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‘Will harm every American’: Trump blasted for telling GOP it’s ‘unpatriotic’ to not block Dems on debt he created - RawStory.com

‘Will harm every American’: Trump blasted for telling GOP it’s ‘unpatriotic’ to not block Dems on debt he created - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The former President of the United States, still the leader of the GOP and supposed "kingmaker" to any Republican desperate for his endorsement, is doing his best to undermine the Democrats and President Joe Biden, and he's being criticized for it.In one of his many press releases that still do...

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It doesn't seem like Donald Trump plans on rescuing Matt Gaetz — yet: report - AlterNet.org

It doesn't seem like Donald Trump plans on rescuing Matt Gaetz — yet: report - AlterNet.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Embattled Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) has been an avid apologist, loyalist and supporter of former President Donald Trump. But it does not look like the twice-impeached former leader of the Free World will be stepping in to help the controversial lawmaker — at least not anytime soon.

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Georgia's GOP lieutenant governor rules out Senate run but says 'Trump's divisive tone and strategy is unwinnable' for the future of the Republican party - BusinessInsider.com

Georgia's GOP lieutenant governor rules out Senate run but says 'Trump's divisive tone and strategy is unwinnable' for the future of the Republican party - BusinessInsider.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Geoff Duncan, the lieutenant governor of Georgia, called Trump's strategy "unwinnable" going forward. 

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GOP says it will continue to use Trump name to raise funds - MercuryNews.com

GOP says it will continue to use Trump name to raise funds - MercuryNews.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
The party also argued it had “every right to refer to public figures as it engages in core, First Amendment-protected political speech.”
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Trump and his CPAC fans lead GOP down a losing path (Opinion) - CNN.com

Trump and his CPAC fans lead GOP down a losing path (Opinion) - CNN.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Scott Jennings writes that former President Donald Trump stuck to his most successful talking points at his first post-presidency address at the Conservative Political Action Convention -- but given his loss in the 2020 election, this is bad news for the Republican Party.
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CNN's Tapper: Deadly Riot Will Be Trump's Legacy, Not Holding Him Accountable Will Be GOP's - Breitbart.com

CNN's Tapper: Deadly Riot Will Be Trump's Legacy, Not Holding Him Accountable Will Be GOP's - Breitbart.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
CNN anchor Jake Tapper said moments after the Senate impeachment trial recessed on Wednesday during his network's coverage that the U.S. Capitol's riot on January 6 will be "Donald Trump’s legacy" and not holding him accountable will be the Republican Party's legacy.
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There's a reason why Republicans think they can afford to abandon the American people - DailyKos.com

There's a reason why Republicans think they can afford to abandon the American people - DailyKos.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Currently, all talks regarding further stimulus relief to Americans and American businesses ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic are in limbo. Donald Trump’s erratic and confusing tweets are sending mixed signals following the negative...

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Trump and McConnell are working on an ‘unprecedented campaign’ to use the coronavirus crisis to bully the states: report – Raw Story

Trump and McConnell are working on an ‘unprecedented campaign’ to use the coronavirus crisis to bully the states: report – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

According to a detailed report at the Daily Beast, Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) are scheming behind the scenes to override lawmakers at the state level and force people back to work during the coronavirus crisis to save their political fortunes with the November election looming. 

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The truth about the numbers of masks and tests that Trump likes to quote at press conferences – Raw Story

The truth about the numbers of masks and tests that Trump likes to quote at press conferences – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics,” said Mark Twain. Over 100 years later, Twin could never have predicted a president like Donald Trump.During his press conference Sunday, and in previous press conferences, Trump has delighted in coming to the podium to cite numbers...

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New York Democrats have their own plan to get Trump's tax returns - RawStory.com

New York Democrats have their own plan to get Trump's tax returns - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

In Congress, the legal fight for President Donald Trump’s tax returns is about to kick into high gear, with the House Ways and Means Committee invoking a federal law to instruct the IRS to hand over six years of the president’s taxes.

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State AGs On Emoluments: President Is Not Above The Law! – TalkingPointsMemo.com

State AGs On Emoluments: President Is Not Above The Law! – TalkingPointsMemo.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Calling Trump’s bid to halt discovery in the emoluments case “a drastic end-run around the appellate process,” the state attorneys general contended in a brief to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals that the president cannot short-circuit the normal appeal process to avoid discovery.

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Was there a link between Justice Kennedy's retirement and a $1 billion bank loan to Trump? - RawStory.com

Was there a link between Justice Kennedy's retirement and a $1 billion bank loan to Trump? - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
After President Trump made his first speech to Congress in February 2017, he was filmed showing his appreciation for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. “Say hello to your boy,” Trump told Kennedy, seemingly referring to his son, Justin.
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Paul Ryan, Trump Enabler - TheAtlantic.com

Paul Ryan, Trump Enabler - TheAtlantic.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The outgoing House speaker, more than any other lawmaker, paved the path for congressional Republicans’ subjugation to the president.

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'Legalized money laundering': Trump Victory fund exposes GOP state officials - RawStory.com

'Legalized money laundering': Trump Victory fund exposes GOP state officials - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Several state Republican parties are still unable to explain major gaps between their 2020 fundraising and spending reports, even after their committees have corrected the discrepancies.The Federal Election Commission notified the GOP committees of the gaps months ago, after the state parties...
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Russia Keeps Bribing Foreign Leaders. Is Trump Different? - NYMag.com

Russia Keeps Bribing Foreign Leaders. Is Trump Different? - NYMag.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A new report shows how Russia funneled millions of dollars to a pair of pro-Russia politicians in Ukraine. It has allegedly made “deals” like this in multiple countries. Donald Trump’s proposed Moscow Tower looked very similar to these bribes.

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Gotcha: GOP folds after placing a 'bad bet' on Donald Trump - MSNBC.com

Gotcha: GOP folds after placing a 'bad bet' on Donald Trump - MSNBC.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
For this week's Gotcha, Rev. Al Sharpton deals a hand to the Republican Party. After gambling everything on the presidency of Donald Trump, swindled GOP leaders must answer for political and financial losses. 
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Stunning new allegations further connect Trump to Russian mobsters and oligarchs - RawStory.com

Stunning new allegations further connect Trump to Russian mobsters and oligarchs - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

However we decide to account for Donald Trump's astonishing rise and fall, we now know that he was certainly no stranger to a sprawling netherworld of Russian gangsters and oligarchs. 

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Opinion: What will Mitch McConnell do? - CNN.com

Opinion: What will Mitch McConnell do? - CNN.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Perhaps the ultimate party man will decide that he must steer his party away from a destructive path, writes David Axelrod. And maybe -- just maybe -- in the final stanzas of his career, he will feel the tug of history and conscience and surprise us all.
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Senate Republicans want to let corporations get away with murder. - SLATE.com

Senate Republicans want to let corporations get away with murder. - SLATE.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
The corporate immunity proposal would take away workers' and consumers' last line of defense.
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I'm voting Biden-Harris after Donald Trump ruined my Republican Party - USATODAY.com

I'm voting Biden-Harris after Donald Trump ruined my Republican Party - USATODAY.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
I watched the Democratic convention without a Republican lens and found an embrace of justice and diversity. Trump's convention will be a contrast.
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Nervous Republicans See Trump Sinking, and Taking Senate With Him - The New York Times

Nervous Republicans See Trump Sinking, and Taking Senate With Him - The New York Times | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The election is still six months away, but a rash of ominous new polls and the president’s erratic briefings have the G.O.P. worried about a Democratic takeover.

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Sheldon Adelson to host major Trump fundraiser - Politico.com

Sheldon Adelson to host major Trump fundraiser - Politico.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The GOP megadonor is seen as a key piece of the president's reelection plans.

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U.S. banks raked in record profits thanks to GOP tax bill – ThinkProgress

U.S. banks raked in record profits thanks to GOP tax bill – ThinkProgress | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans marketed their bill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, as a gigantic boon for the middle class — even promising the average family would receive a $4,000 pay raise. In spite of the economic boom in the corporate and banking sectors, the American middle class has been largely unaffected by the measure, which passed in December of 2017. Meanwhile, corporations and big banks are rolling in cash..

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Trump Voters FREAK OUT After Realizing They Aren’t Getting Tax Cuts - The Ring of Fire Network 

Trump Voters FREAK OUT After Realizing They Aren’t Getting Tax Cuts - The Ring of Fire Network  | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Trump voters have taken to Twitter to express their outrage over the fact that they aren’t getting those lofty tax cuts that the Republicans promised them.When the legislation was passed, middle class and working class Americans were told that their taxes would go down starting in 2019, but so far...

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It was only a matter of time until the vampire Republicans in the GOP leadership incurred the ire of their taxpaying, working class and middle-class constituents because nobody likes getting double-crossed. Nobody.

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Trump claims immunity, asks court to toss foreign payments suit - PoliticusUSA.com

Trump claims immunity, asks court to toss foreign payments suit - PoliticusUSA.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

President Donald Trump has again asked a U.S.court to dismiss a suit accusing him of flouting constitutional safeguards against corruption by refusing to separate himself from his business empire while in office, claiming "absolute immunity."...

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Donald Trump not only wants a pass after knowing breaking U.S. laws, he wants a permanent "stay out of jail card." If that happens, greed and avarice won't be the only sins driving the Trump administration and the rest of the skinflints, cheapskates and misers in Congress.

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