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Trump Wants Tanks For His DC Fourth Of July Rally

The Washington Post reports: National Park Service acting director P. Daniel Smith faces plenty of looming priorities this summer, from an $11 billion backlog in maintenance needs to natural disasters like the recent wildfire damage to Big Bend Park. But in recent days, another issue has competed for Smith’s attention: how to satisfy President Trump’s request to station tanks or …

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REPORT: Trump Weighs Nuclear Concessions For NK

The New York Times reports: From a seemingly fanciful tweet to a historic step into North Korean territory, President Trump’s largely improvised third meeting on Sunday with Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, was a masterpiece of drama, the kind of made-for-TV spectacle that Mr. Trump treasures. But for weeks before the meeting, which started as a Twitter offer by …

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Trump Campaign Staffer Behind Fake Joe Biden Site

The New York Times reports: For much of the last three months, the most popular Joseph R. Biden Jr. website has been a slick little piece of disinformation that is designed to look like the former vice president’s official campaign page, yet is most definitely not pro-Biden. All the site says about its creator is buried in the fine print …

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Trump Becomes First Sitting President To Visit NK

The Hill reports: President Trump made history on Sunday by crossing into North Korea as part of a meeting with Kim Jong Un in which he and the North Korean leader agreed to restart stalled nuclear talks. Trump and Kim shook hands across a concrete slab forming the line between to the two nations at the Demilitarized Zone, according to …

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Trump’s Hijacking Of DC’s Fourth Of July Celebration To Include VIP Ticketed Access For High Rollers And Family

The Washington Post reports: Plans by President Trump to reshape Washington’s Independence Day celebration now include an area in front of the Lincoln Memorial reserved for dignitaries, family and friends that will be accessible only through tickets distributed by the White House. The VIP section will stretch roughly from the steps of the memorial to the midpoint of the reflecting …

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Trump Defends Joking About “Meddling” With Putin

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump insisted he did confront Vladimir Putin about the prospect of Moscow meddling in the U.S. 2020 election, following criticism of his light-hearted admonishment of his Russian counterpart at this week’s G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan. Trump smirked when he waved his finger and said to Putin “don’t meddle in the election, please,” after he was …

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Trump Shrugs Off Climate Change At G20 Summit, Rips Wind Power As Unusable “When The Wind Goes Off”

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has again dismissed the need to tackle climate change by saying the US has the cleanest air and water “ever”. The president, speaking at the G20 Summit in Japan, also claimed that wind power “does not work” because it has to be heavily subsidized. “I’m not sure that I agree with certain countries with what …

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Trump Lavishes Praise On His “Friend” The Saudi Prince

CBS News reports: President Trump met with Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman on Saturday while they were in Osaka, Japan, calling the crown prince a “friend of mine.” Mr. Trump called bin Salman “a man who has really done things in the last 5 years in terms of opening of Saudi Arabia.” Mr. Trump did not answer questions about …

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Trump Hits Back At “Terrible President” Jimmy Carter

The Associated Press reports: Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it nothing more than a “Democrat talking point,” while offering his own digs at the 94-year-old Carter. Speaking to reporters at a press conference in Japan, Trump said he was surprised by the former president’s comments alleging that Russian …

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Jimmy Carter: A Full Investigation Would Show That Trump “Didn’t Actually Win” The 2016 Election [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Former President Jimmy Carter questioned the legitimacy of Donald Trump’s presidency on Thursday, saying he would likely not be in the White House if the Russians did not interfere in the 2016 presidential elections. “I think a full investigation would show that Trump didn’t actually win the election in 2016. He lost the election, and he was put …

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Trump And Putin Bond On “Getting Rid” Of Journalists

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has joked with Vladimir Putin during a meeting at the G20 in Japan over their shared disdain for journalists who write stories they do not approve of. “Get rid of them. Fake news is a great term, isn’t it? You don’t have this problem in Russia, but we do,” Mr Trump was quoted as telling …

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SCOTUS To Hear Challenge To Trump’s DACA Policy

The New York Times reports: The Supreme Court will decide whether the Trump administration may shut down a program that shields some 800,000 young, undocumented immigrants from deportation, the court said on Friday. The court will hear arguments in the case during its next term, which starts in October, and will probably issue its decision in the spring or summer …

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Trump Poses Next To Saudi Prince For G20 Group Photo

The Hill reports: President Trump and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman posed next to each other for a photo of world leaders on Friday at the Group of 20 Summit in Japan, exchanging pleasantries in the process. Trump and the crown prince could be seen making conversation and smiling as they stood next to each other for the “family …

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Smirking Trump Tells Putin “Don’t Meddle, Please”

The BBC reports: US President Donald Trump has appeared to make light of Russian election interference during a meeting with the country’s leader, Vladimir Putin. A smirking Mr Trump wagged his finger at the Russian president and said: “Don’t meddle in the election, please.” The pair were holding talks on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan. It was …

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Trump Calls For Delaying Census After SCOTUS Ruling

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will see if the 2020 census can be delayed following a Supreme Court ruling that blocked his administration’s addition of a citizenship question for now. “I have asked the lawyers if they can delay the Census, no matter how long, until the United States Supreme Court is given additional information …

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Twitter To Post “Abusive Behavior” Disclaimer On Posts By World Leaders That Will Stay Up In “Public Interest”

CNN reports: Twitter plans to place a disclaimer on future tweets from world leaders that break its rules but which Twitter decides are in the “public interest,” the company said in a blog post Thursday. This policy change could face its most prominent test in President Trump. Trump has repeatedly tested Twitter’s community standards with his regular tirades on the …

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Trump Attacks US Allies Ahead Of G-20 Summit

The New York Times reports: President Trump, arriving in Japan on Thursday, opened his latest foreign trip much as he did his last one, lashing out at America’s allies, including his hosts, just before sitting down with them to talk through differences on issues like security and trade. In the hours before and after leaving for an international summit meeting, …

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Trump’s DC Hotel Billed Secret Service $200K In 2017

NBC News reports: During the first year of Donald Trump’s presidency, the Trump International Hotel in Washington charged the Secret Service more than $200,000 in taxpayer money, including a bill topping $30,000 for two days of use, according to expense documents obtained by NBC News. The documents, obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request covering Secret Service expenditures, detail …

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Glorious Leader Ridicules “Boring!” Democratic Debate

Yahoo News reports: President Trump, who earlier Wednesday said he wouldn’t watch the first round of the first Democratic presidential debate, because he was “off to save the free world,” initially tweeted just one word about the event in Miami: “BORING!” Trump tweeted from Air Force One, which had stopped off Anchorage, Alaska, en route to Japan, where the president …

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US Soccer Star Ali Krieger Defends Teammate: Trump Just Hates Women That He “Cannot Control Or Grope”

Yahoo Sports reports: U.S. soccer star Ali Krieger defended her teammate Megan Rapinoe after President Trump criticized her on Wednesday. Krieger tweeted that like Rapinoe, she also would turn down an invitation to the White House if the U.S. women’s national team wins the World Cup. Krieger is the first USWNT player to turn down Trump’s invitation, not counting the …

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