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Fox’s The Five debated Congressman John Lewis‘ remarks that Donald Trump is not a “legitimate president,” leading Juan Williams to say the onus of legitimacy is on Trump himself. Williams recalled comments by Republicans early on in President Obama‘s term before saying, “It’s really up to Donald Trump to prove he’s legitimate.” His co-hosts immediately …

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Donald Trump has responded after Democratic Georgia Rep. John Lewis said he did not see him as “a legitimate president.” In a series of tweets Saturday, the president-elect said Lewis should focus on his “crime-infested district” instead. “Congressman John Lewis should spend more time on fixing and helping his district, which is in horrible shape and …

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President-elect Donald Trump will keep President Barack Obama’s sanctions on Russia for at least the beginning of his presidency, The Wall Street Journal reports. Obama sanctioned elements of the Russian government for purported attempts to meddle in the 2016 presidential election in December. Trump suggested Russia could get the sanctions lifted if the country was cooperative …

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Vice President Joe Biden praised First Lady Michelle Obama in one of his last media appearances before he leaves office. During an interview with MSNBC he said “I think Michelle is the finest First Lady in history. There have been wonderful first ladies. But, she is so smart. She is so, so decent, and she is …

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In Friday night’s NBC Dateline special, as President Obama tonight discussed his frustrations with Republicans for not being more willing to work with him over the past eight years, he once again invoked Rush Limbaugh and Fox News to discuss that very issue. Because while on the one hand there was a “tactical” decision not …

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Earlier today it was reported that Paul Anka would be performing “My Way,” with lyrics customized for the incoming President, but he told TMZ that that’s actually not the case. With so many liberals in the entertainment industry turning up their nose and thinking they are too good to perform at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, there are …

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Matt Lauer was in tears when Barack Obama awarded Joe Biden the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a surprise ceremony Thursday. “I’m glad there were no cameras in my apartment yesterday because I was just sitting there weeping,” Lauer said Friday morning on the “Today” show. “I just burst out crying when I saw that moment.” ”It …

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President Barack Obama claimed during his final interview with CBS’s 60 Minutes that there hadn’t been a single major scandal in his eight years of office. “You didn’t change Washington,” pointed out Steve Kroft in a preview that aired on local CBS stations Friday morning. “I changed those things that were in my direct control,” Obama …

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Democratic Rep. John Lewis said he does not see Donald Trump as a legitimate president on NBC’s “Meet The Press,” saying a Russian “conspiracy” to help him win invalidated the result. “I believe in forgiveness, I believe in trying to work with people,” he told Chuck Todd in an interview clip published Friday, when asked whether he would …

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Donald Trump met with Steve Harvey at Trump Tower on Friday, after which the comedian and game show host told reporters he will assist Ben Carson in bringing “positive change to inner cities.” Harvey noted that Trump introduced him to Ben Carson, Trump’s incoming secretary of Housing and Urban Development, and “we’re going to team up and …

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More than two months after the presidential election, elected Democrats and members of Hillary Clinton’s inner circle continue to question the legitimacy of Donald Trump’s electoral victory. Among the latest Clinton insiders to do so was Brian Fallon, who was the press secretary on Hillary’s unsuccessful campaign. Asked on CNN’s “New Day” on Friday to respond …

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Michael Moore thinks President-elect Donald Trump is the “godfather of this decade’s fake news.” During an interview Wednesday on MSNBC’s “All In With Chris Hayes,” the 62-year-old filmmaker said from a director’s perspective Trump was “masterful” in his “performance”  as he “owned the room, he owned the day” at his first press conference since winning …

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President-elect Donald Trump smashed fundraising records for his inauguration, according to a Friday report from the Associated Press. Trump managed to raise an astounding $90 million dollars in private individual donations for the inauguration, more than President Barack Obama raised in 2009 and 2013 combined. Obama raised $55 million the first year, and $43 million …

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Here’s the top 9 times President-elect Donald Trump was such a badass at his Wednesday press conference that he made us wish he could be his own press secretary. 9. “It’s not a fence. It’s a wall. You misreported that. We’re building a wall.” 8. “I don’t blame [Mexico] for taking advantage of the United …

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Donald Trump said Hillary Clinton didn’t lose the election because of the F.B.I. probe into her emails, but because she neglected crucial states during her campaign and showed “no enthusiasm.” In a series of tweets Friday morning, the president-elect railed against the fake dossier claiming the Russian government is blackmailing him, the F.B.I. probe into …

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*Note – When this article was published I incorrectly stated that CNN had posted a 2-page appendix of the 35 page dossier that was published by BuzzFeed. This bit of information is incorrect. Although CNN broke the story and reported on the two-page document, the network did not publish a single page of the dossier in question.  …

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Barack Obama said he was genuinely surprised when he realized Donald Trump was going to defeat Hillary Clinton. Lester Holt asked the president during an interview on Air Force One Tuesday night about his authentic reaction on election night when he realized that the president-elect was going to win. “Tell me what happened that night, watching those results …

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Five months after insisting he wanted out of the spotlight, Khizr Khan is still waging a public battle against Donald Trump. Khan, the Muslim Gold Star parent who spoke out against Trump at the Democratic National Convention last July, wrote a letter Monday urging the Senate to oppose Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, Trump’s nominee for attorney general. …

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Former President of Mexico Vicente Fox took to Twitter on Friday to question the legitimacy of President-elect Donald Trump’s election win. The Tweet comes after a declassified report on Russian interference into the U.S. election was made public. According to officials, Russia did try to influence the election, but there was no tampering with voting …

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Filmmaker Michael Moore, one of few people to correctly predict President-elect Donald Trump’s election win, is planning to attend some of the protests during the Trump inaugural weekend, and has called for his supporters to engage in “100 days of protest” to the Trump administration. Appearing on MSNBC recently, Moore said he believes Trump is …

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Throughout his entire campaign, Donald Trump was called every name in the book and accused of everything from fraud to rape. Two things the liberal left has constantly accused him of is being racist against people of color and being a sexist where women are concerned. On Wednesday, January 04, 2017, Trump completely destroyed those liberal accusations by hiring …

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