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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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Donald Trump’s visits to Florida costing sheriff $1.5 million in OT

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Donald Trump‘s visits to his South Florida estate since he was elected president have cost the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Department $1.5 million in overtime costs. Sheriff Ric Bradshaw is confident the money his department has spent while assisting the Secret Service will be reimbursed by the federal government. “I do hope he is correct,” said Palm Beach County Administrator Verdenia Baker. The county sent letters to federal officials in December seeking reimbursement for the overtime security costs from Trump’s…

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Donald Trump’s America on trial in modern day ‘Judgment at Nuremberg’

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Above all, there was fear: fear of today, fear of tomorrow … fear of our neighbors, and fear of ourselves … Only when you understand that, can you understand what Hitler meant to us: “Lift your heads. Be proud to be German. There are devils among us: Communists, liberals, Jews, Gypsies. Once these devils will be destroyed, your misery will be destroyed.” Those words are from the 1961 film Judgment at Nuremberg. They address an eternal question: Why do good…

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Only Donald Trump can decide to curb aggressive campaign language

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The security ring protecting Donald Trump includes Secret Service agents, his own private bodyguards, local police, sometimes even the Transportation Security Administration. But even that show of force has not halted disturbing episodes of violence. The only person who can stop Trump from egging on the brawling crowds is Trump himself. His Secret Service detail is limited to keeping Trump safe and the venues where he speaks secure. Local law enforcement officers are there to keep the peace, along with…

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Watch George W. Bush wipe something icky off his hand onto Bill Clinton’s shirt

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Still not ready for prime time… In the video, we have two former presidents in Haiti working what is essentially a rope line, shaking hands with local residents. Behind the presidents but out of view are Secret Service personnel and staffers, at least some of whom are equipped — as they are for every similar situation — with wipes, disinfectant soap and hand lotion. In the video, we see George W. Bush, the blue-blood from the “let them eat cake”…

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