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Mueller charges 13 Russians with interfering in US election to help Trump

DoJ indictment alleges Russian operatives communicated with unwitting individuals associated with the Trump campaign Mueller charges 13 Russians with interfering in US election to help Trump DoJ indictment alleges Russian operatives communicated with unwitting individuals associated with the Trump campaign Marc Bennetts in Moscow First published on Fri 16 Feb 2018 13.08EST Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. Photograph: Andrew Harnik/AP Thirteen Russians have been criminally charged for interfering in the 2016 US election to…

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James Gunn says he’ll donate $100k to get Trump’s actual weight

White House’s physician Dr. Ronny Jackson announced on Tuesday that President Donald Trump weighed 239 pounds during his physical last week—but the internet wasn’t buying it. Now, skeptics have coalesced around a “#girther” hashtag to make their disbelief known. The main criticism, it seems, is that Jackson announced Trump was 6’3″ and weighed 239 pounds, just one pound shy of the level that would be considered obese. Using a hashtag that plays off Trump’s infamous “birther” movement—where he falsely claimed that President Barack Obama was not born in the United…

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Law professor sees path to impeachment from Trump’s ‘sh*thole countries’ comment

Rep. Al Green might have been the first to call for another impeachment vote after reports circulated of President Trump’s alleged “shithole countries” comment in the Oval Office, but he wasn’t the only one with impeachment on his mind. Convinced that Trump’s comment was racist, Cornell law professor Josh Chafetz put together the case for impeachment of the president in a series of tweets Thursday. In my view, a constitutionally conscientious legislator could conclude that a demonstrated pattern of racist conduct by a president constituted a high crime or misdemeanor…

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Frank Luntz asks how you’d feel if someone called your hometown a s**thole, gets his answer

Count Frank Luntz among those unimpressed by President Trump’s alleged use of the word “shithole” during an Oval Office meeting about DACA, immigration, and border security. He didn’t tear up over it on air like Anderson Cooper, but still … Someone please tell me how insulting billions of people across the globe makes America great again. Teach me how you defend the indefensible, because I sure can't. https://t.co/ASRJ3SF7cZ — Frank Luntz (@FrankLuntz) January 14, 2018 And if you don’t think calling a country a “shithole” necessarily means the people are…

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Fake news sharing in US is a rightwing thing, says study

University of Oxford project finds Trump supporters consume largest volume of junk news on Facebook and Twitter Fake news sharing in US is a rightwing thing, says study University of Oxford project finds Trump supporters consume largest volume of junk news on Facebook and Twitter Alex Hern @alexhern Last modified on Tue 6 Feb 2018 07.25EST Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Trump supporters in 2016. Photograph: Bill Wechter/AFP/Getty Images Low-quality, extremist, sensationalist and conspiratorial news published in the US was overwhelmingly consumed and shared by rightwing…

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Bob Muellers Investigation Is Largerand Further AlongThan You Think

President Trump claimed in a tweet over the weekend that the controversial Nunes memo “totally vindicates” him, clearing him of the cloud of the Russia investigation that has hung over his administration for a year now. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, if anything, the Mueller investigation appears to have been picking up steam in the past three weeks—and homing in on a series of targets. Last summer, I wrote an analysis exploring the “known unknowns” of the Russia investigation—unanswered but knowable questions regarding Mueller’s probe. Today,…

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THWAP: Barbra Streisand steps on reality rake in rush to slam Trump for breaking presidential ‘arts’ precedent

Barbra Streisand is among the Hollywood lefties who would like to see Trump impeached for any reason at all, but she also appears offended as an artist at which event the president is skipping: Great presidents, from Roosevelt to Obama, have always embraced the arts and appreciated artists, but not… guess who. It’s the first time in the history of the Kennedy Center Honors that the president didn’t show up. — Barbra Streisand (@BarbraStreisand) January 4, 2018 Trump wouldn’t want to go hang out with people who hate him? Shocker!…

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Jake Tapper picks the PERFECT screencap for a piece on Trump’s mental fitness

As Twitchy reported earlier, lawmakers concerned about President Trump’s mental health invited a Yale psychiatry professor to brief them in December, although Geraldo Rivera says Trump is “sharp, focused, and exactly as he’s been for the last 40 years.” Lawmakers concerned about Trump's mental health invited a Yale psychiatry professor to brief them in December https://t.co/MDWAylTreA pic.twitter.com/EwzF9dRJ6O — POLITICO (@politico) January 4, 2018 On his show Thursday, CNN’s Jake Tapper invited one of those concerned lawmakers to give his point of view. Unfortunately for Rep. Jamie Raskin (but fortunate for us), Tapper inadvertently…

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Jim Carrey calls false alarm in Hawaii ‘a real psychic warning’ about Trump and the GOP Congress

We had thought that Jamie Lee Curtis had the award wrapped up for stupidest celebrity tweet about that false ballistic missile alarm that sent Hawaii into a panic Saturday. “YOU DID THIS,” Curtis tweeted, laying the blame firmly on President Trump, even though it turned out someone just hit the wrong button during a shift change. Hawaii officials say missile threat alert was sent when someone pushed wrong button during routine procedure that occurs as workers change shifts https://t.co/3RpNEW21Bf — ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) January 13, 2018 Curtis has a…

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Mad Maxine Waters calls Trump the ‘most despicable human’ to ever walk the earth

Imagine our disappointment when we found out that not only was Rep. Maxine Waters a guest on “All in With Chris Hayes” Friday but that Joy Reid was subbing for Hayes — and we missed it. Someone at The Daily Caller managed to catch it, though, and Waters’ Trump Derangement Syndrome was on full display. According to  Justin Caruso, Waters posited that President Trump is “the most despicable human being that could possibly ever walk the earth.” Maxine Waters: Trump Is ‘The Most Despicable Human Being That Could Possibly Ever…

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10+ Of The Best Signs From The 2018 Womens March

Proving that this movement here to stay, thousands of women turned out to voice their displeasure with the current administration in Washington D.C. and just like last year, they have made some hilariously creative and clever signs. Despite this, the protests took place peacefully and with an optimism and good humor that bodes well for future female activism. With more women now signing up for office than ever, and the rise of movements like the ‘Me Too’ campaign highlighting the insidious mistreatment of women by powerful men in Hollywood, it…

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Porn Star: Donald Trump and Stormy Daniels Invited Me to Their Hotel Room

On Friday, The Wall Street Journal President Donald J. Trump, arranged a $130,000 hush payment to porn star Stormy Daniels one month prior to the 2016 presidential election. According to the Journal, the Daniels (given name: Stephanie Clifford) had reportedly been in talks with both ABCs Good Morning America about going public with the allegations. The Daily Beast had also been in protracted talks with Daniels about arranging an interview after three sourcesincluding fellow porn star Alana Evanstold The Daily Beast that Daniels and Trump were involved.She ultimately backed out…

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Norwegians troll Trump over sh*thole comments

Norwegians have a surprising message for he would rather receive immigrants “from places like Norway” instead of, what he called, “shithole countries” in South America and Africa. reportedWashington Post“Why do we want these people from all these sh*thole countries here?” he then allegedly said of African countries. “We should have more people from places like Norway.” As citizens of the richest Scandinavian country, named the happiest and most prosperous country to live in, Norwegians enjoy free healthcare and college tuition. They took to Twitter to tell the president just what they…

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Take the Trump test: are you fit to be US president?

Trump apparently scored a perfect 30/30 score on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment Take the Trump test: are you fit to be US president? Trump apparently scored a perfect 30/30 score on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment Anna Livsey @annalivsey_ Email Last modified on Wed 17 Jan 2018 05.00EST Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Donald Trump shakes hands with White House physician Ronny Jackson after his medical. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images The results of the annual presidential physical exam are in and Donald Trump has been declared fit…

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The girther movement: is Donald Trump fatter than the White House doctor says?

A physical examination of the US president has declared him to be in great physical shape. But some are questioning his vital statistics Shortcuts Last modified on Wed 17 Jan 2018 09.42EST Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Hey guys, on a cheeseburger-in-bed diet, you too could look like me Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP Name: The girther movement Age: One day old. Appearance: Questioning, sceptical, suspicious. Is it like the like Trump, maintained that Barack Obama was born in Kenya was found to be in great physical shape….

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