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Trump gets an early start on defining his administration ahead of 2020

Trump released a campaign-style ad on Monday declaring his first 100 days a monumental success and branding anyone who suggests otherwise, like the media, purveyors of “FAKE NEWS.” As the New York Times notes: The 30-second television advertisement and a series … Continue reading

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Quotable Quote: Sweet Jesus, the man is a moron

“I mean had Andrew Jackson been a little later you wouldn’t have had the Civil War. He was a very tough person, but he had a big heart. He was really angry that he saw what was happening with regard … Continue reading

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Rep. Maxine Waters: “Trump is a pathological liar”

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Trump may “look at” changing the Constitution to be able to sue the press for libel

Where to begin on this one?  If Trump gets to sue the press for what he says are lies, the American people should be able to sue the president for what we know are his own insane fabrications. It will … Continue reading

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Politico: Trump on health care: Pre-existing conditions will be covered New York Times: Bipartisan agreement reached to fund government through September CNN Politics: Conservatives prepare for Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement The Hill: GOP growing frustrated with Trump’s trade threats Washington … Continue reading

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CNN Politics: Trump rallies his base on his 100th day The Hill: Trump draws sharp correspondents’ dinner contrast with wild rally New York Times: Climate march draws thousands of protesters alarmed by Trump’s environmental agenda NBC News: Trump invites Philippine … Continue reading

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Michael Moore with Chris Hayes on Trump’s first 100 days

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New York Times: Congress at 100 days: Frenetic action but few accomplishments CNN Politics: How the world sees Trump, 100 days in Politico: How nervous should Trump be about his poll ratings? The Hill: ObamaCare repeal: GOP seeks new game … Continue reading

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Video proof of Trump’s first 100 days (by MSNBC)

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Trump talks about the possibility of a “major, major” conflict with North Korea

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Trump finds no joy in polling numbers

As the Trump administration approaches it’s 100-day mark, a new poll by Fox News suggests he’s not doing so well, no matter how the right-wing network tries to spin it. They find that 43 percent approve of the job he’s … Continue reading

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Will Trump voters care about broken promises?

Some in the Republican leadership are starting to worry that a Trump failure to deliver on the Mexican border wall and other campaign promises will break the coalition that got him elected. Republican National Committee chairwomen Ronna Romney McDaniel told … Continue reading

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New York Times: Trump wants it known: Grading 100 days is ‘ridiculous’ (but his were the best) Politico: 100 days of Democratic rage The Hill: Infighting cools down in Trumpland Roll Call: Trump may accept border wall funding later to … Continue reading

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Trump is in no position to threaten Republicans with primary challenges

In an interview with Dana Bash on CNN yesterday, Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.), a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, discussed threats President Trump made in the form of potentially supporting a primary challenger against him in 2018. The … Continue reading

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Politico: Republicans sound alarm on Trump’s troubles ahead of 2018 CNN Politics: Trump’s grand plans collide with 100-day mark The Hill: Trump team raises rhetoric against Iran New York Times: Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen advance in French election … Continue reading

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Chuck Todd’s interview with Reince Priebus on Meet the Press

Priebus tries to blame Democrats for the administration’s incompetence in failing to fill vacant positions. Todd says Priebus’ argument doesn’t make sense. See around the 4:30 to 5:15 mark. Priebus also says Trump was not endorsing Le Pen in France … Continue reading

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WaPo’s Bob Costa talks about Trump’s first 100 days and whither the Democratic Party

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Politico: Trump’s fake war on the fake news The Hill: Trump eyeing second Supreme Court seat Roll Call: Government shutdown prevention on Republicans, Democrats say  New York Times: Comey tried to shield the F.B.I. from politics. Then he shaped an … Continue reading

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Trump’s assessment of his first hundred days relies on ignoring history

Trump  likes to say that the accomplishments of his first hundred days are more significant than what any other president had achieved. For a man who obviously doesn’t read, and certainly doesn’t read American history, it’s a ridiculous comment, like so … Continue reading

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Politico: House investigators invite Sally Yates to testify on Russia New York Times: Attack on Champs-Élysées injects more uncertainty into French vote CNN: Russia tried to use Trump advisers to infiltrate campaign The Hill: Trump becomes wild card in spending … Continue reading

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