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White House Blocks Climate Change Written Testimony

The Washington Post reports: White House officials barred a State Department intelligence agency from submitting written testimony this week to the House Intelligence Committee warning that human-caused climate change could be “possibly catastrophic” after State officials refused to excise the document’s references to the scientific consensus on climate change. The effort to edit, and ultimately suppress, the State Department’s Bureau …

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Trump Calls Off Mexican Tariffs, Claims Migrants Deal

The New York Times reports: President Trump backed off his plan to impose tariffs on all Mexican goods and announced via Twitter on Friday night that the United States had reached an agreement with Mexico to reduce the flow of migrants to the southwestern border. Mr. Trump tweeted the announcement only hours after returning from Europe and following several days …

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Mitt Romney Hedges On Endorsing Trump In 2020

The Associated Press reports: Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said Friday that he’s not sure if he will endorse President Donald Trump for a second term and that he may not throw his weight behind anyone during the 2020 campaign. “I don’t think endorsements are worth a thimble of spit,” the Republican former presidential candidate told reporters during an annual gathering …

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Extremely Stable Genius: The Moon Is Part Of Mars

USA Today reports: To the moon? Nope, President Donald Trump says. Trump tweeted Friday that NASA should forget about going back to the moon and should focus on other things, like Mars. Trump’s comments came one day after NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said the agency won’t be able to meet a 2024 deadline to land astronauts on the moon unless …

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Trump Attacks “Nervous Nancy” For Criticizing While He Was Overseas, Which He Did To Her While Overseas

So this happened just yesterday: President Trump went after Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, calling her a “nervous wreck” minutes before giving a speech commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Allied D-Day landings. “I think she is a disgrace,” Trump said Thursday in a Fox News interview. “I actually don’t think she’s a talented person. I’ve tried to be …

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World Leaders Sign Bottom Of D-Day Proclamation, Trump Scrawls Name At Top Above Document’s Title

Yahoo News reports: Donald Trump went high when other world leaders went low. The president broke from the crowd when he signed his name on a proclamation marking the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. Trump inked his signature at the top of the document that honored the memory of those killed in World War II and affirmed “it is …

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US And Mexico Discuss Migrants Deal To Avoid Tariffs

The Washington Post reports: U.S. and Mexican officials are discussing the outlines of a deal that would dramatically increase Mexico’s immigration enforcement efforts and give the United States far more latitude to deport Central Americans seeking asylum, according to a U.S. official and a Mexican official who cautioned that the accord is not finalized and that President Trump might not …

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Major Trump 2020 Donors To Be Courted At Chicago’s Wrigley Field, Cubs Owner Is Campaign Finance Chair

The New York Daily News reports: President Donald Trump’s acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney along with other Republican Party bigwigs are hosting a campaign retreat for donors in Chicago this weekend where guests will be feted with a Wrigley Field reception in a “Friends and Family” suite including a Cubs-Cardinals rivalry game, according to a published report. Cubs co-owner …

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Pelosi To Jerry Nadler: I Want To See Trump In Prison

Politico reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi told senior Democrats that she’d like to see President Donald Trump “in prison” as she clashed with House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler in a meeting on Tuesday night over whether to launch impeachment proceedings. Nadler pressed Pelosi to allow his committee to launch an impeachment inquiry against Trump — the second such request he’s made …

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Trump Delays D-Day Ceremony For Fox News Interview

Mediaite reports: The ceremonies commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day Thursday morning were set to start sharply at 11:00 AM local time, but actually started 15 minutes later than planned. According to MSNBC White House reporter Hallie Jackson, President Donald Trump’s conversation with Fox News primetime host Laura Ingraham may be the reason for the delay. Jackson noted via Twitter …

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Trump: Republican Senators Have No Idea What They’re Talking About When It Comes To Tariffs, Absolutely Not

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday reiterated his willingness to impose tariffs on Mexico if the country does not crack down on the flow of migrants toward the U.S. despite opposition from within his own party, saying some senators “have no idea what they’re talking about” on the issue. “We’ll see what happens. But something pretty dramatic could happen,” …

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Trump Offers New Excuse For Dodging The Draft: “At That Time, Nobody Ever Heard Of” Vietnam [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump offered a litany of excuses for having avoided service during the Vietnam War, yet still claimed he “would not have minded serving” in the war that he has frequently compared with his own “brave” battle to avoid a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Those excuses included not being a “fan” of the war, the claim that …

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Pelosi Notes Common Misconception On Impeachment: It Doesn’t Mean Immediate Removal From Office

The Washington Post reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Wednesday noted a common misconception that the impeachment of a president means immediate removal from office, as she continued to call for a deliberate approach in building a case against President Trump. “Do you know that most people think impeachment means you’re out of office?” Pelosi said at a news …

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How Trump Lied For Years About British Royals Planning To Buy Into His Properties: Planted Stories, Fake Claims

CNN reports: President Donald Trump was all smiles on Monday as he attended a state dinner at Buckingham Palace hosted by Queen Elizabeth II. But the royal family has for years batted back stories that its members were looking into or joining Trump’s properties — stories that, according to multiple biographies of Trump, were spread by the real-estate developer himself. …

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Republican Senators Warn Trump Against Tariffs On Mexico: “We’re Holding A Gun To Our Own Heads”

The New York Times reports: Republican senators sent the White House a sharp message on Tuesday, warning that they were almost uniformly opposed to President Trump’s plans to impose tariffs on Mexican imports, just hours after the president said lawmakers would be “foolish” to try to stop him. “I want you to take a message back” to the White House, …

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Trump Predictably Lies About London Protests [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has suggested “big crowds” turned out to support him in London on Tuesday, while demonstrations held by opposition groups were “organised flops”. The statement, made in an early morning tweet on Wednesday, came after thousands took to the streets on the second day of the US president’s state visit. After the march had finished, Scotland …

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Trump Attacks “Washed Up Psycho” Bette Midler

Time Magazine reports: President Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday to call Bette Midler a “washed up psycho” after the actress tweeted a quote falsely attributed to him. Midler had earlier apologized on Twitter for sharing the fake quote, which called Republicans “the dumbest group of voters in the country.” Midler hit back after Trump insulted her, saying that Trump …

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Former Sen. Harry Reid Reverses On Impeachment

USA Today reports: Former Senate majority leader Harry Reid, who as recently as last month cautioned Democrats about the perils of pursuing President Trump’s impeachment, now says the House should open an impeachment inquiry that might or might not lead to a formal effort to remove him from office. “It’s not the right thing to do nothing,” Reid said in …

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Farage: Trump Protesters Are Commies And Extremists

“Whether you like him and like his New Yorker style or not, and some English people find it, you know, a bit difficult, a bit over the top. But the fact is through NATO we’re the closest military allies. Through intelligence sharing, we’re working together to deal with terrorism around the world. “We are the biggest investor in the USA …

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Famed Downing Street Cat Stops Trump’s “Beast” Limo

Vox reports: President Donald Trump has just encountered the first real complication of his important London visit: a sleepy cat. During Trump’s Tuesday visit to 10 Downing Street, which serves as both the office and residence of UK Prime Minister Theresa May, a cat decided to lie down underneath the president’s limo, known as “The Beast.” But it wasn’t some …

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