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Pat Robertson Warns: Trump Will “Lose The Mandate Of Heaven” If He Betrays Our Allies In Syria [VIDEO]

“Ladies and gentlemen, I want to say right now that I’m absolutely appalled that the United States is going to betray those democratic forces in northern Syria. That we’re possibly going to allow the Turks to come in against the Kurds. Edogan is a thug. He has taken control of his country as a dictator. To say he is an …

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McConnell Joins GOP Outrage Over Trump’s Syria Move

The Washington Post reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell publicly rebuked President Trump’s plan to withdraw U.S. troops from northeast Syria, saying that a supermajority in the Senate disagreed with the president’s abrupt announcement. “I urge the President to exercise American leadership to keep together our multinational coalition to defeat ISIS and prevent significant conflict between our NATO ally Turkey …

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Brendan Gleeson Cast As Trump In Coming CBS Series

TV Line reports: Move over, Alec Baldwin. There’s a new Donald Trump in town. Harry Potter vet Brendan Gleeson has been cast as President Trump in CBS Studios’ four-hour limited series based on former FBI Director James Comey’s bestselling book, A Higher Loyalty. Jeff Daniels will star as Comey in the as-yet-untitled project, which is being written and directed by …

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Trump Threatens Turkey: I’ll “Obliterate” Your Economy

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday defended his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria as Turkey plans to launch a military operation in the region, tweeting that he would “obliterate” Ankara’s economy if it acts in a way he deems inappropriate. The president, in a series of tweets, threatened to punish Turkey if it did anything “off limits” …

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Sen. Lindsey Graham Calls Into Fox & Friends To Rage Against Trump’s “Irresponsible” Withdrawal From Syria

Mediaite reports: One of President Donald Trump’s most reliable defenders in the Senate blasted him Monday morning over his “shortsighted and irresponsible” decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Northern Syria — paving the way for a Turkish military operation.  Appearing on Fox & Friends, a program which long been on a shortlist of the president’s favorites, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) …

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Police Union Sells “Cops For Trump” T-Shirts [VIDEO]

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports: The Minneapolis police union has come out with a “Cops for Trump” T-shirt, just days after the Police Department banned officers from wearing their uniforms in support of candidates at political events or in ads. Lt. Bob Kroll, head of the officers’ union, posted the T-shirt image on his personal Facebook page, saying the shirts will …

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Trump Defiant On Syria: The US Only “Fights To Win”

NBC News reports: The U.S. military has moved its forces away from the Turkish border with northern Syria, after the White House said Sunday night that Turkey would soon begin an operation in a part of northeastern Syria where it wants to resettle Syrian refugees — and that U.S. forces wouldn’t be there to help or stop them. The U.S. …

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Bloomberg: It Seems Trump Wants To Be Impeached

From an op-ed published today by Michael Bloomberg: One could be forgiven for thinking that President Donald Trump wants to be impeached. On Thursday, on live television in front of the White House, Trump reiterated his call for Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, his leading rival in the 2020 election. He then invited China to do the …

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Trump Orders Military To Abandon US Allies In Syria

The Guardian reports: The White House has given the green light to a Turkish offensive into northern Syria, moving US forces out of the area in an abrupt foreign policy change that will in effect abandon Washington’s longtime military partners, the Kurds. Kurdish forces have spearheaded the campaign against Islamic State in the region, but the policy swerve, after a …

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Russia Celebrates Report That Trump Told British PM Theresa May He Doubted They Were Behind Poisonings

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump disputed that Russia was behind the attempted murder of a former Russian spy in a tense call with Theresa May, it has emerged. Despite the widespread conclusion that Vladimir Putin’s regime was behind the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia last year, the US president is said to have spent 10 minutes expressing …

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GOP Senator: Trump Was Joking About Chinese Help

Politico reports: Senate Rules Committee Chairman Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) on Sunday expressed skepticism President Trump was “serious” when he called for the Chinese government to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter. “I doubt the China comment was serious …the president loves to go out on the White House driveway, he loves to bait the press to see what …

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GOP Senator Defends Trump In Wild Interview [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson defended President Donald Trump’s recent calls for China and Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden in a combative “Meet the Press” interview Sunday morning where he accused Democrats and the media of trying to sabotage the Trump administration. “Let me tell you why I’m pretty sympathetic with what President Trump …

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Jordan Dodges On Trump Asking For Foreign Help

ABC News reports: Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) on Sunday repeatedly refused to say whether he believed it was inappropriate for President Trump to call for Chinese authorities to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter. “You really think he was serious about thinking China’s going to investigate the Biden family? I think he’s getting the press all …

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Trump Calls For Impeachment Of Sen. Mitt Romney

Yesterday Mitt Romney tweeted out relatively tepid criticism of Glorious Leader that was notable only because he was the first and so far only prominent sitting Republican to speak out. Other Republicans doubtlessly feel like Romney does, but have so far refused to say anything, probably in part because they rightfully fear the nuclear firestorm of abuse and death threats …

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Replica Border Wall Climbing Contest To Be Held

From the climbing aficionado site Rock & Ice: Many in the climbing community were amused a couple weeks ago when our POTUS held a press conference at a section of his latest border wall design—a series of parallel square steel posts with a 5-foot-high plate at the top. “Impossible to climb,” he stated. He boasted that “the federal government tested …

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SCOTLAND: Trump’s Golf Resort Is Deeply In The Red

The Scotsman reports: The US president’s Trump International Golf Links firm in Aberdeenshire posted annual losses of £1.07m in 2018, marking the seventh consecutive year it has failed to turn a profit, according to documents lodged with Companies House. The figures are based on an annual turnover of £2.76m. The company remains reliant on interest free loans provided by Mr …

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Trump Rages Against “Pompous Ass” Mitt Romney

Politico reports: President Trump lashed out at Sen. Mitt Romney (Utah) on Saturday after the Republican senator criticized Trump over his dealings with Ukraine. Trump maintained that his public call this week for China to also investigate former Vice President Joe Biden “pertained to corruption, not politics.” Romney, who has at times been a vocal critic of Trump’s policies and …

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Coming Trump Proclamation Will Require Immigration Visa Applicants To Show Proof Of Health Insurance

The Wall Street Journal reports: President Trump plans to sign a proclamation requiring immigrant-visa applicants to show they can afford health care, people familiar with the matter said. The action, which is set to take effect in 30 days, would require applicants, including people with ties to family members in the U.S., to show they can get health insurance or …

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BOOK: Trump Flew Into Rage Over Drudge Headline

Mediaite reports: According to the forthcoming book Border Wars, by New York Times reporters Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Michael Shear, Trump — on Dec. 18, 2018 — was irate after seeing the Drudge headline: “USA Giving $4.8 Billion to Mexico.” And the president went on to dress down the aides who convinced him to make the agreement with the country. …

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House Dems To Pence: Hand Over Your Ukraine Docs

Axios reports: House committees leading the impeachment inquiry against President Trump requested documents on Friday from Vice President Mike Pence to examine the extent of his participation in or knowledge of Trump’s actions while he allegedly pressured the Ukrainian president to investigate Joe Biden and his son. The committees are requesting these documents by Oct. 15 — if Pence fails …

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