Day 349: Treasonous.

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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

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1/ Steve Bannon called the Trump Tower meeting with Russians "treasonous," "unpatriotic," and "bad shit."

2/ Trump responds: "Steve Bannon has nothing to do with me or my Presidency. When he was fired, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind."

3/ Paul Manafort sued Robert Mueller, Rod Rosenstein, and the Justice Department.

4/ Trump taunts North Korea: My "Nuclear Button" is "much bigger and more powerful" than Kim Jong-un's – and "my Button works!"

5/ Fusion GPS defended the dossier of alleged Trump-Russia ties.

6/ Trump tweets that the "corrupt media awards" will be presented to the "fake news media" next week.


  • In 2017, U.S. manufacturing had its strongest year since 2004.

  • Trump's pick to run Immigration and Customs Enforcement called for politicians in sanctuary cities to be charged with crimes.

  • Rupert Murdoch called Trump a "fucking idiot" after a conversation about immigration.

  • Democrats Doug Jones and Tina Smith will both be sworn into the Senate today.

  • North Korea and South Korea established contact on a hotline that's been dormant for almost two years.

  • Sheriff David Clarke was temporarily blocked from tweeting after Twitter users complained that three of his messages violated the terms of service.

  • The National Security Agency is losing its top talent because of low pay, slumping morale, and unpopular reorganization.

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