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‘They got to him’: Trump creates conspiracy theory to justify ex-intel director’s recent attacks

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 5:53pm

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper denounced President Donald Trump and called into question the president’s behavior during the joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Trump had an excuse for that, however. “They” probably “changed&#...

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Trump’s own diplomat calls him a ‘p*ssy’ for not being brave enough to stand up to Putin

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 5:50pm

Both current and former American diplomats are calling out President Donald Trump for even entertaining the idea that Russia would be allowed to question U.S. ambassadors, reported the Daily Beast. First Michael McFaul, the former U. S. ambassador to Russia under Barack Obama fired back on Twitter o...

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Trump desperately tries to change the message from his sellout to Putin to comparing Dems to MS-13

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 4:54pm

In his latest tweet storm, President Donald Trump desperately tried to change the message from his international flub back on Democrats. He thanked Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS) for securing funding for ICE, and then turned to distract by saying, “The two biggest opponents of ICE in America today ar...

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‘He’s going to sell out any American’: MSNBC panel rails against Trump ‘stabbing’ ambassadors ‘in the back’

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 4:43pm

President Donald Trump reportedly spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin about a kind of “swap” of suspects that each country takes issue with. That means that a former American ambassador is being summoned to Russia by Putin to be interrogated. Trump told Putin in their two-hour me...

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US intelligence documents on Nelson Mandela made public

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 4:43pm

Thousands of pages of U.S. intelligence documents on Nelson Mandela were made public on Wednesday, revealing that Washington continued to monitor the South African anti-apartheid hero as a potential Communist menace even after he was released from prison, a group that sued to obtain the papers said....

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How many different ways does Trump have to say it?’: MSNBC’s Katy Tur slams GOP for refusing to believe Trump trusts Putin first

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 4:40pm

MSNBC’s Katy Tur was in disbelief that people still don’t take President Donald Trump’s words at face value. President Trump again took the side of Russia over his intelligence agencies after backtracking multiple times.  “Here we are, another day and another attempt by this ...

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New York governor opens door to criminal case against Trump Foundation

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 4:27pm

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday opened the door to a possible criminal case against the Donald J. Trump Foundation with a statement from his counsel that Cuomo was prepared to provide a criminal referral if asked. “At Governor Cuomo’s direction, the state stands ready to provide the Atto...

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Ex-Russian ambassador Michael McFaul calls Putin’s request to question him ‘ridiculous’ — and hopes White House denounces it

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 4:00pm

Former Russian ambassador under President Barack Obama, Michael McFaul, tweeted on Wednesday that he wished the White House would take action and put a stop to President Trump’s and Vladimir Putin’s demand for McFaul to be interrogated. According to Bloomberg, The White House said that P...

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LISTEN: Republican Congressman longs for days he can openly call women ‘sluts’ and they’re forced to ‘behave’

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 3:53pm

A radio interview with Rep. Jason Lewis (R-MN) has surfaced on CNN’s KFile that has the Republican ranting about “sluts” who need to “behave.” “Well, the thing is, can we call anybody a slut? This is what begs the question. Take this woman out of it, take Rush out...

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‘Oops he did it again’: CNN’s Jake Tapper brutally mocks Trump’s ‘stunning contradictions’ in latest Putin excuses

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 3:35pm

On Wednesday, CNN’s Jake Tapper opened up his show shocked that President Donald Trump backtracked on his words again. Since President Trump returned from his summit in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin, his interviews with reporters have gone downhill. President Trump has failed ...

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Report of armed man sparks lockdown at American University in Washington, DC

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 3:29pm

American University in Washington was on lockdown on Wednesday following reports of a man carrying a handgun near its campus, school officials said. No shots were fired, an American University spokeswoman said, and the school instructed students, faculty and staff on campus to shelter in place. Ther...

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Trump regret syndrome is spreading like a wildfire as reality finally sets in

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 3:25pm

“I just kept watching,” a Republican acquaintance told me in disbelief. “And I just kept waiting, and waiting, and waiting for him to do something. Anything. I yelled, ‘Stand up for your country, for the love of God!’ And nothing. Not even a peep.” This article was originally published at Salo...

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‘The truth is recorded’: Fox News’ Shepard Smith blasts pattern of White House trying to change Trump’s comments

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 3:10pm

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith aggressively challenged the “pattern” of the White House chaos, where President Donald Trump says one thing and then his staff attempt to change the record. Following the end of press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ Wednesday press briefing, Smith de...

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Trump says US may pursue separate trade deal with Mexico

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 3:05pm

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States may hammer out a trade deal with Mexico, and then do a separate one with Canada later, sowing fresh doubts about the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). “We have had very good sessions with Mexico and with the new pres...

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US judge orders accused Russian agent Maria Butina jailed

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 2:49pm

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered accused Russian agent Maria Butina jailed until her trial after U.S. prosecutors argued she has ties to Russian intelligence and poses a serious flight risk. The Justice Department said Butina has been in contact with Russian intelligence operatives, and kept con...

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Trump-loving skinhead group led by GOP official beats up black man at Pennsylvania bar: police

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 2:40pm

Not only did members of a white supremacist gang allegedly beat up a black man in a Pittsburgh bar for his race, but their GOP official leader was charged with doing the same thing in 2003. Local news station KDKA reported that six or seven alleged members of the Keystone United gang beat up a man n...

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NRA’s Wayne LaPierre ‘shaking in his boots waiting for Mueller to come knocking’: Ex-DOJ official

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 2:31pm

Two former top Department of Justice officials predicted that Maria Butina was not the only Russian operative to penetrate conservative political organizations with close ties to the Republican Party during a Wednesday panel with MSNBC anchor Katy Tur. Butina was indicted on Sunday for being an unre...

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MSNBC’s Hallie Jackson hammers Sarah Sanders over Trump’s Helsinki walkback: ‘Why should this president have any credibility?’

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 2:15pm

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders faced a grilling from reporters on Wednesday over President Donald Trump’s controversial meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. During a joint press conference with Putin on Monday, Trump suggested he didn’t believe intelligence ...

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Sarah Sanders snaps at reporters for asking about Russian spy: Quit going after the Trump administration

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 2:01pm

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday demanded that the media stop “going after” the Trump administration during her first press briefing in 16 days. Sanders was asked if the White House had a response to the arrest of alleged Russian spy Maria Butina. “Ce...

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Fed report shows tariff concerns rising among business contacts

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 1:42pm

Manufacturers in every one of the Federal Reserve’s 12 districts worried about the impact of tariffs, a Federal Reserve report said on Wednesday, even as the U.S. economy continued to expand at a moderate to modest pace. The latest snapshot of the health of the economy, derived from the central bank...

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