After spending about eight hours in session on Wednesday, of a maximum of 24, they have time to flesh out their case on Thursday. When we’re …

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Anti-Trump Ad: It’s Time For President Pence, Who At Least Doesn’t Brag About Committing Sexual Assault

Mediaite reports: Conservative organization Defending Democracy Together, which is led by Bill Kristol, is now pushing for Vice President Mike Pence to take the job as commander-in-chief from President Donald Trump. The 30-second ad begins, “Mike Pence doesn’t brag about sexually assaulting women; Mike Pence doesn’t pressure foreign governments to investigate his political rivals.” The ad concludes by stating, “Trump …

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Trump To Address Anti-Abortion Rally In Person

The Washington Post reports: President Trump announced Wednesday that he will attend Friday’s March for Life, the annual gathering of antiabortion protesters to commemorate the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court’s landmark abortion decision. While other presidents have addressed the annual rally by phone or sent video greetings, Trump would be the first to speak to the crowd …

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Trump Admin To Finalize End To Wetlands Protections

Time Magazine reports: The Trump administration on Thursday will finalize a rule to strip away environmental protections for streams, wetlands and other water bodies, handing a victory to farmers, fossil fuel producers and real estate developers who said Obama-era rules had shackled them with onerous and unnecessary burdens. From Day 1 of his administration, President Trump vowed to repeal President …

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