Donald Trump

Massive “Trump Rat” Awaits Him In Baltimore [VIDEO]

The Baltimore Sun reports: Protesters erected a balloon depicting President Trump as a rat in downtown Baltimore on Thursday ahead of his visit to the city, as well as a street sign honoring former President Obama on the town’s President Street. In footage shared online Thursday afternoon, a man named Claude Taylor could be seen inflating the giant rat and …

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Trump’s Personal “African-American” Leaves The GOP

PBS NewsHour reports: Gregory Cheadle, the black man President Donald Trump once described at a rally as “my African American,” is fed up. After two years of frustration with the president’s rhetoric on race and the lack of diversity in the administration, Cheadle told PBS NewsHour he has decided to leave the Republican party and run for a seat in …

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Inflation Exceeds Forecast As Healthcare Costs Rise

Bloomberg reports: A measure of underlying U.S. inflation accelerated by more than forecast to a one-year high in August, signaling inflation was already firming ahead of fresh tariffs on Chinese goods this month that may push prices higher for Americans. The core consumer price index, which excludes food and energy, rose 0.3% from the prior month and was up 2.4% …

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Trump Admin Finalizes Repeal Of Clean Water Rules

The Washington Post reports: Weakening the Obama-era water rule had been a central campaign pledge for Mr. Trump, who characterized it as a federal land-grab that impinged on the rights of farmers, rural landowners and real estate developers to use their property as they see fit. Environmentalists say Mr. Trump’s push to loosen rules on clean water regulations represents an …

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Israel Planted Spy Devices Near WH, Trump Shrugged

Politico reports: The U.S. government concluded within the last two years that Israel was most likely behind the placement of cell-phone surveillance devices that were found near the White House and other sensitive locations around Washington, D.C., according to three former senior U.S. officials with knowledge of the matter. But unlike most other occasions when flagrant incidents of foreign spying …

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Trump To Troll Above Dem Debate With Banner Plane

ABC News reports: While some may be anticipating sparks to fly between Democratic candidates onstage, the Trump campaign plans to literally fly its counter messaging in the air above Houston ahead of Thursday’s debate. President Donald Trump’s campaign intends to counter-program the Democratic primary debate with an ad blitz that includes two full-page newspaper ads and flying a massive banner …

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Bernie On Trump’s E-Cigarettes Ban: “Now Do AR-15s”

Reuters reports: Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) responded to President Trump’s push to ban flavored e-cigarettes on Wednesday by calling for the administration to take similar action on assault rifles. After Trump announced his administration would seek to prohibit the sale of all non-tobacco flavors of e-cigarettes, Sanders posted on Twitter urging the administration to ban AR-15s following …

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CBS News: Trump Fired Bolton For Leaking Story That He Wanted To Use Nuclear Bombs To Stop Hurricanes

CBS News reports: Aggravation over Iran and the Taliban had intensified recently as Mr. Trump wanted a meeting to take place at Camp David and is open to a meeting with Iran’s president. But three sources directly involved tell CBS News White House correspondent Major Garrett that the main irritant that drove Mr. Trump to distraction was his belief that …

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Uninsured Number Up For First Time Since Obamacare

The Associated Press reports: The proportion of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 — the first evidence from the government that coverage gains under President Barack Obama’s health care law might be eroding under President Donald Trump. The Census Bureau also said in an annual report Tuesday that household income rose last year at its slowest pace in …

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Trump Orders Crackdown On Homeless Encampments

The Washington Post reports: President Trump has ordered White House officials to conduct a sweeping crackdown on homelessness in California, citing the state’s growing crisis, according to four government officials aware of the effort. The talks have intensified in recent weeks. Administration officials have discussed using the federal government to get homeless people off the streets of Los Angeles and …

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Senate Dems Attempt To Force Vote On Wall Funding

Roll Call reports: Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer will announce that his caucus will force another floor vote to terminate President Donald Trump’s border security national emergency. “This rises to a large and vital constitutional issue: does our country truly have checks and balances, particularly important when we have such an overreaching president? This vote will also provide a …

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Trump Accuses Democrats Of Voter Fraud At Election Rally Forced By Republican Ballot Tampering [VIDEO]

Vox reports: On Monday night, President Donald Trump was in North Carolina to stump for Dan Bishop, a Republican who is competing with Democrat Dan McCready in a special election on Tuesday to fill the Congress seat vacated by former 9th District Rep. Mark Harris (R-NC) after evidence emerged that the Harris campaign was involved in a ballot tampering scheme. …

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Trump’s Approval Rating Sags Amid Recession Fears

The Hill reports: President Trump’s approval rating dropped 6 points in a new poll as Americans voice concerns about the economy. Trump’s approval rating fell to 38 percent after July’s career-high 44 percent approval, based on the ABC News/Washington Post poll released Tuesday. The survey also found that 46 percent of Americans approve of Trump’s handling of the economy and …

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Trump Says Peace Talks With Taliban Are Now “Dead”

Axios reports: President Trump told reporters outside the White House on Monday that U.S. peace talks with the Taliban are “dead” after the group claimed responsibility for a bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, last week that killed an American service member. The big picture: Trump called off a secret meeting at Camp David this weekend as a result of the bombing, …

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Former Trump Official: Bomb Afghan Civilians [VIDEO]

“I would say that at this point, say to the Afghanistan government, say to the Taliban, we’re leaving. And here’s the deal: You don’t kill Americans, you don’t kill Americans in Afghanistan, you don’t kill Americans anywhere in the world, and you sure as heck don’t kill Americans in the American homeland. And if you do, you will not get …

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House Panel To Vote On Impeachment Hearing Rules

CBS News reports: House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler has released a resolution outlining the parameters for an impeachment investigation into President Trump, heating up talk of impeachment on Congress’ first day back from its summer recess. Nadler on Monday released a resolution, which his committee is expected to vote on Thursday, laying out the rules for any impeachment hearings. …

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NOAA Chief Investigates Statement Backing Trump

The Washington Post reports: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration acting chief scientist said in an email to colleagues Sunday that he is investigating whether the agency’s response to President Trump’s Hurricane Dorian tweets constituted a violation of NOAA policies and ethics. In an email to NOAA staff that was obtained by The Washington Post, the official, Craig McLean, called …

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REPORT: US Intel Pulled Spy From Russia Over Fear Trump Would Expose Him During Talks With Russians

CNN reports: In a previously undisclosed secret mission in 2017, the United States successfully extracted from Russia one of its highest-level covert sources inside the Russian government, multiple Trump administration officials with direct knowledge told CNN. A person directly involved in the discussions said that the removal of the Russian was driven, in part, by concerns that President Donald Trump …

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Chrissy Teigen Hits Back At #PresidentPussyAssBitch

Mediaite reports: John Legend and Chrissy Teigen mockingly fired back after President Donald Trump attacked them both in a tweetstorm about criminal justice reform. The singer and his model wife were slammed on Sunday night when Trump grumbled that celebrities and the media don’t give him enough credit for signing the Criminal Justice Reform Bill into law. Trump was apparently …

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Bank Creates Market Index Based On Trump’s Tweets

CNBC reports: Donald Trump is tweeting more and it’s affecting the bond market. In fact, the president’s market-moving tweets ballooned in August as he hammered China on trade and went after the Federal Reserve on interest rates. In an attempt to quantify the impact of Trump’s tweets on the bond market, J.P. Morgan devised a “Volfefe Index” to analyze how …

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