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Trump “Won’t Change Mind” On Troop Brain Injuries

The Insider reports: President Donald Trump has doubled down on his assertion that the injuries suffered by US troops during an Iranian missile attack on US forces are “not very serious.” Speaking to Fox Business, the president said that he “stopped something that would have been very devastating for” the Iranians, an apparent reference to US de-escalation in the aftermath …

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Virus Deaths Spike, Cases Soar With New Protocol

NBC News reports: China’s Hubei province, the center of the coronavirus outbreak, reported a stark rise in the number of new cases Thursday, dashing hopes that the epidemic may have been slowing down. Health officials in Hubei reported 14,840 new cases, most of them in Wuhan. The province also said another 242 people had died from the coronavirus Wednesday, bringing …

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House Republicans Boycott Intel Committee Hearing

Politico reports: Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee boycotted a hearing Wednesday on emerging technology and national security, calling it a “distraction” and contending that the panel should be focused on “urgent and critical concerns” like a recent watchdog report identifying errors and abuses in the FBI’s domestic surveillance program. “Given the committee’s access to highly sensitive information, it is …

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Warren: We Are Descending Into Authoritarianism

The Hill reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a Democratic presidential candidate, said Wednesday that the country is watching a “descent into authoritarianism,” as she amped up her call for Attorney General William Barr to resign. “The whole notion that we have people in our Justice Department resigning because of Donald Trump’s inappropriate influence, and the attorney general overturning a sentencing …

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Second-Largest Newspaper Group Files For Bankruptcy

McClatchy reports on itself: McClatchy Co. filed for bankruptcy Thursday, a move that will end family control of America’s second largest local news company and hand it to creditors who have expressed support for independent journalism. The Chapter 11 filing will allow McClatchy to restructure its debts and, it hopes, shed much of its pension obligations. Under a plan outlined …

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John Kelly Unloads On Trump About Almost Everything

The Atlantic reports: Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, the former National Security Council aide and impeachment witness President Donald Trump fired Friday, was just doing his job, former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly told students and guests at a Drew University event here Wednesday night. Over a 75-minute speech and Q&A session, Kelly laid out, in the clearest terms …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

USA Today reports: A Florida man jailed after allegedly crashing a minivan through a tent of Republican volunteers in a Walmart parking lot told investigators he does not like President Donald Trump and felt “someone had to take a stand,” according to his arrest report. Gregory William Loel Timm, 27, was jailed on $500,000 bail on two counts of aggravated …

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Limbaugh: Manly Trump Will “Have Fun” With Buttigieg

“Let’s say you’re the Democrat establishment. How’s this going to look, 37-year-old gay guy kissing his husband on stage next to Mr. Man Donald Trump? What’s going to happen there? “They got to be looking at that and they’ve got to be saying  that despite all the great progress and despite all the great wokeness and despite all the great …

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Tony Perkins Calls For Defunding PBS Over Billy Porter

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: In the transgender debate, even Bert and Ernie are puppets for the Left! Incredibly, “Sesame Street,” the once-beloved kids’ show, is making the best case for defunding PBS yet: inviting drag queen Billy Porter on to teach kids the virtues of gender confusion. Taxpayers have fought for years to stop the …

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