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Trump Rants About Oscar Winners At Colorado Rally

From the Hollywood Reporter: Speaking at the podium in front of his supporters, Trump asked, “How bad were the Academy Awards this year?” He went on to say, “And the winner is… a movie from South Korea! What the hell was that all that about? We’ve got enough problems with South Korea, with trade. On top of that, they give …

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Lawmakers Warned: Russia Is Helping Trump Again

The New York Times reports: Intelligence officials warned House lawmakers last week that Russia was interfering in the 2020 campaign to try to get President Trump re-elected, five people familiar with the matter said, in a disclosure that angered Mr. Trump, who complained that Democrats would use it against him. The day after the Feb. 13 briefing to lawmakers, Mr. …

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White House Admits Trump’s Tariffs Hurt Economy

Bloomberg reports: The White House acknowledged what many economists considered obvious through much of last year: President Donald Trump’s trade stance depressed economic growth and business investment. “Uncertainty generated by trade negotiations dampened investment,” Trump chief economist Tomas Philipson told reporters in a briefing on the annual Economic Report of the President released on Thursday. The admission contrasted with Trump’s …

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Glorious Leader Ridicules Someone Else’s SPELLING

The Daily Beast reports: You can normally tell if President Donald Trump has written his own tweet by the number of typos and completely pointless capital letters in it. It’s pretty brazen of him, then, to ridicule someone else’s social media spelling. In a Thursday morning tweet, Trump took the time to make fun of an opinion writer at the …

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Neil Young To Trump: You Won’t Stop Playing My Song But Remember I Oppose You When You Hear My Voice

Rolling Stone reports: Neil Young has never hidden his contempt for Donald Trump, but now that he’s officially an American citizen, he’s raising his voice even louder. “You are a disgrace to my country,” Young writes in a long, scathing open letter to Trump on his Neil Young Archives website. “Your mindless destruction of our shared natural resources, our environment, …

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“Monkey Menace” Could Spoil Trump’s India Visit

India Today reports: Agra will be under a security lockdown when United States President Donald Trump arrives in the city. Nobody will be allowed to venture out of their homes on the route that Donald Trump would take from the Agra airport to the Taj Mahal. However, this lockdown does not apply to the hundreds of monkeys living in and …

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Trump Budget Funds Creation Of Greenland Consulate

Foreign Policy reports: The United States is one step closer to establishing a permanent diplomatic outpost in the Arctic by allocating money for a consulate in Greenland, the vast island that President Donald Trump once openly suggested buying, according to a federal budget proposal revealed this week. The administration’s budget proposal allocates $587,000 to construct the new U.S. consulate. Greenland, …

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REUTERS: Urban Polling Suggests 2020 Blue Wave

Reuters reports: As Republican President Donald Trump seeks a second term in November, Americans’ interest in voting is growing faster in large cities dominated by Democrats than in conservative rural areas, according to an analysis of Reuters/Ipsos national opinion polls. If the trend lasts until Election Day on Nov. 3, it would be a reversal from the 2016 election when …

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Trump Pardons Wall Street Scammer Michael Milken

The Los Angeles Times reports: In a tearful admission of guilt in a Manhattan federal courtroom, Milken pleaded in April 1990 to counts of conspiracy; aiding and abetting failure to meet federal securities disclosure regulations; securities fraud; aiding and abetting a regulated broker-dealer to violate securities reporting requirements; mail fraud, and assisting in filing a false tax return. Milken was …

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Trump Pardons Ex-NFL Owner Convicted In Gambling Scandal, Paid Louisiana Governor For Casino License

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump has pardoned Edward DeBartolo Jr., the former San Francisco 49ers owner convicted in a gambling fraud scandal. DeBartolo Jr., who built the San Francisco 49ers’ 1980s-’90s dynasty, was involved in one of the biggest owners’ scandals in the sport’s history. In 1998, he pleaded guilty to failing to report a felony when he paid …

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Obama Triggers Trump Over Economic Recovery

The Washington Post reports: On Monday, former president Barack Obama commemorated the 11th anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the $800 billion stimulus, with a tweet, boasting that it paved “the way for more than a decade of economic growth and the longest streak of job creation in American history.” Obama’s tweet did not sit well with President …

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Daytona 500 Ends In Fiery Crash, Trump Sends Prayers

USA Today reports: Denny Hamlin won the Daytona 500, which took two days to complete due to inclement weather and was started by President Donald Trump, but the 62nd version of the race will mostly be remembered for the grizzly wreck involving Ryan Newman on the final lap. The frightening crash occurred when teammate Ryan Blaney nudged Newman’s No. 6 …

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Parscale Tweets Image Of Bush II Landing At Daytona: “Trump Won #Daytona500 Before The Race Started”

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s campaign manager deleted a tweet featuring a dramatic photo of Air Force One at the Daytona 500 after users pointed out that the shot was from President George W. Bush’s visit to the NASCAR race in 2004, not from Trump’s visit on Sunday. Brad Parscale tweeted the 2004 photo, which shows Air Force One rising …

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Trump Has Air Force One Swoop Over Daytona Track

From Ben Shapiro’s Daily Wire: President Trump might just have earned a couple hundred thousand votes on Sunday — even before he arrived at Daytona International Speedway. That’s how many people are attending the Daytona 500 in Florida, where Trump visited to serve as grand marshal for the annual NASCAR race. When Air Force One flew into the Daytona International …

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Trump Boasts Trillion-Dollar Companies Spell “MAGA”

MarketWatch reports: Amazon last week officially became only the fourth U.S. company in history to close the trading session with a market capitalization of at least $1 trillion, joining tech behemoths Microsoft, Apple and Google parent Alphabet. Well, that sounds like the kind of stock-market stat President Donald Trump loves to take credit for — and, once again, he didn’t …

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Trump Misquotes Article To Call Himself “The King”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump proudly broadcast a quote from New York Times reporter Peter Baker assessing Trump’s political status following his acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial — from an article whose headline called Trump “stained in history.” That quote came from a February 1 “news analysis” article entitled “While Stained in History, Trump Will Emerge From Trial Triumphant …

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Trump’s Budget Seeks $15.4 Billion For Space Force

Space News reports: The Trump administration’s $740.5 billion budget request for national defense in 2021 includes $15.4 billion for the U.S. Space Force, according to documents released by the Pentagon on Friday. The U.S. Space Force was established Dec. 20 as an independent service under the Department of the Air Force. In the 2021 budget the U.S. Air Force transferred …

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Smugglers Thwart Trump’s Border Wall With $5 Ladder

The El Paso Times reports: Perhaps the quickest way around a billion-dollar wall is over it. Smugglers in Juárez have engineered camouflage hook-and-ladders made of rebar that blend in so well with the border wall that it can be hard to detect, according to U.S. Border Patrol. The ladders are the same rust brown color as the mesh panels or …

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Trump To Take Limousine Lap At Daytona 500

Fox Business reports: President Trump’s appearance at the Daytona 500 on Sunday may feature a guest appearance from the presidential limousine known as “The Beast.” Trump is planning to take a lap around the track at Daytona International Speedway prior to the venerable NASCAR event, Fox News chief White House correspondent John Roberts reported on Friday, citing multiple sources familiar …

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Johnson Cancel US Trip After Bitchy Call From Trump

The Independent reports: Boris Johnson is understood to have cancelled plans for a spring visit to the US amid tensions with Donald Trump about the decision to allow Chinese firm Huawei to play a role in the UK’s 5G network. Downing Street denied that the prime minister had been forced to delay the trip because of the Huawei decision, which …

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