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SAD: Trump’s ABC News Special Draws Lousy Ratings

TV By The Numbers reports: Are Americans growing tired of the Trump show? President Donald Trump’s interview with ABC News made serious headlines last week before its airing in full Sunday night, but according to the ratings, viewers were not all that interested in the hourlong special. The interview had fewer viewers than Celebrity Family Feud, which aired in the …

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SCOTUS Affirms Exception To Double Jeopardy Rule: States And Federal Govt May Charge For Same Crime

The Washington Examiner reports: The Supreme Court left intact a century-old exception to the Fifth Amendment’s double jeopardy clause that permits a state and the federal government to prosecute a person for the same criminal offense. The court ruled 7-2 in declining to overturn the separate sovereigns doctrine, with Justice Samuel Alito delivering the opinion of the court. Justices Ruth …

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John Oliver Makes The Case For Impeachment [VIDEO]

Mashable reports: As John Oliver breaks down in his latest Last Week Tonight segment, impeachment is no simple matter. It requires a certain number of votes in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. The latter would mean 20 republican senators would need to go against Trump — making it pretty unlikely that he’d actually end up leaving office. …

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Trump Unveils New Nickname For Democratic Field

Glorious Leader’s latest nickname comes due to this: For days, aides to Trump have tried to figure out whom to point the finger at over the leak of the data, which infuriated the president. In continuing to discuss it, aides violated a long-held unofficial rule of campaigns not to comment publicly on internal polling, even if the numbers leak. The …

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ISRAEL: New “Trump Heights” Town Doesn’t Exist

Haaretz reports: In huge gilded letters (what else?), on a piece of synthetic lawn (of course), a large sign was erected in the Golan Heights, as if taken directly from the best of comedy sketches. Ramat Trump, or Trump Heights, will be built here. Even the strong gusts, which made it difficult to put up the scenery, gave this ridiculous …

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Trump Fires Pollsters After Embarrassing Results Leak

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign is cutting ties with some of its own pollsters after leaked internal polling showed the president trailing former Vice President Joe Biden in critical 2020 battleground states, according to a person close to the campaign. The move comes after NBC News obtained new details from a March internal poll that found Trump …

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Trump Floats Remaining In Office After Second Term Because “People Would Demand That I Stay Longer”

The Washington Post reports: President Trump on Sunday floated the possibility of staying in office longer than two terms, suggesting in a morning tweet that his supporters might “demand that I stay longer.” The president has previously joked about serving more than two terms as president, including at an event in April where he told a crowd that he might …

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Trump Has Now Accused People Of “Treason” 24 Times

Axios reports: President Trump has accused people or entities of committing treason at least 24 times since he was elected, according to a Factbase record of his comments. His most recent target is the New York Times, which published a story on Saturday reporting that the U.S. is stepping up its online attacks on Russia’s power grid. Treason is one …

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Trump Accuses New York Times Of “Virtual Treason”

The New York Times reports: The United States is stepping up digital incursions into Russia’s electric power grid in a warning to President Vladimir V. Putin and a demonstration of how the Trump administration is using new authorities to deploy cybertools more aggressively, current and former government officials said. Advocates of the more aggressive strategy said it was long overdue, …

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Trump Sprung “Border Czar” On WH And Border Czar

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s announcement on “Fox and Friends” Friday morning that Tom Homan would be his new “border czar” appears to have been premature. Homan, a Fox News contributor, was caught by surprise by the announcement. Two senior White House officials acknowledged the details of a position are still being worked out and conversations are ongoing. Trump’s announcement …

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Glorious Leader: Markets Will Crash If I Lose In 2020

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump on Saturday simultaneously attempted to talk up his economic achievements while warning of financial doom and gloom if he is not reelected in 2020. While a number of traditional economic indicators, including unemployment and job growth, have continued to be a positive for the Trump administration, a recent survey from Bankrate.com found that nearly half …

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OOPS: ABC Gets Internal Polls Trump Said Don’t Exist

ABC News reports: Data from President Donald Trump’s first internal reelection campaign poll conducted in March, obtained exclusively by ABC News, showed him losing a matchup by wide margins to former Vice President Joe Biden in key battleground states. Trump has repeatedly denied that such data exists. The polling data, revealed for the first time by ABC News, showed a …

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Trump Claims Queen Elizabeth “Hasn’t Had So Much Fun In 25 Years” As She Did When He Was Visiting Her

The Hill reports: President Trump said on Friday that Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II had more fun with him during his state visit to the United Kingdom this month than she has had in more than two decades. “I have such a great relationship, and we were laughing and having fun. And her people said she hasn’t had so much fun …

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Trump Won’t Commit To Backing Mike Pence In 2024

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump says Vice President Mike Pence doesn’t automatically have his backing should he mount his own run for the White House in 2024. Asked on Friday in an interview with Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends” whether he would lend his endorsement to Pence in advance, Trump said, “You can’t put me in that …

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Trump Accuses “Nervous Nancy” Of Fascism [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday accused Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) of making a “fascist statement” when she said his administration is engaged in a “criminal cover-up.” “It’s a fascist statement, it’s a disgraceful statement. I call her ‘Nervous Nancy,’ she’s a nervous wreck,” Trump said during a call-in interview on “Fox & Friends.” Pelosi said last month that …

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FEC Chair Rebukes Trump On Accepting Foreign Dirt

The Washington Post reports: Federal Election Commission Chairwoman Ellen Weintraub released a statement Thursday making clear that candidates for public office may not receive help from a foreign government, in what appeared to be a warning to President Trump, who said he would consider taking information about an opponent from another country. Tweeting her statement, Weintraub wrote, “I would not …

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Alan Dershowitz: I’d Support Joe Biden Over Trump

Mediaite reports: Alan Dershowitz, the Harvard Law professor emeritus renowned, as of late, for his legal defenses of President Donald Trump throughout the special counsel investigation, said Thursday that he would support Joe Biden in 2020 in a matchup with the current president. “I’m a strong supporter of Joe Biden,” Dershowitz said. “I like Joe Biden. I’ve liked him for …

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White House Spox Hogan Gidley: Trump “Absolutely” Said He Would Report Foreign Offers Of Dirt To The FBI

And the gaslighting just goes on and on: There was a clean-up effort Thursday at Aisle: Fox News, when White House spokesman Hogan Gidley insisted President Donald Trump was clear that he would inform the FBI if foreign intelligence reached out with dirt on his 2020 opponent. “It’s absolutely ridiculous,” Gidley fumed. “There’s been no collusion, no corruption, no obstruction. …

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Trump On Harris’s Promise To Prosecute Him If Elected: “Who Wouldn’t” Say That? I’d Probably Say The Same

The Hill reports: President Trump bashed Sen. Kamala Harris’s presidential campaign after the California Democrat said her Justice Department would “have no choice” but to prosecute Trump if she were elected. “Oh, give me a break. She’s running for president, she’s doing horribly, she’s way down in the polls,” Trump said. “I must say, Pocahontas is really cleaning her clock,” …

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Pelosi: Trump Saying He’ll Accept Dirt From Foreign Spies Won’t “Trigger” Impeachment Hearings [VIDEO]

“Everybody in the country should be totally appalled by what the president said last night. Should be totally appalled. He has a habit of making appalling statements. This one borders on so totally unethical but he doesn’t even realize it. However, what we want to do is have a methodical approach to the path we’re on and this will be …

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