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Trump is about to partake in a business roundtable event in Minnesota. Follow along for a video thread.
Trump begins by calling the Notre Dame Cathedral "almost better than any museum in the world."
Trump on Notre Dame Cathedral fire: "They think it was caused by renovation. I hope that's the reason. Renovation, what's that all about?"
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President Trump begins his news conference in Vietnam following his summit with Kim Jong Un by talking about "attractive" news from Pakistan and India.

"There's a lot of dislike, unfortunately," he says.
Trump says he decided it "wasn't a good thing to be signing anything" w/regard to North Korea.

"We spent pretty much all day with Kim Jong Un. He is quite a guy & quite a character. I think our relationship is very strong," Trump adds, as though it was a second date or something
Trump on why a deal with North Korea couldn't be reached: "It was about the sanctions. Basically they wanted the sanctions lifted in their entirety, and we couldn't do that."

"I think we'll end up being very good friends with Chairman Kim & North Korea," he adds.
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Why is an independent businessman speaking before the president's political rally?
Donald Trump Jr sounds like the annoying guy yelling at you from the next barstool over
Don Jr's hand gestures could use some work
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Trump will soon speak to reporters in the Rose Garden. Follow me for a video thread.
Worst pop group ever
Trump still has no clue how tariffs work
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TRUMP: The House "voted 217 to 185, approving strong border security & the money necessary to take care of the barrier wall, or steel slats. Whatever you want to call it. It's all the same."
TRUMP on a govt shutdown: "It's really up to the Democrats. Totally up to the Democrats as to whether or not we have a shutdown. It's possible that we have a shutdown. I would say the chances are probably very good... The wall will pay for itself on a monthly basis." #wut
TRUMP claims that "this is our only chance that will will ever have" to get the wall "because of the world and the way it breaks out." #wut

Goes on to falsely claim Reagan "tried to get a wall."
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Trump to troops deployed abroad during a conference call this morning: "We're all doing well economically, better than anybody in the world. We're the hot nation in the world. It's nice to know you're fighting that's doing well and that's our country." #wut
Trump does that thing where he botches a world while reading but pretends he meant to do it: "Joining us from Kuwait is the Central Command Chris response and Crisis Response... I have to say you have shown great leadership."
Trump brags to the troops about fact he went to the Wharton School of Finance
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Trump on if he still thinks climate change is hoax: "There's something there man-made or not. It's going to go back & forth. Again, 50 yrs ago it was brutal. 1890s were brutal. You have different times. Main thing is we have to make sure things get back to perfect condition" #wut
TRUMP offers a word salad about Saudi involvement in Khashoggi's death: "I heard that report, but nobody knows if it's an official report. So far, it's just a rumor of a report coming out."
Trump with bizarre & slightly disturbing comments about Elizabeth Warren proving she has Native American blood after he promised he'd donate $1m if she could do so: "I'll only do it if I can test her personally. That will not be something I enjoy doing either."
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KANYE on his #MAGA hat: "They tried to scare me to not wear this hat, but this hat gives me power, in a way...The campaign 'I'm with her' just didn't make me feel as a guy that didn't get to see my dad all the time like a guy that can play catch w/his son...I feel like superman."
KANYE, ranting: "That puts us back into trap door called the 13th Amendment. I did say abolish. Why would you will keep a trap door? The Constitution is the base of our country. Would you build a trap door that if something happens, you fall & end up next to the Unibomber." #wut
What in God's name is Kanye saying: "We can empower the pharmaceuticals & make more money. That's one thing. I never stepped into a situation where I didn't make people more money. We can empower pharmaceuticals & our factories & bring not only Adidas onshore, but also Foxconn."
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Trump is about to deliver a speech to a gathering of police chiefs. Follow me for a video thread.
Trump on Hurricane Michael: "It's looking like it could be a very big one... good luck."
Trump lies, claims "before I took office less than two years ago, our nation was experiencing a historic surge in violent crime." (Violent crime has been steadily declining for more than two decades.)
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.@ChuckGrassley, who is struggling to read a statement on the Senate floor, baselessly accuses @SenFeinstein of "shameful" handling of Dr Ford's accusation because she didn't violate Ford's wishes and make an issue of it immediately
Grassley flat out lies, claims Ford's accusations are "refuted."
Grassley, getting angry, says "resistance" in a very odd way, closes by urging senators to "say no to mob rule by voting to confirm Judge Kavanaugh." #wut
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President Trump is about to deliver a speech in Rochester, Minnesota. Follow me for a video thread.
TRUMP smears DEMOCRATS: "They want to erase our gains and plunge our country into a nightmare of gridlock, poverty, chaos, and frankly, crime. Because that's what comes with it."

Crowd responds with "Drain the swamp!" chants.

Trump then prompts crowd to boo the media.
After Trump mentions Kavanaugh, crowd breaks out in "We want Kav-a-naugh!" chants.
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Trump's solo news conference is set to begin at 5pm ET. Nothing would surprise me. Follow along for a video thread.
COWORKER: Is Trump still doing that news conference today?

ME:
Trump will have many, many flags behind him.
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Here's video of full Trump quote on Aretha Franklin: "I want to begin today by expressing my condolences to the family of a person I knew well. She worked for me on numerous occasions. She was terrific. Aretha Franklin, on her passing. She's brought joy to millions of lives."
TRUMP on wildfires in CA: "There are things you can do about those fires before they start, & you wouldn't have nearly the damage & the problems. We are spending a fortune in California because of poor maintenance & b/c frankly, they are sending a lot of water out to the Pacific"
TRUMP on California wildfires: "It is not a global warming thing. It is a management situation."
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Less than 24 hours after attacking LeBron James, Trump is set to deliver a speech at a rally in Bron's home state of Ohio at the bottom of the hour. Follow me for a video thread.
Trump presses some flesh before his speech at the @Troy_Balderson rally near Columbus
LOL -- immediately after Fox News reporter praises Trump Ohio rally attendees for being "friendly," the crowd breaks out in "CNN sucks!" chant. #civility
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there was less than 6 hours between Trump's final tweet last night and his first tweet this morning. Trump's speech tonight could be lit.
Trump is about to speak in Wilkes-Barre. Follow me for a video thread.
TRUMP: "Factories are pouring back into our country, they are coming from all over the world." #wut
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Trump utters some weird sounds during news conference with Theresa May. #wut
Trump sounds tired, is struggling to read
Trump seems to think he came up with the idea of recording interviews to ensure accuracy.

"It's called, 'fake news,'" he says, referring to his attacks on May in his interview with @TheSun
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Meanwhile, Trump is getting a tour of the new, heavily taxpayer-subsidized Foxconn facility in Wisconsin
A real quote from Trump: "We're passing so much legislation. Look what is happening with our Supreme Court."

(I'm not sure he realizes that nominating a SCOTUS justice does not constitute "legislation")
Trump, while bragging about himself, gets the facts wrong and claims that the only state Reagan didn't win in 1984 was Wisconsin.

That's false -- Reagan lost Minnesota.
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