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Trump Goes Third Grader On “Little Adam Schitt”

Reuters reports: President Trump on Sunday attacked Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), labeling him as “little Adam Schitt” after the congressman suggested the appointment of Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker was unconstitutional. Democrats argue that Whitaker, who was appointed by Trump following the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, should be subject to Senate approval. Mueller, the special counsel in charge …

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Trump Blames Wildfires On Lack Of Raking [VIDEO]

The San Jose Mercury News reports: President Trump’s visit Saturday to the fire-ravaged California town of Paradise seemed to be going fine, until he began explaining his understanding of forest policy. Apparently, California needs to buy more rakes. “You gotta take care of the floors. You know the floors of the forest, very important,” Trump told reporters, as Gov. Jerry …

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Trump Congratulates Gillum After Calling Him “Thief”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump congratulated Andrew Gillum in his race for Florida governor in a tweet Saturday, calling the Democrat a “force to be reckoned with.” The odd praise of a man Trump called a “thief” during the campaign comes after the president delivered other congratulations to failed Democratic candidates. In a tweet Friday night, Trump said Democrat Stacey …

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Hair Furor Continues Freakout Over Mueller Probe

Deadline reports: President Donald Trump took a break from blaming GOP midterm losses on voter fraud perpetrated by hat-and-shirt-switching criminals, to rail about Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, reports his wife embarrassed him into dumping John Bolton’s Deputy National Security Adviser, and his plans to sack his Homeland Security chief. With midterm elections over, Mueller’s investigation has ramped back up. Trump, …

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Trump Claims Democrats Vote, Return To Their Cars, Change Their Clothes, And Then Vote Again In Disguise

From the far-right Daily Caller: President Donald Trump believes that embattled Broward County Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes is a “disgrace” and should be fired. The president spoke to The Daily Caller in an exclusive, wide-ranging interview Wednesday at the White House. The president did not mince words when asked about Snipes and the Florida recount. “You look at her past, …

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Report: Trump’s Retreated Into “Cocoon Of Bitterness”

The Los Angeles Times reports: For weeks this fall, an ebullient President Trump traveled relentlessly to hold raise-the-rafters campaign rallies — sometimes three a day — in states where his presence was likely to help Republicans on the ballot. But his mood apparently has changed as he has taken measure of the electoral backlash that voters delivered Nov. 6. With …

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Trump Blames Dem “Harassment” For Sliding Stocks

CNBC reports: President Trump has repeatedly said there’s been no collusion between his campaign and Russia. So far, Mueller’s probe has led to the indictments of more than 30 people including mostly Russian nationals, but also former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Trump, however, appears ready to point to any potential problems he …

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Trump Wants To End Disaster Relief For Puerto Rico

Axios reports: President Trump doesn’t want to give Puerto Rico any more federal money for its recovery from Hurricane Maria, White House officials have told congressional appropriators and leadership. This is because he claims, without evidence, that the island’s government is using federal disaster relief money to pay off debt. Trump also told senior officials last month that he would …

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Trump: Florida’s Ballots Are “Massively Infected”

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump tweeted Monday that the Florida recount should be called in favor of Republicans Rick Scott for Senate and Ron DeSantis for governor because an “honest vote count is no longer possible.” The president, without offering any evidence, claimed ballots were “massively infected.” Scott, the Florida governor who is running against incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill …

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French Paper Rips Trump For Confusing Baltic Nations With Balkans, Blamed Them For 1990s Yugoslavia War

The Guardian reports: Le Monde perhaps risked provoking a presidential tweet when it reported that at the private meeting, “Trump opened by attributing to [the Baltic leaders] the responsibility for the war in Yugoslavia”. Dalia Grybauskaitė of Lithuania, Kersti Kaljulaid of Estonia and Raimonds Vējonis of Latvia, the paper said, took “a moment to realise that ‘Baltics’ and ‘Balkan’ were …

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Trump Threatens California’s Funding Over Wildfires

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump woke up in Paris on Saturday in the mood to make threats toward California as it deals with deadly wildfires in Northern California and hundreds of smoldering homes in Southern California. In an angry tweet, the president threatened to pull federal funding for the state if nothing is done to “remedy” the situation. Trump …

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Trump Calls For New Election As Dem Stretches Lead

The Arizona Republic reports: With Arizona’s U.S. Senate race at stake, President Donald Trump raised the prospect of a “new Election” as well as “electoral corruption.” Trump’s tweet came as his candidate, Republican hopeful Martha McSally, lagged behind Democratic hopeful Kyrsten Sinema, and as local GOP groups were headed to court over election-related practices in Maricopa County and Pima County, …

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Trump Says “I Don’t Know Matt Whitaker” One Month After Telling Fox News “I Know Matt Whitaker” [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: When asked by reporters today about his selection of Whitaker to replace Jeff Sessions, and the Justice Department official’s history of criticizing the Mueller probe, Trump said this: “I don’t know Matt Whitaker. Matt Whitaker worked for Jeff Sessions, and he was always extremely highly thought of, and he still is. But I didn’t know Matt Whitaker. He …

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Trump Vows To Send “Much Better Lawyers” To Florida

Heavy reports: Marc Elias is a lawyer who was the general counsel for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, as well as for John Kerry’s presidential campaign. On Nov. 8, he was branded by Trump as an “election stealing lawyer” in one of a series of tweets decrying the Florida recount efforts. Elias is the attorney representing the Bill Nelson campaign, …

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Trump Attacks “Very Nasty Loser” Reporter April Ryan, Says Others Might Lose Credentials For Disrespect

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday suggested he could pull press credentials from other reporters who don’t show him “respect.” Asked how long Acosta’s credentials will be suspended, the president replied: “As far as I’m concerned, I haven’t made that decision. But it could be others also. I think Jim Acosta is a very unprofessional man.” Trump also went …

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Trump Explodes At Jim Acosta: You Are Rude Terrible Person And Shouldn’t Be Working For CNN [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Trump refused to answer a follow-up question from CNN reporter Jim Acosta, who persisted in his attempt to ask the president about the Russia investigation. Trump spoke loudly over Acosta and demanded he hand over the microphone. “That’s enough,” Trump said repeatedly as Acosta continued to try and ask his question. When a White House aide attempted …

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Trump Threatens Democrats As Investigations Loom

Bloomberg reports: President Donald Trump will soon be on the receiving end of something he didn’t see much from a Republican-led Congress: orders, backed up by subpoenas, for officials to answer questions on controversial policies like the dispatch of thousands of troops to the U.S.-Mexico border. “Two can play that game!” Trump wrote Wednesday on Twitter. Now that Democrats have …

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Glorious Leader Sets Stage For “Voter Fraud” Claims

MarketWatch reports: When President Trump tweeted an ominous pre-midterms warning to would-be fraudulent voters, critics were quick to note that voter fraud is statistically nonexistent in the United States; to recall that the president’s own voter-fraud commission, chaired by Vice President Mike Pence and led by controversial Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, had not cloaked itself in glory before …

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Trump “Hopes” US Troops Don’t Shoot At Migrants

Axios reports: President Trump said Friday there are no plans to have troops shoot at the caravan of Central American migrants approaching the U.S.-Mexico border. When asked if he promises troops won’t shoot, Trump said, “Well, I hope they won’t.” Why it matters: Trump claimed Thursday troops deployed to the south border would shoot at migrants if they threw rocks, …

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Nigerian Army Uses Trump’s “Treat Rocks Like Rifles” Comment To Justify Having Killed 45 Protesters [VIDEO]

Buzzfeed News reports: Trump said in a speech on Thursday that rocks thrown by migrants on the US–Mexico border should be considered as firearms. By Friday, the Nigerian army had already used a video of the speech to justify shooting protesters that a human rights group said were unarmed. “We’re not going to put up with that. If they want …

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