Greenland is ‘open for business, not for sale,’ foreign ministry says

Greenland is “not for sale,” government officials there said Friday. The response followed a story in The Wall Street Journal Thursday reporting that President Donald Trump had, “with varying degrees of seriousness, repeatedly expressed interest” in purchasing the autonomous Danish territory. Greenland is self-ruling, but relies on Denmark to handle its foreign and security policy […]

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Trump retweets racist British columnist who called Baltimore a ‘proper sh*thole’

President Donald Trump on Sunday retweeted a racist British columnist who tweeted that the city of Baltimore was a “proper sh*thole.” Katie Hopkins, who is anti-Muslim, anti-multiculturalism, and has pushed the “white genocide” conspiracy theory — which claims that immigration is promoted solely as a means of wiping out the white race — tweeted a […]

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It sure sounds like Trump thinks America is ‘garbage’

President Donald Trump attacked two prominent U.S. lawmakers over the weekend, suggesting their home districts were “failing” and “disgusting.” His comments were in stark contrast to claims he made in recent weeks, when he criticized New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for supposedly calling America “garbage.” (She didn’t.) Trump’s most recent tweets took aim at House […]

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Trump claims Mueller has no power to ‘exonerate’ after months of stating the opposite

President Donald Trump on Wednesday reacted to testimony from former special counsel Robert Mueller by calling Mueller’s nearly two-year investigation a witch hunt and claiming Mueller did not have the power to “exonerate” anyone. Trump has repeatedly claimed that Mueller’s final report, made public in April, completely exonerated him of any wrongdoing. “He didn’t have […]

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Trump directs his administration to collect citizenship data another way, after census effort fails

President Donald Trump is directing his administration to collect citizenship data by alternate means, after his bid to have a question on the subject added to the 2020 Census failed. The president announced Thursday that he would instead issue an executive order eliminating “long-standing obstacles to data sharing” and mandating various departments and agencies, including […]

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Heather Nauert received a salary from 21st Century Fox while working for the Trump administration

Heather Nauert, President Donald Trump’s previous pick to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador, reported receiving $167,000 in “salary” from 21st Century Fox while working as a spokesperson for the State Department, according to a new report from the government ethics watchdog CREW. According to the group, Nauert reported the information in her termination […]

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Trump incorrectly complains about Mueller testifying ‘again’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday lamented special counsel Robert Mueller’s upcoming testimony before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees later this month, incorrectly stating that Mueller had appeared before them previously and demanding lawmakers move on from the nearly two-year long investigation. “Robert Mueller is being asked to testify yet again,” Trump tweeted. “He said […]

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