Trump and Melania Working to Free Rapper A$AP Rocky From Swedish Jail: ‘We Hope to Get Him Home’


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While speaking to reporters in the White House today, President Donald Trump discussed his plans to help rap star A$AP Rocky with his assault case in Sweden, which the East Harlem artist is currently locked up for. The president said he has “already started” talks with Swedish authorities to free the rapper — a move he was talked into making after  “many, many members of the African-American community called … [and] said could you help?” “So I personally don’t know A$AP Rocky, but I can tell you that he has tremendous support from the African American community in this country,” Trump added. “When I say African American, I think I can really say from everybody in this country because we’re all one.” After again noting that “so many people” called the White House “asking me to help A$AP Rocky,” the president gave credit to First Lady Melania Trump  Continue reading "Trump and Melania Working to Free Rapper A$AP Rocky From Swedish Jail: ‘We Hope to Get Him Home’"

Lara Trump Does Everything to Downplay Rally Chant: Only ‘A Couple of People’, and Trump ‘Didn’t Say It’


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The president’s daughter-in-law and Trump 2020 campaign advisor Lara Trump attempted to distance Donald Trump from the chorus of “send her back” shouted by his supporters at a rally this week, while also falsely claiming that only “a couple” of attendees contributed to the racist chants. “He wasn’t the one that was chanting it,” Lara Trump said during an interview with Fox Business on Friday morning. “The crowd themselves started chanting this. It wasn’t the whole crowd. It was a couple of people right there in the front but he didn’t say it.” The first daughter-in-law failed to note that the president started the racist attacks against Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley on Sunday when he tweeted that the four should leave the U.S. and “go back” to other countries. Additionally, video of the rally clearly shows a large Continue reading "Lara Trump Does Everything to Downplay Rally Chant: Only ‘A Couple of People’, and Trump ‘Didn’t Say It’"

Geraldo Rivera Calls Out Hegseth For Defending Trump’s Racist Tweets: ‘What the Hell, Pete?’


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Fox News personalities Pete Hegseth and Geraldo Rivera got into a heated clash Friday morning over the issue of President Donald Trump and his supporters telling congresswomen of color to “go back” to other countries. Rivera began the segment by saying Trump, who told minority Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley to leave the U.S. for the nations they supposedly “originally” came from, made a “nativist, xenophobic, racist attack” against the lawmakers. “Go back to where you came from is the old racist trope, that all of us, ethnic or racial minorities have grown up with at various times,” he added. “It is unforgivable, this day and age. I really lament it came up. I’m glad the president has said what he said.” Hegseth replied by insisting the president “is not talking a race, he is talking about whether you Continue reading "Geraldo Rivera Calls Out Hegseth For Defending Trump’s Racist Tweets: ‘What the Hell, Pete?’"

BREAKING: Trump Says Navy Destroyed an Iranian Drone For Approaching a U.S. Ship


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President Donald Trump said the U.S. Navy destroyed an Iranian drone over the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday after it approached an American vessel. Trump, while speaking at a White House presser today, said the incident occurred after “a Navy amphibious assault ship… took defensive action against an Iranian drone which had closed into a very, very near distance.” “Approximately 1,000 yards. Ignoring multiple calls to stand down and was threatening the safety of the ship and the ship’s crew. The drone was immediately destroyed,” he continued. “This is the latest of many provocative and hostile actions by Iran, against vessels operating in international waters the United States reserves the right to defend our personnel facilities, and interests and calls upon all nations to condemn Iran’s attempts to disrupt freedom of navigation and global commerce.” “I also call on other nations to protect their ships as they Continue reading "BREAKING: Trump Says Navy Destroyed an Iranian Drone For Approaching a U.S. Ship"

CNN Hosted a Panel of ‘Women From Dallas’ to Defend Trump’s Racist Tweets, Turns Out They’re All ‘Trumpettes’


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CNN hosted a panel of Republican women this week, who defended President Donald Trump’s recent attacks against several progressive lawmakers of color, but the network failed to disclose all eight of the guests are part of an organized pro-Trump club. The eight women, who came on the network shortly after CNN gave a platform to white supremacist Richard Spencer to discuss Trump’s racism, are all members of a group they call “Trumpettes of America 2019 Palm Beach Team.” Instead of informing their audience that these women are all dedicated, pro-Trump partisans, CNN correspondent Randi Kaye introduced the panelists using the innocuous label, “Republican women from Dallas.” Cooper did refer to the women as part of “the president’s base,” but the on-screen description of the panelists simply read, “Republican.” Unsurprisingly, not a single one of the women took issue with Trump telling Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezIlhan Continue reading "CNN Hosted a Panel of ‘Women From Dallas’ to Defend Trump’s Racist Tweets, Turns Out They’re All ‘Trumpettes’"

Marianne Williamson Bodies Dave Rubin on Reparations: ‘Have You Read Much on Slavery?’


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Contrarian YouTube weirdo Dave Rubin, who maintains he is “a liberal,” took a break from inviting white nationalists onto his show and hosted Democratic candidate Marianne Williamson, which appears to have backfired as she was quick to call out his shtick. Rubin has spent the past several years claiming to hold liberal views while criticizing the left and praising conservatives. He regularly interviews far-right pundits for his show — often nodding along as guests rant about race science and other fringe views, like white nationalist (and alleged cult leader) Stefan Molyneux and alt-right activist Lauren Southern. But on Tuesday night, he interviewed Williamson, whose 2020 campaign has gone viral for being the only candidate purportedly running on a platform of “love” and human decency. The two debated a number of hot button issues, including enforcement policies on the U.S.-Mexico border. “It seems like every [Democratic
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Jeffrey Epstein Reportedly Visited Office for ‘Sexual Conduct’ While in Jail; Police Records ‘No Longer Available’


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New details have emerged on billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s all-time sweetheart deal from former top Miami prosecutor Alex Acosta, as Epstein was reportedly allowed to spend hours a day in his West Palm Beach “office” as young girls were brought into the private room. The allegation, parts of which have been reported in the past, was leveled by a lawyer representing a number of Epstein’s accusers. The billionaire’s special treatment came after he took a plea in state court that sent him to Palm Beach County jail for 13 months in what was meant to be an 18-month sentence. “It was, if you were in jail, improper sexual contact,’’ said attorney Brad Edwards, who represents multiple Epstein accusers, during a press conference in New York on Tuesday. “He was not just sitting there conducting some scientific research for the betterment of the community,’’ he continued, adding that Epstein Continue reading "Jeffrey Epstein Reportedly Visited Office for ‘Sexual Conduct’ While in Jail; Police Records ‘No Longer Available’"

Jeffrey Epstein Reportedly Visited Office for ‘Sexual Conduct’ While in Jail; Police Records ‘No Longer Available’


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New details have emerged on billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s all-time sweetheart deal from former top Miami prosecutor Alex Acosta, as Epstein was reportedly allowed to spend hours a day in his West Palm Beach “office” as young girls were brought into the private room. The allegation, parts of which have been reported in the past, was leveled by a lawyer representing a number of Epstein’s accusers. The billionaire’s special treatment came after he took a plea in state court that sent him to Palm Beach County jail for 13 months in what was meant to be an 18-month sentence. “It was, if you were in jail, improper sexual contact,’’ said attorney Brad Edwards, who represents multiple Epstein accusers, during a press conference in New York on Tuesday. “He was not just sitting there conducting some scientific research for the betterment of the community,’’ he continued, adding that Epstein Continue reading "Jeffrey Epstein Reportedly Visited Office for ‘Sexual Conduct’ While in Jail; Police Records ‘No Longer Available’"

WH Reporter Responds to Kellyanne Conway Asking About His Ethnicity: ‘A Little Weirder Than Normal’


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Breakfast Media White House reporter Andrew Feinberg said White House counselor Kellyanne Conway questioning his ethnicity was “weirder than normal,” but “not unusual” for Trump aide who frequently avoids answering reporters questions with wild, irrelevent diversions. “I was thinking that this is bizarre,” Feinberg said on CNN Tuesday night, hours after Conway asked him about his racial background while talking to reporters outside the White House. “I have been a journalist in Washington for about ten years and I have never had any government official speak to me that way. And or ask such an inappropriate question.” Conway made the comment after Feinberg asked about President Donald Trump’s racist attacks against four progressive congresswomen of color, who he suggested should go back to the countries they supposedly “originally came from.” (All but one of the lawmakers Trump singled out, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) who immigrated from Somalia as Continue reading "WH Reporter Responds to Kellyanne Conway Asking About His Ethnicity: ‘A Little Weirder Than Normal’"

Anderson Cooper: Trump’s Not Some ‘Drunk Idiot’ Telling People to Go Back, ’This Is the Freakin’ President’


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While criticizing Donald Trump’s recent racist attacks against four Democratic congresswomen, CNN host Anderson Cooper noted on Tuesday night that these comments were not made by just a “drunk idiot” but were instead spewed by the “president of the United States.” Cooper also described Trump’s comments, in which he told minority Democratic Reps.  Ilhan Omar (MN), Ayanna Pressley (MA), Rashida Tlaib (MI), and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY) to go back to where they “originally came from,” as a “depressing” indictment of American politics today. “When you’re in a bar and some drunk person is yelling at somebody else saying go back to where you came from, you know, you can address that person, you can walk away, you can just throw your hands up and say this is some drunk idiot,” Cooper said. “But this is the freaking president of the United States,” he continued. “I Continue reading "Anderson Cooper: Trump’s Not Some ‘Drunk Idiot’ Telling People to Go Back, ’This Is the Freakin’ President’"

CNN Panel Erupts Over Trump’s Tweets: ‘You’re a Racist!’


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A CNN panel debating whether or not President Donald Trump’s recent attacks against four minority congresswomen were racist melted down after one of the network’s commentators, Keith Boykin, called Trump 2020 advisory council member Rob Astorino. In response to Trump saying that Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) go back to the countries they “originally came from” — even though all but one, Omar, was born in the U.S. — Astorino argued that Trump was not making a race-based attack, but was instead “saying it to four people, four politicians who have thrown barbs at him they have been vial in what they said.” He went on to say that four congresswomen “are completely immune from anything because of [their] skin color,” while his fellow panelists, Boykin and White House reporter Apirl Ryan, argued Trump Continue reading "CNN Panel Erupts Over Trump’s Tweets: ‘You’re a Racist!’"

Rep. John Lewis Condemns Trump’s Tweets on House Floor: ‘I Know Racism When I See It’


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Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) called for his congressional colleagues to support a resolution condemning President Donald Trump’s recent racist attacks against four minority congresswomen while speaking on the House floor on Tuesday. “I rise with a sense of righteous indignation to support this resolution. I know racism when I see it. I know racism when I feel it,” began Lewis, who organized anti-segregation marches in Washington, D.C. during the 1960s and met civil rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks as an activist in his teens. “At the highest level of government, there’s no room for racism. It sows the seeds of violence and destroys the hopes and dreams of people,” he added. “The world is watching. They are shocked and dismayed because it seems we have lost our way. As a nation, as a proud and great people. We are one Continue reading "Rep. John Lewis Condemns Trump’s Tweets on House Floor: ‘I Know Racism When I See It’"

CNN Blasted for Giving Platform to White Nationalist Richard Spencer


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In light of President Donald Trump’s recent racist attacks against four progressive congresswomen of color, CNN gave a platform to white nationalist Richard Spencer — who was a featured speaker at the deadly 2017 Unite the Right neo-Nazi rally — to discuss the “red meat” race-based attacks on Tuesday. While Spencer was a strong supporter of Trump at the start of his presidency, as he famously leading the “hail Trump, hail our people” Nazi-esque chant in Washington, D.C. just after the 2016 election, the alt-right thinktank president told CNN’s Sara Sidner that these latest “racist tweets” from Trump are nothing more than “the kind of sentiments you might hear from your drunk uncle while he’s watching Hannity.” “Many white nationalists will eat up this red meat that Donald Trump is throwing out there. I am not one of them. I recognize the con-game that is going on,” Spencer
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EXCLUSIVE: Former Trump Aide Jason Miller Admits to Hiring Prostitutes in 2015 and 2017


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EXCLUSIVE: Former Trump Aide Jason Miller Admits to Hiring Prostitutes in 2015 and 2017 Republican operative Jason Miller, the former communications chief for the Trump campaign and transition team, said he hired numerous prostitutes and visited “hand job” massage parlors as recently as a few months ago in a new videotaped deposition. Miller made the admission while testifying on May 30 in Washington D.C. in connection to his lawsuit against the digital media company Gizmodo — a case that is being litigated in Southern Florida’s District Court. Despite Miller’s counsel calling for a protective order to make the deposition confidential, a redacted version was made public on July 11. The suit accuses Gizmodo of defaming Miller with a story citing an allegation he slipped an “abortion pill” to a Florida strip club dancer he impregnated. The story was based on a sealed court filing. Miller denies the allegation and claims the story is untrue. The lawsuit also names individual defendants Katherine Continue reading "EXCLUSIVE: Former Trump Aide Jason Miller Admits to Hiring Prostitutes in 2015 and 2017"

CNN’s Jake Tapper Rips President: ‘Trump Denies Racist Tweets Were Racist’


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CNN anchor Jake Tapper opened his show on Monday by calling out President Donald Trump for firing off a “racist” tweetstorm over the weekend, in which he demanded four Democratic lawmakers of color go back to the countries they or their ancestors are from. “President Trump today denying that his racist Tweets were racist,” Tapper said at the beginning of his show, later adding, “Can’t stop, won’t stop. President Trump continuing to say Democratic congresswomen of color should go back where they came from even though three of the four he seems to be targeting are from the U.S. and all four are American citizens.” “The latest on yet another standard of basic decency in American values shattered,” he continued. Tapper also called out Trump for his new comments on the matter at a live event outside the White House today, as the CNN host said the president Continue reading "CNN’s Jake Tapper Rips President: ‘Trump Denies Racist Tweets Were Racist’"

MSNBC’s Velshi Reacts to Trump Presser: He’s ‘Owning’ That His Ideas Are ‘Attractive to White Nationalists and Racists’


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MSNBC host Ali Velshi said President Donald Trump’s recent comments questioning the citizenship of minority progressive congresswoman crossed into new racist territory for his administration, in which he is “owning” the support of open racists. Velshi made the comments on Monday while co-hosting with Stephanie Ruhle, who called Trump’s attacks on the women “stunning,” given that they haven’t even been in Congress for more than a year yet, and noted that just “four out of 280” Republican lawmakers have condemned the president’s racist remarks so far. “In covering all of this the way we have covered the last two and a half years, this actually feels different to me. this feels like the president is really owning the idea that he’s saying things that are attracted to white nationalists and racists,” Velshi said. Ruhle and Velshi went on to argue that they do not expect GOP lawmakers to stand Continue reading "MSNBC’s Velshi Reacts to Trump Presser: He’s ‘Owning’ That His Ideas Are ‘Attractive to White Nationalists and Racists’"

Meet the Conspiracy Theorists, Clout Chasers and MAGA Die-Hards Attending Trump’s ‘Social Media Summit’


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President Donald Trump’s White House “social media summit” on Thursday is slated to feature some of the biggest conspiracy theorists, clout chasers, and MAGA die-hards in conservative media. Or, as the Trump administration calls them, their “digital leaders.” Doors open at 2 p.m. for the July 11 meeting, which is focused on “opportunities and challenges of today’s online environment,” namely, the purported censorship of right-wing views and figures on Silicon Valley-run websites like Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and Google. Notably, none of those social media platforms are included in this social media summit. It seems the president was inspired to hold the meeting last month after claiming the tech giants are all “against me,” an accusation the companies have denied extensively. Trump’s troubles grasping the intricacies of social media are numerous. He has accused Twitter of trying to censor his voice by taking away his followers, but the company
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Fox News’ Howie Kurtz Rips Megan Rapinoe: She Spoiled and Tarred America’s World Cup Win


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Fox News Media Buzz host Howard Kurtz attacked soccer star Megan Rapinoe, as he accused the U.S. Women’s National Team co-captain of spoiling the World Cup victory for many Americans by criticizing President Donald Trump. Kurtz, who was responding to Rapinoe’s interview on CNN in which she accused Trump of “excluding” many LGBTQ+ and minority Americans, accused the athlete of taking a “divisive approach to just about everything” on Wednesday morning. “It had the potential to be this wonderful unifying moment for the country,” he continued, “but she has just been constantly giving interviews dissing Donald Trump, dissing the White House, dissing the national anthem. I think that is a shame. She is happy to accept an invitation to go on the Hill from AOC, but really attacking the president.” America’s Newsroom co-host Bill Hemmer pushed back on Rapinoe saying Trump excludes people like her, saying that Continue reading "Fox News’ Howie Kurtz Rips Megan Rapinoe: She Spoiled and Tarred America’s World Cup Win"

Biden Earned $16 Million After Leaving White House; MSNBC Panel Asks If He Can Relate to ‘Working Voters?’


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An MSNBC panel questioned former Vice President Joe Biden’s relatively recent acquisition of $15.6 million from post-White House speeches and book deals, as they suggested the leading 2020 Democratic candidate may not be able to relate to middle Americans now. “Let’s keep talking about Joe Biden because he’s now a member of the millionaires club since those new financial disclosures show he made almost $16 million after leaving the White House,” MSNBC host Geoff Bennett began. “Look, no one is begrudging Joe Biden for his success, but how can he juggle that while still positioning himself as the guy who can relate to middle class, working voters?” New York Times political reporter Jeremy Peters replied by saying the discrepancies between his wealth and his message to working voters is “just one of many issues he’s going to have to continue to answer for.” “He has a long Continue reading "Biden Earned $16 Million After Leaving White House; MSNBC Panel Asks If He Can Relate to ‘Working Voters?’"

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Bars Reporter From Accessing Campaign Because She’s a Woman


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State Rep. Robert Foster, a Republican gubernatorial candidate running in Mississippi, barred a woman reporter from accessing his campaign solely because of her gender. The lawmaker, who represents the area around Hernando, Mississippi, had his campaign director tell Mississippi Today reporter Larrison Campbell that she cannot accompany the candidate on his 15-hour day trip because of supposed concerns that involving a woman reporter could raise suspicions of an affair. “The only reason you think that people will think I’m having a (improper) relationship with your candidate is because I am a woman,” Campbell told the campaign — a comment she included in an article on the candidate sexist tactics against her. However, campaign director, Colton Robison, insisted that Campbell bring a male peer along with her to ensure she is not following the campaign alone, adding, “[We] can’t risk it.” “Perception is everything. We are so close Continue reading "GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Bars Reporter From Accessing Campaign Because She’s a Woman"