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Megyn Kelly’s NBC staffers can’t wait for her to leave: report

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According to an insider at NBC, host Megyn Kelly is wearing out her welcome at the network having cashed in on a big contract after leaving Fox News following the Roger Ailes sexual harassment scandal.

Page Six is reporting that Kelly’s interview with People Magazine on the Matt Laurer departure from the network over multiple accusations of sexual harassment has set some staffers off, saying she wasn’t there and doesn’t know what she is talking about.

“I know too much that others don’t know,” Kelly told People when asked if she thought Lauer could make a comeback.

According to one insider, speaking with Page Six, “There were a lot of eye rolls. What does she really know? She’s not close to anyone here.”

“She’s milking the #MeToo movement. People are counting down the days until she’s gone,” the insider added.

Kelly has been a rare defender on the network of embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh over accusations of sexual improprieties, which stands out in contrast to her leaving Fox and her critical comments about the conservative network which has been wracked by multiple sexual harassment scandals besides Ailes, including prime time star Bill O’Reilly.

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Social network for knitting banned Trump talk and white supremacists — making other sites look cowardly

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Ravelry is a place for knitters, crocheters, designers, spinners, weavers and dyers, the website says. It is, however, no longer a place where commentary about President Donald Trump is welcome. While other websites struggle to navigate fake accounts, Russian bots and troll accounts, Ravelry simply drew a line.

"We are banning support of Donald Trump and his administration on Ravelry," the social media site posted Sunday.

"This includes support in the form of forum posts, projects, patterns, profiles, and all other content," the post continued. "Note that your project data will never be deleted. We will never delete your Ravelry project data for any reason and if a project needs to be removed from the site, we will make sure that you have access to your data. If you are permanently banned from Ravelry, you will still be able to access any patterns that you purchased. Also, we will make sure that you receive a copy of your data."

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If Trump wants to go after Iran he’ll need allies — but he doesn’t have many left

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President Donald Trump's style of politics and "deals" has been more about fighting, creating animosity or publicly attacking international partners. Now that there is a conflict with Iran, Trump is short on allies who can join forces.

In a Politico piece, reporter Anita Kumar harkened back to Trump's tired phrase "America First," noting that now it has become synonymous with "America alone."

After violating the Iran nuclear treaty, things have gotten worse in the relations between the two countries. Meanwhile, Trump cozying up to Kim Jong Un has only resulted in a short pause of weapons tests before beginning again. Trump is in a trade war with China, and the two have reached an impasse in the negotiations. Most of Europe can't stand Trump.

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Trump has a 2020 election ‘challenge’ as suburban voters and wealthy donors flee him: Vanity Fair reporter

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During an MSNBC panel discussion on Donald Trump's re-election hopes in 2020, a reporter for Vanity Fair said the president's chances may be narrowing due to changes from the 2016 election that led to his surprising win.

Speaking with host Alex Witt, Gabriel Sherman said Trump has solidified his base, but that independents are fleeing. Add to that, rich benefactors who have been big supporters of the GOP are backing off.

"Here's the thing," Sherman began. "Clearly the people that are loyal to Trump, we saw this just last week when he was in Orlando for his kickoff rally, everyone reported it was a rehash of all of the 2016 campaign catch words and slogans."

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