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‘It’s scary’: Presidential historian explains why Trump having his finger on the nuclear button should make everyone nervous

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 - 11:34am

Michael Beschloss, an historian and author of the book “President of War” on Sunday explained why Donald Trump’s ability to lead the nation into a war “almost singlehandedly” should make Americans “extremely nervous.” Speaking with MSNBC’s Joy Reid, Beschloss explained why the great weight given to ...

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‘I was wrong’: Matt Gaetz admits his ‘caravan’ conspiracy video is based on a lie — but defends it anyway

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 - 10:59am

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) admitted on Sunday that he had provided false information when he tweeted a video of a “caravan” of Latinos who he suggested had been paid by liberal billionaire George Soros. In a tweet last week, Gaetz sent a video of a group of people, who he said were from Hond...

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‘God help us’: Paul Krugman warns Trump just tipped off what he’ll do if Dems take the House — and it’s infuriating

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 - 10:35am

Initially responding to a tweet from President Donald Trump accusing early voters of “voting fraud,” before adding “Cheat at your own peril,” New York Times columnist Paul Krugman predicted how Trump will react if the GOP loses big in the midterms. In a short tweet storm, the...

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Chris Wallace corners GOP’s Martha McSally for move to strip pre-existing conditions — so she calls him a liar

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 - 9:39am

Republican Arizona Senate nominee Martha McSally on Sunday accused Fox News host Chris Wallace of lying because he correctly pointed out that she wanted to strip the protections for people with pre-existing conditions from President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. During an interview on...

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Watch: GOP Senator Ben Sasse lambastes Fox News’ Sean Hannity for being ‘bad for America’

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 - 9:20am

Invited on to CNN to discuss the decline of civility in America — particularly in the realm of politics — conservative Sen, Ben Sasse (R-NE) took a shot at Fox News host Sean Hannity, saying his appeal to the 1 percent of Americans who listen to him is “bad for America.” Spea...

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Actress who played Melania Trump as a stripper in T.I. rap video receiving death threats

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 - 8:23am

The woman who portrayed First Lady Melania Trump as a stripper in a rap video claims she has been receiving death threats, TMZ reports. Speaking with the website, actress Melanie Marden said she receives daily threats, adding, “It’s unbelievable people take this so seriously.” &#82...

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Florida city official charged in store shooting caught on video

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 - 7:50am

A Florida city commissioner has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder for shooting a man he suspected of trying to shoplift a hatchet from his military surplus store, officials said on Saturday. Michael Dunn, a commissioner in the city of Lakeland between Tampa and Orlando, was acting ...

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Mnuchin says premature to comment on sanctions against Saudi Arabia

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 - 7:43am

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday it was premature to comment on possible U.S. sanctions against Saudi Arabia for the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi until an investigation into what happened had been completed. Mnuchin said information so far on the investigation was “...

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WATCH: Racist white man abuses elderly black woman on flight forcing passengers and attendants to step in

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 - 7:34am

In a video uploaded to Facebook, a racist white man is seen verbally abusing an elderly black woman causing fellow passengers and flight attendants to have to intercede. According to a report from BBC News, the incident occurred on Friday during a flight from Barcelona to Stansted on Ryanair. In the...

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Here are the 5 Midwestern states where Democrats expect to oust GOP governors in the midterms

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 - 7:01am

As part of the so-called “Blue Wave,” Democrats are anticipating picking up five governorships in the industrial Midwest as voters tire of the Republican Party and President Donald Trump. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the Republican-held governorships in Ohio, Wisco...

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Trump reportedly ‘annoyed’ at Jared Kushner’s ‘misjudgment’ on Saudi Arabia

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 - 10:47pm

White House senior advisor Jared Kushner’s “misjudgment” on Saudi Arabia has incensed his father-in-law, The Washington Post reported Saturday evening. “Trump had told reporters Friday that the Saudi explanation was credible, but U.S. officials said he has privately grimaced ...

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‘Bodes well for Dems’: First day of early voting in Nevada is staggeringly high

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 - 10:14pm

Veteran Nevada political report Jon Ralston reports on a surge of voting during the first day of early voting. The final voter registration numbers released today show Democrats with 598,174 registered voters to the Republican Party’s 523,251 — a registration advantage of nearly 75,000. ...

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Nevada billionaire has now given the GOP over $100 million for midterm campaign efforts: report

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 - 9:37pm

Republican super PACs are flush with cash after Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and his wife Mirian made gigantic contributions in September, The Washington Post reported Saturday. The Adelsons donated $25 million to the Senate Leadership Fund in September and another $32 million to other G...

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‘He is going to hell’: Watch immigrant’s epic takedown of ‘antichrist’ Donald Trump

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 - 8:21pm

President Donald Trump has repeatedly attacked a Central American caravan of migrants while on the campaign trail, even threatening to send the military to the border. CNN’s Bill Weir traveled to the Mexican and Guatemalan border and interviewed members of the group, who had harsh words for th...

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‘Cheat at your own peril’: Donald Trump warns that election laws will be enforced

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 - 7:40pm

President Donald Trump, whose 2016 campaign is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller, warned voters on Saturday against violating election law during the midterms. “All levels of government and law enforcement are watching carefully for voter fraud, including during early voting...

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BUSTED: Republican Attorney General in Nevada caught lying to State Bar about his criminal past

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 - 6:40pm

The Attorney General of Nevada — who is the Republican Party’s nominee for governor — may be facing disbarment for not disclosing an arrest while applying to practice law, the Reno Gazette Journal reported Saturday. The State Bar of Nevada requires candidates applying to practice l...

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WATCH: Republican CNN anchor S.E. Cupp adds up all the ‘costs’ of Trump’s divisive campaign rhetoric

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 - 5:57pm

The host of “S.E. Cupp Unfiltered” on CNN explained on Saturday why she believes President Donald Trump’s divisive campaign rhetoric in the midterm elections. Cupp, who repeatedly referred to herself as a Republican, worried about damage to the country. “Here’s the deal...

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Convicted Trump foreign policy advisor auditioning for Fox News gig: report

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 - 4:44pm

Former Donald Trump foreign policy advisor George Papadopoulos, who was convicted of lying to the FBI, is hoping for a gig at the Fox News network, The Daily Beast reported Saturday. “Most operatives and political figures who face legal jeopardy in the Robert Mueller investigation have taken d...

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Here are the top five ways Dems could ‘totally blow it’ in midterm elections

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 - 4:07pm

In just over two weeks, the biggest midterm election in my lifetime, and possibly in anybody’s lifetime, will finally reach its decision point. Are you excited or just exhausted? Either way, this is a strange state of affairs. It may be a sign of hope, and it may be a sign of terminal crisis. This a...

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Ambassador McFaul destroys Arabia Foundation founder’s praise for Saudi prince after murder of journalist

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 - 3:24pm

The public relations effort to defend the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in spite of the death of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi took a fascinating turn on Saturday when a prominent defender of the country attempted to praise Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Ali Shihabi, the founder of the Ara...

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