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Donald Trump Has a Magnetic Personality and Exudes Positive Energy, According to Bananas White House Statement

The <i>Washington Post</i>’s Ashley Parker has a comprehensive story about Donald Trump’s “snubs and slights,” which somehow spins one of the few truly …

Trump, Kushner and the loyalty trap

<b>(CNN) —</b> Having managed nine days abroad with just a few slip-ups blamed on exhaustion, our President has returned to a White House in crisis. In his absence, the scandals, which can be summarized under the heading "Trump and Russia," now threaten Donald Trump's top adviser, who also happens to be …

Donald Trump

NSA in Unprecedented Hunt for KremlinGate Evidence

America’s most important spy agency pulls out all the stops in its investigation of Russian interference in 2016<p>In my last column, I broke the news …

Trump's obsession over Russia probe deepens

But the president's senior aides say he has yet to decide on a strategy for confronting the crises.<p>President Donald Trump has been aggressively working the phones since returning this weekend from his foreign trip, talking to friends and outside lawyers as he obsesses over the deepening …

General McMaster, Step Down—and Let Trump Be Trump

Save your reputation while you still can. The country will be fine.<p>During the presidential transition, when a friend called me to discuss whether he should accept a national security post in the Trump administration, I advised him to do so. My thinking was that the more mature, thoughtful people we …

It's getting harder to say Russian meddling didn't actually help lead to Trump's victory and Clinton's loss

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Before we get to James Comey, fake Russian intelligence and the fact that it's getting very hard to say the Russians didn't affect the outcome of the election, let's start this with the obvious caveat that there were a great many factors that led to Hillary Clinton's loss to …

Donald Trump

Anyone can finally morph multiple phone numbers into a single T-Mobile DIGITS line

T-Mobile’s official, proper, stable launch of the “revolutionary” DIGITS functionality is probably not as big of a deal as the latest …

Donald Trump Gave The Pope A Sculpture His Holiness Will Probably Regift

Surprise! Trump doesn't have great taste in art.<p>Turns out President Donald Trump’s taste in art is just about as refined as his taste in suits.<p>During Wednesday’s visit to the Vatican, 45 exchanged gifts with a dour looking Pope Francis. His holiness’ awesomely unsubtle gifts to our president …

Psychiatrist Bandy Lee: “We have an obligation to speak about Donald Trump’s mental health issues. . . . Our survival as a species may be at stake”

<b>Bandy Lee; Donald Trump (Yale/Getty/Mark Wilson)</b><p>“Malignant reality is taking hold” in American politics, says shrink who held conference on Trump’s mental health<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>May 25, 2017 9:00am (UTC)<p>President Donald Trump is a clear and present danger to the United States and the world.<p>He has …

Mental Health

The Trump Organization Says It's 'Not Practical' to Comply With the Emoluments Clause

The president’s business tells lawmakers it is too difficult to track all its foreign revenue in accordance with constitutional requirements, and it hasn’t asked Congress for a permission slip.<p>Days before taking office, Donald Trump said his company would donate all profits from foreign governments …

Donald Trump

11 Signs That You Might Be Experiencing High-Functioning Depression (Yes, It's A Real Thing) –

If I were to ask you to picture and describe a depressed person, what would you envision?<p>Someone having trouble getting out of bed every day? Someone …

Why we need to celebrate small acts of 'boring self-care'

As a survivor of mental illness and endometriosis, occupational therapist Hannah Daisy knows what it’s like to struggle to get out of bed in the …

Sean Hannity Says He Will ‘Cease’ Discussing Seth Rich Case

After several days of promoting a debunked theory surrounding the death of Democratic National Committee staffer, Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity …

'Put Up or Shut Up': North Carolina Meteorologist Calls Out Climate Deniers

Frustrated by non-experts taking to the internet to dispute the science behind human-made climate change, North Carolina meteorologist Greg Fishel …

Israeli ad spoofs Trump after speech

An Israeli telecom company on Monday aired a new commercial parodying President TrumpDonald John TrumpKavanaugh once said president would likely have …

Donald Trump

Monica Lewinsky slams Fox News in a New York Times op-ed

<b>(CNN) —</b> Monica Lewinsky is sharing her unique perspective in the wake of former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes' passing, accusing him of building his network on the story of her relationship with then-President Bill Clinton, which made her life a "nightmare."<p>"Mr. Ailes, a former Republican political …

Trump’s budget is so cruel a Russian propaganda outfit set the White House straight

By Dana Milbank<p>Columnist<p>So it has come to this: A Russian government-funded propaganda outfit schooling the Trump administration on the cruelty of its proposed federal budget.<p>Mick Mulvaney, President Trump’s budget director, unveiled Trump’s ghastly 2018 budget proposal Monday afternoon in the …

Donald Trump

Newt Gingrich repeats Seth Rich conspiracy theory in Fox appearance

Trump confidante and husband of ambassadorial nominee repeats WikiLeaks theory denounced as ‘fake news’ by family of murdered DNC staffer<p>A prominent ally of Donald Trump suggested on Sunday that the special counsel appointed to investigate alleged links between the president’s aides and Russia …

Robert Mueller will force Donald Trump to reckon with the truth

Special counsel on Russia can investigate widely and prosecute anyone who lies to him.<p>The appointment of Robert Mueller as a special counsel investigating the Trump team’s connections with Russia has put the president on a path he has never traveled: a collision course with the truth.<p>Firing an FBI …

Ethics office blasts Trump refusal to disclose lobby waivers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The message from a senator to the government ethics office: Use your authority to force the president to reveal how many waivers he's granted to ex-lobbyists in his new administration.<p>That was Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley's demand to the Office of Government Ethics in June 2009. …

Sheriff Clarke Denies Plagiarism Claim as His Supporters Go After the Reporter Who Broke the Story

On Saturday, CNN KFILE writers Andrew Kaczynski, Christopher Massie, and Nathan McDermott accused Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke of plagiarizing his …

Trump’s Russia Scandal Is Becoming a Corruption Scandal

It may not have made “sense” for Donald Trump to fire James Comey, let alone for him to proceed to confess — in a public interview with Lester Holt, …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump just had a(nother) terrible week

<b>(CNN) —</b> For a presidency pegged on unpredictability, there's been one constant for Donald Trump these last two weeks: A series of absolutely horrible, largely self-inflicted political wounds.<p>The week started with a report Monday in The Washington Post that Trump had disclosed highly classified …

Notre Dame students plan to walk out on Pence commencement speech

WASHINGTON — Some Notre Dame University students are planning a less-than-happy homecoming for Vice President Mike Pence when the former Indiana governor delivers the school's commencement speech Sunday in South Bend.<p>Some graduates plan to walk out as he receives an honorary degree. Others will …

SWAMP Act Would Make Donald Trump Pay For His Own Visits To Mar-A-Lago

“President Trump is on track to spend more during his first year of office than all eight years of the Obama administration combined,” the bill says.<p>A new bill that a Democratic congressman introduced would put the financial burden on President Donald Trump for his frequent visits to his own …

Toby Keith to Perform at Men-Only Concert in Saudi Arabia During Trump's Visit

American country music star Toby Keith, known for songs such as “Made in America” and “Whiskey Girl,” is scheduled to perform at a men-only concert in Saudi Arabia — on the same weekend that President Donald Trump will be visiting the nation.<p>Keith, who played at Trump’s pre-inaugural celebration, …

Billionaire Betsy DeVos wants to scrap student debt forgiveness. Surprised? | Jamie Peck

The plan by the secretary of education represents the Trump administration’s multi-part assault on public education and the non-rich<p>When Donald Trump appointed Betsy DeVos secretary of education, America’s school-going people worried it was only a matter of time before she brought back debtors’ …

Education

Why you should be paying attention to what happened at the Turkish ambassador's house this week

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Tuesday afternoon, President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan huddled at the White House -- and then gave a joint press conference.<p>Within hours, Erdogan was at the Turkish ambassador's home in upper Northwest Washington, watching as his personal guards participated …

Stephen Colbert Thanks Donald Trump For Ratings, Announces New ‘Criminal Minds’ Star James Comey At CBS Upfront

“Hello and welcome. I’m your host, Stephen Colbert,” the CBS late-night show, in top hat and tails, said at the top of CBS’s Upfront presentation, …

Trevor Noah: Why Fox News' coverage of Trump is 'aggressively ignorant'

After critics had already accused the president of firing Comey in order to halt the federal investigation into potential ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, a new report surfaced that Comey wrote a memo before his firing saying that Trump had specifically requested that the FBI chief end …

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