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Pastor At Church Where Trump Claims Membership Says He Never Walked Through The Doors: “Not One Time”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump‘s former pastor seems skeptical of his public affection for bible study in recent years, calling it out as inauthentic. After the President lauded a Fox & Friends segment he saw about the option of ‘Bible Literacy classes’ being introduced to state schools, Pastor David Lewicki slammed his former churchgoer’s “hypocrisy” on Twitter earlier this week …

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Trump Interviewed Heidi Cruz To Head World Bank

The Independent reports: Donald Trump interviewed Heidi Cruz – wife of Texan senator Ted Cruz – for World Bank president but is not now considering giving her the job, people familiar with the matter have said. Treasury Undersecretary David Malpass remains the clear frontrunner for the job, but Mr Trump has continued to consider others, including Ms Cruz and prominent …

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Email Shows Former NRA Head Sought Putin Meeting

The Daily Beast reports: A former NRA president hoped to win access to Vladimir Putin on a trip to Moscow, according to an email from one of the trip’s organizers. That organizer, Republican operative Paul Erickson, also said the trip could have “enormous diplomatic consequences.” The email, sent in November 2015 and reviewed by The Daily Beast, came just months …

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Trump Mulls Review Of FBI Tactics After Stone’s Arrest

The far-right Daily Caller reports: President Donald Trump is considering asking the FBI to review its policies after the agency’s highly-publicized, militarized raid on the home of longtime Trump associate Roger Stone early Friday morning. The president told The Daily Caller in an exclusive Oval Office interview Wednesday that he was “speaking for a lot of people that were very …

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Trump Mocks His Critics: I’m President And You’re Not

Glorious Leader began today’s tweetstorm by lashing out, presumably, at former White House advisors Cliff Sims and Chris Christie, both of whom have just-out highly critical tell-all books. He could also be referring to Steve Bannon, who takes credit for Trump’s 2016 win in a new documentary titled, The Brink. And of course, as you can see below, he’s watching …

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Franklin Graham Denies That Trump Deliberately Lies

Mediaite reports: MSNBC’s Craig Melvin spoke with Evangelical leader Franklin Graham this morning and asked him about the number of false statements from President Donald Trump. Melvin brought up a recent op-ed Graham wrote about the truth before noting that the most recent Washington Post tally of Trump’s false or misleading statements now stands at 8158. “How do you reconcile …

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Undocumented Worked Fired By Trump To Attend SOTU

The Washington Post reports: An undocumented worker who was fired from the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., after she publicly disclosed her immigration status will attend President Trump’s State of the Union address next week. Victorina Morales, who was born in Guatemala, will be a guest of Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, a New Jersey Democrat, when the president …

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Nikki Haley Rakes It In On Speaking Circuit: $200,000 And Use Of A Private Jet For Domestic Engagements

CNBC reports: With the Trump Cabinet’s revolving door continually spinning, organizations looking for an inside glimpse into the administration have increasing options — but they come with increasingly higher price tags. Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is currently quoting $200,000 and the use of a private jet for domestic speaking engagements, according to seven people with …

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Russian Oligarch Names Trump Transition Team Member To Board Of Directors Now That Sanctions Are Lifted

Salon reports: A member of President Trump’s transition team was announced as a new board member of a company owned by Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska as soon as the Treasury Department lifted sanctions on Deripaska’s companies Sunday. On Monday, EN+ announced seven new board directors, including Christopher Burnham, who served on Trump’s State Department transition team and previously worked as …

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POLL: Voters Trust Pelosi More Than They Trust Trump

Just out from Quinnipiac Polling: American voters trust House Speaker Nancy Pelosi more than President Donald Trump, 49 – 42 percent “on issues that are important to you,” according to a Quinnipiac University National Poll released today. Independent voters trust Pelosi more than President Trump 49 – 36 percent. Men are divided as 48 percent trust Trump more and 42 …

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Former CIA Director: Trump Is “Intellectually Bankrupt”

Reuters reports: Former CIA Director John Brennan last year called Trump’s performance at a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin “nothing short of treasonous” after Trump seemed to give credence to Putin’s denial of Russia meddling in the 2016 election. Trump then revoked Brennan’s security clearance. Brennan wrote on Twitter on Wednesday that Trump’s refusal to accept the …

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Trump Attacks Own Intel Officials: “Go Back To School!”

CBS News reports: President Trump on Wednesday blasted top intelligence leaders for being “wrong” about their new assessment on Iran’s nuclear developments. U.S. intelligence leaders one day earlier shared a new assessment with the Senate Intelligence Committee that the state is not currently developing nuclear weapons, findings that directly contradict the president’s claims. The president, who claimed Iran has recently …

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Bannon In New Documentary: I Hated Every Second In The White House But I Was “Doing The Lord’s Work”

USA Today reports: A new documentary is here to catch you up on Steve Bannon’s whereabouts. “The Brink,” which premieres at Sundance Film Festival on Wednesday, gives a window into the alt-right advocate’s daily life since his White House ousting. Within the film’s first 15 minutes, he admires the architectural achievements of Auschwitz concentration camp, and simultaneously denounces and defends …

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Dems Demand Treasury Docs On How Mnuchin Decided To Lift Sanctions On Russian Oligarch Tied To Manafort

The Associated Press reports: Three senior House Democrats are demanding Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin turn over documents that would show how his department decided to lift financial sanctions against three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. Reps. Adam Schiff, Maxine Waters and Eliot Engel say in a letter sent Tuesday to Mnuchin that they want a broad array of …

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Stacey Abrams To Deliver Dem Response To SOTU

Bloomberg reports: Democrats have tapped Georgia’s Stacey Abrams to deliver the response to President Trump’s State of the Union address, Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced Tuesday. Abrams narrowly lost the state’s race for governor in November after a lengthy dispute over blocked votes. She will address the nation in a prime-time speech shortly after Trump finishes his …

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Russia Secretly Offered Nuclear Plant To North Korea

The Washington Post reports: Russian officials made a secret proposal to North Korea last fall aimed at resolving deadlocked negotiations with the Trump administration over its nuclear weapons program, said U.S. officials familiar with the discussions. In exchange for dismantling its nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles, Moscow offered the country a nuclear power plant. The Russian offer, which intelligence officials …

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Roger Stone Pleads Not Guilty To All Charges [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump’s longtime political adviser and confidante Roger Stone pleaded not guilty in a federal courthouse in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, where the self-described “dirty trickster” is being arraigned on a seven-count indictment brought by special counsel Robert Mueller. Stone arrived at court Tuesday morning amid a barrage of cheers from supporters and jeers from protesters, who …

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Trump’s Tariffs Wipe Out Earnings For Harley-Davidson

The Hill reports: Harley-Davidson said on Tuesday that their earnings per share were essentially wiped out in the final quarter of 2018 after the company got caught up in President Trump’s tariff war. Bloomberg reported Tuesday that Harley-Davidson’s profit, excluding tariff and restructuring costs, was 17 cents per share, falling short of analysts’ average estimate of 29 cents per share. …

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Trump Campaign Threatens To Sue “Gofer” For Tell-All

This morning Glorious Leader was clearly watching CNN – which he “never” watches – as former aide Cliff Sims continued to promote his tell-all, Team Of Vipers, which is out today. CNN’s host broke from the interview near the end to read Trump’s tweet to Sims, much to his apparent delight. Sims says he doesn’t mind being a called a …

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POLL: 56% Won’t Even “Consider” Voting For Trump

The Washington Post reports: According to the poll, 56 percent of registered voters — a clear and statistically significant majority — say they will “definitely” not vote for Trump in his 2020 reelection bid. That’s bad enough. But the Post-ABC poll provided the option that asks if people would “consider voting for him.” That number echoes a recent finding from …

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