Graham Lanktree

Donald Trump Is Really Boasting About Being Able to Beat Up Joe Biden

President Donald Trump says he would beat Obama Vice President Joe Biden in a fight if the two septuagenarians ever came to blows and Biden would go down crying. “Crazy Joe Biden is trying to act like a tough guy,” the president tweeted early Thursday. “Actually, he is weak, both mentally and physically, and yet he…

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The Stupidity of Donald Jr.'s Attempt to Stonewall Congress Almost Defies Belief

Trump Jr. Cited Legal Privilege For Chat With His Dad

In more than seven hours of testimony in Congress on Wednesday, the president’s eldest son Donald Trump Jr. refused to talk about phone calls he had with his father discussing a meeting he held with a Russian lawyer after being promised "dirt" on Hillary Clinton. Trump Jr. cited attorney-client privilege when the House Intelligence Committee grilled…

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The British Fascist Who Trump Retweeted Is Now Threatening New York Times Reporters

The deputy leader of a far-right British political group that President Donald Trump promoted in a series of tweets yesterday has threatened reporters for The New York Times who attempted to interview her with "home visits of their own." Jayda Fransen, deputy leader of an anti-Islamic group Britain First, issued a message on Twitter Thursday, addressed…

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What Happens if Trump Does the Unthinkable and Fires Mueller?

Americans are planning to protest across the United States Monday if President Donald Trump moves to fire Russia investigation special counsel Robert Mueller in the wake of his probe’s first arrest. “Nobody is Above the Law” rallies have been organized in multiple cities in 48 states by the group, a progressive political action group, set…

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Steve Bannon Is Launching an All-Out Assault on the Republican Party

President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon has vowed to remove establishment Republicans who are critical of the president’s agenda from office. Bannon called on Tennessee Senator Bob Corker—who has quarreled publicly with President Trump over the past week—to resign during an interview with Fox News' Sean Hannity on Monday. “If Bob Corker has any…

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The Mueller Probe Reportedly Has White House Staffers Freaked

White House staff are so worried about Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's possible collusion with Donald Trump's campaign that some in the West Wing are suspicious their colleagues are wearing a wire. In private, White House officials have said they are afraid their co-workers may be secretly recording their conversations to pass along to Mueller, the…

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Mike Pence’s Private Emails Cost Indiana a Ridiculous Sum of Money

Vice President Mike Pence’s home state of Indiana is paying $100,000 for extra lawyers to tackle a large backlog of records requests targeting government emails Pence sent through his private AOL account as governor. Pence was governor of Indiana for four years before becoming Vice President of the United States in January. His successor Eric Holcomb…

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Trump’s Tax Plan Could Cost Government $6 Trillion

President Donald Trump will outline major tax cuts for Americans Wednesday that could take trillions of dollars away from the federal government over the next decade and lump it on to the national debt. The president will be "pretty broad in the principles" of tax reform that he lays out with more details coming in the…

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