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The Morning Briefing: Democrats Turn to Conspiracy Theories for Dud Mueller Performance | Trending

Good Friday morning. Here is what's on the president's agenda today: The president receives his intelligence briefing President Trump meets with the Secretary of State and the Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Ted Lieu Clings to Conspiracy theory to e

Politics | The "Squad"

MENKEN: Rep. Omar’s Anti-Israel Resolution Proves Trump Is Right About Her Anti-Semitism | Daily Wire

It’s as if Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is trying to validate President Trump’s criticisms of her and other radical Democrats in Congress.

Politics | Donald Trump

‘Does That Sound Like Me?’ Trump Rips Washington Post For ‘Fake News’ On Him Vs. ‘The Squad’ | Daily Wire

In a series of tweets Sunday and Monday, President Trump accused The Washington Post of publishing a "fake news" report on his war with the "Squad" of far-left Democratic congresswomen.

Politics | Donald Trump

Trump Shares Touching Moment with Special Olympics Athlete Whose Parents Died

During the team's Oval Office meeting with Trump, one child talked about their parents who had died, according to the White House media pool report. 

Politics | Donald Trump

Trump’s An Island In The Democrats’ Culture Stream

Another day, week, month, year of “can you believe what Trump said?” Another news cycle trying to convince those who don’t already despise the president that THIS time it’s different because THIS time he’s gone too far.

Politics | Donald Trump

CNN Tries To Convince GOP Women That Trump Is Racist, Doesn't Go Over Well | Daily Wire

CNN's Randi Kaye asked a group of Republican women if they thought President Donald Trump's recent tweets attacking four far-left congresswomen were racist and all eight fired back with a resounding "no."

Politics | Donald Trump

BREAKING: Another Investigation Into Trump Appears To Go Down In Flames | Daily Wire

Federal prosecutors with the Southern District of New York are wrapping up their investigation into whether Trump organization executives broke campaign finance laws and are reportedly unlikely to file any charges.

Politics | Donald Trump

The Master Of Reality: Street Smarts in the White House – American Greatness

President Trump went to an Ivy League school, but he came out still talking like a New Yorker, with his street smarts intact. What does it mean to have street smarts? It’s knowledge of how to spot trouble coming, how to cope with mean bastards, and

Politics | Donald Trump

TRUMP: I'll Salute The Military EVERY July 4! | Daily Wire

Speaking on Monday, President Trump, ebullient after the strong approval he got from much of the American public after his July 4 salute to the military, stated that he w

Politics | Illegal Immigration

Seven Facts About Obama’s Immigration Record Liberals Refuse to Admit

For months, Democrats accused President Trump of manufacturing a border crisis for political purposes. Because of this, they’ve generally refused to work with Trump or Republicans to do anything about it. They’re singing a different tune now, however, but

History | History

Think Trump Is Ruining the Fourth of July? The Founders Couldn’t Even Agree on How to Celebrate It. - POLITICO Magazine

Thomas Jefferson used the holiday to burnish his legacy; others used it to jeer at George Washington; John Adams thought it was commemorating the wrong date.

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

MSNBC's Joy Reid: Trump Having July 4th Parade To Threaten Americans | Daily Wire

MSNBC conspiracy theorist Joy Reid said on Tuesday that she believes that President Donald Trump is trying to send a "threat" to "his fellow Americans" by having a July 4th celebration that

Politics | Politics

Top 9 presidential primary debate moments in US history

As the road to 2020 heats up, here are some of the most memorable moments from past primary debates – ranging from Ronald Reagan and the Clintons to Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

Politics | Donald Trump

How Hope Hicks Again Destroyed The Trump-Russia Collusion Narrative

While the press portrayed Hope Hicks’s silence as all-inclusive, she testified at length and in detail about all aspects of Trump’s presidential campaign.

Politics | Iran

BREAKING: Trump Takes New Action Against Iran In Response To Attacks | Daily Wire

President Donald Trump announced a new executive order on Monday adding even more sanctions against Iran — the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism — in response to Iran shooting down a U.S. military drone in international airspace last week.

Politics | Other Politics

Sarah Sanders is leaving the White House - Axios

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders is leaving her post at the end of the month, President Trump announced on Twitter Thursday.

Politics | Media Bias

The Nasty Media Lies About Trump Continue

In this era of Brexit, the European parliamentary elections, and a host of other matters of great geopolitical urgency and mutual interest, President Trump has embarked upon a state visit to America’s closest ally, Great Britain.

The focus of America’s p

News | The News

Top 28 Moments From Bombshell Barr Interview On CBS

'The idea of resisting a democratically elected presiden...that is where the shredding of our norms and our institutions is occurring,' said Barr.

Politics | Malfeasance

Lawsuit Suggests Spying On Trump Campaign Started In Early 2016

Svetlana Lokhova’s complaint now raises the question of whether the spying on the Trump campaign date back even further, to late 2015 or early 2016.

Politics | Malfeasance

Did Obama Allow Comey to Brief Trump on the Russian Prostitute Story As Payback?

We are three years into the biggest political scandal in American history and former President Barack Obama has yet to be asked about his role in orchestrating the international subterfuge that Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with the Kremlin to rig th

Politics | The "Squad"

‘This is a DAMN LIE and you KNOW IT’! Ilhan Omar outright SMEARS Trump to defend Rashida Tlaib and it goes SO wrong

Shocker, Ilhan lied to defend Rashida. Gosh, and she's usually so honest too.

News | Iran

Trump Slaps Fresh Set of Sanctions on Iran as 'Maximum Pressure Campaign' Ratchets Up | Jewish & Israel News Algemei

US President Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters / Leah Millis. US President Donald Trump imposed a fresh set of sanctions on …

Politics | Media Bias

Media Lies: The ‘Packed White Nationalist’ Rally That Wasn’t

It’s no secret that the mainstream media is biased to the left. A 2018 survey conducted by researchers at Arizona State found that only 4.4 percent of journalists consider themselves “right-of-center.” A similar 2014 study found that only 7.1 percent of j

Politics | The "Squad"

‘Delusions of grandeur?’ Victim-heroine Ilhan Omar bravely claims that she’s Donald Trump’s ‘biggest nemesis’

No wonder Ilhan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are so chummy. They have so much in common! A love of socialism, respect for tyrannical dictators, making excuses for anti-Semitism … and a knack for simultaneous victimhood and self-aggrandizement.

Politics | Other Politics

California Senate passes bill that would keep Trump off 2020 ballot unless he releases tax returns | TheHill

The California state Senate on Thursday approved a bill to require candidates appearing on the presidential primary ballot — including President Trump — to release five years' worth of income tax returns.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Joy Behar Claims Trump 'Culprit' Behind Synagogue Attack. Perpetrator Hated Trump. | Daily Wire

ABC's "The View" co-host Joy Behar falsely claimed on Monday that President Donald Trump was "the culprit" behind the tragic attack on a California synagogue over the weekend.

Politics | POLITICS

Trump Didn't Call Neo-Nazis 'Fine People.' Here's Proof. | RealClearPolitics

News anchors and pundits have repeated lies about Donald Trump and race so often that some of these narratives seem true, even to Americans who embrace the fruits of the president’s policies. The...

Politics | Politics

The One Crucial Line In The Mueller Report That The Media Is Taking Wildly Out Of Context

The Mueller report is finally here and nobody who is currently pontificating about its contents has actually read the entire thing, myself included.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Trump defends and protects Israel from International Criminal Court

In what can be seen as an incredible show of support for Israel, the U.S. administration has included the Jewish

Politics | The "Squad"

Omar Accuses Trump Of Encouraging Extremists, Suggests Trump Supporters Responsible For Hate Crimes

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) accused President Donald Trump of encouraging "right-wing extremists" to commit "violent crimes and other acts of hate" in response to the video that the president released on Friday afternoon that showed Omar trivializing the 9/11

Politics | Politics

Trump-Hater Cher Freaks Out At His Plan Sending Illegals To CA. Trump Has Hilarious Response. | Daily Wire

On Sunday, Cher freaked out over President Trump’s plan to send illegal immigrants to sanctuary cities, and true to limousine liberal traditions, she sounded like a yuppie practicing N

News | News

President Trump hosts Oval Office celebration for 4 World War II vets - U.S. - Stripes

President Donald Trump treated four World War II veterans to an Oval Office meeting Thursday, fulfilling a birthday wish for 95-year-old Allen Jones and giving three other veterans age 100 and older a day to remember.

News | The News

Omar Spreads Multiple Debunked Lies About Trump Administration | Daily Wire

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) spread multiple lies about the Trump administration on Monday in a multi-tweet attack she launched against the Department of Homeland Security.

Politics | Election: 2020

HAMMER: Here Are Three Reasons Why I Plan To Vote For Donald Trump In 2020

Like Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro, in the 2016 election I ended up firmly — and, at

News | The News

Some On Mueller's Team Think Report Damages Trump. Here's What You Need To Know.

The New York Times reported on Wednesday night that unnamed member(s) of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team think that Mueller's report is "more troubling" for President Donald Trump than Attorney General William Barr stated in his letter to

Politics | Donald Trump

Trump signs executive order to promote free speech on college campuses

President Trump on Thursday signed an executive order to promote free speech on college campuses by threatening colleges with the loss of federal research funding if they do not protect those rights. 

News | The News

WATCH: Muslim Doctor Stuns CNN: President Trump And GOP 'Beloved' In Much Of The Muslim World

On Saturday, a Muslim doctor who has been highly critical of radical Islam appeared on CNN and must have given that network heart palpitations as she insisted that in many parts of the Muslim world, not only is President Trump beloved, but so is former Pr

Politics | Donald Trump

JAW DROPPING VIDEO: Radical Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar Says Trump Isn't Human

Guest post by Bright Start News Just a few days ago, Democrat Rep Ilhan Omar found herself in hot water for attacking former President Obama as a “Pretty face” who got away with murder. Before that she tweeted out several anti-Semitic canards.

Politics | From CNN

Trump revokes Obama order on reporting civilians killed in US airstrikes - CNNPolitics

US intelligence officials will no longer be required to publicly disclose the number of civilians killed in airstrikes against terrorist targets "outside areas of active hostilities" due to a new executive order issued by President Donald Trump

Politics | Interesting Links

Reagan at CPAC | National Review

Edwin Meese recalls Reagan’s speeches at CPAC. An excerpt from a new book.

News | The News

7 Big Takeaways From Andrew McCabe’s Planned Coup

McCabe proves that the Russia probe was always tainted and that many in the FBI and DOJ aren’t public servants, but rather incompetent attention-seekers.

Travel | Travel

How to See a Dozen Presidential Homes in One Road Trip for Less Than $220 | Mental Floss

Want to see the country while indulging your love of all things presidential? These three road trip itineraries show you how to get from place to place without breaking the bank.

News | The News

Trump Declares Border Emergency, Will Redirect Up To $8 Billion For New Barrier

President Trump on Friday announced that he is declaring a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, and he will redirect up to $8 billion in federal money to build a border barrier to keep foreigners from illegally entering the country.

Politics | Donald Trump

President Trump UNLOADS After News Hits That Andrew McCabe Tried To Oust Him In A Coup

On Thursday, President Donald Trump reacted to the news that former Acting Director of the FBI Andrew McCabe discussed invoking the 25th Amendment to oust the president from office after Trump fired then-FBI Director James Comey, who had been widely criti

Politics | Media Bias

WaPo Headline Dings Trump For Installing Golf Simulator. There’s More To The Story.

Honestly, the whole story is a big “who cares,” but leave it to the left-wing media to produce a headline and social media post that makes things seem more sinister than they are.

History | History

45 Amazing Facts About All 44 American Presidents | Mental Floss

Read on to discover which American president wanted to be a concert violinist, which carried a dictionary around in his pocket, and who burned his official White House portrait.

Politics | From CNN

Democrats prepare for fight on Trump tax returns - CNNPolitics

Democrats will hold their first hearing Thursday on the importance of presidents disclosing their tax returns, setting up a showdown between the House and the Treasury Department over President Donald Trump's own returns.

Politics | Media Bias

Politico Fact-Checks Trump, But This Is Ridiculous

Politico, in its fervent desire to impale President Trump on his own rhetorical spear, offered the transcript of the president’s State of the Union address along with commentary

Politics | Donald Trump

State of the Union 2019: A Success Story Not Even Trump's Critics Can Deny

All this economic success is not just something the Trump administration and the millions of Americans with good new jobs have noticed.

News | News

Vowing to confront Iran, Trump scolds ‘the vile poison of anti-Semitism’

In key address to joint session of Congress, president brings Pittsburgh survivor as guest, says Jerusalem embassy move fueled by 'pragmatic realism'

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

WATCH: Trump Urges Fight Against Child Sex Trafficking; Watch How Ocasio-Cortez Responds

Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez begrudgingly stood during President Donald Trump's State of the Union address as he called for action to end to sex trafficking.

News | The News

Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre Survivor and Wounded Police Officer Among Honored Guests at Trump’s State of the Union Address

Judah Samet survived the shooting massacre at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue. Photo: White House. A Holocaust survivor who emerged …

Politics | Donald Trump

Here Are The Powerful Stories Of Several Guests Of President Trump Tonight

President Trump has invited ordinary citizens to be his guests for his State of the Union address tonight, but those ordinary citizens each have

News | The News

BREAKING: Trump Announces 'Alternative' Event After Pelosi Blocks State Of The Union

President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday in response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's decision to block him from giving his State of the Union speech that he will be holding an "alternative" event instead.

News | News

Former White House aide: Trump offered NASA unlimited funding to go to Mars

President Trump in 2017 offered unlimited funding to NASA to send a manned flight to Mars, according to an upcoming book.

Politics | Media Bias

WATCH: Joy Behar Admits Why Media Keeps Falsely Reporting Stories Related To Trump

Joy Behar, a leftist co-host on ABC's "The View," admitted on Tuesday that the reason the media keeps falsely reporting stories related to President Donald Trump is "because we’re desperate to get Trump out of office."

Politics | Donald Trump

Trump Pens BRUTAL Letter To Pelosi: Sorry, Your 'Public Relations' Trips Have Been Cancelled During Shutdown

UPDATE: According to The Daily Caller's Benny Johnson, Pelosi was set to leave for her trip to Europe at 3 p.m.; the news about the cancellation was broke to her via Twitter:

History | History

10 Things You Might Not Know About Calvin Coolidge | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Politics | Politics

Pentagon chief Mattis quits in disagreement with Trump policies | Reuters

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis abruptly said he was quitting on Thursday after falling out with President Donald Trump over his foreign policies, one day after Trump rebuffed top advisers and decided to pull all U.S. troops out of Syria.

Politics | Politics

George H.W. Bush valued expertise, prudence in navigating a world on fire - The Washington Post

His presidency came during a period of heavy tumult, but even in its hardest moments, he remained steadfast and cautious.

History | History

Presidential Feuds With the Media Are Nothing New - HISTORY

Journalists have angered presidents from the earliest days of America’s founding.

Politics | Politics

Judge tosses Stormy Daniels’ defamation suit against Trump

Stormy Daniels’ defamation lawsuit against President Trump was tossed out Monday — with a federal judge ordering the porn star to pay the president’s legal fees, according to repo…

Politics | Politics

President Trump nominates Marine to be first black female general

President Donald Trump has nominated the first African-American woman for promotion to general.

Science & Technology | Tech

Trump administration looks to speed 5G networks, ease hurdles | Reuters

The Trump administration said on Friday it is seeking to remove hurdles to faster deployment of the next generation of wireless communications, known as 5G, which it touted as revolutionary for a host of industries.

Politics | Politics

Trump orders feds to declassify key FISA documents, text messages in FBI Russia probe

President Trump on Monday ordered the declassification of several key documents related to the FBI investigation of Russian actions during the 2016 presidential election, including 21 pages of an application for a renewed surveillance warrant against form

News | News

Pro-Israel Groups Praise Trump Administration's Closure of PLO DC Office | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

A number of US-based, pro-Israel groups have praised the Trump administration’s decision the close the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) office...

News | News

Trump to US Jews: I won't give Palestinians aid until they make deal with Israel | The Times of Israel

In call to mark Rosh Hashanah, president also says Iranians have 'lost their mojo' since he quit the nuclear deal, and are now 'fighting for their own survival'

Politics | POLITICS

Ben Sasse Conducts a Two-Minute Master Class in American Civics | National Review

Good for Senator Sasse to remind us all of the Supreme Court’s proper place.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Trump accuses social media firms of 'silencing millions' | Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump accused social media companies on Friday of silencing "millions of people" in an act of censorship, but without offering evidence to support the claim.

News | The News

Trump's 'incredible' Air Force One to be red, white and blue, cost $3.9 billion

The next generation of Air Force One will abandon the planes' traditional color scheme in favor of red, white and blue, President Donald Trump said. The Department of Defense announced Tuesday that Boeing secured the $3.9 billion contract for two pla

News | News

I was Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh's law clerk -- Let me tell you about the man I know

During his 12 years on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Judge Kavanaugh has had many law clerks. It was my immense good fortune to be one of them.

Politics | Trump Politics

Results Matter: PRESIDENT TRUMP Tops Obama in Approval Numbers at Same Point in His Presidency

President Trump’s approval rating on his second Independence Day is at 48% with likely voters. And that is with 90% negative coverage from the far left mainstream media. And after a month of anti-ICE protests by Democrats President Trump jumped 10

Politics | Trump Politics

Did the Message In This Video Get Trump Elected?

He was not the president I wanted, but he may just be the president we need

Politics | Trump Politics

Food Stamps Usage Hits Low Under President Trump - 1600 Daily

By 1600 Staff Food stamp usage has reached a low not seen since 2010. According to Breitbart News: Overall enrollment in the nation’s food stamp program has dipped to its lowest level in eight years, according to the latest statistics released by the U.

News | The News

Kim Jong Un commits to 'complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula'

The joint document says Secretary of State Pompeo and a senior North Korean official will hold follow-up talks as soon as possible.

Politics | POLITICS

It’s Time for an Iran-Deal Reckoning | National Review

The Obama administration’s ‘norms’ and ‘values’ included deception and weakness.

History | The Constitution

President Trump Has Paved The Way For A Free Speech Comeback

Resistance to growing attacks on free speech and expression is evidence of how truly transformative President Trump has been.

Politics | From CNN

Donald Trump's 'PARDON' tweet tells us a lot about where his head is at - CNNPolitics

You don't tweet about pardoning yourself unless you are thinking about pardoning yourself.

Politics | Other Politics

Donald Trump's sustained attacks on American rights - CNNPolitics

Two years ago Sunday, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump derided US District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel for his "Mexican" heritage

Politics | Trump Politics

Stop Everything You're Doing and Look at These Images of Trump With a Fallen Police Officer's Mother

He stopped in the middle of his speech, pointed to them in the crowd, and asked them to come up on stage.

Politics | POLITICS

Trump's Illegal Immigrant Comments: A Willful Lie | National Review

Trump didn't "lash out at undocumented immigrants," or "refer to immigrants as 'animals.'"

Politics | Politics

Trump's poll numbers confirm the media is still just 'crying wolf'

The disconnect between the nightly news and the average Joe must frustrate the president as he makes progress on a number of fronts.

Politics | Other Politics

Do Democrats Want an Anti-Trump, or Their Own Trump? - POLITICO Magazine

Gwen Graham could be Florida’s first female governor and a national leader in her party—but only if earnestness hasn’t gone out of style.

Politics | Other Politics

Donald Trump's Michigan rally: The 57 most outlandish, outrageous and offensive lines - CNNPolitics

On Saturday night, even as comedian Michelle Wolf was roasting him in Washington, President Donald Trump was in another Washington -- this one in Michigan -- where he was delivering a roast all his own: Of elites, the media, Democrats and anyone else he c

Politics | Other Politics

Trump admin won't provide shelter for migrants seeking asylum

More than a hundred women and children are sleeping on the Mexican side of the border on concrete near San Ysidro, California.

Politics | From CNN

Trump's call to 'Fox and Friends' explains why we don't hear much from him

His anger was palpable through the phone. Even the Fox hosts -- who are naturally sympathetic to his talking points -- seemed surprised by the stream of consciousness.

Politics | Trump Politics

Inside Trump's First State Dinner With France - 1600 Daily

State Dining Room 8:52 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP:  President Macron, Brigitte, Melania and I are profoundly honored to host you and your entire French delegation for our first official State Dinner.  And to America’s absolutely incredible First Lady, t

Politics | Other Politics

Bad News for President Trump

The Comey memos are more revealing than they seem.

Politics | Politics

Trump blasts Comey as an 'untruthful slime ball' after book revelations

Trump's tweets come a day after excerpts from Comey's forthcoming tell-all paint a devastating picture of the president as a liar divorced from reality.

Politics | Other Politics

'The possibility of Trump exploding has gone up'

The former FBI director's tell-all book surprised some West Wing aides with its jabs at Trump's hand size and its talk of the 'pee tape.'

Politics | Trump Politics

VIDEO: Alabama football players surround Trump in prayer after White House ceremony - The American Mirror

A remarkable thing happened while the media was focused on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Senate testimony: After a White House ceremony, several Alabama football players huddled around President Trump and prayed with him. WBRC’s Christina Cha

Politics | Other Politics

Does Trump's response help or hurt Stormy Daniels' legal claims?

It’s often the case that just a few unplanned words by a litigant can alter the course of litigation — but it's also not that simple.

Politics | Other Politics

Trump appointee at Defense Department resigns after birther postings revealed - CNNPolitics

A political appointee at the Department of Defense has resigned after a CNN KFile inquiry about controversial postings he made on Facebook.

Politics | Politics

Trump replaces McMaster with Bolton as national security adviser

President Trump announced Thursday he will be replacing national security adviser H.R. McMaster with former United State Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton.

Politics | POLITICS

Trump’s North Korea Bluster Scores a Win, But at High Risk - Bloomberg

North Korea’s offer to suspend nuclear and missile tests in exchange for talks with the U.S. reflects an emerging truth about President Donald Trump’s unconventional foreign policy style: It may heighten the risk of conflict, but also the potential fo

Politics | Trump Politics

WINNING: New Poll Says Majority Of Americans Support GOP Tax Reform

A majority of Americans now support Republican-led tax reform, according to a new poll from The New York Times. The poll, done in conjunction with Survey Monkey, says that 51 percent of Americans appr

Politics | Other Politics

The Story Behind JFK's Official White House Portrait

Before Kehinde Wiley's striking depiction of Barack Obama, another presidential portrait stood out from the rest.

Politics | Politics

Trump's Parade Is Political Genius

Hours of free airtime that Democrats can’t argue with? That’s a pretty clever strategy.

Politics | Politics

An Art Museum's Yelp Reviews Go Down The Toilet After Spectacular White House Dig | HuffPost

The Guggenheim's head curator goaded the president with a golden toilet, so his supporters fought back with single stars.

Politics | Other Politics

There's No Way Mueller Will Indict Trump

Those hoping the special counsel will prosecute the president are engaging in fantasy.

Politics | Politics

Home Depot employees to get up to $1,000 bonus due to tax reform

Home Depot is awarding its hourly employees in the U.S. a one-time cash bonus of as much as $1,000 following the passage of new tax legislation.

Politics | Other Politics

Trump contradicts Kelly, says border wall stance 'never changed' - POLITICO

At a meeting with Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday, Kelly said some of Trump’s campaign promises on immigration issues had been “not fully informed."

Politics | Other Politics

Trump criticized immigration from 's---hole' countries: report | TheHill

President Trump reportedly referred to immigrants from Haiti and African countries as coming from “shithole countries” on Thursday.

Politics | POLITICS

David Brooks: The Decline of Anti-Trumpism

The quality of the opposition is deteriorating.

Politics | Other Politics

Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Be President

This excerpt from Michael Wolff’s ‘Fire and Fury’ reveals the inside story of Donald Trump’s mind-boggling campaign. Trump never planned to be president – here’s how his inner circle created the most dysfunctional White House ever.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Disney's Hall of Presidents Unveils Trump and It's... Uhhhh (Video)

Walt Disney World unveiled its animatronic Donald Trump for its "Hall of Presidents" attraction, and the reaction has not been pretty

Politics | Politics

The secret backstory of how Obama let Hezbollah off the hook

POLITICO Investigation: An ambitious U.S. task force targeting Hezbollah's billion-dollar criminal enterprise ran headlong into the White House's desire for a nuclear deal with Iran

News | News

Trump to recognize Jerusalem as capital, plan embassy move, White House confirms | The Times of Israel

Officials say transferring mission from Tel Aviv could take years, so president will sign waiver to avoid penalty; may back 2-state solution if both sides agree

Politics | POLITICS

Mueller Strategy: Obstruction of Justice Investigation Leading to Impeachment | National Review

The pleas and the indictment in Mueller's investigation have nothing to do with collusion because he has no collusion case. He's trying to build a case for impeachment ...

Politics | Other Politics

Five Key Points From the Indictment of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates

Here are highlights from the 31-page indictment against Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman, and Rick Gates, his longtime associate.

Politics | From CNN

Costs of Rex Tillerson exit may not save his job - CNNPolitics

If Trump really thinks the planet is a "mess" as crises churn from North Korea to the Middle East, it would seem illogical to ditch his secretary of state

Politics | From CNN

The Trump White House's colossal blind spot on private emails

At least a half-dozen top Trump administration officials used private email accounts to communicate about White House business, according to the New York Times.

Politics | From the HuffPost

Trump Staffer Responsible For Finding Positive News Stories Resigns | HuffPost

As director of rapid response, Andy Hemming was tasked with recirculating positive news to journalists.

Politics | Other Politics

Trump's response to Barcelona attack? A fake story about bullets dipped in pigs' blood.

The president of the United States just advocated for the execution of Muslim prisoners by firing at them with bullets dipped in pig's blood.

Politics | Politics

Musings and Meditations: Dear Mr. President: A Question You Haven't Been Asked

News | The News

President makes a call to last Doolittle Raider

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump called Lt. Col. Dick Cole, the last surviving member of the Doolittle Raiders, on Sunday, according to a press

Politics | From CNN

White House stays silent on anti-Semitic connection of Trump's anti-CNN video - CNNPolitics.com

President Donald Trump's top aides are staying silent about the possible anti-Semitic, racist and anti-Muslim origins of a video the President tweeted Sunday, declining to answer a series of CNN questions about the video and its self-proclaimed origin

Politics | POLITICS

Republicans to Trump: Hands off Mueller

As Trump allies call for special counsel's firing, GOP lawmakers say former FBI director gives them comfort

Politics | From CNN

Christopher Ruddy says Trump 'considering' firing Mueller - CNNPolitics.com

One of President Donald Trump's friends said Monday he believes the President is considering dismissing special counsel Robert Mueller.

Politics | Politics

The Shadowy History Of Secret White House Tapes

American presidents began surreptitious recordings in the White House in 1940 under Roosevelt, unbeknownst to Congress or the public. After Nixon, they were believed to stop, but did they?

History | History

JFK’s last birthday: Gifts, champagne and wandering hands on the presidential yacht

The party aboard the Sequoia included dinner, dancing and the president's pursuit of a legendary Washington journalist's wife.

News | NEWS

Trump Cancels Visit to Ancient Masada Site after Israel Refuses Helicopter Landing

President Donald Trump has canceled a planned visit and speech at the ancient mountain fortress of Masada in Israel after authorities told him that he could not land his helicopter on top of the UNESCO-listed site. Instead, Trump will now deliver a speech

Politics | Other Politics

Here's what you need to know about the newly appointed special counsel - LA Times

President Trump's firing of FBI Director James B. Comey has increased calls for a special prosecutor to be appointed in the Russia probe.

Politics | Other Politics

Special Counsel named to head Russia investigation; White House caught by surprise - LA Times

The Justice Department on Wednesday named a special counsel, former FBI Director Robert Mueller III, to take over the investigation of ...

Politics | Politics

If the president says it, is it no longer classified? - CNNPolitics.com

Was it legal for President Donald Trump to disclose classifed information to Russian officials?

Politics | From CNN

Trump claims F-35s flew over Japan undetected: 'Pretty cool, right?'

US President Donald Trump thinks the F-35 fighter is "pretty cool," but he seems to be a bit confused over what the newest US warplanes have been up to in Japan.

Politics | POLITICS

Trump has a dangerous disability - The Washington Post

People must let their representatives know just how dangerous this man is.

Politics | Politics

The crucial White House position Trump has neglected to fill - The Washington Post

Five good reasons the president should get a dog — and soon.

Politics | Politics

Monitoring May Have ‘Incidentally’ Picked Up Trump Aides, House Member Says

The White House seized on the comments as evidence of wiretapping, but the remarks indicated that the intelligence targets were foreign officials, not President Trump.

Politics | Politics

Here’s what Trump was thinking when he made those bombshell wiretapping allegations

President Trump made headlines on Saturday after he sent a series of explosive tweets claiming that the phones in his Manhattan skyscraper were tapped by former President Barack Obama during last year’s campaign. On Sunday, the White House released a st

Politics | Politics

Why Trump's Tuesday speech isn't a State of the Union address - CNNPolitics.com

President Donald Trump is set to give an address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday -- but it technically won't be his first State of the Union address.

Politics | Politics

‘He’s a Performance Artist Pretending to be a Great Manager’

Donald Trump sits at the top of the biggest org chart in the world. Why does he look so uncomfortable in the job.

Politics | Politics

Dem governors left out of traditional White House press conference

Democratic governors and some Republican governors who attended a meeting with President Trump on Monday were excluded from the traditional bipartisan press conference outside the West Wing, party officials said.

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White House confirms adviser reassigned after disagreeing with Trump - CNNPolitics.com

A senior National Security Council adviser was reassigned to his old job at the National Defense University, a White House spokeswoman confirmed Sunday, after he criticized the Trump administration's Latin American policies.

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Trump: Nordstrom Treated Ivanka 'So Unfairly'

Where the White House saw a father standing up for his daughter, an ethics expert saw an implicit threat. President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday at Nordstrom, the latest company to draw his Twitter attention, saying the department store chain that de