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Trump Lies: Ukraine’s President Just Totally Cleared Me

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump today falsely claimed that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky completely cleared him over the scandal of his apparent quid pro quo. Zelensky did not say that in the interview he gave over the weekend. Zelensky spoke to multiple news outlets and objected to Trump’s withholding of aid to his country. As he spoke about Ukraine’s need …

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Former FBI Lawyer Lisa Page Speaks Out For First Time

“It’s like being punched in the gut. My heart drops to my stomach when I realize he has tweeted about me again. The president of the United States is calling me names to the entire world. He’s demeaning me and my career. It’s sickening. But it’s also very intimidating because he’s still the president of the United States. “And when …

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Trump Restores Trade Tariffs On Brazil And Argentina

Axios reports: President Trump tweeted Monday that he will restore steel and aluminum tariffs against Brazil and Argentina due to their currency devaluations. Trump’s tweets show that he is not afraid to open a potential new front in his ongoing global trade war even as the 2020 presidential election approaches — and also touched on his antagonism with the Federal …

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WH Won’t Show For Next Impeachment Hearing

The New York Daily News reports: The White House told House Democrats Sunday night that the Oval Office will not participate in the Judiciary Committee’s first impeachment hearing. “Under the current circumstances, we do not intend to participate in your Wednesday hearing,” White House Counsel Pat Cipollone wrote in a letter to Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY). “An invitation …

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Napolitano: Impeachment Evidence Is “Overwhelming”

Axios reports: Judge Andrew Napolitano, Fox News’ senior judicial analyst, said on The Reason Interview with Nick Gillespie that he believes the House Intelligence Committee unearthed evidence to justify “about three or four” articles of impeachment against President Trump. Napolitano said House Democrats have evidence to impeach the president for bribery, election law violation, obstruction of justice and witness interference. …

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Trump Promises To “Eradicate AIDS In 10 Years”

Yahoo News reports: President Donald Trump is wrapping up a quiet weekend at Mar-a-Lago in Florida before heading back to Washington. The President relaxed in the way he knows best, hitting the golf course for a round in one of the few places in the US where that’s possible this wintry weekend. But before getting back on Air Force 1, …

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DNC Blasts Trump On World AIDS Day: He Is No Ally

Just in via press release: World AIDS Day provides us the opportunity to support those living with HIV, unite in the fight to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and mourn those we’ve lost. Today, we’re thinking about all the progress we’ve made, and the work still before us. This president is no ally of people living with HIV, who are disproportionately …

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TOMORROW: Next Key Step In Impeachment Inquiry

Politico reports: Members of the House Intelligence Committee will begin reviewing a report Monday on the panel’s investigation of President Donald Trump’s efforts to press Ukraine to investigate his Democratic adversaries, a crucial step in the House’s fast-moving impeachment inquiry. Lawmakers on the panel will get a 24-hour review period, according to internal guidance sent to committee members and obtained …

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Trump Lied About Cease-Fire Talks With Taliban

The Washington Post reports: Declaring that the U.S.-Taliban talks he abruptly canceled in September are back in motion, Trump said during a Thanksgiving Day visit to troops in Afghanistan that the Taliban “wants to make a deal. And we’re meeting with them, and we’re saying it has to be a cease-fire.” “They didn’t want to do a cease-fire, but now …

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Nadler Gives Trump Dec. 6th Deadline On Hearings

Politico reports: House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) has informed President Trump that he has until Dec. 6 to let the committee know whether his counsel will participate in upcoming impeachment proceedings. “I am writing to determine if your counsel will participate in the upcoming impeachment proceedings. In particular, please provide the Committee notice of whether your counsel intends …

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Trump Campaign: No Evidence This Photo Is Doctored

Business Insider reports: The Trump campaign trolled The Washington Post for reporting that a picture President Donald Trump shared of his head pasted onto the body of fictional boxing champion Rocky Balboa had been doctored. “Trump tweets doctored photo of his head on Sylvester Stallone’s body, unclear why,” the Post tweeted on Wednesday, after Donald Trump shared the Rocky image …

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Trump Makes Surprise Visit To Troops In Afghanistan

The New York Times reports: President Trump paid an unannounced Thanksgiving visit to American troops in Afghanistan on Thursday, and said that he had restarted peace negotiations with the Taliban less than three months after he scuttled talks with the group. “The Taliban wants to make a deal, and we’re meeting with them,” Mr. Trump said here during a meeting …

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Trump Organization’s Loan Banker Dead By Suicide

Law & Crime reports: Thomas Bowers, identified as a former Deutsche Bank executive who signed off on controversial loans to President Donald Trump, died last week after apparently taking his own life at 55. According to Forensic News‘ Scott Stedman, “One source who has direct knowledge of the FBI’s investigation into Deutsche Bank said that federal investigators have asked about …

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Trump Moves To Cut US Contribution To NATO Budget

CNN reports: The Trump administration has moved to substantially cut its contribution to NATO’s collective budget according to several US and NATO officials, a symbolic move that comes as many continue to question President Donald Trump’s commitment to the transatlantic alliance as he prepares to attend a summit to mark its 70th anniversary in London next week. Previously the US …

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Trump Tweets Photo Of Himself As Rocky Balboa

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday tweeted out a photoshopped image that depicted his face superimposed onto an image of the fictional boxer Rocky Balboa. The president tweeted out the image — which originally served as an advertisement for the film “Rocky III” from 1982 — about an hour after he arrived at Trump International Golf Club in West …

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Trump’s China Tariffs Erase Profits At Dollar Stores

Bloomberg reports: Dollar Tree Inc. shares fell the most intraday since 2012 after the budget retailer trimmed its outlook on 2019 profit, saying tariffs on Chinese imports are driving up costs. Dollar Tree’s decline has erased much of its year-to-date gain. Dollar Tree’s downward revision shows the risk that the ongoing U.S.-China trade war poses for retailers — especially value-based …

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Trump Slurs Praise For The “Sock Rocket” [VIDEO]

The Inquistr reports: Donald Trump stopped in Sunrise, Florida, to hold a campaign rally before heading about one hour north to his Mar-a-Lago resort for the Thanksgiving holiday. But the campaign rally proved to be a strange one, as video captured Trump slurring the words “stock market,” and later claiming that in the 2016 election he somehow defeated “Barack Hussein …

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Wikipedia Founder: Twitter Should Ban Donald Trump

Politico reports: Donald Trump should have been banned from Twitter “a long time ago,” said Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia. Speaking at a media conference in Amsterdam, Wales said the U.S. president and other high-profile users such as entrepreneur Elon Musk were able to get away with statements on the social media platform which others would not. “A lot …

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“Patriot” Group Pressures Trump For More Pardons

Newsweek reports: “I think what we’re seeing now is the tip of the iceberg, and United American Patriots is supporting those warriors who have been improperly accused of war crimes and unjustly convicted,” said retired Marine Lieutenant Colonel David “Bull” Gurfein, the chairman and CEO of United American Patriots, in a phone call with Newsweek. The non-profit charity which funds …

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Trump Doesn’t Understand How Time Works: Why Didn’t We Celebrate This Centennial A Long Time Ago?

Mother Jones reports: Does Donald Trump know what defines a centennial? The question arose on Monday during a White House event commemorating the passage of a bill honoring the women’s suffrage movement. The Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act, which directs the Treasury Department to mint up to 400,000 $1 silver coins celebrating the 19th Amendment, passed with unanimous consent …

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