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AG Jeff Sessions Offered To Resign After Trump Rant

ABC News has the scoop: As the White House braces for former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony Thursday, sources tell ABC News the relationship between President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions has become so tense that Sessions at one point recently even suggested he could resign. The friction between the two men stems from the attorney general’s abrupt …

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POLLS: Approval 36%, Impeachment 43%

Newsweek reports: Virtually every single poll tracking President Donald Trump’s approval rating showed the figure plummeting Monday morning, well below the margin of error compared to the rising level of support for impeachment. The results follow Trump’s controversial decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord; the ongoing investigation into his campaign’s possible ties to the Kremlin …

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Sean Spicer: Trump’s Tweets Are “Official Statements”

NOTED, thinks the Supreme Court. Via Raw Story: During Tuesday’s White House press briefing, Spicer was asked if the White House considered Trump’s tweets to be “official statements.” “The president is the president of the United States so they are considered official statements by the president of the United States,” Spicer insisted. The press secretary also suggested that Trump was …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

AOL News reports: Press Secretary Sean Spicer will address reporters at the White House on Tuesday in the wake of a leak involving a top-secret NSA document. The information that was leaked to The Intercept reported that hackers connected to the Russian military attempted to breach American voting systems in the days before the 2016 presidential election. The Department of …

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MSNBC Panel: Trump Is Mentally Unstable [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: On Tuesday, the gang over at Morning Joe spent about 30 minutes suggesting the President of the United States is mentally unstable. A lot of words like “anxious,” “afraid,” and “crazy” were bandied about. In addition to those superlatives, however, was another theme carped on directly by Joe Scarborough and historian Jon Meacham: “Memory.” The two men both …

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REPORT: Trump’s $110B Saudi Arms Deal Is Fake

The Brookings Institute, a nonpartisan think tank, reports: Last month, President Trump visited Saudi Arabia and his administration announced that he had concluded a $110 billion arms deal with the kingdom. Only problem is that there is no deal. It’s fake news. I’ve spoken to contacts in the defense business and on the Hill, and all of them say the …

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Your Daily “Fake News” Tantrum From Hair Furor

The Hill reports: President Trump on Tuesday attacked the media, saying reporters “hate” his use of social media and criticizing election analysts that predicted he would lose. Trump often tweets his criticism of the media, decrying coverage of the investigations into Russian election interference as “fake news.” Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that no one in the …

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London Mayor To PM Theresa May: Disinvite Trump

NBC News reports: Donald Trump’s planned state visit to Britain should be canceled, London’s mayor said Tuesday after the president repeatedly criticized him following the latest terrorist attack. Sadiq Khan said Trump was “wrong” about “many things” and should not be welcomed to the United Kingdom. The president is expected to make an official visit in October following an invitation …

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Kellyanne Conway’s Husband Mocks Trump’s Tweets

Politico reports: George Conway, the husband of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway who was under consideration for multiple positions in President Donald Trump’s administration, mocked the president on Monday for targeting his own Justice Department. In a series of tweets, Trump rebuffed his top aides and other administration officials, who had insisted that the administration’s executive order suspending visa issuance …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Patch reports: Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will deliver a televised briefing from the White House Monday at around 1:30 p.m. Eastern. Earlier in the day, President Trump plans to announce reforms to air traffic control in the United States, so Sanders will likely face some questions about that plan. But reporters are also certain to question the deputy …

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AP Fact Check: Donald Trump Can’t Be Counted On To Give Accurate Information To Americans During A Crisis

How long before we get an enraged tweetstorm about this? The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump can’t be counted on to give accurate information to Americans when violent acts are unfolding abroad. The latest deadly London attacks, like one in the Philippines last week, prompted visceral reactions from Trump instead of statements shaped by the findings of the U.S. …

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Trump Repeats Insane Lie About London’s Mayor

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump on Monday renewed his attack against London Mayor Sadiq Khan, calling remarks that Trump took out of context “pathetic.” “Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his ‘no reason to be alarmed’ statement. MSM is working hard to sell it!” Trump wrote. On Sunday, Trump wrote: “At least …

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Trump Golfs For 23rd Time Since Inauguration

The Hill reports: President Trump visited Trump National Golf Club on Sunday for the second time during a weekend marked by terror attacks in London and protest demonstrations nationwide. Trump, much like former President Obama, has faced criticism for his golfing habits. “Can you believe that,with all of the problems and difficulties facing the U.S., President Obama spent the day …

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EPA Head Asked Three Times If Trump Thinks Climate Change Is Real, Three Times He Dodges [VIDEO]

Three times today, under direct questioning, EPA head Scott Pruitt refused to say if Trump believes climate change is real. Heavy reports: The first question of the press conference was about whether President Trump believes climate change is real and is a threat to the United States. Pruitt would not answer, instead saying that he and the president have been …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

AOL News reports: A day after President Trump announced the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris agreement, White House press secretary Sean Spicer is expected to be joined by EPA chief Scott Pruitt to address questions during Friday’s briefing. “We’re getting out,” Trump said speaking from the White House on Thursday. “And we will start to renegotiate and we’ll see …

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White House Refuses To Say If Trump Thinks Climate Change Is Real Or If He’s Sticking To “Chinese Hoax”

Politico reports: The White House will not say whether or not President Donald Trump believes the overwhelming scientific consensus that human activity contributes to climate change. Senior administration officials would not say Thursday if Trump accepts scientific data that links human-driven carbon dioxide emissions to rising global temperatures, after he announced he is withdrawing the US from the Paris accord, …

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Trump Announces Withdrawal From Climate Accord

The New York Times reports: President Trump announced Thursday that he will withdraw the United States from participation in the Paris climate accord, weakening global efforts to combat climate change and siding with conservatives who argued that the landmark 2015 agreement was harming the economy. But he will stick to the withdrawal process laid out in the Paris agreement, which …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Unveils Climate Accord Decision

Starting any minute. USA Today reports: President Trump said he would announce his decision on whether to pull out of the Paris climate agreement in a Thursday afternoon event in the White House Rose Garden — the same place where President Obama hailed the agreement as “a turning point for our planet.” With typical Trumpian flair for building suspense, the …

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Hair Furor Retreats To “Crooked Hillary” Insult, Claims He’ll Unveil Climate Accord Decision In Rose Garden

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump is accusing his former rival Hillary Clinton of blaming everyone but herself for her election loss. Trump revived an old nickname for the Democrat Wednesday, tweeting that, “Crooked Hillary Clinton now blames everybody but herself, refuses to say she was a terrible candidate.” Trump was likely responding to Clinton’s appearance Wednesday at Recode’s …

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Sean Spicer: The President And A Small Group Of People Know Exactly What “Covfefe” Means [AUDIO]

Raw Story reports: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer drew widespread laughter from reporters when he insisted that President Donald Trump’s infamous “covfefe” tweet was not a misspelling. After one reporter asked Spicer if “people should be concerned that the president posted somewhat of an incoherent tweet last night,” Spicer simply replied, “No.” The reporter then asked Spicer why the …

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