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Trump May Dodge “Biased” 2020 Presidential Debates

The New York Times reports: President Trump’s campaign is considering only participating in general election debates if an outside firm serves as the host, and his advisers recently sat down with the nonprofit Commission on Presidential Debates to complain about the debates it hosted in 2016. The Dec. 19 meeting between Frank J. Fahrenkopf Jr., a prominent Republican and co-chairman …

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Junior’s Mistress Handed New Campaign Finance Role

Breitbart reports: President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign has named Kimberly Guilfoyle as the new national finance chair of the Trump Victory Finance Committee, Breitbart News has learned exclusively. Guilfoyle, the campaign confirmed to Breitbart News ahead of a public release of the move, will lead a nationwide volunteer and grassroots fundraising program targeted at recruiting and activating bundlers across the …

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Michael Cohen Files With NY Court For Early Release

The Hill reports: Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal attorney, is requesting an early release from prison. In a letter filed in a Manhattan federal court Friday, Cohen wrote that federal prosecutors were “using innuendo, conjecture, and inaccurate opinions as a basis for urging the court’s denial of the pending motion.” He added that prosecutors who oppose reducing his prison …

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Trump Campaign Shifts Attack Focus To Bernie Sanders

Buzzfeed News reports: President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is beginning to aggressively attack a rising threat to his power: Bernie Sanders. Until now, the Trump campaign has focused much of its messaging on former vice president Joe Biden. The Trump campaign put out two statements centered on Sanders this week, and the Vermont senator was at the top of the …

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Trump’s New Campaign Advisor Backs Ex-Gay Torture

Media Matters reports: President Donald Trump recently appointed anti-Muslim and anti-LGBTQ cable news pundit Jenna Ellis as a senior legal adviser to him and his campaign. Ellis has promoted harmful and ineffective conversion therapy; claimed that “Christians cannot follow God and accept or condone or participate in homosexuality”; and said gay and bisexual men have higher rates of HIV because …

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Trump Campaign Planning $10M Super Bowl Ad Buy

ABC News reports: President Trump’s reelection campaign will spend $10 million on a television ad during the Super Bowl next month as the president ramps up his push for a second term. The campaign bought 60 seconds of commercial time during the Feb. 2 blockbuster event for an ad or ads that are expected to be aired earlier in the …

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Trump Campaign Launches “How To Ruin Xmas” Site

The Washington Post reports: Trump’s campaign has launched a new website aimed at helping Trump supporters win arguments with their relatives during the holidays. The site, snowflakevictory.com, includes videos of Trump campaign officials coaching Trump supporters on how to argue with “liberal snowflakes” about several issues, including impeachment. “Impeaching President Trump has always been an election tactic,” campaign adviser Mercedes …

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Trump & Campaign Sued For Pregnancy Discrimination

Politico reports: A spokeswoman and outreach staffer on Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential bid, A.J. Delgado, is suing Trump and his campaign for pregnancy and sex discrimination. Delgado’s suit, filed Monday in federal court in Manhattan, claims she was sidelined by campaign officials about six weeks after the 2016 election — shortly after she told senior officials that she was pregnant. …

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Trump Campaign Battles Scam “Trump” Fundraising

Politico reports: As President Donald Trump raises money for his reelection campaign, he’s competing for cash with a growing mass of pro-Trump PACs, dark money groups and off-brand Facebook advertisers neither affiliated with nor endorsed by Trump’s campaign, which have pulled in over $46 million so far. The groups mimic Trump’s brand in the way they look and feel. They …

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AP: Trump Advisor Taped Plotting Voter Suppression

The Associated Press reports: One of President Donald Trump’s top re-election advisers told influential Republicans in swing state Wisconsin that the party has “traditionally” relied on voter suppression to compete in battleground states but will be able to “start playing offense” in 2020 due to relaxed Election Day rules, according to an audio recording of a private event obtained by …

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Trump Campaign Goes Viral In MAGA World With False Claim House Dem Called For Hanging Trump [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: The Trump Campaign and MAGA faithful on Thursday ran with the false claim that James Clyburn (D-SC) called for President Donald Trump to be hanged. The Trump War Room Twitter account, which is run by the president’s re-election campaign, posted a clip of Clyburn from an interview on impeachment that he gave to CNN’s John Berman. With absolutely …

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Raging Trump Preps For Post-Impeachment “War”

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump and his administration fumed Wednesday as the House prepared to vote to impeach him, and they prepared in turn for “war” over the move. Aides and allies said the anger stems from Trump’s fear that impeachment will stain his legacy. The president spent most of the morning in the residence, according to a White …

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New York Judge Tosses Charges Against Manafort

CNBC reports: A judge on Wednesday dismissed New York state criminal charges filed against Paul Manafort, the fallen Republican lobbyist who served for several months as President Donald Trump’s campaign chief in 2016. Judge Maxwell Wiley said during a hearing in Manhattan Supreme Court that New York’s double-jeopardy law barred the state indictment against Manafort. The Washington Post reports: Manafort, …

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Paul Manafort Hospitalized For “Cardiac Event”

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been hospitalized for a cardiac event while serving his over seven-year sentence for charges related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, according to two sources familiar with his situation. Manafort has been serving out his sentence as of late in a federal correction institution in central Pennsylvania. Manafort …

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Ex-Trump Staffer Rick Gates Sentenced To 45 Days

NBC News reports: Rick Gates, the former deputy campaign manager for Donald Trump and ex-business partner of Paul Manafort, was sentenced to three years probation and 45 days in jail on Tuesday after he cooperated extensively with federal investigators. Gates and Manafort were the first ex-Trump campaign officials to be charged by former special counsel Robert Mueller, accused of evading …

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Trump Sells “We’re Saying Merry Xmas Again” Stickers

From Trump’s “official” online store: Only for President Trump’s BEST Supporters! To celebrate Christmas, President Trump wants his BEST supporters to get first access to Official Trump Campaign merchandise! Don’t miss out on these LIMITED-EDITION Christmas Bumper Stickers! Please contribute at least $10 by MIDNIGHT TONIGHT and we’ll send you your 2 pack of stickers immediately! Also available are MAGA …

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Trump Tweets Bonkers Clip Of Himself As Marvel Villain Who Got Killed By The Good Guys In The Last Movie

Mediaite reports: Team Trump shared a video today mocking Democrats on impeachment depicting President Donald Trump as Marvel supervillain Thanos. Thanos, for the unfamiliar, is the main antagonist of Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. His goal is to collect all of the Infinity Stones, because once he does he can snap his fingers and wipe out half the population …

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Former Trump Staffer Rick Gates Asks For Probation

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s former deputy campaign chairman and top witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe Rick Gates has asked for a sentence of just probation after extensive cooperation with prosecutors following a guilty plea to two federal crimes. The court filing highlights just how significant Gates had been in the Mueller investigation and to prosecutors as they …

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Trump Campaign Congratulates Gabbard On Harris Exit

Mediaite reports: California senator Kamala Harris announced the end of her presidential campaign Tuesday, and many conservative commentators had the same reaction to her campaign’s demise. As conservatives mocked the end of Harris’ campaign, a number of figures noted that it was around the time of her first sparring match with Gabbard that her poll numbers started to decline. The …

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GOP And Trump Campaign Blacklist Bloomberg News

Just in from the Trump campaign: Bloomberg News has declared that they won’t investigate their boss or his Democrat competitors, many of whom are current holders of high office, but will continue critical reporting on President Trump. As President Trump’s campaign, we are accustomed to unfair reporting practices, but most news organizations don’t announce their biases so publicly. Presented with …

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