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So This Is What American Greatness Really Looks Like?

Another week of new low after new low. If this is what making America great looks like, God help us when it arrives.<p>This week, Garry Kasparov, former …

Trump defends Donald Trump Jr. in Sunday morning tweetstorm

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump defended his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., on Twitter Sunday morning amid mounting questions about his son's meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign, implying a media double standard in its treatment of Hillary Clinton.<p>"HillaryClinton can illegally get …

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Trump's books offer clues on how he'll lead from White House

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump developed an admiration for brevity in communication long before he famously took to Twitter during the 2016 presidential campaign.<p>Key members of his staff were able to distill large amounts of information, Trump once wrote, "and can explain something to me with a minimum of …

Donald Trump, Groper-In-Chief, Trafficks in Cut-Rate Souls

The NYPD is on the hunt for a man who behaved in the ways that Donald Trump brags about.<p>Call it a tale of two elevators, featuring a subway groper …

'Hamilton': The latest feud Trump won't let go

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump isn't letting slights go -- even after the ego-boosting accomplishment of winning the presidency.<p>As the Republican President-elect greeted candidates for Cabinet position at his Bedminster, New Jersey, golf course Sunday, he couldn't resist another shot at the cast …

The Hate After Trump’s Election: Swastikas, Deportation Threats, and Racist Graffiti

Americans fear a surge in racially and religiously motivated attacks after Trump’s election—and the SPLC is investigating over 200 alleged incidents …

Reince Priebus Is Right: "It's A Binary Choice. It's Donald Trump Or Hillary Clinton." And Donald Trump is Dangerous

This piece was originally printed in <i>The Hill</i> in the Contributor Blog on October 20, 2016<p>There is one thing I agree with Reince Priebus about this Presidential election. Priebus, the Republican National Committee Chairman, said this election presents a "binary choice."<p>He's right and the choice …

‘Spy’ Comes Back From the Dead to Torment Donald Trump

The satirical magazine that picked on the mogul relentlessly in the 1980s and ’90s—and christened him ‘The Short-Fingered Vulgarian’—is back for the …

The Second Presidential Debate Proves Trump Is Still Being 'Graded On A Curve'

It's time to stop with the false equivalence.<p>During the second presidential debate, Donald Trump lied repeatedly, admitted to not paying taxes, contradicted his own running mate, brushed off bragging about sexual assault as “locker room talk” and threatened to throw Hillary Clinton in jail. But …

How Donald Trump Made A Fortune By Losing A Billion Dollars

It appears that Donald Trump successfully lost $915 million in 1995. We say "successfully" because it allowed him to avoid paying federal income taxes for up to two decades (at $50 million per year) and it may not have cost him a cent.<p>How does one lose close to a billion dollars in one year? With a …

The 'Donald Trump sandwich' goes global

Cafes across the world are serving a very topical lunch - the Donald Trump sandwich.<p>On boards outside the venues, they advertise it as having "white bread, full of baloney, with Russian dressing and a small pickle".<p>A board outside the Harlem Cafe in Belfast was retweeted by over one hundred people …

The (Real) Polls Prove It: Clinton Trounced Trump in the Debate

The winner of Monday’s debate was no mystery to the more than 80 million viewers who tuned in on television – and now real poll numbers prove …

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AP-GfK Poll: Majority of Americans fear Trump presidency

NEW YORK (AP) — More than half the country fears a Trump presidency. And only about a third of Americans believe he is at least somewhat qualified to serve in the White House.<p>In the final sprint to Election Day, a new Associated Press-GfK poll underscores those daunting roadblocks for Donald Trump …

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Donald Ducking The Press

As I write that headline, I have to wonder why we all haven't been using the neologistic verb "Donald ducking" by this point in the presidential race. After all, a large part of Donald Trump's campaign has been built on the foundation of him ducking questions and issues that he doesn't want to talk …

Donald Trump Jr. steps in it again (and again)

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump Jr., the candidate's eldest child, emerged early on as one of his father's most ferocious advocates and polished surrogates.<p>But the shine is coming off after a series of damaging missteps -- the latest coming when he likened Syrian refugees to Skittles candy.<p>Trump Jr.'s lightly …

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Exploiting a broken system: Trump’s within striking distance of Hillary — and that’s mind-boggling

Within our present system, a reality-show demagogue can make a legit run for president — that has to change<p>In case you hadn't noticed, the polling gap between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is slowly narrowing, according to Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight.com where Trump has gone from a 12 percent …

Barbra Streisand: I’ll move to Australia or Canada if Trump is president

Actress and iconic singer Barbra Streisand said she will move to Canada or Australia if Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump’s infrastructure plan hits …

Jimmy Kimmel: Donald Trump support is like buying bad shirt

Donald Trump may have won the Republican nomination for president, but many voters are having second thoughts. A new poll shows that 52 percent of …

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Goldie Taylor—Donald Trump Uses Shooting of Dwyane Wade’s Cousin to Peddle Dangerous Stereotypes

In an attempt to salvage his abysmal standing with minorities, Donald Trump is accusing liberals of being the racists who caused violent crime and …

Paul Wolfowitz calls Donald Trump a security risk, 'will vote for Hillary Clinton'

Mr Wolfowitz joins a long list of Republicans who have said they will not vote for Mr Trump.<p>"I wish there was a candidate whom I could support …

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Trump Campaign App's Data Grab Could Expose Everyone in Your Contact List, Experts Say

Donald Trump’s campaign app may be putting “America First,” but experts say it's not necessarily prioritizing users’ privacy.<p>The Trump campaign’s …

An Open Letter From Donald Trump to His Supporters

Dear Loyal Trump Fans:<p>What's wrong with you people?! I mean, seriously, what...the...hell...is <i>wrong</i> with you!? I think you guys are nuts! No matter what I do, no matter what I say, no matter how many major promises I break, you're still there lapping up my nonsense like a stray cat with a bowl of …

Cher defiant after harsh takedown of Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Singer and Hillary Clinton supporter Cher defended herself Wednesday after she was sharply criticized for using charged language -- including references to Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hitler -- to slam Donald Trump at a recent Clinton event.<p>The Goddess of Pop -- who has repeatedly …

The Trump Campaign Is Making A Rally Big Mistake

A new poll suggests Trump doesn't have a clear edge in drawing crowds.<p>Donald Trump’s surrogates might want to stop pointing to the crowds he attracts as proof that he isn’t running behind Hillary Clinton.<p>Although Trump conceded earlier this month that “maybe crowds don’t make the difference,” he …

Exclusive: Clinton leads Trump in key swing states, would likely win election - poll

NEW YORK (Reuters) - If the U.S. presidential election were held today, Democrat Hillary Clinton would win the key swing states of Florida, Ohio and Virginia and have a 95 percent chance of beating Republican Donald Trump to become America’s first female president, according to the Reuters/Ipsos …

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