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White House: President Trump Condemns All Acts Of Violence, “Including Against Members Of The Press”

“President Trump condemns all acts of violence against any individual or group of people — including members of the press. We ask that anyone attending an event do so in a peaceful and respectful manner.” – Sarah Sanders. The Daily Beast reports: The El Paso District Attorney’s office will not press charges against the belligerent Trump supporter who apparently shoved …

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Extremist Militia Members In Front Row At Trump Rally

Media Matters reports: Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and members of his far-right armed militia were spotted in the front row at President Donald Trump’s February 11 rally in El Paso, TX. Rhodes has advocated for training armed militias to do Trump’s bidding, embraced white supremacist conspiracy theories, endorsed using “lethal force” against left-wing protesters, and called on armed Oath …

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Bad Lip Reading Trump’s SOTU 2019 Address [VIDEO]

The Thrillist reports: If you follow the series, you may have been waiting for this to arrive. Bad Lip Reading’s newest video is a send-up of Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on February 5. Lovers of chaos and non-sequiturs may have been disappointed that the President stayed mostly on-script during the speech. (Even if the script wasn’t enjoyed …

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Trump Not “Happy” With Tentative Shutdown Deal

The Wall Street Journal reports: President Trump on Tuesday knocked a bipartisan deal to avert a government shutdown while providing some funding for barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border. “I can’t say I’m happy. I can’t say I’m thrilled,” Trump told reporters during a Cabinet meeting. He did not say whether he would sign or veto the proposal but added he …

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Trump Cultist Attacks Reporter At El Paso Rally [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: A supporter of US President Donald Trump has attacked a BBC cameraman at a campaign rally in El Paso, Texas. Sporting a Make America Great Again cap, the man shoved and swore at the BBC’s Ron Skeans and other news crews before being pulled away. Mr Skeans said the “very hard shove” came from his blindside. “I …

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Trump And Junior Lie About El Paso Rally Crowd Sizes

The Week reports: About 30 minutes into his rally, Trump said he had been challenged by “a young man who’s got very little going for himself except he’s got a great first name. So we have, let’s say, 35,000 people tonight, he has 200 people, 300 people — not too good,” Trump claimed. “That may be the end of his …

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Tell-All Author Sues Trump Over Non-Disclosure Claim

The New York Times reports: Cliff Sims, the former White House communications aide who wrote an insider account of life working for President Trump, is suing the president in his official capacity, alleging that he used his campaign organization as a “cutout” to improperly seek retribution against former employees and keep them from invoking their First Amendment rights. Mr. Sims …

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Environmental Waivers For Wall

Courthouse News reports: The Ninth Circuit Monday affirmed the federal government’s authority to waive dozens of environmental laws to speed-up border wall construction near San Diego and Calexico, California, though one judge found it was a call for the Supreme Court, not the Ninth Circuit, to make. In a 30-page opinion, U.S. Circuit Judges M. Margaret McKeown and Jacqueline Nguyen …

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National Enquirer Parent Asked DOJ About Whether They Should Register As Foreign Agents For Saudis

The Wall Street Journal reports: The dust-up between Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and National Enquirer parent American Media LLC has raised questions about the media company’s connections to Saudi Arabia. American Media has had plenty of contacts with Saudi Arabia in recent years, including seeking financial backing from Saudi investors to fund acquisitions and producing a magazine celebrating the country’s …

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Rage Machine Tells Dems To “Loosen Up And Have Fun”

Politico reports: President Trump on Monday urged Democrats to “loosen up and have some fun,” criticizing the party for being “self righteous and angry.” It’s unclear what prompted Trump’s tweet, though multiple Democrats over the weekend made clear their presidential aspirations for 2020, and called out the president in the process. The president targeted Democrats repeatedly on Twitter over the …

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Trump: No President Ever Worked Harder Than Me

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday repeated his declaration that he is one of the most hardworking presidents in U.S. history. “No president ever worked harder than me (cleaning up the mess I inherited)!” Trump tweeted. Axios has obtained a new set of leaked Trump’s schedules and reported that the president spent approximately half of his time in “Executive …

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New Schedule Leak: “50% Executive Time” Last Week

Axios reports: Our lead item in Axios Sneak Peek last week — a leak of three months of Trump’s private schedules — enraged White House officials. The president’s secretary Madeleine Westerhout tweeted that the leak was “a disgraceful breach of trust.” Then Politico scooped (and we confirmed) that the White House has launched an internal hunt to find the leaker. …

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Trump: Amy Klobuchar Looked Like A Snowman Today

The Hill reports: President Trump on Sunday mocked Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) for launching her presidential campaign in snowy conditions in Minnesota, tweeting that she “looked like a Snowman.” Klobuchar announced her candidacy on Sunday in Minneapolis. She laid out her vision for the country, and vowed to “put forth sweeping legislation to invest in green jobs and infrastructure” if …

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Trump Appears To Mock Genocide Of Native Americans

USA Today reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren formally announced her candidacy for the White House on Saturday, and hours later President Donald Trump weighed in on his newest campaign opponent, appearing to make a joke with reference to the Trail of Tears. The president’s use of the word trail in all caps is a potential reference to the Trail of Tears, …

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Over 100 Undocumented Workers Helped Build Trump’s NJ Bedminster Resort: “Illegals Built This Golf Course”

The Hill reports: Dozens of undocumented immigrants reportedly worked on the construction and operation of President Trump’s resort in Bedminster, New Jersey, at one time totaling more than 100 undocumented workers under employment at the resort at once. Sixteen undocumented workers from Costa Rica and other Latin American nations spoke with the Washington Post and claimed they worked previously at …

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Trump’s First Manhattan Hotel To Be Torn Down

The Associated Press reports: The building that helped Donald Trump make a name for himself in his first big deal in Manhattan is being sold to developers who plan to tear it down. Developer TF Cornerstone said Thursday that it and a group managing billionaire Michael Dell’s money have agreed to buy the Grand Hyatt New York next to Grand …

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At National Prayer Breakfast, Trump Praises People Of Faith For Leading The “Abolition Of Civil Rights” [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has accidentally told an audience of global religious leaders that America’s greatest accomplishments include the “abolition of civil rights” during the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. “Since the founding of our nation, many of our greatest strides, from gaining our independence to abolition of civil rights, to extending the vote for women, have been led …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks At National Prayer Breakfast

Two Corinthians walk into a bar… USA Today reports: It’s the first Thursday in February, which means it’s time for the National Prayer Breakfast, an annual event drawing presidents, politicians, faith leaders and other dignitaries since 1953. It was originally called the Presidential Prayer Breakfast and started when President Dwight D. Eisenhower was invited to join an already-existing prayer circle. …

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Trump: Former GOP Sen. Dean Heller Didn’t Win Last Year Because He Was “Extraordinarily Hostile” To Me

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports: President Donald Trump blamed former Sen. Dean Heller for losing his re-election bid because Heller had been “extraordinarily hostile” to Trump during the 2016 election and hence had alienated the conservative base. “What happened with Dean Heller is I tried for him,” Trump told the Review-Journal, but his hard-core voter base “did not believe me. …

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Shares In “Failing” New York Times Hit 13-Year High

Fortune reports: President Donald Trump has repeatedly described the New York Times as “failing,” but its latest results tell a different story. Online subscriptions accelerated for a fourth quarter, prompting New York Times Co. to set an ambitious new goal: hitting 10 million subscriptions by 2025. That helped send the shares to a 13-year high on Wednesday. The company is …

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