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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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Jared Kushner: Kim Sees Trump As “Father Figure”

Fox News reports: A new book claims to shed light on President Trump’s relationship with North Korea.  Author Doug Wead interviewed Trump on the issue and was able to read some of the personal letters exchanged between the president and his North Korean counterpart, Kim Jong Un. Trump took the step of meeting in person with Kim after a prolonged …

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Trump Met With Boos At Madison Square Garden

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump received heavy booing on Saturday night as he attended an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) event in New York City. Though some cheered upon the president’s arrival into Madison Square Garden for UFC 244—who entered alongside his two sons, some high-ranking Republicans, UFC President Dana White and a handful of Secret Service agents—boos dominated from the …

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CAREFULLY TAUGHT: Children Told To “Build The Wall” With Personalized Paper Bricks At WH Halloween Party

Yahoo News reports: A Halloween party on Oct. 25 at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building featured candy, paper airplanes and — concerning for some attendees — a station where children were encouraged to help “Build the Wall” with their own personalized bricks. Photos of the children’s mural with the paper wall were provided to Yahoo News. The party, which took …

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Inside The Seamy Underbelly Of Trump’s Twitter Feed

The New York Times has done a deep dive into Trump’s Twitter feed, examining how extremists and lunatics use his audience – and more importantly – his attention, to springboard their agendas of hate. An excerpt: Mr. Trump, whose own tweets have warned of deep-state plots against him, accused the House speaker of treason and labeled Republican critics “human scum,” …

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Smugglers Easily Cut Through Trump’s New Border Wall

The Washington Post reports: Smuggling gangs in Mexico have repeatedly sawed through new sections of President Trump’s border wall in recent months by using commercially available power tools, opening gaps large enough for people and drug loads to pass through, according to U.S. agents and officials with knowledge of the damage. The breaches have been made using a popular cordless …

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Star Nationals Pitcher Won’t Visit White House

The Washington Post reports: Ever since Sean Doolittle was traded to the Washington Nationals in the summer of 2017, the reliever was often asked whether he would visit the White House after winning the World Series. He pondered but never answered. He thought it would be hollow to respond — like discussing a hypothetical lottery win — because the Nationals …

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Glorious Leader Ridicules Beto For Dropping Out

Mediaite reports: President Trump used Beto O’Rourke’s words from the beginning of his 2020 campaign to mock the end of his presidential bid. In a celebratory tweet, Trump pointed to O’Rourke’s Vanity Fair campaign launch and scoffed at his campaign-ending announcement. When O’Rourke announced earlier this year he was running, he claimed he felt he was destined to be president, …

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Jerry Springer: My Show Would Have Bleeped Trump

“When you have the president of the United States using language that even on our crazy show we’d bleep out, then society’s in trouble. Do you want to start bleeping out the president of the United States during his speeches? Whether they’re government leaders, economic leaders, religious leaders — when they misbehave, when they say the norms don’t matter, when …

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Trump Taps Lee Greenwood For Kennedy Center Board

Via White House press release: Today, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to key positions in his Administration: Catherine Ann Stevens of Alaska, to be a Member of the Dwight Eisenhower Memorial Commission. Stuart Chikami of Nevada, to be a Member of the Commission for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks …

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Washington Nationals Accept White House Invitation

ESPN reports: The Washington Nationals, who will have a parade to celebrate their World Series title Saturday, will visit President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday, according to a White House official. A ceremony for the Nationals will be held on the South Lawn at 1:15 p.m. ET, the official said. Trump had attended Game 5 on Sunday. …

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Hometown Paper Blasts Trump’s Hiring Of Paula White: She “Uses Religion As A Weapon To Frighten Believers”

From the editorial board of the Orlando Sentinel: We’re particularly appalled — though not surprised — by the appointment of Paula White. Not because she’s a conservative but because of her naked use of religion as a weapon. She’s trying to frighten believers with apocalyptic consequences if they don’t get in line behind this president. Unfortunately, the national attention on …

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