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Analysis: Right Wing Violence Surges Under Trump

The Washington Post reports: Over the past decade, attackers motivated by right-wing political ideologies have committed dozens of shootings, bombings and other acts of violence, far more than any other category of domestic extremist, according to a Washington Post analysis of data on global terrorism. While the data show a decades-long drop-off in violence by left-wing groups, violence by white …

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Trump Threatens To Close Mexican Border Permanently

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump has called on Mexico to deport asylum seekers “back to their countries” and threatened to close the southern border “permanently,” after U.S. Border Patrol agents teargassed hundreds of migrants who rushed the border on Sunday. CBP has defended its decision to use the substance, claiming that some migrants with the group had thrown projectiles across …

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Trump: Mueller Has Only Made People Love Me More

Axios reports: In a book coming Tuesday by Trump campaign originals Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, “Trump’s Enemies: How the Deep State Is Undermining the Presidency” (Center Street), the president says the Mueller investigation has helped him politically, per the WashPost’s Phil Rucker. “I think it makes my base stronger,” Trump told the authors in an interview. “I would have …

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Glorious Leader Thanks Himself For Falling Oil Prices

Politico reports: President Donald Trump capped the Thanksgiving holiday weekend by again expressing gratitude for himself and his administration’s accomplishments. The president’s post followed a similar self-congratulatory sentiment he expressed Thursday at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., where he celebrated Thanksgiving with his family. Asked what he was most thankful for, Trump replied: “For having a great family …

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Trump Deal With Mexico To Overhaul Asylum Policy

The Washington Post reports: The Trump administration has won the support of Mexico’s incoming government for a plan to remake U.S. border policy by requiring asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their claims move through U.S. courts, according to Mexican officials and senior members of president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s transition team. The agreement would break with long-standing asylum …

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13 Federal Agencies Issue Dire Climate Change Warning

The New York Times reports: A major scientific report issued by 13 federal agencies on Friday presents the starkest warnings to date of the consequences of climate change for the United States, predicting that if significant steps are not taken to rein in global warming, the damage will knock as much as 10 percent off the size of the American …

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Trump Denies CIA Report Blaming Prince For Murder

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Thursday said that the CIA did not reach a conclusion about Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s involvement in the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, adding during a teleconference with military members that Salman “regretted the death more than I do.” The president had previously declined to confirm or deny reports that …

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Trump: On Thanksgiving I’m Most Thankful For Myself

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has said he is most thankful for himself, at the end of an extraordinary Thanksgiving Day phone call to US troops in which he railed against judges, immigrants and “bad” trade deals. Speaking from his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida on Thursday, the US president told reporters he was most thankful for his “great family” and …

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Hair Furor Can’t Resist Hitting Back At SCOTUS Justice

Trump may end up regretting this attack: President Trump fired back at Chief Justice John Roberts on Wednesday after the leader of the Supreme Court rebuked the president over his criticism of “Obama judges.” Trump’s tweet came after Roberts released an unprecedented statement criticizing the president earlier Wednesday, saying the U.S. doesn’t have “Obama judges or Trump judges, Bush judges …

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POLL: 88% Say Trump Should Visit War Zone Troops

The Hill reports: Eighty-eight percent of voters said President Trump should visit U.S. troops in war zones, according to an American Barometer survey released Wednesday. The poll, conducted by Hill.TV and the HarrisX polling company, found that 57 percent of voters polled said it was “very important” for the president to visit troops in war zones, while 31 percent said …

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Trump Cultists Blow Thousands On Iraqi Dinar Scam

The Daily Beast reports: Trump supporter Hayes Kotseos runs a North Carolina pool-maintenance company, but she’s got a side bet that she thinks might make her fabulously wealthy: the Iraqi dinar. The currency is nearly worthless outside of Iraq, but Kotseos bought millions of dinars in April, after watching a video of President Trump at a 2017 press conference. In …

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Pentagon Estimates Cost Of Border Troops: $72 Million

CNBC reports: The Pentagon estimates that the cost of the 5,900 troops deployed to the southwest border will total $72 million, spokesman U.S. Army Col. Rob Manning said in a statement Monday. In mid-October, a caravan of at least 3,500 Central American migrants seeking asylum left Honduras for the United States border. The caravan is currently in southern Mexico. Trump …

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Add Comedians To Glorious Leader’s Long List Of Fears

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump has hinted that he may attend the next White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) dinner after it was announced that an author will be the host. Trump appeared to delight in the news that the WHCA had named the writer Ron Chernow, rather than a comic as is tradition, as the headline act for the annual …

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Trump Tried To Order DOJ To Prosecute Hillary, Comey

The New York Times reports: President Trump told the White House counsel in the spring that he wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute two of his political adversaries: his 2016 challenger, Hillary Clinton, and the former F.B.I. director James B. Comey, according to two people familiar with the conversation. The lawyer, Donald F. McGahn II, rebuffed the president, …

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Obama Hints Trump Has “Mommy Issues” [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Former President Barack Obama said “racism” and “mommy issues,” among other contributors, were limiting the country’s ability to make progress on everything from education to climate change. Obama, speaking at the Obama Foundation Summit on Monday night, said the answers already exist to solve many of the problems facing both the U.S. and the world, but that …

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Trump: I Can’t Imagine Anyone Else Other Than Myself Being Named Time Magazine’s 2018 Person Of The Year

“It’s called person of the year, right? It’s no longer man of the year, right? I don’t know, that’s up to Time Magazine. I’ve been there before. I can’t imagine anybody else other than Trump. Can you imagine anyone else other than Trump?” – The Mushroom Dotard, responding to a question about Time’s just released public poll which shows the …

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Federal Court Bars Trump From Enforcing Asylum Ban

The Associated Press reports: A federal judge barred the Trump administration on Monday from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally. U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar issued a temporary restraining order after hearing arguments in San Francisco. The request was made by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Constitutional Rights, which quickly sued …

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Ivanka Used Private Email For Official WH Business

The Washington Post reports: Ivanka Trump sent hundreds of emails last year to White House aides, Cabinet officials and her assistants using a personal account, many of them in violation of federal records rules, according to people familiar with a White House examination of her correspondence. White House ethics officials learned of Trump’s repeated use of personal email when reviewing …

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Pentagon: All Border Troops Will Be Home By Xmas

Politico reports: The Pentagon is set to begin a drawdown of its 5,800 troops from the Southwest border as early as this week, the Army commander overseeing the mission told POLITICO today — even as the approaching caravan of refugees prompted U.S. customs officers to close a port of entry near Tijuana, Mexico. All the active-duty troops that President Donald …

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WH Backs Down, Restores Jim Acosta’s Press Pass

CNN reports: The White House on Monday said that CNN correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass has been “restored,” bowing to days of pressure and a federal lawsuit against the administration. CNN signaled that it would drop the ongoing litigation over Acosta’s access to the White House. “Today the White House fully restored Jim Acosta’s press pass. As a result, our …

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