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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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Ryan Zinke Is Leaving The Interior Department

Ryan Zinke Is Leaving The Interior Department

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is stepping down. The announcement comes after mounting allegations of misconduct in office. (Image credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP) Read more ...

Federal Judge Strikes Down Affordable Care Act As Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Strikes Down Affordable Care Act As Unconstitutional

President Trump praised the ruling by a court in Texas as supporters of the ACA said they will appeal. Read more ...

Here are the top contenders to replace Ryan Zinke as interior secretary

Here are the top contenders to replace Ryan Zinke as interior secretary

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is set to leave the Trump administration at the end of 2018. David Bernhardt, who currently serves as Zinke's deputy, is reportedly expected to... Read more ...

The 'Trump Dossier' Is Out

The 'Trump Dossier' Is Out

Talk about redacted: The FBI released Friday a limited version of a contentious memo about President Trump's possible Russia connections, Politico reports. Former FBI Director... Read more ...

The Russia Investigations: A Case Still Unproven

The Russia Investigations: A Case Still Unproven

This week in the Russia investigations: Headlines and courtroom action are coming thick and fast in the final weeks of the year, but a core "collusion" case also looks weaker... Read more ...

President Trump Names Mick Mulvaney As Acting White House Chief Of Staff

President Trump Names Mick Mulvaney As Acting White House Chief Of Staff

It's unclear how long Mulvaney will serve in the role, succeeding outgoing chief of staff John Kelly. On Dec. 8, Trump announced that Kelly would be leaving the job at the end... Read more ...

Ryan Zinke Out as Interior Secretary

Ryan Zinke Out as Interior Secretary

Late last month, Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva penned an op-ed asking Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to resign from his post due to a swirl of "scandals and nepotism." It looks... Read more ...

Federal Judge's Ruling on ACA an 'Assault' on Americans

Federal Judge's Ruling on ACA an 'Assault' on Americans

The Supreme Court has twice voted to keep the Affordable Care Act in place; it may soon see its third big case related to the health care law. That's because US District Court... Read more ...

The Russia Investigations: An Unfinished Case Looks Weaker Than Ever

The Russia Investigations: An Unfinished Case Looks Weaker Than Ever

This week in the Russia investigations: Headlines and courtroom action are coming thick and fast in the final weeks of the year, but a core "collusion" case also looks weaker... Read more ...

Jon Kyl Resigning As Arizona Senator After Replacing John McCain

Jon Kyl Resigning As Arizona Senator After Replacing John McCain

The state's GOP governor will need to name another replacement. Read more ...