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Written by SK Ashby

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In other news, the Trump regime is reportedly considering new family separation policies backed by Stephen Miller

In related news, a teacher has been suspended for disclosing that Stephen Miller ate glue in 3rd grade.

Finally, the Campaign Legal Center has filed a lawsuit against Georgia secretary of state and gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp for withholding tens of thousands of voter registrations.

Here are some other stories I didn't get to this week:

Pro Publica reports that Trump personally lobbied Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on behalf of billionaire GOP donor Sheldon Adelson when Abe visit the Mar-a-Lago last year. Trump reportedly urged Abe to approve a casino license for Adelson.

During a meeting at Mar-a-Lago that weekend, Trump raised Adelson’s casino bid to Abe, according to two people briefed on the meeting. The Japanese side was surprised.

“It was totally brought up out of the blue,” according to one of the people briefed on the exchange. “They were a little incredulous that he would be so brazen.” After Trump told Abe he should strongly consider Las Vegas Sands for a license, “Abe didn’t really respond, and said thank you for the information,” this person said.

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says any future trade talks with China must cover currency manipulation, but Mnuchin's own staff just concluded that China isn't manipulating their currency.

Moody’s Investors Service says the United States' credit rating could be downgraded if economic inequality continues to accelerate.

EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler has been caught liking some extremely racist things on social media, such as a picture of the Obama's with a banana.

Westmoreland Coal, one of the oldest and biggest coal companies in America, has filed for bankruptcy.

Radio Free Europe reports that the Skripal poisoning suspects followed Skripal on trips through Europe in the years before they tried to kill him.

Bloomberg reports that the super rich are now sheltering some of their money from taxes by parking it inside charitable entities that don't have to actually pay out anything.

Trump's lawyers are reportedly preparing to answer written questions from special prosecutor Robert Mueller concerning collusion with Russia in 2016.

Now, here's some more creepy robotics:

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