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 || Saturday, June 13, 2020

9:00 am || Departs Bedminster, New Jersey 9:35 am || Arrives West Point, New York 10:25 am || Delivers remarks at the 2020 United States Military Academy at West Point Graduation Ceremony 12:50 pm || Departs West Point 1:25 pm || Arrives Bedminster, New Jersey 5:30 pm || Hosts a fundraiser; Bedminster All times Eastern

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Mnuchin: White House considering a second round of stimulus checks

With Election Day coming up, I imagine that the White House is going to make completely sure that the economy does not fall back into recession once it starts growing again. There’s a lot of incentive to send out more money. I’d say your check is pretty much in the mail, though it will take a few months to get there. You know how the

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Bolton: Trump cared only about getting reelected

Sure. That’s why President Trump slapped tariffs on China, which actually hurt the economy in the short term. John Bolton is obviously an angry little man. Trump let him work as his national security advisor for 17 months. Apparently, that wasn’t enough. If Bolton thought everything was being run through a political meat grinder, surely he should have resigned sometime during that period. You know, as

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Book: Melania Trump used election to renegotiate pre-nup

There’s a new book on Melania, “The Art of Her Deal: The Untold Story of Melania Trump.” According to the Washington Post, which obtained an advance copy: When Melania Trump stayed behind in New York after her husband’s presidential inauguration, she said it was because she didn’t want to interrupt their then-10-year-old son Barron’s school year. News stories at the time concentrated on an apparent

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White House: There is no second coronavirus wave

White House National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow sought Friday to calm markets concerned that the coronavirus is roaring back. Excerpts from remarks he made today: I spoke to our health experts at some length last evening. They are saying there is no second spike. We are not going to shut down the economy. What we are seeing is, certain posts are seeing a bit of

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It worked: Trump killing of Soleimani set back Iran influence in Iraq

It was a bold move to kill one of Iran’s top leaders. But Qassim Soleimani had been killing U.S. forces for years and undermining U.S. interests in the region. And now that he’s dead, it’s not so easy for Iran, turns out. The hit was a success. According to the Associated Press: Iraqi militia factions expected the usual cash handout when the new head of

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Democrats Want Biden to Stay in the Basement

Of course they do! Unfortunately, he will have to govern from the Oval Office, and that won’t be easy for him. Democrats say the main reason they want Biden hidden away is that it’s best to let President Trump just self-destruct. But that is what the Washington establishment always thinks. They think Trump plays poorly, because they don’t like him and don’t understand his appeal.

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Lindsey Graham gains subpoena power to call Obama officials tied to Russia probe

Looks like Congress may start getting to the bottom of what may have been one of the worse abuses of power in history. According to the Washington Examiner: The Senate Judiciary Committee voted along party lines on Thursday to give Chairman Lindsey Graham the authority to issue subpoenas against dozens of Obama and Trump administration officials tied to the Russia investigation. Democrats hotly objected to

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