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14 Mar 2017 – Trump wiretap claims: White House softens stance on unproven tweets

Unsubstantiated claims by US President Donald Trump that he was wiretapped by Barack Obama were not meant literally, the White House press secretary says. Sean Spicer said Mr Trump had broadly meant “surveillance and other activities” when he made the allegation in a tweet earlier this month. He also suggested the president was not accusing

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04 Mar 2017 – Trump tweets Trump Tower tirade at 3am claiming Barack Obama ordered ‘wire tap’, but provides no evidence

Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my "wires tapped" in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 4, 2017 Is it legal for a sitting President to be "wire tapping" a race for president prior to an election? Turned down by court earlier. A

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03 Mar 2017 – Donald Trump tweets photo of Democrat Chuck Schumer with Vladimir Putin, Schumer replies: I’ll talk about my Putin meeting, will you?

  We should start an immediate investigation into @SenSchumer and his ties to Russia and Putin. A total hypocrite! pic.twitter.com/Ik3yqjHzsA — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 3, 2017 Happily talk re: my contact w Mr. Putin & his associates, took place in '03 in full view of press & public under oath. Would you &your

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28 Feb 2017 – Donald Trump Blames SEAL’s Death On Military: ‘They Lost Ryan’

President Trump on Tuesday blamed the military for the death of Chief Petty Officer William “Ryan” Owens, a Navy SEAL who was killed in a Jan. 29 botched raid on Islamic terrorists in Yemen. During an interview on “Fox ‘n’ Friends,” the commander-in-chief repeatedly said “they” — meaning the military — were at fault for

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25 Feb 2017 – Donald Trump Says He Will Not Attend the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 25, 2017 He will be the first president to skip the dinner since Ronald Reagan in 1981, who missed the dinner while recovering from an assassination attempt,

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20 Feb 2017 – Trump’s first month of travel expenses cost taxpayers just less than what Obama spent in a year

On Monday, President Trump will return to Washington, D.C. from his private Mar-a-Lago club in Florida, where he’s spent the last three weekends. The Washington Post reports that those three trips “probably cost the federal treasury about $10 million, based on figures used in an October government report analyzing White House travel, including money for

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17 Feb 2017 – Trump tweets: The ‘FAKE NEWS media’ is the ‘enemy of the American people’

The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @NBCNews, @ABC, @CBS, @CNN) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 17, 2017 – The Hill https://archive.is/nN5wi  

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31 Jan 2017 – White House claims 109 affected by travel ban – it’s more like 90,000

“Only 109 people out of 325,000 were detained and held for questioning.” — President Donald Trump, tweet, Jan. 30, 2017 “Remember we’re talking about a universe of 109 people. There were 325,000 people that came into this country over a 24 hour period from another country. 109 of them were stopped for additional screening.” —

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26 Jan 2017 – Mexican president cancels Trump summit

Mr Pena Nieto announced earlier on Thursday he had called off the 31 January trip after Mr Trump suggested he should do just that. “If Mexico is unwilling to pay for the badly needed wall, then it would be better to cancel the upcoming meeting,” the US president wrote on Twitter on Thursday morning. –

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24 Jan 2017 – A Rogue National Park Is Tweeting Out Climate Change Facts in Defiance of Donald Trump

Badlands National Park posted several facts about climate change on its official Twitter account Tuesday afternoon, sharing statistics that might contradict the beliefs of President Donald Trump’s new administration. “Today, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is higher than at any time in the last 650,000 years. #climate,” the park tweeted on Tuesday.

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14 Jan 2017 – Donald Trump kicks off MLK weekend by slandering Civil Rights hero John Lewis

@realDonaldTrump: Congressman John Lewis should spend more time on fixing and helping his district, which is in horrible shape and falling apart… John Lewis represents Georgia’s 5th district, which includes 3/4 of Atlanta. While I don’t have statistics for the 5th district exclusively, the Atlanta metro area is America’s 8th largest economy, and contains America’s

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