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Former Trump Advisor Bannon To Testify Against Stone

This is beyond delicious: Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is expected to testify against Roger Stone in his trial for lying to Congress, federal prosecutors said in court Wednesday. In his opening statement, prosecutor Aaron Zelinsky said he also plans to call Rick Gates, another former top aide to President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, to testify at Stone’s …

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The Mooch: Republicans Will Push Trump Out By March

The Hill reports: Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci believes that GOP lawmakers will pressure President Trump to leave office by March. “When you talk to elected Republicans privately, they can’t stand the president,” Scaramucci told Yahoo’s “On the Move” Tuesday morning. “They know the president is a lawless person and basically a criminal.” Back in September, Scaramucci made …

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Rudy Giuliani’s Allies Spread Dirt About Steve Bannon

Yet another entry in the infighting is funny files: Allies of President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani are circulating opposition research on Steve Bannon after the former White House strategist questioned Giuliani’s work for the president and suggested he should be replaced. One of those Giuliani allies, a former aide on his 2008 presidential campaign, laid out a series …

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LAWSUIT: NRA Calls NRA TV “Distasteful And Racist”

Vox reports: A new complaint in a lawsuit filed by the National Rifle Association against its former advertising agency, Ackerman McQueen, alleges that the firm engaged in “a stunning pattern of corruption, fraud, and retaliation” that nearly topped the organization’s CEO. The complaint filing from October 25 first reported by the Daily Beast, also claims the gun rights organization’s infamous …

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George Conway Appears To Slam Wife Kellyanne

Mediaite reports: Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, has been the object of much ridicule on Thursday afternoon, following the release of a stunning phone call in which she threatened a reporter and bashed her husband. “Let me tell you something, from a powerful woman,” she said. “Don’t pull the crap where you’re trying to undercut another woman based on …

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Texas GOP House Speaker To Quit After Taping Scandal

The Texas Tribune reports: First-term Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen on Tuesday announced he will not seek reelection to the lower chamber in 2020 — completing a stunning fall for the Angleton Republican who enjoyed near unanimous support in the House just months earlier. Bonnen’s political future was first called into question in late July, when hardline conservative activist Michael …

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GOP Rep Rages: Trump Created Chaos In Syria [VIDEO]

“When America leaves we create a vacuum. When we create a vacuum we create chaos, and that’s what we’re seeing right now. I applaud the president’s efforts to create that ceasefire, but we shouldn’t have had to do it in the first place. We could have simply told Turkey, who is supposedly our ally, not to send their invasion force …

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Sean Hannity Blasts “Idiotic” Mick Mulvaney [AUDIO]

“What is Mulvaney even talking about? I just think he’s dumb, I really do. I don’t even think he knows what he’s talking about. That’s my take on it. “So, you got the cowardly Schiff, we know, pressured Ukraine, Ukraine witness to change his testimony. No wonder Nancy Pelosi wants to keep her secret Soviet-style impeachment coup in place and …

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Mattis Mocks Trump’s Draft-Dodging At Gala Dinner

ABC News reports: Former Defense Secretary James Mattis roasted his former boss at the Alfred E. Smith dinner in New York City on Thursday night. “I’m not just an overrated general. I’m the world’s greatest overrated general,” joked Mattis, who received a standing ovation as he stepped to the dais. “I’m honored to be called that by Donald Trump, because …

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Trump Rips Mattis As “World’s Most Overrated General”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday called his former Defense secretary, Jim Mattis, “the world’s most overrated general” during a tense meeting with lawmakers on the situation in Syria. Trump met with Democratic and Republican leaders at the White House to discuss Turkey’s incursion into northern Syria following his decision to pull U.S. forces from that area. During the …

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Trump Suspects Bolton Behind Ukraine Leaks To Press

The Daily Beast reports: The media-obsessed president has been fixated on not just the identity of the whistleblower behind the internal complaint that brought this scandal to the fore, but also on who, exactly, has been namelessly feeding intel to the press. In the course of casual conversations with advisers and friends, President Trump has privately raised suspicions that a …

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Pat Robertson Warns: Trump Will “Lose The Mandate Of Heaven” If He Betrays Our Allies In Syria [VIDEO]

“Ladies and gentlemen, I want to say right now that I’m absolutely appalled that the United States is going to betray those democratic forces in northern Syria. That we’re possibly going to allow the Turks to come in against the Kurds. Edogan is a thug. He has taken control of his country as a dictator. To say he is an …

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Sen. Lindsey Graham Calls Into Fox & Friends To Rage Against Trump’s “Irresponsible” Withdrawal From Syria

Mediaite reports: One of President Donald Trump’s most reliable defenders in the Senate blasted him Monday morning over his “shortsighted and irresponsible” decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Northern Syria — paving the way for a Turkish military operation.  Appearing on Fox & Friends, a program which long been on a shortlist of the president’s favorites, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) …

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Trump: Dems Are Lucky They Don’t Have Mitt Romney

Reuters reports: US President Donald Trump on Sunday opened a new front in the impeachment battle that threatens his administration, blasting a prominent member of his party for criticizing his push to get foreign nations to probe a leading Democratic rival. The Republican president, who launched a stream of invective at Democrats and the media this week as an impeachment …

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Trump Rages Against “Pompous Ass” Mitt Romney

Politico reports: President Trump lashed out at Sen. Mitt Romney (Utah) on Saturday after the Republican senator criticized Trump over his dealings with Ukraine. Trump maintained that his public call this week for China to also investigate former Vice President Joe Biden “pertained to corruption, not politics.” Romney, who has at times been a vocal critic of Trump’s policies and …

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Republicans Sue SC State GOP Over Canceled Primary

The Charleston Post & Courier reports: Two Republicans, one of them former congressman Bob Inglis, have sued the S.C. Republican Party over its decision to cancel its GOP presidential primary next year. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in state court in Richland County, alleges the party scrapped its 2020 election contest illegally and violated party rules and state election law. The …

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John Bolton Begins Airing Grievances With Trump

Politico reports: Ousted national security adviser John Bolton put on display the deep schisms between himself and President Donald Trump on North Korea, publicly breaking with his former boss on Monday about how best to get Kim Jong Un’s regime to wind down its nuclear weapons program. At one of his first public appearances since his abrupt and rocky departure …

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The Mooch: Trump Is Done, It’s Only A Matter Of Time

Mediaite reports: Amid Donald Trump’s scandal-packed week, former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said the president is “done.” “He is gone. It’s only a matter of time now and negotiation. @realDonaldTrump is done,” wrote Scaramucci on Tuesday as news broke that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) will be opening a formal impeachment inquiry in response to Trump repeatedly pressuring …

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Liz Cheney And Rand Paul Get Into Wild Twitter Fight Over Which One Sucks Up To Glorious Leader Harder

Mediaite reports: Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) lashed out at Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) in a tweet on Thursday accusing her fellow Republican of supporting terrorists and referring to him as a “big loser.” Paul responded by tweeting out an article on a 2016 Republican primary debate that included Trump condemning the Iraq war. The beef between the two Republicans started …

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Trump Attacks Bolton, Denies He Resigned [VIDEO]

Axios reports: President Trump addressed the reasons behind John Bolton’s removal as national security adviser on Wednesday, telling reporters that Bolton “made some very big mistakes” and was “not getting along with people in the administration.” The tumultuous working relationship between Trump and his ultra-hawkish adviser ended suddenly on Tuesday. Trump tweeted that he’d fired Bolton, who then claimed to …

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