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Alleged War Criminal SEAL Accuses US Navy Brass Of Insubordination In Fox Appearance Promoted By Trump

Rupert Murdoch’s New York Post reports: Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher thanked President Trump for intervening in his war crimes case and said top brass in the elite commando unit are retaliating against him. “I’m overjoyed he stepped in again, being the leader he is,” Gallagher told “Fox & Friends” during an interview on Sunday. “It’s all about retaliation.” Trump tweeted …

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Politico: Why Trump Avoids Oval Office Meetings

Politico reports: The Oval Office is the traditional epicenter of power for American presidents, but a new one is emerging that’s more exclusive, more secluded and more convenient. President Donald Trump is increasingly morphing the White House residence into a second Oval. It’s become the place where Trump feels most productive, where he avoids meddling by his staff and where …

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Navy Sec Threatens To Quit Over Trump’s Meddling

The New York Times reports: The secretary of the Navy and the admiral who leads the SEALs have threatened to resign or be fired if plans to expel a commando from the elite unit in a war crimes case are halted by President Trump, administration officials said Saturday. The Navy is proceeding with the disciplinary plans against the commando, Chief …

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Trump Worries Homocon Drudge Has Turned On Him

Glorious Leader is very worried about his favorite homocon: It’s been one media outlet in particular that has caught the president’s ire, even though it has so far been spared his Twitter rage: the Drudge Report. Publicly, Trump hasn’t said a peep about the highly popular news aggregator run by right-wing media impresario Matt Drudge. But privately, he has simmered …

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Schiff Won’t Rule Out More Impeachment Hearings

The Los Angeles Times reports: The House Intelligence Committee has begun work on its report in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, Chairman Adam B. Schiff, D-Calif., said in an interview Friday. The committee, which on Thursday wrapped up public testimony with a dozen current and former administration officials, will continue working on its investigation while compiling the report, …

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Navy Sec Defies Trump On SEAL’s Expulsion Review

Reuters reports: U.S. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer said on Friday a Navy SEAL convicted of battlefield misconduct should face a board of peers weighing whether to oust him from the elite force, despite President Donald Trump’s assertion that he not be expelled. “I believe the process matters for good order and discipline,” Spencer told Reuters, weighing in on a confrontation …

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Trump Lied 18 Times In Today’s Call To Fox & Friends

CNN’s Daniel Dale reports: Trump ranted dishonestly for much of his 53-minute Friday interview with his favorite morning show, repeatedly refusing to let the show’s co-hosts get in a word in edgewise. When they did manage to make a semi-critical point, Trump brushed them off. When co-host Steve Doocy asked Trump if he was sure about his claim that the …

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Anti-Muslim Hate Group To Hold Mar-A-Lago Gala

The Washington Post reports: A far-right group that believes Islamists are infiltrating the U.S. government will hold a banquet Saturday night at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club, according to a permit issued for the event. The group, the Center for Security Policy, has also spread the false idea that former president Barack Obama is a Muslim and alleged that mainstream Muslim …

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Randy Rainbow: He’s Just A Gurl Who’ll Quid Pro Quo

YouTube star Randy Rainbow is back today with He’s Just A Gurl Who’ll Quid Pro Quo, which perhaps obviously is based on Rodgers and Hammerstein’s I Cain’t Say No from their 1943 classic, Oklahoma! In the 1955 film version, the number was sung by Gloria Grahame to the future Mrs. Shirley Partridge, Oscar-winner Shirley Jones.

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Trump Claims He Saved Everyone’s Lives In Hong Kong: China Would Have “Obliterated Them In 14 Minutes”

Agence France-Presse reports: US President Donald Trump claimed Friday that were it not for him, Hong Kong “would have been obliterated in 14 minutes” by Chinese troops. In an interview with Fox News, Trump said President Xi Jinping refrained from sending in the military against pro-democracy demonstrators in the semi-autonomous city only because he asked him to. “If it weren’t …

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What Comes Next In The Impeachment Process

Axios reports: After seven public hearings with 12 different witnesses, the impeachment inquiry is moving on to the next stage: a public report and a handoff to the Judiciary Committee. What’s next: House Intelligence Committee staffers have been drafting a report that they plan to deliver to the Judiciary Committee in the coming weeks that lays out their case for …

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Democrats Plan Impeachment Vote By Christmas

CNN reports: House Democrats say they are undeterred by the White House preventing first-hand witnesses from testifying before the House Intelligence Committee — and now are actively preparing for the next step in their eight-week-old investigation and the likely impeachment of President Donald Trump. Privately, Democrats are anticipating a busy December that will be filed with proceedings before the House …

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BOOK: Justice Kennedy Told Trump To Pick Kavanaugh

The Washington Post reports: It was a historic moment in April 2017 when Supreme Court justice Anthony M. Kennedy presided over the ceremonial Rose Garden swearing-in for the court’s new member, Neil M. Gorsuch: the first time a sitting justice was joined on the nation’s highest court by one of his former law clerks. But a secret meeting moments later …

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Toddler-In-Chief Begins Selling “Bull-Schiff” T-Shirts

Newsweek reports: President Trump’s campaign is taking aim at House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., with new merchandise designed to disparage his impeachment inquiry with a pun on his name. Released on Thursday, the “Bull-Schiff” t-shirts show the word “bull” alongside a caricature of Schiff with an extended neck — an apparent reference to Trump calling him a “pencil …

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Trump Reverses US Navy On Ousting Killer SEAL

The New York Times reports: President Trump on Thursday reversed a decision by the Navy seeking to oust Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer Edward Gallagher from the elite commando force. Chief Gallagher has been at the center of a high-profile war crime case and was granted clemency by the president on Friday. He was notified on Wednesday that the Navy …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Impeachment Hearings Day Five

NPR reports: House Democrats are set to close their second week of public impeachment hearings Thursday with testimony from two witnesses expected to detail events inside the White House and a key conversation involving President Trump. Scheduled to appear are Fiona Hill, the well-known Russia expert who served until this summer as a top director on the National Security Council; …

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Zuckerberg Attended Secret WH Dinner With Trump

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump hosted a previously undisclosed dinner with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook board member Peter Thiel at the White House in October, the company told NBC News on Wednesday. The meeting took place during Zuckerberg’s most recent visit to Washington, where he testified before Congress about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency Libra. Zuckerberg also gave a …

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Trump Lies About Apple Plant That Opened In 2013

The New York Times reports: President Trump on Wednesday toured a Texas plant that makes high-end Apple computers, chatting with Apple’s chief executive, Timothy D. Cook, and accepting a plate with the words “Assembled in USA.” It was a pretty typical publicity event, until the end. Mr. Trump walked in front of the news cameras and took credit for the …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Impeachment Hearings, Day Four

USA Today reports: Three more witnesses are scheduled to testify in two sessions Wednesday in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s request for Ukraine to pursue political investigations. Among them is U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, who is expected to appear at 9 a.m. ET. Sondland has become a key figure because he is an ally …

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Fox Contributor Ken Starr: Maybe It’s Time For GOP Senators To Visit Trump And Ask For His Resignation

The Daily Beast reports: Moments before Wednesday’s impeachment hearings and right after U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland’s opening statement was released, Fox News contributor Ken Starr wondered aloud whether Sondland flipping on President Trump would cause GOP senators to push Trump to resign. “The real issue is the senators are watching,” Starr said. “Are senators going to now …

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