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Trump's lawyer reportedly paid a porn star $130,000 just before the election to keep her quiet about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump

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President Donald Trump's top lawyer, Michael Cohen, reportedly paid $130,000 in hush money to a porn star so that she wouldn't discuss an alleged 2006 sexual encounter with Trump, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
The alleged sexual encounter happened between Trump and Stephanie Clifford, whose stage name is Stormy Daniels, at a July 2006 celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe.
One of President Donald Trump's most trusted lawyers sent $130,000 in hush money to a porn star just weeks before the 2016 presidential election to keep her silent about an alleged 2006 sexual encounter she...
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Trump's first medical checkup as president set for today

Trump's first medical checkup as president set for today

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President Donald Trump will be the patient, not the commander in chief offering comfort, when he visits the Walter Reed military hospital on Friday. Trump is headed to the medical facility in Bethesda, Maryland, outside Washington, for his first medical checkup as president. But what has been a...
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Did Donald Trump Cheat on Melania? President Paid Former Porn Star $130K For Silence After Alleged Sexual Encounter: Report

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President Donald Trump's legal team reportedly paid a former porn star, Stephanie Clifford, $130,000 for her silence.
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Trump Lawyers to Continue Talks With Mueller on Interview

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Lawyers for President Donald Trump are expected to continue talks next week with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team about an interview with the president.
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President Trump's immigration remarks lambasted from the left and right

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President Donald Trump on Friday denied using certain "language" during a private meeting with lawmakers as fury spread over his comments about immigrants. But neither he nor the White House disputed the most controversial of his remarks: using the word "shithole" to describe Africa nations and...
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Trump was surprised when no one in the Congressional Black Caucus personally knew his only black Cabinet member, Ben Carson

Trump was surprised when no one in the Congressional Black Caucus personally knew his only black Cabinet member, Ben Carson

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NBC News reported Friday on past racially charged comments President Donald Trump has supposedly made.
At the president's March meeting with members of the Congressional Black Caucus, Trump asked the officials if they knew just one member of his cabinet - Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson.
Carson is the only black member of Trump's Cabinet.
As the firestorm following President Donald Trump's "shithole" remark to lawmakers intensifies, NBC News reported Friday on prior instances of the president making racially charged comments.
One of those episodes reportedly happened at...
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Trump's Global Bigotry

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Meeting with leaders from both parties yesterday to craft a bipartisan immigration deal, President Donald Trump uttered words that are likely to define his presidency. When lawmakers raised the issue of protecting immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries, the president reportedly asked , “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” He added, “Why do we need more Haitians? Take them out.” He suggested the United States should take more immigrants from countries like Norway. Trump tweeted a partial denial on Friday. The language used by me at the...
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John McCain Decries Donald Trump's ‘Shithole' Comment

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Arizona Sen. John McCain called out President Trump on Twitter for his “shithole” comment , accusing him of not respecting the dignity of certain immigrants.
McCain tweeted Friday that “respect for the God-given dignity of every human being, no matter their race, ethnicity or other circumstances of their birth, is the essence of American patriotism.” He said Trump, who questioned during an immigration meeting why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and “shithole countries” in Africa, should respect that idea.
Respect for the God-given dignity of every human being, no matter...
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The real people behind Trump's 'shithole' comment

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When word leaked out of President Donald Trump's reference to “shithole countries” in a meeting with lawmakers this week, it immediately swamped news coverage of immigration, giving a racially tinged spin to an issue that was already loaded politically. It also crowded out discussion of a real decision he made earlier this week that affects real people. Earlier this week, the Department of Homeland Security announced that it was revoking a special immigration status for some 200,000 Salvadorans that have worked and lived in the United States since 2001 after an earthquake struck El...
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Mentally Ill Or Not, Donald Trump Has Proven He Is Far From 'Stable'

Mentally Ill Or Not, Donald Trump Has Proven He Is Far From 'Stable'

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On issues from immigration to wiretapping this week, the president's erratic behavior has been driven by fear, insecurity and bigoted rage.
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Twitter users tell Trump no one wants to leave Norway for the U.S

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After President Donald Trump made vulgar comments about immigration from countries like Haiti and the nations of Africa, Twitter users were quick to point out that people from Norway, from which Trump wanted immigration, have no desire to come to the U.S.
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White Nationalists Praise Trump for 'Shithole' Comment: ‘It's Obviously All About Race'

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A neo-Nazi called President Donald Trump's words "encouraging and refreshing.”
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Trump extends Iran nuclear deal again

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President Donald Trump is once again extending the Iran nuclear deal, but “this is the last such waiver he will issue” unless the deal is strengthened by Congress and European allies, a senior administration official said Friday. Trump faced a Friday deadline to decide whether to reimpose economic sanctions on Iran the U.S suspended as part of a 2015 nuclear agreement negotiated with Tehran by the Obama administration and five other nations. Trump is designating 14 Iranian individuals and entities with new sanctions unrelated to the nuclear deal, including the head of Iran's judiciary, the...
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Focus on Trump's obscene comments obscures talks of DACA deal

Focus on Trump's obscene comments obscures talks of DACA deal

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President Donald Trump met with a bipartisan group of senators Thursday, provocatively saying the United States should decline to admit immigrants from Haiti and African countries, or as he described them, “ shithole countries .” For various good reasons, the horror has been so great that the media has spent countless hours debating the merits of the president's comments, forcing legal departments to mull over decency laws.
Into Friday, the news cycle appeared to forget that the meeting was about immigration. But not immigrants. They are past the president's racist comments. They have...
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President Donald Trump denies vulgar comments about immigrants

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President Donald Trump on Friday denied using certain "language" as fury spread over his comments about immigration during a private meeting with lawmakers.
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Jared Kushner reportedly warned that his close friend Wendi Deng Murdoch may...

Jared Kushner reportedly warned that his close friend Wendi Deng Murdoch may be a Chinese spy

Jared Kushner, senior adviser to President Donald Trump, was reportedly warned by US intelligence that his close friend Wendi Deng Murdoch could be a Chinese Spy. The US... Read more ...

Boris Johnson says his £350 million a week Brexit claim was an 'underestimate'

Boris Johnson says his £350 million a week Brexit claim was an 'underestimate'

Boris Johnson defends the Leave Campaign's contentious claim that Brexit will create an extra £350 million a week to spend on the NHS. "We grossly underestimated the sum... Read more ...

North Korea was preparing for the Olympics long before Kim Jong Un said he...

North Korea was preparing for the Olympics long before Kim Jong Un said he wanted to send a delegation

North Korea was preparing its delegation for the Olympics well before Kim Jon Un announced his desire to partake in the Winter Games. North Korea was already going through the... Read more ...

Officials Warned Jared Kushner About Friendship With Wendi Deng Murdoch: Report

Officials Warned Jared Kushner About Friendship With Wendi Deng Murdoch: Report

The meeting was described to The Wall Street Journal as a “routine senior staff security briefing.” Read more ...

Trump Says Durbin 'Blew DACA' With Accusation

Trump Says Durbin 'Blew DACA' With Accusation

President Donald Trump is accusing Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin of misrepresenting the discussion on immigration during a recent meeting at the White House. And he says the... Read more ...

Haitians In Florida Protest Trump's 'Shithole' Comments, Demand Apology

Haitians In Florida Protest Trump's 'Shithole' Comments, Demand Apology

The president was spending MLK Jr. Day at his golf resort. Read more ...

Trump: I'm the 'Least Racist Person You Have Ever Interviewed

Trump: I'm the 'Least Racist Person You Have Ever Interviewed

President Trump responded to accusations of racism Sunday in quintessentially Trumpian fashion: He boasted to reporters that he was less of a racist than anybody else. "No, no... Read more ...

Republican Senator Compares Trump to Stalin

Republican Senator Compares Trump to Stalin

It isn't often that a member of the U.S. Senate compares the president of the United States and the leader of his own party to Josef Stalin, but that's just what Jeff Flake did... Read more ...

Trump Advocates For Public Service On MLK Day, But Spends It At Mar-A-Lago...

Trump Advocates For Public Service On MLK Day, But Spends It At Mar-A-Lago Resort

Past presidents have honored the civil rights leader's birthday by helping out at libraries or homeless shelters but Preisdent Trump chose to spend the day at his Florida... Read more ...

Trump Attacks Senator Who Confirmed 'Shithole Countries' Comment

Trump Attacks Senator Who Confirmed 'Shithole Countries' Comment

The president went after Sen. Dick Durbin, who said Trump did indeed call Haiti and African nations "shithole" countries. Read more ...