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Trump Mocks The Height Of “Loser” London Mayor

The Associated Press reports: Minutes before landing in the capital of the United Kingdom, where he is due to be treated to full state honours as a guest of royalty, US President Donald Trump lashed out at the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, branding him “a stone cold loser who should focus on crime in London, not me”. The president, …

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Schiff: The GOP Is Now A “Cult Of Trump’s Personality”

“In terms of the impeachment process, it’s not mandated by the Constitution. We can avail ourselves of this when the president demonstrates acts that are high crimes or misdemeanors. It is certainly true that much of his conduct qualifies for that, but at the same time we have to recognize the reality that one party, the Republican Party, has turned …

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White House: Hiding The USS McCain From Trump’s View Wasn’t “An Unreasonable Thing To Ask” [VIDEO]

From the right wing outlet Newsmax: Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Sunday said an administration staffer was responsible for the request to hide the USS John McCain warship during President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan — and sees nothing wrong with it. In an interview with NBC News’ “Meet The Press,” Mulvaney said the advance team …

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Gaslighter-In-Chief: I Never Called Meghan Markle “Nasty,” That Was Made Up By The Fake News Media

The Associated Press reports: U.S. President Donald denied calling Meghan Markle “nasty” in a Sunday morning tweet – despite the remark being on verified video tape. Trump referred to the American-born Duchess of Sussex as “nasty” over comments she made in 2016 threatening to move to Canada if Trump won the White House. “I didn’t know that she was nasty,” …

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Pentagon Warns White House That US Military Will Not Be Politicized After Request To Hide USS John McCain

Reuters reports: The Pentagon has told the White House that the U.S. military will not be politicized, a U.S. official said on Sunday, amid a controversy after officials directed the United States Navy to keep the USS John S. McCain out of sight during a recent speech by President Donald Trump in Japan. The White House military office directed the …

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BRITAIN: London Mayor Sadiq Khan Compares Trump To “Fascists Of The 20th Century” Ahead Of State Visit

The Guardian reports: The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has compared the language used by Donald Trump to rally his supporters to that of “the fascists of the 20th century” in an explosive intervention before the US president’s state visit to London that begins on Monday. Writing in the Observer, Khan condemned the red-carpet treatment being afforded to Trump who, …

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Trump Camp Denies He Called Meghan Markle “Nasty,” Tweets Video Of Trump Calling Meghan Markle “Nasty”

The Hill reports: An official Twitter account for President Trump’s reelection campaign was mocked on Saturday after it pushed back on reports that Trump had said Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, made “nasty” comments about him. “Here is what he actually said. Listen for yourself!” the account tweeted along with a captioned video. Speaking to British tabloid The Sun ahead …

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Trump Administration Strips India Of Tariffs Exemption

The New York Times reports: The Trump administration announced on Friday that it was stripping India of a special status that exempts billions of dollars of its products from American tariffs, part of a deepening clash over India’s protections for its market. The White House said that it would terminate India’s preferential market access to the United States as of …

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WINNING: Costco To Raise Prices Because Of Tariffs

CNN Money reports: Costco says it’s going to be raising prices on many items — and the company is pointing to U.S. tariffs on China as the reason why. “At the end of the day, prices will go up on things,” Costco chief financial officer Richard Galanti said this week in a call with investors, in response to a question …

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US Navy Acknowledges Request To Hide USS McCain

NBC News reports: The U.S. Navy has acknowledged that a request was made to hide the USS John S. McCain during President Donald Trump’s recent state visit to Japan. “A request was made to the U.S. Navy to minimize the visibility of USS John S. McCain, however, all ships remained in their normal configuration during the President’s visit,” Rear Admiral …

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Trump To Launch 2020 Campaign At Orlando’s Amway Center (Arena Naming Rights Bought By DeVos Family)

The Orlando Sentinel reports: President Trump declared Friday on Twitter that he will launch his 2020 run for president run at a campaign rally in Orlando on June 18. The move highlights the critical importance of the I-4 Corridor and Florida, which is expected to be a key battleground state as Trump seeks a second term. The campaign inked a …

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Trump Backs Boris Johnson For PM Ahead Of UK Visit

British tabloid The Sun reports: The US President spoke glowingly of the ex-Foreign Secretary in a world exclusive interview with The Sun ahead of his three-day state visit to London, starting on Monday. His bombshell intervention into the Conservatives’ contest — just a few days before MPs start voting — is a major breach of protocol. It risks sparking a …

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Trump “Celebrates” LGBTQ Pride Month While His Administration Continues Its Assault On LGBT Rights

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump on Friday recognized LGBTQ Pride Month — something he didn’t do during the first two years of his presidency. Trump pointed to his administration’s efforts to decriminalize homosexuality worldwide that are being led by the U.S. Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, who is gay. But when Trump was asked about that effort shortly after …

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WINNING: Car Stocks Crater $18B Because Trump

Bloomberg reports: The automotive industry is bearing the brunt of trade-war crossfire again as U.S. President Donald Trump threatens to slap tariffs of as much as 25% on goods from Mexico, a key production hub for carmakers from Mazda Motor Corp. to General Motors Co. Mexico is the largest source of U.S. vehicle and auto-parts imports, meaning tariffs would increase …

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Elizabeth Warren Calls On Congress For Law Clarifying That Sitting Presidents Can Be Indicted For Crimes

The Hill reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) called on Friday for Congress to pass a law clarifying that the president can be indicted for alleged crimes. She also vowed that if she is elected president, she will appoint Justice Department officials who would roll back a policy holding that a sitting presidents cannot be charged with a crime. Warren’s comments, …

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Pelosi To Kimmel: Trump “Wants Us To Impeach Him”

ABC News reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday night on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” that President Donald Trump actually wants to be impeached because he believes the Republican-controlled Senate would bail him out. “I think the president wants us to impeach him,” the California Democrat told Jimmy Kimmel. “He knows it’s not a good idea to be impeached, but the …

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REPORT: Kim Executes Five Over Failed Trump Summit

The Guardian reports: Mike Pompeo has said the US is attempting to check reports that a senior North Korean official involved in Pyongyang’s nuclear negotiations with Washington had been executed. “We’ve seen the reporting to which you are referring,” the US secretary of state told a news conference in Berlin in answer to a question. “We’re doing our best to …

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GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley Blasts Trump’s Mexico Tariffs

“Trade policy and border security are separate issues. This is a misuse of presidential tariff authority and counter to congressional intent. Following through on this threat would seriously jeopardize passage of USMCA, a central campaign pledge of President Trump’s and what could be a big victory for the country. “President Trump should consider alternatives, such as imposing a fee on …

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Trump Announces “Gradually Increasing” Tariffs On All Mexican Goods Until They “STOP Illegal Migrants”

The Week reports: President Trump is planning on threatening to impose tariffs on Mexico if the country does not crack down on Central American migrants trying to seek asylum in the United States, three administration officials said on Thursday. While one official said most of the administration supports the idea, others said several White House aides are trying to talk …

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“Appalled” GOP Senator Demands USS McCain Probe

The Arizona Republic reports: Sen. Martha McSally said an investigation is warranted to get to the bottom of an order to keep the warship named for the late Sen. John McCain, his father and his grandfather out of President Donald Trump’s view during his trip to Japan earlier this month. McSally, R-Ariz., now holds the seat McCain once held before …

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