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Trump retweets Fox News report about Syrians being ‘grateful’ for bombing their country

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President Donald Trump is apparently still glowing from the positive reaction to his decision to launch air strikes against a Syrian air base last week.

On Tuesday morning, the president retweeted a Fox News report about Syrian citizens who were “grateful” for Trump bombing their country, including one Syrian who said they would name their child “Donald” to thank the president for launching air strikes.

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Although Trump’s Tomahawk missile strike earned rave reviews from media pundits such as CNN’s Fareed Zakaria and MSNBC’s Brian Williams, it had no lasting impact on the course of the Syrian civil war, as Syrian war planes were able to use the base to carry out bombing operations just one day after the attack occurred.

During the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump also repeatedly demonized Syrian refugees as “vicious snakes,” and he once boasted that he would be proud to tell a Syrian child fleeing war that he could not enter the country.

“I can look in their faces and say ‘You can’t come,'” Trump said last year. “I’ll look them in the face.”

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President helped ‘increase anti-Trump turnout’ in red-state governor’s races — which could spell disaster for the GOP

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President Donald Trump was once the Republican Party's greatest asset in an election, mobilizing thousands of supporters to rush to the polls. Recently, however, it seems he's now driving anti-Trump votes up so much that it may no longer be worth the Trump trouble.

“So you’ve got to give me a big win, please,” Trump told a Louisiana crowd this week before the GOP candidate lost the governor's race in a red state.

“What Trump did in Louisiana was increase voter participation. While he increased the pro-Trump turnout, he also increased the anti-Trump turnout. That’s kind of the lesson here,” polling analyst Ron Faucheux told The Washington Post in an interview.

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Ambassador Sondland was updating Trump officials on progress of ‘push for investigations’ — including Mulvaney

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The Wall Street Journal obtained emails showing that ahead of President Donald Trump's call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Ambassador Gordon Sondland was updating officials on the strive for investigations.

Chief of staff and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney was one of the main points of contact, and he replied to the email saying he would schedule the call with Zelensky.

“I talked to Zelensky just now. He is prepared to receive Potus’ call. Will assure him that he intends to run a fully transparent investigation and will ‘turn over every stone,’” Sondland wrote in an email on July 19.

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White House desperately scheduling things for Trump to do so he won’t watch the impeachment hearings

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Given President Donald Trump worked to intimidate witnesses in real-time during the hearings on the impeachment inquiry last week, the White House is desperately searching for something that can keep him busy.

Axios reported Sunday, the presidential daily schedule will be designed to keep the president distracted with their own counter-programming.

"Trump's schedule for the coming week shows him governing," Axios reported. He'll be promoting jobs and talking about things like "art and culture."

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