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No tapes: Donald Trump says he didn’t record meetings with James Comey

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President Donald Trump said Thursday on Twitter that he “did not make” and doesn’t have any recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey. “With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of information,” Trump said he has “no idea” whether there are “tapes” or recordings of the two men’s conversations. But he declares he “did not make, and do not have, any such recordings.” The tweets are the latest chapter…

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Blake Dowling: Tech, politics & the Simpsons

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The marriage of technology and politics is like the pairing of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise – a big mess (minus the Scientology shenanigans of course). Hillary emails, Trump tweets, Ashley Madison’s hack … there’s always something to keep your eye on. Always will be. With breaches and exposure around every corner, certain key figures inside our government use apps for communication that disappear after a certain amount of time. If any of you readers in Florida Politics-land have teenagers,…

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President Barack Obama launches Facebook page

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President Barack Obama wants you to like him. And comment on him. And share his posts, too. Obama launched his own personal Facebook page Monday, in a fresh attempt from the social media-savvy president to spread his message through nontraditional channels. “President Obama, public figure” was quickly welcomed to the world of likes, long-lost friends and baby photos. Obama gained more than 200,000 likes in the first three hours his page was live. Among the early commenters were Facebook’s chief…

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