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Trump: It’s Not Freedom Of Speech If You Criticize Me

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump had a lot to say at the White House Social Media Summit on Thursday, including offering his take on what does and does not constitute free speech. “So to me, free speech is not when you see something good and then you purposely write bad, to me that’s very dangerous speech, and you become angry …

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Trump Predictably Attacks “Failure” Paul Ryan

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump lashed out at Paul Ryan late Thursday night on Twitter following the release of excerpts from an upcoming book in which the former Speaker of the House criticized him for not knowing “anything about government.” Shortly after CNN covered Ryan’s comments about Trump in Tim Alberta’s “American Carnage,” which details how Republicans have changed …

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Trump To Seek Citizenship Data Via Federal Agencies

The Huffington Post reports: President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is dropping his administration’s effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, an abrupt reversal that came after Trump repeatedly insisted he would push ahead with trying to add the question. Rather than add the question to the 2020 census, which will go to every household in …

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Epstein Asks Court For Detention In $77M NYC Mansion

Courthouse News reports: Wealthy pedophile Jeffrey Epstein asked a federal judge Thursday for leave to await trial inside his $77 million mansion — an Upper East Side building that allegedly doubled as his sex-trafficking hub, where authorities claim to have recovered a large stash of child pornography. “Mr. Epstein stands ready and willing to pay for 24-hour armed guards should …

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CALIFORNIA: Lawmakers Pass Bill Requiring Trump To Release Taxes To Appear On 2020 Ballot, Gov To Sign

The Sacramento Bee reports: California lawmakers approved a bill on Thursday to force President Donald Trump to publicly release his tax returns ahead of the 2020 election, setting the stage for another legal showdown between the state and the Trump administration.The proposal passed both chambers of the Legislature on a party-line vote. Democrats say the measure will serve as a …

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REPORT: Trump To Cave On Census Question, Will Seek Citizenship Data Via Other Means Through Exec Action

CNN reports: President Donald Trump is expected to issue an executive action Thursday directing the Commerce Department to obtain citizenship data through means other than the US census, according to two people with knowledge of the plan. These people said Trump is expected to table his effort to add a question about citizenship status to the 2020 census, setting aside …

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Paul Ryan: I Retired To Get Away From Donald Trump

The Washington Post reports: Now out of office and trading in his power suits for a blue vest, Paul Ryan is back to critiquing Trump in unflattering terms in conversations with Alberta, who writes the former speaker could not stand the idea of another two years with the president and saw retirement as the “escape hatch.” “We’ve gotten so numbed …

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Trump To Announce Executive Order On US Census

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump is expected to announce on Thursday that he is taking executive action to add a citizenship question to the census, according to an administration official. Trump tweeted that he will hold a press conference in the afternoon to discuss his latest efforts at including the citizenship question as part of the census. BC News …

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Trump: I’m A Great Looking Truly Stable Genius And The Media Will Not Get Away With Lying Much Longer

Glorious Leader went on one of his increasingly bizarre Twitter rants this morning in which he predicted that the “Fake News” industry will go out of business after he leaves office in “10 or 14 years.” While he adds that he’s “just kidding” about staying in office past his second term, this is at least the fifth time he’s publicly …

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Kids Charity Bails On Trump Resort’s Strip Club Benefit

The Washington Post reports: The Miami nonprofit that was supposed to benefit from a strip club’s golf tournament at President Trump’s resort in Doral, Fla., has pulled out of the event, the nonprofit’s director said Wednesday. In a phone interview, Carlos Alamilla of the nonprofit Miami Allstars Foundation said he had paid little attention to the planned event and had …

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Mayor: Trump’s Ego Rally Depleted DC Terrorism Fund

USA Today report: District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser government says that the cost of President Donald Trump’s Fourth of July celebration and the cost of addressing recent protests has emptied out a municipal fund used to provide security for public events and defend against terrorist threats. In a letter to Trump dated July 9, Bowser says the city spent …

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Trump Hosted Party For Himself, Epstein, And 28 Girls

The New York Times reports: It was supposed to be an exclusive party at Mar-a-Lago, Donald J. Trump’s members-only club in Palm Beach, Fla. But other than the two dozen or so women flown in to provide the entertainment, the only guests were Mr. Trump and Jeffrey Epstein. The year was 1992 and the event was a “calendar girl” competition, …

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Court Boots Emoluments Case Against Trump’s Hotel

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday won the dismissal of a lawsuit against him by Maryland and the District of Columbia that challenged payments made to his Washington hotel by foreigners while he has been in the White House. A three-judge panel in the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in a decision said that Maryland …

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Trump Condemns “Radical Left” For Boycotts After Personally Supporting Boycotts Of Many Companies

The Washington Post reports: President Trump on Tuesday night came to the defense of Home Depot, calling those who choose not to shop at the home improvement retailer because of financial ties between its billionaire co-founder, Bernard Marcus, and his presidential campaign “vicious and totally crazed.” He painted Marcus, 90, as a victim of left-wing Democrats wielding “one of their …

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Rapinoe To Trump: You’re Excluding People Like Me

CNN reports: US women’s soccer captain Megan Rapinoe told President Donald Trump on Tuesday that he’s excluding groups of Americans with his message and that he needs to do better in caring for every single American. When asked by CNN’s Anderson Cooper what she would say to Trump, Rapinoe looked into the camera and said, “Your message is excluding people. …

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British Ambassador To US Resigns After Trump Attacks

The Independent reports: Britain’s ambassador to the US, Kim Darroch, has announced he will resign over leaked comments in which he criticised Donald Trump. In a letter to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Sir Kim wrote: “Since the leak of official documents from this Embassy there has been a great deal of speculation surrounding my position and the duration of …

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Trump To Host Alt-Right Extremists At White House

The Washington Post reports: President Trump has summoned Republican lawmakers, political strategists and social media stars to the White House on Thursday to discuss the “opportunities and challenges” of the Web — but his upcoming summit, critics say, could end up empowering online provocateurs who have adopted controversial political tactics entering the 2020 election campaign. The high-profile gathering follows months …

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Publishers Warn Of “Bible Shortage” Due To Tariffs

Last month it was just higher prices. Now it’s a shortage. Publishers of religious books are warning that President Donald Trump’s latest proposed tariffs on Chinese imports could result in a Bible shortage in the U.S. Tens of millions of bibles are printed in China each year, with some estimates as high as 150 million. Publishers large and small testified …

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BRITAIN: Far-Right Extremist Tommy Robinson Begs Trump For Asylum, Faces Possible Two Year Sentence

The Independent reports: Tommy Robinson has launched a public appeal for Donald Trump to grant him asylum in the United States as he faces being jailed in the United Kingdom. The EDL founder and anti-Islam activist, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, was found to have committed contempt of court last week, after he filmed defendants on trial and broadcast …

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British Foreign Secretary Slams “Disrespectful” Trump

The Associated Press reports: U.K. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, who is in the running to replace Theresa May as prime minister later this month, has scolded President Trump for his “disrespectful and wrong” comments about May and the U.K.’s ambassador to Washington, Kim Darroch. Darroch described Trump’s administration as “inept” and “incompetent” in private memos back to London that leaked …

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