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Senate Republican blocks unanimous consent on resolution calling targeting cultural sites a war crime

Remember when Bush43’s administration argued for Waterboarding and everyone thought that was the rock bottom for the GOP? Or when all those people critical of Obama’s drone war were totally OK with Trump escalating it again? Well those same people are against calling out war crimes if it makes dear leader look like a war […]

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Trump planning one-on-one meeting with Putin without aides present: report

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: Democratic voters will support Republicans because of ICE criticism Coney Barrett, Kavanaugh among candidates who met with Trump: report Trump administration recommends against allowing China Mobile access to US market MORE is planning on meeting with Russi via Trump planning one-on-one meeting with Putin without aides present: report Nothing to see, […]

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Rhode Island bill would keep Trump off 2020 ballot unless he releases his tax returns

Rhode Island’s state Senate passed a bill this week that would keep candidates off the presidential ballot in their state if they don’t release five years’ worth of tax returns, according to the Providence Journal. State Sen. via Rhode Island bill would keep Trump off 2020 ballot unless he releases his tax returns Can we […]

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Trump: We must ‘immediately’ return undocumented immigrants ‘with no judges or court cases’

President TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP lawmakers preparing to vote on bill allowing migrant children to be detained longer than 20 days: report Wasserman Schultz: Infants separated from their parents are in Florida immigrant shelters Ex-White House ethics chief: Sarah Sanders tweet violates ethics via Trump: We must ‘immediately’ return undocumented immigrants ‘with no judges or court […]

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Navy plans to build ‘temporary and austere’ migrant tent cities: report

The U.S. Navy is planning to build massive tent cities to house thousands of immigrants in several states, according to a document obtained by TIME. via Navy plans to build ‘temporary and austere’ migrant tent cities: report I’m calling them “Trump Resorts”

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Pa. state Dem posts photo flipping off Pence as ‘official welcome’

State Rep. Brian Sims (D), who represents Philadelphia and is the state’s first openly gay legislator, posted the photo on Facebook ahead of Pence’s Tuesday visit to the city. “To be clear, we’re a City of soaring diversity. via Pa. state Dem posts photo flipping off Pence as ‘official welcome’ This is what it looks […]

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Admission that Trump dictated statement on Trump Tower meeting raises new questions

“You have the lawyer of the president of the United States, Jay Sekulow — and, on separate occasions, you have had Rudy Giuliani do this — basically lie to the American people repeatedly,” Bharara said. (via Admission that Trump dictated statement on Trump Tower meeting raises new questions | TheHill) This is not normal.

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Authors of GOP tax law disperse to lobby firms

At least a half dozen high-profile GOP staffers have departed or are departing Capitol Hill, swapping jobs in the legislative branch for plum postings at firms like Akin Gump and Squire Patton Boggs. via Authors of GOP tax law disperse to lobby firms If you weren’t in on the con, you were the mark.

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Poll: 60 percent of Americans say Trump is usually dishonest

The survey results came a day after The Washington Post’s Fact Checker reported that Trump has made more than 3,000 false or misleading statements since taking office last year. Perceptions of the president’s honesty are largely divided along party lines. via Poll: 60 percent of Americans say Trump is usually dishonest

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Giuliani: Trump reimbursed Cohen for $130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels

Giuliani says Trump repaid Cohen the $130,000 used as hush money for Stormy Daniels pic.twitter. via Giuliani: Trump reimbursed Cohen for $130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels It took weeks to go from “fake news” to “he didn’t know” and finally to “so what if he paid the porn star hush money before the election”