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Republicans redefine morality as whatever Trump does

Someday, likely three years from now, perhaps sooner, perhaps — gulp — later, President Trump will depart the stage.<p>But what will be left of us?<p>New evidence suggests that the damage he is doing to the culture is bigger than the man. A Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday found that …

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Jeff Flake rips Trump: A president 'who cannot take criticism ... is charting a very dangerous path'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, took to the Senate floor Wednesday morning to rebuke the President for his repeated attacks on the truth as well as his colleagues for failing to be a check on Trump.<p>"No longer can we compound attacks on …

Fox News shelved story on Trump and porn actress Stormy Daniels before election

Fox News had a story at the height of the presidential election that detailed an alleged sexual relationship between porn actress Stephanie Clifford -- whose stage name is "Stormy Daniels" -- and Donald Trump, but opted not to publish it, four people familiar with the matter told CNN.<p>The Wall …

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Why focusing on 'shithole' totally misses the point

<b>(CNN) —</b> The last three days have been consumed by this debate: Did President Donald Trump refer to several foreign countries as "shitholes" or not?<p>Trump insists he didn't use that word. Republican Sens. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Perdue of Georgia, who were in the meeting Thursday where the …

Trump spends MLK Jr. Day golfing

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump appears poised to ignore his own calls for Americans to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day with "acts of civic work and community service."<p>Trump is not scheduled to partake in any service projects on the federal holiday he and every other US president have …

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Two senators do backflips to protect a racist president

There cannot be serious doubt that President Trump in a meeting last Thursday with lawmakers made a comment about Haiti, El Salvador and African countries to the effect of: “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” No one in good faith can dispute that he then said …

The least racist person in the world doesn't talk about being the least racist person in the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> Imagine a friend of yours came to town for the long Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend. He stayed with you at your home and over the course of watching football, going out to eat and just loafing around, he said the following things:<p>"And I know more about wedges than any human being that's …

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Haiti ambassador: Trump's words 'an insult to our dignity'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Haiti's ambassador to the US said Monday that President Donald Trump's recent comments about Haiti "hurt the country," adding that he hopes the President will visit the nation.<p>"The words, they did hurt the community, they did hurt the country of Haiti," Paul Altidor told CNN's …

The ‘genius’ of Trump: What the president means when he touts his smarts

The genius in the White House has always believed that what makes him special is his ability to get things done without going through the steps others must take.<p>In school, he bragged that he'd do well without cracking a book. As a young real estate developer, his junior executives recalled, he …

Watch Joe Arpaio learn his pardon was an admission of guilt

MSNBC’s Ari Melber confronts Senate candidate Joe Arpaio over his immigration record and fact checks Arpaio’s claim that accepting President Trump’s …

Conway confirms Trump wanted FBI informant's gag order lifted

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In response to reporting that President Donald Trump personally pressed for an informant's gag order to be lifted, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said Friday that he wanted the informant to be free to speak out.<p>"He believes, as many others do, frankly, that the FBI …

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Trump keeps up attack on 'wacky' congresswoman over Gold Star call

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Saturday continued lashing out at the Democratic congresswoman who offered a critical account of his conversation with the widow of a fallen US soldier, calling the congresswoman "wacky."<p>"I hope the Fake News Media keeps talking about Wacky Congresswoman Wilson in …

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Trump Teases, Threatens And Dodges With 'We'll See What Happens'

Less than a week before chief strategist Steve Bannon was axed from the White House President Trump said, "We'll see what happens with Mr. Bannon."<p>The day before announcing he wouldn't re-certify the Iran nuclear deal Trump told Sean Hannity on Fox News, "We will see what happens, pretty …

Trump, 'King of Debt,' makes GOP fret

<b>(CNN) —</b> As a New York businessman, Donald Trump proudly referred to himself as the "King of Debt" -- he thrived on taking financial risks and routinely leveraged debt to grow his family empire.<p>"I'm the king of debt. I love debt," Trump told CNN's Wolf Blitzer in May 2016 at the height of the …

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