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Protester Disrupts Trump’s Jamestown Speech [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: A heckler disrupted President Donald Trump’s speech at an event in historic Jamestown, Virginia commemorating the 400th anniversary of the rise of American democracy. The person stood up and held up signs that read “deport hate” and “reunite my family.” A third message said “go back to your corrupted home.” The man was led out of …

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Trump: “Those People In Baltimore Are Living In Hell”

CBS News reports: President Trump is not backing off of his salvos against black Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings and Baltimore. On Tuesday, the president told reporters on the White House South Lawn that residents of Baltimore are “living in hell.” “Those people are living in hell in Baltimore,” Mr. Trump said, continuing his rant against the city just to the …

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National Poll: 51% Of US Voters Say Trump Is A Racist

Just in from Quinnipiac Polling: President Donald Trump is racist, American voters say 51 – 45 percent in a Quinnipiac University National Poll released today. White voters are divided as 46 percent say he is racist and 50 percent say he is not, the independent Quinnipiac University National Poll finds. Trump is racist black voters say 80 – 11 percent …

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Trump Sides Against US Airlines In Wild CEOs Meeting

NBC News reports: The three largest U.S. airlines presumed that President Donald Trump would take their side in a ferocious, yearslong dispute with Persian Gulf-based airlines — if they could just get his attention. They got his attention, by way of TV ads the president saw on Fox News. But when Trump finally gathered executives from both sides of the …

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Trump Continues Attacks On Baltimore Thanks To Fox

The Washington Post reports: Monday night, a trio Fox News hosts went on air to enthusiastically back the president.  Tucker Carlson’s show touted how “DEMS HAVE FAILED BALTIMORE,” while Sean Hannity cued up a segment on the “CRISIS IN BALTIMORE.” Laura Ingraham, meanwhile, invited Klacik back on the show under the chyron, “DEMOCRATS WRECK CITIES, BLAME TRUMP.” Amid that cable …

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Dershowitz In 1997: Statutory Rape Laws Are Outdated

Law & Crime reports: Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz, who was criticized for the better part of Monday due to the resurfacing of a 1997 op-ed he wrote (“Statutory Rape Is an Outdated Concept”), has offered a response on Twitter to former George W. Bush chief White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter: “I stand by the constitutional (not moral) …

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Trump Invited Only Republicans To Signing Of 9/11 Victims Bill, Freezing Out Bill’s NYC Democrat Author

Captain Petty strikes again: President Donald Trump on Monday signed into law a permanent extension of the 9/11 fund, which would guarantee compensation for victims and responders. It marked a capstone to a massive legislative push that involved moving testimony from survivors, impassioned advocacy from responders, and a bipartisan lift from lawmakers. But at the signing ceremony at the White …

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Trump 2020 Has Made $456K In Plastic Straw Sales

Politico reports: Brad Parscale had just boarded a Jet Blue flight earlier this month when the paper straw he was using ripped in half. As he tried to keep his iced tea from spilling onto his suit, the annoyed Trump campaign manager tweeted that he was “so over paper straws.” Prodded by his wife not to leave it at that, …

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Trump: The EU Was Created To Pick America’s Pockets

Trump today doubled-down on what he claimed last month: “Europe treats us worse than China. Europe is—believe me, you know, look — I come from Europe. We come — you [Maria] come from Europe, okay? You’re of one—you’re of the European nations. European nations were set up in order to take advantage of the United States,” he told Fox host …

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Dem Senator Sparks #UnfollowTrump Movement

Roll Call reports: Critics of President Trump began using the hashtag #unfollowTrump on Twitter Monday morning, following the lead of Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) who said he would unfollow Trump’s “hate-filled, racist, and demeaning” feed. The hashtag began circulating on social media after Murphy appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to explain his decision to unfollow the president’s @realDonaldTrump account. “Yesterday …

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Trump: If I’m A Racist Then So Is Crazy Bernie Sanders

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday seized on years-old comments from Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) comparing parts of Baltimore to a third world country, arguing the Democratic presidential candidate should be labeled a racist for the remarks if people are going to criticize the president’s own recent tweets about the city. The remarks may have been an effort to …

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Leading Putin Critic May Have Been Poisoned [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: A doctor for Russia’s most prominent opposition leader, Alexey Navalny, has suggested the activist has been poisoned after he was hospitalized Sunday after falling mysteriously ill in a Moscow jail. Navalny was taken by ambulance to the hospital early on Sunday morning from the jail with what authorities said was a “severe allergic reaction,” his spokeswoman Kira …

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Al Sharpton Hits Back At Trump: If I’m Such Hateful Con Man, Then Why Did You Invite Me To Mar-A-Lago?

Raw Story reports: The Rev. Al Sharpton called out President Donald Trump after he hurled racist abuse at the civil rights leader and MSNBC broadcaster. The two New Yorkers have known one another for decades, and Sharpton told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that the president once begged for his approval shortly after his election. “He was president-elect,” the reverend recalled, “and …

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Trump: Con Man Al Sharpton “Hates Whites And Cops”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump went after Rev. Al Sharpton Monday morning in what cynics may see as a rather craven attempt to drive an ugly news narrative in which critics see the President driving a racist and/or racialized series of political attacks against people of color. In the economics of Twitter fame and attention, Trump’s attacks on Sharpton are …

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#TrumpIsARat Hashtag Trends At #1 Nationwide

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump continued to use his Twitter platform Sunday to defend himself after he drew fire from critics for angry comments previously tweeted about Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings and the city of Baltimore. The president’s insistence on insulting the metropolis ultimately resulted in the hashtag #TrumpIsARat trending on social media. Trump’s comments on Baltimore appeared to be …

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Trump Rages: Rep. Elijah Cummings Is The Real Racist

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump on Sunday doubled down on criticizing House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and his Baltimore-area congressional district. “Congressman Elijah Cummings has done a very poor job for his district and the City of Baltimore,” he tweeted on Sunday, claiming that the congressman has “failed badly.” Later Sunday, Trump called Cummings, who is black, …

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Former Virginia Governor: Forget Impeachment, The GOP Senate Wouldn’t Convict Trump Of Robbing A Bank

The Hill reports: Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) said there’s no way the Republican-controlled Senate would impeach President Trump even if House Democrats started an inquiry. “The issue for Democrats is, are we going to spend all our time talking about impeachment, which we know they can’t get him in the Senate,” McAuliffe said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the …

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POLL: Impeachment Support Unchanged Post-Mueller

ABC News reports: Among those who read, saw or heard about Mueller’s testimony, 47% said it made no difference in their views about impeaching the president. The public hearings had opposing impacts based on partisanship: among Democrats, 48% said they are more likely to support the process of impeachment that could ultimately lead to Trump’s removal from office, 8% said …

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Baltimore Paper Blasts “Dishonest” Trump In Editorial

From the editorial board of the Baltimore Sun: While we would not sink to name-calling in the Trumpian manner — or ruefully point out that he failed to spell the congressman’s name correctly (it’s Cummings, not Cumming) — we would tell the most dishonest man to ever occupy the Oval Office, the mocker of war heroes, the gleeful grabber of …

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Dems Defend Cummings, Denounce Trump’s Attacks

Politico reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) denounced President Trump’s early morning criticism of Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) on Saturday, labeling the president’s remarks “racist” and hailing the longtime congressman as a “champion” and “beloved leader.” Pelosi’s condemnation came in response to a series of tweets by Trump, accusing Cummings of being a “brutal bully” and claiming his Baltimore district is …

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