Monthly Archive: August 2018

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Trump says he is ‘very disappointed in Erdoğan’ over pastor Brunson

President Donald Trump has said he felt personally let down by President Recep TayyipErdoğan over his refusal to release an American evangelical pastor after the U.S. had helped a Turkish citizen detained in Israel. “I’m disappointed in him,” Trump said on Aug. 30 in an Oval Office interview with Bloomberg News, after initially declining to comment because the...

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‘They are the enemy of the people’: California man, 68, is arrested for threatening to bomb and shoot staff at The Boston Globe because he ‘was angry about their Trump editorials’

Robert Chain was arrested in Encino on Thursday over the apparent threats He is said to have called the newspaper after it published a scathing anti-Trump editorial on August 16 Chain called the newspaper the true ‘enemy of the people’, borrowing from Trump’s description of the press He will appear...

Robert Chain made the threats towards The Boston Globe in multiple phone calls over the course of a week after it called on other newspapers to publish coordinate anti-Trump editorials on August 16. Theirs is pictured 0

Seventh-generation farmer: I’m a Trump supporter because he’s fighting for us on trade

Casey Guernsey says the U.S. agriculture industry needs trade certainty and he supports President Trump’s mission to seek fairer deals. “We need to look toward the future with optimism because these last few months, especially, have been a real roller coaster,” he says. Guernsey, a former Missouri state legislator, is...

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Trump says Don McGahn isn’t responsible for him ‘not firing’ Sessions or Mueller and says Ivanka and Jared had ‘NOTHING’ to do with the dramatic departure of the White House counsel

Trump announced McGahn’s departure on Wednesday  He said McGahn would leave after what he wrote was the hopeful confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court  McGahn has cooperated with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators  Trump on Thursday pushed back on media reports that McGahn walked him back from axing...

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Trump says government ‘did a fantastic job’ with Puerto Rico hurricane response

President Trump said Wednesday he believes his administration “did a fantastic job” responding to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, one day after the island’s government acknowledged that nearly 3,000 people died because of the storm. “I think we did a fantastic job in Puerto Rico. We’re still helping Puerto Rico. The governor is an...

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‘Next move better be by the FBI & DOJ’: Trump warns Justice to investigate Chinese ‘hacking’ of Hillary’s private email server or else ‘its credibility will be forever gone’

Trump seized on bombshell new report alleging China hacked Clinton’s emails Congressman and intelligence source claim China hacked her infamous server Breach allegedly occurred throughout Clinton’s time as secretary of state Now Trump calls on  Justice Department and FBI to investigation the claims  By KEITH GRIFFITH and GEOFF EARLE, DEPUTY U.S. POLITICAL EDITOR...

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Trump hosts evangelical leaders at the White House

President Donald Trump says the government’s “attacks on communities of faith” are over as he hosts a dinner celebrating evangelical Christian leaders at the White House. Trump says the government in recent years has tried to undermine religious freedom, but those days are over. Remarks by President Trump at Dinner...

Uyghurs in exile, rallying in Brussels on April 27, 2018 (World Uyghur Congress) 0

Report: One Million Chinese Citizens Are Detained in Secret Camps – A New Gulag in China

A testimony at the United Nations argues that more than a million Uyghur Muslims, in China’s western Xinjiang province, have been sent to “political indoctrination” camps. China has been struggling with the Province for the past few decades due to its ethnically Turkic, and Muslim, majority. Xinjiang province continues to...

Soybean farmer Raymond Schexnayder Jr. overlooks his farm outside Baton Rouge, in Erwinville, Louisiana, July 9, 2018. 0

Trump is giving farmers a $6 billion bailout so they can weather his trade war: IT IS SOCIALISM!!!

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that initial aid in its emergency plan to help farmers impacted by retaliatory tariffs will consist of about $4.7 billion in payments. The federal government also said it plans to purchase up to $1.2 billion in certain “commodities unfairly targeted by unjustified retaliation.”...

President Donald Trump tweeted Monday that a new trade deal with Mexico was 'looking good' – and planned to make an immediate announcement on trade Monday. The two sides have been negotiating for months, while talks continued with Canada. The president imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum which angered allies and raised pressure for a new deal. 0

Trump reveals a deal has been reached with Mexico, calling it ‘a big day for trade’ as he puts President Peña Nieto on Oval Office speakerphone – but it won’t be called NAFTA because the name has a ‘bad connotation’ as a ‘rip-off’ for the US

Trump tweeted Monday: ‘A big deal looking good with Mexico!’ The president imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum which angered allies and raised pressure for a new deal The Dow Jones Industrial average immediately jumped 200 points on the news   Trump campaigned on tossing the existing NAFTA agreement and trying...

Battle Print: Document Emerges Detailing Democrat Plans to Crush Trump Should GOP Fail to Hold House 0

Document Emerges Detailing Democrat Plans to Crush Trump Should GOP Fail to Hold House

Under the headline “Scoop: Republicans secretly study their coming hell,” Axios’s Jonathan Swan on Sunday evening revealed the existence of the document that lists exactly the line of attack the Democrats plan to pursue should they win control of the House in the midterm elections. The document specifically focuses on certain investigatory...

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Amid betrayals, Trump’s barrier breaks down

David A. Fahrenthold, Josh Dawsey and Rosalind S.Helderman, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s wall of secrecy – the work of a lifetime – is starting to crack. His longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty last week to breaking campaign-finance laws, and said he’d arranged hush money payments...

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John McCain dies at 81: War hero, father and presidential candidate had been fighting aggressive brain cancer since last summer – and leaves behind a proud legacy of public service

John Sidney McCain III, who was born August 29, 1936 in the Panama Canal Zone, has died after battling an aggressive form of brain cancer McCain hailed from a decorated military family; both his father and grandfather were four-star admirals in the United States Navy He followed their example and...

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TRUMP ADMINISTRATION: Allen Weisselberg – the CFO of the Trump Organization – is granted immunity in Michael Cohen probe as prosecutors close in on Trump’s inner circle

Weisselberg has worked for Trump for decades  He was subpoenaed to appear before the grand jury investigating Michael Cohen, it was reported last month Began working for Trump’s father, Fred, in the 1970s  Cohen spoke to Weisselberg about negotiations with former Playboy model Karen McDougal Cohen’s attorney identified Weisselberg as...