Donald Trump

Woosh-wishing through life with Jared Kushner

Sure, he met with Russians helping Ivanka’s pa out in transition. Maybe Preet Bahara's name did come up. So what?<p>You hear that sound? That whoosh-wish, whoosh-wish, whoosh-wish happy, joyful sound? You know what it is? It’s the sound International Man of Mystery Jared Kushner makes as he skips …

Russia

Donald Trump’s lawyers say a sexual harassment lawsuit will “distract the president from his duties”

Donald Trump's legal team is employing a strategy that failed when Bill Clinton tried it 20 years ago<p>President Donald Trump is responding to a lawsuit by a former contestant on “The Apprentice” by saying he’s immune to civil lawsuits, and too busy to deal with it.<p>Summer Zervos is suing Trump for …

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Goodbye internet privacy, we hardly knew you

As President Donald J. Trump’s systematic dismantling of 21st century public policy continues, we pause a moment to mourn the death of a set of broadband interent privacy principals that will never see the light of day.<p>On this day in 2017, President Donald J. Trump is scheduled to sign a bill that …

Net Neutrality

The Mystery of Paul Manafort Takes Another Strange Turn

New reports raise questions about whether Trump’s former campaign manager was involved in money laundering.<p>With the exception of <b>Donald Trump</b>, no one name has surfaced as frequently—or drawn as much scrutiny—in the present Russian melodrama as <b>Paul Manafort</b>. Facing active investigations by the …

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Donald Trump Aces Keith Olbermann's Screening Test For Psychopaths

Uh-oh.<p>Keith Olbermann used Donald Trump’s own words and actions to score the president on a sanity test. And the results were… scary.<p>In his latest clip for GQ’s “The Resistance” series, Olbermann claimed that Trump achieved a 32 out of 40 on the Hare Psychopathy Checklist.<p>“The threshold for …

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Jared Kushner to Face Questions About Russia in Senate

In today's "Morning Must Read," Bloomberg’s Tom Keene highlights comments from Bloomberg View columnist Timothy L. O'Brien about the business of …

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Ivanka Trump won't say what her job title is. That's a problem.

What is Ivanka Trump's job?<p>Neither a White House spokesperson nor the White House itself responded to <i>Mic</i>'s request for a comment.<p>Here's all we …

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Donald Trump Mar-A-Lago Costs: President Not Concerned About Criticism, Spicer Says

Donald Trump is not concerned about the flak he has received for the cost of trips to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, White House Press …

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74% of Republicans think it's at least "somewhat likely" Trump Tower was wiretapped

Here’s a startling and depressing statistic: 74 percent of Republican voters think it’s at least “somewhat likely” that Donald Trump’s offices were wiretapped during the campaign — a conspiracy theory that has been conclusively shot down by the leaders of Trump’s own party and by the heads of both …

Politics

Newsmax Founder Defies Gravity

I recently had dinner at Mar a Lago with <b>Newsmax</b> founder <b>Chris Ruddy</b>. Having worked in media for as long as I did gives me a great appreciation for Chris’ spectacular accomplishments building his business from scratch. Ruddy started Newsmax with an initial investment of $25,000 and today the business …

Journalism

Judge Napolitano Back On Fox News Sticking To Claim Obama Used Brits To Spy On Donald Trump

Judge Andrew Napolitano returned to Fox News Channel this morning, nine days after the network benched him when President Donald Trump cited the Fox …

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How George W Bush is said to have summed up Donald Trump's inauguration

George W Bush reportedly gave a very succinct - and colourful - verdict on Donald Trump's inauguration two months ago.<p>The former president didn't look impressed as Mr Trump officially took office on January 20 - though it was thought that was more as a result of a battle with a poncho amid …

George W. Bush

A Racehorse Named Donald Trump Might Be Renamed To Fake News And No This Is Not A Joke

The identity crisis is giving the horse quite the long face.<p>Posted on March 29, 2017, 19:22 GMT<p>This is Donald Trump, the president of the United States.<p>Jim Watson / AFP / Getty Images<p>And this is Donald Trump, the South African racehorse.<p>Snaith Racing via Racing Post / Via racingpost.com<p>Donald …

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Team Trump Is On A Bizarre Mission To Convince You They Value Women

In two days, Sean Spicer and three Trumps have claimed they're trying to empower women.<p>Over the last 48 hours, members of the Trump administration have embarked on a stunningly tone-deaf campaign.<p>After a presidential campaign rife with blatant misogyny, President Donald Trump spent his first months …

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Dems Lash Out at Former Top Hillary Lawyer for Defending Ivanka Trump. Her Response Ends the Argument

In mid-March, news broke that First Daughter Ivanka Trump would be taking on a more direct role as a presidential advisor, complete with a White …

Casino mogul Phil Ruffin among Trump's closest friends

WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire Las Vegas casino owner Phil Ruffin has never been to the White House. On Thursday, he'll have dinner there with his friend, Donald Trump.<p>"It's a lonely job, and I have been friends with him for a long time. It'll be nice to catch up," Ruffin said.<p>Trump has had a rough …

News

No, Trump Will Not Be Building The Border Wall On Mexico's Side Of The Border

A spokeswoman for the interior secretary says his remarks were misconstrued.<p>The Trump administration is not planning on claiming land on the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border for purposes of building a border wall, an administration official confirmed to The Huffington Post.<p>The possibility of …

Politics

Senators, Please Ask Jared Kushner About 666 Fifth Avenue

In a happy moment in the otherwise cloudy world of the Trump family and the flood of financial conflicts they’ve carted into Washington, a major Chinese investor has decided not to pour billions of dollars into a Manhattan skyscraper owned by the Jared Kushner clan.<p>Had this deal gone forward -- the …

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Panicked Trump Backers Plan Media Blitz Highlighting His Greatest Hits

Strangely, there’s no mention of the whole health-care fiasco.<p>The past two months have not gone particularly well for <b>Donald J. Trump.</b> On Monday, Gallup reported that the president’s approval rating had fallen to a historic low of 36 percent, a dismal new level of unpopularity well below anything</b> …

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Donald Trump's Tweets About Dealmaking Are Funnier Than Ever

Donald Trump is a prolific Twitter user, and, as such, his tweets often come back to bite him in his substantial ass. This has been happening more …

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Donald Trump now finds humor in his "grab them by the pussy" video scandal, report says

If you thought President Donald Trump felt remorse about the leaked tape that showed him bragging about sexually assaulting women, think again.<p>An</i> …

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Melania Trump’s tone-deaf women’s rights speech

Today, First Lady Melania Trump attended the International Women of Courage event held by the State Department to honor 13 women who have shown …

Women's Rights

Melania Trump champions women – not easy when you're you-know-who's wife

The first lady in a rare public appearance gave out awards to international women of courage, but critics felt her words were undercut by Donald Trump’s actions<p>Rarely seen and even more rarely heard, Melania Trump stepped on stage in Washington to deliver a speech on Wednesday – but the first lady …

Women's News

The White House just claimed Donald Trump had a major role in Brexit

The White House spokesman has claimed Donald Trump was a “leader in the effort to call Brexit” - despite the now president’s ocassional confusion as …

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Sean Spicer Boasts About How Much Donald Trump 'Empowers' Women

This is not an April Fool's.<p>Donald Trump’s chief spokesman has insisted that the US President championed women’s rights as a “priority” during his election campaign - and managed to keep a completely straight face while doing it.<p>White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer used a briefing on Wednesday …

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Ivanka Trump to take official position as "Assistant to the President"

Ivanka Trump, daughter of president Donald Trump, is to take an official, unpaid job as his assistant. That's Assistant <i>to</i> the President, not …

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Donald Trump makes epic gaffe live on camera because he’s Donald Trump

The President of the United States has put his foot in it. Again.<p>Donald Trump was giving a press conference when he made a hilarious error.<p>Shetland …

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Reporter April Ryan on Spicer confrontation: I shook my head 'in disbelief'

Journalist April Ryan said Wednesday that she was only shaking her head in “disbelief” Tuesday when a combative White House Press Secretary Sean …

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In a sharp contrast to Trump, press goes positive on Pence

When a new administration takes office, the key players usually draw positive profiles to introduce them to the public—sometimes so positive that other journalists deride them as “beat sweeteners.”<p>There’s been almost none of that in the Trump administration.<p>The media have been so consumed by …

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Former Trump Advisor Roger Stone Has A New Netflix Documentary, And Its Trailer Is Bonkers

You already know who Roger Stone is, right? Of course you do! He’s the former campaign advisor to Donald Trump who “fired” the candidate following his very public feud with former Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly. Despite cutting ties, however, Stone stuck to his preferred Republican presidential …

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