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Trump’s Speech Did Create Unity—Within the MAGA Media

Conservative outlets were upset when the president caved on his demands for a wall. But they can’t afford to stay mad when he’s on national TV owning the libs.
Source: Jim Young / Reuters

Not long ago, it looked to some like the conservative media might be on the verge of open revolt against President Donald Trump. After a five-week standoff with congressional Democrats over his proposed border wall, the self-styled master negotiator had blinked—agreeing to reopen the government without securing any funds for his signature campaign promise. Anger and outrage rippled across the #MAGA media landscape.

“TRUMP CAVES,” declared The Daily Caller.

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