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Judge: Amazon “Likely” To Win Pentagon Cloud Lawsuit

The Washington Post reports: A federal judge has concluded that a bid protest lawsuit brought by Amazon over President Trump’s intervention in an important Pentagon cloud computing contract “is likely to succeed on the merits” of one of its central arguments, according to a court document made public Friday. The document provides the first indication of how Judge Patricia Campbell-Smith …

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Trump Campaign Sues CNN For “Defamation”

The New York Post reports: President Trump’s re-election campaign filed a libel lawsuit against CNN on Friday night — the third such suit against a media organization in the last 10 days. The suit, filed in US District Court, alleges that CNN intentionally published “false and defamatory” statements about the Trump campaign seeking help from Russia to win the 2020 …

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Trump Calls Dem Washington Gov. Jay Inslee “A Snake”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday slammed Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) as the state grapples with an outbreak of the coronavirus, calling him a “snake” for criticizing the administration’s response to the disease. “I told Mike not to be complimentary to the governor, because that governor is a snake,” Trump said of Inslee. “I said, ‘if you’re nice …

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Trump: Coronavirus Fears Will Help The US Economy

“Well, look, we were set to hit 30,000 on the Dow. This is a number that nobody even came close to. And already we have the number. And even though it’s down 10 or 11 percent, it’s still the highest it’s ever been, by far. “At the same time, I have to say, people are now staying in the United …

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Intel: Taliban Doesn’t Intend To Abide By New US Deal

NBC News reports: The U.S. government has collected persuasive intelligence that the Taliban do not intend to honor the promises they have made in the recently signed deal with the United States, three American officials tell NBC News, undercutting what has been days of hopeful talk by President Donald Trump and his top aides. “They have no intention of abiding …

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WH Enacts Measures To Shield Trump From Coronavirus

The New York Post reports: The White House is holding meetings on how to reduce the threat of coronavirus infecting President Trump and his staff after quietly tightening visitor rules last month, The Post has learned. In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, the White House has mandated that guests disclose all countries visited in the past 30 days. And …

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Trump: Elizabeth Warren’s Campaign Failed Because She’s Untalented, Unlikable, And Very Mean, Unlike Me

The Associated Press reports: “Lack of talent.” Unlikable. “Mean.” President Donald Trump laced into former Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday, insisting that sexism wasn’t to blame for the end of the Massachusetts senator’s presidential campaign. “But people don’t like her,” he went on to say. “She’s a very mean person. People don’t want that. They like a person like …

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No Press For Surprise Bolsonaro Mar-A-Lago Meeting

The Guardian reports: The president is heading to his private resort club Mar-a-Lago in West Palm Beach, Florida, later today and is holding a fundraiser this evening. But Donald Trump revealed this morning that he is also meeting with Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro at the club this weekend. “He wanted to have dinner,” Trump told reporters. The meeting is expected …

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Trump Signs $8.3B Virus Emergency Spending Bill

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump on Friday signed a sweeping spending bill to combat the spread of the new coronavirus, injecting billions of dollars into prevention efforts and research to quickly produce a vaccine for the deadly disease. The $8.3 billion aid package was unveiled by appropriations leaders in Congress on Wednesday and sailed through the House and Senate by …

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Trump Abruptly Cancels Visit To Atlanta CDC HQ

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: President Donald Trump’s planned trip to Atlanta on Friday to visit the headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been postponed because he didn’t want to get in the way of the agency’s work, White House officials said. The president was set to land at Dobbins Air Reserve Base around 3 p.m. after …

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Trump Tweets Spaceballs Gif To “Mini Mike” [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump on Thursday struck back at Mike Bloomberg with a parody video clip showing him giving Bloomberg a stiff-arm as the former NYC mayor haplessly flails at the president with a lightsaber. “Mini Mike, you’re easy,” the commander-in-chief tweeted along with the two-second clip, which shows Bloomberg’s head superimposed on an image of …

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Trump Money Beg Blimp To Fly Over Public Events

Politico reports: It’s a bird… It’s a plane… It’s the Trump blimp. In its latest effort to reach voters, the president’s reelection campaign is planning to fly a blimp above swing states. The blimp is set to fly between May and July. According to aides familiar with the plans, it is expected to appear above sporting events and other large …

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Trump Vows To Block Funds For Sanctuary Cities

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would withhold money from so-called sanctuary jurisdictions after a U.S. court ruled that his administration could block federal law enforcement funds to states and cities that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. One such “sanctuary” policy opposed by the administration is a refusal by local jails to hold immigrants in …

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Trump Denies Coronavirus Fatality Rate: I Think 3.4% Is A False Number, This Is Just My Hunch [VIDEO]

The Insider reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday claimed the death rate from the novel coronavirus was not 3.4%, contradicting the number that the World Health Organization gave on Tuesday. The president appeared in an exclusive interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity on Wednesday, saying he thinks the true death rate is a “fraction of 1%.” “Well, I think the …

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Trump: I Miss Touching My Face (Touches His Face)

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump took questions Wednesday morning at a meeting with airline executives concerned about coronavirus. As they spoke to reporters about what people need to do, the president remarked, “I haven’t touched my face in weeks. I miss it.” People in the room laughed. The New York Times this week reported on how getting people “to …

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Trump Blames Obama For Lack Of Virus Testing Kits

Bloomberg News reports: President Donald Trump blamed his predecessor Barack Obama for a nationwide shortage of test kits for the novel coronavirus, saying he had ended regulations limiting the development of the diagnostic tools. “The Obama administration made a decision on testing that turned out to be very detrimental to what we’re doing and we undid that decision a few …

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Trump Ridicules Jeff Sessions For Primary Showing

The Hill reports: President Trump criticized Republican Alabama Senate contender Jeff Sessions early Wednesday, asserting that his former attorney general didn’t win the state’s primary outright because of what Trump described as Sessions’s lack of “wisdom or courage” in his handling of the Russia investigation. Trump’s critical tweet about Sessions suggests the president may seek to boost former football coach …

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Trump: Buttigieg And Klobuchar Should Be Impeached

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump lashed out at former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Senator Amy Klobuchar during his campaign rally in Charlotte, North Carolina Monday evening over their decision to back former Vice President Joe Biden for the Democratic nomination. “Crazy Bernie’s going to go crazy. Crazy. I think crazy Bernie’s going to go more crazy when he …

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Trump At Rally: “Nobody Knew” Many Die Of The Flu

“Over the last long period of time, the flu, the common flu — you know this, right? From 27,000 to 70,000 people get infected, and many people die. Think of it — 27,000. You lose 27,000 people to the common flu. It can be much more. “One year was much higher than the 70,000 number. Those people die. So when …

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Trump Claims He’ll Undergo Physical In Next 90 Days

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday said he plans to return to Walter Reed Medical Center to complete his annual physical within the next 90 days. “I’m going probably over the next 90 days,” Trump told reporters as he departed the White House for a campaign rally in North Carolina, quipping that he hasn’t made it back because “I’m …

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