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President Trump sexist toward women: A timeline

For decades President Donald Trump has harassed, demeaned and belittled women, so much so that it's hard to deny that the question: Is Trump sexist? Fat pigs. Dogs. Slobs. Disgusting animals. You might recognize those words as ones used by Trump to demean and harass women. Metro has compiled a...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 10:42am

Hookers for Healthcare teaming up against Trump's AHCA

Legal prostitutes are joining forces as “Hookers for Healthcare,” opposing President Trump’s healthcare bill. The licensed working girls say millions of legal sex workers and their families will lose medical coverage. Rising Republican star and brothel owner Dennis Hof said...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 8:25pm

Trump silences reporter for asking a question

Trump's authoritarian streak vis-a-vis the media took a personal turn yesterday, when he told a reporter to "Be quiet" when she ventured to ask a question during a White House photo op. While Trump was posing with White House interns, Associated Press reporter Catherine Lucey asked...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 6:02pm

Senators caught mocking Trump, fat shaming congressman on hot mic

Two senators forgot the cardinal rule of talking smack following subcommittee meeting Tuesday: Always make sure the mic is turned off. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and Sen. Jack Reed of Rhode Island were caught on a hot mic at the end of a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing questioning...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 5:53pm

Analyze This: Trump's mental health is fair game, major psych group says

Mental health as part of political commentary is typically frowned upon by the American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA), but President Donald Trump’s antics have the organization backing off with its hands up. The New York-based association emailed more than 3,500 members earlier this...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 5:22pm

Trump is using ‘drain the swamp’ incorrectly, former ethics chief says

With his embrace of corporate figures and ultrawealthy donors, Trump has been accused of "draining the swamp" incorrectly in Washington. A former ethics chief has a more literal objection. Walter Shaub, the head of the Office of Government Ethics until he resigned last month because of...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 5:03pm

Ivanka Trump misquotes Einstein, gets schooled by physicist's estate

The Trump administration's Twitter archives have been a reliable source of amusement and dismay, from President Trump's policy reversals to new communications director Anthony Scaramucci's former condemnations of Trump. Now first daughter Ivanka is getting in on the action. In 2013,...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 3:55pm

You can add Chrissy Teigen to the list of people blocked by Trump on Twitter

Well, if finally happened: President Donald Trump blocked long-time troll and Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Chriss Teigen on Twitter. The famously thin-skinned president has made a habit of blocking people who criticize him on the Internet, but Teigen has been throwing shade at Trump for years...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 3:18pm

Former White House photographer shuts down Trump's Boy Scout speech with one photo

At the National Boy Scout Jamboree, President Trump gave a speech that was, by dictionary definition, inappropriate. To a crowd of 35,000 boys who recite a creed that they will be "courteous," "kind" and "reverent," the president swore. "Who the hell wants to talk...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 1:23pm

Harley-Davidson, an American company Trump spotlighted, announces layoffs and will move jobs overseas

President Trump's reverse Midas touch when it comes to American manufacturing jobs has struck again. Harley-Davidson, the iconic American motorcycle company, has begun laying off workers from its Midwestern plants and will open a facility in Thailand. In February, Trump called out Harley-...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 6:10pm

Mike Pence pens a love letter to President Trump

This weekend, while the media fixated on the debut of President Trump's new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci — who declared multiple times during his inaugural interviews that he "loved" the president — someone tried to remind him that he was the original bro in...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 5:32pm

Jared Kushner releases 11-page statement on Russia contacts

President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and top adviser Jaren Kushner is set to testify before the Senate this week in the latest news on the investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russian operative who attempted to influence the 2016 presidential election. In preparation for the...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 5:12pm

Everything you need to know about Anthony Scaramucci

Sean Spicer is out and there’s a new game in town: Anthony Scaramucci. Scaramucci will be taking over as the communications director for the Trump administration. The name might sound new to you, but the 52-year-old had been standing in as a surrogate for Trump for a while on cable news...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 4:48pm

'The Simpsons' turned down Donald Trump for voice cameo

At a Comic-Con panel on Saturday, "The Simpsons" creators Matt Groening and Al Jean answered questions from fans, plugged a DVD release and made a bunch of political news. When asked by an audience member if there was anyone that the celebrity-cameo-friendly show had turned down, Jean...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 2:45pm

Can President Trump pardon himself? Nope, say top legal experts

After last week's New York Times report last week that President Trump was asking his legal team about his ability to pardon his associates, his family and himself, the question arose: Could Trump personally escape charges in the Russia investigation with an unprecedented self-pardon? The...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 1:53pm

The president can be indicted, newly discovered legal memo says

As the investigation into President Trump and Russia broadens, a question has been raised: If crimes are uncovered, could Trump be indicted? The widespread conclusion is no; a sitting president is immune from prosecution. But a decades-old legal memo, written by a conservative, says he can. The...

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 1:31pm

Trump communications director pick Scaramucci has called Trump a 'hack,' 'anti-American'

Anthony Scaramucci, President Donald Trump’s pick to be his new communications director once called Trump a “hack politician” and called his rhetoric “anti-American.” In an appearance on Fox Business Network in August 2015, Scaramucci, a financier and who founded a...

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 5:44pm

Trump picks financier Scaramucci to head White House communications: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump picked Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci, a long-time supporter, to be his White House communications director on Friday, a White House official said. Currently at the Export-Import Bank, Scaramucci is expected to start his new job in August,...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 12:53pm

Sean Spicer resigns as White House Press Secretary

Sean Spicer, who has been serving in a dual role for President Donald Trump as press secretary and communications director, abruptly resigned on Friday after Trump chose Anthony Scaramucci as the new communications director, a White House official said.

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 12:43pm

Stephen Colbert visits site of alleged Trump "pee pee tape" in Moscow

If you haven't seen Thursday's "Late Show With Stephen Colbert," urine (get it?) for a treat —  the late-night host continued his weeklong jaunt to Russia with another stream of golden comic moments in which he wiped the floor with President Trump. Colbert rented the...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 12:35pm