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Leaked audio reveals that Trump didn't know semi-trucks run on diesel — yet the industry is one of Trump's most ardent supporters

  • Following that conversation, other voices talked with Trump about other major issues in the industry, including the truck driver shortage and the implementation of electronic logging devices.
  • Trucking executives and industry experts who listened to the tape shared with Business Insider said that they were astonished by Trump's ignorance.
  • The gaps in Trump's knowledge — including his ignorance that 18-wheelers run on diesel, not gasoline — contrasts with his ongoing interactions with the trucking industry.
  • The April 2018 dinner was not the first, or last, time Trump interacted with the trucking industry.
  • A year before the Washington dinner at the Trump International Hotel, Trump welcomed truck drivers and ATA representatives to the White House to discuss healthcare.
  • Beyond Trump's repeated interaction with trucking executives, America's 1.8 million truck drivers were key supporters of Trump in 2016, according to an Overdrive magazine survey from 2016.

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LIVE: Trump attorney Jay Sekulow attacks James Comey and the Mueller investigation in an effort to defend the president

  • President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial continues Tuesday as his defense team caps off their opening arguments.
  • On Monday, other members of Trump's defense team including former Whitewater independent counsel Ken Starr, Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz, former Florida attorney general Pam Bondi, and Trump attorney Eric Herschmann also assisted in presenting arguments before the Senate.
  • They also disputed the need for the Senate to call former National Security Advisor John Bolton to testify in the trial after The New York Times reported on the unpublished manuscript of his memoir, in which Bolton wrote that Trump personally told him he would withhold Ukraine's military aid until Zelensky agreed to deliver politically motivated investigations targeting the Bidens.
  • In his presentation, Philbin accused managers of impeaching based on their subjective, "malleable" view of the president's conduct and not the objective facts, arguing that the House was committing an offense of "maladministration," which the framers of the constitution rejected.

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Trump's former chief of staff, John Kelly, sides with John Bolton - Business Insider

  • President Donald Trump's former chief of staff, John Kelly, said he believes former national security adviser John Bolton's allegations concerning Trump's Ukraine pressure campaign.
  • The New York Times reported on Sunday that Bolton wrote in his forthcoming book that the president told him last year he would withhold military aid to Ukraine until the Ukrainian president acceded to his demands for investigations into his political rivals.
  • Bolton's allegations contradict Trump's repeated claim that he didn't leverage the military aid to pressure Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and other Democratic opponents.
  • Kelly described Bolton as honest and said he supports the Senate calling witnesses in its impeachment trial — something the president and Republican leaders have staunchly opposed.
  • Trump has denied Bolton's claims and argued his former top adviser is simply trying to sell his book.

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Trump's former chief of staff, John Kelly, sides with John Bolton - Business Insider

  • President Donald Trump's former chief of staff, John Kelly, said he believes former national security adviser John Bolton's allegations concerning Trump's Ukraine pressure campaign.
  • The New York Times reported on Sunday that Bolton wrote in his forthcoming book that the president told him last year he would withhold military aid to Ukraine until the Ukrainian president acceded to his demands for investigations into his political rivals.
  • Bolton's allegations contradict Trump's repeated claim that he didn't leverage the military aid to pressure Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and other Democratic opponents.
  • Kelly described Bolton as honest and said he supports the Senate calling witnesses in its impeachment trial — something the president and Republican leaders have staunchly opposed.
  • Trump has denied Bolton's claims and argued his former top adviser is simply trying to sell his book.

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Trump reacts to Pompeo's tirade against NPR reporter: 'You did a good job on her'

  • WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday appeared to congratulate his Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, for shouting and cursing at a reporter for National Public Radio who had asked Pompeo questions about Ukraine.
  • Pompeo had long been considering a run for Senate in his home state of Kansas, and Trump's comments drew laughter from the audience.
  • Beyond the White House, however, Pompeo's decision to call NPR's Mary Louise Kelly into a private room at the State Department on Friday to yell at her has been condemned by journalists and news organizations.
  • The incident took place on Friday, after Kelly pressed Pompeo in an interview about why he had not defended Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, who was abruptly pulled from her post last spring.
  • After the Friday interview, Kelly said an aide to Pompeo called her to the secretary's private living room.

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Trump defense opening arguments: day 3 impeachment trial live updates - Business Insider

  • President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial continues Tuesday as his defense team caps off their opening arguments.
  • On Monday, other members of Trump's defense team including former Whitewater independent counsel Ken Starr, Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz, former Florida attorney general Pam Bondi, and Trump attorney Eric Herschmann also assisted in presenting arguments before the Senate.
  • They also disputed the need for the Senate to call former National Security Advisor John Bolton to testify in the trial after The New York Times reported on the unpublished manuscript of his memoir, in which Bolton wrote that Trump personally told him he would withhold Ukraine's military aid until Zelensky agreed to deliver politically motivated investigations targeting the Bidens.
  • In his presentation, Philbin accused managers of impeaching based on their subjective, "malleable" view of the president's conduct and not the objective facts, arguing that the House was committing an offense of "maladministration," which the framers of the constitution rejected.

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Trump defense opening arguments: day 3 impeachment trial live updates - Business Insider

  • President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial continues Tuesday as his defense team caps off their opening arguments.
  • On Monday, other members of Trump's defense team including former Whitewater independent counsel Ken Starr, Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz, former Florida attorney general Pam Bondi, and Trump attorney Eric Herschmann also assisted in presenting arguments before the Senate.
  • They also disputed the need for the Senate to call former National Security Advisor John Bolton to testify in the trial after The New York Times reported on the unpublished manuscript of his memoir, in which Bolton wrote that Trump personally told him he would withhold Ukraine's military aid until Zelensky agreed to deliver politically motivated investigations targeting the Bidens.
  • In his presentation, Philbin accused managers of impeaching based on their subjective, "malleable" view of the president's conduct and not the objective facts, arguing that the House was committing an offense of "maladministration," which the framers of the constitution rejected.

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Trump's former chief of staff, John Kelly, sides with John Bolton and says the Senate should call witnesses in impeachment trial

  • President Donald Trump's former chief of staff, John Kelly, said he believes former national security adviser John Bolton's allegations concerning Trump's Ukraine pressure campaign.
  • The New York Times reported on Sunday that Bolton wrote in his forthcoming book that the president told him last year he would withhold military aid to Ukraine until the Ukrainian president acceded to his demands for investigations into his political rivals.
  • Bolton's allegations contradict Trump's repeated claim that he didn't leverage the military aid to pressure Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and other Democratic opponents.
  • Kelly described Bolton as honest and said he supports the Senate calling witnesses in its impeachment trial — something the president and Republican leaders have staunchly opposed.
  • Trump has denied Bolton's claims and argued his former top adviser is simply trying to sell his book.

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Fox hosts lash out at former colleague John Bolton - Business Insider

  • Some of the top hosts at Fox News and Fox Business have lashed out at their former colleague and President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, John Bolton, following the news that Bolton's new book reportedly contains information that undermines the president's defense in his ongoing impeachment trial in the Senate.
  • The New York Times reported on Sunday that Bolton wrote in his upcoming book that the president told him last year that he would withhold military aid to Ukraine until the Ukrainian president acceded to his demands for investigations into his political rivals.
  • Fox News host Dana Perino, who was Bolton's spokeswoman while she worked for the Bush administration, minimized Bolton's allegations as a "little leak" and argued he should've waited until Trump was out of office to write his book.

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Fox hosts lash out at former colleague John Bolton - Business Insider

  • Some of the top hosts at Fox News and Fox Business have lashed out at their former colleague and President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, John Bolton, following the news that Bolton's new book reportedly contains information that undermines the president's defense in his ongoing impeachment trial in the Senate.
  • The New York Times reported on Sunday that Bolton wrote in his upcoming book that the president told him last year that he would withhold military aid to Ukraine until the Ukrainian president acceded to his demands for investigations into his political rivals.
  • Fox News host Dana Perino, who was Bolton's spokeswoman while she worked for the Bush administration, minimized Bolton's allegations as a "little leak" and argued he should've waited until Trump was out of office to write his book.

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