The Pee Tape Rides Again

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The Pee Tape, ‘memba her???

Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:

  • Christopher Steele, the former British spy who penned the notorious dossier alleging the Kremlin has piss-related kompromat on President Trump, has agreed to be questioned by U.S. officials over his relationship with the FBI. It looks like comeback season for the pee tape! [The Times of London]
  • Speaking of Trump, the president believes that climate change “goes both ways.” [Washington Post]
  • The Trump administration is restricting the use of fetal tissue in medical research, a longtime goal of the anti-abortion movement and a serious blow to medical research. In a statement, the Department of Health and Human Services said, “promoting the dignity of human life from conception to natural death is one of the very top priorities of President Trump’s administration.” [NPR]
  • Meanwhile, Border Patrol is confiscating medication from children and adults seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. Nice to know the Trump administration has such profound reverence for human life. [Yahoo]
  • In happier news, Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s 2020 campaign staff have unionized! [WSJ]
  • Quinnipiac reports that most Democratic voters would rather see Beto O’Rourke challenge Texas Sen. John Cornyn for his seat rather than run for president. LOL. [Quinnipiac]
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders crashed a Walmart shareholders meeting, calling out the corporation for paying its employees “starvation wages.” [Politico]
  • President Trump knows every single Irish-American:
  • Some dude from Korn had a little guitar sesh with Mike Huckabee and, uh, I’ve got nothing:

Here are some tweets the president was allowed to publish:


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E=MC Hammmered

As we approach the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, we proudly commemorate those heroic and honorable patriots who gave their all for the cause of freedom during some of history’s darkest hours.

“But let us not forget,” he added. “There were some very fine people on both sides.”