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Trump Cuts Pay Raise For Feds, Cites Bad Economy

Slate reports: In public, President Donald Trump likes to boast about—and usually inflate—the performance of the American economy on his watch. If you lived in a bubble where Twitter Trump was your sole news source, you’d be pretty fired up, which makes it odd that on Monday the very same Trump White House said it intends to slash a scheduled …

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BOOK: Trump Badgered Reince Priebus About Badgers

The Insider reports: When Reince Priebus was the White House chief of staff, President Donald Trump repeatedly asked him whether badgers, the state animal of Priebus’ home state of Wisconsin, are “mean to people,” how they “work,” and how aggressive they can get. That’s according to “Sinking in the Swamp: How Trump’s Minions and Misfits Poisoned Washington,” a new book …

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GOP Rep Spent Campaign Dough On Posh Ski Vacations

Roll Call reports: Over a three-year span, Rep. John Moolenaar spent $22,839 on ski and snowmobile activities, lodging at the Four Seasons, and catering in and around Vail, Colorado, from his leadership political action committee. Members of Congress are prohibited from converting campaign funds for personal use and must be able to verify those resources have not been misused. Moolenaar’s …

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Pentagon Won’t Necessarily Kick Out Nazi Soldiers

The military blog Task & Purpose reports: Membership in a white supremacist or neo-Nazi group won’t necessarily get a U.S. service member tossed out of the military, defense officials told a House subcommittee Tuesday. The officials, including representatives of Naval Criminal Investigative Service and the Army’s Criminal Investigation Division, appeared to make a distinction between membership in an extremist organization …

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Barr To Testify Before House Panel On DOJ Corruption

Just in from the House Judiciary Committee: Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter signed by 23 Judiciary Committee Democratic Members confirming Attorney General William Barr will testify before the Committee on March 31st to address numerous concerns regarding his leadership of the Department of Justice and the President’s improper influence over the Department and our …

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GOP House Reps Get FRC Award For Being Anti-LGBT

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: Family Research Council Action announced today its “True Blue” award winners for the First Session of the 116th Congress. The annual award recognizes the members of Congress who displayed unwavering commitment and support of faith, family, and freedom. This year’s 141 True Blue Award winners — 51 senators and 90 representatives …

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8 GOP Senators Help Advance War Powers Resolution

Politico reports: The Senate is set to pass a bipartisan resolution this week to limit President Donald Trump’s authority to launch military operations against Iran weeks after the U.S. killed a top Iranian general. The War Powers resolution, introduced by Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), came to the floor Wednesday with a final expected vote Thursday. While the measure is not …

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Christian Activist Wonders If The NFL’s Pornographic Halftime Show Opened A Demonic Portal Into His Brain

“What if there is a demonic spirit that accompanies the visual of the pornography? What if that opens up, what do they call it? A portal? A threshold? What if sitting there, watching that soft pornography dance across our TVs, what if there’s a spiritual component to that? “What if there is something that comes out of my screen? What …

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Collins Very Concerned About Trump/Stone Meddling

USA Today reports: Several Republican lawmakers expressed concern Wednesday over President Donald Trump’s comments on the prison sentencing of longtime ally Roger Stone, an issue that prompted swift calls for investigations by Democrats and criticism that the president was interfering in a criminal investigation. “I don’t think he should be commenting on cases in the system,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham, …

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