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The Great Press Wars: Gagglegate Hits CNN and the NY Times

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 24, 2017 at 7:00pm 2/24/2017 at 7:00pm

Offering no explanation, the White House excluded CNN, Buzzfeed, the LA Times, the New York Times, and several foreign outlets from its informal press gaggle Friday. Fox and other network outlets were permitted attendance, as were larger right-learning outlets like the Washington Times and One America News Network.

Naturally, excluded outlets...

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Trump admin withdraws Obama transgender bathroom mandates

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 7:30pm 2/22/2017 at 7:30pm

The Trump administration has notified the Supreme Court, in a pending case, that it is withdrawing the transgender bathroom mandate ordered by the Obama administration.

The notice is here. (full embed at bottom of post.)

Bryan analyzed the issues in the Supreme Court case last October, 

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Rush: ‘Deep State Embeds’ by Obama/Hillary ‘Absolutely’ Behind Russia-Trump Leaks

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 10:40am 2/19/2017 at 10:40am

On today’s Fox News Sunday, Rush Limbaugh said that “embeds” by former President Obama and Hillary Clinton in the “deep state”—the permanent bureaucracy—are “absolutely” behind the leaks about ties between the Russians and the Trump campaign.

Rush added that “the left, which is run by Obama and Hillary and the hierarchy of the Democrat...

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No NCAA Bracket for Trump

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gepgI83xwQw
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 17, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/17/2017 at 4:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gepgI83xwQw

Every year, President Obama filled out a NCAA bracket on ESPN.

President Trump will not continue his predecessor’s tradition.

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Trump Press Conference Was Peak Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 3:00pm 2/16/2017 at 3:00pm

President Trump used his press conference to skewer the national press corps Thursday.

He lectured the media on their ratings — suggesting they’d fare better with consumers if they pared back the “hatred” and just presented the news. Trump coached them on the types of questions they should ask, joked about classified...

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Feds Collect Record High Taxes in First Quarter of Fiscal Year, Deficit Remains

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 4:00pm 2/14/2017 at 4:00pm

The feds hauled in a record $1,084,840,000,000 in taxes in the first quarter of this fiscal year, reports CNS. That amounts to about seven grand per worker.

More than $300 billion was collected in January alone.

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POLL: Trump Administration More Trustworthy Than Media

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 7:44pm 2/8/2017 at 7:44pm

This is some Grade A trolling right here.

A poll conducted by Emerson College found Americans are more confident in the current administration’s truthfulness than the media.

From The Hill:

The Trump administration is more trusted than the news media among voters, according to a new Emerson College poll.

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Dakota Access Pipeline protesters evicted over pollution concerns

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/4/2017 at 4:30pm
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A few days after his inauguration, President Donald Trump signed executive orders moving the approval process for the Keystone and Dakota Access pipelines forward.

A week later, the then acting secretary of the Army instructed federal officials to issue the easement necessary to build a controversial segment of the Dakota...

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Trump Signs Three New Executive Actions: NSC, Lobbying, ISIS,

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 3:00pm 1/29/2017 at 3:00pm
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Yesterday, President Trump signed three new executive actions: reshuffling the Principals Committee of the National Security Council (NSC), restricting administration officials from lobbying, and calling for a comprehensive plan to defeat ISIS.

The first memorandum removes the Director of National Intelligence (Dan Coats has yet to be confirmed,

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Democrats Attack Betsy DeVos for Supporting Free Speech Group

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 8:30am 1/11/2017 at 8:30am

Democrats are going after Trump’s pick for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos because she made financial contributions to FIRE, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.

FIRE is an outstanding non-partisan organization which defends free speech and due process, among other things, for college students and faculty. Democrats have picked...

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Conservative Orgs Write Letter Opposing “Midnight Litigation” in Last Days of Obama Admin

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 12:30pm 12/31/2016 at 12:30pm

Several right-leaning non-profit organizations have come together to urge the waning Obama administration to abstain from “midnight litigation”.

Any litigation instigated by the outgoing administration won’t be shelved simply because a new regime takes control. Congress has no authority over such litigiousness either.

The Obama administration has made a habit of legislating through...

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Kellyanne Conway Joins Trump Administration as Counselor to the President

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 4:30pm 12/22/2016 at 4:30pm
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Trump’s Campaign Manager, Kellyanne Conway will join the Trump administration in a new role — Counselor to the President.

Conway turned down an offer to function as Press Secretary but will work closely with that individual who will be announced soon. As counselor to the president, Conway will still have a hand...

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Trump Will Have Transition Support From the Obamas

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/12/michelle-obama-trump-transition-232845
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 4:00pm 12/20/2016 at 4:00pm
http://www.politico.com/story/2016/12/michelle-obama-trump-transition-232845

In her final interview as First Lady, Michelle Obama pledged her support to the incoming Trump administration.

Mrs. Obama’s final interview was with Oprah.

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Kanye West Meets with Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 8:30pm 12/13/2016 at 8:30pm

Because of course.

Tuesday, Kanye West met with president-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower.

Trump said there were “just friends” and that they’ve “known each other a long time.” When asked what their meeting entailed, Trump said “life”.

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Bill Gates is Hopeful Innovation Will Thrive Under Trump Administration

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 6:45pm 12/13/2016 at 6:45pm
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Mega gazillionaire, tech innovator, and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates sat down for lengthy interview with CNBC Tuesday.

The majority of the interview focused on Gates’ latest clean energy initiatives — all privately funded through his private investment fund, stocked with fellow gazillionaire innovators.

“I think this administration likes a good deal,”...

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President-elect Trump Talks Efficient Government, His Cabinet, and Trade

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/11/2016 at 3:00pm
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President-elect Trump sat down with Chris Wallace this morning and discussed a range of topics from the latest on Russia’s purported hacking or influence in the election to his decisions on making government more efficient to his choices for his cabinet to trade.

Fox News reports:

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Report: Rex Tillerson, ExxonMobil CEO, to be named Secretary of State

https://twitter.com/NBCNews/status/807653279563972608
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 2:30pm 12/10/2016 at 2:30pm
https://twitter.com/NBCNews/status/807653279563972608

While this has yet to be confirmed by President-elect Trump or his team, NBC News is reporting that CEO Rex Tillerson will be nominated for Secretary of State with John Bolton serving as his second.

NBC News reports:

Donald Trump is expected to nominate Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of...

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