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  • Bolton dismisses Trump claim that he wasn't given intelligence reports

    07/05/2020 1:32:02 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 43 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/7/20
    Speaking on "Face the Nation," former National Security Adviser John Bolton dismissed US President Donald Trump's claims that he wasn't briefed about intelligence suggesting that Russia commissioned Taliban-linked fighters to kill US soldiers, The Guardian reports. "All intelligence is distributed along the spectrum of uncertainty," Bolton said. "And this intelligence ... by the administration’s own admission, was deemed credible enough to give to our allies. So the notion that you only give the really completely 100% verified intelligence to the president would mean you give him almost nothing. And that’s just not the way the system works." Former National Security...
  • John Bolton's bombshell book will say Donald Trump offered to halt criminal probes as 'personal favors to dictators he liked' and begged China's president Xi to help him win the 2020 election

    06/17/2020 12:58:54 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 64 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 06 17 2020 | Geoff Earle
    John Bolton's bombshell memoir contains new instances of alleged misconduct by President Trump – including agreeing to back off criminal probes as 'personal favors' to certain dictators. The book also contains a claim that Trump pleaded with Chinese President Xi Jinping to boost U.S. food purchases, describing it in terms of his own election. Trump regularly touts a deal to pause the China trade war as one of his chief accomplishments. A new book excerpt obtained by the New York Times contains the claim about the criminal probes. Bolton writes that in cases involving China and Turkey, Trump was willing...
  • U.S. health agency reverses Obamacare transgender protections

    06/13/2020 4:56:31 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 5 replies
    Reuters ^ | June 12, 2020 | by Mohammad Zargham
    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a rule on Friday that would lift anti-discrimination protections under Obamacare for transgender people and women seeking abortions, drawing condemnation from Democratic lawmakers. The rule reverses some provisions of the Affordable Care Act passed during President Barack Obama’s administration, that extended civil rights protections in healthcare to cover areas including gender identity and the termination of a pregnancy. LGBTQ rights groups, Democratic lawmakers and Democratic-controlled states have decried efforts under the administration of Republican President Donald Trump to erode protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer citizens. One...
  • Fauci says his meetings with Trump have 'been dramatically decreased'

    06/01/2020 7:19:26 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 36 replies
    The Week ^ | 9:43 a.m.
    President Trump is now meeting with Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, significantly less than he used to, according to Fauci himself. Fauci spoke in a new interview with Stat News published on Monday and was asked if Trump speaks with him often about the race for a COVID-19 vaccine. Fauci's response? A flat "no." He went on to explain that about a month ago, he was meeting with Trump four times a week after meetings of the coronavirus task force. But "the task force meetings have not occurred as often lately," Fauci...
  • President Trump to declare ANTIFA a Terrorist Organization

    05/31/2020 9:31:53 AM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 307 replies
  • Trump announces US to designate Antifa as terrorist organization following violent protests

    05/31/2020 10:41:55 AM PDT · by DFG · 64 replies
    Fox News ^ | 05/31/2020 | Ronn Blitzer
    President Trump announced Sunday that the U.S. government will designate the far-left group Antifa as a terrorist organization. This comes as Trump has blamed Antifa for riots taking place across the country in response to the death of George Floyd, the unarmed black man who died May 25 while in police custody in Minneapolis, Minn., after an officer kneeled on his neck for more than 8 minutes in an incident caught on video.
  • What Does Winning Mean in a Forever War?

    05/22/2020 4:25:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 22, 2020 | Pat Buchanan
    When a Wall Street Journal editorial warned this week against any precipitous U.S. withdrawal that might imperil our gains in Afghanistan, an exasperated President Trump shot back: "Could someone please explain to them that we have been there for 19 years. ... and except at the beginning, we never really fought to win." Is that true? Did we "never really" fight to win during our 19-year war in Afghanistan, except when we first ousted the Taliban in 2001? At one point in this longest American war against al-Qaida and the Taliban, Barack Obama surged 100,000 U.S. troops into Afghanistan. The...
  • US, China move forward in implementing trade deal

    05/21/2020 12:48:17 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 1 replies
    Fox Business ^ | May 21 2020 | Jonathan Garber
    The U.S. and China are making progress toward implementing the phase one trade deal struck earlier this year, with Beijing now accepting shipments from more U.S. plants than ever before. The announcement from U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer comes amid flaring tensions after the U.S. criticized Beijing's initial handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, which was first identified in Wuhan, China, and has since infected nearly 4.9 million people worldwide. Even with the recent tensions between the two sides, however, Beijing has forged ahead with updating its list of U.S. facilities eligible to ship their goods to China. The list now...
  • Mike Pence: 'I'd be happy' to see Michael Flynn back in the Trump administration

    05/10/2020 4:45:02 PM PDT · by Libloather · 44 replies
    CNN ^ | 5/10/20 | Jamie Ehrlich
    Washington (CNN) Vice President Mike Pence said he would be "happy" to see President Donald Trump's first national security adviser Michael Flynn back in the administration years after Trump fired him for lying about his contacts with Russia. **SNIP** During a pre-taped interview with Axios published Sunday, Pence was asked about bringing Flynn back into the Trump administration. The President said in April that he would consider bringing back Flynn. "I think Gen. Michael Flynn is an American patriot, he served this country with great distinction," Pence said in an excerpt of the interview. "And for my part, I'd be...
  • Despite Pandemic and Media Bias – Trump More Popular Than Obama at Same Point in Presidency

    05/09/2020 1:32:19 PM PDT · by Candor7 · 21 replies
    The Dan Bongino Show ^ | May 8, 2020 | Matt Palumbo
    From the day Donald Trump declared his candidacy for President of the United States he faced an unprecedented media onslaught that unsuccessfully tried to sink his campaign. As anyone with eyes and ears is aware, that has continued during his tenure as President. During his first hundred days in office, 89% of network coverage of the Trump presidency was negative. For the entire year of 2018, coverage was 90% negative. During the recent impeachment hysteria (which already feels like ancient history), media bias maxed out with 100% negative coverage. And now we’re in the midst of a global pandemic, which...
  • Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China in Virus Retaliation

    05/01/2020 10:14:14 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 34 replies
    Newsmax ^ | May 1, 2020 | Not listed
    President Donald Trump said his hard-fought trade deal with China was now of secondary importance to the coronavirus pandemic and he threatened new tariffs on Beijing, as his administration crafted retaliatory measures over the outbreak. Trump's sharpened rhetoric against China reflected his growing frustration with Beijing over the pandemic, which has cost tens of thousands of lives in the United States alone, sparked an economic contraction and threatened his chances of re-election in November.
  • Swing voters approve of Trump’s virus effort, 75% want end of China reliance

    04/26/2020 6:02:57 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 56 replies
    Washinton Examiner ^ | April 25, 2020 | Paul Bedard
    ...In the survey of over 8,000 swing and “persuadable” voters in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, North Carolina, and Iowa provided to Secrets this morning, 63% said that they approve of Trump’s handling of the crisis. Just 21% disapproved. And they appear to support his gradual shift from focusing on fighting the virus to also reopening the economy, as well as a reliance more on businesses than Washington to lead the way. “Swing voters are concerned about the impact of the coronavirus and generally approve of Trump’s handling of the crisis. Moreover, they are more concerned with health risks than the economy —...
  • Undocumented students excluded from federal emergency financial aid relief

    04/23/2020 4:28:12 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 37 replies
    Santa Cruz Sentinel ^ | April 23, 2020 | Ashley A Smith
    The country’s nearly half a million undocumented students won’t be able to access any of the coronavirus emergency relief colleges and universities are receiving to help their students. The Trump administration on Tuesday barred undocumented college students from receiving emergency cash assistance from the new stimulus law that could help with living expenses, such as food, child care and housing.
  • Bill Maher: Media’s Coronavirus ‘Panic Porn’ Is Going To Get Trump Re-Elected

    04/18/2020 11:08:56 AM PDT · by Conserv · 33 replies
    Bill Maher went off on the media Friday night during his show “Real Time” on HBO, saying that they need to cut back on their “panic porn” reporting on the coronavirus or else they will end up helping President Donald Trump get re-elected. “And finally, new rule, now that we’re starting to see some hope in all this, don’t hope shame me, you know the problem with non-stop gloom and doom is it gives Trump the chance to play the optimist and optimists tend to win American elections,” Maher began. “FDR said the only thing we have to fear is...
  • Harvard Poll: Trump Approval Continues To Increase, Now At 49 Percent

    04/18/2020 7:35:48 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 30 replies
    Harvard Caps ^ | Apr 19, 2020
    Do you watch or hear about President Trump's daily briefings? Yes 65% No 35% Do the President's daily briefings make you more favorable to the president, less favorable or have no effect on you attitude towards the president: More 45% Less 36% No affect 18% Half of voters credit trump on handling the coronavirus crisis; his handling of the economy and stimulating jobs. Continues to receive majority approval.
  • Coronavirus Causing Migrants to Default On Coyotes Payments

    04/16/2020 1:00:22 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 30 replies
    vice.com ^ | Apr 14 2020
    Maria was terrified when her 23-year-old daughter, Daniela, fled their small Guatemalan village for the United States. The young woman had taken out a 70,000-quetzales, or $9,000, loan to pay coyotes to smuggle her north. She used as collateral the only thing of value her family had: the house that had been in the family for generations. She made it to Los Angeles, where she spent the past year cleaning houses to send money home to Maria and her two children. But now that the novel coronavirus pandemic has locked down the city, and much of the country, she’s out...
  • US expels nearly 10,000 to Mexico under new border rules

    04/09/2020 1:10:42 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 32 replies
    AP ^ | 4/9/20 | MARIA VERZA and BEN FOX
    A U.S. Border Patrol agent wouldn’t let Jackeline Reyes explain why she and her 15-year-old daughter fled Honduras and needed asylum, pointing to the coronavirus. It was just days after the Trump administration quietly empowered itself to shut down the nation’s asylum system. “The agent told us about the virus and that we couldn’t go further, but she didn’t let us speak or anything,” said Reyes, 35, who was shuttled on March 24 to Reynosa, Mexico, a violent border city. The Trump administration is relying on a seldom-used public health law to set aside decades-old national and international immigration laws....
  • Donald Trump Announces Hold On World Health Organization Funding (WHO)

    04/07/2020 5:19:00 PM PDT · by blam · 129 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4-7-2020 | Charlie XSpeirling
    President Donald Trump announced Tuesday at the White House that he would put a hold on funding to the World Health Organization amid the coronavirus crisis. “They were wrong about a lot of things,” Trump said. The president noted that the World Health Organization receives more from the United States than any other country, and would require accounting for their failure to properly alarm the world about the coronavirus outbreak. “We want to look into the World Health Organization because they really called it wrong,” Trump said. “They missed the call, they could have called it months earlier, they would...
  • Trump says US may put a 'very powerful hold' on funding to World Health Organization

    04/07/2020 6:14:56 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | 04/07/2020 | Andrew O’Reilly
    President Trump signaled Tuesday he may put a “very powerful hold” on funding to the World Health Organization as he lashed out at the United Nations specialized agency and accused it of “being very China-centric” amid the coronavirus pandemic. Reiterating his complaints from a tweet earlier in the day, the president said that the WHO “has been wrong about a lot things.” Trump has been critical of the WHO for opposing the travel restrictions from China and Europe. “They’ve been wrong about a lot of things,” Trump said during the daily press briefing of the White House coronavirus task force....
  • Mr President Shut it all down and end this!

    04/06/2020 6:16:05 PM PDT · by Vendome · 105 replies
    Vanity | 4/6/2020 | Vendome
    I have some friends who are uhm...not Republicans and they are insisting The President declare some sort of national Emergency under some assumed imprimature, of which, I am unaware he is able to do under the Constitution. Then, after two weeks, we can be done with it and go back to business. What say you Freepers? Heck, they say they will even respect him Really?