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Nationals Team Owners Didn’t Want To Sit With Trump

Washington’s CBS News affiliate reports: A representative of the Lerner family, the principal owners of the Nationals, had a special request of the MLB last week: that they had no desire to be put in a position of turning down a request from the White House for President Trump to sit with Theodore Lerner, 94, the family patriarch, or any …

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House Dems Will Vote To Formalize Impeachment Probe

Pelosi knows she’s now got the votes and then some: House Democrats said Monday that the House will vote Thursday to formalize procedures for the next phase of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Democrats said the move would “ensure transparency and provide a clear path forward” as the inquiry continues. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.), meanwhile, …

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Trump Responds To Snubbing By Chicago Police Head By Calling The City More Dangerous Than Afghanistan

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump made his way to Chicago today to speak at a police conference where he bashed the city’s head of police and attacked the city as a worse place to live than Afghanistan. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson had opted out of attending Trump’s speech at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference, saying it …

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Dem Senator Condemns “Lock Him Up” Chants [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Sen. Christopher Coons (D-Del.) on Monday criticized the crowd at Game 5 of the World Series, played Sunday in Washington, for booing President Trump and chanting “lock him up.” “Well, forgive me, I’m enough of a sort of traditionalist about our institutions that even at a time when there is a lot that our president does that …

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The Mooch Visits Michael Cohen In Federal Prison

Fox Business reports: For years, they both stridently defended Donald Trump before recently turning against him. Through it all they’ve remained friends and now possible allies in an attempt to unseat their old boss in the 2020 election. We’re talking about Anthony Scaramucci and Michael Cohen, who form one of the political world’s more enduring and entertaining relationships. And it …

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Trump Lied About ISIS Leader’s “Whimpering” Death

The New York Times reports: In describing the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Sunday, President Trump used dramatic, even cinematic language to portray the daring American commando raid that brought down the Islamic State leader who, the president said, died “screaming, crying and whimpering.” Mr. Trump described the video footage he watched from the White House Situation Room as …

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REPORT: GOP Senators Panicking Over Impeachment

The Washington Post reports: In hushed conversations over the past week, GOP senators lamented that the fast-expanding probe is fraying their party, which remains completely in Trump’s grip. They voiced exasperation at the expectation that they defend the president against the troublesome picture that has been painted, with neither convincing arguments from the White House nor confidence that something worse …

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World Series Fans Chant “LOCK HIM UP” At Trump

The New York Times reports: In his first appearance at a Major League Baseball game since taking office, Mr. Trump was not invited to throw the first pitch when he showed up Sunday night at Game 5 between the Washington Nationals and the Houston Astros. Instead, when he was shown on the stadium’s large screen, the crowd booed robustly and …

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Trump To Attend World Series With Gaetz And Graham

I’ll be watching with hope for a “Trump sucks” chant. Deadline reports: President Donald Trump plans to attend tonight’s Game 5 of the 2019 World Series between the hometown Washington Nationals and the visiting Houston Astros. Trump’s appearance was certified last night, as Houston took an 8-1 victory to create the need for a Game 5. The Nationals won the …

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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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