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Trump: I Got Another “Beautiful” Love Letter From Kim

Politico reports: President Trump on Friday said he received a “beautiful” letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the country continues to test ballistic missiles, alarming U.S. allies in the region. Trump told reporters as he left the White House for a fundraiser in the Hamptons that the two men could meet again in the future to discuss …

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Grinning Trump Gives Thumbs Up In Photo With Baby Whose Parents Were Murdered In El Paso Terror Attack

Mediaite reports: One day after President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visited with victims of the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, Twitter erupted in disgust at an image Tweeted out by the @FLOTUS account that showed the pair broadly grinning — and with Trump inexplicably flashing a thumbs-up — while holding a two-month-old baby who lost both …

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Republicans To Trump: Leave Blagojevich In Prison

The Hill reports: House Republicans in the Illinois delegation are calling for President Trump to not commute the prison sentence of former Democratic Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who is serving 14 years on federal corruption charges. The push comes in the wake of Trump telling reporters Wednesday he was “very strongly” considering commuting the sentence of the former Celebrity Apprentice …

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Pelosi To Trump: Call Back The Senate For Gun Action

Just in from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi: In light of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s continuing obstruction, Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to President Donald Trump today requesting he call the United States Senate back into session immediately under his powers in Article II Section 3 of the Constitution to consider House-passed bipartisan gun violence prevention legislation, in the …

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Lindsey Graham Promises Obamacare Will Be Repealed If Trump Is Reelected (And If The GOP Wins The House)

“If we can get the House back and keep our majority in the Senate, and President Trump wins reelection, I can promise you not only are we going to repeal Obamacare, we’re going to do it in a smart way where South Carolina will be the biggest winner. We’ve got to remind people that we’re not for Obamacare.” – Sen. …

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Trump Accuses Fed Reserve Of Hindering US Exports

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday put renewed pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, arguing the strength of the U.S. dollar is hurting American manufacturers. In a series of tweets, Trump accused the Fed of hindering U.S. exports by keeping interest rates relatively high compared to other economic powers. He suggested the central bank should weaken …

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Amnesty International Issues US Travel Warning: Be Vigilant, Avoid Large Crowds, Malls, Schools, Churches

Just in from Amnesty International: Amnesty International today issued a travel warning calling for possible travelers and visitors to the United States to exercise extreme caution when traveling throughout the country due to rampant gun violence, which has become so prevalent in the United States that it amounts to a human rights crisis. It aims to hold up a mirror …

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Trump Bragged About Crowd Sizes To El Paso Victims

Mediaite reports: According to recently released video, President Donald Trump marked his visit to an El Paso hospital treating victims of a mass shooting by bragging to staff about his crowd sizes and attacking Beto O’Rourke as “crazy.” El Paso-area KDBC-TV posted video provided to them of Trump meeting with hospital staff and shooting victims Wednesday in El Paso. During …

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Man Who Fractured Boy’s Skull Over National Anthem “Disrespect” Says He Acted On Orders From Trump

The Billings Gazette reports: The attorney for a 39-year-old man charged with assaulting a child who didn’t take his hat off for the national anthem says his client, compromised by a traumatic brain injury, believes he was acting on an order from President Donald Trump. Superior resident Curt Brockway was charged Monday with felony assault on a minor. His defense …

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Trump Invents False Story About Dayton Hospital Visit

CNN reports: President Donald Trump, his press secretary and his director of social media accused Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown and Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, both of whom are Democrats, of misrepresenting the reception Trump received from shooting victims during his visit to a Dayton hospital. Facts First: This is false. While both Brown and Whaley criticized Trump’s past rhetoric, they …

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Equinox Faces Boycott Over Owner’s Trump Fundraiser

Forbes reports: A report that Stephen Ross, the billionaire owner of the Equinox and SoulCycle fitness clubs and the Miami Dolphins, would host a Hamptons fundraiser for President Trump prompted a social media meltdown today, with calls for boycotts and protests. Ross, whose net worth Forbes estimates at $7.7 billion, is also chairman of Related Companies, which is behind the …

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REPORT: White House Rejected Homeland Security Attempts To Prioritize White Supremacist Terror Threats

CNN reports: White House officials rebuffed efforts by their colleagues at the Department of Homeland Security for more than a year to make combating domestic terror threats, such as those from white supremacists, a greater priority as specifically spelled out in the National Counterterrorism Strategy, current and former senior administration officials as well as other sources close to the Trump …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Visits El Paso To “Honor Victims”

The Dayton Daily News reports: President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited victims today from Sunday’s mass shooting in the Oregon District. “You had God watching. I want you to know we’re with you all the way,” Trump said to one of the victims, according to Press Secretary Stephanie Graham. Media was not allowed to be with the …

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REPORT: WH Drafts Exec Order On Social Media Bias

Politico reports: The White House is circulating drafts of a proposed executive order that would address allegations of anti-conservative bias by social media companies, according to a White House official and two other people familiar with the matter — a month after President Donald Trump pledged to explore “all regulatory and legislative solutions” on the issue. None of the three …

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Trump Attacks Joe Biden On Way To Console El Paso

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday bashed media coverage of a speech from former Vice President Joe Biden as he flew from Dayton, Ohio to El Paso, Texas, between meetings with first responders and survivors of the weekend’s mass shootings. Trump’s tweet came as all three major cable networks carried Biden’s speech in which the presidential candidate decried the …

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Student Guilty Of Attempting To Hack Trump’s Taxes

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports: A Haverford College student who used a campus computer to attempt to hack into an IRS database to obtain Donald Trump’s tax returns days before the 2016 presidential election pleaded guilty Tuesday to two misdemeanor crimes in federal court. Justin Hiemstra, 22, who finished his studies in May but will not get his degree until he …

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WH To Host Roundtable On Violent Online Extremism

The Washington Post reports: The White House will host top tech companies to discuss the rise of violent online extremism on Friday, marking the Trump administration’s first major engagement on the issue days after a mass shooting in Texas left 22 people dead. The gathering will include “include senior administration officials along with representatives of a range of companies,” said …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Visits Dayton To “Honor Victims”

The New York Times reports: President Trump began a day set aside for healing by delivering a series of political grievances against liberals and the media, once again using Twitter on Wednesday to exhibit the divisive language that has prompted some in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, to protest his visits after horrific shootings in those cities. The White House …

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Trump Links Dayton Shooter To Sanders And Warren

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump insinuated a direct connection between the Dayton shooter and Democratic Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday. As Trump bashed the New York Times during a new Twitter diatribe about “fake news,” he eventually moved to highlight the news that the Dayton killer’s social media profile shows he supported liberal politicians and organizations like …

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Mourning And Angry, El Paso Braces For Trump Visit

The El Paso Times reports: President Donald Trump was expected to be greeted with denunciations from some El Paso leaders when he visits Wednesday. U.S. Rep. Veronica Escobar, along with the Border Network for Human Rights and Women’s March El Paso, plan a gathering at 12:30 p.m. in Washington Park. That’s down the street from University Medical Center, where Trump …

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