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Trump Appointee Tosses Most Of Bible Photo Op Suit

The Washington Post reports: A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed most claims filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of D.C., Black Lives Matter and others who in lawsuits accused the Trump administration of authorizing an unprovoked attack on demonstrators in Lafayette Square last year. The plaintiffs asserted the government used unnecessary force to enable a photo op of Trump …

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Trump Blames Pence For Not Being President Anymore

“I’ve always liked Mike and I’m very disappointed that he didn’t send it back to the legislatures when you have more votes than you have voters in some cases, and when you have the kind of things that were known then. “I was disappointed that he didn’t send it back. I felt that he had the right to send it …

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Meadows: DeSantis Won’t Run Against Trump In 2024

Yahoo News reports: Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows thinks the public can add Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to the list of Republican presidential hopefuls who won’t run against former President Donald Trump in 2024 should he enter the race. “Gov. DeSantis has made it very, very clear that he is running for reelection as governor of Florida, …

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Trump Wanted To Quarantine Americans At Gitmo

The Washington Post reports: In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, as White House officials debated whether to bring infected Americans home for care, President Donald Trump suggested his own plan for where to send them, eager to suppress the numbers on U.S. soil. “Don’t we have an island that we own?” the president reportedly asked those assembled in …

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DeSantis Edges Trump In 2024 Presidential Straw Poll

Fox News reports: The results of a straw poll of conservative voters this weekend is spotlighting the appeal of Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida. DeSantis came out on top of a 2024 straw poll at the Western Conservative Summit, narrowly edging former President Donald Trump, according to organizers of the conference. The straw poll at the summit, which was …

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Trump Admits Biden Won During Interview On Fox News

McClatchy reports: More than seven months after the 2020 election, former President Donald Trump appeared to admit his defeat. In an interview with Sean Hannity on Fox News, Trump said the results of the 2020 election were “shocking.” President Joe Biden won the election with 306 electoral votes to Trump’s 232, but the results continue to be disputed. “We got …

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DOJ Drops Trump-Era Criminal Probe Into Bolton’s Book

Law & Crime reports: Dropping both a criminal inquiry and a civil lawsuit, the Justice Department has closed the book on whether former President Donald Trump’s ex-National Security Advisor John Bolton’s memoir illegally disclosed classified information, his aide confirmed on Wednesday. “The Room Where It Happened,” depicted the 45th president as a man regularly seeking to do favors for “dictators …

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Hillary: Biden Has To Clean Up Trump’s Putin “Disaster”

NBC News reports: Hillary Clinton said Wednesday that President Joe Biden has to clean up the “disaster” that former President Donald Trump created by emboldening Russian President Vladimir Putin. Clinton, a former secretary of state, said Biden will make clear that Russia will face consequences if there are further cyberattacks against the United States, arguing that Trump left Putin unchecked …

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Major Publishers Won’t Touch Any Book By Trump

Politico reports: In a statement last Friday, Trump said he had received two offers “from the most unlikely of publishers” but turned them down because he did “not want to do such a deal right now.” Trump didn’t reveal who the two publishers were. But in a statement on Monday afternoon to POLITICO, he insisted that “two of the biggest …

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Emails Show Trump Pressured DOJ On Election Claims

CNN reports: New emails show how former President Donald Trump’s White House assistant, chief of staff and other allies pressured the Justice Department to investigate claims of voter fraud in the 2020 election — and how Trump directed allies to push then-acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen [photo] to join the legal effort to challenge the election result, according to a …

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Putin Gushes Over “Extraordinarily Talented” Trump

NBC News reports: “Well even now, I believe that former U.S. president Mr. Trump is an extraordinary individual, talented individual, otherwise he would not have become U.S. president,” Putin told NBC’s Keir Simmons during a wide-ranging and, at times, contentious interview. “He is a colorful individual. You may like him or not. And, but he didn’t come from the U.S. …

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Cultists Are Terrorizing Election Workers With Threats

Last night Reuters publishing a grim deep dive into the death threats being rained down upon election workers by Trump supporters across the country. The piece has already garnered widespread attention, with Rachel Maddow devoting a segment of her show to it. Here’s how it opens: Late on the night of April 24, the wife of Georgia’s top election official …

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Trump’s DOJ Spied On House Democrats, Their Families

The New York Times reports: As the Justice Department investigated who was behind leaks of classified information early in the Trump administration, it took a highly unusual step: Prosecutors subpoenaed Apple for data from the accounts of at least two Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee, aides and family members. One was a minor. All told, the records of at …

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City Of Doral FL Bans Gambling To Block Trump Casino

The Hill reports: Florida’s Miami-Dade County city of Doral voted unanimously on Wednesday to officially ban gambling and casinos in the city, potentially putting in jeopardy reported plans for the Trump-owned Doral golf resort to establish its own casino. With the 4-0 vote from the Doral city council, properties wishing to establish gambling or a casino must get a request …

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Pew Survey: Global Trust In US Soars Under Biden

The Washington Post reports: President Biden has promised the world that “America is back.” As he takes his first trip abroad as president, a Pew Research Center global survey released Thursday shows that many in advanced economies believe it. Trust in the U.S. president fell to historic lows in most countries surveyed during Trump’s presidency, according to Pew. Under Biden, …

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Ex-WH Counsel: Trump Ordered Me To Lie To Mueller

The New York Daily News reports: Former President Donald Trump ordered his top White House attorney to issue a false statement at the height of the Mueller investigation even though he knew the lying could carry criminal consequences for both of them, according to newly unearthed congressional testimony. Donald McGahn, who served as Trump’s first White House counsel, told members …

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Interior Dept IG’s Report Claims Lafayette Park Was Not Cleared For Trump To Stage Stupid Bible Photo Op Stunt

NBC News reports: When federal police officers violently cleared protesters from the city’s Lafayette Park in June 2020, they did it so a contractor could install fencing — not to let President Donald Trump hold a photo opportunity at a nearby church, an investigation by the Interior Department’s inspector general has found. That finding, published Wednesday, is likely to surprise …

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Biden Signs Order Revoking Trump’s Ban On TikTok

The Verge reports: President Joe Biden signed an executive order Wednesday revoking the Trump-era bans on TikTok and WeChat. In place of the Trump order, Biden will direct the commerce secretary to investigate apps with ties to foreign adversaries that may pose a risk to American data privacy or national security. The order takes the place of a series of …

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Trump Calls On Countries To Ban Twitter And Facebook

Via press release: Congratulations to the country of Nigeria, who just banned Twitter because they banned their President. More COUNTRIES should ban Twitter and Facebook for not allowing free and open speech—all voices should be heard. In the meantime, competitors will emerge and take hold. Who are they to dictate good and evil if they themselves are evil? Perhaps I …

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Feds: Man Posed As Trump’s Sister To Scam Cultists

NBC News reports: A Pennsylvania man fraudulently used then-President Donald Trump’s relatives’ names and photos – including those of Trump’s teen son – to rip off unsuspecting followers of a fictitious political fundraising operation, the FBI said. Joshua Hall, of Mechanicsburg, Penn., allegedly raised thousands of dollars using Trump family identities on his platforms – claiming those relatives were helping …

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