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Omarosa Manigault dismisses reports of dramatic firing

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Omarosa Manigault dismisses reports of dramatic firing

This post has been updated. Omarosa Manigault said Thursday that she was not fired and escorted off the White House grounds, blaming “one individual who has a personal vendetta against me” for the dramatic narrative of her departure as one of Trump's top aides. In her first comments since the White House confirmed that she […]

What does Doug Jones’s win mean for the country?

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What does Doug Jones's win mean for the country?

"This is something that's really going to define Alabama for the future. Not just for the people but for all the after-effects that we're going to have on what the people view as what's politically correct and what's not." — Zach Parrish of Alabama, 20, Democrat Last night, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's competitive — and […]

Trump accuser asks: ‘Where is our investigation?’

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Another woman who has accused President Trump of sexual misconduct spoke out Tuesday morning, asking why Congress has not launched an investigation into the allegations against him. “It's important that we hold this man to the highest standards,” Melinda McGillivray, who last year accused Trump of groping her at Mar-a-Lago in 2003, said in an interview on NBC's “Megyn […]

Trump accusers renew sexual misconduct charges against him, say it was ‘heartbreaking’ to see him elected

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As the country grapples with a national reckoning over sexual misconduct allegations against powerful men, three women who accused the most high-profile man in America again questioned Monday why their claims did nothing to stop him from winning the presidency. It was “heartbreaking” for women to go public with their claims against President Trump last year, […]

Ambassador Haley on Trump’s accusers: ‘They should be heard’

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Ambassador Haley on Trump’s accusers: ‘They should be heard’
Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said Sunday that the women who have accused President Trump of touching or groping them without their consent “should be heard.” Haley's comments, made on CBS's “Face the Nation,” diverged from the White House position on the more than a dozen women who have accused Trump of […]

Trump accusers say it was ‘heartbreaking’ to see him elected despite sexual misconduct allegations

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Trump accusers say it was ‘heartbreaking’ to see him elected despite sexual misconduct allegations
As the country grapples with a national reckoning over sexual misconduct allegations against powerful men from Hollywood to Capitol Hill, three women who accused the most high-profile man in the country again questioned Monday why their claims did nothing to stop him from winning the presidency. It was “heartbreaking” for women to go public with their […]

As Alabama prepares to vote, Republican Sen. Richard Shelby says state ‘deserves better’ than Moore

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As Alabama prepares to vote, Republican Sen. Richard Shelby says state ‘deserves better’ than Moore
Sen. Richard C. Shelby, who serves as Alabama's senior senator, said repeatedly Sunday that the state's fellow Republicans can “do better” than Roy Moore, the conservative judge accused of sexual misconduct who faces Democrat Doug Jones in Tuesday's special election for the U.S. Senate. Shelby has previously said he was not supporting Moore, but his […]

Trump attacks Gillibrand in tweet critics say is sexually suggestive and demeaning

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Trump attacks Gillibrand in tweet critics say is sexually suggestive and demeaning

President Trump attacked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) in a sexually suggestive tweet Tuesday morning that implied Gillibrand would do just about anything for money, prompting a swift and immediate backlash. “Lightweight Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a total flunky for Charles E. Schumer and someone who would come to my office 'begging' for campaign contributions not so […]

Trump seeks to dismiss sexual harassment allegations as ‘fake news’

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Trump seeks to dismiss sexual harassment allegations as 'fake news'

President Trump on Tuesday sought to discredit both the news media and some of the women who have accused him of sexual harassment, calling the allegations against him “fabricated stories” and “fake news.” “Despite thousands of hours wasted and many millions of dollars spent, the Democrats have been unable to show any collusion with Russia […]

In Franken’s wake, three senators call on President Trump to resign

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In Franken’s wake, three senators call on President Trump to resign
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and two of his Democratic colleagues have suggested that President Trump should consider resigning, after a run of sexual-harassment scandals has driven out some members of Congress. Sen. Al Franken “felt it proper for him to resign,” Sanders said in an interview with NBC's “Meet the Press” Sunday morning, referring to the […]

Trump ignores backlash, visits Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and praises civil rights leaders

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Trump ignores backlash, visits Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and praises civil rights leaders
Amid backlash and boycotts, President Trump addressed an invitation-only gathering Saturday at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson — instead of attending the public opening ceremony. The change in plans came after Trump’s plans to attend the opening of the museum, which honors civil rights martyrs, drew criticism from some who marched in the […]