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Is Trump’s Foot-in-Mouth Disease an Impeachable Offense?

Donald Trump attempts to spot his approval rating at a distance, and the back of some guy’s head. Credit: Marc Nozell

Washington, DC–In the wake of the horrific violence that broke out in Charlottesville, VA between white nationalists and counter-protesters over the weekend, President Trump has offered a shifting response that was widely seen as inappropriate.

Trump’s reaction has been unnerving for many Republicans and has been received poorly by many American voters.

It has also created a new opening for Democrats to criticize the president without appearing unduly partisan. Public opinion polls show that neo-Nazi groups have an abysmal approval rating in the US among Democrats and Republicans, with the ideology scoring even lower than the US Congress–a feat political scientists previously thought to be impossible.

The new political opportunity is now being aggressively seized by Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN), who has announced plans to submit impeachment articles against President Trump over his response to the tragic events in Charlottesville.*

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Texas Declares State Holiday in Honor of George W. Bush

Barack Obama, Official Portrait

Texas has decided to create a new statewide holiday in honor of the 43rd president of the United States, George W. Bush. The new holiday will occur every year on July 6, which is the former president’s birthday.*

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Sierra Club Confirms Only Oil Shipped by Pipeline Impacts Climate

In a groundbreaking new study, researchers at the Sierra Club found that only fossil fuels that are burned after being transported by pipeline have an impact on climate change. Fossil fuels used after being transported by other ground-based means, such as trains, do not have any noticeable effect on climate change, the study said.*

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Egyptian Dictator Praises US Deep State’s Efforts to ‘Save Democracy’

Many foreign leaders have expressed concern about the role the US will play in the world under President Donald Trump. Now they’re finding solace in an unlikely place: the US military and intelligence community, otherwise known as the Deep State.

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GOP Senator Supports a “Limited Government Where the President Can Do Whatever He Wants”

Responding to the Ninth Circuit decision rejecting President Trump’s immigration ban, Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) cited the Founding Fathers and offered strong support for the President’s ban.*

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Misled by Conservative Talking Points, New Illegal Immigrant Is Devastated to Learn He’s Not Actually Eligible for Welfare

Mexican native Jose Ramos recently made the dangerous trip across the US border into Texas. Now, he wishes he’d stayed home.*

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