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FBI Warned Both Trump And Hillary In 2016 That Russian Spies Would Try To Infiltrate Their Campaigns

NBC News reports: In the weeks after he became the Republican nominee on July 19, 2016, Donald Trump was warned that foreign adversaries, including Russia, would probably try to spy on and infiltrate his campaign, according to multiple government officials familiar with the matter. The warning came in the form of a high-level counterintelligence briefing by senior FBI officials, the …

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Trump Claims He Won’t Fire Robert Mueller [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: President Trump late on Sunday sought to douse speculation that he may fire special counsel Robert S. Mueller III amid an intensifying campaign by Trump allies to attack the wide-ranging Russia investigation as improper and politically motivated. Returning to the White House from Camp David, Trump was asked Sunday whether he intended to fire Mueller. “No, …

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Trump: I Always Pick The Winners (He Doesn’t)

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Monday predicted that Republicans will perform “very well” in next year’s mid-term elections, touting his party’s record last year in special elections to fill vacant House seats while claiming that he had predicted recent GOP losses in Virginia and Alabama. It was not clear why the president put “I” in quotation marks. Trump also …

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Trump: “Massive Tax Cut” Is Just Days Away

The Hill reports: President Trump in a tweet on Sunday touted a campaign promise to pass tax reform as the House and Senate appear poised to this week pass an overhaul of the U.S. tax code. The new tweet comes after Republican Sens. Marco Rubio (Fla.) and Bob Corker (Tenn.) announced they would support the legislation, effectively giving Senate Majority …

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Trump Is Least Popular First-Year President In History

Newsweek reports: According to President Donald Trump, his administration has been one of the most successful in American history. But the public strongly disagrees. The Republican Trump is now the least popular first-year president in the country’s history and a vast majority believes he has failed to keep the promises that won him the White House, according to two new …

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Runs To State TV To Complain About “Vicious” Attacks From MSNBC’s Mika [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: On Friday night, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders appeared on The Ingraham Angle. Sanders was asked to react to recent attacks against her, especially from MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski, claiming the press secretary “never says anything that is truthful” and that she’s “helping damage this republic,” as well as––as Ingraham put it––the “crap” that she has to put up …

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Court To Lift House Arrest For Paul Manafort

Reuters reports: A U.S. District Court judge on Friday said she would release former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort from house arrest once he meets certain conditions, expressing satisfaction that the $10 million he agreed to forfeit would be available if he ever failed to appear for court proceedings. In her order, Judge Amy Berman Jackson said to be released …

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Putin: People Who Accuse Trump Of Collusion With Russia Are Disrespecting Those Who Voted For Him

Axios reports: Russian President Vladimir Putin said accusations of President Trump’s collusion with the Russians have “inflicted damage to the domestic political situation” and shows a “lack of respect for voters” who went for Trump in 2016, the AP reports. Putin was speaking at his annual news conference in Moscow. Why it matters: The U.S. intelligence community determined just months …

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Trump: I Was Right About Roy Moore

Talking Points Memo reports: After Democrat Doug Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore Tuesday night in the special election to fill a Senate seat representing Alabama, President Donald Trump reminded Twitter early Wednesday morning that he endorsed Sen. Luther Strange (R-AL) in the primary. Though Trump backed Strange in the Republican primary, he was quick to jump on the Moore bandwagon …

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White House: Your Mind Is In The Gutter If You Read Trump’s Attack On Sen. Gillibrand As Sexual [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: “There is no way that is sexist at all,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters. Instead, Sanders said the president was accusing Gillibrand of being “controlled by contributions” and hammering home his pledge to “drain the swamp” in Washington. The spokesperson said the president does not owe the senator an apology if his words …

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POLL: “Idiot” Tops List Of Words To Describe Trump

Just out from Quinnipiac: In trying to find the right word for President Donald Trump, American voters are overwhelmingly negative, as 53 voters (not percent) say “idiot” is the first word that comes to mind when they think of the president, followed by 44 voters who say “liar” and 36 voters who say “incompetent,” according to a Quinnipiac University national …

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PolitiFact Awards Trump “2017 Lie Of The Year” Over His Claim That Russia Didn’t Interfere In 2016 Election

PolitiFact reports: A mountain of evidence points to a single fact: Russia meddled in the U.S. presidential election of 2016. In both classified and public reports, U.S. intelligence agencies have said Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered actions to interfere with the election. Those actions included the cyber-theft of private data, the placement of propaganda against particular candidates, and an overall …

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Trump Attacks “Lightweight” Kirsten Gillibrand After She Called For His Resignation Over Sex Allegations

USA Today reports: President Trump on Tuesday again denied numerous accusations that he has sexually harassed or assaulted women, claiming that opponents are reviving the allegations because the Russia investigation is failing to show any evidence of collusion. Some sitting lawmakers, including Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., have called on Trump to resign over the sexual misconduct allegations. Gillibrand has also …

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CNN’s Jake Tapper Rips Into Trump’s Many Lies After White House Claims Media Lies Deliberately [VIDEO]

“You might find it hard to believe, but the Trump White House today said it is wrong when people put out information they know to be incorrect in an attempt to mislead the republic. That’s right, the White House, run by the president who came to political prominence by promoting the lie that the first African-American president was born in …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

CBS News recaps possible topics: Alabama Senate race: Tomorrow Alabamans cast their ballots in a special election to send either Democrat Doug Jones or Republican Roy Moore to the Senate. President Trump has announced his support for Moore, despite allegations against the judge regarding sexual misconduct involving teenage girls. Trump accusers: Monday morning, three women who have accused Mr. Trump …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Accusers Hold Press Conference

CBS News reports: Several women who have publicly accused President Trump of sexual misconduct are speaking out together at a joint news conference on Monday in New York City. According to a press release, the women will be speaking together for the first time about their experiences with Mr. Trump on Monday which is being held by the organization Brave …

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Trump Screams About Report On TV Watching Habits

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday lashed out at The New York Times on Monday over a report that said he watches a minimum of four hours of cable news each day. The tweet comes after The Times, in a report published over the weekend, cited individuals close to the president saying Trump watches anywhere from four to sometimes …

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REPORT: Mueller Likely To Question Bannon On Russia

Politico reports: People close to Bannon, who left the White House in August and returned to his former perch as head of Breitbart News, say he’s told them he doesn’t have a lawyer and isn’t worried about potential exposure. But others say it’s inevitable he’ll be called in as a witness in the ongoing investigations. He has not been publicly …

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Trump Takes Break From Rigorous TV Watching Routine, Goes Golfing For 82nd Time Since Taking Office

According to a White House press release issued this morning, today Trump is taking a break from his grueling eight-hours-a-day of screaming at the television to go golfing with Sen. Lindsey Graham at his West Palm Beach course “where the two are discussing the tax cuts and reform legislation and the importance of fully funding our national security needs in …

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Size-Obsessed Trump Melts Down Over “Fake” Photo

Axios reports: Washington Post reporter Dave Weigel has apologized to President Trump on Twitter after Trump lambasted him for posting a photo from before his rally in Pensacola, Florida, Friday night. The photo Weigel posted spread quickly online, with Weigel and others thinking it showed the moment Trump took the stage. In fact, it was before the event began. Trump …

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