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Trump Claims He’ll “Terminate” Payroll Tax If Reelected

So this just happened: Donald Trump has promised to scrap the payroll tax if he is reelected and said it could save families up to $5,000 a year. “We will be terminating the payroll tax after I hopefully get elected,” the president said on Wednesday. However, Trump insisted: “We’re not going to touch Social Security.” Just days earlier, on Saturday, …

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Trump Calls Into Hannity And Mourns “All The Birds” Killed By Windmills, Says Nothing About COVID Deaths

The Daily Beast reports: While the president spent part of his interview with pro-Trump Fox News host Sean Hannity discussing the apparent bird-killing qualities of windmills, he found no time to say anything about the nearly 165,000 Americans who have died from coronavirus. Portraying Harris as “against petroleum,” the president first claimed that meant Biden would be unable to win …

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Trump Claims Harris Was His “Number One Draft Pick”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Tuesday said Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) was his “number one pick” to be named presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s running mate, knocking her unsuccessful presidential bid and complaining at length that she was “nasty” to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. “She was my number one pick. I mean she was… my number one draft …

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Trump Lied To Feds About Value Of Overseas Resorts

Politico reports: President Donald Trump appears to have inflated the value of his three golf resorts in Scotland and Ireland in documents filed with the U.S. government, according to a new examination of six years of financial records in the U.S. and Europe. And the group behind the finding wants the discrepancy investigated as part of a sprawling government probe …

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Trump: “Phony Kamala Is Biden’s Living Political Will”

The Independent reports: The Trump campaign quickly responded to Joe Biden selecting California Democratic Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate, describing her as “phony” and predicting she will prove to be the former vice president’s “political living will.” “Clearly, Phony Kamala will abandon her own morals, as well as try to bury her record as a prosecutor, in order …

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Analysis: 75% Of Americans Eligible To Vote By Mail

The New York Times reports: About three-quarters of all American voters will be eligible to receive a ballot in the mail for the 2020 election — the most in U.S. history, according to a New York Times analysis. If recent election trends hold and turnout increases, as experts predict, roughly 80 million mail ballots will flood election offices this fall, …

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Trump Rages About “Sleazebags” In US Intelligence

Here’s what set off Glorious Leader this morning: Former national security adviser John Bolton on Monday said that if people thought about resigning “every time something objectionable happened” in President Donald Trump’s White House, “you’d last about three or four hours in the job.” Bolton said he’d vote for neither Trump nor his presumptive Democratic opponent, Joe Biden. Instead, he …

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Trump Says 1918 Flu Pandemic Ended World War II

“No, I wouldn’t have done that. I think it’s been amazing what we’ve been able to do. If we didn’t close up our country, you would’ve had one and a half or two million people already dead. “We’ve called it right, now we don’t have to close it. We understand the disease, nobody understood it because nobody’s ever seen anything …

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Trump Files Again To Block Subpoena For His Taxes

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump on Monday insisted that a grand jury subpoena for his tax returns was overly broad and issued in bad faith and that as president he deserves extra protection from what he called harassment by Manhattan’s district attorney. In court papers, Trump urged the Manhattan federal court to reject District Attorney Cyrus Vance’s motion to dismiss …

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Trump Says He May Accept Nomination At Gettysburg

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday said he plans to deliver his acceptance speech during the Republican National Convention (RNC) from either the White House or the battlefield at Gettysburg. Trump last week said he would “probably” give the speech from the White House, an idea that drew pushback from even some Republicans. “I assume that’s not something that …

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McDaniel: If Biden Can Live In His Basement, Trump Can Accept GOP Nom At His House, The White House

From the far-right outlet Newsmax: President Donald Trump has every right to accept his party’s nomination at the White House, despite concerns from some that doing so could be a violation of the federal Hatch Act, because it’s “his house,” Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Monday. “Here is my personal opinion,” McDaniel said on Fox News’ “Fox and …

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WH Claims US Has “Excess Testing Capacity” [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Despite reports of widespread delays, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany is defending U.S. coronavirus testing — claiming that there is actually an abundance of supply. Appearing on Fox & Friends Monday, the press secretary was confronted by host Ainsley Earhardt — who said that she’s spoken with friends who had difficulty getting a rapid coronavirus test. “There …

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Trump: Rushmore Story Is Fake News But Good Idea

The Hill reports: President Trump on Sunday night denied reports the White House had reached out to South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) about adding his face to Mount Rushmore. The New York Times reported earlier Sunday that a White House aide had contacted Noem’s office in 2019 to ask about the process for adding new presidents to Mount Rushmore. …

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Peter Navarro: The Lord Created Executive Orders So That Presidents Can Take Action When Partisans Bicker

Talking Points Memo reports: White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Sunday combatively defended President Trump over his move to sign a flurry of coronavirus relief executive orders at his golf club in Bedminister, New Jersey. After saying that he’s “confident” that Trump’s executive actions “will stand up” in court, Navarro was pressed on why Trump stayed at his golf …

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Joe Biden: Trump Is Trying To Defund Social Security

From a statement posted last night by Joe Biden: Unable to deliver for the American people in a time of crisis, Donald Trump offered a series of half-baked measures today. He is putting Social Security at grave risk at a time when seniors are suffering the overwhelming impact of a pandemic he has failed to get under control. And make …

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Republicans Criticize Trump’s Latest Executive Orders

The Hill reports: “The pen-and-phone theory of executive lawmaking is unconstitutional slop,” Sasse said in a statement.  “President Obama did not have the power to unilaterally rewrite immigration law with DACA, and President Trump does not have the power to unilaterally rewrite the payroll tax law.“ Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham (R) offered less harsh comments, saying that while he …

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Trump Stalks Out Of Press Conference After Being Confronted About Lie He’s Told More Than 150 Times

So this moment went viral overnight. Daniel Dale reports at CNN: President Donald Trump abruptly ended a Saturday news conference after a reporter challenged him on a lie about veterans health care he has told more than 150 times. “Why do you keep saying that you passed Veterans Choice?” CBS News White House correspondent Paula Reid asked Trump at the …

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Trump Signs Order For Payroll Tax Holiday At Another Event Held Before Cheering Golf Club Members [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Bypassing Congress, President Donald Trump on Saturday signed executive orders deferring payroll taxes for some Americans and extending unemployment benefits after negotiations on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed. Trump accused Democrats of loading up their rescue bill with priorities unrelated to the coronavirus. “We’ve had it,” he said at a news conference at his country club …

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Politico: Trump Exploring Exec Action To Stop Mail In Voting, Including Ordering USPS To Not Deliver Ballots

Politico reports: This past spring, President Donald Trump began a full-fledged assault on voting by mail, tweeting, retweeting and railing about massive fraud and rigged elections with scant evidence. Then the Republican apparatus got to work backing up the president. In the weeks since, Trump’s campaign and the Republican National Committee have taken to the courts dozens of times as …

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Trump Promises Exec Order On Preexisting Conditions (Which Are Already Protected Under Obamacare)

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday teased an executive order to require health insurers to cover all preexisting conditions, something already established under the Affordable Care Act, which his administration is suing to dismantle. “Over the next two weeks I’ll be pursuing a major executive order requiring health insurance companies to cover all preexisting conditions for all companies,” Trump …

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