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REPORT: Trump To Pledge An End To HIV At SOTU

Politico reports: President Donald Trump plans to use Tuesday night’s State of the Union address to promise an end to the HIV epidemic in America, four individuals with knowledge of the planned remarks told POLITICO. Under Trump’s 10-year strategy, health officials would target the U.S. communities with the most HIV infections and work to reduce transmissions by 2030. The strategy …

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Leaked Schedule Reveals Trump’s Empty “Work” Days

Axios reports: A White House source has leaked nearly every day of President Trump’s private schedule for the past three months. This unusually voluminous leak gives us unprecedented visibility into how this president spends his days. The schedules, which cover nearly every working day since the midterms, show that Trump has spent around 60% of his scheduled time over the …

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Trump: Sending Troops To Venezuela Is An “Option”

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump said that sending the military to Venezuela was “an option” and that he had turned down President Nicolás Maduro’s request for a meeting. “Certainly it’s something that’s on the – it’s an option,” Trump said in an interview broadcast on Sunday on the CBS “Face the Nation” program. “Well he has requested a meeting …

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Trump Doesn’t Want Son Barron To Play Football

CBS News reports: President Trump says he would have a “hard time” allowing his 12-year-old son Barron to play football amid growing concerns over the safety of the sport. Mr. Trump sat down with “Face the Nation” moderator Margaret Brennan for a wide-ranging interview ahead of Super Bowl LIII. “I just don’t like the reports that I see coming out …

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Twitter CEO: Trump Is No Worse Than Obama When It Comes To Threatening Countries With Military Action

The Daily Beast reports: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who has been under fire for failing to police hate speech, harassment, and outright racism on his platform, told podcast host Joe Rogan that “everyone has a right” to social media and that Donald Trump’s use of Twitter wasn’t much different from how previous presidents have used media, comparing him to Barack …

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Trump Thinks He Looks Too Orange On Television

The New York Times reports: The official line from the White House, as with other matters surrounding the president’s physical health and appearance, is that Mr. Trump’s glow is the result of “good genes,” according to a senior administration official who would speak only on the condition of anonymity. Certainly Mr. Trump, who has long taken antibiotics to treat rosacea, …

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WH Unveils 2019 SOTU Theme: “Choosing Greatness”

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump heads into his State of the Union address dogged by bruising midterm losses and sinking poll numbers, wounded by a blistering standoff with Democrats. But for the stately speech, he plans to embrace unity — at least for the night. “Choosing Greatness” is the official White House theme. Addressing the nation at the …

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Putin Orders New Missiles After US Leaves Arms Treaty

ABC News reports: President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russia’s military to begin developing new medium-range missiles in response to President Donald Trump’s announcement that the United States is leaving a key Cold War nuclear arms treaty. Putin announced that Russia was also suspending the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces, or INF treaty, a day after the U.S. said it was pulling out …

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Trump Leaves On First Mar-A-Lago Trip Since Shutdown

The Palm Beach Post reports: With the government open again, President Donald Trump at last was headed Friday for a weekend at his happy place: his Mar-a-Lago private club on Florida’s southeastern coast. Trump typically spends many winter weekends at the Palm Beach estate, golfing at another nearby private club that he owns and having dinner on an outdoor terrace …

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Federal Court Considers Gag Order For Roger Stone

Politico reports: A federal judge said Friday she’s considering slapping a gag order on Roger Stone, the longtime Donald Trump associate who has been on a media blitz since being charged a week ago with lying to Congress and obstructing lawmakers’ Russia investigation. In the first hearing in Stone’s case — brought by special counsel Robert Mueller as part of …

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Trump: “Good Chance” I’ll Declare Wall “Emergency”

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump said there is a “good chance” he’ll declare a national emergency to build his proposed border wall and said he would use his State of the Union address next week to once again make a case for the barrier. “I think there’s a good chance we’ll have to do that,” he said of the …

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Ann Coulter: Trump Is A “Lazy, Incompetent Lunatic”

Yahoo News reports: Conservative firebrand Ann Coulter called President Trump “lazy and incompetent” and a “lunatic” and warned that he could face a Republican primary challenger from the right if he doesn’t fulfill his promise to build a wall across the Mexican border. “We put this lunatic in the White House for one reason,” said Coulter in an interview on …

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Billionaire New England Patriots Owner Hails Trump As “Working Very Hard To Serve America’s Best Interests”

Politico reports: New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft praised President Trump during an interview Friday on “Fox & Friends,” saying he was “working very hard to serve the best interests of the country.” Kraft, who has a long friendship with Trump, said he was glad to have the president’s support in the upcoming Super Bowl because “we can use every …

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Adelson Gave $500K To Trump Campaign Defense Fund

ABC News reports: A legal defense fund set up to help President Donald Trump’s aides caught up in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election received half a million dollars from casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam Adelson, a new report filed late Thursday shows. The Patriot Legal Expense Fund Trust has …

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Trump: I’m Told I’m Not A Target Of Mueller’s Probe

The Hill reports: In an interview with The New York Times, Trump says that deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has made clear to him that he is “not a subject” of Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. “He told the attorneys that I’m not a subject, I’m not a target,” Trump said in the interview. “Rod …

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Actress Ellen Page Delivers Impassioned Rebuke Of Trump And Pence’s Attacks On LGBTQ Rights [VIDEO]

“If you are in a position of power and you hate people and you want to cause suffering to them, you go through the trouble, you spend your career trying to cause suffering — what do you think is going to happen? Kids are going to be abused, and they’re going to kill themselves and people are going to be …

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Trump Claims Intelligence Officials Were “Misquoted” (They Testified To Senate On Live National Television)

Politico reports: President Donald Trump claimed Thursday that his top intelligence officials were “misquoted” and “taken out of context” when they publicly broke with some of his core foreign policy views during congressional testimony earlier this week. CIA Director Gina Haspel and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on Tuesday shared assessments that were at odds with Trump’s talking points …

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Senate Told Junior’s Blocked Calls Weren’t With Daddy

CNN reports: Senate investigators have obtained new information showing Donald Trump Jr.’s mysterious phone calls ahead of the 2016 Trump Tower meeting were not with his father, three sources with knowledge of the matter told CNN. Records provided to the Senate Intelligence Committee show the calls were between Trump Jr. and two of his business associates, the sources said, and …

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Trump Condemns “Horrible” Alleged Attack On Gay Actor: “It Doesn’t Get Worse, As Far As I’m Concerned”

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Thursday called the attack of “Empire” star Jussie Smollett “horrible,” condemning the assault committed by individuals whom the actor alleged referenced the president’s campaign slogan as they attacked him. “It doesn’t get worse, as far as I’m concerned,” Trump said of the attack during an Oval Office exchange with the White House press pool …

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Trump Mulls Federal Reserve Seat For Herman Cain

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump is considering Herman Cain for a seat on the Federal Reserve board, a Bloomberg reporter said on Twitter. Cain made his fortune as pizza executive before making a bid to be the Republican candidate in the 2012 presidential election. Mitt Romney ultimately won that nomination, but lost the election to former President Barack Obama. …

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