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James Comey got so freaked out by the fact he never saw Trump laugh he trawled YouTube looking for clips

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Former FBI director James Comey never saw Donald Trump laugh.
In his upcoming memoir, Comey says he was so unsettled he even searched YouTube for clips of the US president laughing.
"I suspect his apparent inability to so is rooted in deep insecurity, his inability to be vulnerable or to risk himself by appreciating the humor of others," Comey wrote.
James Comey has called Donald Trump "unethical" and "morally unfit to be president."
But the former FBI director also has a stranger criticism of the US president: He never seems to laugh. See the rest of the story at...
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Trump's Syria strikes might have been illegal - and it shows Congress has limited power to stop him from going to war

Trump's Syria strikes might have been illegal - and it shows Congress has limited power to stop him from going to war

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President Donald Trump's administration over the weekend carried out its second military strike on the Syrian government without even asking for permission from Congress.
Congress has the sole constitutional authority to declare war, but most US military action since 2001 has been covered by a sweeping Authorization of Use of Military Force that covers actions against terror organizations linked to the 9/11 attacks.
But the US attacked Syria's actual government, not a terror group, on Friday, which legal experts say...
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Trump looks like he's about to hit back at China's crackdown on US tech companies

Trump looks like he's about to hit back at China's crackdown on US tech companies

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President Donald Trump is considering another round of trade action against China.
The US Trade Representative would look into the Chinese government's limits on US cloud computing companies.
A new investigation would push the US closer to a full-blown trade war with China.
President Donald Trump's administration is considering retaliatory action in response to China's limitations on US tech companies, according to a new report .
The Wall Street Journal's Bob Davis reported that the US Trade Representative is considering opening an investigation under Section 301 of the the...
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