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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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If there’s anybody more arrogant than a Democrat who just won, it’s a Democrat who just lost. You know what America needs? What America needs? What America needs? America needs yet another video filled with celebrities and near-celebrities repeating themselves and finishing each other’s sentences as they admonish the rest of us for daring to …

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President-elect Donald Trump beat President Barack Obama in a head-to-head poll published Wednesday by Morning Consult. The poll asked the question: “Who would win between Trump and Obama?” and was released shortly after Obama expressed confidence that he would win in a race against Trump instead of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Loading… Trump led the …

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The Twitter feud between actress Rosie O’Donnell and President-elect Donald Trump continues. O’Donnell tweeted that Trump is “mentally unstable” and warned the U.S. it has only three weeks to stop him, reports the Daily Mail. In the Jan. 1 tweet, O’Donnell links to an article about author Harry Hurt III, who wrote the 1993 book, …

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Bruce Springsteen has expressed more concern about President-elect Donald Trump, calling his policies “lies,” and questioning his “competence.” Springsteen made an appearance on an episode of the “WTF With Marc Maron” podcast and spoke about Trump and what his presidency could mean for America, the Daily Mail reported. “I’ve felt disgust before, but never the kind …

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Vice President-elect Mike Pence spoke to reporters for the first time in 2017 outside of Trump Tower in New York City Tuesday morning. Pence first explained that, in addition to the announcement of Robert Lightizer as U.S. Trade Representative, the transition team would announce a second cabinet appointment in the “coming days.” “We’re also making …

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been declared the Most Admired Woman of 2016. Who the hell are they surveying is what I want to know! According to a newly released Gallup survey, Clinton has topped the list of America’s most admired woman for the 15th year in a row, and the 21st time ever. …

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Liberals are suggesting President-elect Donald Trump is guilty of treason after President Obama announced new sanctions against Russia and Trump praised Vladimir Putin’s response to the sanctions. The new sanctions were initiated Thursday in retaliation for Russia’s alleged interference in the presidential election, which prompted accusations that Trump was involved in this apparent subversion of …

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George Soros, the billionaire financier and philanthropist, says that democracy in the West faces a crisis and that Donald Trump is a “would-be dictator” and “con artist.” “Democracy is now in crisis,” the 86-year-old Soros wrote in an opinion piece published by Project Syndicate. “Even the US, the world’s leading democracy, elected a con artist …

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In an exit interview on The Axe Files, President Obama said that he certainly could’ve been re-elected if he sought a third term for 2016. Speaking with his former senior adviser David Axelrod, the president asserted that America still believes in a progressive vision, and that he could’ve gotten a majority if the Constitution would’ve allowed …

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Barack Obama likened himself to the late Martin Luther King, Jr. during a recent interview with The Atlantic. Near the conclusion of the interview — which took place back in October —  Coates asked the outgoing POTUS how he can reconcile his admiration for Dr. King with the “killing” that goes hand-in-hand with being the Commander-in-chief. “You …

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When the electoral college cast their ballots Monday, there were only two Republican electors who violated their oath by voting against Donald Trump. For Texas Governor Greg Abbott, that was two electors too many. According to The Hill, moments after the vote Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted that he was looking forward to signing a bill that …

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The first lady told Oprah Winfrey that she didn’t know that Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton until the next morning when she looked at her phone. “This past election was challenging for me as a citizen,” Obama said. “To watch and experience. It was painful.” “So now, I ask you, what is your prayer for our …

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