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White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders hopes her legacy will be having been transparent and honest . However, Sanders was fact-checked live on air by CNN as she defended President Donald Trump’s rejection of the government’s National Climate Assessment. Politifact currently cites five times when Sanders has given objectively false information. https://twitter.com/ErikWemple/status/1072603890196074497 https://twitter.com/BettyBowers/status/1072615346811650048 Speaking to Politico’s Eliana Johnson about what she wanted her legacy to be, Sanders said she hoped it would include turning up every day and doing “the very best job that I could to put forward the president’s message.” “To do the best job that I…

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In a televised meeting between President Donald Trump and Democrats, tempers flew as  Trump sparred with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer over his proposed border wall and a potential government shutdown. Trump is demanding $5 billion in funding for his much-discussed Mexico-U.S. border wall, while Democrats are offering $1.3 billion, reported the Washington Post. If the proposed plan is not agreed on by Dec. 21 — the expiration date for some agencies’ government funding — a partial shutdown is possible, according to the Post. “I am proud to shut down the government for border…

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President Donald Trump says he is not concerned about being impeached by Democrats. He made it known by saying, “I think that the people would revolt if that happened.” In a Reuters interview Tuesday, Trump spoke out for the first time about new documents filed by prosecutors detailing the alleged crimes of his former lawyer, Michael Cohen. Cohen has said he made hush payments to two women accusing Trump of infidelity in the waning days of the 2016 campaign. Asked if he discussed campaign finance law with Cohen, Trump tells Reuters: “Michael Cohen is a lawyer. I assume he would…

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President Donald Trump disputed claims that the hush money payments his former lawyer Michael Cohen gave to Trump’s alleged mistresses were a “campaign contribution.” In a set of misspelled tweets, Trump piggybacked off of a recent Fox News report about how “Democrats can’t find a Smocking Gun tying the Trump campaign to Russia after James Comey’s testimony.” Echoing a claim he had made many times before, Trump remarked, “That’s because there was NO COLLUSION” adding, “So now the Dems go to a simple private transaction, wrongly call it a campaign contribution…which it was not.” In August, Cohen pled guilty to…

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President Donald Trump doesn’t shy away from saying that he is the most successful, and a  “stable genius” with a “very, very large brain.” He’s boasted that he’s “actually kept more promises” than he’s made, defying the laws of logic in ways that mere mortals couldn’t possibly comprehend. However fact checkers at The Washinton Post have found Trump to be such an exceptionally prolific and repeated liar that they were forced to expand their rating system for evaluating false and misleading claims to create a special category specifically inspired by the president. Normally The Post rates politicians on a scale…

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CNN has reported that Jamal Khashoggi repeatedly told his killers “I can’t breathe” during his final moments in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Quoting a source who said they had read the full translated transcript of an audio recording, CNN said that Khashoggi recognized one of the men, General Maher Mutreb, who told him: “You are coming back.” Khashoggi replied: “You can’t do that…people are waiting outside.” His Turkish fiancee Hatice Cengiz waited for hours outside the consulate on Oct. 2 and, when he did not return, contacted Turkish authorities about his disappearance. There was no further dialog in the…

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President Donald Trump has confirmed that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly will be leaving the White House at the end of the year. “John Kelly will be leaving — I don’t know if I can say retiring — but he’s a great guy,” Trump told reporters, the AP reported. “John Kelly will be leaving at the end of the year. We’ll be announcing who will be taking John’s place — it might be on an interim basis. I’ll be announcing that over the next day or two, but John will be leaving at the end of the year.…

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOABHShgGjg In this week’s episode, SNL played a preview for fake new show Them Trumps, in which Darius Trump (Kenan Thompson) brushes off his recent legal troubles and tells his wife Malika (Leslie Jones), son Darius Jr. (Chris Redd) and daughter L’evanka (Ego Nwodim) that he will emerge unscathed — except he doesn’t. “Sir, they know everything,” a White House adviser tells SNL‘s Trump in the Oval Office. “They know about Russia, they know you used campaign money to cover up an affair with Magic City stripper Cinnamon Mercedes and they know about the pyramid scheme you’ve been running…

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The announcement that John Kelly is leaving his position as the chief of staff by the end of the year has given people something to tell President Donald Trump. Critics are seizing the opportunity to offer some mocking suggestions. Trump’s reported top pick to replace Kelly ― Nick Ayers, Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff ― said he’s leaving the administration by the end of the year as well. Ayers on Sunday tweeted: https://twitter.com/nick_ayers/status/1071879332283453440 Trump then sent out his own message later in the day playing down his interest in Ayers and saying he was interviewing “some really great…

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Tucker Carlson maybe sharing platform with President Donald Trump’s favourite’s  news media, Fox News, but that has not stopped him from hitting hard at the president on his nightly Fox News show. In  a new interview with conservative Swiss magazine Die Weltwoche, the “Tucker Carlson Tonight” host called out Trump for failing to keep his promises to his voters. “His chief promises were that he would build the wall, de-fund Planned Parenthood and repeal Obamacare and he hasn’t done any of those things,” said Carlson, per The Washington Post. Carlson said he’d “come to believe” Trump’s role was “not as…

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