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Pope Rejects Trump’s Middle East Peace Proposal

Reuters reports: Pope Francis on Sunday warned against “inequitable solutions” to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying they would only be a prelude to new crises, in an apparent reference to U.S. President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace proposal. It was believed to be the first time the pope, who has often defended both Palestinian rights and Israel’s need for security, has …

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Trump Congratulates “Crazy Bernie” On Nevada Win

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump congratulated Bernie Sanders on his apparent victory in the Nevada caucus, but still couldn’t help but insult him while mocking the other 2020 Democratic candidates and implying that there exists a conspiracy to keep Sanders from winning. In a Saturday evening tweet, not long after Fox News called the Nevada caucus for Sanders, Trump noted …

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Trump Security Advisor Denies Intel On Russian Help

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump’s national security adviser said he’s seen no intelligence to show that Russia is interfering in the U.S. presidential campaign in hopes of reelecting President Donald Trump. Robert O’Brien’s comments come after conflicting accounts emerged from a recent closed-door briefing by intelligence officials, who spoke to lawmakers about Russian interference in the 2020 campaign. …

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Clint Eastwood Ditches Trump For Michael Bloomberg

Variety reports: Longtime Republican Clint Eastwood is pulling support from Donald Trump in the 2020 election. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, the actor-director signaled that he thinks a different candidate would be the better choice. “The best thing we could do is just get Mike Bloomberg in there,” he said. After endorsing Mitt Romney and famously delivering …

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US Seeks To Block Climate Mention In G20 Statement

Reuters reports: The United States is against mentioning climate change in the communique of the world’s financial leaders, G20 diplomats said, after a new draft of the joint statement showed the G20 are considering including it as a risk factor to growth. Finance ministers and central bankers of the world’s 20 biggest economies (G20) are discussing top global economic challenges …

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Trump’s Vegas Stay Cost US Public At Least $1 Million

The Huffington Post reports: President Donald Trump’s choice to stay at his own Las Vegas hotel each night during the western states swing that wrapped up Friday likely cost taxpayers a million extra dollars as well as diverted thousands of them into his own cash registers. Previous presidents on extended trips away from the White House typically stayed in the …

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Kremlin Denies “Paranoid” Report On Helping Trump

Reuters reports: The Kremlin said on Friday that allegations from U.S. intelligence officials that Russia is interfering in the 2020 election campaign and trying to boost President Donald Trump’s re-election chances are false and the result of paranoia. A person familiar with the matter said on Thursday that U.S. intelligence officials had told U.S. lawmakers last week that Russia was …

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Trump Hails Bollywood Gay Romance Before India Trip

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump celebrated the release of a Bollywood gay romance movie, Friday, ahead of a trip to India. Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, which is reportedly “hoping to win over older people, following the decriminalisation of homosexuality” in India in 2018 by featuring a romantic plot between two men, was signal-boosted by the president on Friday, who shared …

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Trump Pushes Fox News To Fire Another Daytime Host

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump attacked Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto on Friday, mocking his “very bad ratings” and “Fake guests.” President Trump previously called out Cavuto on Thursday for hosting a guest who was critical of his debate skills. Trump also attacked Fox News during his Thursday campaign rally. “They had a crazy person on today, on one of …

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Trump Screams For More Socialist Bailouts To Farmers

The Washington Post reports: President Trump promised in an all-caps tweet Friday to provide additional bailout funding to American farmers if necessary, as questions arise over whether China’s purchases of agricultural products will fall short of what it pledged in the recently signed trade deal. The bailout was created by the Trump administration as a way to try to calm …

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Trump Orders Purge Of Alleged “Never Trumpers”

Axios reports: Johnny McEntee called in White House liaisons from cabinet agencies for an introductory meeting Thursday, in which he asked them to identify political appointees across the U.S. government who are believed to be anti-Trump, three sources familiar with the meeting tell Axios. Behind the scenes: McEntee, a 29-year-old former body man to Trump who was fired in 2018 …

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Trump Claims He Won Every 2016 Debate [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Picking up where he left off in an afternoon tweet, President Donald Trump went on a bizarre riff about Fox News at a Thursday night rally — after a guest on the network noted his debate performances were received poorly by experts and the public. “They had a crazy person on today, on one of the Fox shows,” …

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Trump Floats Cultist Doug Collins As Intelligence Chief

The Washington Post reports: President Trump told reporters Thursday evening that he was considering Rep. Douglas A. Collins (R-Ga.) as his permanent Director of National Intelligence. The move would not only fill a post that has not been permanently filled since Daniel Coats resigned last summer, but would help Trump and his fellow Republicans avoid what is already shaping up …

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Trump Rants About Oscar Winners At Colorado Rally

From the Hollywood Reporter: Speaking at the podium in front of his supporters, Trump asked, “How bad were the Academy Awards this year?” He went on to say, “And the winner is… a movie from South Korea! What the hell was that all that about? We’ve got enough problems with South Korea, with trade. On top of that, they give …

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Mulvaney: The GOP No Longer Cares About Deficits

Talking Points Memo reports: Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said the quiet part out loud on Wednesday night. Mulvaney reportedly admitted during a speech at an Oxford Union event in Britain that today’s Republican Party doesn’t honestly care about curtailing the now-staggering deficit when it comes to their preferred policies, according to an audio tape obtained by …

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Lawmakers Warned: Russia Is Helping Trump Again

The New York Times reports: Intelligence officials warned House lawmakers last week that Russia was interfering in the 2020 campaign to try to get President Trump re-elected, five people familiar with the matter said, in a disclosure that angered Mr. Trump, who complained that Democrats would use it against him. The day after the Feb. 13 briefing to lawmakers, Mr. …

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Adam Schiff: Pardoning Stone Would Be Impeachable

Raw Story reports: Rep. Adam Schiff suggested that a presidential pardon for Roger Stone would be an impeachable offense. Judge Amy Berman Jackson sentenced the longtime Republican operative to 40 months in prison, saying Stone had lied to Congress and threatened a witness to cover up possible wrongdoing by President Donald Trump — and Schiff sent a warning against a …

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Trump Claims He Won’t Pardon Roger Stone For Now

CNN reports: President Donald Trump said Thursday he won’t act to grant clemency to his friend and former associate Roger Stone right now, saying he wants the process to play out before making a decision. “I’m not going to do anything in terms of the great powers bestowed upon a president of the United States, I want the process play …

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Man Charged In Death Threat Against Whistleblower’s Attorney After Trump Shows Attorney’s Photo At Rally

Politico reports: Federal prosecutors in Michigan have charged a man with making a death threat against one of the attorneys for a whistleblower who initiated the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, according to newly unsealed court records. The man, Brittan J. Atkinson, allegedly emailed the attorney in November, calling him a “traitor” who “must die a miserable death.” The …

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Ex-GOP Rep: I Did Offer Pardon To Julian Assange

Yahoo News reports: Former California Republican congressman Dana Rohrabacher confirmed in a new interview that during a three-hour meeting at the Ecuadorian Embassy in August 2017, he told Julian Assange he would get President Trump to give him a pardon if he turned over information proving the Russians had not been the source of internal Democratic National Committee emails published …

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