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Donald Trump says federal judges ruling against his 'Muslim ban' are 'political' | The Independent
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Donald #Trump insisted that the Muslim ban was written "perfectly" and the federal judges who oppose it were motivated by politics. His executive order to ban nearly all travellers from seven Muslim-majority countries, which prompt...

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Republicans Vote To Silence Sen. Elizabeth Warren In Confirmation Debate : The Two-Way : NPR
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After #Warren quoted Coretta Scott King and Sen. Edward Kennedy, #Republicans invoked a Senate rule that silences a member accused of impugning the integrity of a colleague.

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These are the alarming parallels between the views of Steve Bannon and those held by Islamist jihadis | The Independent
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At the time of #Trump’s unexpected election victory, there was much speculation over who would really run the US Government, given the incoming President’s notorious lack of patience and attention to detail. #SteveBannon

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Donald Trump's Alt-Reality- The Atlantic
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The president alleges that “any” bad polling is fake news. Which raises the question: Can you govern from the Twilight Zone? #Trump

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Donald Trump Says U.S. Media Ignored These 78 Terror Attacks
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Yesterday in Tampa, Donald Trump complained that the “very, very dishonest press” purposely ignores acts of terror around the world. When pressed for examples, the White House last night released a list of 78 incidents it called terror...

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Donald Trump administration is 'preparing to renew Iran sanctions' | The Independent
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The US government is preparing to levy new sanctions on #Iran in what is widely being viewed as a punitive measure since Tehran tested a mid-range ballistic missile last week, US officials have said.  Donald #Trump’s administration said th...

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Bogus 'Bowling Green Massacre' Claim Snarls Trump Adviser Conway : The Two-Way : NPR
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"I bet it's brand new information to people," Kellyanne Conway said of her false claim that a massacre by two Iraqis prompted a six-month halt to the Iraqi refugee program under President Obama. #KellyanneConway

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Donald Trump puts Iran 'on notice' following ballistic missile test | The Independent
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Donald #Trump has put Iran "on notice" over a ballistic missile test that could be in contravention of a UN resolution. Mr Trump tweeted that Tehran should have been "thankful" for the nuclear deal struck with the US and ...

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How Vladimir Putin Became the Hero of Nationalists Everywhere - The Atlantic
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How the Russian president became the ideological hero of nationalists everywhere. #Putin

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Donald Trump could be impeached over 'Muslim ban', says Texas congressman | The Independent
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A Texas congressman has joined calls for Donald #Trump to be impeached for allegedly “exceeding his constitutional authority” with a temporary ban on refugees and immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries. Joaquin Castro, a Democr...

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Trump hits back at US media reports on Russia contacts - BBC News
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The US president accuses the intelligence community of leaks and interference in politics.

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Ethics Office: 'Disciplinary Action Is Warranted' Against Kellyanne Conway - The Atlantic
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In a letter to the White House, the government agency warns that “there is strong reason to believe that Ms. Conway has violated the Standards of Conduct.” #KellyanneConway

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Trump 'was warned Flynn could be blackmailed over contact with Russia' | The Independent
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The Justice Department warned the White House weeks ago that national security adviser Michael #Flynn could be vulnerable to blackmail for contacts with Russian officials before President Donald #Trump took power, a U.S. official said on Mond...

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Good, bad and ugly: Trump and Trudeau make a day of it - Macleans.ca
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The #Trump-#Trudeau summit: a mixed bag of unflattering photos and manly handshakes

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Canada's Prime Minister Trudeau To Discuss NAFTA With Trump : Parallels : NPR
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There's concern that Canada may get swept up in any disagreement or trade war between the U.S. and Mexico. Canada's ambassador has said Canada needs to avoid becoming "collateral damage." #Trump #Trudeau

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Trudeau’s Task: Managing the Ego of an Agitated President · thewalrus.ca
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Such meetings once were all about real, specific issues such as acid rain, softwood lumber, and beef exports. But Donald #Trump doesn't do reality. #Trudeau

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Trump responds to ruling on travel ban: 'SEE YOU IN COURT' | CTV News
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President Donald #Trump vowed Thursday to contest a federal appellate court decision refusing to reinstate his ban on travellers from seven Muslim-majority nations, tweeting after the decision.

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Trump vexed by challenges, scale of government - POLITICO
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The new president’s allies say he has been surprised that government can’t be run like his business. #Trump

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Donald Trump claims Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch didn't say President should stop attacking judges | The Independent
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Donald #Trump has branded a senator a liar and hit out over claims his own Supreme Court nominee had criticised him. Judge Neil Gorsuch had told Senator Richard Blumenthal that Mr Trump's attacks on judges were "demoralizing and di...

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Watch Barack Obama Kitesurf With Richard Branson on Vacation - Rolling Stone
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See footage of Barack #Obama and Richard Branson's kitesurf vs. foilboard competition.

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