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The ‘Fire Colbert’ Movement Is Taking Off Over Stephen Colbert’s Donald Trump Insult

Stephen Colbert is a sweet, church-going father-of-three who, in 2015, donated nearly a million dollars to public school classrooms in South Carolina.<p>So, it was very weird to hear the even-keeled <i>Late Show</i> host unleash all the savage insults <i>Face the Nation</i>‘s John Dickerson and the rest of the …

In big win for Trump, Senate approves his conservative court pick

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led Senate on Friday gave Donald Trump the biggest triumph of his young presidency, confirming his Supreme Court nominee over stout Democratic opposition and restoring a conservative majority on the highest U.S. judicial body.<p>The Senate, which last year refused …

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Donald Trump Jr. says he misses campaign trail

<b>Dallas (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump Jr. made his first political public appearance since his father's inauguration, taking an election victory lap and growing nostalgic for the campaign trail.<p>"I thought I was out of politics after election day," Trump said Saturday, speaking at the Dallas County Republican …

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Donald Trump Jr says he has 'zero contact' with father as he runs business

President’s eldest son, speaking to Republicans at a fundraiser in Dallas, says he does not miss politics but does miss ‘the intensity’ of campaigning<p>Donald Trump Jr said he has had essentially “zero contact” with the president of the United States since his father took office and handed management …

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In Light Of NAFTA Uncertainty, Mexican Investors Look South

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s dependence on trade and business with the United States will be hampered by both internal economic drawbacks and the uncertainties stemming from US President Donald Trump’s protectionist discourse over immigration and bilateral trade relations. While Mexico’s economy is …

Economics

Challengers Will Try To Stop Trump's New Travel Order This Week Before It Even Takes Effect

Already, two hearings are set for Wednesday that could lead to the new order being put on hold before the refugee and travel provisions go into effect. One group of challengers are asking a judge to halt enforcement of the new order "in its entirety."<p>WASHINGTON — At 12:01 a.m. Thursday, President …

Immigration

Trump's budget director claims Obama was 'manipulating' jobs data

President Trump's budget director claims the Obama administration was "manipulating" jobs data.<p>Mick Mulvaney told CNN's Jake Tapper on Sunday that he has long thought the previous administration framed data to make the unemployment rate "look smaller than it actually was."<p>"What you should really …

Obama Administration

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Dow hits 12th record high close; Trump talks up infrastructure spending | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended slightly higher on Monday and the Dow closed at a record high for a 12th straight session, as President Donald Trump said he would make a “big” infrastructure statement on Tuesday.<p>The Dow’s streak of record-high closes matches a 12-day run in 1987, with Boeing …

Stock Markets

Trump to Seek $54 Billion Increase in Military Spending

WASHINGTON — President Trump put both political parties on notice Monday that he intends to slash spending on many of the federal government’s most politically sensitive programs — relating to education, the environment, science and poverty — to protect the economic security of retirees and to …

Military Spending

In Inaugural Address, Trump Decries 'Carnage' And Promises 'America First'

A newly inaugurated Donald J. Trump delivered a fiercely populist and often dark address, promising to transfer power in Washington from political elites to the people and vowing to put "America first."<p>Surrounded by members of Congress and the Supreme Court, the nation's 45th president repeated …

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Mexico extradites drug lord 'El Chapo' to U.S. on eve of Trump inauguration | Reuters

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mexico extradited its drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to New York on Thursday, likely ending a decades-long criminal career that included two jail breaks and a lead role in a national drug war, the day before Donald Trump assumes the U.S. …

Mexico

This is what happens when Trump invites all of Facebook to his inauguration

Both Donald Trump and Mike Pence would like to invite all of us to the Inaugural Welcome Concert and Swearing in Ceremony on Friday. The President- and Vice President-elect took to Facebook to extend this honor to anyone wanting to sign up to willfully receive communication from Trump via email.<p>The …

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Donald Trump waits in his tower — accessible yet isolated

Exactly one week after becoming president-elect, Donald Trump stepped outside his namesake fortress here for the first time. He ventured just five blocks, to dinner at the 21 Club — a dark-mahogany-and-red-leather-banquette throwback, where model airplanes and sports memorabilia hang from the …

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Marijuana advocacy group wants Trump's inauguration ceremony to smell like weed

President-Elect of the United States Donald Trump’s inauguration might smell like your weird cousin’s basement.<p>Marijuana activists DCMJ revealed …

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Mexico again says there is 'no way' it will pay for Trump wall | Reuters

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s new Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Tuesday there is no way his country will pay for the wall that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to build on the United States’ southern border to keep out illegal immigrants.<p>Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis …

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Donald Trump’s conflicts aren’t going away: The president-elect has taken few steps to disentangle from his businesses

What Trump has said and what he has done are two very different things<p>WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump pledged to step away from his family-owned international real estate development, property management and licensing business before taking office Jan. 20. With less than two weeks until …

Jordan Tells Trump: Moving U.S. Embassy To Jerusalem a 'Red Line'

The Jordanian government has warned U.S. President-elect Donald Trump there will be “catastrophic” consequences if he decides to move ahead with his …

Charles Jaco hints at Trump assassination in tweet, then deletes post

Journalist-turned-political gadfly <b>Charles Jaco</b> pulls no punches when it comes to criticizing President-elect Donald Trump.<p>But he will pull a Twitter …

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Donald Trump's potential Secret Service code names

This list does not include what the Secret Service will call Donald Trump behind his back<p>I asked my followers on Twitter to suggest Secret Service …

Sens. Cory Booker, Bernie Sanders introduce bill to block Donald Trump's Muslim registry

Democratic Sen. Cory Booker is introducing a bill that would prevent President-elect Donald Trump from creating a Muslim registry. The bill, …

Will Trump Wear a Coat at Inauguration? Yes, If He’s Like Obama, No, If He’s Like Ike

Will President-elect Donald Trump follow in the footsteps of JFK, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton? Or will he be more like Barack Obama, George W. …

Anarchists threaten to disrupt Trump inauguration, police say ready | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Anarchist groups have threatened to shut down Republican Donald Trump’s swearing-in as U.S. president, but police in Washington said on Friday they believe the thousands of security officers assigned to the event will be able to head off any disruption.<p>Workers construct the …

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Hill GOP skeptical over Trump plan to force Mexico payment of border wall

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump is still insisting that Mexico will ultimately pay billions for the construction of a massive wall along the southern border.<p>Many Republicans on Capitol Hill are not so sure.<p>In interviews with CNN, a number of Republicans suggested that Trump's claim …

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Declassified report says Putin ‘ordered’ effort to undermine faith in U.S. election and help Trump

Russia carried out a comprehensive cyber campaign to sabotage the U.S. presidential election, an operation that was ordered by Russian President Vladi­mir Putin and ultimately sought to help elect Donald Trump, U.S. intelligence agencies concluded in a remarkably blunt assessment released …

Russia

Trump inaugural to include prayers from prosperity preachers

Two preachers who teach that God will make the faithful rich are among the religious leaders chosen to offer prayers at President-elect Donald …

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People are worried that Trump will roll back a rule meant to protect Americans' retirement money from Wall Street

But it's actually not the law. The Department of Labor — which concerns itself with such matters because of its oversight of workers' welfare and retirement — has decided to change that.<p>In April, a change called the "fiduciary rule" is set to take effect. Its specific requirement is that financial …