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Trump Rips Mainstream Media After ‘Olive Branch’ Luncheon Details Leaked

Understandably, President Trump was none-too-pleased with the developments, and took to to vent his frustration.

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During this time of dueling crises, with the border security issues and the government shutdown occurring concurrently, the President of The United States hasn’t lost sight of the humanity of his office.

Sure, Trump is a tough cookie.  He’s a masterfully bullish negotiator whose unwillingness to compromise on certain issues has catapulted him into more political fights than he perhaps anticipated, while at the same time giving him plenty of opportunities to play the “good cop” as well.  Yesterday was one of those days, at least in part.

On Wednesday, the President invited members of the media to an off-record luncheon in the White House.  During their sit-down, the President spoke candidly about the realties of the shutdown, the border crisis, and other subjects, effectively making a bit of a peace offering to the mainstream media who constantly and consistently denigrates him.

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So, how did these media miscreants repay him?  By leaking the details of the meal with their television and print audiences.

President Donald Trump expressed frustration Wednesday night after top television news anchors selectively leaked damaging details of comments he made during an off-the-record lunch.

“Gave an OFF THE RECORD luncheon, somewhat of a White House tradition or custom, to network anchors yesterday – and they quickly leaked the contents of the meeting,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Who would believe how bad it has gotten with the mainstream media, which has gone totally bonkers!”

The New York Times, who was not invited to the lunch held at the White House on Tuesday afternoon, published details of the meeting shortly after the president concluded his Oval Office address.

The President went on to say that the media has reached a new level of “dishonesty” – something that many believed impossible given the glut of bias being displayed over the last few years.

 

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Public Trust in Mueller Probe Plummets in New Polling

This is BAD NEWS for Mr. Mueller, who’s longstanding and widespread investigation may or may not be nearing an end.

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For months upon months, the American people have been wearing a rather large albatross around their figurative neck.

For you see, in the shadows of Capitol Hill lurks Robert Mueller:  The Special Counsel tasked, originally, with finding evidence of collusion between the 2016 Donald Trump campaign and the Russian government.

So far, this boogeyman of the GOP has done little but annoy some of the outer fringes of Trump’s former inner-circle, and in no connection to Russia, the Kremlin, or Vladimir Putin yet.  This has led a great many Americans to cast their own doubts on the Mueller probe, wondering instead if this is all but a “witch hunt”, out to gather any and all dirt necessary to keep President Trump from winning reelection.

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New polling suggests that more and more Americans are finding themselves in this world of doubt.

Amid signs that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference may be near its conclusion, a new USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll finds that trust in Mueller has eroded and half of Americans now agree with President Trump’s contention that he has been the victim of a “witch hunt.”

Support for the House of Representatives to seriously consider impeaching the president has dropped since last October by 10 percentage points, to 28 percent.

Despite that, the survey shows a nation that remains skeptical of Trump’s honesty and deeply divided by his leadership. A 52 percent majority say they have little or no trust in the president’s denials that his 2016 campaign colluded with Moscow in the election that put him in the Oval Office.

But here’s the kicker…

What’s more, Trump’s relentless attacks on Mueller and his inquiry have taken a toll on the special counsel’s credibility. Now, 28 percent say they have a lot of trust in the former FBI director’s investigation to be fair and accurate. That’s the lowest level to date, and down five points since December.

There are conflicting reports as to the status of Mueller’s investigation, with dueling tales of crescendo and climax appearing nearly daily in the news.

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DNA Evidence Has Unmasked Jack The Ripper, Once and For All

It looks as though police were hot on the trail of The Ripper in 1888, but they couldn’t seal the deal.

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There are some mysteries that the human race may never truly get to the bottom of, and that’s okay.

It’s these ethereal wonderments that add a little spooky spice to our lives.  Everyone has a ghost story, a lot of folks think they’ve seen UFO’s, and how many times have you heard a song on the radio just after thinking about it?

Pop culture is full of these mysteries as well; The Bermuda Triangle, the alleged UFO crash at Roswell, and others have been fascinating people all over the world for ages.

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Now it seems as though one of England’s most sinister mysteries has been solved.

A blood-covered shawl found at one of the murder scenes is believed to contain DNA from both butchered victim Catherine Eddowes and the world’s most infamous serial killer.

Researchers at Liverpool John Moores University conducted genetic tests on the sample long-thought to have belonged to the Ripper himself, who they now believe to be Pole Aaron Kosminski.

The process used was painstaking, but for the sake of accuracy.

“We describe for the first time systematic, molecular level analysis of the only surviving physical evidence linked to the Jack the Ripper murders,” the authors  wrote in the Journal of Forensic Sciences.

This is also the second time that Kosminski was scientifically linked to the shawl by DNA.
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