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Why those Confederate soldier statues look a lot like their Union counterparts – Washington Post

Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Washington PostWhy those Confederate soldier statues look a lot like their Union counterpartsWashington PostPresident Trump’s supportive comments about Confederate monuments have focused new attention on long-ignored Civil War statues of a mustachioed infantryman standing at rest, wearing a greatcoat and holding a rifle barrel. The nameless figure, known to …New Confederate monuments are going up and these are the people behind themCNNDuke University Is Removing The Robert E. Lee Statue From Its ChapelHuffPostMonuments, media and madnessFox NewsLos Angeles Times -U.S. News & World Report -NPR -NBCNews.comall 646 news articles »

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‘Tonight’ Thank You Notes: Triple H Body Slams Jimmy on Desk

Saturday, August 19th, 2017


Jimmy pens thank you notes to President Donald Trump for firing Steve Bannon, waterfalls and other things before getting body slammed by WWE wrestling star Triple H.

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Charities, non-profits pull events from Mar-a-Lago amid Charlottesville controversy – ABC News

Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Chicago TribuneCharities, non-profits pull events from Mar-a-Lago amid Charlottesville controversyABC NewsA number of high profile charitable organizations have withdrawn fundraising events and galas from President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida amid growing backlash to the president’s response to the deadly violence that broke out in …Major Nonprofits Cancel Mar-a-Lago Fundraisers After CharlottesvilleHuffPostMajor charities dump Trump’s club after Charlottesville dramaMiami Herald (blog)More groups ditch plans for fundraisers at Mar-a-LagoSun SentinelWDIV Detroit -Chron.com -WatertownDailyTimes.com -The Independentall 95 news articles »

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Romney to Trump: Apologize Now for Charlottesville Comments – Newsmax

Friday, August 18th, 2017

NewsmaxRomney to Trump: Apologize Now for Charlottesville CommentsNewsmaxFormer Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney says President Donald Trump must say he’s sorry for insisting that “many sides” are to blame in last week’s deadly white supremacy rally in Charlottesville. “Whether he intended to or not, what he communicated …and more »

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Arnold Schwarzenegger tells Trump what he should have said after Charlottesville – Washington Post

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Washington PostArnold Schwarzenegger tells Trump what he should have said after CharlottesvilleWashington PostArnold Schwarzenegger counts himself among those who were deeply disappointed by President Trump’s statement that “both sides” were to blame for the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville. And in a new video, the former Republican …Schwarzenegger goes after Trump in video on Charlottesville violenceThe Hill (blog)Schwarzenegger jabs Trump: ‘There are not two sides to bigotry’PoliticoArnold Schwarzenegger Schools Trump On How To Respond To NazisHuffPostHot Air -Breitbart News -LA Daily News -RollingStone.comall 84 news articles »

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Three more charity groups pull out of fundraisers at Mar-a-Lago – The Hill

Friday, August 18th, 2017

The HillThree more charity groups pull out of fundraisers at Mar-a-LagoThe HillThree more charity groups have canceled their plans to host fundraising events from President Trump’s luxury Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Fla., joining a growing list of nonprofit groups abandoning events at the property over the president’s response …Salvation Army, Red Cross, Susan G. Komen abandon Trump’s Mar-a-LagoWashington PostMajor Nonprofits Cancel Mar-a-Lago Fundraisers After CharlottesvilleHuffPostCharities, non-profits pull events from Mar-a-Lago amid Charlottesville controversyABC NewsBusiness Insider -Sun Sentinel -MSNBC -Miami Herald (blog)all 57 news articles »

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Icahn steps down as regulatory adviser to Trump – The Hill

Friday, August 18th, 2017

The HillIcahn steps down as regulatory adviser to TrumpThe HillInvestor Carl Icahn announced Friday that he is stepping down from his role as special adviser to President Trump on issues relating to regulatory reform. Icahn, who owns a substantial stake in the oil and refining company CVR Energy, said in a letter …Icahn Quits White House Role Amid Conflict-of-Interest QuestionsBloombergBillionaire Carl Icahn drops out of Trump advisory roleCBS NewsIcahn cuts official ties with Trump administrationPoliticoBusiness Insider -New York Times -New York Daily News -USA TODAYall 25 news articles »

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Slams Trump in New Video

Friday, August 18th, 2017


Long time Donald Trump critic Arnold Schwarzenegger posted a Facebook video Thursday slamming the President for his remarks following the riot in Charlottesville that left one dead.

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How Arnold Schwarzenegger ‘Fired’ Back at President Trump

Friday, August 18th, 2017


The action movie hero not only escalated their silly “Celebrity Apprentice” feud – he staked out higher moral ground in his video excoriating Trump’s response to the explosion of hate in Charlottesville, VA.

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Steve Bannon Out as White House Chief Strategist

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Steve Bannon has departed the White House, where he was President Donald Trump’s chief strategist. His tenure lasted seven months. White House chief of staff John Kelly and Bannon mutually agreed…

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Trump Twitter Reaction Leads People to Worry

Friday, August 18th, 2017

President Donald Trump goes to Camp David today to talk about the war in Afghanistan, Asia, and the terrorist attack in Barcelona. The president’s words and twitter posts this week have left some in his…

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Mother of Charlottesville victim says she won’t speak with Trump – CNN

Friday, August 18th, 2017

CNNMother of Charlottesville victim says she won’t speak with TrumpCNN(CNN) The mother of the woman killed in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend said she is not interested in hearing from the President because she believes he equated her daughter to white supremacists. Trump says both sides to blame amid …Heather Heyer’s mother just brutally unmasked Trump’s racism and crueltyWashington PostCharlottesville Victim’s Mother Says She Will Not Take Trump’s CallsNPRThe 24% presidentLos Angeles TimesUSA TODAY -The Hill (blog) -New York Times -New York Daily Newsall 448 news articles »

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Stephen Bannon Out at the White House After Turbulent Run – New York Times

Friday, August 18th, 2017

New York TimesStephen Bannon Out at the White House After Turbulent RunNew York TimesStephen K. Bannon, President Trump’s chief strategist, on Aug. 2 at the White House. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times. Stephen K. Bannon, the embattled chief strategist who helped President Trump win the 2016 election but clashed for months with …Trump gets rid of White House chief strategist Stephen BannonWashington PostTrump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon firedCNNBannon out at White HouseThe HillNPR -Politico -Fox News -HuffPostall 1,503 news articles »

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President Trump announces move to elevate Cyber Command – Washington Post

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Washington PostPresident Trump announces move to elevate Cyber CommandWashington PostPresident Trump has directed that Cyber Command–which is currently a part of the National Security Agency–will become its own unified military command in a move that is meant to strengthen cyberspace operations and bolster U.S. defenses. “The elevation …Trump boosts US Cyber CommandThe HillTrump moves to boost US military cyber operationsWashington ExaminerStatement by President Donald J. Trump on the Elevation of Cyber CommandWhitehouse.gov (press release)Broadcasting & Cable -Daily Mailall 23 news articles »

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Tina Fey, Seth Meyers and Jimmy Fallon Return on ‘SNL’s’ ‘Weekend Update’ – Hollywood Reporter

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Hollywood ReporterTina Fey, Seth Meyers and Jimmy Fallon Return on ‘SNL’s’ ‘Weekend Update’Hollywood ReporterFey took on neo-Nazis and Trump, urging Americans to skip weekend rallies and eat a sheet cake instead. Saturday Night Live alums Tina Fey, Seth Meyers and Jimmy Fallon all made a return to the news desk on the second episode of the show’s “Summer …Tina Fey, an ‘SNL’ and UVA Alum, Urges Protesting With Cake on ‘Weekend Update’NBCNews.comTina Fey urges Americans: Stay home from neo-Nazi rallies. Eat a sheet cake instead.Chicago TribuneUVA alum Tina Fey returns to ‘SNL’ armed with cake to take down Trump and

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President’s arts and humanities committee resigns over Trump’s Charlottesville response – Politico

Friday, August 18th, 2017

PoliticoPresident’s arts and humanities committee resigns over Trump’s Charlottesville responsePoliticoAnother advisory group is walking away from President Donald Trump after his equivocation on neo-Nazis and white supremacists, with the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities resigning en masse Friday morning. “We cannot sit idly by, the way …Members of White House presidential arts commission resigning to protest Trump’s commentsWashington PostMembers of Trump’s arts commission quit after his Charlottesville comments: reportThe HillMembers of presidential arts commission to resign in protest of Trump’s Charlottesville comments, report saysWashington Examinerall 9 news articles »

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Romney: Trump needs to apologize and blame racists for Charlottesville violence – Politico

Friday, August 18th, 2017

CNN InternationalRomney: Trump needs to apologize and blame racists for Charlottesville violencePoliticoFormer Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney took to Facebook Friday morning to again criticize how President Donald Trump handled the Charlottesville, Virginia attacks this past weekend. “Whether he intended to or not, what he communicated …Romney issues scathing statement: Trump must apologizeThe Hill (blog)Romney calls on Trump to address the nation, apologize for Charlottesville commentsWashington PostRomney blasts Trump: There may be “an unraveling of our national fabric”CBS NewsCNBC -HuffPost -Washington Examiner -Mediaiteall 31 news articles »

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‘Late Night’: Moore Says Donald Trump ‘Outsmarted Us’

Friday, August 18th, 2017


Seth Meyers sits down with Michael Moore, who says the first step Democrats need to take is admitting that President Donald Trump “outsmarted us.”

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‘Late Night’: The Fallout of Trump and Charlottesville

Friday, August 18th, 2017


Seth Meyers takes a look at the fallout of President Donald Trump’s comments about the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, and how his team is responding.

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Trump said to study General Pershing. Here’s what the president got wrong. – Washington Post

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Washington PostTrump said to study General Pershing. Here’s what the president got wrong.Washington PostA sordid tale of Gen. John J. Pershing executing Muslim insurgents in the Philippines at the turn of the century is a favorite of President Trump. “They were having terrorism problems, just like we do,” Trump told a throng of cheering supporters in …Study Pershing, Trump Said. But the Story Doesn’t Add Up.New York TimesColbert mocks Trump for tweeting pigs blood hoax after Barcelona attackThe Hill (blog)Stephen Colbert almost praised Trump’s Barcelona tweet — until the pig’s blood referenceUSA TODAYABC News -BBC News -CBS News -Daily Beastall 171 news articles »

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Mattis and Tillerson move to clarify administration policy on North Korea – Washington Post

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Washington PostMattis and Tillerson move to clarify administration policy on North KoreaWashington PostThe top U.S. diplomat and top defense official moved again Thursday to clarify the Trump administration’s North Korea policy, making clear that it is focused on diplomatic and economic pressure, and that American military action is currently …Tillerson pushes back on Bannon claim of no ‘military solution’ for North KoreaThe HillNorth Korea: Tillerson rejects Bannon claim that military strike is off tableThe GuardianNews Wrap: Military response to North Korea still an option, says TillersonPBS NewsHourThe Mercury News -Department of Defense -Voice of America -Wall Street Journal (subscription)all 226 news articles »

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Investors sell stocks, dollar on fears Trump agenda is foundering – Reuters

Friday, August 18th, 2017

ReutersInvestors sell stocks, dollar on fears Trump agenda is founderingReutersSINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian stock investors joined a global retreat from riskier assets on Friday and the dollar wavered on growing doubts about U.S. President Donald Trump’s ability to fulfill his economic agenda. Confidence was shaken further after a …Chief economic adviser staying, White House saysThe Denver PostDonald Trump missteps sink stocksBoston HeraldWall Street pares losses after Cohn resignation rumor knock-downNew York Daily Newsall 173 news articles »

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Fellow Republicans Assail Trump After He Defends Confederate Monuments – TIME

Friday, August 18th, 2017

TIMEFellow Republicans Assail Trump After He Defends Confederate MonumentsTIME(Bridgewater, N.J./WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump decried on Thursday the removal of monuments to the pro-slavery Civil War Confederacy, echoing white nationalists and drawing stinging rebukes from fellow Republicans in a controversy that …Partisan divide over Trump’s response to Charlottesville: CBS News pollCBS Newsall 158 news articles »

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The Latest: Greitens tells senator to resign for Trump post – Washington Post

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Washington PostThe Latest: Greitens tells senator to resign for Trump postWashington PostKANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Latest on a Missouri lawmaker posting and deleting a comment hoping President Trump is assassinated (all times local):. 7:15 p.m.. Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens is calling for the resignation of a Missouri legislator …Missouri Democratic state senator says she hopes Trump is assassinatedFox NewsMissouri State Senator Urged To Resign Over Her ‘Hope’ For Trump’s AssassinationHuffPostSecret Service looking into Missouri lawmaker’s Trump postThe Boston GlobeBreitbart News -Washington Examiner -FOX40 -WLTX.comall 78 news articles »

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Trump drives his few political friends away – CNN

Friday, August 18th, 2017

CNNTrump drives his few political friends awayCNN(CNN) Donald Trump was never part of the Washington in-crowd. Yet the President is fast losing the few friends he did have in the capital, following a wild period in which he offered cover to white supremacists and ignited a war of words with North …Republicans dismayed by Trump’s behavior in Charlottesville aftermathWashington ExaminerA president ‘needs allies,’ experts say as Trump attacks Republicans over CharlottesvilleWJLAFranklin Graham appears to distance himself from Trump remarks on CharlottesvilleCharlotte ObserverVoice of America -Twitter -Twitter -Twitterall 230 news articles »

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Investors Sell Stocks, Dollar on Fears Trump Agenda Is Foundering – New York Times

Friday, August 18th, 2017

CBS NewsInvestors Sell Stocks, Dollar on Fears Trump Agenda Is FounderingNew York TimesSINGAPORE — Asian stock investors joined a global retreat from riskier assets on Friday and the dollar wavered on rising doubts about U.S. President Donald Trump’s ability to deliver his economic agenda. European stock markets are also set for a …White House aides squirm at Trump’s rhetoric but stay putPoliticoGary Cohn stays put — for now — following Trump’s comments on CharlottesvilleWashington PostTrump ends plans for his Council on InfrastructureCNNABC News -The Hill -BBC News -CNBCall 243 news articles »

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President Trump disbands infrastructure advisory council – USA TODAY

Friday, August 18th, 2017

USA TODAYPresident Trump disbands infrastructure advisory councilUSA TODAYWASHINGTON – The White House said Thursday it is abandoning plans to create an infrastructure advisory council, a day after an embattled President Trump announced he was scrapping two other jobs-related groups in the wake of defections from business …and more »

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A Nazi salute, KKK hoods and Trump: Magazine covers after Charlottesville are jarring – Washington Post

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Washington PostA Nazi salute, KKK hoods and Trump: Magazine covers after Charlottesville are jarringWashington PostPresident Trump collects magazine covers, but he probably won’t want to keep these. The latest from the Economist depicts the president bellowing into a white, conical megaphone — with eye holes that lend the appearance of a Ku Klux Klan hood. The …Magazine covers link President Trump to KKK over CharlottesvilleUSA TODAYNew Yorker cover depicts Trump sailing with the KlanThe Hill (blog)The Economist’s latest cover depicts Trump shouting through a megaphone shaped like a KKK hoodBusiness InsiderThe Guardian -CNNMoney -TPM -MarketWatchall 41 news articles »

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Art of the Deal Writer Says Trump Will Resign Before Year’s End: Reminds Me of ‘Last Days of Nixon’ – Mediaite

Friday, August 18th, 2017

MediaiteArt of the Deal Writer Says Trump Will Resign Before Year’s End: Reminds Me of ‘Last Days of Nixon’MediaiteAuthor Tony Schwartz spent 18 months with Donald Trump putting together The Art of the Deal — Trump’s best-selling book. And having spent so much time with the man who is now President, Schwartz is convinced — he won’t be President much longer.Trump will resign before the end of the year: ‘Art of the Deal’ writerPress TVTrump memoir ghostwriter predicts US leader will resignThe Sun Daily’Art of the Deal’ co-author predicts Trump is about to resignAOLAppsforPCdailyall 29 news articles »

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James Murdoch rebukes Trump over Charlottesville response – Politico

Friday, August 18th, 2017

PoliticoJames Murdoch rebukes Trump over Charlottesville responsePoliticoJames Murdoch, CEO of 21st Century Fox, slammed President Donald Trump on Thursday for his response to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, joining an increasingly long list of business leaders who have publicly condemned the …Fox CEO James Murdoch Criticizes Trump’s Reaction to Charlottesville: ‘Standing Up to Nazis Is Essential’Variety21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch Donates $1M To ADL: “Standing Up To Nazis Is Essential”Deadline21st Century Fox’s James Murdoch slams Trump: ‘There are no good Nazis’CNNMoneyWashington Examiner -The Guardian -Mediaite -The Australianall 18 news articles »

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