When Trump Asked Not To Publish Unflattering Double Chin Pics, This Is How The Internet Responded

August 20, 2017

Politico reported that Trump recently held a meeting with around 25 media executives and anchors in Trump Tower. During the discussion he complained about the way certain news outlets were covering him, especially relating to unflattering photographs of his double chin. And it didn’t take the internet long to respond! Take a look at these hilarious Photoshops to see what we mean. Think you can do better? Then feel free…

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Trump finally comments on white nationalist rally, violence in Charottesville

August 13, 2017

Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock After hours of silence, President Donald Trump finally commented on the white nationalist rally and related violence happening in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday. Am in Bedminster for meetings & press conference on V.A. & all that we have done, and are doing, to make it better-but Charlottesville sad! Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 12, 2017 SEE ALSO: A round of applause for student counter-protesters who stood up to…

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Trump’s love-hate relationship with China is confusing all of us

August 1, 2017

Image: JUSTIN LANE/EPA/REX/Shutterstock/mashable composite Trump can’t seem to work out his feelings towards China. The U.S. president attacked China on social media, just a day after North Korea tested out a ballistic missile that it claims can reach as far as the U.S. SEE ALSO: Trump started a Twitter war with China, and it worked: China’s mad “I am very disappointed in China…they do NOTHING for us with North Korea,”…

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Another Europe trip for Melania Trump means forging new relationships

July 6, 2017

(CNN)First lady Melania Trump is back in Europe. “This trip, for me, has been very special, and I will never forget the women and children I met,” the first lady said at the end of the visit, speaking to American troops and their families in Sicily. “As one of the kids at the hospital that I visit said in a picture he drew for me: We are all the same.”…

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How CNN found the Reddit user behind the Trump wrestling GIF

July 5, 2017

(CNN)The Reddit user who initially claimed credit for President Donald Trump’s tweet that showed Trump tackling CNN issued an apology Tuesday for the video and other offensive content he posted — one day after CNN identified the man behind the account and attempted to make contact with him. On Reddit, “HanA**holeSolo” took credit for inspiring the tweet. Soon after, “HanA**holeSolo’s” other posts on Reddit, some of which included racist and…

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Trump faces stiff challenge in Merkel, Putin showdowns

July 5, 2017

Washington (CNN)When President Donald Trump visited Europe six weeks ago, he and his counterparts parted ways atop a Sicilian cliff feeling agitated and bruised following a long set of disagreements. Returning to the continent Wednesday, Trump and those same European leaders will give it another go, with expectations of fostering a newly warm relationship far lower. Instead, both sides expect further clashes between the US President and leaders like German…

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Trump Rants About Joe and Mika Again on Twitter

July 4, 2017

President Trump embarked on his latest Twitter tirade on Saturday morning, targeting CNN for its garbage journalism, reiterating claims of voter fraud, and bashing NBC hosts Joe Scarborough and "dumb as a rock" Mika Brzezinski for their low rated show. Trump also commented on Greta Van Susterens reported ouster at MSNBC, saying the host was let go by her out of control bosses at NBC and Comcast because she refused…

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Senator on Russia Intervention Probe: ‘Never Seen So Much Smoke’

July 4, 2017

Given the numerous threads involved in investigating Russian intervention in the 2016 U.S. election and possible connections to President Donald Trump’s campaign, wrapping up the Senate’s probe by year-end is “aspirational,” a top Democratic senator said. “In terms of contacts and collusions, I’ve never seen so much smoke and so many possible threads,” Senator Mark Warner of Virginia told CNN in an interview that will air on Sunday. “If there…

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For Iranian-Americans, Trump Travel Ban Keeps Families Apart

July 4, 2017

Irvine, Calif. (AP) — Weddings have been moved and family visits delayed. The Trump administration's travel ban, while a shadow of its original self, has dealt a harsh blow to the Iranian-American community, where family ties run strong and friends and loved ones regularly shuttle between Los Angeles and Tehran. But it isn't the only immigration hurdle facing the community. Iranians allowed to seek visas to visit family in the…

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How Americas Aircraft Carriers Could Become Obsolete

July 4, 2017

President Donald Trump has been consistent in his argument that the U.S. Navy has shrunk to a woefully inadequate size. The Republican has repeatedly said he wants the service to expand, including a fleet of a dozen aircraft carriers. That plan isn’t in the Pentagon’s current budget, but on July 22 the Navy will formally commission precautionary signal to North Korean aggression. The is the first of four planned -class carriers,…

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Trump Commission Demanding Voter Data Via Unsecured Email

July 3, 2017

The voter rolls include names, addresses, birthdays, partial Social Security numbers, and in some cases even drivers license numbers, among other information. But the the email system intended to traffic the information lacks minimal encryption protections, according to the report. Mississippis Republican Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said commission members could go jump in the Gulf of Mexico. Californias participation would only serve to legitimize the false and already debunked…

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White House chief usher: equal parts ringmaster, palace guard, and consigliere

July 2, 2017

(CNN)Traditionally, the chief usher of the White House hasn’t been someone who comes and goes with each administration; it’s a position that endures. The White House chief usher as a fixture of the institution is as American as apple pie. First lady Melania Trump recently announced that Timothy Harleth, who worked at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, will be the next White House chief usher. He joins a select…

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Kentucky Official: All The State’s Bourbon Wouldn’t Make Fed Voter Demand Seem Sensible

July 2, 2017

In a particularly blistering comment, Kentuckys Democratic Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said theresnot enough bourbon here in Kentucky to make this request seem sensible. Virginias Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe called the request silly,while other state officials blasted thewaste of taxpayer money for an investigation into what New Yorks Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo called Trumps debunked theory of vote fraud. Not on my watch are we going to be…

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Trump to get China, Japan leaders on the phone

July 2, 2017

(CNN)US President Donald Trump will make back-to-back phone calls to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday, the White House announced Saturday night. No information was provided as to what subjects the calls would cover, but they come after an eventful week in East Asia politics. Trump warns North Korea: US patience is over China’s President issues ‘red line’ warning

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Callan: The problem with Mika and Joe’s Trump allegation

July 1, 2017

(CNN)As most Americans begin a particularly lengthy Fourth of July holiday weekend, television screens, and virtually all the media are focused on the burning questions: “Did Mika really have a face-lift?” and “Did Trump really tweet that?” In Mika Brzezinski’s case, however,the answer is being seriously discussed as possibly having a bearing on whether the President of the United States has committed an act of possible criminal blackmail and/or extortion…

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States try to force Trump’s hand on DACA

July 1, 2017

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump has let one Obama-era immigration policy continue — and conservative states are running out of patience. At the heart of the threat is ongoing litigation in another related program — giving the attorneys general an opening to squeeze the administration on DACA.

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Trump Administration Reverses Policy On Fiancs As Travel Ban Takes Effect

July 1, 2017

The U.S. State Department concluded upon further review, fiancs would now be included as close family members, said a State Department official who requested anonymity. The 90-day ban took effect at 8 p.m. EDT (0000 GMT Friday), along with a 120-day ban on all refugees. A spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security, who also requested anonymity, said it would be updating its guidance to state that fiancs would not…

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US, China relations begin to cool as Trump’s honeymoon with Xi ends

June 30, 2017

(CNN)In a flurry of announcements likely to antagonize Beijing, US President Donald Trump’s administration has seemingly thrown its China policy into reverse, cooling relations between the two super powers. Trump and Xi had previously enjoyed an unusually cordial relationship since their first February meeting in Florida, with the US president describing Xi as a “terrific person” with whom he had a “very good relationship.” The arms sale came the same…

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Delegitimizing his presidency, one tweet at a time

June 30, 2017

Washington (CNN)It marked a rare presidential moment on a most un-presidential day — Donald Trump stood at a podium flanked by flags as “Stars and Stripes Forever” rang out, after delivering a speech on energy. The controversy was yet another reminder, a few days ahead of America’s birthday, that Trump is a leader like no other in the nation’s 241-year history, who plans to stay true to himself and is…

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Rep. Pete King on health care bill: ‘It’s wrong to pass something for the sake of passing it’

June 29, 2017

(CNN)Hours after President Donald Trump told reporters to expect a “big surprise” on the stalled Senate health care bill, one Republican lawmaker slammed the bill, invoking the “do no harm” principle. The New York lawmaker voted for the House health care bill, but has come out against the Senate bill. “The Senate did, as far as I can tell, take care of the pre-existing conditions questions, but if anything, they’ve…

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Trump’s surprise Paris visit marks shrewd political calculation

June 29, 2017

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump’s decision to visit France on its national day next month at the invitation of new President Emmanuel Macron represents a shrewd political calculation by both leaders. The US President, on his second trip to Europe in two weeks — he heads to Germany for the G20 summit and Poland next week — will bask in the pomp of his official role as commander-in-chief at a time…

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United States’ Image Takes A Beating Under Trump, Survey Shows

June 27, 2017

Five months into Trumps presidency, the survey spanning 37 nations showed U.S. favorability ratings in the rest of the world slumping to 49 percent from 64 percent at the end of Barack Obamas eight years in the White House. Trump took office in January pledging to put America First. Since then he has pressed ahead with plans to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, announced he will…

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White House Warns Syria Against Launching Another Chemical Weapons Attack

June 27, 2017

The White House said in a statement released late on Monday the preparations by Syria were similar to those undertaken before an April 4 chemical attack that killed dozens of civilians and prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to order a cruise missile strike on a Syrian air base. If … Mr. Assad conducts another mass murder attack using chemical weapons, he and his military will pay a heavy price, he…

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Trump and Modi reaffirm Indian-US relations with a hug

June 27, 2017

(CNN)The first face-to-face meeting between US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sealed with a bear hug Monday, as the two leaders looked to publicly underscore their new found friendship. Declaring the meeting a success, Trump went on to describe the relationship between India and the United States as having “never been stronger, has never been better.” Trump: We are world leaders in social media

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Jimmy Kimmel Pleads With Senator To Put Trumpcare to Kind ‘Kimmel Test’

June 26, 2017

Kimmel, whose baby son Billy required surgery shortly after birth to repair a congenital heart problem, tweeted to Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) Sunday: No family should be denied medical care, emergency or otherwise, because they cant afford it. Cassidy himself first coined what he called theJimmy Kimmel test in early May during a CNN interview when asked about caps on insurance coverage in Trumpcare. Cassidy said in his latest interview…

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