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White House Admits Trump’s Tariffs Hurt Economy

Bloomberg reports: The White House acknowledged what many economists considered obvious through much of last year: President Donald Trump’s trade stance depressed economic growth and business investment. “Uncertainty generated by trade negotiations dampened investment,” Trump chief economist Tomas Philipson told reporters in a briefing on the annual Economic Report of the President released on Thursday. The admission contrasted with Trump’s …

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Dem KY Gov Is State’s First To Attend LGBT Rights Rally

The Associated Press reports: Gov. Andy Beshear spoke against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and supported a ban on conversion therapy for LGBTQ youth during a historic appearance at a gay-rights rally Wednesday at Kentucky’s Capitol. Beshear became Kentucky’s first sitting governor to attend a rally staged by the Fairness Campaign in the Capitol Rotunda, a few …

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Glorious Leader Ridicules Someone Else’s SPELLING

The Daily Beast reports: You can normally tell if President Donald Trump has written his own tweet by the number of typos and completely pointless capital letters in it. It’s pretty brazen of him, then, to ridicule someone else’s social media spelling. In a Thursday morning tweet, Trump took the time to make fun of an opinion writer at the …

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John Bolton: My Testimony Wouldn’t Have Mattered

The Associated Press reports: Former national security adviser John Bolton on Wednesday denounced the House’s impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump as ”grossly partisan” and said his testimony would not have changed Trump’s acquittal in the Senate, as he continued to stay quiet on the details of a yet-to-be-released book. Bolton contended that the House “committed impeachment malpractice,” drawing some …

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Cultists Glue MAGA Hats To Pigeons Because Reasons

NBC News Las Vegas reports: An otherwise normal flock of birds was let go in downtown Las Vegas Tuesday, on the eve of a crucial Democratic presidential debate. However, to anyone paying attention, these birds had something very strange atop their bobbing heads: customized “Make America Great Again” hats. The group behind the stunt is called P.U.T.I.N, an acronym for …

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NEW YORK: Man Arrested For Making Death Threats Against Top Dems, Used Trump’s Nicknames In Calls

ABC News reports: A Western New York man was arrested Wednesday on charges that he threatened to kill Rep. Adam Schiff and Sen. Chuck Schumer. Salvatore Lippa, 57, of Greece, New York, was charged with threatening to assault and murder a federal official on account of the performance of their official duties. According to the criminal complaint, on Jan. 23, …

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GERMANY: 11 Dead In Far-Right Terror Attack, Shooter Had Posted Bizarre “Personal Message To All Americans”

CNN reports: A gunman suspected of shooting nine people dead at two shisha bars in Germany is believed to have a far-right background, prosecutors said Thursday. The attack took place on Wednesday night at multiple locations in Hanau, a city around 25 kilometers (16 miles) east of Frankfurt. Federal prosecutors are treating the mass shooting — one of the deadliest …

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Protesters Disrupt Biden’s Closing Debate Remarks

The New York Times reports: Protesters opposing the United States’ immigration policy disrupted the Democratic debate Wednesday night, drowning out former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s closing remarks and momentarily bringing the event in Las Vegas to a halt. Mr. Biden had just begun to speak when noise erupted from the rear of the Paris Theater, with protesters shouting …

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Sanders “Disowns” Abusive Backers At Debate [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders distanced himself from the so-called “Bernie Bros” who have been criticized for using online bullying tactics while on stage at Wednesday’s Democratic primary debate. “If there are a few people who make ugly remarks … I disown those people, they are not part of our movement,” Sanders said in Nevada. …

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Buttigieg And Klobuchar Trade Ugly Barbs At Debate

Politico reports: The hostility building between the two Midwestern Democrats burst dramatically into the open in Nevada, as they clashed repeatedly on the debate stage and tried to slash the momentum out of each other’s campaigns. Klobuchar and Buttigieg have fought before over their experience and their political records in past debates — but the feud took a deeply personal …

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