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Bannon's Ouster

If I were a committed Trumper, I’d be worried about the president losing his chief ideologist who had a major role in getting him to the White House. Now, the high-level Trump team is overwhelmingly composed of New York Democrats of various sorts — family …

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The Attacks in Catalonia: “Blind” Violence?

Pope Francis on last year’s Nice attack (via the National Catholic Register): Pope Francis condemned the attack on Bastille Day Celebrations in France, calling it an act of “blind violence.” While Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, the man who drove a truck into the 14th July crowds …

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Obama vet cheers Trump’s assault on the red-tape Blob

Obscured by the tumult surrounding President Trump’s horrendous response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., the White House managed to take a significant positive step this week: issuing an executive order designed to lower regulatory barriers to infrastructure projects, and to speed up and simplify …

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Mark Cuban Floats Idea of Serving as Trump's 'Entrepreneurial Czar'

Billionaire businessman and star of ABC’s “Shark Tank” Mark Cuban told Business Insider he was interested in serving as “entrepreneurial czar” for President Donald Trump following the president’s disbanding this week of two business councils. Continue Reading....

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Axios: Bannon Met Wednesday With Mercer to Plot Future

Before his White House departure became official Friday, fired chief strategist Steve Bannon met with billionaire Republican donor Robert Mercer for five hours Wednesday, plotting their path forward, Axios reported Friday. Continue Reading....

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Hispanic Chamber Leader Hails Bannon's Departure

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Javier Palomarez Friday hailed President Donald Trump’s decision to remove chief strategist Steve Bannon, saying his organization is happy the president “decided to heed our call to action.” Continue Reading....

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The Coming Conservative Crack-Up?

This week on the Kristol Clear podcast, editor at large Bill Kristol looks at the president’s reaction to Charlottesville and asks whether the conservative movement will split irrevocably over Trump. This podcast can be downloaded here.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Continue Reading....

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Bannon: 'The Trump Presidency That We Fought For, and Won, Is Over.'

With the departure from the White House of strategist Stephen K. Bannon, who helped shape the so-called nationalist-populist program embraced by Donald Trump in his unlikely path to election, a new phase of the Trump presidency begins.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Continue Reading....

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Trump, Pershing and Persuasion

Could Trump possibly be winning this week? Continue Reading....

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Measuring Trump, Iran’s nuke violations & other comments

Conservative: Mismeasuring the Trump Riddle Pollsters measuring President Trump’s popularity tend to ignore the “astonishing” fact that 60 percent of all voters had an unfavorable impression of him even back on the day he was elected, recalls Byron York at the Washington Examiner. Current polls …

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