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Manhattan To Get Another Chance To Boo Trump

The New York Times reports: President Trump may have officially declared himself a full-time Florida resident, but for some reason he keeps returning to his hometown. Organizers of New York City’s Veterans Day Parade announced on Wednesday that Mr. Trump would help kick off the event on Monday at Madison Square Park in Manhattan, the first president to do so. …

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First Public Impeachment Hearing Will Be Next Week

The New York Times reports: House Democrats will begin convening public impeachment hearings next week, they announced on Wednesday, initially calling three marquee witnesses to begin making a case for President Trump’s impeachment in public. The hearings will kick off on Wednesday, with testimony from William B. Taylor Jr., the top American envoy in Ukraine, and George Kent, a top …

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Trump Gets Bill To Make Animal Abuse A Federal Crime

ABC News reports: The U.S. Senate has passed a bill making certain types of animal cruelty a federal felony. The Senate unanimously passed the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act, which criminalizes certain acts of animal cruelty. The bipartisan bill will now be sent to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature. “Passing this legislation is a major victory …

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Impeachment Support Dips Slightly In New Poll

The Morning Consult reports: As House Democrats begin to release transcripts of closed-door testimony and prepare for public hearings as part of their impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump, public support for impeaching the president has fallen. The latest Morning Consult/Politico poll found that 47 percent of voters favor the House voting to impeach Trump, down 4 percentage points from the …

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Macron Mocks Trump Over Climate Pact Withdrawal

Reuters reports: The United States’ withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement “won’t change the course of things” and is a “marginal” choice, according to French President Emmanuel Macron. “When China, the European Union and Russia commit to [the Paris Agreement], the isolated choice of this or that [country] isn’t enough to change the course of things,” Macron said in a …

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VIRGINIA: Cyclist Fired In 2017 For Flipping Off Trump Wins Seat In District That Includes Trump Golf Resort

The Washington Post reports: A legion of reasons propel political neophytes to run for office, but none may be as unusual as what inspired Juli Briskman, the cyclist who gave President Trump the finger two years ago and found herself without a job and at the center of a national uproar. On Tuesday, Briskman got a new job, winning a …

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WINNING: Farm Bankruptcies Up 24% Over Last Year

Wisconsin’s WHBY reports: The number of farms seeking bankruptcy protection grew 24% over the last year, according to an American Farm Bureau Federation analysis of recent federal court data. The analysis found farm bankruptcies are rising fastest in the Northwest. “We’ve seen low crop prices, low livestock prices for a number of years now,” said chief economist John Newton. “On …

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McConnell: Senate Will Acquit Trump Quickly Because 2020 Democrats Will Want To Get Back To Campaign

Reuters reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday predicted the Senate would acquit President Trump of any articles of impeachment passed by the Democratic-controlled House. “How long it goes on really just depends on how long the Senate wants to spend on it,” McConnell told reporters. “I will say I’m pretty sure how it’s likely to end. If …

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Cellphone Records Show Trump Called His Accuser

The Washington Post reports: More than a decade ago, Donald Trump made phone calls from his cellphone to a former candidate on “The Apprentice” around the same time that she says he sexually assaulted her, according to phone records made public Tuesday. The excerpts from Trump’s Verizon cellphone bills over a three-month period in 2007 and 2008 show that Trump …

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Trump Quotes Dobbs: I’m The Greatest President Ever

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump took self-aggrandizement full circle at his Kentucky campaign rally, offering fulsome praise for the “great” Fox Business host Lou Dobbs for offering his own fulsome praise of Trump, when he recently lauded him the “greatest president in the history of our country.” Trump, who routinely gives shout outs to to those Fox News and Fox …

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Junior Rages: Democrats Are Using “Gestapo Tactics”

“This is kangaroo court stuff, this is Soviet-era tactics And it’s being pushed out there by the quote unquote ‘party of tolerance,’ they’re not so tolerant when you don’t agree with them, they’re far from it, frankly, there’s nothing less tolerant than a leftist who’s preaching tolerance. And we’ve seen all of that, so the whole thing is crazy and …

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Trump To Attend Alabama College Football Game

Sports Illustrated reports: The University of Alabama is making preparations for President Donald Trump to attend the LSU game at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday. Alabama officials could not be reached to confirm or deny, but sources have confirmed his expected visit. The potential No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup, depending on the initial rankings by the College Football Playoff committee …

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RNC Paid $60K For Trump To Get Booed At The Garden

The Washington Post reports: President Trump’s cage-side seats to a fighting match in New York City cost the Republican National Committee about $60,000, according to officials familiar with the cost. The price included the ringside seats for Trump and his guests, catering and security, one of the officials said. The president’s guests included House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Reps. …

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Trump Serves Notice Of Withdrawal From Climate Pact

The New York Times reports: The Trump administration formally notified the United Nations on Monday that it would withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change, leaving global climate diplomats to plot a way forward without the cooperation of the world’s largest economy. The action, which came on the first day possible under the accord’s complex rules …

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Trump Rape Accuser Sues Him For Defamation

The Washington Post reports: A writer and longtime women’s advice columnist on Monday sued President Trump, accusing him of defaming her this summer after she claimed he sexually assaulted her two decades ago in an upscale New York City department store. E. Jean Carroll publicly described the alleged assault for the first time in June, in a published excerpt of …

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Trump Loses Appeal On New York State Tax Returns

CNBC reports: A federal appeals court ruled Monday that President Donald Trump’s tax returns must be turned over to a state grand jury. The three-judge appeals panel in New York rejected Trump’s argument that he is immune as president from criminal investigation while in the White House. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. is seeking Trump’s corporate and personal tax …

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Politico: Coming Months Bring Trump “Legal Landmines”

Politico reports: The final year of President Donald Trump’s first term will be loaded with legal landmines — and it’s not just the impeachment cases. Trump could face court rulings that say he is illegally profiting from foreign governments, that he must hand over his tax returns and that lawmakers should see more of Robert Mueller’s Russia probe evidence. He …

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POLL: Trump Trails Biden, Leads Warren In Key States

The New York Times reports: Despite low national approval ratings and the specter of impeachment, President Trump remains highly competitive in the battleground states likeliest to decide his re-election, according to a set of new surveys from The New York Times Upshot and Siena College. Across the six closest states that went Republican in 2016, he trails Joe Biden by …

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Trump Blames CA Gov For Not “Cleaning” Forest Floors

The Hill reports: President Trump on Sunday ripped Governor California Gov. Gavin Newsom as wildfires ravage the Golden State, saying the Democrat has done a “terrible job of forest management” and threatening to withhold federal financial aid. The tweets come as several wildfires burn in Northern and Southern California. According to the Los Angeles Times, the Kincade fire north of …

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Trump Defends His “Virtually Impenetrable” Border Wall After Reports That Smugglers Easily Sawed Through It

Politico reports: After years of touting the impenetrability of a border wall, President Donald Trump said Saturday that “you can cut through any wall” as reports surfaced of smugglers sawing through newly erected barriers with readily available power tools. “We have a very powerful wall. But no matter how powerful, you can cut through anything, in all fairness. But we …

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