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When it comes to working on behalf of criminal justice reform, Kim Kardashian West says she doesn’t really care what the public has to say about her methods. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star visited Donald Trump at the White House this summer, and convinced him to release Alice Marie Johnson, who was sentenced to life […]

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While the horse-leech’s daughters that have replaced America’s soul will most certainly continue to cry out for more depravity, it’ll be truly chilling to see how much lower the Trump administration - on a day that featured a deep-faked video of a phantom assault disseminated by White House press secretary Sarah…

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By many accounts, Donald Trump is in deep trouble with the recent decision by ex-lawyer Michael Cohen to cooperate with federal prosecutors, but that twist of events is apparently is not fazing former White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman, who is continuing with her jabs against 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. She claims White House Chief of Staff […]

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In the world of politics, President Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen has pleaded guilty to eight counts of tax fraud, false statements to a bank and campaign finance violations. President  Trump tweeted that Cohen wasn’t apart of his campaign but a former White House aide, Omarosa Manigault Newman, dropped a video with MSNBC that says otherwise. […]

The post The Download | August 22nd: Omarosa’s new tape + Chicago gun violence + Aretha Franklin leaves behind an 80 million fortune appeared first on theGrio.

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Last week a Trump supporter called the police on me. My crime? Speaking to residents about immigration. She insisted that I was wrong for fighting Trump, said that “you people” should work for a living, and that I somehow undermined the value of work and America. In her mind, the proper response to me peacefully […]

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Last week the news cycle was Omarosa everything as she dropped tape after tape of secret White House recordings and made allegations about President Donald Trump using the n-word. But for Georgia State lawmaker Michael Williams, the n-word just might be okay.He expressed his thoughts on the comment with CNN’S Victor Blackwell. In 2018 it seems like […]

The post The Download | August 20th: Georgia State lawmaker, Michael Williams, thoughts on Trump using the n-word + White man arrested at airport goes viral after racial comment + Simone Biles makes makes history appeared first on theGrio.

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Donald Trump, Michael Williams, News, Politics, Racism, Trump Administration -

N-word slur, no problem! That’s the sentiment being expressed by white Georgia state Sen. Michael Williams in response to accusations this week that Donald Trump used the racial epithet during his reign at The Apprentice. Williams, whose district is based in Cumming, Ga., says it would “set a bad precedent” to fault Trump for what Williams sees […]

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  The hits just keep coming from fired Trump aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, who is on a book tour. Nearly a week after the release of her White House tell-all book Unhinged, Manigault Newman says that the staff of President Donald Trump rejects Black job candidates and trots out the few Black staffers that do exist […]

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Omarosa Manigault Newman is just getting started. The former White House aide, lawyer and ex-reality TV star has dominated the news cycle with the release of her tell-all book, Unhinged, and the release of audio tapes and other tawdry revelations about the Trump administration. READ MORE: Black Americans still aren’t inviting Omarosa to the cookout after […]

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Diversity, Donald Trump, Ja'Ron Smith, News, Politics, Trump Administration -

In case you haven’t heard, Ja’Ron Smith, special assistant to the President for Domestic Policy, is now the most senior Black aide on Trump’s staff. The news comes after Omarosa Manigault Newman‘s recent claims that she heard a tape of Donald Trump using the n-word, calling attention to a paucity high-level Black staffers in the […]

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  We never thought the day would come, but Sarah Huckabee Sanders finally admitted she was wrong about something. The White House press secretary on Tuesday tweeted a correction after stating that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African-American workers as his predecessor Barack Obama. Correction from today’s briefing: Jobs numbers for Pres […]

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Eight states are filing suit against the Trump administration over its decision to allow a […]

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Students who are defrauded by their schools would have a harder time getting their federal […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Thursday that Somalis granted special immigration status in […]

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CNN commentator Angela Rye didn't mince words Tuesday when she criticized Democratic bigwigs Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer for their rebuke of recent comments from fellow Democratic lawmaker Maxine Waters.

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Democratic Strategist Symone Sanders pulled no punches blasting White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and her harassment claims during a panel discussion on Monday.

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) has faced mounting backlash this week after her comments encouraging folks […]

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President Donald Trump has leveled an apparent threat against California Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D) after […]

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BERLIN (AP) — A human rights expert is criticizing the U.S. for failing to tackle […]

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she was told to leave a Virginia restaurant because she works for Donald Trump. Sanders tweeted Saturday that she was told by the female owner of the Red Hen in Lexington, VA Friday night she had to go because of her ties to Trump. Last night I […]

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some critics of the forced separation of Latino children from their migrant parents say the practice is unprecedented. But it’s not the first time the U.S. government has split up families, detained children or allowed others to do so. Throughout American history, during times of war and unrest, authorities have cited […]

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  Dave Chappelle wants us all to know that he has a lot of respect for Michelle Wolf. Monday, the Chapelle Show creator joined the chorus of other entertainers defending Michelle Wolf’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner speech, telling PBS NewsHour “she nailed it.” READ MORE: Michelle Wolf roasts Trump admin, especially going in on White […]

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A conversation with two service members, one active and one a vet, both transgender about Trump's proposed ban on transgender members of the military.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Tuesday that citizens of Chad would be able […]

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration’s decision to end a program that lets immigrants […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has quietly decided once again to allow Americans to […]

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