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Sanders: Trump Has Cost Us “Thousands Of Lives”

The Washington Post reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) offered a scathing assessment Monday of President Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, calling it “atrocious” and saying it has “cost us thousands and thousands of lives.” The comments of Sanders, who suspended his Democratic presidential campaign last month, came at a Washington Post Live event on a day that Trump repeatedly …

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Pelosi: “As The President Fiddles, People Are Dying”

The Washington Post reports: Nancy Pelosi today sharply criticized Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, arguing that his actions have resulted in the loss of American lives and warning against the relaxing of social-distancing guidelines. “His denial at the beginning was deadly. His delay in getting equipment to where it’s needed is deadly. I think the best thing [to do …

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Experts: Time Is Running Out To Stop A Dictatorship

Business Insider reports: If Americans are concerned that President Donald Trump and Republicans are moving the US toward becoming a one-party, authoritarian state, they are running out of time to stop them, experts warned. Trump has exhibited autocratic impulses since his 2016 campaign and from the moment he entered the White House. The president has attacked virtually every democratic institution …

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Trump Seeks To End Student Loan Forgiveness Program

CNBC reports: As student debt continues to climb, President Donald Trump on Monday released a budget for 2021 that would slash many of the programs aimed at helping borrowers. Student loan spending would be cut by $170 billion in Trump’s plan, titled “A Budget for America’s Future.” The reductions include “sensible annual and lifetime loan limits” for graduate students and …

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Iranian Commander Warns Of “Harsher Revenge Soon”

Reuters reports: A Revolutionary Guards commander said Iran would take “harsher revenge soon” after Tehran launched missile attacks on U.S. targets in Iraq in retaliation for last week’s U.S. killing of an Iranian general, Tasnim news agency reported on Thursday. The agency was quoting senior commander Abdollah Araghi, speaking after U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Iran appeared …

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Congress Leaves Town With Trial Plan Deadlocked

The Associated Press reports: Congress has headed home for the holidays leaving plans and a possible timeline for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in disarray. Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi insisted Thursday that Senate Republicans must provide details on witnesses and testimony before she would send over the charges for Trump’s trial. No deal, replied Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell …

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White House Blasts “Triple Hearsay” Ukraine Testimony

The Daily Beast reports: The White House issued a statement late Tuesday lashing out at “far-left lawmakers and radical unelected bureaucrats” after President Trump’s acting ambassador to Ukraine, Bill Taylor, told Congress that U.S. military aid to Ukraine was made contingent on the Ukrainian president formally announcing investigations into U.S. domestic affairs. “President Trump has done nothing wrong—this is a …

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Axios: Fake “Trumpcare” Insurance Offers Are Growing

Axios reports: Do a quick search for health insurance, and you’ll find plenty of ads for “Trumpcare” plans that cost $59 or less per month. But there’s a catch: Trumpcare doesn’t exist, and many of these advertised plans offer bare-bones coverage. Why it matters: For people who buy health insurance on their own instead of receiving it through an employer, …

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GOP House Rep For Cincinnati Area Hopes Trump Will “Silence” Any Racist Chanting By Tonight’s Rally Crowd

The Associated Press reports: All eyes will be watching both the Ohio crowd’s behavior — and how Trump reacts. Even his closest advisers seem uncertain as to what may transpire. “If it happened again, he might make an effort to speak out about it,” Vice President Mike Pence said recently. Republican Rep. Steve Chabot, who represents a Cincinnati-area district, said …

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House Dem Opens Probe On Influence Of Mar-A-Lago Members On $10B Veterans Administration Contract

Politico reports: House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Mark Takano (D-Calif.) today opened an investigation into the outsize role of three members of President Donald Trump’s Florida country club in a digital health record contract and other VA business. In a letter to VA Secretary Robert Wilkie, Takano requested extensive documents including all records of communication between the Mar-a-Lago members and …

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Lindsey Graham: Trump Just Told Me Things I Didn’t Know About Syria So Now I Feel A Lot Better [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said President Donald Trump reassured him about his plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria and his commitment to defeating Islamic State during a White House meeting on Sunday. “We talked about Syria. He told me some things I didn’t know that made me feel a lot better about where we’re headed in …

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Trump Nominates Homocon To Federal Appeals Court

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump recently announced another wave of judicial nominees, and among them is an openly gay conservative, Patrick Bumatay. Trump nominated Bumatay to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, based in San Francisco, the nation’s largest federal appeals court. It hears cases from nine Western states and has 29 judges; there …

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Ivanka Trump Shoots Down UN Ambassador Chatter

Business Insider reports: When Nikki Haley announced her impending resignation as US ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday, people immediately began speculating online that President Donald Trump may nominate his own daughter, Ivanka, to fill the position. Ivanka quickly shot down the prospect on Tuesday evening, tweeting, “It is an honor to serve in the White House alongside so …

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Trump Celebrates Nike Boycott: They’re Getting Killed

Business Insider reports: President Donald Trump has once again weighed in on Nike’s polarizing new ad featuring Colin Kaepernick. It’s true that Nike has been the target of anger from certain customers, with many on social media supporting a boycott and burning their Nike apparel in protest. Whether that anger is outweighed by the positive reaction for others will remain …

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Trump Blames Obama For Syrian Gas Attack, Warned Obama In 2013 To Take No Action Against Syria

NBC News reports: White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday the suspected chemical attack in Syria “cannot be ignored by the civilized world” and blamed President Barack Obama’s administration for not standing up to Syrian President Bashar Assad. “These heinous actions by the Bashar al Assad regime are a consequence of the past administration’s weakness and irresolution,” Spicer told …

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