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Donald Trump’s newest White House adviser accused of hiring white men to attack African-Americans in his clubs

According to lawsuits, Reed Cordish, Trump's incoming adviser worked to keep black customers out of his properties<p>Even as Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees face intense Senate hearings and public scrutiny, the president-elect quietly selected a controversial White House adviser facing troubling …

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Smoke and mirrors: how Trump manipulates the media and opponents

The president-elect has a number of tactics – including empty words, misleading spectacles, and ‘gaslighting’ – in his arsenal<p>Donald Trump has been called a “master media manipulator” by the New York Times, a “genius” tactician by Kanye West and a “master wizard” of persuasion by the creator of …

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Donald Trump’s very confusing thoughts on nuclear weapons, explained

Just days before his inauguration, Donald Trump made headlines by trashing America’s European allies in an interview with two of Europe’s biggest newspapers. The hubbub over Trump’s attack on Europe obscured one of the stranger comments in the interview — that he hoped to work with Russian …

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Donald Trump says he’s writing his own inaugural address

Trump's transition team says that the president-elect has written his inaugural address himself<p>President-elect Donald Trump’s has written his inaugural address himself, according to what two senior officials on his transition team told CNN on Tuesday.<p>This is consistent with Trump’s statement to …

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Donald Trump’s new 2020 campaign slogan is out, and it’s very, well, Donald Trump

Donald Trump, who wasted no time after the 2012 presidential election to pick his slogan for 2016, isn't waiting much longer when it comes to his reelection slogan.<p>It's “Keep America Great!” Or maybe just “Keep America Great,” sans exclamation point.<p>Trump, who filed the paperwork for “Make America …

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TRUMP: 'I don't like tweeting'

President-elect Donald Trump said in an interview this week that he doesn't particularly enjoy tweeting, but only does so to combat bad press he receives.<p>"Look, I don't like tweeting," Trump told Fox News. "I have other things I could be doing."<p>Trump continued: "But I get very dishonest media, very …

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Spencer's Sells Donald Trump 'Grab America by the Pussy' Shirt

Making light of sexual assault is not OK.<p>Spencer's Gifts, known for their quirky t-shirts and novelty items, made a huge misstep this week with one of their printed tees. In reference to Donald Trump's flagrant and horrifying statements regarding sexual assault, the retailer created a "Grab America …

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Donald Trump, Who Has Tweeted 34,300 Times, Now Claims He Doesn’t Like Tweeting

Donald Trump, a man who has tweeted more than 34,000 times (according to his Twitter profile), now claims that he doesn’t enjoy tweeting. In an interview with Fox News host Ainsley Earhardt, the president-elect said he would rather be doing other things than voicing his opinions on the social media …

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People are already betting on Trump being impeached

BTW<p>Donald Trump isn't yet president, but people are already betting on him getting kicked out of office—and not just his Democratic opponents.<p>As the …

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McCain on Russia sanctions: 'We cannot reward misbehavior'

Sen. John McCain told Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor" Wednesday that he would be "deeply, deeply disappointed" if President-elect Donald Trump rolls back sanctions against Russia after taking office.<p>The Arizona Republican told Bill O'Reilly that he hopes Trump's advisers, including Defense …

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Trump Voters Beg Him to Stop Tweeting About Dumb Things

“I don’t like tweeting,” Donald Trump said Wednesday. “I have other things I could be doing.”<p>Some of the people who voted for him strongly …

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'I don't like tweeting': Trump addresses his Twitter use amid tweetstorm aimed at NBC

President-elect Donald Trump said in an interview this week that he didn't particularly enjoy tweeting but did so to combat bad press.<p>After the interview aired, Trump took on NBC News and the "Today" show in a tweetstorm about their coverage of him.<p><b>Follow BI Video:</b> On Twitter

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An Inaugural Speech Is Donald Trump’s Chance to Rise to the Moment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tradition suggests it’s time for Donald Trump to set aside the say-anything speaking style and rise to the inaugural moment.<p>But …

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Corporations, “dreading being the subject of a tweet,” are recycling jobs announcements to please Donald Trump

"All they're doing is announcing investments that they would have made anyway"<p>Donald Trump’s job creation claims aren’t necessarily as overinflated as is his involvement, says NBC News.<p>“Companies eager to avoid becoming the target of the next attack by President-elect Donald Trump are preemptively …

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The story behind Shepard Fairey’s powerful posters for Donald Trump’s inauguration

In one week, a Kickstarter campaign called We the People, which aims to get public art into the hands of demonstrators for Donald Trump’s inauguration, has raised more than $1.2 million.<p>The Amplifier Foundation, a Seattle, Washington-based nonprofit organization, tapped artists including Shepard …

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Donald Trump As God's Anointed

Some Christians, I read again today, claim that the election of Donald Trump in 2016 is like God's choice of Cyrus the Great in the mid-500s BCE. Let's see if they're right.<p>In the early 500s BCE--roughly 2,500 years ago--the Babylonian empire destroyed the temple in Jerusalem and left the city in …

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Kawasaki to Stop Sponsoring ‘Apprentice’ Because of Trump Involvement

As a reality star, Donald J. Trump turned “The Apprentice” into a television success. As president-elect, he may be costing it money.<p>Kawasaki, the Japanese motoring company, said on Wednesday that it would drop its sponsorship of “The New Celebrity Apprentice” on NBC as long as Mr. Trump retained …

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Donald Trump's inauguration speech: 'He wants to talk about his vision'

Donald Trump’s campaign speeches were often ribald celebrations of grievance, the candidate unleashing invective about the ailments of the United States, his followers enthusiastically playing the call-and-response game:<p>“Build the wall!” “Lock her up!” “Drain the swamp!”<p>Rarely did his speeches …

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Samantha Bee Gives A Sarcastic Salute To Unlikely ‘Superheroine’ Kellyanne Conway

No matter what you think about Donald Trump, his campaign for president, his numerous grudges, and the parade of fools he keeps sending in front of Congress, it’s a fact that Kellyanne Conway is good at her job. Before she joined the Trump team, the current president-elect was supported by a …

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Jackie Evancho Wants to Sing at the Inaugural? So Let Her, Good for Her!

She’s sold gajillions of records, so no, she doesn’t “need” Donald Trump. We should cheer someone who does something for her country and puts politics aside.<p>When it was announced that Jackie Evancho had agreed to perform at the inauguration of Donald Trump there were three primary reactions:<p>1) How …

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Do Donald Trump's Jobs Claims Really Add Up?

Bloomberg's Rick Clough reports on President-Elect Donald Trump's tweets and claims about bringing back jobs to the U.S. Clough speaks on "Bloomberg …

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TRUMP TWEETS BACK AT NBC: Companies are adding US jobs 'because of me!'

President-elect Donald Trump used Twitter early on Wednesday morning to decry a report from NBC News.<p>"Totally biased @NBCNews went out of its way to say that the big announcement from Ford, G.M., Lockheed & others that jobs are coming back to the U.S., but had nothing to do with TRUMP, is more FAKE …

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Tucker Carlson’s surprising, much-needed takedown of a ‘paid protester’ hoax

One of the most-loved, least-supported narratives in conservative media is that many protesters who demonstrate against President-elect Donald Trump are paid to do so — meaning they don't really represent organic opposition and are nothing more than cash-grabbing, millennial mercenaries.<p>So it was …

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Chrisette Michele will perform at Donald Trump's inauguration

<i>This article originally appeared on ESSENCE.com.</i><p>Looks like Donald Trump has landed another performer for his not-so star-studded inauguration.<p>Following an earlier <i>New York Daily News</i> report that Chrisette Michele will be performing at the president-elect’s inauguration, Michele’s team has confirmed …

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Donald Trump’s Wax Statue Gets A Presidential Update

Renowned wax museum Madam Tussauds has just unveiled their updated Donald Trump statue – now complete with Oval Office - at their London branch.

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Trump Singles – A Dating Site Catering Exclusively to Trump Supporters

If you’re a Trump supporter looking for a romantic partner that shares your political views there’s no best place to find them than Trump Singles, an …

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Everyone has a theory about what was on Donald Trump's notepad

President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter today to share a picture of himself preparing his inaugural address.<p>He is at Mar-a-Lago, which he dubbed …

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Donald Trump Says He Doesn’t Even Like Tweeting

Gee, imagine if he did.<p>Donald Trump is a man who has messed with years of international diplomatic policy with his tweets at all hours of the day and night, but, if the President-elect is to be believed, tweeting doesn't even give him any joy.<p>Of course, that's a big "if."<p>Trump appeared on <i>Fox &</i> …

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Trump sued by Apprentice contestant

Summer Zervos, a contestant on The Apprentice, has appeared at a press conference with her lawyer to announce legal action against President-elect …

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Donald Trump says he wants to "Keep America Great." So did 'The Purge.'

Folks on social media have often drawn parallels between the rise of Donald Trump and the events of <i>The Purge</i> franchise. To be clear, comparing the …

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