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White House Responds to Trump 'Congratulations' Story

The White House has officially responded to a Washington Post report that President Trump was advised "DO NOT CONGRATULATE" in his briefing …

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Biden on Trump: I Would Have 'Beat the Hell Out of Him'

"If we were in high school, I'd take him behind the gym and beat the hell out of him." With that bold statement, former vice president …

Joe Biden

Illinois GOP Primary Winner: GOP 'Messed Up Big Time'

"The Republican Party screwed up big time." Such is the pronouncement of Arthur Jones, who on Tuesday won a GOP primary in Illinois, …

Bernie Sanders

Trump Was Given Advice in Capital Letters, Ignored It

Western leaders were wary of congratulating Vladimir Putin after the Russian leader's overwhelming election win —with one notable …

Donald Trump

Former Candidate Slams 'Unqualified Lesbian' Nixon

Former New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn—who considers herself a "qualified lesbian"—isn't happy about Cynthia …

Ex-Playmate Sues So She Can Talk About Alleged Trump Affair

Another alleged former paramour of President Trump is suing in an attempt to break her silence on the affair. This time it's former Playboy model …

Donald Trump

Ben Carson Gives Meandering Explanation for $31K Dining Set

Newly uncovered emails suggest Ben Carson and his wife did know about the $31,000 dining room set purchased for his office last year, and on Tuesday, …

Trump Readies a Hefty Penalty on China

President Trump has long believed China engages in unfair trade practices with the US, and senior aides recently presented him with a proposal for …

China

What Trump Told Hope Hicks When She Resigned

New York magazine is out with a lengthy profile of former presidential aide Hope Hicks that provides some behind-the-scenes snapshots of her stint in …

Donald Trump

New Hire Shakes Up Trump Legal Team

With reshuffles, insecurity, and infighting, President Trump's legal team is starting to resemble his White House team, insiders say. The …

Donald Trump

Cynthia Nixon: Yep, I'm Running

The rumors are true: Cynthia Nixon is running for governor of New York. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for …

Sex and the City

DC Councilman Pushes Theory That Jews Control the Weather

A DC council member is apologizing after he pushed a conspiracy theory that a wealthy Jewish family controlled the weather. In a story first reported …

Washington D.C.

You Can Buy Mike Pence's Bunny Book. Or You Can Buy John Oliver's

John Oliver did a segment on Mike Pence during Sunday's episode of Last Week Tonight , focusing mostly on all the positions the vice president …

Mike Pence

'Time for Zuckerberg to Stop Hiding Behind His Facebook Page'

It's variously being called one of the biggest data leaks in Facebook history and "unequivocally not a data breach." And it has …

Cambridge Analytica

Report Sees 'Huge Clue' as to Mueller Strategy

Think obstruction, not collusion. That's the takeaway of a report in Axios about what it sees as a "huge clue" in Robert Mueller's …

Donald Trump

A Month From Release, Comey Book Hits No. 1

President Trump's criticism of James Comey may be having an unintended benefit for the latter: The former FBI chief's book shot to the No. 1 …

White House: Death Penalty Will Be Part of Opioid Response

The White House has rolled out the "more nuanced" response to the opioid crisis it promised after President Trump talked about executing …

The White House

Candidate Who Insulted Parkland Survivor Drops Out

A Maine candidate's attack on an outspoken survivor of the Parkland school shooting angered so many people that he ended up having to drop out of …

Donald Trump

Trump's Tweets on Mueller Have Republicans Worried

It's been a busy weekend on the Robert Mueller front thanks to the firing of Andrew McCabe , and both Politico and the AP are taking note of a …

Donald Trump

Democrat Offers McCabe a Job So He Can Keep Pension

When Jeff Sessions fired Andrew McCabe , one of the points that drew attention is that the move came just two days before McCabe's retirement …

Donald Trump

SNL Romps All Over Trump's Chaotic Week

A chaotic week at the White House usually makes for a giddy week at Saturday Night Live, and this latest week of rolling heads left no shortage of …

Michael Wolff

Trump's Lawyer: Stormy Daniels Could Be on the Hook for $20M

The latest development in the Stormy Daniels saga: Michael Cohen, the lawyer for President Trump who paid Stormy Daniels $130,000 after she signed a …

Stormy Daniels

Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Says She's Been Threatened

If you didn't think the Stormy Daniels saga could get more sensational, think again. As President Trump's legal team reportedly tries to halt …

Donald Trump

Cynthia Nixon Might Run for NY Governor

Actress Cynthia Nixon appears to be getting serious about challenging Andrew Cuomo for New York governor. The Sex and the City star has for weeks …

Zinke Tried to Say 'Hello.' He Should've Stuck to English

Perhaps Ryan Zinke wanted to show off his foreign language skills at a hearing Thursday, but it ended with reprimands in very plain English. Politico …

Trump's 'Bowling Ball Test' Causes a Lot of Confusion

President Trump regaled political donors this week with a strange story about a "bowling ball test" that he says Japan uses to unfairly …

Donald Trump

Report: White House Aides Betting on Who'll Be Axed Next

The rate of firings in the White House will soon exceed anything seen on Celebrity Apprentice , reports the Washington Post , citing "five …

Report: Trump Aide Lost Job Over Gambling Habit

One of President Trump's longest-serving aides was fired and escorted off the White House grounds so quickly Tuesday that he didn't have time …

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Stormy Daniels Is Crowdfunding to Fund Battle Against Trump

Stormy Daniels supporters can assist her with her legal battle against President Trump by contributing to a crowdfunding campaign the adult film star …

Donald Trump

Vanessa Trump Files for Divorce from Don Jr.

Vanessa Trump has filed for divorce from Donald Trump Jr. after 13 years of marriage, the New York Daily News reports. She filed for an uncontested …

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