Donald Trump Ordered Disastrous Raid Over dinner With Steve Bannon and Son-In-Law

Donald Trump Ordered Disastrous Raid Over dinner With Steve Bannon and Son-In-Law More and more troubling news is coming out about the botched Navy Seal raid Donald Trump ordered over the weekend. And now we are learning that Donald Trump ordered the raid while having dinner with Steve Bannon and his son-in-law Jared Kushner. CBS News reports  that when Donald Trump was deciding to order the raid that killed nearly 30 people including a U.S. military officer, several civilians and an American citizen (the 8-year-old daughter of Anwar al-Awlaki) – “he had several trusted advisers by his side. Among the:...

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Lindsey Graham Announces Investigation Into Russian Interference In The 2016 Election

Lindsey Graham Announces Investigation Into Russian Interference In The 2016 Election Republican Senator Lindsey Graham announced Thursday that the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism is launching an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and how to prevent similar attacks in the future. “Our goal is simple — to the fullest extent possible we want to shine a light on Russian activities to undermine democracy,” committee Chairman Lindsey Graham and Ranking Member Sheldon Whitehouse said in a joint written statement. They said the investigation will focus on Russia’s activities in the 2016 election and “possible avenues to help prevent...

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Congressman Cancels Obamacare Meeting After Reporter Shows Up

Congressman Cancels Obamacare Meeting After Reporter Shows Up Congressman Peter Roskam’s (R-IL) office cancelled a meeting with constituents regarding Obamacare on Wednesday after realizing that a reporter was present, according to the Aurora Beacon-News. Sandra Alexander, a constituent living in Roskam’s district, told the Beacon-News that she scheduled the meeting with Roskam’s staff ahead of time and informed them that she would be bringing along a small group. Among the group, was a reporter, which the Congressman’s office opposed. Roskam’s outreach coordinator, Eddie Corrigan, told the Beacon-News that the meeting was closed to the press. “It is a meeting...

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Poll: 40 Percent Want Trump Impeached, Majority Miss Obama

40 Percent Want Trump Impeached Less than 2 weeks into his presidency, 40% of Americans want Donald Trump impeached, according to a new PPP poll. And only 48% of voters say that they would be opposed to Trump’s impeachment. In case you were wondering that’s pretty unprecedented. Americans Miss Barack Obama The same poll showed that Americans miss Obama with 52% say they’d rather Obama was President, to only 43% who are glad Trump is. Yep, sounds about right. No Honeymoon Period For Trump “Usually a newly elected president is at the peak of their popularity and enjoying their...

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Trump Threatened Federal Funds After UC Berkeley Students Protested White Nationalist

Trump Threatened Federal Funds After UC Berkeley Students Protested White Nationalist Donald Trump threatened to pull federal funding from the University of California at Berkeley after the campus protested a planned speech from white nationalist Milo Yiannopoulos. The protest was peaceful, until anarchists from around the area started instigating violence. “If U.C. Berkeley does not allow free speech and practices violence on innocent people with a different point of view – NO FEDERAL FUNDS?” Trump wrote on Twitter on Thursday morning. If U.C. Berkeley does not allow free speech and practices violence on innocent people with a different point of...

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John McCain Calls Australian Ambassador To Clean Up Trump’s Mess

John McCain Calls Australian Ambassador To Clean Up Trump’s Mess Senator John McCain announced on Thursday that he spoke with the Australian ambassador in what looks to be an attempt to repair the potential damage that was done during Trump’s disastrous phone call over the weekend with Austrailian Prime Minister. McCain said he expressed support for the nations’ relationship after a heated call from President Trump. “I called Australia’s Ambassador to the United States this morning to express my unwavering support for the U.S.-Australia alliance,” McCain, who’s frequently criticized Trump, said in a statement. McCain said he asked the ambassador to...

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WATCH: Samantha Bee Destroys Trump On Muslim-Ban

WATCH: Samantha Bee Destroys Trump On Muslim-Ban “Nice misdirection, Criss Angel, but you can’t just shake your keys and distract us from this giant mess you made,” Bee said at the beginning of Full Frontal on Wednesday night. “We’re not cable news, we’re Americans. And we would like a word.” Later she eviscerated the idea that Trump’s Muslim-ban was merely confusing by saying, “Confusing? Give Trump’s ban some credit. It was the HealthCare.gov of Islamophobia, the Ford Pinto of intolerance, a big fat cocktail of New Coke and Zima poured onto a Microsoft Zune playing an endless loop of...

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Reuters: Trump Approved Covert Counterterrorism Operation Without Sufficient Intelligence, Ground Support, Adequate Backup Preparations

Trump Approved Covert Counterterrorism Operation Without Sufficient Intelligence, Ground Support, Adequate Backup Preparations Reuters is reporting a potential bombshell about Donald Trump’s first counterterrorism operation. According to the report, “U.S. military officials told Reuters that Trump approved his first covert counterterrorism operation without sufficient intelligence, ground support or adequate backup preparations.” The Reuters report continues: As a result, three officials said, the attacking SEAL team found itself dropping onto a reinforced al Qaeda base defended by landmines, snipers, and a larger than expected contingent of heavily armed Islamist extremists. The Pentagon directed queries about the officials’ characterization of the...

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REPORT: Donald Trump Attacked, Hung Up On Australian Prime Minister

REPORT: Donald Trump Attacked, Hung Up On Australian Prime Minister Donald Trump spent last Saturday on phone calls with world leaders. And we are now learning that some of those conversations didn’t go so well. The Washington Post reports that during Trump’s phone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Trump blasted an agreement between the two countries over refugee resettlement and also bragged about the size of his Electoral College victory. Trump also reportedly bragged about all the phone calls he had done that day with other world leaders. According to senior U.S. officials briefed on the call,...

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Huge Protest Erupts On UC Berkeley Campus Against White Supremacist Milo Yiannopoulos

Huge Protest Erupts On UC Berkeley Campus Against White Supremacist Milo Yiannopoulos A huge protest has erupted on the campus of UC Berkeley in reaction to what was scheduled to be a speech by white supremacist Milo Yiannopoulos. Here are photos of the protest: Anti-fascist protesters against Milo hunkering down behind shields as UC Berkeley police shoot non lethal bullets. pic.twitter.com/jGOcBa9KUC — Shane Bauer (@shane_bauer) February 2, 2017 @berkeleyside: Protestors in black tear down barricade and light pyrotechnics towards @UCPD_Cal — chants of “Shut it down!” pic.twitter.com/Q43LjsyqQF — Carlo David (@carlodavid1115) February 2, 2017 @berkeleyside: “No Milo, No Trump,...

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