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Head of European Union blasts Trump and accuses him of spreading ‘Fake News’

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Literally minutes after CBS aired an interview in which President Donald Trump declared the European Union to be among America’s greatest enemies, the head of the EU struck back.

European Council President Donald Tusk (photo, left) took to Twitter, and in an elegant mocking of Trump’s favorite phrase, declared, “America and the EU are best friends. Whoever says we are foes is spreading fake news.” The European Council represents the European Union.

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President Trump had told CBS News, “I think the European Union is a foe, what they do to us in trade. Now, you wouldn’t think of the European Union, but they’re a foe.”

The European Union is comprised of 28 member nations, including France, Spain, Germany, and Italy.

Nicholas Burns, a former former US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, now a Harvard Kennedy School Professor, notes the European Union is America’s “largest trade partner, largest investor in our economy, our ally in climate, human rights+protecting democracy.”

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“Most of its members our NATO allies,” he adds, which goes to the heart of why Trump just declared the EU America’s “foe.” Trump has made it clear he wants to destroy NATO, which is among Putin’s top goals.


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REVEALED: Jeffrey Epstein used his fake passport to enter multiple countries

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Prosecutors revealed that the fake passport Jeffrey Epstein had among the items seized by investigators had been used.

According to NBC News, he used the passport to enter multiple countries in the 1980s, including the U.K, Spain and Saudi Arabia.

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House holds Bill Barr and Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress

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The last person to be held in contempt of Congress was Bill Barr when he was held in civil contempt, but this was a criminal charge.

In the case of Ross, he is accused of lying under oath to Congress and they requested documents to prove it. Ross refused to provide the information necessary.

Ross has called the contempt charge "political theater" and of no real substance. If that was true, he shouldn't be afraid to provide the documents. Still, he refused.

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Trump’s ‘craziness’ will drive Mexico to find other sources of soybeans — permanently hurting US farmers: Ex-diplomat

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President Donald Trump believes he has worked out a killer trade deal with Mexico and Canada -- but one former Mexican diplomat tells Storm Lake Times columnist Art Cullen that the damage done to the relationship between the countries will have lasting ramifications for years to come.

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