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Howard Dean: Trump Is “Mentally Incapacitated”

The Hill reports: Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean on Sunday called President Trump “mentally incapacitated,” and said Democrats could negotiate with someone “irrational” to end the partial government shutdown. “I actually think the president is mentally incapacitated and I have thought so for quite some time,” Dean, a frequent critic of Trump’s known for his polarizing comments, said …

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Trump Lashes Out At “Failed Generals” Over Syria/ISIS

Mediaite reports: On New Year’s Eve, President Trump apparently felt the need to clear the air and defend his position via a short series of tweets that explained his process as a simple fulfillment of his campaign promise. And, as his is wont, he included some not-so-subtle digs at his detractors. Trump’s dig at “some failed generals” is certainly a …

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Hair Furor: Why Won’t Democrats Stop Our Military?

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump continues to tweet through the government shutdown, going after the Democrats again Saturday morning for being too focused on “presidential harassment.” Trump’s tweet follows a report from about the optimism in the White House over the shutdown and how it takes attention away from Democrats’ planned investigations into the President in the run-up to the …

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Trump In 2013: Fire Obama For The Shutdown [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: CNN host Don Lemon on Thursday shared a 2013 video of President Trump saying then-President Obama should be fired over a government shutdown. “If you say, ‘Who gets fired?’ it always has to be the top. The problems start from the top and they have to get solved from the top,” Trump said on Fox News in …

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Trump Claims Most Of The Federal Employees Not Getting Paid Due To The Shutdown Are Democrats

The Hill reports: President Trump early Thursday resumed his feud with Democrats on Capitol Hill over funding for a border wall, claiming that most of the hundreds of thousands of federal employees furloughed or forced to work without pay due to a partial government shutdown are Democrats. The president did not provide an explanation for his claim. Have the Democrats …

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Trump Lies To Troops, Claims He Gave Them 10% Raise

“You protect us. We are always going to protect you. And you just saw that, ’cause you just got one of the biggest pay raises you’ve ever received. You haven’t gotten one in more than 10 years. More than 10 years. And we got you a big one. I got you a big one. I got you a big one. …

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Donald Trump Had A Very Donald Trump Christmas

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump capped off Christmas Day with by hoping everyone was having a great Christmas, even the “fake news media.” It followed Christmas Day remarks, when Trump said this from the White House: “It’s a disgrace what’s happening in our country. But other than that, I wish everybody a very Merry Christmas. Thank you very much.” Trump’s …

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Trump Attacks James Mattis And “Little Bob Corker”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday criticized outgoing Defense Secretary James Mattis, claiming he hasn’t done enough to address countries that “take total advantage of the U.S.” and U.S. taxpayers. Mattis wrote in his resignation letter that the strength of the U.S. is “inextricably linked to the strength of our unique and comprehensive system of alliances.” He added that …

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GOP Sen. Bob Corker Fires Back After Trump Posts Lies About Him: “Yeah, Like Mexico Is Paying For The Wall”

Time Magazine reports: Outgoing Sen. Bob Corker criticized Donald Trump on Twitter Sunday after the President lashed out at the Tennessee Republican. In a series of tweets, Trump claimed that Corker abandoned a plan to run for a third Senate term because the President would not endorse him. The President then falsely stated that the senator was responsible for the …

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Trump Rants: Reports On Shutdown Are “Mostly FAKE”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump tweeted this morning to decry “mostly FAKE” news about the shutdown and his decision to withdraw from Syria. He also defended his Syria decision, though he said this time that ISIS is “largely defeated.” Trump’s tweets were posted around the time news broke that the top U.S. envoy to the global coalition fighting ISIS submitted …

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Trump Claims The Wall Will “Pay For Itself On A Monthly Basis, Literally Every Month It Pays For Itself” [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: “It’s really up to the Democrats. Totally up to the Democrats as to whether or not we have the shutdown,” Trump said in comments to reporters today. “It’s possible that we’ll have a shutdown. I would say the chances are probably very good because I don’t think Democrats care so much about maybe this issue, but this is …

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Trump Blames Democrats For Shutdown Ten Days After Telling Schumer “I’m Not Going To Blame You For It”

Mediaite reports: Ten days after Donald Trump promised to accept responsibility for a government shutdown, he’s now saying Democrats will be the ones to blame for it. This is quite a departure from last week when Trump had his explosive meeting with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). It was during that meeting …

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Trump Decided To Leave Syria After Call With Turkey’s President, Did Not Consult Pentagon Or Any US Allies

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw American troops from Syria was made hastily, without consulting his national security team or allies, and over strong objections from virtually everyone involved in the fight against the Islamic State, according to U.S. and Turkish officials. Trump stunned his Cabinet, lawmakers and much of the world with the move by …

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WaPo: Trump Has Publicly Lied 7546 Times In 700 Days

The Washington Post reports: The numbers are astonishing. In the first eight months of his presidency, President Trump made 1,137 false or misleading claims, an average of five a day. In October, as he barnstormed the country holding rallies in advance of the midterm elections, the president made 1,205 claims — an average of 39 a day. Combined with the …

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Glorious Leader: I Know Technology Better Than Anyone

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has defended construction of a wall along the US-Mexico border in a bizarre series of tweets in which he compared it to “the wheel” and boasted of understanding technology “better than anyone”. Mr Trump wrote: “The fact is there is nothing else’s that will work, and that has been true for thousands of years. It’s …

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Ex-Staffer On Day Trump Learned To Tweet: “Oh No”

Politico reports: When Trump’s young social media manager saw the tweet, he was perplexed. He typically typed and sent Trump’s tweets for the boss, but in this case he hadn’t. He did recall that Trump had been spending a lot of time in his office lately playing around with a new Android smartphone. “The moment I found out Trump could …

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Trump Rages About Steele Dossier After Fox Segment

Mediaite reports: Donald Trump seems to be watching Fox & Friends again, judging by his latest Twitter slam against Christopher Steele and his dossier on the president’s alleged connections with Russia. After Trump slammed Robert Mueller‘s “hoax” investigation, wished a soon-to-be-convicted felon well, and made a weird point about supposed online censorship, he praised the “honesty” of Yahoo’s Michael Isikoff …

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Hair Furor Attacks Democrats Over “Boarder” Security

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday tweeted that any Democrat who says the U.S. can have border security without a wall can be written off “as just another politician following the party line.” Trump tweeted the remark days before a Dec. 21 deadline for funding the government. The demands for wall funding threaten to close parts of the government …

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Trump Rants About FBI And “Rat” Michael Cohen

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump raged on Twitter Sunday morning over his former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen and treatment by the FBI in a range of probes into his activities before and during his White House tenure. Trump attacked his former fixer, calling him a “rat,” and said the FBI raiding the one-time Trump Organization attorney’s office “was absolutely …

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WaPo Poll: 70% Don’t Believe Trump’s Nonstop Lies

The Washington Post reports: For months, President Trump has claimed that U.S. Steel has announced plans to build more than six new plants. Throughout the midterm election, he repeatedly said that Democrats had signed onto an “open borders” bill. And he has long charged that millions of fraudulent votes were cast in the 2016 election. None of these claims is …

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