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Trump Cancels New Hampshire Rally Over “Weather”

Global News reports: President Donald Trump is postponing his planned rally Saturday in New Hampshire, the White House said, citing a tropical storm threatening parts of the mid-Atlantic and southern New England. Press secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters travelling to Florida the president Friday that the event — slated to be held in an aircraft hangar in Portsmouth — would …

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TikTok Teens Troll Trump’s App Over Banning Threat

Bloomberg News reports: The TikTok-tivists are at it again. Thousands of users of the popular video app flocked to the Apple App Store in the last few days to flood U.S. President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign app with negative reviews. TikTok fans are retaliating for Trump’s threats to ban the app, which is owned by China’s Bytedance Ltd. and is …

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Trump Campaign Spox Implies Biden Is A Pedophile

“I love the fact that James Carville would point to the past debates of Joe Biden. Let’s be clear, that’s why he was last in all the polls during the debates. It was only South Carolina that saved him. “When you’re on a debate stage, you can’t reach out like Joe Biden has done so many times and said, ‘Please, …

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Michael Cohen Back In Jail After Violating House Arrest

NBC News reports: Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer for President Donald Trump, was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals on the heels of a newspaper photo showing him eating at a Manhattan restaurant weeks after being released from prison into home confinement. Cohen was taken to the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, a federal jail. His attorney told NBC …

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Trump Campaign May Display Statues At Future Rallies

ABC News reports: A potential new addition to President Trump’s future rallies: statues. The idea has been discussed by White House and Trump campaign aides, but no final decision has been made, sources familiar with the planning told ABC News. It’s also not clear who exactly the statues would resemble, but sources say one idea was for “America’s Founding Fathers.” …

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Trump Threatens To Defund Schools That Don’t Open

Politico reports: President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are threatening to cut federal funding if schools don’t fully physically reopen, increasing pressure on education leaders as the Trump administration intensifies its drive to get kids back in classrooms.  On Tuesday night, DeVos said she is “very seriously” looking at withholding federal funds from schools that don’t pen their …

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Trump Campaign Vows To Protect Brazil’s Jesus Statue

The Daily Beast reports: In a round of new digital ads, the Trump campaign asks people to support the president as he stands up to the angry mobs trying to tear down iconic memorials. In one specific ad, the endangered statue that the campaign spotlights happens to be the famous Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “The …

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Neil Young: It’s “NOT OK” For Trump To Use My Music

Deadline reports: Neil Young objected to the use of his music in the prelude to President Donald Trump’s event at the base of Mount Rushmore, siding with Lakota Sioux who have long claimed the land as their own in violation of an 1868 treaty with the U.S. government. “This is NOT ok with me…” said a tweet from Neil Young …

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Junior’s Girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle Tests COVID+

The New York Times reports: Kimberly Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of President Trump’s eldest son and a top fund-raising official for the Trump re-election campaign, tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday before a Fourth of July event at Mount Rushmore, a person familiar with her condition said. Ms. Guilfoyle traveled to South Dakota with Mr. Trump’s son Donald Trump Jr., …

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Michael Cohen Spotted Dining At Swanky Manhattan Eatery In Apparent Violation Of House Arrest Orders

The New York Post reports: Michael Cohen could soon be back to chowing down in a prison cafeteria. The recently sprung jailbird was caught by The Post dining out on Manhattan’s Upper East Side — and the meal may cost him his freedom, legal experts said Friday. Exclusive photos show President Trump’s former personal lawyer seated at a sidewalk table …

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Parscale: Trump’s Winning Where It Counts, Enthusiasm

Brad Parscale writes for the Washington Post: In terms of turnout, the president’s reelection effort has built the largest field program and data operation in Republican Party history, including 1.3 million volunteers trained and activated. The campaign has already made north of 45 million voter contacts, and efforts are growing stronger by the day. And when it comes to the …

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Kushner Ousts Rally Organizer After Tulsa Debacle

Axios reports: Michael Glassner, the man who organizes President Trump’s rallies, has been “reassigned,” and Trump’s 2016 Arizona chair Jeff DeWit will join the campaign as chief operating officer to oversee the final stretch to election day, three sources familiar with the situation tell Axios. Jared Kushner engineered these moves. Glassner, a Trump campaign original dating back to 2015, has …

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New Trump Ads Promote Parscale’s Facebook Page

The New York Times reports: President Trump’s re-election campaign has begun spending heavily on Facebook ads that also promote the social media pages of his campaign manager, Brad Parscale, running more than $325,000 in such ads, mostly in recent weeks. Until this week, Mr. Parscale was one of only three people whose Facebook and Instagram pages the campaign had used …

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Social Distancing Stickers Were Removed At Tulsa Rally

The Washington Post reports: In the hours before his rally in Tulsa, President Trump’s campaign directed the removal of thousands of “Do Not Sit Here, Please!” stickers from seats in the arena that were intended to establish social distance between rallygoers, according to video and photos obtained by The Washington Post and a person familiar with the event. The removal …

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Trump Campaign Manager In Quarantine After Staff Outbreak In Tulsa, Flew Commercial Back Home To FL

The Daily Beast reports: Donald Trump’s reelection campaign manager, Brad Parscale, is one of a group of campaign staffers in quasi-quarantine after he attended a rally in Oklahoma last weekend where eight campaign aides tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Trump campaign spokesman Tim Murtaugh announced on a conference call Thursday that, “as a precaution,” staff who made the trip …

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Trump Lawyer: If You Hate LGBTQ Rights, Vote Trump

“We have to give President Trump another four years because – listen, no justice is ever going to get things 100 percent correct all of the time. And even though what Gorsuch did in this decision was absolutely terrible, he has had a stellar track record over the last three years.  “If President Trump was appointing two or three more …

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Two More Trump Staffers Test COVID+ After Tulsa Rally

CNBC reports: Two members of a campaign advance team who attended President Donald Trump’s rally in Oklahoma on Saturday have tested positive for the coronavirus, the campaign said Monday. The new test results bring the tally of advance team members for the Tulsa event who have tested positive for Covid-19 up to eight. The six earlier positive tests of advance …

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Trump Lawyer: “Thousands” Were Turned Away At Rally

“This was a wonderful attendance and we’re so proud of the great American patriots who showed up in the thousands to support the president at his first rally in over three months. And listen, the fact is there were so many obstacles to overcome to even get into the BOK Center. “So we had over six thousand people plus thousands …

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New Lincoln Project Ad: “Trump’s Got A Size Problem”

Posted last night by the Lincoln Project: Trump’s got a size problem. It’s not growing, in fact, it’s shrinking. And the whole world saw. We’re talking about Donald Trump’s crowds, of course. Despite a “record-setting one million tickets sold,” the Trump campaign couldn’t fill a 19,000 person stadium in the heart of Trump land. What a letdown. Rick Wilson, co-founder …

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NYT: Trump “Yelled” At Aides About Rally Attendance

The New York Times reports: President Trump and several staff members stood backstage and gazed at the empty Bank of Oklahoma Center in horror. The president, who had been warned aboard Air Force One that the crowds at the arena were smaller than expected, was stunned, and he yelled at aides backstage while looking at the endless rows of empty …

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