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Wayne LaPierre Unanimously Reelected NRA CEO

Reuters reports: Wayne LaPierre was re-elected chief executive and executive vice president of the National Rifle Association on Monday, surviving a power struggle in which he was challenged by former NRA President Oliver North, who stepped down over the weekend. The NRA board voted unanimously in favor of LaPierre, who has been with the NRA for 40 years and has …

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TURMOIL AT NRA: Wayne LaPierre Accuses Oliver North Of “Extortion” Over Alleged Financial Improprieties

The New York Times reports: Turmoil wracking the National Rifle Association is threatening to turn the group’s annual convention into outright civil war, as insurgents maneuver to oust Wayne LaPierre, the foremost voice of the American gun rights movement.The confrontation pits Mr. LaPierre, the organization’s longtime chief executive, against its recently installed president, Oliver L. North, the central figure in …

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Conway Launches New Hashtag: #DerangedDonald

The Hill reports: George Conway, an attorney and husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, unveiled a new nickname for President Trump early Thursday, going after “Deranged Donald” on Twitter. Conway was responding to a Wednesday report from The Washington Post about Trump’s suggestion that the United Kingdom had helped the Obama administration spy on his 2016 presidential campaign. Trump’s …

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Fox Host Shep Smith Blasts Kushner For “Diminishing” Russia Interference: It Wasn’t Just Some Facebook Ads

“Jared Kushner’s diminishment of Russian interference is both disingenuous and deceptive. The attack on our democracy involved much more than the purchase of a few Facebook ads. From the Mueller report we now know, Russians made contact with multiple members of the Trump campaign, including Jared Kushner, attempting to change American policies and promote Russian objectives. “They invaded our nation, …

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Mike Huckabee To Romney: It Makes Me Sick That You Jealously Trash Trump And Could Have Been President

The Hill reports: Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) blasted Sen. Mitt Romney on Friday after the Utah Republican said he was “sickened” by President Trump’s actions in the Mueller report. “Know what makes me sick, Mitt? Not how disingenuous you were to take @realDonaldTrump $$ and then 4 yrs later jealously trash him & then love him again when …

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Mitt Romney “Sickened” By Trump’s “Pervasiveness Of Dishonesty” As Revealed In Robert Mueller’s Report

Business Insider reports: Sen. Mitt Romney, the former GOP presidential nominee, condemned President Donald Trump after reading special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation report on Friday. Romney said that while it’s “good news” that Mueller found insufficient evidence to charge Trump and his aides with conspiracy to collude with Russia, he added that the report lays out a disturbing portrait …

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Conway: Excise The Cancer That Is Donald Trump

George Conway writes for the Washington Post: So it turns out that, indeed, President Trump was not exonerated at all, and certainly not “totally” or “completely,” as he claimed. Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III didn’t reach a conclusion about whether Trump committed crimes of obstruction of justice — in part because, while a sitting president, Trump can’t be prosecuted …

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Trump Accuses Fox Of “Stuffing” Bernie’s Town Hall

The Week reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) seemed to know he could get inside President Trump’s head by doing a town hall on Fox News, and Trump’s Twitter feed shows that 24 hours after the town hall aired, Sanders was still in there, rent-free. Trump appeared to still be stewing over what Politico calls Sanders’ “triumphant” hour of “positive publicity.” …

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Trump Slams Fox News For Hosting Bernie’s Town Hall

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump tore into Fox News on Tuesday for its town hall with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). In a morning tweet, the president weighed in on the hourlong town hall with Sanders, which aired on Monday night — even taking aim at Fox News anchor Bret Baier, one of the event’s moderators. Worth noting: The use of …

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NRA Sues Company Behind Its Own NRA TV

The New York Times reports: It’s the N.R.A. versus NRATV. The National Rifle Association sued one of its largest and most enduring contractors late last week and raised concerns about the contractor’s relationship to the association’s own president, Oliver North [photo], in a stunning breach within the normally buttoned-up organization. The suit was filed late Friday by the N.R.A. in …

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Conway: We Have A Clown Show, Not A Government

Mediaite reports: The husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway issued a scathing rebuke of the Trump administration Friday night. Earlier, Washington Post‘s Josh Dawsey noted the White House’s about-face on immigrants and sanctuary cities. “White House spokesman Hogan Gidley, who said Thursday that plan of moving immigrants to sanctuary cities had been rejected and shouldn’t be taken seriously, now …

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Conway: Trump “Incompetently Botched” DHS Pick

The Hill reports: Lawyer George Conway ripped President Trump on Monday, saying he “incompetently botched” picking a successor for departing Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. In several posts on Twitter, Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, knocked Trump and the administration, saying they were not prepared for Nielsen’s exit, which was announced Sunday. George …

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Grassley Rips Trump’s “Idiotic” Wind Cancer Claim

The Des Moines Register reports: Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley — a champion of the wind energy tax credit — said President Donald Trump’s comments that wind turbines cause cancer were “idiotic” in a call with reporters Wednesday. “I’m told that the White House respects my views on a lot of issues,” Grassley said. “(Trump’s) comments on wind energy — not …

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George Conway: Trump Is Very Guilty (Of Being Unfit)

From an op-ed published last night by George Conway: Americans should expect far more from a president than merely that he not be provably a criminal. They should expect a president to comport himself in accordance with the high duties of his office. As all presidents must, Trump swore an oath to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution, and to …

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George Conway Shares Definitions Of Narcissistic And Antisocial Personality Disorders In Latest Rip On Trump

The Hill reports: George Conway, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway’s husband and a frequent critic of President Trump, on Monday suggested that the president has at least two diagnosable personality disorders. Conway, an attorney, shared an image of the cover of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and the pages for Narcissistic Personality Disorder and Antisocial Personality Disorder …

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Coulter: Trump Is A “Shallow, Narcissistic Con Man”

The Palm Beach Post reports: Aside from the 600 or so people who came to hear her speak at the Kravis Center on Monday, conservative flamethrower Ann Coulter says it’s hard to find people she can talk to now that she’s directed her scorching criticism on President Donald Trump and his failure to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall. Rivaling Trump …

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Trump Unleashes On “Wacky Nut Job” Ann Coulter

Deadline reports: President Donald Trump has lashed out against media commentator Ann Coulter, the woman who once wrote a book lauding his 2016 campaign, calling her a “wacky nut job” for criticizing his approach to border control. Trump has previously soft-pedaled his responses when asked about the criticism, saying that he “I just don’t have the time to speak to …

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George Conway Blasts Trump’s “Banana Republic”

“The president suggested that members of his own Justice Department should be locked up for investigating the president. Now, if people were to get indicted or not indicted on the basis of whether the president likes them, we wouldn’t have a republic, we would have a banana republic.” – George Conway, husband of Trump senior advisor Kellyanne Conway, speaking at …

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Jerome Corsi Sues Alex Jones, Infowars For Defamation

Courthouse News reports: Escalating a feud among conspiracy theorists, Jerome Corsi and lawyer Larry Klayman brought a federal defamation complaint late Thursday against Alex Jones and his Infowars website. Though not himself indicted in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of the Russian meddling in the 2016 election, Corsi is named as “person 1” in the indictment of Roger Stone, making …

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Christie Blasts Trump’s Lies About Security Clearances

Politico reports: Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that the White House’s lack of transparency surrounding security clearances for President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner, is indefensible. Christie, a frequent defender of Trump on cable TV who came close to being his pick for vice president in 2016, said that last week’s reporting by …

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