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Trump Open To Medicare Cuts After Being Reelected

The New York Times report: President Trump suggested on Wednesday that he would be willing to consider cuts to social safety-net programs like Medicare to reduce the federal deficit if he wins a second term, an apparent shift from his 2016 campaign promise to protect funding for such entitlements. The president made the comments on the sidelines of the World …

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Trump Proclaims National Sanctity Of Human Life Day

Just in via White House press release: Every person — the born and unborn, the poor, the downcast, the disabled, the infirm, and the elderly — has inherent value. Although each journey is different, no life is without worth or is inconsequential; the rights of all people must be defended. On National Sanctity of Human Life Day, our Nation proudly …

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LIVE VIDEO: Senate Impeachment Trial Resumes

USA Today reports: Republican senators’ rejection of Democrats’ requests for additional evidence and witnesses have cast a pall on the impeachment trial, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. charged Wednesday. “It was a dark day and a dark night for the Senate,” Schumer told reporters at a Capitol Hill News Conference following the marathon session Tuesday to debate the rules …

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Facebook OK’s Large Lie-Filled Pro-Trump Ad Buy

Popular Information reports: Facebook is allowing a major pro-Trump Super PAC, the Committee to Defend the President, to run ads with lies. The Committee to Defend the President, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, is one of the “two biggest non-party outside spenders of this cycle.” Since Saturday, the Committee to Defend the President is running multiple ads that …

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LIVE VIDEO: Senate Debates McConnell’s Trial Rules

The New York Times reports: Senator Mitch McConnell has proposed rules for President Trump’s trial that will be debated when the proceedings open at 1 p.m. His plan makes meaningful changes from the precedent in President Bill Clinton’s trial, such as making the trial faster. The impeachment managers from the House, all Democrats, accused Mr. McConnell of doing the president’s …

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Trump Confirms Plan To Expand Muslim Travel Ban

The Wall Street Journal reports: President Trump on Tuesday confirmed he plans to expand his controversial travel ban that bars citizens of certain countries from entering the United States. Trump told The Wall Street Journal in an interview on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland that he is looking to add more countries, though he would …

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Trump Slams “Climate Prophets Of Doom” At Davos

The BBC reports: US President Donald Trump has decried climate “prophets of doom” in a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where sustainability is the main theme. He called for a rejection of “predictions of the apocalypse” and said America would defend its economy. Mr Trump did not directly name the teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, who was …

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Trial Poll: 51% Back Conviction, 69% Want Witnesses

CNN reports: About half of Americans say the Senate should vote to convict President Donald Trump and remove him from office in the upcoming impeachment trial (51%), according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS, while 45% say the Senate should vote against conviction and removal. Nearly seven in 10 (69%) say that upcoming trial should feature testimony from …

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House Managers Call On Senate For “Fair Trial”

From the House trial managers to the Senate: The American people entrusted President Trump with the extraordinary powers vested in his Office by the Constitution, powers which he swore a sacred Oath to use for the Nation’s benefit. President Trump broke that promise. He used Presidential powers to pressure a vulnerable foreign partner to interfere in our elections for his …

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Three Years Of Donald Trump And 16,241 Lies [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Three years after taking the oath of office, President Trump has made more than 16,200 false or misleading claims — a milestone that would have been unthinkable when we first created the Fact Checker’s database that analyzes, categorizes and tracks every suspect statement he has uttered. We started this project as part of our coverage of …

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Trump To Roll Back Obama-Era Clean Water Rules

Austin’s NBC News affiliate reports: President Donald Trump told a crowd in downtown Austin that the finalized repeal of specific water rules will be complete in a few days. Leaders at the American Farm Bureau Federation convention in downtown Austin have fought the Waterways of the U.S. rules for years and the President told them he’s about to deliver on …

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Graham: Trump Wants Trial Over By SOTU Address

CNN reports: Asked Sunday about Trump’s mood and expectations ahead of arguments that are set to begin Tuesday, Graham, a close ally of the President, said Trump is optimistic the trial will go in his favor. “His mood is to go to the State of the Union with this behind him and talk about what he wants to do for …

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Junior Threatens GOP Senators On Trial Witnesses

Politico reports: “If the – let’s call it weaker Republicans – make a vote on it, if some of those guys don’t want to hear from the witnesses we’d want to hear from but will hear from the others, I want to know about it, because they don’t deserve to be in office,” Trump Jr. said Sunday on “Sunday Morning …

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Dershowitz: Abuse Of Power Isn’t Impeachable [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Attorney Alan Dershowitz said on Sunday the argument that a president cannot be impeached for abusing his power is a “strong one” that has been successful in the past. Dershowitz, who’s serving as legal counsel for President Trump’s defense team in the Senate impeachment trial, told George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s “This Week” that he is following in …

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Trump’s Legal Team: Impeachment Articles Are Invalid

CNN reports: Donald Trump’s legal team filed its formal response Saturday evening to the Senate summons of the President, offering the first glimpse into what will ultimately be the White House’s impeachment defense. The response — which calls the articles “constitutionally invalid” and says they are an attack on Americans — argued both substantively, against the charges in the articles, …

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Trump To NYC: Get Your Mops And Buckets Ready

The Daily Beast reports: President Trump unleashed a bizarre Twitter rant late Saturday over a proposal for New York City that he mocked as “foolish” and “costly”: plans to build a six-mile-long wall. The president, who has had no qualms using billions in military funds to build his own border wall, seemed almost personally offended by a New York Times …

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The New Space Force Uniforms Are Camouflage

The Hill reports: The U.S. Space Force (USSF) late Friday unveiled camouflage uniforms bearing the branch’s first nametapes for its members. “The first #SpaceForce utility uniform nametapes have touched down in the Pentagon,” the service branch tweeted from its official account, attaching a photo of the uniforms. The uniforms were welcomed with praise by some, including the official Twitter account …

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Trump Rips Dems On Guns Ahead Of Virginia Gun Rally

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump took aim at Virginia Democrats and their push to stiffen the state’s gun laws, saying that the U.S. Constitution was under attack just as thousands of armed militia members began arriving in Richmond for a Monday gun rally. Trump doubled down with his support of gun enthusiasts in the state, which Hilary Clinton won in …

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Trump Regrets Enacting His “Fucking Vaping” Ban

Axios reports: President Trump told his health secretary yesterday that he regrets getting involved in the administration’s policy on vaping, according to two sources familiar with the conversation. “I should never have done that f***ing vaping thing,” Trump said during an impromptu call on speakerphone in an Oval Office meeting. The administration’s ban on flavored vapes is one of its …

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BOOK: Trump Called Top Generals “Dopes And Babies”

Another stunning excerpt from A Very Stable Genius: Trump by now was in one of his rages. He was so angry that he wasn’t taking many breaths. All morning, he had been coarse and cavalier, but the next several things he bellowed went beyond that description. They stunned nearly everyone in the room, and some vowed that they would never …

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