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Lindsey Graham On Trump Junior: When A Foreign Government Offers To Help, The Answer Is No [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Tuesday expressed concern after new details emerged regarding Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting last year with a Russian lawyer. “Anytime you’re in a campaign and you get an offer from a foreign government to help your campaign, the answer is no,” Graham told reporters. “So I don’t know what Mr. Trump Jr.’s version …

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Email To Trump Junior Promised “Incriminating” Dirt On Hillary To Be Provided By The Russian Government

The New York Times reports: The June 3, 2016, email sent to Donald Trump Jr. could hardly have been more explicit: One of his father’s former Russian business partners had been contacted by a senior Russian government official and was offering to provide the Trump campaign with dirt on Hillary Clinton. The documents “would incriminate Hillary and her dealings with …

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Trump Junior Lawyers Up Over Russia Meeting

Reuters reports: Donald Trump Jr. has hired a lawyer to represent him in Russia-related investigations, his office and the lawyer said on Monday, as Republicans voiced concern about a meeting between the U.S. president’s son and a Russian. Trump Jr. hired New York lawyer Alan Futerfas, who specializes in criminal defense. Futerfas would not say when he was retained or …

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Your Daily “Fake News” Whine From Hair Furor

Oh how boring: Trump: Will ‘Fake News Media’ report stock market high? President Trump took to Twitter on Monday to ask whether “Fake News Media” will report on recent stock market highs. The Dow Jones industrial average hit a record high during trading Monday, closing nearly 130 points higher than it had started at in the morning. Really great numbers …

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White House: The Media Can’t Take A Joke

The Daily Beast reports: Of the three senior Trump administration officials contacted on Sunday by The Daily Beast, all said that the tweet was both justified and amusing. Officials spoke on the condition of anonymity in order to speak freely. “I thought it was funny,” one White House official said. “Glad [Dan] Scavino and the president did that.” Scavino is …

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CNN Blasts Trump’s “Juvenile” Undignified Behavior

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump escalated his war of words with the media, sending out an early morning tweet on Sunday that appeared to show him attacking CNN—a frequent target of the president’s ire—in a wrestling-style move. Some journalists and political observers immediately seized on the tweet as evidence that Trump was encouraging violence against the media—an accusation that Deputy …

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HHS Secretary Tom Price Attacks The Media For Reporting On Trump’s Attacks On The Media [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Host Chuck Todd pressed Price on the issue, asking him what he thinks “as a father” of Trump’s tweets last week. Price responded by saying there are “incredible challenges” facing the country. “And your program, a program with the incredible history of ‘Meet the Press,’ and that’s what you want to talk about?” Price asked. “With all …

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Trump Issues Direct Call To Violence With Fake Clip Showing Him Physically Beating Up “CNN” [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: President Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted a video spinoff of him tackling and punching a man with the CNN logo superimposed on his face. CNN’s Brian Stelter points out that the video, which was likely tweeted by Trump’s social media director Dan Scavino, apparently came directly from a Reddit thread. Last week, deputy press secretary Sarah …

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Trump Vows That His Twitter Assholery Will Never End

The Washington Examiner reports: To President Trump, his social media habits have been vindicated by the fact that he won the 2016 election, and on Saturday accused a wave of “fake news” of attempting to turn his party against his tweets. He said as much on Saturday, following a wave of criticism over his controversial tweets about “Morning Joe” co-hosts …

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Trump Issues Yet Another Attack On “Garbage” Media

The Hill reports: President Trump laid into CNN on Saturday morning, claiming that the news network “has finally been exposed” as “fake news” and “garbage journalism.” “It’s about time!” Trump added in a tweet, one of several rapid-fire Saturday morning missives on Twitter going after media outlets and personalities. Trump’s tweet Saturday maintaining his longtime feud with CNN came shortly …

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25 FOR THE 25TH: More House Dems Sign Onto Bill To Create Commission On Trump Being “Incapacitated”

Yahoo News reports: For months, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders have privately counseled their more militant members to forswear talk of impeaching President Trump, telling them the political support for such a step simply doesn’t exist in the GOP-controlled Congress. But 25 House Democrats, including the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, are now pushing …

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REPORT: Kushner Told Joe Scarborough To Apologize To Trump Or The Enquirer Would Expose Affair With Mika

New York Magazine reports: According to three sources familiar with the private conversations, what happened was this: After the inauguration, Morning Joe’s coverage of Trump turned sharply negative. “This presidency is fake and failed,” Brzezinski said on March 6, for example. Around this time, Scarborough and Brzezinski found out the Enquirer was preparing a story about their affair. While Scarborough …

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Trump Continues Attack On MSNBC’s Morning Joe

The Hill reports: “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough said President Trump was making “yet another lie” on Friday with comments about the National Enquirer. Just as the MSNBC show was to go off the air on Friday, Trump tweeted that Scarborough had called to get him to stop a negative story that was to be published in the Enquirer. The …

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RNC Chair Defends Trump’s Attacks: The President Acted Like A Human Today And Pushed Back [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Fox News anchor Julie Banderas pleaded with Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel to stop trying to defend President Donald Trump’s Thursday morning tweet attacking Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski. McDaniel replied with what has now become a typical defense of Trump’s vicious tweet attacking the appearance of a TV anchor: “the GOP and the president are …

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White House: Children Shouldn’t Look To Trump As A Role Model, They Should Look To God [VIDEO]

Reporter: “You talk about being personally affected by all of this as well – and that there’s nothing wrong with the president fighting fire with fire – is the argument that you’re making. You have stood here and talked about your family at this podium. Are you going to tell your kids this behavior is OK?” Sarah Huckabee Sanders: “Look, …

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Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway Flees Questions About Trump’s “Bloody Facelift” Tweets [VIDEO]

TMZ reports: Even Kellyanne Conway has NO defense for President Trump’s verbal attack on Mika Brzezinski … because she tried every possible tactic to avoid the topic. We got Trump’s Counselor Thursday morning on Capitol Hill — just a few hours after his brutal tweets about Mika. We barely got the question out when she launched into every pivot in …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Via Mediaite: The White House has confirmed that Deputy White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders would lead an on-camera press briefing at 2:00 p.m. EST on Thursday. The once daily pressers have become a thing of the past, with reporters typically in the dark over whether they will be held on camera, off camera, or at all. The briefings have …

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GOP Senators Beg Trump To End Abusive Tweeting: This Isn’t Normal And It’s Beneath The Dignity Of Your Office

The Hill reports: Two GOP senators assailed President Trump’s Thursday morning Twitter attack on the hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” saying the insults were “beneath the dignity” of the office of the president. Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) and Ben Sasse (Neb.) joined a loud chorus on social media denouncing the president’s latest tweets. Trump savaged “Morning Joe” co-hosts Mika …

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Trump Screams About “Fake News” Washington Post After They Report On His Totally Fake TIME Covers

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday attacked The Washington Post and its owner, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, for its coverage of him and his administration. The president is escalating his attacks on the news media as he struggles to advance his agenda in Congress and grapples with the wide-ranging probe into whether his associates colluded with Russia in its …

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Huckabee Sanders Rants At “Outrageous” Reporter, Suggests Everybody Watch James O’Keefe’s Video

Mediaite reports: Sanders began with a question from Breitbart’s Charlie Spiering, who asked if Donald Trump went on a tweetstorm against CNN this morning because the network’s retraction wasn’t good enough to satisfy the president. Sanders responded that Trump is frustrated by the “constant barrage of fake news,” and she suggested that people should watch the new video from Project …

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