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Read the leaked White House talking points crafted in response to the Las Vegas massacre

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NBC news has revealed secret White House talking points on the mass shooting massacre at the Mandalay Hotel in Las Vegas.

The talking points produced by the White House communications department add context to the comments President Trump’s administration has made since the shooting.

Early Tuesday President Donald Trump vowed to look at gun laws, “as time goes by.”

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The secret White House talking points have a similar message, stating, “let’s gather the facts before we make sweeping policy arguments for curtailing the Second Amendment.”

Monday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders deflected questions by invoking Chicago.

The secret talking points also have a similar message, suggesting White House supports cite, “some of America’s cities with the strictest gun laws have the highest rates of gun violence.” The talking points specifically recommend referencing Chicago and Baltimore.

“This shows that more laws on the books may not work,” the talking points claim, in contrast to the results seen by every other developed country.

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‘Morrison in the USA sucking up to Trump’: Aussies furious to see prime minister campaigning for Trump

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President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison appeared at a rally in Ohio Sunday, prompting Aussies to complain that it's unacceptable for their leader to be campaigning for Trump.

Trump invited himself to a Houston, Texas rally with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, where he tried to campaign for the U.S. president with Indian-American voters. Sadly, however, nearly 80 percent of Indian-American voters cast their ballots for Hillary Clinton in 2016.

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Republicans love the Constitution — until it applies to them: Conservative columnist

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Conservative Washington Post columnist Max Boot unleashed on President Donald Trump's latest scandal he's calling Ukraine-gate. But when it comes to Republicans, he called them outright complicit.

In his Sunday column, Boot noted that a mob boss doesn't have to overtly say “pay up, or we will destroy your store” to be guilty of extortion. In Trump's case, he tends to say things in a way that it is understood what he wants people to do, according to former "fixer" Michael Cohen.

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Hate for Trump sets new record of Americans who can’t stand a president

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A new poll shows a record number of Americans can't stand the president of the United States.

According to the most recent NBC News/Wall Street Journal public opinion poll, an astounding 69 percent of Americans don't like Trump personally.

During the early 2000s, President George W. Bush enjoyed the benefit of Americans finding him likable and wanting to "have a beer" with the sober leader. That measure of "likability" has been a kind of inspiration for political leaders searching for voters based not on issues but on personality.

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