Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Trump’s ‘Racist’ Midterms Ad Backs Facebook Into a Corner

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Trump’s ‘Racist’ Midterms Ad Backs Facebook Into a Corner

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Supporters take photos and videos of U.S. President Donald Trump as he speaks at a campaign rally at the Pensacola International Airport on November 3, 2018 in Pensacola, Florida. President Trump is campaigning in support of Republican candidates in the upcoming midterm elections.Mark Wallheiser/Getty ImagesSupporters take photos and videos of U.S. President Donald Trump as…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired How Trump Could Trigger Armageddon With a Tweet

Hexbyte Tech News Wired How Trump Could Trigger Armageddon With a Tweet

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Times have changed. The president is being held in check by terrified aides who are trying to keep his worst impulses in check. But disaster may only be a tweet away.Win McNamee/Getty Images“Twitter could get us into a war.”That sentence, which appears in Bob Woodward’s new book, Fear, about the Trump Administration, has shocked a…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Why Trump Won’t Stop Talking About the Carter Page Wiretap

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Why Trump Won’t Stop Talking About the Carter Page Wiretap

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On Saturday, in response to Freedom of Information Act lawsuits filed by several news outlets and conservative group Judicial Watch, the Justice Department took the unprecedented step of releasing the (heavily redacted) application to wiretap former Trump campaign advisor Carter Page. In a series of eight tweets fired off over the next two days, Trump…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Why It Matters That Trump Still Denies Russian Interference

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Why It Matters That Trump Still Denies Russian Interference

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On Wednesday, President Donald Trump appeared to downplay Russia’s efforts to interfere with US democracy for a third time this week. The first had come during a joint press conference with Russian president Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, a 45-minute exercise in kowtowing to a hostile foreign leader. The second, remarkably, came during the “clarification” of…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Red Hen, Trump, and the Weaponization of Yelp

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Red Hen, Trump, and the Weaponization of Yelp

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Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced on Twitter Saturday that she and her family had been asked to leave the Red Hen, a small restaurant in Lexington, Virginia. The Red Hen’s co-owner, Stephanie Wilkinson, reportedly asked Sanders to leave because of her involvement in Trump administration policies like separating migrant children from their parents. Word…

Former Trump Campaign Aide: My Russia Ties Are Not Nefarious!

Former Trump Campaign Aide: My Russia Ties Are Not Nefarious!

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Michael Caputo’s favorite novel is Mikhail Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita, the story of the Devil’s visit to Moscow in the 1930s and all the oddball characters who surround him. When the future Trump campaign official was living in Moscow in the 1990s, he moved to Patriarch Pond, the novel’s setting, and scratched his apartment’s…