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Trump Tweets Bizarre Mount Rushmore Clip [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Shortly after health officials in Washington state confirmed the second U.S. death from the novel coronavirus in as many days, President Trump retweeted an animated video Sunday night in which he again bragged about his accomplishments, laughed at his political opponents and critics, and smiled as Mount Rushmore was reshaped to feature only his face. The …

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Trump: I’ve Already “Saved Many Lives” From The Virus

The Independent reports: Donald Trump is pushing a weeks-old poll – conducted before a stock market drop – about the US government’s response to the Coronavirus outbreak while also accusing Democrats of “fear mongering” about the flu-like ailment. The president on Sunday cited a New York Post survey he claims “says that 77% of ‘US adults have confidence in their …

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Trump: Dems Made Buttigieg Drop Out To Hurt Sanders

The Atlantic reports: Not so long ago, Donald Trump seemed obsessed with just one of the Democrats vying to replace him: Joe Biden. Over the past year, as the former vice president became the front-runner, Trump’s campaign spent about $270,000 on Facebook ads targeting Biden—more than it spent against other top candidates. Then Biden began to collapse and Bernie Sanders …

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Trump To Visit Atlanta CDC HQ For Virus Briefing

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: President Donald Trump is set to visit the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday as he tries to calm growing fears about the coronavirus outbreak. The trip was scheduled a day after health officials confirmed the first death in the U.S. from the coronavirus, leading the president to issue new restrictions on foreign …

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Tump Claims Billionaire Steyer Has “Little Money” Left

Fox News reports: President Trump mocked billionaire Democratic presidential hopeful Tom Steyer after he dropped out of the race on Saturday night. Steyer, whose net worth is estimated at $1.6 billion, spent approximately $252 million on his campaign, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Trump used Steyer’s decision, which followed former Vice President Joe Biden’s win in the South …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Gives Briefing On Virus Response

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump held a press briefing Saturday afternoon at the White House to discuss the latest updates surrounding the coronavirus. The president announced the planned briefing on Twitter just after 11 a.m. Trump held another press conference on the coronavirus earlier this week. As of Saturday, CNN reported there are at least four coronavirus cases …

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Historian: Trump Ignores Lessons Of 1918 Flu Pandemic

The Washington Post reports: The first wave wasn’t that bad. In the spring of 1918, a new strain of influenza hit military camps in Europe on both sides of World War I. Soldiers were affected, but not nearly as severely as they would be later. Even so, Britain, France, Germany and other European governments kept it secret. They didn’t want …

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Trump Tells South Carolina GOP Rally Crowd To Vote In Dem Primary For “Weakest Candidate” Bernie Sanders

CNN reports: President Donald Trump suggested his supporters in South Carolina cast their primary ballots for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders during his rally Friday, the second straight Democratic primary in which he’s suggested his supporters get involved. “Are you ready? Let’s do it together,” Trump said. “First we have to figure out who would be the weakest candidate, and then …

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Trump: Virus Fears Are A Democratic Hoax [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: President Trump accused Democrats of “politicizing” the deadly coronavirus during a South Carolina campaign rally on Friday, claiming that the outbreak is “their new hoax” as he continued to downplay the risk in the U.S. “Now the Democrats are politicizing the coronavirus,” Trump said. “They have no clue, they can’t even count their votes in Iowa.” “This …

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Glorious Leader Explodes Over “Incompetent” Fox Poll

Fox News reports: Among all voters, all six Democratic candidates tested top the president in trial ballots. Trump trails Biden and Bloomberg by 8 points and Sanders by 7. Those are the only leads outside the poll’s margin of error. Warren (+3 points), Buttigieg (+3) and Klobuchar (+1) are barely ahead. And in each instance, there are enough undecided/third-party voters …

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Trump: US Is “Way Ahead” Of Virus Thanks To Me

Politico reports: President Trump early Friday tweeted that the U.S. was way ahead of the curve when it came to stemming the spread of coronavirus thanks to measures taken by his administration. Trump also accused congressional Democrats early Friday morning of unfairly blaming the coronavirus’ threat to Americans on his administration, tying the global health epidemic even closer to domestic …

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Trump Meets With Top Experts Amid Virus Turmoil

The Daily Beast reports: In uncharacteristic fashion, the president barely tweeted throughout the day, as the Dow Jones industrial average took another massive dive on fears that the spread of the virus was going to severely interrupt global commerce and medical supply chains. Late on Thursday afternoon, he called the press in for a meeting with Trump-friendly African-American leaders and …

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Trump Impersonator Disrupts Pence Speech At CPAC

From the right wing Daily Caller: Mike Pence took the stage at CPAC 2020 around noon (eastern time) Thursday, opening his speech with a message of optimism about America’s odds of defeating the coronavirus, and Trump’s odds of reelection. However, less than 10 minutes into the vice president’s remarks, a protestor dressed like the president stood up near the front …

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Major Labor Union To Spend $150M To Defeat Trump

The Associated Press reports: One of the nation’s largest labor unions is unveiling plans to invest $150 million in a nationwide campaign to help defeat President Donald Trump, a sweeping effort focused on eight battleground states and voters of color who typically don’t vote. The investment marks the largest voter engagement and turnout operation in the history of the Service …

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Fox Analyst: Trump’s Libel Suit Against NYT Is Doomed

Fox News reports: The Trump campaign’s filing of a libel lawsuit against the so-called “extremely biased” New York Times was a “clever” move but the case will likely be “dismissed,” according to Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano. “They did a bad thing,” Trump said at a coronavirus press conference later Wednesday, before hinting at more litigation. “There …

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WHO Official Rips Trump’s “Incoherent” Virus Presser

Axios reports: Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, special advisor to the director general of the World Health Organization, told MSNBC Wednesday he found “most” of what President Trump said at his briefing on the novel coronavirus “incoherent.” As the number of confirmed cases reaches 60 in the U.S., the top health professional — who was a health policy adviser in the Obama …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Addresses Coronavirus Response

NPR reports: Under mounting criticism for the government’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak, President Trump announced Wednesday that he will hold a news conference to defend the administration’s response to the crisis. Despite stepped-up warnings from health officials that an outbreak is imminent in the U.S. and despite the recent sell-off on Wall Street in reaction to the global epidemic, …

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REPORT: Trump “Furious” About Stock Market Tumble

The Washington Post reports: Trump is highly concerned about the market and has encouraged aides not to give predictions that might cause further tremors. On Wednesday morning, he announced he would be holding a press conference at 6 p.m. about the coronavirus. In recent days, Trump has devoted the majority of his public statements to slamming Democrats or complaining about …

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Congress Warns Pentagon: Don’t Move Money To Wall

The Associated Press reports: Lawmakers from both parties told Pentagon leaders on Wednesday that the Defense Department is undermining its own efforts to get military money by diverting billions of dollars for the construction of President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee and the committee’s top Republican warned Defense Secretary Mark Esper that …

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Appeals Court Sides With Trump On Sanctuary Cities, Rules Millions Can Be Withheld Over ICE Compliance

The Associated Press reports: The Trump administration can withhold millions of dollars in law enforcement grants to force states to cooperate with U.S. immigration enforcement, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Wednesday in a decision that conflicted with three other federal appeals courts. The ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan overturned a lower …

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