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Trumps Switch To Baptist Church For Xmas Service

TIME Magazine reports: President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attended a music-filled Christmas Eve service at a Southern Baptist Convention-affiliated church before celebrating the holiday with dinner in the ballroom of his private club. The pastor of Family Church in West Palm Beach, Florida, Jimmy Scroggins, and his family greeted the Trumps as they arrived moments into a …

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Trump “100%” Backs Reelection Of Sen. Susan Collins

The Portland Press Herald reports: Denouncing him for mocking the vulnerable and attacking “ethnic and religious minorities,” in 2016 Susan Collins wrote in House Speaker Paul Ryan instead, a choice that didn’t even register in the final results since the Wisconsin Republicans hadn’t registered as any sort of candidate in Maine. But it appears that Trump, unusually for him, isn’t …

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Trump & Campaign Sued For Pregnancy Discrimination

Politico reports: A spokeswoman and outreach staffer on Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential bid, A.J. Delgado, is suing Trump and his campaign for pregnancy and sex discrimination. Delgado’s suit, filed Monday in federal court in Manhattan, claims she was sidelined by campaign officials about six weeks after the 2016 election — shortly after she told senior officials that she was pregnant. …

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Trump Shrugs Off North Korean Threat Of Christmas Gift: Maybe He’s Sending Me A Vase, Not A Missile

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump on Tuesday brushed off North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s warning of a “Christmas gift”, saying the United States would “deal with it very successfully” and that perhaps it would be a “nice present”. “We’ll find out what the surprise is and we’ll deal with it very successfully,” Trump told reporters at his Mar-a-Lago resort. …

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Survey: Biden +7 Over Trump With Millionaires

CNBC reports: Asked which candidate they support for president in 2020, 36% of millionaires named Trump, up from 32% in May, according to the Q4 CNBC Millionaire Survey. The second-favorite candidate is former Vice President Joe Biden, with 14%. Still, their support for Trump — and their all-important donor dollars — depends in large part on who he faces in …

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McConnell: I Haven’t Ruled Out Trial Witnesses

Reuters reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday that Republicans were not opposed to hearing witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. “We haven’t ruled out witnesses,” McConnell said in an interview with “Fox & Friends.” “We’ve said, ‘Let’s handle this case just like we did with President Clinton.’ Fair is fair.” In that 1999 trial, …

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Trump Campaign Battles Scam “Trump” Fundraising

Politico reports: As President Donald Trump raises money for his reelection campaign, he’s competing for cash with a growing mass of pro-Trump PACs, dark money groups and off-brand Facebook advertisers neither affiliated with nor endorsed by Trump’s campaign, which have pulled in over $46 million so far. The groups mimic Trump’s brand in the way they look and feel. They …

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Christianity Today Sees Surge Of New Subscribers

CNBC reports: The Christian magazine that published a blistering editorial calling for President Donald Trump’s removal from office over his “blackened moral record” has received a boost in subscribers despite a public backlash among leading evangelicals, according to the publication’s editor in chief. “A stereotypical response is ‘thank you, thank you, thank you’ with a string of a hundred exclamation …

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Trump Tells Student Group: “I Never Understood Wind”

“I never understood wind. I know windmills very much, I have studied it better than anybody. I know it is very expensive. They are made in China and Germany mostly, very few made here, almost none, but they are manufactured, tremendous — if you are into this — tremendous fumes and gases are spewing into the atmosphere. You know we …

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John Bolton Rips Trump On North Korea Policy

Jonathan Swan reports at Axios: In his sharpest criticism yet of his old workplace, John Bolton suggested the Trump administration is bluffing about stopping North Korea’s nuclear ambitions — and soon might need to admit publicly that its policy failed badly. Driving the news: Bolton told me in an interview that he does not think the administration “really means it” …

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Christianity Today Editor: Trump Is “Morally Unfit”

“I am making a moral judgement that he is morally unfit, or even more precisely it’s his public morality that makes him unfit. None of us are perfect we’re not looking for saints, but a president has certain responsibilities as a public figure to display a certain level of public character and public morality. “My argument is not to judge …

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Jones Willing To Consider Acquitting Trump [VIDEO]

Axios reports: Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.) said on ABC’s “This Week” that the allegations that President Trump exploited Ukraine for his political benefit are “serious” and “impeachable,” but added that there are “gaps” in the House’s case and that he is willing to acquit Trump in a Senate trial if “those dots aren’t connected.” Jones, a vulnerable moderate whose vote …

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GOP Senator: Pelosi Has No Right To Hold Articles

The Hill reports: Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) said Sunday he does not think Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has the power to hold the articles of impeachment the House passed last week from the Senate. “Frankly, I don’t think the speaker has the right to do this,” Blunt said on CNN’s “State of the Union,” in response to Pelosi’s decision not …

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Trump To Headline Miami Event For Evangelicals

The Miami Herald reports: Days after the magazine Christianity Today surprisingly supported House Democrats’ impeachment and called for the president’s removal in an editorial, the Trump campaign announced plans to roll out an Evangelicals for Trump movement in South Florida. Trump’s campaign said the president will headline the event. Trump’s appearance in Miami may bookend a holiday stay in South …

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Trump Invites British PM Boris Johnson For WH Visit

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump has invited British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to visit him in the White House in the new year, British media reported on Sunday. Trump’s invitation was made after the British prime minister’s election win this month, The Sunday Times newspaper reported. Britain wants to strike a new trade deal with the United States after it …

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Trump Signs Defense Bill Establishing Space Force

ABC News reports: The U.S. Space Force has become the nation’s newest branch of the military as President Donald Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act, which authorized the creation of the new military service. Space Force went into operation almost immediately after the legislation was signed into law, but many questions still need to be decided as to how …

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Trump Urges Followers To Donate To Turncoat Dem

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump urged his 67 million Twitter followers to donate to a New Jersey congressman who left the Democratic Party. Rep. Jeff Van Drew was elected in the 2018 blue wave as a Democrat but switched parties this week after breaking with Speaker Nancy Pelosi on the question of impeaching the president. “The Democrat Party’s Witch …

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Private ICE Prisons Rake In Big Profits Under Trump

USA Today reports: The use of private prisons to detain immigrants is not new, but the business has exploded under Trump. At least 24 immigration detention centers and more than 17,000 beds were added in the past three years to the sprawling detention system run by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). A USA TODAY Network investigation found that the …

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De Niro: Trump Needs To Be Confronted, Humiliated

Variety reports: Award-winning actor Robert De Niro, a vocal critic of President Trump, went after the president once again Friday, saying that Trump needs to be “confronted and humiliated.” “He needs to be confronted and humiliated by whoever his opponent is, his political opponent,” De Niro told acclaimed filmmaker Michael Moore on his new podcast “Rumble with Michael Moore.” “They …

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Pelosi Formally Invites Trump To Give SOTU Address

NBC News reports: Less than 48 hours after she gaveled in the votes making him the third president to be impeached in United States history, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi invited Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Feb. 4. The three-paragraph letter to the president says she’s extending the invitation …

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