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Trump Returns to D.C. (Briefly) to Appear with Pastor That’s Linked Gays to Pedophilia and His ‘Many Evangelical Friends’

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Follows Advertisement with Today’s Second Attack on Free Press

Donald Trump, currently on a weekend getaway (his 33rd visit to one of his golf courses since taking office 23 weeks ago) will return to D.C. to attend the “Celebrate Freedom Concert” with Robert Jeffress, the megachurch pastor well-known for his vehemently disgusting homophobia.  Following the event, the president will return to his golf course.

The president took to Twitter for the second time today, this time to advertise the concert. “Getting [ready] to leave for tonight’s Celebrate Freedom Concert honoring our GREAT VETERANS w/ so many of my evangelical friends,” Trump wrote. “See you soon!”

Of note, “including a tribute to our veterans” is indeed indicated far below, and far less prominently than, Donald Trump and the anti-gay pastor. Jeffress is the only “evangelical friend” to share billing on the event’s flyer with Trump.

The concert, Trump’s attendance and his advertisement of it continues the president’s track record of pandering for the evangelical vote, particularly after he opted to ignore Pride Month. Jeffress has linked homosexuality to both pedophilia and disease.

“What [homosexuals] do is filthy. It is so degrading that is beyond description,” Jeffress has previously said. “And it is their filthy behavior that explains why they are so much more prone to disease.”

“Amazingly, some gay activists don’t try to hide the link between homosexuality and pedophilia,” the pastor has also said. “There are a disproportionate amount of assaults against children by homosexuals… and the reason is clear: homosexuality is perverse; it represents a degradation of a person’s mind.”

Jeffress also led a prayer session for Donald Trump prior to his inauguration, has frequently praised the president, visited the White House to share a Kodak moment with the president in May, and even called him “the most faith-friendly president in history.”

Following his advertisement of tonight’s concert, Donald Trump resumed his attack on the free press, boasting that he won the election despite the “fake and fraudulent news media” and further attacking CNN.

It remains unclear what the president’s “many evangelical friends” would think of his subsequent attacks.

 

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Bolton Blasted Trump’s Ukraine Extortion: ‘I Am Not Part of Whatever Drug Deal Rudy and Mulvaney Are Cooking Up’

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Three months ago then-National Security Advisor John Bolton warned administration insiders he would have no part of President Donald Trump’s off-the-books shadow government Ukraine extortion scandal. Bolton also apparently implicated both the president’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, and the president’s acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvany.

“I am not part of whatever drug deal Rudy and Mulvaney are cooking up,” Bolton told senior director for Russian and Eurasian affairs Fiona Hill to tell White House lawyers, The New York Times reports in a bombshell article late Monday night.

Bolton, who resigned from the Trump administration hours before President Trump tweeted he had fired him, instructed Hill “to notify the chief lawyer for the National Security Council that Mr. Giuliani was working with Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, on a rogue operation with legal implications,” Hill told House of Representatives investigators on Monday.

Not one to shy away from confrontation himself, Bolton also called Giuliani, who is now reportedly under criminal investigation,  “a hand grenade who’s going to blow everybody up.”

This is a breaking news and developing story. Details may change. This story will be updated, and NCRM will likely publish follow-up stories on this news. Stay tuned and refresh for updates.

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Giuliani Demands Investigation of Ambassador Yovanovitch — but Can’t Even Spell Her Name

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Rudy Giuliani on Monday demanded an investigation into former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch — who had spent the day testifying before Congress.

Giuliani made the statement while retweeting a conspiracy theory by Tom Fitton of the far-right group Judicial Watch:

“No wonder [Trump] and President Zelensky of Ukraine agreed Ambassador Yonacovitch (sic) was a real problem,” Giuliani said, while misspelling Yovanovitch’s name.

“I wonder if Shiftless asked her about this? Will there be an investigation or is she another ‘Protected Person’ like Biden & Hillary,” Giuliani tweeted.

Despite being implicated in the scandal, Giuliani has continued to speak out in attempts to defend the work he did with Trump to solicit foreign election assistance.

 

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‘Complete Gibberish’ and ‘Garbled Nonsense’: Experts Weigh in on Trump Announcement of Sanctions ‘Soon’ Against Turkey

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“He’s Yeltsin, without the vodka.”

Experts are weighing in after President Donald Trump finally admitted action must be taken against Turkey’s ethnic cleansing of the Kurds, a move wholly enabled when President Trump pulled out U.S. forces from the region last week. There has been bipartisan and worldwide condemnation of Trump’s actions, which immediately led to the death of at least dozens of now-former U.S. allies.

In a statement posted to Twitter Monday afternoon, Trump threatened sanctions and the raising of tariffs on Turkey, “soon.”

“I will soon be issuing an Executive Order authorizing the imposition of sanctions against current and former officials of the Government of Turkey and any persons contributing to Turkey’s destabilizing actions in northeast Syria,” Trump’s statement reads. “Likewise, the steel tariffs will be increased back up to 50 percent, the level prior to reduction in May. The United States will also immediately stop negotiations, being led by the Department of Commerce, with respect to a $100 billion trade deal with Turkey.”

Experts are weighing in, with some calling Trump’s threats too little, too late – especially given that Trump wholly and single-handedly created the disaster now confronting the world.

One, a researcher at the democracy and freedom watchdog Freedom House, called the president’s remarks “complete gibberish.”

Another, a senior editor at The Diplomat, an international affairs magazine called Trump’s statement “garbled nonsense.”

He also endorsed this observation:

Bloomberg News reporter notes there are not actually any sanctions yet, just a second round of threats:

Former Strategic Planner and Public Affairs official in the Office of the Secretary of Defense:

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