In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR

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Trump Schedule || Thursday, May 24, 2018

11:00 am || Signs a space policy directive to streamline regulations on the commercial use of space 11:30 am || Participates in the signing ceremony for S. 2155 – Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act; Roosevelt Room 2:30 pm || Presents the Medal of Honor; East Room 3:20 pm || Meets with the Chief of Naval Operations and the Superintendent of the U.S.

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Giuliani Caves to His Client, Will Allow Mueller to Interview Trump

President Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani is reversing himself and now support allowing Special Counsel Robert Meuller to interview Trump, according to the Washington Post. He made it obvious that this idea, which is not a smart one, was Trump’s not his. “I guess I’d rather do the interview,” Giuliani said. “It gets it over with, it makes my client happy. The safe course you hear

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Kushner Gets His Security Clearance

Finally, he will be able to create peace in the Middle East. I’m being sarcastic, but who knows? Obviously, peace between the Israelis and Palestinians needs, uh, a fresh perspective. Apparently, he also recently sat for about six or seven hours of questioning by Robert Mueller. That he got the security clearance anyway is interesting, because if there were evidence of some kind of questionable activity, this

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Spying on Trump Campaign May Have Begun Before FBI Says it Started Its Probe

Is the FBI lying about when the investigation of the Trump campaign began? That’s the question at the heart of a fascinating edtiorial by the Wall Street Journal. I’ve pieced together some excerpts here: Multiple media sources have now confirmed that American academic Stefan Halper is the “top secret” informant the FBI asked to sidle up to Trump campaign officials in 2016. Some questions follow:

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Video || Trump in His Own Speech: “Who The Hell Wrote That Line?”

A funny moment from President Trump’s appearance Tuesday night at the Susan B. Anthony List’s 11th annual Campaign for Life gala. Trump just stepped all over GOP midterm messaging. “Your vote in 2018 is every bit as important as your vote in 2016 — although I’m not sure I really believe that,” Trump ad libs. “I don’t know who the hell wrote that line.” pic.twitter.com/tk6G7CfD4H

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White House Solution to Leakers: Fire Everybody

Okay, that’s a little dramatic. They’ll keep some “Key senior people,” in the White House communications office, which seems to be a very leaky ship after word emerged from a meeting of communications staff that White House aide Kelly Sadler had said Sen. John McCain’s vote on the CIA director didn’t matter because he was “dying anyway.” And they’ll keep some others. But according to

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