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Why Donald Trump is so obsessed with Michael Bloomberg

Why Donald Trump is so obsessed with Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg appears to be living rent-free in President Donald Trump’s head. In just the last four days, the President has tweeted four times about the former New York City mayor and current candidate for the 2020 Democratic nomination. “Mini Mike Bloomberg doesn’t get on the Democrat Debate Stage because he doesn’t want to –…MORE

A man challenged Tulsi Gabbard to a push-up contest. He lost.

A man challenged Tulsi Gabbard to a push-up contest. He lost.

Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard was taking questions from town hall attendees in New Hampshire on Thursday when a man in the crowd asked the Hawaii congresswoman and Iraq War veteran about former Vice President Joe Biden. “Former Vice President Biden has randomly challenged people in the audience to a push-up contest even if they’re…MORE

Trump gives LSU football team a championship welcome

Trump gives LSU football team a championship welcome

President Donald Trump held a ceremony on Friday at the White House for the Louisiana State University football team to celebrate their recent national championship game win. “It is really my great privilege to welcome to the White House the college football national champions, the Louisiana State University Tigers,” Trump said during an East Room…MORE

Lewinsky offers colorful remark in apparent response to Starr joining Trump defense team

Lewinsky offers colorful remark in apparent response to Starr joining Trump defense team

The announcement that former independent counsel Ken Starr is joining President Donald Trump’s impeachment defense team surprised many on Friday, but one person, apparently, had an especially notable reaction to the news. “This is definitely an ‘are you f—ing kidding me?’ kinda day,” tweeted Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern whose relationship with former…MORE

Donald Trump’s favorite 2016 map is incredibly misleading

Donald Trump’s favorite 2016 map is incredibly misleading

During an event on school prayer on Thursday in the Oval Office, CNN’s Betsy Klein spotted something interesting out on President Donald Trump’s desk. It was a map. A county-by-county map of the 2016 election results, to be exact. (The 2016 election was 1,165 days ago. But who’s counting!) It’s a map that Trump —…MORE

Martha McSally’s staggering cynicism

Martha McSally’s staggering cynicism

Virtue signaling is all the rage in politics these days. Witness the show Arizona Sen. Martha McSally (R) put on Thursday morning when asked a simple — and totally fair — question by CNN’s Manu Raju. As McSally was walking to her office, Raju asked her if she had made a decision about whether she…MORE

Trump takes the next step in Judy Shelton’s nomination to Federal Reserve board

Trump takes the next step in Judy Shelton’s nomination to Federal Reserve board

President Donald Trump on Thursday officially nominated two picks to the Federal Reserve Board, including conservative scholar Judy Shelton, nearly seven months after first announcing his plans to fill the central banks’ last two remaining board seats. In July, Trump had announced his intention to nominate Shelton — who has broken with the President over…MORE

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