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Trump only trusts his family, says biographer

Trump family biographer, Gwenda Blair, talks to DW about the new president’s views on family, and explains the very different roles his wives and …

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Trump And His Press Secretary Flagrantly Lied On Their First Full Day In Office. That Matters.

Thankfully, some reporters are calling them out on it.<p>On Saturday, President Donald Trump’s first full day in office, he gave a speech at CIA headquarters in which he lied about the size of the crowd at his inauguration and falsely claimed that he had never feuded with the U.S. intelligence …

FACT CHECK: Trump overstates crowd size at inaugural

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's speech Saturday at the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency turned into the latest battle in, …

Trump Inauguration chair: Speech to CIA was 'appropriate'

<b>(CNN) —</b> The chairman of Donald Trump's Inaugural Committee, Tom Barrack Jr., says he thinks it was appropriate for the President to use his speech to the CIA as an opportunity to complain about reports on the crowd size at his inauguration.<p>Trump stopped at CIA headquarters to deliver the speech in …

The Press’s Enemies Within

Sean Hannity, Bill O’Reilly, and Rush Limbaugh stand with the new president, and against real journalism.<p>It’s possible that President Trump doesn’t …

Joshua Kushner Attended the Women's March on Washington

And apparently he did not support Donald Trump in the election.<p>The Women's March on Washington took place yesterday (January 21), and it drew an estimated 500,000 people in support of women's rights. Among the marchers were celebrities, noted feminist icons, and, uh, Ivanka Trump's …

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One of the first things Donald Trump did as president was to return a bust of Winston Churchill to the Oval Office. It is merely a symbol but, for British observers at least, a hopeful one. Love him or loathe him, Mr Trump is now the most powerful man in the world – and the UK has to work with him. …

Jared Kushner cleared for Trump job, breaking with decades of legal advice

The president’s son-in-law will serve as a ‘senior advisor’ in the White House, despite an anti-nepotism law, following a justice department review<p>The justice department has cleared Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, to serve in the White House, with an opinion that upends four decades of …

Donald Trump, press secretary blast media, claim it distorted details

Politics<p>NFL, players agree to suspend controversial national anthem policy<p>02:37<p>Head of national intelligence rebukes Trump over Russia in candid interview<p>02:29<p>Trump invites Putin to White House for second summit this fall<p>03:36<p>Megyn Kelly questions Sean Spicer about press briefings, inauguration, …

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Trump's inaugural cake was commissioned to look like Obama's, baker says

Amid the glitz of President Donald Trump's inaugural festivities, one item stood out in particular late Friday night: a spectacular nine-tier cake that the new president and Vice President Mike Pence cut into with a sword.<p>To pastry chef Duff Goldman, the cake seemed a little too familiar - because …

Check out the Boeing airliner President Trump is trading in for Air Force One

Donald Trump is officially America's 45th president. He is also the first president for whom the VC-25As that serve as Air Force One will not be his first personal Boeing airliner.<p>"Trump Force One" — as some have dubbed Trump's personal jet— was one of the most visible symbols of his run for the …

Defiant women to Trump: Your agenda won't go unchallenged

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a global exclamation of defiance and solidarity, more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches in the nation's capital …

Trump's Hollow Rhetoric Collided With Reality At The Inauguration

Throughout the campaign and the transition period leading up to the Inauguration, whenever Donald Trump was caught lying or tweeting something outrageous we were told by his acolytes that we should ignore his words and instead pay attention to his deeds. Kellyanne Conway, Trump's Queen of Bull, who …

Reince Priebus Complains About The Press Trying To Delegitimize Donald Trump

He is the chief of staff to a man who pushed the birther conspiracy about President Barack Obama for years.<p>White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus went after the press Sunday for trying to “delegitimize” President Donald Trump, a man who spent years telling the country that Barack Obama was not …

'America First,' a phrase with a loaded anti-Semitic and isolationist history

At the center of his foreign policy vision, Donald Trump has put “America First,” a phrase with an anti-Semitic and isolationist history going back to the years before the U.S. entry into World War II.<p>Trump started using the slogan in the later months of his campaign, and despite requests from the …

That time I caught Sean Spicer making a blatantly false claim

White House press secretary Sean Spicer, in his first full day on the job, made a couple of easily disproved claims about the size of President Trump's inauguration crowd, as The Fix's Philip Bump and Chris Cillizza noted on Saturday. And they weren't the only ones.<p>A sampling of the …

Trump, amid combative start, pledges to rise to moment

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying message Sunday and sought to reassure Americans …

Donald Trump’s Chilling Language, and the Fearsome Power of Words

The new president’s divisive Inaugural Address profoundly underscores the importance of language in our society.<p><b>Donald Trump</b> is rendering language meaningless.<p>He is constantly contradicting himself and conjuring a reality at odds with verifiable facts—not just in impulsive tweets and incoherent, …

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Trump Administration Starts With Big Lie Over Small Thing

It wasn't about an affair with an intern or in an attempt to wage war—the Trump administration kicked off with a whopper about the size of crowds.<p>Can …

Kellyanne Conway: WH Spokesman Gave 'Alternative Facts' on Inauguration Crowd

Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, said the White House press secretary gave “alternative facts” when he inaccurately described the inauguration crowd as “the largest ever” during his first appearance before the press this weekend.<p>White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer gathered …

“He’s not a real New Yorker”: scenes from the Women’s March in Trump’s hometown

New York City came out in force.<p>NEW YORK — Navigating from one end of Grand Central Station to the other is always a matter of skill and luck. On January 21, it was a matter of sheer determination — a feeling that radiated from the Women’s March protesters who kept pouring into the train station …

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Ex-CIA Boss Brennan, Others Rip Trump Speech in Front of Memorial

Donald Trump traveled to CIA headquarters Saturday to offer reassurance to the workforce after he spent weeks criticizing American intelligence, but his unscripted, self-referential remarks before a wall of stars memorializing fallen officers are drawing criticism, including a pointed denunciation …

Trump tweets: controversial speech at CIA memorial was a 'win'

• President uses personal account to dismiss protests and praise own words<br>• Donald Trump speech at CIA memorial risks fueling intelligence feud<p>Donald Trump has stayed true to campaign-trail form, using his personal Twitter account rather than his newly acquired handle @POTUS on Sunday to praise his own …

Donald Trump's Authoritarian Politics of Memory

Driven by opportunism, pragmatism, or fear, many begin to forget that they used to think certain things were unacceptable.<p>In <i>The Captive Mind</i>, Czeslaw Milosz tells a story about a man who ventures out in the immediate aftermath of the fall of a regime. Papers full of state secrets lie in the …

Birtherism and America’s history of white supremacy: What we can’t let ourselves forget about Donald Trump

<b>(Reuters/Carlos Barria)</b><p>In a web exclusive, Bill Moyers and four historians discuss the big lie behind the rise of Trump<p>Bill Moyers<p>January 22, 2017 12:29pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.<p>In this web exclusive, Bill Moyers and four historians dissect the big lie Trump rode to …

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Trump fumes over inaugural crowd size

The president and his allies are hitting back against reports that Trump’s inauguration drew significantly fewer people than his predecessor's did.<p>President Donald Trump and his team are still fuming over evidence of a relatively small crowd for his inauguration, with his chief of staff claiming …

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