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Trump Threatens Very Specific 20% Unilateral European Automobile Import Tariffs

In what could be a third volley in the coming trade war with the European Union, following steel and aluminum tariffs by the US and a retaliatory tariff on motorcycles and denim by the E.U., Trump has again threatened to impose an import tariff on Europe-made vroom vroom machines. While the threats have been coming…Read […]

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The New Chevrolet Blazer May Ignite A Tweetstorm When President Trump Realizes It’s Built In Mexico

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories that are your air, that you need to know to live.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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When Volvo’s South Carolina Launch Got Awkward

Nikki Haley, who President Trump nominated to be U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations shortly after his inauguration, was in Ridgeville, South Carolina at the opening of Volvo’s new $1.1 billion assembly plant on Wednesday when Sweden’s Ambassador to the U.S. Karin Ulrika Olofsdotter took the stage and fired a…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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This Powerful ACLU Animated Series Will Prepare You for an Encounter With ICE Agents

Agents from the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are routinely rounding up people suspected of being undocumented, often separating them from their children, and detaining them in what are essentially internment camps—all without due process. A new animated series wants to help make sure people have some…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Worried About The Proposed Tariffs On Imported Cars? Here’s What You Can Do About It

You may’ve heard about President Donald Trump’s proposed 25 percent tariff on all vehicles imported to the U.S. That’s all imported vehicles. But did you know Trump’s Commerce Department is accepting comment right now on the proposal? Well, it sure is, and you have until June 22 to offer a word on it. Read more… […]

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Russian State TV Photoshops an Awkward Smile on Kim Jong Un’s Face

Russia’s Channel One aired a segment yesterday about Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s recent meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. But one part of the news broadcast was pretty weird. Take a look at Kim’s face in the screenshot on the left. Kim has been photoshopped to look like he’s smiling. And…Read more… […]

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In an act of online activism, Childish Gambino fans are reclaiming the r/Donald subreddit

Until last week, r/thedonald was a subreddit where Reddit users gathered to share posts related to the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump. Despite the subreddit’s description as “the place where we discuss in an unbiased manner Donald Trump’s great contributions to modern society,” the page is littered by hate-filled posts from people who look […]

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Trump and Congress Just Made it Easier for Auto Lenders to Discriminate Against People of Color

You know who has it really hard these days? Banks and car dealers who want to discriminate against their customers. Luckily, the little guys (who, to be clear, are banks and car dealers, and definitely not the people they’re discriminating against) finally have politicians willing to fight for them: President Donald…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Meet The ’13 Angry Democrats’ Running The Mueller Investigation (Spoiler: They Don’t Exist)

Not that facts matter anymore, but in the off chance there are some Red Hats stopping by today, it’s time to bring some truth in response to Donald Trump’s ongoing lies about the alleged political motives of Robert Mueller’s team. For several months now, Trump has been hurling tantrums about how …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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I Also Hate Trump But Calling Him A North Korean “Appeaser” Is Stupid

Like most on the left, I fully expect Trump’s negotiations with North Korea to spectacularly implode. Like most on the left, I also dread the prospect that this implosion will push the already unstable Trump to retaliate against his fellow ridiculous dictator Kim Jong Un by lobbing a few missiles …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Trump Voters Are Whining They Want “Respect” Because They’re Terrified Of The Blue Wave

The cold wind of fear is gripping Trump country and it’s pretty damn funny. Paul Waldman writes: In the endless search for the magic key that Democrats can use to unlock the hearts of white people who vote Republican, the hot new candidate is “respect.” If only they cast off their snooty liberal …Continue reading […]

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The Right Is Freaking Out Over The “Crossfire Hurricane” Story

We’re in the middle of another right wing meltdown over the latest revelation that the FBI was investigating Trump’s treasonous collusion with Russia by the summer of 2016, well before they had even heard of the Steele Dossier. After a drunken George Papadopoulos blabbed to the Australian …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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