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Trump: Kirsten Gillibrand ‘Would Do Anything’ For Donations

12/12/2017

President Trump responded to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s calls for him to resign on Monday in typically forthright fashion during an early-morning Twitter tirade. He claimed the New York Democrat had “come to my office “begging” for campaign contributions not so long ago (and would do anything for them).” He also accused the “lightweight” senator...
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Mueller Issues Subpoena To Deutsche Bank In Russia Probe

07/12/2017

Special counsel Robert Mueller has issued a subpoena to Germany’s largest bank, in a possible sign the investigation into Russian election interference may be expanding toward the finances of President Donald Trump or other individuals under scrutiny by the special counsel. Mueller sought records from Deutsche Bank, a source familiar with the subpoena told...
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Trump Jr. Testifies He Can’t Discuss Conversation He Had With His Father

07/12/2017

Donald Trump Jr. told the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday he couldn’t discuss a conversation he had with his father this summer because of attorney-client privilege. Neither Trump is an attorney or the other’s client, but according to Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Trump Jr. claimed there was a lawyer in the room during their...
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Trump Announces U.S. Will Recognize Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital

07/12/2017

On Wednesday, President Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, upending decades of U.S. diplomacy in the region. The U.S. embassy in Israel will remain in Tel Aviv for security purposes for the next six months. The decision is extremely controversial, fulfilling a campaign promise Trump made while angering U.S. allies abroad. Saudi Arabia’s...
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Trump: It’s ‘Very Unfair’ That Flynn Was Charged And Hillary Wasn’t

04/12/2017

President Trump told reporters Monday morning that it was “very unfair” that his former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn has been charged with lying to the FBI. Trump claimed that Hillary Clinton had also misled investigators. “I feel badly for General Flynn. I feel very badly. He’d led a very strong life,” he said....
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Trump Endorses Roy Moore In Morning Tweets

04/12/2017

The polls are mixed and pollsters flummoxed heading into Alabama’s Dec. 12 special election for a Senate seat, with many Republicans leery of both Republican Roy Moore, credibly accused of sexual improprieties with teenage girls as young as 14, and Democrat Doug Jones, because he’s a Democrat. On Monday morning, President Trump moved from...
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Flynn To Testify Trump Directed Him To Make Contact With The Russians

01/12/2017

Michael Flynn will reportedly testify that President Trump instructed him to make contact with Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign, ABC News reported on Friday. “ is prepared to testify…against President Trump, against members of the Trump family, and others in the White House,” Brian Ross reported. He added that Flynn’s testimony, as such,...
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Trump Requested Top Republicans End Senate Russia Probe

01/12/2017

This summer, President Trump asked Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and other senior Republicans in the Senate multiple times to bring to a close the panel’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, several lawmakers and aides told The New York Times. “It was something along the lines of, ‘I...
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Michael Flynn Charged With Lying To FBI, Expected To Plead Guilty

01/12/2017

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is expected to plead guilty this morning to making “willfully” false statements to the FBI about his contact with former Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Flynn is reportedly seeking a plea deal, a move that was first signaled last week when his attorneys broke off conversations with White House...
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John McCain Announces Support For Senate GOP Tax Bill

30/11/2017

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on Thursday announced that he is voting in favor of the Senate GOP’s tax overhaul bill, a major win for Republican leadership. “I believe this legislation, though far from perfect, would enhance American competitiveness, boost the economy, and provide long overdue tax relief for middle class families,” McCain said in...
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NYT: WH Plans To Fire Tillerson Will Be Replace By Mike Pompeo

30/11/2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may soon be fired and replaced with CIA Director Mike Pompeo within weeks, a new bombshell report from The New York Times claims. According to the story, the White House has already developed a plan to force out Tillerson, who has an increasingly strained relationship with President Trump. Pompeo,...
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Trump Retweets 3 Violent Videos From Anti-Muslim British Politician

29/11/2017

President Trump retweeted three videos Wednesday morning from Jayda Fransen, the deputy leader of Britain’s far-right, anti-immigrant Britain First group. The videos purport to show Muslims killing a boy, beating up a Dutch youth on crutches, and destroying a statue of the Virgin Mary. Fransen, 31, is on bail and facing four charges of...
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Report: Trump Suggested ‘Access Hollywood’ Tape ‘Not Authentic’

27/11/2017

President Donald Trump has reportedly suggested at least twice in private that the so-called Access Hollywood tape—which shows him bragging about groping women—is fake. “He suggested to a senator earlier this year that it was not authentic, and repeated that claim to an adviser more recently,” The New York Times reported, in a story...
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Trump Backs & Defends Child Predator Roy Moore in Show of Support [VIDEO]

22/11/2017

President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended embattled Alabama Republican Roy Moore, all but endorsing the Senate candidate who has been accused of sexual assault. “He denies it. Look, he denies it,” Trump said of Moore. “If you look at all the things that have happened over the last 48 hours. He totally denies it....
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Trump: LaVar Ball Is a ‘Poor Man’s Don King’

22/11/2017

President Trump continued his feud with LaVar Ball, the father of a UCLA basketball player, on Wednesday following Ball’s downplaying of the president’s role in getting his son, LiAngelo Ball, and two other student athletes, released from shoplifting charges in China. “It wasn’t the White House, it wasn’t the State Department, it wasn’t father...
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Trump Admin Gives 59,000 Haitians 18 Months To Leave The U.S.

21/11/2017

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke announced Monday that roughly 59,000 Haitians living in the United States who have been protected from deportation since 2010 have 18 months to leave the United States. Haitians who came to the U.S. after a devastating earthquake hit Haiti in 2010 have been safe under a program known...
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Trump’s Charitable Foundation Is Shutting Down

21/11/2017

President Trump is shutting down his eponymous charitable foundation. In its 2015 tax filing, the Donald J. Trump Foundation admitted to violating rules against “self-dealing,” which prohibits nonprofit leaders from directing charity money to themselves, their families, or their businesses, NBC News reports. In October 2016, the New York attorney general demanded the foundation...
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Watch Donald Trump Water Bottle Moment VIDEO

16/11/2017

President Donald Trump had his own water bottle moment, having mocked his former Republican rival Marco Rubio for his need to take a drink during speeches. Mr Trump, fresh from his marathon trip to Asia, paused during his address to the nation to take a swig of water — twice. Offering a blow-by-blow account...
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North Korea: Trump Is A ‘Hideous Criminal Sentenced To Death’

15/11/2017

North Korean state media on Wednesday didn’t mince words in its review of President Trump’s trip to Asia, calling him a “hideous criminal sentenced to death by the Korean people.” In an editorial in the Rodong Sinmun newspaper, Pyongyang’s state media said “the worst crime for which (Trump) can never be pardoned is that...
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Trump Meets His Boss Putin In Vietnam

10/11/2017

The two leaders stared deep into each other’s eyes as they shared a long, intimate handshake amid the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam while wearing matching outfits. It’s tradition for world leaders to wear traditional garb for the “family photo” at the APEC summit. Putin and Trump shake hands during group photo at...
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Mueller Reportedly Investigating Michael Flynn Plot To Kidnap Cleric For $15 Million

10/11/2017

In addition to the investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, Special Counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly now also probing an alleged plan by White House National Security Adviser Mike Flynn to deliver a Muslim cleric living in the U.S. to Turkey in exchange for millions of dollars, the Wall Street Journal reports....
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Kremlin: Trump And Putin Set To Meet In Vietnam

09/11/2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Trump are currently setting up their next meeting on Friday at an economic summit in Vietnam, according to the Kremlin. “Right now the time of the meeting is being agreed” for their face-to-face on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Corporation leaders’ meeting, presidential aide, Yuri Ushakov, told...
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Trump Says He Doesn’t ‘Blame’ China For ‘Unfair’ Trade Relationship

09/11/2017

President Donald Trump has vowed to change “one-sided and unfair” trade relations with China, but gave Beijing “great credit” for “taking advantage” of the U.S. In comments made during a joint press conference with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday, Trump said current trade relations between the two countries are “not sustainable” and called...
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Trump To North Korea: ‘Come To The Table’ Over Nuclear Issue

07/11/2017

President Trump on Tuesday urged North Korean leaders to “come to the table” over the issue of its nuclear arsenal. At a press conference with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Trump said he “hoped to God” that he would never have to use the U.S. military in an all-out war against Pyongyang. Trump called...
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John Oliver: Trump Using ‘Incompetence’ Defense In Russia Probe

06/11/2017

John Oliver started his Last Week Tonight show by first acknowledging the horrific mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, where a heavily armed gunman massacred 26 people. “Obviously our thoughts are with the people of Texas after today’s horrific incident, details of which are still unfolding as I speak,”...
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Trump Jr. Hinted At Review Of Anti-Russia Magnitsky Law

06/11/2017

The Russian lawyer who was present for a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with top campaign aides says Donald Trump Jr. indicated to her that a law targeting Russia could be re-evaluated if his father triumphed in the election, according to a Bloomberg News report. The lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, said she went to the...
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Trump Says Texas Massacre ‘Not A Guns Situation’

06/11/2017

President Donald Trump on Monday blamed “mental health” for a shooting rampage that left at least 26 people dead in a Texas church early Sunday. Speaking during a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo, Trump appeared to shrug off concerns over gun control. “This isn’t a guns situation. This...
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Trump: I Don’t Remember Much About Meeting With Papadopoulos

03/11/2017

On his way out the door to head to Hawaii and then China, President Trump said Friday that he does not “remember much” about meeting with former campaign aide George Papadopoulos, whose guilty plea last month was revealed Monday as part of a federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. “It was...
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Twitter: Employee Deactivated Trump’s Account On Last Day at Work

03/11/2017

Twitter announced late Thursday that President Trump’s account had been briefly deactivated earlier in the evening not as a result of “human error,” as initially reported, but by an employee on his or her last day of work. “Through our investigation we have learned that this was done by a Twitter customer support employee...
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Trump Tweets: New York City Attacker ‘Should Get Death Penalty!’

02/11/2017

President Trump on Thursday morning said Sayfullo Saipov, the suspect in Tuesday’s New York truck attack, won’t be sent to the military prison at Guantanamo Bay but should get the death penalty. “Would love to send the NYC terrorist to Guantanamo but statistically that process takes much longer than going through the Federal system....
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