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Trump Regime Might Ban TikTok and Other Apps Owned by Chinese Tech Companies

The Trump regime is considering a U.S. ban on the popular music and dance app TikTok, as well as other apps owned by Chinese companies, according to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. TikTok is one of the most popular apps in the world, with roughly 800 million users globally, but the Trump regime believes user data…Read more...
Tags: Apps, Hong Kong, Science, Australia, China, India, Social Media, Donald Trump, New Cold War, Trump, State, John Bolton, US State Department, Mike Pompeo, President Trump, Concentration Camps


Former Melania Trump Confidante to Release an ‘Explosive’ Tell-All Before the Election

Following months of legal drama, threats, and public controversy surrounding multiple books published by former Trumpworld insiders, yet another blockbuster Trump book is set to hit shelves this summer and contain “explosive” revelations about first lady Melania Trump, written by her once close adviser and friend of 15 years.According to people familiar with the project, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff—who was previously seen by the first lady as a loyal confidante and helped plan President Donald Tru...
Tags: Google, Amazon, New York, News, Washington Post, Washington, White House, Manhattan, The New York Times, Charles, Times, Donald Trump, Gawker, Google Books, Trump, Melania Trump


Oh, yeah... Bolton... nobody talks about Bolton anymore.

Except at Axios... they're trying to bring him back: "Bolton's hidden aftershocks/The news media has largely moved on, but foreign government officials remain fixated on John Bolton's memoir, 'The Room Where It Happened.'..."You probably won't read that — because you've moved on, right? But there's stuff like "European officials, who have spent three and a half years fretting that Trump would withdraw the U.S. from NATO, are treated to a hair-raising account of just how close Trump came to annou...
Tags: Law, Nato, Bolton, Trump, John Bolton, Ann Althouse, Trump and foreign policy


Trump spends most of his time in the Oval Office watching TV instead of listening to his advisers, John Bolton suggests

The president trusts "a combination of television and listening to people outside the government" over his advisers, the former adviser said.
Tags: News, Trump, Oval Office, John Bolton


John Bolton Suggests Trump Spends Much Of His Time Glued To TV

The advice of his own advisers presents little competition for the president's attention, says his former national security adviser.
Tags: Politics, News, John Bolton


John Bolton says Trump's Russian bounty intelligence denial 'not how system works' – video

Former US national security advisor John Bolton says Donald Trump's claim to not have been briefed over allegations Russia paid Taliban-linked militants bounties to kill coalition forces is 'not the way the system works'. Speaking on Face the Nation after the release of his tell-all book, The Room Where It Happened , Bolton said the notion that only 100% verified information would reach the president would mean they would receive 'almost nothing'. 'And this intelligence in 2020, by the administr...
Tags: Russia, US, US politics, Taliban, Bolton, Donald Trump, Trump, John Bolton, Face the Nation


Susan Rice Rips Trump For Claiming He Was Never Briefed On Russia Bounty Plot

Former national security adviser Susan Rice on Sunday slammed President Trump for claiming that he was never briefed on the intelligence suggesting Russia paid bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan. In the past week, Trump has downplayed the Russia bounty plot allegations in tweets by saying that it’s “possibly another fabricated Russia hoax” and that he was “never briefed because any info that they may have had did not rise to that level.” Last week, White Ho...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, Afghanistan, United States, Taliban, Susan Rice, Associated Press, Bolton, Rice, Trump, Oval Office, John Bolton, Kayleigh McEnany


Bolton: Trump claim he wasn’t told of Russia bounty report is 'not how system works’

Ex-national security adviser also says any decision to withhold intelligence would ‘certainly not’ be ‘made only by the briefer’Trump uses Fourth of July to stoke division on virus and raceDonald Trump’s claim not to have been briefed about intelligence suggesting Russia paid Taliban-linked militants to kill US soldiers is “just not the way the system works”, former national security adviser John Bolton said on Sunday. Related: Trump’s niece says 2001 NDA based on ‘fraudulent’ financial inform...
Tags: Europe, Russia, US news, US politics, Taliban, Bolton, Donald Trump, Trump, John Bolton, NDA, Trump Administration


Bolton: Trump claim he wasn’t told of Russia bounty report is 'not how system works’

Ex-national security adviser also says any decision to withhold intelligence would ‘certainly not’ be ‘made only by the briefer’ * Trump uses Fourth of July to stoke division on virus and raceDonald Trump’s claim not to have been briefed about intelligence suggesting Russia paid Taliban-linked militants to kill US soldiers is “just not the way the system works”, former national security adviser John Bolton said on Sunday.Bolton was appearing on Face the Nation, the Sunday talk show from ViacomC...
Tags: News, Nbc, Obama, White House, Russia, Afghanistan, United States, Taliban, New York Times, Susan Rice, Cbs, Fox News, Cia, Bolton, Times, Meet The Press


Only Verified Intelligence? A Look At Presidents’ Briefings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump was never briefed on intelligence that Russia had put a bounty on U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan because there wasn’t corroborating evidence. But former intelligence officials say presidents are routinely informed about intelligence even when it’s not definitively confirmed. Intelligence that may be on shaky ground today may foreshadow tomorrow’s calamity. Some questions and answers about how presidents are briefed on intelligence, what...
Tags: Isis, News, Obama, Washington, Osama Bin Laden, White House, Russia, America, Barack Obama, Ap, Afghanistan, Taliban, Pakistan, Pentagon, Cia, Bolton


‘Slipping and Sliding down the Polls’

This is an excerpt from episode 233 of The Editors.Rich: So Jim Geraghty, I have the RealClearPolitics Biden versus Trump polling page up right here. I’m just going to read you some numbers going back to . . . This is a CNBC poll from the 10th and 12th of June. And I’m just going to run through to the latest poll. Biden plus ten. Biden plus eight. Biden plus twelve. Biden plus nine. Biden plus twelve. Biden plus 14. Biden plus nine. Biden plus eight. Biden plus four. Biden plus eight. Let’s look...
Tags: Florida, News, Supreme Court, Obama, California, Senate, White House, China, Politico, Drew Brees, America, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Hillary Clinton, United States


Bolton: 'I have enough scars' from bringing up Russia-related intelligence with Trump

Former White House national security adviser John Bolton said Thursday that he had personally weathered President Donald Trump's anger at receiving intelligence briefings pertaining to Russia.
Tags: White House, Russia, Cnn, Bolton, Donald Trump, Trump, John Bolton


President Trump calls Russia intel a 'hoax.' Hear what John Bolton has to say.

Former national security adviser to President Trump, John Bolton, says that it is hard for him to believe that the President was not informed about intelligence that suggested Russia might be offering bounties to kill US soldiers in Afghanistan.
Tags: News, Russia, Stories, Trump, John Bolton, Trump John Bolton


Dueling jobs reports, Russia briefing, John Bolton's book: 5 things to know Thursday

Two new jobs reports likely will paint a good news-bad news picture, the Gang of Eight will get Russia briefing and more news to start your Thursday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Russia, Usa Today, John Bolton


Trump Gives Putin a Pass on Bounties So He Can Target Leakers Instead

In the days since The New York Times broke the news on U.S. intelligence examining claims of Russian bounties being offered to kill American military personnel in Afghanistan, President Donald Trump has turned his ire not at the Russian government, but instead on two of his favorite enemies: the news media and their confidential sources.According to two people familiar with the matter, the president in recent days has privately expressed—“rather loudly,” in the words of one of the sources—his de...
Tags: News, Putin, White House, Russia, Ukraine, Afghanistan, Taliban, New York Times, Fox News, Capitol Hill, Pentagon, The New York Times, State Department, Department Of Justice, Times, Donald Trump


John Bolton's memoir has sold a staggering 780,000 copies in its first week on sale

John Bolton's book "The Room Where It Happened" is the best-selling Trump tell-all in two years, according to week one sales figures.
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John Bolton's controversial book hits No. 1 on USA TODAY best-sellers list

The former national security advisor's memoir stuck a nerve with the president and readers. It sold more than 780,000 copies in its first week.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump's New Russia Problem: Unread Intelligence and Missing Strategy

The intelligence finding that Russia was most likely paying a bounty for the lives of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan has evoked a strange silence from President Donald Trump and his top national security officials.He insists he never saw the intelligence, though it was part of the President's Daily Brief just days before a peace deal was signed with the Taliban in February.The White House says it was not even appropriate for him to be briefed because the president only sees "verified" intellig...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, White House, China, Russia, America, Iran, Ukraine, Afghanistan, United States, Taliban, Nato, Alaska, New York Times


Trump niece book blocked by New York judge but lawyer promises appeal

President’s brother, Robert Trump, is trying to stop publication of niece’s ‘revelatory’ tell-all bookAn attorney for Mary Trump promised an immediate appeal on Tuesday after a judge in New York issued a preliminary injunction to stop Donald Trump’s niece publishing a book about the family. Related: The Room Where It Happened review: John Bolton fires broadside that could sink Trump Continue reading...
Tags: Books, New York, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, John Bolton, Trump Continue, Mary Trump, Robert Trump


Trump niece's book blocked by New York judge but lawyer promises appeal

President’s brother, Robert Trump, is trying to stop publication of niece’s ‘revelatory’ tell-all bookMary Trump filed an immediate appeal on Tuesday, after a judge in New York issued a preliminary injunction to stop Donald Trump’s niece publishing a book about the family.The president’s brother, Robert Trump, is attempting to stop the publication of Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man, which is due for publication by Simon & Schuster on 28 July.Simon ...
Tags: New York, News, New York Times, Donald Trump, Trump, Donald J Trump, John Bolton, Greenwald, Poughkeepsie New York, Ted Boutrous, Dutchess County, Simon Schuster, Maryanne Trump Barry, Charles Harder, Mary Trump, Robert Trump


Nail In Coffin? Facing Toughest Race Yet, Collins Forced To Answer For Kavanaugh Vote

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  During the nomination fight, Sen. Susan Collins (R) bought into now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s Roe v. Wade hedging, publicly asserting she believed Kavanaugh when he said he respected precedent.  But in dissenting with the decision issued on Monday regarding a Louisiana law restricting access to abortion, Kavanaugh stood against the four-year-old precedent the court established on a similar case in Texas. ...
Tags: Texas, News, Scotus, Senate, Maine, House, Abortion, Louisiana, Susan Collins, League Of Conservation Voters, Cafe, Collins, Trump, Maine House, Gideon, state Senate


Sources: White House aware of Russian bounties in 2019

By JAMES LaPORTA Top officials in the White House were aware in early 2019 of classified intelligence indicating Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the deaths of Americans, a full year earlier than has been previously reported, according to U.S. officials with direct knowledge of the intelligence. The assessment was included in at least one of President Donald Trump’s written daily intelligence briefings at the time, according to the officials. Then-national security advise...
Tags: New York, News, Nbc, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Obama, White House, Russia, Uncategorized, Sport, Ap, Afghanistan, Soccer, Taliban, Moscow, Pentagon


Intel Officials Informed White House Of Russia-Taliban Plot In Early 2019

Top officials in the White House were aware in early 2019 of classified intelligence indicating Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the deaths of Americans, a full year earlier than has been previously reported, according to U.S. officials with direct knowledge of the intelligence. The assessment was included in at least one of President Donald Trump’s written daily intelligence briefings at the time, according to the officials. Then-national security adviser John Bolton al...
Tags: New York, News, Nbc, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Obama, White House, Russia, Ap, Afghanistan, Taliban, Moscow, Pentagon, Associated Press, National Security Council, Intelligence Community


AP: Trump aware of Russian price on U.S. troops' heads since 2019

The Associated Press reports that Trump was briefed on Russia's cash-for-corpses program in 2019. He kept it to himself then, and kept it to himself when he was briefed again earlier this year. Top officials in the White House were aware in early 2019 of classified intelligence indicating Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the deaths of Americans, a full year earlier than has been previously reported, according to U.S. officials with direct knowledge of the intelligence. Th...
Tags: Post, News, White House, Russia, Taliban, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Trump, John Bolton, Cash For Corpses


Trump Officials Didn’t Want to Tell Him About the ‘Russian Bounties’

The Trump administration has for years gathered intelligence about foreign powers, including Russia and Iran, that use financial means to support and encourage armed militants in Afghanistan, according to six current and former U.S. intelligence and national security officials. And, those officials said, the president has been briefed about those wide-ranging efforts.The Taliban Peace Deal Might Have Been Had Many Years and Thousands of Lives AgoOne current senior national-security official and ...
Tags: Isis, News, Nbc, Washington, White House, Islamic State, Russia, Iran, Ap, Cnn, Afghanistan, Pennsylvania, Taliban, New York Times, Associated Press, Bolton


Trump signed a law to punish China for its oppression of the Uighur Muslims. Uighurs say much more needs to be done.

President Donald Trump signed The Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020 the same day reports said John Bolton alleged he condoned detention camps.
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Carl Bernstein: Trump 'delusional' and a danger to national security, concluded McMaster, Tillerson, Bolton, Mattis, Kelly

Quite the scoop from Carl Bernstein, yes, the Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein, with a 109-word one sentence lede. One wonders why none of the president's ex-men bothered to do anything about their revelation that Trump is unfit for office, beyond cashing in with speaking engagements and books. He pandered to enemies and strongmen like Putin and Erdogan, and was extremely abusive toward allies and female heads of state including Theresa May and Angela Merkel. https://t.co/CiicJAJaMp — Carl B...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Angela Merkel, Russia, Defense, US, America, US news, Cnn, United States, Theresa May, United Kingdom


Carl Bernstein: Trump 'delusional' & danger to national security — McMaster, Tillerson, Bolton, Mattis, Kelly

Quite the scoop at CNN.com from Carl Bernstein, yes, the Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein, with a 109-word one sentence lede. One wonders why none of the president's ex-men bothered to do anything about their revelation that Trump is unfit for office, beyond cashing in with speaking engagements and books. He pandered to enemies and strongmen like Putin and Erdogan, and was extremely abusive toward allies and female heads of state including Theresa May and Angela Merkel. https://t.co/CiicJAJ...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Angela Merkel, Russia, Defense, US, America, US news, Cnn, United States, Theresa May, United Kingdom


Ex-Top Trump Deputies Concluded He Was ‘Delusional’ From Calls With Foreign Leaders

President Trump reportedly alarmed senior US officials due to his highly classified phone calls with foreign heads of state. According to a CNN report on Monday, citing White House and intelligence officials familiar with the contents of the conversations, Trump was often unprepared for discussion of serious issues during his calls with foreign leaders — which include those with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Erdogan — and abusive to leaders of America’s principa...
Tags: Europe, UK, Isis, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Saudi Arabia, White House, China, Russia, Defense, US, America, Cnn, Afghanistan


Blackbaud’s cloud for ‘social good’ serves customers that work against human rights

Blackbaud offers enterprise tools ostensibly in a campaign to support social good, but the company also provides services to far-right organizations the Heritage Foundation and the Center for Security Policy, TechCrunch has discovered. Blackbaud describes itself as “the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good,” and collects revenues in the hundreds of millions of dollars from that business. Nothing about that mission is partisan, and good can of course be accomplished by g...
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