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Megan Rapinoe calls Trump's racist tweets 'disgusting'  CNN

US Women's National Soccer Team co-captain Megan Rapinoe has once again criticized President Donald Trump, calling his racist tweets about four ...

‘Send her back’ chant at Donald Trump’s rally moves race to center of 2020 contest. What does that mean for Democrats?  USA TODAY

Democrats united against Donald Trump's racist tweets. But under the surface, the party is wrestling with divisions over how to address race.

CEO Bill Pulte: Trump changed the 'reality of philanthropy' with one tweet helping combat vet  Fox News

Pulte Capital CEO Bill Pulte argued on Saturday that President Trump changed the face of philanthropy, noting that he was able to raise thousands of dollars for ...

Trump’s field-tested strategy: Whip up a frenzy, then disavow  POLITICO

The president's latest episode followed a repeated Trump tactic of pushing his rhetoric over the line — and then shrugging off responsibility.

Democratic lawmakers slam Trump's latest border initiatives  Reuters

U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Friday called President Donald Trump's latest anti-immigration initiatives "unacceptable" and warned his administration against ...

Cooper: Trump's lying is so obvious it's almost insulting  CNN

CNN's Anderson Cooper calls out President Donald Trump's numerous lies and flip flops on attacks he made against Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN).

Trump's racist 'go back' message is un-American, demoralizing and unlawful  CNN

Cedric L. Alexander (@Calex_law) is a past president of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives and CEO of CL Alexander Consulting ...

Fact-Checking Trump’s Claims That Democrats Are Radical Socialists  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump has made branding Democrats as out-of-the-mainstream, economy-wrecking socialists one of the centerpieces of his ...

“I’m Winning”: Donald Trump’s Calculated Racism  The New Yorker

On Tuesday, President Trump convened his Cabinet in the White House. First to speak after a long, rambling, and inaccuracy-filled monologue by Trump himself ...

Trump’s Attacks Will Not Stop Me  The New York Times

I'm a young female Muslim activist. The message from the president and his followers will not deter my ambitions.

Trump’s assault on minority congresswomen is a trap. Don’t fall into it.  The Washington Post

When good and decent people who voted for Trump are tarred with the same brush his adversaries apply to him, their anger activates.

Dems ask whether DOJ memo prevented prosecuting Trump for hush payments  POLITICO

The Office of the President should not be used as a shield for criminal conduct," Cummings says.

Trump's tweets: The racism is the point | USA  Al Jazeera America

Why US media finally use the word 'racist' to describe Trump. Plus, war criminals turned best-selling authors in Serbia.

The First Month of Trump’s Campaign Has Been a Doozy  The Atlantic

Since a campaign-launch speech four weeks ago, the president has repeatedly turned to racially divisive issues and largely ignored the booming economy.

Trump’s supposed Secret Political Genius is overblown  The Washington Post

It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may not be the ...

Trump says he assured Swedish prime minister that A$AP Rocky is not a flight risk  CNBC

President Donald Trump says he spoke Saturday with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven about the detention of rapper A$AP Rocky, who is being held in jail ...

Judge halts Democrats' subpoenas of Trump Org docs in emoluments case  CNN

A federal judge Friday paused congressional Democrats' subpoenas of Trump Organization financial records, 10 days before the records were due in a lawsuit ...

GOP lawmakers push back on Trump's intervention in possible Amazon contract  ABC News

Some Republicans are warning President Trump against intervening in a $10 billion cloud computing contract the Department of Defense is considering ...

Why Trump’s reelection bid isn’t as solid as he’d like you to believe  The Washington Post

One of the central lessons from 2016 for political observers was a humbling one: You never know what's going to happen. Sure, some people said that Donald ...

NBC News poll of the South: Voters' support for Trump grows, residents see race relations improving  NBC News

President Donald Trump's approval ratings in the South have ticked upward, with 54 percent of voters giving a thumbs-up to the way he's handling his job, ...

Trump, ‘Exploiting Racism for Political Gain’  The New York Times

Readers discuss the president's “go back” tweet and reflect on earlier calls of “America, love it or leave it.”

Trump wades into debate over controversial Fed speech Thursday, calls for end to tight policy  CNBC

President Donald Trump weighed into a simmering debate over Federal Reserve interest rate policy, saying Friday that the central bank needs to end its “crazy” ...

The Woman at the Center of Trump’s Iran Policy  The Atlantic

John Bolton and Mike Pompeo are the public faces of the “maximum pressure” campaign. But the Treasury official Sigal Mandelker is the one actually running its ...

The Squad is a gift to Trump  CNN

Scott Jennings, a CNN contributor, is a former special assistant to President George W. Bush and a former campaign adviser to US Sen. Mitch McConnell.

The roots of Trump's bullying  CNN

Sent away from his family as a youngster, the President knows well the fear of being rejected and cast out, writes Michael D'Antonio. Hence his willingness to ...

Trump tells aides to look for big spending cuts in second term, sowing confusion about budget priorities  The Washington Post

President Trump has instructed aides to prepare for sweeping budget cuts if he wins a second term in the White House, five people briefed on the discussions ...

The Perfect Antidote to Trump  The New York Times

When I was in high school I read Willa Cather's “My Ántonia” and loved it for the love story it told. This week, I borrowed my daughter's copy and read it again.

Trump’s Base Isn’t Enough  The Atlantic

The president needs the voters who approve of his record on the economy but disapprove of him overall. His racist attacks this week only hurt that cause.

Why Donald Trump is thrilled about this fight with the 'Squad'  CNN

It's beyond debate that President Donald Trump's Sunday tweets urging four non-white female Democratic members of Congress to go back to the countries they ...

Donald Trump's accusers: 'The forgotten' women of the #MeToo movement  CNN

Each woman remembers without a shadow of a doubt exactly what they were wearing the moment they say Donald Trump assaulted them.

Trump Denies Being at North Carolina Rally  The New Yorker

Andy Borowitz jokes that President Donald Trump lied about the racist chants of “Send her back” that he encouraged at a campaign rally in North Carolina, ...

Trump makes 13 false claims in Cabinet meeting  CNN

President Donald Trump uttered a rapid series of false claims, at least 13 in all, during his Cabinet meeting on Tuesday. He made another claim for which there ...

Trump Oval Office exchange with Nobel Peace Prize winner highlights tension over immigration  CNN

(CNN) Nadia Murad came to the Oval Office on a mission. The 26-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner stood just over President Donald Trump's right shoulder ...

Trump digs in on racist tweets: 'Many people agree with me'  The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defiant in the face of widespread criticism, President Donald Trump renewed his belligerent call on Monday for four Democratic ...

The Painful Roots of Trump’s ‘Go Back’ Comment  The New York Times

Mr. Trump's instruction for four congresswomen to “go back” to their countries was a cutting reminder for those who have heard different versions of the slur ...

Tensions soar over tanker seizures as Trump again signals interest in talks with Iran  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump said Friday he had authorized Sen. Rand Paul to speak with Iranian officials -- a day after denying he had done so ...

Eric Trump: '95 percent' of Americans agree with my father  POLITICO

Eric Trump on Wednesday heralded his father, President Donald Trump, as “the greatest fighter in the world,” and claimed that “95 percent” of people in the U.S. ...

Joe Biden compares Trump to segregationist George Wallace  Reuters

Joe Biden, a former U.S. vice president and Democratic presidential candidate, compared Republican President Donald Trump on Friday to the late George ...

Opinion | Donald Trump Hates America  The New York Times

So apparently Donald Trump wants to make this an election about what it means to be American. He's got his vision of what it means to be American, and he's ...

Trump Seizes On Soggy Paper Straws As Campaign Issue: 'Make Straws Great Again'  NPR

The president's reelection campaign is selling reusable and recycled straws in its 2020 online store, because, it says, "Liberal paper straws don't work."

Trump's Aides, Not Eager to Defend His Tweets, Also Don't Condemn Them  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — When President Trump defended neo-Nazi protesters in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017, one of his top aides took the rare step of publicly ...

The controversy over whether the media should call Trump’s racist tweets “racist,” explained  Vox.com

Peter Baker, in a July 14 New York Times “news analysis” article about President Trump's decision to go on a racist Twitter tirade about four progressive ...

Will Trump’s Racism Sink the G.O.P.?  The New York Times

And is “they” the solution to our constrictive gender binary?

Trump made 20 false claims at his North Carolina rally  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump gave the second-longest speech of his presidency at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night, ...

Fox News launders Trump’s most brazen lie  The Washington Post

Democrats, according to the president, failed on the preexisting-conditions front, whereas Republicans conquered it. Fox News took it live.

Here's Trump hating on America. Is it time for him to leave?  The Guardian

The president says if Democratic congresswomen criticize the US, they should go elsewhere. But mocking America is one of his own favorite pastimes.

The world's silence on Trump's racism is deafening  CNN

London (CNN) The silence from other world leaders in condemning US President Donald Trump's most recent racist comments has been deafening. There have ...

The toxic power of Trump’s politics  The Washington Post

The president's campaign rhetoric on race was “Trump being Trump.”

In Trump I Trust  The New York Times

The president's political project requires more than a few leaps of faith.

POLITICO Playbook PM: The story behind Trump's Tom Friedman tweet  Politico

And Democrats pump the brakes on the latest White House budget offer.

Cuccinelli bores his way into Trump’s inner circle  POLITICO

The outspoken immigration hard-liner enjoys a direct pipeline to Trump, according to four people briefed on the arrangement.

Opinion | Trump and Ahmadinejad Are Right  The New York Times

“President Donald Trump and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad are on the same page” is something only a science fiction writer would have typed before the summer of ...

Week In Politics: Trump's Tweets Expose Racial Divisions  NPR

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post, and David Brooks of The New York Times about the racial divisions exposed by President ...

Trump's premeditated racism is central to his 2020 strategy  Axios

It might seem like improvisational madness when President Trump tells American citizens in Congress to "go back" where they came from, but those close to ...

The Week In Politics: Trump's Remarks Attacking 4 Congresswomen  NPR

President Trump's Sunday tweets, his doubling down and then his attempt to distance himself dominated the political news cycle.

Trump Racist Comments Find Support In Montana  NPR

President Trump's racist tweets and comments are drawing support in Montana, where Trump won by 20 percentage points in the 2016 popular vote against ...

Eugene Scalia, Trump's pick to head the Labor Department, scares worker advocates to death  CBS News

President Donald Trump's move this week to tap attorney Eugene Scalia to head the U.S. Department of Labor is causing worker advocates to sound the alarm.

Can Trump's Hard-Core Fans Be Deradicalized?  The Daily Beast

When the president spews racism or violence, true believers respond with more. Experts say it resembles something like a cult or totalitarianism.

'Sir' alert: This one word is a telltale sign Trump is being dishonest  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump told a dramatic story on Twitter last month. Explaining how he decided to cancel a possible attack on Iran, he wrote, ...

Trump’s “Go Back” Smears Are a Dangerous Escalation of His Bigotry  Slate

This isn't even about immigration anymore. It's about dividing all Americans.

Trump administration to make changes to citizenship test  USA TODAY

The new test will be implemented in either December 2020 or early 2021.

The Trump Steamroller  National Review

Despite his verbal miscues, President Trump keeps rolling up successes while the Democrats train their fire on each other.

How Trump's businesses are booming with lobbyists, donors and governments  The Guardian

The president has refused to sever ties with his hotels, golf courses and condos – raising conflict of interest and corruption concerns.

How Donald Trump's family came to America  INSIDER

President Trump has come under fire in recent days for saying that four non-white Congresswomen should "go back" to where they came from.

Memo to Dems: You’re Playing Into Trump’s Hands  POLITICO

This week feels like a Trump self-own. But remember 1972? You were this confident then, and it got you Nixon.

Trump's Racist Tweets Came After He Faced Setbacks on Immigration Policy  TIME

After setbacks on his immigration agenda, President Donald Trump reset the conversation with racist attacks on four freshman Democrats.

Trump administration weighs allowing no refugees into US next year  CNN

Washington (CNN) The Trump administration floated the possibility of admitting zero refugees next year during a recent meeting with officials from the ...

Those who don’t condemn Trump’s racism are complicit in his bigotry  The Washington Post

Going out on a limb here: President Trump is a racist. And a sexist. And a xenophobic nationalist. Among other things. Not to name call or anything. And all of ...

Imran Khan visits Trump’s White House amid hopes for a reset in U.S.-Pakistan ties  The Washington Post

ISLAMABAD — When Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan arrives at the White House on Monday for his meeting with President Trump, the two leaders are ...

As Conflict With U.S. Grows, Some Iran Hard-liners Suggest Talking to Trump  The New York Times

The idea of engaging with the Trump administration is led by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the ex-president known for his hard-line anti-American bombast.

Trump’s Slur Against Four Congresswomen  The New York Times

Readers see the attack as further evidence of the president's racism and decry the silence of Republicans.

Sen. Tim Kaine says Trump's 'go back' language violates federal anti-discrimination law  USA TODAY

A section of EEOC guidance cites 'go back to where you came from' as an example of discrimination based on national origin in the workplace.

Trump's tweet divides Americans - Daily chart  The Economist

Polls show Republicans mostly approve of the president's racially charged remarks.

Angela Merkel stands in 'solidarity' with congresswomen attacked by Trump  CNN

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine ...

Trump’s Racist Bender Ruined Jared Kushner’s Big Day  Vanity Fair

Among the many tasks nepotism hire Jared Kushner thinks he's eminently qualified to handle, solving peace in the Middle East and overhauling U.S. ...

Trump-loving Miss Michigan Kathy Zhu dethroned after old 'racist' tweets surface  New York Post

A Trump-loving beauty pageant winner was stripped of her Miss Michigan title over the *content* of her social media. The Miss World America contest “accused ...

Trump and Epstein Partied and Commented on Women in 1992 Video  The New York Times

The video provides a glimpse of Donald J. Trump in his element, sidling between a dance floor filled with N.F.L. cheerleaders and the sidelines at his ...

Trump's business allies and over 400 bundlers give his 2020 war chest a boost  CNBC

President Donald Trump's allies in the business world and an army of bundlers have been courting executives across the country in an effort to help raise ...

Seth Meyers: Where would GOP hide without elevators?  CNN

See late-night comedians take aim at Republican responses to President Trump's racist tweets.

Trump Fans the Flames of a Racial Fire  The New York Times

While other presidents have found ways to appeal to the resentments of white Americans with subtle and not-so-subtle appeals, none of them in modern times ...

Trump Tells America What Kind of Nationalist He Is  The Atlantic

In a series of tweets attacking four Democratic congresswomen, the president reiterated his belief that only white people can truly be American.

Trump’s ‘Love It Or Leave It’ Jingoism Was Predictable All Along  New York Magazine

Reformicon Ross Douthat believes Trump promoted and then abandoned a healthy skepticism about America's virtue. But it should be clear he simply rejected ...

‘Go back’? Trump’s grandfather’s German hometown has a different message for the U.S. president  The Washington Post

Seeing the not-so-imposing homes of his ancestors might bring him back to earth,” said Thomas Jaworek, the mayor of the town where Trump's grandfather was ...

Trump’s latest press conference was a master class in gaslighting  Vox.com

President Donald Trump spoke to and took questions from the media for about 30 minutes on Friday morning across a range of topics. He lied about just about ...

Inside Trump's Feud With Paul Ryan  POLITICO

It was barely 2 o'clock in the afternoon and Paul Ryan was offering me a beer. We stood in a cramped break room — microwave, sink, refrigerator stocked with ...

Trump's public attacks have 'no effect' on Fed policy, Rosengren says  CNBC

Trump's constant berating of the Fed and its actions does not influence the central bank's decisions, Boston Fed's Eric Rosengren says.

Trump pits NASA chief against Apollo 11 astronauts  POLITICO

President Donald Trump has spent days feuding with progressive House Democrats, but on Friday he stoked another conflict, pitting his NASA chief against the ...

Trump’s inviting some buds over to complain about how Twitter is mean to them  The Washington Post

Earlier this week, Britain's ambassador to the United States was forced to resign his position after the release of confidential cables in which he offered his ...

Democrats plot new plan to press Mueller on Trump's alleged crimes  CNN

House Democrats are intensely preparing a pointed line of questioning for Robert Mueller, banking that his testimony will shift public perception about the ...

Stephen Colbert Exposes The Moment ‘Trump’s Brain Took A Leave Of Absence’  HuffPost

President Donald Trump's rally this week in Greenville, North Carolina, was marked by attacks on Democratic lawmakers and racist chants from his supporters.

Drone downing imperils Trump’s Iran outreach  POLITICO

U.S. forces downed an Iranian drone that approached a Navy warship in the Middle East on Thursday, stoking fears that the two countries will fall into a military ...

‘1950s racism straight from the White House’: Trump’s tweets revolt politicians around the world  The Washington Post

LONDON — Lawmakers and commentators abroad expressed shock and disgust on Monday after President Trump targeted Democratic minority ...

Trump seeking change of legal fortune after long losing streak  CNN

President Donald Trump has reason to hope his luck is changing after a long legal losing streak.

Trump's bizarre Federal Reserve nomination | TheHill  The Hill

Among President Trump's more bizarre nominations for office has to be his nomination of Judy Shelton to fill one of the Federal Reserve Board governor ...

Behind Trump’s ‘go back’ demand: A long history of rejecting ‘different’ Americans  The Washington Post

The Know-Nothings wanted German and Irish immigrants to get out because they were allegedly subversive and diseased people who were stealing American ...

George Will's startling assessment of Donald Trump  CNN

In an interview with The New York Times Book Review podcast, longtime conservative commentator George Will offered a stirring and stark assessment of what ...

Trump Is Betting That Indecency Can Win in America  New York Magazine

With his recent racist remarks against Ilhan Omar, President Trump has doubled down on his bet that his election proved that cruelty can be popular and that ...

Boris Johnson, the UK's likely next leader, calls Trump's tweets 'totally unacceptable'  CNN

Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party leadership hopeful who is widely expected to become Britain's Prime Minister next week, has described US President ...

What ‘Send Her Back’ Tells Us About Trump’s 2020 Campaign  The New York Times

In the On Politics newsletter: The president's attacks on four congresswomen, and the response by his base, gave a sense of his re-election campaign.

"Send her back" is nothing new: Racism and xenophobia are Trump's only political strategy  Salon

Trump suggested Barack Obama was a foreigner and said Syrian refugees "could be ISIS ... they're going back"