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Trump Silent As Admin Issues Dire COVID Warnings

The Hill reports: Trump administration health officials are issuing increasingly dire warnings about the coronavirus and its rapid spread across the country, drawing a sharp contrast to the president’s reluctance to acknowledge the severity of the crisis head on. President Trump has been largely silent when it comes to warning the public about the need for precautions or announcing major …

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Trump Vows To Veto Compromise $740B Defense Bill

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has doubled down on his threat to veto a $740 billion defense bill that does not include a repeal of protections for internet companies. Congressional negotiators reached a compromise deal on Thursday regarding the National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA), which addresses pay for service members, troop levels and weapons procurement. It is not clear exactly …

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Trump’s Demands Ignored In Compromise Defense Bill

The Hill reports: Lawmakers on Thursday officially unveiled a compromise defense bill that excludes President Trump’s demanded repeal of a key liability protection for online tech platforms. The compromise National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) includes a requirement that the Pentagon rename Confederate-named military bases in three years. Trump has threatened to veto the NDAA over both issues. Senate Armed Services …

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Trump Uses Doctor’s Selfie To Claim COVID Is Hoax

The Washington Post reports: When five patients died of the coronavirus in a 32-hour span at Renown Regional Medical Center, Jacob Keeperman turned to Twitter on Sunday to thank his colleagues in Reno, Nev., for all their support, tweeting out a recent selfie of him on the day the alternate care site had opened. “Everyone is struggling to keep their …

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Trump Suggests He May Fire AG Bill Barr [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: It might be time for Attorney General William Barr to start packing his bags. President Trump suggested Thursday that he may fire Barr over his affirmation that there’s no evidence of widespread fraud in the 2020 election. “Ask me that in a number of weeks from now,” Trump said in the Oval Office after …

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US Reports Record Single Day Coronavirus Deaths

Reuters reports: More than 2,800 Covid-19 deaths were reported Wednesday in the United States — the most the country has ever reported in a single day — as health care officials say their staff and facilities are struggling to support burgeoning numbers of patients. The number of Covid-19 patients in US hospitals Wednesday — 100,226, according to the COVID Tracking …

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Trump Files “Personal” Suit To Unseat WI Electors

Via press release from the Trump campaign: Today President Donald J. Trump filed a lawsuit against the Wisconsin Elections Commission, et. al. in his personal capacity as a candidate for re-election to the office of President of the United States. The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Division. The complaint is …

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Trump Posts 46-Minute Lie-Filled “Important” Video

The Huffington Post reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday released a lie-packed video on Facebook falsely claiming there was massive “fraud” in last month’s election, which he lost by 7 million votes to Democrat Joe Biden. The 46-minute, 8-second video, shot in the White House, recycled a host of debunked claims that together paint a global conspiracy designed to make …

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85% Of Trump Voters: Biden Didn’t Win “Legitimately”

The Economist reports: The latest Economist/YouGov Poll reflects the slow pace of the transition: like their President, most of those who voted for him reject the election results and the transition. Only 15% of Trump voters view Biden as being legitimately elected. The rest, 85%, claim he did not legitimately win. Most Trump voters don’t want to see the Administration …

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Cultist Ex-Football Coach To Get Medal Of Freedom

Bloomberg News reports: President Donald Trump will award the nation’s highest civilian honor to former Notre Dame football coach and political supporter Lou Holtz in a ceremony Thursday at the White House. Trump announced he would award Holtz the Presidential Medal of Freedom, when the national championship-winning coach joined him in October in Pennsylvania for a campaign event. Holtz has …

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Parscale Blames Trump’s Loss On Lack Of Empathy For COVID Victims, Says Trump No Longer Speaks To Him

The New York Times reports: Brad Parscale, the former Trump campaign manager who was demoted in July, claimed in a Fox News interview on Tuesday night that President Trump would have handily won the election if he had expressed more empathy about the coronavirus pandemic. “We lost suburban families,” Mr. Parscale said. “I think that goes to one thing: the …

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Trump Appears To Confirm Plan For 2024 WH Run

Axios reports: President Trump is likely to announce he’ll run again in 2024, perhaps before this term even ends, sources tell Axios. Why it matters: Trump has already set in motion two important strategies to stay relevant and freeze out other Republican rivals. On Tuesday night, Trump was explicit about his 2024 vow, telling guests at a White House holiday …

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Trump Discussed Pardons For His Children And Kushner

The New York Times reports: President Trump has discussed with advisers whether to grant pre-emptive pardons to his children, to his son-in-law and to his personal lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani, and talked with Mr. Giuliani about pardoning him as recently as last week, according to two people briefed on the matter. Mr. Trump has told others that he is concerned …

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Trump Threatens To Veto Defense Bill Because Twitter

Politico reports: President Donald Trump threatened to veto must-pass defense policy legislation on Tuesday unless lawmakers agree to repeal a legal shield for social media companies, a move that one senior House staffer called “a total non-starter” for Democrats. Trump’s push to repeal the protections, known as Section 230, has become the most contentious remaining issue in talks on the …

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GOP Georgia Official Rages At Trump: You Are Going To Get Someone Shot, “Someone Is Going To Get Killed”

CBS News reports: “Mr. President, it looks like you likely lost the state of Georgia. We’re investigating, there’s always a possibility, I get it, you have the right to go through the courts,” Gabriel Sterling said. “What you don’t have the ability to do — and you need to step up and say this — is stop inspiring people to …

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Trump Rages: Why Bother Voting For Republicans?

The Arizona Republic reports: President Donald Trump publicly and repeatedly lashed out at Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday, contending the Republican leader and Trump supporter had “betrayed the people of Arizona” by certifying an election that didn’t go the president’s way. Trump unleashed a series of blistering posts on Twitter a few hours after Ducey and other state officials signed …

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Trump Has Raised Over $150 Million Since Election Day

The Washington Post reports: President Trump’s political operation has raised more than $150 million since Election Day, using a blizzard of misleading appeals about the election to shatter fundraising records set during the campaign, according to people with knowledge of the contributions. The influx of political donations is one reason Trump and some allies are inclined to continue a legal …

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EU Looks Forward To Post-Trump Alliances With US

Reuters reports: European Union members debated on Monday how best to “renew and reinvigorate” transatlantic relations after the departure of U.S. President Donald Trump, according to an internal document seen by Reuters. Ambassadors from the 27 EU countries considered five broad policy areas on which they see greater opportunities for cooperation when Joe Biden takes over as president after four …

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Trump Continues Attack On “Hapless” GOP Georgia Gov

Fox News reports: On Monday, Georgia’s Camden County will begin its recount of the presidential race, where Joe Biden narrowly defeated President Donald Trump. Other Georgia counties have already started and that loss is bringing a chaotic political reality for the GOP in the state. As Trump continues to mount legal battles to his loss in Georgia and other swing …

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Gallup Favorability Ratings: Biden Up, Trump Down

Gallup reports: President-elect Joe Biden’s favorability rating has risen six percentage points to 55% since the election compared with his final pre-election reading. At the same time, President Donald Trump’s favorability has edged down three points to 42%. Biden’s current rating is the highest it has been since February 2019, two months before he declared his candidacy for president, when …

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