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Saturday, March 24, 2018
Tom Porter
Facebook, Fake News

Facebook Suspends Data Firm Hired By Trump Campaign

Facebook said in a statement that it suspended Cambridge Analytica and its parent group Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL) after receiving reports that they did not delete information about Facebook users that was inappropriately shared. Facebook did not mention the Trump campaign or any political campaigns in its statement, attributed to company Deputy General Counsel Paul Grewal.

March 18, 2018

Putin Says ‘Jews’ Possibly Behind Russian Hacking

“Maybe they are not even Russians but Ukrainians, Tatars or Jews, but with Russian citizenship, which should also be checked; maybe they have dual citizenship of a green card; maybe the U.S. paid them for this. How can you know that? I do not know either,” he said.

March 11, 2018

Trump Lawyers Attempting To Limit His Testimony On Russia

Trump’s lawyers are considering allowing him to testify before Mueller as long as the questions “don’t test his recollections in ways that amount to a potential perjury trap,” according to the source cited in Sunday’s report. Other options include Trump responding to Mueller’s questions with written answers.

February 26, 2018
Melania Trump takes the stage after her introduction by her husband, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, at the Republican National Convention, July 18, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young

Trump Slammed For Florida Medics’ Pics

Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visited officers and victims of the shooting Friday, where the president focused on praising the reaction of emergency services rather than memorializing victims. “What a great job you’ve done, and we appreciate it very much,” Trump told officers at the sheriff’s department. “Everybody is talking about it.”

February 18, 2018

Sen. Wyden Seeks Records Of Trump’s $100 Million Deal With Russian Oligarch

“It is imperative that Congress follow the money and conduct a thorough investigation into any potential money laundering or other illicit financial dealings between the president, his associates, and Russia,” wrote Senator Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, reported ABC Friday.

February 11, 2018

Trump Hotel Pranked: ‘This Place Is A Shithole’ [VIDEO]

Trump Hotel in downtown Washington DC got a surprise makeover last night—with the expletive President Donald Trump has used to describe developing world countries beamed onto its outer walls. Video posted on Twitter shows the words “This Place is a Shithole” projected onto the walls of the hotel Saturday night, alongside poop emojis, and an arrow pointing at the establishment’s arched entrance.

January 15, 2018
Trump Tower

Protesters Chant ‘Lock Him Up’ At Trump In New York

Protesters greeted President Trump’s motorcade in New York City with chants of “lock him up” on Saturday—echoing the slogan Trump used on the campaign trail about his presidential rival, Hillary Clinton. Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the restaurant where Trump is to hold a fundraiser Saturday…

December 3, 2017

Trump Claims Access Hollywood Tape Is Fake

On the tape, which surfaced weeks before the November 2016 presidential election, the former reality star can be heard bragging to TV presenter Billy Bush of grabbing women “by the pussy.” Trump faced calls to step aside from the race after the tape went public, and apologized for the remarks, dismissing them as “locker room talk.”

November 27, 2017

Senator’s Son Sues Sheriff Arpaio

One of the sons of Arizona Senator Jeff Flake has filed a lawsuit against President Trump ally Sheriff Joe Arpaio, accusing him of maliciously pursuing charges of animal cruelty to damage his father’s political reputation.

November 26, 2017
Sean Hannity

Volvo Pulls Sean Hannity Ads Following Roy Moore Report

“Every single person in this country deserves the presumption of innocence,” Hannity said. “With the allegations against Judge Moore, none of us know the truth of what happened 38 years ago. The only people that would know are the people involved in this incident.”

November 15, 2017
Trump Congressional address

‘I Wouldn’t Call Kim Short And Fat,’ Tweets Trump

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un engaged in a new round of and jibes Saturday, when Trump sarcastically said he would never call Kim “short and fat” after North Korea described Trump as a “dotard.”

November 13, 2017

Montana Republican Official Says She Would Have ‘Shot’ Guardian Reporter

“If that kid had done to me what he did to Greg, I would have shot him,” Karen Marshall, vice-president of programs for Gallatin County Republican Women told the Voice of Montana radio program on Thursday.

October 23, 2017

McCain Disdains Trump’s Threat To ‘Fight Back’

Senator John McCain has shrugged off a threat from President Donald Trump, and is warning he will block the president’s nominations for key Defense Department posts unless the administration provides more detail about its Afghanistan policy.

October 19, 2017
Trump voters

Trump Supporters Hit Hardest By Obamacare Cuts

President Donald Trump’s decision to end a provision of the Affordable Care Act will most impact the core support that carried him to the presidency, according to new research. Nearly 70 percent of those affected by Trump’s executive order last week ending cost-sharing reduction subsidies live in states that voted for him last November, according to new research by the Associated Press.

October 16, 2017

Hell Hath No Fury Like A Bannon Scorned

“No administration in history has been so divided among itself about the direction about where it should go,” Bannon said, adding that Trump’s base is frustrated by a congressional agenda that has pursued traditional Republican priorities than the agenda Trump championed.

August 21, 2017
Supporters of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump protest outside a campaign event for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Williamson, West Virginia, United States, May 2, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young

Who Are The Alt-Right Leaders Behind Virginia Rally?

On Friday, hundreds of U.S. torch-bearing white nationalists rallied at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, protesting the planned removal of a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee. The extremists clashed with counter-protesters and police ahead of a larger event Saturday, which the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) said could be the largest white nationalist gathering in decades.

August 13, 2017
Trump, Conservative, Press

Trump Threatens Freedom Of The Press In Leaks Crackdown

Satirists have repeatedly drawn on the similarities between President Donald Trump and Middle Eastern and African dictators, for installing his family in senior advisory positions in the White House as much as his excessive self-regard and his respect for military tough men.

August 6, 2017
Trump lies

Trump Withdraws Funding From Anti-Hate Group

The Trump administration has slashed funding for a group devoted to tackling radical white extremists. The Department for Homeland Security (DHS) announced Friday that $400,000 in federal funding was being withdrawn from Chicago-based Life After Hate, one of the few U.S. groups dedicated to combating white nationalism. The group was awarded the grant in the closing days of the Obama administration.

June 25, 2017
Trump, Russia, Media

Will Trump Pull Out Of Middle East Peace Talks?

London-based Arabic daily Al-Hayat reported Saturday that the meeting between Kushner and Abbas had been “tense.” Abbas was allegedly furious when Kushner relayed a set of demands from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to a translation of the report by the Jerusalem Post.

June 25, 2017
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump gets a kiss from his daughter Ivanka at the end of a campaign victory party after rival candidate Senator Ted Cruz dropped out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination following the results of the Indiana state primary, at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 3, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Ivanka Sounds Just Like Dad In Copycat Lawsuit

If the shoe fits, wear it—but not for the president’s daughter Ivanka Trump, who claims she had no role in the design of a shoe made by her fashion company, which is now the subject of an intellectual property infringement lawsuit.

June 25, 2017