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Report: Trump asked top intelligence officials for help pushing back on collusion investigation

President Trump called two top intelligence officials in March, NSA Director Michael Rogers and Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, to ask them for help pushing back against the FBI’s collusion investigation. The Washington Post reports: Trump made separate appeals to the director of national intelligence, …

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Gallup: Share of Americans who believe in creationism drops to 35-year low

The latest in a series of interesting Gallup polls touching on religion and morals that all seem to point in the same direction — a record high number of Americans hold liberal positions on moral values and gay marriage, a record low number believe the …

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Hugo Chavez boyhood home burned by protesters

It’s beginning to look like people have had enough of the Bolivarian revolution in Venezuela. Protesters burned the childhood home of deceased socialist leader Hugo Chavez. From the Associated Press: Demonstrators lit the house in the city of Barinas where Chavez spent his early years …

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Marco Rubio on White House drama: “People got what they voted for”

Fact check: Mostly true. That’s a core problem with the “25th Amendment solution” for removing Trump. He can’t be “incapacitated” if he’s the same guy now as he was during the campaign. Unless you believe that American voters would have handed 306 electoral votes to …

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Zuckerberg unfriends potential political ambitions … for now

So much for a cage match between The Rock and Facebook entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg. Who else can we get for Celebrity Thunderdome 2024? Emily Ratajkowski? Zuckerberg quashed speculation over his recent travels through swing-state America, saying he’s more interested in finding ways to connect people …

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Report: 19 confirmed dead, many injured after explosion at concert in Manchester; Update: Suicide bomber suspected; Update: Bomb contained nails; Update: Two explosions? Update: “Large group of young girls”

The word right now on social media is that Ariana Grande, the performer, is okay. Many others are not. NBC News: Law enforcement officials say at least 20 dead and hundreds have been injured following reports of an explosion in Manchester, UK. — Tom Winter …

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Too bad to check: Trump wanted to veto terrible spending bill, was talked out of it in part by … John Boehner

Good lord. You mean Trump really was willing to block that atrocious spending sellout to Democrats, only to have his mind changed by the Ghost of RINOs Past — at the behest of establishment goblin Reince Priebus? How is there not an Eric Cantor cameo …

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The Chevron Shakedown is finally reaching the Supreme Court

The last time we checked in on the progress of the Chevron Shakedown in November of last year, things were not looking good for Manhattan lawyer and convicted racketeer Steven Donziger. Following the numerous losses he had suffered in court over his fraudulent attempts to …

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Report: Three White House leakers identified, Trump preparing to fire them

Quite a scoop for One America News, the “other” conservative cable news network. If it’s true. SCOOP: Three White House staffers have been identified for leaking classified info. POTUS will fire ‘multiple people’ when he returns to DC. — Trey Yingst (@TreyYingst) May 22, 2017 …

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Rex Tillerson: Trump’s views on Islam are evolving and will continue to evolve

Odds that Trump utters the words “Islam means peace” before the end of his term: 40 percent. Maybe 50 after the Saudis plastered his picture all over Riyadh this week. Good question via Ross Douthat: “Donald Trump — dhimmi or cuck?” Tillerson was asked aboard …

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