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Mitt Romney Signals To Trump That Republicans Are Done With Him

Yesterday, Mitt Romney sent a powerful message to Donald Trump in the form of a scathing Op-Ed in the Washington Post. Romney told Trump that his presidency was in “deep descent”, that his presidential leadership has been woeful, and that his actions “have caused dismay around the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Yes, Stephen Miller Actually Wore Spray-On Hair

Few people in the Trump Administration are as loathsome as Stephen Miller, or, as Pod Save America’s Jon Lovett calls him, “the C+ Santa Monica fascist.” With the exception of Trump himself, he is more responsible than anyone else for crafting the immigration policies that have slashed the number … Continue reading

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No One Wants To Be Trump’s Chief Of Staff After John Kelly Quits

What happens when you abuse your staff, run a criminally incompetent office, and embroil yourself in the biggest political scandal in 50 years?  The answer, as president Trump has found out, is fairly simple: no one wants to work for you.  Now that another vaguely sane member of his …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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This Is What Trump’s Fuel Economy Rollback Means for the Climate

After hinting that it would roll back clean vehicle regulations last month, the Trump administration made it official on Thursday. It announced it would be putting Obama-era fuel-efficiency standards on hold and moving to replace them with watered-down regulations. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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What You Need to Know About the CDC’s ‘Banned’ Words

On Friday, the Washington Post reported that CDC officials told staff to keep seven terms out of budget documents: fetus, diversity, transgender, vulnerable, entitlement, science-based, and evidence-based. These words are matter-of-fact to most scientists, but to politicians, they are political.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Homeland Security Thinks DJI Is Using Its Drones to Spy on America

Various members of the Trump administration, including the president himself, are famous for buying into crazy conspiracy theories. Now, the Los Angeles office of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has come up with a whopper of its own. These guys think China is spying on unsuspecting…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Trump Says He Didn’t Know Michael Flynn in 2015, Which Is a Big Fucking Lie

Last night, President Trump spoke with Lester Holt in an interview for NBC News. It’s truly a jaw-dropping conversation for a number of reasons, but there’s one important lie that everyone seems to have missed. Trump said that he didn’t know Michael Flynn in 2015. This simply isn’t true.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Here’s How Easy It Is to Get Trump Officials to Click on a Fake Link in Email

Even technology experts can be insecure on the internet, as last week’s “Google Docs” phishing attack demonstrated. An array of Gmail users, including BuzzFeed tech reporter Joe Bernstein, readily handed over access to their email to a bogus app. Politicians should be especially wary of suspicious emails given recent…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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