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Pompeo: Guiliani doesn’t speak for the administration on foreign policy

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo updated the White House press corps Thursday afternoon about the upcoming G7 Summit and the Singapore Summit. As he took a few questions from reporters, he was asked about President Trump’s lawyer’s offhand remark about North Korean President Kim Jong-un.  …

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Trump will attend G7 summit but he’s leaving early

Sure, President Trump will attend the G7 Summit this weekend but he’s out of there early. There’s this meeting coming up in Singapore that Trump is much more interested in making than hanging around Quebec listening to 6 allies chew his ear off for going …

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Leak Wars: A NY Times source is exposed

This was all the buzz last night on social media and for good reason. Multiple outlets are reporting that James A. Wolfe, a senior staffer for the Senate Intelligence Committee responsible for a lot of sensitive material, has been arrested in connection with leaks to …

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You ready for Attorney General Jeanine Pirro?

Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro is really pushing to become a member of President Donald Trump’s administration. The role she allegedly has eyes on? Attorney General. Via POLITICO: A former prosecutor and judge, Pirro has repeatedly told Trump’s aides and advisers over the past …

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Maryland Dem’s ad: Watch me totally own Trump by kissing my husband

Oh, grow up. Not even Republicans believe this would offend POTUS. (VPOTUS, on the other hand…) His position on gay marriage was ably summarized by Ramesh Ponnuru a week ago: He consistently says he’s against it but he’s also consistently signaled that he doesn’t much …

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Country Time: If your kid gets fined for opening a lemonade stand, we’ll cover it

A PR stunt of near genius. For the price of not even a hundred grand, the company’s all set for a multitude of photo ops with adorable tykes who’ve been harassed by the bureaucratic state at its very dumbest and most soulless. Their product will …

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Nicaraguan socialist Daniel Ortega turns tyrant…Why does this keep happening?

It’s never a good sign when your socialist President sends his police and unofficial goon squad into the street to start shooting protesters against his regime. We’ve seen this playbook recently in Venezuela under President Nicolas Maduro and now something very similar in Nicaragua where …

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No endorsement from Bernie Sanders for son’s Congressional race

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’ only biological child is running for a Congressional seat in New Hampshire but you wouldn’t know it from the senator’s press coverage. Levi Sanders is running for the Democratic nomination to take the seat of retiring Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter representing New …

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Tariffs will slow economic growth, says … internal White House study

Someone’s getting fired. As a Twitter pal said, at least we saved ZTE. The findings from the White House Council of Economic Advisers have been circulated only internally and not publicly released, as is often the case with the council’s work, making the exact economic …

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Joy Reid created a ‘toxic work environment,’ threatened violence against co-host

We’ve covered the Joy Reid saga pretty extensively, from here blog comments to her bizarre hacking claims. You may recall that one of the claims made by the expert hired by Reid was that she couldn’t have written some of these homophobic old blog posts …

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