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Karl Rove implores Donald Trump to ‘end the compulsive tweeting’ and ‘stop the Twitter wars’

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GOP strategist Karl Rove on Thursday implored Donald Trump to “end the compulsive tweeting” and “Twitter wars,” writing he should “act in a ways that signal competence rather than chaos.”

Rove noted Trump won “despite expectations to the contrary,” and is now entering the White House “with less political capital than any recent president. He also targeted Trump’s penchant for touting his “accomplishments,” writing, “success begets political credit.”

The GOP strategist contrasted Trump’s attack on civil rights icon John Lewis with George W. Bush’s response to former House Democratic leader Dick Gephardt who refused to say Bush was legitimately elected. “This didn’t become an issue because Mr. Bush wisely chose not to make a fuss,” Rove wrote.

But, he said it’s imperative the president-elect adapt his behavior to the presidency. “What voters tolerated during the campaign now seems inappropriate for a presidential transition and is likely to be thought unacceptable once Mr. Trump takes office,” Rove said.

Rove argued as a candidate, Trump “could punch down on lesser figures and comment carelessly on foreign leaders,” but “if President Trump continues this in the Oval Office, he will lessen his stature, move markets, poison relationships and encourage adversaries to make political calculations.”

Rove implored the president-elect to “act in ways that signal competence rather than chaos.

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“End the compulsive tweeting and, especially, the Twitter wars,” Rove wrote.

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Walmart got a $2.2 billion tax cut — now it’s laying off workers

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Walmart announced it will lay off hundreds of workers in North Carolina despite receiving billions in tax cuts that the Republican Party and President Trump claimed would spur job growth.

The giant retailer will lay off about 570 employees and close its corporate office near the Charlotte airport, despite signing a 12-year lease just four years earlier, the Charlotte Business Journal reported.

The work done at the Charlotte facility will be outsourced to a firm in Arkansas, according to the report.

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Melania Trump ripped for bragging about helping children while her husband runs concentration camps for kids

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Melania Trump was ripped on Monday for pushing her signature "Be Best" campaign against bullying while her husband, President Donald Trump, runs concentration camps for children along the southern border.

"Looking forward to collaborating with all of our #BeBest Ambassadors. Delighted to be working alongside so many people both inside and outside of government to better the lives of children everywhere!" Melania Trump tweeted Monday.

The response was some of the harshest since she wore an "I Don't Care" jacked to visit the border.

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Border Patrol blocking Americans from donating toothbrushes and diapers for detained children

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Donald Trump on the US-Mexico Border

On Sunday, Austin Savage and five of his friends huddled into an SUV and went to an El Paso Target, loading up on diapers, wipes, soaps and toys.

About $340 later, the group headed to a Border Patrol facility holding migrant children in nearby Clint with the goal of donating their goods. Savage said he and his friends had read an article from The New York Times detailing chaos, sickness and filth in the overcrowded facility, and they wanted to help.

But when they arrived, they found that the lobby was closed. The few Border Patrol agents — Savage said there were between eight and 10 of them — moving in and out of a parking facility ignored them.

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