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Hillary Forgot to Turn Over a Very Important Email

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 24, 2016 at 12:30pm 6/24/2016 at 12:30pm
Hillary Victory Speech Ohio Florida 2

Several chapters back in the Hillary EmailGate Saga, we learned that she deleted half of her emails because they were “personal” in nature. How the woman was able to do her job when every other email was personal and not work-related is an entirely different matter, but explains a fair amount.

Yesterday,...

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Trump Promotes Paul Manafort to Campaign Manager

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 12:30pm 6/22/2016 at 12:30pm
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Members inside GOP presumptive presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign said that Paul Manafort has taken over as campaign manager:

Three people close to the campaign said some of Trump’s staff viewed Lewandowski as opposing strategic changes and staff hires urged for the general election campaign by Paul Manafort, a strategist hired in...

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Bummed? This Focus Group on Trump Will Restore Your Faith in Americans

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 8:33am 6/22/2016 at 8:33am
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Nicolle Wallace nailed it: “voters are so smart! And whenever we scratch our heads here in New York City or anywhere along the Acela corridor, you really just have to get out for a day or an hour and talk to people. They see everything.” Wall...

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Residents Near Trump’s Scotland Golf Course Raise Mexican Flag

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 5:30pm 6/21/2016 at 5:30pm
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Mexican flags will greet GOP presumptive presidential candidate Donald Trump when he visits…..Scotland.

Yes, the residents around Trump’s Aberdeenshire golf course have raised the flag to “show solidarity” with the country since Trump wants to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. The Donald ticked off these people when he built his...

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Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski Gets the Ax

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 20, 2016 at 11:00am 6/20/2016 at 11:00am
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According to the New York Times, Trump’s campaign has fired their campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski.

Maggie Haberman reports:

“The Donald J. Trump Campaign for President, which has set a historic record in...

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Halperin: GOP Elites Orchestrating ‘Grassroots’ Revolt Against Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 20, 2016 at 9:30am 6/20/2016 at 9:30am
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As Joseph Heller famously wrote in Catch-22, “just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.” On today’s Morning Joe, Mark Halperin reported that GOP elites are indeed trying to “orchestrate” a “grassroots, organic” revolt against the presumptive nominee.

An “orchestrated grassroots, organic” revolt? Oxymoron, anyone? Halperin went on to state...

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Japanese Donald Trump Commercial Manages to be Weirdest Thing on the Internet

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 5:30pm 6/16/2016 at 5:30pm
Japanese Donald Trump Commercial is the Weirdest Thing on the Internet

Donald Trump for World President! this odd, and very Japanese video explores.

I don’t even know how to go about explaining what follows, but I can tell you that Donald Trump’s head is on a brontosaurus, in the trees, on dictatorial statues, and winking from a picture frame.

Just…see...

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Russian Government Hackers Steal DNC Research on Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 1:30pm 6/14/2016 at 1:30pm
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Russian government hackers have attacked the Democrat National Committee (DNC) and stole their research on presumptive GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.

The attack went on for over a year.

DNC officials and security experts said the hackers read emails and chat traffic. They believe they did not gain access to donor’s private information,...

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Trump Levels “National-Security Flamethrower” at Hillary

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 7:00am 6/14/2016 at 7:00am
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In the wake of the Orlando terror attack, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke at Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire, delivering a stinging assessment of both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on their handling of national security.

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Primary Results Rundown: The State of the Dumpster Fire

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 7:00am 6/8/2016 at 7:00am
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A handful of primaries, yet another presumed party nominee, and other sundry tidbits from last night’s news blast.

Democratic Primaries

Hillary declared herself the Queen of the World (basically) last night as she accepted the Democratic Party nomination, becoming the first woman to do so. She’s also the first woman to do so...

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Trump Says He’ll Stop Commenting on Judge Curiel

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 6:00pm 6/7/2016 at 6:00pm
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Donald Trump has been criticizing the federal judge presiding over the Trump University fraud hearings for months. After his most recent comments blew up headlines, Trump first decided to continue his verbal assault on Judge Curiel, only to walk back that decision a day later.

Trumps’ comments drew condemnation from every...

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Republican Senators Rail Against Trump’s Attacks on Judge Curiel

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 6, 2016 at 5:30pm 6/6/2016 at 5:30pm
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Donald Trump lashed out at the federal judge presiding over the Trump University fraud case, claiming his Mexican heritage made him ineligible to properly dispense justice. Because of course.

Though Trump’s verbal assault against Judge Gonzalo Curiel began earlier this year, Trump cranked them to eleven last week. “I’m building a...

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Speaker Ryan Endorses Donald Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 5:30pm 6/2/2016 at 5:30pm
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Welp, it’s official. Speaker Paul Ryan has endorsed Donald Trump.

He made the formal announcement in an op-ed in the Janesville Gazette:

But the House policy agenda has been the main focus of our dialogue. We’ve talked about the common ground this agenda can represent. We’ve discussed how the House can be a...

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Progressive activists decry San Diego P.D. for preventing Trump rally riot

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 10:00am 6/1/2016 at 10:00am
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Legal Insurrection readers will recall that security was tight at the Donald Trump rally I attended, and was full deployed after the event to avoid a another Albuquerque-style riot from occurring.

Most San Diegans were thrilled th...

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Debates Won’t Be Great Again: Trump Will NOT Debate Bernie Sanders

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 27, 2016 at 4:20pm 5/27/2016 at 4:20pm
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[Insert sad trombone here]

Donald Trump’s campaign released a statement Friday afternoon saying there will be no Trump v. Sanders primary showdown.

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Make Debates Great Again: Trump v Bernie Before California Primary?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 2:30pm 5/26/2016 at 2:30pm
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Bernie Sanders agreed to debate his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, in a Fox News-hosted debate. Not surprisingly, Hillary declined.

But what about a Sanders/Trump debate?

On Jimmy Kimmel Live Wednesday night, Trump said he was open to the idea of debating Sanders, provided a network paid them for their time and those...

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Trump Obtains Enough Delegates to Clinch Republican Nomination

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 1:00pm 5/26/2016 at 1:00pm
donald trump gets 1237 delegates to be the republican nominee president 2016

The Associated Press reports Donald Trump has reached the magic 1,237 required to secure the Republican nomination ahead of the convention.

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