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Report: The Trump Campaign Paid The Firm Of CNN’s Corey Lewandowski $20,000 In July

CNN, which has repeatedly defended its hire of former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski as a paid contributor, will soon have to explain why he is still receiving his regular salary from the Trump campaign.

August 22, 2016
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WATCH: CNN Anchor Moved To Tears Over Story of Syrian Boy

CNN anchor Kate Bolduan was visibly shaken while reporting on the tale of five-year-old Omran Daqneesh, a Syrian boy who was pulled from the ruins of a building in Aleppo after an airstrike there Wednesday.

August 19, 2016
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#EndorseThis: ‘Says Who?’

The past year in politics has been a swirling vortex of hate, hyperbole, and conspiracy theories so out-of-control that nearly every spectacle — usually, a moment of Trumpian improv at some rally somewhere — seems immediately to erase the entire election from the attention of the Twittering class. But, occasionally, moments last: Jeb Bush’s “Please clap.” Donald Trump’s reluctance to disavow the KKK. And now: “Says who?”

August 18, 2016
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#EndorseThis: Trump Surrogate Has A Tough Time Defending ‘Sarcasm’

Trump cable TV surrogates are going to love defending this tweet. That’s another example of sarcasm.

August 12, 2016
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#EndorseThis: Campaign Surrogates Explode Over Guests At Speeches

This has not been a good week for the staffers charged with filling the arenas of the Trump and Clinton campaigns.

August 11, 2016
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Trump Denies Secret Service Meeting Over 2A Comments: Another Lie?

So did the Secret Service discuss the violent comments with Trump’s campaign? By all accounts, except Trump’s own, it seems likely that they did.

August 11, 2016
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Paid CNN Commentator Corey Lewandowski Is Still Advising The Trump Campaign

Donald Trump “has increasingly been back in regular contact” with his former campaign manager and current paid CNN commentator Corey Lewandowski, according to U.S. News & World Report. The news comes amid reports of a Trump campaign implosion and CNN coming under increasing criticism for their hiring of Lewandowski. On July 1, Lewandowski admitted that he was still doing, in his words, “the same thing I’ve always been able to do,” as an adviser to Trump.

August 4, 2016
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WATCH: Corey Lewandowski Brings Back Trump’s Birther Conspiracy Theory

“Have those ever been released, and the question was did he get in as a U.S. citizen or was he brought into Harvard University as a citizen who wasn’t from this country?”

August 3, 2016
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WATCH: Scott Baio Defends Vulgar Tweet About Hillary Clinton

“it’s just a picture somebody sent and we sent it out. You make of it what you want,” Baio told Bash of the tweet.

July 19, 2016
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#EndorseThis: Angus King Endorses Clinton Due To Threat Of Trumpian Nuclear Catastrophe

Trump “has not demonstrated to me the kind of coolness that you need in that situation,” King explained.

July 14, 2016
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Controversial Conservative Figures Are Using The Dallas Shooting For Publicity

By now, it’s a pattern: Conservative politicians, after failed or menially important careers in public service, turn to cable news to make a real name for themselves, parlaying the illusion of power and influence into book deals, “consulting” positions, and TV shows. Last week was a shining example.

July 11, 2016
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WATCH: Jeffrey Lord Says Democrats Are The Ones With ‘An Anti-Semitism Problem’

Lord shifted the blame to the Democratic Party, accusing them of anti-semitism, and arguing that they are “pushing anti-Israel points of view who were put there by Bernie Sanders.”

July 5, 2016
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#EndorseThis: Lewandowsi Seeks To Portray Trump As Brexit Expert — Hilariously

The program got heated when Lewandowski clashed with former New York City Council speaker Christine Quinn, who argued that Trump is a selfish, heartless businessman who only looks out for himself.

June 28, 2016
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Anderson Cooper Honors Orlando Victims By Sharing Details Of Their Lives

“We’re going to try to keep the focus where we think it belongs – the people whose lives were cut short.” said the CNN anchor, who became visibly emotional and teared up several times while reading the names.

June 14, 2016
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What To Do When The Trump Campaign Is Gaslighting Your Network

Donald Trump’s campaign is rolling out a new strategy to try to tamp down the widespread criticism from the media and his fellow Republicans of Trump’s racist comments about a federal judge: flat-out lie about what he said and why.

June 8, 2016
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Trump Repeats, And Specifies, Racist Rant Against Trump U. Judge

In an interview taped Friday for Sunday morning’s The Lead with Jake Tapper, Donald Trump repeated the racist comments he has made at various campaigns stops this week about the federal judge presiding over two lawsuits filed by former students of Trump University.

June 3, 2016
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#EndorseThis: Trump Lies About Letting Japan Have Nukes, CNN Chyron Fact-Checks Him

Yesterday, CNN stepped their game up yet again. No, it wasn’t a topographical hologram of Donald Trump’s hair plugs. In fact, it was even more important: Fact-checking.

June 3, 2016
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Here’s How The Media Should Fight Trump (It’s Easy!)

These aren’t “gotcha” questions. They’re questions. Anyone who wants to lead the free world should have to answer them.

March 31, 2016
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Trump’s Not Having A Great Week, Slips Big In Wisconsin Poll

A Marquette Law School Poll on Wednesday found Sen. Ted Cruz ahead in the Badger State, with backing from 40 percent of likely voters, compared with 30 percent for Trump and 21 percent for Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

March 30, 2016
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KKK Is A Leftist Organization, According To Die-Hard Trump Supporter

Trump’s candidacy has managed to warp history for some of his supporters.

March 2, 2016
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Rubio, Cruz Go On Attack Against Trump At Debate

Republican rival Marco Rubio attacked front-runner Donald Trump at length for the first time at a debate on Thursday.

February 25, 2016
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Endorse This: Kasich Says ‘Of Course’ — Anybody Would Be Offended By Me!

In his effort to bring this controversy under control, Kasich just couldn’t stop being really awkward about it.

February 23, 2016
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Trump Threatens To Ditch Debate: ‘I’m Not A Fan Of Megyn Kelly’

Trump’s pro-wrestler talk, however, seems like a hint that he might simply be drumming up more ratings for a debate he will indeed attend.

January 25, 2016
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Endorse This: Jeb Can’t Decide — Trump Or Hillary?

“No, I’ve learned not to answer questions. That’s one of the things that you do now in political discourse,” Bush said, letting out a laugh.

December 18, 2015