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Jesus, These People Are Ghouls

On Fox News, Corey Lewandowski tries to prove he is the cruelest Trump disciple of all.<p>There are only a couple real currencies in Trumpland: the ability to fan Dear Leader's ego, which is considered a sign of intelligence, and a bottomless capacity for cruelty, which is seen as strength. Oh, also a …

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This has been the president of the United States over the last two weeks

WASHINGTON — Here’s a thought experiment: What if the leader of a foreign country had taken these actions or made the following statements:<p>And that’s all in just the last two weeks.<p>Forget ideology or party — what would you think of that foreign leader? What about his government? Is it promoting …

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Corvette Racing's Doug Fehan, BMW's Jens Marquardt speak out on Le Mans regulations...

Photo: MPS Agency<p>The increasing enforcement of regulations at the 24 Hours of Le Mans has led to “almost preordained” racing according to Corvette …

Sports Cars

Corey Lewandowski says "Wah wah" when told about girl with Down syndrome

<b>WASHINGTON --</b> Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a …

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is tied up in major financial conflicts of interest

He even found a way to profit from exposure of his corruption.<p>Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’s job responsibilities cast him as a central player in the multi-front trade wars the Trump administration has been instigating this spring. Ross is also an extraordinarily wealthy man who, according to …

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U.S. Announces Its Withdrawal From U.N. Human Rights Council

<b>Updated at 6:15 p.m. ET</b><p>After more than a year of complaints and warnings — some subtle and others a little less so — the Trump administration has announced that the United States is withdrawing from the United Nations Human Rights Council. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Ambassador to the U.N. …

Human Rights

US quits UN Human Rights council: What message does it send to the world?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States has quit the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), saying the body is a "cesspool of political bias."<p>US ambassador Nikki Haley announced the move Tuesday, which followed criticism by the UNHRC of Israel's shooting of unarmed protesters and the separation of children …

Rights & Freedoms

Corey Lewandowski Mocks Story About 10-Year-Old With Down Syndrome Separated From Her Mother at the Border

Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski mocked an anecdote about a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome being separated from her mother at the …

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Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic "Wah wah."<p>Corey Lewandowski appeared Tuesday on Fox News Channel to discuss President Trump's hard-line immigration policy, which has led to the …

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Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States announced Tuesday it was leaving the United Nations' Human Rights Council, with Ambassador Nikki Haley calling it "an organization that is not worthy of its name." It was the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution.<p>Haley, …

Human Rights

Watch This White Woman Explain to a Black Woman Why Slavery Wasn’t So Bad 

After using census reports and cherry-picked facts, a resident of Cobb County, Ga., recently surpassed the record held by Roseanne Barr and Rachel …

Women of Color

This might have been the most embarrassing day in the history of the Fox News network

x<p>Acting ICE director Thomas Homan, without any sense of irony, tells @TuckerCarlson that he objects to people comparing ICE to Nazis because they …

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Sen Nelson slams ‘cover-up’ after being told he couldn’t enter detention center without a two-week wait

The Department of Health and Human Services angered the senior senator representing the state of Florida on Tuesday by denying Sen. Bill Nelson entry …

Immigration

The Outrage Over Family Separation Is Exactly What Stephen Miller Wants

For President Trump’s senior adviser, the public outrage and anger elicited by policies like forced family separation are a feature, not a bug.<p>When the news stories began to surface last month of sobbing young migrant children being forcibly removed from their parents at the border, many close …

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Senate rejects Trump's ZTE lifeline

<b>What just happened?</b> It looked as if ZTE had been handed an expensive lifeline by Donald Trump last month when it signed a $1 billion deal with the US …

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Partially Paralyzed Racer's Ford GT Can Carry His Wheelchair On Its Roof

Aside from the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawks and the Lamborghini Urus (Uruses? Uri?) of the world, most supercars aren’t practical. They’re low to …

Ford GT

F1 team Red Bull confirms expected switch to Honda engines

Honda will become Red Bull's engine supplier from next season after the Formula One team confirmed its anticipated split with Renault on Tuesday.<p>The Japanese manufacturer will supply engines for 2019 and 2020, and Red Bull team principal Christian Horner hailed the deal as "an exciting new phase" …

Motorsport

From ‘I Alone Can Fix It’ to ‘Change the Laws!’

President Trump once vowed he would single-handedly fix the system, but faced with an opportunity to end family separations at the border, he instead is passing the buck to Congress.<p>Nearly two years ago, on July 21, 2016, Donald Trump stood at a lectern in Cleveland and made a solemn vow.<p>“Nobody …

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Get Ready, America. Trade War’s Coming for Your Hip Pocket

Washington is ignoring a 2,500-year-old lesson: Pay attention to the economics of conflict.<p>“A wise general makes a point of foraging on the enemy,” according to the Chinese general Sun Tzu. “One cartload of the enemy’s provisions is equivalent to 20 of one’s own.”<p>The lesson of that maxim – that …

Economics

5 ways Kirstjen Nielsen's press conference on family separation was a total disaster

<b>(CNN) —</b> Faced with a burgeoning political, policy and human rights crisis on the country's southern border, the White House turned to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to quiet the firestorm.<p>It didn't work. At all.<p>Nielsen, a protege of White House chief of staff John Kelly …

Immigration

Inside the Disastrous White House Briefing on Trump’s Child Separation Policy

Over the loudspeaker, a voice said the White House briefing would be moved to 4:00 p.m. The press, already assembled ahead of the scheduled time of …

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Michael Schumacher exhibition opens

<b>Collection of Schumacher's winning Formula 1 cars displayed in free exhibition</b><b></b>A long-awaited exhibition featuring cars from Michael Schumacher's …

Motor Racing

DHS secretary says family separation isn’t child abuse because the children have access to TVs

"We give them meals. We give them education. We give them medical care. There is videos. There is TVs."<p>Department of Homeland Security (DHS) …

Immigration

Why have Trump and his associates lied so often about Russian contacts?

The Post’s Aaron Blake reports on contacts between a Russia-connected figure and two Trump associates, Roger Stone and Michael Caputo:<p>… one involves informal Trump adviser Stone meeting in May 2016 with a Russian who — you guessed it — was offering dirt on Hillary Clinton. The meeting was arranged …

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Trump's Commerce Secretary Sold His Stock in a Putin-Tied Company After Reporters Began Asking About It

Despite what he told Congress, Wilbur Ross kept ties to foreign businesses as Secretary of Commerce.<p>Up until this afternoon, Wilbur Ross enjoyed two distinctions in the Trump administration: pushing the U.S. into a possible trade war and nudging the president toward making his "space force." …

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Call to suspend Mueller probe was just posturing, Giuliani says

President Donald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani said on Monday that he was actually just bluffing last week when he called for Justice Department leaders to suspend special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation within 24 hours.<p>“I didn’t think it would,” Giuliani told POLITICO with a laugh when …

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How the the Trump Administration Is Trying to Justify Children in Cages

Here's a good way to understand the day: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was scheduled to hold her Monday briefing at 1:15 pm. ET. …

Immigration

Trump makes space exploration racist and fascist with announcement of 6th branch of armed forces

Donald Trump is an idiot. A powerful, terrible, idiot. On Monday Trump said that he would direct the Defense Department and the Pentagon to create an …

Armed Forces

Donald Trump's Twitter feed is getting more and more bizarre

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's hard to say that President Donald Trump's Twitter habits are getting stranger. After all, this is a President who has, from the start of his presidential campaign, used the social media site as among other things, a communications device, a Festivus pole and a psychologist's couch. …

Steve Bannon says Donald Trump has never lied. Yes, really.

<b>(CNN) —</b> It is an established fact -- fact: "a piece of information presented as having objective reality" -- that President Donald Trump says lots and lots of things that aren't true. (More than 3,000 in his first 500 days in office, according to The Washington Post's Fact Checker.)<p>Steve Bannon …

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