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Fox Poll: 59% Say Trump Is “Tearing Country Apart”

Fox News reports: In the wake of two mass shootings, overwhelming and bipartisan majorities of voters favor background checks on gun buyers and taking guns from people who are a danger to themselves or others, according to the latest Fox News Poll. Two-thirds also support a ban on “assault weapons,” although that majority is largely driven by Democrats. An equal …

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Dow Jones Craters 800 Points On Recession Warning

USA Today reports: As financial markets tumbled Wednesday over concerns about international trade, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to defend his administration’s tariff war with China and to take his latest swipe at the nation’s central bank. “We are winning, big time, against China,” Trump wrote on Twitter, despite few signs of progress in negotiating a new trade agreement …

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Man Pleads Not Guilty In Anthem Attack On Child, Claims Brain Injury Made Him Think Trump Ordered It

The Missoulian reports: Curt Brockway pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Mineral County District Court to choke-slamming a 13-year-old boy earlier this month at the county fairgrounds. Brockway’s attorney said during the court appearance, which featured heavy security, that he’ll seek a psychiatric evaluation for his client. Attorney Lance Jasper told the Missoulian that Brockway, a 39-year-old U.S. Army veteran, has …

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Trump 2020 Trolls CNN With “Fredo Unhinged” Shirt

USA Today reports: A “Fredo Unhinged” T-shirt is being sold on the official Donald Trump re-election website following a viral video of CNN journalist Chris Cuomo yelling at an apparent stranger who called him “Fredo”. Trump has also taken to Twitter to mock Cuomo and criticize CNN’s defense of him. Trump’s feud with CNN only intensified after Cuomo exploded at …

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70,000+ Sign Petition To Rename Stretch Of Fifth Ave In Front Of Trump Tower In Honor Of Barack Obama

Newsweek reports: More than 70,000 people have signed onto a petition that seeks to rename the portion of Fifth Avenue in front of the Trump Tower in Manhattan after former President Obama. “The City of Los Angeles recently honored former President Barack Obama by renaming a stretch of the 134 Freeway near Downtown L.A. in his honor,” reads the online …

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Trump Mocks Oscars Ratings From Seven Months Ago In PA Speech About “American Manufacturing And Energy”

The Hill reports: Just days after taking on “The Hunt,” President Trump is hitting the Oscars, claiming “nobody wants to watch” the annual televised ceremony because viewers are tired of performers disrespecting “the people that won the election in 2016.” “The Academy Awards is on hard times now,” Trump said Tuesday, during a speech in Pennsylvania billed as focusing on …

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Trump: Cuomo Is An “Out Of Control Animal” [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: During an impromptu press gaggle in New Jersey Tuesday afternoon, Trump was asked about his tweets attacking Cuomo over the aborted bar fight that was caught on video. “I think that what Chris Cuomo did was horrible,” Trump told reporters. “His language was horrible, he looked like a total out-of-control animal. He lost it. You’ve never seen me …

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Trump Defends Linking Bill Clinton To Epstein’s Death: That Was A Retweet From A “Highly Respected Pundit”

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his weekend decision to share an unfounded conspiracy theory on Twitter suggesting without evidence that former President Bill Clinton was somehow connected to the death of wealthy financier and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein. “He is a very highly respected conservative pundit,” Trump said Tuesday of Terrence K. Williams, the man …

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Trump: People Who Swear Shouldn’t Have Guns

From the Hollywood Reporter: Never missing an opportunity to taunt a CNN employee, President Donald Trump joined his son Donald Trump Jr. in mocking anchor Chris Cuomo after a video of Cuomo arguing with an unidentified man was posted by a conservative media personality. After sending a more presidential tweet about Chinese currency devaluation, the media-critic-in-chief decided to double-down on …

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Trump Mocks Chris Cuomo Over “Fredo” Flap

The Hill reports: President Trump on Tuesday mocked CNN anchor Chris Cuomo after a viral video first shared by right-wing accounts showed the primetime host getting into a heated exchange with an unidentified man who repeatedly called him “Fredo.” The video, which began circulating Monday night, features Cuomo comparing the term “Fredo” to the “N-word.” The moniker references the character …

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Trump And The Mooch Continue To Trade Shots

Business Insider reports: Anthony Scaramucci, the former short-lived White House communications director, blasted President Donald Trump as a “very weak troll” and “a bully” as their public feud continues to escalate. After Trump attacked Scaramucci as having “nothing to do with my election victory” and claiming he “just wanted to be on TV,” Scaramucci tweeted at Trump, “you’re losing your …

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FBI Task Force Searches Epstein’s Private Island

NBC News reports: FBI agents on Monday were searching accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s residence in the Virgin Islands, a bureau spokesman told NBC News. The search on Epstein’s private island of Little St. James comes two days after the wealthy financier died from an apparent suicide while in jail in Manhattan. Sources have said that Epstein hanged himself. …

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Trump Campaign Vows To “Drive Liberals Crazy” With “Supreme Court Champs” T-Shirt Featuring McConnell

Peter Montgomery reports at Right Wing Watch: President Donald Trump’s campaign committee is teaming up with the RNC and Senate Majority Mitch McConnell’s campaign committee to offer campaign contributors a T-shirt proclaiming “Back to Back Supreme Court Champs”—but the profiles on the shirt are not of Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh but of Trump and McConnell. “President …

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The Mooch Compares Trump To Chernobyl

Axios reports: Anthony Scaramucci, who famously served as President Trump’s communications director for 11 days, says Republicans may need to pick a different candidate in 2020. In a phone interview on Sunday afternoon, Scaramucci compared Trump to a melting nuclear reactor and said he may support a Republican challenger to Trump. “We are now in the early episodes of ‘Chernobyl’ …

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Trump Mimicked Asian Accents At Hamptons Event

The New York Post reports: President Trump cracked jokes about the Equinox scandal, the old days of rent-controlled New York and his dealings with North and South Korea among deep-pocketed pals in the Hamptons on Friday. Trump also made fun of US allies South Korea, Japan and the European Union — mimicking Japanese and Korean accents — and talked about …

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US Farmers Face Growing Crisis Over Trump’s Tariffs

CNBC reports: U.S. farmers lost one of their biggest customers this week after China officially cancelled all purchases of U.S. agricultural products, a retaliatory move following President Donald Trump’s pledge to slap 10% tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese imports. China’s exit piles on to a devastating year for farmers, who have struggled through record flooding and an extreme heat …

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The Mooch: Trump Will Turn On The Entire Country

The Huffington Post reports: Donald Trump’s short-time communications director and one-time pal Anthony Scaramucci attacked the president on Twitter with a chilling warning that Trump will eventually “turn” on the “entire country.” Trump lashed Scaramucci on Twitter earlier for his former friend’s criticism of him. Scaramucci, who served as White House communications director for a mere 11 days in 2017, …

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Trump Accuses Bill Clinton Of Having Epstein Killed

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump retweeted a conspiracy theory on Saturday evening alleging without evidence that former President Bill Clinton was connected to the death of wealthy financier and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, hours after Epstein was found dead by apparent suicide in his federal prison cell. The stoking of conspiracy theories about his political rivals is nothing …

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Universal Scraps The Hunt After Trump Condemns Film

Variety reports: Universal Pictures has canceled the release of its upcoming thriller “The Hunt.” The film was previously set to hit theaters Sept. 27. “While Universal Pictures had already paused the marketing campaign for The Hunt, after thoughtful consideration, the studio has decided to cancel our plans to release the film, ” a spokesperson for Universal said. “We stand by …

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Pope Francis: Nationalist Rhetoric Sounds Like Hitler

From the National Catholic Reporter: Pope Francis called for a united Europe in an interview published by Italian daily La Stampa, saying recent political rhetoric has echoed that of Nazi Germany. “I am concerned because we hear speeches that resemble those of Hitler in 1934,” he said. ” ‘Us first. We . . . We. . . . ‘ These …

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