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Source: The Guradian

'New bizarre low': Trump faces backlash after reviving McCain attacks

Today 08:05 GMT

Donald Trump renewed attacks on the late senator John McCain, stating he “never liked” the Arizona Republican and “probably never will”.

While Trump shared a notoriously contentious relationship with McCain, Republicans balked at Trump’s willingness to engage in posthumous attacks on the decorated war veteran. The president faced widespread backlash for reviving his criticism of McCain, who died of brain cancer last year.

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Source: The Guradian

US-China trade: Trump says tariffs on Beijing may linger

Today 08:58 GMT

Donald Trump has warned that the United States may leave tariffs on Chinese goods for a “substantial period” to ensure that Beijing complies with any trade agreement, while later emphasizing he wanted them to reach a “great” trade deal.

The eight-month trade war between the world’s two largest economies has raised costs, roiled financial markets, shrunk US farm exports and disrupted manufacturing supply chains.

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Source: Fox News

Time to toss the Electoral College Here's why it's not as simple as 2020 Democrats want it to be

Today 08:58 GMT

The Electoral College has been a remarkably effective way for Americans to choose our presidents for over two centuries.

The Electoral College was instead created to protect liberty, with much leeway in incorporating a fairly healthy dose of democracy as well. States nearly all were choosing presidential electors by popular vote rather than by state legislatures by the early part of the 19th century.

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Source: Global News

Donald Trump complains he didn’t get a ‘thank you’ for John McCain’s funeral

Today 08:04 GMT

Casting aside rare censure from Republican lawmakers, President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain Wednesday, even claiming credit for the senator’s moving Washington funeral and complaining he was never properly thanked.

Donald Trump slams ‘last in his class’ John McCain over Russia investigation dossier. Trump then launched a lengthy rant in which he claimed without citing evidence that McCain had pushed for a war and failed America’s veterans.

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Source: Global News

Trump’s ex-communications director Hope Hicks to share docs with House Democrats: reports

Today 08:59 GMT

Former White House communications director Hope Hicks has agreed to turn over documents requested by the Democrat-majority House Judiciary Committee as part of an investigation into potential obstruction of justice by U.S. President Donald Trump.

WATCH: Trump’s former communications director Hope Hicks spotted on Air Force One. Trump is yet to comment on the reports of Hicks’ willingness to turn over the documents requested by the judiciary committee.

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Source: The Week

Joe Biden is about to ruin his reputation

Today 08:59 GMT

It seems pretty clear Joe Biden is going to run for president, joining the roughly Graham's Number of declared Democratic candidates so far.

As a former vice president, Biden is now part of the global oligarchy, complete with preposterous speaking fees and an extensive entourage, and from that perspective one last run for president probably sounds like a topping idea. It seems pretty clear Joe Biden is going to run for president, joining the roughly Graham's Number of declared Democratic candidates so far.

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Source: ABC News

'Start Here': Mueller's early Cohen interest, FDA approves postpartum depression drug

Today 08:59 GMT

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first medication specifically for postpartum depression, which affects about 1 in 9 mothers.

Robert Mueller sought Cohen's emails in July 2017, just two months after the special counsel was appointed and nine months before the raids in April, according to documents unsealed by a federal judge in New York. The documents also offer details on Cohen's personal financial crimes, including an alleged scheme to defraud multiple banks as he faced $22 million in debt.

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Source: DW

US Federal Reserve holds rates steady, cuts economic growth forecast

Today 08:58 GMT

President Donald Trump had called the December rate rise by the supposedly independent Federal Reserve wrong-headed, with suggestions he was contemplating trying to fire Chairman Jerome Powell , who had been his choice to lead the central bank.

In their statement on Wednesday after a two-day policy meeting, the policymakers said that given sluggish growth and continually mild inflation, the Fed "will be patient as it determines what future adjustments to make" to rates. Policymakers also saw slowdowns in the US and global economies saying that, while the job market remained strong, "growth of economic activity has slowed from its solid rate in the fourth quarter."

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Source: The Guradian

Donald Trump is using Stalinist techniques against climate science

Today 08:59 GMT

Americans should not be fooled by the Stalinist tactics being used by the White House to try to discredit the findings of mainstream climate science.

The Trump administration has already purged information about climate change from government websites, gagged federal experts and attempted to end funding for climate change programmes. Now a group of hardcore climate change deniers and contrarians linked to the administration is organising a petition in support of a new panel being set up by the National Security Council to promote an alternative official explanation for climate change.

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Source: Fox News

Trump goes nuclear on Kellyanne spouse George Conway: 'Husband from hell!'

Today 08:59 GMT

President Trump turned up the heat Wednesday in his feud with George Conway, calling the spouse of adviser Kellyanne Conway a “stone cold LOSER & husband from hell!”. “George Conway, often referred to as Mr. Kellyanne Conway by those who know him, is VERY jealous of his wife’s success & angry that I, with her help, didn’t give him the job he so desperately wanted. I barely know him but just take a look, a stone cold LOSER & husband from hell!” Trump tweeted Wednesday morning.

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Source: Fox News

Tucker Carlson: Democrats want to change American institutions so they can regain power - whatever it takes

Today 08:59 GMT

When the founders of this country designed the American Republic, something we're grateful for obviously, not everyone was impressed by it at the time.

At some point, they believed, unscrupulous politicians would come to power, change the rules in their favor and establish a one-party state.

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Source: Fox News

Trump's booming economy has 2020 Dems struggling to find negative spin

Today 08:59 GMT

Have claimed in some form that the workers are struggling in the economy that has so far defied odds with a record-low unemployment rate.

Yet 2020 Democrats appear to have learned from the episode avoid directly linking people holding more than one job to the low unemployment rate.

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Source: Fox News

Matt Gaetz: President 'frustrated' over criticism from Kellyanne Conway's husband, George

Today 08:58 GMT

“I think it’s frustrating for him to see George Conway be so critical when Kellyanne has been such a part of the great success that’s driving country.”

“George Conway, often referred to as Mr. Kellyanne Conway by those who know him, is VERY jealous of his wife’s success & angry that I, with her help, didn’t give him the job he so desperately wanted. George Conway repeatedly has questioned the president’s mental health on social media, all while his wife continues to work at the White House.

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Source: Fox News

Ted Koppel says 'the Establishment press is out to get' Trump

Today 08:59 GMT

In January, Koppel made some other observations about the president and the press: "Let the record show that Trump has launched the careers of numerous media stars and that expressions of indignant outrage on the left and breathless admiration on the right have resulted in large, entirely nonpartisan profits for the industry of journalism .... "Trump's detractors are outraged by him.

FLASHBACK: KOPPEL MOCKS BRIAN STELTER: 'CNN'S RATINGS WOULD BE IN THE TOILET WITHOUT DONALD TRUMP'. That is a searing indictment from a man who has long been a member in good standing of the media establishment.

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Source: Fox News

AOC stars in GOP congressional ad: 'Bless her heart, she has some terrible ideas'

Today 08:58 GMT

"Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: she has the media, she has the followers, but bless her heart, she has some terrible ideas," Nix says. "Guaranteeing government jobs for some, while killing small-town jobs for others.

Less than three months after taking office, New York Democrat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, whose favorability numbers have plummeted in some recent polls,  is already front and center in a GOP congressional candidate's upcoming campaign advertisement.


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