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Adam Schiff: John Bolton Will Be An Important Witness

Axios reports: House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said on ABC’s “This Week” that he wants former White House national security adviser John Bolton to testify in the Ukraine investigation, but that he assumes the Trump administration will fight House investigators in court to prevent him from appearing. Schiff said, “John Bolton is a very important witness. We already know …

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Trump: Killing Al-Baghdadi Is Bigger Than Bin Laden

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump says the U.S. military raid that took out Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is a bigger deal than the 2011 killing of Osama bin Laden during the Obama administration. Trump is detailing the operation during an announcement at the White House. The president acknowledges that the death of bin Laden was significant, …

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Schiff: Impeachment Committees Are Moving Rapidly

The Hill reports: The lawmaker leading the impeachment inquiry into President Trump said Saturday that Democrats are “making rapid progress” in their investigation into the president’s dealings with Ukraine. “We’re trying to work expeditiously, but we’re also trying to be methodical in our work,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), chairman of the Intelligence Committee, told reporters in the Capitol. “I think …

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John Kelly: I Warned Trump He’d End Up Impeached If He Replaced Me With Another One Of His “Yes Men”

The Washington Examiner reports: John Kelly warned President Trump that hiring a “yes man” to succeed him as White House chief of staff would lead to impeachment and, in hindsight, regrets his decision to resign. House Democrats launched an impeachment inquiry into Trump less than a year after Kelly departed the administration. The retired, four-star Marine general suggested the blame …

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Trump Concludes Attack On Harris With Four Dots

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump attacked California Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris over her decision to pull out of a criminal justice forum in protest of Trump’s appearance there. On Friday night, Senator Harris announced she was pulling out of the Second Step Presidential Justice Forum at Benedict College — a historically black college (HBCU) — citing Trump’s …

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Trump Complains About 2016 iPhone Design Change

Gizmodo reports: Seemingly out of the blue Friday, Donald Trump decided to weigh in via his usual presidential soapbox, Twitter, on an unexpected subject: Apple’s UI decisions. So, as I’m sure you’re now wondering, what does the commander in chief think about the company’s recently released iPhone 11 series? No idea. He didn’t say, since posting on social media about …

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Trump Speech At Black College: 10 Students Allowed

South Carolina’s The State reports: In the buildup to his arrival, tensions surrounding the president’s visit to Benedict College in Columbia were becoming more pronounced. According to the White House, there were approximately 300 tickets total to the invitation-only event, dubbed the 2019 Second Step Presidential Justice Forum by the White House. Half of these tickets were reserved for guests …

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Trump 2020 Campaign Warns WH Against Vaping Ban

The Washington Post reports: President Trump’s campaign manager Brad Parscale has privately warned the president that his plans to reduce youth vaping by banning flavored e-cigarettes could backfire in the 2020 election — placing Trump’s reelection campaign into the middle of a governmental debate over a major public health issue. The political lobbying effort comes as the Trump administration is …

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2019 Budget Deficit Near $1 Trillion, Seven Year High

CNBC reports: The U.S. Treasury on Friday said that the federal deficit for fiscal 2019 was $984 billion, a 26% increase from 2018 but still short of the $1 trillion mark. The gap between revenues and spending was the widest it’s been in seven years. The government said corporate tax revenues totaled $230 billion, up 12%, thanks to a rebound …

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Trump Organization Seeking To Sell Flagship DC Hotel

The Wall Street Journal reports: The Trump Organization is exploring a sale of the rights to the company’s opulent Washington, D.C., hotel, a move it says is motivated partly by criticism that the Trumps are flouting ethics laws by profiting from the property. President Trump’s family business has hired the real estate firm JLL to market the Trump International Hotel, …

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Trump Still Demanding Recaps Of Praise From Twitter

The Daily Beast reports: Earlier this week, another sign of Trump’s retreat into a solidly right-wing and MAGA media ecosystem materialized, this one posted to Twitter by Tomi Lahren, a Fox Nation host and Trump superfan. On Wednesday, Lahren tweeted a photo of a sheet of paper the president had signed, thanking her “for everything.” The page, labeled “Reactions to …

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Nationals Invite Trump Critic Chef Jose Andres To Throw First Pitch At World Series Game Trump Might Attend

The Hill reports: The Washington Nationals on Friday announced that local chef and vocal President Trump critic José Andrés will throw out the first pitch if there is a Game 5 of the World Series. The president could be in attendance to see Andrés throw the first pitch. Trump told reporters Thursday that he plans to attend Game 5 if …

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Nine GOP Senators Sit Out Graham’s Inquiry Resolution

Metro News reports: A majority of GOP senators are backing a resolution calling on the House to formalize its impeachment inquiry into Trump. The resolution, introduced Thursday by Lindsey Graham, condemns the current inquiry for what GOP  lawmakers argue is a denial of due process. The resolution details the issues the senators have with the investigation, including Trump’s legal counsel …

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Trump’s Approval Sinking At His Beloved Rasmussen

Newsweek reports: A poll that President Donald Trump has frequently praised for its “accuracy” announced Wednesday that public approval of his administration appears to be diminishing in the wake of the impeachment inquiry and his decision to pull American troops out of Syria. The October 24 edition of Rasmussen Reports’ Daily Presidential Tracking Poll showed a majority (54 percent) of …

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New Jersey AG Seeks To Revoke Trump Liquor License

Fox News reports: New Jersey’s attorney general is seeking to revoke the liquor license for one of President Trump’s three golf courses in the state in response to a 2015 fatal crash involving an intoxicated driver who flipped his car after he’d just played a round of golf at the club, according to reports. New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal …

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US Troops Will Deploy To Protect Syrian Oil Fields

USA Today reports: The Pentagon is preparing to send tanks and armored vehicles to Syrian oil fields, according to a U.S. official – a stunning reversal of President Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. forces from the war-torn country after he declared victory over ISIS. The deployment of heavy armor to Syria would represent a significant escalation in the fight, requiring …

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Trump Plans To Attend World Series Game 5 In DC

The Washington Post reports: President Trump said Thursday that he plans to attend Game 5 of the World Series at Nationals Park on Sunday if the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros are still playing, though he did not confirm if he had been asked to throw out the ceremonial first pitch. “I don’t know. They’ve got to dress me up …

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Springsteen: Life Under Clueless Trump Is Frightening

CBS News reports: Legendary singer and songwriter Bruce Springsteen says Americans are living in “a frightening time” because of the country’s leadership. In an interview with “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King, Springsteen responded to President Trump’s comments at a Minneapolis rally earlier this month on how he “didn’t need little Bruce Springsteen” and other celebrities like Beyoncé and Jay …

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NYPD: Yes, We’d Arrest Trump For Shooting Someone

Politico reports: President Donald Trump will get arrested if he shoots someone in the middle of Fifth Avenue — despite his lawyer’s claims to the contrary, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD said Thursday. “If anybody shoots someone, they get arrested. I don’t care if they’re the president or anybody else,” de Blasio told reporters. NYPD First Deputy Commissioner …

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Trump: I Was Kidding About Colorado Border Wall

The Hill reports: President Trump early Thursday morning sought to clarify remarks he made regarding his long-promised wall along the southern border, saying he was only kidding when he mentioned that a barrier was being constructed along the non-border state of Colorado. Trump sparked mockery from several Democratic lawmakers Wednesday night after telling a crowd at the Shale Insight conference …

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