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Opinion: The terrible twos of the Trump Presidency

This Sunday marks two years since the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump. Much has changed in American politics since that fateful day in January 2017, especially for the modern Republican Party. Yet to start 2019, President Trump and the Republican Party appear to be entering the political equivalent of the terrible twos.
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Donald Trump offers protection for 'Dreamers' in exchange for his wall in bid to end government shutdown

President Donald Trump last night offered to extend temporary deportation protections for people illegally brought to the US as children in exchange for funding for his border wall with Mexico. In a rare weekend address, Mr Trump outlined a series of proposals in the hope of ending the federal government shutdown which has left 800,000 workers furloughed or forced to work unpaid. The proposal includes legislation to allow around 700,000 immigrants who came to the US illegally as children, known ...
Tags: News, Mexico, Senate, White House, US, Democrats, House, House Of Representatives, Mitch McConnell, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, Donald J Trump, McConnell


Trump And Allies Gleefully Seize Upon Mueller’s Denial Of BuzzFeed Reporting

Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a man whose reputation and investigation President Donald Trump has been trashing for months, suddenly gained newfound credibility in the President’s eyes when he issued a vague denial of the Buzzfeed News bombshell report on Trump telling Michael Cohen to lie to Congress. Trump and his allies seized on the statement as “proof” that the report was made up to smear the President and his administration. Remember it was Buzzfeed that released the totally discredi...
Tags: News, Buzzfeed, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Mainstream Media, Trump, BuzzFeed News, Michael Cohen, Donald J Trump, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Congress Trump, Ronna McDaniel, Crooked Hillary Clinton, Kate Riga


Trump, North Korea's Kim to hold second summit in late February

The announcement came amid a diplomatic flurry in Washington surrounding the visit of Kim Yong Chol, a hardline former spy chief, and marked a sign of movement in a denuclearization effort that has stalled since a landmark meeting between Trump and the North Korean leader in Singapore on June 12. "President Donald J. Trump met with Kim Yong Chol for an hour and a half to discuss denuclearization and a second summit, which will take place near the end of February," White House spokeswoman Sarah ...
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Singapore, Kim, Trump, Donald J Trump, Kim Yong chol, Sarah Sanders, Trump North Korea


Trump Teases ‘Major Announcement’ On Border Set For Saturday Afternoon

I will be making a major announcement concerning the Humanitarian Crisis on our Southern Border, and the Shutdown, tomorrow afternoon at 3 P.M., live from the @WhiteHouse. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 18, 2019 [Author: David Taintor]
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You Asked, We Answered: Here's How Nancy Pelosi Could Become President

Impeachment talks grew louder on Thursday night after BuzzFeed News reported that President Donald J. Trump instructed his former personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about his involvement in a project to build a Trump Tower in Moscow and the timeline of the negotiations with Russia.Naturally, the possibility of impeaching Trump and kicking him out of office sent #TheResistance into a frenzy. (Trump's attorneys denied all these allegations, by the way.) The natural progression for...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, Russia, United States, House, Bill Clinton, Moscow, Nancy Pelosi, House Intelligence Committee, Trump, Mike Pence, BuzzFeed News


Embattled By Anti-Semitism Claims, The Women’s March Forges On

The day after Donald J. Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States, Hadas Alterman found herself surrounded by nearly 60,000 people in downtown Oakland. The 29-year-old attorney from California has attended her fair share of civil rights demonstrations, but said that she had never experienced anything like the 2017 Women’s March.“It can be scary to protest in Oakland because often there’s a high, very aggressive police presence. But the atmosphere at the Women’s March in O...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Florida, California, Planned Parenthood, Washington, Mexico, Boston, New York City, Chicago, United States, Hawaii, Islam, Tablet, Oakland


Trump Reacts To Cohen Bombshell: He’s ‘Lying To Reduce His Jail Time!’

President Donald Trump on Friday morning reacted to a bombshell report that said he directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Trump Tower Moscow project. Kevin Corke, @FoxNews “Don’t forget, Michael Cohen has already been convicted of perjury and fraud, and as recently as this week, the Wall Street Journal has suggested that he may have stolen tens of thousands of dollars….” Lying to reduce his jail time! Watch father-in-law! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 18, 2019 [...
Tags: News, Congress, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Michael Cohen, Donald J Trump, Kevin Corke, Livewire, David Taintor, Trump Tower Moscow, Cohen Bombshell


BuzzFeed Reporter Defends Bombshell Cohen Report: ‘This 100 Percent Happened’

BuzzFeed reporter Anthony Cormier defended on Friday his blockbuster story revealing that President Donald Trump allegedly asked Michael Cohen to lie to Congress. Appearing on CNN’s “New Day,” Cormier told Alisyn Camerota and John Berman that his reporting was “rock solid” and that “this 100 percent happened.” Cormier’s report details how Trump ordered Cohen, his former lawyer and fixer, to lie to Congress about plans to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. Cormier and co-writer Jason Leopold cite ...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington Post, Cnn, Moscow, Donald Trump, Brooklyn Bridge, Wall Street Journal, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Trump Tower, Donald J Trump, John Berman, Leopold


The Best Work I Saw at the Medium Festival of Photography: Part 2

  I never set out to be an opinion columnist. It’s true. Hell, before 2008, if you’d told me I’d become a professional blogger, much less do the job for nearly 9 years, I’d have taken you for a crazy person. But everything realigned 10 years ago, in the eye-teeth of The Great Recession, and frankly, I don’t think the world has been the same since. It’s funny, reading the papers, following the discussions about whether the 10 year bull market has finally turned bear. Will the stock market’s tumbl...
Tags: Photography, Florida, Obama, California, China, Massachusetts, Russia, America, Fbi, Portland, San Diego, Monsanto, Rob, Mcdonalds, New Mexico, Vietnam


United States: The End Of Hemp Prohibition - Ward and Smith, P.A.

On Thursday, December 20, President Donald J. Trump signed into law the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 ("Farm Bill").
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Trump’s Companies Boosted Foreign Worker Visas To 10-Year High In 2018

President Trump may have ratcheted up his anti-immigration efforts in recent months, but his family companies appear to be using foreign workers at a higher rate than ever before. The Trump Organization requested and received at least 192 visas for foreign workers in 2018, according to Department of Labor data. That number appears to be the highest for the company going back to at least 2008 and likely much earlier, based on public records. The nearly two decades’ worth of data were pulled to...
Tags: Utah, Japan, New York, News, Congress, Mexico, Kentucky, Senate, White House, Virginia, West Virginia, Atlanta, Dhs, Fbi, Gop, United States


Trump Touts 77 ‘Major’ Walls Around The World: ‘Close To 100 Percent Successful’

In a tweet on Wednesday morning, President Trump pointed to the success of other countries’ border walls to propel his hardline immigration stance that’s kept the U.S. in a partial government shutdown for 26 days. It appears he’s citing statistics from a USA Today story about the uptick in border wall construction since 9-11. There are now 77 major or significant Walls built around the world, with 45 countries planning or building Walls. Over 800 miles of Walls have been built in Europe sinc...
Tags: Europe, News, Usa Today, Trump, Donald J Trump, Livewire, Nicole Lafond


GOPer Rodney Davis Is Hoping For A Day-Old Happy Meal

On his way over to the White House to chat with President Trump about why many of his constituents have been without pay for the past 25 days, Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) had something more satiating on his mind: day-old Mcdonald’s. Heading to the White House to meet w/ @POTUS on how we can end this shutdown & secure our border. As a @McDonalds family, I’m personally hoping for some leftovers from last night’s @ClemsonFB dinner. — US Rep Rodney Davis (@RodneyDavis) January 15, 2019 Davis has...
Tags: News, White House, US, Davis, Trump, McDonald, Donald J Trump, Clemson Tigers, Rodney Davis, Rodney Davis R IL, Nicole Lafond


Trump Humble Brags About Buying ‘Over 1,000 Hamberders’ (Hamburgers) For Team

Make Fast Food Great Again. Due to the government shutdown he created, our supposed-billionaire president was forced to spend his own big bucks providing dinner for the Clemson Tigers basketball team during their visit to the White House on Monday evening. So, President Trump scrounged up one of his favorite meals: he bought over 1,000 fast food burgers for the team. In a typo-ladened tweet on Tuesday morning, Trump bragged about his hospitality and the team’s savage appetite. Great being wi...
Tags: News, White House, Trump, Donald J Trump, Clemson Tigers, Nicole Lafond, Trump Humble Brags About Buying Over, Hamberders Hamburgers For Team


Trump Says ‘Rank And File’ FBI Members Are ‘Disgusted’ With Leaders

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the “rank and file” members of the FBI are “disgusted” with leaders like “Lyin’ James Comey.” The rank and file of the FBI are great people who are disgusted with what they are learning about Lyin’ James Comey and the so-called “leaders” of the FBI. Twelve have been fired or forced to leave. They got caught spying on my campaign and then called it an investigation. Bad! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 15, 2019 [Author: Kate Riga]
Tags: News, Fbi, Donald Trump, James Comey, Donald J Trump, Livewire, Kate Riga, Trump Says Rank And File FBI, Lyin James Comey


"They got caught spying on my campaign and then called it an investigation" is a great line.

The rank and file of the FBI are great people who are disgusted with what they are learning about Lyin’ James Comey and the so-called “leaders” of the FBI. Twelve have been fired or forced to leave. They got caught spying on my campaign and then called it an investigation. Bad!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 15, 2019 [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Fbi, James Comey, 2016 Campaign, Donald J Trump, Comey, Ann Althouse, Trump troubles


Output-plugin: Articles as CSV Table

I'd love to do some text analysis with the latest news we can download with calibre. There is already a dataset called "all the news" on kaggle: https://www.kaggle.com/snapcrack/all-the-news I would like to export news in the same manner like this dataset. Can anybody help me to write an output plugin to put every article in a table like this: id,title,publication,author,date,year,month,url,co ntent Or at least give a hint on how to get started. Thanks! edit: sorry if this post is not placed c...
Tags: Books, Obama, Congress, Washington, White House, House, Recipes, Capitol Hill, Trump, Treasury Department, Donald J Trump, Obama White House, John A Boehner, Collyer, Carl Hulse, Mr Trump


United States: President Trump's Federal Reserve Board Nominee Drops Out - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Nellie Liang, President Donald J. Trump's nominee for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, withdrew her name from consideration.
Tags: News, United States, Trump, Donald J Trump, Federal Reserve Board, Taft LLP, Nellie Liang


"'Well, well, well,' went the general line in the Russian media, 'look what we have here.'"

I guess that's a pretty rough translation, printed in "Fake News as ‘Moral Imperative’? Democrats’ Alabama Move Hints at Ugly 2020" by Jim Rutenberg in the NYT.  The Russian media, we're told, "were downright gleeful over new reports that a group of Democrats had used online disinformation in the campaign against Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for Senate in Alabama in 2017."Their reaction was understandable, given the news that American political operatives had tried the same kind of troll ...
Tags: Law, Senate, Russia, Alabama, United States, Roy Moore, Donald J Trump, Ann Althouse, Jim Rutenberg, Fake News, Alabama Move Hints


'I never worked for Russia': Trump hits out at 'dirty cops' who launched probe after he sacked FBI chief

Donald Trump, the US president, declared on Monday that he has "never" worked for Russia as he hit out at reports that he was investigated by the FBI over alleged ties to the Kremlin.  The US president delivered a definitive rejection of claims that the FBI investigated whether he was acting on Russia's behalf when he sacked James Comey, the bureau's director, in 2017.  It came after he refused to say "no" when asked if he was working for Russia in a Saturday night interview, instead say...
Tags: News, White House, Russia, India, US, Cnn, Fbi, New York Times, House Of Representatives, US Congress, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Baker, James Comey, Trump, Donald J Trump


Trump: Shutdown ‘Has Become’ Nancy And Chuck, Dems’ ‘Fault!’

Nancy and Cryin’ Chuck can end the Shutdown in 15 minutes. At this point it has become their, and the Democrats, fault! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 14, 2019 [Author: Nicole Lafond]
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Trump Claims National Enquirer Reporting ‘Far More Accurate’ Than WaPo

After calling Amazon owner Jeff Bezos’s impending divorce a “beauty” last week, President Trump switched his tone on Sunday night by propping up the National Enquirer’s coverage of Bezos’ divorce and suggesting that the tabloid’s reporting was “far more accurate” than the Washington Post, which Bezos owns. So sorry to hear the news about Jeff Bozo being taken down by a competitor whose reporting, I understand, is far more accurate than the reporting in his lobbyist newspaper, the Amazon Wash...
Tags: Amazon, News, Washington Post, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Trump, Bezos, Donald J Trump, U S Postal Service, Nicole Lafond, Amazon Washington Post, Jeff Bozo


Trump Mocks Old Warren Video: Would Be Better If Husband Wore ‘Indian Garb’

President Donald Trump seized upon a two-week-old video of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) Sunday, making his usual volley of jokes themed on her Native American heritage. If Elizabeth Warren, often referred to by me as Pocahontas, did this commercial from Bighorn or Wounded Knee instead of her kitchen, with her husband dressed in full Indian garb, it would have been a smash! pic.twitter.com/D5KWr8EPan — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 14, 2019 Best line in the Elizabeth Warren b...
Tags: News, Elizabeth Warren, Warren, Pocahontas, Donald Trump, Trump, Donald J Trump, Sen Elizabeth Warren D MA, Kate Riga, Better If Husband Wore Indian Garb


Trump invented a new nickname for Jeff Bezos in a tweet mocking his divorce

US President Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday night mocking Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos over his divorce, dubbing him Jeff "Bozo." In the tweet, Trump appeared to praise the National Enquirer, the gossip tabloid which published details of Bezos' relationship with former TV news anchor Lauren Sanchez. Trump berated the Washington Post, which is owned by Bezos. The Post published a bombshell report last week about Trump's meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin. US President Donald Trump has moc...
Tags: Amazon, Post, Vladimir Putin, Washington Post, US, America, Trends, Fox News, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Donald Trump, Trump, Bezos, Donald J Trump, MacKenzie, Amazon Washington Post


Donald Trump warns Turkey of economic devastation if Kurdish forces attacked

Donald Trump warned Turkey on Sunday of economic devastation if it attacks Kurdish forces in the wake of the US troop pullout from Syria, while also urging the Kurds not to "provoke" Ankara. The US President  took to Twitter to reveal some of his latest thoughts in the slow drip-drip of information being released by his administration after his surprise December announcement of the troop withdrawal. His top diplomat Mike Pompeo is on a whirlwind regional tour aimed at reassuring allies amid risi...
Tags: Isis, News, Washington, Islamic State, US, Turkey, Syria, Britain, United Nations, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Donald Trump, Trump, Ankara, Reuters, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Abdel Rahman


"The Fakes always like talking Chaos, there is NONE. In fact, there’s almost nobody in the W.H. but me...."

I just watched a Fake reporter from the Amazon Washington Post say the White House is “chaotic, there does not seem to be a strategy for this Shutdown. There is no plan.” The Fakes always like talking Chaos, there is NONE. In fact, there’s almost nobody in the W.H. but me, and...— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 12, 2019 MEANWHILE: There is only one right answer to the incredible question: Are you a foreign asset? And it doesn’t take 2 minutes to explain... pic.twitter.com/tb76DPP8D...
Tags: Law, White House, Trump, Campbell, Donald J Trump, Ann Althouse, Josh Campbell, Trump rhetoric, Trump derangement syndrome, Trump troubles, Amazon Washington Post, Trump's shutdown


Trump: No ‘Chaos’ At WH Because I ‘Have A Plan On The Shutdown’

President Donald Trump denied any White House “chaos” over the longest government shutdown ever in a Saturday morning tweet. Trump, referring to a reporter from the “Amazon Washington Post,” hit back at the notion that he has no plan for the ongoing shutdown. I just watched a Fake reporter from the Amazon Washington Post say the White House is “chaotic, there does not seem to be a strategy for this Shutdown. There is no plan.” The Fakes always like talking Chaos, there is NONE. In fact, there...
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Trump Says He’s In The WH ‘Waiting’ For Dems On 22nd Day Of Longest Shutdown

President Donald Trump pivoted back to expressing his shutdown woes Saturday morning after going on a Twitter tirade over a reported FBI investigation on him in the days following former FBI Director James Comey’s firing. Trump tweeted that he’s in the White House “waiting” for Democrats to come back to Washington D.C. to end the shutdown — which he claims they could “solve” in “15 minutes.” Democrats should come back to Washington and work to end the Shutdown, while at the same time ending the...
Tags: Texas, News, Washington, White House, Fbi, Donald Trump, James Comey, Trump, Donald J Trump, Livewire, Summer Concepcion


Trump Lashes Out At Comey After NYT Report On FBI Probe Of Russia Ties

President Donald Trump added new heat to his attacks on former FBI Director James Comey after a New York Times Friday night report on an investigation the FBI opened in the days following his firing of Comey. Citing unnamed former law enforcement officials and others familiar with the investigation, the NYT reported that Trump’s firing of Comey triggered an FBI inquiry into whether the President had been secretly working for Russia against U.S. interests. The NYT reports that despite suspicion...
Tags: News, Russia, America, Fbi, New York Times, Donald Trump, Hillary, Justice Department, Clinton, James Comey, Trump, Donald J Trump, Comey, Obama Bush, Crooked Hillary Clinton, Bob Mueller