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City Council For Host City Of 2020 GOP Convention Approves Resolution Condemning Trump’s Racism

The Washington Post reports: The Charlotte City Council on Monday passed a resolution condemning President Trump’s “racist and xenophobic comments,” in a rebuke of the president by the city that will host him next year at the Republican National Convention. The 9-to-2 vote came a week after Trump sent a racist tweet in which he said four minority congresswomen — …

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Trump Admin Seeks To End Food Stamps For Millions

Reuters reports: The Trump administration on Tuesday will propose a rule to tighten food stamp restrictions that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials said. Currently, 43 U.S. states allow residents to automatically become eligible for food stamps through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP, if they receive benefits from …

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Trump: I Won’t Watch Mueller Testimony Unless I Do

“No, I’m not going to be watching. Probably maybe I’ll see a little bit of it. I’m not going to be watching Mueller because you can’t take all those bites out of the apple. We had no collusion, no obstruction. We had no nothing, we had a total no collusion finding. The Democrats were devastated by it they went crazy, …

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Trump’s Approval Ratings Tick Up In Southern States

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump’s approval ratings in the South have ticked upward, with 54 percent of voters giving a thumbs-up to the way he’s handling his job, according to a new NBC News|SurveyMonkey online poll. The survey of voters in 11 southern states found 38 percent said they “strongly approve” of the way Trump’s handling his job, and …

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Trump: I Could Win The Afghanistan War In A Week But I Just Don’t Want To Kill Ten Million People [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump said Monday he could end the Afghanistan war “in a week,” but that doing so would cause millions of deaths. “I could win that war in a week. I just don’t want to kill 10 million people,” Trump said during a White House meeting with Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan. The president added that Afghanistan …

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Hometown Paper Roasts Trump “Sycophant” Marco Rubio For Refusing To Condemn Trump’s Racist Tirades

From the editorial board of the Miami Herald: Witnessing Sen. Marco Rubio’s pathetic response last week to President Trump’s latest racist outrages, it is impossible now to believe that Florida’s senior senator was once hailed as “The Savior of the Republican Party” on the cover of Time magazine. He has transformed from Trump critic to a sycophantic cheerleader — derided …

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WINNING: Chinese Investments In US Plummet 90%

The New York Times reports: Growing distrust between the United States and China has slowed the once steady flow of Chinese cash into America, with Chinese investment plummeting by nearly 90 percent since President Trump took office. The falloff, which is being felt broadly across the economy, stems from tougher regulatory scrutiny in the United States and a less hospitable …

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Trump Calls Female Democrats “Racist Troublemakers”

The Guardian reports: A week after President Trump launched a racist attack on a group of four freshman women Congress members known as “the Squad,” telling them to “go back” to the countries they came from, he is trying to turn the attack around on them. “The squad” are a group of four women of color, including Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez …

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Omarosa: Pence’s Nephew Is A Trump Rally “Section Leader” Who Exhorts The Crowd To Begin Its Chanting

“I had to attend many of these rallies when I worked on the campaign and even in the White House. There are these section leaders who start the chant, control how long the chants go and quiet them down when they want to. In fact, you’ll be surprised to learn that Vice President Pence’s nephew, John Pence, is one of …

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Trump Screams That WaPo Is Fake News After WaPo Tweets Photos Showing What He Just Now Lied About

The Associated Press reports: President Trump on Monday lashed out at the media, targeting The Washington Post in particular, as he remained fixated on coverage of his ongoing attacks on four progressive congresswomen. In a series of tweets, the president claimed the “Mainstream Media” has “gone bonkers,” and accused the media of pushing “Radical Left Democrat views.” Trump took issue …

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Lawyer Claims Killer Of Mafia Kingpin Was Obsessed With #QAnon And Was Acting With Trump’s Support

The lawyer for the man accused of murdering a New York City mafia kingpin say their client was obsessed with QAnon and was trying to execute a citizen’s arrest at the time of the killing. The New York Times reports: Mr. Cali’s murder was the highest-profile mob killing in decades, an event so significant that in the days between Mr. …

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Junior’s Book: Triggered: How The Left Thrives On Hate

Axios reports: Donald Trump Jr., President Trump’s oldest son, will be out Nov. 5 — a year before Election Day — with “Triggered: How the Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence Us” — and we’re told topics include free speech, censorship and Big Tech. Don Jr., a hunter and fisherman who’s a popular talk-radio guest in Trump country, …

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Trump Pitched Blacks Vs Whites Apprentice Season

The New York Times reports: For the fourth season of “The Apprentice,” Donald J. Trump searched for a gimmick to bolster ratings. His idea was simple if explosive — pit an all-white team against an all-black team. “Do you like it?” he asked, previewing the concept on Howard Stern’s radio show in April 2005. “Yes,” Mr. Stern said. “Do you …

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Racist Stephen Miller Defends Trump’s Racism [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday pressed White House senior adviser Stephen Miller about the “send her back” chant targeting Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) at a Trump campaign rally in North Carolina. The exchange came during an interview in which Wallace repeatedly pressed Miller about Trump’s recent comments and his history of controversial statements. Miller responded …

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Trump Campaign Sells Plastic Straws To Own The Libs

Quartz reports: People feel strongly about straws, and US president Donald Trump is here to capitalize on that. “Liberal paper straws don’t work,” tweeted Trump’s campaign, with a link to purchase a pack of 10 red plastic straws emblazoned with Trump’s name for $15. If you think all that’s outrageous about a $1.50 plastic straw is the price, think again. …

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Trump Demands Apology From “Hateful” Dem Women

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has once again attacked the four Democratic congresswomen he launched racist tweets at last week, demanding Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar and Ayanna Pressley apologise “for the horrible (hateful) things they have said.” The latest tweets arrived after an extraordinary rebuke of the president’s racist attacks against the four congresswomen of colour — colloquially …

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Geraldo Rivera Can’t Defend Trump’s Racism Anymore

The New York Times reports: For some who defended Mr. Trump against charges of racism in the past, this was a turning point. “As much as I have denied it and averted my eyes from it, this latest incident made it impossible,” Geraldo Rivera, a roaming correspondent at large for Fox News and longtime friend, said in an interview. “My …

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WaPo: Inside The WH After Trump’s Racist Tweets

Last night the Washington Post published a detailed breakdown of the GOP’s frantic attempt to mitigate damage from Trump’s “go back to where you came from” tweets, which resulted in a rare condemnation resolution passed by the House. An excerpt: The White House vote-counters initially feared as many as 50 Republicans might defect to support the resolution, and Trump ordered …

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Ted Cruz: Trump Could “Absolutely” Lose In 2020

Newsweek reports: Senator Ted Cruz said Friday that he believes the 2020 presidential election is a “coin flip” that President Donald Trump could “absolutely” lose amid growing anger from Democrats across the country. However, Cruz avoided explicitly saying that Trump’s attacks on congresswomen of color could hurt his chances at reelection. Appearing on PBS’ Firing Line with Margaret Hoover Friday …

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Christians Flip Out Because Trump Said “Goddamn”

Hemant Mehta reports at The Friendly Atheist: While much of the political conversation this week has centered around Donald Trump‘s open bigotry and racism against four Democratic congresswomen of color, it was something else he said that got the attention of a lot of conservative Christians. Trump, twice, said the word “Goddamn.” West Virginia State Sen. Paul Hardesty, a self-described …

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