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Trump Claims He Won Every 2016 Debate [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Picking up where he left off in an afternoon tweet, President Donald Trump went on a bizarre riff about Fox News at a Thursday night rally — after a guest on the network noted his debate performances were received poorly by experts and the public. “They had a crazy person on today, on one of the Fox shows,” …

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Pompeo Claims New “Understanding” With Taliban

Politico reports: U.S. officials and the Taliban have reached an “understanding” that could result in a “reduction in violence” in Afghanistan, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Friday, paving the way for an agreement later this month that would bring to an end America’s longest war. “After decades of conflict, we have come to an understanding with the Taliban on …

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Tucker Carlson: Roger Stone’s Sentence Proves That Anybody Can Be Imprisoned Just For Supporting Trump

“Enough. This farce must end. Apparently there are people around the president telling him not to pardon Roger Stone or to wait until after the election. “No. The president must pardon Stone immediately. Trump’s voters know that at some point they could be where Roger Stone is right now. “This is a horrifying precedent for everyone and it cannot be …

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POLL: Sanders Gains On Biden With Black Voters

NBC News reports: As the Democratic primary battle turns to states with more racial diversity than the first two nominating contests in Iowa and New Hampshire, newly released data from the NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders now enjoys similar levels of support among black Democratic primary voters as former Vice President Joe Biden does, …

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Trump Campaign Buys YouTube Election Day Takeover

Bloomberg News reports: In the immediate run up to the U.S. presidential election and on Election Day, the homepage of YouTube is set to advertise just one candidate: Donald Trump. The president’s re-election campaign purchased the coveted advertising space atop the country’s most-visited video website for early November, said two people with knowledge of the transaction. The deal ensures Trump …

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Trump Floats Cultist Doug Collins As Intelligence Chief

The Washington Post reports: President Trump told reporters Thursday evening that he was considering Rep. Douglas A. Collins (R-Ga.) as his permanent Director of National Intelligence. The move would not only fill a post that has not been permanently filled since Daniel Coats resigned last summer, but would help Trump and his fellow Republicans avoid what is already shaping up …

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#QAnon House Candidate Sought On Felony Warrant

Will Sommer reports at The Daily Beast: It’s not unheard-of for members of Congress to resign their seats because of serious legal trouble. Now Republican House candidate Danielle Stella is trying to achieve the inverse: getting elected to Congress while being wanted by the law. Stella, one of the five Republicans competing for the right to take on Rep. Ilhan …

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Trump Rants About Oscar Winners At Colorado Rally

From the Hollywood Reporter: Speaking at the podium in front of his supporters, Trump asked, “How bad were the Academy Awards this year?” He went on to say, “And the winner is… a movie from South Korea! What the hell was that all that about? We’ve got enough problems with South Korea, with trade. On top of that, they give …

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IRELAND: Gay PM Resigns After Election Stalemate

The Guardian reports: Leo Varadkar has resigned as taoiseach after Ireland’s hung parliament entered deadlock over the choice of a new premier. Varadkar submitted his resignation to Michael D Higgins, the president of Ireland, on Thursday night after a tempestuous but inconclusive sitting of Dáil Éireann, which met for the first time since the 8 February election. It adjourned until …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Playbill reports: A new take on West Side Story from the mind of Tony winner Ivo van Hove opens tonight (February 20) at the Broadway Theatre. The revival stars Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King) as Maria and Isaac Powell (Once on This Island) as Tony, with Yesenia Ayala (Carousel) as Anita. Joining the trio are Amar Ramasar (Carousel) as Bernardo, …

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