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Trump Says He’s Going To Hit Turkey With Sanctions, Stop Trade Talks Over Syrian Incursion

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President Trump stated on Monday that he will be imposing some heavy sanctions on both current and former officials of Turkey and will stop trade negotiations with Ankara as a response to the recent attack launched on U.S.-allied Kurds in northern Syria.

President Trump stated that he will also be increasing steel tariffs on Turkey, restoring them back to 50 percent, the level they were prior to a reduction that was made back in May.

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“The United States will aggressively use economic sanctions to target those who enable, facilitate and finance these heinous acts in Syria,” Mr. Trump said in a written statement. “I am fully prepared to swiftly destroy Turkey’s economy if Turkish leaders continue down this dangerous and destructive path.”

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Mr. Trump is tightening the economic screws on Turkey after days of criticism over his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from the Turkey-Syria border. He was accused of abandoning fighters who helped the U.S. rout the Islamic State.

The president says the U.S. doesn’t have a stake in the fight anymore, though he’s accusing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of “precipitating a humanitarian crisis and setting conditions for possible war crimes.”

Trump went on to say that the U.S. did its job to fight against radical Islamic terrorists in ISIS and Turkey must not put those gains in jeopardy.

He also said he will continue to pull troops from the northeast region of Syria, but will redeploy them to help avoid creating a vacuum in the area that could allow radicals in ISIS to rise back up.

According to the president, a “small footprint” of troops will remain at the al-Tanf Garrison in the southern part of the country.

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Dem Mayor Defies Stay-At-Home Order to Get Haircut Because She’s ‘Face of This City’

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Do as I say, not as I do. That should be the Democrat Party’s official motto. There’s no denying that liberals are raging hypocrites on most issues. Why not just come out and admit it? Who do they think they’re fooling? Check out what the liberal mayor of Chicago just did that regular Joe’s can’t do right now because of the pandemic, via Chicago Sun-Times: Getting your roots done isn’t essential, but getting your hair cut apparently is — at least if you’re the mayor of Chicago. Mayor Lori Lightfoot Monday defended getting her hair cut over the weekend at a time when beauty parlors are shut down. Lightfoot said, “I’m in the public every day. And candidly, my hair was not looking the way it did. I thought maybe I’d do it myself, but I knew that would be disaster.” She added, “But I think what really people want to talk about is, we’re talking about people dying here. We’re talking about significant health disparities. I think that’s what people care most about.” A Lightfoot tweet from a week ago: https://twitter.com/chicagosmayor/status/1244762897743351808?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1244762897743351808&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fchicago.suntimes.com%2Fcity-hall%2F2020%2F4%2F6%2F21211314%2Fgetting-roots-done-not-essential-getting-hair-cut-mayor-lightfoot VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ah7xQHo9WOQ Here’s more COVID-19 randomness, via Twitter… https://twitter.com/TwitchyTeam/status/1247345860758974464 https://twitter.com/NBCNews/status/1247358731790188544 https://twitter.com/FoxNews/status/1247340895013306370 https://twitter.com/thehill/status/1247357937896620032 https://twitter.com/RealSaavedra/status/1247357076378013696 https://twitter.com/ABC7News/status/1247360709123547137 https://twitter.com/MSDNCNews/status/1247355579892477953 https://twitter.com/ABC/status/1247357575697440769 https://twitter.com/wsvn/status/1247354661000097792 https://twitter.com/TMZ/status/1247350270507417600

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Dem Rep. Infected With COVID-19 Praises Trump After Hydroxychloroquine Saves Her Life

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President Trump has been blasted left and right by Democrats and the mainstream media for promoting the drug hydroxychloroquine to treat coronavirus. Nevada’s liberal governor even banned the drug from his state just days before New York’s Democrat governor said he has seen positive results from hydroxychloroquine. Ultimately, it looks like the anti-malarial drug is working wonders for a lot of people all over the nation. And one Democrat who was infected with COVID-19 has some high praise for POTUS. From Detroit Free Press: LANSING – A Democratic state representative from Detroit is crediting hydroxychloroquine — and Republican President Donald Trump who touted the drug — for saving her in her battle with the coronavirus. State Rep. Karen Whitsett, who learned Monday she has tested positive for COVID-19, said she started taking hydroxychloroquine on March 31, prescribed by her doctor, after both she and her husband sought treatment for a range of symptoms on March 18. […] Whitsett said she was familiar with “the wonders” of hydroxychloroquine from an earlier bout with Lyme disease, but does not believe she would have thought to ask for it, or her doctor would have prescribed it, had Trump not been touting it as a possible treatment for COVID-19. Trump’s response… https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1247268841845141504?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1247268841845141504&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.freep.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2Flocal%2Fmichigan%2Fdetroit%2F2020%2F04%2F06%2Fdemocrat-karen-whitsett-coronavirus-hydroxychloroquine-trump%2F2955430001%2F Here’s more COVID-19 randomness, via Twitter… https://twitter.com/Smatz88/status/1247317559285866501 https://twitter.com/LoConservative/status/1247326162642239494 https://twitter.com/TrumpWarRoom/status/1247330914222387200 https://twitter.com/Aaliyahhhs/status/1247207920909144072 https://twitter.com/barstoolsports/status/1247329493942972417 https://twitter.com/nowthisnews/status/1247332765336391680 https://twitter.com/SenTedCruz/status/1247330495886757890 https://twitter.com/rufuswainwright/status/1247333402849742848 https://twitter.com/TheCoronaMemes/status/1247326742324187136

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