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Porn actor Stephanie Clifford admitted affair with Trump in 2011 interview

A statement released by Trump’s lawyer last week, signed with her stage name Stormy Daniels, denied a relationship<p>In a newly published interview with Stephanie Clifford from 2011, the pornographic actor acknowledges an affair with Donald Trump – contradicting a denial produced by the president’s …

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Steve Bannon had a major slip-up during his testimony before the House Intelligence Committee

• <b>Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon spoke to two White House officials about the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Trump campaign officials and Russians when news of it first broke in July.</b>• <b><br>Bannon divulged the details while he was testifying before the House Intelligence Committee</b> …

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McCain denounces president's attacks on the media before Trump's 'fake news awards'

President Donald Trump’s assault on the press, most often through barbed tweets and harsh words, has manifested itself more dangerously around the world, Sen. John McCain wrote in a Washington Post op-ed, granting the legitimacy of the White House to press-stifling efforts worldwide.<p>“Reporters …

Politics

Donald Trump’s terrifying plan to win the 2018 midterms

A Washington Post report suggests he’s hoping for a terrorist attack.<p>Is Donald Trump <i>hoping</i> foreign terrorists attack the United States?<p>That terrifying question is subtly embedded in a story this weekend reported by Michael Scherer, Josh Dawsey, and Sean Sullivan of the Washington Post on the …

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Trump's credibility crisis on Capitol Hill

Lawmakers find it difficult or impossible to negotiate when the president can't seem to stick to a position for more than a few hours.<p>Donald Trump ran for president as a bipartisan deal-maker. But if there's one thing he's proven after a year in office, he’s better at killing bipartisan deals than …

Politics

Inside the room: What Steve Bannon told Congress yesterday

Steve Bannon made one conspicuous slip up in his closed-door hearing on Tuesday with the House Intelligence Committee, according to four sources with …

U.S. Politics

A tall tale? Accuracy of Trump's medical report – and new height – questioned

So-called ‘Girthers’ question why Trump’s stated height is taller than his license says, and the convenience of his being 1lb shy of obese<p>Donald Trump’s surprisingly glowing medical report has led to questions about the accuracy of some of the data announced by White House physician Dr Ronny …

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More Details Emerge About Trump’s Relationship With Porn Star

Two reports this week offered more details about what they described as a sexual relationship between Donald J. Trump and Stephanie Clifford, the pornographic-film actress who was reportedly paid $130,000 in hush money shortly before the 2016 election.<p>In Touch magazine published excerpts on …

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The details of how Michael Wolff penetrated the White House are the most damning of all

One of the biggest questions surrounding Michael Wolff's provocative-yet-sloppy book about the Trump administration is: How did he get so much access? Wolff, by his own account, seemed to inhabit the West Wing for an extended period of time while collecting blockbuster quotes and assembling juicy …

U.S. Politics

Donald Trump orders CNN's Jim Acosta 'out' of Oval Office after immigration questions

Donald Trump ordered a CNN reporter out of the Oval Office after he asked about the President’s views on immigration.<p>Jim Acosta claimed aides …

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Donald Trump’s Crimes Will ‘Shock The World,’ Claims History Professor

A noted history professor, who has correctly predicted the winner of every presidential election since 1984, including Donald Trump’s in 2016, …

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‘A 70-plus-year-old man who is obese and doesn’t exercise’: Outside cardiologists say Trump’s physical reveals serious heart concerns

WASHINGTON — Cardiologists not associated with the White House said Wednesday that President Trump’s physical exam revealed serious heart concerns, …

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CNN star Jim Acosta should be kicked out of the White House press corps

CNN, the most profane name in news, sank to a new low after an ugly Oval Office encounter involving President Trump and the networks’ senior White House correspondent.<p>Jim (Little Jimmy) Acosta badgered the president with a series of racially-charged questions during a photo-op with the president of …

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Does Eric Trump Know What a Metaphor Is?

“I’ve told you this metaphor a thousand times.”<p><b>Eric Trump</b> appeared on <b>Sean Hannity’s</b> program Tuesday to help chastise White House reporters. What did those meddling kids get up to now? They asked <b>Donald Trump’s</b> doctor about the president’s health. “This is actually— It’s insane [. . .] Does he watch …

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'Is this a joke?' Sarah Sanders furiously slammed over her 'ridiculous' defence of Trump on racism

Twitter blasted Sarah Sanders over her rationale deeming it "one of the most stupid arguments of all time".<p>White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee …

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Trump's 'Fake News Awards' Crashes GOP Website

Donald Trump has been touting the “Fake News Awards” throughout January, but still nobody knows what it is<p>Donald Trump finally tweeted to release his …

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Lindsey Graham is the first GOP senator to come out against the Republican bill to avoid a shutdown — throwing the fight into flux

• <b>Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham told reporters on Wednesday that he is "not going to vote for" the GOP's current government funding strategy.</b>• <b><br>Graham said that the idea a funding bill is going pass without a solution to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration program "is pretty</b> …

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Jimmy Kimmel Hits Back at Sarah Huckabee Sanders: NBC Also Gave Bill Cosby a Show

The White House press secretary had claimed Trump couldn’t be “racist” because NBC let him host ‘The Apprentice.’<p>“The White House is really working …

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Trump’s worst nightmare edges closer to statistical reality

Search data shows interest in Trump is waning — will the attention-starved president turn into stone?<p>The gravest threat to a ratings-thirsty creature such as President Donald Trump is the nightmare scenario of not being on everyone's mind all the time. While the president remains the hottest topic …

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Trump claims credit for what is still mostly Obama's economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump relentlessly congratulates himself for the healthy state of the U.S. economy. But in the year since Trump's inauguration, most analysts tend to agree that the economy remains essentially the same sturdy one Trump inherited from Barack Obama.<p>Growth has picked …

Economy

Here Are 2018's Best and Worst States to Retire

How does your state rank?<p>Each year, countless workers rack their brains trying to determine whether the time is right to bring their careers to a …

Business

Nazis are thrilled that Trump has ‘declared open season on faggots’

US neo-Nazis are praising Trump for “declaring opens season on faggots” after alarm was raised over an order the President signed this week.<p>The US …

LGBTQ

Forget Trump’s ‘Fake News Awards,’ Former Obama Ethics Chief Announces President’s Biggest Lie of 2017

A former Obama administration ethics czar is planning to beat Donald Trump at his own game Wednesday, trolling him with the "Golden Pinocchio" award …

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The American far-right is crashing after its Trump victory high

While radical-right discourse dominates US politics, far-right leaders haven’t seized this moment<p>When I assessed Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office for my book The Far Right in America, I concluded that “the Trump administration is a chaotic beehive of various factions, which are isolated from …

Opinion (UK)

Kirstjen Nielsen’s Ratings Are Terrible in Her Lame Debut on the National Stage

She couldn’t recall Trump saying “s---hole.” And she—a woman who spells her first name with a silent “j,” like in “fjord”—apparently knows nothing …

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Donald Trump May Have Just Violated The First Amendment By Kicking CNN’s Jim Acosta Out, Experts Say

Even by Donald Trump’s standards, he reached a new low on Tuesday. According to several legal experts, President Trump might have just violated the …

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White House: The 'American people love' Trump

At yesterday’s White House press briefing, a reporter asked Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to clarify what, exactly, Donald Trump said at …

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Stephen Colbert Managed To Burn Both NBC And President Trump With One Brilliant Comeback

"NBC has always shown great judgement with their long-term employees."

Entertainment

What about the memory test Trump aced? It's not for everyone

WASHINGTON (AP) — Drawing a clock. Counting backward by sevens. Rattling off words that begin with "F'' before a minute's up.<p>They may not sound like difficult tasks, but they're part of a cognitive exam that's getting a lot of attention because President Donald Trump aced it.<p>For all their apparent …

U.S. Politics

Trump Falsely Claims His Approval Among Black Americans Has Doubled

WASHINGTON — Even as he is embroiled in an immigration policy debate that has focused on whether he used vulgar language to describe Haiti and African countries, President Trump is claiming that he is delivering for black Americans — and that they are repaying him with their support.<p>In a Twitter …

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