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Anthony Scaramucci breaks silence after White House exit

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In his first interview since leaving the White House, former communications director Anthony Scaramucci addressed Saturday's violence in Charlottesville and his profanity-laced interview with The New Yorker.
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Trump Supporters Speak Out On Charlottesville

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The White House tweaked its reaction to the events in Charlottesville, saying that the president condemns white supremacists, KKK, neo-nazi and all extremist groups. Trump supporters are reacting.
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White House confronts backlash over Trump's remarks on Charlottesville

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The Justice Department also comes under criticism for a late response to the violence.
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Trump's Unwillingness To Directly Denounce White Supremacy Grows Conspicuous

Trump's Unwillingness To Directly Denounce White Supremacy Grows Conspicuous

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The White House issued a statement clarifying his response to Saturday's violence - but it didn't come from him.
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Scaramucci: Establishment plan to ‘eject' Trump from White House

Scaramucci: Establishment plan to ‘eject' Trump from White House

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The Mooch has emerged from the ashes of his short-lived White House career to claim there is an establishment effort to eject Trump from the White House, and that the president should have been “much harsher” on white supremacists in Charlottesville.
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Will Change Come After Condemnation of Racist Terror Attack in Charlottesville

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While we must continue to condemn the white supremacists working in the White House and those this leadership has aroused from the margins of society with renewed legitimacy and fervor, it will be transforming the subtle and structural racism that people of color must face every day of their life that will be the true testament of our condemnation cry.
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Republicans stand up to Trump over Charlottesville comments

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Republican lawmakers this weekend took President Donald Trump to task over what they deemed a weak response to white supremacist groups and violent clashes in Charlottesville, Va., the latest sign that Trump's grip on the party may be weakening. The outspoken group included past Trump antagonists such as Sens. Ben Sasse, Jeff Flake and Marco Rubio, but it also included prominent conservative voices who aren't known as fierce critics of the administration, such as Sens. Orrin Hatch and Cory Gardner. The Republicans joined civil rights leaders and Democrats who reacted angrily when Trump...
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Analysis: Why won't Donald Trump condemn white nationalism?

5 monthes ago   |   By

WASHINGTON - Why doesn't President Donald Trump just unequivocally condemn white supremacists?
It's a jarring question to ask about an American president. But it's also one made unavoidable by Trump's delayed, blame-both-sides response to the violence that erupted Saturday when neo-Nazis, skinheads and members of the Ku Klux Klan protested in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Trump has faced such a moment before - one that would have certainly drawn swift, almost predictable condemnations from his recent predecessors, regardless of party. As a candidate and now as president, when racial tensions...
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White House issues series of anonymous statements justifying Trump's refusal to explicitly condemn white supremacists

White House issues series of anonymous statements justifying Trump's refusal to explicitly condemn white supremacists

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President Donald Trump's initial failure to explicitly condemn white supremacists on Saturday resulted in hours of somewhat muddled messages from the White House, as officials attempted to justify and repeatedly clarify the president's statement.
After violence erupted at a white nationalist and neo-Nazi protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, the president issued a brief statement on Saturday in which he decried the "display of hatred, bigotry, and violence on many sides," a reference to the counter-protesters gathered to oppose the white nationalists.
Many critics - including Republicans...
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Trump steps to forefront of anti-abortion movement

Trump steps to forefront of anti-abortion movement

Trump is expected to speak by video Friday to thousands of anti-abortion activists participating in the March for Life. Read more ...

Shutdown looms larger in Senate after House vote

Shutdown looms larger in Senate after House vote

The Senate adjourned Thursday with no sign that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had or would have the votes to keep the government funded past a Friday midnight deadline... Read more ...

$1.2 million worth of rare wine stolen from Goldman exec

$1.2 million worth of rare wine stolen from Goldman exec

A former personal assistant to Goldman Sachs president David Solomon has been charged with stealing $1.2 million worth of rare wine from his boss. Read more ...

The House just voted to avoid a government shutdown, but the plan could...

The House just voted to avoid a government shutdown, but the plan could still crash and burn in the Senate

The House passed a GOP-led bill to fund the government, slightly lowering the odds of a government shutdown. The bill passed by a vote of 230 to 197. The bill now moves to the... Read more ...

Sushi lover pulled a 5-foot tapeworm from intestine, California doctor says

Sushi lover pulled a 5-foot tapeworm from intestine, California doctor says

It stretched a whopping 5 feet, 6 inches - "my height," noted the doctor. Read more ...

Supreme Court blocks redraw of NC congressional map

Supreme Court blocks redraw of NC congressional map

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Thursday stayed the decision of a lower court ordering North Carolina lawmakers to redraw the state's congressional districts... Read more ...

USA Gymnastics cuts ties with Karolyi Ranch and its memories of abuse

USA Gymnastics cuts ties with Karolyi Ranch and its memories of abuse

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2018 NBA All-Star Game: Starters, Captains revealed for new format

2018 NBA All-Star Game: Starters, Captains revealed for new format

The first 10 selections for the NBA All-Star Game were announced Thursday night. Read more ...

Caught on camera: Terrifying moment tow truck driver escapes disaster

Caught on camera: Terrifying moment tow truck driver escapes disaster

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4th rape trial collapses as Oxford student cleared of charges before trial

4th rape trial collapses as Oxford student cleared of charges before trial

A two-year rape case against an Oxford University student has been dropped just days before his trial, after a “new set of eyes” re-examined the Crown Prosecution Service case... Read more ...