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‘House Of Cards’ Creator Asks Twitter To Remove Donald Trump’s Account

House of cards founder wants to stop Trump twitter account“House of Cards” creator Beau Willimon has had it with Donald Trump’s tweets. So much so that the creator of Netflix’s White House drama pleaded with Twitter on Saturday to delete the president’s accounts.

In a series of pointed tweets of his own, Willimon charged that Trump’s Twitter presence poses a “national security threat,” adding that it “emboldens our enemies to take advantage of his flagrant shortcomings.”

Willimon noted that Twitter is “amazing” and that it “connects the world.” But he said, “That comes with its own responsibility: to do your part in protecting that world.”


Former Trump Adviser Roger Stone Admits Collusion With WikiLeaks, Then Deletes It

Roger StoneRoger Stone, a confidant to President Donald Trump and former adviser to his campaign, acknowledged late Saturday that he had a “back channel” to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, amid mounting reports that multiple advisers to Trump’s campaign had undisclosed communication with Russian officials.

”Never denied perfectly legal back channel to Assange who indeed had the goods on #CrookedHillary,” Stone wrote Saturday night.

Stone later deleted the tweet, along with several other offensive tweets, including posts where he called various women “fat [and] stupid” and “you stupid ignorant ugly bitch.”

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Former DNI Director Clapper denies wiretap of Trump Tower

James ClapperFormer Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James Clapper on Sunday denied President Trump's allegations that former President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower before the election.

During an interview on NBC's "Meet The Press," Clapper was asked if he would be aware if something like that had happened.


Trump’s Wiretap Rant Betrays Ignorance of the Law

Trump ignorant of lawPresident Donald Trump set the political and national security community on fire Saturday morning, starting the day with a four-part Twitter rant alleging that former President Barack Obama had “tapped” his phones during the presidential campaign.

Trump invoked the specter of the Nixon and McCarthy eras, suggesting there were “bad” people involved in shady activities. If this latest early morning tirade shows us anything, however, it is that the president has a rather pedestrian understanding of how the law works.


AP FACT CHECK: Trump's skewed ledger of achievements

Trump fact checkThe start of a new administration is never a clean slate, even when parties flip. Day One is just another day for military operations, a budget that is still in place from the old crowd and a vast array of economic, social and law enforcement initiatives left over by the last president.

You would not know this from President Donald Trump.

He loudly and proudly takes credit for any positive development that has bloomed since he took office Jan. 20, even when the roots and buds of it were from President Barack Obama's time. In his speech to Congress and other remarks in recent days, Trump has claimed credit for:


Obama spokesman: Trump wiretap accusation 'simply false'

Obama: Trump allegation of wiretap simply falseNo Obama administration official interfered in Justice Department investigations or ordered surveillance on any American, much less President Trump, a spokesman for former President Obama said Saturday.

"A cardinal rule of the Obama Administration was that no White House official ever interfered with any independent investigation led by the Department of Justice," Kevin Lewis said in a statement.


Trump claims Obama had his phones wiretapped; no proof cited

TrumpPresident Donald Trump on Saturday accused former President Barack Obama of having Trump Tower telephone lines "wire tapped" during last year's election, but Trump didn't offer any evidence or say what prompted the allegation.

Trump, whose administration has been under siege over campaign contacts with Russian officials, said in a series of early morning tweets that he "just found out that Obama had my 'wires tapped' in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!'


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