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Trump’s chief of staff, whose son died in combat, defends president’s handling of phone call to Gold Star widow

John F. Kelly, who lost a son in Afghanistan, told reporters in the White House briefing room that he counseled Trump on what to say to families of those killed on the battlefield. He also said “it stuns me” that Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson listened in on a call, which was heard on …

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Donald Trump reacts and a crisis is born

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's chronic inability to turn the other cheek to a perceived slight has landed the White House with a crisis on multiple fronts over his handling of the ISIS ambush in Niger that killed four US troops.<p>Trump's reflexive boast that he was more attentive to the relatives …

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Donald Trump’s Gold Star controversies get even more embarrassing

One grieving Gold Star parent called Trump a liar; another claims he never sent a promised check for $25,000<p>President Donald Trump's Gold Star family controversies continued to roil his presidency.<p>One controversy involves Chris Baldridge, the father of Army Sgt. Dillon Baldridge, whose son was …

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Donald Trump just suggested the FBI, Democrats and Russia might all be co-conspirators

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump sent this tweet on Thursday morning: "Workers of firm involved with the discredited and Fake Dossier take the 5th. Who paid for it, Russia, the FBI or the Dems (or all)?"<p>This is, of course, somewhat common fare by this point in the arc of Trump's …

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John McCain eviscerates Fox News reporter: 'Why would you ask something that dumb?'

Let's just establish, up front, that Senator John McCain (Republican-Arizona) thinks pretty much all questions about President Donald Trump are …

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Trump just publicly accused the FBI of having conspired against him

The tweet is not only false, but creepily authoritarian.<p>As president, Donald Trump is in charge of the FBI. Which makes it incredibly striking that, in a Thursday morning tweet, Trump accused the bureau of having conspired to spread false intelligence about him during the 2016 election:<p>The …

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Multiple NFL owners believe Trump is waging a personal vendetta against the NFL because he was prevented from buying a team

• <b>President Donald Trump is still going after the NFL over anthem protests.</b>• <b><br>Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan said Trump is "jealous" of NFL and his attacks are "personal."</b>• <b><br>Adam Shefter said other NFL owners feel Trump's attacks are a personal vendetta.</b><p>President Donald Trump went after the NFL …

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Jake Tapper burns Bill O’Reilly to ash, reminds him he was “humiliated in front of the world”

When the former Fox News host took shots at Tapper’s ratings, the CNN host blasted him with a reality check<p>Wednesday, disgraced former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly took shots at CNN's Jake Tapper via Twitter, saying that the ratings of his former colleague are "as low as you can go." This turned out …

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Donald Trump told the Wall Street Journal in 1987 he sold 'all' his stocks before the crash

The infamous 'Black Monday' stock market crash 30 years ago Thursday, when the Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 500 points, was not …

Finance

World War 3: China’s Chilling Message To Donald Trump And The World Community

The eyes of the world are on U.S. President Donald Trump. For months Trump has been engaged in a war of words with North Korea and Iran, and across …

North Korea

Could a Constitutional Challenge Cost Trump His Business Empire?

An emoluments case playing out in New York brings the president's conflict-of-interest nightmare to the forefront.<p>Lost in the cacophony of events that could potentially put an end to <b>Donald Trump’s</b> presidency, the possibility that he may have violated the Emoluments Clause—the constitutional clause …

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George W. Bush Delivers Scathing Rebuke of Trump Presidency

'The health of the democratic spirit is at issue,' 43rd president warns<p>Former President George W. Bush on Thursday delivered a scathing warning about …

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Colin Kaepernick's attorney responds to Donald Trump's NFL tweets by quoting JFK

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George W Bush comes out of nowhere to insult Donald Trump

George W Bush has quite literally come out of nowhere to have his say on Donald Trump — and his conclusion is less than flattering.<p>The former …

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John Kelly didn’t expect President Trump would politicize his son’s death: report

The White House says Kelly is disgusted with the way the media politicized soldiers’ deaths. But Trump did it first<p>When White House chief of staff John Kelly told President Donald Trump that former President Barack Obama failed to call him after his son's death, he did not anticipate that fact …

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Putin: If the U.S. breaks nuclear treaty, Russia will too

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Russia would "respond immediately and symmetrically" if the U.S. broke the intermediate-range …

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Joe: The president knows the FBI is on his trail

The president is continuing his tweeting Thursday, and this time he's questioning who paid for the 'discredited and Fake Dossier'. The panel …

Politics

There's a conspiracy theory that Melania Trump has been replaced with a body double and it's pretty unsettling

Donald Trump is a fan of a conspiracy theory.<p>He claimed Barack Obama was born in Kenya, not the United States, and demanded he produce his birth …

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Trump weighs in on 'fake' dossier on his alleged Russia ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is questioning what he says is a "fake" dossier of allegations about his connections to Russia.<p>Here's his latest tweet: "Workers of firm involved with the discredited and Fake Dossier take the 5th. Who paid for it, Russia, the FBI or the Dems (or all)?"<p>The …

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Trump judicial nominee admitted he discriminates against LGBTQ people

One of President Donald Trump’s federal judge nominees openly admitted to discriminating against LGBTQ people, according to audio of a speech he gave …

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Trump tweets about bombshell reports that Clintons made millions off crooked Russian uranium deal

• <b>The Hill reports that the FBI investigated Russian nuclear industry officials engaging in bribery and kickbacks.</b>• <b><br>President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday morning that "Uranium deal to Russia, with Clinton help and Obama Administration knowledge, is the biggest story that Fake Media doesn't want to</b> …

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Chuck D: Why Donald Trump Is a White Supremacist

The Public Enemy frontman, whose self-titled debut album with Prophets of Rage is available now, sounds off on President Trump—and the ‘sinister’ people in his orbit.<p>Trump is a bloated mess—and a weapon of mass distraction. Many people are so turned off and perturbed by the whole Trump-POTUS …

Culture

Trump Campaign Staff Publicly Circulated Russian Propaganda on Twitter Before the Election: Report

Multiple members of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, including Donald Trump Jr., campaign manager Kellyanne Conway and other staffers …

Liberal View

Is Melania Leaving President Trump? After Body Double Rumors, You Can Now Bet On it

Betting site, Paddy Power, has increased the odds that rumors of First Lady Melania Trump's body double could split up the presidential pair.

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The other Melania: A Trump horror story

Anthony Scaramucci saw her, too, on the same stairs. He only lasted a week afterwards. "Didn't I just see . . ." he started. Real Melania put a …

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Is It Weird the Trump Campaign Staff Shared Russian Propaganda Before the Election?

What a strange coincidence.<p>You know the expression "Where's there's smoke, there's fire?" Yeah, that doesn't quite capture what's going on with the Trump administration. It implies that there could be any doubt about the existence of said fire. Like it presupposes a situation where you see a lot of …

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Mika Brzezinski Says 'The President is Mentally Ill' on 'Morning Joe'

MSNBC morning show host finds some agreement with a North Korean official<p>On the set of “Morning Joe” Thursday, co-host Mika Brzezinski bluntly …

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Trump Claimed He Sold All His Stocks Before the 1987 Market Crash. He Was Lying.

On October 19, 1987, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost just over 22 percent of its value, dropping 503 points on the day that would become known …

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Donald Trump criticism: George Bush attacks 'conspiracy theories and outright fabrication' in modern politics

Former president George W Bush has issued a thinly veiled attack on Donald Trump as he criticized the “casual cruelty” and “conspiracy theories” in modern politics.<p>The former Republican leader warned that “bullying and prejudice in our public life sets a national tone” that left young Americans …

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Trump’s unmoored week shows just how aimless he is

President Trump's most faithful supporters like to believe he's always a step ahead of the media and the political establishment — that he's playing three-dimensional chess while we're stuck on checkers. Where we see utter discord, they see carefully orchestrated chaos.<p>This week should disabuse …

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