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Melania Trump: ‘I really don’t care, do you?’ jacket did send message

October 22, 2018

First lady contradicts earlier claims jacket had no hidden meaning as she backs chain migration opposed by her husband Melania Trump has admitted she was sending a message when she wore an olive jacket emblazoned with the words I really dont care, do u? while travelling to visit migrant children separated from their parents in […]

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Navy vet arrested in connection with suspicious envelopes sent to Trump

October 10, 2018

William Clyde Allen III arrested in Utah after authorities investigated envelopes initially thought to contain ricin A US navy veteran in Utah was arrested Wednesday in connection with suspicious envelopes that were sent to Donald Trump and top military chiefs. William Clyde Allen III, 39, was taken into custody in in the small northern Utah […]

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US immigrants stop using public benefits over fears of new Trump rule

October 1, 2018

Critics attack shameful proposal that would make it harder for people who have used public benefits to obtain visas or green cards US immigrants have begun to remove themselves from public housing waiting lists, childcare subsidy programs and the food stamp program out of fears that a rule Sign up for the US morning briefing […]

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Land of the free? How Trump has put Americas identity in peril

September 24, 2018

As the midterm elections approach, Ben Fountain argues white voters should know that a real democracy can only survive if there is true equality for everyone Some 20 months into his term Trump has been pretty much the president we expected: loud, boastful, bullying, reckless, ruder than the worst-bred minor royalty, tetchy as a wolverine […]

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John McCain obituary

September 20, 2018

Patriotic senator and Republican presidential candidate admired for his bravery as a prisoner in Hanoi, and for his readiness to speak truth to power William Buckley said McCain was conservative but not a conservative conservative, that is, in his instincts and beliefs, but not a member of the conservative movement. Barack Obama, McCains victorious rival […]

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Stormy Daniels’ tell-all book on Trump: salacious detail and claims of cheating

September 20, 2018

Exclusive: pornographic actor says Trump didnt want to be president in her book Full Disclosure In a tell-all memoir, the pornographic actor Stormy Daniels details salacious descriptions of her time with Donald Trump, wonders if he is fit to be president and claims that he offered to cheat for her in his reality TV show. […]

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How weak schools serve Trump’s agenda | Arne Duncan

September 13, 2018

Of course the president says he loves the poorly educated: authoritarian regimes benefit when citizens lack education, writes Obamas education secretary In late July, at a speech for veterans in Kansas City, Missouri, President Trump jabbed a finger at the back of the room, where members of the media were gathered, and cautioned his audience: […]

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Paul Manafort trial: prosecutors seek to paint picture of luxe lifestyle

August 12, 2018

Stunning stories of expenses emerged as prosecutors suggested Rick Gates may not testify, surprising observers Leave out the home renovations. No pictures of fancy suits. Dont call them oligarchs. And no eye-rolling. The second day of the trial of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort saw the presiding judge, TS Ellis III, issue a […]

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Paul Manafort trial is first court test for special counsel Robert Mueller

August 9, 2018

Former Trump campaign manager appears in Virginia but focus will be on financial dealings and luxury lifestyle As a hotshot global political consultant, Paul Manafort traveled between Kiev and luxury homes in New York, Virginia and Florida. On Tuesday morning in Virginia he traveled about 100 yards, from the Alexandria Detention Center to the Albert […]

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Independence, Missouri: tribalism, the flag and 4 July in the age of Trump

July 18, 2018

In a small midwestern town, memories of President Harry Truman fuel hope for a brighter American future Its so omnipresent, you longer notice it. On poles outside the historic courthouse and a nearby office building. In a window display at a kitchenware store and on a heart-shaped table in an antiques shop. Above neatly mown […]

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