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Trump Accuses Bill Clinton Of Having Epstein Killed

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump retweeted a conspiracy theory on Saturday evening alleging without evidence that former President Bill Clinton was connected to the death of wealthy financier and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, hours after Epstein was found dead by apparent suicide in his federal prison cell. The stoking of conspiracy theories about his political rivals is nothing …

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Universal Scraps The Hunt After Trump Condemns Film

Variety reports: Universal Pictures has canceled the release of its upcoming thriller “The Hunt.” The film was previously set to hit theaters Sept. 27. “While Universal Pictures had already paused the marketing campaign for The Hunt, after thoughtful consideration, the studio has decided to cancel our plans to release the film, ” a spokesperson for Universal said. “We stand by …

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Pope Francis: Nationalist Rhetoric Sounds Like Hitler

From the National Catholic Reporter: Pope Francis called for a united Europe in an interview published by Italian daily La Stampa, saying recent political rhetoric has echoed that of Nazi Germany. “I am concerned because we hear speeches that resemble those of Hitler in 1934,” he said. ” ‘Us first. We . . . We. . . . ‘ These …

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Trump Aides Say Vacation Is “Golf, Cable News, Twitter”

The Week reports: Trump has long bristled at the term “vacation” and is expected to hold a handful of official events and trips while settled in New Jersey’s horse country. But aides say his attention will be focused on golf, cable news and Twitter. They often worry about the scattershot outbursts — such as his “fire and fury” to North …

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Glorious Leader Explodes At “Liberal Racist Hollywood”

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump has claimed that Hollywood is racist in a new attack on the entertainment industry. While Trump offered up no examples, his comments came after Universal’s forthcoming satirical thriller The Hunt found itself caught in controversy this week. The film, starring Hilary Swank, imagines a vision of America that allows elites to hunt so-called “deplorables” for …

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Rocker Tommy Lee Goes Viral With Anti-Trump Rant

“You Trumpsters better pray that liberals never gain control of the WH again because we are going to pay you back so fucking hard for all of this shit. Planned Parenthoods on every damn corner. We’re going to repaint Air Force One, pussy hat pink and fly it over your beloved Bible Belt 6 days a week, tossing birth control …

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Coulter Rages After Trump Backs Background Checks

Talking Points Memo reports: Conservative commentator Ann Coulter mocked President Trump on Friday for signaling support for negotiations in the House and Senate over stricter background checks for gun purchases in the wake of several mass shootings. Coulter was an initial supporter of the president, even penning a book, “In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome!” during the 2016 campaign, …

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WaPo: Trump Org Still Employs Undocumented Workers

The Washington Post reports: For nearly two decades, the Trump Organization has relied on a roving crew of Latin American employees to build fountains and waterfalls, sidewalks and rock walls at the company’s winery and its golf courses from New York to Florida. Other employees at Trump clubs were so impressed by the laborers — who did strenuous work with …

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Trump: Biden Isn’t “Playing With A Full Deck” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday mocked former Vice President Joe Biden after the Democratic presidential candidate committed a gaffe by telling supporters that “poor kids” are “just as talented as white kids” before correcting himself to say “wealthy kids.” “Joe is not playing with a full deck. He made that comment, I said ‘woah.'” Trump told reporters as …

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Trump: I Got Another “Beautiful” Love Letter From Kim

Politico reports: President Trump on Friday said he received a “beautiful” letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the country continues to test ballistic missiles, alarming U.S. allies in the region. Trump told reporters as he left the White House for a fundraiser in the Hamptons that the two men could meet again in the future to discuss …

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Grinning Trump Gives Thumbs Up In Photo With Baby Whose Parents Were Murdered In El Paso Terror Attack

Mediaite reports: One day after President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visited with victims of the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, Twitter erupted in disgust at an image Tweeted out by the @FLOTUS account that showed the pair broadly grinning — and with Trump inexplicably flashing a thumbs-up — while holding a two-month-old baby who lost both …

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Republicans To Trump: Leave Blagojevich In Prison

The Hill reports: House Republicans in the Illinois delegation are calling for President Trump to not commute the prison sentence of former Democratic Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who is serving 14 years on federal corruption charges. The push comes in the wake of Trump telling reporters Wednesday he was “very strongly” considering commuting the sentence of the former Celebrity Apprentice …

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Pelosi To Trump: Call Back The Senate For Gun Action

Just in from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi: In light of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s continuing obstruction, Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to President Donald Trump today requesting he call the United States Senate back into session immediately under his powers in Article II Section 3 of the Constitution to consider House-passed bipartisan gun violence prevention legislation, in the …

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Lindsey Graham Promises Obamacare Will Be Repealed If Trump Is Reelected (And If The GOP Wins The House)

“If we can get the House back and keep our majority in the Senate, and President Trump wins reelection, I can promise you not only are we going to repeal Obamacare, we’re going to do it in a smart way where South Carolina will be the biggest winner. We’ve got to remind people that we’re not for Obamacare.” – Sen. …

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Trump Accuses Fed Reserve Of Hindering US Exports

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday put renewed pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, arguing the strength of the U.S. dollar is hurting American manufacturers. In a series of tweets, Trump accused the Fed of hindering U.S. exports by keeping interest rates relatively high compared to other economic powers. He suggested the central bank should weaken …

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Amnesty International Issues US Travel Warning: Be Vigilant, Avoid Large Crowds, Malls, Schools, Churches

Just in from Amnesty International: Amnesty International today issued a travel warning calling for possible travelers and visitors to the United States to exercise extreme caution when traveling throughout the country due to rampant gun violence, which has become so prevalent in the United States that it amounts to a human rights crisis. It aims to hold up a mirror …

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Trump Bragged About Crowd Sizes To El Paso Victims

Mediaite reports: According to recently released video, President Donald Trump marked his visit to an El Paso hospital treating victims of a mass shooting by bragging to staff about his crowd sizes and attacking Beto O’Rourke as “crazy.” El Paso-area KDBC-TV posted video provided to them of Trump meeting with hospital staff and shooting victims Wednesday in El Paso. During …

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Man Who Fractured Boy’s Skull Over National Anthem “Disrespect” Says He Acted On Orders From Trump

The Billings Gazette reports: The attorney for a 39-year-old man charged with assaulting a child who didn’t take his hat off for the national anthem says his client, compromised by a traumatic brain injury, believes he was acting on an order from President Donald Trump. Superior resident Curt Brockway was charged Monday with felony assault on a minor. His defense …

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Trump Invents False Story About Dayton Hospital Visit

CNN reports: President Donald Trump, his press secretary and his director of social media accused Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown and Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, both of whom are Democrats, of misrepresenting the reception Trump received from shooting victims during his visit to a Dayton hospital. Facts First: This is false. While both Brown and Whaley criticized Trump’s past rhetoric, they …

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Equinox Faces Boycott Over Owner’s Trump Fundraiser

Forbes reports: A report that Stephen Ross, the billionaire owner of the Equinox and SoulCycle fitness clubs and the Miami Dolphins, would host a Hamptons fundraiser for President Trump prompted a social media meltdown today, with calls for boycotts and protests. Ross, whose net worth Forbes estimates at $7.7 billion, is also chairman of Related Companies, which is behind the …

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