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 2018-01-16 05:08 

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WATCH: Don Lemon's Interview With MLK's Nephew Turns Into Complete Trainwreck...

CNN's Don Lemon seemed to get flustered on Monday night he ended up going around in circles during an interview with Isaac Newton Farris about President Trump 's racist tendencies....

 2018-01-16 04:24 

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Laura Ingraham Pulls Out Her Mika Impression After Hannity Plays SNL Clip Mocking Morning Joe...

All the while, Ingraham made exaggerated motions while adding a number of sighs and expressions of concern. Hannity would jump in to declare that he had just gotten his "second Mediaite headline tonight -- that's you being Mika!"...

 2018-01-16 03:44 

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Hannity Cackles as Mark Levin Lambastes Brian Stelter, Don Lemon and Morning Joe...

"Alright, there's Mediaite's headline for the night," the Fox News host declared, giving this humble site a shoutout....

 2018-01-16 03:18 

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Chris Cuomo Acknowledges Raj Shah Flub on Air: 'I Apologize For That'...

As Chris Cuomo mediated a passionate discussion about President Trump on Monday night, he took a moment to acknowledge his botched comments today with regard to Raj Shah ....

 2018-01-16 02:40 

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Tucker Carlson Mocks Outrage Over Trump's 'Sh*thole' Remarks: 'Sickening and Hypocritical'...

Tucker Carlson led his show tonight by hammering away at the "elites" and moral superiors in the media who have expressed condemnation for President Trump's remarks about "sh*thole countries."...

 2018-01-16 02:27 

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Ashleigh Banfield Blasts Aziz Ansari's Accuser: 'You Have Chiseled Away' at the #MeToo Movement...

"Here is where I am going to claim victim," she stated. "You have chiseled away at a movement that I along with all of my sisters in the workplace have been dreaming of for decades.."...

 2018-01-16 01:11 

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Seb Gorka Goes Off On Media to Lou Dobbs: 'Toilet-Mouthed Individuals'...

He added, "It's just about attacking a man who they still don't understand."...

 2018-01-16 01:03 

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Ari Melber Shreds Conservatives Who Condemned Swearing But Now Defend Trump's Profanity...

MSNBC's Ari Melber gave a monologue on Monday night where he went after social conservatives who have dismissed President Trump 's profanity when they used to get all worked up about explicit language causing America's degradation....

 2018-01-16 00:52 

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S.E. Cupp Warns Republicans They're 'Paying Garbage-Laced Lip Service' By Defending Trump's Racism...

With it now being reported that those claiming Trump didn't make those comments could seriously come down to some hearing him say "shithouse" instead of "shithole," HLN's S.E. Cupp warned Republicans that they are now "playing ...

 2018-01-15 23:55 

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Simone Biles Alleges USA Gymnastics Doctor Sexually Abused Her: I Am Not Afraid Anymore...

Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles has added her name to the list of women who claim they were sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar ....

 2018-01-15 23:51 

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Pence Reportedly Gets 'Visibly Red-Faced' at Church Service When Pastor Denounces Trump...

Vice President Mike Pence attended a Maryland church service on Sunday morning where the pastor chastised President Donald Trump as part of his sermon....

 2018-01-15 23:24 

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Ben Carson: 'I Don't Agree With the President About Everything That He Says'...

Did Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson call out the president over his reported "shithole countries" remarks? It kinda seems like he did....

 2018-01-15 22:46 

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MLK's Son Compares Trump to George Wallace: He Has 'Dangerous Power' to Create Racism...

Martin Luther King Jr. 's oldest son went after President Trump on Monday over the ongoing controversy surrounding his comments on "sh*thole countries."...

 2018-01-15 22:39 

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LeBron James Tells Reporters Trump Has Given Racism an 'Opportunity to Be Out'...

Basketball great LeBron James spoke to reporters today on the eve of his Cleveland Cavaliers facing off against the Golden State Warriors....

 2018-01-15 21:40 

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Twitter Has Field Day With Trump's New Nickname For Sen. Durbin: 'Dicky Durbin? #Sad'...

As you'd imagine, Twitter had a lot to say about the president now labeling the Senate Minority Whip "Dicky Durbin."...

 2018-01-15 21:19 

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Parents TV Watchdog Slams Media for Not Censoring Profanities Amid #Sh*tholegate...

A broadcast standards advocacy group has reportedly filed a complaint against NBC over all the expletives that have been said on air due to President Trump 's remarks about "sh*thole countries."...

 2018-01-15 20:48 

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Trump Rips Sen. 'Dicky' Durbin Amid Ongoing Sh*thole Furor: 'Totally Misrepresented'...

It has been reported that there is an ongoing discussion within the White House over whether the president actually said "shithole" or "shithouse" and that appears to be what the administration and GOP allies are hanging their hats on at t...

 2018-01-15 20:29 

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Steve King, Who a Month Ago Said 'Diversity Is Not Our Strength,' Tweets Out MLK Quote...

This morning, one of the most outspoken immigration hawks in Washington decided to take to his Twitter account to send out a quote from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr ....

 2018-01-15 20:18 

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Katy Tur Grills Scaramucci on Trump's Racism: 'How Do People From Norway Have More Merit?'...

Anthony Scaramucci, who has turned 11 days of White House work into a recurring gig on television, appeared with Katy Tur this afternoon on MSNBC to discuss, of course, President Donald Trump and that infamous "shithole countries" remark. The pair...

 2018-01-15 20:11 

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Hawaii State Rep. Slams Scaramucci For Trump Defense: 'There's a Special Place in Hell' For Him...

A Democratic state representative from Hawaii ripped into Anthony Scaramucci on Monday for praising President Donald Trump's "style" instead of trying to get him to behave more responsibly. Matthew Lobresti spoke with Katy Tur on Monday to add...

 2018-01-15 19:49 

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Kevin McCarthy Had Staffer Sort Through Starbursts and Pull Out Strawberry and Cherry Ones For Trump...

It appears that one of the ways that one of the most powerful Republicans on the Hill has endeared himself to President Donald Trump is via the president's taste in candy....

 2018-01-15 19:43 

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Trump's First Wife Defends Ex Over S*hithole-gate: 'Definitely Not Racist'...

"But he is definitely not racist, I am sure of that."...

 2018-01-15 19:21 

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Famous Fashion Photogs Dropped by Vogue After Sexual Misconduct Allegations Surface...

The New York Times published a bombshell report on Sunday accusing legendary fashion photographers Mario Testino and Bruce Weber of pressuring male models and assistants for sex. All told, the newspaper cites dozens of alleged victims, with 13 accusing Te...

 2018-01-15 19:00 

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Sarah Sanders Hits Chris Cuomo For Referring to WH Spox as 'Raj Whatever His Name is'...

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders ripped CNN New Day anchor Chris Cuomo on Twitter Monday for referring to Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah as "Raj whatever his name is."...

 2018-01-15 17:47 

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Lindsey Graham Takes Shots At Trump on MLK Day: 'We're Not Going Backward'...

"The glue that holds America together is the life and teachings of Dr. King."...

 2018-01-15 17:35 

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Civil Rights Icon Rep. John Lewis: Trump Wouldn't Be POTUS 'If Martin Luther King Had Been Alive'...

To commemorate Martin Luther King day, The View invited civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis to appear on-set...

 2018-01-15 16:47 

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Keith Boykin Loses it On CNN Guest For Suggesting Trump is Improving Lives of African-Americans...

Keith Boykin blew up on fellow CNN political commentator Carrie Sheffield after she claimed the policies of President Donald Trump were helping to improve the live's of African-Americans....

 2018-01-15 16:19 

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Fox & Friends Crew Opens Rand Paul Interview With Epic Softball: 'Tell Us What Trump Did For Haiti'...

On Friday, we posted about the Fox & Friends gang taking some very rare shots at President Donald Trump over his reported "shithole" comment. But Monday, the Fox & Friends crew was back on the Trump train....

 2018-01-15 15:40 

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CNN's John Berman on 'Sh*thouse' Excuse: 'Are You F-ing Kidding Me?'...

CNN's John Berman reacted with consternation to reports that GOP lawmakers may be using a peculiar way to excuse President Donald Trump's reported derogatory comments about people from Haiti, El Salvador and unspecified African countries. Though a...

 2018-01-15 15:18 

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British MP Eviscerates Trump: A Racist 'Asteroid of Awfulness'...

So much for the Special Relationship....

 2018-01-15 14:48 

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Conan O'Brien Headed to Haiti After Trump's 'Very Negative Yelp Review'...

Conan O'Brien announced that he is taking his show to Haiti later this week, in light of President Donald Trump's "very negative Yelp review" of the country. The late night host is referring, of course, to reports that Trump called immigra...

 2018-01-15 14:30 

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GOP Rep. Rips Trump For 'Derogatory' and 'Dehumanizing' Sh*thole Comments...

Appearing on New Day, GOP Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) told host Chris Cuomo that he doesn't particularly care whether President Donald Trump said "shithouse" or "shithole." Either way, the president was out of line....

 2018-01-15 13:59 

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Brian Kilmeade Spars With Fox & Friends Co-Hosts in Absolute Mess of a Sh*thole Debate...

The Fox & Friends curvy-couch held a contentious debate Monday morning over President Donald Trump's reported "shithole" remarks, which segued messily into a spat over the immigration deal currently being worked out on Capitol Hill. Brian Kilm...

 2018-01-15 13:36 

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Watch an Angry Saints Fan Throw His 65 TV Off a Balcony After Team's Crushing Loss...

Meet Kyle. Kyle is one of the many devastated New Orleans Saints fans out there this Monday morning, following his team's soul-crushing playoff loss Sunday to the Minnesota Vikings. (In a game which caused sports Twitter to lose its collective mind.)...

 2018-01-15 12:54 

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Fmr. Romney Adviser: 'Highly Likely' Mitt Will Run For Utah Senate...

Dan Senor, an adviser to Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign, said it was "highly likely" that the former governor of Massachusetts would move forward with a run for Utah Senate....

 2018-01-15 12:23 

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Trump Tells Reporters: 'I Am The Least Racist Person You Have Ever Interviewed'...

President Donald Trump held a brief gaggle with reporters on Sunday and told them he is "the least racist person you have ever interviewed," days after numerous reports allege he derided "shithole" African countries and their emigrants....

 2018-01-15 12:00 

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WATCH: Chelsea Manning Releases First Campaign Ad For Maryland Senate Run...

Chelsea Manning has released her first official campaign ad for her run for the Maryland Senate. Manning, a former Army private who was convicted of giving sensitive government documents to Wikileaks, had her sentence commuted by President Barack Obama in...

 2018-01-15 02:43 

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'Football You Are the Greatest': Sports Twitter Goes Crazy After Vikings Win in Wild Last Second Touchdown...

"Sports delivers again."...

 2018-01-15 01:08 

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Jeff Flake Compares Trump's Language to Stalin: 'He Borrowed' His Media Attacks From Dictators...

"I don't think that we should be using a phrase that's been rejected as too loaded by a Soviet dictator."...

 2018-01-15 00:13 

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WATCH: Speeding Mercedes Drags a Cop Through Times Square and Barely Escapes...

Watch as a police officer gets rammed by a speeding Benz in Times Square....

 2018-01-14 23:47 

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Terry McAuliffe Trolls His Successor By Leaving Pillows With His Face in Virginia Governor's Mansion...

"There are pictures of the governor all over the mansion that he left for me."...

 2018-01-14 22:07 

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CNN Panel Blows Up After Rick Santorum Says It's 'Ridiculous' To Call Trump's Immigration Stance 'Racial'...

"Why is it ridiculous?!" Tanden yelled. Meanwhile, panelist Karine Jean-Pierre exclaimed that all Trump sees is color. When Santorum added that the policies he's proposing aren't racial, he was told that the "Muslim ban is racial."...

 2018-01-14 20:50 

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Rich Lowry: Trump Actually Said 'Sh*thouse' Instead of 'Sh*thole,' Rest of Reporting Accurate...

"My understanding from the meeting is he used a different but very closely related vulgarity," Lowry noted. "He said S-house, and not S-hole."...

 2018-01-14 20:46 

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Why is The Media Still Asking if President Donald Trump is Racist?...

Watching the initial coverage from the three big networks on Thursday night in the wake of President Donald Trump's latest reported comments was, in full honesty, a bit nauseating....

 2018-01-14 20:07 

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Jeff Flake: Meeting Attendees Told Me Trump Said 'Sh*thole' Before 'Those Words Went Public'...

Following Perdue's interview on This Week , Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) appeared on the program and contradicted Perdue's assertion that reports on Trump's comments were a "gross misrepresentation."...

 2018-01-14 19:17 

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Tapper: People Glad Trump on Golf Course and Not Watching Fox & Friends During Hawaii False Alarm...

Speaking to Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) about the false alert on today's broadcast of State of the Union , CNN's Jake Tapper highlighted that the president was playing golf during the incident....

 2018-01-14 18:24 

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Federalist Editor: Wall Street Journal 'Provided Zero Evidence' For Trump-Pornstar Report...

"Zero evidence?" Kurtz contested. "I mean it's quoted sources that say the money went to her through a lawyer."...

 2018-01-14 18:13 

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Erick Erickson: Trump Called Up Friends After Meeting to 'Brag About' 'Sh*thole' Remarks...

In a tweet sent earlier today, Erick Erickson noted that he spoke to one of the president's friends who said Trump called him up to brag about the remarks because he felt it would play well with his base....

 2018-01-14 17:50 

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Trump Retweets Pizzagate Conspiracist Who Once Brought a 'Rape Melania' Sign to a Rally...

President Donald Trump retweeted a missive from Jack Posobiec on Sunday night, an internet personality perhaps best known for bringing a sign that said "Rape Melania" to a protest and touting the Pizzagate conspiracy theory....

 2018-01-14 17:42 

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Stelter Dings Trump For Waiting to Issue 'Half-Hearted' Denial on 'Sh*thole': 'Speaks For Itself'...

"If there was a news report that said I personally insulted an entire continent by using a racist remark I would denied it at the top of my lungs from every possible medium within about ten minutes!" Stelter exclaimed....

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