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A top CEO calls out Trump's racism  CNN

The CEO of German industrial giant Siemens says that President Donald Trump is becoming a symbol of intolerance following his attacks on four female ...

Here's the British bigot who Trump retweets  CNN

Dean Obeidallah writes that President Trump has once again retweeted bigoted writer Katie Hopkins, and if Americans don't call him out for this, he will continue ...

POLITICO Playbook: Trump's huge week  Politico

And networks prepare wall-to-wall coverage for the Mueller hearings.

Trump's second State Dinner is scheduled for September  CNN

Washington (CNN) It has been more than a year since President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hosted their first -- and only -- official State Dinner ...

Betsy DeVos and family see profits soar after Trump tax reform bill, deregulation efforts  CNBC

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her family have seen their investments skyrocket since President Donald Trump started enacting pro-business policies.

Trump is a dangerous media mastermind  CNN

Julian Zelizer writes that the nonstop coverage of Trump's racist tweets is exactly what the President has hoped for, because regardless of how the stories ...

Donald Trump’s Idea of Selective Citizenship  The New Yorker

Last week, the President wasn't just attacking four congresswomen of color; he was reanimating ideas whose prevalence wreaked havoc in the nation's past, ...

Geraldo Rivera comes to his senses on Trump  The Washington Post

In April 2018, HBO comedian Bill Maher embarrassed Fox News's Geraldo Rivera. The issue was Rivera's pal of 40 years — President Trump. When Maher ...

Trump is trying to repeat history  CNN

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Liz Peek: Trump self-destructing? The one big bucket of ice water on Dems' smug assurance about the president  Fox News

The constant thrashing of Trump has fed a years-long frenzy that has exalted the most extreme personalities and policies in the Democratic Party.

Trump Wants Immigrants to ‘Go Back.’ Native Americans Don’t.  The New York Times

Last week President Trump told four of my colleagues to “go back” to where they came from — even though all are American citizens, and only one is an ...

American woman in Syria posts emotional video pleading with Trump to stop civilian deaths  CNN

An American woman in Syria has released a video appealing to US President Donald Trump to take action against the Syrian regime, after an airstrike Monday ...

The one Democrat who can get Trump's state tax returns doesn't want to. That's infuriated the left.  NBC News

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed into law legislation designed to make it easier for Congress to obtain President Donald Trump's state tax returns.

Trump popped in on a wedding at his golf course, and a ‘U-S-A!’ chant broke out  The Washington Post

The wedding guests started getting excited last week when the president's schedule said he would be in his New Jersey golf club for the weekend. They knew ...

Rashida Tlaib: 'I'm not going nowhere, not until I impeach this President'  CNN

Washington (CNN) Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan vowed to hold her ground during a speech in Detroit Monday, clearly responding to President ...

Two Unofficial US Operatives Reporting To Trump’s Lawyer Privately Lobbied A Foreign Government In A Bid To Help The President Win In 2020  BuzzFeed News

Two unofficial envoys reporting directly to Donald Trump's personal lawyer have waged a remarkable back-channel campaign to discredit the president's rivals ...

Trump is building a chaos machine  The Washington Post

You think the 2016 campaign was crazy? Just you wait.

Gary Shapiro: Trump should do these things to boost our economy  Fox News

President Trump has several measures he could use to boost the economy.

Trump struggles to win over voters reaping economic boom | TheHill  The Hill

The fate of President Trump's reelection campaign may rest with voters who are benefiting from a decade-long economic recovery that accelerated on his watch, ...

McConnell Doesn’t Want the Senate to Talk About Trump’s Tweets. Here’s a Way Around Him.  The New York Times

There was no question that the Democrats who control the House of Representatives would pass a resolution condemning President Trump's racist tweets last ...

‘He always doubles down’: Inside the political crisis caused by Trump’s racist tweets  The Washington Post

President Trump's own top aides didn't think he fully understood what he had done last Sunday, when he fired off a trio of racist tweets before a trip to his golf ...

Trump may not be done with Jeff Sessions quite yet. Here's why  CNN

Washington (CNN) Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters will be watching for in the week ahead, in today's "Inside Politics" forecast.

Trump has not built a single mile of new border fence, agency confirms  Fox News

SAN DIEGO, California — The Trump administration has not installed a single mile of new wall in a previously fenceless part of the U.S.-Mexico border in the 30 ...

During America’s ‘most segregated hour,’ preachers grapple with Trump’s politics  The Washington Post

GREENVILLE, N.C. — The Rev. Stephen Howard knew President Trump's speech was going to be unsettling for his city and his mostly black church the moment ...

Major real estate developer takes on Trump's immigration policy: 'Don't send them home, send them to us'  CNBC

The construction industry is heavily dependent on Hispanic and Latino workers, a workforce that diminished during the last housing crisis and has not come ...

Progressives Are Convinced That Trump Is Toast  National Review

Progressives are deaf to any suggestion that their PC excesses had anything to do with Trump's being in the White House. That is apt to be the progressive blind ...

Trump tweeted heartlessly about Ebola in 2014. He's ill-equipped to handle 2019 outbreak.  USA TODAY

The Ebola epidemic in Congo looms as a potential crisis in America. And Donald Trump is singularly ill-equipped to deal with this in a rational way.

Trump says Iran's claim of arresting CIA spies is 'totally false'  Politico

President Donald Trump on Monday denied Iran's claim that it had arrested 17 CIA spies, calling the report "totally false" and slamming the country's Islamist ...

The big names in Jeffrey Epstein's 'Black Book': Trumps, Clintons, Prince Andrew, Bill Cosby, Woody Allen, more on accused sex trafficker's phone list  CNBC

The “black book” of Jeffrey Epstein, a wealthy financier and now-accused child sex trafficker, is a smorgasbord of high-profile, powerful people, including ...

Trump’s Bolton Doctrine: Why the president keeps his hawkish national security adviser  Axios

President Trump made small talk with the Irish prime minister as they sat in the Oval Office in mid-March, accompanied by a handful of senior American and Irish ...

Fox News host Chris Wallace tells Stephen Miller: 'No question' Trump is 'stoking racial divisions'  USA TODAY

"I've never called any of his tweets racist, but there's no question that he is stoking racial divisions," said "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace.

'Send her back!' chant shows Trump's ugly plan to get reelected  CNN

Washington (CNN) In a moment of unrestrained demagoguery, President Donald Trump presided Wednesday over a crowd chanting "Send her back! Send her ...

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.

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

Donald Trump is unwavering in his belief that racism against Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and other minority Americans will win him the Presidency ...

What Trump's Attacks Mean For 2020  NPR

President Trump has set a path for his re-election campaign.

Republican CNN Host S.E. Cupp Blasts Donald Trump's Tweets as 'Un-American' and 'Not Conservatism'  Newsweek

Republican CNN host S.E. Cupp blasted President Donald Trump's Sunday morning tweets attacking progressive Democratic congresswomen, characterizing ...

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 ...

Trump's calculated climate of fear | TheHill  The Hill

The worst impacts of Trump's polluter-friendly rollbacks are yet to come, but what we have seen already is scary.

ESPN host Dan Le Batard skips show after attacking Trump's racist comments  The Guardian

ESPN's Dan Le Batard did not host his sports radio show on Monday morning, reportedly after talking to the broadcaster's president, Jimmy Pitaro, about the ...

Trump Tells Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to the Countries They Came From  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Sunday that a group of four minority congresswomen feuding with Speaker Nancy Pelosi should “go back” to the ...

Analysis | Power Up: Trump's attempts to release A$AP Rocky are part of a pattern on race.  The Washington Post

Kimye gave the president a chance to act at a key moment.

Poll: Most Americans call Trump's tweets targeting 4 congresswomen 'un-American'  USA TODAY

In a USA TODAY/Ipsos Poll, 68% call Trump's attacks on four congresswomen offensive, but most Republicans say they agree with him.

Understanding our bully-in-chief: Donald Trump's "antisocial personality disorder" fits a pattern  Salon

Yes, Donald Trump is an anomaly — for America. In global terms, the bully-turned-autocrat is distressingly common.

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 ...

Donald Trump’s tells Ilhan Omar to go back: It’s part of a con  Vox.com

The Trump Show isn't exactly popular, but it does mask a plutocratic agenda that's even less palatable.

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 ...

Prospective Trump Fed nominee Judy Shelton calls for a deeper rate cut later this month  CNBC

"Even a 50-basis point reduction would still keep the Fed funds rate well above zero," Shelton told The Washington Post in an email.

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 ...

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 ...

House Condemns Trump's Attack on Four Congresswomen as Racist  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The House voted on Tuesday to condemn as racist President Trump's attacks against four congresswomen of color, but only after the debate ...

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 ...

Trump wants to discuss Chuck Schumer's border visit during sit-down  New York Post

President Trump tweeted that he will meet with Sen. Chuck Schumer "ASAP" after the Senate minority leader called out the "inhumane" conditions he witnessed ...

Dana Bash presses Sen. Ron Johnson to disavow President Trump's attacks on Dems  CNN

While discussing President Trump's recent racist attacks on Democratic congresswomen, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) tells CNN's Dana Bash that back in the ...

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 ...

Herman rides Trump's putting advice to victory  ESPN

Taking advantage of President Trump's recent putting advice and Kelly Kraft's two late bogeys, Jim Herman won the Barbasol Championship by a stroke ...

Of course Donald Trump is a racist – and his Wall Street enablers know it  The Guardian

Jamie Dimon and other big-earning CEOs are bankrolling the Republican assault on America. They must work to stop it.

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’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.

Justin Bieber: I appreciate Trump helping A$AP Rocky, but 'can you also let those kids out of cages?'  CNN

Justin Bieber supports President Donald Trump's decision to help rapper A$AP Rocky, who is currently in the custody of Swedish police. But the "What Do You ...

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).

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. ...

Trump Can’t Just Walk Away From ‘Send Her Back’  Bloomberg

Last Sunday, President Donald Trump suggested that four Democratic congresswomen of color, three of whom were born in the U.S., “go back” to their ...

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 reverses course, defends racist chants directed at Ilhan Omar  Vox.com

One day after trying to distance himself from “send her back,” the president abruptly reverses course. By Aaron Rupar@atrupar Jul 19, 2019, 2:30pm EDT ...

The toxic power of Trump’s politics  The Washington Post

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

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 ...

A$AP Rocky's Congressman Welcomes Trump's Help in Freeing Him From Sweden  TMZ

Congressman Adriano Espaillat says Trump's help is more than welcome in freeing A$AP Rocky.

Trump and the Ayatollah: The odd couple  CNN

Samantha Vinograd writes that just like in the United States, there is one true commander in chief in Iran, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, and if Trump is ...

Michelle Obama after Trump's racist tweets: 'What truly makes our country great is diversity'  CNN

Former first lady Michelle Obama in a tweet Friday made an oblique reference to President Donald Trump's racist jabs against a foursome of first-term ...

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 ...

Feds end investigation into Trump Org and hush money payments  CNN

Federal prosecutors in New York have ended their investigation into the Trump Organization's role in hush money payments made to women who alleged affairs ...

In Trump I Trust  The New York Times

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

Trump China trade: The effect on UC campuses  Los Angeles Times

The Trump administration has intensified its crackdown on China over trade, technology and security — and now it has spread to America's vaunted universities, ...

Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser says Trump has become the 'face of racism and exclusion'  CNBC

"It troubles me that the most important political office in the world is becoming the face of racism and exclusion," Kaeser said in a Twitter post.

Meet the woman who ties Jeffrey Epstein to Trump and the Clintons  POLITICO

How did wealthy sex offender Jeffrey Epstein come to be palling around with Bill Clinton and Donald Trump? People who know those involved said Epstein's ...

Trump: 'I'm The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Puerto Rico'  Yahoo News

As hundreds of thousands gathered in the streets of San Juan to call for the removal of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, President Donald Trump launched harsh verbal ...

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

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

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 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’s Tweets Reveal an Ugly Truth: Weekend Edition  Bloomberg

Here are Bloomberg Opinion's top stories this week.

Center for American Progress Warns Dems: Trump Is Winning the Immigration Messaging War  The Daily Beast

The Democratic Party's decision to cede the “rule of law” creates “the false dichotomy of America as either a nation of immigrants or a nation of laws,” a new ...

Trump’s changes to asylum rules make perfect sense  New York Post

If migrants are already safe in another country, why shouldn't they apply for asylum there before coming to the United States and applying here?

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 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, ...

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.

Budget Deal To Raise Debt Ceiling Within Reach  NPR

The two-year deal to set spending levels and raise the debt limit would end a decade of roller coaster fiscal standoffs in Washington. Speaker Pelosi and ...

Trump's New Favorite Channel Employs Kremlin-Paid Journalist  The Daily Beast

Kristian Rouz appears on segments for One America News Network—ironic given he is working for a Russian outlet fingered in the 2016 election attack.

Trump campaign and RNC spend more than $600,000 on law firm representing Hope Hicks  CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump's campaign and the Republican National Committee have paid more than $600,000 in legal fees to the law firm that ...

In ‘Send Her Back’ Fallout, Trump Amplifies Praise From Right-Wing British Commentator  The New York Times

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — President Trump on Saturday extended the debate over a chant of “send her back!” at his campaign rally in North Carolina this week ...

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.

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 Voters Are Not the Only Voters  The New York Times

The anti-Trump vote is the single largest coalition in American politics. That was true in 2016, despite Hillary Clinton's defeat in the Electoral College. It was true ...

Conservatives are still grappling with the Trump era. And many haven’t yet learned their lesson.  The Washington Post

President Trump's election shook conservatism to its core. Rejected by the voters of a party they had considered their natural home, movement conservatives are ...

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 disavows 'send her back' chant from his rally  POLITICO

President Donald Trump claimed Thursday he “was not happy” with the crowd at his campaign rally for chanting “send her back,” after he had goaded the North ...

Ignoring Donald Trump's Racism Will Not Make It Go Away  HuffPost

Donald Trump's rally in North Carolina this week was chilling. The president always throws red meat to his base, but Wednesday was different. Trump advocated ...

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.

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 ...