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Fox: Trump Planning To Attack Biden In CPAC Speech

Fox News reports: Former President Donald Trump will hammer President Biden on everything from immigration to China when he addresses the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) on Sunday, sources familiar with the speech told Fox News. Meanwhile, Trump is expected to fall just short of announcing a 2024 presidential bid. The sources said he will go between “warming up to …

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REPORT: Steve Bannon Believed Trump Had Dementia

Mediaite reports: Veteran 60 Minutes producer Ira Rosen claimed on Tuesday that while working for the White House, Steve Bannon concluded that Donald Trump was suffering from “early stage dementia.” Rosen made the allegations while appearing as guest on the podcast Skullduggery. The two allegedly exchanged pages worth of text messages before Bannon finally agreed to an interview once he …

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Giuliani Claims Lincoln Project Was Behind DC Riots

The Daily Beast reports: Saying that the Capitol riot was planned by antifa and “even some right-wing groups that were enemies” of Trump, the ex-mayor wildly claimed that anti-Trump political action committee The Lincoln Project was involved in this supposed scheme. “Hang on! Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa—what are you saying ‘working for The Lincoln Project?’ Right-wing groups, like who?” Bannon …

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Trump Is Taking “Nuclear Football” To Mar-A-Lago

Mediaite reports: “The most important briefcase in the world, carried by the military and never far from the President of the United States,” said CNN’s Barbara Starr, adding, “The case holds the highly classified equipment and authorities needed for our president to order the military to launch a nuclear weapon.” Because Trump is not attending the inauguration, where the briefcase …

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Trump’s New List Of Names For Vaporware “Garden Of American Heroes” Contains Multiple Non-Americans

Variety reports: As he began his final 48 hours as President, Trump issued an amended executive order Monday that added dozens of names slated to be honored in the the planned statuary park. The location for the park has yet to be determined. Trump first announced the plan on July 3 during his speech at Mt. Rushmore. Among the entertainment-related …

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Axios: Barr Told Trump Election Claims Were “Bullshit”

Axios reports: Attorney General Bill Barr stood behind a chair in the private dining room next to the Oval Office, looming over Donald Trump. The president sat at the head of the table. It was Dec. 1, nearly a month after the election, and Barr had some sharp advice to get off his chest. The president’s theories about a stolen …

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CNN’s Daniel Dale Lists Trump’s “15 Most Notable” Lies

CNN’s Daniel Dale reports: Trying to pick the most notable lies from Donald Trump’s presidency is like trying to pick the most notable pieces of junk from the town dump. There’s just so much ugly garbage to sift through before you can make a decision. But I’m qualified for the dirty job. The most dangerous lie: The coronavirus was under …

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NYT: Trump Wanted To Go To US House Floor During Impeachment Proceedings, Advisors Talked Him Down

The New York Times reports: Mr. Trump has been dismissive of any suggestion that he leave the presidency early and told White House aides that President Richard M. Nixon, whose influence in the party ended when he resigned, did not have much to show for it. Advisers said that Mr. Trump had to be dissuaded from going to the House …

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REPORT: Trump Says He’ll “Never” Admit Biden Won

The Daily Beast reports: Two sources familiar with the matter said that in recent days, Trump is still going on and on behind closed doors about Dominion voting machine conspiracy theories and how he won in a landslide and therefore Biden is an illegitimate president. The president has also said that he’ll now make the polite-sounding public statements that his …

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Trump Denies Inciting Capitol Riots: What I Said Has Been Analyzed, People Said It Was “Totally Appropriate”

Scripps National reports: In his first comments to reporters in several days, President Donald Trump said the impeachment effort underway in Congress is causing “tremendous anger.” Trump spoke with reporters as he was leaving the White House Tuesday morning on his way to an event in Texas later in the day. Trump told reporters he thought this current impeachment is …

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Spox: Trump Is The “Most Masculine” President Ever

Mediaite reports: Trump campaign national press secretary Hogan Gidley made a rather odd point of defending President Donald Trump’s manliness during a discussion about crackdowns from Twitter and other platforms. After Gidley previewed Trump’s final few days in office, Bill Hemmer directly asked, “With the social media crackdown, does he feel emasculated? Especially as he heads out of office?” Gidley …

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Bloomberg: Trump Planning “Defiant” Final Week

Bloomberg News reports: Banned from social media and abandoned by some staff after inciting a riot at the U.S. Capitol, President Donald Trump and a dwindling circle of advisers plan a defiant final week in office, according to people familiar with the matter. Trump plans to run out the clock on his four years in office by highlighting what he …

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NYT: Trump Regrets Committing To Peaceful Transfer

The New York Times reports: At the White House, Mr. Trump struck a defiant tone, insisting that he would remain a potent force in American politics as aides and allies abandoned him and his post-presidential prospects turned increasingly bleak. Behind closed doors, he made clear that he would not resign and expressed regret about releasing a video on Thursday committing …

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Furious Trump Tries Tweeting From Other Accounts

TechCrunch reports: After Twitter took the major step Friday of permanently banning President Trump’s @realdonaldtrump Twitter account, the President aimed to get the last word in through his government account @POTUS which has a fraction of the Twitter followers but still offered the President a megaphone on the service to send out a few last tweets. The tweets were deleted …

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Pelosi Speaks To Pentagon About Keeping “Unstable President” From Accessing US Nuclear Launch Codes

The Washington Post reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) told her House colleagues Friday that she had spoken to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Mark A. Milley, about keeping an “unstable president” from accessing the nuclear codes. “The situation of this unhinged President could not be more dangerous, and we must do everything that we can to …

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Trump Pledges “Orderly Transition On January 20th”

The Washington Post reports: President Trump early Thursday pledged “an orderly transition on January 20,” acknowledging for the first time that he will be leaving office in less than two weeks but stopping short of conceding to President-elect Joe Biden. The pledge for an orderly passage of power came just one day after a pro-Trump mob, incited by the president, …

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Trump Defends Extremists: You Made Them Do This

CBS News reports: A woman died from injuries after she was shot inside the US Capitol Building as pro-Trump supporters tried to break into the House Chamber, according to the Associated Press. It is not known yet what exactly led to the woman being shot, but a photo from CBS News’ Zak Hudak shows law enforcement with guns drawn inside …

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Trump Loses Suit To Decertify Georgia Election Result

Bloomberg News reports: President Donald Trump failed again to invalidate his election loss in Georgia and allow the state’s Republican-led legislature to declare him the winner — his latest courtroom defeat in a quixotic effort to remain in office despite losing the Nov. 3 vote. U.S. District Judge Mark H. Cohen in Atlanta on Tuesday ruled that Georgia’s certification of …

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GA Sec Of State: Trump Is Lying About His Call To Me

The Washington Post reports: President Trump urged fellow Republican Brad Raffensperger, the Georgia secretary of state, to “find” enough votes to overturn his defeat in an extraordinary one-hour phone call Saturday that election experts said raised legal questions. The Washington Post obtained a recording of the conversation in which Trump alternately berated Raffensperger, tried to flatter him, begged him to …

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Trump Rages That COVID Death Toll Is “Fake News”

This is likely what has Trump screaming this morning: Last week saw two new record daily totals of conformed Covid deaths of over 3,700, and as of Friday, the official U.S. death toll was 347,870. That’s according to the Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 Dashboard, which is generally regarded as the official source for confirmed coronavirus figures. But according to the …

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