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'It Is Wrong': Trump Campaign Shouldn't Sell Space Force Merchandise, Says Former White House Ethics Czar

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Trump 2020 campaign plans to use the new Space Force agency to sell products.
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Stephen Colbert Suspects He Knows Where the Idea for Trump's Space Force Came From

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Vice President Mike Pence presented the plan for Space Force, the newly proposed space-based branch of the military, at the Pentagon on Thursday and Stephen Colbert had a jab about his selection for the job. “Pence is a huge fan of space,” Colbert said on The Late Show. “It is the farthest you can get from being alone with a human woman.”
Space Force gave the late night talk show host a lot of material to work with for Thursday night's episode. Colbert joked that the Space Force came from an idea President Trump “got from a Buzz Lightyear Happy Meal toy.” He then played a clip of President...
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Jimmy Kimmel Struggles to Take Trump's Space Force Seriously

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Jimmy Kimmel couldn't resist having some fun with the most recent update on the Trump administration's proposed “ Space Force.”
During Thursday's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! , the host shared his take on Vice President Mike Pence's speech at the Pentagon outlining the Administration's proposed plan to make a Space Force the sixth branch of the U.S. military by 2020 .
“That was not a scene from a movie,” Kimmel quipped. “That was real. The Space Force is actually happening. They've got plans, they're finding money, Michael Bay is onboard to direct the whole thing.”
Kimmel then brought in...
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White House: The time has come for 'Space Force'

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Vice President Pence laid out an ambitious plan Thursday that would create a military command dedicated to space this year and eventually establish a 'Space Force' as the sixth branch of the U.S. military.
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Trump's Space Force is about beating China, as Beijing's talking like it already owns space

Trump's Space Force is about beating China, as Beijing's talking like it already owns space

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The US just laid out its plans for the future of space and took a big shot at China's ambitions in the process.
The head of the Chinese lunar exploration program recently described space like it was the South China Sea, an area Beijing has seized with force and militarized after wrecking the environment to build new islands.
The US is the only power strong enough to stop Beijing in the South China Sea - or in space.
Space is full of chokepoints and strategic locations that China could pin down and establish control of.
The US is locked in fight to maintain an edge on China to keep space...
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